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Taylor Swift leads tributes to Oscar de la Renta

Tuesday, October 21, 2014, 6:29 AM
Taylor Swift, Lindsay Lohan, Zoe Saldana and Tyson Beckford have led tributes to designer Oscar de La Renta, who died on Monday. Shortly after news of his death hit the headlines, celebrities lit up social media with fond farewells and kind words. Swift, who heard the news as she began her day in... Read more

'Quantum Leap' stars to reunite on TV

Tuesday, October 21, 2014, 6:29 AM
The stars of beloved time-travel TV drama Quantum Leap are set to reunite in Scott Bakula's new series NCIS: New Orleans. Dean Stockwell will play a retired cop who is approached by Bakula's character and his team as they investigate a 40-year-old murder case. Executive producer Gary Glasberg tells... Read more

Oscar de la Renta dies at 82

Tuesday, October 21, 2014, 6:29 AM
Fashion mogul OSCAR DE LA RENTA has died, aged 82. The acclaimed Dominican designer passed away on Monday (20Oct14) at his home in Kent, Connecticut, his wife Annette de la Renta has confirmed. She did not divulge the exact cause of her husband's death, but de la Renta had been intermittently battling... Read more

Melissa McCarthy dismisses 'Ghostbusters' casting rumors

Tuesday, October 21, 2014, 6:29 AM
Actress Melissa McCarthy has dismissed recent reports suggesting she has signed on to star in the upcoming all-female reboot of Ghostbusters. The Emmy-winning actress is considered a frontrunner in the highly-anticipated remake of the sci-fi classic, because the film will be directed by Paul Feig... Read more

Lena Dunham made celibacy pact at nine years old

Tuesday, October 21, 2014, 6:29 AM
Actress Lena Dunham has revealed she made a celibacy vow when she was just nine years old and pledged to remain a virgin until she graduated high school. The Girls creator/star, 26, penned a chapter in her new autobiography, Not That Kind of Girl, about losing her virginity, and during a visit to... Read more

Keith Urban served as emotional sponsor for recovering alcoholic Brantley Gilbert

Tuesday, October 21, 2014, 6:29 AM
BRANTLEY GILBERT is singing the praises of fellow country music star KEITH URBAN after he supported his friend while he struggled with sobriety. The You Don't Know Her Like I Do hitmaker was having a hard time giving up alcohol, and he found Urban, who is seven years sober himself, keen to help. Although... Read more

Katy Perry's pizza dream comes true

Tuesday, October 21, 2014, 6:29 AM
KATY PERRY's pizza dream has been realized - bosses at Los Angeles restaurant chain Shakey's Pizza are planning to mark the pop star's 30th birthday on 25 October (14) by putting her name in lights. The singer recently tweeted her birthday wish, explaining she'd like to see her name on the marquee above... Read more

Hit indie film The Visitor to be adapted for Broadway as a new musical

Tuesday, October 21, 2014, 6:29 AM
Hit 2007 film THE VISITOR is set to hit the Broadway stage as a new musical. Tom Kitt and Brian Yorkey will adapt writer/director Tom McCarthy's project, which starred Richard Jenkins as a widowed professor who reluctantly helps two young immigrants he finds living in his Manhattan apartment. Jenkins... Read more

Darren Aronofsky to receive animal rights award

Tuesday, October 21, 2014, 6:29 AM
Director Darren Aronofsky is to receive the first ever Human Society Filmmaker Award to applaud his decision to use animated animals instead of real creatures in his Biblical film Noah. The filmmaker has been chosen by officials at the Humane Society of the United States to be the guest of honor at... Read more

Ariana Grande & Meghan Trainor to appear at country awards

Tuesday, October 21, 2014, 6:29 AM
ARIANA GRANDE and MEGHAN TRAINOR are bringing a little pop to the 48th annual Country Music Awards after signing on to perform with LITTLE BIG TOWN and MIRANDA LAMBERT. The odd couplings will join previously announced performers Jason Aldean, Luke Bryan, Lucy Hale, Blake Shelton, Florida Georgia Line... Read more
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