In "The Wolf of Wall Street," Leonardo DiCaprio let loose in his portrayal of a hard-partying Wall Street trader. Now, he's in Brazil for the World Cup and ready to party in real life.
DiCaprio and 21 of his friends jetted into Rio de Janeiro on Wednesday, where they will stay on a mega-yacht and watch the World Cup, Brazilian media reported.Full Story
For the first time in her career, Canadian songstress Celine Dion has appointed a new manager, as her husband steps down from the position he has held for more than 30 years.
Rene Angelil, who had a cancerous tumor removed from his throat in December, will now serve as chairman of Dion's Feeling Productions Inc., the company said in a statement.Full Story
Italian fashion designer Roberto Cavalli was on Wednesday accused of hijacking a symbol used by a school of Sufism to promote his JustCavalli perfume.
The group Sufi Rights said on its website that it was working with the students to highlight the "offense Roberto Cavalli... has caused by using their emblem" on the scent. Sufism is a branch of Islam.Full Story
Angelina Jolie and British Foreign Secretary William Hague launched an international protocol on Wednesday which the Hollywood star hopes will "really, truly end impunity" for sexual violence in wars.
The document, which offers guidance for those on the frontline who document sexual violence, was launched at a four-day global conference to end sexual violence in conflict in London co-chaired by Jolie and Hague.Full Story
Written by Anthony Sargon
It’s very easy to point at a movie like The Fault in our Stars and accuse it of being a manipulative affair with no desire other than to see how many times its largely female audience will burst into tears. And to be completely frank, some of that is certainly true, but it’d be unfair to dismiss the film as this decade’s A Walk to Remember. It isn’t perfect and it most certainly isn’t for everyone, but The Fault in our Stars manages to overcome its shortcomings thanks to heartfelt performances and great chemistry between leads Shailene Woodley and Ansel Elgort.Full Story
Written by Anthony Sargon
Talk about a pleasant surprise. I walked into Edge of Tomorrow with fairly modest expectations given my recent indifference to anything Tom Cruise attaches himself to. The trailers have been terrible and have done nothing to get me excited, and I assumed this’d be just another lackluster sci-fi that won’t be remembered a mere two years from now. Man was I wrong. Edge of Tomorrow is a lot of fun, and it succeeds on multiple levels. It’s funny, energetic, and gives us what is arguably Tom Cruise’s most relatable and likable performance in years.Full Story
Harry Potter author J. K. Rowling said Wednesday she had donated £1 million (1.2 million euros, $1.7 million) to the "No" campaign in the Scottish independence referendum.
The multi-millionaire writer, who was born in England but has lived in the Scottish capital Edinburgh for more than two decades, said there would be "serious risks" if Scots voted for independence on September 18.Full Story
New York prosecutors say a cast member on VH1's "Love & Hip Hop Atlanta" has been arrested and charged with failing to pay over $1 million in child support.
The cast member, 40-year-old Steven Jordan, known as "Stevie J," is also a Grammy-winning record producer.Full Story
Not so fast: J.Lo is performing at the World Cup after all.
Jennifer Lopez said in an interview with The Associated Press that she is flying to Brazil on Tuesday night to perform during the tournament's opening ceremony on Thursday.Full Story
A Turkish imam has been allowed to rock on after the country's powerful religious authorities gave him the green light to continue playing in his band after a nine-month investigation.
Ahmet Muhsin Tuzer, a Muslim religious leader from a tiny hamlet on Turkey's Mediterranean coast was investigated by the Diyanet, the state body in charge of the country's mosques.Full Story