Arts&Culture


SeaWorld Orca Gives Birth to the Park's Last Killer Whale Baby
- April 30, 2017

SeaWorld Entertainment has welcomed what's expected to be the last killer whale born at its theme parks. The mother, 25-year-old Takara , was already pregnant when SeaWorld announced in March 2016 it had stopped breeding its orcas, following years of animal rights protests and declining ticket sales. (more...)
A List of Which Employees Have Been Fired — ESPN Layoffs A List of Which Employees Have Been Fired — ESPN Layoffs
- April 30, 2017

And while it took some time, he said he thinks that finally caught up with the network and forced them to fire some of their best people. They will affect about 100 of the 1000 so-called "front-facing" employees at ESPN. You can also read ESPN's statements on the layoffs here and here. "After 13 years of sticks and pucks can share that as of today my tenure at ESPN is at a close". (more...)
Ivanka Trump Booed At Women's Summit In Germany Ivanka Trump Booed At Women's Summit In Germany
- April 30, 2017

Speaking on her first overseas mission as the First Daughter, the 35-year-old was asked straight up by moderator Miriam Meckel what exactly she does at the White House. She said her father "encouraged me and enabled me to thrive". Tell me what you thought of her remarks and the conversation around this story. Ms Trump has been a vocal advocate for policies benefiting working women and vocational training. (more...)
WWE Spoilers: Final card for Payback 2017 WWE Spoilers: Final card for Payback 2017
- April 30, 2017

Things are going to get weird at WWE Payback this Sunday. Looking at my current card, I am beginning the show with 4 championship matches and then ending it with 3 non-title matches (this is under the assumption that Orton's match is not for the WWE Championship). (more...)
Bill O'Reilly Breaks His Silence on Fox News Firing Bill O'Reilly Breaks His Silence on Fox News Firing
- April 30, 2017

O'Reilly explained that he wouldn't say anymore because he didn't want to give the media any more ammunition to use turn against him. However, the "Loyal O'Reilly" listeners deserve to know the truth and he and his team are now working in that direction. (more...)
Stan Lee IS same character in Marvel Cinematic Universe cameos Stan Lee IS same character in Marvel Cinematic Universe cameos
- April 30, 2017

Lee's cameo in the Guardians of the Galaxy sequel might be the wildest yet, so stop reading here if you don't want it spoiled. Stan Lee clearly exists, you know, above and apart from the reality of all the films. Stan Lee played a FedEx agent at the end of Captain America: Civil War , delivering a burner phone from a fugitive Steve Rogers to Robert Downey Jr.'s "Tony Stank". (more...)
Beyoncé launches Formation Scholars scholarship to support young women in the arts Beyoncé launches Formation Scholars scholarship to support young women in the arts
- April 30, 2017

The scholarships will be awarded to one student from the four eligible United States universities including Berklee College of Music in Boston, Howard University in Washington D.C., Parsons School of Design in NY, and Spelman college in Atlanta. (more...)
Teen Mom 2's Kailyn Lowry shows baby bump on Instagram Teen Mom 2's Kailyn Lowry shows baby bump on Instagram
- April 30, 2017

Lowry joked: "Chris would say, 'I'm Holden the baby!'" This gave rise to speculation that he may be the father of the unborn child, but Lowry then clarified she was referring to her friend, "Kristen". She has yet to confirm baby No. 3's father, but said in a since-deleted blog post last week that she'll be raising the child alone. "I know so many will have comments on this but here's the thing - I didn't want to bring another child into a failing marriage". (more...)
Demi Lovato Gets a Massive Lion Tattoo On Her Hand
- April 30, 2017

Demi showed off her huge new lion tattoo on her hand in her Instagram Story Tuesday night. Demi Lovato has added to her tattoo collection. Of course, being Demi , she documented the entire event on Snapchat, keeping viewers in the lurch until she finally debuted the final product. (more...)
Aretha Franklin Slams Dionne Warwick Over Comments Made at Whitney Houston's Funeral
- April 30, 2017

Aretha also tells the AP she's not seeking an apology and confirmed longstanding rumors that the two have never seen it for each other. "She said, "Give me a hug". This included an interview with NY radio station WBLS, in which she said that Franklin was "not really" her daughter's godmother, adding: "She was just a good, good friend of ours". (more...)
Disney casts Ewan McGregor as 'Christopher Robin' Disney casts Ewan McGregor as 'Christopher Robin'
- April 30, 2017

Milne's Winnie the Pooh stories. The film sees Christopher Robin all-grown-up, played by McGregor; a man who has lost the sense of wonder and imagination that once fuelled his adventures in the Hundred Acre Wood. Brigham Taylor, producer of 'The Jungle Book , ' is producing the project. McGregor was last seen starring in Disney's live-action remake of Beauty in the Beast as candelabra Lumiere. (more...)
WWE Smackdown: Jinder Mahal steals Randy Orton's WWE Championship WWE Smackdown: Jinder Mahal steals Randy Orton's WWE Championship
- April 30, 2017

Jordan then sets up Epico for Grand Amplitude, giving American Alpha the win in 5:17. Orton then finishes Rowan off with an RKO before heading to the House of Horrors Match this Sunday against Bray Wyatt. Hopefully this is the last we see of Rowan with his Wyatt Family gimmick. The Ascension by Fandango pinning Viktor with the Falcon Arrow with 2:36 left to beat the clock and become the new #1 Contenders for the SmackDown Tag Team Titles at Backlash. (more...)
Will Smith named to Cannes festival jury Will Smith named to Cannes festival jury
- April 30, 2017

Michelangelo Antonioni's audacious and slow film is now considered a masterpiece by anyone worth listening to, but when it first showed at Cannes in 1960, the audience there booed the film so loudly that its director and star had to run out of the theatre. (more...)
Ian Somerhalder and Nikki Reid celebrated their anniversary in the sweetest way Ian Somerhalder and Nikki Reid celebrated their anniversary in the sweetest way
- April 30, 2017

The beloved Twilight Saga star and handsome Vampire Diaries actor exchanged vows on April 27, 2015 in Santa Monica, California. Nikki wrote , "My guy, my man, my honey, my partner in this life, my better half in every way". Reed may have also suggested that she and her husband simply ignore the trolls who want to tear them apart with the line, "We climb, we grow, and we laugh at all of it". (more...)
Queen Elizabeth II Facts On Her 91st Birthday Queen Elizabeth II Facts On Her 91st Birthday
- April 29, 2017

The queen usually spends her birthday privately. The Queen, who celebrated her Sapphire Jubilee in February, gets two birthdays, because she's royal and also because the weather in the United Kingdom is iffy at best. Prince Harry delighted his grandmother with the gift on her 90th birthday. The Queen was instrumental in bringing the royals into modern times, after ascending to the throne in 1952 as Britain's empire was in sharp decline. (more...)
Bill O'Reilly issues a defiant final statement Bill O'Reilly issues a defiant final statement
- April 29, 2017

Bill O'Reilly has been forced to quit his role at Fox News following claims of sexual harassment involving the prime-time United States host. Deadline reported that In FNC's Mediabuzz , Howard Kurtz said his bosses severed ties to O'Reilly "after mounting allegations of sexual harassment and inappropriate behavior prompted the network to end his program". (more...)
Murray back from layoff to reach Monte Carlo round three Murray back from layoff to reach Monte Carlo round three
- April 29, 2017

Ramos-Vinolas converted his second match point when Murray pushed a forehand drop shot into net, ending a two hour, 32-minute victory in which the Spanish clay-courter converted seven of 14 break points. It was a combination of one player's level going down and the other going up, but it was most un-Murraylike in its extent. Three-time Grand Slam champion Murray hasn't shined in the last two events he has played, having lost in the second-round of the Indian Wells previously. (more...)
Baahubali 2 Hits Screens. Twitter Calls It A 'Baahubalian Hit' Baahubali 2 Hits Screens. Twitter Calls It A 'Baahubalian Hit'
- April 29, 2017

The way they were choreographed and shot, I remember wondering if Rajamouli outsourced that part to someone. Umair Sandhu is the member of UAE Censor Board. On the performance front, with dramatic lines and over-the-top acts, every actor performs his part earnestly. The 37-year-old has now reportedly left behind giants like Aamir Khan and Salman Khan with the magnum opus. (more...)
"Star Wars: Episode IX" and new "Indiana Jones" movie get release dates
- April 28, 2017

Here's the expected release date of every upcoming Star Wars movie. Carrie Fisher will appear in the next installment of Star Wars . However, the Han Solo movie is now slated for release on May 25, 2018, so this move puts it in line with that. (more...)
Malaika Arora Khan replaces Sonakshi Sinha as judge on 'Nach Baliye 8'
- April 28, 2017

It was a homecoming of sorts on the sets of the on-going dance based reality show, Nach Baliye . Yes, the actress has replaced Sonakshi, who is now on a break after her Da-bangg tour with Salman Khan. It was a happy reunion for them with their film's director Mohit Suri, another Nach judge. In her absence, Malaika will judge a few episodes. Revealing that their respective managers coordinated really well to keep them away from each other, the source said, "They did not interact much on the ... (more...)