Sons of Ramses star Ahmed Benaissa dies just hours before film premiere at Cannes

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Ahmed Benaissa has died at the age of 78.

The actor and comedian - who was best known for starring in the critically acclaimed films 'Gates of the Sun and 'Close Enemies' - most recently starred in 'Sons of Ramses' and tragically passed away just hours before the Parisian thriller is due to be screened at the Cannes Film Festival on Friday (20...Read more

Rita Ora doesn't regret turning down Eurovision Song Contest opportunity

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Rita Ora has no regrets about turning down the chance to compete in the 'Eurovision Song Contest' - insisting it wasn't the right "path" for her.

The pop star, 31, was an aspiring singer without a record deal when she was offered the chance to represent the UK at the annual competition back in 2009 and although she was initially "very excited" ...Read more

Saweetie recalls her horror seeing dad suffer racism

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Rapper Saweetie was left horrified when she saw her father being pulled over by cops in the US "for no reason".

The hip-hop star's father is African American and her mother is Filipina and Chinese, and Saweetie says she saw racism first hand while she was growing up.

In an interview with 'Glamour' magazine, Saweetie, 28, explains she saw her ...Read more

Sterling K. Brown used This Is Us tragedy to grieve dad's death

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Sterling K. Brown was finally able to grieve the death of his father after playing out a similar tragedy onscreen in 'This Is Us'.

The actor plays Randall Pearson in the hit show and viewers saw the character holding his biological father, William Hill (Ron Cephas Jones), as he passed away and he admitted the emotional moment finally helped him...Read more

Music world remembers Chariots of Fire composer Vangelis following death at 79

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The worlds of music and movies are in mourning following the death of composer Vangelis has died aged 79

The Greek musician - who was born Evangelos Odysseas Papathanassiou near the city of Volos in central Greece - passed away on Wednesday (18.05.22) in a French hospital his lawyers' office confirmed. No cause of death has been given yet.

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Kerry Washington infuriated Scandal co-stars with kiss confession

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Kerry Washington infuriated her 'Scandal' co-stars by declaring she didn't enjoy kissing either of her two male leads during their sexy scenes on the show.

The 45-year-old actress didn't want to upset Tony Goldwyn, 61, or Scott Foley, 49, by singling either of them out as the better smoocher when quizzed by Ellen DeGeneres back in 2014, but she...Read more

Ryan Reynolds recalls brothers 'saving' him from dad's anger with earrings

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Ryan Reynolds' brothers got their ears pierced to "save" him from their dad's anger.

The 45-year-old actor thought it would be a "cool thing" to have an earring when he was around 12 after being inspired by pop duo Wham! but when he confided in one of his siblings, he was warned their father James wouldn't be impressed.

In a clip from David ...Read more

Travis Barker and Kourtney Kardashian's Italian wedding venue revealed

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Kourtney Kardashian and Travis Barker will marry again in an Italian castle this weekend.

The 43-year-old reality star officially married the Blink-182 drummer in a small service in Santa Barbara last Sunday following a "practice" wedding in Las Vegas back in March and they are now planning to exchange vows in front of family and a small group...Read more

Tom Cruise agonised about making Top Gun sequel

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Tom Cruise doubted that he would ever make 'Top Gun: Maverick'.

The 59-year-old actor returns as Captain Pete 'Maverick' Mitchell for the hotly-anticipated sequel to the 1986 movie 'Top Gun' and he took a long time deliberating whether to greenlight the blockbuster.

Speaking at the 'Top Gun: Maverick' UK Premiere in London on Thursday (19.05....Read more

Jon Hamm: Top Gun appeals to regular people

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Jon Hamm thinks that the 'Top Gun' franchise appeals to audiences as it focuses on "regular people".

The 51-year-old star plays Vice Admiral Beau 'Cyclone' Simpson in the sequel 'Top Gun: Maverick' and believes that the franchise's lack of "masks and capes" has made it a success.

Speaking at the UK Premiere of 'Top Gun: Maverick' in London on...Read more

Drake taught me how to rap, says Jack Harlow

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Jack Harlow considers his friendship with Drake to be a "gift".

The 24-year-old star has quickly developed a close bond with Drake, 35, and Jack has credited his friend for teaching him how to rap.

Jack - who released his debut album, 'That's What They All Say', in 2020 - explained: "That's what's a real gift to this s***. Drake is one of the ...Read more

Alanis Morissette set to release a meditation album

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Alanis Morissette is set to release a meditation album.

The 47-year-old singer's new record, 'The Storm Before The Calm', will guide her fans through 11 different meditations.

Alanis said: "Meditating rests my interior to the point where I can have access to ideas and visions and inspirations - I can hear my own capital-S Self.

"Music, for me...Read more

Saweetie: I love proving people wrong

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Saweetie's ambition has been fuelled by sexism.

The 28-year-old rap star - whose real name is Diamonte Harper - has experienced sexism throughout her life, and she remains determined to prove her doubters wrong.

The 'Best Friend' hitmaker told Glamour: "I've always proved people wrong. I've always proved men wrong.

"I think that women deal ...Read more

ER and The West Wing star John Aylward dies aged 75

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John Aylward has died aged 75.

The 'ER' star - who played Dr. Donald Anspaugh in the NBC medical series from 1996 to 2008 - passed away on Monday (05.16.22), his wife Mary Fields confirmed to his agent Mitchell K. Stubbs.

Mitchell paid tribute to John, who was also known for playing former DNC chairman Barry Goodwin on 'The West Wing', ...Read more

Jeannie Mai Jenkins got 'really depressed' during breastfeeding experience

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Jeannie Mai Jenkins got "really, really depressed" during her breastfeeding experience.

The 43-year-old star and her husband Jeezy welcomed daughter Monaco into the world in January, and the TV presenter has admitted she felt "so defeated" when she couldn't produce enough milk for her little one.

She said: "All I was doing around the clock - ...Read more

Margot Robbie set to star in and produce new Ocean's Eleven film

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Margot Robbie looks set to star in and produce a new 'Ocean's Eleven' movie.

The 31-year-old actress will be directed by Jay Roach - who worked with the star in 2019 film 'Bombshell', which earned her a Best Supporting Actress Oscar nod - in the heist motion picture.

According to The Hollywood Reporter, Robbie will produce the forthcoming film...Read more

Tom Grennan's girlfriend inspired his new music

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Tom Grennan's new album will feature a song or two about his Italian girlfriend.

The 26-year-old singer has teased details about his next record, revealing that Danniella Carraturo has inspired some of his new music.

He shared: "The album is finished and I am excited. It is a different chapter. It's a colourful album, it's exciting."

Asked if...Read more

Sam Fender joins forces with Bruce Springsteen for charity single

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Sam Fender has teamed up with Bruce Springsteen to record a charity single.

The 28-year-old singer has joined forces with the 'Born in the U.S.A.' hitmaker to record a charity song for the Teenage Cancer Trust and its sister organisation Teenage Cancer America.

Sam - who has also teamed up with Sting and Mark Knopfler to record the superstar ...Read more

Joe Alwyn's pseudonym on girlfriend Taylor Swift's albums named after great-grandfather

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Joe Alwyn's pseudonym on his girlfriend Taylor Swift's albums was named after his great-grandfather.

The 'Conversations With Friends' star has two co-writing tracks on his significant other's 'Folklore' record and three on her follow-up album 'Evermore' under the pseudonym William Bowery, and he chose the moniker because of his composer ...Read more

Viola Davis was called by director's maid's name

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Viola Davis claimed a director she'd known for 10 years mistakenly called her by his maid's name.

The 56-year-old actress didn't name the filmmaker but admitted she has been subjected to racist "microaggressions" on a regular basis over the years.

Speaking at the 2022 Cannes Film Festival during Variety and Kering's Women In Motion discussion,...Read more