Jason Biggs apologises for Malaysia Airline joke
Jason Biggs is known for his controversial tweets and the Twitter community has reacted strongly to his latest comments.
'A Day in the Life': Ron Howard to direct Beatles documentary
Oscar-winning director Ron Howard said on Wednesday he will produce and direct an authorized feature-length documentary about the Beatles, covering the...
'This is not Thorita. This is THOR': Marvel changes superhero into a woman
Marvel Comics has announced that macho Norse superhero Thor will be a woman in forthcoming comic books.
50 years after debut, Marvel says superhero Thor is now a thunder goddess
Comic book superhero character Thor, who first appeared in 1962 and is based on the Norse hammer-wielding god, will now be a woman, publisher Marvel Comics...
Major gamble? Bets on a One Direction split soar
A bookmaker has suspended betting on One Direction splitting up amid speculation that Harry Styles is preparing to embark on a solo career.
Here today, gone tomorrow: Tommy Ramone, last of the Ramones, dies
Tommy Ramone, a co-founder of the seminal punk band the Ramones and the last surviving member of the original group, has died, a business associate said...
Furious George Clooney rips into Daily Mail, slamming it as ‘worst kind of tabloid’
George Clooney has rejected the Daily Mail’s apology for a story it published about his fiance’s mother, calling the paper “the worst...
Harry Potter actor found dead in Death Valley
British actor Dave Legeno, who played a villain in three of the Harry Potter films, has died while hiking in California’s Death Valley.
'Game of Thrones' vs. 'Breaking Bad' at Emmys as fantasy drama gets 19 nods
"Game of Thrones" will lead the way at this year’s Emmy Awards, after receiving 19 nominations, including best drama series.
It’ll be a girl! Robert Downey Jr. and wife expecting a second child
You thought Eva Mendes and Ryan Gosling were the only Hollywood couple with baby news today? Iron Man wouldn’t stand for that.
Justin Bieber gets two years probation for egg throwing
Justin Bieber must pay $80,900 in damages and serve two years on probation after pleading no contest Wednesday to a misdemeanor vandalism charge for throwing...
'We're sorry': Mail Online apologises after Clooney slams wedding story
Mail Online has apologised to George Clooney for alleging his fiancee’s mother opposed the marriage on religious grounds - a story Clooney called...
'Greying' Harry Potter, 34, makes a return in J.K. Rowling's new short story
Harry Potter author J.K. Rowling has hinted at the future life for the teen wizard as he approaches middle age.
Like a juror: Madonna turns up for jury service in New York
Pop star Madonna has reported for compulsory jury selection at a New York courthouse—waiting two hours before being told her services were not required.
'So excited!' Actress Emma Watson named new UN goodwill ambassador
"Harry Potter" star Emma Watson has talked of her excitement of being appointed a goodwill ambassador for the United Nations.
'A New Hope': Star Wars casts two unknown actors in lead roles
Two young, unknown actors have landed roles in the new “Star Wars” film following an open casting call.
'Transformers' producers face new dispute over Chinese product placement
A scenic Chinese location where scenes in Paramount Pictures’ “Transformers: Age of Extinction” were filmed has threatened to sue the...
Pink Floyd’s first album in 20 years, ‘The Endless River,’ set for October release
Pink Floyd fans now know that the band is about to release its first new album in 20 years, thanks to a tweet posted by Polly Samson, the wife of Pink...
Joan Rivers storms out mid-interview with CNN
Joan Rivers cut short an interview with CNN host Fredricka Whitfield on Saturday.
20 years later, a look at ‘Forrest Gump”s stumble into the ’90s culture wars
This weekend is the 20th anniversary of the release of Forrest Gump, Robert Zemeckis’s comedy-drama about the simple-minded title character (Tom Hanks)...
Scarlett Johansson wins legal damages against French author
Scarlett Johansson has won US$2,500 in legal damages in her legal case brought against an author in Paris.
Who’s left: Surviving members of iconic rock act plan 50th anniversary tour
Pete Townshend and Roger Daltrey are taking The Who on the road for a series of shows in the U.K., celebrating the band’s 50th anniversary.
Beyoncé named world’s most powerful celebrity
Beyoncé, who earned US$106 million last year, has been named the world’s most powerful celebrity, knocking Oprah Winfrey off the top spot.
Scientist Stephen Hawking to star in Monty Python reunion shows
Scientist Stephen Hawking is teaming up with Monty Python for their reunion shows.
Jesus Christ would back gay marriage, Sir Elton John says
Sir Elton John has revealed plans for a “very quiet” wedding—and said he believes Jesus Christ would support gay priests getting married.
Mud, lightning and death at world’s biggest greenfield music festival
Neither rain, lightning nor death has kept more than 200,000 people from descending on Worthy Farm in southwestern England for the Glastonbury Festival.
'Friends' star Courteney Cox to marry Snow Patrol's Johnny McDaid
Courteney Cox says she is engaged to marry Snow Patrol’s Johnny McDaid. The actress and the musician revealed their engagement Friday with a dual...
Soul legend Bobby Womack dies at age 70
Bobby Womack, a colourful and highly influential R&B singer-songwriter who impacted artists from the Rolling Stones to Damon Albarn, had died.
Actor Shia LaBeouf arrested at New York performance of ‘Cabaret’
Actor Shia LaBeouf has been arrested and taken out of a New York City theater for being disorderly and causing a disruption, police said.
Pippa Middleton gives first-ever TV interview to America’s ‘Today’ show
Pippa Middleton has given her first-ever television interview. The 30-year-old sister of the Duchess of Cambridge, propelled into the spotlight at the...