Oscars winners and results 2016
2016-03-01 07:24:58 UTC
And with that, the 2016 Oscars grind to a close. There will be considered reaction to the ceremony in due course, but not now and not by me, because I’m so tired that I can barely think and I’m pretty sure I just heard my baby waking up upstairs and oh god why won’t anyone let me sleep. Still, at...
Beyonce's song "Formation" faces backlash from police - #BlackLivesMatter
2016-02-23 07:10:26 UTC
US Super Bowl 50 Beyonce beim Auftritt in der Halbzeitshow.
After Beyonce's controversial performance at the Super Bowl and her #BlackLivesMatter song "Formation," several police unions are now demanding their members to #BoycottBeyonce and not to work at her upcoming concerts.
Grammys 2016, the music's biggest night
2016-02-16 07:05:32 UTC
Rapper Kendrick Lamar led the Grammy winners on Monday with five wins but was shut out of the night's top categories as Taylor Swift nabbed album of the year in an upset victory.
Compton, California rapper Lamar went into the awards with 11 nominations, and had looked on course to take album o...
Harry Belafonte Endorses Bernie Sanders for President
2016-02-13 09:39:57 UTC
Artist and civil rights activist Harry Belafonte is supporting Bernie Sanders. Belafonte affirms the senator's history of fighting for civil rights.
In a video posted on the Vermont senator’s YouTube channel, the entertainer and social activist says Sanders’ candidacy is giving an opportunity...
Adele doesn't give Trump permission to use her music
2016-02-04 00:05:35 UTC
<h3>Pop star Adele has issued a statement to distance herself from Donald Trump, after he used her music at his rallies.</h3>
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British singer Adele made clear on Monday that she has not given permission ...
#OSCARSSOWHITE: Oscars' Film Academy pledges to diversify membership by 2020
2016-01-23 04:17:02 UTC
The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences, organizer of the Oscar awards, pledged on Friday to double its membership of women and minorities by 2020 through an ambitious affirmative action plan that includes stripping some older members of voting privileges.
The announcement came amid a ...
Oscars So White: Actors of Color Out of the Industry's Biggest Honors
2016-02-29 03:59:42 UTC
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Global Gathering — With one look at the 20 actors that were nominated for this year’s Oscars, it’s easy to wonder - where is the diversity in Hollywood? This is the second year in a...
Singer David Bowie dies after 18-month battle with cancer
2016-01-11 19:17:17 UTC
David Bowie died peacefully surrounded by his family after a courageous 18-month battle with cancer.
'While many of you will share in this loss, we ask that you respect the family’s privacy during their time of grief.'
His latest album Blackstar was released just last Friday, although Bowie h...
Did Sean Penn interview help capture 'El Chapo'?
2016-01-11 04:27:27 UTC
Global Gathering — Recently recaptured drug trafficker Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman gave an interview to actor and director Sean Penn, according to an article written by Penn and published in Rolling Stone magazine on Saturday night.
Penn said that he traveled 14 hours from Los Angeles to a remo...
Aretha Franklin: "You Make Me Feel Like A Natural Woman"
2015-12-31 08:11:14 UTC
Aretha Franklin performed at the 2015 Kennedy Center Honors during the ceremony's tribute to Carole King, who co-wrote one of Franklin's signature songs, "(You Make Me Feel Like) A Natural Woman." Franklin performed that 1967 single at the Kennedy Center Honors, which aired Tuesday night followin...
'Star Wars: The Force Awakens' has record opening
2015-12-19 07:32:17 UTC
LOS ANGELES - "Star Wars: The Force Awakens" hurtled toward $120 million at the U.S. and Canadian box office on Friday and a potential record-breaking $215 million through Sunday, giving the long-awaited movie a shot at the biggest opening weekend of all time.
The ticket sales figures from Wal...
Oscar Pistorius verdict changed to murder
2015-12-03 09:37:59 UTC
Oscar Pistorius is currently under house arrest after spending one year of his original five-year sentence in jail.
Pistorius will have to return to court to be re-sentenced, for murder.
He killed his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp in February 2013 after shooting her four times through a locked...
German rapper who joined ISIS killed in U.S. strike
2015-10-30 20:08:14 UTC
A prominent German ISIS propagandist was killed by a U.S. strike while he was traveling in a vehicle in Syria earlier this month, a U.S. official told CNN.
The ISIS recruit Denis Cuspert, also known as Abu Talha al-Almani, had once gone by the name "Deso Dogg" in the Berlin rap scene.
Dylan O'Brien brags about looting Native American artifacts
2015-10-08 06:20:08 UTC
An offhand comment made by "Maze Runner" actor Dylan O'Brien about filching Native American artifacts from a New Mexico ranch where a movie was being filmed has stung advocates who have long struggled to protect tribal items and remains.
O'Brien, 24, said in a recent interview that he had fal...
Les Miserables star Kyle Jean-Baptiste, one of Broadway's youngest treasures, dies at 21
2015-08-30 05:23:58 UTC
Kyle Jean-Baptiste, 21, fell from a fire escape after Friday evening's performance at the Imperial Theatre, said representative Marc Thibodeau.
Last month, Mr Jean-Baptiste made history performing the role of ex-convict Jean Valjean in the musical.
A statement described him as a remarkable youn...
The Republican TV Showdown - Donald Trump & The Others
2015-08-08 03:05:51 UTC
The Republican TV Showdown - Donald Trump & The Others
More than a dozen Republicans have announced they are running for their party’s 2016 presidential nomination.
Donald Trump, the former host of "The Apprentice" has so far dominated the 2016 GOP campaign — to the chagrin of the other Rep...
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 of his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp. Rudi Bakhtier ...
Gone With The Wind: Dress worn by Vivien Leigh sold for $137,000
2015-04-19 04:31:43 UTC
(Reuters) - A gray and black dress worn by Vivien Leigh in her role as Scarlett O'Hara in the classic 1939 film "Gone with the Wind" sold for $137,000 at an auction in California on Saturday.
The outfit, featuring black appliques, was one of more than 150 items from the film up for auction by ...
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, 6. "It's in the works." (A rep for Pitt denies th...
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 "provide universally accessible changing tables in the...
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.S. presidency?
Reporter Bill Kaufmann from 'CA...
Sinead O'Connor No Longer ''Emotionally Identifies'' With Her Biggest Hit
2015-03-18 03:51:33 UTC
Sinead O'Connor has apparently stopped caring that much about U since she recorded what became her signature hit.
The oft-tempestuous singer announced over the weekend that she is going to stop singing "Nothing Compares 2 U" live, giving her fans a heads-up via Facebook so that no one would get ...
The Obamas Are Taking Over Hollywood
2015-03-16 09:57:14 UTC
President Barack Obama appeared on Jimmy Kimmel Live! Thursday night, and earlier that afternoon, First Lady Michelle Obama taped Monday's episode of The Ellen DeGeneres Show. While her husband read "mean tweets" for the late-night set, Michelle got people moving and grooving with Ellen DeGeneres...
New fashion museum exhibit documents Lauren Bacall
2015-03-14 07:38:06 UTC
New York (AP) – On stage, screen and magazine covers, Lauren Bacall was known as “The Look,” but in her regular life, the late icon described her style as “studied carelessness.”
Now, more than six months after her death, student curators at the Museum at the Fashion Institute of Technology ha...
Red Bull Music Academy NY 2015 presents PC Music, GHE20G0TH1K, Merzbow, Islam Chipsy & EEK, Tri Angle, and more
2015-03-09 17:12:05 UTC
Red Bull Music Academy is coming back to New York, and it means “business.” For the entire month of May, RBMA will put on an incredible series of performances, club nights, lectures, and workshops. In addition to a performance by FKA Twigs and conversations with La Monte Young, A$AP Rocky, and Ge...