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  • Nadine Coyle's mom thought she'd become drug addict on joining girl band
    London, December 3 (IANS) Singer Nadine Coyle says her mother feared that she would get addicted to drugs after joining the all girls group Girls Aloud. "My mum had this idea that music agencies would give you drugs to give you a certain look in your eyes," said the singer on a podcast, reports mirror.co.uk. Nadine was 17 when she moved from Northern Ireland to London to be in the band in 2002. She admitted she found life difficult and at one point thought: "What a
  • Jennifer Aniston is 'back to work'
    Actress Jennifer Aniston is back on the sets to shoot for the second season of hit series, The Morning Show, and is taking extreme precautions amid the global Covid-19 pandemic. The 51-year-old actress shared snapshots from the set on Instagram. In one image, she is in costume to face the camera but wearing a clear plastic face shield. Aniston wore a grey plaid shirt and slacks as she got ready for the scene, along with oversized boxed specs underneath her plastic face shield tha
  • Steven Spielberg gets protection from stalker
    Filmmaker Steven Spielberg has secured a restraining order against a woman after she sent him death threats. The filmmaker took action against Sarah Char, claiming that she was harassing him for several months and even threatened to murder him. He claimed that it made him fear for his safety, as well as the safety of his wife Kate Capshaw and his family, reports femalefirst.co.uk. According to documents obtained by TMZ, the 73-year-old director stated that the woman tried to purc
  • Armie Hammer to play 'The Godfather producer in series about making of film
    Actor Armie Hammer will play Albert S. Ruddy, who produced The Godfather, in a limited series about the making of the 1972 Francis Ford Coppola classic. Titled The Offer, the series narrates the behind-the-scenes story of the making of the film, reports variety.com. The series will focus on Ruddy's experience on the set of the epic mob drama. Ruddy is also on board the project and will serve as an executive producer on the 10-episode limited series at Paramount Plus. Micha
  • Ellen Page changes name to Elliot, announces being 'trans'
    Ellen Page, the Oscar-nominated star of Juno and Umbrella Academy, has announced a change of name. Page will now be known as Elliot, and the star also announced the decision of being identified as transgender. "Hi friends, I want to share with you that I am trans, my pronouns are he/they and my name is Elliot. I feel lucky to be writing this. To be here. To have arrived at this place in my life. I feel overwhelming gratitude for the incredible people who have supported me along
  • Sunny Deol tests COVID-19 positive
    New Delhi, December 2 (PTI): Bollywood actor and Bharatiya Janata Party MP from Gurdaspur Sunny Deol has tested positive for COVID-19, the Himachal Pradesh health secretary said on Tuesday. Deol have been staying in Kullu district for some days, health secretary Amitabh Awasthi said. The health secretary told PTI that according to information received from the district chief medical officer, the MP and his friends were planning to leave for Mumbai, but his COVID-19 test result ca
  • Robert Pattinson: 'Tenet' is Christopher Nolan on steroids
    Los Angeles, December 2 (IANS): Actor Robert Pattinson says his new film, Tenet, is incredibly complex as well as ambitious, and says the much-awaited Christopher Nolan directorial shows the true possibilities of cinema. "It's incredibly ambitious and incredibly complex. I mean no one makes movies like Chris in the first place, and this is kind of Chris Nolan on steroids with all of the new technology within the IMAX cameras, which were designed especially for this movie. I
  • I was lucky enough to get best mentors: AR Rahman
    Mumbai, December 1 (PTI): Music maestro A R Rahman says he was lucky enough to have some of the best mentors in his career and now he wants to extend the same help to budding talent from India as the ambassador of BAFTA's Breakthrough Initiative'. The British Academy of Film and Television Arts' (BAFTA) on Monday announced Rahman as its ambassador in India with the aim to help recognise talent across the breadth of the Indian entertainment industry. The initiative, su
  • George Clooney: I was bad in 'Batman & Robin'
    Hollywood star George Clooney has admitted that he was bad in the 1997 superhero film Batman & Robin. "I was bad in it. It's a bad film. But I was also being held responsible for it, in a weird way. Then I realised if you're gonna be Batman in 'Batman & Robin', you're gonna be held responsible. Which never occurred to me," he said, reports femalefirst.co.uk. To him, he was still an actor getting a part. From that moment on, "I was lik
  • Drew Barrymore: Cooking is very dear to my heart
    Hollywood actress Drew Barrymore says cooking is very important to her, ritualistic and romantically. "Cooking is something very near and dear to my heart and important to me and ritualistic and romantic. One of the ways I self-educated myself growing up, because I didn't go to school, was I became a reader, a voracious reader," Barrymore told IANS. "After I had children I basically stopped reading, anyone who has children knows why, and the thing I transferred
  • Kim Kardashian's picture of chaos to define 2020
    Reality TV star Kim Kardashian has poked fun at the year 2020 and reflected her journey in the past 11 months in a family photograph. Making fun at the current situations that she and many have been dealing with, Kim posted a never-seen-before picture where she is seen with her daughter North West and niece Penelope Disick. In the monochrome picture, Kim and her family appeared to be taking a photograph in what seems like a garden, reports aceshowbiz.com. In the image, Kim hol
  • Jennifer Lawrence's family-owned summer camp destroyed by 'horrible fire'
    A summer camp run by the family of Hollywood star Jennifer Lawrence has been destroyed by fire. Camp Hi-Ho as the property is known, is located in Simpsonville, Kentucky. "It is with the heaviest of hearts that we confirm the news that we lost our barn last night in a horrible fire," Camp Hi-Ho announced in a post on its Facebook page, according to a report in US Weekly on Monday. "We are deeply thankful that no people or animals were hurt, but we are still mournin
  • TaFMA announces partnership with MusiConnect Asia
    Task Force for Music and Arts (TaFMA Nagaland) and MusiConnect Asia are now organizational partners and will jointly work towards promotion of artists related to music from Nagaland at international platforms.  In an official press release stated that MusiConnect Asia has 51 countries and several world class festivals under its umbrella. This partnership will help to disseminate the rich cultural heritage of North East of India within Asia and beyond. The MoU signed mentions
  • What made Kylie Minogue cry
    Los Angeles, November 30 (IANS): Singer Kylie Minogue says she cried when she heard her latest song, Say something, for the first time. The 52-year-old singer felt an instant connection to the track, her first single from new album Disco. "I cried when I heard it earlier this year. I remember listening to it and just being very teary and calling my producer going, 'this song is just...' It's saying more than we're saying. Like, there's a lot of room for i
  • Darth Vader actor David Prowse dies aged 85
    David Prowse, the English actor who played Darth Vader in the original Star Wars films, has died aged 85, his management company said on Sunday. "It's with great regret and heart-wrenching sadness for us and million of fans around the world, to announce that Dave Prowse MBE has passed away at the age of 85," Bowington Management said in a statement on Twitter. The champion weightlifter-turned-actor starred as the body, but not the voice, of one of cinema's best-
  • Low-income parents lonelier in pandemic, says British royal Kate
    British royal Kate unveiled a survey showing that parents in deprived areas are most hit by loneliness in the pandemic   November 29 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Parents living in deprived areas are at higher risk of feeling lonely due to COVID-19, British royal Kate, the Duchess of Cambridge, said on Friday as she unveiled research that also highlighted the pandemic's impact on women's mental health. Loneliness among parents has risen from 38% before the pandemic
  • Anne Hathaway reveals her lockdown challenge as a mom
    Los Angeles, November 29 (IANS): Actress Anne Hathaway is also a mother, and the lockdown brought along a set of challenges for her. Hathaway has sons Jonathan and Jack with husband Adam Shulman, and she opened up about motherhood during an interview with a magazine, reports dailymail.co.uk. Talking about her biggest challenge as a mother during lockdown, she said it was the "laundry". However, she went on to share how motherhood has provided her with "tonnes of op
  • Canadian singer Johnny Orlando begins virtual world tour in India
    Canadian pop star Johnny Orlando kicked off his 13-day virtual world tour in India on Saturday. The virtual 'It's Never Really Over World Tour' will later stream in countries like Indonesia , Philippines, Spain, Italy, Germany, Japan, Canada and the US. Shot at The Danforth Music Hall in Orlando's home city of Toronto, the one-hour concert sees the singer perform all the songs off his latest EP, "It's Never Really Over". Orlando had earlier shared
  • Arjun, Malaika indulge in Insta banter
    Mumbai, November 28 (IANS): Rumoured couple Arjun Kapoor and Malaika Arora indulged in some cheeky banter on social media.  Arjun posted a picture on Instagram. In the image, the actor is seen sporting a grey sweater paired with blue jeans. He completed his look with sunglasses.  "When SHE looks at you…" Arjun wrote as the caption.  Malaika countered: "Who?" Arjun cheekily replies: "@malaikaaroraofficial take a wild wild guess
  • The Vamps will be around for a 'long time'
    New Delhi, November 28 (IANS): The Vamps, the popular UK pop rock band, went on a break last year, but they say they will be hopefully around to make music together for a long time. Lead vocalist Brad Simpson, bass guitarist Connor Ball, drummer Tristan Evans and lead guitarist James McVey have been churning out albums and touring together since 2012. Asked if they decided to take a break to pursue solo careers, Tristan told IANS: "It wasn't like that. It was no solo car