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, ...