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Public Memorial Service Will Honor Fisher, Reynolds

Public Memorial Service Will Honor Fisher, Reynolds Todd Fisher also revealed that one special tribute will be paid by musician James Blunt, who was a good friend of Carrie's and even wrote his hit song "You're Beautiful" in her bathroom. "These two girls - my girls, my mother and my sister, were big, big personalities [WITH A] big influence on Billie , myself, many people", he told ET . [Full Article...]

No Scrubs writers given credit on Ed Sheeran's Shape of You

No Scrubs writers given credit on Ed Sheeran's Shape of You Burruss and Tiny were members of the R&B girl group Xscape. Following allegations that Sheeran plagiarised his hit song " Shape of You " from the TLC classic " No Scrubs ", the credits to the song have been revised. The similarities between " Shape of You " and TLC's iconic banger about the 90s version of fuccbois has not gone unnoticed. The song, from Sheeran's latest album Divide , is n... [Full Article...]

Tributes paid to Liverpool legend Ronnie Moran following his death at 83

Tributes paid to Liverpool legend Ronnie Moran following his death at 83 Moran played under Shankly when he was invited by the Scot to join the coaching team and twice filled in as caretaker coach during 49 years of service at the club. "I'd like to send my condolences from me and my family to Ronnie's family - to Joyce, Paul and the kids". Such a sad loss of my great friend Ronnie Moran . [Full Article...]

TV show based on RuPaul's life in the works

TV show based on RuPaul's life in the works J.J. Abrams's Bad Robot production company is teaming up with the star to create a dramedy based on RuPaul's early days in the NY club scene in the 1980s, Deadline reports. " Bad Robot , Abrams" production company, and World of Wonder will produce the show. The news comes on the heels of RuPaul's Drag Race's US network move from LGBTI channel Logo to the more widely available VH1. [Full Article...]

Kesha Has Another Setback In Lawsuit Against Dr. Luke

Kesha Has Another Setback In Lawsuit Against Dr. Luke Luke against Kesha were enough to release her from her contract or were based in fact but were an attempt to free her from outstanding obligations. A NY judge rejected the singer's motion to file an amended complaint against him . Vulture reports that despite the claim that Sony's deal with Dr. [Full Article...]

Lawyers Say Roman Polanski Should Come Back To LA A Free Man

Lawyers Say Roman Polanski Should Come Back To LA A Free Man Braun says Polanski has already served his sentence, in a part due to 335 days he spent in jail and under house arrest during a failed extradition effort from Switzerland in 2010. "Mr. Polanski now only asks this court to understand why he is asking for a simple declaration of judicial honesty before once again attempting to trust our system", Braun wrote . [Full Article...]

White Sox rumors: Tim Anderson contract worth up to $51.5 million

White Sox rumors: Tim Anderson contract worth up to $51.5 million The executive spoke on the condition of anonymity since the deal isn't scheduled to be announced until Tuesday afternoon. Anderson likely would have been arbitration-eligible for the 2020 season and a free agent after the 2022 season. A first-round pick in the 2013 draft, Anderson has quickly emerged as one of MLB's most promising young middle infielders. Anderson, who made his Major League Base... [Full Article...]

Orly airport: France launches terror investigation

Orly airport: France launches terror investigation A man who attacked soldiers at Paris Orly airport on Saturday (March 18) carried a petrol can and shouted he was there to "die for Allah", Paris prosecutor Francois Molins said. Belgacem's plans were unclear, adding that an investigation will determine whether he acted as a "lone wolf", Molins said. Passengers were told not to come to the airport, the Mirror reported, and all flights were ... [Full Article...]

Drake admits to drunk texting Jennifer Lopez in new track

Drake admits to drunk texting Jennifer Lopez in new track It features over twenty tracks with guest appearances by Kanye West, Sampha, Quavo (from Migos), Travis Scott, 2 Chainz, Young Thug and London rapper Giggs who appears on multiple tracks. Lo's vocals are replaced by the rising United Kingdom singer Jorja Smith. (The track uses part of the series' " His World " theme song.) But that's not the only striking sample woven into More Life . [Full Article...]

Robert Downey, Jr. Set to Star in The Voyage of Doctor Dolittle

Robert Downey, Jr. Set to Star in The Voyage of Doctor Dolittle Downey Jr. will play the titular character in The Voyage of Doctor Dolittle , which Universal Pictures just picked up after a competitive bidding war (via The Hollywood Reporter ). According to multiple reports, several studios were in the mix to acquire this project but there's no word on what makes it special, other than the obvious: Downey is a huge name and a family-themed film with him in t... [Full Article...]

Fan surprises Adele by adorably proposing to his partner on stage

Fan surprises Adele by adorably proposing to his partner on stage Adele has stopped her final Australian concert mid-show to chastise a security guard. "If I see one more person be told to sit down, I swear to God". But then it was the superstar singer who got a surprise when Wade dropped to one knee in front of the his love-and the entire Etihad Stadium!-and proposed to Chris. [Full Article...]

Disney's Beauty and the Beast sets box office records globally

Disney's Beauty and the Beast sets box office records globally The film, which broke box office records in the United Kingdom after taking in £18.4 million over its opening weekend, has been showing in the predominantly Muslim country of Kuwait since Thursday. Last week's top film, Warner Bros.' " Kong: Skull Island ", slid to second place with $28.9 million in its second week. In a major departure from the animated film, the Beast doesn't just have a magic m... [Full Article...]

'Sesame Street' introduces first character with autism on '60 Minutes'

'Sesame Street' introduces first character with autism on '60 Minutes' Julia will have her small screen debut on Sesame Street in an episode called "Meet Julia ", which will have a joint premiere on HBO and PBS Kids on April 10. "I wished that it had come out years before, when my own child was at the Sesame Street age", she told 60 Minutes . Julia's puppeteer, Stacey Gordon, has a son with autism. [Full Article...]

Justin and Sophie take Ivanka to Come From Away

Justin and Sophie take Ivanka to Come From Away Mr Trudeau emphasised the benefits of Canada-US trade on jobs and the economy in an interview with NBC News . "[The cast] worked to pull together such an extraordinary crowd to celebrate this story of friendship during extraordinarily hard times between individuals between countries", the prime minister said about "the close relationship between the United States and Canada". [Full Article...]

White House denies apologising to British government over spying claims

But I do think that, again, we're not-all we're doing is literally reading off what other stations and people have reported, and I think that casts into concern some of the activities that may have occurred during the 2016 election. GCHQ , based in western England, is one of three main British spy agencies alongside the MI6 Secret Intelligence Service and the MI5 Security Service. [Full Article...]

In awkward exchange, Trump seems to ignore Merkel's handshake request

In awkward exchange, Trump seems to ignore Merkel's handshake request Mr Trump and Ms Merkel shook hands when she arrived at the White House but did not do so in the Oval Office where she frequently leaned towards him while he stared straight ahead, sitting with his legs apart and hands together. Mr Trump and Mrs Merkel have discussed key issues including North Atlantic Treaty Organisation and trade. The U.S. spends 3.6 percent of its GDP on North Atlantic Treaty ... [Full Article...]

Beauty & the Beast: Welcome spirit of confusion!

Beauty & the Beast: Welcome spirit of confusion! Which is why it is both exciting and terrifying what Disney has planned over the next couple of years. While Beauty and the Beast is - as we all know - a tale as old as time, the new live action Disney film does carry some differences to the 1991 animated classic. [Full Article...]

Rachel Maddow is blaming her viewers for Trump tax debacle - here's why

Rachel Maddow is blaming her viewers for Trump tax debacle - here's why Maddow whipped up interest in the story with a tweet 90 minutes before her 9 p.m. EDT show. The president has claimed, without evidence, that he would not release his taxes because he is under an Internal Revenue Service audit, and that United States voters do not care. [Full Article...]

Senate confirms former Indiana Sen. Dan Coats for national intelligence director

Senate confirms former Indiana Sen. Dan Coats for national intelligence director Wyden said he likes Coats personally, but doesn't think he has provided a firm commitment to give the committee vital information, especially about the nation's surveillance programs, it needs to oversee the intelligence community. Coats used to serve on the Senate's Intelligence Committee. But Wyden said he would vote against Coats' confirmation because the intelligence community "has stonewalled... [Full Article...]

Emily Blunt to star with husband for first time

Emily Blunt to star with husband for first time Dunes is also producing the Amazon series Jack Ryan, which will star Krasinski as the latest incarnation of the frequently adapted Central Intelligence Agency spy. Blunt most recently starred in Girl on the Train , and can next be seen in Disney's Mary Poppins Returns. Calling the shots: The couple, who have two young daughters, normally prefer to keep their careers and their personal lives s... [Full Article...]


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