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January 22, 2018
Kanye West charity Donda's House to change name after Kim Kardashian, Rhymefest clash

Kanye West charity Donda's House to change name after Kim Kardashian, Rhymefest clash

The charity that Kanye West co-founded in honor of his late mother has revealed it will no longer use her name following tweets from Kim Kardashian.Kardashian unleashed a slew of tweets directed at Rhymefest, the co-founder of Donda's...

Inmate writes judge who sentenced him to announce new song

NEW YORK (AP) — A man serving an eight-year prison term had something to say to the judge who sentenced him — check out my new song!The Daily News reports John Star wrote to Judge I. Leo Glasser in a letter filed last week to tell...

Iglesias loves his fans, but misses family 'like crazy'

TEL AVIV, Israel (AP) — Pop star Enrique Iglesias misses his newborn twins "like crazy." But he says performing for his fans is the next best thing to being home.While the Spanish singer has traditionally kept his personal life...

Drake vs Kanye West and Pusha-T - is this rap's biggest beef?

Drake vs Kanye West and Pusha-T - is this rap's biggest beef?

Drake has fired back at Kanye West and Pusha-T after their song Infrared seemed to imply he'd used ghost writers.The 31-year-old rapper appeared to be targeted in the tune, with one verse claiming: "Your hooks did it, the lyrics...

Why Solo: A Star Wars Story isn't the hit Disney wanted it to be

Why Solo: A Star Wars Story isn't the hit Disney wanted it to be

In the largest disturbance yet in Disney's otherwise lucrative reign over Star Wars, the Han Solo spinoff Solo: A Star Wars Story opened well below expectations with a franchise-low US$83.3 million (NZ$120m) in ticket sales over the...

Sting receives honorary degree, sings at Brown University

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — English musician Sting sang "My One and Only Love" at Brown University after he and his wife Trudie Styler accepted honorary degrees.Brown presented them with the degrees Sunday at its 250th commencement....

Steve Braunias: Please, put Seymour on the bus to loserville

Steve Braunias: Please, put Seymour on the bus to loserville

It was the worst of times. The best time was when the damned thing finished. Last night's Dancing with the Stars was a shocker, a stinker, a howler, a Sunday horror. It was so bad that one of the dancers tripped over his own feet...

Roger Farrelly takes tumble on Dancing With The Stars: Recap episode 9

Roger Farrelly takes tumble on Dancing With The Stars: Recap episode 9

Tonight on Dancing with the Stars our remaining celebrities quick-stepped their way back to the roaring 1920s with a prohibition theme.However, some dancers were smoother than others as one pair took an epic tumble to the floor.Sitting...

The Conversation: Unravelling the Kardashian reality

The Conversation: Unravelling the Kardashian reality

Since Keeping up with the Kardashians first aired 10 years ago, the Kardashian-Jenner sisters have risen from bit players in a reality TV show, to international celebrities and household names. In a society where beauty and wealth...

Sesame Street to sue over 'obscene' film 'The Happytime Murders'

Sesame Street to sue over 'obscene' film 'The Happytime Murders'

Sesame Street has taken legal action over the 'obscene' new puppet movie The Happytime Murders.The producers of the children's TV show, filed a lawsuit in federal court in New York on Thursday, claiming that the promotion of the...

Handcuffed Weinstein faces rape charge in #MeToo reckoning

Handcuffed Weinstein faces rape charge in #MeToo reckoning

It was the moment the #MeToo movement had been waiting for: Harvey Weinstein in handcuffs.His smile strained and his hands locked behind his back, the once-powerful Hollywood figure emerged from a police station yesterday facing...

Harry Potter star Daniel Radcliffe: 'I'm definitely coming back to NZ'

Harry Potter star Daniel Radcliffe: 'I'm definitely coming back to NZ'

It's a far cry from the electric rush of New York, but Daniel Radcliffe looked at home in the suburbs of west Auckland.The Harry Potter star spoke to the Herald on Sunday at Studio West Film Studios in Glen Eden yesterday as...

Nicki Minaj was 'joking' when she said she was dating Eminem

Nicki Minaj was 'joking' when she said she was dating Eminem

Nicki Minaj and Eminem are not dating, after all.The internet was quickly set alight when she told a fan on Instagram that the pair were an item. Read more: • Fans lose it after Nicki Minaj confirms she's dating Eminem ...

Former Boyzone star at the heart of twisted murder speaks out

Former Boyzone star at the heart of twisted murder speaks out

To the outside world, former Boyzone star Mark Walton is living the Hollywood dream.Handsome and successful, the former singer-turned-record producer spends his days working alongside the likes of Lady Gaga and Jennifer Lopez, before...

Stars shine bright for matariki

Stars shine bright for matariki

How do you fit a five-metre taniwha in a four-seater Toyota Vitz hatchback?When Sarah Burren, a former costume designer at the BBC, decided to make a children's theatre show about Matariki that was the first of many creative challenges...

Sideswipe: May 28: What are trees feeling?

Sideswipe: May 28: What are trees feeling?

Dirty tricks in Turkmenistan Police in Turkmenistan have begun inspecting public and private toilets across the country for evidence of photos of President Gurbanguly Berdymukhammedov being used as toilet paper. This is the same...

Under scrutiny, Weinstein prosecutor has a case to prove

NEW YORK (AP) — At least in the court of public opinion, the prosecutor leading a rape case against Harvey Weinstein may have more to prove than the charges alone.But if Manhattan Attorney Cyrus Vance Jr. is out to answer critics...

Film explores Chinese Exclusion Act as US immigration 'DNA'

NEW YORK (AP) — Politicians seizing on immigrants as an election issue. Newspaper headlines calling for action. Talk of legislation to institute a ban.If viewers of "The Chinese Exclusion Act" documentary end up with a sense of...

Archive papers reveal Alan Rickman's frustration at Hogwarts movie role

Archive papers reveal Alan Rickman's frustration at Hogwarts movie role

He was the hugely successful British actor who made surly professor Severus Snape one of the most watchable characters in the Harry Potter films and garnered widespread critical acclaim.But behind the scenes, Bafta-winner Alan...

Claims relationship ended by Naz Khanjani's friendship with Dancing with the Stars partner Tim Mullayanov

Claims relationship ended by Naz Khanjani's friendship with Dancing with the Stars partner Tim Mullayanov

In case you missed it: This was one of the Herald's top stories on social media this week. The former partner of Dancing with the Stars ' Tim Mullayanov says her relationship with the dancer has been destroyed by his friendship...

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