Singer Sean Kingston says he feels blessed to be back on stage after a major Jet Ski accident — and says he's not afraid to get back in the water next time he gets the chance.
The 21-year-old star told reporters Thursday at the Latin Grammys in Las Vegas that he's bounced back from the May 29 crash and is happy to have another chance at life.Full Story
Actor Ashton Kutcher, the first person to amass a million followers on Twitter, is taking a break from the service after a tweet landed him in hot water.
Kutcher, who has 8.27 million followers on Twitter, sent a tweet Wednesday night about the firing of Pennsylvania State University's iconic football coach Joe Paterno.Full Story
Upmarket French leisure group Club Med said on Thursday it intends to open a second holiday village in China, in the southern province of Guilin to add to its northern ski resort.
Club Med said it had signed a 10-year accord with Chinese group China Pao Shan, owner of the site, with the resort to open next year and then be revamped and more than doubled in capacity to 300 rooms for 2013.Full Story
Twenty years ago, a retired Malian portrait photographer called Seydou Keita sat at home in Bamako, quietly tinkering with his motorbike, when a Paris art dealer came knocking on his door.
Today, a decade after his death, Keita is perhaps Africa's most revered photographer, and his stylish studio snaps are a highlight of this year's Paris Photo fair, which opened Thursday with a focus on the continent.Full Story
Oscars veteran Billy Crystal stepped in Thursday to host this year's Academy Awards show, after actor Eddie Murphy pulled out following a row over a producer's anti-gay comments.
The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences hailed Crystal -- who has hosted the top Hollywood awards eight times before -- as an "Oscar icon" who would be "back where he belongs" on stage at the February 26 show.Full Story
Believe it or not, the Victoria's Secret fashion show belonged to the boys on Wednesday night.
It was Kanye West, Jay-Z and Maroon 5 who got the audience clapping and cheering at the annual lingerie extravaganza at the Lexington Avenue Armory, quite a feat considering they were sharing the stage with the some of the world's top models — in barely-there get-ups, no less.Full Story
Lovers of chocolate and musicals met on Broadway at the opening of the New York Chocolate Show, which started with a parade of models -- dressed in chocolate.
Broadway is the theme of this year's event and spectators welcomed 13 new creations including a "Lion King" mask and tail in dark chocolate, Roxy from the musical "Chicago," in a chocolate-encrusted miniskirt, bowler hat and cane, and a French cancan dancer whose head wore a chocolate Eiffel Tower.Full Story
Tintin, a long awaited 3D movie in Lebanon caused a round of debate on Wednesday when one of the theaters blacked out its producer's name.
Cinema City Administration at City Mall Complex in Dora blacked out the name of Tintin's Producer, Steven Spielberg on the movie's poster, "Blogbaladi", a Lebanese blog reported.Full Story
Veteran Hollywood star Eddie Murphy quit as host of this year's Oscars, one day after the show's producer resigned for making an anti-gay comment, organizers said.
Within hours of Murray's departure the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences announced a replacement for Brett Ratner, who stepped down Tuesday as producer of Hollywood's annual awards.Full Story
A hit musical about gangland violence in Pakistan's largest metropolis is bidding to revive Karachi's once-rich stage culture while shedding light on its grim addiction to violence.
Fierce sectarian and ethnic conflicts have been responsible for the deaths of more than 1,000 people this year alone and are an all-too-familiar tale to Karachi's 18 million residents.Full Story