Grapevine: Eagles to lead Glenn Frey tribute at Grammys


Glenn Frey tribute set for Grammys

The remaining members of the EaglesDon Henley, Joe Walsh, Timothy B. Schmit and Bernie Leadon — will be joined by Jackson Browne during a tribute to late Eagles founder Glenn Frey during Monday’s Grammy Awards, producers announced Wednesday. They will perform the Eagles’ first hit, “Take It Easy,” which was released in 1972. “We wanted something simple and elegant, and in discussing it with the family, we wanted an uptempo moment,” the Eagles’ longtime manager, Irving Azoff, told the LA Times on Monday. “We knew they were going to do something to honor Glenn, as they well should, and our band decided they’d like to participate in it rather than watch someone else do it.”

Charlize Theron may join ‘Fast’ team

Charlize Theron is reportedly in talks to join the “Fast and Furious” franchise in its next installment, according to Deadline. Theron would play the villain in the film, which carries a April 2017 release date. Theron would join a cast that is expected to include “Fast” regulars Vin Diesel, Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson, Tyrese Gibson and Jason Statham. “Straight Outta Compton’s” F. Gary Gray has been tapped to direct. Diesel recently announced plans for “Fast” films 9 and 10, as well.

Cavallari death ruled accidental

The death of Michael Cavallari — brother of MTV star Kristin Cavallari and brother-in-law of Chicago Bears quarterback Jay Cutler — has been ruled an accident. reports that sheriff officials in Grand County, Utah, said Cavallari’s death was caused by hypothermia after he crashed his car in frigid temperatures while passing through southern Utah. Cavallari’s body was found at the bottom of a steep hillside on Dec. 10. Officials are waiting on toxicology reports to find out if he had any drugs in his system.

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Friday’s birthdays

Burt Reynolds, 80

Sheryl Crow, 54

Jennifer Aniston , 47