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CHICAGO's Renee Zellweger to Portray Judy Garland in Upcoming Biopic CHICAGO's Renee Zellweger to Portray Judy Garland in Upcoming Biopic
- October 23, 2017

To be directed by Tony nominee and two-time Olivier victor Rupert Goold , "Judy" will chronicle Garland's arrival to London in 1968 to perform in a series of sell-out shows. Scripted by Tom Edge ( The Crown ) and produced by BAFTA victor David Livingstone ( Pride ), the film will document The Wizard of Oz star's turbulent final months prior to her death in Chelsea from a barbiturate overdose at the age of 47. (more...)
'Screaming' man fined $149 for singing 'Everybody Dance Now' 'Screaming' man fined $149 for singing 'Everybody Dance Now'
- October 23, 2017

Israeli authorities have arrested a Palestinian man after an online translation service mistook his "good morning" Facebook post as a threat. After inspecting his license and auto registration the officers hit Moalla with the hefty fine for " screaming in a public place ". (more...)
CBS All Access gives 'Star Trek: Discovery' a second season CBS All Access gives 'Star Trek: Discovery' a second season
- October 23, 2017

The new installment of a decades-favorite franchise premiered at the end of September on CBS Television Network's digital subscription streaming service, breaking their single-day record for new subscriber sign-ups. CBS also announced the news with a new video promo on Twitter. The pull of the Star Trek name was always going to be a draw, but it wasn't clear how much of a draw given the saga's lackluster popularity at the box office. (more...)
Fox renewed Bill O'Reilly contract knowing of harassment allegations Fox renewed Bill O'Reilly contract knowing of harassment allegations
- October 23, 2017

To open the show, Kelly made public for the first time a letter she wrote to the co-presidents of Fox News about O'Reilly, displaying the note she sent to Bill Shine and Jack Abernethy during the top of her show while discussing this weekend's Times report about a new sexual harassment settlement made by O'Reilly. (more...)
Sam Smith opens up about identifying as gender non-binary Sam Smith opens up about identifying as gender non-binary
- October 23, 2017

Martens and huge fur coats, for two and a half years". In the interview with Attitude magazine, he admitted his late father Frederick feared he would be bullied: "I think my dad was scared for me, because of his own life experience". (more...)
Riverdale's Lili Reinhart Apologizes For 'Racially Insensitive' Halloween Costume Tweet! Riverdale's Lili Reinhart Apologizes For 'Racially Insensitive' Halloween Costume Tweet!
- October 23, 2017

Some deemed her a racist for using skin color to describe her soul, while others came to the defense of the CW star and thought there was nothing with her post. In her lengthy post, Reinhart said that she had no idea some people would think that it her post was "racially insensitive". The Riverdale star is by no means the only celeb to come under fire for racially insensitive Halloween costumes, with Julianne Hough as Crazy Eyes, Chris Brown as a terrorist, Hilary Duff as a pilgrim ... (more...)
Woman raped in broad daylight; public remain mere spectators! Woman raped in broad daylight; public remain mere spectators!
- October 23, 2017

He has been sent to two weeks judicial remand. The passers-by did not come to the aide of the woman, instead an autorickshaw driver recorded the crime on his mobile phone. "It clearly shows how the people have become insensitive to the attacks on women", Suresh said. By the time police reached the spot, he had left the place. (more...)
UN, AU appeal for peace ahead of tense Kenya vote UN, AU appeal for peace ahead of tense Kenya vote
- October 23, 2017

A Kenyan prosecutor has ordered the arrest and "immediate prosecution" of the main opposition leader's sister Monday over alleged attacks on the electoral board three days before voters are to head to the polls to elect their next president. (more...)
Singapore Inflation Steady At 0.4%
- October 23, 2017

Global oil prices are expected to rise slightly in 2018 after staying in a narrow range in the first nine months of this year. The headline Consumer Price Index (CPI) was unchanged from the previous month as higher services inflation offset a fall in private road transport inflation, said a joint release from the Monetary Authority of Singapore ( MAS ) and the Ministry of Trade and Industry (MTI). (more...)
Conor Hourihane Assists John Terry's First Aston Villa Goal Conor Hourihane Assists John Terry's First Aston Villa Goal
- October 23, 2017

I always appreciate when I ring up Jose (Mourinho) and he gives me him. Albert Adomah settled matters in the hosts' favour four minutes into the second half. The result lifts Aston Villa into the playoff places for the first time this season after enduring a hard start to life in the Championship which saw them win just two of their opening seven games. (more...)
Why were actor Dileep's security vehicles taken into custody? Why were actor Dileep's security vehicles taken into custody?
- October 23, 2017

Dileep was asked to produce the license of the agency and documents relating to the weapons used for his protection, if there was any. Dileep also clarified that he hasn't engaged any private security agency and that he had only some discussion with Goa-based Thunder Force on hiring its personnel to look after his security. (more...)
5 biggest mistakes made at WWE TLC 2017 5 biggest mistakes made at WWE TLC 2017
- October 23, 2017

Is the third time the charm? Hopefully the WWE is able to keep this momentum heading into Survivor Series next month. Asuka has now put the Raw women's division on notice as she has remained undefeated since joining WWE in 2015. Dubbed a dream match by WWE, the duo share a history together overseas as they appeared in New Japan Pro-Wrestling as part of the Bullet Club. He said in a September 29 article on Fox Sports that he had not at that point taken the physical exam for in-ring ... (more...)
Corey Feldman Charged with Pot Possession in Louisiana Corey Feldman Charged with Pot Possession in Louisiana
- October 23, 2017

Because the charges weren't felonies, he was able to pay the $640 fine rather than posting bond. Feldman said none of the members of his band spent the night in jail. SO PLEASE STOP ASKING ME 2 DO SO, ' he posted. IF I CAN FIGURE OUT A WAY 2 GET ACTUAL JUSTICE, ' he revealed, before adding 'NOBODY SHOULD LIV THEIR LIVES IN FEAR EXCEPT THOSE WHO COMMITTED THESE HEINOUS CRIMES IN THE 1ST PLACE! Feldman is famous for his roles in The Goonies and The Lost Boys . (more...)
Marilyn Manson guitarist Daisy Berkowitz has died aged 49
- October 23, 2017

The band Jack Off Jill , who counted Putesky among their members from 1997 to 1998, paid tribute to him with a Facebook post calling him an artist and a hero. Soon, the band's sound and name evolved into the Marilyn Manson that fans know and love today . Putesky performed on the Portrait of An American Family and Smells Like Children albums before leaving the band in 1996 over creative differences during the sessions for what would eventually become the Antichrist Superstar LP. (more...)
Doctor Who series 11: new companions confirmed, new format Doctor Who series 11: new companions confirmed, new format
- October 23, 2017

Of course, the network isn't giving up too much in the way of insight - the rumor is that Walsh (known in Britain for hosting The Chase ) is going to be the new Companion but that's not 100% confirmed . "These three new characters complete a new and utterly unmissable team aboard the Tardis". " The new Doctor is going to need new friends ", said Chibnall . (more...)
Fan Grabs Harry Styles' Crotch On Stage At Concert
- October 23, 2017

In the clip, the 23-year-old singer is on his knees in front of fans when the grope occurs, with a clearly startled Harry quickly pushing the fan's hand away as he jumps up, although his performance doesn't falter. Even people who are not fans of his music rushed to the singer's defence. During a performance of his track " Kiwi ", Styles can be seen walking up to the edge of the stage and urging fans to scream. (more...)
British woman killed in boat crash in south of France British woman killed in boat crash in south of France
- October 23, 2017

The official said the boat was connecting the island of Barthelasse, where the victim had dinner with friends at a restaurant, to Avignon. Her brother, Philip Wilkes, 25, told The Sun his sister was "larger than life and loved by her family". (more...)
Songwriter, Easybeats member and ACDC producer dies aged 70 — George Young dead Songwriter, Easybeats member and ACDC producer dies aged 70 — George Young dead
- October 23, 2017

George Young's immeasurable influence helped give the world AC/DC , and for that, there are not almost enough cannons in the world to salute him. George Young's career in music took off as a rhythm guitarist in The Easybeats , who in the 1960s emerged from Sydney to find worldwide success as Australia's answer to The Beatles. (more...)
Pawan Kalyan to grace NTR28 launch Pawan Kalyan to grace NTR28 launch
- October 23, 2017

The launch took place at an elaborate yellow and green coloured set that was constructed just for the occasion, containing a Ganesha idol made out of flowers with a green and yellow backdrop. The opening ceremony of NTR28 was held as per schedule on Monday morning near film nagar. Sources inside the industry say that the coming together of both the stars might simmer down fan wars in the future. (more...)
Brian Conley is the fourth to leave Strictly Come Dancing 2017 Brian Conley is the fourth to leave Strictly Come Dancing 2017
- October 23, 2017

Brian was on thin ice though because it would have been very easy to annoy everyone by hijacking the show like that, ' a source close to the BBC show said. "I've got not just Brian but his entire family as friends for life and thank you from the bottom of my heart". "I want to say something about this lady here", he added. (more...)
Manchester City playing like Brazil, says Jesus Manchester City playing like Brazil, says Jesus
- October 23, 2017

To win with this kind of record sounds ridiculous. After the match, talk turned towards the 2003-04 Arsenal side that were dubbed "The Invincibles" after winning the English title without losing a single top-flight match, but Guardiola was keen to steer the conversation back towards more modest targets. (more...)
New Stranger Things Poster & Soundtrack to Get You Hyped for Season 2 New Stranger Things Poster & Soundtrack to Get You Hyped for Season 2
- October 23, 2017

As you can see, Eleven ( Millie Bobby Brown ) looks pissed as she unleashes her powers on something unseen. If you're anxious for more from Stranger Things season 2, watch a batch of clips from the show right here . The rest of the show's cast includes Finn Wolfhard , Gaten Matarazzo , Caleb McLaughlin , Natalia Dyer, Charlie Heaton, Cara Buono, and Joe Keery. (more...)
Bishoo gives Windies the edge in Bulawayo Bishoo gives Windies the edge in Bulawayo
- October 23, 2017

But an overly adventurous stroke from Mire allowed Roach to strike, as the debutant was caught on the midwicket boundary for 27. After an opening day full of optimism, Zimbabwe were brought down to earth on day two of their first Test against touring West Indies after they were bowled out for 159 in their reply to the visitors' first innings total of 219 at Queens Sports Club in Bulawayo yesterday. (more...)
Father arrested in shooting of 3-year-old son
- October 23, 2017

The toddler was then taken to Temple University Hospital. Authorities believe the 3-year old, his 6-year-old brother, along with their 12-year-old brother were at the home but no adults were there, CBS Philadelphia reports . This shooting saddens those in the neighborhood but it also frustrates some. However, police said the gun involved actually belonged another family member who lived at the home. (more...)
Cardi B Booted From Hotel Calls Staff 'Racist Motherf******' Cardi B Booted From Hotel Calls Staff 'Racist Motherf******'
- October 23, 2017

The star was staying at the Hilton Albany in the upstate NY city when, at around 1:00 a.m., other guests started complaining about a lot of noise coming from her room. While walking, she called someone a "racist motherf-ker" and appeared to knock down a display. "Mind you, everyone on the floor was Caucasian", she added angrily. (more...)
Priscilla Presley parts ways with Church of Scientology, reports say
- October 23, 2017

Presley is just one of many celebrities who belong to the controversial religion, including The Handmaid's Tale actress Elisabeth Moss , as well as Tom Cruise and John Travolta . Only invited guests were able to attend and former members called the opening "very frightening". Some members accused the church of holding them against their will and even taking family members hostage. (more...)
Real Madrid 3-0 Eibar Real Madrid 3-0 Eibar
- October 23, 2017

With Real leading 1-0 thanks to an own goal from Paulo Oliveira in the 18th minute, Asensio gratefully received Isco's pegged-back cross. And in the 82nd minute Marcelo added a third to make it 3-0. However, on his first league start of the season, Kevin Gameiro fired home a loose ball from a corner from close range on 28 minutes for the only goal of the game. (more...)
Carrie Fisher's family to remember her on 61st birthday Carrie Fisher's family to remember her on 61st birthday
- October 23, 2017

For Fisher's birthday, she pulled out the ultimate photo. But Todd has praised Carrie's 25-year-old daughter Billie for dealing with the passing of her mother and grandmother "spectacularly". Todd said: "You can be sure that Billie and I will have a moment in reflection on Carrie's day". Her Star Wars co-star Mark Hamill posted a black-and-white photo of himself and the Princess Leia star dancing together, along with the hashtag #AlwaysWithUs. (more...)
Director James Toback Accused Of Sexual Harassment By 38 Women Director James Toback Accused Of Sexual Harassment By 38 Women
- October 23, 2017

James Toback , 72, is alleged to have harassed 38 women by dry-humping their legs, masturbating in front of them, and ejaculating in his pants. He told the newspaper that he denied the allegations made against him. The Spy story-which was about unwanted sexual advances during what were presumed to be business meetings-doesn't seem to have been caused much of a stir at the time in other media outlets, but it does show up, heavily euphemized, in later profiles of the director. (more...)
Star Wars actor Ewan McGregor says goodbye to 22-year marriage Star Wars actor Ewan McGregor says goodbye to 22-year marriage
- October 23, 2017

McGregor and Mavrakis got married way back in 1995 and have four kids together - Ciara, 21, 16-year-old Jamyan, Esther, 15 and Anouk, who is only 6. Winstead - who additionally has starred in films including "10 Cloverfield Lane" and series including A&E's "The Returned" (2015) - announced on May 13 that she and writer-director Riley Stearns , her husband since 2010, were separating. (more...)