Madame Tussauds unveils wax figure of Trump

Jan 19, 2017

Madame Tussauds unveils wax figure of Trump

London’s Madame Tussauds museum has unveiled a wax figure of U.S. President-elect Donald Trump days ahead of his inauguration. The figure, dressed in a navy suit, red tie and an American flag lapel pin, now stands in the museum’s mock-up of the White House’s ...

Why some artists no longer want to be famous

Jan 5, 2017

Why some artists no longer want to be famous

“I love being famous,” the black U.S. comedian Chris Rock once quipped. “It’s almost like being white.” But a growing number of artists would rather have success without the encumbrance of fame. From the street artist Banksy to the Italian literary phenomenon Elena Ferrante, ...

First Beatles manager Allan Williams dies

Dec 31, 2016

First Beatles manager Allan Williams dies

Allan Williams, the first manager of The Beatles who drove the band on their formative trip to Hamburg in 1960, has died at the age of 86, his old club announced. The Jacaranda Club in Liverpool, northwest England, posted the news late Friday on ...

Japanese actor Jinpachi Nezu dies at 69

Dec 30, 2016

Japanese actor Jinpachi Nezu dies at 69

Actor Jinpachi Nezu, known for his so-called nihilistic acting style, died of pneumonia at a hospital in Tokyo on Thursday. He was 69. Nezu, whose real name is Toru Nezu, often played silent, stoic roles. After making his breakthrough in a theater group led ...

Scarlett Johansson is the year's top-grossing movie star

Dec 28, 2016

Scarlett Johansson is the year's top-grossing movie star

Scarlett Johansson was named the top-grossing actor of 2016 on Tuesday thanks to her roles in superhero movie “Captain America: Civil War” and Hollywood satire “Hail Caesar.” Forbes said Johansson just edged out her “Captain America” co-stars Chris Evans and Robert Downey with box-office ...