Johnny Depp's wife files for divorce in Los Angeles

May 26, 2016

Johnny Depp's wife files for divorce in Los Angeles

Johnny Depp’s wife has filed for divorce, citing irreconcilable differences after 15 months of marriage. Amber Depp, an actress known as Amber Heard, filed for divorce in Los Angeles Superior Court and is seeking spousal support from the Oscar-nominated actor. Heard listed their date ...

1960s 'Mister Ed' sitcom star Alan Young dies at 96

May 21, 2016

1960s 'Mister Ed' sitcom star Alan Young dies at 96

Actor and comedian Alan Young, who played the amiable straight man to a talking horse in the 1960s sitcom “Mister Ed,” has died at age 96, a spokeswoman for the Motion Picture and Television Home said Friday. The English-born, Canadian-educated Young died Thursday, according ...

Bollywood actress to shoot Japan calendar to boost tourism

Apr 9, 2016

Bollywood actress to shoot Japan calendar to boost tourism

Bollywood actress Evelyn Sharma said Friday that she, along with Miss World Japan 2015, Chika Naka-gawa, will appear in a 2017 calendar featuring photos taken at tourist sites around the nation as part of a project to attract more Indian tourists to Japan. In ...

'Fifth Beatle' producer George Martin dies at 90

Mar 9, 2016

'Fifth Beatle' producer George Martin dies at 90

Legendary British music producer George Martin, who turned the Beatles into the best-selling band in history, has died at the age of 90, the band’s drummer Ringo Starr said on Wednesday. “God bless George Martin peace and love to Judy and his family love ...

BBC missed chances to stop sexual predator Savile, report says

Feb 26, 2016

BBC missed chances to stop sexual predator Savile, report says

An investigation into the Jimmy Savile sex abuse scandal cleared the BBC of wrongdoing Thursday, even as it painted a damning portrait of an institution where employees were afraid to raise even serious concerns about sexual misconduct for fear of upsetting celebrity talent or ...

At 83, Yoko Ono says she did not break up the Beatles

Feb 25, 2016

At 83, Yoko Ono says she did not break up the Beatles

Yoko Ono has been a prominent artist for decades but at age 83 she is again answering a familiar question — no, she didn’t break up the Beatles. The Japanese-born singer, artist and widow of John Lennon defended her record in entertainment magazine Us ...

Lock of John Lennon's hair fetches $35,000 at auction

Feb 21, 2016

Lock of John Lennon's hair fetches $35,000 at auction

A lock of John Lennon’s hair that was snipped as he prepared for a film role has sold for $35,000. Dallas-based Heritage Auctions said Saturday that the 4-inch (10-centimeter) lock of hair was purchased by Paul Fraser, a United Kingdom-based memorabilia collector. A German ...

John Paul II had intense friendship with married woman: BBC

Feb 15, 2016

John Paul II had intense friendship with married woman: BBC

Pope John Paul II had a close relationship with a married woman that lasted over 30 years, according to letters which feature in a documentary being shown Monday by the BBC. While the documentary does not claim he broke his vow of celibacy with ...

Actor Ken Watanabe diagnosed with early stage stomach cancer

Feb 10, 2016

Actor Ken Watanabe diagnosed with early stage stomach cancer

Actor Ken Watanabe has been diagnosed with early stage stomach cancer and has undergone endoscopic surgery to remove it, according to his agent. The 56-year-old actor released a comment Tuesday seeking understanding for the postponement of his return to the musical “The King and ...