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WEDNESDAY, 23 MAY 2018, 05:29


Singer R. Kelly sued for sexual battery, false imprisonment

Today at 02:45 AM, via Reuters

(Reuters) – A woman who said she meet R&B singer R. Kelly at a party in 2017 has filed a lawsuit against him, accusing him of sexual battery, false imprisonment and transmitting a sexual disease, the latest in a string of accusations against the Grammy-award-winning pop star.

R. Kelly sued for alleged sexual assault

Yesterday at 23:15 PM, via CNN

A 20-year-old woman has filed suit against singer R. Kelly, claiming he unlawfully gave her alcohol, assaulted her and gave her a sexually transmitted disease.

Viacom’s SpongeBob keeps rights to ‘Krusty Krab’ restaurant name

Yesterday at 22:20 PM, via Reuters

(Reuters) – Aye, aye, captain: the rights to The Krusty Krab, the greasy spoon featured in the popular children’s TV series “SpongeBob SquarePants,” belong to Viacom Inc and not to a Texas restaurateur hoping to open a seafood chain with that name.

Avicii’s family reveal funeral plans

Yesterday at 21:30 PM, via IOL

Avicii’s family have confirmed that the DJ will be laid to rest at a “private” funeral which will be attended by his close friends and relatives.

‘Solo’ director says new ‘Star Wars’ film puts character first

Yesterday at 18:32 PM, via Reuters

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) – “Star Wars” movies are known for high-stakes battles to save the galaxy far, far away from the forces of evil, but director Ron Howard said he viewed the latest film installment as simply the personal journey of a young man.

UK’s Prince Harry and Meghan Markle attend Charles’ garden party

Yesterday at 18:31 PM, via Reuters

LONDON (Reuters) – Prince Harry and his new wife Meghan Markle – the Duke and Duchess of Sussex – appeared at their first official engagement since marrying last weekend when they attended an event in the gardens of Buckingham Palace on Tuesday.

Swedish DJ Avicii to have private funeral: publicist

Yesterday at 17:28 PM, via Reuters

STOCKHOLM (Reuters) – Swedish DJ and music producer Avicii, who was found dead last month in Oman at the age of 28, will be given a private funeral, his publicist said on Tuesday.

Why John Legend is calling for an end to money bail

Yesterday at 15:45 PM, via CNN

No one should have to stay in jail because they lack the money to buy their freedom. Yet every night, according to the Justice Department’s statistics, nearly 450,000 people who have not been convicted of a crime sit in jail, a large number trapped there simply because they don’t have enough money to post bail.

‘Arrested Development’ returns with more dysfunctional fun

Yesterday at 15:15 PM, via CNN

“Arrested Development” is back, after an experimental fourth season that the parties appear to be tacitly admitting didn’t entirely work, given that the producers re-edited the episodes. Returning to more familiar terrain, the show remains amusing, while delivering what feels like diminishing returns.

GLAAD calls for LGBT characters in 20 percent of movies by 2021

Yesterday at 15:01 PM, via Reuters

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) – Romance “Call Me By Your Name” may have won a screenplay Oscar, and Disney’s family-friendly “Beauty and the Beast” had a gay character, but movies from Hollywood’s major studios last year had the lowest percentage of lesbian, gay, transgender and bisexual characters since 2012, according to a report released on Tuesday.

Did Katy Perry confirm Orlando Bloom romance?

Yesterday at 14:00 PM, via IOL

Katy’s confession comes after she previously admitted she was “spoken for”, but again refused to confirm whether her lover was the English actor.

Britons shunned shops to watch royal wedding, says John Lewis

Yesterday at 12:29 PM, via Reuters

LONDON (Reuters) – Britain’s royal wedding dented sales at department store group John Lewis last week, as customers chose to watch Prince Harry and Meghan Markle get married on television instead of go shopping.

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