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Grey’s Anatomy doc Kevin McKidd is checking in to Franklin & Bash — and he’s bringing his real-life Scottish accent with him!

EW has learned exclusively that McKidd, best known for playing Dr. Owen Hunt on ABC’s veteran medical drama, has been tapped for a guest spot as a man named Albert Daugherty, who is also the Duke of Weddington. Per the storyline, the testy landowner — who is described… Continue reading ‘Grey’s Anatomy’ doc Kevin McKidd, ‘Office’ alum set for ‘Franklin & Bash’ guest spots — EXCLUSIVE

Bypass?! She can’t even pronounce it! For Queen of Soul Aretha Franklin, gastric bypass is as foreign a concept as the phrases “healthy diet” and “regular exercise” In recent years, […]


Daytime diva Wendy Williams has landed the first sit-down interview with Aretha Franklin since the Queen of Soul scrapped all concert dates and underwent treatment for an alleged pancreatic cancer diagnosis last year. Williams — whose interview coups included controversial author Karrine Steffans and singer Whitney Houston during her days as a shock jock in […] Continue reading Aretha Franklin Wendy Williams Interview Will Be Singer’s First Sit-Down Since Health Scare

That Christina Aguilera just can’t catch a break. The “Star-Spangled Banner” slayer was part of a unique group of divas (including Jennifer Hudson, Martina McBride, Yolanda Adams, and Florence Welch) paying tribute to a noticably-thinner Aretha Franklin at Sunday night’s 2011 Grammy Awards when she nearly took a spill live onstage. Luckily, the five-time Grammy […] Continue reading Christina Aguilera Falls During Aretha Franklin Tribute Grammy Awards 2011

Aguilera’s shot at redemption may come sooner than we thought: Under-siege singer Christina Aguilera will combine vocals with slimmed-down R&B diva Jennifer Hudson and three as-yet-unannounced artist from various genres in a performance that will open this weekend’s 53rd Annual Grammy Awards. The two singers have been tapped to pay tribute to soul singer Aretha […] Continue reading Christina Aguilera Jennifer Hudson 2011 Grammy Awards Aretha Franklin Tribute