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Barack Obama Criticises Kim Kardashians

U.S. President Barack Obama has launched a scathing attack on Kim Kardashian and her family over accusations the clan's reality Tv shows have helped create a generation of youngsters who are obsessed with wealth and...

Janelle Monae Shocked By White House Regular Status

Janelle Monae still can't believe she has become a White House favourite after headlining four galas for U.S. leader President Barack Obama.The Tightrope singer performed at Obama's inauguration earlier this year (13) and reveals that...

David Cameron Gives Romantic Mixtape To G8 Leaders, Who's On It?

Prime Minister David Cameron has promoted young British musicians by giving all the G8 leaders a 10-track USB stick containing songs from Alt-J, Conor Maynard, Laura Mvula and Gabrielle Aplin with a very prominent theme...

Bill Clinton Wants "To Get Nasty" In 'Blurred Lines' Cover Video

Ok, well it's not really Bill Clinton covering Robin Thicke's 'Blurred Lines' but presidential speech mixtape maker Barackdubs has done some clever editing, watched hours of Clinton footage and come up with a pretty neat...

President Obama Enlists Hollywood To Help With Healthcare Plan

Jennifer Hudson, Bon Jovi and other big name Hollywood entertainers have been asked to help U.S. leader President Barack Obama spread awareness about his healthcare plan to young people.Officials at the White House held a...

On The Rise: Idris Elba On International Recognition And Future Projects

After The Wire, Luther and Pacific Rim, there can hardly be any doubt – 2013 is the year of Idris Elba. The actor, who rose from humble beginnings, has been on everyone’s lips these past...

Jay-z Reveals Obama Texts

Jay-Z and President Barack Obama often text each other.The rapper and the US President are close friends and Jay-Z revealed he exchanges text messages with the Commander-in-Chief.He told New York City radio station HOT97: ''I've...

Obama Is Idris Elba's Number One Fan

Idris Elba has impressed President Barack Obama with his acting skills.The 40-year-old star plays cop John Luther in TV drama 'Luther' and has found an unlikely fan in the US leader, who admitted he is...

Mos Def's Guantanamo Bay Treatment - Rapper Endures Force Feeding

In an experiment designed to reveal the true extent of what Guantanamo Bay prisoners are going through, Yasiin Bey – better known by his previous rap pseudonym Mos Def – underwent the mandatory, standard practice...

George Lucas To Be Honoured By Barack Obama With America's Top Arts Accolade

Movie mogul George Lucas will receive the U.S. government's highest arts honour from President Barack Obama later this month (Jul13).The Star Wars creator will be presented with the National Medal of Arts at the White...

Shannon Richardson: Did She Send Real 'Poison Pen Letters' To Barack Obama?

Shannon Richardson has been indicted for sending poisoned letters to US president Barack Obama and New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg. The letters were not only threatening but contained ricin, a plant which is highly toxic....

Barack Obama Axes Nelson Mandela Visit

U.S. President Barack Obama cancelled his meeting with critically-ill Nelson Mandela in South Africa on Saturday (29Jun13) at the request of the former leader's family.The civil rights icon was hospitalised in Pretoria for treatment relating...

The New Yorker Celebrates Historic Moment For Marriage Equality By Outing Bert And Ernie On The Cover

DOMA is dead, America is cheering and Bert and Ernie are celebrating with a quiet night at home – at least this is how The New Yorker envisions the new face of the US. After...

Melissa Etheridge And Linda Wallam Engaged: Will Marry In California Following Doma Overturn

Rocker Melissa Etheridge has announced she is engaged to sitcom writer Linda Wallem. The couple have been dating since 2010. With the overthrow of the Defence of Marriage Act (DOMA), the couple can now legally...

Conservatives Cheer Over Mick Jagger's Obama Joke

Oh yes, he did – on Monday night, during a concert in Washington D.C., Rolling Stones frontman Mick Jagger decided to throw a quip at President Obama, and a well aimed one at that. “I...

Barack Obama's Version Of 'Get Lucky' Is An Internet Smash

Viral videos featuring Barack Obama in some capacity rarely go by without a few 100,000 views at the very least, and one of the most recent videos to feature the President of the United States...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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