Lillo Brancato's First Interview Out of Jail
Fri, 07 Mar 2014 16:42:00 -0800
The Sopranos star Lillo Brancato, Jr. sat down with ET's Rob Marciano for his first interview since going to jail for a 2005 burglary that left a New York police officer dead.
Akon Brings Light to Africa, Talks New Album
Fri, 07 Mar 2014 15:00:00 -0800
Five-time Grammy-nominated artist Akon is working to improve the lives of others with a cause that's close to home. Over two-thirds of people living in sub-Saharan Africa are living without electricity, with 85 percent of those in rural areas lacking access to it all together. With his new initiative, Akon Lighting Africa, the singer/producer hopes to bring solar powered electricity to 1 million homes in Africa by the end of this year, meaning better lighting, improved infrastructure, and healthier lives.
Born in St. Louis, Missouri to parents from Senegal, Akon spent much of his childhood living in the West African nation before settling back in the U.S. and eventually building his highly successful music career, not to mention signing Lady Gaga in the process!
He’s telling ETonline about his recent tour in Africa to meet with various leaders there and what's in store for his latest, yet to be released album, Stadium...
CNN Founder Ted Turner Hospitalized
Fri, 07 Mar 2014 10:44:00 -0800
Media mogul Ted Turner has been hospitalized in Argentina.
A spokesman for the CNN founder's company Turner Enterprises would only say that the 75-year-old billionaire was hospitalized in South America and that "no further details will be provided."
But CNN's news desk tweeted that Turner was "under observation" at a hospital in Buenos Aires.