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Pixar founder on leave after allegations of ‘unwanted hugs’

Pixar founder on leave after allegations of ‘unwanted hugs’

John Lasseter, the head of animation at Pixar and Disney, is taking a leave of absence after allegations of misconduct emerged about him. Current and former staff told The Hollywood Reporter that Mr Lasseter frequently gave unwanted hugs and invaded personal space. MORE...

(0) Comments | November 22, 2017  10:32 am
 American Music Awards 2017: The winners list

American Music Awards 2017: The winners list

From powerhouse singers Pink and Kelly Clarkson kicking off the show with a duet of R.E.M.’s “Everybody Hurts,” to Pink later performing on the side of the building, Selena Gomez’s first awards show performance since undergoing a kidney transplant,Diana Ross being honored with a Lifetime Achievement Award MORE...

(0) Comments | November 21, 2017  9:57 am
AC/DC guitarist and co-founder Malcolm Young dies at 64

AC/DC guitarist and co-founder Malcolm Young dies at 64

Malcolm Young, guitarist and co-founder of AC/DC, died Saturday at the age of 64. Young had been suffering with dementia for the past three years, an illness that forced his retirement from the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame-inducted band he founded with his brother Angus Young in 1973. MORE...

(0) Comments | November 19, 2017  12:11 pm
Princes William and Harry get royal casting call for ‘Star Wars: The Last Jedi’

Princes William and Harry get royal casting call for ‘Star Wars: The Last Jedi’

A big Star Wars secret is out and actor John Boyega has spilled it: Prince William and Prince Harry will appear in The Last Jedi, due Dec. 15 — only you won’t know it because they’re playing First Order Stormtroopers in signature face-obscuring helmets. MORE...

(0) Comments | November 18, 2017  1:40 pm
Rapper Lil Peep dies aged 21 of suspected overdose

Rapper Lil Peep dies aged 21 of suspected overdose

Lil Peep, a fast-rising rapper whose emotional tracks charted depression and drug use, has died aged 21 while on tour in Arizona. His UK representative confirmed the news to the Guardian. MORE...

(0) Comments | November 17, 2017  1:44 pm
Blake Shelton named 2017’s Sexiest Man Alive

Blake Shelton named 2017’s Sexiest Man Alive

Country superstar Blake Shelton might have made a name for himself as a judge on NBC’s hit series, The Voice, but he’s got another title now: 2017’s Sexiest Man Alive! MORE...

(0) Comments | November 15, 2017  10:40 am
Amazon announces ‘Lord of the Rings’ TV show

Amazon announces ‘Lord of the Rings’ TV show

In its quest to launch a hit fantasy series of the Game of Thrones caliber, Amazon has closed a massive deal — said to be close to $250 million — to acquire global TV rights to The Lord of the Rings, based on the fantasy novels by J.R.R. Tolkien. MORE...

(0) Comments | November 14, 2017  9:34 am
Shawn Mendes bests Swift, Sheeran for EMA’s top prize

Shawn Mendes bests Swift, Sheeran for EMA’s top prize

Shawn Mendes beat Taylor Swift and Ed Sheeran to win the best-artist prize Sunday at the MTV EMA, while U2 were proclaimed global icons in a show that celebrated London’s diverse culture, from pubs to pirate radio. MORE...

(0) Comments | November 13, 2017  11:16 am
Introspective Eminem returns with Beyonce tie-up

Introspective Eminem returns with Beyonce tie-up

superstar Eminem made his long-awaited return Friday with a strikingly fresh sound – an introspective ballad that features Beyonce. Eminem, the top-selling rapper of all time who earned his fame on the back of aggressive beats and lightning-quick rhymes, is accompanied almost entirely by piano and strings on the new track, Walk on Water. MORE...

(0) Comments | November 11, 2017  11:14 am
CMA Awards Pay Tribute To Las Vegas Shooting Victims

CMA Awards Pay Tribute To Las Vegas Shooting Victims

The 51st annual Country Music Association Awards kicked off with a tribute to the victims of last month’s Las Vegas tragedy. MORE...

(0) Comments | November 9, 2017  10:06 am
‘Thor: Ragnarok’ marks 17th straight number one opening for Marvel

‘Thor: Ragnarok’ marks 17th straight number one opening for Marvel

“Thor: Ragnarok,” Marvel Studios’ seventeenth film, opened on top of the box office this weekend. That keeps the perfect streak alive for Disney’s (DIS) superhero studio. It has never had one of its films fall short of opening in the number one spot. MORE...

(0) Comments | November 7, 2017  10:30 am
Jimmy Fallon’s Mother dies one day after cancellation of Tonight Show Taping

Jimmy Fallon’s Mother dies one day after cancellation of Tonight Show Taping

Jimmy Fallon is mourning the death of his mother Gloria, who passed away on Saturday (4), PEOPLE confirms. MORE...

(0) Comments | November 5, 2017  2:41 pm
Tyrese Gibson threatens to quit ‘Fast and Furious’

Tyrese Gibson threatens to quit ‘Fast and Furious’

Singer/actor Tyrese Gibson has been sharing quite a bit on social media these days. Gibson, who professionally goes by Tyrese, is apparently involved in a beef with “Fast and Furious” franchise costar Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson. MORE...

(0) Comments | November 4, 2017  12:50 pm
The Lion King Cast Announced: Beyoncé, Donald Glover, Billy Eichner & More Officially Join Remake

The Lion King Cast Announced: Beyoncé, Donald Glover, Billy Eichner & More Officially Join Remake

Disney Live Action announced the full all-star cast of Jon Favreau‘s new take on the 1994 classic animated film, The Lion King. While there have been rumors swirling about for months, Beyoncé, Donald Glover, Seth Rogen and more stars have officially signed on for the live-action retelling of the beloved film. MORE...

(0) Comments | November 3, 2017  8:05 am
Billy Connolly receives knighthood at Buckingham Palace

Billy Connolly receives knighthood at Buckingham Palace

The comedian and actor was recognised for his services to entertainment and charity. Sir Billy Connolly received the honour yesterday (October 31) after being named in the Queen’s birthday honours list in June. MORE...

(0) Comments | November 1, 2017  8:46 am
Kevin Spacey criticized for how he came out

Kevin Spacey criticized for how he came out

Actors are usually hailed for coming out but Kevin Spacey is being criticized. That’s because many are taking exception with the “House of Cards” star revealing his sexuality as part of an apology in the wake of an accusation of sexual misconduct. MORE...

(0) Comments | October 31, 2017  7:43 am
Fats Domino dies aged 89: Tributes paid to rock ‘n’ roll pioneer

Fats Domino dies aged 89: Tributes paid to rock ‘n’ roll pioneer

Fats Domino, the rock ‘n’ roll pioneer whose steady, pounding piano and easy baritone helped change popular music, has died at the age of 89. MORE...

(0) Comments | October 26, 2017  3:18 pm
68-year old Billy Joel welcomes baby number three with fourth wife

68-year old Billy Joel welcomes baby number three with fourth wife

A little over one week after Billy Joel confirmed that he and his fourth wife, Alexis Joel, were pregnant with their second child, the 68-year-old singer has welcomed their bundle of joy. MORE...

(0) Comments | October 25, 2017  11:38 am
‘Everything was fine until you went off the air,’ Letterman told as he receives Twain Prize

‘Everything was fine until you went off the air,’ Letterman told as he receives Twain Prize

David Letterman, the longest-serving host in US late-night television, was awarded theMark Twain Prize for American Humor on Sunday. MORE...

(0) Comments | October 24, 2017  11:16 am
Playboy’s 1st transgender Playmate hopes to ‘pave way for all women’

Playboy’s 1st transgender Playmate hopes to ‘pave way for all women’

Men’s magazine Playboy has featured its first ever — transgender ‘playmate’ centerfold in its November issue, a move which the model hopes will pave the way for “all women - trans or otherwise — in fashion and other sectors.” MORE...

(0) Comments | October 21, 2017  10:47 am
More than 40 women accuse Harvey Weinstein of sexual assault

More than 40 women accuse Harvey Weinstein of sexual assault

The New York Times story that unearthed the first of what would become more than 40 accusations of sexual harassment, and in some cases assault, against movie titan Harvey Weinstein started with an account from Judd. MORE...

(0) Comments | October 19, 2017  12:23 pm
Amazon Studio executive Roy Price resigns after sexual harassment allegations

Amazon Studio executive Roy Price resigns after sexual harassment allegations

Amazon Studios chief Roy Price has resigned, a company spokeswoman said on Tuesday, following allegations that he harassed a producer and took no action when an actress told him she was sexually assaulted by producer Harvey Weinstein. MORE..

(0) Comments | October 18, 2017  3:18 pm
 Ed Sheeran breaks arm in cycling accident

Ed Sheeran breaks arm in cycling accident

Pop star Ed Sheeran has broken his right arm, putting his upcoming tour dates in jeopardy. “I’ve had a bit of a bicycle accident,” wrote the star on his Instagram page, posting a picture of his arm in a cast. MORE...

(0) Comments | October 17, 2017  11:48 am
WWE signs first woman wrestler from Arab world in global push

WWE signs first woman wrestler from Arab world in global push

World Wrestling Entertainment Inc. signed its first female performer from the Arab world on Sunday, smashing cultural taboos as the U.S.-based pageant seeks to piledrive its way into lucrative foreign markets. MORE..

(0) Comments | October 15, 2017  11:26 pm
Eminem unleashes freestyle rap attack on ‘kamikaze, racist, orange’ Trump

Eminem unleashes freestyle rap attack on ‘kamikaze, racist, orange’ Trump

The rapper Eminem has issued an ultimatum to his fans – support either him or Donald Trump – in a scorching rap played at Tuesday night’s BET awards. MORE...

(0) Comments | October 12, 2017  9:47 am