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George Strait Confirms Performers for Hurricane Harvey Relief Benefit George Strait Confirms Performers for Hurricane Harvey Relief Benefit
- September 07, 2017

The Hand in Hand: A Benefit for Hurricane Harvey Relief telethon has been set up to aid those affected by Hurricane Harvey. The television event called " Hand in Hand: A Benefit for Hurricane Harvey Relief", will take place from three locations: Los Angeles, Nashville and NY. (more...)
Selena Gomez Penis-Shaped Bouquet, Ma'am? Creepy Delivery Attempted Selena Gomez Penis-Shaped Bouquet, Ma'am? Creepy Delivery Attempted
- September 07, 2017

According to TMZ , she was almost given a very creepy gift from an obsessed fan. The man arrived on Friday morning at her house in the San Fernando Valley. TMZ reports that a 24-year-old man obsessed with Selena Gomez tried to order a flower bouquet shaped like a penis before going to her home. Our law enforcement sources say the flower shop description matched the guy Selena's security reported, and LAPD's now on the case. (more...)
Royal appointment for Aberdeen uni graduate at prestigious school Royal appointment for Aberdeen uni graduate at prestigious school
- September 07, 2017

And indeed, it's welcome news at Kensington Palace, as it would be in any home. Around 6.5% of the UK's school children are educated in private schools, according to the Independent Schools Council - and George's parents the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge are continuing a royal tradition by opting for an independent institution rather than a state school. (more...)
Rami Malek Transforms Into Freddie Mercury for Role in Biopic Rami Malek Transforms Into Freddie Mercury for Role in Biopic
- September 07, 2017

Singer has previously admitted that the film is "not a traditional biopic" and he told EW that the film will not "just be the dark Freddie story" of his battle with AIDS. Mercury's singing voice is considered to be one of the greatest in history, and one you're not going to replicate easily. Mercury's life was wild, beautiful, and tragic, and his story is better than fiction. (more...)
Emily Blunt and John Krasinski List Brooklyn Home for $8 Million Emily Blunt and John Krasinski List Brooklyn Home for $8 Million
- September 07, 2017

The couple listed their historic Park Slope townhouse for sale, asking $8 million for the four-floor townhouse they purchased in late 2015. The showbiz power couple are hoping to make a quick profit on the plush pad after splashing out $6 million on the townhouse just a year ago, and while they are both big fans of the property, they simply don't spend enough time there. (more...)
The Kapoor khaandaan seen performing Ganesh Visarjan The Kapoor khaandaan seen performing Ganesh Visarjan
- September 07, 2017

Studios. He was dressed in a blue kurta and white pyjama and tied a red bandana on his forehead. Ranbir Kapoor along with daddy Rishi Kapoor and uncles Randhir Kapoor , Rajeev Kapoor and his RK Studios family took the bylanes of Mumbai to conduct the auspicious ceremony of Ganesh Visarjan . (more...)
A Bad Moms Christmas has its Magic Mike moment in new trailer A Bad Moms Christmas has its Magic Mike moment in new trailer
- September 07, 2017

A trailer for the long-awaited sequel - A Bad Moms Christmas - has just been released, and let me tell you, it's like a little gift from the back-to-school gods. A Bad Moms Christmas brings back the writing and directing team of Jon Lucas and Scott Moore in hopes that audiences will be down for a holiday-themed take on the stresses of motherhood, sprinkled with lots of profanity and risqué humor. (more...)
Star Wars: Episode 9 Has Lost Its Director Star Wars: Episode 9 Has Lost Its Director
- September 06, 2017

In sudden and unexpected news, Lucasfilm announced that it has parted ways with director Colin Trevorrow . We here at Culturess started wondering back when Trevorrow's most recent film, The Book of Henry , came out. Trevorrow is best known as the director of the 2015 film Jurassic World . We haven't seen Rian Johnson's Star Wars movie yet, and really have nothing but the confidence of Kathleen Kennedy and the Star Wars stars to go on. (more...)
George Clooney Shares His Reaction to Finding Out He Was Having Twins George Clooney Shares His Reaction to Finding Out He Was Having Twins
- September 06, 2017

She shakes her head and replies, "I'm 39, I already had them quite late". As a first-time father at 56, George Clooney was surprised he was so adept at diapering his twins Ella and Alexander with second wife Amal. You've got two kids, you're breastfeeding like insane. "The first thing you think is, 'I hope I don't screw this up.' I mean, look, we are all responsible for things in life, and Amal and I are responsible for each other in a way - we look out for one another and we care ... (more...)
Roku Streaming Service The Roku Channel Set to Launch Roku Streaming Service The Roku Channel Set to Launch
- September 06, 2017

The service will give Roku users access to films, including award-winning movie and classics, for free the platform said. There will be no subscriptions, fees or logins. Other publishers will be added to the list in the future, the platform said. FilmRise CEO Danny Fisher added: "There is a tremendous opportunity for our content to be viewed on the Roku platform". (more...)
Disgraced mogul selling - or breaking - Wu-Tang album Disgraced mogul selling - or breaking - Wu-Tang album
- September 06, 2017

This is the one and only Wu-Tang album. I will be curious to see if the world values music almost as much as I have. The double-CD, for which Shkreli paid $2 million in what was considered the most expensive ever purchase of a musical recording, was selling early Wednesday for $75,300. (more...)
Ed Sheeran knows no one wants him back on 'GoT' Ed Sheeran knows no one wants him back on 'GoT'
- September 06, 2017

While everyone had an opinion on the 26-year-old's cameo , with it dividing fans to the point where Ed deleted his Twitter account, the Shape of You singer says he doesn't think his character lived beyond Daenerys Targaryen's fire-filled attack on Lannister soilders in the The Spoils of War episode. (more...)
Anna Faris Says Releasing Her Intimate Memoir About Chris Pratt Is Scary Anna Faris Says Releasing Her Intimate Memoir About Chris Pratt Is Scary
- September 06, 2017

The actress told listeners of her Unqualified podcast that the imminent release of her raw, personal book has her "breaking into a sweat". As we reported last month, Anna Faris and Chris Pratt shocked fans when they announced their separation on social media. (more...)
Jeff Jarrett out; Global Force Wrestling Jeff Jarrett out; Global Force Wrestling "hemorrhaging funds" and future in balance
- September 06, 2017

As a matter of fact, Jeff Jarrett was on Twitter earlier in the morning talking about how excited he was for September in GFW Impact Wrestling , so whatever happened was sudden and possibly unexpected. TNA eventually soared in popularity, following its inception in 2002, on the backs of stars such as AJ Styles, Velvet Sky, Gail Kim, Hulk Hogan and Kurt Angle, to name a few, but ran into financial problems over the past couple of years, leading to several top performers quitting the company. (more...)
S. Korean leader asks Russian Federation to help stop N. Korean provocations
- September 06, 2017

But Putin made clear that Russian Federation was opposed to further interdictions, and while China - North Korea's patron and closest political and economic partner - has yet to be drawn on the issue, it tends to resist placing pressure on Pyongyang. (more...)
BBC 'to review gender pay gap following salary dump' BBC 'to review gender pay gap following salary dump'
- September 06, 2017

The corporation is facing an internal and external backlash over pay after it published the salaries of its highest paid on-air stars in July. More than 40 journalists were named on the list, with BBC Radio Two presenter Jeremy Vine revealed as the BBC's highest-earning journalist on up to £749,999 a year. (more...)
Shares in AmTrust Financial Services, Inc. (AFSI) Purchased by Commerce Bank
- September 06, 2017

Amtrust Financial Services had 15 analyst reports since August 5, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The stock increased 1.30% or $0.12 on September 1, reaching $9.32. On Tuesday, May 23 Shaw Mark R sold $226,035 worth of Southwest Airlines Co (NYSE:LUV) or 3,823 shares. Investors sentiment decreased to 0.75 in 2016 Q4. (more...)
'Star Wars: Episode IX' director Colin Trevorrow is fired 'Star Wars: Episode IX' director Colin Trevorrow is fired
- September 06, 2017

Trade press and websites had been speculating that Trevorrow, 40, was going to leave the blockbuster since the opening of his critically-panned commercial flop The Book of Henry . News of the decision sparked a frenzy of speculation on social media over who might be handed Trevorrow's job, as well as plenty of pithy barbs on the high turnover of Lucasfilm directors. (more...)
Jackson lifts No. 21 Va. Tech past No. 22 WVU Jackson lifts No. 21 Va. Tech past No. 22 WVU
- September 06, 2017

We're ready to get started. Well, Jackson's 101 rushing yards, for starters, including the 46-yard breakaway run that ended when two West Virginia defenders chased him down just shy of the goal line. 21 Hokies' 31-24 victory over No. 22 West Virginia. West Virginia was held scoreless in the first quarter, but the Mountaineers eventually took a 7-3 second-quarter lead on Grier's first of three touchdown passes, an 11-yard toss to Sills. (more...)
Apple and Amazon reportedly pursuing 'James Bond' franchise rights Apple and Amazon reportedly pursuing 'James Bond' franchise rights
- September 06, 2017

Wilson are still looking to focus on more traditional, theatrical movies. Per THR , Amazon and Apple are in hot pursuit of landing the James Bond distribution rights, throwing their hats into the ring alongside traditional studios like Warner Bros. (more...)