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Star Wars makes noise for UNICEF Star Wars makes noise for UNICEF
- May 04, 2018

The franchise was launched in 1977 with Star Wars: Episode IV - A New Hope. The tongue-in-cheek video then introduces a serious message: Disney's new charity initiative as part of its Force for Change program, challenging fans to take to social media and share their finest Chewbacca impressions on Facebook , Instagram or Twitter along with the hashtag #RoarForChange. (more...)
Priyanka Chopra's 'Safari Suit' Dress Creates Quite The Stir On Social Media Priyanka Chopra's 'Safari Suit' Dress Creates Quite The Stir On Social Media
- May 04, 2018

Add another stop to Priyanka Chopra's extensive talk show tour. Now with her seeming plan for world domination and, of course, her role as the protagonist in hit American TV series, Quantico , Priyanka's is a name that is known globally. (more...)
Solo Tickets Go on Sale and Watch the New 360 Experience! Solo Tickets Go on Sale and Watch the New 360 Experience!
- May 04, 2018

A Star Wars Story could have a huge four day holiday weekend of over $160 million. Star Wars is the benchmark for the modern blockbuster, having redefined the rules of Hollywood on its way to becoming the most successful film franchise of all time - the Marvel Cinematic Universe has since pushed Star Wars down to number 2. (more...)
Texans can get a free Lyft ride on Cinco de Mayo Texans can get a free Lyft ride on Cinco de Mayo
- May 04, 2018

Marijuana use can also be impairing, especially in combination with alcohol or other drugs, and can result in a DUI. The service is available for both AAA members and non-members. Decide today that you won't ever drive after drinking or impaired by drugs. The Tennessee Highway Safety Office is providing grant overtime funding for Johnson City officers to conduct these DUI enforcement patrols aimed at removing impaired drivers from the road during this holiday weekend. (more...)
Why is May 4 known as Star Wars day? Why is May 4 known as Star Wars day?
- May 04, 2018

What is "Star Wars Day"? It was the latter collaboration that inspired a new mashup featuring Howard's narrator character from "Arrested" taking a crack at summing up " Star Wars: A New Hope ", and the results may make you want to do a gleeful chicken dance. (more...)
Nobel Literature Prize suspended due to fallout from sexual assault scandal Nobel Literature Prize suspended due to fallout from sexual assault scandal
- May 04, 2018

Traditionally, members must be approved by the king and keep their chairs for life. The council of prestigious authors and linguists has been dealing with the fallout from the allegations since November, in the wake of the global #MeToo movement, when a Swedish newspaper published the testimonies of 18 women claiming to have been raped, sexually assaulted or harassed by Jean-Claude Arnault, a photographer and influential figure on the Swedish culture scene. (more...)
MoviePass Brings Back Movie-Per-Day Plan... For Now MoviePass Brings Back Movie-Per-Day Plan... For Now
- May 04, 2018

The return of the deal also comes after MoviePass added a new rule this past Friday preventing subscribers from using the service for repeat viewings of a film. Since introducing the one-movie-a-day deal last August, MoviePass has grown into a player in the movie theater industry with more than 2 million subscribers in the United States. (more...)
Meghan Markle's brother has demanded Prince Harry to cancel the wedding Meghan Markle's brother has demanded Prince Harry to cancel the wedding
- May 04, 2018

He even blames her for losing contact with her father, and hit out at her alleged decision not to have him walk her down the aisle. Tom, who just a few months prior admitted to holding out hope pf securing an invite to the Royal Wedding , cruelly continued of Meghan: " It's very apparent that her tiny bit of Hollywood fame has gone to her head ". (more...)
Drake declared his love Rihanna in 2016 - and it ended their friendship Drake declared his love Rihanna in 2016 - and it ended their friendship
- May 04, 2018

Rihanna used to release albums every year like clockwork, but the great ANTI, her last LP, is already two years old, and she's too busy with non-musical endeavors to get fully back into the album cycle yet. And you know, guys don't like getting the cards flipped on them-ever". In fact, she's launching a new line of lingerie called Savage focused on body confidence. (more...)
Trump presents teaching award to educator of teen refugees Trump presents teaching award to educator of teen refugees
- May 04, 2018

The letters were addressed to the president, and all Manning wanted to do was give them to him. She wore pins representing the Women's March , the Peace Corps (of which she is an alum), gay pride, the National Endowment for the Arts (NEA), and Trans Equality Now. (more...)
Kylie Jenner says motherhood has made her Kylie Jenner says motherhood has made her "less selfish"
- May 04, 2018

In Kylie's latest Instagram offering she shows off her post-baby figure in a black bikini with fishnet shorts over the top. Thus, Chyna thinks that whatever Kylie earned from her solo reality show actually belongs to her. We would just experience everything together. Kylie Jenner isn't done celebrating Travis Scott's 26 birthday just yet! "And then, right when Stormi hits two weeks, she's doing the same things Chi was doing, and they're like... (more...)
'Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt' Will End with 4 Seasons and a Movie 'Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt' Will End with 4 Seasons and a Movie
- May 04, 2018

Joining Kimmy on her journey are her best friend and roommate, Titus Andromedon (Burgess); her former-employer-turned-friend Jacqueline White (Krakowski); and landlord Lillian Kaushtupper (Kane). Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt , the first ongoing original half-hour comedy series to debut on Netflix , has been among the streaming giant's most acclaimed shows. (more...)
Last Man Standing season 7 revival may happen at Fox Last Man Standing season 7 revival may happen at Fox
- May 04, 2018

Allen and ABC studios tried to find a new home for the series once it was canceled previous year. "They heard all your voices people!" Allen tweeted to followers". A rep for ABC , the show's original network, did not immediately return Fox News' request for comment. Allen has not been shy about his theory the original show was axed because of its conservative point-of-view, saying previous year he wanted his character on the show to be like Archie Bunker played by Carroll O'Connor on ... (more...)
Pink Announces Bossier City Date on 'Beautiful Trauma' World Tour Pink Announces Bossier City Date on 'Beautiful Trauma' World Tour
- May 04, 2018

Tickets go on sale to the general public starting Friday, May 11 at 10 a.m. and will be available online at Ticketmaster.com or by calling 1-800-345-7000. All albums must be redeemed by the end of the tour in May 2019. Fans can register for tickets from May 3 to May 6, which qualifies them to purchase presale tickets on May 8 at 10 a.m. (more...)
Bill Cosby's wife Camille slams his guilty verdict as 'mob justice' Bill Cosby's wife Camille slams his guilty verdict as 'mob justice'
- May 04, 2018

Cosby's wife of more than five decades also equated Cosby's fate to the death of Emmett Till , the black teen who was lynched in MS in 1955 after witnesses said they saw him suggestively whistling at a white woman. Although the Smithsonian's hierarchy did not capitulate, a disclaimer was posted on the exterior of that Museum. Camille also took aim at the trustworthiness of Cosby's accusers: "Three criminal charges, promised during an unethical campaign for the district attorney's office, ... (more...)
Gigi Hadid Issues Apology Over 'Vogue Italia' Cover Controversy Gigi Hadid Issues Apology Over 'Vogue Italia' Cover Controversy
- May 03, 2018

Even US Vogue's sister publicationTeen Vogue published a damming article questioning Gigi's skin tone on the cover, following a sneak peek on Wednesday. 'Gigi you are attractive but the amount of spray tan and Photoshop is ugly, ' said one fan. The image depicts Hadid with male model Justin Martin's arms wrapped around her, dressed in a graphic ensemble and toting a crown on her head. (more...)
Bill Cosby and Roman Polanski Expelled From Film Academy Bill Cosby and Roman Polanski Expelled From Film Academy
- May 03, 2018

The fallout from Bill Cosby's guilty conviction last week is growing to include others accused of sexual misconduct. Though Cosby's trial has been more recent, Polanski's criminal history has been known to the public since 1977, when he pled guilty to the charge of unlawful sexual intercourse with a 13-year-old girl, according to BBC News . (more...)
SEC Asks Federal Court to Compel Jay-Z to Testify SEC Asks Federal Court to Compel Jay-Z to Testify
- May 03, 2018

Why, specifically, the SEC is investigating Iconix is unclear, but according to a companion CNBC report, there are concerns about the company's financial reporting . The SEC initially issued a subpoena on November 16, 2017, with a second subpoena issued February 23, 2018 after he failed to appear. Carter failed to appear as required by the subpoenas and, through his counsel, declined to provide any additional dates on which he will agree to appear for investigative testimony, according to ... (more...)
Meek Mill Lands New Criminal Justice Reform Docuseries Following Prison Release
- May 03, 2018

Meek Mill revealed that his probation officer helped him get into rehab to deal with his opioid addiction. The series is expected to premiere in 2019 exclusively on Prime Video in more than 200 countries and territories. Fellow rapper Jay-Z will be an executive producer on the series. The Head of Unscripted for Amazon Originals Heather Schuster said "We're thrilled to be working with such a talented group of producers to bring Meek's life story to light". (more...)
Charlie Rose Harassment Incidents Were Known to CBS Charlie Rose Harassment Incidents Were Known to CBS
- May 03, 2018

At the time, CBS News president David Rhodes explained the decision to fire Rose by saying, "There is absolutely nothing more important, in this or any organization, than ensuring a safe, professional workplace - a supportive environment where people feel they can do their best work". (more...)
Rural purchases to boost gold demand in India through December: WGC Rural purchases to boost gold demand in India through December: WGC
- May 03, 2018

The total gold imports are likely to be on similar lines with consumer demand, which is pegged at 700-800 tonne this year, WGC India managing director PR Somasundaram told PTI here. One standout area was central bank holdings, up 42% at 116 mt. Qatar, it said, was the biggest seller, cutting reserves by 3.1 tonnes. "New ways of buying gold through digital platforms are catching up quickly; this will not just promote ease of savings but bring about a mindset change, thereby enhancing ... (more...)
Christina Aguilera Will Never Do 'The Voice' Again and She Has Reasons Christina Aguilera Will Never Do 'The Voice' Again and She Has Reasons
- May 03, 2018

Aguilera's last full album was 2012's Lotus , though she released the single "Change" in 2016, dedicated to shooting victim Christina Grimmie and those wounded and killed at Pulse nightclub. Her previous albums include her two United Kingdom number ones Back To Basics (2006) and Bionic (2010), and number two album Stripped (2002). "To me, there's nothing like an incredible hip-hop beat", the singer said. (more...)
Eazy Arrested for Assault & Cocaine Possession in Sweden Eazy Arrested for Assault & Cocaine Possession in Sweden
- May 03, 2018

Police later discovered that the Oakland native was carrying narcotics in his pocket. It's no secret that G-Eazy likes to party . G-Eazy, real name Gerald Earl Gillum , is said to have been taken into custody on suspicion of assault, possession of narcotics and use of narcotics, according to TMZ . (more...)
Royal Wedding: Full Details Of Harry And Meghan's Carriage Procession Revealed Royal Wedding: Full Details Of Harry And Meghan's Carriage Procession Revealed
- May 03, 2018

Meghan , he says, had their father pay her debts and then left him broke in Mexico without ever paying him back. According to In Touch , Meghan was so furious she fled back to the U.S. Prince Harry and Meghan Markle have chosen to travel in the Ascot Landau carriage. In addition, the carriages played a role in the wedding of the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge in 2011, carrying Prince Harry , Pippa Middleton and the bridesmaids and page boys from Westminster Abbey to Buckingham Palace. (more...)
YouTube rolling out ad services to TV YouTube rolling out ad services to TV
- May 03, 2018

According to YouTube, we're going through the "second major shift in how people watch video" on the platform. YouTube Inc. signage is displayed on a monitor after the company's new television subscription service was unveiled at the YouTube Space LA venue in Los Angeles, California, U.S., on Tuesday, Feb. (more...)

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