In this Dec. 4, 2019 photo, gallery owner Emmanuel Perrotin poses next to Italian artist Maurizio Cattlelan's "Comedian" at the Art Basel exhibition in Miami Beach, Florida. (Siobhan Morrissey via AP)

Couple Who Bought $120,000 Banana Art Sense It Will Be Iconic

The work sold for $120,000. A Miami couple who bought a headline-grabbing banana duct-taped to a wall say they acknowledge the absurdity of the artwork, but believe it will become an icon and plan to gift it to a museum.
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John Witherspoon looks on as Los Angeles Street Ballers compete for the chance to play against the 2004 Team AND1 on the blacktop of the The Great Western Fourm in Inglewood, California June 9, 2004. (Photo by Steve Grayson/WireImage)

'Friday' Actor-Comedian John Witherspoon Dies at 77

Witherspoon's manager Alex Goodman confirmed late Tuesday that Witherspoon died in Los Angeles.
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HOLLYWOOD - JUNE 16: Actor/comedian Rip Taylor attends the world premiere of the Warner Bros. film "Alex and Emma" on June 16, 2003 at Grauman's Chinese Theatre in Hollywood, California. (Photo by Vince Bucci/Getty Images)

Outrageous Mustached Comedian Rip Taylor Dies at 84

Rip Taylor, the mustached comedian with a fondness for confetti-throwing who became a television game show mainstay in the 1970s, has died. He was 84.
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In this Sept. 5, 2018 file photo, Jim Carrey attends the LA Premiere of "Kidding "at ArcLight Hollywood in Los Angeles. (Photo by Richard Shotwell/Invision/AP, File)

A Literary Guy: Jim Carrey Novel Scheduled For Next May

Carrey is working on a novel called "Memoirs and Misinformation," Alfred A. Knopf announced Wednesday.
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BEVERLY HILLS, CALIFORNIA - JULY 17: Eddie Murphy speaks onstage during the LA Tastemaker event for Comedians in Cars at The Paley Center for Media on July 17, 2019 in Beverly Hills City. (Photo by Emma McIntyre/Getty Images for Netflix)

Eddie Murphy To Host 'SNL' For The First Time In 35 Years

Murphy will host "Saturday Night Live" on Dec. 21, marking the former cast member’s first hosting appearance since 1984.
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This June 10, 2017 file photo shows Cristela Alonzo at the LA Premiere of "Cars 3" in Anaheim, California. (Photo by Willy Sanjuan/Invision/AP, File)

Comedian Cristela Alonzo Calls Her Book a 'Mixtape Memoir'

The actress and producer’s book, “Music To My Years,” comes out Oct. 8. She will track her rise from living with her family in an abandoned diner to her fame as creator and star of the sitcom “Cristela” and stand-up performer featured in the Netflix special “Lower Classy.”
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Tim Conway introduces Ernest Borgnine tribute during the 17th annual SAG Awards in Los Angeles in January 2011. Xxx Sag Awards 344 Jpg A Ent Usa Ca (Photo credit: Robert Hanashiro/USA Today)

Comedian Tim Conway of 'The Carol Burnett Show' Dies at 85

According to representative, comedian of 'The Carol Burnett Show' Tim Conway has died at the age of 85.
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This June 10, 2018 file photo shows Amy Schumer, left, and Chris Fischer at the 72nd annual Tony Awards in New York.  (Photo by Evan Agostini/Invision/AP, File)

Comedian Amy Schumer Welcomes Her Own 'Royal Baby'

Schumer gave birth to a son with husband Fischer Sunday night, according to her Instagram where she posted a photo of her family of three. In the caption she writes that at "10:55 p.m. last night. Our royal baby was born."
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05 November 2018 - Hollywood, California - Ali Wong "Ralph Breaks The Internet" Los Angeles Premiere held at El Capitan Theater. Photo Credit: F. Sadou/AdMedia/Sipa USA

Comedian Ali Wong Adds San Francisco Residency In December

Breakout Netflix star Ali Wong just announced she added two California residencies as part of her nearly sold out stand-up Milk & Money Tour 2019 .
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HOLLYWOOD, CA - JULY 11: Kevin Barnett and Josh Rabinowitz (not pictured) attend the premiere of truTV's 'Bobcat Goldthwait's Misfits & Monsters' at Hollywood Roosevelt Hotel on July 11, 2018 in Hollywood, California. (Photo by Presley Ann/Getty Images)

U.S. Comedian Kevin Barnett Died In Mexican City of Tijuana

The U.S. State Department has confirmed that American comedian Kevin Barnett has died in the Mexican border city of Tijuana.
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