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Director Is Sorry for
About Williams Sisters
Mar 14, 2022 3:19 PM CDT
Director Is Sorry for 'Thoughtless' Remark About Williams Sisters
'You don’t play against the guys, like I have to,' Jane Campion said
- Director Jane Campion has apologized for what she admits was a "thoughtless" comment about Serena and Venus Williams at the Critics Choice Awards Sunday. Campion, who won the Best Director award for
The Power of the Dog
, was slammed as "arrogant" after she praised her fellow nominees, all...
Jan 5, 2022 5:18 AM CST
Reunion Confuses Emma Watson, Emma Roberts
Mistake has since been corrected
Harry Potter 20th Anniversary: Return to Hogwarts
premiered on HBO Max on New Year's Day, the reunion special confused one of its biggest stars with another actress who has a similar name. During a segment in which Emma Watson, who played Hermione Granger in the movies, talks about...
Most Notable Quotes of
2019 Have Been Chosen
Dec 10, 2019 10:20 AM CST
Most Notable Quotes of 2019 Have Been Chosen
At the top of the list: one from the July 25 Trump-Zelensky call
- Activist Greta Thunberg and actress Emma Watson have two of the 10 most notable quotes of 2019, according to a librarian at Yale Law School. But it's the line at the center of the impeachment inquiry—"I would like you to do us a favor, though"—from...
Coins New Phrase
Nov 5, 2019 11:32 AM CST
Emma Watson Coins New Phrase for Singledom
She's 'self-partnered,' actress says
- Emma Watson is on the cover of British
December issue , and in her interview she coins a new phrase that CNN compares to Gwyneth Paltrow's "conscious uncoupling." In Watson's case, she turns 30 in April of next year and has no romantic partner—and...
10 Most Admired
Men, Women in World
Jul 19, 2019 12:57 PM CDT
10 Most Admired Men, Women in World
Michelle Obama and Bill Gates lead their respective lists
- Michelle Obama is not only the most admired woman in America , but also in the world, according to new poll. Market research firm YouGov asked 42,000 people in 41 countries to name the men and women they most look up to, and Obama's name came up a lot,...
Tweets Suggest Allison Mack
Had Her Eye on Emma Watson
Apr 24, 2018 7:25 AM CDT
Tweets Suggest Allison Mack Had Her Eye on Emma Watson
The 'Smallville' actress is accused of recruiting women into sex cult
- "I'm a fellow actress like yourself & involved in an amazing women's movement I think you'd dig. I'd love to chat if you're open." What may have sounded like a friendly invitation when it was tweeted in January 2016 has turned nefarious, at...
Actresses Making a Point
With Golden Globes Guests
Jan 7, 2018 1:40 PM CST
Actresses Making a Point With Golden Globes Guests
Amy Poehler is among those bringing an activist Sunday night
- Meryl Streep, Michelle Williams, Emma Watson, and Amy Poehler are just a few of the actresses who are planning to bring gender and racial justice activists as their guests to the Golden Globe Awards Sunday evening, the AP reports. Streep will attend with Ai-jen Poo, the director of the National...
First at Movie
May 8, 2017 5:33 AM CDT
MTV Makes a Hollywood First at Movie Awards
Emma Watson wins gender-neutral acting honors for role in 'Beauty and the Beast'
- Sunday night's MTV Movie and TV Awards is getting more attention than usual thanks to a first among major awards shows: In handing out its top acting honors, the show ditched the separate categories for male and female actors. As a result, Emma Watson won Best Actor in a...
Apr 30, 2017 11:34 AM CDT
As 'Fate of the Furious' zooms to a third No. 1 showing in a row
- Critics hated
The Circle ,
and audiences didn't appear to much care for it, either, as Emma Watson's latest took in a wobbly $9.3 million and fourth place in a weekend box office that was yet again dominated by
The Fate of the Furious,
Apr 28, 2017 8:15 AM CDT
Is a 'Missed Opportunity'
Critics find issue with everything from the editing to the characters
- Imagine sharing every one of your conversations with the world. A young woman does this voluntarily when she finds a job with a social media corporation bent on erasing privacy in
, an adaptation of Dave Eggers' 2013 novel of the same name. Critics, who give it a 20%...
Mar 19, 2017 11:15 AM CDT
Roars in Monster Debut
Disney's live-action remake annihilates G and PG records with $170M opening
- Disney's live-action
was a beast at the box office, opening with an estimated $170 million in North American ticket sales and setting a new high mark for family movies, reports the AP .
Beauty and the Beast
dominated globally, notes the
Hollywood Reporter ,
pulling in another $180 million from...
Mar 17, 2017 10:10 AM CDT
Beauty and the Beast:
'Less Magical' but Entertaining
Disney's live-action remake is in theaters
- Disney's original
Beauty and the Beast
was the first animated film nominated for Best Picture at the Oscars. In other words, its live-action remake starring Emma Watson and Dan Stevens has a tough act to follow. According to critics, it's good—but doesn't quite measure up to...
Emma Watson Has
Private Photos Hacked
Mar 15, 2017 3:47 PM CDT
Emma Watson Has Private Photos Hacked
The actress's team has notified their lawyers
- Emma Watson is taking legal action after dozens of private photos of her were leaked online this week, the BBC reports. According to the
, the photos started getting attention on social media Tuesday night. The photos appear to have originated on 4chan alongside others purporting to show Amanda Seyfriend,...
Emma Watson Photo Starts
Bizarre Feminism Uproar
Mar 2, 2017 1:44 PM CST
Emma Watson Photo Starts Bizarre Feminism Uproar
She can't possibly be a feminist if she's willing to wear this, some argue
- Emma Watson didn't even take her top all the way off, and people are freaking out. The
Beauty and the Beast
star posed for
wearing a sheer top that bared part of her breasts, and as Sky News reports, the backlash was swift. "Emma Watson: '...
Implicated in the
May 10, 2016 4:00 PM CDT
Emma Watson Implicated in the Panama Papers
Harry Potter and the Offshore Shell Company
- David Cameron, Vladimir Putin, Hermione Granger. Actress Emma Watson has joined the ranks of world leaders implicated in the Panama Papers, the
reports. According to the
, Watson was linked to a company based in the British Virgin Islands in a new batch of documents published online Monday. But...
What It Was Really About
Sep 24, 2014 10:34 AM CDT
EmmaYouAreNext.com: What It Was Really About
Emma Watson nude photo 'threats' actually a hoax
- If you heard that Emma Watson might be the next celebrity to have nude photos leaked to the public, well, you heard wrong. EmmaYouAreNext.com , the website threatening to release naked pictures to retaliate against Watson for her recent pro-feminism speech , is actually run by Rantic Marketing—and it was...
Feminism Is Not
Sep 22, 2014 9:34 AM CDT
Emma Watson: Feminism Is Not 'Man-Hating'
Actress gives impassioned speech at UN headquarters
- Emma Watson gave a passionate speech against gender inequality at UN headquarters Saturday as the actress, who was appointed a UN Women Goodwill Ambassador six months ago, launched the HeForShe campaign. The campaign aims to "mobilize men" to fight for gender equality, reports E! , which has a transcript of...
Emma Watson in
Hot Water With
Jun 30, 2014 10:59 AM CDT
Emma Watson in Hot Water With ... Immigration Officials
She may have had US housekeeper illegally work for her in London
- Here's something you probably never expected to read about Emma Watson: She could be in trouble with British immigration officials. Watson allegedly brought her American housekeeper with her to the UK on a tourist visa ... while the housekeeper continue to work for her,
reports, citing the
11 Stars With Secret Skills
Apr 29, 2014 9:14 AM CDT
11 Stars With Secret Skills
Including Willie Nelson, who just got his black belt
- When you think of Willie Nelson, "country singer" and " r ampant pot smoker " are the two descriptions that first come to mind. But now you can add "black belt" to that list. It seems Nelson, who turns 81 this week, has a not-very-well-known love of martial...
I Screwed Up
Feb 2, 2014 1:44 PM CST
JK Rowling: I Screwed Up Marriage in Potter Series
Author says Hermione should have married Harry, not Ron
- Harry Potter fans, hope you're sitting down—and SPOILER ALERT to any who haven't read the seventh and final book. JK Rowling says that marrying Ron and Hermione was a mistake written as "a form of wish fulfillment." In an interview with Emma Watson, portrayer of...
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