Beckham daughter gets brand protection at age 5

/ Apr 14, 2017

Beckham daughter gets brand protection at age 5

Harper Beckham is only 5 years old, but her famous mother already is taking steps to protect her brand. Fashion designer and former Spice Girl Victoria Beckham has registered daughter Harper’s name with intellectual property authorities in Britain and Europe. That will make it ...

At 73, Barry Manilow comes out of closet

Apr 6, 2017

At 73, Barry Manilow comes out of closet

Chart-topping singer Barry Manilow came out of the closet Wednesday at age 73, saying he kept silent on his nearly four-decade relationship with a man to avoid disappointing fans. Manilow, best known for his love ballad “Mandy” and Latin-tinged pop number “Copacabana (at the ...

Female celebrities take action over hacked images

Mar 16, 2017

Female celebrities take action over hacked images

Movie stars Emma Watson and Amanda Seyfried launched legal action Wednesday after private pictures were stolen and posted online, while Mischa Barton spoke of her anguish over a leaked sex tape. Although the photographs of 26-year-old Watson merely show her trying on outfits, the ...

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, ...

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 ...