January 20th, 2018

Entertainment News

Can #MeToo movement do harm? Ansari story raises question

By David Crary And Tamara Lush, The Associated Press on January 18th, 2018

The #MeToo movement has been embraced by legions of women as a vital step toward countering widespread sexual abuse and misconduct. This week, more so than at any point in the movement’s brief history, there’s visceral discussion about its potential for causing harm. The catalyst was the publication by Babe.net of an account by a ... Read More »

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GoDaddy to sponsor Danica Patrick in ‘Danica Double’

By Jenna Fryer, The Associated Press on January 18th, 2018

The original “GoDaddy Girl” is back with sponsorship intact to push forward with her “Danica Double.” Danica Patrick has secured the money needed to race in both the Daytona 500 and the Indianapolis 500. Now she just needs to find the rides to get her back on racing’s two biggest stages. GoDaddy reunited with Patrick ... Read More »

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Study suggests building second Hollywood sign to ease crowds

By The Associated Press on January 18th, 2018

LOS ANGELES – Locals and tourists alike appreciate the Hollywood sign, so why not build another? That’s one of the suggestions from a study seeking ways to ease frustration about traffic near the world famous sign in Los Angeles. The second sign on the other side of the hill would face toward the suburban San ... Read More »

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Hulk Homebody: Hogan sits on the bench for WWE All-Star bash

By Dan Gelston, The Associated Press on January 18th, 2018

Hulk Hogan is set to be a homebody for WWE’s All-Star bash. Banished in disgrace nearly three years ago from the wrestling organization, the Hulkster is holding out hope for a reunion this year with the sports entertainment giant. Hogan would love to bust out the red-and-yellow colours for the “Raw” 25th anniversary show on ... Read More »

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Bids for paper cup allegedly used by Elvis Presley hit $1K

By The Associated Press on January 18th, 2018

TULSA, Okla. – A paper cup allegedly used by Elvis Presley six decades ago in Tulsa is being auctioned on eBay for more than $1,000. North Carolina resident Wade Jones is a collector of all things Elvis. He tells the Tulsa World that the Dixie cup was snagged by a fan in April 1956, after ... Read More »

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Brigitte Bardot: ‘MeToo’ actresses are ‘hypocritical’

By Associated Press, The Associated Press on January 18th, 2018

PARIS – Former French actress and sex symbol Brigitte Bardot says most actresses who have protested sexual harassment are “hypocritical” and “ridiculous” because many of them “tease” producers to land film parts. The star of “And God Created Woman” says many actresses have come out with sexual misconduct allegations “so that we talk about them.” ... Read More »

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Hot-button topics coalesce at the Sundance Film Festival

By Lindsey Bahr, The Associated Press on January 18th, 2018

The Sundance Film Festival is proving to be the epicenter of a number of hot-button topics this year. The annual gathering of aspiring filmmakers, entertainment industry leaders, press and movie lovers kicks off Thursday in Park City, Utah, in the era of Me Too, and for the first time in decades without Harvey Weinstein. A ... Read More »

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Justin Timberlake says he’s made peace with Janet Jackson

By The Associated Press on January 18th, 2018

NEW YORK – Justin Timberlake says he has made up with Janet Jackson following the infamous “wardrobe malfunction” at the Super Bowl in 2004. When asked on a Beats 1 radio interview broadcast Thursday if he and Jackson have since made peace, Timberlake said, “Absolutely.” The singer, who is preparing for the release of his ... Read More »

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J.K. Simmons on juggling two roles in ‘Counterpart,’ debuting on CraveTV

By Bill Brioux, The Canadian Press on January 18th, 2018

PASADENA, Calif. – Imagine, if you will, there were two of you. One, the ordinary, everyday you, the other a secret you’d hidden in a parallel dimension. That’s the shocking reality confronting Howard Silk (played by J.K. Simmons) in “Counterpart,” a new spy thriller premiering Sunday on CraveTV. Shot in Los Angeles and Berlin, the ... Read More »

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Stars turn out for swansong of Louis Vuitton designer

By Thomas Adamson, The Associated Press on January 18th, 2018

PARIS – The celebrity allure of Paris Fashion Week was at its height on Thursday as the notables from the worlds of sports, film and fashion attended the Louis Vuitton swansong show for designer Kim Jones. Here are some highlights of the fall-winter 2018-19 menswear shows. STARS ATTEND VUITTON DESIGNER SWANSONG The stars were out ... Read More »

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