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by | February 26, 2019 | 01:50

He added, "But there's still a lot of physical evidence, video evidence and testimony that just simply does not support his version of what happened". According to Smollett, he was targeted in the streets of downtown Chicago on January 29 by two white Trump supporters for being gay and black. Smollett has denied having played any role in staging the attack.

by | February 26, 2019 | 01:25

Many fans watching at home took to social media to share their opinions that Gaga and Cooper, whose A Star Is Born characters boast a relationship, brought the heat on stage. After Cooper - who directed and starred in A Star is Born , the film that birthed the song - moved from the opposite end of the piano to cuddle next to Gaga on the bench, the on-screen couple sure looked like a PDA was imminent.

by | February 26, 2019 | 01:20

Thank you for honoring African royalty and the empowered way women can look and lead onscreen. Carter's work on Black Panther has been praised ever since the film hit theaters last February. Carter's win was a long time coming, as she referenced in her acceptance speech. "I stand here stronger than I was yesterday, I stand here with agency and self-worth because of Ryan Coogler".

by | February 26, 2019 | 01:08

The Academy's decision to have U.S. Rep. John Lewis (D-Ga.) (shown above) introduce " Green Book " is creating nearly as much controversy as the film itself. "I can't believe they have John Lewis introducing Green Book ", filmmaker Nia DaCosta tweeted . In his speech, Ali thanked those involved with the film as well as his grandmother.

by | February 26, 2019 | 01:05

Though social media posting is strictly forbidden at the Coldwater Canyon soiree, Time photographer JR was allowed in to capture the party , which had guests including Lady Gaga , Mila Kunis and Ashton Kutcher . The pared down performance was a change of pace for Gaga after her more rock-styled Grammys version of the smash single. "If you put the maths together - she's taken the engagement ring off and is staring at Bradley Cooper in a way that I would say crosses a few lines!" ...

by | February 26, 2019 | 01:03

Goldschmidt later thanked Swift for taking part in the festivities. One couple's engagement party got a little sprinkling of stardust when Taylor Swift turned up to give a surprise performance. I never asked Taylor to do this. But when Alex took center stage to introduce a special friend , the crowd didn't expect it to be popular pop star Taylor Swift .

by | February 26, 2019 | 01:00

Cape Town - Rami Malek was attended to by paramedics after slipping off the stage at the Oscars on Sunday night. He gave a shout-out to his mother - "I love you, lady" - and regretted that his father was not alive. Malek has already won the best actor awards at both the BAFTAs and the Golden Globes for his role in " Bohemian Rhapsody ". Or remind us about who directed it.

by | February 26, 2019 | 00:55

If you missed Trevor Noah's joke about white people during the Oscars on Sunday, chances are you're probably white. During his speech , Trevor Noah joked about growing up in the fictional Wakanda and said the real Xhosa phrase, "Abelungu abazi ubu ndiyaxoka".

by | February 26, 2019 | 00:56

Colman was the shock victor of the leading actress prize for her role as Queen Anne in The Favourite , fending off competition from frontrunner Glenn Close for The Wife . The night's co-lead nominee " Roma ", which was favored to hand Netflix its first best picture win, won best director and best cinematography for Cuaron, whose film also notched Mexico's first foreign language film Oscar.

by | February 26, 2019 | 00:55

Another wrote: "This just melted my heart". It's worth noting that King becomes the eighth African American actress to take home the statuette in this category. The actress scooped the best supporting actress gong for her role in If Beale Street Could Talk , and was sat a few seats away from Evans. But I feel like I've had so many women that have paved the way, are paving the way, and I feel like I walk in their light and I also am creating my own light, and there are young women that ...

by | February 25, 2019 | 01:44

Bollywood's first female superstar Sridevi left us previous year on this day and the nation continues to mourn the huge loss. The 21-year-old actress posted a picture of her mother Sridevi and her hands holding each other. Veteran actor Shabana Azmi took to Twitter and wrote, "A year already". On her first death anniversary today, her elder daughter and actress Janhvi Kapoor posted a heart-wrenching message in remembrance of her dear mom .

by | February 25, 2019 | 00:25

Glenn rocked a lavender toned Lamé blazer with a fabric belt, adding matching bottoms. She did win, and Pip did join her on stage. CNN will have live coverage and analysis of the red carpet, the ( host-less ) show's best moments and the night's big wins.

by | February 24, 2019 | 08:25

The actor told the brothers that he would pay them for their services, but they didn't discuss a specific amount. Two brothers, who were arrested and released in connection with the attack, are co-operating with the police. In a statement submitted to The Hollywood Reporter Thursday night, Smollett's lawyers said: "Today we witnessed an organized law enforcement spectacle that has no place in the American legal system".

by | February 24, 2019 | 06:23

Marc-Andre ter Stegen was forced into a hasty clearance, Pablo Sarabia ran towards the byline and, as the visiting defence seemed to expect the ball to be going behind, Sarabia cut it back for Mercado to sweep home. With the victory, Barcelona sits 10 points above second place Atletico Madrid and 12 clear of chief rival Real Madrid , at least for now. Within the next few weeks, Barca face Real Madrid in the second leg of the Copa del Rey semi-finals and the league as well as Lyon in ...

by | February 24, 2019 | 05:57

With Krasinski in the fold as the director and star, the studio's now negotiating with co-stars Emily Blunt , Noah Jupe , and Millicent Simmonds to reprise their roles, according to Variety . We might just have a summer blockbuster on our hands. Krasinski, who is also writing the sequel's screenplay, posted a picture of the Abbott family house on Instagram .

by | February 24, 2019 | 02:57

Despite her trolls" "Windows "95"-level meme skills, the congresswoman insisted that she doesn't hate the backlash, as it's "validation that you're doing something real" and attempting to make a difference". Ocasio-Cortez responded with a tweet, writing : "Few things effectively communicate the power we've built in fighting dark money & anti-worker policies like billionaire-funded groups blowing tons of cash on wack billboards (this one is funded by the Mercers)".

by | February 24, 2019 | 01:38

She said he wanted a threesome with the two teens but Washington said no and escaped to the bathroom. The duo spoke out against the notorious artist at a press conference with infamous women's rights lawyer Gloria Allred yesterday. She says Kelly told them to come to his hotel room, where he had sex with her. "At the after party, Mr. Kelly pointed to us and talked to his security", Scaff said.

by | February 23, 2019 | 03:27

The series, which has been brought back to life by "Get Out" director Jordan Peele , is set to premiere on CBS All Access April 1, and now the streamer has unveiled the first full trailer. The program is modeled after the Rod Serling-hosted series of the same name, which ran on CBS from 1959 to 1964. Cast members will include Ike Barinholtz , John Cho , Lucinda Dryzek, Taissa Farmiga , Greg Kinnear , Luke Kirby , Sanaa Lathan , Kumail Nanjiani , Adam Scott, Rhea Seehorn , ...

by | February 23, 2019 | 02:13

One of these was close Kardashian friend, Jordyn Woods . " Jordyn has always considered herself a member of the Kardashian-Jenner family and has tried to apologize to the family, especially Khloe and Kylie", the source says. In reality, both she and Tristan should be accepting equal responsibility in this since they both were in the wrong. The alleged cheating scandal is said to have prompted Khloe to break up with the 27-year-old National Basketball Association player, who is the ...

by | February 23, 2019 | 01:51

Smollett "took advantage of the pain and anger of racism to promote his career," said Johnson , adding that bogus police reports harm "every legitimate victim who's in need of support" and every resident of the city. Smollett has a record - one that concerns giving false information to police when he was pulled over on suspicion of driving under the influence. He went on: "I can't think of any better way to describe a pathetic excuse for a man like Jussie Smollett , though I might add ...

by | February 23, 2019 | 01:43

Harris had been on life support since the wreck and was never responsive, according to sources close to the family. She was immediately taken to the hospital and placed in intensive care. On Thursday, he posted a photo of him and his sister with a heartfelt caption: "We Love You Dearly Baby Girl...." The family has released little details about Precious' condition in order to keep their hearts and minds steady, while dealing with the untimely situation.

by | February 23, 2019 | 01:41

Smollett was allegedly seen with them in surveillance camera footage days before the attack plotting it. This Thursday, February 22, police confirmed he was had been apprehended and was in custody. The series is shot in Chicago and follows a black family as they navigate the ups and downs of the recording industry. CNN spoke to someone who attended the set meeting: "The person at the meeting said they were shocked and dismayed that Smollett stuck to his story of innocence".

by | February 23, 2019 | 01:31

The black and gay star said he was attacked by two men who yelled racist and homophobic slurs, but police say that's not what happened. He said they hit him, poured an unknown chemical substance on him and wrapped a rope around his neck. Sen. Kamala Harris, who last month described Smollett's attack claim as an "attempted modern day lynching", said she's frustrated and disappointed by the turn of events.

by | February 23, 2019 | 01:24

The idea of a Space Jam sequel is something that's been in talks for a very long time, and we're extremely excited now that it's finally becoming a reality. "This will be James" first starring role in a film. On Thursday, the Los Angeles Lakers star shared an adorable family photo with his wife, Savannah, and their three children, LeBron Jr., Bryce Maximus and Zhuri.

by | February 23, 2019 | 01:12

Meghan decided not to open any of the gifts given to her at the shower, because she wanted to take them home and open them with Prince Harry . The Duchess of Sussex is expecting her first child in April with British royal Prince Harry .

by | February 23, 2019 | 00:56

R. Kelly has been charged with 10 counts of aggravated criminal sexual abuse . Foxx said the incidents began in 1998 and involved a victim identified by the initials H.W. Kelly has denied all the allegations against him since the start. His attorney, Steven Greenberg has said his client denies any wrongdoing. They were unable to pinpoint the year of the concert but said it was either 1995 or 1996, adding Kelly's security picked them out of the arena's crowd.

by | February 22, 2019 | 05:33

CBS 2 has obtained exclusive video of two men linked to the attack on " Empire " actor Jussie Smollett buying a red hat and ski masks from a store the day before the assault. As new details emerged in the case, police have said they want to conduct a follow-up interview with the actor following " some developments ". Investigators are also looking into whether or not Smollett had any part in the creation of a threatening letter that was sent to the " Empire " set one week before the ...

by | February 22, 2019 | 04:27

The member of the band has been hailed as an "amazing soul" by those close to him. At age 24, he was also the band's oldest member when The Monkees premiered on USA network NBC in 1966. That was something that infuriated both Tork and Nesmith. I am told he slipped away peacefully . "I had fantasies of being more important than it turns out I was".

by | February 22, 2019 | 03:59

The celebrity added: "She didn't open any of the gifts because she wants to do that when she goes back to London, when she and Harry are back together". "I thought it was a very sweet thing, it just speaks to who she is". "Amal [Clooney] is hosting, with Serena [Williams], but it is a very small group of friends in the Mark Penthouse", a source told Page Six.

by | February 22, 2019 | 02:29

Smollett faces up to three years behind bars. On Wednesday night's "The Ingraham Angle" on Fox News - before the latest news broke about Smollett's surrender - host Laura Ingraham said that the disgraced actor's phony claims that white supporters of President Donald Trump attacked him in Chicago last month has had "a toxic, poisonous effect on our discourse" as part of the new "pseudo-intellectual grievance culture".

by | February 21, 2019 | 08:37

Britain's Prince Harry , Duke of Sussex and Meghan , Duchess of Sussex arrive at Bristol Old Vic in Bristol, Britain, February 1, 2019. In the latest episode of The Windsors, we explore the life of Sarah Ferguson during her time as Duchess of York.

by | February 21, 2019 | 06:43

Chicago detectives suspect Empire actor Jussie Smollett filed a false police report when he said he was the victim of a racist, homophobic attack in downtown Chicago late last month, a police official says. Smollett was an active participant in the incident". The New York Times , citing unnamed law enforcement sources, said Smollett had been indicted by an IL grand jury that found probable cause that he had staged the attack.

by | February 21, 2019 | 05:39

But based on the early response, the verdict is in: Captain Marvel has well and truly earned her place in the MCU . From this tweet audiences can learn a lot about what they can expect while also not having anything spoiled for them.

by | February 21, 2019 | 04:51

The 2019 event will be at the Bill Graham Civic Auditorium in San Francisco. However, Samsung never said what it'll call the phone, and we didn't even get to see it properly. It isn't yet known exactly what function each lens will perform, but you can be sure to see improvements on the S9, especially when it comes to blurred-background portrait photography - something the Google Pixel 3 excels at, but with software instead of sensors.

by | February 21, 2019 | 04:29

One of the biggest names in wrestling of all time, Hogan was a fixture on TV sets in 1980s America as part of the World Wrestling Federation, parlaying his championships-winning leg drops and star power into forays into movies and television, endorsements and video games.