Culture


Paris Jackson denounces racist neo-Nazis, white nationalists at MTV Video Music Awards Paris Jackson denounces racist neo-Nazis, white nationalists at MTV Video Music Awards
- August 31, 2017

I didn't realise that was such an issue. "People that knew him really well say they see him in me, that it's nearly scary", the teen told Rolling Stonein January 2017. He would look me in the eyes and he'd point his finger at me and he'd be like, 'You're black. "If we were to all put our voices together, do you realize the difference we would make?" the 19-year-old model asked the audience, before lampooning the president. (more...)
Diocese of Charleston to help Hurricane Harvey victims Diocese of Charleston to help Hurricane Harvey victims
- August 31, 2017

Another 15-25 inches of rain was anticipated in the days to come. Consumers can report suspected scams to BBB Scam Tracker (bbb.org/scamtracker) or the Texas Attorney General's hotline (800-621-0508 or consumeremergency@nag.texas.gov ). (more...)
The Simpsons music composer Alf Clausen fired The Simpsons music composer Alf Clausen fired
- August 31, 2017

Variety notes that speculation has centered upon the cost of Clausen and his 35-piece orchestra was the deciding factor behind his dismissal. Clausen has with The Simpsons from the very start. The series is already renewed through its 30th season on Fox, but is it really the same show if everything that made it The Simpsons gets stripped out of the series just to make it more profitable for Fox? "Including costs of musicians, recording studios, and orchestration", according to Variety ... (more...)
Reese Witherspoon Is Returning to TV With a 'Mindy Project' Guest Spot Reese Witherspoon Is Returning to TV With a 'Mindy Project' Guest Spot
- August 31, 2017

While she played several roles on Big Little Lies , as an actress and a producer, Reese's newest television event is a bit smaller. "It was really fun", Witherspoon said. Meyers-Shyer grew up as a child of Hollywood with her mother and her father, Charles Shyer, both well-known in the industry. She added: "I never worked with a mother and daughter team". (more...)
Welp, Bran Basically Confirmed He's the Night King Welp, Bran Basically Confirmed He's the Night King
- August 31, 2017

Aside from the hilarity that Wright doesn't want to look too much like the Night King , it's good to hear that the actor is open to the possibility he could be part of one of the biggest twists in the show's history. For now though, we are going to have to wait and theorize until 2018/2019 when season 8 is set to premiere . Another interesting theory predicts that Bran will use his warging abilities to take over Viserion, helping to defeat the White Walkers in the Great War. (more...)
Taylor Swift Disappeared to Reinvent Herself as Someone More Petty Taylor Swift Disappeared to Reinvent Herself as Someone More Petty
- August 31, 2017

One of her dancers took to their Snapchat account, which was later picked up and shared via a Taylor Swift fan site on Twitter , to show her followers the lovely white bouquet she'd been sent and the sweet note that came with it. She's got a reputation , and she's not apologizing for it. She cut her long blonde hair into a bob, and was famously caught by paparazzi going to and from the gym in a full face of makeup. (more...)
'Spider-Man: Homecoming' Writers Returning for Sequel 'Spider-Man: Homecoming' Writers Returning for Sequel
- August 31, 2017

Marvel tapped them to pen Ant-Man and the Wasp, which is now filming, while Sony hired them to write Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle , which is set for release this December. The duo also has strong ties to the TV world, writing for such shows as " American Dad ", " Community ", and " The Mindy Project ". With rising star Tom Holland set to reprise the role of Spider-Man and the support of Marvel Studios' shared universe, it sounds like the Wallcrawler's future is in very good shape. (more...)
Even the Three-Eyed Raven can't see deleted Game of Thrones scene Even the Three-Eyed Raven can't see deleted Game of Thrones scene
- August 31, 2017

As you probably know, the animal is also the sigil of House Stark. The 18-year-old actor told, "We actually did a scene that clearly got cut, a short scene with Sansa where she knocks on Bran's door and says, "I need your help", or something along those lines". (more...)
Joy-Anna Duggar pregnant with first child: 'We're so happy' Joy-Anna Duggar pregnant with first child: 'We're so happy'
- August 31, 2017

There are never enough babies, and with 19 children of their own, the Duggar parents will be getting many of them in the future. Viewers have pointed out that Austin and Joy-Anna's wedding seemed to have an autumnal theme to it, which would suggest that the family chose to book the church and move the wedding in a hurry to avoid any kind of public scandal. (more...)
Kanye West faces Saint Pablo Tour lawsuit Kanye West faces Saint Pablo Tour lawsuit
- August 31, 2017

Facing a $10 million lawsuit for not paying up after Kanye West canceled a tour, a Lloyd's of London syndicate has hit back with counterclaims that point to insurance policy exclusions pertaining to a preexisting psychological condition, possession of illegal drugs, prescription drugs not taken as medically prescribed, and the consumption of alcohol rendering the insured unfit to perform. (more...)
Lady Gaga Working On New Album: 'I've Already Started Writing' Lady Gaga Working On New Album: 'I've Already Started Writing'
- August 31, 2017

Each performance, she explains, is "two hours and 15 minutes we've thought about very closely. It's from our heart, and it's from a band, dancers, artists, and everyone we've worked with in the 10 years we have behind us together". Lady Gaga will never let other people's comments about her work affect her self-assurance as an artist. You fall on the sword always. "She adds, ".when I make my work, there's a reason and I think about it and I love it, and that's what matters". (more...)
On This Day in 2005, Hurricane Katrina Made Landfall Near New Orleans
- August 31, 2017

More than 1,500 people were killed and 200,000 properties were damaged. National Weather Service meteorologist Roger Erickson said Tuesday that officials expect Harvey will make another landfall in Cameron Parish around midday Wednesday, after hitting Texas and meandering back into the Gulf of Mexico. (more...)
Reporter makes impromptu rescue in Harvey floodwaters Reporter makes impromptu rescue in Harvey floodwaters
- August 30, 2017

The CNN crew were broadcasting live when the man drove into floodwaters and was swept away. "It happens within seconds!" "It's too unsafe out there", he said. He was floating down this ravine. After the playback of the clip, Griffin said Jerry caught a ride back to his hotel from another passerby and would later call the police about his truck. (more...)
Bruce Springsteen extending upcoming Broadway run until February 2018 Bruce Springsteen extending upcoming Broadway run until February 2018
- August 30, 2017

Since tickets have not yet gone on sale, anyone claiming to have tickets is selling "speculative tickets". " Springsteen on Broadway ", Bruce Springsteen's buzzmagnet concert engagement that opens on Broadway in October, has extended by a whopping 10 weeks, stretching the run to February 3. (more...)
Springsteen extends Broadway run through 2018, report says Springsteen extends Broadway run through 2018, report says
- August 30, 2017

Springsteen die-hards who pre-registered for the on-sale date (today at 10 a.m.) may have received a text message with a specific code to gain access through Ticketmaster . Some of the show is spoken, some of it is sung. "All of it together is in pursuit of my constant goal to provide an entertaining evening and to communicate something of value". (more...)
George Clooney's new sick role George Clooney's new sick role
- August 30, 2017

Fortunately, the star of the series Urgences can count on the help of his wife Amal, which if one believes the actor, has everything of the ideal mother: " It is an Olympic athlete. Don't make projects. You should always enjoy the present moment. "I'm in an interesting place in my life", he tells USA Today . 'It becomes increasingly clear how in over his head and incapable this man is of being president of the United States, ' Clooney said. (more...)
Transgender Service Members Walk Red Carpet At MTV's VMAs Transgender Service Members Walk Red Carpet At MTV's VMAs
- August 30, 2017

Earlier this week, the Department of Defence confirmed to Variety that MTV had requested the presence of transgender military members, but the government agency was still reviewing the request. On Friday, Trump signed a memorandum barring the military from accepting transgender men and women as recruits. There is no known number for how many transgender people serve in the USA military. (more...)
Jai Lava Kusa audio launch called off Jai Lava Kusa audio launch called off
- August 30, 2017

His latest "Jai Lava Kusa" is said to be inspired by a Korean film that is a remake of an old Hollywood classic cowboy film. Keeping the safety of public and security problem as the top priority, Nandamuri Arts has avoided having a grand audio launch altogether for Jai Lava Kusa. (more...)
Will Smith and Jazzy Jeff Perform First New Single In 20 Years Will Smith and Jazzy Jeff Perform First New Single In 20 Years
- August 30, 2017

The Suicide Squad star continued, "Shine those lights, let me see those lights. We all have an inner light and sometimes this world", Smith said. "He looks at me and says, 'We never had this kind of set-up for our tours.' Now it's kind of like wow, I'm playing on systems and at festivals that I never got a chance to play when we were selling millions of records". (more...)
Salman and Amitabh Bachchan join forces for Race 3! Salman and Amitabh Bachchan join forces for Race 3!
- August 30, 2017

Meanwhile, reports have been doing the rounds that Race 3 will be bigger and better than its previous instalments. This film will be a multistarrer. The producer also confirmed that the team of the film, to be directed by Remo D'Souza, was in talks with several "A List" actors and an official announcement about the entire cast of the film would be made soon. (more...)
Vijay Devarakonda Is A Hit, But Needs Their Help Vijay Devarakonda Is A Hit, But Needs Their Help
- August 30, 2017

The actor, whose distinct Hyderabadi Telugu accent, with a tinge of Telangana, has become his identity, is apparently going to take up the challenge of neutralising his accent for one of his upcoming films. On the other side, there are a lot of producers waiting for the hero's dates to make a film with him. More details about this interesting multi-starrer are likely to be out soon. (more...)
Now Kathy Griffin Is Taking Back Her Apology For Trump Head Photo Now Kathy Griffin Is Taking Back Her Apology For Trump Head Photo
- August 30, 2017

Her tour was essentially cancelled, and she was sacked from hosting CNN's New Year's Eve special with Anderson Cooper . Griffin noted those that spoke out against her following the video photoshoot, including Chelsea Clinton and "friend" Debra Messing. (more...)
Celebrities react, donate to Hurricane Harvey relief Celebrities react, donate to Hurricane Harvey relief
- August 30, 2017

He also warned that crowdfunding sites like GoFundMe may have good intentions, but if you can't confirm that the money donated will go where you want it to, you should look at other options. Seniors, the disabled, children and even pets are particularly vulnerable during disasters. Rapper Drake on Monday shared a photo of Texas on Instagram where said he would also be helping with relief efforts alongside his collaborator, Future the Prince. (more...)
Mark Hamill on Luke Skywalker's return, losing Carrie Fisher Mark Hamill on Luke Skywalker's return, losing Carrie Fisher
- August 30, 2017

In a new photo from the upcoming flick, we see a contemplative Rey prepare for some serious (and solitary) Jedi training. Having Luke Skywalker wear black feels rather ominous, though that's all he wore for the entirety of Return of the Jedi as well. (more...)
U2 to release new songs on Wednesday U2 to release new songs on Wednesday
- August 30, 2017

The actual single, " You're The Best Thing About Me ", is coming out next Wednesday (Sept. 6.). ABC/Randy HolmesU2 has premiered a brand-new song called " The Blackout " via a video posted on the band's official Facebook page . Details of the new album will be confirmed on the same day. Dave told the Irish Sun: "New U2 stuff always excites me because its great hearing new stuff from a band you love". (more...)