Washington, March 13 : Rupert Murdoch has been inducted into the U. S. Television Academy's Hall of Fame, along with the likes of late Ray Dolby, Julia Louis-Dreyfus and Jay Leno.
While giving the media mogul's introduction, 'Sons of Anarchy' star Katey Sagal said that Murdoch was "not a typical boss", but rather one who made huge gambles and pushed boundaries at every turn, Fox News reported.
Rupert launched Fox News in 1996, eight years later it was the top rated cable news channel and has been the top ever since, Sagal asserted.
Washington, Mar 13 : Arnold Schwarzenegger has invited everyone to take a ride in his tank and crush things for ' After-School All-Stars ' charity.
The 'Terminator' star will be accompanied by one winner through Omaze, a charity-organizing website that allows donors to receive Kickstarter-style tiers of rewards along with a chance to win one major experiential prize when they donate to a charity campaign, the Verge reported.
The 66-year-old actor is also taking part in another campaign to benefit the same group where donors will bid for a chance to make and eat a meal with Schwarzenegger and Harley Morenstein of Epic Meal Time.
Washington, March 12 : Chelsea Clinton recently left the audience speechless at South by Southwest festival in Texas when she revealed that she was truly and absolutely " obsessed with diarrhea".
While explaining her strange obsession, the former first daughter said that the fact that over 750,000 children still die every year around the world because of severe dehydration due to diarrhea is unacceptable, ABC News reported.
The 33-year-old beauty continued saying that the reason this no longer happens in the US is because they have clean water, largely.
Washington, Feb 21 : Michelle Obama's numerous appearances on late night talk shows have won her the title of ' First Lady of late night Television'.
Michelle has appeared at least 14 times on late-night shows since President Obama took office in January 2009, the Washington Post reported.
In her Pre-White house days, she stopped by The Colbert Report, The Daily Show with Jon Stewart and The Tonight Show with Jay Leno.
Other former First ladies, including Hillary Clinton, Barbara Bush and Laura Bush, have made only one appearance each on the late-night circuit. (ANI)
New York, February 1 : Michelle Obama has admitted that she can't get enough of the hit ABC drama ' Scandal' and loves Kerry Washington's role as Olivia Pope.
During a radio interview with Ryan Seacrest, the First Lady revealed that she is hooked onto the Washington, D. C based hit show, the New York Daily News reported.
She added that she first started watching the series, which revolves around the 37-year-old American actress, who plays a professional fixer, and her affair with the President of the United Sates, while on a long flight to Hawaii . (ANI)
Washington, Jan 14 : Octomom, Nadya Suleman , has been charged with welfare fraud after allegedly failing to report nearly 30,000 dollars in earnings, according to Los Angeles County District Attorney's Office.
The 38-year-old, who became media sensation in 2009 after making medical history by giving birth to octuplets, was charged with one count of aid by misrepresentation and two counts of perjury by false application for aid, Fox News reported.
The mother of 14 children allegedly failed to report the extra income she earned between Jan. 1, 2013 and June 30, 2013.
New York, Jan 11 : French President Francois Hollande has been denying a front page story of having an affair with actress Julie Gayet, but some believe that he planted the story himself.
Hollande has been living with journalist Valerie Trierweiler and according to a source, they have been hearing about this in the last year or so, the New York Post reported.
Recently French magazine Closer finally ran a seven-page photo expose of the affair and some believe that Hollande's team purposefully planted the story to embarrass and rid themselves of Trierweiler.
Washington, December 31 : Beyonce has been criticized for including an audio clip from the 1986 Challenger disaster in her new pop song ' XO '.
Some of the people, who were closest to the shuttle disaster, which exploded almost immediately after liftoff, killing seven crew members on Jan. 28, 1986, have slammed the 'Single Ladies' hitmaker for this, Fox News reported.
Washington, Dec. 14 - The Free Speech Coalition, who had recently suspended the filming of X-rated flicks after a performer was tested positive for HIV, has lifted the third national moratorium.
The advocacy group for the adult film industry, which keeps a check on porn stars for STDs, said that it is safe to return to shooting as all first-generation partners of the HIV-positive performer have since tested negative, the Huffington Post reported.
Meanwhile, porn star Cindy Starfall told the publication that lifting the moratorium in such a hurry makes her wonder if they really care about the performer's health or is it more about profit.
Washington, December 10 : Sarah Palin is set to make a comeback on reality TV in 2014 with her upcoming show ' Amazing America with Sarah Palin'.
The weekly series hosted by Palin will explore some of the most original, interesting and sometimes inspiring people, places and pastimes connected to America's outdoors lifestyle, Politico reported.
The 49-year-old former governor Alaska said in a statement that she is excited to help shine light on all the great American sportsmen and women in the country who live the outdoor lifestyle.
Washington, November 26 - Tickets for the much awaited Monty Python reunion show was sold out within 43 seconds.
The tickets, which were sold for as little as 32 pounds, reappeared on eBay for 750 pounds, CNN reported.
The PR agency came into action after the tickets were sold out, and announced more shows on July 2-5, which will feature the five surviving stars' first show on stage together since 1980.
Tickets are priced from 32 pounds to 106 pounds including booking fees, with full details announced on the troupe's website montyphythonlive. com.
Los Angeles, March 28 : Fay Kanin, Hollywood screenwriter and former president of the Academy of Motion Pictures Arts and Sciences (AMPAS), has died at Beverly Hills, California. She was 95.
AMPAS confirmed the death of its first full-term female president Wednesday but failed to provide any details about her survivors and cause of death, reports Xinhua.
Born Fay Mitchell May 9, 1917 in New York city, Kanin attended University of Southern California and became a story editor at the RKO Pictures.
She met Michael Kanin, who later became her husband and writing partner, and the duo embarked on a long writing career.
Los Angeles, March 15 : First lady Michelle Obama will appear on the cover of Vogue's April edition, marking the second time she has graced the cover of the fashion magazine, media reports said.
The 49-year-old Obama appeared on the cover of Vogue's March 2009 issue.
The issue featuring Obama, who will sport an outfit by Reed Krafoff on the cover, hits newsstands next week.
The photograph of the first lady was taken by Annie Leibovitz, but it is not known if Obama wears her own outfits or ones provided for the shoot in the photo spread.
New York, March 13 - New York celebrates flamenco's magical enchantment with an expo of some of the marks it has made on the intense cultural life of the Big Apple over the past 100 years.
"This exhibition is the biggest thing that ever happened to flamenco here - five months of telling people the history of flamenco in New York," Carlota Santana, founder of Flamenco Vivo, told EFE.
Conceived as a multimedia expo open until Aug 3, one of its gems is a rare 1934 recording by Federico Garcia Lorca and Antonia "La Argentina" Merce during a performance in New York.
New York, Feb 26 : As Michelle Obama announced the nominees and winner of the Best Picture category at the Oscars, conservative critics gave a big thumbs down to the handling of Hollywood's most important annual production.
The surprise appearance of the at the end of the night was said to be "jarring" according to Christian Toto, assistant editor at Breitbart's Big Hollywood, the new York Daily News reported.
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