Miley Cyrus and Paris Hilton have for the second time fallen victim to swatting pranks after police rushed to their Hollywood homes on false reports about gun crimes. Cyrus was not present at her home on Friday night when the police searched her house to investigate allegations that shots had been fired from inside the premises, Contactmusic reported. The authorities soon discovered that the ...
Hollywood actor Bradley Cooper is reportedly taking cooking lessons from well-known Scottish chef Gordon Ramsay to prepare for his role in director John Wells's "Chef". Cooper is playing a cook named Adam Jones, who destroys his career with drugs before getting clean and trying to open a restaurant that can gain three Michelin stars. Ramsay, who also hosts TV cookery shows, was the first ...
Choreographer Wade Robson, who has accused Michael Jackson of molesting him when he was a child, now has his story backed up by the singers' maid. Blanca Francia, 57, has claimed that she walked in on Jackson when he was taking a shower with Robson - and is willing to say so in the court battle launched by Wade, the Mirror reported. Francia, whose son Jason insists that he too was molested by ...
A black Labrador retriever has taken a liking to Adele's cover of Bob Dylan's 'Make You Feel Me Love' and howls along whenever the song is played. A video uploaded to YouTube last Wednesday has already been viewed more than 2.2 million times. His owner Wes Reiff, of Windsor, Colorado, wrote that he has sang this song to the dog since he was a pup, asserting that his response to the track is ...
Hollywood actress Jennifer Lawrence and her brother Blaine Lawrence are reportedly being stalked by a Canadian named Han Cong Zhao. Han, 23, was said to be remanded on bail after Judge Annette Karem at Kentucky court here heard he sent Blaine 200 messages and a threatening voicemail. "You got me really upset, when I am upset, wait and see what happens," thesun.co.uk quoted Han as ...
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The primary problem faced by filmmakers who attempt to make biopics of well-known celebrities is the impossibility of capturing a person's essence in two hours of screen time. Biographers write hundreds, sometimes thousands, of pages trying to explain their subjects and what made them unique. To do this in a two- or three-hour movie is close to impossible, which is why so many biopics are deeply ... ...
Yahoo Board has reportedly approved a telephonic deal with New York-based social blogging site Tumblr to acquire the blogging site for 1.1 billion dollars in cash, although Tumblr will function independently despite the Internet icon investing in the company. While Yahoo has approved the deal, Tumblr's board has not made it clear whether the company has approved the deal, Fox News ...
Singer Justin Bieber's abandoned pet monkey Mally has found a new home at a British animal sanctuary. Mally was confiscated last month by German customs as Bieber had no papers to bring the pet to the country. Now Don Walser, from the Isle of Wight's Owl and Monkey Haven, has offered the animal a home with his pair Martin and Lulu and their baby Malou, reports dailystar.co.uk. Walser, 68, ...
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An US-based Pakistani filmmaker has urged on a ban on Bollywood and Hollywood movies in Pakistan, and has offered his guidance and support to save the deteoriating Pakistani film industry. Urging the government to make efforts in the revival of the large screen by encouraging independent filmmakers and movies on social issues, Mumtaz Hassan said that it can be possible only by imposing a ban ...
Singer Rod Stewart accepts that he saw band One Direction member Harry Styles' car parked outside his house one morning, but didn't confirm that the teen sensation is dating his daughter Kimberly. Dating rumours of Styles, 19 and Kimberly, 31 surfaced when they were seen enjoying dinner with Stewart and his wife Penny Lancaster, reports mirror.co.uk. "His (Harry's) car was here in the morning. ...
Singer Beyonce Knowles says she always wanted to be rich and famous like late singer Whitney Houston. Knowles, 31, often told her mother that she would grow up to become like Houston, who died after drowning in her bathtub reportedly following a cocktail of marijuana, cocaine and prescription drugs last year. Knowles, who performed at US Super Bowl 2012, was starstruck when she saw the late ...
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As many as 50 people were injured after a car ploughed into a crowd of people participating in a parade in the US state of Virginia.
There was no fatality.
The incident occurred Saturday afternoon during the Hiker's Parade at the annual Trail Days festival in the Damascus town, near the border with Tennessee state, a US media report said.
Some of the victims were flown by helicopters to regional hospitals, while others received medical assistance at the accident site.
Damascus Police chief Bill Nunley said the car's driver could have suffered an unspecified medical problem while driving it.
Witnesses described the driver as an elderly man, but Nunley did not reveal the driver's name or age.
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