Celebrities

Empowerment rules at MTV awards, with win for Justice Ruth Bader…

Empowerment rules at MTV awards, with win for Justice Ruth Bader…

Published 18/06/2019

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Superhero blockbuster “Avengers: Endgame” was the top winner at the MTV Movie and TV awards on Monday in a show marked [more…]

Toronto Raptors two-million strong NBA victory bash marred by shooting

Toronto Raptors two-million strong NBA victory bash marred by shooting

Published 18/06/2019

TORONTO (Reuters) - Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and some 2 million other fans cheered the NBA champion Toronto Raptors on Monday in a victory [more…]

Megadeth’s Dave Mustaine diagnosed with throat cancer- band cancels…

Megadeth’s Dave Mustaine diagnosed with throat cancer- band cancels…

Published 17/06/2019

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Dave Mustaine, lead singer and guitarist for the heavy metal band Megadeth, has been diagnosed with throat cancer, forcing the band [more…]

U.S. fashion icon, socialite Gloria Vanderbilt dead at 95

U.S. fashion icon, socialite Gloria Vanderbilt dead at 95

Published 17/06/2019

(Reuters) - Gloria Vanderbilt, the “poor little rich girl” who lived a life at the highest levels of fashion, society and wealth as an heir [more…]

CNN’s Anderson Cooper remembers mom Gloria Vanderbilt as visitor…

CNN’s Anderson Cooper remembers mom Gloria Vanderbilt as visitor…

Published 17/06/2019

(Reuters) - CNN anchor Anderson Cooper remembered his mother, designer and society grand dame Gloria Vanderbilt, as a woman who endured a string of heartbreaks [more…]

Taylor Swift releases song and petition calling for LGBTQ equality

Taylor Swift releases song and petition calling for LGBTQ equality

Published 17/06/2019

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Pop singer and songwriter Taylor Swift on Monday released a star-studded music video that scolded social media trolls and urged fans [more…]

Bill Cosby’s post as ‘America’s Dad’ on Father’s Day sparks anger…

Bill Cosby’s post as ‘America’s Dad’ on Father’s Day sparks anger…

Published 17/06/2019

(Reuters) - Convicted sex offender Bill Cosby’s Instagram post identifying himself as “America’s Dad” in a Father’s Day message touched off online reaction from admiration [more…]

Franco Zeffirelli, Italian film and opera director, dies at 96

Franco Zeffirelli, Italian film and opera director, dies at 96

Published 15/06/2019

ROME (Reuters) - Franco Zeffirelli, who directed the world’s greatest opera singers and brought Shakespeare to the cinema-going masses, has died. He was 96. In [more…]

Leonard Cohen’s love letters to Marianne fetch $876,000 at auction

Leonard Cohen’s love letters to Marianne fetch $876,000 at auction

Published 13/06/2019

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - A collection of more than 50 love letters written by Canadian singer-songwriter Leonard Cohen to the woman who inspired “So Long, [more…]

‘Hadestown,’ Cranston win big at Tonys, ‘Ferryman’ best play

‘Hadestown,’ Cranston win big at Tonys, ‘Ferryman’ best play

Published 10/06/2019

NEW YORK (Reuters) - “Hadestown,” a folk opera about a young couple’s dark trek to the underworld, topped Broadway’s Tony awards on Sunday winning eight [more…]