Entertainment

  • Milan fashion week celebrates homegrown creativity
    Images_from_milan's_fashion_week 2013-09-20 04:19:13 UTC
    MILAN (AP) — Milan is seeking to reclaim its fashion pre-eminence with a re-energized fashion week not only through strong messages from the runways but concrete acts of to enhance the city's prestige. Fendi unveiled a new flagship store on via Montenapoleone, Kate Moss was on hand to launch a...

  • NJ 'joking judge' resigns after losing ruling
    Vince_a._sicari-diaalnews.com 2013-09-20 04:18:15 UTC
    NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — Vince Sicari can tell all the lawyer jokes he wants — he just can't play a judge in real life. The New Jersey municipal judge, who is also an established stand-up comedian and actor, resigned Thursday after the state Supreme Court ruled he can't moonlight as an entertainer....

  • Britney Spears announces Las Vegas residency
    Britney_spears-diaalnews.com 2013-09-17 17:54:16 UTC
    NEW YORK (AP) — Britney Spears is heading to Las Vegas. The 31-year-old pop star confirmed a two-year residency at Planet Hollywood Resort & Casino on ABC's "Good Morning America" on Tuesday. "Britney: Piece of Me" will debut Dec. 27. Spears announced 16 dates, but she will perform 50 shows ea...

  • BBC’s Sian Williams Would Read News Naked, If Allowed
    Sian_williams-diaalnews.com 2013-09-17 06:28:34 UTC
    Ah, Europe. With their laxer policies from everything from drinking to nudity, who wouldn’t want to live there? But it’s not all free-wheeling nudists Frenchmen all bicycles: BBC Breakfast host Sian Williams said she would read the news naked, if that’s what it get her out of paying over $9k in t...

  • Porn group lifting HIV-prompted filming moratorium
    Xxx-diaalnews.com 2013-09-17 04:55:12 UTC
    LOS ANGELES (AP) — An adult film trade group will lift its second production moratorium of the past month, saying that an HIV scare has passed. The Free Speech Coalition announced Monday that the two-week moratorium will end Friday. The coalition also said it will require more frequent test...

  • Bob Newhart finally gets his Emmy Award
    Bob_newhart 2013-09-16 07:00:44 UTC
    LOS ANGELES (AP) — Bob Newhart, among TV's most enduring stars with shows stretching back more than five decades, wept as he finally captured his first Emmy Award. Newhart, 84, was honored at Sunday's creative arts Emmy ceremony for his guest role last season on "The Big Bang Theory" as Prof...

  • Miss America Nina Davuluri brushes off racist criticism after victory
    Missamerica-diaalnews.com 2013-09-22 18:17:41 UTC
    The Miss America pageant has crowned its first winner from an Indian background – an aspiring doctor who plans to use the $50,000 (£31,000) prize money to fund her studies – sparking a flood of racist criticism on social media. "I'm so happy this organisation has embraced diversity," 24-year-o...

  • Lindsay Lohan's mom arrested on DWI charge in NY
    Lindsay_lohan's_mother_ 2013-09-13 17:55:07 UTC
    OYSTER BAY, N.Y. (AP) — Lindsay Lohan's mother is facing an aggravated drunken driving charge in New York following a traffic stop on Long Island. State police say Dina Lohan, 50, was stopped on the Northern State Parkway in Nassau County at 11 p.m. Thursday after troopers clocked her driving ...

  • Sting: 'Have you ever heard me complain?'
    Sting-diaalnews.com 2013-09-13 05:03:05 UTC
    What a pretentious wanker I am!" shouts Sting loudly. We are on the French Riviera, sitting at a quiet table on the balcony of the house – now a hotel – where F Scott Fitzgerald wrote Tender is the Night, and I have just reminded Sting of a remark he made in 1987. Then a 36-year-old superstar pro...

  • Bra tops, cutouts: Not everyone wants to be trendy
    1b5d7c38a884081e3d0f6a706700fd1e 2013-09-11 19:13:53 UTC
    NEW YORK (AP) — Is it ever OK to — gasp! — step away from a trend? Absolutely, say some of the stylists, editors and designers gathered for New York Fashion Week. After all, not everybody can or wants to pull on skimpy bra and cropped tops, a couple of styles popping up with some frequency by ...

  • Dina Eastwood files for legal separation from Clint Eastwood
    Clintdinaeastwood 2013-09-11 19:06:54 UTC
    Correction: This story originally reported incorrectly that Clint Eastwood had filed for divorce. He has not. Dina Eastwood filed for legal separation Monday in Monterey County Superior Court from her actor/director husband, Clint Eastwood. Her petition seeks spousal support and physical cu...

  • Sans claws, Hugh Jackman rages in 'Prisoners'
    Hugh-jackman_diaalnews.com 2013-09-11 18:47:30 UTC
    TORONTO (AP) — Hugh Jackman may spend an inordinate amount of time playing a mutant wolf superhero, but even the Australian actor realizes his image is somewhat defanged. Whether it's because he hasn't shied away from musicals, on Broadway and in "Les Miserables," or because Jackman happens to...

  • Elton John to perform Liberace tribute at Emmys
    Elton-john--diaalnews 2013-09-09 16:57:11 UTC
    LOS ANGELES (AP) — Elton John is about to do something he's never done: Perform live at the Emmy Awards. The television academy announced Monday that the 66-year-old musician will make his Emmy debut with a tribute to Liberace, whose life story is told in HBO's "Behind the Candelabra." The ...

  • "Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom" at Toronto Film Festival
    Idris_elba_says_he_has_tested_positive_for_coronavirus 2013-09-09 05:24:46 UTC
    TORONTO (AP) — The Nelson Mandela biopic "Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom" premiered at the Toronto International Film Festival with a heavy dose of reverence for its subject, and a few extra pounds of muscle, too. Idris Elba stars as the South African leader in "Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom," ...

  • Bruno Mars to sing at Super Bowl half
    Getty_090613_brunomars2 2013-09-07 20:14:35 UTC
    NEW YORK (AP) — Grammy-winner Bruno Mars will sing at halftime of the Super Bowl in February, a person familiar with the NFL's entertainment plans told The Associated Press on Saturday. The person spoke on condition of anonymity because no announcement had been made. The official word is expec...

  • Porn star's positive HIV test prompts calls for industry shutdown
    Pornstar-diaalnews.com 2013-09-07 19:54:22 UTC
    Unnamed actor becomes third person to test positive for HIV in less than three weeks as controversy swirls around condom use. A US-based porn actor has tested positive for HIV, the third such case reported in less than three weeks, leading a Los Angeles-based trade group for adult filmmakers t...

  • Gandolfini on screen again in 'Enough Said'
    Diaalnews 2013-09-06 18:55:55 UTC
    TORONTO (AP) — After Nicole Holofcener cast James Gandolfini in her divorcee romantic comedy "Enough Said," the "Sopranos" actor kept suggesting she rethink her decision. Alec Baldwin, he insisted, would be far better suited. "He would list some actors he thought could do a much better job,...

  • Angelina Jolie to receive humanitarian award
    Angelina_jolie_says_schooling_refugees_is_'wise' 2013-09-06 09:18:51 UTC
    Angelina Jolie is to receive the Jean Hersholt Humanitarian Award. The honorary Oscar is one of several statuettes handed out by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences at the Governors Awards in November. Veteran actress Angela Lansbury, Steve Martin and costume designer Piero Tosi...

  • Lady Gaga: 'People think I'm finished'
    Lady_gaga 2013-09-03 20:58:22 UTC
    How did Lady Gaga hide from her fans? Why did she ride around in a gold wheelchair? And is she really just a metal-loving girl from New York? Back in 2008, when Lady Gaga mania began, it often felt like you couldn't avoid her. There were the hit records, of course – Poker Face, Telephone and B...

  • At Toronto Film Fest, Oscar isn't the only rage
    Tiff-red-carpet 2013-09-03 20:45:09 UTC
    The roads taken to the Academy Awards are many, but they usually run through Toronto. Every best picture winner since 2007 has played at the Toronto International Film Festival, from "No Country for Old Men" to last year's winner, "Argo." While other late summer festivals like Telluride can cl...

  • Designer calls for a halt to fashion week's celebrity circus
    Marchesa-show-celebrities-010 2013-09-03 06:50:57 UTC
    Oscar de la Renta halves his guest list for show in New York as critics say too many poseurs crowd the runways. Some of America's most prominent fashionistas are calling time on the overcrowding, demand for endless "newness" and general hoopla that has become an obsession in the industry. B...

  • 'Child of God' star slept in caves preparing role
    James_franco%e2%80%99s_n.y._times_talk_canceled_after_misconduct_claims 2013-09-01 07:27:03 UTC
    VENICE, Italy (AP) — Scott Haze says he spent three cold months living in the mountains of Tennessee, subsisting on one piece of fish and one apple a day, and sleeping in caves to prepare for the role of deranged killer Lester Ballard in the film adaptation of Cormac McCarthy's novel "Child of Go...

  • Lohan skips Venice to focus on health
    Diaalnews 2013-09-01 06:32:24 UTC
    VENICE, Italy (AP) — Lindsay Lohan says she skipped the Venice Film Festival to "focus on my health and well-being." Lohan wrote on her website Saturday that she never confirmed she would be in Venice to promote Paul Schrader's "The Canyons." She said would have enjoyed being at the festival, ...

  • Beyonce closes first day of Jay-Z's Philly fest
    Beyonce 2013-09-01 06:21:59 UTC
    PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Beyonce closed the first day of her husband Jay-Z's second annual music festival with a 90-minute set that featured hits like "Single Ladies" and "Crazy In Love." Beyonce was the headline performer Saturday at the "Budweiser Made In America" festival in Philadelphia at the ...

  • Bullock says no goo-goo eyes by co-star Clooney
    Twelve_films_to_watch_in_december_2020 2013-08-30 06:48:36 UTC
    VENICE, Italy (AP) — Sandra Bullock is putting the kibosh on tabloid suggestions that George Clooney might be making the moves on her. British tabloid The Sun published a photo of the pair from the Venice premiere of their new film "Gravity," saying that Clooney was "making eyes" at his co-sta...