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2017 Oscars: Jimmy Kimmel to host '89th Academy Awards'

2017 Oscars: Jimmy Kimmel to host '89th Academy Awards'

Washington D.C. [USA], Dec. 6 : Late-night talk show host Jimmy Kimmel will emcee the 2017 Oscars.

The 49-year-old comedian has been tapped to host the ' 2017 Academy Awards', which will be produced by Michael De Luca and Jennifer Todd, Variety reports.

This will be his first time Kimmel is hosting the Oscars even though he has previously hosted other big events like the '2016 Emmy Awards', the 'ESPY Awards' in 2007, plus the 'American Music Awards' in 2003, 2004, 2006, 2007 and 2008.

"Yes, I am hosting the Oscars. This is not a prank," the 'Jimmy Kimmel Live!' host tweeted an hour after the news broke.

"And if it is, my revenge on @TheAcademy will be terrible & sweet. Thx to @alsformalwear," he added.

"I suffer from PTSD": Lady Gaga talks struggling with her mental illness

"I suffer from PTSD": Lady Gaga talks struggling with her mental illness

Washington D.C. [USA], Dec. 6 : Lady Gaga recently opened up about her "mental illness" to a group of LGBT youth in Harlem, where she revealed that she has Post-traumatic Stress Disorder.

The 30-year-old songstress visited the Ali Forney Center, a shelter for homeless LGBT youth so on behalf of the '# ShareKindness' campaign, 'Today' and 'NBCUniversal's celebration of kind acts both big and small, reports E! Online.

"I told the kids today that I suffer from a mental illness. I suffer from PTSD," said Gaga, who revealed in 2014 that she had been raped at age 19.

"I've never told anyone that before, so here we are. But the kindness that's been shown to me by doctors-as well as my family and my friends-it's really saved my life," she shared.

'The Mummy' reboot: First full trailer starring Tom Cruise is here!

'The Mummy' reboot: First full trailer starring Tom Cruise is here!

Washington D.C. [USA], Dec. 5 : Universal Pictures just dropped the first extended look at 'The Mummy' reboot, and with it, a whole new world of gods and monsters.

The studio took to its social media handle to release the full action-packed trailer, captioned "She is real", featuring star Tom Cruise in Ancient Egypt.

The reboot portrays an ancient princess (Sofia Boutella), who is awakened from her crypt beneath the desert, and brings malevolence and great terrors that endanger modern-day people.

"Please meet Princess Ahmanet," tells Russell Crowe's character in the trailer, as the princess wreaks havoc over London.

"She will claim what she has been denied," he declares.

Amy Schumer to play title role in upcoming 'Barbie' live-action

Amy Schumer to play title role in upcoming 'Barbie' live-action

Washington D.C. [USA], Dec. 3 : Amy Schumer is reportedly in negotiations to play Barbie in a Sony's live-action film that will exploit the character's evolution into dolls of different sizes and shapes.

According to Deadline, the 35-year-old comedienne, who is known for embracing all women and encouraging their imperfections, will play a character who gets kicked out of Barbieland, basically because she's not perfect enough, is a bit eccentric and doesn't quite fit the mold.

After leaving Barbieland, Schumer's Barbie ends up in the real world and makes all types of new discoveries, causing her to realize the only key to happiness is to love yourself and stop trying to climb toward an unattainable standard of perfection.

John Cena, Casey Affleck to join 'Saturday Night Live' final hosts of 2016

John Cena, Casey Affleck to join 'Saturday Night Live' final hosts of 2016

Washington D.C. [USA], Dec. 3 : 'Saturday Night Live' recently added more heavy-hitters to the list of hosts for the closing episodes in 2016.

The official 'SNL' Twitter account recently announced that the final three hosts for 2016 will be Emma Stone, John Cena, and Casey Affleck while Shawn Mendes, Marren Morris and Chance the Rapper will also accompany the stars during their hosting duties.

While this will mark Stone's third time hosting the show, both Cena and Affleck are newcomers to the improv comedy series.

The 'La La Land' actress is set to host December 3 with musical guest Mendes.

Halle Berry `feels good' to use her 'powers' to help people

Halle Berry `feels good' to use her 'powers' to help people

Washington D.C. [USA], Dec. 3 : To generate funds for charities dedicated to women's health issues, Revlon recently kicked off an annual event where Halle Berry expressed that she felt good to use her "powers for good."

At the ' 2nd Annual Revlon Love Is On Million Dollar Challenge' at The Glasshouses in New York City, the 50-year-old star, alongside Revlon CEO Fabian Garcia, awarded ' Cancer Research Institute' one million dollars, reports E! Online.

"It feels good. It feels good to help people in need. It feels good to use any power that you have, any celebrity that I've garnered over my years in the business, it feels good to be able to use that," she said in a statement.

"To use my powers for good. It feels good," she quipped.

Love and kindness will create harmony: Lady Gaga denounces 'celebrity and fame'

Love and kindness will create harmony: Lady Gaga denounces 'celebrity and fame'

London [UK], Dec. 3 : Lady Gaga reminded her London fans that kindness is more important than fame as she promoted her new album 'Joanne' on the roof of one of Britain's biggest shopping centres.

The 30-year-old singer, who has an estimated net worth of more than 250 million dollars, performed for an audience of competition winners at Westfield shopping centre in west London, where she denounced the evils of money and fame, The Guardian reports.

"Money has been put on a pedestal, beauty has been put on a pedestal, celebrity has been put on a pedestal. I have travelled the world and seen the happiest people in the poorest parts of the world. Their values are intact," she began.

`Kaabil` vs `Raees`! Hrithik's flick preponed

`Kaabil` vs `Raees`! Hrithik's flick preponed

New Delhi [India], Dec.03 : Year 2017 was all set to witness the biggest clash in the very first month as Hrithik Roshan's 'Kaabil' and Shah Rukh Khan's 'Raees' were slated to release on January 26.

However, the clash has been averted, so to say, as Hrithik and Yami Gautam starrer flick is now going to release on January 25.

Film critic Taran Adarsh took to his Twitter account to share the news.

"#Kaabil and # Raees won't clash on *same day*... Rakesh Roshan to release #Kaabil *one day earlier* - 25 Jan 2017 - from 6 pm onwards," he wrote.

How will a one day gap affect the box office collections of Rakesh Roshan's production, let's wait and watch! (ANI)

#JollyLLB2: Ready to meet this `Jolly good fellow`?

#JollyLLB2: Ready to meet this `Jolly good fellow`?

New Delhi [India], Dec.03 : Akshay Kumar is seen here with an infectious grin on his face, carrying off a new look for his upcoming flick 'Jolly LLB 2'.

Khiladi Kumar took to his social media to share the first look poster of Subhash Kumar's movie and wrote alongside, "And here is the first look of #JollyLLB2 as promised. Ready to meet this Jolly good fellow on 10th Feb. 2017."

The poster, which reads 'The State vs Jolly LL.B 2', has the 'jolly good fellow' riding a scooter with a cheerful expression.

Set to release on February 10, the film also features Huma Qureshi, Saurabh Shukla, Arshad Warsi and Annu Kapoor.

On a related note, 'Jolly LLB 2' is a sequel to the 2013 courtroom comedy drama 'Jolly LLB' starring Arshad Warsi and Boman Irani in the lead roles. (ANI)

Ashley Graham slams 'plus size' label while landing first 'British Vogue' cover

Ashley Graham slams 'plus size' label while landing first 'British Vogue' cover

Washington D.C. [USA], Dec. 3 : 28-year-old model Ashley Graham, who recently landed her first cover with the ' British Vogue' for the January issue, has slammed the 'plus size' label that often preceded her name.

After another year of breaking down size barriers and setting milestones in fashion, that attitude has cemented her and the women she represents in an industry that long ignored anyone over a size 12, reports E! Online.

"When we're supposed to be talking about diversity for women, it feels so divisive and purpose-defeating, giving us yet another label," Graham told the magazine.

While she initially made a name for herself in the world of plus size clothing, the reputed body activist wants to do away with the term altogether.

Kanye West celebrates with family post hospitalization

Kanye West celebrates with family post hospitalization

Washington D.C. [USA], Dec. 2 : Kanye West was recently welcomed back by the Kardashians and the Jenner family with great celebrations after spending a week in a hospital.

The family held a small party at home to celebrate the return of the 39-year-old rapper, who checked out of a hospital after spending more than a week being treated for exhaustion, and also to mark an early first birthday for West and wife Kim Kardashian's son Saint West, who will turn 1 next week, reports E! Online.

A source said that the group enjoyed cake and doughnuts.

Khloe Kardashian, Kourtney Kardashian and Kylie Jenner all posted photos of a large display of blue and silver balloons inside the couple's Bel-Air house.

Gwyneth Paltrow goes undercover to surprise unsuspecting customers

Gwyneth Paltrow goes undercover to surprise unsuspecting customers

Washington D.C. [USA], Dec. 2 : Gwyneth Paltrow recently teamed up with Derek Blasberg for a new episode of ' Derek Does Stuff' during which they decided to put the actress to the test.

Considering her website 'Goop' is a top contender in the health and lifestyle sector, Blasberg decided they should test out Paltrow's skills in that area, making her go undercover and posing as a facialist, spray tanner and a waitress at various hotspots throughout Los Angeles, reports E! Online.

Going by the name of Gwendolier, the 44-year-old star took on the task of giving beachside facials to two unsuspecting customers, while showcasing a Romanian accent and even giving her customer a massage.

When the pair opened their eyes, they could not believe it was Paltrow.

Lady Gaga surprises each 'Victoria's Secret' models with 'personal rose'

Lady Gaga surprises each 'Victoria's Secret' models with 'personal rose'

Washington D.C. [USA], Dec. 2 : Lady Gaga, who recently performed for the 2016 'Victoria's Secret' angels on the runway, had a surprise waiting for all of them post the show.

In an interview with E! Online, supermodel Lily Aldridge revealed that the 30-year-old songstress "waited" to gift "a personal rose" to each of the models after they walked the runway, which took place in Paris.

The Weeknd and Bruno Mars also joined the models on stage as the show's musical performers.

Bella Hadid, who debuted her first 'VS' runway show, showcased her skintight boudoir appearance as she paraded her endless lithe limbs down the never-ending runway, teasing at her tiny undergarment as she adorned her feet with a pair of sky-high pointed pumps.

Jennifer Aniston can't imagine herself playing superhero

Jennifer Aniston can't imagine herself playing superhero

Washington D.C. [USA], Dec. 2 : Jennifer Aniston might be entertaining the idea of a return to the small screen, but it certainly is not "leaping out" in a "full leather something."

The 47-year-old actress recently appeared on a late-night talk show, where she admitted to host Chelsea Handler that she would be "psyched" if someone asked her to take on a superhero role, reports etonline.com.

"I would want to be, like, the really uncoordinated superhero. I couldn't take myself seriously leaping out of somewhere in a full leather something," the 'Friends' star quipped.

She added that she believed the shows are "more interesting" and joked that there is more opportunity for women "unless they want you as a superhero."

Sunny Leone beats Narendra Modi! Becomes most searched personality of 2016

Sunny Leone beats Narendra Modi! Becomes most searched personality of 2016

New Delhi [India], Dec.02 : Sunny Leone does it again!

The former adult movie actor has trumped Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Salman Khan to become the most searched personality for the fifth consecutive year in India, as revealed by Yahoo! India.

Salman continued to be the 'Bigg Boss' landing the top spot for the most searched male celebrity of 2016.

The second most searched male celeb was not another Khan but stand-up comedian and TV personality Kapil Sharma who is followed by Amitabh Bachchan, Shah Rukh Khan and Aamir Khan.

The buzz around Bipasha Basu's wedding to Karan Singh Grover ensured her position as the second most-searched female celebrity while Deepika Padukone took the third slot, followed by Katrina Kaif at No. 4.

It's a boy! Mila Kunis welcomes second child with Ashton Kutcher

It's a boy! Mila Kunis welcomes second child with Ashton Kutcher

Washington D.C. [USA], Dec. 2 : Proud and happy parents Mila Kunis and Ashton Kutcher were recently blessed with a new addition, a baby boy, to the family of three.

On November 30, the 33-year-old actress gave birth to her second child, a baby boy, making the Ashton Kutcher household an official four-member family, reports E! Online.

The famous couple has not released his name yet.

The 'Ranch' actor previously spilled the news of the sex of his second child while making a guest appearance on the 'Today Show' and chatting with Savannah Guthrie.

Tom Cruise brings 'The Mummy' to life in first teaser

Tom Cruise brings 'The Mummy' to life in first teaser

Washington D.C. [USA], Dec. 2 : Tom Cruise 'Universal' just provided an ominous first look at the upcoming fantasy-thriller ' The Mummy' with a 15-second thrilling teaser.

The 54-year-old star took to his official Twitter handle to release the teaser, writing, "I'm excited to help bring #TheMummy to life. I can't wait for you guys to see the full trailer Sunday."

In the short sneak peak, Cruise's character asserts, "I saw her. She is real."

The teaser shows quick cuts of a mummy being removed from an underground crypt somewhere in the desert and Cruise running as the creature comes to terrorize the world amid the proclamation, "Welcome to a world of gods and monsters."

Metallica's 'Hardwired.to Self Destruct' earns sixth No 1 spot on 'Billboard 200'

Metallica's 'Hardwired.to Self Destruct' earns sixth No 1 spot on 'Billboard 200

Washington D.C. [USA], Dec. 2 : Classic heavy rock band 'Metallica' dropped its latest album 'Hardwired.to Self-Destruct' not long ago but is already earning its sixth No 1 Spot on 'Billboard 200' chart and was also #1 on iTunes India.

According to billboard.com, 'Hardwired' sold more in its first week than any rock album in two-and-a-half years. The last rock album to sell more in a single week was Coldplay's 'Ghost Stories' which bowed with 382,000 copies sold on the chart in 2014.

The 'Billboard 200' chart ranks the most popular albums of the week in the U.S. based on multi-metric consumption, which includes traditional album sales, track equivalent albums (TEA) and streaming equivalent albums (SEA).

2016 'Critics' Choice Awards' movie nominations: The complete list

2016 'Critics' Choice Awards' movie nominations: The complete list

Washington D.C. [USA], Dec. 1 : The Nominations in the television categories for the 2016 'Critics' Choice Awards' were recently announced and the looks like the award season is already officially underway.

On November 14, 'People Now's Andrea Boehlke and 'Bingeworthy's Jessica Shaw revealed the film category nominees of the award event that will see T.J. Miller return as the host, reports E! Online.

Here is the complete list of movie nominees:

BEST PICTURE

Arrival

Fences

Hacksaw Ridge

Hell or High Water

La La Land

Lion

Loving

Manchester by the Sea

Moonlight

Sully

BEST DIRECTOR

Damien Chazelle, 'La La Land'

Mel Gibson, 'Hacksaw Ridge'

Barry Jenkins, 'Moonlight'

Kenneth Lonergan, 'Manchester by the Sea'

Find Out! Who does Salman sip `koffee` with?

Find Out! Who does Salman sip `koffee` with?

New Delhi [India], Dec.2 : And the wait is over!

Salman Khan is all set to appear on Karan Johar's chat show and entertain us with his eccentric nature and infectious laughter.

'Dabangg' Khan recently tweeted a charismatic picture of himself from the sets of ' Koffee With Karan' along with his brothers, Sohail and Arbaaz.

"At Koffee with Karan shoot #koffeecentury," he captioned the picture.

While ' Sultan' declared in the last season that he is a virgin, we are just wondering what revelation he is going to make this time!

Is he going to spill the beans about his relationship with Iulia Vantur?

Let's wait and watch! (ANI)

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