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Nick Nolte honored with star on Hollywood Walk of Fame

Actor Nick Nolte poses for photos with his star during his star honoring ceremony on the Hollywood Walk of Fame in Los Angeles, the United States, Nov. 20, 2017. Nick Nolte was honored with a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame on Monday.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/11/21 10:52:41

Rock legends salute Malcolm Young on AC/DC founder's death

Tributes continued to pour in on Sunday for Malcolm Young, co-founder of the Australian rock band AC/DC, a day after he died at age 64 after suffering from dementia for several years.
Source: Reuters | 2017/11/19 17:08:39

US civil rights leader Jesse Jackson diagnosed with Parkinson's disease

US civil rights activist Jesse Jackson announced on Friday that he has been diagnosed with Parkinson's disease.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/11/18 8:04:15

Chinese reality show ‘Road to The Runway’ draws attention to China’s up-and-coming models and Victoria’s Secret’s first show in China

Fancy outfits and endless tit-for-tats between attractive female models – these are just part of the popular Chinese mainland show Road to the Runway that promises the winner a chance to take to the runway at the upcoming Shanghai Victoria’s Secret (VS) Fashion Show on November 29.
Source: Global Times | 2017/11/16 22:46:29

TFboys’ member talks about time as UNICEF advocate for education

Chinese pop singer and actor Wang Yuan, a member of the highly popular Chinese boy band TFboys, talked about his experiences as UNICEF Special Advocate for Education and visiting schools in some of China's rural areas at a press conference in Beijing on Monday.
Source: Global Times | 2017/11/14 17:58:40

Alibaba's Jack Ma fails to win applause with kung fu debut

Similar to how people never imagined that a school teacher-turned entrepreneur would one day build one of the largest e-commerce empires in the world some 30 years ago, it is hard to believe that Jack Ma, the founder and executive chairman of Alibaba, can now be considered a film star.
Source: Global Times | 2017/11/12 17:38:39

US Comedian Louis C.K. admits sexual misconduct as Hollywood cuts ties

Comedian Louis C.K. admitted on Friday to engaging in sexual misconduct as recounted by several women, three of whom said he had masturbated in front of them, and television and film companies moved quickly to sever ties.
Source: Reuters | 2017/11/12 16:23:39

Rihanna, Amal and Donatella named Met Gala 2018 hosts

It’s the most sought after invitation in the celebrity universe – and on Wednesday, Amal Clooney, Rihanna and Donatella Versace were named co-chairs of next year’s glittering Met Gala in New York.
Source: AFP | 2017/11/9 17:18:39

Swiss prosecutors drop rape case against Roman Polanski

Swiss prosecutors said Wednesday they will not prosecute Polish-French film director Roman Polanski after a German woman alleged that he raped her when she was a teenager 45 years ago.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/11/9 8:36:26

Sexual misconduct scandals throw Hollywood into turmoil

Projects are shelved, film releases cancelled, sets shuttered, studios threatened, the Oscars rattled - this is the chaos confronting Hollywood following sex scandals that have brought down power players like Harvey Weinstein, Kevin Spacey and Brett Ratner.
Source: AFP | 2017/11/8 17:18:40

Italian producer Marco Müller shares views on Pingyao film festival

While most film festivals try to be as grand as possible, the newly established Pingyao International Film Festival (PYIFF) wishes to remain small-scale.
Source: Global Times | 2017/11/5 17:58:39

‘Cinema Paradiso’ director Giuseppe Tornatore denies sexual harassment allegations

Italian director Giuseppe Tornatore on Saturday denied assaulting a showgirl as the Academy Award-winning filmmaker became the latest in the entertainment world to be accused of sexual harassment.
Source: AFP | 2017/11/5 17:23:39

Chinese national sneaker brands gain ground as trendy choices at home and abroad

While lace-up sneakers as retro icons are not new in fashion circles, the fact that common old-fashioned Chinese sneakers are becoming some of the world’s best-known celebrities top choice of footwear is rather unusual.
Source: Global Times | 2017/11/2 18:58:01

Myanmar’s tourism dreams pierced by Rohingya crisis

Only a few years ago Beyonce and Jay-Z were posing for photos among Myanmar’s famed temples, heralding the former junta-run country’s rise as one of the hottest new tourist destinations on the map.
Source: AFP | 2017/11/1 20:39:55

British royalties visit Brunei to strengthen ties

Britain's Prince Charles arrived in Bandar Seri Begawan on Thursday to visit Brunei during a tour of Southeast Asia, and he will meet Sultan Haji Hassanal Bolkiah.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/11/3 8:06:36

Oscar-winning actor Dustin Hoffman alleged of sexual harassment

Oscar-winning American actor and dirctor Dustin Hoffman faced the second allegation of sexual harassment just one day after he was forced to apologize for his terrible behaviour to an intern in 1985.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/11/3 8:00:13

Warner Bros. severs ties with Brett Ratner after sexual misconduct allegations

Warner Bros. has severed all ties with the "Rush Hour" director Brett Ratner after six women publicly accused him of a range of sexual misconduct.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/11/2 13:26:12

Hollywood director Brett Ratner accused of sexual misconduct by 6 actresses

American director and producer Brett Ratner has been accused of sexual harassment or misconduct by six actresses, adding another name on the list of the powerful figures in Hollywood to be accused of sexual harassment.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/11/2 8:12:11