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Selena Gomez returns to public life

Selena Gomez returns to public life

Selena Gomez made her first major public appearance since her hospitalisation last year at WE Day on Thursday (25.04.19). The 26-year-old singer checked into a wellness centre in October after suffering an "emotional breakdown" following multiple hospitalisations due to issues related to Lupus and her kidney transplant in 2017 but looked well and happy as she walked the red carpet at The... »

Celine Dion: Lady Gaga’s legacy reaches well beyond show business

Celine Dion: Lady Gaga’s legacy reaches well beyond show business

Celine Dion believes Lady Gaga’s "legacy reaches well beyond show business". The ‘Because You Loved Me’ hitmaker has penned an impassioned profile about the ‘A Star Is Born’ star for TIME magazine, after she made the publication’s 100 Most Influential People in the World for 2019 list. The 51-year-old superstar heaped praise on the 33-year-old singer-a... »

Taylor Swift, BTS, Ariana Grande among TIME Most Influential

Taylor Swift, BTS, Ariana Grande among TIME Most Influential

Taylor Swift, BTS, Rami Malek, Ariana Grande and Chrissy Teigen are among TIME magazine’s 100 Most Influential People in the World for 2019. The publication has revealed its annual list and a host of famous faces from the world of showbiz have featured, including Emilia Clarke, Lady Gaga, Brie Larson, Sandra Oh, Dwayne ‘The Rock’ Johnson, Regina King, Mahershala Ali, Yalitza Apar... »

Selena Gomez to return to spotlight at WE Day

Selena Gomez to return to spotlight at WE Day

Selena Gomez will make her first major public appearance since her hospitalisation last year at WE Day. The 26-year-old singer checked into a wellness centre in October, after she suffered an "emotional breakdown" following multiple hospitalisations due to issues related to Lupus and her kidney transplant in 2017. And just over three months after breaking her silence on her treatment, th... »

Mahershala Ali: Black actors don’t get cast on potential

Mahershala Ali: Black actors don’t get cast on potential

Mahershala Ali believes African-American actors "don’t get cast on potential". The Oscar-winning actor’s major career breakthrough came playing fixer Remy Danton in ‘House of Cards’ and he thinks the role gave other casting directors "permission" to put him in their projects. He said: "I had many years of auditioning, booking gigs, almost booking jo... »

Mahershala Ali praises his ‘role model’ grandmother

Mahershala Ali praises his ‘role model’ grandmother

Mahershala Ali’s grandmother is his "guru and greatest role model". The ‘Green Book’ actor – who has two-year-old daughter Bari with wife Amatus Sami-Karim – credits his grandma with instilling in him a strong sense of self-belief and a dedication to his work. Speaking to the new issue of Heat magazine, he said: "My grandmother was really mu guru and my... »

Mahershala Ali praises grandmother during Oscars winner’s speech

Mahershala Ali praises grandmother during Oscars winner’s speech

Mahershala Ali dedicated his Best Supporting Actor win to his grandmother. The 45-year-old actor – who attended the ceremony with his wife Amatus Sami-Karim – scooped the honour for his portrayal of famed pianist ‘Doc’ Don Shirley in the movie and he thanked his relative for always pushing him to strive for success. Speaking on stage at the Dolby Theatre in Los Angeles on S... »

Bohemian Rhapsody leads Oscar winners

Bohemian Rhapsody leads Oscar winners

‘Bohemian Rhapsody’ had an incredible night at the Academy Awards on Sunday (24.02.19). The Queen biopic took home four prizes at Los Angeles’ Dolby Theatre, including the prestigious Best Actor accolade for Rami Malek, whose portrayal of late frontman Freddie Mercury saw him beat Christian Bale (‘Vice’), Bradley Cooper (‘A Star is Born’), Viggo Mortensen ... »

Richard E Grant says it is  ‘foolish’ to prepare Oscars speech

Richard E Grant says it is ‘foolish’ to prepare Oscars speech

Richard E Grant feels it would be "foolish" for him to have an Oscars speech prepared. The 61-year-old actor is up for Best Supporting Actor at this year’s Academy Award ceremony for his role in ‘Can You Ever Forgive Me?’, but he insisted that he hasn’t written an acceptance speech as he’s convinced fellow nominee Mahershala Ali is a sure thing to win the pr... »

Mahershala Ali’s instinctive acting

Mahershala Ali’s instinctive acting

Mahershala Ali listens to his "instincts" when acting. The ‘Green Book’ star feels it is important to use his intuition when he is working on his craft and tries not to have any preconceived ideas of his roles beforehand. He told the New York Post’s Page Six column: "I let my instincts take me where they take me. If he’s a bad guy, it’s got to be becaus... »

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