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John Grisham apologizes for child porn remarks

John Grisham apologizes for child porn remarksLondon, Oct 17 - US author John Grisham has apologized for his negative views on US justice system's "harsh" punishment of those viewing indecent images of children.

The 59-year-old American lawyer posted the apology on his website stating that his comments were in no way intended to show sympathy for those convicted of sex crimes, especially the sexual molestation of children, the BBC reported.


Nicole Scherzinger's new album documents her 'on-off' relationship with beau Hamilton

Nicole ScherzingerLondon, Oct 16 : Nicole Scherzinger's new album ' Big Fat Lie ' documents her "on-off" love relationship with Lewis Hamilton, it has been reported.

The 36-year-old singer said that soon to be released album was very "personal" for her, as it's a reflection of how she have felt over the past couple of years, the Mirror reported.


JLo says she's happy to be single

Jennifer LopezLondon, Oct 16 : Jennifer Lopez has revealed that she is happy to be single despite of the fact that her friends her friends are determined to find her a new man so she can settle down again.

The 'Maid in Manhattan' star said that her friends are constantly trying to set her up but she is just not there right now, the Mirror reported.


Russia's Valeriya hates being compared to 'raunchy' Madonna

Valeriya, MadonnaLondon, Oct 16 : Russia's Valeriya, who is known as Russian Madonna, has revealed that she and the iconic US star are different in every single way and so she wants to draw a line under those comparisons.

The mum-of-six, who has sold 100 million albums worldwide, said that she always thinks twice when she does something on stage because she has her children and she doesn't want them to be ashamed of her, the Mirror reported.


Jeremy Clarkson's effigy likely to be 'burnt' during famous bonfire party

Jeremy ClarksonLondon, Oct 16 : Jeremy Clarkson's effigy could be burned at the stakes during world-famous Guy Fawkes party by the Edenbridge Bonfire Society.

The BBC presenter has been chosen as the "favourite" following a string of controversies he has found himself embroiled in, the Daily Express reported.

William Hill dubbed him as the top pick to be the Edenbridge "guy" at the Edenbridge Bonfire Society's annual event in Kent.


Johnny Depp skips filming due to illness

Johnny DeppLondon: Hollywood star Johnny Depp missed filming re-shoots for his new movie 'Mortdecai' this week after falling sick.

The 51-year-old 'Pirates of the Caribbean' star was due at Pinewood Studios in England to shoot more scenes for the action comedy, but the production was cut short when the lead actor cancelled because of ill health, reportedly.


Bono apologises over unwanted downloads of U2 new album

BonoLondon: U2 frontman Bono has issued an apology to iTunes users over the release of their recent album Songs of Innocence.

Users of the software had a free copy of the new album automatically downloaded to their accounts as part of a marketing stunt in September that tied in with the release of Apple's new iPhone.


`Sorry` Kelly Brook still talks to ex-fiance post break-up

Kelly BrookLondon, Oct 16 - Kelly Brook has apologized to her ex-fiance David McIntosh for her behavior and has admitted that she is still in touch with the former Gladiator.

The 34-year-old actress, who was earlier dating rugby player Thom Evans, tweeted that the truth was the duo talk everyday and missed each other and she was sorry for how she behaved adding that actress really loved McIntosh, the Daily Star reported.


Neil Patrick Harris to host 2015 Academy Awards

Neil Patrick Harris, David BurtkaLondon, Oct 16 - Neil Patrick Harris will host Academy Award that will take place in February, 2015, it has been revealed.

According to the Variety, the 41-year-old actor will follow the footsteps of Ellen DeGeneres, whose helming of the 2014 awards show was considered a success, the Guardian reported.

Harris recently hosted the Tony awards and the Emmys successfully. (ANI)


Lady Gaga had 'awful experiences' early in career

Lady Gaga had 'awful experiences' early in career London, Oct 16 - Lady Gaga has revealed that she had "awful experiences" in the beginning of her career as men took advantage of her sexually.

The 'Poker Face' hitmaker asserted that she didn't feel like she was being cherished for her vocal talents but was seen more as someone to take advantage of, the Daily Star reported.

The 28-year-old singer continued that men made her uncomfortable.


Harry Styles dating 32-yr-old actress Erin Forster

Harry Styles dating 32-yr-old actress Erin Forster London, Oct 16 - Harry Styles is now reportedly dating Erin Forster who was apparently introduced by singer's former girlfriend Kimberly Stewart.

An insider revealed that the 20-year-old singer met Forster at Penny Lancaster's birthday last year and the duo had been hanging out in LA, the Daily Star reported.

The insider continued that the dating was nothing serious, but the couple was having fun.


Harrison Ford joins British flying club

Harrison FordLondon: 'Indiana Jones' star Harrison Ford is keeping up his love of aviation during his time in the UK by joining a local flying club.

The keen pilot, who is currently filming the new 'Star Wars' movie in Buckinghamshire, England, signed up with the Shropshire Aero Club and hired a plane from the organisation over the weekend.

Ford, 72, has rented an Aviat Husky propeller plane until mid-November, and has become an honorary lifetime member of the organisation, reportedly.


Karl Lagerfeld designs USD 175,000 punch bag

Karl LagerfeldLondon: Karl Lagerfeld has designed a USD 175,000 punch bag for Louis Vuitton as part of the brand's Celebrating Monogram project.

The creative director of Chanel was commissioned by Louis Vuitton to create the luxury sports equipment for their 'Celebrating Monogram' project in honour of the brand's 118th birthday, reportedly.


Dolce and Gabbana to design Christmas tree

Dolce GabbanaLondon: Italian fashion house Dolce and Gabbana are to design Claridge's Christmas tree for the second year running.

The fashion house has been enlisted to create the festive centrepiece for the prestigious hotel in London's Mayfair for the second year in a row and is planning a more traditional scene than their previous effort, which took on a Sicilian theme, reportedly.


Manic Street Preachers nominated for Welsh Music Prize

Gruff RhysLondon: Alternative rock band The Manic Street Preachers and musician Gruff Rhys have been nominated for this year's Welsh Music Prize.

Both acts' latest albums are up for the award, alongside others including Future Of The Left and Cate Le Bon, reportedly.


Kelly Osbourne dating model Didier Cohen?

Kelly OsbourneLondon: 'Fashion Police' host Kelly Osbourne admitted she "might be" dating model Didier Cohen after poking fun at rumours they are in a relationship.

The 29-year-old star, who ended her engagement to vegan chef Matthew Mosshart in January, jokingly said she is in a new relationship with the 'Australia's Next Top Model' judge, but later admitted they could be true.


Oz author Richard Flanagan pips favorite Neel Mukherjee to win Man Booker Prize

Oz author Richard Flanagan pips favorite Neel Mukherjee to win Man Booker PrizeLondon, Oct 14 - Richard Flanagan's wartime novel ' The Narrow Road to the Deep North' has won the Man Booker for year 2014, beating Neel Mukherjee's novel 'The Lives of Others' that was the bookmaker's favorite.

Flanagan won the 50,000 pounds Man Booker Prize presented by The Duchess of Cornwall , the BBC reported.


I got shotgun as a present during childhood: Brad Pitt

Brad PittLondon: Brad Pitt has revealed he was gifted a shotgun when he was just a child as part of a family tradition. The 50-year-old actor-producer said he was gifted the dangerous weapon by his relatives when he was in kindergarten, reportedly.

"There's a rite of passage where I grew up of inheriting your ancestors' weapons. My brother got my dad's, I got my grandfather's when I was in kindergarten," he said.


I am a walking joke: Miley Cyrus

Miley CyrusLondon: Pop star Miley Cyrus considers herself a walking joke and says if she had not been a singer, she would have tried her hand at stand-up comedy.

The 'We Can't Stop' singer said she does not take herself seriously, reportedly. "If I wasn't here I'd like to be doing some sort of stand up comedy, so I think that this is my way of doing that. I am the joke. Look at me! I'm a walking joke," she said.


Pharell Williams doesn't mind working with One Direction

Pharrell WilliamsLondon: Singer Pharrell Williams has said he is open to working with British boy band One Direction.

The 41-year-old 'Happy' hitmaker said there is no harm in collaborating with the group, which comprises, Niall Horan, Louis Tomlinson, Zayn Malik, Liam Payne and Harry Styles, as they have an option of not releasing a track if they do not like it.

"I would. What's the worst that could happen? Something that we don't think is good? We don't put it out," he said.--PTI


Tamara Ecclestone puts breast milk in hubby's tea!

Tamara EcclestoneLondon, Oct 14 : Tamara Ecclestone and Jay Rutland got into a conversation about breast milk in Rutland's tea, in a clip from their i tv Be documentary 'Seven Days With Tamara Ecclestone and Jay Rutland'.

In continuation with a conversation about baby Sophia's good health because of breast milk, Rutland joked "Are you putting breast milk in my tea?!" in the clip, the Mirror reported.


Ed Sheeran wants to take break

Ed SheeranLondon: Singer Ed Sheeran is hoping for some time off from his musical career. The 23-year-old singer said he will take a break after finishing his world tour next year, reportedly.

"I haven't had any time off since before I signed my record deal and I want some! I'll do what I enjoy and it won't feel like work," he said.


Mel B closest female version of me: Simon Cowell

Mel B closest female version of me: Simon CowellLondon - Media mogul Simon Cowell feels Mel B is the closest female version of him.

The 55-year-old father of one said the former Spice Girl, who is one of the judges on 'The X Factor', is a hard worker and confident, reportedly.

"The interesting thing about Mel is there's so much depth, she's not just some Spice Girl. The more I talk with her, the more I realise just how smart she is.


David Bowie unveils new single

David bowieLondon: Singer David Bowie has premiered his new song 'Sue (Or in a Season of Crime)'.

The seven-minute jazz track was unveiled on the BBC Music 6 show Guy Garvey's Finest Hour, reportedly. 'Sue (Or in a Season of Crime)' will feature on Bowie's upcoming compilation album Nothing Has Changed, alongside a number of his greatest hits and unreleased tracks.

Other songs featured on the three-disc album include 'The Stars (Are Out Tonight)', 'Dancing In The Street' and 'Let's Dance'.


I was homeless for two years: Ed Sheeran

Ed SheeranLondon: Singer Ed Sheeran has revealed that before becoming famous, he was homeless for two-and-a-half years.

The 23-year-old 'Sing' musician also admitted to sleeping rough outside London's Buckingham Palace, reportedly. Sheeran opened up in his new book A Visual Journey about spending years living rough before making it in the music industry.


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