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Justin Bieber thanks mom on Mother's Day for continued support during 'rebel phase'

Justin Bieber

London, May 11 - Justin Bieber thanked his mother for not giving up on him during his "rebel phase."

The 21-year-old singer shared a picture on Instagram, extebdinh his gratitude towards his mother Pattie Mallette, 40, for her continued love and guidance, acknowledging that his "stupid phase" might have lasted longer had she given up on him, the Mirror reported.

Calling his mom "the best," Bieber added that she had taught him to love, be compassionate and to be strong during the weaker phases of life. (ANI)


Prince Harry offered cameo in hit TV show 'Game of Thrones' next season

Prince Harry

London, May 11 - HBO bosses have offered Prince Harry a cameo in the next season of hit TV show 'Game Of Thrones.'

According to a source, the 30-year-old royal, who had previously admitted of being huge fan of fantasy sex and violence-filled drama, had "plenty of opportunities" to accept a role, but he still has to make up his mind, the Daily Star reported.


Ant and Dec claim Bafta win for 2nd year in row

Ant and Dec claim Bafta win for 2nd year in row

London, May 11 - Ant and Dec have bagged 2 awards at the recently held Bafta Television Awards for the 2nd consecutive year.

The comedy duo took home awards for best entertainment show and best entertainment performance for their ITV show 'Saturday Night Takeaway,' the BBC reported.

While receiving the first prize, Ant McPartlin said that they were thrilled and it was great start to the show.


Nigella Lawson's US TV show axed

Nigella Lawson's US TV show axed

London: Celebrity chef Nigella Lawson's US cookery show "The Taste" has been axed by ABC after two series, following a dramatic ratings slump.

The cooking competition lost more than half its viewers, falling from highs of seven million to less than three million viewers on New Year's Day, reported BBC online.

Channel 4 axed the UK version of "The Taste" last year after just one series. Other shows cancelled by ABC include "Forever", supernatural drama "Resurrection" and new sitcom "Cristela".--PTI


I was terrible in some of my movies: Blake Lively

I was terrible in some of my movies: Blake Lively

London: Singer-actress Blake Lively thinks she has been "really terrible" in some of her movies.

The 27-year-old actress said she always likes to "push" herself in her work but said sometimes the challenges don't pay off, reported Contactmusic.

"I always want to challenge and stimulate myself. Sometimes I'll see one of my movies and think, 'I was really terrible in that' because I pushed myself to do something that I actually couldn't do.

"And then I'll see other movies and say, 'Wow I really managed to pull that off and I'm so proud because that was a stretch for me," she said.


'Hard working' Ronnie Wood always knew he would join Rolling Stones 'one way or another'

Ronnie Wood

London, May 10 - Rolling Stones ' member Ronnie Wood has admitted that he always knew he would be in the band one way or another.

The 67-year-old rocker, who joined the band in 1975 after stints performing with The Birds, The Faces and the Jeff Beck Group, told NME in an interview that it only showed that one can set their sights on something and get it, if one works hard enough, the Mirror reported.

The Brit musician also "feels sorry" for modern musicians who aspire to instant success because he thinks the "grind" of performing hundreds of small shows is what it was all about. (ANI)


JK Rowling fires back at post-election Twitter abuse

JK Rowling fires back at post-election Twitter abuse

London, May 10 - JK Rowling, who recently faced a stream of brutal comments on Twitter which she feels was from the supporters of the Scottish National Party (SNP), believes in standing up to the bullies.

The 'Harry Potter' author said that she reacted after the attacks had crossed her "personal line," The Guardian reported.

Rowling's 4 million followers offered their support when she spoke out about the malicious online abuse allegedly from SNP supporters.


Morgan Freeman wants marijuana to be legalised 'across the board'

Morgan Freeman wants marijuana to be legalised 'across the board'

London, May 10 - Morgan Freeman wants cannabis to be legalised "across the board" as the actor has claimed that it helps him with pain management and has many other useful uses.

The 'Million Dollar Baby' star said in an interview with The Daily Beast that the thrust is understanding that alcohol has no real medicinal use and even if it has then one gets "f***ed" after two or three shots, the Independent reported.

Talking about the legal ization of marijuana, the 77-year-old actor asserted that this movement was really a long time coming, and it was getting "longer legs".


ABC shuts down Nigella Lawson's food show 'The Taste'

ABC shuts down Nigella Lawson's food show 'The Taste'

London, May 9 : Nigella Lawson's cookery show 'The Taste' has been taken off the air by ABC after ratings for it dropped drastically.

The cooking contest show, which ran for two series, lost more than half its viewers, falling from a high of seven million to less than three million viewers on New Year's Day, the BBC reported.

The show also starred chefs Anthony Bourdain, Ludo Lefebvre and Marcus Samuelsson.

The other shows that ABC has taken off the air include 'Forever,' 'Resurrection' and the new sitcom 'Cristela.'


Lennon's iconic round glasses, Cynthia divorce papers to fetch 20K pounds at auction

John Lennon

London, May 9 - John Lennon's iconic round glasses and divorce papers from his former late wife Cynthia are all set to ho under the hammer, it has been revealed.

The Beatles legend's trademark glasses are expected to fetch upwards of 10,000 pounds, whereas, divorce documents could also fetch a similar amount, the Mirror reported.

Auctioneer Paul Fairweather, said that the nice thing about the items were that they also come with a really strong story.


New royal princess Charlottes' bonnet was gifted by nanny

New royal princess Charlottes' bonnet was gifted by nanny

London, May 8 : The off-white bonnet Princess Charlotte donned when she was introduced to the world, was a present from her nanny, bought in Spain.

The mother of the Duchess of Cambridge's live-in Spanish nanny Maria Teresa Turrion Borrello, had bought the clothing from a shop in the northern Spanish city of San Sebastian, it has emerged, the Mirror reported.

Susana Villar, Owner of the 82-year-old city centre clothes shop, Irulea, said that they were clueless that bonnet was intended for the new Princess and were "delighted" with the revelation.


Amy Winehouse's ex-flame feels singer's biopic is 'wasted opportunity'

Amy Winehouse

London, May 7 - Amy Winehouse's fiance Reg Traviss feels that the documentary made on the late singer is a "wasted opportunity".

The late American singer's former flame has slammed the biopic by describing it as "lazy" and "cheap" while insisting that it wasn't a valid representation of her life, the Mirror reported.

The filmmaker lashed out saying that the biopic could have been so great but the makers just constructed a narrative that they thought would be engaging for their viewers.

Traviss added that he was concerned about the way Winehouse was portrayed in the documentary. (ANI)


Beverley Knight, Mick Jagger record 'charity' single for Nepal earthquake victims

Mick Jagger

London, May 7 - Mick Jagger, Ronnie Wood and Beverley Knight have recorded a charity single together to help the victims of the Nepal earthquake.

The Rolling Stones' guitarist, saxophonist joined the British singer to record 'Look Into Your Heart' at Abbey Road studios produced by Nick Mason to raise funds for an appeal Save the Children's Nepal Earthquake, the BBC reported.


Elton John appeals US Congress to support AIDS fight

Elton John appeals US Congress to support AIDS fight

London, May 7 : Elton John has urged US Congress to strengthen the fight against AIDS and support other organizations to eradicate the disease from the roots.

The English singer was invited to speak at a Senate hearing on the President's Emergency Plan for Aids Relief (PEPFAR) for which he said that AIDS is spreading its web all over the world and if necessary steps will not be taken then the drug resistance will surface, transmission rates will rise and the disease will once again become a ruthless pandemic with disastrous and far-reaching consequences, the BBC reported.


The Who confirmed as final Glastonbury festival headliners

Roger Daltrey

London, May 7 - It has been announced, after months of speculation, that The Who are to headline 28 June evening at Glastonbury 2015.

Roger Daltrey said that the British band, which joined Foo Fighters and Kanye West at the top of the bill for the sold out festival, would close this year's event with a bang, the BBC reported.

Paul Weller will also play before The Who at Glastonbury, in the penultimate Sunday night slot on the Pyramid Stage.


Meera Syal receives CBE for her drama and literature services

Meera Syal

London, May 7 - Meera Syal has received a CBE by Prince Charles at Buckingham Palace for her services to drama and literature.

The American writer and actress is not only know for creating some hit comedy series 'Goodness Gracious Me' and 'The Kumars At No 42', but also for writing some successful novels and screenplays, the Mirror reported.

Meera said that it was a huge honor to receive such a prestigious award by Prince of Wales, but in actual she was bit stunned as in her profession of creative arts every job is different and one hope the work reaches people. (ANI)


Zayn Malik, Louis Tomlinson spar in Twitter spat

Zayn Malik, Louis Tomlinson spar in Twitter spat

London, May 7 - Zayn Malik, Louis Tomlinson and Naughty Boy are fighting on Twitter.

It all started when Naughty Boy posted a picture of himself and the former band member along with the caption "Replace this" at which Tomilson responded saying "Remember when you were 12 and you used to think those Mac filters for your pictures were cool haha!," the BBC reported.

After that Malik, who's been working with Naughty Boy, took to the site to address Louis directly writing "Remember when you had a life and stopped making bitchy comments about mine ?."


JJ Abrams planning to kill off Jar Jar Binks in 'Star Wars: The Force Awakens'

JJ Abrams

London, May 7 - 'Star Wars' director JJ Abrams is planning to kill the character Jar Jar Binks in ' Star Wars: The Force Awakens'.

The 48-year-old director has said that he will make it clear in the movie that the Gungan from the prequel-trilogy would no longer be making a comeback in future Star War films, the Guardian reported.

The alien from planet Naboo was a prominent character in the 1999 movie 'The Phantom Menace' and also featured in the movies 'Attack of the Clones' (2002) and 'Revenge of the Sith' (2005).


Hot Chocolate frontman Errol Brown passes away from liver cancer at 71

Errol Brown

London, May 7 - Errol Brown has passed away following a battle with liver cancer. He was 71.

The frontman of 70's- 80's band Hot Chocolate, who was known for hits including 'You Sexy Thing' and 'It Started with a Kiss,' took his last breath at his home in the Bahamas, confirmed his manager Phil Dale, the Mirror reported.

Dale said that the singer was "a wonderful gentleman" who always had music around him, and though he would be greatly missed by everyone his legacy in form of music will live on.


'Avengers' helmer Joss Whedon quits Twitter over criticism of 'Age of Ultron'

'Avengers' helmer Joss Whedon quits Twitter over criticism of 'Age of Ultron'

London, May 6 : 'Avengers' helmer Joss Whedon has quit Twitter following criticism of his latest film 'Age of Ultron'.

Many fans criticised how the 'Avengers' film depicted Black Widow played by Scarlett Johansson, the BBC reported.

Comic-book fans had also criticised Marvel's 'Avengers' superhero film's plot, on the social network.

Many called Whedon sexist and misogynistic and said he had done a "hatchet job" on the character of Black Widow.


Madge, Lady Gaga kiss and make up at Met Gala bash

Madge, Lady Gaga kiss and make up at Met Gala bash

London, May 6 : Madonna and Lady Gaga kissed and made up at Met Gala bash and it is believed that the fans might soon see a collaboration of the two singers.

Madonna shared a photo on her Instagram page, along with the caption, "Looking to the Future!! So much fun last night! #livingforlove @themetball", the Mirror reported.

Gaga also shared the photo, but simply captioned it. "After Party at DIAMOND HORSESHOE with DJ Whiteshadow".


1D to make 1st TV appearance post Zayn Malik's exit

1D to make 1st TV appearance post Zayn Malik's exit

London, May 6 : One Direction is all set to make its first TV appearance on 'The Late Late Show with James Corden' after Zayn Malik leaving the music group.

Liam Payne, the vocalist of the music group said that he and his other three fellow members were excited to appear on the American famous chat show as Corden is one of their best mates and they all were very proud of his massive success, the Mirror reported.

Payne further shared that his band and the chat host were working on some surprises with the show team in order to make their fans to have fun.


Charlize Theron to marry beau Sean Penn after dating for 18 months

Charlize Theron to marry beau Sean Penn after dating for 18 months

London, May 5 : Charlize Theron is all set to tie knot with beau Sean Penn after just dating for 18 months, it has been revealed.

The 'Mad Max' actress is planning to walk down the aisle on her 40th birthday i.e. August 7, the Daily Star reported.

An insider spilled the beans that the duo is going to slip away to South Africa and get married in August, probably on Theron's birthday. (ANI)


Prince William, Kate name new baby Charlotte Elizabeth Diana

Prince William, Kate name new baby Charlotte Elizabeth Diana

London : Britain`s new princess has been named as Charlotte Elizabeth Diana, Kensington Palace said on its Twitter account on Monday.

The daughter of Prince William and his wife Kate will be known as Her Royal Highness Princess Charlotte of Cambridge, the palace said.

Elite British troops gave a gun salute to Prince William and Kate's new baby princess Charlotte Elizabeth Diana by firing volleys to mark her birth.

The gun salute involves soldiers from The King's Troop Royal Horse Artillery riding out in a procession from near Buckingham Palace to sound 41 shots in Hyde Park.


Kate Middleton's mum ecstatic about new princesses birth

Kate Middleton's mum ecstatic about new princesses birth

London, May 4 : Kate Middleton's mother Carole Middleton is one happy grandmother after the Duchess of Cambridge was blessed with new princess.

A local source told People Magazine that the 60-year-old businesswoman looked absolutely radiant and she was never looked this happy.

The sources continued that Carole was on her own and looked absolutely wonderful and she is one very happy granny.

Instead of joining the crowds celebrating the baby royal's birth in London, Carole sought out the rural calm of her hometown, Bucklebury.


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