LOS ANGELES (Reuters) – The largest actors union in the United States on Monday accused the organizers of the Oscars of trying to intimidate celebrities not to present at rival award shows. FILE PHOTO: 24th Screen Actors Guild Awards – Show – Los Angeles, California, U.S., 21/01/2018 – Actor Morgan Freeman accepts the Life Achievement
Britain’s Meghan, Duchess of Sussex arrives for a visit to Hamilton Square in Birkenhead, Britain January 14, 2019. REUTERS/Carl Recine BIRKENHEAD, England (Reuters) – Meghan Markle, wife of Britain’s Prince Harry, told royal well-wishers on Monday she was six months pregnant but the royal couple do not know the gender of their first baby, British
OSLO Reuters) – Norwegian police said on Monday they were investigating allegations that some listening numbers at Tidal Music, owned by Jay-Z, Beyonce and other stars, were artificially inflated. FILE PHOTO: Beyonce arrives with husband Jay-Z at the Metropolitan Museum of Art Costume Institute Gala 2015 celebrating the opening of “China: Through the Looking Glass,”
(Reuters) – Renowned Bollywood director Rajkumar Hirani has denied allegations that he sexually assaulted a subordinate over a period of six months in 2018. Hirani, known for feel-good, comedy films that have grossed record numbers at the Indian box-office, was named in a Huffington Post India story on Sunday. It quoted an unnamed woman, nearly
FILE PHOTO: Actor Kit Harrington arrives for the world premiere of the television fantasy drama “Game of Thrones” series 5, at The Tower of London, March 18, 2015. REUTERS/Toby Melville LONDON (Reuters) – Final Season is coming – and it’s all about Jon Snow, and (just for a change) it portends death. Or at least
LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) – In a surprise box office victory, STX’s “The Upside” doubled expectations with its $19.5 million debut, enough to defeat “Aquaman’s” three-week reign in North America. FILE PHOTO: Actor Bryan Cranston arrives at the premiere of the film “The Upside” at Toronto International Film Festival (TIFF) in Toronto, September 8, 2017. REUTERS/Fred
LONDON (Reuters) – Singers Anne-Marie, Dua Lipa, Jess Glynne and George Ezra are among the nominees for next month’s BRIT Awards, Britain’s annual pop music honors, in a list dominated by young talent. FILE PHOTO – Dua Lipa performs during Z100’s iHeartRadio Jingle Ball 2018 concert at Madison Square Garden in New York City, New
LOS ANGELES (Reuters) – An attorney for R&B singer R. Kelly on Friday called a new Lifetime documentary series a “for-profit hit piece,” and said allegations of abuse by the Grammy-winning musician were a “complete fabrication.” FILE PHOTO: Singer R. Kelly arrives at the 41st American Music Awards in Los Angeles, California November 24, 2013.
LOS ANGELES (Reuters) – Michael Jackson’s estate on Thursday condemned on Thursday an upcoming documentary about alleged child sexual abuse by the late singer as another “outrageous and pathetic attempt” to cash in on his fame. FILE PHOTO: Michael Jackson arrives at the Oxford University Union to give a lecture, and launch his global initiative
FILE PHOTO: A Tintin balloon float is seen in Albertine Square during Balloon’s Day Parade in Brussels September 6, 2014. REUTERS/Eric Vidal BRUSSELS (Reuters) – Tintin will mark his 90th birthday this year with a return to controversy as his Belgian creator’s heirs release a new edition of “Tintin in the Congo”, a work from
LOS ANGELES (Reuters) – Lady Gaga has vowed to remove a duet she recorded with R&B singer R.Kelly from streaming services and never collaborate with him again. FILE PHOTO: Lady Gaga poses for photographers as she arrives for the National Board of Review Awards gala in New York City, New York, U.S., January 8, 2019.
LOS ANGELES (Reuters) – A federal judge in Los Angeles on Wednesday dismissed actress Ashley Judd’s sexual harassment claim against movie producer Harvey Weinstein but said she could proceed with a defamation claim against him. FILE PHOTO: Film producer Harvey Weinstein attends a hearing in New York State Supreme Court in the Manhattan borough of
FILE PHOTO: Film producer Harvey Weinstein attends a hearing in New York State Supreme Court in the Manhattan borough of New York City, New York, U.S., December 20, 2018. Alec Tabak/Pool via REUTERS/File Photo LOS ANGELES (Reuters) – A federal judge in Los Angeles on Wednesday dismissed actress Ashley Judd’s sexual harassment claim against movie
LONDON (Reuters) – M. Night Shyamalan, the director known for his film-ending twists, brought his latest offering to London on Wednesday, comic book thriller “Glass” – a tale merging two of his previous movies. Actor Bruce Willis attends the European premiere of “Glass” in London, Britain January 9, 2019. REUTERS/Henry Nicholls Starring Bruce Willis, Samuel
LOS ANGELES (Reuters) – The 50th anniversary of the Woodstock music festival, one of the watersheds of the 1960s counterculture movement, will be celebrated in August with two competing events. FILE PHOTO: Janet Huey displays her original ticket at the site of the original Woodstock Music Festival in Bethel, New York, U.S. August 14, 2009.
NEW YORK (Reuters) – The actor Kevin Hart ruled out hosting this year’s Oscars because he no longer had enough time to prepare for the show, days after saying he was evaluating his December decision to step down over criticism of past homophobic comments. FILE PHOTO: Cast member Kevin Hart poses at the premiere for