Celebrities

  • Playboy Magazine founder Hugh Hefner dies at the Mansion
    Playboy_magazine_founder_hugh_hefner_dies_at_the_mansion 2017-09-28 07:45:47 UTC
    (Reuters) - Playboy founder Hugh Hefner, who helped usher in the 1960s sexual revolution with his groundbreaking men’s magazine and built a business empire around his libertine lifestyle, died on Wednesday at the age of 91, Playboy Enterprises said. Hefner, once called the “prophet of pop hedo...

  • Emmys 2017: Full list of winners from the 69th annual awards
    Emmys_2017-_full_list_of_winners_from_the_69th_annual_awards 2017-09-18 04:29:40 UTC
    <The stars of the small screen stepped out from behind the camera Sunday night for the 69th annual Emmy Awards. While some of the nominees were TV legends, others arrived at the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles with empty trophy stands. Check back throughout the night as we update the winne...

  • Political comedy "Veep", "The Handmaid's Tale" and "Saturday Night Live" won the top prizes at the Emmy Awards 2017
    Emmys_2017-_full_list_of_winners_from_the_69th_annual_awards 2017-09-18 04:43:21 UTC
    LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - “The Handmaid’s Tale” and political comedy “Veep” won the top prizes at the Emmy awards on Sunday, where “Saturday Night Live” was also a big winner on a night dominated by jokes about U.S. President Donald Trump. In the first major awards wins for streaming service Hul...

  • Venice Film Festival: Del Toro’s “The Shape of Water” won the Golden Lion
    Venice_film_festival-_del_toro%e2%80%99s_%e2%80%9cthe_shape_of_water%e2%80%9d_won_the_golden_lion 2017-09-10 05:50:40 UTC
    VENICE (Reuters) - Mexican director Guillermo del Toro’s “The Shape of Water”, a dark fairy tale in which a mute cleaning lady falls in love with an aquatic creature, won the Golden Lion award for best film at the Venice Film Festival on Saturday. The film beat contenders including George C...

  • Comedy legend Jerry Lewis dies aged 91
    Comedy_legend_jerry_lewis_dies_aged_91 2017-08-20 20:05:33 UTC
    LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Jerry Lewis, the high prince of low-brow comedy on stage and in movies as well as a fund-raising powerhouse with his annual Labor Day telethon, died on Sunday of "natural causes" at the age of 91, his family said. "Famed comedian, actor and legendary entertainer Jerry L...

  • Aretha Franklin announced to return to her hometown of Detroit
    Aretha_franklin_announced_to_return_to_her_hometown_of_detroit 2017-08-19 21:21:55 UTC
    Aretha Franklin, who has reigned as the Queen of Soul for some 50 years, has announced plans to return to her hometown of Detroit and open a nightclub. The chart-toping Motown legend will not have to travel far: she currently lives in a suburb near the Motor City that gave birth to her musical...

  • Roman Polanski remained a fugitive from justice
    Roman_polanski_remained_a_fugitive_from_justice 2017-08-19 06:16:51 UTC
    LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - A Los Angeles judge on Friday rejected a request by the woman who was raped by director Roman Polanski 40 years ago to have the criminal case against him dismissed. Superior Court Judge Scott Gordon ruled that Polanski remained a fugitive from justice and that the court...

  • Stephen Colbert brings a Trump cartoon character to Showtime
    Stephen_colbert_brings_a_trump_cartoon_character_to_showtime 2017-07-29 01:08:52 UTC
    LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Trump is returning to television - this time as a cartoon character in a Showtime series produced by television talk show host Stephen Colbert. The yet-to-be-titled 10-episode series will make its debut in the fall, the cable network said on Thursday. It will follow a c...

  • Kathryn Bigelow: Racially charged 'Detroit' is a really important story that needs to be told
    Director_and_producer_kathryn_bigelow 2017-08-05 18:52:00 UTC
    LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - As a white filmmaker from Northern California, Oscar-winning director Kathryn Bigelow was aware she may not be the "perfect person" to bring the racially charged story behind the 1967 Detroit riots to the big screen. But the resonance of Bigelow's "Detroit" with the pre...

  • O.J. Simpson wins parole, soon out of prison
    O.j._simpson_wins_parole 2017-07-20 20:44:07 UTC
    LOS ANGELES/NEW YORK (Reuters) - O.J. Simpson will walk out of prison in October after nine years behind bars, but he is far from free of his financial woes. The 70-year-old football star, who won his release from a Nevada parole board on Thursday after serving time for a botched robbery, is l...

  • Trump taught his children: Fight dirty and win, no matter the cost
    Donald_trump_taught_his_children_to_fight_dirty_and_win__no_matter_the_cost 2017-07-29 01:08:46 UTC
    Donald Trump taught his children to fight dirty and win, no matter the cost. Decades before Donald Trump Jr. started making headlines as a First Son with a controversial record of meeting with Russian nationals, President Donald Trump‘s eldest child was a self-confessed hard-partying fraterni...

  • Joe Scarborough is leaving the Republican Party: "How much of this country are they willing to sell out?"
    Joe_scarborough_is_leaving_the_republican_party-_%22how_much_of_this_country_are_they_willing_to_sell_out_%22 2017-07-12 01:44:31 UTC
    MSNBC host, and former Republican member of Congress, Joe Scarborough announced he is leaving the GOP during a taping of Tuesday's <i>Late Show With Stephen Colbert.</i> "I'm not going to be a Republican anymore," Scarborough said. "I've got to become an independent." The conservative pundi...

  • US President Trump tried to blackmail the hosts of MSNBC's “Morning Joe”
    Us_president_trump_tried_to_blackmail_the_hosts_of_msnbc's_%e2%80%9cmorning_joe%e2%80%9d 2017-06-30 20:05:21 UTC
    WASHINGTON — Two television hosts assailed by Donald Trump questioned his mental health on Friday and charged that the White House had tried unsuccessfully to get them to apologize to the president for unfavorable coverage in exchange for his getting a negative tabloid story about them killed. ...

  • Johnny Depp was chatting about Trump 'assassination'
    Johnny_depp_was_chatting_about_trump_'assassination'_ 2017-06-23 08:29:33 UTC
    Actor Johnny Depp appeared to threaten Trump during a speech at the Glastonbury Festival. "Can you bring Trump here?" he asked the audience, as he introduced a screening of his film The Libertine. After receiving jeers from the crowd, he added: "You misunderstand completely. When was the la...

  • George Clooney's Tequila Company Sold for Up to $1 Billion
    George_clooney_says_bernie_sanders_is_'absolutely_right' 2017-06-22 00:12:49 UTC
    LONDON — Diageo Plc has agreed to buy George Clooney's high-end tequila brand Casamigos in a deal valuing it at up to $1 billion, as the world's largest spirits maker seeks to boost its presence in a high-growth market. Diageo said on Wednesday it would pay $700 million initially for the compa...

  • Daniel Day-Lewis will no longer be working as an actor
    Daniel_day-lewis_will_no_longer_be_working_as_an_actor 2017-06-21 06:02:14 UTC
    LOS ANGELES — Three-time Oscar winner Daniel Day-Lewis is retiring from acting, his spokeswoman said on Tuesday, ending a storied movie career that includes performances in "The Unbearable Lightness of Being" , "In the Name of the Father" , "Lincoln" and "Gangs of New York." Day-Lewis, 60, the...

  • Amal Clooney has given birth to twins: Ella and Alexander
    Amal_clooney_has_given_birth_to_twins 2017-06-06 17:04:40 UTC
    George and Amal Clooney Welcome Daughter Ella and Son Alexander. Amal Clooney gave birth to twins, a boy and a girl, on Tuesday, her husband George Clooney's publicist said, the first children for the international human rights lawyer and her movie star spouse. Amal Clooney and the Oscar-wi...

  • Alec Baldwin Teaches Daughter Carmen 'Trump Impression'
    Alec_baldwin_teaches_daughter_carmen_'trump_impression' 2017-05-22 18:10:08 UTC
    Alec Baldwin's wife Hilaria Thomas posted on her Instagram page Saturday a video of the actor teaching their 3 and 1/2-year-old daughter Carmen his Donald Trump impression, the one he does in costume on SNL. "Carmen, what day does Daddy play Donald Trump?" Hilaria asks. "Saturday," Carmen r...

  • Eva Longoria's Character Fancies Her Son's Teacher in 'Decline and Fall'
    Eva_longoria's_character_fancies_her_son's_teacher_in_'decline_and_fall' 2017-05-12 23:25:00 UTC
    She's smitten. Eva Longoria stars in the upcoming TV adaptation of Evelyn Waugh's 1928 novel, Decline and Fall, and Us Weekly has an exclusive sneak peek. The Desperate Housewives alum, 42, plays Margot Beste-Chetwynde in the series, which is set in the Roaring Twenties. In the clip, Beste-Che...

  • Hillary Clinton at New York's Tribeca Film Festival
    Hillary_clinton_at_new_york's_tribeca_film_festival 2017-04-23 16:41:07 UTC
    NEW YORK — Hillary Clinton, who until recently had avoided the spotlight in the wake of her election defeat in November, made a surprise appearance at New York's Tribeca Film Festival on Saturday as a panelist to discuss illegal elephant poaching. The discussion followed the premiere of Academ...

  • Hollywood Actress Erin Moran Dies At 56
    Hollywood_actress_erin_moran_dies_at_56 2017-04-23 04:39:12 UTC
    Popular actress Erin Moran, a mainstay on TV from the late '60s to the mid-'80s and best known for her kid-sister role in the sitcom "Happy Days," has died. She was 56. Authorities in Indiana found her body Saturday afternoon after getting a 911 call at 4:07 p.m. for "an unresponsive female," ...

  • Stephen Colbert: Bill O'Reilly was a self-righteous landfill of angry garbage
    Stephen_colbert-_bill_o'reilly_was_a_self-righteous_landfill_of_angry_garbage 2017-04-21 05:25:37 UTC
    Stephen Colbert opened his show on Wednesday night by addressing Fox News’ firing of Bill O’Reilly, the man who served as the inspiration for the “Stephen Colbert” conservative pundit character who spent almost a decade hosting The Colbert Report. “Bill and I did not see eye to eye on… anyth...

  • Legendary Comedian and Actor, Don Rickles Dies at Age 90
    Legendary_comedian_and_actor__don_rickles_dies_at_age_90 2017-04-06 18:51:37 UTC
    Legendary Comedian and Actor, Don Rickles who created laughs with ridicule and sarcasm in a decades-long career that earned him the facetious nickname "Mr. Warmth," died on Thursday at his Los Angeles home from kidney failure, his publicist said. He was 90. Rickles, who said he developed his b...

  • Louis C.K.: Trump Is A ‘Gross Crook Dirty Rotten Lying Sack Of Sh*t’
    Louis_c_k-_trump_is_a_gross_crook_dirty_rotten_lying_sack_of_shit 2017-04-05 08:47:51 UTC
    Appearing the The Late Show, comedian Louis C.K. went off on liars and President Donald Trump in particular, calling him a “Gross crook dirty rotten lying sack of shit.” As he sat with host Stephen Colbert, C.K. launched into a diatribe about liars before turning to Trump. “Someones people ...

  • Keith Urban, Academy of Country Music Awards, Carrie Underwood - Highlights and Winners
    Keith_urban__academy_of_country_music_awards__carrie_underwood_-_highlights_and_winners 2017-04-03 03:49:10 UTC
    Keith Urban, Academy of Country Music Awards, Carrie Underwood - Highlights and winners - Faith Hill and Tim McGraw, Nicole Kidman and Keith Urban and more couples rock ... Country music's king and queen, Tim McGraw and Faith Hill, sat front and center at the 52nd Annual Academy of Country Mus...