Chappelle says smaller groups more his style

CINCINNATI - Dave Chappelle, who walked away from his hit TV series earlier this year, said working in front of smaller audiences is more his speed.

Chappelle said doing standup is "like I'm hanging out with a bunch of people."

The comedian stunned fans and the entertainment industry when he abruptly left during production of the third season of his Comedy Central series, "Chappelle's Show."

Olsen twins pick male version

of their empire

NEW YORK - Mary-Kate and Ashley Olsen want to make Cole and Dylan Sprouse the male versions of their teenage girl merchandising empire, The Wall Street Journal reported.

The 13-year-old Sprouse twins shared the role of Julian in Adam Sandler's 1999 film, "Big Daddy."

Judge freezes assets of record mogul Knight

LOS ANGELES - A judge has frozen the assets of Marion "Suge" Knight in a ruling that favors an imprisoned drug dealer, who wants half of a $107 million court award to his wife.

Monterey County Superior Court Judge Adrienne M. Grover issued the ruling on Aug. 29.

In March, a Los Angeles judge ordered Knight and his companies to pay $107 million to Lydia Harris, who claimed she helped start Death Row Records and was owed money from the recording label.

Heidi Klum, Seal have baby boy

BERLIN - Heidi Klum has given birth to a healthy baby boy, a German tabloid reported on Tuesday.

The baby is the first child for Klum and her husband, Grammy-winning singer Seal.

- From wire reports