Tuesday, 16 January 2018
Latest news
Home » Life&Culture

Life&Culture

Ranbir Kapoor resumes work after Shashi Kapoor's demise, show must go on

perth_map

Britains public broadcaster BBC goofed up while showing a report on the death of Bollywood actor Shashi Kapoor but later apologised for its mistake. It's poor when it would have taken them seconds to verify. "Not our usual standards and I apologise for any upset". While Randhir Kapoor confirmed the news , the other celebrities from the Kapoor family have not reacted to Shashi Kapoor's death. Read More »

Fox 'resumes sale talks' with Walt Disney

perth_map

The news sent shares of Fox higher while Disney slumped . Now the deal that looked like it would take months to complete could be done as soon as next week. Comcast Corp., which owns NBCUniversal in Universal City, also figured as a potential buyer for Fox's media assets, Reuters said. This means the new Star Wars films could include the iconic John Williams scores. Read More »

Lionsgate pull Gotti biopic starring John Travolta 10 days before release

perth_map

The crime drama followed the life of mobster John Gotti (Travolta), head of the infamous Gambino crime family, and was directed by former Entourage cast member Kevin Connolly. Lem Dobbs and Leo Rossi penned the script for the film, which also features Travolta's wife Kelly Preston and daughter Ella Bleu Travolta, along with Stacy Keach, Chris Mulkey, Lydia Hull and Spencer Lofranco. Read More »

Matt Smith feels sorry for Meghan Markle

perth_map

There's an interesting art-meets-life connection, in that the first season of " The Crown " dealt with the monarchy rejecting two royal marriages to divorced loved ones, and now Prince Harry is marrying divorcée Meghan Markle . George's Chapel in May next year. Sounds like the status quo of most A-list actors/singers/athletes, and the " Suits " actress probably knows exactly what she's signing up for. Read More »

Bigg Boss 11: Priyank Sharma and Divya Agarwal to face each other?

perth_map

After he went, Luv claimed that he is saying so because his doll is in his hands. When Vikas explained his strategy, Arshi was not convinced and the duo ended up having yet another fight. Arshi tells Hina and her gang - Priyank and Luv - that Vikas only listens to Puneesh. She was close to both Puneesh and his girlfriend Bandgi Kalra and after Bandai's eviction, Shilpa has been supporting Puneesh. Read More »

Ex-VP Atiku Abubakar, Senator Makarfi in closed-door meeting

perth_map

Makarfi explained that the party didn't strike any deal with Atiku before his return, adding that the ex-VP had returned in good time and his return would open the floodgate for others to return. "We are glad he has returned to the party which gave him the opportunity to vie for positions both as a governor and as a vice-president". "We saw advertorial by a group called IPAC where they were endorsing the Local Government poll of Akwa-Ibom state". Read More »

French rock star Johnny Hallyday dies at 74

perth_map

Hallyday had been battling lung cancer, the Guardian reported. "I write these words without believing them. My man is no longer with us", his wife Laeticia Hallyday said on Wednesday, reports The Gaurdian. When asked the best compliment he could receive he once replied, "The show was good tonight". He made his first screen appearance in 1955 as an extra in classic thriller 'Les Diaboliques.' Hallyday broke out in France in 'Where Are You From Johnny?', playing a thinly disguised version ... Read More »

Terry Crews Suing WME Agent He Claims Groped Him

perth_map

In the suit, Crews recalls Venit's demeanour and calling out to Adam Sandler for assistance following being touched. Crews said he ultimately yelled out to Sandler, who was nearby, saying "Adam, come get your boy!" Keeping track of all the sexual misconduct scandals in the news these days feels like a really depressing game of Whac-A-Mole, but today marks an important development for Terry Crews . Read More »

Chester Bennington Toxicology Report Shows Alcohol & Ecstasy in Linkin Park Singer's System

perth_map

Authorities said bottles of beer and sleeping tablets were found near his body. A pint glass of Corona that was less than half-full and an empty bottle of Stella Artois were also found close to the body. "There was a history of suicidal ideation". Talinda added Chester was now in an outpatient treatment program. The toxicology report from his autopsy was revealed on December 5, more than five months after his death, and it reveals what was in his blood stream at the time that he took his ... Read More »

NBC 's 'Today' show dominates morning ratings in wake of Lauer firing

perth_map

Today also won the key demo for the week with an average of 1.723 million viewers. But the NBC show typically finishes second to ABC's " Good Morning America " in overall audience. "There are no words to express my sorrow and regret the pain I have caused others by words and actions", Lauer wrote. Lauer's good-guy image has taken a major hit from the stories about his behavior toward women that have surfaced since his departure. Read More »

Donald Trump didn't crack Twitter's list of 2017's top tweets

perth_map

Singer Ariana Grande's heartbreaking Twitter post following the terror attack at her concert in Manchester, England has become the second most popular tweet of 2017. The number one retweeted tweet came from Carter Wilkerson, who begged people to retweet him so that he could get a year's worth of free chicken nuggets from Wendy's. Read More »

John Mayer hospitalized; Dead & Company concert Tuesday postponed

perth_map

John Mayer was rushed to a New Orleans hospital early Tuesday morning (December 5) for emergency surgery. "All tickets for the December 5 show will be honored for the rescheduled date", Dead & Company wrote in a statement . "Information on the rescheduled date will be announced as soon as possible". Mayer has been on tour with Dead and Company. In the case that the fans will not be able to attend the show at another time, they will receive a full refund at the point of purchase. Read More »

Syria: media, Israel strikes near Damascus

perth_map

The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights, a Britain-based monitor of the war, said the missiles, presumably Israeli, targeted "positions of the Syrian regime and its allies" southwest of Damascus. There was no comment from Israel, which rarely confirms the strikes it conducts inside Syria . Israeli-Syrian relations are strained, particularly over the disputed region of the Golan Heights, which has been at the center of the conflict between the two Middle Eastern states. Read More »

Auburn to Play UCF in 50th Chick-fil-A Peach Bowl

perth_map

Scott Frost, who led UCF to a conference title in just his second season with the Golden Knights, was named the new head coach at Nebraska on Saturday in a seven-year deal that will pay him approximately $35 million. Auburn was ranked as high as No. 2 in the CFP last week before losing a rematch to Georgia in the SEC Championship Game. But I believe this year convinced Auburn officials that he's the right coach. Read More »

Kim Kardashian's Instagram post reignites Taylor Swift rivalry

perth_map

This alluded to the fact that Kim once called Taylor a snake, and snakes eat rats, so by doing this they are essentially admitting that Taylor is a snake and that she consumes rats, or in this case, Kim. Kim simply labelled the post with the word " Famous ". The footage did not address the "b--h" line. Last year, Taylor publicly took offence to her reference in Yeezy's 2016 track, which saw the rapper refer to her as a "b*tch" and claimed that he made her famous . Read More »

Dustin Hoffman & John Oliver Get Heated Over Harassment Claims

perth_map

Hoffman's full statement at the time of Graham Hunter's allegations: I have the utmost respect for women and feel bad that anything I might have done could have put her in an uncomfortable situation. "I'm going to hand a check over this week to, probably Speaker (Paul) Ryan or somebody, and say, 'Look, here's the amount of my settlement". The TV star's questioning of Hoffman has been praised on social media. Read More »

Guest host Chris Pratt duets with Chris Stapleton on "Jimmy Kimmel Live!"

perth_map

Although the second procedure was scheduled to occur in October when Billy reached 6 months old, the operation was postponed as a precaution when he caught a cold. You can see Chris Stapleton and Chris Pratt's take on the song in the video above. Pratt was game, starting out a bit wobbly on the first verse before Stapleton came in blazing, his soulful wail lifting the otherwise sub-karaoke bit high into the air. Read More »

'House of Cards' Final Season Will Continue Without Kevin Spacey

perth_map

It had also said that the show will end after the upcoming sixth season. He said: "We are excited to bring closure to fans". The announcement comes a month after producers Media Rights Capital had halted production on the sixth season after Star Trek: Discovery star Anthony Rapp alleged that Spacey had sexually assaulted him in 1986 when he was 14 years old . Read More »