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Madonna Responds to Aretha Franklin Tribute Backlash

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For instance, at the 2009 MTV Video Music Awards, Madonna gave a speech about the late Michael Jackson that - like her Aretha Franklin speech - focusly mainly on herself. Far more accused her of making the show's only tribute to Franklin all about herself. However, Madge has now came out and defended herself - noting that her speech wasn't meant to be a Franklin tribute . Read More »

Kylie Jenner Avoids Nicki Minaj on VMA Red Carpet

Originally he and Kylie were seated right behind Nicki in the award show audience, but TMZ reports he got them moved. Despite being "one of the top Spotify artists of all time", Minaj claimed that Spotify behaved in a vindictive manor for premiering her music before it was on their service, taking away some of her album promotion, while continuing to heavily promote artists such as Drake , whose face recently polluted the home page of every Spotify user . Read More »

Trump encouraged Gene Simmons to speak about Ivanka in front of her

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Lara Trump says that the latest tape is a "fraud" and that the snippets of discussion aired by MSNBC "took place in numerous phone calls over the course of several weeks". "He wants to pit his base against successful African-Americans", she said. Over Easter 2018, when there was a spate of firings from the Trump White House, Souza posted a photo of the head of the Easter Bunny outfit behind some unaware children, with the caption, "Apparently the Easter Bunny got fired yesterday and no ... Read More »

Pink stops concert, walks into crowd to comfort teen whose mother died

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I lost my attractive Mom last month. During the concert on Monday, Ms Donkin, Leah and friends held up signs hoping to grab the singer's attention during the concert. "It was just enough for Pink to say, 'What is that?'" But it was a series of events that led her into Pink's arms. "We couldn't believe it worked", Ms Donkin said. Read More »

Trump says ex-lawyer's hush payments 'not even a campaign violation'

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Cohen is intent on telling the truth to whoever asks him and is " more than happy" to tell Mueller all that he knows, Davis said, calling that pledge, "the functional equivalent of co-operation". Trump contrasted Cohen's actions with those of Manafort, whom he described as "such a courageous man". "A large number of counts, ten, could not even be decided in the Paul Manafort case". Read More »

Democrats continue to stall on Kavanaugh, but Grassley pushes forward

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Perez said Kavanaugh's confirmation would further alienate already marginalized groups from the government and its decisions, including immigrants, the LGBTQ+ community, African Americans, and those with disabilities. "If Monica Lewinsky says that you masturbated into a trashcan in your secretary's office, would she [be] lying?" Kavanaugh attended Georgetown Prep, Yale, and Yale Law School before serving as a clerk for Justice Kennedy. Read More »

Idris Elba won't be the next James Bond

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When asked by a Good Morning Britain reporter on Tuesday, while out promoting his directorial debut Yardie , the celebrated actor replied with a simple "no", and proceeded to keep it moving-instantly crushing fan's dreams with a single word. Read More »

Nicki Minaj Tour Tickets Struggled To Sell Prior To Postponement

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It says that "Nicki has chose to contribute more time to rehearsal ahead of the tour's launch to make certain her fans get the absolute best quality show that they deserve". The worldwide leg of the tour is still set to start in February 2019 in Munich, Germany. Sales for opening night in Baltimore is 2,000 tickets. The tour was to begin September 21 in Baltimore and include stops in Brooklyn, N.Y., Chicago, Detroit, New Orleans, Denver, Los Angeles and other cities. Read More »

Visitor tumbles into ‘Descent Into Limbo’ installation at Portuguese Museum

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According to Britain's Times , attendees of previous showings of the work have questioned "whether there really was a hole in the floor or whether it was simply a circle painted with an extremely dark black paint". A museum rep told the Art Newspaper on Friday that the "visitor is OK [and] nearly ready to return home", and that "security protocol was followed". Read More »

'The Big Bang Theory' is Ending With Season 12

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The show has remained a massive ratings hit, and CBS was more than willing to pull the trigger on a 13th season. Warner Bros. Television, CBS , and Chuck Lorre Productions released a statement on the final season. Warner Bros. TV announced Wednesday that the upcoming twelfth season of The Big Bang Theory will be the last. "We think [Season] 12 will be it", he said. Read More »

Ariana Grande Won't Change Her Last Name to Davidson & Here's Why

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I work so much I've never spent so much time planning something that's personal, that feeds my soul so much and my heart. "We're so annoying, huh?" she added, laughing. The pair recently made their unsurprisingly PDA-filled red carpet debut at the MTV Video Music Awards on Monday night, where Grande slayed while performing her new single " God Is A Woman ". Read More »

Madonna responds to 'self-indulgent' Aretha tribute

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Her Madgesty took to Instagram on Tuesday to share a photo of herself posing with video of the year victor Camila Cabello , of whom she said she is "so proud". She led me to where I am today, and I know she influenced so many people in this house tonight, in this room tonight. "For the record, I LOVE Madonna ". Read More »

Country music star Gretchen Wilson arrested after Bradley airport disturbance

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Police say while talking to Wilson she "became belligerent toward the troopers and caused a disturbance". Wilson, best known for her single " Redneck Woman ", was scheduled to perform at the Mohegan Sun casino in CT on Wednesday. Wilson is expected in court Wednesday. However, her case was continued until next month. The country singer was set to perform an invite-only show Wednesday at the Mohegan Sun in CT. Read More »

Asia Argento denies sexual assault allegations

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But in a statement Monday, Gordon K. Sattro said: "At this time , our client, Jimmy Bennett , does not wish to comment on the documents or the events discussed in the New York Times article yesterday evening". According to Argento, Bourdain "insisted the matter be handled privately and this was also what Bennett wanted". 'Anthony was afraid of the possible negative publicity that such person, whom he considered risky, could have brought upon us. Read More »

Amazon Announce The Grand Tour Game For PlayStation 4 And Xbox One

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You'll be able to drive the same roads, in the same vehicle, hearing original voice acting from the stars of the show: Jeremy Clarkson , Richard Hammond, and James May. The Grand Tour Game features four-player splitscreen, so players can race against each other-and hurl their best insults-in-person. In a video with Hammond, May, and a giant, inflatable pink flamingo in a pool on Drive Tribe , the hosts reveal that the game should arrive around the time of the premiere of The Grand ... Read More »

"Sye Raa" will create history: Writers Parachuri and Sai Madhav

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Sye Raa has become the most viewed teaser in Tollywood, after clocking 12 million views in less than 24 hours. Nayanathara is playing the leading lady and Bollywood actor Amitabh Bachchan is playing an important role in the film. Chiranjeevi, who made his comeback in Telugu Film Industry after a long gap with Khaidi No 150 , is now working for an upcoming big budget and multilingual drama Sye Raa Narasimha Reddy . Read More »

Director Danny Boyle exits latest James Bond movie, producers say

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MGM was set to release the film theatrically in the USA on November 8, 2019 through its new joint venture for domestic theatrical distribution with Annapurna Pictures, with Universal initially set to release internationally commencing with a traditional earlier release in the United Kingdom on October 25, 2019. Read More »

Veronica Mars Revival In Works At Hulu

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Kiss and Tell" and " Veronica Mars: The Thousand-Dollar Tan Line". Variety reports the revival series would shoot around her schedule; this would likely lend itself to a limited series. There has been no official comment from either Hulu or Warner Horizon TV, but it's looking good right now. In the series, she worked to solve cases as well as investigate crimes including the murder of her best friend Lilly Kane, played by Amanda Seyfried. Read More »

The Internet Was Not Impressed With the 2018 VMAs

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She led me to where I am today and I know she influenced so many people in this house tonight. She took the Radio City Music Hall stage during the second half of the Monday show for what appeared to be the night's big tribute to Franklin, but her speech appeared to be more about Madonna than the soul singer, who died late last week. Read More »

Levi Roots brands Jamie Oliver jerk rice "a mistake"

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Ms Butler, who is the MP for Brent Central and the daughter of Jamaican immigrants, said that it was "not just a word you put before stuff". 'Your jerk rice is not OK. The twitter storm about the rice heated up last week when British Labour MP Dawn Butler raised her concerns with Oliver about a jerk rice. If it doesn't have these four things in it then you can't refer it to jerk . Read More »

The best after party outfit changes from the MTV VMAs 2018

I want to thank you, Aretha, for empowering all of us. Of course, once Madonna stepped out onto the stage in an outfit that was pieced together from the appropriation rack from Urban Outfitters, it was clear the " Like a Virgin " singer was going to embarrass herself far more severely than if she tried to sing one of Franklin's songs. Read More »

Frankie Grande Says He Will Be 'Gay of Honor' at Ariana's Wedding

I never saw that coming. Ariana Grande hits the stage for her performance at the 2018 MTV Video Music Awards held at Radio City Music Hall on Monday (August 20) in New York City. The 24-year-old Saturday Night Live star kept his outfit simple - sporting a white NASA sweatshirt, black jeans and Adidas sneakers - but the style statement that got fans' attention was his blue beaded bracelet with the letters AGD in white blocks. Read More »

Drake visited a young fan awaiting a heart transplant in Chicago

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An 11-year-old girl awaiting a heart transplant operation had her dreams come true when rapper Drake turned up at her hospital room to cheer her up. The he asked: "You wanna give me a hug or what?" He posted a second image of Sofia sitting on her hospital bed while smiling and wearing a baseball cap saying " Scorpion ", the name of his latest album. Read More »

Danny Boyle quits Bond 25 due to creative differences

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Based on how much fans have adored Daniel Craig in the role of James Bond , it is clear this Craig's swan song needs to be spectacular. He had always been in MGM and Eon's sights to board a James Bond movie, dating back to 2012's " Skyfall " and 2015's " Spectre ". Read More »

Camila Cabello wins Video of the Year

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MTV's VMAs always offer up one of the most eclectic red carpets of the year, as supermodels and pop divas party alongside rappers and 'Instagram sensations. In fact, there was a hilarious gif of Alex's face lighting up as he watched J Lo twerk her ass off during the performance. She also took the opportunity to praise the other women that were nominated. Read More »

Asia Argento denies sexual assault tale, says payoff was Anthony Bourdain’s idea

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Asia Argento , one of the first women to accuse producer Harvey Weinstein of sexual assault , has been a vocal supporter of the Me Too movement, but now it seems a schism is growing between the group and the Italian actress. Bennett alleged that Argento gave him alcohol, performed oral sex on him and then had sex with him in May 2013 at a hotel. " Anthony personally undertook to help Bennett economically, upon the condition that we would no longer suffer any further intrusions in our ... Read More »

Netflix testing ad breaks for its original content, calling them recs

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This week, Netflix subscribers in the United Kingdom started to see apparently unskippable ads between episodes, according to Cord Cutters News . Whether you've been angrily watching trailers for Insatiable during your latest West Wing binge or you'd rather just skip the potential frustration of these trailers altogether, we're here for you. Read More »

Mohamed Salah wins Liverpool penalty at Crystal Palace

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The Reds travelled to the English capital looking to keep pace with defending Premier League champions Manchester City at the top of the table. Crystal Palace also is 1-0-0 in league play after a season-opening 2-0 victory over newly-promoted Fulham. Read More »

Jennifer Lopez is hosting the hottest VMAs party in town

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In this room tonight. Remember when you thought she sang, "Are you Ellie?" during the "I'm Real" remix with Ja Rule? "R-E-S-P-E-C-T. Long live the Queen", Madonna added. It seems like she just can't get this tribute thing right. Madonna's rambling tribute was both heartfelt and a cautionary tale about what happens when you reach a certain stratosphere where the obscene wealth and fame insulates you from people who might challenge your shitty ideas and ultimately protect you from your ... Read More »