Trini Lopez, singer and Dirty Dozen actor, dies with coronavirus at 83

Mexican-American singer Trini Lopez, who had a hit in 1963 with his version of If I Had A Hammer and played one of The Dirty Dozen, has died at 83. Lopez, an accomplished guitarist, was mentored by Buddy Holly and Frank Sinatra and designed two instruments for the Gibson Guitar Corporation. Lope


Bollywood Star Sanjay Dutt Diagnosed with Cancer

Bollywood star Sanjay Dutt, whose life has been so colorful and tragic that it became the subject of a biopic, has been diagnosed with lung cancer, Indian media reports said Wednesday. The Hindi-language actor, nicknamed "Deadly Dutt", served time in prison for possessing guns supplied by gangste


Chris Pratt, Katherine Schwarzenegger and Greet Baby Daughter

Chris Pratt and Katherine Schwarzenegger announced they are “beyond thrilled” and “extremely blessed" after she gave birth to their first child together. The 41-year-old “Avengers” actor and the 30-year-old children’s book author announced the birth of daughter


Madonna raises funds for victims of Beirut explosion

American singer and songwriter Madonna announced on Monday that she and her two children, David Banda and Mercy James, are hosting an art sale to support victims of the massive explosion that ripped through Beirut on Aug. 4, killing over 200 and injuring thousands.The proceeds from the sales will go


Salome Bey, Canada's First Lady of the Blues, has died

Award-winning Canadian singer-songwriter Salome Bey — affectionately known as Canada's "First Lady of the Blues" — has died. The Grammy-nominated Bey was a multi-disciplinary performer and honourary member of the Order of Canada who achieved legendary status during her life due t


Abhishek Bachchan recovers from Covid-19, has been discharged from hospital

Abhishek is the last member of his famous family to recover from the coronavirus, which also hospitalised his father, Amitabh Bachchan, 77, wife Aishwarya Rai, and 8-year-old daughter Aaradhya.The news of Abhishek’s recovery was first shared by his Bollywood-veteran father, who tweeted thank


Sushant Singh Rajput: Mystery and voyeurism around Bollywood star's death

Sushant Singh Rajput lived an extraordinary life - just like some of the characters he played in his hit Bollywood films. But his fairy tale journey, from humble beginnings to stardom, ended on 14 June when he was found dead in his flat at the age of 34. The police in Mumbai, where he lived, said


Zoe Saldana apologises for playing Nina Simone: 'She deserved better'

  Actress Zoe Saldana has apologised for playing Nina Simone in a heavily criticised 2016 biopic. The Marvel star, who is of Dominican and Puerto Rican descent, wore a prosthetic nose and skin-darkening make-up for the role. Simone's estate refused to endorse the film, and the late singer's


Ryan Reynolds and Blake Lively 'deeply and unreservedly sorry' for plantation wedding

Ryan Reynolds says he and his wife, Blake Lively, still feel sorry about holding their 2012 wedding on a former plantation in South Carolina.The topic came up during the "Deadpool" star's recent interview with Fast Company.The publication noted that Reynolds was criticized as hypocritical in 2018


Bollywood star Amitabh Bachchan recovers from coronavirus

Bollywood superstar Amitabh Bachchan was discharged from a Mumbai hospital on Sunday after undergoing three weeks of treatment for the coronavirus. His actor son, Abhishek Bachchan, who is still in the Nanavati Super Speciality Hospital with the virus, said in a tweet that his father has tested n


Johnny Depp’s libel trial ends with dramatic flourish

Johnny Depp clutched a teddy bear and Amber Heard made an emotional appeal on Tuesday as the Hollywood actor’s three-week libel trial against The Sun newspaper’s “wife-beating” claim ended with a flourish.The “Pirates of the Caribbean” franchise hero was mobbed


Bollywood star Aishwarya Rai and daughter recover from COVID-19

Indian actress Aishwarya Rai Bachchan and her eight-year old daughter, Aaradhya, have recovered from COVID-19 and left hospital after a 10-day stay, her husband and actor Abhishek Bachchan said on Twitter.Abhishek Bachchan and his father, renowned actor Amitabh Bachchan, 77, are still recovering


Tom Hanks and Rita Wilson receive Greek citizenship

US actor Tom Hanks and his actress-singer wife Rita Wilson are now officially Greek citizens.The country’s Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis announced the news Sunday on Instagram sharing a picture with the couple proudly holding their new passports.The mother of Wilson, the 63-year-old songw


Singer Ciara, quarterback Russell Wilson welcome baby boy

Seattle Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson and his pop star wife Ciara are now parents to a baby boy.The couple announced Friday the birth of their son named Win Harrison Wilson on Instagram. They both shared from their accounts that their son was born Thursday and weighed 8 pounds, 1 ounce. Ciara


Haifa Wehbe’s ex-manager arrested for stealing $4 million from the Lebanese singer

Lebanese singer Haifa Wehbe’s ex-manager Mohammad Waziri was arrested earlier this week for stealing $4 million from the artist. In May, Wehbe filed a lawsuit through her attorney in Egypt against Waziri, accusing him of withdrawing around $4 million from her account. She had previously singe


‘Grown-ish’ star Yara Shahidi announces exciting new venture

Yara Shahidi is making moves. The actress, who plays Zoey Johnson on “Black-ish” and its college spin-off “Grown-ish,” is also now a major producer, courtesy of a new deal that she inked with ABC, the network studio behind the two successful sitcoms she stars in. The part-Mid


What do Drake’s Arabic lyrics mean on Only You Freestyle? Middle East Twitter reacts

The Canadian rapper Drake has caused a storm on Twitter after he used Arabic lyrics in his latest “Only You Freestyle” with British rapper Headie One. Drake, real name Aubrey Drake Graham, is one of the world’s most successful music artists, with 39 million followers on Twitter


Actress Heard Says Ex-Husband Depp Threatened to Kill her

  Actress Amber Heard began giving evidence on Monday in Johnny Depp’s libel action against a British tabloid, telling London’s High Court that her ex-husband had threatened to kill her. Depp is suing News Group Newspapers, publishers of the Sun newspaper, over a 2018 article wh





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