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Oscar Winners Front New Anti-nuclear Video Campaign

Oscar winners Matt Damon, Michael Douglas, Robert De Niro and Christoph Waltz have teamed up for a new video, in which they urge U.S. leader Barack Obama and Russian President Vladimir Putin to imagine a...

Robert Redford Urges Barack Obama To Honour Green Pledge

Robert Redford is urging U.S. President Barack Obama to act swiftly in a bid to curb climate change.The Oscar-winning actor has filmed a new advertisement for environmental group the Natural Resources Defence Council in which...

Executive Producers Fail To Remember Tv Actress Arrested Over Ricin Letters Sent To President Barack Obama

Executive producers behind The Walking Dead and The Vampire Diaries are struggling to remember an actress who appeared on the shows after she was arrested and charged for allegedly mailing letters laced with ricin to...

Tv Actress Arrested Over Ricin Letters Sent To President Barack Obama

An actress who has appeared in The Walking Dead and The Vampire Diaries has been arrested and charged over allegations she was responsible for mailing letters laced with ricin to U.S. President Barack Obama.Shannon Rogers...

Kerry Washington Received Death Threats After Barack Obama Speech

Kerry Washington had to steer clear of Twitter and Facebook after speaking at the Democratic National Convention last year (12) in support of President Barack Obama because Republican fans of her Tv series Scandal wanted...

George Clinton Asks Barack Obama For Federal Probe Into Record Industry

Funk legend George Clinton has asked U.S. President Barack Obama to order a federal probe into music copyright laws after alleging he has been cheated out of millions of dollars.The Parliament star is currently embroiled...

Carole King Makes History With Gershwin Prize

U.S. President Barack Obama was on hand to honour the career achievements of Carole King at the White House on Wednesday (22May13) when she became the first ever woman to receive the prestigious Gershwin Prize...

Harvey Weinstein Opens Up Home For Barack Obama Event

Movie mogul Harvey Weinstein opened up his New York City home on Monday night (13May13) to host U.S. President Barack Obama for a special event.The producer and his wife Georgina Chapman threw a bash at...

Vin Diesel Says Facebook Owe Him Billions Of Dollars

Vin Diesel believes Facebook should pay him for having millions of followers. The 'Fast and Furious' actor - who has over 41 million likes on his page on the social media site - joked he...

One Direction To Be Protected By Obama's Guards

One Direction will be protected by President Barack Obama's bodyguards on their US tour.The 'Kiss You' hitmakers' management have reportedly hired a team ex-secret service agents whose previous assignment was protecting the American leader to...

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...

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...

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...

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