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Drake grants birthday wish to little girl awaiting heart transplant Drake grants birthday wish to little girl awaiting heart transplant
- August 22, 2018

Drake later posted one to Instagram , captioning it: "Me and my love Sofia talking about Bieber and Owls and Basketball ". Last week, Sanchez, who is a huge fan of the rapper , posted a video of herself dancing to the viral "Kiki Challenge" (a dancing challenge sparked by Drake's latest chart-topping song " In My Feelings ") attached to her IV in a hospital hallway. (more...)
Madonna defends herself after backlash over Aretha Franklin tribute at VMAs
- August 22, 2018

She ended the speech with an emotional message: "Thank you Aretha for empowering all of us, Our R-E-S-P-E-C-T". If you're Madonna , very hard. Many complained that both Madonna and MTV were disrespectful of Franklin. And they asked me to share any anecdotes that I had in my career connected to Aretha Franklin! After describing her teen exit from Detroit to make her name in show business, Madonna said at one point, "So, you are probably all wondering why I am telling you this story". (more...)
James Bond 25 Loses Director Danny Boyle Over "Creative Differences"
- August 21, 2018

Bond producers Michael G. Wilson and Barbara Broccoli , along with star Daniel Craig , announced Tuesday that Danny Boyle has exited the project over "creative differences". Danny Boyle's tenure as a Bond director ended up being short-lived. As noted in the caption, Boyle "decided" to part ways with the Bond team over the usual "creative differences". (more...)
Camila Cabello wins Video of the Year Camila Cabello wins Video of the Year
- August 21, 2018

The "Bodak Yellow" hitmaker had been the night's most nominated artist with 12 nods, and she took home three prizes, Song of Summer for " I Like It ", her collaboration with Bad Bunny and J. And there was one person in particular that she noted, to applause from the audience: her boyfriend Alex Rodriguez . Cardi B , who opened the night by introducing a Shawn Mendes performance, was another big victor, taking home trophies for the Lopez collaboration, best new artist and song of the ... (more...)
Actress Asia Argento Denies Sexual Assault Allegations Involving Teen Actor Actress Asia Argento Denies Sexual Assault Allegations Involving Teen Actor
- August 21, 2018

Since then, more than 80 women have come forward to accuse Weinstein of sexual misconduct. "I have never had any sexual relationship with Bennett ", it goes on. Anthony was afraid of the possible negative publicity that such person, who he considered unsafe, could have brought upon us. 'Anthony personally undertook to help Bennett economically, upon the condition that we would no longer suffer any further intrusions in our life, ' writes Argento in her statement. (more...)
Jennifer Lopez Brought Out Ja Rule for Her MTV Video Vanguard Performance Jennifer Lopez Brought Out Ja Rule for Her MTV Video Vanguard Performance
- August 21, 2018

It wasn't clear if Madonna meant Franklin, or herself. Of course, the VMAs have always been about "moments" as much as awards themselves, and, as was the case past year, these didn't offer a flashpoint like Miley Cyrus twerking or Kanye West barging into a Taylor Swift speech with the immortal words, "I'ma let you finish". (more...)
Saudi Arabian Wealth Fund Close To $1 Billion Investment In Lucid Saudi Arabian Wealth Fund Close To $1 Billion Investment In Lucid
- August 21, 2018

Musk sparked controversy by tweeting on August 7 that he had "funding secured" to take Tesla private . Tesla Inc (TSLA.O) shares fell almost 4 percent on Monday as a $113 cut in JPMorgan Chase's (JPM.N) price target for the electric carmaker added to growing doubts among market players about a plan to take the company private . (more...)
Asia Argento settled sexual assault complaint from Jimmy Bennett Asia Argento settled sexual assault complaint from Jimmy Bennett
- August 20, 2018

She gave him alcohol to drink and showed him a series of notes she had written to him on hotel stationery. The age of consent in California , where the alleged assault took place, is 18. The Times has tried repeatedly since Thursday to get a response to the matter from Argento and her representatives. Through his attorneys, Bennett reportedly sent a letter of intent to sue Argento in November 2017, a month after she contributed to an explosive New Yorker report detailing numerous ... (more...)
Bhushan Kumar On The Tremendous Box Office Success Of Satyameva Jayate! Bhushan Kumar On The Tremendous Box Office Success Of Satyameva Jayate!
- August 20, 2018

Gold has therefore become Akshay Kumar's best first day performer. According to Box Office India, while most circuits reported equally healthy numbers for both films, Gold took the lead in circuits like Delhi and Uttar Pradesh, East Punjab and Mumbai thanks to Kumar's massy fan following. (more...)
Jose Mourinho laments Manchester United 'mistakes' Jose Mourinho laments Manchester United 'mistakes'
- August 20, 2018

After a week of speculation between Mourinho and the French midfielder, Pogba would not be drawn on what the manager had said to the players during and after the game, saying: "The first half, I think you should ask him". "Maybe we didn't have the attitude to break them, to kill them when we had to kill them and to go through the lines". Gabriel Jesus also netted, along with David Silva on his 250th league appearance for City, with the rout completed by a Terence Kongolo own goal late on ... (more...)
Stormy Daniels drops out of United Kingdom reality show at last minute Stormy Daniels drops out of United Kingdom reality show at last minute
- August 20, 2018

Stormy Daniels has sensationally quit Celebrity Big Brother on the show's launch night after an angry argument with producers over cash. "We had her, she changed her mind and she went". "She suddenly thought: 'I can't commit because being a mother comes first'". "Late last night she showed me the emails there was a custody development involving her seven-year-old daughter. (more...)
David Wagner admits Huddersfield 'expected nothing' from Manchester City defeat after thrashing David Wagner admits Huddersfield 'expected nothing' from Manchester City defeat after thrashing
- August 20, 2018

Manchester City trounced a sorry Huddersfield Town 6-1 in the Premier League on Sunday afternoon, as the Premier League champions produced another sensational performance at the Etihad Stadium to make it two wins from two at the start of the new season. (more...)
Ariana Grande Knew Two Years Ago She'd Marry Pete Davidson | Ryan Seacrest Ariana Grande Knew Two Years Ago She'd Marry Pete Davidson | Ryan Seacrest
- August 19, 2018

And while fans were shocked by the union and even more surprised at the speedy trajectory of their commitment, Pete admitted he knew years ago that Ariana was the one for him after the couple met while she hosted an episode of Saturday Night Live in 2016. (more...)
Stormy Daniels drops out of 'Celebrity Big Brother' Stormy Daniels drops out of 'Celebrity Big Brother'
- August 19, 2018

At the end of Loose Women a statement from Channel 5 was read out saying it "categorically" denied Daniels' account of the events surrounding her decision not to appear on Celebrity Big Brother . "Late last night she showed me the emails". "She suddenly thought: 'I can't commit because being a mother comes first'". Last night, Celebrity Big Brother kicked off. (more...)
Aretha Franklin's funeral will be four-day event in Detroit Aretha Franklin's funeral will be four-day event in Detroit
- August 18, 2018

In 1987, she became the first woman inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame , and in 2005 she was presented with the Presidential Medal of Freedom, the nation's greatest honor. Here's a collection, via Newsuem , of some of the front pages that marked Franklin's death, beginning with the place she died and the place she was born. (more...)
Idris Elba Tweets Cryptic James Bond Message After Week Of Speculation Idris Elba Tweets Cryptic James Bond Message After Week Of Speculation
- August 15, 2018

It's still several years from when there is going to be a new James Bond who is not Daniel Craig , who has played the role for a rather-long time now. Director Antoine Fuqua told The Daily Star: "Idris could do it if he was really tight and in shape". "My name is Elba, Idris Elba ", he joked in the first of several tweets. (more...)
Late Night Tackles Omarosa Tapes, Questions Why Trump Eats Paper Late Night Tackles Omarosa Tapes, Questions Why Trump Eats Paper
- August 15, 2018

In another tweet he mused: "When you give a crazed, crying lowlife a break, and give her a job at the White House, I guess it just didn't work out . "I can certainly say I've never heard him use that term or anything similar", she said. I would rarely see her but heard. "But she's actually a very, very fine person and a pastor". (more...)
Transfer flurry for every team except Tottenham Hotspur Transfer flurry for every team except Tottenham Hotspur
- August 13, 2018

Premier League clubs voted last summer to bring forward the closure of the domestic window to yesterday instead of the end of the month. Bridge said: "If you look at the top 10 individual players, you've got three players over £60m, reportedly, and another six over £30m so the value of the players appears to be steadily nudging up each year". (more...)
Should Arsenal be quietly confident against Man City? Should Arsenal be quietly confident against Man City?
- August 13, 2018

Ainsley Maitland-Niles came on for Kolasinac after he was hurt in Arsenal's 1-1 draw with Chelsea on August 1 and Emery said following the match he would not rule out using the 20-year-old against City. Cech was at fault for the opener after remaining rooted to the spot as Sterling's curling shot flew into the net. Arsenal finally threatened when Bellerin's blast forced City goalkeeper Ederson to make a good stop. (more...)
Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp: 'We played better than I expected' Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp: 'We played better than I expected'
- August 13, 2018

A 5,000th league win for the Reds was their biggest opening day victory in the modern era for over 24 years, as well as their most emphatic on home soil since 1932. Jurgen Klopp is delighted with the performance produced by Liverpool to brush aside West Ham United , reserving particular praise for James Milner and Georginio Wijnaldum . (more...)
Trump is a bigot who used racial slurs, ex-aide Omarosa says Trump is a bigot who used racial slurs, ex-aide Omarosa says
- August 11, 2018

There are a number of other sordid allegations in the upcoming book, including that Trump used racist language while on The Apprentice and that Trump's administration tried to keep Omarosa quiet with a $15,000-per-month hush money payment, which she said she refused. (more...)
Meghan Markle’s Royal Life Will Change Once Prince William Becomes King Meghan Markle’s Royal Life Will Change Once Prince William Becomes King
- August 10, 2018

Pasta, which is one of Meghan Markle's favourite foods of all time has been banned by the Queen from the Royals menu, as she dislikes starchy foods. Many took to social media to weigh in on Meghan's wardrobe mishap, with one saying , "Meghan stepped out in dark-colour like someone attending a funeral, and did she deliberately flaunt her bra for the camera?" "For me, once we hit the 100 episode marker, I thought, I have ticked this box and I feel really proud of the work we've done there and ... (more...)
Jurgen Klopp welcomes Loris Karius' warm reception at Anfield: 'I loved it' Jurgen Klopp welcomes Loris Karius' warm reception at Anfield: 'I loved it'
- August 08, 2018

One of the main things I was asked about after the game was: "'Can he really play as the No.6?' I said: "'Yes, he can and he will.' He had to learn and he had to improve and that's exactly what he did". Klopp swapped seven of his starting lineup at half time and the intensity of Liverpool's second-half performance inevitably suffered. Nat Phillips played an outstanding pre-season and now he played the game tonight, 70-80 minutes at Anfield for the first team. (more...)
Fans are upset with Bachelorette Becca Kufrin because her anxiety shaming Fans are upset with Bachelorette Becca Kufrin because her anxiety shaming
- August 08, 2018

But the Instagram brouhaha also had the effect of essentially spoiling the season: The amount of immediate blowback from those involved with the show, including a full interview with Becca on the topic and a carefully worded apology from Garrett , suggested he was the season's victor. (more...)
The Facts of Life Star Charlotte Rae Dead at 92 The Facts of Life Star Charlotte Rae Dead at 92
- August 07, 2018

She played "the Twitch" and other iconic comic television roles on the Phil Silver's Show and created the role of Sylvia Schnauzer on TV's classic, vehicle 54 Where Are You? In the 1970s, Rae finally made a public account of her divorce from Strauss, two years after his death in 2011, disclosing her former husband's complicated sexuality and desire for an open marriage. (more...)
Michael Jordan says LeBron James has his 'support' following Trump tweet Michael Jordan says LeBron James has his 'support' following Trump tweet
- August 07, 2018

Many NBA stars took the side of LeBron James after the tweet of U.S. president Donald Trump against the newest Laker and even Michael Jordan defends the current "King" of the NBA. Melania Trump isn't on her husband's side in his personal battle with LeBron James . Jordan responded to that, praising James for helping his community. (more...)
Meghan joins best man Harry at his close friend's wedding Meghan joins best man Harry at his close friend's wedding
- August 07, 2018

So, will Meghan visit her dad and forgive and forget? Meghan is reportedly planning to visit her father ahead of the royal couple's next global tour. Meghan Markle is still on the outs with her father, Thomas Markle . Royal watchers have also noted a sartorial change of direction as her daring pre-wedding style has been replaced by more conservative choices. (more...)
Indonesia quake kills 82, hundreds injured Indonesia quake kills 82, hundreds injured
- August 06, 2018

Tweeting from Australia , Diane Burns said her son, daughter-in-law and grandson fled up a mountain to wait out tsunami warnings after their home "collapsed" and their auto was damaged. Bali´s worldwide airport suffered damage to its terminal but the runway was unaffected and operations had returned to normal, disaster agency officials said. (more...)
PUBG, Mission: Impossible Fallout team up to shower you with goodies PUBG, Mission: Impossible Fallout team up to shower you with goodies
- August 06, 2018

Franchise star Tom Cruise , who was not in attendance, tweeted about the event on Thursday, and said "2,000 feet, 2,000 people, 4 hours of hiking". But with the summer movie season winding down, Paramount is taking full advantage of Tom Cruise's star power. (more...)
Demi Lovato Will Go to Rehab After She's Released from Hospital Demi Lovato Will Go to Rehab After She's Released from Hospital
- August 06, 2018

While the singer will have the final say in the matter, people close to her have put their foot down leaving her with only two options, go for rehab or lose their numbers. She's expected to be released from Cedars-Sinai in Los Angeles this week and her team is advising her to check into rehab. "He visits Demi every day he can, and has spent hours with her and her family". (more...)
Drake's Drake's "In My Feelings" Video Drops Tomorrow
- August 04, 2018

Drake's "In My Feelings" challenge has officially come full circle. At the end of the video, Drake woke up inside his trailer telling his friend CJ that he had a dream about the whole thing that happened in the video. The video concludes with a montage of fans and celebrities alike taking part in the dance challenge , including Millie Bobby Brown, DJ Khaled and Will Smith , the latter of which scaled the famous Chain Bridge in Budapest, Hungary, to take part in the challenge. (more...)
Man Attempting 'In My Feelings' Challenge Hit by vehicle Man Attempting 'In My Feelings' Challenge Hit by vehicle
- August 02, 2018

The videos of the viral Kiki Challenge just won't stop on social media. The Makor news site said one of the companies has now removed its advert while the other has altered its advertisement. The challenge has gathered steam after celebrities are also dabbling in the vitality with their videos. Well, it went wrong for a guy in Florida who ended up getting hit by a vehicle. (more...)
TV chief is accused by six women TV chief is accused by six women
- July 30, 2018

Moonves, 68, joined CBS in 1995 as the head of the network's entertainment division and became president and CEO of the company three years later. Executive producer Jeff Fager allegedly got "handsy" with employees and commented on women's breasts while drunk at company parties. (more...)
Spectacular goal highlights Liverpool’s win over Manchester United Spectacular goal highlights Liverpool’s win over Manchester United
- July 29, 2018

Shaqiri was introduced as a second-half substitute as the Reds completed their International Champions Cup schedule in Ann Arbor. Daniel Sturridge kept up his good form in pre-season as his effort from outside the box found the bottom corner, before Sheyi Ojo converted Liverpool's third with 15 minutes remaining. (more...)
Nick Jonas & Priyanka Chopra Are Engaged! Nick Jonas & Priyanka Chopra Are Engaged!
- July 27, 2018

The film's director Ali Abbas Zafar confirmed the news and he hinted that Priyanka's wedding with singer and actor Nick Jonas is on cards very soon. Nick earlier visited India with the " Quantico " actress to meet her friends and family. " Priyanka is the biggest Indian artiste globally today and a ideal fit for the film as she brings to the table her incredible talent and global appeal". (more...)
Officials release redacted 911 call about Lovato emergency Officials release redacted 911 call about Lovato emergency
- July 27, 2018

Not to mention Lovato's awkward performance at the California Mid-State Fair on Sunday, which saw her forgetting the lyrics to her song " Sober ", pretty much confirms that she was feeling the buzz. In the hours after the news of her hospitalization broke, fans of the singer took to social media with the hashtag, #HowDemiHasHelpedMe to talk about how she and her music have helped them with their own struggles . (more...)
White House defends decision to bar reporter from press event White House defends decision to bar reporter from press event
- July 27, 2018

The White House Correspondents' Association strongly condemned Collins's exclusion from Trump's appearance in the Rose Garden as "inappropriate, wrong-headed, and weak". Numerous reporters, including many from the European Union delegation, had been shouting questions, and, as usual, it took some time for the pack of journalists to file out the doors. (more...)
Demi Lovato's ex said to be 'completely devastated' by her overdose Demi Lovato's ex said to be 'completely devastated' by her overdose
- July 26, 2018

Yesterday, the 25-year-old singer was hospitalized for an alleged drug overdose. In the painfully honest lyrics, she sings: 'Momma, I'm so sorry, I'm not sober anymore/ And daddy, please forgive me for the drinks spilled on the floor/ To the ones who never left me/ We've been down this road before/ I'm so sorry, I'm not sober anymore'. (more...)
Demi Lovato admitted to hospital for suspected overdose Demi Lovato admitted to hospital for suspected overdose
- July 25, 2018

A representative for the Los Angeles Fire Department also told People they "transported a 25-year-old female patient to a local hospital". " Sober " does not reveal the nature of Lovato's relapse, but she sings, "I'm sorry for the fans I lost who watched me fall again". (more...)
Samantha Markle Admits Exploiting Meghan's Marriage to Prince Harry for Money Samantha Markle Admits Exploiting Meghan's Marriage to Prince Harry for Money
- July 24, 2018

Following the news of Meghan's engagement to Prince Harry , Samantha became quite outspoken regarding her half-sister's early life. The Duchess of Sussex has not spoken to her father Thomas Markle in over two months and it seems that their relationship has gone beyond the point of fix. (more...)
United States rapper Tekashi 6ix9ine pistol whipped, kidnapped, robbed United States rapper Tekashi 6ix9ine pistol whipped, kidnapped, robbed
- July 24, 2018

Hernandez reportedly gave them $US750,000 in jewellery and between $US15,000 and $US20,000 in cash - and then the gunmen forced him back into the vehicle and drove away. 6ix9ine hasn't said anymore about the case. He was released from Rikers Island on $150,000 (£114k) bail. This followed a series of videos the rapper uploaded to social media, which show a 13-year-old girl nude and engaged in a sex act with another party while Hernandez is present. (more...)
Batwoman TV Show Is Happening at The CW
- July 19, 2018

Batwoman comes from Berlanti Productions in association with Warner Bros. The show's synopsis describes Kane as "an out lesbian and highly trained street fighter primed to snuff out the failing city's criminal resurgence". Kate is also willing to do whatever it takes to make sure justice is served, even at the expense of her own personal relationships, which sounds like the kind of drama that will fit right into the Arrowverse. (more...)
Amazon’s Prime Day Gets Off To Less Than ‘Epic’ Start Amazon’s Prime Day Gets Off To Less Than ‘Epic’ Start
- July 18, 2018

QuietComfort 25 headphones are engineered to sound better, be more comfortable and easier to take with you. As Telsey Advisory Group's Joseph Feldman notes , the general boost in online traffic "should spill over to some competitors and boost sales on Prime Day", although he admits that "profitability may prove challenging, despite a well-planned counter-promotion". (more...)
Demi Moore Is Surprise Guest at Bruce Willis' Comedy Central Roast
- July 16, 2018

The Comedy Central Roast of Bruce Willis was taped in Los Angeles Saturday night, and it sounds like the action star had a roaring good time being lampooned - even when it was being done by his ex-wife Demi Moore . Gordon-Levitt portrayed a younger version of Willis in the 2012 science fiction thriller Looper , and reportedly spent a considerable amount of time working with writers on the special. (more...)
Prince Louis on best behaviour for his big day Prince Louis on best behaviour for his big day
- July 15, 2018

The Duke and Duchess of Sussex will attend, along with the Cambridges, Prince Charles and Camilla , the Middleton family and Prince Louis' godparents . In the past Charlotte's confident nature has charmed the public, she waved in glee at fans outside the wedding of her uncle Harry and Meghan Markle . (more...)
Hailey Baldwin bought Justin Bieber a custom engagement ring, too Hailey Baldwin bought Justin Bieber a custom engagement ring, too
- July 13, 2018

Baldwin was previously spotted rocking the, erm, rock in the Bahamas just hours after it was reported that Justin Bieber had popped the question to her. His message read: "Was gonna wait a while to say anything but word travels fast, listen to plain and simple Hailey I am soooo in love with everything about you! So committed to spending my life getting to know every single part of you, loving you patiently and kindly". (more...)
'Game of Thrones' leads Emmys field with 22 nominations 'Game of Thrones' leads Emmys field with 22 nominations
- July 13, 2018

And during Thursday's 2018 Emmy nominations announcement, it was revealed that it's been nominated for 22 more, including Best Drama Series, Best Directing for a Drama Series and Best Writing for a Drama Series. 2 behind GOT in most nominations, 21), NBC was again third behind titans Netflix and HBO with 78 noms, up from 64 previous year, with major nominations for This Is Us and The Good Place . (more...)
George Clooney involved in scooter accident in Italy George Clooney involved in scooter accident in Italy
- July 11, 2018

The actor was reportedly taken to the emergency room of the John Paul II (Giovanni Paolo II) hospital, which is in Olbia, Sardinia. George was taken to a local hospital, assessed, given an MRI, and having not suffered any serious injuries or broken bones, was released less than two hours later. (more...)
Kylie Jenner's Removed Her Lip Filler, RIP That Trend
- July 10, 2018

The beauty mogul uploaded a series of selfies with friend Stassie to her Instagram feed on Sunday, July 8, with her infamous kisser looking notable more, er, natural. "The one thing I was insecure about, she has. But I didn't lie". "I was going to somebody before, and it was just looking insane". Kylie took this opportunity to announce to the world that the old Kylie had, indeed, come to the phone. (more...)
Radio and television personality Ed Schultz dies at 64 Radio and television personality Ed Schultz dies at 64
- July 06, 2018

This announcement comes as a shock to all of us here at RT America", said the channel's official statement. His son David Schultz, who lives in Fargo, North Dakota, said his father died of natural causes but declined to provide further details. (more...)