Kenny Rogers' Cancer Ordeal

After battling killer skin cancer, fading ­country superstar Kenny Rogers is calling it quits on his fabulous career. The 78-year-old Gambler says age has caught up with him and he now wants to spend his final days with his family — fifth wife, Wanda, 50, and their 12-year-old twin sons, Jordan and Justin. “I can’t keep doing this,” he confesses.


ONCE the A-list star of hit flicks The Shining and Popeye, actress Shelley Duvall has become a recluse living in miserable squalor and babbling about space aliens as she battles her mental demons on a rundown Texas ranch.   The broken-down 67-year-old looks more like a bag lady than the glamorous star who played Jack Nicholson’s wife in The Shining. Duvall, coping with broken teeth, pimply skin and threadbare clothes, gave a shocking, heartbreaking exclusive interview to GLOBE on her Blanco, Texas, land. “I’m miserable,” Shelley declared. “I really don’t want to die like this.


DYING cult leader Charles Manson plans to take chilling revenge from beyond the grave, using bizarre voodoo potions to turn himself into a zombie and hunt down the targets who escaped slaughter by his bloodthirsty followers decades ago. That’s the bizarre deathbed confession of the twisted, 82-year-old fiend from his Bakersfield, Calif., hospital bed, where he was rushed with gastrointestinal bleeding from the Corcoran prison. Serving nine life sentences for ordering his robot-like groupies to murder seven people — including pregnant, 26-year-old actress Sharon Tate — in two 1969 bloodbaths