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Miley Cyrus and Liam Hemsworth

Miley Cyrus, Liam Hemsworth reportedly got married

By Associated Press LOS ANGELES: Miley Cyrus and Liam Hemsworth appear to have tied the knot amid reports the couple got married in a secret wedding ceremony. Cyrus posted three black-and-white photos of her and Hemsworth on the singer’s Instagram and Twitter accounts on Wednesday. She captioned her photos writing “10 years later …” and

Kevin Spacey

Alleged victim of Spacey sexual assault filmed part of incident

By AFP A young man who accused Kevin Spacey of sexually assaulting him at a seaside restaurant near Boston in 2016 filmed part of the incident, according to court filings obtained by AFP. The 59-year-old star of the “House of Cards” series, who has won two Oscars, is due to be formally charged on January

Lerato Kganyago

SA TV host Lerato Kganyago strangled by man in store

Channel24 Cape Town – Host of Project Runway South Africa, Lerato Kganyago shared a horrific experience on social media in a series of heart-wrenching tweets. According to the local TV presenter she was strangled in Pick ‘n Pay, Featherbrook Village by a man in a racial attack on Christmas Eve. “I just got STRANGLED by

Nicole Kidman

Review: Nicole Kidman as a hardened LA cop in ‘Destroyer’

By Associated Press A different Nicole Kidman stares out at us under the harsh Los Angeles sun of the neo-noir “Destroyer.” The actress who famously donned a prosthetic nose for “The Hours” has here gone to greater and grittier lengths of transformation. Her eyes are sunken. Her skin is hardened. Her stare is provocatively hollow.

Author Alice Walker

Author Alice Walker criticised for support of writer’s book

By Associated Press NEW YORK: Pulitzer Prize-winning writer Alice Walker and The New York Times are drawing fire after she praised an author who critics say expresses anti-Semitism and is a conspiracy theorist. In an interview in Sunday’s “By The Book” column, the 74-year-old author of “The Color Purple” said David Icke’s 1995 book, “And

John Cena

With ‘Bumblebee,’ John Cena finds his stride in Hollywood

By Associated Press LOS ANGELES: John Cena doesn’t believe in ego. How could he when he’s used to tens of thousands of WWE fans chanting “John Cena sucks” every time he walks out to the ring? It’s a philosophy that’s helped him survive both the demands of professional wrestling, where he was never supposed to

Letitia Wright

Gurira’s play ‘The Convert’ in London; fellow Black Panther alumni stars

By The Independent (UK) Written by Danai Gurira and starring Letitia Wright – both Black Panther alumni – The Convert shines like a glittering bauble in Kwame Kwei-Armah’s first season at the Young Vic. But this production is about much more than flashy casting: while the play isn’t new, having been first seen in the US in 2012 and staged only last year

Toni Braxton

Toni Braxton is in the holiday spirit with Lifetime movie

By Associated Press NEW YORK: Toni Braxton has been nominated for Grammys again for her latest album, but these days the singer is also focusing on acting — and flexing her producing muscles. “I find that I really love everything about film and film-making,” the multiplatinum-singer said in a recent interview. “I just really love

Bill Cosby

Court says no bail as Cosby appeals sex assault conviction

By Associated Press PHILADELPHIA: The Pennsylvania Supreme Court has rejected a request from Bill Cosby to be released on bail while he appeals his sexual assault conviction. The order from the court issued Friday does not elaborate on the decision. Cosby filed an appeal earlier this month saying that Pennsylvania trial Judge Steven O’Neill had

Makamba excited as Joy TV station back on air

By Robert Tapfumaneyi LOCAL television viewers can look forward to more exciting local, regional and international TV programmes as the country’s first privately owned Joy Television is back on air. Joy Media Incorporated (JMI) is coming back in partnership with the ZimbabweBroadcasting Corporation (ZBC) and will be re-launched within the first quarter of 2019.  

Oprah Winfrey (right)

Oprah Winfrey praises Toni Morrison at dinner gala

By Associated Press NEW YORK: Oprah Winfrey was in town to praise one of her idols, Nobel laureate Toni Morrison. “It’s impossible to actually imagine the American literary landscape without a Toni Morrison,” Winfrey said Tuesday night during a dinner gala in downtown Manhattan hosted by the Center for Fiction, which named Morrison the winner

Study finds female-led films outperform male ones

By Associated Press NEW YORK: A new study that analyzed four years’ worth of films found that female-led movies have consistently outperformed those in which men get top billing. The study analyzed the 350 top-grossing films worldwide released between January 2014 and December 2017. Researchers found that in films with small, medium and large budgets, all

Beyonce! Hillary! India revels in a very big wedding

By Associated Press NEW DELHI: In a season of big Indian weddings, the Wednesday marriage of the scions of two billionaire families might be the biggest of them all. The bride, Isha Ambani, is the Ivy League-educated daughter of industrialist Mukesh Ambani, thought to be India’s richest man. Forbes estimates his net worth at over

Daphne Maxwell Reid

‘Fresh Prince’ star Reid focuses on a creative life

By Associated Press LOS ANGELES: When Daphne Maxwell Reid filmed a scene that required her to dash through woods and across streams, the younger actors scrambling alongside her were surprised. “You’re keeping up with us?” was the sentiment, said Reid, 70, who played Aunt Vivian opposite Will Smith on “The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air” and

Winky D

Winky D says Zim artists not free to express views on human rights

By Idah Mhetu MULTI-AWARD-winning dancehall singer Winky D on Monday said local artists were not free to express views on issues concerning human rights without being labelled political. The dancehall chanter said this during a media brief by HIFA and the Netherlands Embassy while commemorating the Human Rights Day and the 70th anniversary of the

Thomas Mapfumo

Mukanya caps fine Bulawayo show

By Showbiz Reporter UNITED States of America (USA) based Chimurenga music guru, Thomas Mapfumo on Saturday dished out a lifetime scintillating performance during his first Peace Tour show at the large city hall in Bulawayo. Mapfumo, whose Gweru show failed to take off in Gweru on Friday evening due to power connection challenges, proved that

Kevin Hart

Hart steps down as Oscars host over his past anti-gay tweets

By Associated Press NEW YORK: Just two days after being named host of the Academy Awards, Kevin Hart stepped down following an outcry over past homophobic tweets by the comedian. Capping a swift and dramatic fallout, Hart wrote on Twitter just after midnight Friday that he was withdrawing as Oscars host because he didn’t want

Jennifer Aniston

Aniston: Netflix ‘Friends’ deal a testament of show’s value

By Associated Press LOS ANGELES: Jennifer Aniston calls it “amazing” that “Friends” still has an audience big enough to prompt multi-million dollar business deals to keep it from disappearing on Netflix. “I find it amazing that it’s continued to have such love and such an audience and such an appetite for it,” Aniston told The

Trevor Noah

‘Daily Show’ host Trevor Noah silenced by a voice issue

By Associated Press Fans of “The Daily Show” got to see Trevor Noah host Tuesday night’s Comedy Central broadcast. But they didn’t get to hear him. The reason: Noah has lost his voice and is under doctor’s orders not to utter a word. The show began as usual, with the theme song playing and the

Eddie Murphy

Eddie Murphy welcomes child number 10

Mirror Eddie Murphy has welcomed his 10th child into the world. The actor and comedian’s fiancee, model Paige Butcher, reportedly gave birth to their second child together, and Eddie’s tenth child, on November 30.               Eddie Murphy with girlfriend fiancee Butcher Their son, allegedly named Max Charles Murphy was