New this week: Arcade Fire, 'Hatching,' Three Mile Island
This week’s new entertainment releases include a new album from Arcade Fire, a documentary about Sheryl Crow that's described as an “intimate story of song and sacrifice” and a four-part documentary about the Three Mile Island nuclear disaster.
11 juicy details from Elton John's new memoir
Executive producers Sir Elton John and David Furnish attend the "Rocketman" UK premiere on May 20, 2019, in London, England. (CNN) - If you saw "Rocketman," you know that Elton John overcame shyness and a nasty drug problem to become one of the biggest and most enduring pop stars in the world. Sir Elton has a candid new memoir, "Me," which is full of illuminating and funny stories about his half-century in show business. Stewart calls Elton "Sharon," while Elton calls him "Phyllis." "If I was bowled over by Diana, it was nothing compared to the impact she could have on straight men," John writes.
Rod Stewart speaks out about 3-year cancer battle
David Becker/Getty Images for MTV(CNN) - Rock star Rod Stewart has revealed he has successfully been treated for prostate cancer after fighting the disease for three years. Stewart, 74, told the crowd he was given the all-clear in July after being diagnosed with prostate cancer during a routine check-up in 2016. Prostate cancer is the fourth most commonly diagnosed type of cancer worldwide, according to the World Health Organization, with 1.3 million cases in 2018. The 62-year-old comedian and presenter is the latest celebrity to join the "Men, We Are With You" campaign by charity Prostate Cancer UK, which is aimed at raising awareness. "A prostate cancer diagnosis is a scary thing -- you never expect it's going to happen to you," Fry said in an interview on the charity's website.