Showbiz

  • Ed Sheeran to sponsor Ipswich shirt next season

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    Ed Sheeran to sponsor Ipswich shirt next season

    LONDON, May 7 — Four-time Grammy winner Ed Sheeran will be the shirt sponsor for his boyhood team Ipswich Town next season, the club announced on Thursday. The 30-year-old, who...

  • Coldplay beam up new single ‘Higher Power’ to space

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    Coldplay beam up new single ‘Higher Power’ to space

    LONDON, May 7 — British band Coldplay chose an out of this world way to mark the release of their latest single Higher Power today — by beaming up into space. The rock group,...

  • Childish Gambino sued for alleged ‘This Is America’ copyright infringement

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    Childish Gambino sued for alleged ‘This Is America’ copyright infringement

    NEW YORK, May 7 — Childish Gambino is being sued for alleged copyright infringement, with the rapper Kidd Wes saying the Grammy-winning hit This Is America was lifted from him....

  • Golden Globes voters approve sweeping reforms after racism row

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    Golden Globes voters approve sweeping reforms after racism row

    LOS ANGELES, May 7 — The scandal-hit organisation behind film and television’s Golden Globes on Thursday voted for sweeping reforms after being slammed by Hollywood for its...

  • Neelofa and hubby reportedly splurged RM10,000 on Persian rugs during Nilai shopping spree

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    Neelofa and hubby reportedly splurged RM10,000 on Persian rugs during Nilai shopping spree

    PETALING JAYA, May 6 — Malaysian entrepreneur Neelofa Mohd Noor and her preacher husband PU Riz reportedly spent RM10,000 on carpets during a recent shopping spree in Nilai,...

  • PU Amin ‘scared to take pictures’ after controversial photo with ‘sexy’ influencers went viral

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    PU Amin ‘scared to take pictures’ after controversial photo with ‘sexy’ influencers went viral

    PETALING JAYA, May 6 ― Pencetus Ummah (PU) Amin now has to think twice before taking pictures at work engagements, after a photograph of him and two Instagram influencers went...

  • Comedian Lan Pet Pet claims he was provoked after video of scuffle with food delivery rider goes viral

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    Comedian Lan Pet Pet claims he was provoked after video of scuffle with food delivery rider goes viral

    KUALA LUMPUR, May 6 — Local comedian Lan Pet Pet is in the spotlight again on Malaysian social media after a video of him squabbling with a food delivery rider made its rounds...

  • Inside the cut-throat battle to build K-pop’s next superstars

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    Inside the cut-throat battle to build K-pop’s next superstars

    SEOUL, May 6 — Thirty teenagers, thousands of hours of training, dozens of shattered dreams: it all comes to a head next week when the Blitzers will be launched into the...

  • Broadway to light up again in September when shows are set to return

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    Broadway to light up again in September when shows are set to return

    NEW YORK, May 6 — Live Broadway shows will return to the stage starting Sept. 14 after an 18-month hiatus to fight the coronavirus pandemic, New York Governor Andrew Cuomo...

  • Malaysian singer Wany Hasrita mortified after photograph was used in sexually explicit viral video

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    Malaysian singer Wany Hasrita mortified after photograph was used in sexually explicit viral video

    PETALING JAYA, May 5 — Singer Wany Hasrita was left mortified after discovering her photograph was used in an inappropriate clip of a man pleasuring himself. Fans alerted the...

  • Siti Nurhaliza criticised for saying she's getting 'free pahala’ after SOP controversy

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    Siti Nurhaliza criticised for saying she's getting 'free pahala’ after SOP controversy

    PETALING JAYA, May 5 — Malaysian pop diva Datuk Seri Siti Nurhaliza Tarudin has stoked further fury online by saying she's been blessed with “free pahala" (religious rewards)...

  • Bollywood actress Deepika Padukone, former badminton champion father Prakash test positive for Covid-19

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    Bollywood actress Deepika Padukone, former badminton champion father Prakash test positive for Covid-19

    PETALING JAYA, May 5 ― Bollywood actress Deepika Padukone has reportedly tested positive for Covid-19. India.com reported that while Deepika has yet to confirm the news, the...

  • Lily James, Emily Beecham star in BBC relevant and funny costume drama for modern women (VIDEO)

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    Lily James, Emily Beecham star in BBC relevant and funny costume drama for modern women (VIDEO)

    KUALA LUMPUR, May 5 ― English beauties Lily James and Emily Beecham play two best friends who navigate the complexities of love and life in the upcoming BBC First romantic...

  • Billie Eilish to headline 2021 Governors Ball

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    Billie Eilish to headline 2021 Governors Ball

    NEW YORK, May 5 ― Billie Eilish, Post Malone and A$AP Rocky will headline New York's 2021 Governors Ball festival, with Megan Thee Stallion and J Balvin also slated to perform,...

  • ‘Youth With You 3’ frontrunner contestant Tony Yu Jingtian withdraws from reality show following controversies

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    ‘Youth With You 3’ frontrunner contestant Tony Yu Jingtian withdraws from reality show following controversies

    KUALA LUMPUR, May 5 ― The frontrunner for China’s popular entertainment survival show Youth With You 3 has been hit by controversy surrounding the show’s frontrunner Tony Yu...

  • Britney Spears calls recent documentaries about her 'hypocritical'

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    Britney Spears calls recent documentaries about her 'hypocritical'

    LOS ANGELES, May 5 ― Pop singer Britney Spears spoke out yesterday about recent documentaries about her life and career, calling them “hypocritical” because they rehash her...

  • Billboard: Red Hot Chili Peppers sell song catalogue for US$140m

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    Billboard: Red Hot Chili Peppers sell song catalogue for US$140m

    LOS ANGELES, May 5 ― The Red Hot Chili Peppers are the latest high-profile act to sell their music publishing rights, in a deal reportedly worth US$140-150 million (RM577-618...

  • Twitter bans Indian actress for violating hate and abuse rules

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    Twitter bans Indian actress for violating hate and abuse rules

    NEW DELHI, May 4 —Twitter Inc on Tuesday said it has banned leading Bollywood actress Kangana Ranaut, known for her ardent support of Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi,...

  • Conan O’Brien to put his eponymous late night show to bed on June 24

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    Conan O’Brien to put his eponymous late night show to bed on June 24

    LOS ANGELES, May 4 — Late-night talk show host Conan O’Brien will host his long-running nightly TBS Conan talkshow for the last time on June 24, WarnerMedia said on Monday,...

  • WandaVision to Nomadland: 10 exciting Disney+ Hotstar titles awaiting Malaysians from June 1

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    WandaVision to Nomadland: 10 exciting Disney+ Hotstar titles awaiting Malaysians from June 1

    PETALING JAYA, May 4 — The wait is almost over for Malaysians as the much-anticipated streaming platform Disney+ Hotstar will launch here on June 1. Viewers will be spoilt for...

  • Disney+ Hotstar offered automatically for an extra RM5/month to Astro Movies Pack customers

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    Disney+ Hotstar offered automatically for an extra RM5/month to Astro Movies Pack customers

    KUALA LUMPUR, May 4 — Disney+ Hotstar will begin streaming in Malaysia from the 1st of June 2021. Astro has been appointed as an official distributor and you can enjoy...

  • Finas chairman Zakaria tests positive for Covid-19

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    Finas chairman Zakaria tests positive for Covid-19

    KUALA LUMPUR, May 4 — The National Film Development Corporation Malaysia (Finas) chairman Zakaria Abdul Hamid has tested positive for Covid-19. In a statement, Finas confirmed...

  • South Korean actor Song Joong-ki apologises for placement of instant Chinese bibimbap in popular series 'Vincenzo'

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    South Korean actor Song Joong-ki apologises for placement of instant Chinese bibimbap in popular series 'Vincenzo'

    KUALA LUMPUR, May 4 — Popular Korean TV series Vincenzo lead actor Song Joong-ki has apologised for the use of instant Chinese bibimbap in the eighth episode of the dark comedy...

  • Disney+ Hotstar comes to Malaysia on June 1, RM54.90 for three months

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    Disney+ Hotstar comes to Malaysia on June 1, RM54.90 for three months

    KUALA LUMPUR, May 4 — Disney has officially introduced Disney+ Hotstar for Malaysia and it will start streaming on the 1st of June 2021. This is the latest video...

  • Marvel rallies superhero fans to assemble at movie theatres

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    Marvel rallies superhero fans to assemble at movie theatres

    LOS ANGELES, May 4 — Walt Disney Co’s Marvel Studios on Monday encouraged superhero fans to return to movie theatres, a show of support for pandemic-battered cinemas trying to...

  • Golden Globes group floats changes to address diversity, ethics complaints

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    Golden Globes group floats changes to address diversity, ethics complaints

    LOS ANGELES, May 4 — The board of the Hollywood Foreign Press Association, the group that hands out the annual Golden Globe awards for television and film, proposed several...

  • Don’t play play : Singapore government recruits Phua Chu Kang and Rosie for PSA urging Singaporeans to get vaccinated (VIDEO)

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    Don’t play play : Singapore government recruits Phua Chu Kang and Rosie for PSA urging Singaporeans to get vaccinated (VIDEO)

    KUALA LUMPUR, May 3 — Singaporean eccentric contractor with trademark yellow boots, curly locks and mole, Phua Chu Kang is back - and urging Singaporeans to get vaccinated in a...

  • ‘No interstate travel’: Siti Nurhaliza issues statement to clarify allegations of Covid-19 SOP breach at baby’s tahnik event

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    ‘No interstate travel’: Siti Nurhaliza issues statement to clarify allegations of Covid-19 SOP breach at baby’s tahnik event

    PETALING JAYA, May 3 — Datuk Seri Siti Nurhaliza dismissed allegations that the tahnik ceremony held to mark the birth of her second child violated Covid-19 safety guidelines....

  • ‘Not your sugar mummy’: Zarina Anjoulie demands ex-hubby return Gucci bag to her after divorce

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    ‘Not your sugar mummy’: Zarina Anjoulie demands ex-hubby return Gucci bag to her after divorce

    PETALING JAYA, May 3 — Malaysian entrepreneur Zarina Anjoulie has ordered her ex-husband Eilyas Azhar to return luxury items she had gifted him during their marriage. The...

  • ‘You’ll never learn’: Malaysian internet users accuse Neelofa of shopping in Nilai despite interstate travel ban

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    ‘You’ll never learn’: Malaysian internet users accuse Neelofa of shopping in Nilai despite interstate travel ban

    PETALING JAYA, May 3 — Malaysian social media users are claiming celebrity entrepreneur Noor Neelofa Mohd Noor and her husband have once again made an interstate trip, this time...

  • Siti Nurhaliza called out for hosting guests who allegedly crossed state borders for son’s tahnik event

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    Siti Nurhaliza called out for hosting guests who allegedly crossed state borders for son’s tahnik event

    PETALING JAYA, May 3 — Malaysian pop diva Datuk Seri Siti Nurhaliza Tarudin is under fire for hosting guests who allegedly crossed state borders to attend her baby’s tahnik....

  • Caitlyn Jenner says she opposes trans girls in female school sports

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    Caitlyn Jenner says she opposes trans girls in female school sports

    LONDON, May 3 — Caitlyn Jenner, a former Olympic gold medal winner and transgender activist, said yesterday she did not support trans girls competing in female school sports as...

  • ‘Demon Slayer’ overtakes ‘Mortal Kombat’ at US box office

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    ‘Demon Slayer’ overtakes ‘Mortal Kombat’ at US box office

    LOS ANGELES, May 3 — After narrowly losing first place in its opening weekend, Demon Slayer: Mugen Train has surged ahead of Mortal Kombat on US box office charts. The anime...