Coronavirus: German Big Brother cast to be told about pandemic live on TV

It’s been more than a month since the majority of Germany’s Big Brother contestants entered the house. In early February the first cases of coronavirus outside of Wuhan were just being reported. Now Germany has close to 7,000 confirmed infections, with 14 deaths – but the housemates have no idea a global pandemic has been declared. They’ll finally be informed on Tuesday night in a live TV special, after “consultation with relatives”. It comes after criticism on social media that broadcaster SAT.1 hadn’t told the 14 men and women locked…

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Coronavirus: Odeon, Vue and Cineworld shut UK cinemas

Cinema chains Odeon, Cineworld, Vue and Picturehouse are shutting all their UK screens amid the coronavirus pandemic. The move comes a day after Prime Minister Boris Johnson advised people to avoid public venues. Cinema UK, which represents the industry, said “most UK cinema sites” would close in the coming days following the government advice. Theatres in London’s West End and around the UK have already closed, and many concerts have been called off. Odeon has more than 120 cinemas in the UK and Ireland, while Vue has 91, Cineworld has…

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Cats movie loses big time at the Razzie Awards

Golden Raspberry

Cats was the big loser at this year’s Golden Raspberry Awards, which are given to the year’s worst movies. The widely derided musical was given six Razzies, including worst picture and worst director for Tom Hooper. James Corden was named worst supporting actor, while Rebel Wilson was named worst supporting actress. But its glitzy line-up couldn’t save it from its haul of Razzies, which also included worst screen combo and worst screenplay. The gongs were due to be announced at a live LA ceremony but instead took place via video…

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Coronavirus Fears delays Peter Rabbit 2 Film Release

Coronavirus Fears delays Peter Rabbit 2 Film Release

Peter Rabbit 2 has become the latest major film to have its release pushed back amid the coronavirus outbreak as the coronavirus fears delays Peter Rabbit 2 Film release by 4 months. Peter Rabbit 2: The Runaway, which features the voices of James Corden and Margot Robbie, was due in UK cinemas on 27 March, and the US a week later. But with uncertainty over whether fans will avoid cinemas, that has now been put back to 7 August. The decision comes a week after the new James Bond film…

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The Movie “Friends” Gang Reunion on HBO Max

The Movie "Friends" Gang Reunion on HBO Max

The Movie titled “Friends” which ended its 10-season run 16 years ago, but it feels like the show has never really gone away as we never stopped talking about it and we never stopped watching reruns. Tabloids never stopped obsessing about Jennifer Anniston’s love life. But now, the show that never really felt like it left is returning kind of. HBO Max announced Friday that Anniston and her co-stars Courteney Cox, Lisa Kudrow, David Schwimmer, Matthew Perry, and Matt LeBlanc will be reuniting this year for what’s been described as…

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My boyfriend dumped me but how do I tell my cat?

My boyfriend dumped me but how do I tell my cat?

How do you tell your pet that you’ve broken up with your partner and they’ll never get to snuggle them again? When Abby Govindan, 22, from Houston, Texas, got dumped by her boyfriend, one of her biggest concerns was how to tell her cat that the guy they had both adored had left for good. The US-based comedian and writer lamented to Twitter: “How do I explain to my cat, who loved my boyfriend more than anything in the world, that he is never coming over again ever”? And with…

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Nicki Minaj’s brother sentenced to 25 years for child rape

Nicki Minaj's brother sentenced to 25 years for child rape

Nicki Minaj’s brother has been sentenced to 25 years to life in prison for raping an 11-year-old girl, US media report. Jelani Maraj was first convicted of predatory sexual assault and child endangerment in November 2017. Maraj’s victim had said in a 2015 trial that she was repeatedly raped by Maraj while her mother was at work. The 41-year-old is the older brother of international rapper and singer Nicki Minaj. He appealed his conviction but it was rejected by the judge. Prosecutors said that DNA evidence linked to Maraj was…

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Nicholas Parsons: ‘Broadcasting legend’ dies aged 96 after short illness

Nicholas Parsons: 'Broadcasting legend' dies aged 96 after short illness

Broadcaster Nicholas Parsons has died at the age of 96 after a short illness, his agent has confirmed. Parsons had hosted Radio 4’s Just A Minute since its inception in 1967. “Nicholas passed away in the early hours of the 28th of January,” said a statement issued by his agent Jean Diamond. “He was with his beloved family who will miss him enormously and who wish to thank the wonderful staff at the Stoke Mandeville Hospital.” BBC Radio 4’s Just A Minute is a long-running and popular panel game where…

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Michelle Obama Sets Launch of First Series on Instagram’s IGTV

Michelle Obama Sets Launch of First Series on Instagram’s IGTV

Michelle Obama is turning to Instagram’s IGTV video platform with a new series aimed at inspiring young people to plan for college careers by chronicling the experiences of first-year students. The former First Lady teamed with progressive digital-news outlet ATTN: on “A Year of Firsts,” which will follow students as they navigate their freshman year of higher education. The six-episode series is slated to debut in mid-January and conclude in June 2020. “As a first-generation college student myself, I know how intimidating it can be to take that leap and…

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Reunited? Exes Jennifer Aniston and Brad Pitt Attend the Same Afterparty

Reunited? Exes Jennifer Aniston and Brad Pitt Attend the Same Afterparty

A night to remember. Jennifer Aniston and Brad Pitt were both spotted at Netflix’s Golden Globes after party at The Beverly Hilton in Los Angeles on Sunday, January 5, 2020. A source tells Us Weekly that the former couple sat at different tables at the bash, which was presented by Moët and Chandon. The 50-year-old Morning Show star, for her part, chatting with Scott Stuber, Sandra Bullock and Glenn Close at the beginning of the evening. “They mingled with others after, but Jennifer and Sandra were standing across from each other…

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