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Sterling K. Brown Makes History at Golden Globes 2018, Gives Inspiring Speech Sterling K. Brown Makes History at Golden Globes 2018, Gives Inspiring Speech
- January 08, 2018

Following a round of gracious thanks, the actor acknowledged This Is Us creator, Dan Fogelman . "Don't want to run out of time, so let me thank my wife". Since breaking out of American Crime Story , Brown has seen his profile rise, thanks in large part to This Is Us , but also upcoming film roles in Marvel's Black Panther , The Predator and Hotel Artemis . (more...)
'Three Billboards' and 'Lady Bird' win Best Picture at Golden Globes 'Three Billboards' and 'Lady Bird' win Best Picture at Golden Globes
- January 08, 2018

James Franco won the comedy actor award for his cult movie homage " The Disaster Artist ", also from A24. The awards include Best Television Limited Series or Motion Picture made for Television , Best Performance by an actress in a Television Limited Series or Motion Picture made for Television (Nicole Kidman) and Best Supporting Actress in the same category ( Laura Dern ). (more...)
Golden Globes Actresses Ask Everyone To Wear Black Today In Solidarity Golden Globes Actresses Ask Everyone To Wear Black Today In Solidarity
- January 08, 2018

In part with the rest of initiatives put forward by the Time's Up movement, it's been requested that women walking the red carpet not only wear black , but also take the opportunity to speak out about standing issues of sexual harassment. (more...)
Golden Globes: A watchable revolution, with Oprah leading the way
- January 08, 2018

Skarsgard said that most of his scenes were with his red-headed co-star and executive producer and noted that sharing screen space with her was "the best experience of his career". In a statement after the news was announced, Reese Witherspoon said , "I'm thrilled to be bringing back this talented team of artists". She gave her husband a special mention in her acceptance speech, and managed to leave many of her biggest fans in tears. (more...)
Australian Star Craig McLachlan Accused of Sex Harassment Australian Star Craig McLachlan Accused of Sex Harassment
- January 08, 2018

Christie Whelan Browne, Angela Scundi and Erika Heynatz said that McLachlan groped, kissed and exposed himself to them non-consensually, intimidated them, and made repeated inappropriate comments about their bodies. According to Fairfax Media, McLachlan has been accused by multiple actresses of allegedly "touching their genitalia", "groping their breasts", "exposing himself" and "pressing his penis against them". (more...)
Nicki Minaj and Nas split after eight months of dating Nicki Minaj and Nas split after eight months of dating
- January 08, 2018

According to TMZ , the two of them chose to give up on their seven-month relationship after it started to fizzle due to the strain of living in two different cities. Minaj admitted in May that she had a crush on Nas , but was in the midst of a year of celibacy . "I wanted to go a year without dating any man, I hate men", she told Ellen DeGeneres. (more...)
Lionel Messi's father plays down talk of Catalan exit clause at Barcelona Lionel Messi's father plays down talk of Catalan exit clause at Barcelona
- January 08, 2018

If Barcelona which falls in the Catalan region is restricted from participating in the La Liga which is the Spanish top flight and is forced to stand out of the English or the French league then any club wanting Messi won't have to pay the clause. (more...)
Here's Your Proof That Lana Del Rey Totally Ripped Off Radiohead
- January 08, 2018

It's the final song on the number-one record, which also includes the single "Love". According to an unnamed source in The Sun , "Both teams are trying to thrash it out behind the scenes to prevent it going to court". The song's comment section on YouTube is packed with posts comparing the songs. "They are two completely different songs". What's your verdict? Check out both songs above. (more...)
Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle tops North American box office Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle tops North American box office
- January 08, 2018

Despite losing out on top spot, Star Wars: The Last Jedi has continued its march up the list of the all-time highest-grossing movies, and now sits at #13 with $1.2 billion. Barnum. " Ferdinand " took in $23.3 million in 69 markets, raising the global total to $112.8 million as France led the way with a $4.2 million second weekend. (more...)
Greta Gerwig's Lady Bird wins best musical or comedy at Golden Globes Greta Gerwig's Lady Bird wins best musical or comedy at Golden Globes
- January 08, 2018

While giving an interview to a leading entertainment show, Ronan said, "We'll all be wearing black". "It is the most important thing and I've never felt so encouraged and inspired and supported to use whatever voice I have". For years, we've sold these awards shows as women, with our gowns and colours and our handsome faces and our glamour. "That's not what this moment is about". (more...)
The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel wins best musical or comedy at Golden Globes The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel wins best musical or comedy at Golden Globes
- January 08, 2018

Maisel " charmed members of the Hollywood Foreign Press Assn., with the first season of the series debuting on Amazon on November 29. The charming 1950s Amazon dramedy, starring Rachel Brosnahan as a housewife-turned-aspiring standup, went two for two on Sunday, nabbing awards for Best Series and Best Actress for Brosnahan. (more...)
Yami Gautam to join Shahid Kapoor in Batti Gul Yami Gautam to join Shahid Kapoor in Batti Gul
- January 08, 2018

This year he has his eyes and eart set on another socially-relevant film on power theft in a snall town of Uttar Pradesh. Batti Gul Meter chalu is Shree Narayan Singh's venture after his blockbuster hit Toilet: Ek Prem Katha and is about the problems of electricity storage in small towns. (more...)
Google Doodle pays tribute to 'Fearless Nadia', India's queen of stunts Google Doodle pays tribute to 'Fearless Nadia', India's queen of stunts
- January 08, 2018

Nadia came to Bombay with her father when she was 5 years old. Her father met with an untimely death during World War I and the family went to Peshawar where she learned horse riding, hunting, fishing, and shooting. Gaining popularity with her stunts in Hunterwali , Nadia went on to star in a large number of movies performing all her stunts herself, risking her life several times. (more...)
Russian Federation probe makes USA 'look very unhealthy' Russian Federation probe makes USA 'look very unhealthy'
- January 08, 2018

The federal investigation into possible co-ordination between the Trump campaign and Russian Federation already includes a close look at whether Trump's actions as president constitute an effort to impede that same probe. One person said McGahn also told him that recusal would do nothing to resolve concerns over whether Sessions had given a misleading answer at his confirmation hearing. (more...)
#TimesUp: Stars don all black on the Golden Globes red carpet
- January 08, 2018

Before his fall, Weinstein lorded over the Globes and two decades of winners. A legal fund meant to help women and men who are victims of sexual harassment across all industries was also established and has already reached its initial target of US$15 million ($19 million). (more...)
Golden Globes 2018: Elisabeth Moss Invokes Weinsteingate, 'Rewrites' Margaret Atwood Golden Globes 2018: Elisabeth Moss Invokes Weinsteingate, 'Rewrites' Margaret Atwood
- January 08, 2018

Standing with her mostly female cast, she said the hope is that the show gives a voice to women and sets an example for other productions for its employment of women both in front of and behind the camera. The only tidbit he would offer was that the storyline would take key characters to "the colonies" outside of the region known as Gilead where most of season one takes place. (more...)
Guillermo del Toro wins the 2018 Golden Globe for Best Director Guillermo del Toro wins the 2018 Golden Globe for Best Director
- January 08, 2018

When asked if he would create a different kind of monster movie - one based on Trump - he wasn't too keen on the idea. He admitted that all of his films, in a way, are about his own life. The Mexican filmmaker claimed his first Golden Globe victory at Sunday night's ceremony, taking the Hollywood Foreign Press Association's best director honor over fellow industry mainstays Martin McDonagh ( Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri ), Christopher Nolan ( Dunkirk ), Ridley Scott ( All the ... (more...)
List of winners for 75th annual Golden Globe Awards List of winners for 75th annual Golden Globe Awards
- January 08, 2018

Harding, who became notorious after her ex-husband and bodyguard hired someone to attack her skating rival Nancy Kerrigan, joined the cast at the gala awards in Los Angeles. Big Little Lies also won for a similar award during the 2017 Emmy Awards. The night's first award went to Nicole Kidman, who won best actress in a television movie or miniseries. (more...)
Yes, Tonya Harding is at the Golden Globes Yes, Tonya Harding is at the Golden Globes
- January 08, 2018

The actress took home a Golden Globe Award for her supporting role in the darkly comic Tonya Harding biopic I, Tonya at the 75th annual ceremony in Los Angeles on Sunday evening. "Whatever you think of I, Tonya , don't have Tonya Harding at awards shows like, 'It's time she had her moment!' It's gross", tweeted entertainment writer Mark Harris. (more...)
Meet the Activists Who Accompanied Celebrities on the Golden Globes Red Carpet
- January 08, 2018

Kelly Clarkson was walking down the stairs after finishing up an interview with Ryan Seacrest when she spotted Meryl Streep . "She and I are so happy to be here in this particular moment", Streep told E! They would send the script to an actor and go, "We really want you for the part". (more...)
Natalie Portman calls out all-male director lineup on Golden Globes stage Natalie Portman calls out all-male director lineup on Golden Globes stage
- January 08, 2018

Her quick, but important remark was subject to a collective roar from the audience, which was their seal of approval. In his speech, del Toro specifically called out the women who worked on The Shape of Water with him, including Golden Globe nominees Octavia Spencer and Sally Hawkins. (more...)
Oprah Says This Is the Best Cosmetic Invention of the Century Oprah Says This Is the Best Cosmetic Invention of the Century
- January 08, 2018

She ended her speech by acknowledging Recy Taylor , a young wife and mother who was raped by six white men while walking home from church in Alabama in 1944 and left blindfolded by the side of the road. "When you say her name, everybody stops and listens". "There's only one person's name who is a verb, an adjective and a feeling, and that is Oprah ", said the Big Little Lies star. (more...)
Saoirse Ronan to wear black — Golden Globes
- January 08, 2018

Earlier, introducing a clip from her film, Gerwig said the movie is about two generations of women and "about the relationships that shape us, dreams that define us and the inescapable pull of a place called home". Franki Shaw has also been nominated in the category Best Performance By An Actress In A Television Series - Musical Or Comedy. Nearly everyone in the audience was dressed in black in protest of the ongoing sexual harassment scandal and as part of the Time's Up movement, which has ... (more...)
BBC's China editor resigns in protest over gender pay gap BBC's China editor resigns in protest over gender pay gap
- January 08, 2018

Gracie's decision to publicly renounce her position reflects the depth of anger felt across the broadcaster. "But last July I learned that in the previous financial year, the two men earned at least 50% more than the two women". Ms Gracie penned an open letter following her resignation, citing pay "inequality" as the reason for her departure. "I believe I am very well paid already - especially as someone working for a publicly funded organisation". (more...)
Golden Globes red carpet: 'This is not a fashion moment'
- January 08, 2018

Streep , who is nominated in the Best Actress category for her role in Steve Spielberg's " The Post " tonight, appeared elegant and timeless in a long-sleeved off-the-shoulder gown, which she paired with glasses, her signature go-to. Nominee Emma Stone took tennis champ and advocate Billie Jean King , whom the actress portrayed in the film " Battle of the Sexes ". "There is wall of silence surrounding violence against women and girls and every time somebody speaks out, it just creates a ... (more...)