Entertainment

Hollywood royals Affleck, Garner split

Oscar-winning actor/director Ben Affleck and his actress wife Jennifer Garner – one of Hollywood’s A-list power couples – have announced the end of their 10-year marriage. “After much thought and careful consideration, we have made the difficult decision to divorce,” they said in a joint statement by the couple, who have three children together. “We go forward with love and ...

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School Holidays Movie Review: Inside Out

Voiced by famous actors and actresses such as Amy Poehler, Mindy Kaling, Bill Hader, Phyllis Smith and Lewis Black – the kids are sure to love Inside Out. This one will have the kids laughing and learning. The movie starts off with Riley, the protagonist, who as a baby starts to develop emotions, just like any other person except they ...

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‘Trespasser’ wants Taylor Swift to testify

A man charged with trespassing at Taylor Swift’s Rhode Island mansion wants the US singer to testify on his behalf. The Westerly Sun reports 24-year-old Nicholas Field was back in court on Friday. The Westerly resident was arrested on April 14 and charged with wilful trespassing at Swift’s beachfront mansion. Field says he wants Swift to be served with a ...

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Sam Smith singing again after surgery

Young soul sensation Sam Smith is singing again, six weeks after he underwent vocal surgery that left him silent. The 23-year-old British singer posted a short video on Instagram of him singing Elvis Presley’s Can’t Help Falling in Love. “I’m back,” was Smith’s simple message on Monday. Smith says he will resume performing on Friday at a festival in England’s ...

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Katy Perry top-earning musician

Katy Perry pulled in $US135 million ($A177 million) in the past year to be the world’s top-grossing musician. Forbes magazine said the 30-year-old, who is on a 150-date world tour for her album Prism, narrowly edged out One Direction for income in the year through June 1. The British boy band, whose future and image were thrown into doubt in ...

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Disney bans selfie sticks

Selfie sticks will banned from Disney amusement parks around the world from next week. Park visitors will have to leave their selfie sticks, which people use to take photos of themselves on their mobile phones, at the bag check at park entrances and pick them up on their way out. The policy is to go into effect on Tuesday at Disney parks ...

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Rowling creating Harry Potter stage show

Harry Potter creator JK Rowling is working on a new stage show based on the magical franchise. The British author thrilled fans on Twitter.com by revealing she is collaborating with writer Jack Thorne and director John Tiffany to make Harry Potter and the Cursed Child, a play which will be staged in London next year. Rowling insists the story is ...

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No hope Houston’s daughter will recover

The family of Whitney Houston’s daughter, Bobbi Kristina Brown, say they are moving her to a terminal care facility, as she remains in a months-long coma. The 22-year-old was found face down and unresponsive in her bathtub in her Atlanta, Georgia home on January 31. She was revived by emergency crews but lost significant brain function. “Despite the great medical ...

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Album Review: Hilary Duff’s Breathe In. Breathe Out.

She’s back and she’s better than ever. Lizzie McGuire star Hilary Duff, has just released her new album Breathe In. Breathe Out, and it’s sure to take your breath away! It has been eight years since Duff’s last album, and Breathe In. Breathe Out. takes you on many trips down memory lane with catchy lyrics and nostalgic tunes. The album includes 12 ...

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Queen may move out during Palace repairs

The Queen may have to move out of Buckingham Palace to allow the historic building to be refurbished at an estimated cost of STG150 million ($A304.9 million). The famous London landmark needs a total overhaul and the monarch vacating the palace while the work is carried out is one option being considered by Palace officials. The Queen spends around a ...

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