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Ex-Miss Finland says Trump groped her

A former Miss Finland has accused U.S. presidential candidate Donald Trump of groping her in 2006 when she was representing the country in the Miss Universe beauty contest. Ninni Laaksonen told the Ilta-Sanomat newspaper that the Republican presidential nominee had grabbed her behind before she appeared on a television show in New York with other contestants. “He really grabbed my ...

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I wouldn’t hire James Bond, British spy chief

Despite his unrivalled record for single-handedly saving the world from disaster while seducing beautiful women along the way, James Bond would not get a job as a British spy, the head of external intelligence agency MI6 has said. Alex Younger said real spies had to cope with complex moral and physical challenges in the most forbidding environments on Earth, which ...

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Kim Kardashian resumes filming E! reality TV show after robbery

Kim Kardashian has returned to filming the reality series “Keeping up with the Kardashians,” the E! network said on Wednesday, following a brief hiatus from the show after she was robbed in Paris earlier this month. A network spokesperson said in a statement that full production had resumed and Kardashian was filming with her family. There were no details about ...

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Donald Trump’s Hollywood Walk of Fame star vandalized

Donald Trump’s star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame was defaced by a vandal wielding a sledgehammer and a pick-axe on Wednesday in an act captured on video, police said. Los Angeles police expect to arrest someone for the vandalism, which left Trump’s name scratched out of the star, the emblem in the middle dislodged and chips missing.

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Pop singer Timberlake will not be investigated for ballot selfie

Hours after Tennessee authorities said on Tuesday they were investigating pop star Justin Timberlake for posting a photo of himself in a polling station on social media, the local district attorney said no such probe was under way. “The statement released earlier today by my office regarding Justin Timberlake and an investigation was incorrect and was released without my knowledge,” ...

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29th Tokyo International Film Festival kicks off

he 29th edition of the Tokyo International Film Festival kicked off on Tuesday night with movie stars and Japanese Prime Minister, Shinzo Abe, walking the red carpet. Acclaimed actress Meryl Streep, starring in the event’s opening film, “Florence Foster Jenkins,” was greeted by fans. She told the crowd she wanted movie-goers to experience a sense of surprise from the real ...

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Mel Gibson returns to Hollywood with well reviewed film

It’s been 10 years since actor-turned-director Mel Gibson’s last work behind the camera with ‘Apocalypto’ but after screening his latest ‘Hacksaw Ridge’ at the Venice film festival to rave reviews, he returned to the heart of Hollywood – the headquarters of Academy of Motion Pictures Arts and Science to hold a premiere. Starring Andrew Garfield, it tells the true story ...

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Dead or Alive singer Pete Burns dead at 57

British singer Peter Burns, best known as the frontman for 1980s band Dead or Alive, died from massive cardiac arrest, his family said on Monday. He was 57. Burns, known for his androgynous image, rose to fame with Dead or Alive’s 1985 hit “You Spin Me Round (Like a Record),” and became part of the British punk, electro and dance-pop ...

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Kim drops lawsuit over claims she faked Paris robbery

Reality TV star Kim Kardashian on Monday dropped a U.S. defamation lawsuit against a website for claiming she had staged an armed robbery in Paris. Kardashian withdrew the lawsuit filed this month in New York against U.S. celebrity gossip site MediaTakeOut, according to a court document. The federal lawsuit was dropped without prejudice, meaning Kardashian could refile it. MediaTakeOut had ...

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‘Madea Halloween’ Edges Out ‘Jack Reacher 2’ With $27.6 Million

It was a battle of the sequels at the multiplexes this weekend, as “Boo! A Madea Halloween” narrowly edged out “Jack Reacher: Never Go Back” to claim first place at the domestic box office. The latest film in the long-running Madea series racked up $27.6 million. Comedian Chris Rock may be entitled to a percentage of the gross. Creator Tyler ...

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