Selena Gomez has celebrated her 21st birthday with Kiwi actress Kimberly Crossman. The former Shortland Street star tweeted photos of the pair and also featured in Gomez’ Birthday video.
Back in 2007 guitarist Ruban Nielson decamped from Auckland to Portland, Oregon, with his brother Kody Nielson and Paul Roper, all members of popular Kiwi indie punk band The Mint Chicks. The move came after the band, founded in 2001, cleaned up at the New Zealand Music Awards that year, winning five categories including album of the year for Crazy Yes! Dumb No!
Quinn Berentson has won $2500 for resurrecting the moa – in his award-winning book, Moa: The life and death of New Zealand’s legendary bird. It is among three winners of the New Zealand Society of Authors’ Best First Book Awards, and was described by chief judge John Campbell as “a really great historical biography, in which almost everyone (including the bird itself) is varying degrees of mad”.
Rebel Wilson wonders why “hot” people don’t lie about being “two-toothed” online. The Australian actress is known for her wicked sense of humour and has appeared in comedies such as Bridesmaids and Pitch Perfect
He was the first Kiwi to record an overseas No 1, gave the world a signature dance move, and mentored a host of successful entertainers. But now pioneering rocker Ray Columbus, best-known for the 60s chart hit She’s a Mod, is terminally ill.
Sharon and Ozzy Osbourne have reportedly moved back in together. Television star Sharon Osbourne has been married to the Black Sabbath rocker since 1982.
There’s the bikini selfie and there’s the Sofia Vergara bikini selfie. The Modern Family star shared a picture of herself in minimalist pink bikini bottoms while lounging beside the pool with her fiancee Nick Loeb.
The New Zealand woman who was kicked by Miguel during a Billboard Music Awards performance continues to suffer cognitive difficulties and has yet to receive any assistance from the R&B singer nearly a month after the incident, her attorney said.
– Adele honoured in Queen Elizabeth’s birthday list – Queen’s birthday honours awarded to 1,180 people – Awards recognise achievement in all walks of life Grammy Award-winning singer Adele and Mr Bean actor Rowan Atkinson were among more than 1,000 people recognised by Britain’s Queen Elizabeth in her Birthday Honours List on Friday.