Neil Diamond held on to the secret for decades, but he has finally revealed that President John Kennedy's daughter was the inspiration for his smash hit Sweet Caroline. ''I've never discussed it with anybody before -- intentionally,'' the 66-year-old singer-songwriter said on Monday during a break from recording.
Lanna Saunders, who followed her father and grandfather into the family craft of acting and was best known for her long-running role on the TV daytime soap opera Days of Our Lives, has died. She was 65. Saunders died on March 10 of complications from multiple sclerosis.
The Oscars will not be given out until Sunday night, but show producer Laura Ziskin noted on Friday that there is already been a winner -- diversity. Ziskin, along with academy president Sid Ganis and show director Louis J Horvitz, spoke with reporters from the Kodak Theatre's red carpet about what is in store for this year's show.
The cause of United States actor Chris Penn's death remained undetermined on Thursday after an autopsy, and the coroner's office has ordered blood toxicology tests. Penn, the brother of Academy Award-winning actor Sean Penn and musician Michael, was found dead on Tuesday in his Santa Monica condominium.