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Grand jury may take on Jussie Smollett case, according to TMZ Grand jury may take on Jussie Smollett case, according to TMZ
- February 20, 2019

Police investigated but found no evidence of sexual assault or exposure to the elements. "I, among many others when hearing of the report , said that the reports were horrific and that we should come with all that we can come with in law enforcement to find out what happened and the guilty should suffer the maximum", Sharpton said. (more...)
Meghan to celebrate baby shower in NY Meghan to celebrate baby shower in NY
- February 20, 2019

The Duchess of Sussex - who is pregnant with her and Prince Harry's first child - has jetted across the pond to mark the impending arrival of her little girl or boy with her friends and family. She went full Carmen Sandiego-chic while trying to evade the paparazzi in Manhattan, wearing a newsboy cap and a longline coat, and even carrying a wide-brimmed hat for extra coverage. (more...)
Jussie Smollett has Empire scenes dramatically cut amid controversy Jussie Smollett has Empire scenes dramatically cut amid controversy
- February 20, 2019

Police spokesman Anthony Guglielmi said that tip came from someone who either lived in the building or was visiting someone in the building at the time. After the alleged attack took place, Smollett and his manager called the police. Anne Kavanagh, a spokeswoman for Smollett's lawyers, said they would "keep an active dialogue with Chicago police on his behalf". (more...)
Lady GaGa & Fiance Christian Carino Have Split! Lady GaGa & Fiance Christian Carino Have Split!
- February 20, 2019

Speculation began that the couple was taking time apart when eagle-eyed fans noticed that Gaga, 32, was not wearing her engagement ring at the Grammy Awards on February 10. Gaga thanked "my fiancé Christian" during the touching speech. In September 2017, Gaga, 32, gushed during one of her concerts that she was "in love" with 50-year-old Carino. (more...)
A Look Back at Miranda Lambert's Relationship History A Look Back at Miranda Lambert's Relationship History
- February 19, 2019

I met the love of my life. "And we got hitched!" she said on Instagram . She also added a red heart emoji and the hashtag "the one". Thank you Brendan Mcloughlin for loving me for.me, ' she wrote. Lambert was previously married to fellow country star Blake Shelton . McLoughlin became a dad in November through a previous relationship, People reported . (more...)
Has Davis played final game for Pelicans? He says no Has Davis played final game for Pelicans? He says no
- February 18, 2019

The Philadelphia 76ers will have two representatives in the 2019 NBA All-Star Game , with Joel Embiid starting for Team Giannis and Ben Simmons coming off the bench for Team LeBron . Wade dunked, James dunked, and the close friends who entered the National Basketball Association together in 2003 and won championships with Miami in 2012 and 2013 got a couple more moments to savor in their final night as on-court teammates. (more...)
Kelly Explicit Video Tape Reportedly Discovered Involving Underrage Girl Kelly Explicit Video Tape Reportedly Discovered Involving Underrage Girl
- February 15, 2019

Kelly has not been held accountable for his sexual abuse of young African-American girls, who are especially vulnerable, we have done so on a pro-bono basis", Michael Avenatti revealed in a statement issued today. CNN has viewed the newly-unearthed footage, which lasts 42 minutes and 45 seconds. She and the man both urinate on each other, per CNN , mirroring the acts Kelly was arrested for 17 years ago. (more...)
Cosby calls himself a 'political prisoner' like Gandhi or MLK Jr Cosby calls himself a 'political prisoner' like Gandhi or MLK Jr
- February 15, 2019

Not for justice, but for their political aspirations. Andrew Wyatt said in an interview published Tuesday that "despite the circumstances", Cosby, 81, has told him: "This is an incredible experience". The normally gregarious Cosby, nevertheless keeps to himself in prison, but the charismatic man remains popular among the other prisoners. In the NBC10 interview, Wyatt said Cosby has lost weight while behind bars. (more...)
Jussie Smollett: Jussie Smollett: "Ridiculous" he would lie about attack
- February 15, 2019

In a brief promo for the interview, Smollett tears up after ABC's Robin Roberts asked him if he feared for his life at any point during the attack. "A lot more. And that says a lot about the place that we are in our country". "Number one, I want them to find the people that did it", Smollett begins. (more...)
Diana Ross gives supreme birthday performance at Grammys Diana Ross gives supreme birthday performance at Grammys
- February 14, 2019

People on Twitter nearly immediately pointed out that at the end of her performance, she said, "Happy birthday to me!" To celebrate, the legendary Supremes singer returned to the stage at the 2019 Grammys , where she was adorably introduced by her grandson Raif-Henok Emmanuel Kendrick. (more...)
Kate's parenting confession will resonate with all mums and dads Kate's parenting confession will resonate with all mums and dads
- February 14, 2019

Middleton is the patron of 100 Women in Finance's Philanthropic Initiatives and also took the stage during the event to give a speech. Mentally Healthy Schools' is one of the legacy programmes from the Heads Together campaign, which aims to help people of all ages start conversations about their mental health. (more...)
George Clooney attacks treatment of Meghan George Clooney attacks treatment of Meghan
- February 13, 2019

After joking about a report suggesting he would be named godfather to Harry and Meghan's baby, Clooney, who was speaking at an event in Los Angeles, said: "I do want to say, I just saw this piece". Prince Harry is president of the QCT and Meghan is obviously a keen fan of the arts, having worked as an actress in Hollywood before she married Prince Harry in May previous year. (more...)
The Real Reason Brad Pitt Was at Jennifer Aniston's Birthday Party The Real Reason Brad Pitt Was at Jennifer Aniston's Birthday Party
- February 12, 2019

Talk about goals - birthday, squad, body, hair, life - everything. She turns 50 today, February 11. We've pored over the details about 5,439 times (the number of days they've been apart - just kidding, we have no clue) in the past 24 hours: the invite was last-minute, she was " very happy " he showed, they didn't spend a lot of time catching up, he wore a baseball cap, etc. (more...)
Kylie Jenner throws epic 'Stormiworld' party for daughter's first birthday Kylie Jenner throws epic 'Stormiworld' party for daughter's first birthday
- February 12, 2019

It was just a couple weeks ago when Jenner was at the stadium sitting next to Simmons' mom, Julie Simmons , watching the 22-year-old athlete playing. Travis was all smiles as he danced with his daughter while Pinkfong characters performed the children's song " Baby Shark ". For Stormi's first birthday. (more...)
Cardi B Makes History at Grammys Cardi B Makes History at Grammys
- February 12, 2019

The Migos star used a clip from the hospital room, which sees his wife pushing out their little girl, who was born on July 10, 2018, as he stood by her bedside. I can not prepare you for how beautifully endearing all of this is, so just take five and really let the whole thing wash over you. People quickly assumed Grande was taking shots at Cardi B , so Grande quickly clarified, "nothing to do w her. (more...)
Disney's Live-Action 'Aladdin' Trailer Reveals Will Smith's Snarky Genie Disney's Live-Action 'Aladdin' Trailer Reveals Will Smith's Snarky Genie
- February 12, 2019

The trailer for Aladdin aired last night during the Grammys and it seems to have lost the momentum it once had. See the trailer in the window below. But there was something fans were not prepared for - Will Smith as a blue Genie . "He brings his own style and hip hop flavor to it". But Will Smith's Genie avatar is the biggest highlight of this latest instalment of the promotional material coming out for director Guy Ritchie's movie. (more...)
Kendrick Lamar, Drake and Childish Gambino reportedly turned down the Grammys Kendrick Lamar, Drake and Childish Gambino reportedly turned down the Grammys
- February 11, 2019

Lamar leads with eight nominations this year, followed by Drake with seven. Janelle Monae's "Dirty Computer", country singer Kacey Musgraves' "Golden Hour", eclectic musician Brandi Carlile's "By The Way, I Forgive You", newcomer H.E.R's self-titled "H.E.R.", and the soundtrack album to superhero movie "Black Panther", which was produced by Lamar, round out the contenders for best album. (more...)
Albert Finney, Daddy Warbucks in 'Annie', has died at age 82 Albert Finney, Daddy Warbucks in 'Annie', has died at age 82
- February 09, 2019

After the Coen brothers cast him in Miller's Crossing , playing Irish-American mobster Leo O'Bannon, Finney began to acquire a certain cachet among the new generation of American filmmakers who revered his work in the 1960s. Westworld star, and fellow Bond franchise alumnus, Jeffrey Wright called Finney "supreme" and "one of the absolute [greatest of all time]", saying he habitually watched Finney's Oscar-nominated performance in The Dresser before starting a new play. (more...)
Ariana Grande Hits Back at Grammys Producer: ‘You’re Lying About Me’ Ariana Grande Hits Back at Grammys Producer: ‘You’re Lying About Me’
- February 09, 2019

Ken Ehrlich stated the singer pulled out of performing at the Grammy ceremony because she couldn't "pull something together" on time. "It was when my creativity and self expression was stifled by you, that I decided not to attend", she added. (more...)
Ariana Grande cancels Grammys performance after fall out with producers Ariana Grande cancels Grammys performance after fall out with producers
- February 07, 2019

Supposedly, producers refused to let her perform her latest hit , " 7 Rings ", which didn't bode well with Ariana , sources told the outlet. The Grammys did not immediately respond for comment on whether Grande would be performing Sunday. (more...)
Piers Morgan riles Meghan Markle fans with banana mockery Piers Morgan riles Meghan Markle fans with banana mockery
- February 06, 2019

Since the royals typically don't hire any kind of partner during births, this is definitely a big deal, and it proves Meghan's going with whatever she feels is best for her birth, whether it's tradition or not. Prince Harry and Duchess Meghan , man and woman of the people , recently graced the Bristol Old Vic's outreach program with their presence where they witnessed what the local yoofs can do with their gadgets and what not. (more...)
Liverpool - Premier League - 4 February 2019 Liverpool - Premier League - 4 February 2019
- February 05, 2019

Liverpool's early exit from domestic cup competitions could give them an advantage in the title race, according to Manchester City midfielder Ilkay Gundogan . So bad has the situation at the back got, Klopp was forced to select Jordan Henderson as a makeshift right-back in Wednesday night's 1-1 draw against Leicester City . (more...)
Marshmello’s concert in Fortnite was absolutely bonkers Marshmello’s concert in Fortnite was absolutely bonkers
- February 05, 2019

It wouldn't be the first time a concert has gone down in a game, either. With damage turned off while at the concert, you got lobbies full of 60 people each doing Fortnite dances, the worm, the Marsh walk , and other insane emotes. Like a custom skin, pickaxe, and dance emotes. Concerned about dying or being eliminated during the Marshmello concert? There's just something about massive community events that bring people together. (more...)
SpongeBob Squarepants finally gets Sweet Victory after Super Bowl
- February 05, 2019

But at least their dozen minutes in the spotlight were familiar and safe, and generally gave viewers something inoffensive to watch and listen to between nacho bites. Adam later explained their decision in an interview with Entertainment Tonight , saying: "My life's work and what I put out into the universe has been positive and hopefully inspiring ..." I find Kendrick Lamar way more interesting than the Stones, the Who and Neil Young these days. (more...)
What Channel is the Puppy Bowl On? Broadcast Info, Start Time What Channel is the Puppy Bowl On? Broadcast Info, Start Time
- February 04, 2019

So if you're in need of something to watch to calm your nerves before Super Bowl LIII , look no further than the Puppy Bowl . The Puppy Bowl on Animal Planet showcases puppies and kittens with the hope of getting loving families to adopt the animals. (more...)
Arizona Cardinals: The goal is now Super Bowl 54 Arizona Cardinals: The goal is now Super Bowl 54
- February 04, 2019

In sport a changing of the guard is usually a slow, drawn-out process and rarely comes as sharply defined as it could be in this year's Super Bowl . The players, coaches, and owners of the winning team will receive an elaborate and specially-designed Super Bowl World Champions ring, made by Jostens. (more...)
I will always stand for love — Empire's Jussie Smollett
- February 04, 2019

Jussie Smollett participates in the " Empire " panel during the FOX Television Critics Association Summer Press Tour at the Beverly Hilton on August 8, 2017, in Beverly Hills, California . After finishing his set, the crowd roared until he returned to play a song titled Powerful . The matter is being investigated by Chicago police as a possible hate crime. (more...)
Virginia governor Ralph Northam sorry for blackface, KKK photo Virginia governor Ralph Northam sorry for blackface, KKK photo
- February 03, 2019

That came after the Virginia Democratic Party tweeted that it had received word that Northam would not be resigning over the photo as they believed he should. The photo shows a person in blackface and another wearing a Ku Klux Klan hood. Northam is under pressure from both Democrats and Republicans to resign after admitting that he is one of two men that appeared in an old photograph, one in blackface and the other dressed in a KKK robe. (more...)
Crowds courageous snow flurries to see United Kingdom royals Meghan and Harry Crowds courageous snow flurries to see United Kingdom royals Meghan and Harry
- February 02, 2019

Body language expert Judi James adds: "I think we've seen the tip of the iceberg, I think she's fiercely intelligent". "It is wonderful that they chose to come here", she said. Royal watchers noticed the Duchess' look when she stepped out of the auto to visit the University of London. Ms Smith said: "They understood the need for blankets, hot water bottles and the tender care that we give out on the van and that tonight will be a very hard night for the women". (more...)
Nintendo to Offer Smaller Switch Console — Nikkei Newspaper Nintendo to Offer Smaller Switch Console — Nikkei Newspaper
- February 02, 2019

For those that have played the original game, getting to the maximum of level 20 is not all that hard. What these features are, we don't know. The game has had several remakes and re-releases since, and Dr. It's going to be free to download, and it will include optional in-app purchases. Nintendo Co.'s October-December profit totaled 104.2 billion yen ($956 million), up from 83.7 billion yen a year earlier. (more...)
Ariana Grande’s Ariana Grande’s "Small Charcoal Grill" Tattoo Now Means "Japanese BBQ Finger"
- February 01, 2019

Acknowledging the error on her Twitter account, she wrote in a now-deleted message: "Indeed, I left out [some characters] which should have gone in between". As Japanese is read from top to bottom, and from right to left, the suggestion her tutor made wasn't arbitrary, since placement can alter the meaning of a phrase. (more...)
Netflix creeped out about Ted Bundy's 'alleged hotness' Netflix creeped out about Ted Bundy's 'alleged hotness'
- February 01, 2019

Netflix has already had to ask viewers not to romance a serial killer (we know its Zac Efron ...but still the story), which comes as no surprise after all the lust policing they've had to do with Penn Badgley in You . 'The most exciting thing for me was being able to sort of lend that Ted Bundy charisma to the part, ' said Zac, 31. It's all pretty tongue-in-cheek, but it is a little bit concerning that there are people glorifying how hot a literal serial killer was. (more...)
The Batman Release Date Announced, Ben Affleck No Longer Playing Batman The Batman Release Date Announced, Ben Affleck No Longer Playing Batman
- February 01, 2019

The upcoming film will reportedly centre on a much younger version of Bruce Wayne than Affleck portrayed, necessitating a change in casting. After years of only rumor and speculation regarding the next Batman movie, DC and Warner Bros . (more...)
Ariana Grande’s new Japanese tattoo translates to Ariana Grande’s new Japanese tattoo translates to "barbecue grill"
- February 01, 2019

But - bummer! - social media users swiftly informed her that her tattoo roughly translates to " small charcoal grill ". Ariana Grande is still not sure if she would want to go through the pain of getting the entire phrase tattooed on her hand. (more...)
Chicago police can't find any video of attack on Empire actor
- February 01, 2019

Smollett and his manager, Brandon Moore, told authorities they were speaking on the phone with each other at the time of the attack, police said . "We send our love to Jussie , who is resilient and strong, and we will work with law enforcement to bring these perpetrators to justice". The 36-year-old actor was subsequently hospitalized and released, local authorities said. (more...)
Meghan and Kate become targets of 'quite serious' abuse on Instagram Meghan and Kate become targets of 'quite serious' abuse on Instagram
- January 30, 2019

Kensington Palace on Monday announced that the Duke of Sussex - who now holds the title as the Captain General of the Royal Marines - will visit Exercise Clockwork in Bardufoss, Norway on Thursday, 14 February. The Times newspaper reported on Tuesday in an editorial called "Vile Abuse" that numerous comments made about Meghan and Kate are too vicious to publish and have included threats. (more...)
Devin McCourty may retire if Patriots win Super Bowl Devin McCourty may retire if Patriots win Super Bowl
- January 30, 2019

Goff didn't hesitate to answer. "But I think that he's definitely not the same quarterback he was", Robey-Coleman says. "I don't know for sure, man". You show me anybody that's great in anything they do, I'll show you somebody that's persevered, demonstrated that mental toughness to overcome some obstacles and adversity. (more...)
Black Panther Wins Big In Screen Actors Guild Awards, Elevating Oscar Chances Black Panther Wins Big In Screen Actors Guild Awards, Elevating Oscar Chances
- January 29, 2019

Brown, and Andy Serkis were on hand to accept the award, with numerous cast offering backstage acceptance speeches about the win. He was speaking as the cast collected the best ensemble prize at the 25th Screen Actors Guild Awards (SAGs). (more...)
Kim Porter: Cause of Death a Form of Pneumonia Kim Porter: Cause of Death a Form of Pneumonia
- January 28, 2019

They have three children: twin girls Jessie James and D'Lila, 12, and son Christian , 20. Diddy released a statement days after her passing , captioning an old video of the two, filmed when Kim was pregnant: "For the last three days I've been trying to wake up out of this nightmare". (more...)
Bradley Cooper makes a surprise appearance at Lady Gaga's show
- January 28, 2019

The soundtrack is full of bangers, and yes - as evidenced by these Vegas videos - Bradley and Gaga did sing for the film. Jackson Maine and Ally reappeared together again at Gaga's Enigma residency on January 26 at the Park Theater in Las Vegas. (more...)