This is a preview of our pop culture newsletter The Daily Beast’s Obsessed, written by senior entertainment reporter Kevin Fallon. To receive the full newsletter in your inbox each week, sign up for it here. This week: The return of Mrs. Maisel Learning so much about Billie Eilish Dakota Johnson vs. Ellen DeGeneres The Mulan trailer is so good! God bless Nicole Scherzinger, forever and always Billie Eilish, Van Halen, Myself, and a Lot of People Not Knowing Each Other! It’s been an incredible year for 17-year-old recording artist Billie Eilish. She is the youngest artist ever to score nominations in the Grammys’ “Big Four” categories: album, song, record, and best new artist. Her album When We Fall Asleep, Where Do We Go? was the most-played on both Apple Music and Spotify in 2019, and it topped Billboard’s end-of-year chart. She is apparently close to a deal with Apple TV+ for a documentary about her life that comes with a reported $25 … [Read more...] about The Year of Billie Eilish. Also, Who Is Billie Eilish?
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Actor Josh Radnor, center, accepts the Favorite Network TV Comedy award for TV series "How I Met Your Mother" at the 2012 People's Choice Awards in Los Angeles January 11, 2012. (Reuters) It took eight long, sometimes excruciating years for viewers to find out the identity of the “mother” on the CBS sitcom “How I Met Your Mother.” The answer was finally revealed Monday night in the season finale, when actress Cristin Milioti showed her face for a fleeting minute, buying a train ticket to Barney and Robin’s wedding in “Farhampton,” the show’s fanciful, fictitious stand-in for the East Hampton. Milioti will appear regularly next season, the show’s last, beginning in September. “Our ninth season will tell the epic story of the longest wedding weekend ever,” says executive producer Carter Bays. Milioti’s musical abilities were key to clinching the role, as The Mother plays bass in Barney and Robin’s wedding … [Read more...] about ‘How I Met Your Mother’: All about the final season and the big mother reveal
Photo: Courtesy Of FIFM Photo: Courtesy Of FIFM Image 1 of / 1 Caption Close Image 1 of 1 Photo: Courtesy Of FIFM ‘The Gravedigger,’ ‘Zanka Contact’ and ‘Sweet Annoyance’ Win Top Prizes at 2nd Atlas Workshops 1 / 1 Back to Gallery Djibouti’s “The Gravedigger,” Morocco’s “Zanka Contact” and Ethiopia’s “Sweet Annoyance” were among the major winners in the post-production and development categories of the second edition of the Marrakech Film Festival’s Atlas Workshops. “The Gravedigger,” by Khadar Ahmed, and “Zanka Contact,” by Ismaël el Iraki, won the top awards – €20,000 ($22,000) and $11,000 respectively – in the … [Read more...] about ‘The Gravedigger,’ ‘Zanka Contact’ and ‘Sweet Annoyance’ Win Top Prizes at 2nd Atlas Workshops
His performance last week on Strictly Come Dancing with dance partner Amy Dowden scored a phenomenal 40 points from judges. But Karim Zeroual has revealed that his path into the world of showbiz was made harder by his family's inability to afford drama school. The CBBC presenter, 26, instead had to get in on merit alone, with his mother struggling to afford the train fare to get him there. Difficult: Karim Zeroual's path into the world of showbiz was made harder by his family's inability to afford drama school (pictured: Karim with his Strictly dance partner Amy Dowden) Karim, who grew up in a one-bedroom flat with his mother and sister, also revealed he 'wasn't even that good' a performer and it took him 'two or three times' to get the drama school scholarship. 'I couldn't afford drama school. But I was lucky to have a strong mum, strong sister, who supported what I did,' he told the Mirror. RELATED ARTICLES Previous 1 Next Strictly's Karim … [Read more...] about ‘I couldn’t afford drama school’: Strictly’s Karim Zeroual reveals his humble roots and claims he ‘wasn’t that good’ at performing despite earning a scholarship
After weeks of excitement and anxiety it all goes down tonight at the first edition of the Livespot X Festival where American female rapper and Grammy awards-winning star, Cardi B will be the headliner alongside Nigeria’s finest superstar singers. Perhaps, the biggest imagination running wild has been the prospect of having Nigeria’s hottest, sexiest, female showstopper, Tiwa Savage and the American ex stripper strutt their stuff on the same stage. READ ALSO:Meet Show Promoter Billyque(Opens in a new browser tab) With quantum of sexiness, elecrifying stagecraft and mesmerising attitude one can only expect the duo to form a formidable pair that will send the festival into ecstatic eruption of emotions. But Tiwa Savage will not be the only Nigerian star to give the American wings to fly, there are others like Burna Boy, Olamide, Wande Coal, Patoranking, Ice Prince, Niniola, Seyi Shay, Darey, Reekado Banks, Skiibii, Fire Boy, Joeboy and others. Earlier in the … [Read more...] about Tiwa Savage, Cardi B, others share same stage tonight in Lagos
Lewis Hamilton has been officially crowned a six-time F1 world champion after receiving his 2019 Drivers' Championship trophy at the FIA's annual awards gala. Hamilton is only the second driver in F1's history to win six titles, and is now one behind Michael Schumacher's all-time record."This has definitely been the best season of my life," said Hamilton, who broke his own F1 points record this year with 413, while also matching his personal best tally of 11 wins. Valtteri Bottas, Hamilton's Mercedes' team-mate, and Red Bull's Max Verstappen were also at the end-of-season ceremony in Paris to collect their trophies for finishing second and third in the standings respectively. The six-time champ reflects on another momentous season#F1 @LewisHamilton pic.twitter.com/sL8CgK2F4o— Formula 1 (@F1) December 7, 2019 Hamilton and his record-breaking team Mercedes got their prizes a week after the Englishman finished another … [Read more...] about Lewis Hamilton officially crowned 2019 F1 champion at FIA gala