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Scar Jo's work ethic seduced me, says 'Lucy' director Luc Besson

Scar Jo's work ethic seduced me, says 'Lucy' director Luc BessonLondon, Aug 23 : French filmmaker Luc Besson revealed that Scarlett Johansson's hard working attitude " seduced" him into casting her in ' Lucy.'

Besson told Sky News that he was so amazed by the 29-year-old beauty's knowledge about the film's theme, that he found her to be the perfect choice for the role, where she portrays a human with superhuman mental powers.


John Lennon killer's parole plea refused for 8th time running

John Lennon killer's parole plea refused for 8th time runningLondon, Aug 23 : British musician John Lennon's killer Mark Chapman has been denied parole for the 8th time.

The authorities in New York ruled that Chapman, who was sentenced to 20 years to life after he plead guilty in 1981 to the murder of the Beatles star, should not be released as it would be "incompatible with the welfare of society", the BBC reported.


Did Mariah Carey's jealousy over hubby's 'flirting' lead to 'trouble in paradise'?

Did Mariah Carey's jealousy over hubby's 'flirting' lead to 'trouble in paradise'?London, Aug 23 - Nick Cannon and Mariah Carey are having trouble in paradise because of the singer's jealously about her hubby's flirting with countless women, it has been revealed.

According to an insider, the couple, who has been living separate ly for months and is said to be planning their divorce, "doesn't trust each other", the Mirror reported.


Mariah Carey 'bars' Nick Cannon to talk about marriage troubles

Nick CannonLondon, Aug 23 - Nick Cannon has been 'silenced' by wife Mariah Carey from talking about the troubles in their paradise.

The 33-year-old 'America's Got Talent' host, who had recently confirmed that he was living separately from the singer, 44, has been hit with a legal agreement by Carey's lawyers, which bars him from talking about their separation, the Mirror reported.


Miss Spain Patricia Yurena comes out of the closet

Patricia RodriguezLondon, Aug 23 - Miss Spain Patricia Yurena has revealed that she is in a relationship with singer and DJ Vanesa Cortes, which makes her first openly gay national beauty queen.

The 24-year-old Miss Spain posted a picture of herself and her girlfriend Vansea Cortes on Instagram with a caption that read "Romeo and Juliet", the Mirror reported.


Lucy Kay announces debut album Fantasia

Lucy Kay announces debut album FantasiaLondon - `Britain`s Got Talent` star Lucy Kay has announced the release of her first studio album Fantasia.

The singer recently signed a multi-album deal with Sony Classical and her debut will be released on September 24, reportedly.

"It is an honour to be working with Sony Classical, it is a dream come true," said Kay, who trained at The Royal Conservatoire of Scotland.


I'm proud of my Portsmouth roots, says Geeta Basra

I'm proud of my Portsmouth roots, says Geeta BasraLondon, Aug 22 : Bollywood actress Geeta Basra has revealed that she is proud of her Portsmouth roots and whenever she has time, she comes back to serve customers in her parents' newsagents.


Posh nominates Tom Ford, Katie Holmes for Ice Bucket Challenge

Posh nominates Tom Ford, Katie Holmes for Ice Bucket ChallengeLondon, August 22 : Victoria Beckham has nominated Tom Ford, Katie Holmes and her son Cruz to take part in the ALS Ice Bucket challenge .

The 40-year-old former Spice Girl posted a video of her being drenched with a bucket of ice cold water by her husband David Beckham and three children after being nominated by Eva Longoria, the Mirror reported.


Judi Dench, Benedict Cumberbatch in TV drama 'The Hollow Crown'

Judi Dench, Benedict Cumberbatch in TV drama 'The Hollow Crown'London, Aug 22 : Judi Dench, Benedict Cumberbatch and Hugh Bonneville have signed to star in adaptation of a trilogy of Shakespeare history plays.


Simon Cowell reveals his 'biggest fear'

Simon Cowell reveals his 'biggest fear'London, August 22 : Simon Cowell has revealed that his biggest fear is to not be relevant on X Factor as a judge.

As the 54-year-old music mogul prepares to mark his return as an X Factor judge on ITV, he admitted that his biggest fear is to "no longer being relevant", the Mirror reported.

He added that he doesn't care if he is liked or not, but he is concerned about being relevant.


John Lennon's first self portrait expected to fetch 3m pounds at auction

John LennonLondon, August 22 - John Lennon's first ever self- portrait made in 1958 is expected to fetch 3 million pounds at an auction in London.

The owner-managing director of CooperOwen Music Media Auctions of London, which is auctioning the piece, said that the unique item is expected to be auctioned for 3 million pounds as it may be of interest to Lennon and Beatles' collectors around the world.


Now, sip champagne from coupe 'molded from Kate Moss 'left boob'!

Kate MossLondon, Aug 22 - Kate Moss has recently collaborated with late painter Lucien Freud's daughter, Jane McAdam Freud, and Mayfair restaurant 34 to create a champagne coupe which has been molded from her left breast.

The London restaurant, where the supermodel celebrated her 40th birthday, wanted the " boob cup" to celebrate her 25 years in the fashion industry, the Daily Express reported.


Diana Ross may make Glastonbury debut next year

Diana RossLondon, August 22 - Rumors are rife that Diana Ross could be making her Glastonbury debut next year.

Sources revealed that the organizers are currently in negotiations with the 70-year-old singer to set the stage on fire next year like Dolly Parton did this year, the Mirror reported.

According to reports, the ' Baby Love ' singer would be performing in the legends slot on the Pyramid Stage at the musical festival at Worthy Farm in Somerset. (ANI)


Now, sip champagne from coupe 'molded from Kate Moss 'left boob'!

Kate MossLondon, Aug 22 - Kate Moss has recently collaborated with late painter Lucien Freud's daughter, Jane McAdam Freud, and Mayfair restaurant 34 to create a champagne coupe which has been molded from her left breast.

The London restaurant, where the supermodel celebrated her 40th birthday, wanted the " boob cup" to celebrate her 25 years in the fashion industry, the Daily Express reported.


Amy Winehouse's life-size statue to be unveiled in London

Amy WinehouseLondon, Aug 22 - Amy Winehouse's life-size statue might be unveiled on her 31st birthday in September in Camden, London, it has been revealed.

The late 27-year-old singer's father Mitch Winehouse asserted that now the late Brit singer will oversee the comings and goings of her home town forever, the BBC reported.

Mitch said that Amy was in love with Camden and it was the place her fans from all over the world associated her with.


Brad Pitt's psychic claims he doesn't love Jolie

Brad PittLondon, Aug 22 - Brad Pitt's psychiatrist has claimed that the actor doesn't love Angelina Jolie and he is still in love with Jennifer Aniston.

Pitt's psychic said that at the end of the day, whether Pitt was in love or not, was not the question. The question was that he was a man who made a commitment to six children and he has been keeping his commitment to those six children, the Mirror reported.


Why Harry Styles turned down movie with Cara Delevingne

Why Harry Styles turned down movie with Cara DelevingneLondon, August 21 : Harry Styles has reportedly turned down a role in ' Tulip Fever' due to his hectic touring schedule.

The 20-year-old English pop singer-songwriter declined to star in producer Harvey Weinstein's movie starring Cara Delevingne, which had a kiss in the very first scene, as he didn't have time, Metro. co. uk reported.


Anna Nicole Smith's family lose $44m claim from Marshall's fortune

Anna Nicole Smith's family lose $44m claim from Marshall's fortuneLondon, Aug 21 : Late Anna Nicole Smith's family has lost the 44 million dollars claim from the fortune of her late husband J Howard Marshall.

A US judge rejected the final bid of the former Playboy model's family challenging the will of her oil tycoon husband, who left his 1.6billion dollars to his son and nothing to Smith, the BBC reported.


JK Rowling reveals how Shirley Bassey inspired 'Harry Potter' character

JK Rowling reveals how Shirley Bassey inspired 'Harry Potter' characterLondon, Aug 21 : JK Rowling recently posted on her website Pottermore. com a short story about one of her favorite "off-stage" characters in the whole series who was inspired by singer Shirley Bassey .


LiLo's credit card gets 'rejected' at posh Hamptons nightclub

LiLo's credit card gets 'rejected' at posh Hamptons nightclubLondon, Aug 21 : Lindsay Lohan's credit card was allegedly declined at a posh Hamptons nightclub when she tried to pay her bill.

The ' Mean Girls' star tried to pay a 2,500 dollar bar bill at 1Oak in Southampton, but was left embarrassed when her card was rejected, the Mirror reported.


Few takers for Justin Bieber's 'scent'

Few takers for Justin Bieber's 'scent'London, Aug 21 : Justin Bieber's perfumes have received negative response from the fans.

The fragrances have caused Elizabeth Arden shares to go down by 25, and the firm's spokesperson said that the turn down in the sales of scent s by the 20-year-old pop brat and Taylor Swift was "steeper" than they had expected, the Daily Star reported.


I was a very nervous mother post Suri's birth, says Katie Holmes

I was a very nervous mother post Suri's birth, says Katie HolmesLondon, August 21 - Katie Holmes has revealed that she was a very nervous mother after her daughter Suri was born.

During an interview with Du Jour, the 35-year-old former wife of Tom Cruise said that she was a very nervous mother when her now 8-year-old daughter was born and those habits continued for a long time, the Mirror reported.


Cara Delevingne strips down for new perfume ad

Cara DelevingneLondon, Aug 21 - Cara Delevingne bared it all for a new Tom Ford Black Orchid fragrance advertisement recently.

In the images, the 22-year-old beauty looked truly sensual lying completely nude in a pool, which had orchids floating in the water, as she held the bottle of perfume while gazing seductively at the camera, the Mirror reported.


Benedict Cumberbatch to lend voice for 'Jungle Book's Sher Khan

Benedict CumberbatchLondon, Aug 21 - Benedict Cumberbatch will voice Sher Khan in one of the two Jungle Book films that will be directed by Andy Serkis, it has been revealed.

The 'Sherlock' star is the first voice actor to be cast in the Warner Bros movie, the BBC reported.

Cumberbatch's soothing tones will be also heard the third Hobbit film where he will lend his voice to the fiery dragon Smaug.


Debbie Reynolds to be honored with lifetime achievement award by SAG

Debbie Reynolds to be honored with lifetime achievement award by SAGLondon, Aug 20 : The Screen Actors Guild (SAG) has announced that Debbie Reynolds will be given a lifetime achievement award in January 2015.

The award, which is given to the person representing "the highest ideals of the acting profession", will be presented to the 82-year-old actress at the SAG awards ceremony on 25 January 2015, BBC reported.


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