Celebrities

A year in showbiz: court drama, box office records and a young billionaire

A year in showbiz: court drama, box office records and a young billionaire

Published 02/12/2019

LONDON (Reuters) - From the world’s youngest self-made billionaire to celebrities in court, the world of entertainment produced a wide array of headlines this year. [more…]

Brazil’s president accuses actor DiCaprio of financing Amazon fires, offers no evidence

Brazil’s president accuses actor DiCaprio of financing Amazon fires, offers no evidence

Published 30/11/2019

SAO PAULO (Reuters) - Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro claimed on Friday that Hollywood star Leonardo DiCaprio financed fires being set in the Amazon rainforest, without [more…]

Elizabeth I revealed as the translator of Tacitus into English

Elizabeth I revealed as the translator of Tacitus into English

Published 29/11/2019

LONDON (Reuters) - Elizabeth I, one of England’s best-loved monarchs, has been revealed to be the translator behind an English version of an ancient text [more…]

Cyber bullying, star suicides: The dark side of South Korea’s K-pop world

Cyber bullying, star suicides: The dark side of South Korea’s K-pop world

Published 28/11/2019

SEOUL (Reuters) - The apparent suicide of a second K-pop artist in a month has cast renewed focus in South Korea on vicious personal attacks [more…]

Pussycat Dolls announce reunion tour 10 years after split

Pussycat Dolls announce reunion tour 10 years after split

Published 28/11/2019

LONDON (Reuters) - The Pussycat Dolls are reforming for a reunion tour kicking off in Dublin next year, the American girl band said on Thursday. [more…]

‘Rise of Skywalker’ actor John Boyega: ‘I left the script under my bed’

‘Rise of Skywalker’ actor John Boyega: ‘I left the script under my bed’

Published 28/11/2019

(Reuters) - British actor John Boyega said on Wednesday that he left his copy of the closely-guarded script for the new “Star Wars” movie under [more…]

Love your clothes and pass them on, says Vogue supremo Wintour

Love your clothes and pass them on, says Vogue supremo Wintour

Published 28/11/2019

ATHENS (Reuters) - Clothes should be cherished, re-worn and even passed on to the next generation, Anna Wintour, the influential editor of Vogue magazine said, [more…]

Harvey Weinstein loses bid to dismiss sexual assault charges

Harvey Weinstein loses bid to dismiss sexual assault charges

Published 27/11/2019

NEW YORK (Reuters) - A New York judge has denied Harvey Weinstein’s request to dismiss two predatory sexual assault charges, ahead of the former Hollywood [more…]

Taylor Swift puts rancor aside, smashes all-time American Music Award record

Taylor Swift puts rancor aside, smashes all-time American Music Award record

Published 25/11/2019

(Reuters) - Taylor Swift took the high road as she won six American Music Awards on Sunday to surpass Michael Jackson’s all-time record, avoiding any [more…]

Absence of China a ‘loss’ at Chinese-language ‘Oscars’ in Taiwan

Absence of China a ‘loss’ at Chinese-language ‘Oscars’ in Taiwan

Published 24/11/2019

TAIPEI (Reuters) - The absence of China was a “loss” at this year’s Golden Horse Awards, the Chinese-speaking world’s version of the Oscars, director Ang [more…]