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Oscars red carpet:`The gravy train is over' for TV stations and networks

A spot on the Oscars' red carpet now comes with a price. For the first time, the Academy of Motion Pictures Arts and Sciences is charging a license fee to TV stations and networks that broadcast live shows with interviews of movie stars on…

Foo Fighters to headline at Glastonbury 2017

The Foo Fighters have been announced as headliners for Glastonbury Festival 2017.

Brazil's Carnival begins with parades, parties but no mayor

SFGate / News 34 sources

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Revelers across Brazil began Carnival celebrations on Friday, taking to the streets to dance, drink beer and spirits, and blow off steam at a time of economic angst and fury with politicians over a sprawling…

Directors of all five Oscar-nominated foreign-language films band together to offer 'emphatic disapproval' of nationalism

Directors of the five Oscar-nominated foreign-language films have gotten a jump on what is expected to be a flood of political remarks at the upcoming Academy Awards, issuing a statement Friday that condemned nationalist politics and…

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States resume bathroom battles after Trump's transgender guidance

The Weekly Standard 28 sources

Several states across the country resumed their internal debate over whether to ease or restrict access to bathrooms by transgender students, after President Trump gutted Obama-era federal protections for those students, and said states…

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Jodie Foster, Michael J. Fox call for unity at UTA immigrant rights rally

While most celebrities are gearing up for Oscar events, Jodie Foster, Michael J. Fox and Keegan Michael Key are among those who gathered to speak Friday at a rally in support of immigrant rights.

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Ezra Edelman on making his epic Oscar-nominated documentary OJ: Made in America

He set out to tell the story of the trial – and ended up with a devastating social history of a country in turmoil. As Edelman’s eight-hour film heads for the Oscars, the director reveals how he got the key players to break their silence

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Hollywood's Advice for Oscar Host Jimmy Kimmel: "Don’t F—k It Up"

Ryan Gosling, Denzel Washington, Octavia Spencer and more nominees offer their advice to the first-timer with "maybe the greatest opportunity any comedian has ever had this year."

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Amal Clooney outshines husband George at Cesar Awards

Daily Mail Online 25 sources

It was human rights lawyer Amal who claimed the spotlight courtesy of her growing baby bump as she greeted photographers shortly before making her way inside

Lionel Richie postpones his Grand Rapids and Detroit shows with Mariah Carey

MLive.com / News 15 sources

Lionel Richie has postponed the entire 2017 "All the Hits Tour" with Mariah Carey.

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Yes, Jake Gyllenhaal can sing. You only have to hear him in ‘Sunday in the Park With George’ to know.

NEW YORK — Can he? Why, yes, he can. Sing Sondheim, that is! Sure enough, Jake Gyllenhaal pulls another exemplary credential out of his expanding portfolio, investing brooding magnetism into the role of a misunderstood master of French…

Emma Thompson explains Love Actually absence

Female First 19 sources

Emma Thompson says it would be too sad to take part in the Love Actually mini-sequel without Alan Rickman.

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John Mayer tour coming to Michigan with three sets of music

MLive.com / News 9 sources

John Mayer is going on tour in 2017 featuring three different sets at each show.

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Beyonce Will Headline Coachella 2018 After Cancelling 2017 Performance

Following doctor’s orders, Beyonce had to pull out of her 2017 Coachella performance due to her pregnancy with twins. Now, according to the Independent, the 35-year-old singer will come back in 2018 to headline the festival.

Meryl Streep refuses to wear Chanel dress to Oscars

Female First 37 sources

Meryl Streep allegedly turned down the chance to wear a Chanel dress to this years Oscars because the brand refused to pay her.

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Oscars 2017: Make your predictions by filling out this ballot

The Seattle Times 30 sources

Who do you think will win? Follow along on Oscar night, Feb. 26, as the winners are announced.

How Robert Evans changed movies for ever – and for the better

With The Godfather and Chinatown, Robert Evans revolutionised the movie industry. Now, Simon McBurney is staging the mogul’s scandalous memoir, The Kid Stays in the Picture. They talk about art, life and America

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Cosby Case: Judge Will Allow Only One Other Accuser to Testify

NBC News 105 sources

A judge ruled Friday that one of 13 women prosecutors wanted to testify at the Bill Cosby sex-assault trial — to show a pattern of behavior — can take the stand.

Donald Trump speaks at CPAC 2017 – live coverage

President seems likely to be received well at conference where he was once booed as party’s conservative wing embraces Republican-led government

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Caitlyn Jenner: Trump’s ‘a disaster’

CAITLYN Jenner is taking a stand against US President Donald Trump’s anti-LGBTQ views.

LIVE NOW: U.S. President Trump addresses CPAC conference

CTV News / Business 92 sources

Trump, Trudeau talk ‘border co-operation’ during phone call

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Dancing House Falls Apart in the Cause of Katy Perry’s Performance

Spy Ghana News 79 sources

Step aside, Left Shark — because another one of Katy Perry’s costumed backup dancers is ready for their moment in the spotlight. During her performance of “Chained to the Rhythm” at the Brit Awards on Wednesday night, the singer surrounded…

'Get Out' review: A bloody horror turns black comedy

Comic Jordan Peele delivers laughs, screams -- and a message

Friday, Feb 24

Caitlyn Jenner calls Trump’s transgender policy a ‘disaster'

Caitlyn Jenner finally broke her silence on President Trump’s move to end federal guidelines protecting transgender students.

OSCARS 2017: Who Should Win, Who Will Win? We Predict This Year's Academy Awards Big Winners

It’s Oscars time again, the culmination of many a tireless campaign by this year’s nominees to convince the Academy’s voters that they would be worthy of winning.

Thursday, Feb 23

Alan Colmes, Fox News contributor, dead at 66

Longtime Fox News contributor Alan Colmes has died, the network announced Thursday morning. He was 66.

Jackie Evancho calls for Trump to reexamine transgender rights

The young woman who belted out the national anthem at the inauguration is hoping Trump will listen to her concerns about transgender rights.

BRIT Awards photobomber Christine and the Queens

Christine and the Queens' aim for the BRIT Awards 2017 is to photobomb as many stars as possible.

Wednesday, Feb 22

Milo Yiannopoulos resigns from Breitbart News over pedophilia remarks

The Guardian / AU 188 sources

The rightwing provocateur stepped down after a livestream resurfaced in which he appeared to endorse sex between ‘younger boys’ and older men

Judge orders Chris Brown to stay away from ex

A judge has ordered R&B singer Chris Brown to stay away from his ex-girlfriend after she accused him of repeatedly threatening her.

George Michael resurrected at BRITs for duet with Chris Martin

George Michael was resurrected at the 2017 BRIT Awards to duet with Chris Martin as the Coldplay frontman paid tribute to the late music legend.

First look at Han Solo spin-off movie

Fans have been given a first look into the new Han Solo spin-off movie.

Tuesday, Feb 21

Danny Bonaduce, Partridge Family Fans React To David Cassidy Dementia Diagnosis

The Inquisitr 106 sources

Danny Bonaduce is asking fans to show their support for his Partridge Family brother, David Cassidy. On the heels of Cassidy’s announcement that he is suffering from early-stage dementia, Bonaduce took to Twitter to show support for his…

Milo Yiannapoulos Resigns From Breitbart News

NBC News / News 188 sources

Yiannapoulos said his decision to leave Breitbart was his and his alone. He then went on to say he wants to be a "free speech warrior" and will form his own media company.

Milo Yiannopoulos loses Simon & Schuster book deal

Milo Yiannopoulos lost a second gig Monday afternoon over his remarks defending underage pederasty, when Simon & Schuster cancelled plans to publish a book by the gay conservative provocateur this summer.

Lindsay Lohan claims she was 'racially profiled' when wearing a headscarf in a London airport

Telegraph / Culture 81 sources

Lindsay Lohan claimed on Good Morning Britain that she was "racially profiled" when arriving in London from Turkey. She told Piers Morgan and Susanna Reid about the incident that occurred while she was wearing a headscarf. The actress…

Monday, Feb 20

Angelina Jolie cries as she speaks about 'difficult' split from Brad Pitt

They went through a messy split and custody battle, but Angelina Jolie seems to be feeling more amicable towards her soon-to-be ex-husband, Brad Pitt.

Trump to speak at CPAC as Yiannopoulos tape controversy roils event

POLITICO 64 sources

President Donald Trump will speak at the Conservative Political Action Conference on Friday, returning to the annual confab that has become embroiled in controversy this year after a tape surfaced of its scheduled keynote speaker, right…

Steve Hewlett: Radio 4 presenter dies at the age of 58

BBC 16 sources

The journalist had movingly shared his experience of coping with cancer on BBC Radio 4.

Piers Morgan quits RTS awards after criticism

BBC / Entertainment 22 sources

Piers Morgan stands down, saying he did not want to distract from programme makers' achievements.