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Is this $450 Million da Vinci Even a Real da Vinci?

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The highest price paid for a work of art at auction had been $179 million, for Pablo Picasso's painting "Women of Algiers (Version O)" in May 2015, also at Christie's in NY. You see, the painting had once belonged to Prince Charles I of England before disappearing in 1763. In 1958, the painting was sold for just $60 because it was thought to be a copy. Read More »

Princes Harry and William Play Stormtroopers in New 'Star Wars' Film

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Daniel Craig also made an appearance as a Stormtrooper in 2015's Star Wars: The Force Awakens . It seems that " The Last Jedi " will be no different, and this surprise cameo is perhaps the biggest of them all. As heirs to the British throne , Prince William and Prince Harry were basically born with impressive resumes. Will TLJ have more cameos this time around? Aren't you a little royal for a stormtrooper? What makes these cameos particularly interesting is that they will all ... Read More »

Kevin Spacey Faces 20 New Allegations of 'Inappropriate Behavior' at London Theater

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The London theatre released the conclusion following its investigation into allegations concerning the actor, who was in the role between 2004 and 2015, and has apologised. The theatre said 18 of the allegations relate to the time period 1993-2009, while two date from 2009-2013. The Old Vic is deeply dismayed by the allegations and thankful to all those who have contacted its helpline directly. Read More »

Gwen Stefani talks Sexiest Man Alive Blake Shelton: 'I really scored'

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Shelton's tweets were also considered racist with one post reading, "Wish the [expletive] in the next room would either shut up or learn some English so I would at least know what he's planning to bomb!" The 38-year-old Maroon 5 frontman awarded the title by PEOPLE magazine in 2013 and during his 12-month reign he ended up tying the knot with the stunning 28-year-old South African model. Read More »

Bigg Boss 11: Bandagi Kalra's father hospitalised

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Bandagi Kalra has been turning heads for her growing closeness with co-contestant and close friend on the show Puneesh Sharma. I believe, Luv does not love Hina and Hina does not care about herself which leads her to help Luv remove his tattoo which was strictly against the instructions given by Bigg Boss . Read More »

The Weeknd and Bella Hadid 'hanging out' again

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The publication say multiple sources have confirmed the pair are "hanging out again", and though they haven't put a label on it, still have strong feelings for each other. "As an outsider, you might think I handled it so well, but it's always in your heart, and you always feel it very heavily". A source also told TMZ that Gomez's family blamed Bieber for the " Bad Liar " singer's stint in rehab. Read More »

Fantastic Beasts 2: First look at Jude Law as Dumbledore, title revealed

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The Fantastic Beasts sequel may still be a full year away, but it's never too soon to start hunting for clues. And in true Harry Potter fashion, the image below is essentially a magical portrait, as each individual sways to and fro as smoke billows into frame, narrowing the focus to Johnny Depp's icy Grindelwald . Read More »

Battlefront & Overwatch's Loot Boxes Under Investigation In Belgium

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Games of chance require a permit from the Gaming Commission in Belgium, and due to the random nature of loot boxes, they could fall into that category. We think of it as a similar principle to collectible card games: Sometimes you'll open a pack and get a brand new holographic card you've had your eye on for a while. Read More »

Execution of OH inmate delayed

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Medical professionals have noted that they have had a hard time finding suitable veins in Campbell's arms and legs to administer the drug, but Smith told the Columbus Dispatch they are working to fix that issue. The United States Supreme Court allowed the state to make a second attempt, and Mr. Francis was executed by electric chair in 1947. Prison officials brought Campbell into the death chamber in a wheelchair and provided him a wedge pillow on the gurney, which was meant to help him ... Read More »

FLASHBACK: When Shah Rukh Khan PROPOSED to Priyanka Chopra

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He danced with them, gave out millions of hugs and signed over a thousand autographs, creating lasting memories for the kids. Sharing a small clip on his social media, he wrote, "Reliving my childhood this #ChildrensDay!" The kids applied cake on Shah Rukh's face after the cake cutting and very sweetly he posted a picture with his face full of cake and wrote, "Had my cake and ate it too..." And this latest video of the youngest Khan is all set to make you fall in love with him all over ... Read More »

Amid Padmavati controversy, Deepika Padukone reacts to ban on Mahira Khan's Verna

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Same is happening with Deppika Padukone's Padmavati and Mahira Khan's Verna . Naturally, Deepika backed Ranbir Kapoor's alleged lady love as she herself is going through the demand for the ban. Verna has been making headlines ever since it was announced. "The film is yet to be viewed by the full board and see if there are any objections", he said, added the report. Read More »

Katrina's Swagat has everything to make you go Oo La La!

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Salman and Katrina's Tiger Zinda Hai is the sequel of 2012 superhit film Ek Tha Tiger . After blowing the minds of the viewers with high-octane action and drama in its trailer, " Tiger Zinda Hai " is all set to delight the audiences with its first track "Swag Se Karenge Swagat". Read More »

Lil Peep passed away at the age of 21

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He dropped out of Long Beach High School after a stint and finished his education at home. He began his music career posting tracks on Youtube and Soundcloud , gaining traction with his emo style. "Everything I love is disappearing". "Not to be that guy but it's just so easy, I can do all this stuff in my sleep, it just comes naturally". News of his death first emerged on social media, with people shocked to find out about it. Read More »

Barbie launches first hijab-wearing doll, inspired by Olympic fencer

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After becoming the first USA athlete to wear a hijab during the Olympics past year, Maplewood's own Ibtihaj Muhammad made history again this week when she became the inspiration for the first hijab-wearing Barbie doll. Muhammad's doll is a part of the "Shero" line of Barbie dolls that also includes women like Ashley Graham , Zendaya , Kristin Chenoweth, Gabby Douglas , Emmy Rossum, Trisha Yearwood, Misty Copeland and Ava DuVernay . Read More »

Marvel Heroes Omega Shutting Down at the End of December

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Marvel Heroes' former creative director Jeff Donais told Kotaku that the studio's employees were massively overworked. The severing of the publishing deal with Disney cements the game's demise though, unless Disney chooses to find another studio to keep the game updated and running. Read More »

Watch new 'Deadpool 2' teaser featuring a Bob Ross spoof

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As you'll pretty quickly realize, there's approximately (and by that we mean exactly) ten seconds of actual Deadpool 2 footage on show here, but if you're into double entendres and Ryan Reynolds in a red latex body suit-or ever had to sit around while you're grandfather watched taped episodes of The Joy of Painting in some interminable, shag-carpeted OH living room-this one is definitely for you. Read More »

Charles Manson hospitalized in Bakersfield; severity of illness unclear

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Manson was hospitalized with serious health issues in January. At that time, he was hospitalized for severe intestinal bleeding and needed surgery to fix a lesion, but was deemed too weak by doctors and sent back to prison. Grocers Leno and Rosemary LaBianca were killed the following evening. Manson, who has a crudely carved swastika on his forehead, ordered his cult followers to carry out attacks in and around Los Angeles. Read More »

Why is Warped Tour Ending in 2018? Founder Kevin Lyman Explains

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In a statement on vanswarpedtour.com Wednesday, tour founder Kevin Lyman said 2018 will be the a year ago of nationwide shows. Lynman wrote in a statement, "I have been a very lucky person to have travelled across the country and sometimes around the world as one of the founders and producers of the Vans Warped Tour ". Read More »

Fifth Annual Feed Benson Thanksgiving

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Union Station Homeless Services to feed thousands in need at annual Thanksgiving Dinner in the Park event. . - The Pembine Area Christians will have its annual community Thanksgiving dinner from 1 to 4 p.m. Kyro said her company has also been delivering Thanksgiving dinners to first responders for several years. If the person doesn't have soap, it's provided by the church. Read More »

Democrats Introduce Articles of Impeachment Against Donald Trump

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Luis Gutierrez, D-Illinois, one of the bill's co-sponsors, said beside Cohen. "We believe that President Trump has violated the Constitution, and we've introduced five articles of impeachment", Cohen said at a press conference. "Indeed, the large majority of Democrats seem intent on having nothing to do with the effort either as lawmakers await the results of special counsel Robert Mueller's investigation into ties between the Trump campaign and Russian Federation", the wire service ... Read More »

'Fear the Walking Dead': Garret Dillahunt joins Season 4

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Great, we can't wait to see who gets killed first after joining the prequel series to the smash hit " The Walking Dead ". Just yesterday, Fear the Walking Dead cast Garret Dillahunt ( The Gifted ) as a series regular. Details on Elfman's character are under wraps, but the Golden Globe victor will star alongside another newcomer, Garret Dillahunt , whose casting was announced yesterday . Read More »

Jon Stewart Says He Was Stunned By The Louis CK Scandal

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On Tuesday, Jon Stewart attempted to answer that question as though he hasn't had at least a year to think about it. You always find yourself back to a moment of, did I miss something? Told that the allegations had previously been reported by Gawker and that the comedian Jen Kirkman had discussed allegations against an unnamed comedian widely understood to be C.K. Read More »

Why Rotten Tomatoes delayed the Justice League score until opening day

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However, it should be noted that Warner Bros . owns a minority stake in Rotten Tomatoes' parent company. Rotten Tomatoes might have made a decision to delay the reveal of Justice League's Tomatometer score on the review aggregation website, however, it seems like the site's rating for the superhero team-up move has already leaked out through an app called Flixter. Read More »

Ben Affleck reveals plans for Thanksgiving with family

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In fact, the actor recently spoke out about the possibility of hanging up his black and grey costume sometime after the release of Justice League . Affleck has played coy about his future as Batman for months, but these latest remarks seem to hint that he's finally looking for the off-ramp. Read More »

Nicki Minaj's Latest Magazine Cover Broke The Internet And We're Still Recovering

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The picture was taken for the magazines Break the Internet edition and featured the caption “Minaj a trois” at the bottom. Nas let her know that the cover was dope using the flames emoji and Nicki responded back with a kissy face. The issue hits stands on November 28, but the "Minaj à Trois" cover, which captures three of Minaj's many different sides all, um, interacting with each other, was released early and immediately turned social media upside down. Read More »