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'The Simpsons' Show Producer Shares Script From Rejected Prince Episode

Many famous faces have made appearances in ‘The Simpsons’ over the years, including Lady Gaga, Michael Jackson and JK Rowling, but one star whose planned episode sadly never made it to screens was the late...

Prince's Paisley Park To Be Turned Into A Museum

The Purple Rain icon's longtime friend joined his family to pay her respects to the singer at a small, private memorial service at the Minnesota estate on Saturday (23Apr16) following his shock death...

Prince 'Hadn't Slept For Six Days Before Death'

The singer died aged 57 at his home in Minnesota on Thursday (21Apr16). Since his untimely passing, there have been numerous reports of what may have contributed to his death, including reports he overdosed on...

Fans Call On Kylie Minogue To Release Prince Song

Prince recorded the song Baby Doll in the early 1990s after Kylie handed him lyrics she had written after meeting him after a show in London. She opened up about the secret...

Steven Tyler: 'I Hope Prince's Death Was Not Drug-related'

Prince was found dead at his home in Minnesota on Thursday (21Apr16), amid reports suggesting he overdosed on the painkiller Percocet he was taking for hip issues days before his passing. Tyler,...

Gina Gershon: 'I Still Regret Turning Down Naked Role In Prince's Purple Rain'

The Bound star was just 18 when she was offered the chance to romance the music legend on the big screen in his 1984 movie, and now, days after his untimely death, Gina...

Cyndi Lauper 'Devastated' By Prince's Death

Police found the 57-year-old singer/songwriter unresponsive inside an elevator at his Paisley Park home just outside Minneapolis on Thursday (21Apr16), and paramedics were unable to revive him. The cause of death is still...

Purple Rain Re-released In Cinemas

The musician's 1984 movie hit 87 AMC theatres on Saturday (23Apr16) and will run until Thursday (28Apr16). Bosses at Warner Bros., the studio behind the movie, teamed up with Carmike Theaters,...

Mariah Carey: 'I Couldn't Perform A Prince Cover As A Tribute At Paris Gig'

Hours after news of the music icon's death was released, Mariah tweeted a picture of herself alongside the Purple Rain singer and added the caption: "Genius, legend, inspiration, friend. The world will miss...

Prince Turned Down Joint Tour With Madonna

The Kiss singer/songwriter had grown close to Madonna during the 1980s as they both shot to superstardom, collaborating on two tracks for the Queen of Pop's 1989 release, Like a Prayer. They...

Dave Chappelle Honours Pal Prince At San Francisco Show

The funnyman befriended the pop superstar after mimicking him for his cult TV sketch show, in which he portrayed a basketball-playing Prince who took the court in full stage outfit. Ironically, the...

Will Smith Reveals He Spoke To Prince The Night Before His Death

Actor Will Smith has posted a heartfelt tribute to his friend Prince, revealing he spoke to the musician the night before his death. Writing on Facebook, Smith expressed his shock and sadness at hearing Prince...

Family And Friends Celebrate Prince's Life At Paisley Park Memorial Service

The legendary Purple Rain musician passed away on Thursday (21Apr16) at the age of 57 at his home in Chanhassen, Minnesota. On Saturday afternoon, the star's closest friends and relatives, including ex-fiancee Sheila...

Bruce Springsteen Pays Tribute To Prince

The rocker opened his gig in New York on Saturday (23Apr16) with a passionate performance of Prince's 1984 hit, and told the audience that when he had watched the musician sing live, he...

Sheila E: 'Prince Was In A Lot Of Pain'

Rumours persist surrounding the painkillers the Purple Rain singer took to ease his agony, with some outlets suggesting he may have overdosed on Percocet pills last week (15Apr16), days before his death on...

Prince Re-enters UK Chart Just Hours After His Death

Prince is back in the UK charts this week, just hours after after news of his untimely death broke on Thursday evening. Early numbers also indicate that Prince could find himself on top of the...

Mavis Staples Pays Tribute To 'My Son' Prince At Coachella

Calling the late superstar "a dear friend" and "my son", the music veteran recalled meeting Prince for the first time as she kicked off proceedings at the desert festival. "He was my...

Jimmy Jam Opens Up About Prince's Hip Issues

Reports suggest the Purple Rain hitmaker suffered an alleged overdose of painkiller Percocet in the days before his death on Thursday (21Apr16), and some outlets have speculated he might have been taking the...

Prince's Cause Of Death Remains A Mystery Pending Further Tests

The superstar was found unresponsive in an elevator at his Paisley Park estate in Minnesota on Thursday morning (21Apr16), and he was subsequently pronounced dead at 10.07am local time by paramedics. A...

Justin Bieber's Representative Dismisses 'Fabricated' Prince Criticism

The What Do You Mean? star hit headlines on Friday (22Apr16) after he was said to have commented on a Prince tribute shared on the photo-sharing site by singer/songwriter Andrew Wyatt. In...

Cannes Film Festival Tribute Planned For Prince

It is not known exactly how the singer will be remembered at this year's festival, which begins on 11 May (16), but as well as appearing in the films Purple Rain and Under...

Former Prince Protege Carmen Electra Reacts To His Death: "I Will Always Love Him"

Carmen Electra, a former protege of Prince, has reacted to the tragic death of the 57-year-old musician. Describing him as a ‘musical genius’, Electra, who was re-named by Prince, credited the artist with starting her...

Album Of The Day: 'Sign O'the Times' By Prince

Our hearts broke yesterday when we discovered that legendary funk/soul/rock/pop genius Prince had passed on so suddenly. But he's left behind an unforgettable legacy and a back catalogue of music that will be played and...

Prince Post-mortem Underway In Minnesota

Police found the 57-year-old singer/songwriter unresponsive inside an elevator at his Paisley Park home just outside Minneapolis on Thursday (21Apr16), and paramedics were unable to revive him. As fans plan a series...

Prince's Second Wife Building School In His Memory

Manuela Testolini, who was married to the icon from 2001 to 2006, remained close to her ex following their divorce, and she credits him with inspiring her to launch her In a Perfect...

Slipknot Star Remembers Prince At Purple Rain Club Gig

The rocker took the stage at the First Avenue club, which featured in Prince's Purple Rain movie, and performed an emotional rendition of the hometown hero's Purple Rain hit, much to fans' delight....

L.a. Reid Shocked By Prince's 'Very Mysterious' Passing

The superstar passed away at his Paisley Park estate in Minnesota on Thursday morning (21Apr16), a week after he had been briefly hospitalised for what his representatives insisted was just a nasty bout...

U.s. Tv Personality Tamron Hall Shaken Up By Best Friend Prince's Death

The Today co-host, who featured on the cover on the singer/songwriter's 2015 single If Eye Could Get Ur Attention, was a no-show on the breakfast programme on Friday (22Apr16), but she phoned in...

Justin Bieber's Guide To Annoying Prince Fans

Justin Bieber has become exceptionally gifted at making people annoyed with him over the last few years. His latest controversial venture has been to totally disrespect (whether intentionally or not) the memory of recently deceased...

Justin Bieber Enrages Prince Fans With Instagram Comment

Prince, full name Prince Rogers Nelson, was found dead at his home in Minnesota on Thursday (21Apr16). At the time of WENN going to press his cause of death had yet to be...

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