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Jennifer Lopez, Snoop Dogg, Issa Rae, Machine Gun Kelly and More Stars Take The Hollywood Reporter’s Entrepreneurs Survey

In putting together its second annual list of the top Celebrity Entrepreneurs in the entertainment industry, The Hollywood Reporter surveyed some of the biggest stars in Hollywood, including Jennifer Aniston, Jennifer Lopez and Ellen DeGeneres, about why they decided to branch out from acting and singing to also launch brands. Everyone from Dwayne Johnson, Drew […]

Colson Baker, aka Machine Gun Kelly, on Music, Acting and Being Misunderstood: “This Is the First Time I’ve Been Able to Speak My Mind”

Colson Baker is best known for the music that he has made under the name Machine Gun Kelly, which includes four albums that have cracked the Billboard top 10 — his 2012 debut studio album Lace Up, 2015’s General Admission and two that hit number one, 2020’s Tickets to My Downfall and 2022’s Mainstream Sellout. […]

Halloween 2022: Most Outrageous Celebrity Costumes

The stars have finally caught up with Heidi Klum. For years, the supermodel reigned supreme as the queen of Halloween, thanks to a deep commitment and often intricate costumes. But in 2022, a gaggle of celebrities have given their all with outrageous costumes — including an opera-singing alien (Janelle Monáe), a pair of lovestruck dog […]

Savannah Film Fest: Colson Baker, aka Machine Gun Kelly, Will Receive Discovery Award, Record Live Episode of THR’s ‘Awards Chatter’ Podcast

The musician and actor Colson Baker — who is better known by his stage-name Machine Gun Kelly, or MGK — will receive the SCAD Savannah Film Festival’s Discovery Award on the evening of Thursday, Oct. 27, The Hollywood Reporter can exclusively report. Earlier in the day, he will be interviewed in front of a festival […]

Machine Gun Kelly Calls Megan Fox His “Wife,” Refers to “Our Unborn Child” During Billboard Music Awards Performance

Did Megan Fox and Machine Gun Kelly secretly get married? The duo, who announced their engagement in January, were at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas on Sunday night for the Billboard Music Awards. Kelly took the stage late in the show to perform the song “Twin Flame.” After playing a solo on […]

Events of the Week: ‘Hacks,’ ‘Good Mourning’ and More

As Hollywood events return to full force in New York and Los Angeles amid the coronavirus pandemic, here’s a look at this week’s biggest premieres, parties and openings, including red carpets for Hacks, Good Mourning, Candy, Angelyne and The Time Traveler’s Wife. Kevin Hart’s HARTBEAT Brunch On Saturday, Kevin Hart’s HARTBEAT media company hosted its […]

Machine Gun Kelly on How Megan Fox Inspired Directorial Debut ‘Good Mourning’

After several acting roles in the last few years, rocker Machine Gun Kelly — also known by his real name, Colson Baker — has gone fully Hollywood, co-writing, co-directing and starring in new stoner comedy Good Mourning. The idea for the film, which he created alongside friend and musician Mod Sun, “came from a gnarly […]

Machine Gun Kelly in ‘Taurus’: Film Review | Berlin 2022

Tim Sutton's drama follows several days in the life of a self-destructive music star played by Colson Baker, aka Machine Gun Kelly.

‘Jackass Forever’: Film Review

Most of the old crew, and some new additions, return for more humiliation and physical abuse in this latest and supposedly final installment of the long-running franchise.

Billie Eilish, Olivia Rodrigo and Machine Gun Kelly Check Out Art Inspired By Their Music at LACMA’s Interscope Exhibit

LACMA previewed a new exhibit Wednesday night and if you happened to pore over the guest list thinking it was a roster for a summer music festival, few could blame you. The museum hosted Billie Eilish and her brother Finneas, Olivia Rodrigo, Jared Leto, Machine Gun Kelly, Lana Del Rey, Kelly Rowland, Karen O, Trent […]

Megan Fox and Machine Gun Kelly Announce Engagement

Wedding bells are ringing for Megan Fox and Machine Gun Kelly. The actress and musician (whose real name is Colson Baker) took to their respective Instagram accounts Wednesday to announce their engagement. “In July of 2020 we sat under this banyan tree. We asked for magic. We were oblivious to the pain we would face […]

Why Colson Baker Ditched ‘Machine Gun Kelly’ Name for Acting: “I Don’t Feel Like Being ‘Inception’ in a Person”

The pantheon of chart-topping singers turned successful actors is a small one. Frank Sinatra managed to do it. Cher and Barbra Streisand did, too — with all three winning Oscars in the process. Lady Gaga looks to be well on her way toward joining them. But in another corner of Hollywood, far from its glittery awards […]