Jacob Zuma has resigned as South Africa's President over corruption scandals. Known as the "Teflon president" after more than eight years in power, Zuma faces 783 corruption allegations around a 1990s arms deal, and courts have forced him to repay the millions in public money spent on refurbishing his home.
‘Vanity Fair’ revealed it removed James Franco’s image from its Hollywood issue cover, which featured stars including Tom Hanks and Oprah, due to sexual misconduct allegations -- a highly unusual last-minute move. Franco has denied accusations of wrongdoing.
TMZ is reporting that the spice girls -- including Victoria Beckham, Mel B, Geri Halliwell, Emma Bunton and Melanie C -- are planning a reunion tour to kick off in late summer, beginning in England and moving to the U.S. The rumors started after Emma Bunton posted a photo with the girls on Instagram.
Nancy Pelosi spoke on the House floor for 8 hours, reading personal ‘dreamer’ stories and citing the Bible, to force Republicans into action on immigration. The speech was intended to oppose a 2-year budget deal that fails to address immigration, which the House must pass Thursday to avoid a government shut-down.
With Reese Witherspoon dropping out of the movie “Pale Blue Dot” to clear her schedule, Hollywood insiders say season 2 of “Big Little Lies” will start production in the spring of 2018. HBO has not officially confirmed the speculation.
Leonardo DiCaprio optioned Walter Isaacson's new biography on Leonardo Da Vinci, and the film has just secured a screenwriter: John Logan, who wrote ‘Skyfall’ and ‘Spectre.’ The film, produced by Paramount and Appian Way, will star DiCaprio in the title role.
Eclectic, Academy Award-winning actor Christopher Walken is known for a wide array of screen roles, from ‘The Deer Hunter’ and ‘A View to a Kill’ to ‘Hairspray’ and ‘Peter Pan,’ also having hosted ‘Saturday Night Live’ multiple times and serving as a music video icon.
Actress Octavia Spencer revealed that Jessica Chastain helped her earn five times her salary by tying their earnings together for an upcoming comedy they’re making. Chastain, who has been a vocal critic of the pay disparity in Hollywood, instigated a “bidding war” on the project.