Tag Archives: Entertainment

24Oct/17

Pussy Riot protest for political prisoners in Trump Tower

NEW YORK, NEW YORK, UNITED STATES (OCTOBER 23, 2017) (TWITTER/@PUSSYRRRIOT) – Trump Tower was briefly shut on Monday (October 23) after Russian activists Pussy Riot staged a protest in the hotel, activist Maria Alyokhina said on her Facebook page. Continue reading

23Oct/17

David Letterman honored with Mark Twain prize for humor

David Letterman, a pioneering entertainer who was the longest-running host of late-night TV in U.S. history, was honored on Sunday for his contributions to American culture. Continue reading

22Oct/17

Tyler Perry’s ‘Boo 2!’ ‘ scares away competitors at the box office

(LIONSGATE) – “Tyler Perry’s Boo 2! A Madea Halloween” scored the top spot at the North American weekend box office over the weekend (October 20-22).
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14Oct/17

Motion Picture Academy expels movie mogul Harvey Weinstein

INTERNET (OCTOBER 14, 2017) (AMPAS) – The Academy of Motion Pictures Arts and Sciences expelled producer Harvey Weinstein on Saturday (October 14), after allegations that he sexually harassed or assaulted a number of women over the past three decades. Continue reading

09Oct/17

Weinstein Co board ousts Harvey Weinstein after harassment allegations

LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA, UNITED STATES (UNRESTRICTED POOL) – The Weinstein Co has fired co-Chairman Harvey Weinstein, effective immediately, following reports of sexual harassment allegations against the executive, who was one of Hollywood’s biggest power brokers, the film production company said on Sunday (October 8). Continue reading

28Sep/17

Playboy founder Hugh Hefner dies at 91

He helped usher in a sexual revolution in the 1950s, and his business empire ultimately became one of the world’s most recognizable brands. Now, after more than 60 years of publishing and partying, cultural icon Hugh Hefner has passed away. Graham Mackay reports. Continue reading

18Sep/17

Trump lampooned, Spicer surprise appearance at Emmys

LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA, UNITED STATES (SEPTEMBER 17, 2017) (TELEVISION ACADEMY / CBS TELEVISION NETWORK) – The Emmy awards show was peppered with political jokes and pointed speeches on Sunday (September 17), as host Stephen Colbert took shots at U.S. President Donald Trump and Sean Spicer made a surprise appearance. Continue reading

05Sep/17

Michael Jackson’s ‘Thriller’ re-released in 3D during Venice Film Festival

LOS OLIVOS, CALIFORNIA, UNITED STATES (UNRESTRICTED POOL) – Music video “Thriller” was made because pop star Michael Jackson wanted to be a monster, the production’s director John Landis said at the Venice film festival on Monday (September 4).
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04Sep/17

Lil Wayne hospitalized after seizures: reports

Grammy-winning rap star Lil Wayne has been taken to hospital after suffering a seizure and being found unconscious in his Chicago hotel room, according to TMZ. Continue reading

03Sep/17

‘Hitman’s Bodyguard’ leads Labor Day Weekend

(LIONSGATE) – “The Hitman’s Bodyguard” held on to the top spot at the North American box office for a second week, according to Box Office Mojo, in what Variety reports was the slowest Labor Day weekend in two decades. Continue reading