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Senate leaders agree on plan to reopen government Senate leaders agree on plan to reopen government
- January 23, 2018

Notably, numerous Democrats who voted against the agreement included a litany of potential 2020 presidential candidates including Kamala Harris, Bernie Sanders, Kirsten Gillibrand, and Elizabeth Warren. And with the fundamental row on immigration and funding of Trump's border wall unresolved, Republicans and Democrats may very well find themselves back in a similar stalemate come February 9. (more...)
Morgan Freeman Criticizes 'Gender-Specific' SAG Statuettes Morgan Freeman Criticizes 'Gender-Specific' SAG Statuettes
- January 23, 2018

But it's been 22 years since a film that wasn't at least nominated for best ensemble at the SAG Awards won best picture at the Oscars . " People call us weird and unusual; the truth of the matter is everybody's weird and odd, and we just embrace ourselves for who we are", Brown said in his acceptance speech. (more...)
Nicole Kidman Does Not See an Onscreen Collaboration with Keith Urban Happening Nicole Kidman Does Not See an Onscreen Collaboration with Keith Urban Happening
- January 23, 2018

She added, "But I'm here and I'm incredibly grateful". "You look at Frances McDormand, Saoirse Ronan, Margot Robbie - wonderful performances, fantastic work", she said. "Twenty years ago we were pretty washed up by this stage of our lives, we are proving that we are potent and powerful and viable, I beg that the industry stays behind us". (more...)
Heath Ledger remembered on death anniversary Heath Ledger remembered on death anniversary
- January 23, 2018

Busy Philipps , Michelle Williams and Heath Ledger attend the 78th Annual Academy Awards Governor's Ball in Hollywood, California. "It was actually the exact opposite", sister Kate Ledger said in the 2017 documentary I Am Heath Ledger , perhaps hoping to dispel the rumor of the Joker connection once and for all. (more...)
WWE suspends Enzo Amore for alleged sexual assault WWE suspends Enzo Amore for alleged sexual assault
- January 23, 2018

Until this matter is resolved, Eric Arndt (aka Enzo Amore ) has been suspended", the league wrote in an online statement on January 22 regarding the accusations and investigation. I had been a fan of hers for a long time because I thought she was a really cool person. The call was for an incident that occurred on October 19th in the location the victim specified. (more...)
L'Oreal model steps down after anti-Israel tweets uncovered L'Oreal model steps down after anti-Israel tweets uncovered
- January 23, 2018

The first woman to wear a hijab in a major haircare campaign has quit, following controversy surrounding some of her tweets in 2014. A L'Oréal Paris UK spokesperson addressed Khan's decision to step down and the 2014 tweets, which Khan has since deleted. (more...)
Listen to Steven Spielberg Describe Ready Player One's Vision of the Future Listen to Steven Spielberg Describe Ready Player One's Vision of the Future
- January 23, 2018

Check it out below. Alongside Spielberg and Cline discussing the film, there is new footage that shows off a bit more of the dystopian world that Wade Watts inhabits, and the Oasis, the VR world that he escapes into. When Halliday dies, he leaves his huge fortune to the first person to find a digital Easter egg he has hidden somewhere in the OASIS, sparking a contest that grips the entire world. (more...)
Disney Reveals First Look at Incredibles 2 Characters Disney Reveals First Look at Incredibles 2 Characters
- January 23, 2018

Jackson's Frozone and writer/director Brad Bird's endlessly meme-able fashion designer Edna Mode. Newcomers include Jonathan Banks as Rick Dicker , the head of the Super Relocation Program who helps the Parr family keep their secret identities. (more...)
Netanyahu: Pence Making History as First VP to Address Knesset Netanyahu: Pence Making History as First VP to Address Knesset
- January 23, 2018

Pence, who visited Egypt and Jordan before travelling to Israel, said that with its policy shift on Jerusalem, "the United States has chosen fact over fiction - and fact is the only true foundation for a just and lasting peace".It was the highest-ranking visit by a U.S. (more...)
William H Macy: It's hard for men William H Macy: It's hard for men
- January 23, 2018

And even after a decades-long career in show business, "I still get starstruck", he said, excited about sitting at a table next to Robert De Niro and Steve Carell . Shameless star Rossum had a salary standoff with Warner Bros., which caused a delay for the Season 8 renewal of the Showtime drama. "It's hard to be a man these days", Macy said, according to Vanity Fair , speaking to press backstage at the Shrine Auditorium in Los Angeles. (more...)
SAG Awards Dresses For Less: Score These 5 Looks Now SAG Awards Dresses For Less: Score These 5 Looks Now
- January 23, 2018

Octogenarian American actor and narrator, Morgan Freeman was also awarded with a Lifetime Achievement Awards at the event. Bell added some fun as the first host of the Screen Actors Guild Awards by speaking out about First Lady Melania Trump and her professed dedication to ending cyberbullying. (more...)
Tokyo holds mass evacuation drills in preparation for North Korean missile attack Tokyo holds mass evacuation drills in preparation for North Korean missile attack
- January 23, 2018

Japan's first-ever drills for the evacuation of Japanese civilians were conducted in March of a year ago in the coastal city of Oga. It was the second such drill since March, when Tokyo instructed local governments to review their contingency plans and conduct evacuation exercises. (more...)
A Royal Wedding Lifetime Movie A Royal Wedding Lifetime Movie
- January 23, 2018

The nanny took on the role of his mother in the aftermath of the prince's loss and Harry "couldn't wait" to introduce her to the Suits actress, 36. BRB, dusting off our resumé. Want to work for the royals? The Royal Household says the position begins in April and is "high-profile". The role will be based at Buckingham Palace and you can be sure the Royals will take care of you with "comprehensive" benefits, including 33 days holiday, a 15 per cent employer contribution pension scheme and ... (more...)
Abby Lee Miller's Shocking Prison Weight Loss Abby Lee Miller's Shocking Prison Weight Loss
- January 23, 2018

Facebook/DanceMomsonLIFETIMEAbby Lee Miller posed in a promo photo for " Dance Moms " on Lifetime . Abby says that she has turned over a new leaf in prison having made friends with inmates and staff. The reality star was not only sentenced for bankruptcy fraud, but also for bringing $120,000 worth of Australian currency into the country without reporting it. (more...)
Katy Perry presents Hollywood Walk of Fame star to Minnie Mouse Katy Perry presents Hollywood Walk of Fame star to Minnie Mouse
- January 23, 2018

Addressing the crowd, Katy described just how far back she and Minnie go. Mickey Mouse was awarded his star 40-years ago, in 1978. Minnie first appeared in the 1928 animated short film "Steamboat Willie" alongside Mickey Mouse . Minnie is among the Hollywood Walk of Fame Class of 2018. Her star is the 2,627th since the Walk of Fame was completed in 1961, when it had 1,558 stars. (more...)
Peter Jackson Developing World War I Documentary with Restored Footage Peter Jackson Developing World War I Documentary with Restored Footage
- January 23, 2018

His new movie will premiere at the 2018 BFI London Film Festival , before airing in the United Kingdom on BBC One in November (18). After taking a short hiatus from directing, we've finally learned that Peter Jackson's next film will be a documentary about the First World War . (more...)
Danny McBride to play Crocodile Dundee's son in new movie Danny McBride to play Crocodile Dundee's son in new movie
- January 23, 2018

The first Crocodile Dundee film came out in 1986 and was very well-received, as it brought in almost $330 million on a budget of less than $10 million. "[ Crocodile Dundee ] was a defining moment in my life and one of my proudest accomplishments". Brian is the "son of a legend" who is "forced to channel his Aussie roots as he teams up with a local expert, Wally Jr". (more...)
Phew! Channel 5 are NOT axing Big Brother Phew! Channel 5 are NOT axing Big Brother
- January 22, 2018

The paper stated that Channel 5 bosses have made a decision to "pull the plug" after 18 years of the show after ratings for the show have fallen over the years. Heartbreak stories continued to pour in: "Waking up and reading big brother is getting cancelled I really hope this isn't true love this show #cbb #cbbuk #bbuk #bigbrother". (more...)
CM Punk to get another shot in UFC CM Punk to get another shot in UFC
- January 22, 2018

White was also asked about the current status of WWE Universal Champion Brock Lesnar , who is serving a one-year USADA suspension from MMA after failing two drug tests related to his UFC 200 fight. Most fighters would jump at the opportunity to face Conor McGregor, on account of how much cash they could make by throwing hands with the Irish super star. (more...)
Host Kristen Bell Tackles #MeToo & More in SAG AWARD Opening Host Kristen Bell Tackles #MeToo & More in SAG AWARD Opening
- January 22, 2018

Gary Oldman won in the category, his first SAG Award , for his portrayal of Winston Churchill in "The Darkest Hour ". "We are living in a watershed moment", Bell continued, hinting at the #MeToo movement that took center stage at the Golden Globes . (more...)
Alison Brie says James Franco sexual misconduct allegations are Alison Brie says James Franco sexual misconduct allegations are "not fully accurate"
- January 22, 2018

Brie , who is a vocal supporter of both the #MeToo movement and Times Up , answered: "I think that above all, what we've always said is it remains vital that anyone that feels victimised should and does have the right to speak out and come forward ". (more...)
Princess Eugenie Set to Marry Long-term Boyfriend Jack Brooksbank Princess Eugenie Set to Marry Long-term Boyfriend Jack Brooksbank
- January 22, 2018

While Princess Eugenie works as a director of the contemporary art gallery Hauser & Wirth, Brooksbank was a nightclub manager and is now the United Kingdom brand ambassador of Casamigos Tequila, a company co-founded by George Clooney , Sky News reported . (more...)
Viola Davis speaks to 'Me too' moment at LA Women's March Viola Davis speaks to 'Me too' moment at LA Women's March
- January 22, 2018

Attorney Gloria Allred attended the Park City, Utah march . In New York , marchers who passed by Trump's International Hotel & Tower let their frustrations with the Commander-in-Chief be known by booing and yelling "shame, shame, shame", while giving the building the finger. (more...)
'Black Panther' Spoilers Revealed in Two New Promo Videos 'Black Panther' Spoilers Revealed in Two New Promo Videos
- January 22, 2018

And it's the first Marvel movie of 2018! The costume, created by T'Challa's sister Shuri ( Letitia Wright ), is bulletproof and has the ability to store kinetic energy so the wearer can later redistribute it, clearly with violent force. (more...)
Oldman, Janney, Kidman among SAG Awards winners Oldman, Janney, Kidman among SAG Awards winners
- January 22, 2018

He stars as Randall Pearson on "This Is U", the role that earned him his second Emmy award in 2017, for "Outstanding Lead Actor in a Drama Series". Julia Louis-Dreyfus, who is undergoing treatment for breast cancer and missed the SAG show, was named best comedy actress . The Western-inspired revenge tale " Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri " swept the female-focused Screen Actors Guild Awards on Sunday with wins for best ensemble, best actress for Frances McDormand and ... (more...)