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Chris Rock Under Pressure To Step Down As Oscars Host In Diversity Row

Oscars host Chris Rock is coming under increasing calls to boycott the awards ceremony in the aftermath of the controversial nominations last week, in which none of the 20 acting nominations went to a black...

Whoopi Goldberg: 'Boycotting The Oscars Is Slap In The Face For Host Chris Rock'

Filmmaker Spike Lee and actress Jada Pinkett Smith announced this week (begs18Jan16) they will not be attending or watching next month's (Feb16) ceremony after Academy voters failed to nominate any African-Americans or ethnic...

Michael B. Jordan And Chris Rock Honour Martin Luther King, Jr.

Hundreds gathered at Manhattan's Riverside Church to mark Martin Luther King Day, the American holiday in honour of the late Baptist minister, as part of the #MLKNow event. Michael and Chris joined...

Straight Outta Compton Producer Joins Outcry Over Oscars Diversity

In a lengthy post on his Facebook.com page on Friday (15Jan16), Packer congratulated all of the Academy Award nominees, including his movie's screenwriters Jon Herman and Andrea Berloff. The critically-acclaimed N.W.A...

Chris Rock Calls The Oscars 'The White Bet Awards'

This year’s Oscar nominations were announced on Thursday and immediately drew criticism for their lack of diversity, causing the hashtag #OscarsSoWhite to trend. But now the 2016 host Chris Rock has even referenced the controversy...

Amy Schumer And Chris Rock Land Tv Nominations For Directors Guild Of America Awards

The Trainwreck star and co-director Ryan MCFaul are up for the Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Variety/Talk/News/Sports - Regularly Scheduled Programming prize for their acclaimed 12 Angry Men sketch on her U.S. series Inside...

Chris Rock Compares The Oscars To Nye In First Promo

Chris Rock is gearing up to host the Academy Awards for the second time and to him the Oscars is much like New Years Eve. In his first promo vid ahead of the 2016 ceremony...

Chris Rock: 'If Jennifer Lawrence Were Black She'd Really Have Something To Complain About'

Back in October Jennifer Lawrence became the face of Hollywood’s gender pay inequality issue, when she penned an essay on Lena Dunham’s website titled, ‘Why Do I Make Less Than My Male Co-Stars?’ But in...

Bill Murray's Christmas Plans In Britain

The Hollywood legend may have played Christmas cynic Frank Cross in 1988's Scrooged, but in real life Bill embraces the festive season. He's usually based across the bond in the Big Apple, but will be...

Chris Rock's Estranged Wife Dismisses Illegal Adoption Investigation Reports

Malaak Compton-Rock is in the process of adopting the young girl, named Ntombi, after taking her back to the U.S. from her native South Africa in 2008, when she was six months old....

Chris Rock's Estranged Wife Strikes Back In Child Support Row

Malaak Compton-Rock, the estranged wife of comedian and actor Chris Rock, has struck back in the row that’s erupted in the divorce courtroom about child support regarding a child who, according to her, has been...

Chris Rock's Estranged Wife In The Process Of Adopting Child

The Rush Hour star and his wife of 18 years Malaak Compton-Rock split in 2014, and they have failed to reach a divorce agreement so they are heading to trial in May, 2016....

Chris Rock Reportedly Involved In Legal Battle Over 'Adopted' Daughter

Comedian and actor Chris Rock is reportedly involved in a legal dispute over a South African girl named Ntombi, who has been living with his family since infancy. Ntombi is said to have lived with...

Chris Rock Heading To Trial In Divorce Case

The Grown Ups star filed documents to end his marriage to Malaak Compton-Rock in a New Jersey court in December (14). In June (15), Rock was granted joint custody of the couple's two...

Black Ball Is A Big Hit With Chris Rock, Alicia Keys And Lenny Kravitz

Rock joined the fundraiser's leading lady Alicia Keys and Lenny Kravitz among other stars for the 12th annual AIDS awareness event at the Hammerstein Ballroom, and even he seemed surprised when bidding for...

Stars Come Out For Sean 'Diddy' Combs' Birthday Party

The hip-hop mogul turned 46 on Wednesday (04Nov15), and he was treated to a surprise party by a group of his famous friends in New York City. The bash at the Butter...

Chris Rock Confirmed As Oscars Host

The funnyman emerged as a front-runner for the gig on Tuesday (20Oct15), and revealed he'd signed up to return 11 years after he last hosted the big night. In a statement released...

Chris Rock To Host Oscars

Chris Rock will host the 2016 Oscars.The 50-year-old comedian, who previously presented the prestigious awards ceremony in 2005, can't wait to take on the job for the second time at the Dolby Theatre in Hollywood...

Chris Rock To Return As Oscars Host For 2016 Ceremony

Chris Rock has been unveiled as the host of next year’s Academy Awards ceremony, the second time that the star has fronted the live telecast of the biggest night in Hollywood.The 50 year old comedian...

Chris Rock In Talks To Host The 2016 Oscars

Sources tell The Hollywood Reporter the comedian is in talks to take the reins of the 88th Academy Awards in February (16), 11 years after hosting the 77th Oscars in 2005. Producers...

Alicia Keys And Chris Rock To Co-host Hiv Charity Benefit

This year's event will focus on the talents of Africa's entrepreneurs, artists, designers, musicians and activists, according to Billboard.com. "Their future is bright," Keys says, "but, with 25 million people currently...

Matt Leblanc And Chris Rock Take Turns As Models At Taylor Swift Concert

The pop star played the second of five sold-out gigs at the Staples Center, and during her hit Style, she brought out model Sean O'Pry, who starred as her love interest in her...

‘Empire’ Season 2: Pitbull All Set To Make Cameo & Mariah Carey To Guest Star

Pitbull and Mariah Carey will guest star in the upcoming season of Empire. The news about Carey’s role was revealed earlier this week at the unveiling of Carey's star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame...

Becky G Lands Empire Role

The Shower singer is the latest artist to join the star-studded second season of the U.S. drama, and regular castmember Bryshere Gray took to Facebook to make the announcement. In a video...

Marisa Tomei Heading To Empire

The Oscar winner is joining the series as a recurring character named Mimi Whiteman for the upcoming second season of the record-breaking programme. According to Deadline, Tomei is slated to play a...

Amy Schumer Reveals Why She Turned Down Chance To Host 'The Daily Show'

Comedian Amy Schumer has revealed she was one of the names asked to replace Jon Stewart as host of 'The Daily Show', after he announced he was stepping down later this year. The gig of...

Chris Rock Gains Joint Custody Of Daughters

The Grown Ups star filed documents to end his marriage to Malaak Compton-Rock in a New Jersey court in December (14), and he subsequently lodged a request for joint custody of 13-year-old Lola...

Chris Rock's Ex Wants Share Of Fortune

Chris Rock's estranged wife is demanding a ''huge'' chunk of his fortune in their divorce.The 'Top Five' actor split from Malaak Compton-Rock last December and documents in their divorce case show the 46 year old...

Bill Murray Wishes You 'A Very Murray Christmas' This December

Christmas has come early. Well, Christmas advertising has come early. Netflix has announced their upcoming mini-series 'A Very Murray Christmas', set to appear in December. The show will star Bill Murray - as the name...

Chris Rock Worries About Daughters' 'Daddy Issues'

Chris Rock doesn't know what is next after his divorce. The 50-year-old actor has revealed he worries about what will happen when his daughters grow up after his divorce from his wife of almost 20...

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