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Oscar winner director Polanski faces new accusation of sexual assault

A 59-year-old woman on Tuesday accused famous director Roman Polanski of sexual assault conducted in 1973 when she was a minor, 40 years after he went on the run for raping a 13-year-old girl.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/8/16 12:02:01

Hollywood super star calls on fans to identify white supremacists in Charlottesville

Jennifer Lawrence, the highest-paid actress in the world, made an emotional plea Monday for fans to help identify white supremacists in the fatal "Unite the Right" rally in the US state of Virginia.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/8/15 11:57:44

Chinese pianist Li Yundi to begin concert tour of five Chinese cities with the Warsaw Philharmonic Orchestra

Chinese pianist Li Yundi will share the stage with the Warsaw Philharmonic Orchestra for a series of concerts in China as a part of pre-celebration events for the 100th anniversary of Polish independence in 2018, Wu Promotion, the promoters of the event, announced in Beijing Thursday.
Source: Global Times | 2017/8/13 17:33:39

O.J. Simpson' s car chased by LA police in 1994 to hit market

The white Ford Bronco that was used by former soccer superstar O.J. Simpson in the infamous chase in 1994 when he tried to evade Los Angeles police, is up for sale, the local KTLA TV reported Thursday.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/8/11 13:25:00

Taylor Swift shaken and humiliated by groping, mom tells trial

Pop superstar Taylor Swift's mother recounted before a US jury Wednesday the moment her "shattered" daughter said she had been groped by a local radio host.
Source: AFP | 2017/8/10 17:03:40

Director made to prove Chinese citizenship as patriotic blockbuster causes controversy

A Chinese director was made to prove his Chinese citizenship after his movie, branded with patriotic passion, grossed more than 3 billion yuan ($446 million) at the box office.
Source: Global Times | 2017/8/7 23:33:39

Rolling Stones' Ronnie Wood reveals cancer scare

Rolling Stones guitarist Ronnie Wood revealed Sunday that he underwent surgery earlier this year after a cancerous lesion was found on his lung.
Source: AFP | 2017/8/7 16:33:39

Fox suspends TV host Eric Bolling amid allegations of texted lewd text messages

A host on US cable network Fox News has been suspended during an investigation into allegations that he texted unsolicited lewd images to women co-workers, the company said Saturday.
Source: AFP | 2017/8/6 16:03:39

Minister for magic from Harry Potter films dies at 91

The celebrated veteran British actor who played Cornelius Fudge, the minister for magic, in four of the Harry Potter movies, has died aged 91, his family announced Thursday.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/8/4 7:54:59

Top S. Korean film director Kim Ki-duk accused of assault

South Korean prosecutors opened a criminal investigation into multi-award-winning filmmaker Kim Ki-duk Thursday amid allegations that he hit an actress while shooting a movie, a spokesman said.
Source: AFP | 2017/8/3 18:23:39

At 96, Prince Philip begins retirement

After a lifetime of public service by the side of his wife Queen Elizabeth II, Prince Philip will finally retire on Wednesday at the age of 96.
Source: Reuters | 2017/8/2 23:18:39

Film legend Jeanne Moreau passes away at 89

French actress Jeanne Moreau, who lit up the screen in Jules et Jim and starred in some of the most critically acclaimed films of the 20th century, has died aged 89, her agent said Monday.
Source: AFP | 2017/8/1 18:18:39

Clooneys to help 3,000 Syrian children in Lebanon go to school

George and Amal Clooney plan to help nearly 3,000 Syrian refugee children go to school this year in Lebanon, where the United Nations says around 200,000 Syrian refugee children are out of education.
Source: AFP | 2017/8/1 18:03:39

Prince William leaves pilot job to take up UK royal duties

Britain's Prince William will retire from the air ambulance service on Thursday, after two years in which he witnessed "appalling tragedies," in order to turn his full attention to royal duties.
Source: Reuters | 2017/7/27 22:58:40

Actress Angelina Jolie admits to 'hardest time' after Brad Pitt split

Angelina Jolie has opened up about her split from Brad Pitt, confessing to having "the hardest time" and claiming to have spent months as a homemaker, doing dishes and cleaning up dog poop.
Source: AFP | 2017/7/27 15:13:39

Linkin Park says can never replace late singer Chester Bennington

Linkin Park said Monday it could never replace singer Chester Bennington after his suicide as the band acknowledged that his "demons" had fed his music.
Source: AFP | 2017/7/25 18:08:39

Marvel brings Thor, new king Black Panther for Comic-Con

Thor has lost his invincible hammer and Black Panther shoulders the responsibility of being a new king, in exclusive scenes shown from Disney's Marvel studios' upcoming superhero movies at San Diego's Comic-Con.
Source: Reuters | 2017/7/24 17:33:39

Linkin Park singer Chester Bennington commits suicide

The lead singer of the rock band Linkin Park, Chester Bennington, was found dead at his private estates in Palos Verdes, Los Angeles County, Thursday morning, according to local media reports.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/7/21 9:08:47