All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘London’

Kylie Minogue To Jump-Start London Christmas Season, Will Switch On Oxford Street Lights

Kylie Minogue has been chosen to do the prestigious job of switching on London‘s famous Oxford street Christmas lights. The ceremony is in its 56th year and before Kylie Minogue there were many a celebrity who pushed the iconic button to light the bustling street and officially begin Christmas shopping season. For example, X-Factor star and musician Cheryl Fernandez-Versini did …

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Lindsay Lohan Wants to Move to London Permanently

Lindsay Lohan says that, after years of legal trouble here in the United States, she wants to live in England for good. Although in the middle of a run of David Mamet’s play “Speed-the-Plow,” Lohan had to run back to the U.S. briefly to fulfill the terms of a community service agreement she says she thought was done. The last-minute …

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Lindsay Lohan May Not Make It to Deadline; Could Get Jail

Lindsay Lohan just might be up shit creek. When Lindsay Lohan was sentenced to 125 hours of community service following a 2012 Santa Monica traffic crash, it seemed like a fairly easy task to complete. But then Lindsay Lohan moved to London to work on David Mamet’s “Speed-the-Plow.” Now she is under warning that she has just a few days …

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Khloe Kardashian: Are She and French Montana Back Together?

Are Khloe Kardashian and French Montana back together? A birthday message she posted for her supposed ex-boyfriend has fueled rumors that he might not be her ex any more. Khloe went to London last week with sister Kim Kardashian to support their Hairfinity business. E! News reports she’s presently headed home–to French Montana. Even though she missed the rapper’s official …

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Lindsay Lohan Finishes Probation for 2011 Necklace Theft

Often we hear about some sensational trial or charges when the case is first opened or the court proceedings are underway. But we don’t often hear about how everything ended up turning out in the end. For example, President Clinton was investigated for years in a string of allegations that finally culminated in the infamous Starr Report. Due to the …

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Amy Winehouse Statue Revealed In London

Amy Winehouse was honored today, on what would have been her 31st birthday, when a statue of the late singer was revealed in London. The life-size statue, designed by sculptor Scott Eaton, is located in her beloved Camden Town neighborhood, and portrays Winehouse as truly as possible with her beehive hairstyle and winged eyeliner. Winehouse’s mother and father were in …

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Kanye West Booed After Onstage Rant

Controversial rapper Kanye West was booed at the Wireless Festival in London on Friday, after going into a 20-minute rant in protest of the media during his set. West was filling in for Canadian singer Drake, who had fallen ill. West, wearing a studded face mask, went on to share his views on the culture of fame, consumerism and discrimination …

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Martina Hingis Invited Back to Wimbledon

In 1996, Martina Hingis shocked the tennis world for the first time by becoming the youngest player to ever win a Grand Slam title, partnering with Helena Sukova at Wimbledon to take home the women’s doubles title. At 15 years old, many expected Hingis to dominate the world of women’s tennis for quite some time. However, due to ligament injuries …

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Julianne Hough and Brother Derek on Tough Childhoods, Today’s Success

Julianne Hough and older brother Derek Hough spoke recently with PEOPLE magazine about their tough childhoods and how that time led them to where they are today. Dancing With the Stars was essentially the catalyst that moved the brother and sister pair from simply being professional dancers to becoming household names. Derek was this season’s champion. Julianne has gone on …

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Lindsay Lohan To Make Stage Debut In London

Lindsay Lohan is set to make her theater debut on London’s West End this November in a production of David Mamet’s Speed-the-Plow. “It’s the first time I’ve done a stage play or anything like that. I’m nervous but I’m excited” said Lohan. She announced her plans at a Moschino fashion show in London on June 17th, mentioning to a New …

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Skyscraper Evacuation in London Prompted by Smoke

London‘s tallest skyscraper was evacuated on Thursday following reports of smoke in the building’s basement. According to Twitter reports from the building’s management and the London Fire Brigade, the Shard was evacuated at around 10:30 am on Wednesday as the building’s fire alarms went off. Ambulances and at least ten fire trucks reported to the location as approximately 900 people …

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Lindsay Lohan Is Planning A Move To London

Since her younger days, starring in films like The Parent Trap and Freaky Friday, Lindsay Lohan has seemingly spiraled out of control. The six-time rehab alum has struggled with drugs and alcohol, and was recently seen partying it up at the Cannes Film Festival in France. “Lindsay’s really enjoying being in the UK and has told her pals that she’s …

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Mummified Mammoth Goes On Display At London’s Natural History Museum

Mummified mammoths are a big deal in the science community as they give us a better look at life thousands of years ago. We got our best look yet in 2007 when scientists discovered an almost perfectly preserved baby mammoth and now British citizens will finally get to see it in person. BBC News reports that the Natural History Museum …

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Penny Dreadful Series Premiere Shows Promise

Penny Dreadful, Showtime’s entry into the supernatural category, had a relatively strong formal debut Sunday night. Going up against genre heavy weights such as AMC’s The Walking Dead and FX’s American Horror Story, Penny Dreadful attempts to set itself apart “with a combination of literary allusion, fine acting, patience and fearlessness” according to a review in The New York Times. …

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Miley Cyrus Denies Drug Overdose

Twerking sensation Miley Cyrus has denied rumors that her recent illness was the result of a drug overdose, and asserts that she is “the poster child for good health.” While addressing talk that her recent hospital stint was actually due to illicit drug use, Cyrus insisted that this was not the case, during a press conference at London’s O2 Arena …

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Miley Cyrus Resumes Tour Amidst Drug Rumors

Miley Cyrus resumed her Bangerz tour in London last night after a weeks-long break amidst rampant rumors that her hiatus was drug related, not stemming from an allergic reaction to antibiotics as stated by her rep. “I didn’t have a drug overdose. I took some shitty antibiotics that a doctor gave me for a sinus infection and I had a …

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Jennifer Lawrence and Boyfriend Buy a House

Actress Jennifer Lawrence and beau Nicholas Hoult reportedly bought a house in London, after looking at properties in the area for the past few weeks. Lawrence, 23, and Hoult, 24, met on the set of X-Men: First Class in 2011, and are again starring together in director Bryan Singer’s upcoming X-Men: Days of Future Past. Hoult’s sister Clarista commented that …

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London Underground Workers Go On 48-Hour Strike

Workers of the London Underground (LU) went on a strike, which began at 9pm on April 28 and will last for 48 hours. The strike was done in protest of the plans to close the Tube’s ticket offices. The closure will cause hundreds of Tube workers to lose their jobs, as well as threaten the safety of commuters. According to …

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George Clooney Engaged to International Lawyer Amal Alamuddin

Actor and human rights activist George Clooney is reportedly engaged to international lawyer Amal Alamuddin. Rumors started swirling Saturday when Clooney and Alamuddin were spotted having dinner at a Malibu, CA restaurant with Clooney’s longtime friends Cindy Crawford and Rande Gerber. Observers reported that Alamuddin was wearing a “huge ring” on her left ring finger as the two couples dined …

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Kate Upton: ‘The Other Woman’ Bikini Scene was “Uncomfortable”

Kate Upton says she felt “a little uncomfortable” during filming of her bikini scene in The Other Woman. It was a sentiment that surprised some, given the fact that Upton has made several appearances in the Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Issue, even gracing the cover in 2012 and 2013. Upton’s character Amber makes her first appearance almost halfway through the movie …

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Dom Hemingway: Jude Law Stars in Against Type Role

Jude Law’s titular role in the recently released Dom Hemingway has earned him mostly positive reviews. The film opens as safe-cracking petty criminal Dom Hemingway is released from a 12-year prison stint that could have been shortened had he been willing to testify against crime boss Mr. Fontaine (played by Demián Bichir.) After going on a bender in London, Dom …

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Downton Abbey Experience Goes On Sale for Charity

Downton Abbey star Laura Carmichael is offering up various Downton Abbey-themed experiences as part of her fundraising efforts for Haiti: Make Births Safe. Carmichael, who stars as Lady Edith on the hit series, is working with the organization to offer a range of prizes, the ultimate one being a day on set at Highclere Castle with Carmichael and other Downton …

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Courteney Cox Living with Boyfriend Johnny McDaid

Courteney Cox and boyfriend Johnny McDaid are living together, according to mutual friend Ed Sheeran. Sheeran, the 23-year-old British singer-songwriter who introduced Cox and McDaid last year, spoke about their romance at a recent VIP preview of Chris Moon’s exhibition A Splendid Isolation in London. “I’m not sure that it’s public knowledge, so maybe I shouldn’t have said anything – …

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Margot Robbie Wows on Empire Awards Red Carpet

Margot Robbie wowed onlookers at the 2014 Jameson Empire Awards on Sunday with an eye-catching scarlet jumpsuit. Robbie accessorized the off-the-shoulder, flared-leg number with minimal jewelry and makeup, a simple black belt, and black peep-toe heels. She wore her newly-brunette hair in loose waves. However, her show-stealing appearance was only one part of Robbie’s success at the London awards ceremony. …

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NFL Sets Its Sights On More Games To Be Played In London, Possibly A New Franchise

It may seem like an odd thing to think about, but as the NFL becomes more about its money-making as a franchise, the league may look to add more games to the schedule that will be played in London. Although many people may not even realize it, the NFL has already had several teams playing games in London, but of …

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Kate Bush Announces First Full Shows in 35 Years

English singer-songwriter, musician and record producer Kate Bush announced on Friday that she will be playing at least 15 full, live sets at the Hammersmith Apollo in London, beginning on August 26th. The Hammersmith Apollo is the same venue where the iconic singer performed the last shows of her 1979 tour, and while tickets have yet to go on sale, …

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Angela Lansbury Shines On London Stage

In January it was announced that Dame Angela Lansbury would be reprising her role as Madame Arcati in Noel Coward’s Blithe Spirit, on the same stage her mother performed on in 1918. In Blithe Spirit, Lansbury’s Madame Arcati, a medium, is invited to the home of socialite and novelist Charles Condomine to conduct a seance. Charles only hopes to get …

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Claudia Schiffer Once Turned Down $1 Million Date with Arab Prince

Claudia Schiffer recently recalled some of the most outlandish moments of her long and successful career in the fashion industry: “The strangest one was an Arab prince. He asked if he could hire me for a dinner for a million pounds. I declined, and some other supermodel took it.” “It’s not all about money,” Schiffer explained. “I just want to …

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Angela Merkel Discusses EU Reform with David Cameron

German Chancellor Angela Merkel made a much-anticipated visit to London on Thursday. The visit included a meeting with British Prime Minister and Conservative Party Leader David Cameron at his official residence in Downing Street, a rare address to both houses of Parliament, and tea with Queen Elizabeth II at Buckingham Palace. Merkel’s visit comes as the British Prime Minister finds …

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Taylor Swift Debuts Picture of Short Hair Cut

Taylor Swift has officially joined the short hair club! The 24-year-old country singing sensation took to her social media accounts to share a glimpse of her new look with fans. On Tuesday, Feb. 11, Swift traded her long tresses for a chic, shorter cut ahead of her concert at the O2 Arena in London. The “All Too Well” singer posted the debut picture to …

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