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Tommy Wiseau's 'The Room' gets wide release

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Wiseau's film has recently come to mainstream attention following the release of A24 and James Franco's The Disaster Artist , a comedy that dramatizes the making-of The Room , with Franco turning in a surprisingly fantastic performance as the utterly odd Wiseau. Read More »

Kendrick Lamar to Perform at Halftime of College Football Playoff Game

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On April 14, 2017, Lamar released his fourth studio album, DAMN ., which sold 603,300 copies in its first week, the largest first week of his career and any other release that year. "Having the opportunity to perform at halftime of what will surely be the best game of the year between two deserving universities is truly an honor", Lamar said today in a statement . Read More »

Body found buried in backyard of home had signs of abuse

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Christopher Rodriguez's brother, sparked the investigation when he called authorities and said his brother called from jail and told him Jordan was dead and buried in a backyard. Cuyahoga County Division of Children and Family Services removed five of the children from the home, citing that they believed they were in immediate danger, according to WEWS. Read More »

Weinstein's Former Assistant Breaks Non-Disclosure Agreement to Speak Out

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The filmmaker's lawyers told the broadcaster Weinstein "categorically denies engaging in any non-consensual conduct or alleged threatening behaviour". The document is so closely guarded because it's "a smoking gun", she said. More recently, another said she was sacked after she confronted him about his behavior in 2012, and two more said they had to escort him to sex addiction therapy in 2015. Read More »

Dave Chappelle Tells A Joke That Becomes Funny In The Last Second

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I listened to them say naive poor white people things: 'Donald Trump is going to go to Washington and he's gonna fight for us.' I'm standing there thinking, 'you dumb motherf-ker ... I saw some angry faces and I saw some determined faces, but they felt like decent folk. Rather than a multi-year contract like he had at Comedy Central, Chappelle's Netflix deal was tied to him delivering 3 specials, two of which he already had in the can. Read More »

Selena Gomez & Justin Bieber Are in Therapy Because of Hailey Baldwin

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A major trigger for Justin to clean up his act [romantically], was when Selena revealed that she underwent a lifesaving kidney transplant as a result of her battle with lupus. "Do you feel helpless?" he asked his fans and followers. A moms love for their children is pretty fierce. Although Jelena seems to be better than ever, the same can't be said for Selena's relationship with her family. Read More »

'Mamma Mia! Here We Go Again' Trailer is Here to Go Again

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The film appears to switch back and forth between past and present, showing how young Donna lived her life and fell in love. " Here We Go Again " may be lacking in star power with a distinct lack of Streep, fear not. "Grandma, you weren't invited", Sophie tells her when she shows up unexpectedly. At the closing of our Croatia summer, the island of Vis transformed into a Hollywood film set as the shooting of the feature film 'Mamma Mia: Here We Go Again!' took place. Read More »

Soros-backed group plans nationwide protest in event of Mueller's firing

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Langhofer also said that a GSA official appointed by Trump in May had assured the transition in June that any request for records from Mueller's office would be referred to the transition's attorneys. Still, it's unclear how broadly revelatory the emails will be for Mueller . But many Trump allies used the email issue as another cudgel with which to bash the probe's credibility. Read More »

Long Island Iced Tea Corp skyrockets after renaming itself Long Blockchain

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Blockchain is the ledger technology upon which bitcoin and other cryptocurrency transactions are lodged. Long Island Iced Tea Corp's shares - which rose by as much as 432% at one point - appear to have spiked on the back of the name change alone, as Long Blockchain has not actually invested in or partnered with any firms involved in cryptocurrencies. Read More »

Netflix Confirms Bright Sequel, Will Smith to Return

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He concluded that Bright is "another genre disaster that's only impressive in how arrogantly the filmmakers presume audiences will want it to be expanded into a franchise". Edgerton talks about how they had the freedom to make something original. " Bright never convinces you that it has thought through the rules of its alternate reality, with the result that you can't suspend disbelief, and it isn't a reality", The Telegraph concurred. Read More »

Kohli topples SRK to become India's most valued celebrity

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India captain Virat Kohli has been making all the news off-field due to his wedding with Bollywood actress Anushka Sharma. Kohli is also the only sportsperson to make it to the top 10 list this year, the others are all actors. Salman's value dipped owing to the failure of Tubelight (2017). Virat has signed a Rs 100 crore deal with the sports brand Puma for 8 years. Meanwhile, Prerna's another production, Parmanu: The Story of Pokhran, will share the release date with actor Rani Mukerji's ... Read More »

Dreaming of a White Christmas? These Places Have the Best Chance

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We know many folks would love to see a white Christmas , so we'll keep watching the system closely to see what develops. Whether you actually want a "white Christmas" is another matter. Monday and Tuesday of this week continued a seven-year streak of having at least one day above 60 degrees within a week of Christmas, but this time around, that kind of mild weather won't become the signature for the holidays. Read More »

Cop crawls on thin ice to save dog from pond

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The ducks Nisel was chasing were able to get out of the water, but the puppy was not. Wooley says her prized pooch was frantic and freezing. We're out there and I am certainly glad (Nisel's owner) called 911 and there was a safe outcome. "I had a scary suspicion she had gone out on the pond". Voorhees' partner, Officer Greg Peterson, pulled them out of the water. Officer Voorhees says he does the polar bear plunge every February for the Special Olympics - so he was prepared for the shock. Read More »

Lady Gaga Announces Two-Year Las Vegas Residency

Saying, "It's been a lifelong dream of mine to play Las Vegas", Lady Gaga is making it all come true beginning in 12 months. Las Vegas' MGM Resort may be getting a famous "poker face" not in the casino but on stage at the Park Theater (currently Monte Carlo) reports Vital Las Vegas . Read More »

Young Kilkenny actor to star in huge Hollywood film

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Nonso Anozie (" Cinderella ", " The Grey ", " Ender's Game ") will play Butler, Artemis Fowl's formidable bodyguard. That wasn't the only one who got cast in this film. Dame Judi Dench has been cast to play Commander Root, the grizzled, cigar-smoking elf who serves as the leader of LEPRecon, the elite reconnaissance division of the fairy police force. Read More »

Salvation Army Kettle Campaign $5 Million Behind Target

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Senn, Regional Coordinator. A total of 713 Christmas hampers have been given out in the three days, according to family services supervisor John Rankin. You can find out more about the local Salvation Army here. The event helps low-income families with food and toys during the holidays. Over a third of the Salvation Army's fundraising comes from its annual Red Kettle Campaign. Read More »

Nelly Rape Accuser Sues For Sexual Assault, Defamation

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She says Nelly taunted her from the bus as she stood in the parking lot. After Nelly's performance, she was in the mix of having drinks and went on to hang around Nelly and his company. " Xtadium Lounge is known for it's exquisite cuisine created by our Executive Chef Ronald Rodricks, with over 20 years experience he is sure to please with our exceptional menu". Read More »

Khloe Kardashian confirms pregnancy with Instagram post

The star continued: "Thank you for making me feel attractive at all stages!" 'I still at times can't believe that our love created life!' Khloe Kardashian is concerned that her famous booty is beginning to sag now that she is pregnant, according to the latest rumors. Read More »

Back together again: Janet Jackson and Jermaine Dupri spotted holding hands

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The pair's public display of affection comes just eight months after she split from her husband Wissam Al Mana following a five-year marriage. The 51-year-old singer sparked rumours of a reconciliation with her former partner - whom she previously dated for seven years before their 2009 split - earlier this week when she was spotted "cuddling and holding hands" at the after-party for her show in Atlanta, where she wrapped up the USA leg of her "State of the World" tour on December 17. Read More »

NORAD Santa Tracker is back

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With today's advanced technology, and children being well-versed in them as well, it is now possible to track Santa's whereabouts after his departure from the North Pole through a myriad of existing tracking devices. But there's so more much more than just a visit with Santa at the park. Birmingham has estimated that given Santa's busy schedule, he would have to travel about 510 million kilometers in order to duly deliver his presents to all the nice children for Christmas. Read More »

Meryl Streep targeted with 'She Knew' street art following Weinstein comments

Perkins, one of the 80 plus women to publicly accuse Weinstein of sexual misconduct, was one of two London-based Miramax assistants from the 1990s who received settlements written about in The New York Times' Oct. Many people are now waiting for the Black silent protest to be conducted during the upcoming Golden Globe event by a number of world-renowned actresses including Oscar recipient Meryl Streep . Read More »

Eminem uses Grindr to meet people

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The "Stan" hit maker, 45, was speaking with Vulture upon the release of his new album " Revival " when talk turned to his dating life. "I think he knows people will think he's joking - and that his rep will say he's joking - but I don't think he's joking". Read More »

Meryl Streep Targeted With 'She Knew' Posters

Actress Rose McGowan had accused Streep of staying silent on the topic of sexual harassment and abuse in the entertainment industry in a now deleted tweet . The street art has been circulated around various Hollywood buildings and fixtures and is an apparent response to the three-time Oscar winner's comments about Weinstein, whom she worked with on August: Osage County and The Iron Lady . Read More »

Host Quits Job After Discovering Male Co-Host Made "Double" Her Salary

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After 12 years of working for the network, Sadler announced she's leaving E! after learning that her cohost, Jason Kennedy , was earning double her salary. The gender pay gap has been at the forefront of the feminist conversation dominating 2017 (quite possibly the one good thing to come out of the presidential election), and we salute Sadler for taking such a bold stand and going out on her own. Read More »

Combat Jack Passes Away at 48

Since the announcement, Hip-Hop and Combat Jack peers have responded via social media. Osse began his career in the music industry as an entertainment attorney after receivInf his law degree from Cornell University, representing monumental acts such as Roc-A-Fella Records and Jay-Z, Capone-N-Noreaga, Nice and Smooth and several others. Read More »

The Ocean's 8 trailer is here and it's absolutely flawless

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The first trailer for the upcoming all-female " Ocean's 8 " movie is here and all eyes are on a certain leading lady. While certain types bang away at those keyboards on YouTube comments sections, angry at the fact that we have a franchise entry led by a cast of women (relax, people!), the rest of us can look at the potential of a fun heist flick boasting a talented cast. Read More »

Padman song Aaj Se Teri

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We must say the song Aaj Se Teri is a handsome song with some meaningful lyrics. When prodded further as to who she thought could have played the role when the film was being conceptualised, Twinkle quipped, "Are you trying to create trouble in my marriage now?" The film is an adaptation of Twinkle Khanna's short story The Sanitary Man From A Sacred Land , which in turn is based on the life of Arunachalam Muruganantham. Read More »

'Narcos': Michael Pena, Diego Luna to star in Season 4

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Production on season four is now in progress and the next chapter in the hit drama is set to premiere sometime next year. So for now, we're just going to assume that Peña will be telling hilariously long-winded stories while Luna shoots a blaster in the jungle. Read More »

Note shows Korean pop star Jonghyun's struggles with depression

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Kim spent almost a decade in his leading role as one of five members of SHINee , one of the most popular boy bands in the country. The sad news, which sent a shockwave through fan communities around the world, shed light on the overwhelming pressure placed on young trainees wishing to emulate stars like Jonghyun in the K-pop industry's idol system. Read More »

Prince Harry Receives Some Good News Ahead Of His Wedding Day

We have no doubt that Prince Harry will step up and do a great job. All of the dresses have long sleeves (echoing Princess Diana and Kate Middleton's designs) and are cinched at the waist. The Duchess of Cambridge, 35, famously wore a custom-made lace-adorned gown by Sarah Burton for Alexander McQueen at her wedding in Westminster Abbey on 29 April 2011. Read More »

'She knew': anti-Meryl Streep posters appear in Los Angeles

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Alas, Tamblyn's commentary drew the ire of several followers, including Weinstein accuser Asia Argento and McGowan's " Charmed " co-star Holly Marie Combs, both of whom said Tamblyn should have spoken to McGowan directly rather than calling her out in a public forum. Read More »

Zac Efron: 'I don't regret my mistakes'

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If you're having a bit of a stressful day, trying to get all of your work done before you start your Christmas break, we suggest taking a moment to watch a sweet video of Hugh Jackman . Zac has been in Sydney this week alongside Hugh and Zendaya to promote their new film in a slew of public appearances. The 62-year-old opted for a casual look as she walked the red carpet in a black halter neck dress, completed with a wrap jacket and tights. Read More »