Oscar Pistorius to be released on parole
2015-06-09 08:09:52 UTC
(Reuters) - Opinion in South Africa is sharply divided over reports that Olympic and Paralympic track star, Oscar Pistorius will be released from prison on parole in August, after serving 10 months of a five-year sentence for the culpable homicide...
Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt adopting from Syria
2015-04-13 22:47:15 UTC
Angelina Jolie, 39, and Brad Pitt, 51, "want to adopt a little girl from Syria," reveals a pal of the pair, parents of Cambodian-born Maddox, 13, Vietnamese Pax, 11, Ethiopian Zahara, 10, and biological kids Shiloh, 8, and twins Vivienne and Knox,...
Richard Dysart, Emmy-winning actor, died at age 86
2015-04-09 22:53:17 UTC
Richard Dysart, who also played Coach in the original 1972 Broadway production of Jason Miller's Pulitzer Prize-winning "That Championship Season," died Sunday at home in Santa Monica after a long illness, his wife, artist Kathryn Jacobi, told The...
Petition by Ashton Kutcher - Stop Gender Stereotyping: Provide Universally Accessible Changing Tables in All Your Stores
2015-04-02 17:40:08 UTC
After Ashton Kutcher's Facebook lament about the lack of diaper changing tables in men's restrooms went viral, the actor decided to make a more proactive move. Kutcher teamed up with Change.org to create a petition asking Target and Costco to "pro...
Ted Cruz origin of birth story from Calgary
2016-01-19 07:31:57 UTC
<h3><i>Cruz’s family was more than happy to benefit from Canada’s universal health care system with a birth that could have cost them big money in the U.S.</i></h3>
Is the fact that Ted Cruz was born in Calgary going to hamper his bid for the U...
Sean Penn is refusing to apologise for a controversial Oscars joke
2015-03-09 18:58:26 UTC
Sean Penn is refusing to apologise for a controversial Oscars joke in which he joked about Birdman director Alejandro González Iñárritu’s immigrant status.
While presenting his friend with the prize for best picture last month, the actor and le...
Is it ever acceptable to wear sunglasses indoors?
2014-08-01 17:30:24 UTC
It's sunglasses weather across much of the northern hemisphere, and yet wearing them indoors is likely to make you an object of ridicule. Why?
If you want people in a room instantly to judge you a colossal, thundering ninny, there's a very simp...
Rachel McAdams: 'I was in awe of Lilo's talent
2014-07-22 06:19:48 UTC
It may have been 10 years since Mean Girls entered our hearts forever (can you believe it?!), but the movie continues to be a topic of discussion.
Such was the case when Allure magazine conducted an interview with their fresh-faced cover star for...
George Clooney Says He’s “Marrying Up” With Fiancée Amal Alamuddin
2014-07-22 06:19:40 UTC
Sorry ladies, but George Clooney is gushing over his fiancée yet again.
In a new interview with Variety, the actor drops a huge compliment when briefly discussing his engagement to Amal Alamuddin.
"I'm marrying up," he proclaims with regard to h...
James Garner dies aged 86
2014-07-20 21:18:03 UTC
The actor James Garner has died at the age of 86, Los Angeles police have confirmed.
Garner was best known for his primetime television roles as a wisecracking frontier gambler on Maverick and as an ex-con turned private eye on The Rockford Fil...
Texas actress, Shannon Richardson gets 18 years
2014-07-17 14:25:54 UTC
A minor actress from Texas was sentenced Wednesday to 18 years in prison for sending ricin-tainted letters to President Obama, former New York mayor Michael Bloomberg and the head of his gun-control group.
Shannon Guess Richardson, 36, was also...
Soul legend Bobby Womack dies at 70
2014-06-28 06:43:04 UTC
Bobby Womack, who has died aged 70, was one of the great soul singers, who, in a professional career that lasted nearly six decades, worked closely with leading musicians ranging from Sam Cooke, Ray Charles, Wilson Pickett and Sly Stone to Damon A...
Brazil opens World Cup in Sao Paulo with football carnival
2014-07-13 18:33:12 UTC
<strong>Final : </strong>The full, surprise-free teamsheets
Both teams name unchanged XIs. Miroslav Klose, the World Cup's leading goalscorer, leads the German line ahead of the equally in-form Andre Schurrle. Angel Di Maria and Sergio Aguero a...
Chile's star on the rise: Ana Tijoux
2014-06-09 04:03:54 UTC
Chilean hip hop artist Ana Tijoux is winning fans at home and abroad with her Latin rhythms and socially engaged lyrics.
In the first episode of a new series showcasing Latin American musical talent, she performs Vengo. It is a song about indig...
Amal Rejected George Clooney, Twice
2014-06-05 07:16:47 UTC
Analyze all of George Clooney's exes and you'll be hard pressed to find a "type." From girl-next-door (who can throw down in a ring) Stacy Keibler to Italian actress Elisabetta Canalis, and Cocktail Waitress Sarah Larson, the only shared trait see...
Art - or 'poor softcore porn'?
2014-05-25 18:25:42 UTC
A film inspired by the life of Dominique Strauss-Kahn has drawn harsh criticism for its graphic depiction of an orgy - and has been left out in the cold at the Cannes Film Festival.
“This guy was slam-dunk going to be the president of France, a...
Very public private ceremony: Kim Kardashian and Kanye West officially tied the knot
2014-05-25 17:05:45 UTC
The ceremony was held in front of nearly 200 family member and friends in Florence, Italy, People reports. Details about the extravagant, multi-day celebration have been making headlines for weeks; this is a couple whose everyday lives are filmed ...
'The Voice' declares a Season 6 winner
2014-05-21 05:13:45 UTC
Josh Kaufman, 38, of Indianapolis triumphed in the viewer vote over two other singers who made it to the two-hour finale of the NBC singing competition: Christina Grimmie, 20, of Marlton, N.J., and Jake Worthington, 18, of La Porte, Texas. Worthin...
Caleb Johnson Wins 'American Idol' XIII
2014-05-22 05:31:21 UTC
Caleb Johnson auditioned for American Idol in two previous years and got cut both times. On Wednesday, the 23-year-old rocker from Asheville, N.C., won the show's 13th season, beating out 17-year-old Jena Irene for the title.
The season's two-h...
Charlize Theron Gets Emotional Talking About Her Relationship with Sean Penn
2014-05-20 05:40:28 UTC
While Charlize Theron is certainly Sean Penn's type — beautiful, blond, and artistic like his exes Madonna, Robin Wright, and Scarlett Johansson — news of their romance, which was first exposed during a New Year's island getaway, came as a surpris...
Actress Leila Hatami’s Cannes kiss sparks outrage in Iran
2014-05-20 05:10:35 UTC
<h3>Iranian actress Leila Hatami outraged authorities in her home country on Sunday after a photograph emerged of her kissing the director of the Cannes Film Festival, Gilles Jacob, on the cheek.</h3>Hatami, who rose to international fame in 2011 ...
Alec Baldwin Taken Into Police Custody While Riding His Bike
2014-05-13 17:24:38 UTC
The actor, 56, was spotted Tuesday morning being handcuffed by a New York City police officer for riding the wrong way on his bike.
"Alec was taken into custody in order to ID him and given two summons this morning in NYC," the New York Deputy ...
‘Alien’ creator H.R. Giger is dead
2014-05-13 08:22:09 UTC
The renowned Swiss artist H.R. Giger has died at the age of 73, following injuries sustained in a fall, Swiss public television, SRF, has reported. Giger was most famous for the alien monster he created for the movie of the same name.
SRF cited f...
Hollywood is backing boycotts of the Beverly Hills Hotel and Hotel Bel-Air
2014-05-11 06:30:54 UTC
LOS ANGELES — For longer than most here care to remember, Arthur Cohn, a producer of “The Garden of the Finzi-Continis,” which won an Oscar in 1972, has staged an intimate pre-Academy Awards dinner for friends, movie stars and others at the Beverl...
Audrey Hepburn's 85th birthday: After a bizarre and traumatic childhood she went on to be a Hollywood great
2014-05-07 04:19:01 UTC
It used to be said that you can't be too rich or too thin. We now no longer believe this. Bankers and hedge fund managers are too rich; and now the celebrity magazines and tabloids lead the choruses of "Look how skinny's she's got!" The nicer way ...