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Playboy Magazine founder Hugh Hefner has died, Playboy Enterprises confirmed in a press release on Wednesday night, he was 91. The organization said Hefner died of natural causes at his home while surrounded by friends and family. Hefner's son Cooper, the Chief Creative Officer of Playboy Enterprises, said in...
(NEWSER) – One-time pop-punk princess Avril Lavigne has beaten superstar Beyonce at something, but she may not be totally happy with her victory—she's been named the most dangerous celebrity on the internet. Cybersecurity firm McAfee said Tuesday that Lavigne, whose last album came out in 2013, was the celebrity...
How do you establish an enterprise that will remain relevant in eight decades? This is the story of Disney, one of the most popular and successful companies in the world. Starting as a hospitality and recreation company, Disney has over the years branched into other forms of entertainment business...
When news of the HBO hack first surfaced earlier this week, much of the noise surrounded the leak of the script of the upcoming episode of “Game of Thrones.” But two new stories detail just how potentially consequential the large-scale hack really could be. Tatiana Siegel, a senior film writer...
Game of Thrones kicked off its seventh season on Sunday night with "Dragonstone," an episode that picked up at the outer edge of what's shaping up to be a very bloody winter in Westeros. Forces are aligning all across the continent, and everyone seems to be fixing for a...
The power of positive buzz was on full display as Wonder Woman easily set a new record for female-directed movies, and left quite a few notable superhero movies in the dust, too. The most famous female superhero of all time had an appropriately heroic premiere for her first, live-action solo...
James Bond actor Sir Roger Moore has died after a "brave battle with cancer", his family have said. Sir Roger, 89, died in Switzerland on Tuesday, a statement signed by his three children said. "It is with a heavy heart that we must announce our loving father, Sir Roger Moore, has...
Despite President Trump's absence, White House Correspondents' Dinner headliner, Hasan Minhaj, didn't lay off the "liar-in-chief." The correspondent for The Daily Show had the audience rolling with his wisecracks about the commander-in-chief. Here are the best Trump jokes. 1. "I would say it was an honor to be here, but...
In a tight battle, Fox’s animated comedy “The Boss Baby” is again edging “Beauty and the Beast” with about $26.6 million at the pre-Easter weekend box office in North America, estimates showed Saturday. Disney’s fourth weekend of “Beauty and the Beast” will finish a close second with about $25.2 million...
NEW YORK — Disney's live-action Beauty was a beast at the box office, opening with an estimated $170 million in North American ticket sales and setting a new high mark for family movies. According to studio estimates Sunday, Beauty and the Beast blew past the previous record-holder for G- or...
History was made at the 2017 Academy Awards on Sunday night with a record number of wins by black stars, and, ultimately by awarding the most diverse group of Oscar winners since the show began in 1929. History was not only made by the number of collective wins among stars...
Meryl Streep has accused designer Karl Lagerfeld of attempting to spoil her appearance at the Oscars, after he claimed she was being paid to wear a gown on the red carpet. Their row made headlines around the world following his allegation that Streep had decided against wearing a Chanel gown...
Lindsay Lohan alleges she was profiled at London’s Heathrow Airport on Monday while wearing a headscarf. The actress, who has been reading and studying the Quran, claimed she was stopped by an airport employee during an interview with “Good Morning Britain” Tuesday. “When I was flying to New York...
Beyoncé may be the queen but it's Adele who was awarded the royal blessings at the 59th Grammy Awards. The British singer won five awards Sunday night, including song and record of the year for her hit Hello and album of the year for 25. In addition to running her...
MANILA -- (UPDATE) France's Iris Mittenaere was crowned Miss Universe on Monday in a glittering ceremony that celebrated diversity and overcoming life struggles over the perfect runway strut that has become the pageant's trademark for decades. Mittenaere, a 23-year-old dentistry student from Lille, touted the open immigration policy of her...
Break out your tap shoes, everybody: La La Land is storming the Oscars. The acclaimed Hollywood musical is singing pretty, tying All About Eve and Titanic for the most nominations ever — 14 total — at the 89th Academy Awards. Jimmy Kimmel will be hosting the ceremony live from Los...
  Lindsay Lohan, 30, deleted all her photos on Instagram over the weekend She then changed her bio on the social media site to read 'Alaikum salam,' an Arabic greeting that translates to 'and unto you peace' Many Muslims took this to mean that Lohan might be converting to the...
Donald Trump has attacked Oscar-winner Meryl Streep, calling her "over-rated" and a "Hillary flunky who lost big". His comments on social media came after the actress criticised Mr Trump's impression of a disabled reporter during his campaign for the presidency, saying it "kind of broke my heart" in her Golden...
Veteran actor Om Puri passed away in Mumbai, he was found dead at his home on Friday morning. He was 66. Puri returned home last evening after a shoot. Reportedly his door bell went unanswered, following which Puri's driver raised an alarm. As confirmed by his friends from the...
Film legend Debbie Reynolds has died aged 84 - a day after the death of her daughter Carrie Fisher, the beloved Star Wars actress. Reynolds' passing was confirmed by her son Todd Fisher, who said: "She's now with Carrie and we're all heartbroken. "She said, 'I want to be with Carrie.'...
Star Wars actress Carrie Fisher has died at the age of 60, four days after suffering a heart attack on a flight to Los Angeles. The American, best known for her role as Princess Leia in the films, died in hospital where she had been receiving treatment after becoming unwell...
Pop superstar George Michael has died of suspected heart failure at the age of 53. Michael, who shot to fame as the front man of Wham! in the 1980s, died peacefully at his home in Oxfordshire, his publicist said. His manager Michael Lippman said the cause of his death was heart...
One of Bollywood’s most-watched couples made an interesting choice when it came to naming their newborn baby. On Dec. 20 actors Kareena Kapoor and Saif Ali Khan welcomed their first child, a baby boy, in Mumbai, naming him Taimur Ali Khan Pataudi. But the name Taimur sparked a raging debate...
A man has claimed he was thrown off a Delta Airlines flight for speaking to his mother in Arabic. YouTube star Adam Saleh, who has more than 1.6 million subscribers on his pranks channel, posted a video on Twitter that appeared to show him being escorted from the plane along...
Oxon Hill: Stephanie del Valle of Puerto Rico was crowned Miss World 2016 on Sunday, edging out runners-up from the Dominican Republic and Indonesia, and women from around the globe. Del Valle, 19, is a brown-eyed brunette student who speaks Spanish, English and French, and hopes to get into the...
The famous Pakistani chaiwala has done it again, and this time he ranked with some of Bollywood's best male actors in the list of 50 Sexiest Asian Men released by London publication Eastern Eye. Khan, who is known throughout the Internet as the Pakistani chaiwala, gained fame after his photo...
The wife of boxer Amir Khan has revealed his family made plastic surgery jibes and that their deepening feud began before their marriage in a bombshell TV interview. Faryal Makhdoom Khan's comments are the latest twist in a row which is tearing the Bolton family apart and has led Amir...
La La Land looks set to dominate the 74th Golden Globe awards, taking seven nominations, including best comedy or musical, best director, best actress in a comedy or musical and best actor in a comedy or musical. The film, which proved triumphant at last night’s Critics Circle awards, is a...
As if Taylor Swift would end 2016 without sending us new music. Late Thursday night, the pop star dropped a surprise new single, I Don't Wanna Live Forever, with Zayn Malik. Who happens to be the boyfriend of her BFF, Gigi Hadid. It's a welcome new track from Swift, whose album...
Mariah Carey will headline the second night of the 2017 Emirates Airline Dubai Jazz Festival on February 23 at Dubai Media City Amphitheatre. The award-winning singer, songwriter and record producer is the best-selling female artist of all time, with more than 220 million records sold and eighteen #1 singles –...