• Met Opera fires longtime conductor after sexual abuse investigation
Met Opera fires longtime conductor after sexual abuse investigation

The Met's statement said that its investigation found Levine "engaged in sexually abusive and harassing conduct towards vulnerable artists in the early stages of their careers". The move to suspend Levine came after the New York Post first reported that one of Levine's accusers claimed he had sexual contact with Levine as a teenager.

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  • Meghan Markle joins The Queen in first official appearance together
Meghan Markle joins The Queen in first official appearance together

But her white and navy blue ensemble wasn't just a chic fashion choice for the event she attended with her fiancé Prince Harry and future siblings-in-law, Prince William and the Duchess of Cambridge . "After all, how many British people can sing "The Star-Spangled Banner"?" In her customary Commonwealth Day message, the 91-year-old monar...

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  • Taylor Swift Debuts 'Delicate' Music Video-and There's No Shortage of Dancing
Taylor Swift Debuts 'Delicate' Music Video-and There's No Shortage of Dancing

The video ends when Swift finds herself at the dive bar she mentioned at the beginning of the song, suddenly visible again and locking eyes with the writer of the magical note. "I can not wait to see you on tour". Taylor Swift Steps Out for Romantic Hike With Boyfriend Joe Alwyn - See the Pic! . Swifties took to Twitter to share their reac...

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  • 'American Idol' Reboot Katy Perry's No Simon Cowell ... During 1st Disaster Audition
'American Idol' Reboot Katy Perry's No Simon Cowell ... During 1st Disaster Audition

As a Fox executive described it, after the series was canceled (ratings dropped and costs were rising), production company FremantleMedia was "determined to get this show back on the air as quickly as possible". " 'American Idol' is a pop-culture staple that left the air too soon", Channing Dungey, ABC entertainment president, said in announci...

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  • Nun dies in court during legal battle with Katy Perry over convent
Nun dies in court during legal battle with Katy Perry over convent

Holzman and another nun - who is now the only remaining member of the Sisters of the Immaculate Heart of Mary - argued they had the right to sell the property, where they had lived since the 1970s until the Archdiocese evicted them in 2011.

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  • Seahawks likely to release CB Richard Sherman
Seahawks likely to release CB Richard Sherman

The talented, brash defender has been one of the faces of a team that appeared in two Super Bowls and won one, success built on a hard-hitting defensive identity and the vaunted "Legion of Boom" secondary. Shaquill Griffin will return as the starter at right cornerback and the team is expected to tender restricted free agent Justin Coleman to r...

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  • Officials set to unveil new $10 bill featuring Viola Desmond
Officials set to unveil new $10 bill featuring Viola Desmond

The Bank of Canada hid a digital easter-egg in its website displaying the new $10 bill, which was revealed on Thursday in Halifax and features Canadian civil rights icon Viola Desmond . In addition, the law stresses the importance of its role in the civil rights movement in Canada . Desmond became famous because of a business trip made her 71...

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  • New $10 Bill Honouring Viola Desmond's Courage Is Here. And It's Vertical
New $10 Bill Honouring Viola Desmond's Courage Is Here. And It's Vertical

She was required to receive cosmetology training in Montreal, Atlantic City, and one of Madam C.J. Walker's schools in NY due to discrimination. There are plans for a park in Toronto and streets in Montreal and Halifax to bear her name. It would take 63 years for Nova Scotia to issue Desmond, who died in 1965, a posthumous apology and pardon. "Here...

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  • Arie Luyendyk Jr. and Lauren Burnham Are Now Engaged
Arie Luyendyk Jr. and Lauren Burnham Are Now Engaged

His decision to break up with Kufrin during Monday's season finale after they'd become engaged prompted such descriptive headlines as "horror", "brutal" and "gut-wrenching". "It's scripted and you guys made him do this and made him do that, '" he said. "We've had a lot of conversations about it, and I know he won't change his mind again".

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  • Watch 'Star Wars' Icon Mark Hamill's Hollywood Walk Of Fame Ceremony
Watch 'Star Wars' Icon Mark Hamill's Hollywood Walk Of Fame Ceremony

Harrison Ford , who portrayed fugitive smuggler and all-round charmer Han Solo in four " Star Wars " films, was among those on hand to pay tribute to Hamill, along with " Star Wars " creator George Lucas . "I haven't been speechless since 'Force Awakens '". Hamill has been a prolific voiceover artist in animated series and video games , incl...

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  • Gary Oldman wins Oscars 2018 best actor for Darkest Hour
Gary Oldman wins Oscars 2018 best actor for Darkest Hour

Fiorentino accused Gary in '01 of physically and emotionally abusing her during their marriage - and claimed in court docs that he once beat her with a phone. "I want only to protect my father's character, as a person and as an actor", he writes . "I never knew he could dance and sing". "This torment should have ended 16 years ago".

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  • Meghan Markle to be baptized this month
Meghan Markle to be baptized this month

Chosen to present an award at the Endeavour Fund Awards, an award ceremony for disabled veterans for their services rendered to the nation, the former actress has completely lost his means at the time to give his speech. She added that Prince Harry's fiancée had a graceful manner. She's a full package with both beauty and brains. "Kate was ma...

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  • Warren Beatty, Faye Dunaway to again present Oscars Best Picture
Warren Beatty, Faye Dunaway to again present Oscars Best Picture

Of course, the mind-blowing gaffe that ended the show turned everything on its head, though by the time that happened, most people had already turned off the TV. " Presenting is better the second time around ", Dunaway supposedly recites while opening the announcement, to which Beatty follows up with, "The victor is Gone with the Wind ".

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  • Black Mirror renewed for season 5
Black Mirror renewed for season 5

Given that Black Mirror is been known for A-list talent like Jon Hamm, Bryce Dallas Howard and Jesse Plemons , the dystopian horror is guaranteed to bring on some more big stars for Season 5. Titled Black Mirror : Volume I: A Literary Season, the book is described as " Black Mirror in book form" and will "roam through the imaginations of som...

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  • Tiffany Haddish and Maya Rudolf Hilariously Address Racist Viewers at the Oscars
Tiffany Haddish and Maya Rudolf Hilariously Address Racist Viewers at the Oscars

Will Rudolph and Haddish take their chemistry from the Oscars' stage to the big screen? HADDISH: Oh, oh, and what about when they're on the headset and you're like, "Who are they talking to?" Meryl Streep may already have her next gig lined up! Ahead of presenting her second award of the night, Tiffany looked down at her and told her:...

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  • Allison Janney thanks long-time St. Paul resident in Oscar acceptance speech
Allison Janney thanks long-time St. Paul resident in Oscar acceptance speech

The actress and wife of the late Paul Newman was, in fact, the inspiration for the now Oscar victor to keep plugging along in Hollywood. Luckily for Janney she credits her crew at " Mom ", which now airs Thursdays on CBS, for keeping her grounded.

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  • Martin Shkreli ordered to forfeit $7.4 million in assets
Martin Shkreli ordered to forfeit $7.4 million in assets

It says the assets won't be seized until Shkreli has a chance to appeal. Shkreli has been behind bars since September when a judge found he broke the terms of his bail by offering social media followers money for a hair sample from then-presidential candidate Hillary Clinton.

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  • Kim Kardashian shares first picture of adorable Chicago West
Kim Kardashian shares first picture of adorable Chicago West

According to the Daily Mail , Kim also opened up about how she envisioned her future. She went onto explain that she and Kanye are actually big fans of the show , and are really excited to get a chance to participate. She went onto share some other clips in which we see that the Kardashian-Jenners won't allow her into their super secret st...

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  • Take two: Dunaway and Beatty return to scene of Oscars fiasco
Take two: Dunaway and Beatty return to scene of Oscars fiasco

After the incorrect announcement that La La Land had won Best Picture, the on-stage revelry of the film's cast and crew ground to a halt once it was revealed that Moonlight had actually won the award. I don't blame Beatty and Dunaway for wanting a do-over. "I think that's the worst idea I've heard in a very long time", Sean O'Connell, man...

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  • New Reports Suggest Brock Lesnar Was Pulled From WWE Raw On Purpose
New Reports Suggest Brock Lesnar Was Pulled From WWE Raw On Purpose

To further complicate matters, Lesnar was photographed with UFC president Dana White , fueling speculation that Lesnar could return to mixed martial arts once his WWE contract runs out. Lesnar returned to the octagon for UFC 200 and beat Mark Hunt , only to have his win overturned after he tested positive for a banned substance.

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  • Harvey Weinstein Casting Couch Statue Erected Near Oscar Venue
Harvey Weinstein Casting Couch Statue Erected Near Oscar Venue

Visitors have been posing with the Weinstein statue , which is significant given how the producer has been shunned from the Hollywood community since reports of sexual harassment and abuse emerged previous year. The project, made of fiberglass and acrylic resin, was in the works for two months. Visitors stop to snap photos with the Weinstein ...

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  • Kylie Jenner ruins Snapchat with just one tweet
Kylie Jenner ruins Snapchat with just one tweet

Over the past few weeks, users have strongly criticized the instant messaging company for an update to the app's layout they say makes it harder to use. She did so by using another social media platform, namely Twitter . Instagram has become a constant source of pressure on Snapchat since it began adopting Snapchat features including stories, ...

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  • Jennifer Lawrence slams 'sexist' backlash over revealing Versace dress: 'Utterly ridiculous'
Jennifer Lawrence slams 'sexist' backlash over revealing Versace dress: 'Utterly ridiculous'

Twitter users replied to the Versace account's photo of her in the velvet gown with comments such as, "I've seen your handsome suits and coats". I was outside for 5 minutes. Jennifer Lawrence doesn't address the public on social media much, so when she does, it's best to listen. Jennifer Lawrence wears what she wants, when she wants, a fact...

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  • Cases of measles have soared across Europe by 400pc
Cases of measles have soared across Europe by 400pc

This represents a fourfold increase from the 2016 figure, which reached an annual record low of only 5,273 cases. The worst affected country was Romania, with 5,562 cases. The US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention a year ago warned worldwide travelers to ensure they are vaccinated against measles. However, most measles-related deaths ...

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  • Possible Spoiler For Tonight's WWE Raw & Elimination Chamber PPV
Possible Spoiler For Tonight's WWE Raw & Elimination Chamber PPV

Alexa Bliss will team with Absolution's Sonya Deville and Mandy Rose to battle Elimination Chamber opponents Mickie James , Sasha Banks and Bayley on Monday Night Raw just nights out from the next pay-per-view. The victor of the thrilling match will challenge the "Beast" at the grandest stage of them all. He rejoined WWE previous year a...

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  • Are Maggie's Days Numbered on The Walking Dead
Are Maggie's Days Numbered on The Walking Dead

Her exit was made all the more likely by the original report of her deadlock stating that she'd made herself available for the upcoming pilot season in the U.S., and had already bagged several offers from other networks competing for her services.

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  • Fandago Sold Over a Third of Black Panther Tickets last Weekend
Fandago Sold Over a Third of Black Panther Tickets last Weekend

The film, which carries an estimated $200 million production budget, had been tracking to bring in between an impressive $100 and $120 million when first projections emerged on January 25. It has the highest three-day debut ever for a February film and the fifth-biggest of all time behind only Star Wars: The Force Awakens at $248 million, Star W...

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  • Trump blasts Oprah over episode on 60 Minutes
Trump blasts Oprah over episode on 60 Minutes

Donald Trump has challenged Oprah Winfrey to run against him for president after hitting out at a "biased" interview she did with voters . The president slammed the questions for being "biased" and "slanted" and said the facts were "incorrect".

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  • EFF: Zuma Is Gone, Now Dissolve Parliament
EFF: Zuma Is Gone, Now Dissolve Parliament

After his dismissal from the ANC in 2012, Malema formed the Economic Freedom Fighters, which relentlessly opposes Zuma. Zuma painted himself as a victim as he explained that he had not been told by the ANC top officials why he had to resign.

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  • Groves Beats Eubank Jr., Defends WBA Super Middleweight Title
Groves Beats Eubank Jr., Defends WBA Super Middleweight Title

The three judges all scored the fight in favour of Groves , scoring it 117 points to 112, 116 to 112 and 115 to 113. He may now have to delay his appearance in the World Boxing Super Series final against either Callum Smith or Jurgen Braehmer, who meet next weekend.

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  • Trump proposes a Blue Apron-style delivery overhaul for food stamp system
Trump proposes a Blue Apron-style delivery overhaul for food stamp system

President Donald Trump wants to drastically scale back food stamps and replace them with a "food box" delivery program - that the White House's Budget Director likens to the meal-kit delivery service Blue Apron . Douglas Greenaway, president of the National WIC Association, echoed that sentiment. "SNAP is most successful government program we ...

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  • Amy Schumer after her secret Malibu wedding: 'No I'm not pregnant'
Amy Schumer after her secret Malibu wedding: 'No I'm not pregnant'

The couple were married at a house in Malibu , Cali., in front of 80 friends and family, including stars Larry David , Jennifer Lawrence and Jake Gyllenhaal , according to People and Us Weekly . But Jennifer, who wore a pink sleeveless high-collar Philosophy dress to the nuptials, reveals her attire was less than flawless at the bash and th...

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  • Why the Millennium Falcon Looks Different in Solo
Why the Millennium Falcon Looks Different in Solo

And lastly, a brand new kind of Stormtrooper makes its debut in the movie and its very first appearance here, in action figure form. On the higher end of the Force Link set is a $100 (roughly £70, AU$125) depiction of the Kessel Run Millennium Falcon , which will include lights, sounds and rumble effects to represent the vehicle kicking into...

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  • American Luger Emily Sweeney Has Terrifying Crash
American Luger Emily Sweeney Has Terrifying Crash

Sweeney eventually came off her sled, and trainers rushed onto the scene. During the fourth run of the event, American luger Emily Sweeney bounced around the course and took several frightening hits against the rails. "I thought it was a great avenue of opportunity", Emily said about joining the military . Monday marked the eighth anniversar...

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  • AG Eric Schneiderman sues Weinstein Company, reveals new allegations against movie mogul
AG Eric Schneiderman sues Weinstein Company, reveals new allegations against movie mogul

Schneiderman believes a sale "would leave victims without adequate redress, including a lack of a sufficient victims compensation fund" and could allow "the perpetrators or enablers of the misconduct to see a windfall", according to the release.

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  • Ohio LEOs killed in shooting, suspect in custody
Ohio LEOs killed in shooting, suspect in custody

A suspect is in police custody. After both cops were struck, Morbitzer said that 39-year-old Joering died on scene while Morelli, 54, was transported to the Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center, where he died. No additional information about the suspect or the incident to which police responded were immediately available. Westerville sit...

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  • US Soccer reboots, elects Carlos Cordeiro president
US Soccer reboots, elects Carlos Cordeiro president

The victor will assume Gulati's seat with immediate effect, while the outgoing president will remain in his role on the FIFA Council while also spearheading the USA's joint effort with Canada and Mexico to host the 2026 World Cup . The vote was done over three ballots before Cordeiro was able to acquire the majority vote. But as the results of t...

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  • North Korea's over-the-top cheerleaders cause a stir in Pyeongchang
North Korea's over-the-top cheerleaders cause a stir in Pyeongchang

Vice President Mike Pence did not deliberately snub North Koreans at an Olympic reception, according to U.S. officials who pushed back on South Korean reports that Pence deliberately came late to a VIP gathering Friday evening and then snubbed officials from Pyongyang.

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  • Kylie Jenner's 'more mature' since becoming a mom
Kylie Jenner's 'more mature' since becoming a mom

During the same discussion with Zuri Hall, Baldwin said Kylie has always been the " very nurturing" type of individual so she can't wait to see the baby for the first time. " Kylie has matured a lot since becoming pregnant and is much less dramatic". In her announcement video , she rocked a butterfly necklace and even decorated Stormi's nurs...

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  • Here's What Joaquin Phoenix Could Look Like As The Joker
Here's What Joaquin Phoenix Could Look Like As The Joker

It's reported that Joaquin Phoenix is in talks to play the Joker . The Joker origin film was announced a few months back and would be considered a separate entity from the DC Extended Universe (DCEU). This tone seems more aligned with Phoenix's acting as opposed to the direction Leto took the character in Suicide Squad . In fairness, t...

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