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Moody Blues singer Ray Thomas dies at 76 Moody Blues singer Ray Thomas dies at 76
- January 08, 2018

The flautist and vocalist died suddenly on Thursday, his record label said. Announcing Thomas' death "with profound sorrow and sadness", Cherry Red Records and Esoteric Recordings said: "We are deeply shocked by his passing and will miss his warmth, humour and kindness". (more...)
The Cutest Couples From The 2018 Golden Globes Red Carpet The Cutest Couples From The 2018 Golden Globes Red Carpet
- January 08, 2018

And the two had plenty of adorable things to say about each other on the red carpet as well. Biel, who's nominated tonight for her role in " The Sinner ", was extremely instrumental in bringing the project to life and Timberlake, live on E!, lit up with excitement as he continued to back her accomplishments. (more...)
Elisabeth Moss Thanks Margaret Atwood In Stirring Golden Globes Acceptance Speech Elisabeth Moss Thanks Margaret Atwood In Stirring Golden Globes Acceptance Speech
- January 08, 2018

During her acceptance speech, Moss took a moment to thank her Handmaid's Tale cast and crew, but was quick to speak on behalf of The Handmaid's Tale author Margaret Atwood whom was unable to attend the ceremony. We're still waiting on the full list of winners as we write this, but we wouldn't be surprised if Amazon and Netflix scooped up some of the remaining awards. (more...)
Watch Tommy Wiseau help James Franco collect a Golden Globe award Watch Tommy Wiseau help James Franco collect a Golden Globe award
- January 08, 2018

Franco accepted the award alongside Wiseau, while noticably body-blocking him away from taking the microphone onstage. "Nineteen years ago, he was stuck in traffic from the Golden Globes ", said Franco. "This was billed as a movie about making the best worst movie ever made but, in fact, it's a story of friendship", Franco said, with Wiseau at his side. (more...)
Ousmane Dembele in line for La Liga return against Levante Ousmane Dembele in line for La Liga return against Levante
- January 08, 2018

Barcelona forward Ousmane Dembele could make his first start since returning from injury when his side host Levante at the Camp Nou on Sunday. "Everyone has a chance of being a starter, but in his case it's a little more complicated because he still has to adapt to the rhythm of the team", Valverde told his pre-match press conference. (more...)
Reese Witherspoon & Eva Longoria To Lead March On Golden Globes Red Carpet Reese Witherspoon & Eva Longoria To Lead March On Golden Globes Red Carpet
- January 08, 2018

This year, the event will be hosted by talk show host Seth Meyers. Trailing close behind with six nominations is Steven Spielberg's journalism drama "The Post", starring Meryl Streep and Tom Hanks. This year, fans can expect to see a lot of black. Some of Hollywood's leading ladies launched the Time's Up initiative this week, which is a "legal defense fund" that aims to "provide subsidized legal support to those who have experienced sexual harassment, assault, or abuse in the workplace". (more...)
New Aladdin movie sparks race row as actors 'brown up' New Aladdin movie sparks race row as actors 'brown up'
- January 08, 2018

But television director Riaz Meer, of the entertainment union BECTU, said: "The talent exists and is accessible". Disney has released a statement regarding the matter. Meer, along with others, believe that it's an unacceptable practice to hire Caucasian extras when there are plenty of extras that fit the look in the vicinity. (more...)
Duchess of Cambridge and sister Pippa make surprise appearance at Sandringham Duchess of Cambridge and sister Pippa make surprise appearance at Sandringham
- January 08, 2018

Kate, who is five months pregnant with their third child, wrapped up warm with a trench coat, gloves and a fur hat. Kate's sister, Pippa Middleton, was on hand, with her husband, James Matthews. Kate Middleton attends church with the royal family. A Buckingham Palace spokesman said: 'The Queen and members of the royal family were very pleased'. (more...)
Man arrested in deadly wrong-way crash in Grapevine Man arrested in deadly wrong-way crash in Grapevine
- January 08, 2018

Authorities closed down the northbound lanes at Bass Pro Drive for more than five hours as they investigated. Investigators believe alcohol was involved in the crash and a warrant was requested for a blood sample from Lockhart. Lockhart was taken to Baylor Scott and White Medical Center in Grapevine and is in jail facing charges of intoxication manslaughter with vehicle and intoxication assault with vehicle. (more...)
'GOT' Star Kit Harington Booted From NYC Bar For Drunken Behavior
- January 08, 2018

Kit Harington was kicked out of Barfly in New York City for being drunk and disorderly. The Gunpowder actor reportedly had a little too much to drink. As for the actor himself, not so long ago, he was spotted selling Christmas trees in the spirit of the holiday cheer. Harington rose to fame as fan favorite Jon Snow on HBO's wildly popular fantasy drama " Game of Thrones ", which the network recently announced would return for an eighth and final season in 2019. (more...)
J.Lo & A-Rod Emotionally Join #MeToo Protest from Puerto Rico J.Lo & A-Rod Emotionally Join #MeToo Protest from Puerto Rico
- January 08, 2018

There's plenty of work ahead for the recovering nation, as more than three months after the storm, just over half the island had power as of December 30 . Charlotte Hornets game at the Staples Center in Los Angeles. A-Rod shared a selfie of the blended family on Instagram, writing "Friday night, Family night". (more...)
Flight of the Conchords to return with one-hour special Flight of the Conchords to return with one-hour special
- January 08, 2018

Beloved off-beat Kiwi comic duo, Flight of the Conchords , are planning to shoot an hour-long special at some point in 2018. Flight Of The Conchords left a massive impression with TV viewers, despite only airing 22 episodes, across two seasons, and it coming off the air back in 2009. (more...)
Merck And Co INC (MRK) Holding Held by Martingale Asset Management LP
- January 08, 2018

Parametric Portfolio Associates LLC now owns 7,766,906 shares of the company's stock worth $497,774,000 after purchasing an additional 2,070,487 shares during the last quarter. The rating was upgraded by Wells Fargo on Monday, November 20 to "Outperform". (NYSE:MRK) rating on Tuesday, December 1. The rating was downgraded by RBC Capital Markets to "Sector Perform" on Wednesday, January 25. (more...)
'Billions' Trailer: Paul Giamatti & Damian Lewis Face Off In Season 3 - TCA 'Billions' Trailer: Paul Giamatti & Damian Lewis Face Off In Season 3 - TCA
- January 08, 2018

According to the network, the series is averaging 5 million viewers weekly across platforms. Showtime just announced Billions will return to kick off its third season on Sunday, March 25, 2018 at 10pm ET/PT. Meanwhile, Chuck's wife ( Maggie Siff ), who also happens to be Axe's performance coach, is "all in for both of them", which will probably cause at least a few problems for everyone along the way. (more...)
Rumour: Justice League home-entertainment release to feature an extended cut? Rumour: Justice League home-entertainment release to feature an extended cut?
- January 08, 2018

Justice League is now playing in theaters! The event was organized by a YouTuber named Itzmoe , and included cosplayers dressed up as " Justice League " characters like Batman and Wonder Woman . Zack Snyder fans are assembling tomorrow at Warner Bros.to bring attention to the desire for the release of Zack Snyder's Justice League movie cut. (more...)
Figure Skater Performs to 'Turn Down For What' at National Championships Figure Skater Performs to 'Turn Down For What' at National Championships
- January 08, 2018

On Tuesday, Jerosch, competing with partner Jade Hom of MA, claimed first place in the novice division at the U.S. Figure Skating Championships held at San Jose, California . Ma is in 11th place after Thursday's short program, so unfortunately he's unlikely to reach Pyeongchang. PopSugar notes another skater's song choice stood out: Starr Andrews skated to Whitney Houston's "One Moment in Time", but it was a version Andrews sang herself. (more...)
Jumanji outpaces rivals at Box Office
- January 08, 2018

The movie only earned $560,000 Dollars in midnight previews, which places it well behind fellow under-performer Star Wars: The Force Awakens and its $2.5 million USD opening two years ago. Written by Phil Szostak with a foreword by Rian Johnson, The Art of Star Wars: The Last Jedi is a 256-page hardcover book containing over 300 gorgeous illustrations from the various concept artists who helped Johnson and production designer Rick Heinrichs realize their vision for the eighth chapter of ... (more...)
Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle passes $500 million worldwide Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle passes $500 million worldwide
- January 08, 2018

In its third weekend of release, Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle is poised to earn an estimated $36 million at 3,801 theaters in the US and Canada, surpassing newcomer Insidious: The Last Key and sending previous box office champ Star Wars: The Last Jedi down to third place. (more...)
'Game of Thrones' won't return until 2019 for final season 'Game of Thrones' won't return until 2019 for final season
- January 08, 2018

Emilia Clarke stars as Daenerys Targaryen in HBO's hit fantasy series " Game of Thrones ". Unfortunately, the network stayed mum on an exact date that the award-winning show will be back. Weiss, Bryan Cogman and Dave Hill. That's right, Game of Thrones is taking at least a whole year off, reports Emirates247. The six-episode, eighth and last season , is to air in 2019. (more...)
Dancing On Ice 2018 Dancing On Ice 2018
- January 08, 2018

Legendary skating duo Jayne Torvill and Christopher Dean will be reunited with original hosts Phillip Schofield and Holly Willoughby on the show that sees celebrity skaters take to the ice in a bid to dance and dazzle their way to glory. The panel will mark the routines while those watching can vote to save their favourite. They will have another full week to practice and train before facing the skate off next Sunday. (more...)
Streep, other celebs to bring activists as Golden Globe guests Streep, other celebs to bring activists as Golden Globe guests
- January 08, 2018

Many women are to wear black to the Golden Globes as a way of standing in solidarity with sexual harassment victims and those who have been treated unfairly in Hollywood. "I have been working closely with Jane Fonda and Lily Tomlin on these issues, and they've been advocating that there be connections made between the restaurant industry and Hollywood because one-in-two American adults have worked in this industry, including many women in Hollywood, and it's the industry that has the highest ... (more...)
Radiohead Sue Lana Del Rey for Allegedly Ripping Off Radiohead Sue Lana Del Rey for Allegedly Ripping Off "Creep"
- January 08, 2018

The "Born To Die" singer has been accused of ripping-off Thom Yorke and co's 1993 hit " Creep " on her " Lust For Life " album track " Get Free ". What started as a tabloid rumor was seemingly confirmed by Del Rey's tweet on Sunday afternoon. (more...)
Paris Hilton gets private security to protect engagement ring Paris Hilton gets private security to protect engagement ring
- January 07, 2018

In a follow-up message, the former The Simple Life star described Zylka as her "best friend and soulmate" and "perfect for me in every way". I have never felt so happy, safe and loved. The couple first met eight years ago at an Oscars party at Chateau Marmont but didn't start dating until 2016, finally making it official on social media in February 2017. (more...)
France Gall dead: French singer and Eurovision victor passes away aged 70 France Gall dead: French singer and Eurovision victor passes away aged 70
- January 07, 2018

Sinatra's hit was an English adaptation of the 1968 song "Comme d'Habitude" which was written by French glam-rocker Francois about his break-up with the Parisian singer. And though Gall may be dead, her memory will live on in the songs that she performed. When her success diminished there, she tried to build a career in Germany. (more...)
Brad Pitt bid United States dollars 120000 to watch GOT with Emilia Clarke
- January 07, 2018

Actor and producer Brad Pitt bid $120,000 to watch an episode of Game of Thrones with Emilia Clarke , who plays Daenerys Targaryen on the fantasy drama. Kit apparently quipped he'd sit in for the " GOT " viewing and Brad then upped his bid again.to $120k! Both Brad and Emilia were in attendance at a Gala Dinner to Benefit J/P Haitian Relief Organization in Los Angeles on Sat, Jan 6, and Brad chose to go bit on a major auction item: The chance to view an episode of Game of Thrones ... (more...)
Fire and Fury: people queue for a copy of controversial Trump book Fire and Fury: people queue for a copy of controversial Trump book
- January 07, 2018

Appearing Friday morning on NBC's Today , Wolff said, "The president has tried to put this - this book is about Steve Bannon". "The story I have told seems to present this presidency in such a way that it says he can't do this job". Walter Shaub, who resigned as head of The Office Of Government Ethics in July, said Trump's tweets were more concerning than any claim in the book. (more...)
Man arrested for stalking Sachin Tendulkar's daughter Sara Man arrested for stalking Sachin Tendulkar's daughter Sara
- January 07, 2018

The family of the accused came out in his defence and said he was mentally unwell. "Have never seen her in person", Debkumar Maity told police. He has called Sara for about 20 times and texted lewd messages. Maity is expected to appear at the Haldia Court later today, after which he will be taken to Mumbai via transit demand. He lost his father recently. (more...)
Steven Spielberg's 'The Post' to be screened at White House Steven Spielberg's 'The Post' to be screened at White House
- January 07, 2018

At a time when the media is being accused of peddling "fake news", Steven Spielberg , Meryl Streep and Tom Hanks are bringing Hollywood star power to a movie celebrating journalism and the virtues of a free press. "I really had to think". Trump responded in a tweet, calling the Academy Award victor and 2016 Democratic National Convention speaker "over-rated". (more...)
Syfy Picks Up TV Series Based on George RR Martin's Novella 'Nightflyers' Syfy Picks Up TV Series Based on George RR Martin's Novella 'Nightflyers'
- January 07, 2018

TV networks are positively gagging for George R.R. Martin content. Game of Thrones may not be returning until 2019 , and it's unclear when (if ever) Universal's Wild Cards adaptation will happen, but Martin now has another TV show on the cards, in the form of science fiction/horror series Nightflyers , today ordered to series by SyFy. (more...)
Helena Bonham Carter tipped for The Crown season 3
- January 07, 2018

In 2010, the Harry Potter actress received an Oscar nomination for her role as the Queen Mother (Princess Margaret's mom) in The King's Speech . The Sweeney Todd and Alice in Wonderland star will take over the role from Vanessa Kirby, who played Margaret in the first two seasons. (more...)