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Cheslie Kryst: Miss USA pageant 2019 winner has died aged 30

Cheslie Kryst, the 2019 winner of the Miss USA pageant and a correspondent for the entertainment news program “Extra,” has died at age 30. Police said Kryst jumped from a Manhattan apartment building and was pronounced dead at the scene on Sunday morning. Her family confirmed her death in a statement. “In devastation and great […]

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Kanye West: Australia wants 2020 U.S. Presidential candidate to be fully vaccinated before any concert tour

Hip-hop artist Kanye West will have to be fully vaccinated if he wants to play concerts in Australia, Prime Minister Scott Morrison said on Saturday, after media said the performer planned an Australian tour in March. The warning comes just two weeks after tennis superstar Novak Djokovic’s hopes for a Grand Slam title were dashed […]

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Singer Joni Mitchell joins Neil Young in asking Spotify to remove songs over Joe Rogan dispute

Singer Joni Mitchell has joined Neil Young in asking for her music to be removed from Spotify over Covid misinformation concerns. “Irresponsible people are spreading lies that are costing people their lives,” the Canadian singer said in a post on her official website. On Monday, Young said the streaming platform must choose either him, or […]

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Man arrested for crashing car into Taylor Swift’s New York apartment, damaging intercom

A Taylor Swift fan who allegedly vandalized the front of the pop star’s apartment and crashed his car near her building was seen smiling and waving after being released from court on Friday. Morgan Mank, 31, from Virginia, was arraigned in Manhattan Criminal Court after he was arrested for allegedly driving down the wrong way […]

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Spotify to remove Neil Young’s music over Joe Rogan dispute

Spotify said Wednesday that it has agreed to remove Neil Young’s music after the famed singer-songwriter said he wouldn’t share the platform with podcaster Joe Rogan, who has been criticized for spreading vaccine misinformation. “They can have Rogan or Young. Not both,” Young, 76, said in an open letter to his manager and record label […]

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China changes Fight Club film ending with message saying authorities won

The ending to cult 1999 US film Fight Club has been removed for viewers in China, and replaced by a screen with a message saying the authorities won. The original ending saw Edward Norton’s narrator killing his imaginary alter-ego Tyler Durden, played by Brad Pitt, before bombs destroyed buildings in the climax to a subversive […]

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Taylor Swift calls out Damon Albarn over comments that she doesn’t write her own music

Taylor Swift has criticised Damon Albarn, lead singer of Blur and later of Gorillaz, after he said that she doesn’t write her own music. Talking to the LA Times, Albarn replied to the interviewer calling Swift “an excellent songwriter” by stating “she doesn’t write her own songs”. Swift responded on Twitter: “I was such a […]

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Fans of Ana de Armas sue Universal Pictures for removing the actress from the final cut

Two US fans of Cuban-Spanish actress Ana de Armas have sued Hollywood studio Universal Pictures, saying they were duped into renting a film because she was in the trailer. Conor Woulfe and Peter Rosza say they each paid $3.99 for the comedy Yesterday, only to discover the actress had been removed from the final cut. […]

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Thich Nhat Hanh: Influential Vietnamese Buddhist Monk has died aged 95

One of the world’s most influential Buddhist monks, Thich Nhat Hanh, has died in Vietnam at the age of 95, his Zen teaching organisation said in a statement. The master of meditation “passed away peacefully” at the Tu Hieu Temple in Hue, the Plum Village Community of Engaged Buddhism said. “We invite our beloved global […]

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Arnold Schwarzenegger involved in four-vehicle accident in Los Angeles

Actor and former Governor of California, Arnold Schwarzenegger has been involved in a car accident in Los Angeles, his spokesman has confirmed. The four-vehicle crash, which occurred on Friday afternoon, left one person with injuries, Los Angeles Police said. Images from the scene show a large SUV on top of at least two vehicles at […]

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US singer and actor Meat Loaf has died aged 74

The US singer and actor Meat Loaf has died aged 74, his agent has confirmed. Born Marvin Lee Aday and later legally known as Michael, the musician died on Thursday with his wife, Deborah Gillespie, by his side. No cause of death was shared but unconfirmed reports suggested he had died of Covid-19. “We know […]

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Britney Spears sends legal notice to sister Jamie Lynn Spears demanding she stop talking about her on book tour

The relationship of Britney Spears with her sister Jamie Lynn Spears has probably gotten to it’s worst point. Spears’ lawyer, Mathew Rosengart, sent a legal cease-and-desist letter to the singer’s younger sister on Tuesday regarding her new memoir, “Things I Should Have Said.” In Rosengart’s letter, he calls the book “ill-timed” and that it makes […]