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Backstreet Boy Nick Carter denies 2002 rape allegation

Wed, 11/22/2017 - 11:48am
LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Backstreet Boy singer Nick Carter on Wednesday denied an allegation that he raped a teen pop singer 15 years ago, saying he was "shocked and saddened" by the accusation.

First love, gay love, take center stage in 'Call Me By Your Name'

Wed, 11/22/2017 - 10:27am
LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - "Call Me By Your Name" became a landmark for gay romantic fiction when it was first published in 2007, but the makers of a new movie version say it will appeal to anyone who enjoys a good love story.

David Cassidy, teen heartthrob of 'The Partridge Family,' dies at 67

Tue, 11/21/2017 - 8:34pm
(Reuters) - David Cassidy, a singer and actor whose androgynous features and jaunty voice made him a 1970s teen heartthrob on the television show "The Partridge Family," died on Tuesday at age 67, his publicist said.

Family, legacy celebrated in animated Mexican tale 'Coco'

Tue, 11/21/2017 - 5:47pm
LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Who lives, who dies, who tells your story?

'Forbidden Planet' robot sets price record for movie prop sold at auction

Tue, 11/21/2017 - 5:17pm
(Reuters) - "Robby the Robot," the seven-foot tall creature featured in the 1956 science fiction film "Forbidden Planet," sold at auction for $5.375 million, a record for a movie prop, a New York auction house said on Tuesday.

Creative sector scores win in EU Parliament copyright vote

Tue, 11/21/2017 - 4:43pm
BRUSSELS (Reuters) - Commercial TV broadcasters, football leagues and film producers scored a win on Tuesday when European Union lawmakers watered down a copyright reform aimed at making more TV shows and films available online across borders.

Disney-Pixar animation executive Lasseter takes leave after 'missteps': memo

Tue, 11/21/2017 - 4:40pm
(Reuters) - Walt Disney Co executive John Lasseter, who heads animation at both Disney and Pixar, told company staff on Tuesday he was taking a six-month leave of absence following what he called "missteps" including unwanted hugs that made employees uncomfortable, according to a memo seen by Reuters.

Disney animation executive Lasseter takes leave after 'missteps': memo

Tue, 11/21/2017 - 3:21pm
(Reuters) - Walt Disney Co animation executive John Lasseter told company staff on Tuesday he was taking a six-month leave of absence following what he called "missteps," including unwanted hugs that made employees uncomfortable, according to a memo seen by Reuters.

Gay romance 'Call Me By Your Name' leads indie Spirit nominations

Tue, 11/21/2017 - 2:50pm
LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - "Call Me By Your Name," a coming-of-age drama of two young men falling in love, led the Independent Spirit Awards nominations on Tuesday.

German police present stolen John Lennon diaries

Tue, 11/21/2017 - 1:59pm
BERLIN (Reuters) - German police presented on Tuesday diaries, pairs of glasses and other items belonging to late Beatle John Lennon that were stolen from his widow Yoko Ono in 2006 and eventually ended up in Berlin.

U.S. TV networks fire Charlie Rose after sex harassment allegations

Tue, 11/21/2017 - 1:18pm
(Reuters) - CBS News and other networks said on Tuesday they had fired Charlie Rose, one of the most prominent American interviewers, the day after the Washington Post reported the television host had sexually harassed eight women.

CBS News fires Charlie Rose after sex harassment allegations

Tue, 11/21/2017 - 12:21pm
(Reuters) - CBS News said on Tuesday it had fired Charlie Rose, one of the most prominent American interviewers, the day after the Washington Post reported the television host had sexually harassed eight women.

Kendall Jenner ousts Gisele Bundchen as world's top-earning model

Tue, 11/21/2017 - 12:00pm
LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Kendall Jenner topped a list on Tuesday of the world's highest paid models, edging Gisele Bundchen out of the No. 1 spot for the first time in 15 years in a ranking that reflected the growing power of social media influencers.

U.S. prosecutors charge Iranian in 'Game of Thrones' hack

Tue, 11/21/2017 - 10:12am
(Reuters) - U.S. prosecutors have charged an Iranian-based hacker with penetrating the network of cable TV provider HBO and stealing episodes and plot summaries for unaired programs including "Game of Thrones," then threatening to release the data unless he was paid $6 million.

Taylor Swift's 'Reputation' is 2017's biggest U.S. album debut

Mon, 11/20/2017 - 8:33pm
LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Taylor Swift's "Reputation" album sold 1.216 million copies in its first week and debuted at the top of the U.S. Billboard 200 album chart, Nielsen Music said on Monday, the biggest album debut of the year.

U.S. networks suspend Charlie Rose after sex harassment allegations

Mon, 11/20/2017 - 6:28pm
(Reuters) - CBS and other networks on Monday suspended Charlie Rose, one of the most prominent American interviewers, after eight women told the Washington Post he sexually harassed them and prompted Rose to apologize for his "inappropriate behavior."

21st Century Fox in $90 million settlement tied to sexual harassment scandal

Mon, 11/20/2017 - 5:08pm
(Reuters) - Twenty-First Century Fox Inc has reached a $90 million settlement of shareholder claims arising from the sexual harassment scandal at its Fox News Channel, which cost the jobs of longtime news chief Roger Ailes and anchor Bill O'Reilly.

Noel Gallagher discards any trace of Oasis sound in new album

Mon, 11/20/2017 - 3:36pm
LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Former Oasis songwriter Noel Gallagher embarked on a new kind of creative journey with his latest album "Who Built the Moon?" with his High Flying Birds band.

'Touched By An Angel' actress Della Reese dead at 86

Mon, 11/20/2017 - 12:46pm
LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Actress and gospel singer Della Reese, who appeared for years in the "Touched By An Angel" television series, has died at the age of 86 at her home in California, her family said on Monday.

Singer and actress Della Reese dead at 86, family says

Mon, 11/20/2017 - 12:23pm
LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Actress and gospel singer Della Reese has died at the age of 86 at her home in California, her family said on Monday.

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