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Ariana Grande plans to change her name Ariana Grande plans to change her name
- August 24, 2018

As it turns out, Grande isn't planning on going by " Ariana Davidson " anytime soon. But she did debut another interesting accessory: her manbag, aka Pete Davidson . With the nuptials and release of her new album, Sweetener , last Friday, Ariana admits that she's blissfully happy. "Like my friends used to make fun of me and all that stuff". (more...)
Lynyrd Skynyrd guitarist Ed King dies Lynyrd Skynyrd guitarist Ed King dies
- August 24, 2018

Along with playing and writing the opening riff of " Sweet Home Alabama "-which is considered to be one of the most iconic guitar riffs in rock "n roll history and has been sampled and mimicked in popular culture countless times-Ed King also wrote or co-wrote "Workin" For MCA", "Whiskey Rock-a-Roller", "Mr. (more...)
Kavanaugh urged graphic questions to President Clinton about Lewinsky affair Kavanaugh urged graphic questions to President Clinton about Lewinsky affair
- August 24, 2018

Kavanaugh listed 10 possible questions based on Lewinsky's testimony, saying that he would "leave the best phrasing to others". Collins supports abortion rights and has vowed to oppose any nominee who has "demonstrated hostility" to Roe v. Republican Sen. Lamar Alexander of Tennessee scolded his colleagues for treating the nominee as if he'd just been released from prison and said he hoped the discourse around Kavanaugh's nomination remained civil. (more...)
Forbes highest-paid actors: George Clooney tops list after tequila firm sale Forbes highest-paid actors: George Clooney tops list after tequila firm sale
- August 24, 2018

In 2013, Clooney co-founded Casamigos Tequila with Rande Gerber and Mike Meldman, initially as a way to supply high-quality liquor. "In the 2nd spot is Dwayne 'The Rock" Johnson , who made $124 million pretax. This was Hemsworth's highest-earning year in his career. The bulk of Clooney's fortune came from the $1 billion sale of his Casamigos tequila brand , Forbes reported , with other income stemming from endorsement deals and older movies. (more...)
Steven Gerrard urges Rangers to grab their Europa League opportunity against Ufa Steven Gerrard urges Rangers to grab their Europa League opportunity against Ufa
- August 23, 2018

Defender Connor Goldson calls on Rangers to continue to play with pace as they bid to qualify for the group stages of the Europa League . Steven Gerrard's team impressively saw off Maribor in the last round of qualifying and are coming off a League Cup win over Kilmarnock at the weekend. (more...)
Jennifer Garner Is Getting Ben Affleck Back Into Rehab Jennifer Garner Is Getting Ben Affleck Back Into Rehab
- August 23, 2018

The actor recently turned 46 and has been connected to Playboy model Shauna Sexton , who told the magazine her go-to drink is "whiskey all day". Ben Affleck has entered rehab after following off the wagon several weeks ago. The couple, who have three kids together, have been separated since 2015 but haven't yet divorced, and Harper's Bazaar notes Affleck's struggles to stay sober may be keeping Garner from making a final split. (more...)
Pink stops show to hug grieving teenager Pink stops show to hug grieving teenager
- August 23, 2018

Leah's mother Debbie Murphy was a huge Pink fan and was originally supposed to go to the show. "It's been the saddest of saddest times but we feel surrounded by love", Katrina tells Be. She said, "Oh, don't cry". Donkin said her niece hasn't stopped talking about that once-in-a-lifetime moment. She sadly passed away, however, before she could attend the show, but Pink made sure her daughter had the experience of a lifetime. (more...)
License To Spill? Idris Elba Says He's Not The Next 007 License To Spill? Idris Elba Says He's Not The Next 007
- August 23, 2018

The actor was attending the premiere of his directorial debut, Yardie , when a reporter for Good Morning Britain asked Elba if she was looking at the next James Bond . After all, he did say in 2014 that playing the potential role would be "an honor". "I don't even want to talk about it, honestly", the actor said. Though Elba did once almost break the internet by posting a cryptic tweet hinting he could be Craig's James Bond successor, he has always maintained that people ... (more...)
The father of Meghan Markle has compared the Royal family with Scientology The father of Meghan Markle has compared the Royal family with Scientology
- August 22, 2018

They may even have a secret handshake. Welp, turns out the answer is simple: They won't deal with it at all! Hope that the conflict will cease soon. Meghan has not spoken to Mr Markle since he staged paparazzi photos ahead of May's Royal Wedding . (more...)
Public Viewing For Aretha Franklin To Be Held August 28-29 Public Viewing For Aretha Franklin To Be Held August 28-29
- August 22, 2018

Let's start with one of those "I thought that was her song" choices... I went into my office and straightened my uniform, like she could see me. "We sincerely apologise to Aretha Franklin's family and friends", said the vice-president of the channel. (more...)
Country music star Gretchen Wilson arrested in Connecticut Country music star Gretchen Wilson arrested in Connecticut
- August 22, 2018

The singer was charged with breach of peace, reports CBS Hartford affiliate WFSB . The Illinois native also is known for her No. 1 albums, " All Jacked Up " and "One of the Boys", according to The Boot , a country music news magazine. Channel 3 got in touch with a passenger on board that same flight, who said during the flight, Wilson got up to use the restroom. However, her case was continued until next month. (more...)
‘Crazy Rich Asians’ Sequel in Works With Jon M. Chu to Direct ‘Crazy Rich Asians’ Sequel in Works With Jon M. Chu to Direct
- August 22, 2018

Director Jon M. Chu is "planning to return for the sequel", according to The Hollywood Reporter , while " Warner Bros .' is moving forward with development on the follow-up, with plans to reunite the first movie's original team, [including] screenwriters Peter Chiarelli and Adele Lim ". (more...)
Danny Boyle Is No Longer Directing 'Bond 25' Danny Boyle Is No Longer Directing 'Bond 25'
- August 22, 2018

The James Bond franchise is on the hunt for a director - again - as Danny Boyle has officially parted ways with the franchise. Boyle previously directed star Daniel Craig as Bond in a 007-themed segment for the opening of the 2012 London Olympics. (more...)
Veronica Mars revival in the works Veronica Mars revival in the works
- August 22, 2018

Although the Variety report said it wasn't yet known if other cast members would return, many of Bell's co-stars, including Tina Majorino, Chris Lowell, Percy Daggs III, Francis Capra and Ryan Hansen , did act in the 2014 film. Veronica's initial case involved solving her best friend's murder. Amanda Seyfriend also appeared in multiple episodes as Lilly. Since Veronica Mars only lasted three seasons, it wasn't really considered a commercial success but the fans it had were as loyal as ... (more...)
Asia Argento denies sexual assault claims in new statement Asia Argento denies sexual assault claims in new statement
- August 22, 2018

Argento's statement said that her late boyfriend, Anthony Bourdain , considered her accuser " dangerous " but decided Bennett's need for money was worthy of "compassion". Argento's attorney did respond to TMZ's request to comment. "Bennett knew my boyfriend, Anthony Bourdain , was a man of perceived wealth and had his own reputation as a beloved public figure to protect", she continued. (more...)
Ariana Grande Says Pete Davidson Didn't Propose In A Traditional Way
- August 22, 2018

And one day later, Ariana Grande shared a loved up picture to her Instagram as Pete planted a kiss on her head while coordinating in neon jackets. "I think of him with everything I do in it and he was so proud of our name, I should keep it". She and Davidson, a Saturday Night Live cast member, made their red carpet debut at the VMAs, gazing adoringly at each other before making a run for it. (more...)
Post Malone plane makes emergency landing after tires blow during takeoff Post Malone plane makes emergency landing after tires blow during takeoff
- August 22, 2018

He boarded the plane to head to London on Tuesday morning. Earlier, the FAA had said the flight was being diverted to an airport in MA. Billowitz says Stewart airport has an even longer runway, better for such emergencies. Later, the plane landed at the Stewart Airport, just north of New York City. News that the flight might be carrying Post Malone among its 16 passengers spread quickly; the Associated Press said fans had gathered and cheered loudly as the plane landed. (more...)
Madonna's Aretha Franklin Tribute at VMAs - Response to Controversy Madonna's Aretha Franklin Tribute at VMAs - Response to Controversy
- August 22, 2018

She then switched the floaty regal piece for an oversize white fur coat as she sang the 2002 hit "All I Have", reminiscent of the wintery scene in the music video featuring LL Cool J. "So you're in the front row and you're sitting there like, 'Maybe I should sit here like this.' A couple years ago I just decided, 'No". "I can't believe this is for me", said Cabello, who split from girl group Fifth Harmony in late 2016 to launch a solo career. (more...)
Danny Boyle quits Bond 25 film due to creative differences Danny Boyle quits Bond 25 film due to creative differences
- August 21, 2018

He had always been in MGM and Eon's sights to board a James Bond movie, dating back to 2012's " Skyfall " and 2015's " Spectre ". Boyle was set to replace Sam Mendes , who directed the two previous Bond films - the critically-acclaimed Skyfall and the wildly underwhelming Spectre . (more...)
Drake makes surprise hospital visit to sick girl Drake makes surprise hospital visit to sick girl
- August 21, 2018

The " God's Plan " singer posted a photo of himself and Sofia on his Instagram , and said: "Me and my love Sofia talking about Bieber and owls and basketball ". The young child is a big fan of Drake and filmed herself doing the "In My Feelings" challenge while she recovered from her surgery. During her stay, Sanchez has been listening to a lot of songs from Drake's latest album " Scorpion ", her mom, Natalie Sanchez, told the Daily Herald . (more...)