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Frank Ocean, Barack Obama & 'House Of Cards' Among The Winners At This Years Webby Awards

The 17th annual Webbys were held tonight (April 30), celebrating the biggest Internet achievements of the year, with the Netflix series House of Cards getting the biggest pat on the back whilst other winners included...

Steven Spielberg In On Obama's Movie Skit

U.S. leader Barack Obama drafted in Steven Spielberg for a spoof video he played during his White House Correspondents' Dinner on Saturday night (27Apr13).Stars like Nicole Kidman, Kevin Spacey, Michael Douglas, Bradley Cooper, Jeremy Renner,...

Kevin Spacey Spoofs Onscreen Character

Kevin Spacey spoofed his 'House of Cards' character to entertain guests at the 2013 White House Correspondents' Dinner.The two-time Academy Award winner - who plays Representative Frank Underwood in the hit Netflix series - took...

Ezra Koenig: 'I Was Naive To Rely On Barack Obama'

Vampire Weekend frontman Ezra Koenig has been left disappointed by U.S. President Barack Obama, admitting he was "naive" to believe the politician could change America.The New York-based rockers were vocal advocates of the Democrat prior...

Time Magazine's Most Influential 100: Jennifer Lawrence, Jay Z

Jennifer Lawrence and Jay Z have been named as some of the world’s most influential people in this year's TIME 100.The music mogul took number 1 in the Titans category, while the actress topped the...

Obama Talks Sexist Comments, Jay Z And Beyonce's Vacation During Today Show Interview

The second part of President Obama’s interview on the Today show was aired yesterday and he had a lot to say about the coalition government, immigration reform, the abortion issue and yes, even Jay Z...

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"I wasn't familiar that they were taking the trip. My understanding is that they went through a group that organises these educational trips down to Cuba. This is not something that the White House was...

Jay Z Did Not Get A Personal Ok From Obama On His Cuba Trip

Don’t believe everything you hear in rap songs, is the latest lesson we got from Jay Z’s little Cuba debacle. After Mr Carter rapped about getting “White House clearance” for his trip with Beyonce to...

Barack Obama Distances Himself From Jay-z's Cuba Controversy

U.S. leader President Barack Obama has distanced himself from the fuss surrounding his pals Jay Z and Beyonce's recent wedding anniversary trip to Cuba with his aides insisting he had no knowledge of the couple's...

Jay-z Shrugs Off Political Criticism Of Cuba Trip In 'Open Letter' [Listen]

Jay-Z released new track 'Open Letter' on Thursday (April 11, 2013), on which he raps about his recent trip to Cuba with superstar wife Beyonce. On it, the mogul says that President Barack Obama told...

Jay-z Hits Back At Cuba Criticism

Jay-Z has addressed his controversial trip to Cuba in a scathing new song. The rapper and his wife Beyonce were heavily criticised by politicians following their visit to the South American country - which is...

Justin Timberlake Wants To Buy London Pub

Justin Timberlake wants to buy a London pub.The 'Suit & Tie' hitmaker is looking to become a landlord of a drinking house while he's in the capital for the Yahoo! Wireless Festival - where he...

President Obama Hosts White House Music Bash: Who Was On The Bill?

The White House concert took place last night, with artists ranging from Booker T. Jones and Justin Timberlake performing at the latest in a long run of special shows put on by President Barack Obama...

Justin Timberlake Performs At White House

Justin Timberlake performed for Barack and Michelle Obama at the White House last night (09.04.13).The 'Mirrors' hitmaker topped the bill for the US President's celebration of soul music from Memphis, Tennessee - the singer's hometown...

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"I hugged Potus. I hugged Potus. I hugged Potus." Jessica Biel shares her excitement after getting up close and personal with Barack Obama, also known as Potus - the President of the United States. The...

Stars Sign Russell Simmons' Letter To Barack Obama About War On Drugs

Actresses Cameron Diaz, Scarlett Johansson and Demi Moore are among the stars who have signed music mogul Russell Simmons' petition to U.S. President Barack Obama urging him to reform the country's stance on the war...

Morrocan Actor Amused By Comparisons To Barack Obama

The fuss surrounding Morrocan actor Mehdi Ouazzani's resemblance to U.S. President Barack Obama has given The Bible star a big career boost.Ouazzani played the devil in Mark Burnett's ratings-busting U.S. mini-series, which ran over four...

World Leaders Pay Tribute To Margaret Thatcher

World leaders, politicians and celebrities from U.S. President Barack Obama to British singer Harry Styles have remembered former U.K. Prime Minister (Pm) Margaret Thatcher following her death on Monday (08Apr13).The veteran Conservative leader passed away...

U.s. President And Celebrities Pay Tribute To Film Critic Roger Ebert

U.S. President Barack Obama joined director Darren Aronofsky, actress Marlee Matlin and comedian Steve Martin as tributes for celebrated film critic Roger Ebert flooded the Internet following his death on Thursday (04Apr13).The beloved Pulitzer Prize-winning...

Julia Louis-dreyfus: 'Joe Biden Congratulated Me On Emmy Win'

Julia Louis-Dreyfus was astonished when Barack Obama's right-hand man Joe Biden personally congratulated her after she won an Emmy award for her role as the U.S. vice president in Veep.The former Seinfeld star learned she...

Lady Gaga Turned Down $1 Million Concert

Lady Gaga turned down $1 million to appear at the US Republican conference last year.The 'Bad Romance' singer was offered the huge sum to appear at the event in August 2012, and the party even...

Mike Tyson Launches Online Petition To Land Pardon For Boxing Legend Jack Johnson

Retired boxing champ Mike Tyson is spearheading a new campaign urging U.S. President Barack Obama to posthumously pardon African-American ring legend Jack Johnson, who was convicted for taking his white girlfriend across state lines 100...

Psy Announces New Song 'Gentleman': But What About The Dance?

Psy will perform a new song titled 'Gentleman' for the first time at a concert in South Korea on April 13. The Korean pop star became a global celebrity after his 'Gangnam Style' video became...

The Wanted And Jordin Sparks Celebrate Easter Egg Roll In Washington, D.c.

Boyband The Wanted and singer Jordin Sparks jetted to Washington, D.C. on Monday (01Apr13) to join U.S. President Barack Obama in the annual Easter Egg Roll.Over 35,000 people turned up at the White House's South...

Beyonce Gay Marriage: Singer Shows Her Support For Equal Rights

Beyonce on gay marriage: Beyonce is well known for her humanitarian side, so it has perhaps come as little surprise when the singer voiced her support for gay marriage, posting a picture on to her...

A Week In News: Beyonce's Bow Down, Emma Watson Passes On Fifty Shades, Lindsay Lohan Avoids Jailtime

Bow Down? Beyonce experienced something for the very first time this week: mixed reaction. The R&B superstar has wowed critics and fans alike with her solo material, though new single Bow Down/I Been On has...

Was President Obama In 'The Bible'? No! It's Utter Nonsense, Says Producer

Twitter buzzed into life during the third episode of the History Channel's miniseries The Bible last week, with viewers apparently noticing the resemblance between actor Mohamen Mehdi Ouazanni's portrayal of Satan and somebody called, President...

Outrage As 'The Bible's' Satan Resembles President Barack Obama

The History Channel's new series 'The Bible' has been an unexpected series this year, attracting a high of 13.1 million on Wednesday (March 13, 2013), enough to topple American Idol, which managed just 12.8 million....

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Rapper The Game has proved his allegiance to Barack Obama by having a tattoo of the U.S. President's face inked on his chest.

Mathew Knowles Cried Tears Of Joy At Beyonce's Obama Inauguration Performance

Beyonce's father Mathew Knowles shed tears of pride as he watched his superstar daughter perform the National Anthem at U.S. President Barack Obama's second inauguration last month (Jan13).The Halo hitmaker was given the honour of...

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Tangerine - Trailer

'Tangerine' is an upcoming film from director Sean Baker ('Starlet', 'Greg the Bunny'). The film was written by Baker...

Miley Cyrus Praises Bruce Jenner As Her 'Hero' While Launching Homeless Charity

While some might be more concerned about her love life or the colour...