Grapevine: Celebrity news
Jennifer Lopez and Leah Remini hit by drunk driver
Did you know that Jennifer Lopez and "King of Queens" actress Leah Remini are friends? They are, and they were driving together in Malibu Saturday when they were hit by a drunk driver in a pickup truck. Remini was driving J-Lo's car and the singer's two children were also in tow. The pickup truck driver sped off, but police caught him and arrested him for DUI and hit and run, according to TMZ. No one was injured.
Black Sabbath announces final album
Heavy metal godfathers Black Sabbath will begin working on what the group is calling a final album next year. Ozzy Osbourne told Metal Hammer magazine that he and guitarist Tony Iommi and bassist Geezer Butler would team up with producer Rick Rubin again for the album, a follow up to 2013's number one album "13." "It'll be sooner rather than later," Ozzy said, adding that a lot of factors depend on Iommi's health. The guitarist was diagnosed with lymphoma while recording the last album.
Winans Brothers perform at Perfecting Church
To celebrate the release of their new album "Foreign Land," gospel singers Marvin, Carvin and BeBe Winans will perform a free concert Tuesday night at Perfecting Church in Detroit. The church is at 7616 E. Nevada. Call (313) 365-3787. Doors open at 6 p.m. and the concert starts at 7 p .m.
J. Geils Band hits Fillmore this fall
Peter Wolf and the J. Geils Band will open for Bob Seger on select live dates, including Grand Rapids (Dec. 9), but luckily, Detroiters can see them on their own, as the Boston group, long a local favorite, will perform an all-ages show at 7 p.m. Nov. 14 at the Fillmore. Tickets start at $39.50, and go on sale at 10 a.m. Friday at LiveNation.com and Ticketmaster.com, or you can buy tickets without a service charge at the Fillmore box office.
The U.S. Postal Service will honor Batman's 75th anniversary with a special edition stamp. Eight different stamps, which depict the superhero in different eras, will first be available next month at the New York Comic Con, followed by a nationwide release.
Compiled by Melody Baetens
Susan Whitall contributed
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