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Selena Gomez praises 'beautiful' Demi Lovato Selena Gomez praises 'beautiful' Demi Lovato
- October 20, 2017

Demi Lovato has spoken candidly about her history of addiction, admitting to doing drugs behind the scenes while simultaneously promoting sobriety. The former Disney star reposted the image on her Instagram story with the caption: 'Recovery is possible'. (more...)
Ines Rau Makes History as Playboy's First Transgender Playmate Ines Rau Makes History as Playboy's First Transgender Playmate
- October 19, 2017

She told Models.com that she was born in Paris, and her background is French-North African. Rau - who has conquered the couture runways, appeared in Vogue Italia and starred in a Balmain campaign so far in her short career - has an history of her own with Playboy . (more...)
Mayim Bialik Is Still Apologizing For Her Controversial Weinstein Op-Ed Mayim Bialik Is Still Apologizing For Her Controversial Weinstein Op-Ed
- October 19, 2017

In it, she condemns the culture that places women in positions where they become the victims of predators, like Harvey Weinstein . Mayim Bialik is sorry for what she wrote in her New York Times op-ed. "It has become clear to me that there are people that think I implied, or overtly stated, that you can be protected from assault from the clothing you wear", she said. (more...)
Adobe Unveils the Next Generation of Creative Cloud at MAX 2017 Adobe Unveils the Next Generation of Creative Cloud at MAX 2017
- October 19, 2017

Adobe Photoshop Lightroom CC (formerly Project Nimbus ) is functionally similar to earlier versions of Lightroom but it does introduce a streamlined user interface with presets and quick adjustment tools to help expedite tasks. VAT, but available at £12.48/month excl. As a complement to the new photography service, Adobe has altered its Creative Cloud photography plans to better match the new features offered by Lightroom CC . (more...)
Nivea catches backlash over racist ad for 'lighter skin' Nivea catches backlash over racist ad for 'lighter skin'
- October 19, 2017

Skincare brand Nivea has been slammed for an advert that shows a black woman using their products to lighten her skin. Many have taken to social media to vocalize their outrage, including transgender model and activist Munroe Bergdorf . Below are some reactions on Twitter against the Nivea ad in some African countries. The German company pulled down the ad after people called the slogan racist and others hijacked the ad's online campaign with comments about white supremacy. (more...)
Taylor Swift Teases New Single, 'Gorgeous,' Dropping Tonight Taylor Swift Teases New Single, 'Gorgeous,' Dropping Tonight
- October 19, 2017

Released at the end of August, the video sees both "old" and "new" Taylors in a variety of looks including cheerleading outfits, VMA gowns, that Swan Lake look from her "Shake It Off" video and her iconic "Bad Blood" black fight suit. The singer posted today on her Instagram that she would be dropping her next single from the album entitled "Gorgeous" tonight at midnight Eastern time. (more...)
Watch Margot Robbie Totally Transform To Play Tonya Harding
- October 19, 2017

But is truth really all that important, asks the new teaser trailer for I, Tonya? I, Tonya will hit theaters with a limited release on December 8, followed by a nationwide rollout. The trailer contains shots of Harding's volatile ex-husband Jeff Gillooly ( Sebastian Stan ), abusive mother LaVona ( Allison Janney ) and Harding herself taking a swing at Kerrigan's legs, as well as some movie magic to make Robbie successfully complete a triple Axel at the Olympics. (more...)
Anna Faris Is Dating Again After Split from Chris Pratt Anna Faris Is Dating Again After Split from Chris Pratt
- October 19, 2017

The two were first spotted together early last month, and have also reportedly been seen on dinner and lunch dates around Los Angeles since then, according toE! Her new book, Unqualified , comes out on october 24, and she admits that she wasn't thrilled about the timing of its release. (more...)
Get a closer look at Star Wars Battlefront 2's intriguing story mode
- October 19, 2017

Today brings us a new trailer for Star Wars Battlefront II and it's probably the best on yet. The game promises to give us a campaign based on the journey of Imperial elite Iden Versio, and she centers on this cool new trailer for the game's single player campaign. (more...)
United States jobless claims plunge to 44-year low in storms' wake
- October 19, 2017

A Labor Department official said claims for the Virgin Islands and Puerto Rico continued to be impacted by Irma and Hurricane Maria, which destroyed infrastructure. Claims recently spiked to almost 300,000 following the hurricanes that slammed into the Southeastern US. The four-week moving average, a steadier measure, dropped 9,500 to 248,250 last week, after hitting a more than one-year peak in mid-September. (more...)
New Punisher Trailer Arrives, Release Date Announced New Punisher Trailer Arrives, Release Date Announced
- October 19, 2017

He's also a hunted man thanks to his participation in a covert military operation that's alluded to early in the trailer. Starring Jon Bernthal ( The Walking Dead , The Wolf of Wall Street ) as Punisher , an army veteran turned vigilante who is determined to exact revenge on those responsible for killing his wife and children. (more...)
Inside Meghan Markle and Princes Harry's secret meeting with The Queen Inside Meghan Markle and Princes Harry's secret meeting with The Queen
- October 19, 2017

While the monarch most likely had piles of important paperwork to catch up on after her long summer away, she made time in her diary to meet grandson Prince Harry's new girlfriend, who has apparently received the royal thumbs up. This is because there are several important dates in the calendar that can't clash with a royal wedding. Another friend of Meghan Markle expresses her joy over her romance with Prince Harry . (more...)
Chelsea Handler Leaving Talk Show Behind, Embarking on Doc Project Chelsea Handler Leaving Talk Show Behind, Embarking on Doc Project
- October 19, 2017

Some of Handler's reasons included her desire to educate more people on how to become engaged citizens. While the other programs were likely axed for budgetary and performance reasons, it sounds like Handler's show came to an end of her own volition. (more...)
Watch the first trailer for Louis CK's Watch the first trailer for Louis CK's "I Love You, Daddy"
- October 19, 2017

I wasn't expecting to be a huge fan of Louis C.K.'s forthcoming comedy I Love You, Daddy , and the film's first trailer did not dispel my misgivings. The Independent's Jacob Stolworthy echoed the sentiments. "Woody is an ingredient, along with a whole other generation of dudes who used to go up and down the age line a lot more easily", C.K. (more...)
First Look at the 'Roseanne' Revival First Look at the 'Roseanne' Revival
- October 19, 2017

The Emmy-winning series about a working-class IL family initially ran 1988-97. The first official cast photo from the reboot of the iconic comedy series has been released which marks the exciting news that the Roseanne revival is in production. (more...)
Girl dies after 325-pound adult sat on her as punishment Girl dies after 325-pound adult sat on her as punishment
- October 19, 2017

According to the News Journal, Grace Smith told investigators Posey sat on Dericka in an armchair for 10 minutes before the girl complained she couldn't breathe . When she stood up, she discovered the girl was unresponsive and started CPR, according to the Pensacola News Journal. Grace and James Smith were arrested and charged with child neglect for not reporting the alleged abuse. (more...)
Actor Kevin Hart bringing comedy tour to Southern Illinois Actor Kevin Hart bringing comedy tour to Southern Illinois
- October 19, 2017

We're going back on tour!" The Mohegan Sun Arena announced today that comedy superstar Kevin Hart will perform at the Wilkes-Barre Township venue at 7 p.m. (more...)
Film Producer Apologizes To Molly Ringwald For Crude Comment Film Producer Apologizes To Molly Ringwald For Crude Comment
- October 19, 2017

Ms. Ringwald , now 49, wrote that when she was in her 20s, a director blindsided her during an audition by telling her to allow the lead actor to put a dog collar around her neck. Katzenberg was one of the first to denounce Weinstein when the allegations came out, telling THR , "You [Weinstein] have done bad things to a number of women over a period of years". (more...)
'Buffy the Vampire Slayer' actor Nicholas Brendon arrested for domestic violence 'Buffy the Vampire Slayer' actor Nicholas Brendon arrested for domestic violence
- October 19, 2017

For those who haven't followed the beloved Buffy alum's tortured journey , a lifetime of pain has driven him to many relapses with alcohol abuse - but that's absolutely no excuse for acts of violence against women. Brendon told the Talahassee Democrat the incident happened when he blacked out after taking nine sleeping pills. Later in 2015 he spoke with Dr Phil about his struggle with depression and alcoholism. (more...)
Women Sharing Stories Of Sexual Assault Helped Laura Dern Identify Her Own
- October 19, 2017

But Dern's comments made it seem like her role will be a bit more involved than with the politics and military strategies that have been hinted at. Dern said although her mother, actress Diane Ladd , 81, informed her she had been a victim in her teens, she has spent years "justifying behavior". (more...)
Jyoti and Arshi sent to Kal Kothari Jyoti and Arshi sent to Kal Kothari
- October 19, 2017

To recap, the Bigg Boss 11 Day 16 episode was full of action and fights. He shocked viewers once again but this time because he kissed Shilpa Shinde . Meanwhile Vikas advices Bandgi not to become too close to Puneesh. Shared a source exclusively to indianexpress.com, "With a newfound warmth between them, Shilpa will be seen helping Vikas as he spends his time in the kalkothari". (more...)
Mother admits drowning 2 young boys in DE apartment, police say Mother admits drowning 2 young boys in DE apartment, police say
- October 19, 2017

A Liberia native living in DE has been accused of drowning her own sons after cops say she became fearful she'd be deported. Authorities have yet to determine what made Pelima, who is a permanent resident, believe she was going to be removed from the country. (more...)
Why Kevin Can Wait Really Killed Off Kevin's Wife Why Kevin Can Wait Really Killed Off Kevin's Wife
- October 19, 2017

James also said it's unlikely Donna's death will ever be addressed further since the show is "meant to be a lighthearted sitcom" and that, in season 1, "the plot of the show didn't have enough drive". Another wrote: "Miss you on kevin can wait .it's not fair you're no longer there". While chatting with the New York Daily News , James revealed that the decision to replace Hayes with his longtime collaborator, Leah Remini , wasn't because he or anyone else associated with the show had a ... (more...)
Star Wars Han Solo Movie Title Confirmed Star Wars Han Solo Movie Title Confirmed
- October 19, 2017

Howard didn't just finish up the film that previous directors Lord and Miller worked on for six months. Ron Howard has been working hard since taking over the standalone Han Solo " Star Wars " movie in June and he says he's finally wrapping up production. (more...)
Beyonce looked unreal at Tidal's Hurricane Benefit Concert last night Beyonce looked unreal at Tidal's Hurricane Benefit Concert last night
- October 19, 2017

She's been more on the DL side of things since welcoming her twins , Rumi and Sir Carter, in June but-make no mistake-Beyoncé is back. Dressed in a Walter Mendez emerald green dress with a thigh-high slit and a plum-coloured faux fur stole, the 36-year-old showed off her enviably toned physique. (more...)