Britney Spears reportedly had to “talk some sense” into Justin Bieber about his bad behaviour. Bieber has been capturing negative headlines for several months and has most recently been accused of spitting in a DJ’s face at a nightclub.
Britney Spears has reportedly signed a concert residency deal.
TVNZ has snapped the broadcast rights to long-running soap Home and Away from TV3, whose owner MediaWorks NZ Limited is currently in receivership. The company said it was disappointed the distributor of Home and Away had chosen to cancel its contract and grant the show’s license to TVNZ.
Jennifer Lopez sang Happy Birthday to the leader of Turkmenistan during a show, but her representative said she wouldn’t have performed there at all if she had known there were human rights issues in the country. The singer and actress performed in the former Soviet bloc country on Saturday night
With dozens of journalists tailing her every move, Academy Award-winner Halle Berry appeared at the California Capitol on Tuesday (Wednesday NZ time) to testify for a bill that would limit the ability of paparazzi to photograph the children of celebrities and public figures. “My daughter doesn’t want to go to school because she knows ‘the men’ are watching for her,” the actor told the Assembly Committee on Public Safety
Rupert Murdoch and Wendi Deng aren’t the only ones heading to Splitsville.
Apple has signed an agreement with Warner Music Group for music licenses in a push to create a streaming music service to unveil at a conference of its developers next week, the New York Times and Wall Street Journal report, citing anonymous sources. The iPhone maker has been considering a music-streaming service to complement iTunes, the largest repository of music for sale, for the past year, but progress has been slow in hashing out deals with music companies, sources said earlier
Teenage pop star Justin Bieber appears to have given up on his pet monkey which was seized by German customs officials in March, according to the shelter looking after “Mally”.
Kansas’ efforts to shut down two abortion providers will have to wait as a federal judge temporarily blocked the state Friday from imposing tough new licensing restrictions.
Two days after leading Ugandan gay-rights activist David Kato was bludgeoned to death at his home in Kampala, his friends and family gathered for his funeral on Friday. As hundreds of Kato’s supporters mourned, they rejected the police line that he had been the victim of a violent robbery