Geometric designs in tropical hues breezed along Fendi's catwalk in Milan on Thursday as the Italian fashion house showed off its spring-summer 2018 collection. The show, on the second day of Milan Fashion Week, was held in Fendi's Milan headquarters. In a world where Italian Futurism meets tropical travel, the collection emerges in a swirl of Caribbean colors and flavors, a style note said. Models including Gigi Hadid, sister Bella and Kendall Jenner strutted to drum and bass music and the calls of tropical birds.
Bernie Casey, the beloved and iconic co-star in Revenge of the Nerds and I'm Gonna Git You Sucka, died in an LA hospital. Bernie's rep tells us he died peacefully Wednesday, surrounded by loved ones. We're told he suddenly fell ill recently, and had spent the last few days hospitalized. Bernie broke into Hollywood with roles in blaxploitation films, and went on to co-star in nearly 80 different projects - most notably he was the national head of the Tri Lams in 'Nerds' .
Emma Stone admits she's never been a sports player, so when she was asked to play former world tennis No 1 Billie Jean King in the movie Battle of the Sexes, the Oscar-winning actress approached it from a different direction - dancing. Stone, who won an Oscar in February for song and dance musical La La Land, had never played tennis so her early sessions with King focused on footwork and choreography.
It wasn't exactly instant karma when Beatle John Lennon's widow, Yoko Ono, heard about a Polish beverage company's new drink called John Lemon. She threatened legal action alleging that it infringed on the trademark of her late husband. Lawyers acting for the beverage firm denied it had infringed the late star's rights, but Ono's lawyers pointed to a Facebook post from John Lemon Ireland, which featured an image of the iconic singer.
Jake LaMotta, the brutish former boxing champion whose life of violence in and out of the ring was portrayed in the movie Raging Bull, died on Tuesday, according to one of his daughters. His daughter Christi LaMotta announced the death on her personal Facebook page on Wednesday, as did other relatives, but did not disclose the cause of death. TMZ reported that LaMotta died in a nursing home after suffering pneumonia.
Boxing legend Jake LaMotta - the champ who was played by Robert De Niro in the movie Raging Bull - died Tuesday, TMZ has learned. Jake's wife tells TMZ, Jake died in a nursing home due to complications from pneumonia. His condition worsened considerably in the last few days and a decision was made to withdraw the tube. He went on to win the world middleweight championship - but he's most well known for his 6-fight rivalry with Sugar Ray Robinson.
Kimmel, who became part of the debate on US healthcare legislation in May after emotionally discussing his newborn son's emergency heart surgery, took aim at Senator Bill Cassidy on his show on Tuesday night. Kimmel has called for healthcare that will ensure treatment for children who do not come from wealthy families, like his. Cassidy had said any healthcare bill must pass what he called the Jimmy Kimmel test of providing affordable care for such children and include preventative care for every American.
US designer Tommy Hilfiger closed out London Fashion Week with a rock-themed show held at a venue famous for classic rock concerts, featuring model and social media star Gigi Hadid as the centerpiece of the event. The collection was a rock and grunge-infused take on the traditional preppy styles - clothing associated with upmarket US schools and universities - that have come to be associated with Hilfiger.
Representatives for Taylor Swift on Tuesday rejected a copyright infringement lawsuit filed on Monday by two songwriters over Swift's hit song Shake It Off as a ridiculous claim. This is a ridiculous claim and nothing more than a money grab, Swift's representatives said in a statement. Indeed, the combination had not been used in popular culture prior, the lawsuit said. Hall and Butler said the phrase accounts for about 20 percent of the lyrics of Shake It Off.
A federal appeals court on Tuesday revived a defamation lawsuit brought by three University of Virginia graduates against Rolling Stone magazine over a now-retracted article describing an alleged gang rape at their fraternity. The 2nd US Circuit Court of Appeals announced its decision two days after Rolling Stone publisher Jann Wenner put his majority stake in the New York-based magazine up for sale. The article amplified a national debate over sexual violence on college campuses, before questions arose over the reporting.
A federal appeals court on Tuesday revived a defamation lawsuit by three University of Virginia graduates against Rolling Stone magazine, its publisher and a reporter over a now-retracted article describing a gang rape. All three judges on the panel said Elias and Fowler could also pursue individual claims against Rolling Stone, publisher Wenner Media and Erdely. On Sunday, Wenner said its majority stake in Rolling Stone was for sale, following recent sales of Us Weekly and Men's Journal.
A federal appeals court on Tuesday revived part of a lawsuit by three University of Virginia graduates who accused Rolling Stone magazine, its publisher Wenner Media and a journalist of defamation over a now-retracted article describing a gang rape. Tuesday's decision also upheld the June 2016 dismissal of other claims. The November 2014 article by Sabrina Rubin Erdely, A Rape on Campus, described a September 2012 rape of a female student named Jackie at the Phi Kappa Psi fraternity house.
Russian authorities detained Serebrennikov, an award-winning film and theater director and critic of Kremlin policies, in August on charges of embezzling state funds. He is being held under house arrest until Oct 19 pending trial. Serebrennikov had started work on his production of Alexander Pushkin's 'The Little Tragedies' at his Gogol Center in central Moscow before his arrest. In some of his works, Serebrennikov has particularly poked fun at the growing role of the state and the Russian Orthodox Church in society.
Broadcaster CBS said on Monday that the 2017 audience was in line with that of last year, which attracted a record low of 11.3 million viewers. Emmys host Stephen Colbert has ruthlessly attacked Trump on his The Late Show, and many of the winners and presenters made barbed comments about Trump and his policies during Sunday's three-hour ceremony honoring the best of television.
Kevin Hart isn't missing a beat when it comes to making money. In fact, Kevin was all smiles Monday morning on the set of Night School, which is currently shooting in Clayton, Georgia. His face didn't show any tension about the fact someone tried to get up to 8 figures from him to keep a video of him allegedly cheating under wraps. As TMZ first reported, authorities are on the case and closing in on a suspect. He's just a really good actor.
Lady Gaga on Monday called off the European leg of her world tour, saying she was suffering from severe physical pain and was seeking medical treatment. I have always been honest about my physical and mental health struggles, Gaga added. It is complicated and difficult to explain, and we are trying to figure it out. Fibromyalgia is a musculoskeletal pain disorder, often accompanied by fatigue and mood issues, that can be triggered by physical trauma or psychological stress.
Andres Muschietti is getting a ration of s*** from clowns who are losing bank because It is scaring the s*** out of the kid population. We got the It director at LAX Friday, and he fessed up. The Stephen King thriller he brought to the big screen may have put a dent in the clown biz. That said, just because Andres profiled a murderous clown, that doesn't mean every clown is bad. There are nuances that can make an otherwise scary clown friendly.
Their pops, Mohamed Hadid, is busting into movies, and the way he managed to land a debut opposite John Travolta is a classic Hollywood tale. He asked an employee for an introduction, then dropped the classic you oughta be in pictures line. We're told Andrea asked Mohamed to be in his next film, Trading Paint, starring Travolta and Michael Madsen. They've been filming in Alabama and Mohamed has a handful of scenes playing a rich client of Madsen's character.
Streaming service Hulu made Emmy history on Sunday by becoming the first digital platform to win a top series award with its dystopian saga The Handmaid's Tale. Overall, longtime Emmy heavyweight HBO won the most awards with 29 wins, even without its mega-hit Game of Thrones. The reigning best drama winner was not eligible because it aired too late in the year for consideration.
If he (Trump) had won an Emmy, I bet he wouldn't have run for president, host Stephen Colbert told the A-list audience. Unlike the presidency, the Emmys go to the winners of the popular vote, Colbert quipped, referring to the 2016 election result. Alec Baldwin won the comedy supporting actor Emmy for his withering impersonations of Trump for Saturday Night Live on the Comcast Corp's NBC. The show also won awards for writing, directing and for supporting actress Ann Dowd for a total of 8.