Actor Jussie Smollett arrested, accused of lying to Chicago police
Thu, 21 Feb 2019 08:24:35 -0500
Actor Jussie Smollett has been arrested after he was charged with lying to police when he claimed he was attacked and beaten by two masked men shouting racist and homophobic slurs, Chicago police said.
Topsy-turvy season gives Oscars a best picture cliffhanger
Thu, 21 Feb 2019 07:10:27 -0500
Hollywood's awards season reaches a climax at Sunday's Oscars with a cliffhanger over the top prize after a topsy-turvy best picture race marked by the fading of early favorites and the tantalizing question of whether Netflix can trump traditional movie studios.
Actor Jussie Smollett arrested in Chicago: police spokesman
Thu, 21 Feb 2019 06:52:20 -0500
Actor Jussie Smollett has been arrested after he was charged with lying to police when he claimed he was attacked and beaten by two masked men shouting racist and homophobic slurs, Chicago police said on Thursday on Twitter.
'Empire' actor Jussie Smollett charged with faking racist attack
Thu, 21 Feb 2019 02:18:23 -0500
Actor Jussie Smollett was charged on Wednesday with lying to police when he claimed he was attacked and beaten on the streets of Chicago by two masked men shouting racist and homophobic slurs, police said on Wednesday as they sought his arrest.
No host? No problem. Queen, Lady Gaga bring Grammys vibe to Oscars
Wed, 20 Feb 2019 18:56:24 -0500
There will not be a host and Sunday's Oscars ceremony will not open with the traditional monologue in which celebrities and politicians are skewered.
From street kids to war romance, Oscar foreign-film slate keeps it real
Wed, 20 Feb 2019 18:39:56 -0500
From Lebanese street children to love behind the Iron Curtain and the daily life of a Mexican housekeeper, this year's Oscar-nominated foreign language films draw from real life and, in some cases, deeply personal experiences.
The 1975, DJ Harris triumph at UK BRIT music Awards; Pink honored
Wed, 20 Feb 2019 18:29:58 -0500
Pop rock band The 1975 and DJ Calvin Harris were the main winners at the BRIT Awards on Wednesday, each scooping two prizes at Britain's annual pop music honors.
Gwyneth Paltrow counter-sues Utah man over ski collision, seeks $1
Wed, 20 Feb 2019 17:43:55 -0500
Oscar-winning actress Gwyneth Paltrow on Wednesday counter-sued a retired optometrist who has taken her to court over a 2016 ski slope collision in Utah, saying he caused the crash and was seeking to exploit her fame and fortune three years later.
Gucci puts on masquerade catwalk as Milan Fashion Week opens
Wed, 20 Feb 2019 15:10:51 -0500
Masks of all shades, shapes and sizes took over the Gucci catwalk on Wednesday as the Italian luxury label kicked off Milan's leg of the Autumn/Winter runway season with an eclectic show rich in patterns, colors and headpieces.
Viacom keeps cutting cord, will stream programs on fuboTV
Wed, 20 Feb 2019 12:16:08 -0500
Viacom Inc said on Wednesday it will provide programming on fuboTV's live TV streaming service, part of an industry trend of cord-cutting that also has Viacom distributing content through "vitual pay-TV" providers Sling TV, DirectTV Now and Philo.
'Roma' actress says she is proud of her roots after fellow actor uses racial slur
Wed, 20 Feb 2019 04:21:29 -0500
Oscar-nominated Mexican actress Yalitza Aparicio, who stars in the critically acclaimed film "Roma," said on Saturday that she was proud of her indigenous roots after a soap opera star used a racial slur to describe her.
Queen to rock Oscars with live performance
Wed, 20 Feb 2019 04:02:46 -0500
British rock band Queen will perform live at Sunday's Oscars ceremony, organizers said on Monday, following the blockbuster success of best picture nominee "Bohemian Rhapsody."
Rock band Queen to open Oscars show
Wed, 20 Feb 2019 03:55:43 -0500
British rock band Queen will open this weekend's Oscars show, a representative for the band said on Tuesday, ending the mystery over how the telecast would begin without a traditional host.
Meghan Markle in New York for baby shower: report
Tue, 19 Feb 2019 19:31:54 -0500
Meghan Markle, who is expecting her first child with Britain's Prince Harry in the spring, was in New York City for a baby shower on Tuesday, according to Harper's Bazaar magazine, which cited unnamed sources.
Lady Gaga splits with fiance Christian Carino
Tue, 19 Feb 2019 18:24:28 -0500
Pop superstar and Oscar nominee Lady Gaga has split with her fiance, her second broken relationship in three years.
Justice Thomas assails landmark U.S. libel ruling that protects media
Tue, 19 Feb 2019 18:21:02 -0500
Conservative Justice Clarence Thomas on Tuesday urged the U.S. Supreme Court to reconsider its landmark 1964 ruling that made it harder for public figures to sue for defamation, a precedent that has served as powerful protection for the news media.
'Green Book' enjoys biggest Oscar nominations bounce at box office
Tue, 19 Feb 2019 16:58:02 -0500
Oscar-nominated dramedy "Green Book" has turned Hollywood awards race publicity into more box-office gold than each of the seven other films in the best-picture contest.
Fashion's 'creative genius' Karl Lagerfeld dies at 85
Tue, 19 Feb 2019 13:50:26 -0500
Haute-couture designer Karl Lagerfeld, artistic director at Chanel and an icon of the fashion industry with his extravagant outfits and striking catwalks, has died aged 85.
Pink Floyd's Waters slams Venezuela border aid concert
Tue, 19 Feb 2019 12:53:45 -0500
Pink Floyd co-founder Roger Waters slammed an upcoming "Live Aid"-style concert to raise funds for humanitarian aid for Venezuela, calling the event a U.S.-backed effort to tarnish the socialist government in a video circulating on Tuesday.
Karl Lagerfeld: fashion's prolific commander-in-chief
Tue, 19 Feb 2019 09:38:36 -0500
Karl Lagerfeld enjoyed the stature of a god among mortals in the world of fashion, where he stayed on top for well over half of a century and up to his death, at an age almost nobody apart from himself knew with to-the-day precision.