Trump shock kicks in in Hollywood

Nov 11, 2016

Trump shock kicks in in Hollywood

Lady Gaga besieged Trump Tower. Oscar-winning actress Jennifer Lawrence penned a thoughtful essay. Miley Cyrus posted a tearful video. Hillary Clinton’s celebrity supporters were in deep mourning Thursday as Hollywood came to terms with Republican Donald Trump’s stunning election as U.S. president. Pop princess ...

Lady Gaga arrives in Japan to promote new album 'Joanne'

Nov 2, 2016

Lady Gaga arrives in Japan to promote new album 'Joanne'

Dozens of screaming fans holding banners and posters greeted U.S. pop singer Lady Gaga in Tokyo on Tuesday as the Grammy Award-winning artist arrived in Japan to promote her U.S. chart-topping album “Joanne.” Dressed in a backless black outfit and pink hat — an ...

Dylan accepts Nobel, says it left him 'speechless'

Oct 29, 2016

Dylan accepts Nobel, says it left him 'speechless'

Bob Dylan has finally accepted his Nobel Prize for literature, the Swedish Academy that awards it said Friday, breaking his silence on the win, which he said had left him “speechless.” Asked “if I accept the prize,” he answered “Of course,” the U.S. singer-songwriter ...

Man with ax, hammer hacks at Trump's Hollywood star

Oct 27, 2016

Man with ax, hammer hacks at Trump's Hollywood star

An ax-wielding protester hacked out the gold lettering and television logo on Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump’s star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame on Wednesday. A man who identified himself to a local news agency as James Lambert Otis said he was the ...

Stars come out for Tokyo film festival opening

Oct 25, 2016

Stars come out for Tokyo film festival opening

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The 29th Tokyo International Film Festival marked its opening Tuesday afternoon with a traditional red carpet ceremony that was heavy on Asian stars and filmmakers. With the festival abandoning its modern, eco-friendly “green carpet” this year, domestic stars dominated the promenade at the Roppongi ...

Actor Mikijiro Hira dies at 82

Oct 24, 2016

Actor Mikijiro Hira dies at 82

Actor Mikijiro Hira, who performed in various fields including television dramas and theater plays, died Sunday. He was 82. Hira was found lying in the bathroom of his residence in Setagaya Ward, Tokyo. He was later confirmed dead. After performing with the Haiyuza Theater ...