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“Murder, Mayhem and Torture” Off the Sunset Strip: The Tragic Story of the Budding Director and His Dead Girlfriend

Before he was arrested in the brutal scalping death of the mother of his newborn daughter, promising scion Blake Leibel got caught up in a twisted love triangle and developed ties to the decadent…

A Decomposing Body, 10 Duped Girlfriends and the Saga of the ‘Alien’ Con Man in Hollywood’s Backyard

Jeffrey Lash was a spy, a post-9/11 covert operative who seduced women in L.A.'s tony Pacific Palisades with tales of, yes, supernatural powers. But when police found him dead in his car with a $5…

At Home With George Clooney in Italy: Amal, the Twins, Politics and an Incendiary New Movie

On Lake Como with the 'Suburbicon' director and his family as he revels in a new life off-camera ("I'm a very good diaper guy"), swaps texts with Obama, reveals how he'll spend a $200 million tequila…

The Next Hef: Hugh’s 25-Year-Old Son Reveals Plan to Remake Playboy “For My Generation”

Cooper Hefner has assumed creative control at the brand his father launched 64 years ago as he brings nude images back to the magazine while lamenting the company's involvement in lowbrow licensing…

Leah Remini Doubles Down on Anti-Scientology Crusade: I Want a Federal Investigation

The firebrand star revs up her war in season two of A&E's Emmy-nominated docuseries 'Aftermath' as she heads to New York to join Kevin James' CBS comedy amid a church counteroffensive: "It's been…

Underestimate Donald Glover at Your Own Peril

The red-hot writer, producer, director, musician and now movie star takes a break from Lando duties on the Han Solo movie to dissect his extraordinary rise, 'Atlanta' Emmy hopes, his secret sit-down…

The Mystery of L.A. Billboard Diva Angelyne’s Real Identity Is Finally Solved

Way before Paris Hilton and Kim Kardashian, the enigmatic blonde bombshell was famous for being famous, perpetually driving the streets of Hollywood in that pink Corvette. But her true identity has…

How ‘Sharknado’ Casts Its C-Listers and Nearly Landed Trump as President

Months before he declared himself a candidate, Trump was set to play commander-in-chief in the schlocky Syfy film franchise that has lured everyone from Ann Coulter to Charo for cameos while regular…

Two Dead on a Tom Cruise Movie Shoot: A Plane Crash in Colombia, Lawsuits and a Survivor Speaks Out

Was a tragedy during the production of Cruise's 'American Made' preventable? Conflicting accounts and a pilot in a "death pool" raise questions about safety and the filmmakers' role in it all…

Woody Harrelson Gets Insanely Candid on Sex, Drugs, ‘Apes’ and Those Han Solo Firings

In his own words, the 'War for the Planet of the Apes' villain reveals a painful path from "anonymous and poor" to 'Cheers,' two Oscar noms, a stint in jail, a drunken foursome and lessons learned…

The O.J. Witness Who Never Testified Fears His Parole: “You Never Know What Will Make Him Flip Out”

On the eve of the disgraced NFL star's possible release, Jill Shively recounts her fateful encounter on a Brentwood boulevard, the "horrible" spat with Marcia Clark and how her role in L.A.'s most…

Billy Bush Breaks His Silence on Trump, the ‘Access Hollywood’ Tape, NBC and a Comeback Plan (Exclusive)

Seven months after the infamous "grab them by the pussy" recording got Bush fired (and nearly toppled Trump's White House run), the former 'Today' host goes public with what happened on that bus, the…