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Bright Sneak Peek Introduces Will Smith's Fairy Tale Cop Bright Sneak Peek Introduces Will Smith's Fairy Tale Cop
- October 19, 2017

But, here's where my bite my tongue, because Netflix's Bright actually looks very interesting to me. Well, swap Mos Def for a magic wand, then put an Orc (played by Joel Edgerton ) and Will Smith in Bruce Willis' shoes. Looking at Bright , you may think, "This looks like the dumbest thing ever". "It's sort of like a nuclear weapon", Smith said. The film is directed by David Ayer and written by Max Landis . (more...)
Frank Ocean Defeats Father's Defamation Lawsuit Frank Ocean Defeats Father's Defamation Lawsuit
- October 19, 2017

Ocean swiftly left the courtroom after the verdict was read, and his attorney, Keith Bremer of Bremer Whyte Brown & O'Meara LLP, told Law360 that the conclusion of the case was a welcome relief. At the time of the filing, Cooksey reportedly made a complaint to the court, where he not only called Tyler, The Creator a "devil worshipper", but he also calls Frank a "fraud [who] only cared about making millions of dollars through Defendant's exclusive deal with Apple Inc". (more...)
E!'s 'Fashion Police' To End With Last Hurrah Special On November 27 E!'s 'Fashion Police' To End With Last Hurrah Special On November 27
- October 19, 2017

It's the end of a fashionable era , Joan Rangers! In a world that's become increasingly tired with aesthetic criticism and "Who are you wearing?", E! has made a decision to put the final nail in Fashion Police's coffin. " Joan's beloved no-holds-barred style fueled the franchise's clever approach to fashion and comedy, and we are incredibly proud of its long-running success". (more...)
'Broad City' Star Ilana Glazer Fired Staffers For Sexual Harassment 'Broad City' Star Ilana Glazer Fired Staffers For Sexual Harassment
- October 19, 2017

In fact, the comedienne was forced to fire two staffers, "one background actor and one sound guy", over sexual harassment reasons. After being sexually harassed by a "creepyass" doctor past year, the comedian says she filed a complaint in New York City. (more...)
5 children, mother killed in house fire in Silsbee 5 children, mother killed in house fire in Silsbee
- October 19, 2017

Hardin County Sheriff Mark Davis says the fire was reported by a neighbor around 12:15 a.m. Wednesday near Silsbee, which is about 80 miles northeast of Houston. Davis said the apartment "is a total loss". Initial investigations indicate that the fire was accidental in nature and no foul play is suspected according to Hardin County Precinct Two Justice of the Peace Charles Brewer. (more...)
Channing Tatum no longer developing sex abuse film with The Weinstein Co Channing Tatum no longer developing sex abuse film with The Weinstein Co
- October 19, 2017

Weinstein has been accused of sexual harassment, sexual assault and rape by more than two dozen women, including Rose McGowan, Lena Headey and Angelina Jolie . The 2013 young-adult novel by Matthew Quick centers on a troubled teenager who plans to kill his best friend and then himself. Yesterday, Weinstein resigned from the board of The Weinstein Company , the production company which he was previously terminated from , and also kicked out of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and ... (more...)
Victoria Beckham chews coffee beans on nights out to avoid alcohol Victoria Beckham chews coffee beans on nights out to avoid alcohol
- October 19, 2017

In fact, he's pretty disgusted by it. According to The Sun , by chewing on the beans, it lessens her desire to have an alcoholic drink. Victoria - who is known to enjoy a tipple of tequila - is said to have developed a taste for coffee beans to try to avoid hangovers. (more...)
California's favorite Halloween candy? It's changed! California's favorite Halloween candy? It's changed!
- October 19, 2017

Almost 150,000 pounds of Candy Corn is sold in the state during the year, most of which comes in the fall. Starburst is Idaho's second favorite Halloween candy with 60,826 pounds purchased annually. The National Retail Federation is estimating nationwide Halloween sales will top $9 billion this year. Our untested theory? People are just buying candy corn because it's a candy that people buy during Halloween. (more...)
Beyonce was originally considered for a role in 'Beauty and the Beast' Beyonce was originally considered for a role in 'Beauty and the Beast'
- October 19, 2017

Now, he's admitted that he tried to get her onboard once more for Beauty and The Beast for the role of speaking feather duster Plumette. Beyonce's performance as Deena is one of the highlights of 2006's Dreamgirls , which earned two Academy Awards, including Best Supporting Actress for Jennifer Hudson. (more...)
Avengers 4 might see the death of a superhero
- October 19, 2017

Writing on Twitter to a fan, Gunn wrote: "Read Kevin Feige's quotes & not the static around them". With numerous leading stars' contracts coming to an end, it's rumoured that one of the superheroes might be killed off in the conflict that'll happen at the end of this film. (more...)
Man Booker Prize goes to second American in a row Man Booker Prize goes to second American in a row
- October 19, 2017

Saunders said disbelief and gratitude were his principal emotions on winning. Last year, American Paul Beatty won the award for his novel The Sellout , a tale of an artisanal marijuana grower who attempts to introduce slavery to his Los Angeles neighbourhood. (more...)
Wildlife Photographer of the Year 53
- October 18, 2017

Stirton took the photo while involved in an investigation into the illegal trade of the animal's horns, a major issue that results in the slaughtering of these mammals for their incredible worth in underground global markets, with some Asian countries holding the horns to a higher street value than gold and cocaine. (more...)
Johnny Depp sues his own attorney Johnny Depp sues his own attorney
- October 18, 2017

People reports that Johnny Depp is suing his former lawyer Jacob A Bloom (representative of Bloom Hergott Diemer Rosenthal & LaViolette) for working with entertainment firm The Management Group (TMG) to take nearly $35 million from him. (more...)
Korea avoids being labeled as currency manipulator by US
- October 18, 2017

Mnuchin said in the statement. "Treasury finds that five major trading partners warrant being placed on the Monitoring List for special attention: China, Germany, Japan, Korea and Switzerland", said the U.S. The new report said Taiwan had been dropped from the watch list because since the spring it had reduced the scale of its intervention on in foreign currency markets. (more...)
Credit Suisse sees upside for Dr Pepper Snapple
- October 18, 2017

Its share price has decline -1.47% in three months and is up 1.78% for the last five trades. It has outperformed by 11.57% the S&P500. Gotham Asset Management LLC lowered its stake in shares of Dr Pepper Snapple Group, Inc (NYSE: DPS ) by 63.1% in the second quarter, according to the company in its most recent Form 13F filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission. (more...)
Bob Weinstein Also Accused of Harassment by Female TV Producer Bob Weinstein Also Accused of Harassment by Female TV Producer
- October 18, 2017

He denies any claims that he behaved inappropriately at or after the dinner. " Bob you called me at home and called me a [loser with] no career threatening me [because] I refused to do Maxim cover for you", Jaime tweeted . Why do you constantly cheat?' I could see it. According to Variety's report, Amanda, her lawyer, and TWC executives eventually came to an agreement that she never had to be in the same room as Bob , or on telephone calls with him, and would be let out of TWC's ... (more...)
Gold prices fall Rs 256 to Rs 29598 as dollar extends gains Gold prices fall Rs 256 to Rs 29598 as dollar extends gains
- October 18, 2017

Spot gold was down 0.1 percent at $1,283.16 an ounce at 0800 GMT. As many as five people are in the running to be the next Fed chair, a source told Reuters on Tuesday. "With dollar strength in mind, it would present further risks to gold, but I am personally waiting to see how the Catalonia crisis unfolds tomorrow, pinpointing a possible next move for gold, in either direction", said Jameel Ahmad, vice president of market research at FXTM. (more...)
'Facts of Life' Star Mindy Cohn Reveals Secret Cancer Battle 'Facts of Life' Star Mindy Cohn Reveals Secret Cancer Battle
- October 18, 2017

Cohn, 51, revealed to People that she is now cancer-free after recuperating on a farm in NY state ― and has returned to Hollywood. The actress, best known for her very first small-screen role as Natalie on the classic sitcom " The Facts of Life ", shared the news in an interview this week in People magazine. (more...)
Sachin Tendulkar to don this new avatar in a comic book Sachin Tendulkar to don this new avatar in a comic book
- October 18, 2017

The Master Blaster and for the cricket fan, Sachin is God of cricket. According to a report in the Mumbai Mirror , publishers Hachette India has confirmed the development and said that the comic version of the book will have about 25 pages covering some of the most exciting cricketing events of Tendulkar's life. (more...)
Watch the first trailer for Louis CK's Watch the first trailer for Louis CK's "I Love You, Daddy"
- October 18, 2017

Based on the trailer, it looks like C.K. has made his own black-and-white homage to Woody Allen's Manhattan-except this movie is about a father reckoning with his underage daughter dating a much-older legendary director. Woody Allen (L) w. Dylan Farrow (2L). Then again, C.K.'s character idolizes the Allen stand-in, only to be disappointed and horrified that his daughter is dating a sexual predator. (more...)
Melissa McCarthy, Emma Stone, More Stars Urge People to #RejectTheNRA Melissa McCarthy, Emma Stone, More Stars Urge People to #RejectTheNRA
- October 18, 2017

Emma Stone and a handful of Hollywood celebrities have released a new anti-gun ad for Everytown for Gun Safety. The Creative Council for Everytown for Gun Safety , which Moore started in 2015, announced a plan to send one million phone calls to Congress until the next vote in 2018 to urge representatives to reject the agenda of the National Rifle Association . (more...)
Billy Joel and wife expecting another child Billy Joel and wife expecting another child
- October 18, 2017

A month later, the couple welcomed baby Della, introducing their new bundle of joy to the world with a sweet photograph of her lying in her mum's arms. Forty-four years after this first hit, the singer has become a living legend in the United States, and his route was crossed in 2009, that of the young woman whom he married in July 2015. (more...)
How to Dress Like the New Taylor Swift, According to Taylor Swift How to Dress Like the New Taylor Swift, According to Taylor Swift
- October 18, 2017

Later in the video Swift is wearing her famed "Junior Jewels" pajama T-shirt and glasses look from the "You Belong With Me" music video and sitting next to a gaggle of Taylor look-alikes. The " Look What You Made Me Do " video, which was released in August, featured the pop star bringing back a number of her previous outfits she had worn throughout her career as she brought back different characters she portrayed in previous music videos. (more...)
3 arrests made after 453 bags of heroin seized in Hartford
- October 18, 2017

They say patrol officers approached the scene, making contact with the occupants. Michael Nieves (26), Ericson Gonzalez (21), and Manuel Gonzalez (21) were all charged with possession with intent to sell. None of the three men inside claimed the drugs so all three of them were then arrested. Investigators seized 453 sleeves of heroin, five grams of raw heroin, 2.9 ounces of marijuana as well as $859. (more...)
Trump's tax cuts will increase American wages: David French Trump's tax cuts will increase American wages: David French
- October 18, 2017

Other economists have previously questioned how beneficial such cuts would be for middle-income families. Lowering the corporate rate from 35 to 20 percent, the report says, would mean more profits are recorded in the USA, providing a boost to domestic investment while driving up productivity and wages. (more...)
Nielsen To Report Viewership of Streamed Shows Nielsen To Report Viewership of Streamed Shows
- October 18, 2017

Today, consumer insight company Nielsen announced it is going to try to measure how popular shows are on Netflix , by listening to customers' TVs. That's slightly less than the average viewership that CBS's "Big Bang Theory" got in syndication, about 7.4 million viewers the week of September 25. (more...)
Bollywood celebrities attend special screening of 'Secret Superstar' Bollywood celebrities attend special screening of 'Secret Superstar'
- October 18, 2017

A source close to Khan revealed, "Aamir feels that it is unfair that Kangana is being boycotted by Bollywood". The audience will also get to catch a glimpse Qarib Qarib Singlle, which brings to celluloid a fresh pairing of Irrfan and Malayalam actress Parvathy, who is making her Bollywood debut with the film, read a statement. (more...)
Bigg Boss 11: Luxury task gets ugly; Vikas Gupta gets hurt Bigg Boss 11: Luxury task gets ugly; Vikas Gupta gets hurt
- October 18, 2017

Meanwhile, it is Vikas's team to take on Puneesh Sharma's team tonight at the luxury budget task. In the task, an already angry Puneesh and Akash counter Vikas and Benafsha as they hurt Vikas's eye badly. In the last episode, Vikas was seen trying to fix things between him and Shilpa by hugging her tightly and kissing her on the forehead. Later, Hina discusses strategy with her teammates. (more...)
Ivanka Trump Said She Had a Ivanka Trump Said She Had a "Punk Phase" and Twitter Went Wild
- October 18, 2017

Ivana Trump's latest foray into writing, 'Raising Trump' , includes a few juicy first-hand stories by Ivanka , Eric and Donald Jr . However many online are questioning whether she actually was a punk, and have pointed out Nirvana were grunge, not punk. (more...)
Dragon Ball FighterZ Japanese Release Date and New Characters Announced
- October 18, 2017

In the Story Mode, an incident occurs which sees the Z warriors fall, one after the other. Players will link with various characters in a similar fashion. Be it battle and gain experience points, rescue allies, learn skills, and more while advancing on a map. Dragon Ball FighterZ releases in Japan on February 1, 2018 in Japan for PlayStation 4, Xbox One, and PC. (more...)

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