Emboldened by #MeToo, ‘mad as hell’ women take spotlight at Cosby retrial

NORRISTOWN, Pa. (Reuters) - As Bill Cosby approached a Pennsylvania courthouse for the beginning of his retrial on charges of drugging and sexually assaulting a one-time friend, a bare-breasted protester ran toward him [Read entire story]

Saudi Arabia launches first new cinema, public showings start Friday

RIYADH (Reuters) - Saudi Arabia launched its first commercial movie theater on Wednesday, ending a nearly 40-year ban on cinemas under a push by the crown prince to modernize the deeply conservative Muslim kingdom. [Read entire story]

Sean Combs leads four black artists as world’s highest paid musicians

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Rapper Sean "Diddy" Combs was ranked the world's highest-paid musician on Wednesday in an annual list that saw black artists take the top four spots. [Read entire story]

Time magazine names #MeToo ‘silence breakers’ as person of the year

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Time magazine has named the social movement aimed at raising awareness about sexual harassment and assault, epitomized by the #MeToo social media hashtag, as the most influential "person" in 2017, [Read entire story]

Thousands to join Hollywood #MeToo march against sexual abuse

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Thousands of people are expected to march in Los Angeles on Sunday to support victims of sexual assault and harassment, inspired by a social media campaign that has portrayed such abuse as a [Read entire story]

Hollywood puts scandal aside for a night at the honorary Oscars

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Putting aside the sexual harassment scandal for a night, the stars of Hollywood came out on Saturday to celebrate the work of actor Donald Sutherland and four other filmmakers awarded honorary [Read entire story]

Apple, Amazon bid for James Bond film rights- Hollywood Reporter

NEW YORK (Reuters) - The film franchise features Bond, James Bond. And Apple Inc and Amazon.com Inc have joined a bevy of suitors bidding for distribution rights for the lucrative movies depicting the exploits of [Read entire story]

More Clooney babies? Not likely, says Amal Clooney

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - After welcoming twins earlier this year and mastering the art of changing diapers, George Clooney and wife, human rights lawyer Amal Clooney are not looking to expand their brood further. [Read entire story]

Marvel brings hammerless Thor, new king Black Panther for Comic-Con

SAN DIEGO (Reuters) - Thor has lost his invincible hammer and Black Panther shoulders the responsibility of being a new king, in exclusive scenes shown from Disney's Marvel studios' upcoming superhero movies at San [Read entire story]

Justin Bieber cancels rest of ‘Purpose’ tour without explanation

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Pop singer Justin Bieber on Monday canceled the remainder of his "Purpose" world tour citing "unforeseen circumstances" but gave no specific reasons. [Read entire story]

Lines of cocaine? No, says Kim Kardashian, it’s just the table design

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Reality star Kim Kardashian has shot down speculation that she is using cocaine, saying white lines seen on a table in one of her social media postings were in fact the markings on a marble table. [Read entire story]

Spotify signs Sony royalty deal while Warner holds out: reports

(Reuters) - Spotify has reached a licensing deal with a second major label, Sony Music Entertainment, according to media reports, setting the stage for a U.S. stock market listing by the music streaming leader. [Read entire story]

‘Fate of the Furious’ Debuts to Hefty $100.2 Million

LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - "The Fate of the Furious" is roaring to a record-setting global debut over the weekend even as domestic audiences showed less enthusiasm for the latest installment in Universal's long-running [Read entire story]

‘Cash me ousside’ star cashes in as viral villain

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - When Barbara Ann Bregoli appeared on CBS's "Dr. Phil" show in December to get advice about how to control her car-stealing teenage daughter, nobody could have predicted she would be giving birth [Read entire story]

Milan’s fashion week wraps up with Armani’s expressive colors

MILAN (Reuters) - Once again Italian designer Giorgio Armani stunned with bright and eloquent colors in his autumn and winter collection, wrapping up six days of catwalk shows at Milan's Fashion week. [Read entire story]

‘Moonlight’ upsets ‘La La Land’ for top Oscar after major gaffe

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - African-American coming-of-age tale "Moonlight" won the Oscar for best picture on Sunday on a big night for Hollywood diversity that was overshadowed by an embarrassing onstage gaffe over the top [Read entire story]

Singer Jennifer Holliday pulls out of Trump inauguration event

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Broadway star Jennifer Holliday said on Saturday she was pulling out of a concert celebrating the inauguration of President-elect Donald Trump, citing an online article that cast the performance [Read entire story]

Actors Johnny Depp, Amber Heard finalize bitter divorce

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Film star Johnny Depp's tumultuous divorce from actress Amber Heard was finalized on Friday, ending the couple's marriage after months of highly publicized claims by Heard of domestic violence and [Read entire story]