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Will Smith And Mike Tyson Help Kick Off Muhammad Ali Funeral Procession

The boxing champion, who battled Parkinson's disease for 32 years, died from septic shock in Phoenix, Arizona on 3 June (16), and his body was flown home to Louisville earlier this week (begs06Jun16)....

Muhammad Ali Biopic Returning To Cinemas For Funeral Weekend

Smith landed his first Oscar nomination for playing the boxer in Michael Mann's 2001 film, Ali, and as the sports legend's fans, friends and family prepare for the late fighter's funeral on Friday...

Muhammad Ali Receives New York Street Tribute

The sportsman's daughter Laila Ali posted a picture of a construction worker hanging a green sign reading "Muhammad Ali Way" underneath the usual blue sign for West 33rd Street in Manhattan....

Will Smith And Lennox Lewis To Be Pallbearers At Muhammad Ali's Funeral

As one of American’s all-time greats, Muhammad Ali’s funeral will be attended by a raft of famous faces but only a few special people have been given the honour of acting as pallbearers on the...

Will Smith Will Be A Pallbearer At Muhammad Ali's Funeral

The actor, who earned his first Oscar nomination for portraying the sports legend in director Michael Mann's 2001 movie Ali, will be one of the eight people chosen to carry the late boxer...

Will Smith: 'Muhammad Ali Changed My Life'

Ali died on Friday (03Jun16), at the age of 74, following a 32-year battle with Parkinson's disease. His passing emerged days after he was admitted to a medical centre in Phoenix, Arizona, for...

Liam Hemsworth Was Too Young To Watch Original Independence Day

The Australian actor is now getting a chance to be a part of the franchise, after being cast as Jake Morrison in the follow up film Independence Day: Resurgence.When the Will Smith movie first came...

Cara Delevingne Wanted To Be Spider-man

The British model-turned-actress is starring in DC Comics' upcoming feature Suicide Squad alongside the likes of Will Smith, Ben Affleck, Margot Robbie and Jared Leto. Though the plot of the new film is shrouded in...

Lenny Henry: 'Will Smith Has Stopped Being Black'

The Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban star went on the attack in a Sunday People newspaper article, calling for more ethnic minority faces on the big and small screen. The...

Jada Pinkett Smith: 'I Thought I'd Be A Single Mother'

The 44-year-old actress is mother to 17-year-old Jaden and 15-year-old Willow with husband Will Smith, as well as being stepmother to the actor's 23-year-old son Trey. But as she spoke at the VH1 Dear Mama...

Will Smith Working With President Obama On Youth Initiative

The world leader launched the My Brother's Keeper campaign, which aims to support programs that keep young people of colour out of legal trouble, in 2014, and the superstar couple has now announced...

Margot Robbie Defends Sexy Suicide Squad Costumes

The Australian actress plays super villain Harley Quinn in the DC Comics' superhero movie, which features an ensemble cast including Will Smith, Jared Leto and Viola Davis. In the promotional materials released to date, Harley...

Alicia Keys To Honour Her Mum With Mother's Day Special

The A Woman's Worth singer will take centre stage during the VH1 event to salute Terria Joseph, who raised Alicia and her brother as a single mum, in honour of the holiday on...

Will Smith Tops Celebrity Guests For White House Correspondents' Dinner

The Men In Black star and his wife Jada Pinkett Smith are among the guests of ABC News bosses, who have also invited Scandal creator Shonda Rhimes and her leading stars Kerry, Tony...

Tatyana Ali Gears Up For Wedding And Baby

The 37-year-old actress, who played Ashley Banks on Will Smith's hit TV show The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air, revealed the news that she was engaged and expecting while on U.S. news show Entertainment...

Will Smith Reveals He Spoke To Prince The Night Before His Death

Actor Will Smith has posted a heartfelt tribute to his friend Prince, revealing he spoke to the musician the night before his death. Writing on Facebook, Smith expressed his shock and sadness at hearing Prince...

Will Smith Spoke To Prince On Eve Of His Shock Death

The news of the legendary artist's death emerged on Thursday (21Apr16), and sheriff's officials in Minnesota have since revealed the 1999 singer was found unresponsive in an elevator at his Paisley Park compound....

Will Smith: 'My Suicide Squad Look Rocks My Wife's World'

The actor stars as Deadshot, a highly skilled assassin, in the new comic book movie, which sees a team of incarcerated supervillains team up to undertake a series of dangerous missions in exchange...

Willow Smith: 'Fashion Doesn't Define Me'

Will Smith and Jada Pinkett Smith's daughter is known for her eclectic style and was recently named an ambassador for high fashion brand Chanel. However, despite her affinity for high-end labels, the 15-year-old...

Kim Kardashian Flies To New Orleans To Comfort Old Friend

The reality TV star grew close to Smith's wife, Racquel, while she was dating Reggie Bush, who played alongside the athlete on the New Orleans Saints. Smith was gunned down in an...

Will Smith Honoured With Mtv's Generation Award

Will Smith’s career was honoured at the MTV Movie awards last night (April 9th) when he received the MTV Generation Award. Jokingly describing the honour as ‘the old dude award’, Smith said he had dedicated...

Melissa Mccarthy To Receive Mtv's Comedic Genius Award

The star will become the first female recipient of the prize when she is presented with the accolade at the California ceremony, following in the footsteps of previous honourees Kevin Hart and Will...

Tatyana Ali Shows Off Baby Bump On Red Carpet

The former Fresh Prince of Bel Air star, who played Ashley Banks on Will Smith's hit TV show, revealed the double dose of good news on Thursday (31Mar16), while telling U.S. news show...

Will Smith To Receive Mtv Movie Awards' Generation Honour

The Men In Black star is set to be saluted for his Hollywood legacy at the 25th anniversary prizegiving, which will take place in Los Angeles on 10 April (16). "Will Smith...

Margot Robbie's 'Intimidated' By Tina Fey

The pair star alongside each other in new movie Whisky Tango Foxtrot, about an American news producer who takes a job covering war in Afghanistan.Tina, 45, is one of Hollywood’s queens of comedy, so working...

Willow Smith Is New Chanel Ambassadress

The singer/actress, 15, was front and centre at Chanel's Autumn/Winter 2016 presentation at Paris Fashion Week on Tuesday (08Mar16), and the reason for her high-profile appearance quickly became clear. "(Chanel creative director)...

Will Smith And Michael B. Jordan Up For Mtv Movie Award After Oscars Snub

The 47-year-old actor and his wife Jada Pinkett Smith made the controversial decision to boycott the Academy Awards due to a lack of diversity among the nominations. However, Will could well have something to celebrate...

Jada Pinkett Smith Addresses Chris Rock's Oscar Joke

Actress Jada Pinkett Smith has spoken for the first time since last weekend’s Oscar ceremony, where host Chris Rock took a swipe at her during his opening monologue. The wife of Will Smith had announced...

Dustin Hoffman: 'America Has A Problem With Racism'

The two-time Oscar winner insisted the lack of diversity among nominees is symptomatic of a bigger problem that affects American society.Dustin did not attend Sunday night's (28Feb16) Academy Awards choosing instead to be at a...

Tyrese To Chris Rock: 'Shame On You'

Officials at the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences have been under fire since January (16), when it was revealed that no black stars had been nominated for the top acting or...

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