Entertainment Express: Sherman Hemsley, Christian Bale, Modern Family, Jennifer Hudson, Firefly Music Festival
* The entertainment world is paying tribute to Sherman Hemsley, aka George Jerfferson, who died at the age of 74 on Tuesday.
* Christian Bale met with some of the victims of the Aurora movie theater shooting on Tuesday, in his own capacity, while donations for the fund to help those affected have reached around $2 million dollars.
* The cast of the Emmy-winning, laugh-a-minute hit show, Modern Family is taking its pay-rise dispute to court.
* Jennifer Hudson’s former brother in law has been sentenced to life in prison for killing the Grammy-winning star’s mother, brother and nephew.