The Academy Awards, the glitziest night in present business, takes place on Sunday, however the largest drama could also be not on the Dolby Theatre stage however behind-the-scenes strikes to tackle the sexual misconduct scandal that has rocked the industry. Susan Monaghan bumped into the star and her husband Jay-Z at a New York lodge the evening earlier than the Grammy awards.
Robert Guillaume, who rose from squalid beginnings in St. Louis slums to become a star in stage musicals and win Emmy Awards for his portrayal of the sharp-tongued butler in the TELEVISION sitcoms “Soap” and “Benson,” has died at age 89. Actress Chloe Grace Moretz apologized Wednesday after promos launched for her upcoming animated film have been accused of physique shaming girls.
Singer Jason Aldean and other stars honored victims of a mass shooting at a country music pageant in Las Vegas as an alternative of accepting awards at the CMT Artists of the 12 months present Wednesday night time. The singer’s long-awaited sixth album arrived just before midnight Thursday and naturally, it has been all the buzz. The newest sexual assault allegations against Harvey Weinstein could outcome in the first felony prices in opposition to the film mogul.
Tapings for “The Tonight Present Starring Jimmy Fallon” have been canceled all this week following the loss of life of the discuss present host’s mother. Dolores ‘Riordan, lead singer of Irish band The Cranberries, died immediately on Monday. London’s Previous Vic Theatre stated Thursday it has received 20 allegations of inappropriate behavior by its former inventive director Kevin Spacey, and acknowledged that a “cult of persona” around the Hollywood star had made it tough for folks to come back forward.
George Romero, whose basic “Night of the Living Dead” and different horror movies turned zombie movies into social commentaries and who saw his flesh-devouring undead spawn countless imitators, remakes and homages, has died. Johnny Hallyday, the French rocker icon who packed sports stadiums and was the nation’s top rock star for many years, has died at 74.