• Grandchildren honor Aretha Franklin in moving reflections
Grandchildren honor Aretha Franklin in moving reflections

Floral arrangements from such singers as Barbra Streisand and Tony Bennett and from the family of Otis Redding were set up in a hallway outside the sanctuary. The anonymous source says that Melania is upset by the continued stream of digs at her husband. The comment by Trump earned several rebukes on Twitter from critics .

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  • Twitter roasts Faith Hill’s Aretha Franklin funeral performance
Twitter roasts Faith Hill’s Aretha Franklin funeral performance

She was "gaunt" but went on to perform for 45 minutes. Clinton said he walked into the Cathedral of St. John the Divine on W. 110th Street and was surprised that Franklin summoned him to meet with her privately and talk a bit before the festivities.

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  • DC Universe Reveals TITANS Premiere Date and Gritty New Images
DC Universe Reveals TITANS Premiere Date and Gritty New Images

You can check out the excessively grim and gritty trailer for Titans below, but be warned - it's so edgy that you may cut yourself just watching it. As previously reported, the series centers on Dick Grayson's Robin (played by Brenton Thwaites) as he steps out of Batman's shadow and assembles a motley crew of crimefighters.

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  • Outfit change for Aretha Franklin on second day of public viewing
Outfit change for Aretha Franklin on second day of public viewing

Her gold-plated casket was delivered to her home town of Detroit by a 1940 Cadillac hearse and will be on view at the Charles H Wright Museum for African American History until tonight. On Tuesday evening, Taylor Swift held a moment of silence for Aretha Franklin - who died , age 76, on August 16, from pancreatic cancer. Grande said at...

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  • Watch the Full Cyberpunk 2077 48-Minute Gamescom Demo Here
Watch the Full Cyberpunk 2077 48-Minute Gamescom Demo Here

Why? In the almost hour-long demo, we get an in-depth look at the detailed world of Cyberpunk 2077 , the ins and outs of the mechanics (still a work in progress, of course), and much more. Over the last two months the Cyberpunk 2077 E3 demo has become a legend. Are you hyped, or are you more hesitant now that you've seen gameplay? Below you ca...

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  • Who Is America?: Sacha Baron Cohen tries to draw OJ Simpson confession
Who Is America?: Sacha Baron Cohen tries to draw OJ Simpson confession

According to Fox News , during their chat, Sacha's character joked about the ways he'd like to kill his girlfriend, such as by pushing her out of a helicopter or by sabotaging a bungee rope - with the comments met with chuckles from the disgraced American football star.

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  • US playwright, ‘king of comedy’ Neil Simon dead at 91
US playwright, ‘king of comedy’ Neil Simon dead at 91

Many of his works are classics of 20th century American theater and Simon has been credited with playing a seminal role - along with film director Woody Allen - in re-crafting U.S. But what made Simon's plays work at their best was not just the jokes but the universality of the neurotic relations he mined between men and women, men and men, and par...

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  • Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 3 production reportedly on hold
Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 3 production reportedly on hold

THR reports that Marvel and Disney have made a decision to pause plans for production while they sort out what to do about a new director. Disney rushed to fire writer-director James Gunn after a couple leading alt-right Twitter voices dug up some terribly poor taste jokes he had written around 2009.

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  • Unai Emery enjoys first win but Arsenal unconvincing against West Ham
Unai Emery enjoys first win but Arsenal unconvincing against West Ham

We need the balance, in the first half we suffered more than we want. Debutant Issa Diop put through his own goal , but Ramsey and his team-mates could only rest easily when substitute Danny Welbeck found an assured finish deep into stoppage time.

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  • Rapper Nicki Minaj Compares Herself to Harriet Tubman in Album Sales Rant
Rapper Nicki Minaj Compares Herself to Harriet Tubman in Album Sales Rant

It's really, really tough to get off of pills. Posting a screenshot of Kylie's post, the Super Bass singer ranted: "Travis sold over 50k of these". She also won the award for "Best Hip Hop Award". 1 on the Billboard Hot 200 chart following the release of Minaj's album, Queen . "He knows he doesn't have the #1 album this week (sic)". The tota...

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  • Paul Manafort found guilty on eight counts
Paul Manafort found guilty on eight counts

Cohen is known to have paid adult film star Stormy Daniels and former Playboy model Karen McDougal . U.S. President Donald Trump's former lawyer Michael Cohen walks out of court in New York City, New York , U.S., August 21, 2018 .

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  • Drake Visits Young Girl Waiting For A Heart Transplant
Drake Visits Young Girl Waiting For A Heart Transplant

Drake chose to visit Sanchez because of her inspiring video of the "In My Feelings" challenge . Sanchez and Drake must have had some kind of connection because the Toronto native posted a photo with her including the caption, "Me and my love Sofia talking about Bieber and Owls and Basketball ", including three blue hearts.

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  • Madonna's rambling VMAs' Aretha Franklin tribute bashed
Madonna's rambling VMAs' Aretha Franklin tribute bashed

However, in social media land, many took offense to Madonna's commentary, saying that it should have been more of a tribute to Franklin than simply about the singer's influence on Madonna's life. Madonna is yet to respond to the fierce backlash against her Aretha Franklin tribute . I am still mad at her for the Prince one. She had s...

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  • British film director Danny Boyle drops out of Bond film
British film director Danny Boyle drops out of Bond film

The film set to release in November 2019 has parted ways with the director due to creative differences. The next 007 movie, now titled Bond 25 , just lost its director, Danny Boyle. The Bond films might operate on a formula, but their most successful films are the ones that play with it, and Boyle is fantastic at playing with formula.

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  • Cardi B wins big at MTV VMA, a show that feels flat
Cardi B wins big at MTV VMA, a show that feels flat

The "Bodak Yellow" hitmaker had been the night's most nominated artist with 12 nods, and she took home three prizes, Song of Summer for " I Like It ", her collaboration with Bad Bunny and J. She described it as a "surreal moment". In 2014, her former band Fifth Harmony were awarded Artist to Watch for Miss Movin' On. As for the top nominees, ...

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  • Lucid Motors - the Tesla rival that's wooing the Saudis
Lucid Motors - the Tesla rival that's wooing the Saudis

The timing of this news could not be more awkward as it follows Elon Musk's announcement last week that PIF could help him take Tesla private . Moreover, in the interview with New York Times , the CEO and the founder of Tesla , SpaceX , of course, Elon Musk stated that he did not regret his Twitter posts and here is what he commen...

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  • Los Angeles authorities looking into Asia Argento allegation
Los Angeles authorities looking into Asia Argento allegation

In a statement to New York's Yashar Ali , Argento now denies sexually assaulting Bennett and is "deeply shocked and hurt" by what she calls an "absolutely false" report . Darren Harris said Monday. The age of consent in California is 18 years of age. According to the newspaper, court documents indicate that Argento paid Bennett $380,000 t...

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  • Aretha Franklin's funeral set for August 31 in Detroit
Aretha Franklin's funeral set for August 31 in Detroit

She gave us the BLUE PRINT. Wendy asked: "You seem like the type of woman who still falls (in love), and can get as stupid as the rest of us girls ..." "Our intention was to honor the icon using a secondary image of her performing with Patti LaBelle in the full-screen graphic, but the image of Ms.

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  • The Hills reboot announced at MTV VMAs
The Hills reboot announced at MTV VMAs

It was the only thing worth watching on MTV between the years of 2006 and 2010 other than Teen Mom or Catfish or re-runs of the Pimp My Ride episode when they put the table tennis table in the back of the truck. Heidi and Spencer, as well as his sister Stephanie, Patridge and fellow former cast members Jason Wahler, Justin "Bobby" Brescia an...

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  • Stormy Daniels quit CBB over row with 'controlling' producers, lawyer claims
Stormy Daniels quit CBB over row with 'controlling' producers, lawyer claims

She was then due to appear on Friday's Loose Women . Stormy Daniels has said she did not appear in Celebrity Big Brother because of a last-minute custody issue involving her daughter, and that her absence was not about money. Another host, Kaye Adams, said: "She had been ready to come one". "Producers discussed a variety of options with he...

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  • Satyameva Jayate box office day 4: John Abraham’s film stays strong
Satyameva Jayate box office day 4: John Abraham’s film stays strong

But the Milap Zaveri-directed film has registered a "decent" total on Day 4 - Rs 7.25 crore - and the film's total collection now stands at Rs 40.75 crore, the report added. There was a minimal rise in the business on Friday as Akshay's film had collected Rs 10.50 crore and John's action movie had raked in Rs 9.18 crore on the third day.

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  • Benjamin Mendy awards MOTM award to David Silva's son
Benjamin Mendy awards MOTM award to David Silva's son

Huddersfield . That strike enabled City to regain total control of the match and it led to a sustained period of possession, which was only broken up when Aguero sent a low shot from 20 yards off the inside of the post. Terence Kongolo's own goal capped a convincing City victory which was only slightly spoiled by Jon Stankovic's effort f...

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  • Stormy Daniels blames Celebrity Big Brother withdrawal on custody issue
Stormy Daniels blames Celebrity Big Brother withdrawal on custody issue

The president denies the encounter. The adult film star, who made worldwide headlines with claims she was paid hush money over an alleged affair with Donald Trump , had been confirmed to feature in the Channel 5 show. Moore told viewers of Loose Women: "There was a custody development with her daughter late last night". According to Jane, ...

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  • Donald Trump under fire for comments about Aretha Franklin
Donald Trump under fire for comments about Aretha Franklin

Her signature song, " Respect ", a glorious and intense remake of Otis Redding's anthem, will forever ring in our ears when we feel we aren't receiving the consideration we deserve. The governing party described it as a "game changer" which "forever altered the landscape of American politics". - Franklin has won 18 Grammy awards .

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  • Aretha Franklin tribute this weekend at Detroit's Motown Museum
Aretha Franklin tribute this weekend at Detroit's Motown Museum

We have lost the matriarch and rock of our family", Franklin's family said in a statement. She is also spotted in the audience when Franklin returned at the end of the special to perform " Amazing Grace ". Franklin recorded a classic take of Camelot's "If Ever I Would Leave You" on her 1970 album Sweet Bitter Love . Five of her songs are in th...

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  • Trump calls Omarosa 'that dog', takes legal action against her
Trump calls Omarosa 'that dog', takes legal action against her

This comes after Omarosa released an alleged recording of campaign aides discussing an alleged tape of then-presidential candidate Donald Trump using the N-word. Trump on Tuesday called Manigault Newman , who is African-American, a "dog ". "I can tell you it's absolutely 100 percent not true", he said, adding that he had to sign the same ...

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  • Trump says
Trump says "Apprentice" producer told him there's no "N-word" tape

He said that Newman made up the story about him and that the "fake news" only listened to her because she had turned against him. In " Unhinged ", Manigault Newman writes that the Trump 2020 campaign offered her a $15,000-per-month contract after she was sacked last December, with a stringent non-disclosure agreement attached.

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  • Trump didn't know Omarosa had been fired, new tape seems to show
Trump didn't know Omarosa had been fired, new tape seems to show

She was all about Trump when he made her famous. "General Kelly came to me and said that you guys wanted me to leave", Omarosa responds. Parts of her conversation with Mr Kelly were played on the air when she appeared on NBC's Meet the Press to promote her new book, Unhinged , which will be released this week.

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  • Idris Elba Fuels James Bond Speculation With Playful Tweet
Idris Elba Fuels James Bond Speculation With Playful Tweet

Elba's fans were delighted at the news, although the star has yet to respond to any of the many replies to his tweet asking him to confirm that he is indeed lined up to play Bond. Fuqua's representatives refuted the story, however, stating that no such conversation ever took place. Discussing who will or should be the next Bond is a popular pasti...

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  • David Moyes has made a very bold prediction for Manchester United's season
David Moyes has made a very bold prediction for Manchester United's season

The Frenchman, who had been linked with a possible transfer window move to Barcelona , said he remained hungry for more success. "Obviously when the decision is not uniform around Europe, we are opening an element of disadvantage for the English clubs", Mourinho said last September.

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  • Rain Suspends PGA Championship during Second Round
Rain Suspends PGA Championship during Second Round

Woodland immediately recovered the stroke he lost to par by draining a 19-foot birdie putt on No. 3 to move back into a tie with Koepka, who birdied No. "It's been 16 pars in a row from yesterday to today, so hopefully I can break that run in the morning", McIlroy said. A former world number one and the 2013 Masters victor, Scott muscled his way ...

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  • Jose Mourinho rails against negative media coverage
Jose Mourinho rails against negative media coverage

The Merseyside outfit have signed AS Monaco midfielder Fabinho , RB Leipzig star Naby Keita , Stoke City playmaker Xherdan Shaqiri and AS Roma goalkeeper Alisson Becker in the summer transfer window so far. "They returned on Monday", he said. "They returned on Monday". "Because it is very important how they feel and to understand how they...

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  • Bethenny Frankel’s Boyfriend Found Dead in His Trump Tower Apartment
Bethenny Frankel’s Boyfriend Found Dead in His Trump Tower Apartment

Page Six is reporting that he passed away from a suspected drug overdose . We're told the NY medical examiner's office will determine the cause of death, although it is believed drugs were involved. The Medical Examiner's office is now investigating Shields' cause of death. Jill was a high school friend of Bethenny's , which is how Bethenny ...

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  • Manchester United vs. Leicester City - Football Match Report
Manchester United vs. Leicester City - Football Match Report

Brazil global Fred , highly-rated but raw full-back Diogo Dalot and third-choice goalkeeper Lee Grant all arrived at United by early July, but nobody followed despite Mourinho's explicit desire to bring in two more players. Earlier this week, Pogba told teammates, staff and executives at United that he was "desperate" to leave the cl...

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  • Omarosa Claims Donald Trump Used N-Word On ‘Apprentice’-Era Tape
Omarosa Claims Donald Trump Used N-Word On ‘Apprentice’-Era Tape

She alleges that, during the making of U.S. version of The Apprentice , which Trump fronted for several years, the future president muttered the racial slur "multiple times". Newman claims she was sacked after coming close to get her hands on the tape said to contain the racist slurs, which Apprentice producers have refused to release for cont...

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  • Idris Elba is close to finally winning the role of James Bond
Idris Elba is close to finally winning the role of James Bond

He would also be 47 when Bond 26, in theory, would begin filming. For some fans, that possibility is more than enough. And now, it appears a turn as James Bond is in Elba's future. However, Elba once insisted that no one is genuinely considering him to play 007. The Hollywood chief, 58, told an industry pal "it is time" for the famous spy...

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  • Once Upon a Time in Hollywood first look: Margot Robbie's Sharon Tate
Once Upon a Time in Hollywood first look: Margot Robbie's Sharon Tate

Hot on the heels of initial photos of Leonardo DiCaprio and Brad Pitt rocking some serious late-'60s threads, as well as reports that Tate's late sister now approves of Tarantino's in-production project, we now have our maiden glimpse of Robbie in character as Tate, the actress (and wife of director Roman Polanski ) who was one of five pe...

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  • Meghan Markle and Prince Harry Have Subtle PDA Moment at Friend's Wedding
Meghan Markle and Prince Harry Have Subtle PDA Moment at Friend's Wedding

This year marks the 37th birthday of MTV, Donkey Kong, Phil Collins' solo career, and - most importantly - Meghan Markle . According to British newspaper The Mirror , a source has claimed that the 74-year-old is understood to be "keeping two dates free at the end of the month" to meet his daughter and friends believe that it could be th...

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  • Russian Federation tasks Hollywood actor Seagal with improving US ties
Russian Federation tasks Hollywood actor Seagal with improving US ties

But now Steven Seagal has been named by Russia's Foreign Ministry for a different goal - he's now a special representative for Russian-U.S. humanitarian ties, a role created to deepen cultural, art and youth ties between the two countries.

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  • Elderly men escape nursing home for heavy metal concert
Elderly men escape nursing home for heavy metal concert

They were said to be, " disoriented and dazed ". It's unclear whether their original intent was to attend the festival. Whether or not the rebels meant to end up at Wacken Open Air has not been confirmed, but police spokeswoman Merle Neufeld reportedly told public broadcaster Norddeutscher Rundfunk , "They obviously liked the metal festival...

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