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Katy Perry Collaborates With Barack Obama And Abuse Activist Brooke Axtell For Grammy Performance

Celebrities can use their platforms for more than just album sales, self promotion and controversy – Katy Perry, of all people, proved as much on Sunday night, when she used her Grammy performance – By...

President Obama Appeals To Grammy Artists To Fight Sexual Violence

President Barack Obama appeared in a short video, which aired during Sunday's 57th Annual Grammy Awards, to appeal to the music industry's biggest stars to help take prevent sexual violence in America.President Obama asked Grammy...

David Oyelowo Says Barack Obama Is A Fan Of Selma

David Oyelowo has revealed US President Barack Obama is a fan of 'Selma'.The British actor stars as Martin Luther King in the movie about the Civil Rights Movement in the 1960s and has confirmed that...

Barack Obama Holding Selma Screening

U.S. President Barack Obama is set to host a special screening of Oscar-nominated film Selma in the White House in Washington, D.C. on Friday (16Jan15).The film portrays the 1965 Alabama civil rights march from Selma...

Eddie Vedder Receives Visit From Obama Family

Eddie Vedder played host to some very special guests on Saturday (03Jan15) when U.S. President Barack Obama and his family decided to drop in on the Pearl Jam frontman at his home in Hawaii.The Democrat...

U.s. Imposes New Sanctions On North Korea Over Sony Hack

President Barack Obama has authorised an additional set of sanctions against North Korea in response to the breach of Sony Pictures Entertainment.According to NBC News and a statement released by the White House on Friday,...

'The Interview' Stars Seth Rogen & James Franco Celebrate As Sony Announces Limited Christmas Day Release

The Interview will be shown in limited cinemas in the US from Christmas Day. Sony Pictures Entertainment has granted the film's release despite threats from hackers directed at cinema goers. Mounting political pressure, including a...

President Obama: 'I Might Have Called Theatre Bosses To Help Sony'

President Barack Obama has revealed he could have offered to call the heads of cinema chains threatening not to screen Seth Rogen's new comedy The Interview if Sony bosses had come to him with their...

President Obama Mistakenly Calls James Franco 'James Flacco' During Year End News Conference

If you thought things were getting a little too heavy surrounding the now not to be released comedy The Interview, then President Obama has certainly lightened the mood after he fluffed star James Franco’s name...

Democrat Donor Amy Pascal Jokes About Obama's Race In Leaked Email

Sony Pictures Entertainment co-chairman Amy Pascal and producer Scott Rudin joked about President Obama's race in a leaked email conversation, riffing on whether Pascal should ask the President if he liked Django Unchaind, 12 Years...

Democrat Donor Amy Pascal Jokes About Obama's Race In Leaked Email

Sony Pictures Entertainment co-chairman Amy Pascal and producer Scott Rudin joked about President Obama's race in a leaked email conversation, riffing on whether Pascal should ask the President if he liked Django Unchaind, 12 Years...

Tika Sumpter To Portray U.s. First Lady Michelle Obama In Romance Film

Actress Tika Sumpter is set to portray Michelle Obama in a movie about the U.S. First Lady's budding romance with the man who became President Barack Obama.Southside With You will centre on the future leader...

Barack And Michelle Obama's First Date To Get The Hollywood Treatment With Upcoming Movie

The first date between future president of the United States Barack Obama and lawyer Michelle Robinson is to be made into a feature film, according to a report by Deadline. The site writes that the...

Meryl Streep And Stevie Wonder Honoured With Presidential Medal Of Freedom

Meryl Streep and Stevie Wonder were presented with the Presidential Medal of Freedom at the White House yesterday (24.11.14).The 'Mamma Mia' actress and the 'Superstition' singer received the medals - the US' highest civilian honour...

Stars Honour Simon Cowell At Tv Convention

U.S. President Barack Obama, Oprah Winfrey and members of One Direction were among the stars who paid tribute to Simon Cowell as he picked up a prestigious award at a Tv conference in France this...

Gwyneth Paltrow Hosts Star-studded Fundraiser For Barack Obama

Actress Gwyneth Paltrow hosted a slew of celebrities including guest of honour U.S. President Barack Obama at her Los Angeles home on Thursday night (09Oct14) as a fundraiser for the Democratic National Committee.Actors including Julia...

Musicians, Celebrities And World Leaders Unite To Fight Poverty At Global Citizen Festival

So there’s SXSW for the hipsters, Coachella for the fashionable crowd… and then there’s the Global Citizen music festival, which has a different vibe altogether. Held in Central Park, the third annual event featured the...

Pharrell Williams Urges Obama To Visit Ferguson Warzone

Pharrell Williams has become the latest celebrity to urge U.S. leader President Barack Obama to visit Ferguson, Missouri following last month's (Aug14) race riots between locals and law enforcement officials.The town became a warzone after...

Jason Wu Sells His Majority Stake In Brand

Jason Wu has sold his majority stake in his brand.The fashion designer - whose dresses are favoured by Jennifer Lawrence, Kim Kardashian and First lady, Michelle Obama - has decided to sell his stake in...

Over A Year Later, Jay Z And Beyonce's Anniversary Trip To Cuba Got The "Okay" From The Treasury Dept

Cue the “no longer On The Run” jokes, as Beyonce and Jay Z are off the hook for their 2013 trip to Cuba. The Treasury Department’s Office of Inspector General released a nine-page report...

Sean 'Diddy' Combs Calls On U.s. President To Visit Missouri Town Where Teenager Was Shot

Rapper Sean '' Combs has urged U.S. President Barack Obama to visit the Missouri town gripped by riots and violence following the death of an African-American teenager, insisting the situation there is "serious".Michael Brown was...

Petition Launched For Weird Al Super Bowl Show

Fans of singing funnyman 'Weird Al' Yankovic have launched a petition calling for President Barack Obama to insist the Handy hitmaker performs at next year's (15) Super Bowl.Just weeks after Weird Al landed his first...

Katy Perry Wants To Join Illuminati

Katy Perry has begged to join the Illuminati.The 'Dark Horse' songstress has made a pledge to the alleged New World Order asking if she can be part of their ''club''.Part of a conspiracy theory, the...

Katy Perry Praised By President

Barack Obama hailed Katy Perry as a ''wonderful person'' last night (31.07.14).The US president was delighted to have the 'Dark Horse' hitmaker perform at the White House at a dinner to honour the 46th anniversary...

Janelle Monae Performs For The President At Political Fundraiser

Singer Janelle Monae performed for U.S. President Barack Obama at a star-studded political fundraiser in Los Angeles on Wednesday (23Jul14).The event took place at the home of Scandal creator Shonda Rhimes, and was co-hosted by...

Demi Lovato Ditched Diet For President

Demi Lovato had to break her strict diet so she didn't offend US President Barack Obama.The 'Skyscraper' hitmaker usually sticks to a raw food, gluten-free eating regime because of allergies to wheat and dairy, but...

Demi Lovato Gave Up Healthy Diet To Eat Pizza With The President

Demi Lovato had to give up her raw food, gluten-free diet at a recent house party because she did not want to offend host Robert Rodriguez or special guest President Barack Obama.The singer is obsessed...

Jon Voight Hits Out At Barack Obama In Televised Speech

Outspoken actor Jon Voight blasted U.S. President Barack Obama during a news show on Saturday (12Jul14).The Midnight Cowboy star, who is Angelina Jolie's father, has previously taken aim at Obama over his party's foreign policies...

Kanye West Slams Barack Obama

Kanye West has slammed US President Barack Obama.The 'Bound 2' rapper hit out at the Commander-in-Chief, insisting he can't do anything to ''effect change'' without ''money'' - though he then went on to proclaim ''genius''...

George Clooney To Enter Politics - Running For Governor Of California In 2018?

George Clooney may be going into politics full time, according to numerous sources. The 53-year-old actor could be running for Governor of California and following in the footsteps of actors such as Arnold Schwarzengger and...

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