Celebrities

Alan Alda, star of TV’s anti-war comedy ‘M*A*S*H,’ hailed for…

Alan Alda, star of TV’s anti-war comedy ‘M*A*S*H,’ hailed for…

Published 28/01/2019

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Alan Alda, best known for playing a wise-cracking Army doctor on the long-running anti-war television comedy “M*A*S*H,” received a lifetime achievement [more…]

‘Black Panther’ takes top SAG awards prize, elevating Oscar chances

‘Black Panther’ takes top SAG awards prize, elevating Oscar chances

Published 28/01/2019

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Superhero film “Black Panther,” heralded for its mainly black cast and vibrant celebration of African culture, won the top Screen Actors [more…]

Factbox: Key winners for the 2019 Screen Actors Guild awards

Factbox: Key winners for the 2019 Screen Actors Guild awards

Published 28/01/2019

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - The 2019 Screen Actors Guild (SAG) awards for film and television were handed out during a televised ceremony in Los Angeles [more…]

Comedian Roseanne, shunned since racist tweet, visits Israel

Comedian Roseanne, shunned since racist tweet, visits Israel

Published 27/01/2019

JERUSALEM (Reuters) - Roseanne Barr, the American comedian whose television show was canceled last year after she made a racist remark on Twitter, visited Jerusalem’s [more…]

Judge OKs new Harvey Weinstein lawyers who once represented accuser

Judge OKs new Harvey Weinstein lawyers who once represented accuser

Published 26/01/2019

NEW YORK (Reuters) - A New York state judge on Friday approved Harvey Weinstein’s overhaul of his legal team to defend him against criminal sexual [more…]

Indian sex trafficking film gives voice to ‘voiceless girls’

Indian sex trafficking film gives voice to ‘voiceless girls’

Published 25/01/2019

LONDON (Reuters) - Her role as a victim of sex trafficking was so harrowing that Mrunal Thakur almost backed out. To research the experiences of [more…]

Face value: One-time Afghan wedding singer a ringer for Canada’s…

Face value: One-time Afghan wedding singer a ringer for Canada’s…

Published 17/01/2019

KABUL (Reuters) - Afghan singer Abdul Salam Maftoon’s striking resemblance to Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has turned him into an unlikely celebrity in the [more…]

Top Bollywood director Hirani denies sexual assault allegations

Top Bollywood director Hirani denies sexual assault allegations

Published 14/01/2019

(Reuters) - Renowned Bollywood director Rajkumar Hirani has denied allegations that he sexually assaulted a subordinate over a period of six months in 2018. Hirani, [more…]

R. Kelly’s attorney denies abuse allegations in documentary

R. Kelly’s attorney denies abuse allegations in documentary

Published 13/01/2019

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - An attorney for R. Kelly on Friday called a new documentary series about the R&B singer a “for-profit hit piece,” and [more…]

Anne-Marie, Dua Lipa and George Ezra among BRIT Awards nominees

Anne-Marie, Dua Lipa and George Ezra among BRIT Awards nominees

Published 12/01/2019

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 [more…]