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Beckham dobbed in for using phone at wheel

Thursday, July 12, 2018 file photo, David Beckham listens during a public hearing for his proposed Major League Soccer stadium and commercial development, at City Hall in Miami. 54(AP Photo/Wilfredo Lee, file) David Beckham will face a court hearing over allegedly using a mobile phone while driving. A member of the public...

Meghan weighed by scrutiny, family woes

The Duke and Duchess of Sussex arrive at the Natural History Museum in London to attend a gala performance of The Wider Earth. Picture date: Tuesday, February 12, 2019. Photo credit: Yui Mok/PA Wire When Meghan Markle became engaged to Prince Harry, the American TV star seemed to charm everyone she...

Academy responds to Oscars change backlash

Feb. 4, 2019 file photo, an Oscar statue appears at the 91st Academy Awards Nominees Luncheon in Beverly Hills, Calif. (Photo by Danny Moloshok/Invision/AP, File) Responding to widespread backlash to the fact that four Oscars will be presented during commercial breaks at the 91st Academy Awards, the film academy has issued...

Ryan Adams denies abuse accusations

US songwriter Ryan Adams has denied accusations he emotionally abused or harassed numerous women including his ex-wife, singer and actor Mandy Moore, and a 15-year-old girl. Seven women told the New York Times that Adams "dangled career opportunities while simultaneously pursuing female artists for sex." The newspaper said it had corroborated with...

Michelle Obama's mum cool on Grammy act

Feb. 10, 2019 file photo, Lady Gaga, from left, Jada Pinkett Smith, Alicia Keys, Michelle Obama and Jennifer Lopez speak at the 61st annual Grammy Awards in Los Angeles.(Photo by Matt Sayles/Invision/AP, File) It appears Michelle Obama has received a reality check from her mum following her appearance at the Grammys. The...

Clooney: Meghan vilified like Princess Di

George Clooney is frustrated by the way Meghan, Duchess of Sussex, is treated in the media, comparing it to the coverage of Princess Diana. Clooney has told reporters Meghan is "a woman who is seven months pregnant and she has been pursued and vilified and chased in the same way that...

Hugh Jackman to open Brit Awards

Australian acting star Hugh Jackman will open this year's Brit Awards in London with a song from his film The Greatest Showman. The actor, who portrayed American showman PT Barnum in the popular musical film, will perform "The Greatest Show". His performance will be under the creative direction of film director...

Clooney's Catch-22 ponders war 'insanity'

George Clooney, returning to TV for the first time in 20 years with an adaptation of the classic novel "Catch-22", says the series set in World War II aims to tell a timeless story about the "insanity" of war. Clooney said he initially resisted the idea of taking on Joseph Heller's...

Gaga, Cooper win Grammy for Shallow

Lady Gaga and Bradley Cooper have won the Grammy Award for best pop duo/group performance for the song Shallow from A Star Is Born. A tearful Gaga accepted the award on Sunday night, thanking Cooper, who she noted was in England for the British film academy awards known as the BAFTAs. It...

Chris Cornell wins Grammy posthumously

Late Soundgarden singer Chris Cornell has won a Grammy for his song When Bad Does Good from the eponymous, career-spanning box set released by Universal last year. It marks his third Grammy win. His children Toni and Christopher accepted the award. Cornell's widow Vicky Cornell also attended the ceremony, like last...