Ant set to return to TV for BGT 2019

Announcing that decision in August, Ant said his recovery was “going very well” and said he would “take the rest of the year off”. On Monday, The Sun reported that he would be reunited with Dec when filming begins for Britain’s Got Talent 2019. Ant first entered rehab in June 2017 after becoming addicted to alcohol and prescription painkillers. He went back into treatment after the crash in March. He was later fined £86,000 and given a 20-month driving ban …

SAG Awards 2019: See if your faves got nominated

(CNN)It will be the battle of the television co-stars at the 25th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards. They will compete against Alan Arkin and Michael Douglas, who were both recognized for “The Kominsky Method,” and Tony Shalhoub for “The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel.” Among the film contenders, “A Star Is Born” led with four nominations. The casts of “Black Panther, “Crazy Rich Asians” “Bohemian Rhapsody,” “The Favourite,” “BlacKkKlansman” and “Green Book” also received multiple nominations. Here is the list of nominees: …

‘Meghan Markle’ tops Google name searches

“Roxanne Pallett” the former Emmerdale actor who courted controversy on Celebrity Big Brother after accusing housemate Ryan Thomas of punching her, came second in most-searched-for celebrities. Pallett ended up quitting her radio show on York-based Minster FM over the fallout from the incident, calling herself “the most hated girl in Britain”. Celebrities who struggled with substance abuse took the third and fourth spots: “Demi Lovato”, who had an apparent overdose, and “Ant McPartlin”, who had well-documented struggles with rehab and …

Actor with Down’s gets honorary degree

Ms Gordy received a standing ovation for her speech to fellow graduates, telling them that as a child she was told her life might be limited. Latest news and stories from the East Midlands “If I believed all the things that people said I couldn’t do, I would not have done any [dancing, acting and campaigning],” she said. “Don’t listen to doubt… believe in yourselves.” Image copyright PA Image caption Sarah Gordy MBE at Buckingham Palace in November Ms Gordy …

Emily Blunt double nominee at SAG Awards

The latter is up for the best actress award for The Favourite, for which Rachel Weisz and Emma Stone are also recognised. Image copyright Getty Images The Screen Actors Guild is an American labour union that represents performers in media around the world. It was founded in 1933 in an effort to eliminate exploitation of Hollywood actors who were being forced into multi-year contracts with major film studios – many of which were known for dictating the public and private …

Original Content podcast: We sing the praises of The Ballad of Buster Scruggs

Controversial opinion here: The Coen Brothers are very good filmmakers, and their latest movie, “The Ballad of Buster Scruggs,” is also very good. Still, it’s not hard to see why the movie was made by Netflix, rather than a major Hollywood studio. “Buster Scruggs” is one of the Coens’ less commercially promising films, an anthology of six short stories set in the Wild West — and while there are plenty of familiar faces, they usually belong to talented character actors, …

Weinstein’s lawyers: New evidence undermines rape charge

The account calls into question “why would an alleged rape victim go out of her way to spend time with her ‘rapist’ merely hours after she was allegedly attacked,” the letter said. The letter also claims that the witness had already disclosed the information to New York City Police Department investigators but it was never disclosed to the defense – legal grounds for dismissing the charges. The Manhattan district attorney’s office had no immediate comment Friday. The filing follows one …

2020 Democratic presidential prospects making early moves in Iowa

Democrats mulling a run for the presidency in 2020 are already flocking to the Hawkeye State to test the waters before officially announcing their candidacy. Iowa is the center of attention right now for a long list of presidential contenders – and Democratic leaders in the state are playing a critical role in trying to figure out who should make the cut. “If you finish in the top three coming out of Iowa, there’s a high likelihood you’ll be the …

Watch Scientists Brew And Then Blow Up Lava In The Name Of Science

Forget noxious gas and spouting molten rock, volcanoes have another deadly weapon and scientists at the University at Buffalo are aiming to measure just how dangerous it may be. When molten lava collides with water, a phenomenon called molten fuel interaction occurs, resulting in huge explosions of sharp, glossy rock. Such was the case earlier this year when a “lava bomb” launched from the location of where Hawaii’s Kilauea volcano poured into the ocean, seriously injuring 22 tourists sightseeing from …

Kathie Lee Gifford Announces ‘Today’ Show Exit In Emotional Goodbye

Gifford made the announcement Tuesday morning in an emotional goodbye to her colleagues and her fans.  Gifford said she initially expected to spend only a year on the broadcast, but “fell in love” with co-host Hoda Kotb and decided to stick around. She will remain on the show through her 11th anniversary on April 7, 2019, according to NBC.  Gifford said she and her co-workers “do life together.” NBC News chief Noah Oppenheim cited Gifford’s wish to focus full time on …

Megan Fox addresses ‘Star Trek 4’ casting rumors

However, when ET’s Keltie Knight asked about the fan-fueled speculation, Fox said she had literally never heard the rumors before in her life. “I love the rumor but where do these things come from?” Fox asked, explaining that she’s “never on the internet” and therefore doesn’t often know about this sort of speculation. “I literally have no idea what you’re talking about.” Patrick Stewart to Reprise ‘Star Trek’ Jean-Luc Picard Role In New CBS All Access Series Whispers about her casting …

Steven Spielberg warns against hate as ‘Schindler’s List’ turns 25

(CNN)More than two decades after “Schindler’s List” first debuted, Steven Spielberg’s award-winning film about the horrors of the Holocaust is returning to theaters. The film won seven Academy Awards, including best picture and the Oscar for best director. “I couldn’t imagine based on the story that we told that an audience would tolerate just the amount of violence, human against human. Or inhuman against human,” Spielberg told NBC. Depicting the brutality of the Holocaust took a toll on Spielberg and …

Critics welcome ‘toned-down’ Watership

Yet she found fault with the series’ “blank-eyed and stilted” rabbits, saying they “appear to have escaped from a decade-old computer game.” Skip Youtube post by BBC Warning: Third party content may contain adverts Report Metro’s reviewer said the new version is “still as traumatising as the first animation” while “lacking the same warmth.” Critic Sarah Deen also found fault with the CG visuals, saying “the bright eyed and bushy-tailed bunch are robotic and dead behind the eyes”. “Thankfully the …

‘Bye, Felicia’: School bans flip shirt honoring dead seniors

PASCAGOULA, Miss. – A Mississippi high school has banned students from wearing a class t-shirt that lists the names of three seniors who died this year and the dismissive phrase “Bye, Felicia.” The Sun Herald of Biloxi reports Pascagoula School Superintendent Wayne Rodolfich on Friday banned the shirts from school property and events. Students on Thursday started receiving the shirts that featured the phrase first used by Ice Cube in the 1999 film “Friday” as a cold way to say …

Grindr cheat jailed for wife’s murder

The two-week trial at Teesside Crown Court heard Patel, who ran a pharmacy on Roman Road with his 34-year-old wife, had a series of affairs with men he met via the dating app Grindr. Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionGrindr cheat Mitesh Patel calls 999 after wife murder Patel, who claimed his wife was his “best mate”, injected her with insulin before strangling and suffocating her with the bag at their home on The Avenue. He then …

Student rents ‘up by a third in six years’

It showed that the top end of the market, studio flats made up 4% of student accommodation in 2012, but now they account for 9%. Image caption Priya Bharshini, Sam Hardy and Olivia Woolhouse (L-R) are paying for high-end accommodation Olivia Woolhouse said she could not believe her eyes when she visited her first year student accommodation in Leeds: “I was like, they’re having me on, it’s a film set.” While the 24-hour concierge and complimentary breakfast give the feel …