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January 13, 2019 11:34 PM Celebrity Big Brother USA confirms season two houseguests

Anthony Scaramucci, Jonathan Bennett, Dina Lohan among CBS's new line-up CBS has officially announced the famous faces taking part in Celebrity Big Brother USA season two, including Mean Girls star Jonathan Bennett and former White House staffer Anthony Scaramucci. After weeks of rumours and speculation online, the contestants were finally confirmed 12

January 11, 2019 1:48 AM Verna Bloom, star of Animal House and The Last Temptation of Christ, dies aged 80

VERNA BLOOM, the star of Animal House and The Last Temptation of Christ, has died aged 80 from complications arising from dementia. The film star has more than 30 acting credits to her name and was nominated for two National Society of Film Critics Awards in 1970. The performer was nominated for both Best Actress and Best Supporting Actress for her role in Medium 13

January 7, 2019 3:54 AM Michael Douglas dedicates Golden Globe to dad Kirk but star's win leaves fans OUTRAGED

MICHAEL DOUGLAS’ Golden Globe win for the Best Performance by an Actor in a Television Series, Musical or Comedy for his role in The Kominsky Method was slammed by viewers on Twitter tonight. A fourth wrote: “Michael Douglas is such a Hollywood legend that he just won a Golden Globe for a tv show that (I think???) doesn’t exist.” Despite this, other 13

January 5, 2019 6:58 PM Sir Billy Connolly says sorry to fans and declares he's 'not dying'

The comedian says sorry for "depressing" fans during a BBC programme in which he said his life was "slipping away". The comments in a social media post follow a BBC programme called Billy Connolly: Made In Scotland which gave an update on his health problems and revealed his life was "slipping away". Reviewing his life in comedy for the show, Sir Billy 10

January 2, 2019 7:08 PM Bob Einstein dead: Curb Your Enthusiasm star dies aged 76 as brother pays tribute

BOB EINSTEIN, who famously played Marty Funkhouser in Curb Your Enthusiasm, has died at the age of 76, his brother confirmed. He was much-loved by fans of Curb Your Enthusiasm and appeared in over 20 episodes from 2004 until the most recent series in 2017. The star also created the comedy character Super Dave Osborne, an optimistic stuntman who is regularly 12

January 2, 2019 2:07 AM Netflix removes comedy episode after Saudi complaint

Netflix has removed from its streaming service in Saudi Arabia an episode of a satirical comedy that was critical of the kingdom's rulers. The second episode of Patriot Act, with US comedian Hasan Minhaj, was removed following an official complaint that it had violated Saudi anti-cybercrime law. Netflix confirmed the move to the UK's Financial Times 11

January 1, 2019 4:06 PM People who died in 2018: List of celebrities and famous people who died in 2018

AS we step into 2019, we remember some of most famous and well known faces who lost their lives in 2018. Here is the full list of celebrities who died in 2018. 2018 was a year fans had to say goodbye to many much loved celebrities across the globe. Famous names include Swedish DJ Avicii, June Whitfield, Stephen Hawking and former US President George 22

December 31, 2018 1:47 PM Louis CK mocks non-binary people and Parkland shooting in new material

Comedian Louis CK, who was accused by five women of sexual harassment in 2017, has allegedly mocked non-binary people and victims of the Parkland school shooting in his new material. In a recording leaked on social media, CK appears to poke fun of young people, who he describes as “just boring.” “[They’re] telling you ‘you shouldn’t say that’, ‘that’s 13

December 28, 2018 9:34 PM Billy Connolly 2018: ‘It will be strange’ Comedian HITS BACK at cryptic comment

BILLY CONNOLLY has opened up on the time he received an awkward comment from an unknown guest ahead of being knighted for services to entertainment and charity last year. Sir Billy Connolly, 76, said he was told it will be “strange” for him to receive the knighthood having come “from nothing.” Speaking out about the awkward encounter on his BBC documentary 16

December 22, 2018 7:45 PM Brave face of Bill Turnbull as he reveals his battle against incurable cancer

FORMER BBC Breakfast host Bill Turnbull returned to the show yesterday to reveal his months of gruelling treatment to fight his incurable cancer. Terrific Turnbull was diagnosed with incurable prostate cancer in November 2017, but only went public about it in March. He had dismissed his long-term aches and pains as "old age". He went on to endure "relentlessly 30