(BBC) – Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge, the wife of Prince William has given birth to baby boy, Kensington Palace said today.
(Billboard) – Justin Timberlake says he was not aware of the existence of the sexual assault awareness foundation bearing the same name as his latest single, “Take Back the Night.” “Upon the release of my new single, ‘Take Back The Night,’ I was made aware of an organization of the same name called The Take Back the Night Foundation,” the singer said in a statement.
Hong Kong, (Reuters) – Late kung fu superstar Bruce Lee may be an international icon, but he is still not the complete local hero in Hong Kong.
ZURICH, (Reuters) – Singer Tina Turner has married her long-time partner in a civil ceremony in Switzerland ahead of a Buddhist celebration at their home on the banks of Lake Zurich on Sunday.
(Reuters) – Rhythm and blues singer Stevie Wonder said he will not perform in Florida until the state discards a “stand your ground” law that played a prominent role in the defense of neighborhood watchman George Zimmerman who was acquitted in a racially charged murder trial.
LOS ANGELES, (Reuters) – R&B singer Chris Brown had his probation revoked today by a judge in Los Angeles after he was charged in a hit-and-run traffic accident last month.
NEW YORK, (Reuters) – Actress Halle Berry and French actor Olivier Martinez were married over the weekend in France, her representative said today.
(Reuters) – Bollywood’s most famous villain Pran died in a Mumbai hospital on Friday after prolonged illness.
LOS ANGELES, (Reuters) – Soul music superstar Aretha Franklin today canceled an upcoming concert in Michigan, citing recovery from health issues that forced her to postpone concerts earlier this year.
MACAU (Reuters) – The film Barfi scooped top honors in India’s version of the Oscars at a ceremony in the Chinese gambling haven of Macau on Saturday that also celebrated a century of Bollywood, which makes up a big chunk of a multi-billion-dollar film industry.
(Jamaica Observer) Singer Dawn Penn may have the most resilient career in reggae history.
LOS ANGELES, (Reuters) – “The Lone Ranger,” Walt Disney Co’s big-budget western starring Johnny Depp, performed below expectations on Wednesday night, raising the possibility that the movie could saddle the media giant with a loss on the film.
LOS ANGELES, (Reuters) – U.S. Rapper 50 Cent has been charged with domestic violence and vandalism in Los Angeles after an alleged altercation with the mother of his child, the city attorney’s office said today.
(BBC) US actor and karate expert Jim Kelly, who starred with Bruce Lee in Enter the Dragon, has died at the age of 67.
LOS ANGELES, (Reuters) – An upcoming book of recipes by disgraced celebrity chef Paula Deen that shot to the top of online bookseller Amazon’s best-sellers list has been canceled, the publisher said today, adding to the fallout from Deen’s use of a racial slur.
LOS ANGELES (Reuters) – Michael Jackson’s eldest son testified on Wednesday in the wrongful death lawsuit filed by his family against AEG Live that the late pop star was unhappy with the concert promoter in the run-up to his “This Is It” concert series in 2009.
LOS ANGELES, (Reuters) – R&B singer Chris Brown, on probation for beating his former girlfriend, was charged today with a hit-and-run and driving without a valid license in connection with a May 21 traffic accident in Los Angeles.
(Reuters) – Bollywood actor Salman Khan faces the possibility of being tried for culpable homicide in a decade-old hit-and-run, a legal source with direct knowledge of the case said today.
(Jamaica Observer) International recording artiste Damian ‘Junior Gong’ Marley and Norwegian Cruise Line will stage the first ever Welcome to Jamrock Reggae Cruise in October 2014.
(Reuters) – Nearly six years after her model-to-actress career move, Deepika Padukone says she is finally being praised for her acting in films and not just for her good looks.
NEW YORK/NASHVILLE, (Reuters) – Legendary country singer and songwriter Slim Whitman, known for his smooth falsetto and high-pitched yodeling talent, died in Florida yesterday at the age of 90, his son-in-law said.
LOS ANGELES, (Reuters) – James Gandolfini, the burly actor best known for his Emmy-winning portrayal of a conflicted New Jersey mob boss in the groundbreaking TV series “The Sopranos,” died on Wednesday vacationing in Italy.
LOS ANGELES, (Reuters) – Rapper Kanye West pushes the boundaries of hip hop with his latest album “Yeezus,” using aggressive electro-dance music beats to channel his anger and win over critics, who have called the record “daring” and “ambitious.” “Yeezus,” the 36-year-old rapper’s seventh solo studio album, has also sped to the top of the iTunes digital music chart upon its release on Tuesday, led by the single “Black Skinhead.” Kanye West The album’s release coincides with the birth of West and reality star girlfriend Kim Kardashian’s first child together, a baby girl born over the weekend.
LONDON, (Reuters) – Art collector Charles Saatchi has been cautioned by police for assaulting his wife, the celebrity chef Nigella Lawson, after being photographed grabbing her by the throat in an incident that has fueled a debate in Britain about domestic violence.
(Reuters) – “Man of Steel,” the big-budget reboot of the Superman franchise, leaped over the apocalyptic buddy comedy “This is the End,” collecting a muscular $113.1 million to lead the domestic box office with the year’s second-largest debut weekend and the biggest June opening ever.