Grapevine: Sinead O’Connor found safe after disappearing
Sinead O’Connor found safe after disappearing
After going missing in a Chicago suburb, singer Sinead O’Connor has been found safe. Police reported that the Irish singer went for a bike ride early Sunday morning and did not return. Two hours after she left for her bike ride, someone — presumably O’Connor — posted a vague rambling statement that seemed to be addressed to “Jake,” which is the name of her oldest son. Reports say that O’Connor was found safe around 2 p.m. Monday.
Susan Sarandon speaks out against Woody Allen
At a talk during the Cannes Film Festival Sunday, Susan Sarandon spoke up about Woody Allen and allegations that he abused his daughter, Dylan Farrow. “I think he sexually assaulted a child and I don’t think that’s right,” she said, according to Variety. “I have nothing good to say about him. I don’t want to go there,” she added. Sarandon spoke with Geena Davis at a Women in Motion talk during the festival. Allen’s new film “Cafe Society” debuted at Cannes, which put the director back in the news.
Louis C.K.’s comedy tour hits Joe Louis Arena on Aug. 5
Comedian Louis C.K. announced summer and fall tour dates Monday, including a stop at Joe Louis Arena on Aug. 5. Bucking convention, the six-time Emmy Award winner put the tickets on sale the same day as the announcement. Tickets, $25-$65, can be purchased via Ticketmaster or OlympiaEntertainment.com. Main floor and lower bowl tickets can be purchased without service fees via Louis C.K.’s website, louisck.net. Tickets will not be sold at any box offices. Louis C.K. last performed in Detroit at the Masonic Temple in October 2012. Tickets were sold through his website with no service fees and sold out quickly. In 2015 the stand-up comedian, actor and director became the first comic to sell out Madison Square Garden four times on the same tour. He’s known to television viewers for his FX series “Louie,” and most recently started starring, writing and directing “Horace and Pete,” a show he distributes through his website.
Puff Daddy, Lil’ Kim, Mase and more reunite for tour
The Bad Boy Family Reunion tour will bring a wave of late 1990s hip-hop nostalgia through 25 North American cities this summer. The tour features Puff Daddy, Lil’ Kim, Mase, Faith Evans, Mario Winans, 112, Total, Carl Thomas, the Lox and French Montana. The tour hits The Palace of Auburn Hills Sept. 2. Tickets, $29.50-$150, go on sale Friday. “This isn’t just a concert — this is a moment in hip-hop and R&B history,” said Sean “Diddy” Combs (Puffy Daddy) in a press release. “The family and I are so excited to welcome fans into this once-in-a-lifetime experience. This tour is 20 years in the making, and is a celebration of the hits and the Bad Boy lifestyle.” Combs started the record label in 1993, and posthumously released Notorious B.I.G.’s record-breaking album “Life After Death” just days after he was killed in 1997. Other mega-hits for the label include Combs’ own solo album “No Way Out” and Mase’s “Harlem World.”
Anthony Kiedis hospitalized, shows canceled
Red Hot Chili Peppers’ frontman Anthony Kiedis was hospitalized just before the band was to take the stage at a sold-out concert Saturday in Irvine, California. Later, the band announced in a statement that the issue was “complications from the intestinal flu.” In addition to Saturday’s show, their Tuesday night show in Burbank has been postponed.
Compiled by Melody Baetens
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