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Jean Running For President Of Haiti

Hip-hop star WYCLEF JEAN is running for president of his native Haiti after officially filing election papers confirming his candidacy on Thursday (05Aug10).The Fugees rapper ended weeks of speculation when he jetted into the country...

Jean Running For President Of Haiti

Hip-hop star WYCLEF JEAN is running for president of his native Haiti after officially filing election papers confirming his candidacy on Thursday (05Aug10).The Fugees rapper ended weeks of speculation when he jetted into the country...

Conan's Already A Hit With Ad Buyers, Says Tbs

Although ratings for Conan O'Brien's new show on TBS have not yet been released -- a situation probably related to the fact that it has not yet debuted -- ad buyers have already been buying...

Makeba & Bhosle Join Beatles & Stones On Icons List

Beloved world music superstars MIRIAM MAKEBA, ASHA BHOSLE and YOUSSOU N'DOUR have joined the BEATLES, the ROLLING STONES, MICHAEL JACKSON and MADONNA on a definitive new list of music icons from the past 50 years.Music...

China To Buy Promotional Tv Ads In The West

The Chinese government, which has long complained about negative coverage in the Western news media, is producing TV ads, featuring a host of Chinese celebrities, and plans to buy commercial time for them on some...

Will O'reilly Take A Front-row Seat At White House?

The decision by the White House Correspondents Association to grant a front-row seat to Fox News in the White House briefing room suddenly became fraught with controversy Monday when Fox's conservative commentator Bill O'Reilly announced...

Report Cnn Had Hoped To Replace King With Couric

Unfavorable timing prevented CNN from naming Katie Couric to replace Larry King when he steps down in the fall, the New York Times reported on Sunday. Citing an unnamed person close to Couric, the newspaper...

Wyclef: 'Running For Haiti Presidency Is Big Sacrifice'

Hip-hop star WYCLEF JEAN is refusing to commit to running for office in his native Haiti until he's fully consulted his wife and daughter - because entering the race for president is "a big sacrifice".The...

Soul Star Goodman Dies

Soul star AL GOODMAN has died at the age of 63.The singer, best known as one third of R&B group Ray, Goodman & Brown, passed away on Monday (26Jul10). No more details about his death...

Jean Reconsidering Running For Haiti President

WYCLEF JEAN is reconsidering running for president of his devastated homeland Haiti, according to his charitable foundation.The former Fugees star has been instrumental in ensuring the Haitians left homeless by the massive earthquake in January...

Kings Of Leon Cancel Gig After Pigeon Poop Attack

Rockers KINGS OF LEON were forced to abandon a concert in St. Louis, Missouri on Friday night (23Jul10) after they became targets for pooing pigeons.The Sex on Fire group attempted to play on as the...

Michaels Feared Addiction After Health Scare

BRET MICHAELS feared he would sink into prescription drug addiction following his recent brain haemorrhage, because he was pumped full of painkillers as he recovered from the health scare.The Poison star has been a hospital...

Michaels Links Tony Awards Accident To Brain Haemorrhage

BRET MICHAELS is convinced his freak accident at the 2009 Tony Awards "probably" contributed to his recent brain haemorrhage.The Poison star was left with a fractured nose and a split lip after scenery fell on...

Lindsay Lohan: Photographers Banned?

Lindsay Lohan can't be photographed when she is taken into custody today (20.07.10).Judge Marsha Revel - who sentenced the troubled actress to spend 90 days in prison for violating the terms of her probation for...

Mills Slates Decision To Replace King With Morgan

HEATHER MILLS has reignited her feud with PIERS MORGAN after slamming CNN's decision to replace beloved TV host LARRY KING with the British newsman.Last month (Jun10) Sir Paul MCCartney's ex-wife had a complaint against Morgan...

Scientology Responds To Anderson Cooper Series

The U.S. Church of Scientology has struck back at Anderson Cooper's week-long "expos" of the church, complaining that Cooper merely provided a soap box for several former Scientology members who had been dismissed from positions...

Morgan To Grill Stars As King's Replacement

British broadcaster PIERS MORGAN has signed a multi-million dollar deal to replace veteran newsman LARRY KING after he ends his 25-year run hosting LARRY KING LIVE.The America's Got Talent judge inked an $8.25 million (£5.5...

Penn Made A Knight In Haiti

Actor and activist SEAN PENN has received a top honour from Haiti's president in recognition of his work to boost relief efforts in the aftermath of January's (10) devastating earthquake.The Hollywood star has been a...

A War Of Kings Erupts

War has broken out between two kings -- the King of All Media, as Howard Stern bills himself, and Larry King, the departing CNN talk-show host. In an interview with Steppin' Out magazine, Larry King...

Baldwin Eyes 30 Rock Exit

ALEC BALDWIN is making plans to leave 30 ROCK in 2012 - so he can have a "normal" and "private" life away from the spotlight.Baldwin has played network executive Jack Donaghy since the TV comedy...

King Files For Divorce Dismissal

Veteran newsman LARRY KING and his wife SHAWN SOUTHWICK have called off their divorce.Just days after the couple was photographed kissing in a car, the couple has asked a judge to dismiss its petitions for...

Cnn Fires Middle Eastern Editor

The requirement that users of Twitter limit their remarks to 140 characters may have done in CNN's senior editor for Middle Eastern affairs, Octavia Nasr. On Sunday, she posted a message on Twitter saying that...

Photographer Klinko Demands Cnn Retraction Over Marriage Scam Story

Photographer MARKUS KLINKO is threatening legal action against bosses at news network CNN after they aired a report about Mexican actress FERNANDA ROMERO's alleged marriage scam, suggesting he had turned her over to police.Romero, who...

King Celebrates Show's 25th Anniversary With Star Tributes

The spotlight was turned on LARRY KING during his Monday night (05Jul10) talk show - the famed newsman became the interviewee as DONALD TRUMP took charge of a star-studded special episode celebrating the programme's 25th...

Odds Are On Morgan To Replace King

Despite repeated denials by CNN that it is in talks with America's Got Talent judge Piers Morgan to replace Larry King, Morgan remains the clear favorite among online bookmakers. As of this morning (Monday), Morgan...

Jackson: 'Fame Is Hard On Kids'

R&B superstar JANET JACKSON refuses to become a mother while she's still in the spotlight - because fame is "just too difficult" for children.The Nasty hitmaker, 44, admits she would hate to thrust her kids...

Al-jazeera English Opens L.a. Bureau

Other TV news organizations may be closing bureaus and reducing staff all over the world, but al-Jazeera English is continuing to expand, and on Thursday it announced that it plans to open a bureau in...

Cnn's Got Piers Morgan? Hold On

CNN President Jon Klein is attempting to put a cap on the gushing leaks within the cable news network about its programming plans, but they continue to spread. Following numerous reports originating in the British...

The (Live) King Is Dead; Long Live The (Taped) King

After weeks of rumors that he was about to end his CNN show because of plunging ratings and internal strife at the cable news network, Larry King posted this message on his Twitter account late...

King Announces The End Of Larry King Live

Veteran TV newsman LARRY KING has confirmed reports he's ending his 25-year run as the host of CNN talk show LARRY KING LIVE.King took to his Twitter.com account on Tuesday (29Jun10) to tell fans the...

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