Singer Katy Perry says she has not communicated with her ex-husband Russell Brand post receiving a text from him asking for divorce. The couple's marriage ended in December 2011, just 14 months after they tied the knot in India. Their split was made legal in July 2012, but the pop star claims she hasn't heard from Brand since then, reports femalefirst.co.uk. "He's a very smart man, a magical ...
Singer Will.i.am doesn't have a home despite purchasing properties for several close family members and paying off their mortgages. The "Scream and Shout" hitmaker has never bought a house for himself and calls his recording studio his abode, reports femalefirst.co.uk. "I don't have a home. But I bought my mum, uncle, aunt and grandma their homes," said the 38-year-old. "And then what some ...
Singer Katy Perry says she started dyeing her natural blonde hair black after an attempt to bleach her locks like pop star Madonna went wrong. The 28-year-old said: "I've been dyeing my hair black since I was 15. The whole reason I dye it is that I was 15 and I chopped it all off. I had it bleached blonde like Madonna and it didn't look right so I bought a box of hair dye and dyed it all black ...
The Duchess of Cambridge has been voted the 'fashion icon', while late Hollywood actress Audrey Hepburn has emerged as 'icon of all times' in an online poll. StyleinView.co.uk, a one-stop shop for fashion, has conducted a poll of 2,000 people to find out who they considered the fashion icons of today and of all time. The Duchess of Cambridge, whose maiden name is Kate Middleton, unsurprisingly ...
Britney Spears' sons Sean Preston, 7, and Jayden James, 6, have starred in her upcoming music video 'Ooh La La,' which has been included on the animated movie 'The Smurfs 2' soundtrack. She told the Mirror that she has always loved the Smurfs as a kid and now her boys are the biggest Smurfs fans ever. The 31-year-old pop diva said that her kids were really good on set. Spears asserted that ...
Appaloosa takes place in the dusty mountains of New Mexico in 1882, where the titular town, which is little more than a single street with a few wooden and adobe buildings striving to create a sense of refined civility in the wilderness, has sprung up. The town council, which is compr ... ...
Hollywood actor George Clooney might be dating former wrestler Stacey Keibler, but his ex-girlfriend Lisa Snowdown says he stays in touch with her as well. Clooney dated Snowdown on and off from 2000 to 2005 and Snowdown says they are good friends now, reports contactmusic.com. "I haven't seen him for a while, but we text one another. He is a good guy. There are some people in your life that ...
Celebrity cook Nigella Lawson's billionaire husband, Charles Saatchi, has admitted that he assaulted his wife by choking her in public during a heated fight at the Scott's restaurant in Mayfair. Earlier he had described his act as merely a 'playful tiff' with no grip during a discussion where he was trying to 'emphasize' a point, the Herald Sun reported. Saatchi was interrogated for five hours ...
Singer Taylor Swift says while performing on the stage she is distracted by fans with sign boards and she goes off track. The 23-year-old, known for her songs like "Love story", "Teardrops on my guitar" and "You belong with me", starts reading the signs and forgets her lyrics, reports thesun.co.uk. "It's amazing and adorable, but if there's a really long sign and I'm trying to read it while ...
Singer Britney Spears' kids are embarrassed of kissing her in front of their friends. The 31-year-old singer admitted Sean Preston, 7, and Jayden James, 6, from her marriage to dancer-rapper Kevin Federline, don't like to kiss her in front of their friends because they don't think it's "cool", reports contactmusic.com. "My sons are six and seven, so they're just now getting to the stage of ...
The Dalai Lama promoted peace and a pop song during an event in Melbourne. The Tibetan spiritual leader also spoke at the Melbourne Convention Centre to a crowd of about 6000 devotees. Actress Magda Szubanski hosted the event and introduced a pop song in which he features. According to the Herald Sun, introducing the song, she said that it would be pretty cool to see his Holiness at number ...
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WASHINGTON - US President Barack Obama has urged Iran's newly elected president to prove to the world that the Islamic republic was not pursuing a nuclear weapon programme as the White House welcomed election of a moderate leader as a hopeful sign.
"I think it says that the Iranian people want to move in a different direction," Obama said of the election results in Iran that saw a surprising victory by Hassan Rohani.
Rohani succeeds Mahmoud Ahmadinejad as president of the Islamic country that is at loggerheads with the US-led western powers over its controversial nuclear programme.
"The Iranian people rebuffed the hardliners and the clerics in the election who were counseling no compromise on anything anytime anywhere," Obama said in an interview with public television anchor Charlie Rose
"Clearly you have a hunger within Iran to engage with the international community in a more positive way," the US president said.
He said that the US and its Western allies were willing to hold talks with Iran over its nuclear programme, as long as Tehran proves to the world that it was not seeking to build atomic weapons.
"As long as there's an understanding about the basis of the conversation, then I think there's no reason why we shouldn't proceed," Obama said. ...
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