Richard Harrison of “Pawn Stars,” known as “the Old Man,” has died after a battle with Parkinson’s disease, son Rick Harrison confirmed Monday. The elder Harrison was 77.
“Richard Benjamin ‘The Old Man’ Harrison passed away this morning surrounded by those he loved,” Rick Harrison said, in part, on Instagram. “He will be tremendously missed by our family, the team at Gold & Silver Pawn and his many fans the world over. He was my hero and I was fortunate to get a very cool ‘Old Man’ as my dad.”
Richard Harrison was known for his dry humor and would joke with everyone around him. A prominent member of the team, he was never seen without his classic fedora and black suit.
Kit Harington and Rose Leslie wed in Scotland over the weekend, and we’re happy to report that this “Game of Thrones” wedding was neither red nor purple. In fact, it was fittingly off-brand, very British and quite lovely.
The English actor and the Scottish actress, who respectively play Jon Snow and the wildling Ygritte in the sprawling HBO fantasy series, got married on Saturday with a church service and a celebration at Leslie’s ancestral home, the nearly 900-year-old Wardhill Castle in Aberdeenshire, according to the Associated Press.
Jimmy Fallon is taking the high road, rather than engaging with President Trump in a Twitter war of words.
After a busy week during which the administration’s border policy of separating children from their parents sparked intense public outcry, the president was able to find time Sunday night to engage in name-calling online.
The president called out the “Tonight Show” host for a recent interview in the Hollywood Reporter where Fallon restated that he never intended to “normalize” Trump during the notorious hair-ruffling interview of 2016.
I don’t think there was a halcyon time [for women in music]. … There was a little movement — it just wasn’t a movement that changed anything for keeps. It was a movement that led into imitators who were not respected, except as people who could sell records and look good.
Vinnie Paul, the drummer and a founding member of heavy metal band Pantera, died Friday at age 54.
"Vincent Paul Abbott aka Vinnie Paul has passed away," the band announced on Facebook. "Paul is best known for his work as the drummer in the bands Pantera and Hellyeah. No further details are available at this time. The family requests you please respect their privacy during this time."
The son of country songwriter and producer Jerry Abbot, Paul formed Pantera with his brother, guitarist "Dimebag" Darrell Abbott, in the early 1980s. After Pantera, Paul played drums in Hellyeah.
Once you decide to pursue the craft and business of being an actor, you assume a certain amount of unemployment. You have to know how to live when you’re not working. It’s easy to feel like nothing when you’re not.