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David Beckham had movie nights with Cruise

February 4th, 2014 1:20am EST
David Beckham
David Beckham used to have movie nights with Tom Cruise.
The 38-year-old hunk recently moved back to England with his wife Victoria and their children, Brooklyn, 14, Romeo, 11, Cruz, eight, and two-year-old daughter Harper, but when he lived in Los Angeles he would go round to the actor's house and chill out in front of the television.
He said: "When we were living in LA, Tom cruise lived two minutes away. He's a good friend. There were occasions when I'd call him up and ask him if he had a new movie that wasn't out yet, and I'd go round and watch it with him."
The retired soccer star - w...

Tributes pour in for Peter O'Toole

December 15th, 2013 9:20pm EST
Peter O'Toole
Tributes have flooded in for Peter O'Toole.
The eight-time Oscar nominated actor passed away in London yesterday (14.12.13) aged 81, and many have expressed their sadness at the loss of the great Hollywood star.
His agent, Steve Kenis, said: "He was one of a kind in the very best sense and a giant in his field."
British Prime Minister David Cameron wrote on Twitter: "My thoughts are with Peter O'Toole's family and friends. His performance in my favorite film, 'Lawrence of Arabia', was stunning."
Comedian and actor Stephen Fry tweeted: "Oh what terrible news. Farewell Peter O'Toole. I had t...

Bono and Charlize Theron attend Mandela memorial

December 10th, 2013 12:20pm EST
Bono, Naomi Campbell and Charlize Theron attended Nelson Mandela's memorial service today.
The U2 frontman, British supermodel and 'Monster' actress joined political leaders from around the globe to pay tribute to the former South African president - who died last week aged 95 following a long illness - at a service in Johannesburg.
South Africa native Charlize - who first met the anti-apartheid campaigner in 2004 - was one of the first famous faces to arrive at the FNB Stadium in Johannesburg, and blew kisses as she was cheered by the waiting crowd.
Talk show host Oprah Winfrey had been du...

Stars pay tribute to Nelson Mandela

December 5th, 2013 6:20pm EST
Idris Elba
Stars have rushed to pay tribute to Nelson Mandela after he passed away today (05.12.13).
The South African activist and former President died aged 95 at his home in Johannesburg, South Africa, surrounded by his family.
Mandela was for millions a symbol of hope and freedom for his battle to overcome apartheid in South Africa and win equal rights for black people, which saw him jailed between 1962 and 1990.
Just hours before his passing a Royal Premiere was held in London for the film 'Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom', based on Mandela's 1994 autobiography, starring Idris Elba as the politic...

Mumford & Sons To Perform For President Obama At The White House

March 14th, 2012 1:47pm EDT
Mumford & Sons
Folk band Mumford & Sons and soul singer John Legend will provide the music for President Barack Obama and British Prime Minister David Cameron's state dinner at the White House on Wednesday.

The British band was invited by the Prime Minster, while President Obama asked Legend to perform at the stately bash.

A host of celebrities including British actor Damian Lewis and Virgin tycoon Richard Branson will be among the 1,000 guests at the dinner, which is being held to mark Cameron's state visit to America.

Mumford & Sons and Legend will be hoping to benefit from the Obama effect - the ...

Meryl Streep Defends 'The Iron Lady' After British Prime Minister David Cameron's Criticism

January 8th, 2012 1:15pm EST
Meryl Streep
Meryl Streep has hit back at British Prime Minister David Cameron after he criticized her portrayal of Margaret Thatcher as a vulnerable elderly woman in The Iron Lady, insisting his comments were in poor taste.

Cameron questioned why the plot focused more on Thatcher's battle with ill health in her later years, including her struggle with dementia, instead of her time in office as the U.K.'s first female prime minister.

He told BBC Radio 4, "It's a fantastic piece of acting by Meryl Streep. You can't help wondering, why do we have to have this film right now? It is a film much more about...

Victoria Beckham Honored At British Fashion Awards

November 29th, 2011 9:00am EST
Victoria Beckham
Victoria Beckham fought back tears at the British Fashion Awards on Monday as she was handed one of the night's top prizes.

The former Spice Girls star beat Tom Ford and Burberry to land the Designer Brand award at the ceremony in London. Her designer pal Marc Jacobs handed her the honor.

Taking to the stage dressed in a floor-length backless black gown, Beckham covered her face as she told the crowd, "I am so nervous," before thanking her soccer star husband David.

She said, "Without him I wouldn't have had the courage to do what I am doing".

Taking to Twitter after the ceremony she wr...

Alec Baldwin Urges British Prime Minister David Cameron To Resign

July 21st, 2011 8:18am EDT
Alec Baldwin
Alec Baldwin has called on Britain's Prime Minister David Cameron to resign over his handling of the ongoing News of the World phone-hacking scandal.

Media mogul Rupert Murdoch has been at the center of claims reporters at his now defunct U.K. tabloid, which he closed earlier this month, used a private investigator to illegally access voicemail messages belonging to royals, celebrities, and the families of crime victims.

Britain's leader Cameron has been dragged into the controversy because he hired the newspaper's former editor Andy Coulson as his communications director.

Coulson was...

Hugh Grant Urges British Prime Minister To Expand Media Probe

July 13th, 2011 8:45am EDT
Hugh Grant
Hugh Grant is urging British Prime Minister David Cameron to expand an official investigation into the country's tabloid industry, fearing U.K. authorities will conspire to "make this inquiry insufficient."

An inquiry into the illegal interception of cell phone voicemail messages by a private investigator working for Britain's News of the World has hit headlines after it emerged families of murder victims and those affected by the 2005 London Underground bombings may have been targeted.

However, the Notting Hill star admits he's "panicking" that government officials conducting the probe...

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