FILE PHOTO: U.S. vocalist, songwriter and producer R. Kelly performs on the final day of the St Lucia Jazz and Arts Festival at Pigeon Island National Landmark, in St. Lucia, May 12, 2013. REUTERS/Andrea De Silva/File Photo LOS ANGELES (Reuters) – R. Kelly has parted ways with the Sony Music-owned RCA record label, Billboard magazine
LOS ANGELES (Reuters) – Singer Gladys Knight has defended her decision to perform the U.S. national anthem after receiving criticism from supporters of former quarterback Colin Kaepernick, who used the pre-game tradition to protest racial injustice. FILE PHOTO: 2018 American Music Awards – Show – Los Angeles, California, U.S., 09/10/2018 – Gladys Knight performs a
Dresses from French actress Catherine Deneuve’s wardrobe and designed by French designer Yves Saint Laurent are displayed in the showroom of Christie’s auction house before the collection sale in Paris, France, January 18, 2019. REUTERS/Benoit Tessier PARIS (Reuters) – A beaded dress worn by Catherine Deneuve when she first met Alfred Hitchcock in 1969 are
FILE PHOTO: Director Susanne Bier and cast member Sandra Bullock arrive for the European premiere of the movie “Bird Box” at Zoo Palast cinema in Berlin, Germany, November 27, 2018. REUTERS/Fabrizio Bensch LOS ANGELES (Reuters) – Netflix Inc on Thursday said more than 80 million member households will have watched its thriller movie “Bird Box”
FILE PHOTO: Cast member Rihanna poses for pictures on the red carpet for the European premiere of Ocean’s 8 in London, Britain June 13, 2018. REUTERS/Simon Dawson/File Photo PARIS (Reuters) – Louis Vuitton parent owner LVMH is developing a luxury brand with singer Rihanna, in a rare move by the acquisitive group towards building a
BRASILIA (Reuters) – A high-profile dispute between supermodel Gisele Bundchen and Brazil’s agriculture minister over deforestation escalated this week, coming as activists worry about new President Jair Bolsonaro’s environmental policies. FILE PHOTO: Model Gisele Bundchen arrives at the Metropolitan Museum of Art Costume Institute Gala (Met Gala) to celebrate the opening of “Heavenly Bodies: Fashion
FILE PHOTO: Actress Paris Jackson poses for a photo before attending the Versace presentation in New York, U.S. December 2, 2018. REUTERS/Allison Joyce/File Photo LOS ANGELES (Reuters) – Paris Jackson, the only daughter of late singer Michael Jackson, on Wednesday played down reports that she is undergoing treatment, saying she is “happy, healthy, and better
FILE PHOTO – Beyonce performs at the 59th Annual Grammy Awards in Los Angeles, California, U.S. on February 12, 2017. REUTERS/Lucy Nicholson/File Photo LOS ANGELES (Reuters) – A lawsuit brought by Beyonce over the sale of “Feyonce” items to engaged couples has been dismissed at the singer’s request, court documents showed on Wednesday. The pop
FILE PHOTO: Elizabeth Holmes, CEO of Theranos, attends a panel discussion during the Clinton Global Initiative’s annual meeting in New York, U.S., September 29, 2015. REUTERS/Brendan McDermid LOS ANGELES (Reuters) – A television documentary about the rise and fall of Theranos Inc will include deposition tapes from founder and former Chief Executive Elizabeth Holmes and
FILE PHOTO: Mariah Carey performs during New Year’s eve celebrations in Times Square in New York City, New York, U.S., December 31, 2017. REUTERS/Carlo Allegri NEW YORK (Reuters) – Singer Mariah Carey on Wednesday sued her former assistant for breaking a nondisclosure agreement, negligence and theft, according to court documents. Carey, one of the world’s
FILE PHOTO: Cast member Rihanna poses as she arrives at the world premiere of the film “Ocean’s 8” at Alice Tully Hall in New York City, New York, U.S., June 5, 2018. REUTERS/Mike Segar LOS ANGELES (Reuters) – Rihanna has sued her father for trading on her Fenty brand name and suggesting that a business
(Reuters) – Carol Channing, who won over audiences with her giddy, guileless charm in signature roles in Broadway’s “Hello, Dolly!” and “Gentlemen Prefer Blondes,” died in her California home on Tuesday at the age of 97, according to her publicist. FILE PHOTO: Comedian Carol Channing poses at the 26th Annual Palm Springs International Film Festival
FILE PHOTO: 24th Critics Choice Awards – Arrivals – Santa Monica, California, U.S., January 13, 2019 – Spike Lee. REUTERS/Danny Moloshok LONDON (Reuters) – Rockers The Killers have teamed up with film director Spike Lee to make the music video for their latest song, “Land Of The Free”, a protest against President Donald Trump’s planned
LOS ANGELES (Reuters) – The largest actors union in the United States on Monday accused the organizers of the Oscars of trying to intimidate celebrities not to present at rival award shows. FILE PHOTO: 24th Screen Actors Guild Awards – Show – Los Angeles, California, U.S., 21/01/2018 – Actor Morgan Freeman accepts the Life Achievement
Britain’s Meghan, Duchess of Sussex arrives for a visit to Hamilton Square in Birkenhead, Britain January 14, 2019. REUTERS/Carl Recine BIRKENHEAD, England (Reuters) – Meghan Markle, wife of Britain’s Prince Harry, told royal well-wishers on Monday she was six months pregnant but the royal couple do not know the gender of their first baby, British
OSLO Reuters) – Norwegian police said on Monday they were investigating allegations that some listening numbers at Tidal Music, owned by Jay-Z, Beyonce and other stars, were artificially inflated. FILE PHOTO: Beyonce arrives with husband Jay-Z at the Metropolitan Museum of Art Costume Institute Gala 2015 celebrating the opening of “China: Through the Looking Glass,”
FILE PHOTO – 2018 iHeartRadio Music Awards – Show – Los Angeles, California, U.S., 11/03/2018 – Adam Levine of Maroon 5. REUTERS/Mario Anzuoni (Reuters) – Pop band Maroon 5 will provide the halftime entertainment at next month’s Super Bowl in Atlanta in a show that will also feature rappers Travis Scott and Big Boi, the
LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) – In a surprise box office victory, STX’s “The Upside” doubled expectations with its $19.5 million debut, enough to defeat “Aquaman’s” three-week reign in North America. FILE PHOTO: Actor Bryan Cranston arrives at the premiere of the film “The Upside” at Toronto International Film Festival (TIFF) in Toronto, September 8, 2017. REUTERS/Fred
LONDON (Reuters) – Singers Anne-Marie, Dua Lipa, Jess Glynne and George Ezra are among the nominees for next month’s BRIT Awards, Britain’s annual pop music honors, in a list dominated by young talent. FILE PHOTO – Dua Lipa performs during Z100’s iHeartRadio Jingle Ball 2018 concert at Madison Square Garden in New York City, New
LOS ANGELES (Reuters) – An attorney for R&B singer R. Kelly on Friday called a new Lifetime documentary series a “for-profit hit piece,” and said allegations of abuse by the Grammy-winning musician were a “complete fabrication.” FILE PHOTO: Singer R. Kelly arrives at the 41st American Music Awards in Los Angeles, California November 24, 2013.
LOS ANGELES (Reuters) – Michael Jackson’s estate on Thursday condemned on Thursday an upcoming documentary about alleged child sexual abuse by the late singer as another “outrageous and pathetic attempt” to cash in on his fame. FILE PHOTO: Michael Jackson arrives at the Oxford University Union to give a lecture, and launch his global initiative
FILE PHOTO: A Tintin balloon float is seen in Albertine Square during Balloon’s Day Parade in Brussels September 6, 2014. REUTERS/Eric Vidal BRUSSELS (Reuters) – Tintin will mark his 90th birthday this year with a return to controversy as his Belgian creator’s heirs release a new edition of “Tintin in the Congo”, a work from
LOS ANGELES (Reuters) – Lady Gaga has vowed to remove a duet she recorded with R&B singer R.Kelly from streaming services and never collaborate with him again. FILE PHOTO: Lady Gaga poses for photographers as she arrives for the National Board of Review Awards gala in New York City, New York, U.S., January 8, 2019.
LOS ANGELES (Reuters) – A federal judge in Los Angeles on Wednesday dismissed actress Ashley Judd’s sexual harassment claim against movie producer Harvey Weinstein but said she could proceed with a defamation claim against him. FILE PHOTO: Film producer Harvey Weinstein attends a hearing in New York State Supreme Court in the Manhattan borough of
LONDON (Reuters) – M. Night Shyamalan, the director known for his film-ending twists, brought his latest offering to London on Wednesday, comic book thriller “Glass” – a tale merging two of his previous movies. Actor Bruce Willis attends the European premiere of “Glass” in London, Britain January 9, 2019. REUTERS/Henry Nicholls Starring Bruce Willis, Samuel
LOS ANGELES (Reuters) – The 50th anniversary of the Woodstock music festival, one of the watersheds of the 1960s counterculture movement, will be celebrated in August with two competing events. FILE PHOTO: Janet Huey displays her original ticket at the site of the original Woodstock Music Festival in Bethel, New York, U.S. August 14, 2009.
NEW YORK (Reuters) – The actor Kevin Hart ruled out hosting this year’s Oscars because he no longer had enough time to prepare for the show, days after saying he was evaluating his December decision to step down over criticism of past homophobic comments. FILE PHOTO: Cast member Kevin Hart poses at the premiere for
LONDON (Reuters) – “The Favourite” led the nominations for the British Academy of Film and Television Arts (BAFTA) awards on Wednesday, with 12 nods for the costume drama that has already won its leading actress Olivia Colman critical acclaim and several prizes. FILE PHOTO: Actors Rachel Weisz, Olivia Colman and Emma Stone pose at the
FILE PHOTO: Actor Margot Robbie attends the European premiere of “Mary Queen of Scots” in London, Britain December 10, 2018. REUTERS/Phil Noble LOS ANGELES (Reuters) – Australian actress Margot Robbie is to play Barbie in the first live-action feature movie about the iconic and controversial doll, who has enjoyed multiple careers in her 60-year lifetime.
FILE PHOTO: Film producer Harvey Weinstein exits the New York Supreme Court in the Manhattan borough of New York City, New York, U.S., December 20, 2018. REUTERS/Eduardo Munoz/File Photo NEW YORK (Reuters) – Disgraced movie mogul Harvey Weinstein will go on trial in Manhattan on May 6 on charges of sexually assaulting two women, his