Life&Culture


U.S. officials reinforce Trump support for two-state solution
- February 17, 2017

Friedman, a longtime friend of Trump's, has voiced support for Israel's building of settlements in the West Bank, which Israelis and Palestinians both lay claim to. Udall went on to call Friedman "completely unfit for this or any other diplomatic office". Over the last month, he has conducted an apology tour of those he insulted over the course of the 2016 presidential campaign , calling most of his critics to express his regrets. (more...)
American Girl to release a boy doll American Girl to release a boy doll
- February 16, 2017

Logan will play the drums alongside Tenny Grant, a new female singer-songwriter doll created by American Girl. Also up for release this year is Z Yang, a Korean doll, and Nanea, a WWII-era Hawaiian doll. " Adding a boy to our lineup has been a number one request for a very, very, very long time", she added. A spokeswoman said American Girl is hopeful that Logan will appeal to both girls and boys. (more...)
Matt Damon Got Extremely Emotional About Amal Clooney's Pregnancy!
- February 15, 2017

The celebrities like George Clooney and Beyoncé made their fans double excited with their expectation of twins . George and Amal got married in 2014. "We are extremely happy for George and Amal , and I can not imagine two people who would be better parents", George's mom gushed to UsWeekly on the soon-to-be parents. (more...)
Adele thanks her 'husband' at Grammys, is she married to Simon Konecki?
- February 14, 2017

Adele and Simon Konecki have been together since 2011 (Photo: Reuters / Splash News). As she concluded her tearful and modest speech, she said , "Grammys, I appreciate it". The Grammy victor and the 42-year-old businessman met back in 2011 and the two are parents to their 4-year-old son, Angelo . "Thank you to my manager because the comeback, as it were, was completely masterminded by him". (more...)
Former ESPN Anchor Josh Elliott Fired From CBS, Escorted Out Of Building
- February 14, 2017

According to the New York Post , Elliott was recently told by a network executive that she was eyeing a bigger role for him at CBS News. Josh Elliott is out at CBS News, PEOPLE confirms. And that's when Josh , sensing the world was still his, fished himself a deal, landing CBS as the girlfriend he was at last destined to marry. A network source reportedly called it a "mess of epic proportions" and that "nobody at the top at CBS News knew that Josh was going to do that". (more...)
Morris Day, Bruno Mars perform Prince tribute at Grammys
- February 14, 2017

His body was found at his Minnesota compound a year ago. But you, you have tickets to the hottest show on the planet, where glam meets funk, rock meets fantasy, leather meets lace. Prince sold more than 100.0 million records over the course of his prolific career. Superstar Prince died aged 57 past year. He won seven Grammy Awards, a Golden Globe Award, and an Oscar for best original song score for Purple Rain, still considered his magnum opus. (more...)
Chrissy Teigen is freaking out about her pre-Grammys prep fail
- February 14, 2017

And fortunately, she documented all of it on Snapchat. "I'm home, we're having ramen", she said, and then in a baby voice, "It's a Ma-ma", referring to the brand. Teigen, 31, continued to narrate the whole ordeal, explaining, "Okay, he's taking it off... Ow!" "I know you're supposed to use the stick, but I used the stick as an appetizer". (more...)
Lena Dunham Completely Derails a 'Today' Interview with Just One Word
- February 13, 2017

After praising the actress, Dunham threw Shriver off track when she asked her if she "saw penis" during the episodes. "He said I was a B-list actor with no mojo", she laughed on the show, which prompted Howard to ask if she felt a president should be spending so much time worrying about what celebrities think of him. (more...)
I Made Rapists I Made Rapists "Beg For Forgiveness", Uma Bharti Tells Agra Crowd
- February 13, 2017

She said: "Rapists should be tortured in front of victims until they beg for forgiveness". Then, referring to a mother-daughter duo being raped in August past year, she added: "The rapists should be hung upside down and beaten till their skin comes off". (more...)
The Batman Gets Planet of the Apes Director Matt Reeves
- February 12, 2017

He said that he is looking for a director who would help him make this big film. He remains on board to play the caped crusader in a standalone movie, but he and Warner Bros. Reeves's upcoming project will be War of the Planet of the Apes-the third installment in the Planet of the Apes franchise-which is targeted to be released on July 14, 2017. (more...)
Fleabag actress in talks for Young Han Solo movie
- February 10, 2017

She's more known in America for her critically acclaimed Amazon series "Fleabag", which she created. There's no word yet what type of being she'll portray, but Waller-Bridge is in good company, joining Andy Serkis' sinister Supreme Leader Snoke, Lupita Nyong'o's little orange alien Maz Kanata, and Alan Tudyk's gunmetal droid K-2SO in the pantheon of digitally rendered new Star Wars creatures. (more...)
US superstar Madonna granted permission to adopt twin girls from Malawi
- February 09, 2017

Madonna's confirmation comes a day after multiple reports revealed the singer had been approved by a high court to adopt the twins. Malawi's judiciary spokesperson Mlenga Mvula told US People magazine that the mother of the girls - named Stella and Esther - died in August 2012, a week after giving birth to them. (more...)
Paramount Drowns its Friday the 13th Reboot in Crystal Lake
- February 09, 2017

But production never got off the ground in time to meet that deadline, after director J.A. Bayona left the project previous year to helm "Jurassic World 2". According to Variety , sources tell them that Paramount executives quickly made a decision to shut down the production of the Friday the 13th movie after the disappointing box office return for Rings which earned cost $25 million to make and earned only $13 million during its opening weekend. (more...)
Lady Gaga to star in RuPaul's Drag Race season premiere
- February 08, 2017

And that's exactly what Lady Gaga is set to soon repeat. That's right, Mother Monster and Momma Ru are joining forces for a Drag Race premiere of super-heroic proportions. That's not for lack of trying, though - Gaga tweeted Emmy-winning host RuPaul back in 2013, throwing her hat in the guest-judge ring. Gaga's appearance will be her first on the drag queen competition. (more...)
Disney Shares Fall On ESPN's Declining Ad Sales
- February 08, 2017

Burbank, California-based Disney's first-quarter profit dropped to $2.48 billion or $1.56 per share from $2.88 billion or $1.74 per share previous year. Shares of Disney closed down 57 cents to $109. Disney attributed the decline in operating income to decreases in the company's merchandise licensing, games and retail businesses. (more...)
Katy Perry Returns To Grammys
- February 08, 2017

The Grammy Awards will air on CBS on February 12 at 8 p.m. ET. Previous year was brutal as the music industry lost numerous legends including Prince, George Michael, Sharon Jones, Leonard Cohen, Merle Haggard, Phife Dawg of A Tribe Called Quest, Earth, Wind & Fire singer Maurice White and more. (more...)
Chrissy Teigen suffers a nip slip at the Super Bowl
- February 07, 2017

Well, except for the millions of dollars and adoring fans. Never let it be said that Chrissy Teigen doesn't have an unbelievable sense of humor about herself. She snapped pics of her food and making jokes about the sport. And supposedly when non-New Yorkers responded with confusion, she replied, "Oh my god there is a street in NY pronounced House-ton and everyone says Houston and New Yorkers love correcting people AHHHHHHH". (more...)
'Samurai Jack' Season 5 Trailer Gives A Glimpse Into Jack's Existential Crisis 'Samurai Jack' Season 5 Trailer Gives A Glimpse Into Jack's Existential Crisis
- February 07, 2017

It is more than obvious since the show was meant to air on Adult Swim, the creators have taken full advantage of the ability to push the boundaries of what they are allowed to include in terms of content. If you want to catch up on the first four seasons, which stopped airing in 2004, they're all available on Hulu. Now that Tartakovsky is writing for an Adult Swim audience, the most prominent difference is a dark one. (more...)
Controversial Super Bowl Ad Depicts Trump's Border Wall Controversial Super Bowl Ad Depicts Trump's Border Wall
- February 06, 2017

In a night filled with some vague, and some not-so-vague, references to the current political climate, 84 Lumber came no subtlety as it depicted an immigrant mother and daughter on an arduous journey toward the American border with Mexico. (more...)
'La La Land' continues dance to the Oscars with DGA win 'La La Land' continues dance to the Oscars with DGA win
- February 06, 2017

I was three years old watching Cinderella on loop. 'I felt that movies were powerful because they speak to everyone: all countries all cultures'. The film has earned Oscar nominations for its stars Dev Patel and Nicole Kidman. In his turn at the podium, Chazelle said, "I've learned from the movies of Asghar Farhadi", referencing the Iranian director who has said that because of the travel ban he will not attend the 2017 Oscar ceremony even though his film " The Salesman " has been ... (more...)