Lily James plays Pamela Anderson in "Pam & Tommy."

What does it mean to buy the rights to a life story?

Some studios buy the rights to someone's story for their projects, while others choose to take creative liberties without the subject's input.

 | Casey Mendoza

UFC star Conor McGregor

'I could have been dead': Conor McGregor hit by car while riding bike

McGregor claimed that a driver was blinded by the sun when he crashed into him.

 | Scripps News Staff

Britney Spears arrives at the Los Angeles premiere of "Once Upon a Time in Hollywood."

Britney Spears addresses fans after police are called to her home

The pop star is asking fans to respect her privacy after police conducted a welfare check based on "prank phone calls."

 | Scripps News Staff

Chrissy Teigen and John Legend.

John Legend shares his first photo with new baby girl

Esti Maxine Stephens was born on Jan. 13. Congrats to the happy parents!

 | Patricia Kaowthumrong

Paris Hilton and husband Carter Reum.

Paris Hilton and her husband, Carter Reum, welcome a baby boy

Congrats to the happy new parents!

 | Bridget Sharkey

Maya Rudolph.

Maya Rudolph replaces M&M's 'spokescandies' amid controversy

Changes to the brand's cartoon characters drew criticism — but some observers wonder if it's a Super Bowl publicity stunt.

 | Kaitlin Gates

Riley Keough and husband Ben Smith-Petersen

Lisa Marie Presley's daughter reveals at memorial that she had a baby

"I hope I can love my daughter the way you loved me," Riley Keough wrote in a tribute to her mother.

 | Tricia Goss

Visitors to Graceland look at the gravesite of Lisa Marie Presley and her son Benjamin Keough.

Public memorial held for Lisa Marie Presley at Graceland

Graceland is Lisa Marie's final resting place, buried next to her father and her son, Benjamin Keough, who died by suicide in 2020 at the age of 27.

 | Stephanie Sandoval

Actor Julian Sands is shown.

Search for actor Julian Sands on Mount Baldy continues by air

Dangerous snowy conditions on California's Mount Baldy have led to a pause in ground search operations for Julian Sands.

 | James Packard

Rapper Flo Rida.

Flo Rida awarded $82.6M in lawsuit against Celsius energy drink maker

Flo Rida, whose real name is Tramar Dillard, claimed in a lawsuit that Celsius owes for unpaid royalties earned from his endorsement deal.

 | WPTV Staff

Dolly Parton

Dolly Parton celebrates 77th birthday with new song release

Parton announced the release of a new song, "Don’t Make Me Have To Come Down There," on her birthday.

 | Marie Rossiter

Actor Alec Baldwin.

Alec Baldwin to be charged with manslaughter in 'Rust' shooting

Cinematographer Halyna Hutchins was killed on the movie set near Santa Fe, New Mexico, in October 2021.

 | Scripps News Staff and Clayton Sandell

Lisa Marie Presley

Memorial for Lisa Marie Presley to be held at Graceland

A public memorial will be held Sunday on the front lawn of the mansion, according to a representative of Presley's daughter.

 | AP

Michael Jackson and Lisa Marie Presley-Jackson acknowledge applause from the audience at the MTV Awards

Looking back at the life of Lisa Marie Presley

Her final public appearance was Tuesday, walking the red carpet at the Golden Globe Awards, praising the Baz Luhrman film "Elvis."

 | Clayton Sandell

Lisa Marie Presley at 2013 CMT Music Awards

Lisa Marie Presley dies at 54 after hospitalization

A spokesperson for Los Angeles County's fire department says paramedics were dispatched to a Calabasas home Thursday morning.

 | AP and Scripps News Staff

Tennis star Naomi Osaka

Naomi Osaka says she's pregnant, plans tennis return in 2024

The former world No. 1 posted what she called "a little life update for 2023" on social media, including a picture of an ultrasound.

 | AP

Taylor Swift with cat Olivia in Blank Space music video.

Taylor Swift's Cat Ranks 3rd Among The World’s Richest Pets

As famous and wealthy as this fluff ball may sound, Olivia Benson is not the richest pet.

 | Andrea Diaz and Scripps News Staff

Actress Lily-Rose Depp, daughter of Johnny Depp and Vanessa Paradis.

What Is A Nepo Baby, And Why Are You Hearing This Term Everywhere?

The phrase has been driving conversations lately, even though it refers to a timeless form of favoritism.

 | Marie Rossiter

Actor Jeremy Renner.

Actor Jeremy Renner Undergoes Surgery After Snow Plow Accident

A publicist for Renner said in a statement that the 51-year-old "Avengers" star is stable in an intensive care unit following surgery on Monday.

 | AP

Actor Jeremy Rinner

Actor Jeremy Renner Hospitalized, Critical After Snow-Plowing Accident

A representative for Renner, 51, said the actor is being treated for serious injuries.

 | AP

Former President Richard M. Nixon answers questions in an interview with Barbara Walters.

Barbara Walters Was A Cultural Fixture, TV Icon

Barbara Walters was a heroic presence on TV, leading the way for women in news and placing the world's most prominent people in front of her audience.

 | AP

Journalist Barbara Walters

Trailblazing Journalist Barbara Walters Dies At 93

Walters was the first female anchor on an evening news broadcast and then became a household name years later as co-host of "20/20."

 | Scripps National

Fashion maverick Vivienne Westwood salutes the public in front of models after her Spring/Summer 2006 collection presentation

Vivienne Westwood, Influential Fashion Maverick, Dies At 81

Westwood's eponymous fashion house announced her death on social media platforms, saying she died peacefully. A cause was not disclosed.

 | AP

Megan Thee Stallion accepts the award for top rap female artist at the Billboard Music Awards

Trial In Shooting Of Megan Thee Stallion Exposes Misogynoir

The Houston-born rapper was shot multiple times in both feet after leaving a Hollywood Hills party in 2020 with rapper Tory Lanez.

 | AP

Harvey Weinstein arrives at a Manhattan courthouse as jury deliberations continue in his rape trial

Harvey Weinstein Found Guilty Of Rape In Los Angeles Trial

The verdict Monday following a monthlong trial represents a victory for the #MeToo movement five years after Weinstein became its central figure.

 | AP

Stephen "tWitch" Boss and Allison Holker arrive at the world premiere of "Flatliners."

Friends, Entertainment Industry Pay Tribute To Stephen 'tWitch' Boss

Stephen "tWitch" Boss died by suicide Tuesday, prompting tributes across social media from celebrities and friends in the entertainment industry.

 | Casey Mendoza

Stephen "tWitch" Boss

Stephen 'tWitch' Boss, 'Ellen' Show's Dancing DJ, Dies At 40

Longtime "The Ellen DeGeneres Show" DJ Stephen "tWitch" Boss has died at 40, according to a statement his wife, Allison, made.

 | AP

A TV screen shows Jin, the oldest member of K-pop supergroup BTS

BTS Member Jin Begins Military Duty At Front-Line Boot Camp

BTS' military enlistment prompted a fierce domestic debate over whether it's time to revise South Korea's conscription system to expand exemptions.

 | AP

Patti LaBelle.

Bomb Threat Disrupts Patti LaBelle Concert In Wisconsin

The nearly full 2,500-seat theater had to be evacuated.

 | AP and Scripps News Staff

Trevor Noah.

In Emotional Goodbye To 'Daily Show,' Trevor Noah Thanks Black Women

In his final episode as host of "The Daily Show," Noah thanked the women who raised him and the Black women in America who he says educated him.

 | Bridget Sharkey and Scripps News Staff