Filmmaker Polanski will not attend ‘French Oscars’ in Paris over criticism

PARIS (Reuters) – French-Polish movie director Roman Polanski decided on Thursday not to attend the Cesar Awards ceremony in Paris on Friday, amid criticism after his latest film led... Read more »

U.S. SEC out for justice over Steven Seagal’s cryptocurrency marketing

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Steven Seagal, the star of action movies including “Above the Law” and “Out for Justice,” has agreed to pay $314,000 to resolve charges of “unlawfully touting”... Read more »

‘Call him Harry’: Prince insists on informality as he starts last royal duties

EDINBURGH (Reuters) – Britain’s Prince Harry started the last round of his royal duties on an informal note on Wednesday, making it clear the audience listening to his speech... Read more »

Actor Johnny Depp takes Sun newspaper to court in ‘wife beater’ libel case

Actor Johnny Depp leaves the High Court in London, Britain, February 26, 2020. REUTERS/Henry Nicholls LONDON (Reuters) – Hollywood star Johnny Depp appeared in a London court on Wednesday... Read more »

British singer Duffy resurfaces with tale of being held captive

FILE PHOTO: British singer Duffy performs during a concert in Singapore March 22, 2009. REUTERS/Vivek Prakash/File Photo (Reuters) – British singer Duffy on Tuesday explained a long absence from... Read more »

Weinstein upbeat at Manhattan hospital after sex crimes conviction, lawyer says

NEW YORK (Reuters) – Former Hollywood producer Harvey Weinstein was in good spirits on Tuesday, as he accepted visitors while under police guard at a Manhattan hospital, his lawyer... Read more »

‘Freddie Mercury Close’: London street named after Queen singer

LONDON (Reuters) – A street in the London suburb where Freddie Mercury lived as a teenager was renamed Freddie Mercury Close on Monday at a ceremony attended by the... Read more »

Weinstein found guilty of sexual assault, rape, in victory for #MeToo movement

NEW YORK (Reuters) – Former movie producer Harvey Weinstein was convicted of sexual assault and rape in a New York court on Monday and taken off to jail in... Read more »

After a Four Seasons breakfast, Harvey Weinstein sent to dank New York jail

NEW YORK (Reuters) – Harvey Weinstein’s day began with expensive coffee and Acqua Panna mineral water at a breakfast meeting with his lawyers in a Four Seasons hotel near... Read more »

Testimony alleging past Weinstein sexual assaults bolstered difficult case

(Reuters) – In order to secure the rape and sexual assault convictions that will send Harvey Weinstein to prison, prosecutors called a parade of witnesses who portrayed the former... Read more »