Taylor Swift gets honorary doctorate from New York University

May 20, 2022

Taylor Swift, an American singer-songwriter, has received an honorary doctorate from the New York University in fine arts. Ms Swift turned up at New York’s Yankee Stadium in a cap, blue gown, and a black dress.
The singer, 32, was in attendance for the ceremony at the Yankee Stadium on Wednesday, where she joined the other graduates in a purple and black gown and matching cap Read more

Actress Mim appointed UNICEF national ambassador in Bangladesh

May 19, 2022

National Film Award winning actress Bidya Sinha Saha Mim has been appointed UNICEF’s newest national ambassador in Bangladesh.
As a UNICEF National Ambassador, Mim joins prominent personalities around the world who use their voice and prominence to advocate for the rights of children, said a press release.
‘Across our country, UNICEF is there with us to Read more

Rihanna Debuts On Forbes Annual Billionaires List

April 7, 2022

Rihanna has officially joined Forbes’ billionaire list for the first time in her highly successful career.
The singer and Fenty Beauty founder was named a billionaire by the outlet in August, and still retains that status. She has a net worth of $1.7 billion, according to Forbes, and is the 1,729th richest person in the world. The outlet called her a “self-made” billionaire and credited her Read more

Bruce Willis ‘stepping away’ from acting following aphasia diagnosis

March 31, 2022

The family of Bruce Willis has announced the actor is set to retire after being diagnosed with aphasia, a language disorder typically occurring after a stroke or brain injury, significantly affects a person’s ability to communicate. On March 30, the 67-year-old actor’s family announced the news via an Instagram post with an update on Willis’s health.
“To Bruce’s amazing supporters, as a family we Read more

Bhumi Pednekar collaborates with UNDP for gender equality campaign

March 10, 2022

Bollywood actress Bhumi Pednekar will be collaborating with the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) to promote gender equality campaign.
The year-long campaign titled “‘Women at Work – Gender Equality Today for a Sustainable Future Tomorrow’ will help to raise awareness regarding the challenges women face in career paths and how a sustainable future can be created for women in Read more

Angelina Jolie Makes Impassioned Plea for equal treatment for Ukranian refugees

March 4, 2022

Special Envoy to the United Nations’ High Commissioner for Refugees and actress Angelina Jolie has shared a message of support for Ukrainians who have had to flee their homes due to Russia’s invasion, as well as refugees worldwide.
Turning to her Instagram on Thursday, the actor and UNICEF ambassador noted that one million people have now fled from Ukraine and are looking for a new home. Jolie’s post featured heart shattering Read more

Britney Spears to write book detailing her conservatorship

February 22, 2022

Popular singer Britney Spears has reportedly signed a lucrative $15 million deal to write a tell-all book.
She will address her career, personal life, and family in the memoir, as she reportedly signed a landmark deal with known publishers Simon & Schuster.
According to reports, Simon & Schuster reached the deal during a bidding war with multiple publishers Read more

Naomi Campbell ends rumours, reveals her daughter isn’t adopted

February 15, 2022

While Naomi Campbell tends to be private about her personal life, she’s decided to get candid about the joys of being a mom to her daughter, whom she welcomed in May 2021.
Though Campbell has yet to reveal the name of her daughter, she did disclose other details about her little one. “She wasn’t adopted – she’s my child,” the model told British Vogue, which the two posed Read more

Rihanna pledges $15 million to climate justice

January 26, 2022

Pop singer Rihanna’s foundation, the Clara Lionel Foundation, is donating $15 million to organizations combating climate change and striving for social justice.
“Climate disasters, which are growing in frequency and intensity, do not impact all communities equally, with communities of color and island nations facing the brunt of climate change,” the pop singer said in a statement.
The damaging effects of climate change threaten Read more

Celebs in support of Emma Watson following Palestinian solidarity post

January 14, 2022

Celebrities have extended their support for Emma Watson who faced backlash for sharing ‘solidarity’ with Palestinians.
Around 40 stars have shared a joint statement to condemn the accusations of anti-Semitism, raised by a former UN envoy from Israel, against Watson last week.
“We join Emma Watson in support of the simple statement that ‘solidarity is a verb’, including meaningful solidarity with Read more

Aishwarya Rai to attend Expo 2020 Dubai

October 5, 2021

Bollywood actress and former Miss World Aishwarya Rai Bachchan is going to attend the Expo 2020 Dubai-mega event this week in an initiative to empower women, according to a report on an Indian entertainment website.
According to Khaleej Times, Aishwarya Rai is currently in Paris to participate in several brands that she represents. She was also recently seen at the Mumbai airport along with her husband, Abhishek Read more

Girls Aloud singer Sarah Harding dies of breast cancer

September 6, 2021

Sarah Harding, singer with the English chart-topping band Girls Aloud, has died aged 39 following a battle with breast cancer. The singer’s mother Marie confirmed the news on her daughter’s official Instagram account on Sunday.
“It’s with deep heartbreak that today I’m sharing the news that my beautiful daughter Sarah has sadly passed away,” her mother wrote. “Many of you will know of Sarah’s battle with cancer and Read more

Maradona laid to rest

November 27, 2020

Huge crowds bade a grief-filled farewell to Argentina’s favourite son Diego Maradona before the football legend was buried on the outskirts of Buenos Aires after a chaotic public wake.
The 1986 World Cup winner widely regarded as one of the greatest players in history was laid to rest on Thursday after a ceremony attended by family and close friends in the Read more

Bollywood superstar Sridevi dies of heart attack

February 25, 2018

Bollywood actress Sridevi, whose acting prowess and beguiling eyes helped her rule Bollywood in 1980s, died of cardiac arrest in Dubai at the age of 54 plunging the Indian cinema industry into mourning.
Sridevi who had gone to Dubai along with her family to attend the wedding of her nephew a few days ago, passed away late on Saturday night after a cardiac arrest, confirmed her brother-in-law Read more

DiCaprio gives 7m for ocean conservation

June 19, 2014

DiCaprio gives 7m for ocean conservationLeonardo DiCaprio has pledged $7 million for ocean
conservation, reports femalefirst.co.uk.
The ‘Wolf of Wall Street’ actor spoke at the State Department’s Our Ocean Conference in Washington yesterday (17.06.14), to decry ‘’the Wild West on the high seas’ and called for moves to curb ‘plundering the ocean and its vital resources’ as he vowed to make Read more

Nicole Kidman, Keith Urban sing for sick children

June 17, 2014

Nicole Kidman, Keith Urban sing for sick childrenOscar-winning actress Nicole Kidman and singer husband Keith Urban performed for sick children at a hospital, reports India Today. The couple sang an emotional version of Amazing Grace in front of patients, their families and members of staff at the Monash Children’s Hospital in Australia yesterday, reported Female First.
The 46-year-old singer pulled out Read more

Mandela’s life on screen

December 9, 2013

Mandela’s life on screenHe led a life filled with drama, struggle and political triumph, so it comes as little surprise that Nelson Mandela – who passed away this week at the age of 95 – was one of the most portrayed global figures of the past 50 years.
Actors including Danny Glover, Sidney Poitier and Morgan Freeman have all played the former president of South Africa on screen.
The most recent actor to Read more

Entertainment world pays tribute to Mandela

December 7, 2013

Entertainment world pays tribute to MandelaThe news of the death of Nelson Mandela broke during a royal gala screening of the autobiographical film Long Walk to
Freedom in London, reports BBC online.
The screening was attended by Prince William and the Duchess of Cambridge, as well as two of Mandela’s daughters.
Idris Elba, who plays Read more

Stars donate tracks for Philippines

November 27, 2013

Stars donate tracks for PhilippinesStars including Beyonce and Adele are among those who have donated tracks to an album that will raise money for the
Philippines Red Cross, reports BBC online.
The digital album of 39 songs also includes tracks from The Beatles, One Direction, U2, Lady Gaga and Bob Dylan.
The artists, record companies Read more

Tisha excited to carry BD-Korea goodwill

November 24, 2013

Tisha excited to carry BD-Korea goodwillNusrat Imrose Tisha received a rare honour two months ago when she was appointed the Goodwill
Ambassador of South Korea in Bangladesh for a two-year term. Now, with Korea’s year-long
celebration of the 40th anniversary of bilateral relations with Bangladesh set to be held this Read more

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