How the SAG awards 2017 turned political

Celebrities call out Trump’s immigration ban in the most political SAG Awards everFollowing Donald Trump’s new immigration order, the whole world was watching to see how Hollywood would react, and it did not disappoint. The focus of the SAG awards 2017, held at the Shrine Auditorium, LA, on Sunday, was Trump’s immigration ban, with Hollywood stars showing overwhelming support for those targeted, taking their speeches, red carpet appearances and any camera-time to protest the ban on Muslims and [Read Entire Story]

Binky Felstead has revealed the sex of her baby and it’s a…

Congrats guys! Binky FelsteadMIC‘s Binky Felstead has reportedly confirmed that she’s expecting a baby girl with her on-off-boyfriend and co-star from the show, JP. A source exclusively revealed to MailOnline that Binky excitedly told her co-stars the news during filming for and upcoming episode of Made In Chelsea. Last year was a bumper year for A-list mums and dads thanks to a rush of celebrity babies. From Liv Tyler to Megan Fox, Hilaria Baldwin to Candice Swanpoel, we saw some of [Read Entire Story]

Luke Treadaway: ‘Members of Trump’s energy team are just terrifying’

Returning to Sky Atlantic's Arctic drama Fortitude, 
Luke Treadaway talks to Marie Claire about climate change and bad headlines I interrupt Luke Treadaway on a little break in Canada. At the tail end of the press tour for A Streetcat Named Bob, he’s flown from the movie’s New York premiere to visit his girlfriend, actress Ruta Gedmintas, in Toronto where she’s filming psychological thriller The Strain. It was decided that the transatlantic promotional trip would be a little too much for his [Read Entire Story]

Luke Treadaway: ‘I never kiss and tell’

Returning this month in cool arctic drama Fortitude, 
Luke Treadaway sits down with Marie Claire to talk climate change, bad headlines 
and why we should all be kinder to each otherI interrupt Luke Treadaway on a little break in Canada. At the tail end of the press tour for A Streetcat Named Bob, he’s flown from the movie’s New York premiere to visit his girlfriend, actress Ruta Gedmintas, in Toronto where she’s filming psychological thriller The Strain. It was decided that the transatlantic [Read Entire Story]

Long-serving Mayor Of Harrisburg PA Worked On Museum No One Wanted, Then Stole Artifacts

"The fact that no one seemed to share in his dream of making a less disturbing Westworld on the banks of the Susquehanna did not deter Stephen R. Reed. Nope. He employed that coal-mining country grit in every step of his totally un-mandated, batshit quest to built another Gene Autry Museum in Pennsylvania. And then he got really carried away, and purloined more than 500 items that were slated for the non-existent institution and paid for with public funds, storing them (accidentally! he claims) [Read Entire Story]

Kate Middleton has apparently been banned from the BAFTAs for this unexpected reason

We couldn’t have predicted that one…The BAFTA awards are finally in sight with the ceremony taking place at the Royal Albert Hall on February 12th. With the 2017 nominations revealed earlier this month, seeing La La Land scoop up a whopping (and very well deserved) 11 nominations, everything seemed on track for this year’s BAFTA awards to be one for the ages. The latest BAFTA news, however, did take us by surprise as it was revealed that Kate Middleton was supposedly ‘banned’ from the awards. As [Read Entire Story]

Yes, The President of the United States really has said this

Are we even surprised these outrageous quotes came out of his mouth?donald trumpAh, you can always rely on Donald Trump for providing us with the most ridiculous and outrageous statements that often result in a distinctly unique feeling of combined and immense anger/frustration/disbelief. Last year the US election results revealed that Trump would become the next President of the United States, so we thought it only appropriate to round up the most outrageous Donald Trump quotes we’ve [Read Entire Story]

Pop Culture’s Fascination With Makeovers (But There’s A Dark Side)

"A fixation with ‘the makeover’ has been present in popular culture for decades. Its depiction in film, television and online has been a barometer of the shifting understandings of what it means to be an individual in the modern world, in response to changing norms of gender, youth, work and identity." SOURCE: ArtsJournal - Read entire story here. [Read Entire Story]

Will Lin Manuel Miranda Win A Full EGOT?

It stands for Emmy, Grammy, Oscar and Tony awards. Only 12 other performers have held the title. (According to Vanity Fair, the acronym was coined in the 1980s by the “Miami Vice” actor Philip Michael Thomas, who has won none of the awards. It was re-popularized by Tracy Morgan’s character on the sitcom “30 Rock.”) SOURCE: ArtsJournal - Read entire story here. [Read Entire Story]

Michelle Obama just posted her first post-FLOTUS tweet…

Hai MichelleWords – Ashley Rey Former First Lady Michelle Obama shared her first tweet post-presidency yesterday, reminding us of just how much she truly cares. After eight years of representing our country so well, Barack and Michelle Obama family ended their reign and jetted off to a much needed vacay before tackling their civilian duties. But, before they got too enveloped in enjoying the Palm Springs sun, our favorite FLOTUS made it a point to check in with all of us first. It’s just [Read Entire Story]

The Musician Who’s Finally Getting Her Acting Dues In ‘Hidden Figures’ And ‘Moonlight’

After Janelle Monáe finished college, she moved to Atlanta. There, the singer and actress would "update her MySpace profile while working at Office Depot to make ends meet." Then she met a couple of guys who helped change everything for her. SOURCE: ArtsJournal - Read entire story here. [Read Entire Story]

A Berlin Legend: The Fabulous Romy Haag

photo via Romy Haag Have you ever heard about Romy Haag? If not, and you’re reading iHeartBerlin right now, which makes me dare to assume you cannot be completely indifferent to Berlin’s distinctive aura, you truly owe it to your sparkling self (and general culture awareness) to continue with this article. And although I’m well aware that writers are prone to mythologizing ordinary life, I really feel like in this case I could not possibly overdo it. When I’m trying to summon up all the various [Read Entire Story]

You have to see inside the Obama’s new home

Can we move in?Credit: The McFadden GroupWith Donald Trump moving into the White House as the new President of the United States, Barack and Michelle Obama had to undertake the  arduous task (lol) of picking out a new house to replace their old digs. And boy, did they make a good choice with their new rental home in the exclusive Kalorama neighbourhood of Washington D.C. The Obamas will stay in the D.C. area until eldest daughter, Malia, finishes high school, and we’re already questioning [Read Entire Story]

How not to write a porno

The man behind the hilarious podcast My Dad Wrote A Porno shares his advice on how not to write eroticacouple in bedInterview by Tracy Ramsden When Jamie Morton’s dad wrote an ‘erotic’ novel called Belinda Blinked, he and his friends, Alice Levine and James Cooper, set about reading each excruciating chapter aloud. The resulting podcast, My Dad Wrote A Porno, has had 
18 million downloads. Yes, Morton is an expert on bad porn… #1 Choose a pen name readers will take seriously My dad writes under [Read Entire Story]

Martha Swope, Dance And Theatre Photographer, Dead At 88

"From 1957, when Ms. Swope was invited by Jerome Robbins to shoot rehearsals of West Side Story, to 1994, when she shut down her Times Square studio and sold her archive, Ms. Swope produced hundreds of thousands of images of performers in action, capturing Gelsey Kirkland and Mikhail Baryshnikov in full flight, the cast of La Cage Aux Folles in full drag and John Travolta in full Saturday night fever." SOURCE: ArtsJournal - Read entire story here. [Read Entire Story]

Here’s how Khloe Kardashian responded to being asked if O.J. Simpson did it

Not a comfortable question to be asked if you're a Kardashian... As a rule the Kardashians aren’t exactly an unforthcoming bunch, but even for a family that prides itself on openness, on Wednesday night Khloe Kardashian proved that there are still a few subjects which make them very uncomfortable. One of these no-go areas? O.J. Simpson. If you weren’t aware that the ex-husband of Kris and father of Kim, Khloe and Kourtney was Robert Kardashian, a man who famously helped defend O.J. [Read Entire Story]

A porn blogger’s guide to creating your own erotica

Three porn bloggers tell Dorothy Black what it takes to create your own eroticaWe're not suggesting you start using whips or anything, but a bit of light-hearted slap and tickle can add excitement to your bedroom bootycalls. 'Try a couple of spanks during a particularly passionate bout of intercourse to add some kinky flavour,' suggests Em & Lo. 'Made-for-play paddles are available at any sex toy shop, but a hand, or household items like a plastic spatula, will do the trick.'Compiled by [Read Entire Story]

Jennifer Holliday Pulls Out Of Inaugural Concert

In an open letter, provided exclusively to TheWrap, the “Dreamgirls” star apologized to the LGBT community, saying she was “uneducated on the issues that affect every American at this crucial time in history and for causing such dismay and heartbreak to my fans.” SOURCE: ArtsJournal - Read entire story here. [Read Entire Story]

You could win a candlelit Valentine’s date with Idris Elba. Seriously

This is not a drill. We repeat. This is not a drillAs part of a new fundraising campaign by Omaze, Idris Elba is offering to take one lucky donor on a first class Valentine’s date. The greater the donation, the more times you will be entered, therefore the greater the chances of you winning the date of a lifetime (a £10 donation gets you 100 entries, a £25 donation gets you 250 entries etc). The winner will be flown out to the destination ‘of choice’, and put up in a luxury hotel, [Read Entire Story]

Robert De Niro sent Meryl Streep the sweetest letter after *that* Golden Globes speech

‘I have so much respect for you’When Meryl Streep was honoured with the prestigious Cecil B. DeMille Award last week at the 74th Golden Globes, she took her moment on stage to address President-Elect Donald Trump. ‘There was one performance this year that stunned me; it sank its hooks in my heart, not because it was good. There was nothing good about it. But it was effective and it did its job—it made its intended audience laugh and show their teeth.’ She referenced Trump’s public mocking of a [Read Entire Story]

Montaigne Was The Inventor Of Liberalism. But What Do We Really Know About Him?

“What do I know?” was Montaigne’s beloved motto, meaning: What do I really know? And what do we really know about him now? We may vaguely know that he was the first essayist, that he retreated from the world into a tower on the family estate to think and reflect, and that he wrote about cannibals (for them) and about cruelty (against it). He was considered by Claude Lévi-Strauss, no less, to be the first social scientist, and a pioneer of relativism—he thought that those cannibals were just as [Read Entire Story]

Buddy Greco, ‘The Ultimate Lounge Singer’, Dead At 90

"Mr. Greco mixed talent, tenacity and a hot temper in a career that lasted more than 80 years. He was an oft-married ladies' man and almost but not quite a member of the Rat Pack, the high-living gang of entertainers surrounding Frank Sinatra and Dean Martin that embodied the extravagance of Las Vegas in its glory days." SOURCE: ArtsJournal - Read entire story here. [Read Entire Story]

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