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Trevor Noah Trolled The Oscars By Joking About Growing Up In Wakanda
- February 26, 2019

Directed by Ryan Coogler from a script he co-wrote with Joe Robert Cole, Black Panther stars Chadwick Boseman, Michael B. Jordan, Lupita Nyong'o, Danai Gurira, Martin Freeman, Daniel Kaluuya, Letitia Wright, Winston Duke, Sterling K. He got a more poignant message across, but he was also able to poke fun at just about everyone in the room (and many people watching from home) without them knowing it. (more...)
Olivia Colman Hints That She Wanted Glenn Close to Win Her Oscar Olivia Colman Hints That She Wanted Glenn Close to Win Her Oscar
- February 26, 2019

She continued: "I have to thank lots of people". Directed by Yorgos Lanthimos , the historical black comedy period film is set in early 18th century England and follows two cousins - Sarah Churchill ( Rachel Weisz ) and Abigail Hill ( Emma Stone ) - competing to be the court favorites of Queen Anne ( Colman ). (more...)
Chris Evans is the ultimate gentleman on Oscars night Chris Evans is the ultimate gentleman on Oscars night
- February 26, 2019

She added that, "It means so much for me personally because you guys are able to witness this but the love and support and the lifting up that I have receiving on my journey as an actor in just these past 5 months and how many people are rooting for me and it has not only just been black people". (more...)
What did Donald Trump say in reaction to Spike Lee's BlacKkKlansman speech? What did Donald Trump say in reaction to Spike Lee's BlacKkKlansman speech?
- February 26, 2019

For more of Lee's thoughts on Trump, revisit our recent interview with the filmmaker in which he discusses everything from the ramifications of unchecked nostalgia to why America is now in an age of living dangerously. "They changed the seating arrangement!" Vallelonga told the Hollywood Reporter backstage at the Oscars that Shirley told him not to reach out to his family about the film, adding that he didn't really know about them until after the film was already in production. (more...)
Oscars Host 2019 - Here Are 10 Celebs Who Offered to Host! Oscars Host 2019 - Here Are 10 Celebs Who Offered to Host!
- February 25, 2019

What time will the show be over? LIVE Online Streaming of Oscars 2019 will be available on Hotstar. Star look: The Independent Spirit Awards red carpet was in full swing on Saturday afternoon. The red carpet live stream starts at 6:30 p.m. ET. Best documentary went to Won't You Be My Neighbor?, which examines the life and legacy of beloved USA children's TV host Fred Rogers - also nominated for an Oscar. (more...)
R. Kelly facing two new allegations of sexual misconduct R. Kelly facing two new allegations of sexual misconduct
- February 24, 2019

They were unable to pinpoint the year of the concert but said it was either 1995 or 1996, adding Kelly's security picked them out of the arena's crowd. R. Kelly's legal team did not immediately respond to NPR's request for comment. While Kelly was arrested and tried after a similar tape emerged in 2002, he was acquitted after the woman in the video declined to testify against him. (more...)
Jordyn Woods And Tristan Thompson ‘Involved For Over A Month’ Jordyn Woods And Tristan Thompson ‘Involved For Over A Month’
- February 24, 2019

A source told ET that Woods "was hiding in the back area the majority of the time until it was her time to talk and thank the people that showed up". Khloe is reliving the worst kind of betrayal and pain all over again". "And Eylure has been super real and this has been a project I've been working on for over nine months right now, nearly a year, so I hope you guys can enjoy the lashes as much as I do and thank you for coming out". (more...)
LeBron James' Space Jam 2 scores 2021 release date LeBron James' Space Jam 2 scores 2021 release date
- February 23, 2019

The movie is the much-anticipated sequel to the popular 1996 basketball movie which starred NBA hero Michael Jordan . The sequel is something that has been in development for years and was always set to feature Lebron James . It's unclear what the plot of Space Jam 2 will be, but one imagines it involves basketball and cartoon characters. The announcement was made via Springhill Entertainment's Twitter account with a locker room picture showing the movie's "Big 4". (more...)
Meghan's friend spills all the details from inside her $550,000 baby shower Meghan's friend spills all the details from inside her $550,000 baby shower
- February 23, 2019

For her onward journey, she seemed to have swapped the smart black coat she had slung around her shoulders earlier on for a leather jacket, while Alexander was bundled up against the cold in a blue puffer coat. Meghan flew home on a Gulfstream G450 twin-jet plane, with the one-way trip costing around $125,000; she is believed to have traveled to the USA on a private jet, bring her total travel cost to $250,000. (more...)
R. Kelly Charged With Aggravated Criminal Sexual Abuse R. Kelly Charged With Aggravated Criminal Sexual Abuse
- February 23, 2019

The singer is facing 10 felony counts, after four new victims surfaced, claiming R. Kelly had sex with them when they were under age. The victims are listed only by initials in the document. Nine of the ten counts he was charged with allegedly involving underage girls from the ages of 13 to 16 years old. Tandra Simonton, spokeswoman for the Cook County State's Attorney's Office, confirmed to The Associated Press that charges had been filed against the 52-year-old Grammy victor, but she ... (more...)
Karl Lagerfeld was very specific about his funeral plans Karl Lagerfeld was very specific about his funeral plans
- February 23, 2019

The wife of Donald Trump posted a photo of Lagerfeld and herself wearing a beige dress-jacket combo in Chanel's signature boucle, and another from a 2017 White House conference with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, when she sported a white cashmere skirt suit Lagerfeld designed for her. (more...)
Jussie Smollett arrested after 'falsely claiming he was victim of hate crime' Jussie Smollett arrested after 'falsely claiming he was victim of hate crime'
- February 22, 2019

IL code states that filing a false police report constitutes disorderly conduct, which carries a three- to six-year prison sentence as well as up to $25,000 in fines. CPD spokesman Anthony Guglielmi tweeted Wednesday after charges were filed that detectives were working to contact Smollett's legal team "to negotiate a reasonable surrender for his arrest ". (more...)
Meghan's mega NY baby shower | Times2 Meghan's mega NY baby shower | Times2
- February 22, 2019

Viewers took to social media to discuss the image of Meghan, which saw her wearing a crown. Three years ago, the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge took George and Charlotte to 4-star ski resort Courchevel in the Trois Vallees in France, where rooms can be booked from £279 a night. (more...)
Jussie Smollett Case Takes a New Turn Jussie Smollett Case Takes a New Turn
- February 21, 2019

Police have requested another interview with Smollett. He said the attackers were wearing black masks. Someone claimed to have seen Smollett with Ola and Abel Osundairo , the two brothers purportedly involved with the orchestrated hoax, in the actor's apartment building's elevator. (more...)
Samsung folding phone is different - but also almost $2,000 Samsung folding phone is different - but also almost $2,000
- February 21, 2019

Further details about the Knox solution were not immediately available, and Samsung did not immediately respond to a request for comment. The first image in the gallery down below give you a glimpse of a hinge, and you also get to see the bottom of the phone, together with a loudspeaker and a Type-C USB port which are included down there, along with a microphone. (more...)
Khloe Kardashian splits from boyfriend Khloe Kardashian splits from boyfriend
- February 21, 2019

But in a now-deleted Twitter post , Thompson called the reports "fake news". The worldwide outlet reports that although Tristan spent flew down to Los Angeles and spent Valentine's Day with Khloe and their daughter , True , on Sunday night he attended a house party wherein he was spotted snuggling Jordyn . (more...)
Captain Marvel: First Reactions Twitter Roundup Captain Marvel: First Reactions Twitter Roundup
- February 21, 2019

Jackson ) to inform them of what's happening in their future. The Marvel Cinematic Universe launched over ten years ago with Iron Man and the decade-long story will culminate with the highly-anticipated Avengers: Endgame , widely believed the be the final outing for several fan-favorites such as Captain America . (more...)
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...)