Kristian Nairn, the actor who plays Hodor on Game of Thrones, came out in an interview with one of the show’s fan sites, WinterIsComing.net.
It was seven years ago. I was in my little home office in Nelson, and on the other end of the phone was so-called “Godfather of Goth” Robert Smith, lead singer of British band The Cure.
A round-up of life advice from celebrities, including the power of eyebrows and monkeys. Helen Mirren on things she’d tell her hypothetical daughter: “[The] first words I would have taught her would have been “f*** off” because we weren’t brought up ever to say that to anyone, were we And it’s quite valuable to have the courage and the confidence to say, “No, f*** off, leave me alone, thank you very much.” Robert Downey Jr on the power of perception: “I’m thinking of buying a monkey.
An adolescence spent playing spacies inspired the directorial debut of a famous New Zealand face. Oscar Kightley’s first short film Tom’s Dairy is one of six finalists in the New Zealand International Film Festival beginning on Thursday
A weather presenter on Canadian television network Global TV lost her composure when a spider crawled across the screen showing the city. Kristi Gordon ducks to escape as the much-larger-than-life critter entereds the screen just above her head.
To celebrate Shortland St turning 21 this month, we’re asking fans to write about how much they love the show. The best submission will win the chance to interview stars of the show live on Stuff.co.nz.
In Las Vegas, bigger is always better. That’s why last week’s opening of MGM Grand’s new mega-club Hakkasan has all of Sin City and those who love it watching.
Chris Pine has applauded his Star Trek co-star Zachary Quinto for the way he announced he was gay in 2011, insisting he knew all about the actor’s sexual preference when they started working together in the sci-fi franchise. Quinto came out in an interview with New York magazine after being deeply affected by the suicide of bisexual teenager Jamey Rodemeyer, and told the publication that “living a gay life without publicly acknowledging it is simply not enough to make any significant contribution to the immense work that lies ahead on the road to complete equality”
Almost four years after his shocking death, the bizarre life and sorry demise of Michael Jackson will play out again in a US$40 billion civil trial that pits the singer’s family against the organisers of a musical comeback that never happened.
MOTIVATION Tyree (Warner) Much has been made of the six-year gap since Tyree’s Now or Neve, during which time the South Auckland rapper has lost and re-found his muse, been part of Smashproof’s record-breaking chart-topping run with Brother and had a daughter.