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FILE PHOTO: Marvel Comics co-creator Stan Lee attends a tribute event "Extraordinary: Stan Lee" at the Saban Theatre in Beverly Hills, California, U.S., August 22, 2017. REUTERS/Mario Anzuoni

Marvel Comics mogul Stan Lee won renewal of a protective order on Friday against a onetime business manager accused of subjecting the 95-year-old "Spider-Man" co-creator to elder abuse after taking charge of his affairs earlier this year.

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A crown and flowers were placed on Aretha Franklin's star on Hollywood Boulevard in Los Angeles, California, U.S., August 16, 2018.  REUTERS/Mike Blake

A funeral for the late recording star Aretha Franklin has been scheduled for Aug. 31 in Detroit, following a two-day public viewing of her casket, and her body will be entombed at a family gravesite, relatives announced on Friday through a publicist.

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FILE PHOTO: 89th Academy Awards - Oscars Vanity Fair Party - Beverly Hills, California, U.S. - 26/02/17 Singer, songwriter Smokey Robinson. REUTERS/Danny Moloshok/File Photo

When Motown great Smokey Robinson saw his lifelong friend Aretha Franklin play music for the first time, he said he was struck by the talent of the young girl who would become the "Queen of Soul."

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Cast members John Travolta (L), Barry Pearl, Didi Conn and Olivia Newton-John (R) pretend to look away as they pose for a selfie at a 40th anniversary screening of "Grease" at the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences in Beverly Hills, California, U.S., August 15, 2018. REUTERS/Mario Anzuoni

"Grease" stars Olivia Newton-John and John Travolta on Wednesday celebrated the 40th anniversary of their classic movie musical about teenagers finding their way at the fictional Rydell High.

Entertainment News2 days ago

Scarlett Johansson arrives for amfAR’s Annual Fashion Week New York Gala in New York City, U.S., February 8, 2017. REUTERS/Brendan McDermid

Scarlett Johansson's role as Marvel superhero Black Widow catapulted her to the top of Forbes' annual list of the world's highest-paid actresses on Thursday, landing her ahead of Angelina Jolie.

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FILE PHOTO: 70th Cannes Film Festival - Screening of the film "The Meyerowitz Stories" (New and Selected) in competition - Red Carpet Arrivals - Cannes, France. 21/05/2017. Cast member Emma Thompson poses.    REUTERS/Eric Gaillard

Oscar-winning British actress Emma Thompson, now starring at age 59 as a family court judge in the dramatic movie "The Children Act," said on Thursday that older women still need more opportunity on the big screen.

Arts2 days ago

A combination picture shows makeup artist He Yuhong, also known as "Yuya", posing without her makeup and garments (L), and without her makeup (C) following her transformation (R) into the "Girl with a Pearl Earring", the 17th century oil painting by Dutch painter Johannes Vermeer, at her house in Chongqing, China August 14, 2018. REUTERS/Thomas Suen

Marilyn Monroe, Audrey Hepburn and Cristiano Ronaldo are just a few of the famous faces that Chinese make-up artist He Yuhong can transform her features into, but now she's turning to famous artworks.

Entertainment News2 days ago

FILE PHOTO: U.S. singer Madonna attends the world premiere of 'The Beatles: Eight Days a Week - The Touring Years' in London, Britain September 15, 2016. REUTERS/Neil Hall/File Photo

From pictures of their favorite Madonna looks to naming their top tracks by the songstress, fans paid tribute to the "Queen of Pop" on Thursday as the "Material Girl" turned 60.

Entertainment News3 days ago

FILE PHOTO: A demonstrator takes part in a #MeToo protest march for survivors of sexual assault and their supporters in Hollywood, Los Angeles, California U.S. November 12, 2017. REUTERS/Lucy Nicholson/File Photo

When writer and producer Stacy Rukeyser suggested featuring a female venture capitalist looking for a husband on the Lifetime television drama "Unreal," network executives asked if she could turn the character into someone with "a much more traditional, demure sense of femininity."

Entertainment News3 days ago

Travis Scott and Kylie Jenner arrive at the Metropolitan Museum of Art Costume Institute Gala (Met Gala) to celebrate the opening of “Heavenly Bodies: Fashion and the Catholic Imagination” in the Manhattan borough of New York, U.S., May 7, 2018. REUTERS/Carlo Allegri

Celebrities and influencers who endorse products without labeling their social media posts as paid-for by brands were warned on Thursday that they were breaking the rules as Britain's regulator launched an investigation into the trend.

Entertainment News2 days ago

A crown, flowers and pictures are shown placed at Aretha Franklin's star on Hollywood Boulevard in Los Angeles. REUTERS/Mike Blake

Fans of Aretha Franklin came together at New York City's landmark Apollo Theater and on the Hollywood Walk of Fame on Thursday to pay their respects to the Queen of Soul, singing along to her hits and sharing memories of her remarkable career.

Entertainment News2 days ago

Aretha Franklin performs during the commemoration of the Elton John AIDS Foundation 25th year fall gala at the Cathedral of St. John the Divine in New York City, in New York, November 7, 2017. REUTERS/Shannon Stapleton

Aretha Franklin, the preacher's daughter whose powerful voice made her the long-reigning "Queen of Soul" with such hit songs as "Respect" and "Chain of Fools," died on Thursday at the age of 76, officials said.

Entertainment News2 days ago

A crowd gathers around Aretha Franklin's star on Hollywood Boulevard in Los Angeles, California, U.S.,  August 16, 2018.       REUTERS/Mike Blake

MTV will celebrate soul legend Aretha Franklin at Monday's Video Music Awards ceremony, the network said on Thursday as tributes flowed in from around the world and U.S. television channels scheduled special broadcasts.

Entertainment News2 days ago

Netflix Inc has signed a deal with American television producer and writer Kenya Barris, the creator of ABC's comedy show "Black-ish", as the streaming giant diversifies its original content.

Entertainment News2 days ago

FILE PHOTO -  Singer Aretha Franklin arrives at the Candie's Foundation 10th anniversary Event to Prevent benefit New York May 3, 2011. REUTERS/Eric Thayer/File Photo

Grammy winner Aretha Franklin earned her title "the Queen of Soul" with a voice could be both powerful and plaintive. Her music became part of the American soundtrack beginning in the 1960s through to her death on Thursday.

Entertainment News3 days ago

British rapper Stormzy performs at the Arena Stage during the Roskilde Festival 2018 in Roskilde, Denmark, July 5, 2018. Ritzau Scanpix/Olafur Steinar Gestsson via REUTERS

Rapper Stormzy said on Thursday he will fund two black British students to go to Cambridge university through a scholarship, after criticism of some top UK universities that their admissions processes do not do enough to ensure diversity.

Entertainment News3 days ago

FILE PHOTO - Matt Groening (C), creator of The Simpsons, poses with characters from the show (L-R) Homer, Bart, Lisa and Marge at the 20th anniversary party for the television series at Barker hangar in Santa Monica, California October 18, 2009.    REUTERS/Mario Anzuoni/File Photo

The creator of the long-running animated TV series "The Simpsons" brings his first new show in 20 years to Netflix <NFLX.O> this week, a story that centers around a drunken princess, an elf and a demon.

Entertainment News4 days ago

FILE PHOTO: Aretha Franklin performs during the commemoration of the Elton John AIDS Foundation 25th year fall gala at the Cathedral of St. John the Divine in New York City, in New York, U.S. November 7, 2017. REUTERS/Shannon Stapleton

Aretha Franklin, the legendary soul singer who has fallen gravely ill, was visited at her Detroit-area home on Tuesday by fellow recording artist Stevie Wonder, U.S. civil rights leader Jesse Jackson and ex-husband Glynn Turman, her publicist said.

Business News4 days ago

FILE PHOTO: Ellen DeGeneres during a commercial break in taping of the Ellen Show in Burbank, Los Angeles, California, U.S. October 13, 2016. REUTERS/Lucy Nicholson/File Photo

Walmart Inc said on Wednesday that it would tie up with comedian and talk show host Ellen DeGeneres to launch a women's fashion line, its latest attempt to make deeper inroads into the apparel space and gain market share in the category.

Entertainment News4 days ago

Author Kevin Kwan (R) and cast members Henry Golding and Constance Wu pose at the premiere for "Crazy Rich Asians" in Los Angeles, California, U.S., August 7, 2018. REUTERS/Mario Anzuoni

The film is called "Crazy Rich Asians," but the cast is proud to be showcasing such a rare array of Asian culture and identity in a Hollywood movie.

Entertainment News15 hours ago

FILE PHOTO: Marvel Comics co-creator Stan Lee attends a tribute event "Extraordinary: Stan Lee" at the Saban Theatre in Beverly Hills, California, U.S., August 22, 2017. REUTERS/Mario Anzuoni

Marvel Comics mogul Stan Lee won renewal of a protective order on Friday against a onetime business manager accused of subjecting the 95-year-old "Spider-Man" co-creator to elder abuse after taking charge of his affairs earlier this year.

Entertainment Newsa day ago

A crown and flowers were placed on Aretha Franklin's star on Hollywood Boulevard in Los Angeles, California, U.S., August 16, 2018.  REUTERS/Mike Blake

A funeral for the late recording star Aretha Franklin has been scheduled for Aug. 31 in Detroit, following a two-day public viewing of her casket, and her body will be entombed at a family gravesite, relatives announced on Friday through a publicist.

Entertainment Newsa day ago

FILE PHOTO: 89th Academy Awards - Oscars Vanity Fair Party - Beverly Hills, California, U.S. - 26/02/17 Singer, songwriter Smokey Robinson. REUTERS/Danny Moloshok/File Photo

When Motown great Smokey Robinson saw his lifelong friend Aretha Franklin play music for the first time, he said he was struck by the talent of the young girl who would become the "Queen of Soul."

Entertainment Newsa day ago

Cast members John Travolta (L), Barry Pearl, Didi Conn and Olivia Newton-John (R) pretend to look away as they pose for a selfie at a 40th anniversary screening of "Grease" at the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences in Beverly Hills, California, U.S., August 15, 2018. REUTERS/Mario Anzuoni

"Grease" stars Olivia Newton-John and John Travolta on Wednesday celebrated the 40th anniversary of their classic movie musical about teenagers finding their way at the fictional Rydell High.

Entertainment News2 days ago

Scarlett Johansson arrives for amfAR’s Annual Fashion Week New York Gala in New York City, U.S., February 8, 2017. REUTERS/Brendan McDermid

Scarlett Johansson's role as Marvel superhero Black Widow catapulted her to the top of Forbes' annual list of the world's highest-paid actresses on Thursday, landing her ahead of Angelina Jolie.

Entertainment News2 days ago

FILE PHOTO: 70th Cannes Film Festival - Screening of the film "The Meyerowitz Stories" (New and Selected) in competition - Red Carpet Arrivals - Cannes, France. 21/05/2017. Cast member Emma Thompson poses.    REUTERS/Eric Gaillard

Oscar-winning British actress Emma Thompson, now starring at age 59 as a family court judge in the dramatic movie "The Children Act," said on Thursday that older women still need more opportunity on the big screen.

Arts2 days ago

A combination picture shows makeup artist He Yuhong, also known as "Yuya", posing without her makeup and garments (L), and without her makeup (C) following her transformation (R) into the "Girl with a Pearl Earring", the 17th century oil painting by Dutch painter Johannes Vermeer, at her house in Chongqing, China August 14, 2018. REUTERS/Thomas Suen

Marilyn Monroe, Audrey Hepburn and Cristiano Ronaldo are just a few of the famous faces that Chinese make-up artist He Yuhong can transform her features into, but now she's turning to famous artworks.

Entertainment News2 days ago

FILE PHOTO: U.S. singer Madonna attends the world premiere of 'The Beatles: Eight Days a Week - The Touring Years' in London, Britain September 15, 2016. REUTERS/Neil Hall/File Photo

From pictures of their favorite Madonna looks to naming their top tracks by the songstress, fans paid tribute to the "Queen of Pop" on Thursday as the "Material Girl" turned 60.

Entertainment News3 days ago

FILE PHOTO: A demonstrator takes part in a #MeToo protest march for survivors of sexual assault and their supporters in Hollywood, Los Angeles, California U.S. November 12, 2017. REUTERS/Lucy Nicholson/File Photo

When writer and producer Stacy Rukeyser suggested featuring a female venture capitalist looking for a husband on the Lifetime television drama "Unreal," network executives asked if she could turn the character into someone with "a much more traditional, demure sense of femininity."

Entertainment News3 days ago

Travis Scott and Kylie Jenner arrive at the Metropolitan Museum of Art Costume Institute Gala (Met Gala) to celebrate the opening of “Heavenly Bodies: Fashion and the Catholic Imagination” in the Manhattan borough of New York, U.S., May 7, 2018. REUTERS/Carlo Allegri

Celebrities and influencers who endorse products without labeling their social media posts as paid-for by brands were warned on Thursday that they were breaking the rules as Britain's regulator launched an investigation into the trend.

Entertainment News2 days ago

A crown, flowers and pictures are shown placed at Aretha Franklin's star on Hollywood Boulevard in Los Angeles. REUTERS/Mike Blake

Fans of Aretha Franklin came together at New York City's landmark Apollo Theater and on the Hollywood Walk of Fame on Thursday to pay their respects to the Queen of Soul, singing along to her hits and sharing memories of her remarkable career.

Entertainment News2 days ago

Aretha Franklin performs during the commemoration of the Elton John AIDS Foundation 25th year fall gala at the Cathedral of St. John the Divine in New York City, in New York, November 7, 2017. REUTERS/Shannon Stapleton

Aretha Franklin, the preacher's daughter whose powerful voice made her the long-reigning "Queen of Soul" with such hit songs as "Respect" and "Chain of Fools," died on Thursday at the age of 76, officials said.

Entertainment News2 days ago

A crowd gathers around Aretha Franklin's star on Hollywood Boulevard in Los Angeles, California, U.S.,  August 16, 2018.       REUTERS/Mike Blake

MTV will celebrate soul legend Aretha Franklin at Monday's Video Music Awards ceremony, the network said on Thursday as tributes flowed in from around the world and U.S. television channels scheduled special broadcasts.

Entertainment News2 days ago

Netflix Inc has signed a deal with American television producer and writer Kenya Barris, the creator of ABC's comedy show "Black-ish", as the streaming giant diversifies its original content.

Entertainment News2 days ago

FILE PHOTO -  Singer Aretha Franklin arrives at the Candie's Foundation 10th anniversary Event to Prevent benefit New York May 3, 2011. REUTERS/Eric Thayer/File Photo

Grammy winner Aretha Franklin earned her title "the Queen of Soul" with a voice could be both powerful and plaintive. Her music became part of the American soundtrack beginning in the 1960s through to her death on Thursday.

Entertainment News3 days ago

British rapper Stormzy performs at the Arena Stage during the Roskilde Festival 2018 in Roskilde, Denmark, July 5, 2018. Ritzau Scanpix/Olafur Steinar Gestsson via REUTERS

Rapper Stormzy said on Thursday he will fund two black British students to go to Cambridge university through a scholarship, after criticism of some top UK universities that their admissions processes do not do enough to ensure diversity.

Entertainment News3 days ago

FILE PHOTO - Matt Groening (C), creator of The Simpsons, poses with characters from the show (L-R) Homer, Bart, Lisa and Marge at the 20th anniversary party for the television series at Barker hangar in Santa Monica, California October 18, 2009.    REUTERS/Mario Anzuoni/File Photo

The creator of the long-running animated TV series "The Simpsons" brings his first new show in 20 years to Netflix <NFLX.O> this week, a story that centers around a drunken princess, an elf and a demon.

Entertainment News4 days ago

FILE PHOTO: Aretha Franklin performs during the commemoration of the Elton John AIDS Foundation 25th year fall gala at the Cathedral of St. John the Divine in New York City, in New York, U.S. November 7, 2017. REUTERS/Shannon Stapleton

Aretha Franklin, the legendary soul singer who has fallen gravely ill, was visited at her Detroit-area home on Tuesday by fellow recording artist Stevie Wonder, U.S. civil rights leader Jesse Jackson and ex-husband Glynn Turman, her publicist said.

Business News4 days ago

FILE PHOTO: Ellen DeGeneres during a commercial break in taping of the Ellen Show in Burbank, Los Angeles, California, U.S. October 13, 2016. REUTERS/Lucy Nicholson/File Photo

Walmart Inc said on Wednesday that it would tie up with comedian and talk show host Ellen DeGeneres to launch a women's fashion line, its latest attempt to make deeper inroads into the apparel space and gain market share in the category.

Entertainment News4 days ago

Author Kevin Kwan (R) and cast members Henry Golding and Constance Wu pose at the premiere for "Crazy Rich Asians" in Los Angeles, California, U.S., August 7, 2018. REUTERS/Mario Anzuoni

The film is called "Crazy Rich Asians," but the cast is proud to be showcasing such a rare array of Asian culture and identity in a Hollywood movie.

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