Gladys Knight

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At Kennedy Center Honors, an Ovation for Paul Pelosi

He attends honors for George Clooney, Gladys Knight, U2, Amy Grant, and Tania León

(Newser) - A heartfelt Patti LaBelle praised her lifelong friend Gladys Knight. Sean Penn called U2 “four scrappy Dublin punks.” Ballet dancers performed for conductor and composer Tania León. Matt Damon playfully teased his friend George Clooney, and Sheryl Crow delivered a heartfelt rendition of “Baby Baby” to...

Broadcaster Mistakes Dionne Warwick for Gladys Knight

Both singers were in attendance at US Open

(Newser) - Gladys Knight and Dionne Warwick were both in attendance Wednesday night for Serena Williams' second round match at the US Open, and sports broadcaster and former tennis star Chanda Rubin apparently got them confused, identifying Warwick as Knight after her co-host, Mary Castillo, did. Eye-rolling abounded on social media, NBC...

This Anthem Controversy Is Not What You'd Expect
This Anthem Controversy
Is Not What You'd Expect
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This Anthem Controversy Is Not What You'd Expect

Gladys Knight's national anthem causes some betting confusion

(Newser) - One of the weirder Super Bowl "prop bets" that takes place is how long the national anthem will last. On Sunday, Gladys Knight's version managed to create controversy, reports the Daily News . The common bet was whether she'd go over 1:50, and Knight sang for 2...

Gladys Knight Sings During Traffic Stop

Her pal didn't get speeding ticket after singer belted out song to Utah cop

(Newser) - A Utah police officer who pulled over a car carrying iconic soul singer Gladys Knight was treated to an impromptu rendition of "Happy Birthday" Wednesday night. Knight was a passenger in the car stopped for speeding in the town about 40 miles south of Salt Lake City, Pleasant Grove...

10 Gross Violations at Celeb Restaurants

Even Ryan Gosling's restaurant is not necessarily safe

(Newser) - Thinking it might be fun to go out to eat at a celebrity-owned restaurant? Well, you might think twice about that idea after reading Radar's list of 20 health code violations found at such establishments. A sampling:
  • At the Chicago location of Pete Wentz's Angels & Kings Bar,

Guess Who's Dancing With the Stars?

Jaleel White, aka Steve Urkel, and a lot of other TV stars, singers, athletes

(Newser) - "Whoa, Mama!" That's right: Urkel, aka Jaleel White, will be Dancing With the Stars this season. The new line-up was announced on Good Morning America today, and it also includes TV star Melissa Gilbert, Heather Locklear ex Jack Wagner, Green Bay Packer Donald Driver, tennis star Martina...

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