Actors, athletes, musicians and other big name celebrities are using Twitter to rally behind a Tennessee student after an emotional video showed the boy crying about being bullied. Keaton Jones, a young boy from Knoxville, became an internet sensation after his mother shared a video of his heartbreaking story on Facebook. Keaton began his video by asking why people bully other kids, but ended with a message to other kids who have been bullied, to give them some hope.
Buckingham Palace released on Monday a new portrait of Prince Philip, painted by Australian-born artist Ralph Heimans in the year that Queen Elizabeth's husband announced his retirement from active public life. The portrait, which shows the prince standing in the grand corridor at Windsor Castle, has been painted for display at the Museum of National History at Frederiksborg Castle in Denmark. The Duke of Edinburgh was born a Prince of Denmark and his ancestry spans both the British and the Danish royal families.
Terry Crews says he wasn't expecting to be in TIME's Person of the Year cover story - but thinks the nod only helps his mission. We got the actor Sunday leaving LAX with his wife, Rebecca, and asked how it felt to be featured as one of the many Silence Breakers on the magazine's POY cover this year. Terry says he didn't see it coming, and explains why there needs to be more voices speaking out on sexual harassment.
Yep, we're all living the familial dream over her, hehehehe. It's time for you to step up your family game. Funny Or Die presents a master class in how to be a family, from the aunt who is uncomfortably obsessed with wine, to the grandpa who knows how to get comfortable in a chair better than anyone.
Singer-songwriter Neil Young's extensive collection of model trains have fetched nearly $300,000 at auction, along with classic cars and musical equipment owned by the 72-year-old folk-rock icon. Several cars that Young owns were also sold. Other items auctioned off on Saturday included some of Young's guitars, amplifiers and microphones. A portion of the proceeds will benefit the Bridge School in California, which Young's ex-wife Pegi Young co-founded in 1986 for children with severe speech and physical impairments. Reporting by Joseph Ax; Editing by Jeffrey Benkoe.
With anticipation building for Star Wars: The Last Jedi, Disney-Pixar's animated comedy Coco handily won its third straight crown at a moderate North American box office with $18.3 million at 3,748 sites. Coco joined The Hitman's Bodyguard, Fate of the Furious and Split as 2017 titles to top the domestic box office for three weekends in a row. The fourth weekend of Warner Bros.-DC Entertainment's superhero team-up Justice League finished with about half of Coco with $9.6 million at 3,508 locations.
Britain's best-known publicist, Max Clifford, died on Sunday after collapsing in prison, where he was serving an eight-year sentence for indecently assaulting teenage girls in the 1970s and 1980s. As with all deaths in custody there will be an investigation by the independent Prisons and Probation Ombudsman. Our condolences are with Mr Clifford's family at this difficult time, a prison service spokeswoman said in a statement.
About that: Al Franken is definitely on Santa's naughty list - but Roy Moore's list is more of a sex offenders registry, McKinnon notes in the sketch. Elf McKinnon gets down to it with a heartfelt vision of a return to sanity, a subdued echo of her Hallelujah song after Trump won the election. We seem to have lost all perspective on what's naught and nice, McKinnon tells a child.
White House spokesperson Raj Shah told reporters about the speech, His throat was dry. Apatow tweeted his disagreement with the White House's conclusion on Thursday, writing, He is showing signs of aging and ill health. It was a solid minute of some sort of occurrence that could be almost anything, certainly not dry mouth. We all remember that man who presented himself as Trump's doctor and said that Trump was the healthiest guy he's ever seen.
NEW YORK -- Z100's iHeartRadio Jingle Ball concert featured top-level talent, with everyone from Ed Sheeran, The Chainsmokers and Sam Smith taking the Madison Square Garden stage on Friday. One of the best moments of the night came when Katie Holmes and her daughter, Suri Cruise, appeared on the Madison Square Garden stage to introduce Taylor Swift. Holmes said, before Suri shouted, Taylor Swift!. Julia Michaels performed her single Issues, but she also sang snippets of the various tracks she's co-written for other artists.
For the weekend of Dec 9, Streamline recommends Legion in the top Hulu spot for the first time. It's yet another superhero show and follows our recommendation of Marvel's Runaways in the top spot just last week. This Noah Hawley (FX's Fargo) project has far more to say than shows like Marvel's Agents of SHIELD, Marvel's Inhumans, Marvel's Defenders and Marvel's Iron Fist. Hulu does have an original show debuting a new season this week: Shut Eye.
Thousands of people lined the streets of Paris on Saturday as a convoy of 700 Harley Davidson motorcycles escorted the white coffin of late French rock and roll giant Johnny Hallyday to a memorial service attended by French stars and politicians. On a cold, sunny day, more than 1,500 policemen cordoned off central Paris in one of the biggest funerary ceremonies since the death of singer Edith Piaf in 1963.
Rebel Wilson surprised Pitch Perfect fans when she re-enacted her audition for the movie on Friday's broadcast of The Graham Norton Show. The Australian actress busted out her rendition of Lady Gaga's The Edge of Glory for the audience, complete with body percussion. I was the first person cast in 'Pitch Perfect,' Wilson told host Graham Norton. I was cast four months before anybody else, and I did have to sing in the audition, she added.
It must be most Star Wars fan's dream to film a scene with Mark Hamill. On Friday's Late Show, host Stephen Colbert got to live out that fantasy by starring in an intergalactic-themed skit with Luke Skywalker himself. The spoof segment centered around Hamill as Skywalker trying to get past Colbert's character Randy; the warden of the Mos Eisley's cantina guest list. For fans of the space opera franchise, there are plenty of amusing references to the movies.
Ant-Man actress Abby Ryder Fortson's paycheck ain't shrinking like her superhero dad in the movie, because she's bringing home twice the dough for the sequel. We got a hold of her minor's contract for the 'Ant-Man' franchise and Abby - who's only 9, mind you - was guaranteed $140k if she gets a role in an Ant-Man sequel. That's more than twice the $67.5k she got for the first film. Ant-Man and the Wasp hits theaters next July 2018.
Jones is to monsters what Lord of the Rings and Planet of the Apes savant Andy Serkis is to motion-capture creations. I don't know about you, child, but I felt like a monster myself in those early teen years, he said. The first monster flick he recalls seeing is The Mummy, the 1932 black-and-white creepshow starring Boris Karloff as the title character. Having impressed a theater professor with his prosthetics work in college, Jones knew he had a penchant for the unusual.