Arts&Culture

Iranian Behzad Mesri charged in HBO hack, 'Game of Thrones' script theft

Iranian Behzad Mesri charged in HBO hack, 'Game of Thrones' script theft

In July, authorities say he contacted HBO executives via email, demanding $5.5 million in Bitcoin if the company wanted to prevent any leaks. Behzad Mesri is accused of trying to extort HBO with stolen " Game of Thrones " scripts. Nevertheless, the attorney said, the indictment sent a message to Mr Mesri and all other hackers that "they are not safe behind the anonymity of computer screens". Read More

Continue Reading »

SC women's basketball champions decline White House invite

SC women's basketball champions decline White House invite

Appearing as the team ended practice for the day, Staley bluntly said why she and the team wasn't at the White House appearing alongside other NCAA Championship teams. USC released a statement from Dawn Staley on the matter Thursday night following the Gamecocks 66-36 win over Clemson. This is the University of Washington's women's rowing team, not the women's rugby team. Read More

Continue Reading »

Rest In Peace, Mel Tillis

Rest In Peace, Mel Tillis

Over the course of his long career, he wrote more than 1,000 songs, recorded more than 60 albums, had almost three dozen top-10 singles, and pegged six No. Lonnie Melvin Tillis was born on August 8, 1932, near Tampa, Fla. He developed the stutter as a child after a bout with malaria. He dropped out of the University of Florida and instead served in the Air Force and worked on the railroad before relocating to Nashville in 1957. Read More

Continue Reading »

Ex-bodyguard accuses Mariah Carey of sexual harassment

Ex-bodyguard accuses Mariah Carey of sexual harassment

TMZ claims it has acquired a duplicate of a draft claim arranged by Anello's attorney which charges sexual and verbal badgering, including calling him a skinhead among different slurs. Furthermore, they claim to know nothing about his sexual harassment allegations. Do you think a settlement will be able to be reached between Carey and Anello? In the draft of Anello's suit obtained by TMZ , he alleges Carey consistently humiliated him by referring to him and his colleagues as members of ... Read More

Continue Reading »

Superstar Rajinikanth aka Chitti is in love with Amy Jackson — Poster

Superstar Rajinikanth aka Chitti is in love with Amy Jackson — Poster

The movie is slated to release on Republic Day 2018. Interstingly, when Akshay Kumar was asked about his experience of working in a Tamil film, director Shankar jumped in to clarify "2.0 is not a Tamil film, it's an Indian film". # Rana Daggubatti, RJ Balaji and Karan Johar are the hosts of the evening who are making the event extra special. Academy Award-winning music director A. Read More

Continue Reading »

George Clooney and Matt Damon : We know Harvey Weinstein is an a**hole

George Clooney and Matt Damon : We know Harvey Weinstein is an a**hole

He knew by the reputation of the former boss of Hollywood: "It was not necessary to spend five minutes with him to realize that it was a gross, it was intimidating. "And clearly they didn't", Clooney says. "This is violating women, this is assault, this is silencing women". The disgraced Hollywood mogul Harvey Weinstein has been accused of sexual harassment and bullying by a number of female film stars. Read More

Continue Reading »

Stranger Things' Finn Wolfhard fires agent over past sexual abuse claims

Stranger Things' Finn Wolfhard fires agent over past sexual abuse claims

It just came in that Hollywood agent Tyler Grasham has been fired from the Agency for the Performing Arts (otherwise known as APA ). "I told him "no" at a certain point, [because] he got a little too physical", Lindsey said . When the two finally went back to Grasham's home and Ozarowski started to order an Uber, Grasham allegedly pulled Ozarowski's trousers open and grabbed his genitals. Read More

Continue Reading »

Donald Trump defends Puerto Rico effort, but his tweets draw new criticism

Donald Trump defends Puerto Rico effort, but his tweets draw new criticism

President Donald Trump on Sunday renewed his attacks on "politically motivated ingrates" he claimed failed to recognize the United States' relief efforts in Puerto Rico. It's a "life-or-death" story. Nearly half the island's population has been without drinking water, according to the U.S. Defense Department. Cruz has been outspoken in asking for more federal aid to Puerto Rico. Read More

Continue Reading »

Diodati invites Prince Harry to Niagara Falls

Diodati invites Prince Harry to Niagara Falls

And prince Harry is no different, his royal tag notwithstanding. "I tell you, when Harry's here, the street is full of police and security people". "It will be very important to her". At one point, Emily took such a shine to the prince that she leaned on his knee as the volleyball match continued. It appears that Prince Harry won't have to dip into his pocket to ensure his girlfriend is safe after NBC chose to foot the bill. Read More

Continue Reading »

'SNL' adds 3 new cast members for Season 43

'SNL' adds 3 new cast members for Season 43

Are you excited to see how these three newcomers fit in with the veteran cast members? ( Gardner is also cast in the upcoming McCarthy comedy Life of the Party .) Vulture rounded up a couple of amusing Gardner sketches here. Check out the season premiere promo below! The new writing recruits include Sam Jay ( Take My Wife ), Gary Richardson ( The Chris Gethard Show ), Erik Marino ( The Hughleys ), Andrew Dismukes ( Call Me Brother ), Claire Friedman ( 2016 MTV Movie Awards ), ... Read More

Continue Reading »

Yellen, Trump Tax Plan Push Up Euro Zone Bond Yields

Yellen, Trump Tax Plan Push Up Euro Zone Bond Yields

Yellen's speech comes a day after a host of Fed officials provided differing views on inflation, with one central banker saying inflation weakness is fading, while another suggesting he's nervous it won't. US prices had rallied on Monday, with the gains spurred in part by a threat from Turkey's president to cut off oil exports from a Kurdish region of Iraq. Read More

Continue Reading »

There's already a pregnant Kylie costume

There's already a pregnant Kylie costume

The 20-year-old reality star has yet to address rumours that she's pregnant , but the news was confirmed by a representative for her father Caitlyn Jenner on Monday (25Sep17). She was also reportedly very in love with her new boyfriend, that is why she decided that it is now time for her to have a baby. Another source added that the former Olympian has vowed to support her daughter, however, she has "mixed emotions over it all". Read More

Continue Reading »

Kylie Jenner Is Pregnant With Travis Scott's Baby

Kylie Jenner Is Pregnant With Travis Scott's Baby

Page Six also adds that the Kardashians will be confirming the news later on Friday. The Lip Kit creator and Scott started dating in April when Jenner called it quits with on-again off-again boyfriend Tyga . And Scott has been bragging to his friends-with rumors that he's indicated they're having a girl. However, Jenner did post a picture of herself on Snapchat on Saturday morning wearing a baggy top, which only fuelled the pregnancy rumours. Read More

Continue Reading »

Emmys 2017 red carpet

Emmys 2017 red carpet

And if you're simply looking to follow along on social media, PopCulture.com will be following the show's most freakish moments and biggest winners of the night. Meanwhile, Donald Glover from Atlanta is favored to win for his much-acclaimed role. The only catch is, you have to be a subscriber of the network's own streaming platform, CBS All Access , in order to watch it. Read More

Continue Reading »

James Franco on first seeing 'The Room' in BC

James Franco on first seeing 'The Room' in BC

In the movie's most poignant scene, an acting teacher tells Wiseau that with his accent and his looks, he's best suited to villain types, and Tommy insists, "I'm hero". The behind-the-scenes creative team on The Disaster Artist was led by director of photography Brandon Trost, production designer Chris Spellman, costume designer Brenda Abbandandolo, and editor Stacey Schroeder. Read More

Continue Reading »

Comcast's Universal park in Orlando to reopen Tuesday; company assessing cable operations

Comcast's Universal park in Orlando to reopen Tuesday; company assessing cable operations

Over at Magic Kingdom, the World Famous Jungle Cruise will remain closed for the rest of the week, at least . Disney World has reopened Tuesday, Sept. ET Tuesday. This was the fifth time Disney World closed its doors in the park's 46 years of operation. "Our destination saw relatively minor damage overnight involving fences, trees, signage, and building facades", reads a statement from Universal Orlando . Read More

Continue Reading »

Kim Kardashian, Kanye West move on; Taylor Swift still in 'one-way feud'

Kim Kardashian, Kanye West move on; Taylor Swift still in 'one-way feud'

Taylor Swift has been the subject of a number of controversies over the past year, including allegations by Kim Kardashian that Swift wasn't truthful regarding her view of Kanye's song "Famous" and the use of Swift's image and lyrics. LOS ANGELES | Taylor Swift's vengeful new music video " Look What You Made Me Do ", is smashing records on YouTube , garnering more than 43 million views in its first 24 hours of release. Read More

Continue Reading »

'Game of Thrones' Facebook filter crowns you the Night King

But clearly the White Walkers weren't wiped out then-they merely retreated. It should. It's the same place the Hound envisions in the fire through the "Lord of Light"; the same "mountain shaped like an arrowhead" where the Children of the Forest created the Night King on the weirwood tree with a dragonglass dagger; the same spot where Jon Snow and his Suicide Squad eventually ended up surrounded by the WW army during the final act of " Beyond the Wall ". Read More

Continue Reading »

Falcon rocket with satellite for Taiwan launches from Vandenberg

Falcon rocket with satellite for Taiwan launches from Vandenberg

A SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket successfully launched a Taiwanese Earth-observation satellite today (Aug. 24) and then came back down for a pinpoint landing on a ship at sea. SpaceX previously planned to fly a secondary payload, the Sherpa bus from Seattle-based Spaceflight Industries, which would have deployed almost 90 small satellites after separating from the Falcon 9 upper stage. Read More

Continue Reading »

Turkey condemns German reluctance on customs union expansion

Turkey condemns German reluctance on customs union expansion

Ties between North Atlantic Treaty Organisation allies Turkey and the United States have been strained by Washington's support for Kurdish YPG fighters leading the assault on Islamic State in the Syrian city of Raqqa. Ankara has also criticized Berlin for failing to demonstrate strong solidarity with the Turkish people in the wake of the defeated coup in July 2016, that left 250 people martyred and some 2,200 injured. Read More

Continue Reading »