Celebrity Scoop

 

BAFTA Awards 2021: See the full list of winners

The BAFTA film awards, selected by members of the British Academy of Film and Television Arts, were presented over the weekend. The drama “Nomadland” led among films with four wins, including best film. See below for a full list of nominees with winners indicated in bold. Best Film “The Father” “The Mauritanian” “Nomadland” *WINNER “Promising…

Phoebe Waller-Bridge to star in new Indiana Jones film

Phoebe Waller-Bridge has booked her next great adventure. The “Fleabag” star will star alongside Harrison Ford in the fifth installment of the Indiana Jones franchise, Disney announced Friday. The announcement did not provide any character details, but the role marks yet another iconic title of which Waller-Bridge can say she’s been a part. The actress…

DMX, rapper and actor, dies at 50

DMX, a rapper known as much for his troubles as his music, has died, his family announced in a statement. He was 50. “We are deeply saddened to announce today that our loved one, DMX, birth name of Earl Simmons, passed away at 50-years-old at White Plains Hospital with his family by his side after…

Taylor Swift drops rerecorded ‘Fearless (Taylor’s Version)’

“Fearless (Taylor’s Version)” is here. Taylor Swift has released the rerecording of her sophomore album, which contains 27 songs and runs nearly two hours. She recorded the original “Fearless” in 2008. The new recordings come two years after she failed to acquire the rights to her early albums. On Thursday Swift tweeted a video of…

GLAAD Media Awards 2021: The winners list

GLAAD, the world’s largest lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer (LGBTQ) media advocacy organization, virtually held its 32nd Annual GLAAD Media Awards Thursday. The event celebrates the best in the community, and the comedy “Schitt’s Creek” received the award for Outstanding Comedy Series for a second year in a row. Actress and producer Niecy Nash…

‘Them’ taps another vein of horror in the Black experience of the 1950s

“Them” inadvertently serves as a reminder of how deftly Jordan Peele threaded the needle of social commentary and horror with “Get Out,” and how elusive that target can be. Comparisons are inevitable to Peele’s films and HBO’s “Lovecraft Country,” but this 10-part Amazon anthology series proves provocative and bingeable while taking some questionable detours en…

JoJo Siwa on being pansexual and why she feels so happy

JoJo Siwa went public with being a member of the LGBTQ+ community in January and now she’s opening up even more. In a cover story with People, the 17-year-old social media star who sells out arenas said she initially didn’t want to “label” herself but was happily in a relationship with girlfriend Kylie Prew, 18,…

Jack Hanna, beloved animal expert, stepping away because of dementia

Jack Hanna, an animal and wildlife expert who became famous after his many TV appearances, is retiring from public life due to dementia, his family announced Wednesday. “Doctors have diagnosed our dad, Jack Hanna, with dementia, now believed to be Alzheimer’s disease,” Hanna’s family wrote in a statement posted to his verified Twitter account. “His…

Paul Ritter, ‘Friday Night Dinner’ actor, dead at 54

British actor Paul Ritter, a versatile actor known for lighting up the screen and the stage, died Monday. He was 54. According to his agent, Jonty Brook, Ritter died after battling a brain tumor. “He died peacefully at home with his wife Polly and sons Frank and Noah by his side,” Brook said. “Paul was…

Playlist