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Beyonce Calls For Lgbt Support With 100 Days Of Kindness

The Halo superstar, who is pregnant with twins, has taken to social media to rally her devotees after U.S. President Donald Trump and his administration announced the removal of federal guidelines that allowed...

Chance The Rapper Models Obama-inspired Clothing Line

The No Problem hitmaker, who counted Obama among his famous fans and performed for his fellow Chicago, Illinois native at the White House last year (16), has posed for a photoshoot for designer...

Chance The Rapper Models '#Thankuobama' Fashion Range

As if it wasn’t already amazing enough that Chance The Rapper is one of the hottest young musical properties in the world, he’s now seemingly exploring a sideline in modelling, showing off a small range...

Wyclef Jean 'Stalked' Emeli Sande Before Their Collaboration

Wyclef Jean ''stalked'' Emeli Sande to convince her to appear on his new album.The 47-year-old star is a long-time fan of Emeli and has revealed he was desperate for her to appear on his new...

Taraji P. Henson Is Breaking The Rules By Being A Success At 46

The Hidden Figures actress quietly started to garner industry attention after starring in 2001 movie Baby Boy, but it wasn’t until her casting in smash hit TV show Empire that Taraji became a household name...

Naomie Harris Didn't Want To Play Crack Addict In Moonlight

Naomie Harris initially didn't want to play ''a crack addict'' in 'Moonlight'.The 40-year-old British actress was, at first, unhappy about depicting drug addicted mother Paula on screen before she signed up to star in Barry...

Miley Cyrus Backs Malia Obama For Future Presidential Position

The 18-year-old daughter of former POTUS Barack Obama appears to have inherited her father's political conscience, and was seen attending a Standing Rock against the Dakota Access pipeline protest at the Sundance Film Festival on...

Naomie Harris Wants To Play Michelle Obama

Naomie Harris wants to play Michelle Obama in a movie.The British actress thinks there would be no ''greater honour'' than to portray the ''inspiring'' former First Lady - who is married to ex-US president Barack...

Ellen Degeneres Shares Star-studded Video Tribute To Barack Obama

Ellen's wife Portia de Rossi, Big Bang Theory star Jim Parsons, Broadway star Jonathan Groff, Will and Grace's Debra Messing, Orange is the New Black star Laverne Cox and actor Neil Patrick Harris...

Beyonce Leads Tributes To Obama Family

The couple left Washington, D.C. on Friday (20Jan17), jetting off for a long-awaited private family vacation with daughters Malia and Sasha, after Donald Trump was inaugurated as the 45th President of the United...

Ellen Degeneres Pays Tribute To President Obama's Legacy

The talk show host had the politician and his wife, Michelle, the First Lady, on her programme several times over the years and put together a compilation of their interviews for her audience, including Obama’s...

Bruce Springsteen Plays Acoustic Farewell Gig For Obama At White House

Rock icon Bruce Springsteen secretly played a 15-song acoustic gig at the White House last week, bidding farewell to the outgoing president Barack Obama and his staff.The 67 year old rock veteran has been a...

Bruce Springsteen Plays Private Gig For President Obama's Staff

The Born to Run star played a 15-song set for an estimated 250 staffers in the East Room of the White House in Washington, D.C. on 12 January (17), according to Backstreets.com....

Azealia Banks Wants To Perform At Donald Trump's Presidential Inauguration

Azealia Banks would love to perform at Donald Trump's Presidential Inauguration.The 70-year-old billionaire is poised to replace Barack Obama as the US President and although numerous stars have rejected the chance to appear at the...

Forest Whitaker Urges Americans To Unite In Troubled Times

The African American star worries that unity will prove impossible under Trump, who has been accused of sexually assaulting women and using inflammatory race relations with his rhetoric, but he insists Americans have...

Stars Applaud President Obama For Commuting Chelsea Manning's Sentence

In 2013, former soldier Manning, then known as Bradley, was sentenced to 35 years in prison for leaking classified military and diplomatic information to whistleblowing site WikiLeaks in 2010 while working as an...

Lin-manuel Miranda Celebrating After Political Prisoner's Release

The Hamilton creator and star was in London on Tuesday (17Jan17) when he discovered Rivera was among the 64 prisoners pardoned by Obama. The Vietnam War veteran became the Iongest-held political prisoner...

Leonardo Dicaprio Helping To Establish Utah National Monument Fund

The Revenant actor and activist's Leonardo Dicaprio Foundation is among the philanthropic groups contributing to the $1.5 million (£1.2 million) needed to establish the Bears Ears Community Engagement Fund, which will also provide...

President Obama Stuns Joe Biden With Last Medal Of Freedom

Obama handed out what many thought were the final presidential medals of his two terms in the White House in November (16), when he saluted the likes of Tom Hanks, Robert Redford, and...

Kerry Washington And Alyssa Milano Praise Barack Obama For Presidential Farewell

The 55-year-old made history as the first African American to take on the role of President of the United States when he was elected in 2009, and will be replaced by businessman-turned-politician Donald Trump later...

George Clooney On Barack Obama's Most Memorable Moment As President

With just a few days left in Barack Obama’s eight-year presidency, some of Hollywood’s greatest are getting wistful about the prospect of him bowing out to make way for the divisive Donald Trump.One such star...

Ll Cool J Calls On President Obama To Pardon Two Drug Kingpins

Meech, real name Demetrius Flenory, headed up infamous crime organisation the Black Mafia Family (BMF) and launched his own drug-funded music business called BMF Entertainment, before he and his brother, Terry 'Southwest T'...

T.i. Pens Open Letter To President Obama

The Live Your Life star has written a series of open letters for The New York Times, one to Obama, another to President-elect Donald Trump and to America's citizens, and the first, to...

Chance The Rapper Appointed Boardmember For African-american History Museum

The hip-hop star is known for his local community work, following in the footsteps of his dad, Ken Williams-Bennett, who previously worked with U.S. President Barack Obama when he was a senator and...

Tom Hanks, Olivia Wilde And John Legend Attend Star-studded President Obama Farewell Party

According to ABC News, other A-listers seen attending the exclusive soiree at the White House in Washington D.C. on Friday (06Jan17) included Bradley Cooper, Meryl Streep, Lena Dunham, George Lucas, Robert De Niro,...

Pamela Anderson Pens Letter To President Barack Obama

Pamela Anderson has begged President Barack Obama to consider ''pardoning'' Julian Assange after his website WikiLeaks leaked hacked Democratic emails in the run up to US Presidential election last year. The 49-year-old actress has penned...

Chance The Rapper's Daughter Makes Her Social Media Debut

The No Problems hitmaker became a father for the first time in September, 2015, but the fiercely private rapper had never posted any pictures of Kensli until Sunday (01Jan17). "This is...

Sylvester Stallone Angers Fans By Spending New Year's Eve With President-elect Trump

The movie star, who was rumoured to be part of Trump's cabinet plans at the end of 2016, celebrated with his brother Frank and America's next leader at his Mar-a-Lago resort in Florida,...

Ben Affleck Rules Out A Political Future

The 44-year-old actor has a history of political activism, having campaigned and fundraised for candidates from America's Democratic Party including presidential candidates Al Gore, John Kerry and Barack Obama. Ben's involvement...

Pusha T Reads Out Ex-prisoner's Plea In Jail Reform Bid

In a public service announcement (PSA) posted to YouTube, the hip hop star, real name Terrence LeVarr Thornton, read out the words of Norman Brown, who was jailed for life without parole when...

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