Bryan Alexander, USA TODAY

Bryan Alexander

USA TODAY

Los Angeles, CA, United States

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Recent:
  • USA TODAY
  • Enquirer
  • North Jersey News
Past:
  • The Tennessean
  • TCPalm
  • St. Cloud Times
  • Statesman Journal
  • Milwaukee Journal Sentinel
  • Detroit Free Press
  • Rochester D and C
  • Indianapolis Star
  • The News-Star
  • The Clarion-Ledger
  • and more…

Recent articles by Bryan:

'Deadliest Catch' deckhand Mahlon Reyes dies of a heart attack at 38: 'So sad, he was so young'

Mahlon Reyes, a deckhand on Discovery Channel's "Deadliest Catch," has died of a heart attack at 38. "He was my rock," his wife tells USA TODAY. → Read More

Oh, snap! Breaking down the best 'Clueless' 1995 celeb call-outs, from Marky Mark to Pauly Shore

Mark Wahlberg, Pauly Shore, Mel Gibson, Jason Priestley and Kenny G get called-out in 1995's "Clueless." As the comedy turns 25, we break them down. → Read More

Olivia de Havilland tributes: Jared Leto details unlikely friendship; Antonio Banderas, others also mourn

Oscar-winner Olivia de Havilland has died at 104. The "Gone With the Wind" star is remembered for her acting and Hollywood labor rights legacy. → Read More

Poetry, parties and painful 'Sundown': 5 takeaways from Gordon Lightfoot doc 'If You Could Read My Mind'

Canadian singing-songwriting legend Gordon Lightfoot opens up in the documentary "If You Could Read My Mind" about his eventful career and life. → Read More

Chris Pratt says pregnant wife Katherine Schwarzenegger is 'ready to pop' in hiking photo post

Chris Pratt posts a hiking photo with pregnant wife Katherine Schwarzenegger. "Ready to pop, still don't stop," he writes. → Read More

‘Love & Hip-Hop: Atlanta’ star Mimi Faust announces engagement to WNBA star Ty Young

Mimi Faust and Ty Young announced their engagement on Instagram Saturday with joint posts of a photo declaring, "She said yes!" → Read More

Electric Daisy Carnival officially canceled for 2020, rescheduled for May 2021

The Electric Daisy Carnival electronic dance festival has been postponed until May 2021, a year after its originally scheduled date, due to COVID-19. → Read More

Beckie Mullen, known as wrestler Sally the Farmer's Daughter in GLOW, dies at 55

Beckie Mullen, known in the Gorgeous Ladies of Wrestling (GLOW) ring as Sally the Farmer's Daughter, has died at 55 of cancer. → Read More

'Jeopardy!' 'Wheel of Fortune' head back to production with COVID-19 changes to Alex Trebek's podium, wheel

TV gameshows "Jeopardy!" and "Wheel of Fortune" are returning to the studio to shoot shows with some noticeable COVID-19 safety changes to the set. → Read More

'Flip or Flop's Tarek El Moussa engaged to 'Selling Sunset' star Heather Rae Young: 'She said yes!'

'Flip or Flop' star Tarek El Moussa popped the question to 'Selling Sunset' star Heather Rae Young during a one-year anniversary celebration. → Read More

Anna Camp says she contracted COVID-19 after not wearing a mask 'one time,' details her battle

Anna Camp didn't wear a mask in public "one time." She contracted COVID-19 and wants to warn people to take care. "I’m lucky. Because I didn’t die." → Read More

Kim Kardashian speaks out about Kanye West's mental health, asks for 'compassion and empathy'

Kim Kardashian spoke out on the importance of caring for those with mental illness amid her husband Kanye West's public battle with bipolar disorder. → Read More

American tourists barred from entering Bahamas due to COVID-19 cases; other countries still allowed

Three weeks after opening its borders to tourists, the Bahamas has barred American tourists from entering due to the continuing COVID-19 pandemic. → Read More

Kanye West claims in rally Harriet Tubman never 'freed the slaves,' tearfully discusses abortion

Kanye West made controversial claims about Harriet Tubman in his first campaign rally Sunday and said he and Kim Kardashian seriously pursued abortion → Read More

Kanye West will appear on Oklahoma presidential election ballot, files first federal candidate paperwork

Kanye West's unlikely bid for the presidency moved forward with two key filings, including one ensuring he'll be on the Oklahoma election ballot. → Read More

Atlanta rapper Rudolph Johnson, known as Lil Marlo, dies

Rapper Lil Marlo is being mourned by his record label and fans following his death. "So much potential that the world didn't get a chance to see." → Read More

Tyra Banks is new host of 'Dancing With the Stars,' replacing Tom Bergeron and Erin Andrews

Tyra Banks is the new host of "Dancing With the Stars," the reality dance show announced Tuesday. The show enters Season 29 in the fall. → Read More

Hosts Tom Bergeron, Erin Andrews will be replaced on 'Dancing With the Stars'

Tom Bergeron tweeted that 'Dancing With the Stars' will be looking for a new host, bringing an end to his 15-year run. Erin Andrews is also out. → Read More

'MythBusters' star Grant Imahara, host of 'White Rabbit Project,' dies at 49

"MythBusters" co-host Adam Savage is "at a loss, no words" following the sudden death of fellow host Grant Imahara at 49. → Read More

'Jerry Maguire' actress Kelly Preston, wife of John Travolta, dies of breast cancer at 57

"Jerry Maguire" actress Kelly Preston has died at 57. Her husband, John Travolta, confirmed the news on Instagram Sunday night. → Read More