Entertainment

Did someone say free pancakes?

When you hear something is ‘free’, it is kind of unbelievable. But when it comes to ‘free food’ it is a whole lot more believable especially when it’s pancakes. From 1am Wednesday 1 July to 1am Thursday 2 July, the famous dessert bar Bay Vista, held their second annual ‘Free Pancake Day’. This is not a drill! Bay Vista actually ...

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Princess Mary, Prince Fred cast for TV

The actors set to play Princess Mary and Prince Frederik in a new television biopic have been announced. Australian actor Emma Hamilton will star as Tasmanian-born Mary Donaldson in Network Ten’s Mary, The Making of a Princess, about the fairytale romance. Meanwhile New Zealand actor Ryan O’Kane is set to play Denmark’s dashing crown prince, who met his Aussie love ...

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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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