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Forest Whitaker Postpones Award Ceremony To Mourn Nelson Mandela

Organisers of the Santa Barbara International Film Festival in California have been forced to postpone their salute to Forest Whitaker because the Oscar winner is in South Africa to say farewell to Nelson Mandela.Whitaker was...

Bono And Charlize Theron Attend Mandela Memorial

Bono, Naomi Campbell and Charlize Theron attended Nelson Mandela's memorial service today.The U2 frontman, British supermodel and 'Monster' actress joined political leaders from around the globe to pay tribute to the former South African president...

Stars Turn Out For Nelson Mandela Memorial

Stars including Charlize Theron, Bono and Naomi Campbell braved the pouring rain to attend a memorial service for Nelson Mandela on Tuesday (10Dec13).The Oscar-winning actress and the U2 frontman joined the supermodel and thousands of...

Nelson Mandela's Favourite Fighter Dies

One of Nelson Mandela's favourite sportsmen has died just two days after the former South African leader.Jacob 'Baby Jake' Matlala, a four-time flyweight and junior flyweight world champion, passed away on Saturday (07Dec13), aged 51....

Idris Elba Opens Up About His Father's Death

Actor Idris Elba has revealed his work promoting Nelson Mandela's biopic hasn't given him time to properly mourn his father's death.The Thor star's dad lost his battle with lung cancer in September (13), and the...

Idris Elba Opens Up On Nelson Mandela Album Side Project

Idris Elba’s turn as Nelson Mandela became infinitely more pertinent in the context of the great man’s death on December 5th after a long and ultimately unsuccessful battle against illness. He was 95.Idris Elba (left)...

Idris Elba Struggled With Mandela Accent

Idris Elba struggled to perfect Nelson Mandela's accent.The 41-year-old actor plays the south African president in the biopic about his life, 'Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom', but he admits it took him a long time...

Danny Glover Remembers Nelson Mandela At Career Tribute

Actor Danny Glover reflected on the relationship he shared with the late Nelson Mandela on Friday (06Dec13) as he was honoured for his career at the Bahamas International Film Festival.The Lethal Weapon star was feted...

Duchess Of Cambridge Broke Down At Nelson Mandela Film Premiere

British royal Catherine, Duchess Of Cambridge broke down in tears when she was told the news of Nelson Mandela's death at the royal premiere of his biopic, according to movie mogul Harvey Weinstein.The Duchess and...

Jerry Dammers Pays Tribute To Nelson Mandela With Special Performance

The Specials founding member Jerry Dammers has paid tribute to Nelson Mandela with a unique instrumental performance of his 1984 track, FREE Nelson Mandela.The song, originally performed by The Specials Aka, became a rallying call...

Nicole Scherzinger To Sing At Nelson Mandel's Funeral?

Nicole Scherzinger may sing at Nelson Mandela's funeral.The former Pussycat Doll has reportedly held a secret visit with the late revolutionary's daughters at London's Mandarin Hotel and they discussed a potential performance.An insider told The...

Naomi Campbell, Oprah Winfrey And Melanie Brown Add Tributes To Nelson Mandela

Supermodel Naomi Campbell has been rocked to her core by the death of late civil rights icon Nelson Mandela, insisting he gave her "a reason for being" during times of personal difficulty.The British beauty became...

British Comedian Apologises For Nelson Mandela Joke

British comedian Simon Amstell has apologised for a joke he made in reference to Nelson Mandela while on Bbc Radio 1.Appearing on the station's breakfast show less than 24 hours after news of Mandela's death...

Celebrities Pay Tribute To Nelson Mandela

Stars have paid tribute to Nelson Mandela after he passed away yesterday (05.12.13).The South African political activist and former President died aged 95 at his home in Johannesburg, South Africa, surrounded by his family....

Jennifer Hudson Pushes Wedding Date Back

Jennifer Hudson keeps pushing her wedding date back.The 'Black Nativity' star - who has four-year-old son David with fiance David Otunga - has a date in mind for the big day and despite it continually...

A Week In News: Paul Walker Dead, Amazing Spider-man 2 Trailer, X-men Apocalypse

Paul Walker Dead: Tributes have been pouring in this week for the late actor Paul Walker, who died in a car crash in Los Angeles on Saturday (November 30). His friend's Porsche Carrera GT crashed...

Nelson Mandela's Funeral Details Announced

Nelson Mandela's body will lie in state for three days before he is buried in the village where he was born.The former South African leader died on Thursday evening (05Dec13) at the age of 95...

Naomie Harris: Mandela Role Took Me To Dark Places

Naomie Harris says playing Nelson Mandela's wife Winnie in 'Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom' took her to ''some really dark places''. The 37-year-old actress was emotionally affected by some of the scenes in the new...

Nicole Scherzinger Sings For Nelson Mandela At London Awards Ceremony

Nicole Scherzinger paid tribute to Nelson Mandela in the hours after his death by dedicating a song to him during the Cosmopolitan Woman of the Year Awards in London on Thursday (05Dec13).The former Pussycat Dolls...

Morgan Freeman Honours 'True Giant' Nelson Mandela

Hollywood actor Morgan Freeman has spoken out to honour Nelson Mandela as a "man of incomparable honour" following the civil rights icon's death on Thursday (05Dec13).Freeman played the former South African president in Clint Eastwood's...

Paris Hilton Blames Hoaxer For Nelson Mandela Tweet

Paris Hilton has blamed an Internet hoaxer for faking a message from her Twitter account suggesting she had confused Nelson Mandela with Martin Luther King, Jr.Online bloggers were sent into a spin on Thursday night...

William Nicholson Wished Mandela Watched Biopic

Screenwriter William Nicholson wishes Nelson Mandela could have seen 'Long Walk To Freedom' before his death on Thursday (05.12.13).The 65-year-old Oscar-nominated writer penned the adaptation of Mandela's autobiography of the same name and he would...

Idris Elba Mourning Loss Of Nelson Mandela

Idris Elba is saddened by the loss ''of one the greatest human beings'' ever after hearing Nelson Mandela died on Thursday (05.12.13).The 41-year-old star plays the beloved South African civil rights activist and former president...

Nicole Scherzinger Pays Tribute To Nelson Mandela At Cosmopolitan Awards

Nicole Scherzinger paid tribute to Nelson Mandela as she picked up her top TV personality prize at the Cosmopolitan Ultimate Women of the Year Awards 2013.The 'X Factor' UK judge sang an impromptu rendition of...

Idris Elba Based Mandela Role On Dad

Idris Elba based his Nelson Mandela role on his late father. The 41-year-old actor plays the anti-apartheid revolutionary, who died last night (05.12.13) aged 95, in biopic 'Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom', and admits he...

David Beckham Thanks Nelson Mandela

David Beckham paid tribute to the late Nelson Mandela last night (05.12.13) by thanking him for being such an inspiration. The retired soccer star took to his Facebook account to post a picture of himself...

Paris Hilton Hits Back At Nelson Mandela Twitter Hoax

Paris Hilton hit out at a hoaxer who created a tweet pretending she had got the late Nelson Mandela confused with Martin Luther King. The 32-year-old star slammed the ''stupid fake tweet'', which was disguised...

Bono Pens Essay Tribute To Nelson Mandela

U2 frontman Bono has paid tribute to Nelson Mandela by writing an essay on the late anti-apartheid revolutionary. The 53-year-old singer, who along with his bandmates contributed the song 'Ordinary Love' to the biopic 'Mandela:...

Ladysmith Black Mambazo Pen Tribute To Nelson Mandela

South African choral group Ladysmith Black Mambazo have penned a touching tribute to Nelson Mandela, who died on Thursday (05Dec13).The Grammy-winning singers, who famously sang on Paul Simon's Graceland album, have honoured the fallen civil...

Prince William Pays Tribute To Mandela

Prince William has paid tribute to ''extraordinary and inspiring man'' Nelson Mandela. The Prince and his wife, Duchess Catherine attended the Royal Premiere of 'Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom' - a film about the South...

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