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'Jenny Jones' gay-panic killer out early on parole

Jonathan Schmitz on the "Jenny Jones" show just before he killed Scott Amedure with a shotgun.

Long before camera crews followed people around in their everyday lives to make them the train wreck celebrities of reality television, shows such as “Jerry Springer” and “Sally Jessie” put the drama on stage in what was deemed “Trash TV,” but for one of these programs it turned deadly in 1995.

Could Cher be guest starring in "American Horror Story?"

The cast of American Horror Story and iconic singer Cher.

Rumors are flying around social media that Cher may have a guest appearance on this season of American Horror Story: Cult.

Although none of this can be confirmed, the genesis of the rumor started this past Saturday when the cast of AHS went to see the legendary singer perform at her Vegas show.

"Drag Race All Stars" and "Untucked" renewed from VH1

"Drag Race All Stars" greenlit by VH1.

Season three of “RuPaul’s Drag Race All Stars" has been given the go-ahead by VH1. 

The winner will join the matriarchy of past "All-Star" winners Chad Michaels from season one and Alaska from season two.

And VH1 is also greenlighting the popular behind-the-scenes backstage reality series “Untucked.”

Richard Simmons denies he is transgender, gives a list

Richard Simmons says he is not trans, provides list.

Richard Simmons is currently in a defamation lawsuit in which he is suing the National Enquirer for reporting that he was transgender and transitioning.

He provided a list of reasons why their story was false

Bonnie Tyler to sing "Total Eclipse of the Heart" during Aug. 21 eclipse.

Bonnie Tyler will take to the ocean to sing her '83 hit "Total Eclipse of the Heart" during the Aug. 21 eclipse

Turn around…or you will miss the total eclipse on August 21 but not if 80’s pop/rock star Bonnie Tyler can help it.

The singer will be at sea on the Royal Caribbean Total Eclipse Cruise which will sail coinciding with the natural phenomenon.

Theater Review: "Evita"

 Marisa Matthews as "Eva Perón" in EVITA

Eva Perón is a great subject for theater.

Here’s a poor but pretty and extremely ambitious girl from Nowhere, Argentina who sleeps her way to the presidential mansion in Buenos Aires, not only marrying strongman Juan Perón but becoming an icon and a near saint in the process. What’s more dramatic than that?

Pink drops latest single to surprised fans on Thursday

Pink drops new single "What About Us" on Thursday.

Did everyone catch that sneaky release of Pink's New single “What About Us” on Thursday?

This is the premiere single from her forthcoming album “Beautiful Trauma" dropping October 13. 

The outspoken superstar has been busy lately with the birth of her second child Jameson Moon in December.

That time 'The Love Boat' featured a trans character

The transgender-themed “Gopher’s Roommate” episode of “The Love Boat” in 1982 would probably be considered offensive by today’s LGBT watchdogs, but did it deal with the subject as sensitively as it could 35 years ago?  Yes and No.