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Celebrities pay tribute to comedy legend Jerry Lewis

Celebrities pay tribute to comedy legend Jerry Lewis

Published 21/08/2017

Jerry Lewis, who parlayed his distinctive style of low-brow comedy into a long-running movie and stage career and became a fixture on the American calendar with his Labor Day charity telethon, died in Las Vegas on Sunday at the age of 91. [more…]

Jerry Lewis, king of low-brow comedy and charity fundraiser, dies at 91

Jerry Lewis, king of low-brow comedy and charity fundraiser, dies at 91

Published 21/08/2017

Jerry Lewis, the high prince of low-brow comedy on stage and in film as well as a fund-raising powerhouse with his annual Labor Day telethon, died on Sunday at the age of 91, his family said. [more…]

Facts about comedian and actor Jerry Lewis, dead at 91

Facts about comedian and actor Jerry Lewis, dead at 91

Published 20/08/2017

Jerry Lewis, the comedic legend who teamed up with Dean Martin before starring in his own series of slapstick movies, died at his Las Vegas home at the age of 91, his family said. [more…]

Comedian, civil rights activist Dick Gregory dies at 84

Comedian, civil rights activist Dick Gregory dies at 84

Published 20/08/2017

Dick Gregory, a comedian who lambasted racism and played a prominent role in the 1960s civil rights movement after becoming one of the first black comics to perform for white audiences, died on Saturday at age 84, his son said. [more…]

Judge rejects bid by Polanski`s 1977 rape victim to end case

Judge rejects bid by Polanski`s 1977 rape victim to end case

Published 19/08/2017

A Los Angeles judge on Friday rejected a request by the woman who was raped by director Roman Polanski 40 years ago to have the criminal case against him dismissed. [more…]

Taylor Swift goes blank on social media, sending fans into frenzy

Taylor Swift goes blank on social media, sending fans into frenzy

Published 18/08/2017

Taylor Swift, one of the most popular celebrities on social media, wiped all her accounts on Friday, sending fans into a frenzy over whether the pop singer had been hacked, was preparing to launch a new album, or was about to reinvent herself. [more…]

British television entertainer Bruce Forsyth dies aged 89: BBC

British television entertainer Bruce Forsyth dies aged 89: BBC

Published 18/08/2017

Veteran British television presenter and entertainer Bruce Forsyth, who appeared for decades on a string of Saturday night primetime shows, has died at the age of 89, the BBC reported on Friday. [more…]

Lawyers in Taylor Swift`s groping trial move to closing arguments

Lawyers in Taylor Swift`s groping trial move to closing arguments

Published 14/08/2017

Lawyers for U.S. pop star Taylor Swift and the Colorado DJ she accuses of groping her were due to deliver closing arguments on Monday before the federal court jury weighing her sexual assault claims against his assertion that he was wrongfully fired. [more…]

Colorado DJ`s suit against Taylor Swift dismissed in groping trial

Colorado DJ`s suit against Taylor Swift dismissed in groping trial

Published 12/08/2017

Pop star Taylor Swift on Friday won an important ruling in the trial stemming from her allegation that she was groped by a Colorado disc jockey, with the judge dismissing the DJ's rival claim accusing the singer of wrongfully getting him fired. [more…]

Colorado disc jockey`s suit against Taylor Swift dismissed

Colorado disc jockey`s suit against Taylor Swift dismissed

Published 12/08/2017

Pop star Taylor Swift on Friday won a preliminary round in a federal court trial stemming from her allegation that she was groped by a Colorado disc jockey, as the judge dismissed the DJ's rival claim accusing the singer of wrongfully getting him fired. [more…]