Thursday , 17 January 2019

Entertainment News

Lady Gaga facing pressure to condemn R. Kelly

But in the wake of a recent Lifetime documentary series that chronicles allegations of abuse, predatory behavior and pedophilia against Kelly, Gaga is now facing pressure to condemn him. Kelly has strongly denied the allegations. Celebrities respond to ‘Surviving R. Kelly’ Gaga’s single “Do What U Want” featured vocals by Kelly, a move that was controversial when it released nearly …

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Kevin Hart says 'I'm over it' and won't host the Oscars

The comedian and actor appeared on “Good Morning America” Wednesday and told host Michael Strahan “no” when asked if he will helm the Academy Awards on February 24. Hart stepped down December 7 from hosting the Oscars — just two days after announcing he would host — after homophobic comments he made years ago resurfaced. Hart, who had repeatedly apologized …

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Rose McGowan to plead no contest to drug charge

State prosecutors have agreed to reduce the felony charge to a misdemeanor of possession of a controlled substance, attorney James Hundley said Tuesday. Prosecutors will recommend that McGowan be sentenced to pay a fine, Hundley said. “Ms. McGowan has accepted this agreement in order to spare her family, her friends, and her supporters the emotional strain of a criminal trial,” …

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New York police have closed the investigations into Mario Batali

CNN has reached out to a representative for Batali. Only one of the two cases the NYPD’s Special Victims Division was investigating was within the statute of limitations, the official told CNN, and the NYPD was not able to develop probable cause in either of the two cases. The department doesn’t have any open cases into Batali, the official said. …

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'Sex Education,' 'Butterfly' join British streaming invasion

The most distinctive of the newcomers deal with youth-centric stories, albeit in decidedly different ways. Netflix’s “Sex Education” is about a teenage boy (Asa Butterfield), who has acquired detailed knowledge of sexuality thanks to his sex-therapist mother (“The X-Files'” Gillian Anderson), although that’s merely a jumping-off point for a whole lot of awkwardness and discomfort. Easily more interesting — and …

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BAFTA nominations: Olivia Colman, Rami Malek tipped for British film awards

Emma Stone, Rachel Weisz and Olivia Colman — the three main actresses from the comedy — all received nominations for their work. Meanwhile, “A Star is Born” received seven nominations, including nods to Bradley Cooper and Lady Gaga for best actor and actress. Cooper, who directed the film, was also nominated for best director. and British rock band Queen — …

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Jimmy Kimmel is keeping federal workers employed during the shutdown

The frequent critic of President Trump made the announcement Monday night during his monologue on “Jimmy Kimmel Live!” “It’s unfortunate that these people, these workers who have nothing to do with this ridiculous wall, aren’t getting paychecks, especially right after the holidays,” Kimmel said. “Tonight and every night until the shutdown is over, we’re going to put a federal employee …

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Whitney Cummings has a doppelgänger and it's freaky

Whitney Cummings raised the they-must-be-twins bar by posting a video of herself with a woman, April Tillman, who looks basically identical to her. “Here’s another video of me and my hologram @urban_pilates,” Cummings wrote alongside the video in an Instagram post. “Do we all have twins somewhere in the world or do I need to confront my mom?” Cummings first …

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Bonnaroo 2019 lineup announced

The 2019 lineup for the Tennessee music festival was announced Tuesday. Post Malone, Cardi B, The Lumineers, Phish, Kacey Musgraves, Solange and Brandi Carlile will be among the performers. Other acts announced include The Avett Brothers, The Lonely Island Brockhampton, Odesza and Maya Rudolph’s Prince cover band, Princess. Bonnaroo takes place June 13-16 in Manchester, Tennessee. Tickets go on sale …

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