BRITS Awards 2017: Katy Perry slams Theresa May, Donald Trump in her 'Chained to the Rhythm' performance
London [UK], Feb 23 : Ketty Perry, who spent most of last year campaigning for US presidential candidate Hillary Clinton, appeared to take aim at U.S. President Donald Trump on stage at the BRITS Awards, this year.
In her 'politically-driven' performance at the Awards night, the singer decorated a skeleton as Trump, sporting a red tie, alongside a similar character representing the British Prime Minister Theresa May, while crooning her comeback single 'Chained to the Rhythm.'
Looks like, she lampooned May, as the Prime Minister was depicted as a skeleton holding hands with Trump.
London [UK], Feb 23 : The 2017 BRIT Awards, on Wednesday, remembered George Michael's legacy with a pair of tributes by the late singer's 'Wham!' bandmates and Chris Martin performance to his 1986 hit track 'A Different Corner.'
Michael's 'Wham!' partner Andrew Ridgeley, Shirlie Holliman and Pepsi De Macque took to the stage at London's O2 Arena, to introduce Coldplay frontman Chris Martin's performance, which had taped vocals from the late star.
Following the In Memoriam portion of the ceremony to eulogize the 'Faith' singer, the 'Wham!' left the audience in tears.
London (UK), Feb. 21 : Emma Watson, even when busy in her hectic working schedule is not letting her campaign work effected, as she creates a new Instagram account to promote eco-friendly fashion.
The 26 year-old is using her platform to further the cause of sustainable fashion through her new Instagram account, The Press Tour, reports Independent.
In the first photo she can be seen sporting a coat from the fashion house Stella McCartney, who promotes clothing using regenerated and recycled materials and a jumper from Swedish brand Filippa K - which also promotes recycled clothing.
London [UK], Feb. 21 : Broadcaster and journalist Steve Hewlett, who shared the story of his cancer battle on BBC Radio 4, breathed his last at the age of 58.
According to a report in the Mirror, he documented the impact of the disease in a series of candid interviews and newspaper articles.
On the same note, he was diagnosed with cancer of the oesophagus in March last year.
In the interviews, the late host of 'The Media Show' spoke about issues including drug trials and reaction to treatment.
London (UK), Feb. 20 : Women in Hollywood have always been vocal about the unfair behaviour against them within the film industry, and now it seems like the industry might have to face the heat in this matter from the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC).
EEOC concluded the investigations in Hollywood's discrimination against hiring of female directors, the organization is now moving for settlement talks with all the major studios, reports The Independent.
London [UK], Feb. 15 : Art is mightier than sword, when it comes to protest against some socio-political issue.
It will once again be proved when, hours before the Oscar night, Iranian director Asghar Farhadi's Oscar nominated film 'The Salesman' will have a free premiere screening at Trafalgar Square, London.
Mayor of London, Sadiq Khan, is all set to organise a screening of the film, which was affected by Donald Trump's travel ban, reports The Guardian.
London [UK], Feb. 15 : The Twitter war between JK Rowling and Piers Morgan doesn't seem to be getting over soon as the Harry Potter author lands a cunning blow to Morgan on the Valentine's Day.
The 51 year-old author took to Twitter and posted a photo of a post, which termed her an "intensely" private, successful author, who has encouraged children "to read, feel inspired and be creative," reports the Guardian.
Surprisingly the piece was written by none other than Morgan himself.
London [U.K], Feb. 15 : Benedict Cumberbatch feels 'honoured' as his 'Sherlock' has topped the worldwide poll of most popular BBC television characters.
Cumberbatch said, "I'm honoured to hear that my portrayal of Sherlock has been internationally recognised as viewers' favourite BBC TV character," reports the Mirror.
Adding, "Who would have thought a high-functioning sociopath could be so popular with people all over the world?".
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