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'Dirty Dancing 2' star Romola Garai recalls being body-shamed by producer

At age 17, Romola Garai was given the opportunity to star in the 2004 sequel of the classic 1987 film “Dirty Dancing.” However, the British actress doesn’t have fond memories of her time on set.<p>The now 34-year-old told The Guardian how a female producer pointed at her thighs while she stood in her …

Could Beyoncé’s Loss Start a Grammy Revolution?

A Grammy Awards upset, a BAFTA haul for La La Land, and a Lego-franchise building brick by brick.<p>It’s the Monday after the Grammys, the BAFTAs, the Scripters, the Sci-Techs, and the N.A.A.C.P. Image Awards. If you didn’t win something this weekend, you probably don’t exist.<p>Oh, and it’s also the …

Momma Beyonce shines, Adele flubs in Grammy's top moments

In Beyonce's first performance since announcing her pregnancy with twins, she shined head to toe in golden hues. Meanwhile Adele got a rare do-over …

Researchers Just Found Evidence of an Ancient 'Lost Continent' Under Mauritius

Earth still has some massive secrets.<p>Newly discovered crystals expelled from volcanic eruptions on the island of Mauritius are billions of years …

Iranian-born Swedish actress Pars vows to travel to Oscars

STOCKHOLM (AP) — Iranian-born Swedish actress Bahar Pars, who hopes to share an Oscar for best foreign film, says she and fellow actor Rolf Lassgard …

Ashton Kutcher slams 'Muslim ban' at SAG Awards

Ashton Kutcher opened the 2017 SAG Awards by showing solidarity for protesters speaking out against President Donald Trump’s executive order banning …

Trump ban 'utterly devastating' Dev Patel tells SAG awards as Hollywood speaks out against controversial executive order

Actor Dev Patel has branded Donald Trump's controversial travel ban "horrible" and "divisive" as he arrived at the Screen Actors Guild (SAG) Awards.<p>The Slumdog Millionaire star said he found it "utterly devastating" that the US president had decided to ban nationals from seven Muslim-majority …

Dubai's Luxury Hotel Is Downright Ridiculous — Wait Until You See the Amenities

The Burj Al Arab hotel in Dubai is so luxurious and over the top, we didn't know a place like this could ever exist. It's the stuff your fantasies …

'I was murdered in Auschwitz': victims of Holocaust remembered on Twitter

One account tweets about the St Louis, a vessel carrying Jews fleeing Nazi Germany that was turned away from the US<p>Twitter users have enlisted the social media platform to help bring to light personal stories of the victims of the Nazi regime on Holocaust Remembrance Day.<p>Over the course of the day, …

US suspends immigration program helping non-Muslim Iranians

VIENNA (AP) — Austria has shut its door to about 300 non-Muslim Iranians hoping to use the country as a way station before establishing new homes in …

Senior N. Korean defector says his sons were reason he fled

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — The highest-level North Korean diplomat to defect to South Korea said Wednesday he decided to flee last year because he …

Kuwait hangs seven prisoners, including royal family member

Faisal Abdullah Al Jaber Al Sabah, who was convicted of murder and illegal possession of firearm, is among those executed<p>Kuwait has hanged seven prisoners, including a member of the royal family and a woman convicted of killing more than 40 people, the first death sentences carried out in several …

Saudi Prince Readies Strategy if Clerics Oppose Reforms-Report

The young prince leading Saudi Arabia’s drive for economic reform has laid out a three-pronged strategy to avoid a backlash from any religious …

This Man Planned the Most Efficient U.S. Road Trip of All Time

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Want to Be a Better Dad in 2017? Science Says Do This

Truly great dads have these traits.<p>Many dads will set out to be better fathers in 2017 than they were in 2016. However, sometimes the parenting resources for dads are lacking, and they're left guessing as to how to improve.<p>All the studies show that the influence fathers have in the lives of their …

Parenting

Leah Remini Taunts the Church of Scientology, Telling Them to Sue Her if She's Lying

"This is not a group that is scared of a lawsuit."<p>Actress Leah Remini, best known for <i>The King of Queens</i>, is now making a name for herself as one of the most vocal critics of the Church of Scientology. Formerly a member of the secretive organization, she has written a book and produced a TV series,</i> …

Religion

Khloé Kardashian Recycled Kris Jenner's Dress for Her Family's Annual Christmas Eve Party

While most families gather around the Christmas tree in cozy pajamas or ugly holiday sweaters to celebrate Christmas Eve, there’s one family that …

Russia Joins Investigation Into Ambassador Andrey Karlov's Assassination in Turkey

ANKARA, Turkey — The Turkish policeman who assassinated Russia's ambassador was unlikely to have acted alone, a senior Turkish government official said Tuesday, as investigators from both countries hunted for clues as to who might have been behind the killing.<p>Russian investigators on Tuesday …

Iconic Star Zsa Zsa Gabor Has Died at 99 After Suffering from Chronic Dementia for 5 Years

The celebrated Zsa Zsa Gabor — long credited with being the first media personality who was famous simply for being famous — died Sunday, her rep …

Australia’s prime minister Malcolm Turnbull calls for two votes to break away from the mother country

Australia's prime minister has outlined a roadmap for breaking away from Britain, renewing calls for a republic down under.<p>In Malcolm Turnbull's first speech on the topic since he took the leadership last year, the staunch republican called for a two-stage voting process, with a plebiscite to …

The Best Recipes You'll Find on the Back of the Box

Call me basic, but my favorite chocolate chip cookie recipe is the one that’s printed on the bag of Nestle Toll House chocolate morsels. Classics are …

Become Early Fans of These Women Photographers, After Gigi Hadid and Cara Delevingne Of Course

<i>Photo Femmes</i>, a new exhibition at De Re Gallery in Los Angeles from April 13 through May 17, is pretty much what it sounds like: Three female photographers—Bojana Novakovic, and former models Ashley Noelle and Monroe Alvarez—taking pictures of themselves, their travels, and their girl friends. …

Beyoncé Shows Off Her Christmas Décor in a Seriously Festive New Video

Beyoncé doesn’t seem to hold back when it comes to getting in the Christmas spirit. She couldn’t resist stopping by Mariah Carey’s Christmas concert this year, she released a line of Bey-approved holiday gear, and who can forget when the Queen B popped out of an unwrapped Christmas present in front …

Justin Bieber, Ariana Grande Bring in the Holidays at Jingle Ball in New York City

Thousands of screaming fans at Madison Square Garden on Friday night — who never seemed to tire of wailing louder and louder for each consecutive …

Music

Uber spells out what could cause riders to lose access in new policy

Uber updated its Community Guidelines Thursday, and now the term “community” is more accurately applied, because for the first time, the ride-hailing company is publishing a policy outlining why riders can lose their access to the service – previously, this was only spelled out for the driver side …

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