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Ariana Grande Turns Down Political Gig Over Scheduling Issue

A representative for the Bang Bang hitmaker reveals the singer was recently asked to join an unidentified soul legend for a duet to help close out the four-day political gathering, but she had...

Zero Dark Thirty Writer Sues U.s. Government

Boal, who in addition to penning Zero Dark Thirty won two Oscars for his work on the 2008 war film The Hurt Locker, received a subpoena requesting he turn over 25 hours of...

Slipknot's Corey Taylor Hopes Music Can Heal All Lives Matter Anger

The rocker, posted an emotional video message on his Facebook page addressing the controversy over the phrase, which campaigners claim aims to belittle the Black Lives Matter movement. Black Lives Matter was...

Maya Rudolph Let President Obama Use Her Dressing Room

The Bridesmaids actress films her new variety show Maya & Marty, with Martin Short, at 30 Rockefeller Plaza in New York City, the same building where The Tonight Show starring Jimmy Fallon is...

President Barack Obama Dances To Rihanna's 'Work' On Jimmy Fallon

It would be so easy for President Barack Obama to forget to take his job seriously, to lose himself in the adoration of the people and over-indulge his rockstar status. And yet he doesn't. Even...

U.s. President Barack Obama Leads Further Tributes To Muhammad Ali

The 74-year-old sports icon, born Cassius Clay, passed away on 3 June (16), days after being admitted to a medical centre in Phoenix, Arizona, for respiratory complications. Reports suggest he spent...

Bear Grylls: 'I Want To Take Donald Trump Into The Jungle!'

The 41-year-old action man hit headlines when he took current U.S. President Barack Obama into the Alaskan wilderness for Bear Goes Wild with Barack Obama. The show saw Obama eat raw salmon and build a...

Camila Cabello Wept With Gratitude During President Obama Meeting

The pop group performed at the the annual White House Egg Roll at Easter (Apr16), and Cabello took time out to thank the President for helping her dad. The Cuba native told...

Will Smith Working With President Obama On Youth Initiative

The world leader launched the My Brother's Keeper campaign, which aims to support programs that keep young people of colour out of legal trouble, in 2014, and the superstar couple has now announced...

'Southside With You' Explores Barack Obama And Michelle Obama's First Date

President Barack Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama are one of the most-loved power couples in the world, but did you ever wonder how these two influential and strong-minded human beings got together? 'Southside With...

Kerry Washington Excited For Obama's Final 'Nerd Prom'

The Scandal actress who served who served as a surrogate (a campaigner who speaks on behalf of the candidate) for Obama in 2008 and 2012 and is now doing the same for Hillary Clinton's campaign....

Mana To Celebrate Cinco De Mayo At White House

The top-selling Latin rock band of all time will headline a special event in Washington, D.C., on 5 May (16), in celebration of their native country's unlikely victory over French forces in 1862....

Ricky Gervais: 'I Want Donald Trump To Be President'

The Republican candidate is vying for the U.S. presidency and has gone from being a worldwide joke to a serious contender, despite his many, many controversial comments. While some people disagree with his views, Ricky...

Will Smith Tops Celebrity Guests For White House Correspondents' Dinner

The Men In Black star and his wife Jada Pinkett Smith are among the guests of ABC News bosses, who have also invited Scandal creator Shonda Rhimes and her leading stars Kerry, Tony...

Harry Potter Author J.k. Rowling Has A Magical Night With President Obama In London

The writer was among guests who met President Barack Obama at the U.S. ambassador's London residence over the weekend. Her spokeswoman has confirmed Rowling enjoyed a private meeting with Obama. British leader...

Nicki Minaj And Alicia Keys Discuss Criminal Justice Initiative With President Obama

The leader launched the campaign, which aims to support programs that keep young people of colour out of legal trouble, in 2014, and he wants to ensure it continues long after his presidency...

Beyonce Shocks White House Guests At Easter Egg Roll

The star couple and its daughter Blue Ivy, four, were the surprise guests at the holiday event, hosted by President Barack Obama and his wife Michelle. Beyonce and Jay Z are among...

Dwayne 'The Rock' Johnson Open To Presidential Run

The San Andreas star shared an article from on Twitter U.S. website Independent Journal listing the reasons he should join the race to succeed current leader Barack Obama. Dwayne gave...

Drake, Obama And Willie Nelson: Here Are The Highlights Of Sxsw 2016

Another SXSW has come and gone and it has definitely been one to remember. As well as the usual display of all the best music to keep tabs on for the rest of the year,...

Camila Cabello Praises President Obama For 'Awesome' Cuba Visit

The Fifth Harmony pop star was born on the island nation and moved to America as a young child, and on Sunday (20Mar16), she showed pride for her first home when Obama became...

President Obama Delayed The Rolling Stones' Cuba Concert Date

The British stars will rock the Ciudad Deportiva venue in Havana on Thursday (25Mar16), three days after President Obama visits the nation's capital. He arrived in the country on Sunday (20Mar16), when he...

Barack Obama Helps Hamilton Star Perform White House Rap

Miranda and the cast of the Broadway joined the U.S. President at the White House for a special performance of songs from the musical, based on the life of U.S. founding-father Alexander Hamilton....

From Broadway To D.c.: 'Hamilton' Finally Arrives On Obama's Doorstep

Finally, Lin-Manuel Miranda's rap musical 'Hamilton' has arrived at its spiritual home, the White House, for a special performance opened by President Barack Obama who revealed it as a favourite in the Obama household. He...

President Obama To Deliver Keynote Discussion At Sxsw Interactive

SXSW has long been known as a festival of firsts, of innovations and of introductions. And now, this year, they have announced that for the first time ever, a Keynote Conversation will be delivered by...

President Obama Pays Tribute To Ray Charles In Last 'In Performance' Of His Presidency

Despite his grave assurances that he would NOT be singing at the start of the evening, President Obama couldn’t help but be swept along at a star-studded tribute event for the music of Ray Charles...

Barack Obama Hails Ray Charles At Tribute Concert

The American leader and his wife Michelle hosted performances of Charles' songs from artists including Usher and Demi Lovato at the Smithsonian Salutes Ray Charles: In Performance at The White House event....

Spike Lee Appears In Bernie Sanders Presidential Advert

The Do The Right Thing director previously admitted he was "intrigued" by Bernie's campaign to become the Democratic Party's standard bearer in November's (16) presidential election, and he has now offered him his...

Stephen Colbert Indulges In Long-distance Football Catch With President Obama And Chewbacca

Stephen Colbert made the most of landing the prestigious post-Super Bowl slot on Sunday night, as he mounted an ambitious special edition of ‘The Late Show’ that included a game of catch with President Obama...

Alicia Keys Sends Top U.s. Politician Valentine's Message In Support Of Criminal Justice Reform

The No One star and social activist has reached out to the Republican House Speaker in a flirty YouTube.com video, in which she offers to be his date for the most romantic day...

Barack Obama Joins #Oscarssowhite Debate, Asks: 'Is Everybody Getting A Fair Shot?'

President Barack Obama has joined the #OscarsSoWhite debate which is currently dominating this year’s Academy Awards coverage. With a number of Hollywood stars speaking out on the controversy, the POTUS has said Hollywood could benefit...

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