Entertainment

Who’s Most Intriguing People is back

Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull joins A-list Aussie celebrities including Rebel Wilson and Chris Hemsworth as Who magazine’s Most Intriguing People. “Everyone in there is intriguing for their own reasons,” editor Shane Sutton told AAP. “It’s an incredibly diverse portfolio.” Sutton said Turnbull’s push to power was an intriguing political move. “We tried to get a sense of the person behind ...

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6 Reasons Mansplaining Should Stop

The Oxford Dictionary defines the word ‘mansplain’: (Of a man) explain (something) to someone, typically a woman, in a manner regarded as condescending or patronizing.   Notice the key word there, woman, that is right. Interestingly enough it happens more often than most think. Perhaps you haven’t actually REALISED that you have been ‘mansplained’ to yourself. I have been one of the lucky few that ...

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Fresh Prince in the house: Will Smith to return to rap with tour

Will Smith, one of the first mainstream rappers who has since become an Oscar-nominated actor, is returning to music with a tour. Smith has announced that his former duo, DJ Jazzy Jeff and the Fresh Prince, will reunite for a first-of-a-kind tour. “We never actually had a chance to go out and do a full tour,” Smith told talk show ...

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Mauboy apologises for Cup anthem no-show

Jessica Mauboy has apologised for not singing the national anthem at the Melbourne Cup, but still hasn’t explained her absence. The pop diva took to Twitter late on Wednesday to say she was sorry. “I was really looking forward to it and of all the days for things to go wrong, unfortunately this was the one,” she wrote. “I am ...

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Odom, Kardashian call off divorce

Lamar Odom and Khloe Kardashian have decided to stay married as the former NBA star continues his recovery a week after he was found unconscious at a Nevada brothel. Kardashian’s lawyer, Laura Wasser, filed a petition on Wednesday to dismiss the reality star’s divorce filing from December 2013. A clerk granted the request in such a way that the divorce papers can ...

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The Verdict bombs, The Bachelorette booms

Karl Stefanovic’s new panel show The Verdict may not be around for long after it only just out-rated afternoon soapie The Bold and the Beautiful. The second episode of The Verdict was a lacklustre 24th on OzTAM’s overnight ratings with only 369,000 viewers – just 9000 more than US soapie The Bold And The Beautiful which was 25th. It was ...

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‘Homeland is racist’ jibe sneaked on set

Three graffiti artists hired by producers of hit US television drama Homeland to give its sets more realism have instead caused embarrassment by using their artwork to accuse the show of racism. Artists Heba Amin, Caram Kapp and Stone were asked to mark up the walls of a set depicting a Syrian refugee camp for episodes of the show’s fifth ...

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Odom on life support, Kardashian by side

Former NBA star and reality TV personality Lamar Odom is on life support, his estranged wife Khloe Kardashian by his side, after spending four days in a brothel. Authorities have sought a warrant for blood evidence of drugs. Hospital officials provided no immediate word on the condition of 35-year-old Odom, who was found face down at the Love Ranch in ...

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Obama offers presidential advice to Kanye

US President Barack Obama has offered advice to Kanye West on the rapper’s improbable White House bid – telling him that reality TV might be good training for Washington. West, who has declared with an unclear degree of seriousness that he will run for president in 2020, was performing at a fundraiser for Obama’s Democratic Party in San Francisco. Addressing ...

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Kidman says Cruise divorce boosted career

Nicole Kidman says her divorce from Tom Cruise was the best thing to happen for her acting career and led to her getting an Oscar. Speaking at the Women In the World conference in London, the award-winning actor said the breakdown of her marriage focused her attention on her work but it was one of the loneliest times of her ...

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