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  • Kevin Hart steps down as Oscars host after anti-gay comments surface

    07 December 2018 5:27 AM 109

    New York - Kevin Hart says he has stepped down as Oscars host following an outcry over previous anti-gay tweets by the comedian. He said he stepped down so as not to be a distraction on a night that should be celebrated by so many amazing talented artists. On Thursday, Kevin wrote on Instagram that critics should "stop being negative" after years-old

  • WATCH: Trevor Noah lost his voice but still hosted The Daily Show – well, kinda

    05 December 2018 10:03 AM 119

    The South African comedian, who jetted back to New York City to once again take his seat behind The Daily Show desk, sadly couldn’t say a word on Tuesday night’s episode of the show. But instead of airing a rerun, Trevor called in the help of the show’s various correspondents to do the talking for him. He explained on Twitter, saying: "As you’ll know, when you watch

  • Nasty C receives silver play button from YouTube for passing 100 000 subscribers

    05 December 2018 9:17 AM 100

    Johannesburg - Rapper Nasty C has been awarded a silver play button from YouTube for surpassing 100 000 subscribers on his channel. There are different types of play buttons awarded to YouTubers for their achievements. Channels with 100 000 subscribers get a silver button, gold is given to those with 1 million subscribers, while the diamond button is reserved

  • Kevin Hart will host the 2019 Oscars

    05 December 2018 4:21 AM 123

    Los Angeles — Kevin Hart will host the 2019 Academy Awards, fulfilling a lifelong dream for the actor-comedian. Hart announced his selection in an Instagram statement and the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences followed up with a tweet that welcomed him "to the family." The announcement came hours after trade publication The Hollywood Reporter

  • George Avakian on supper with Beyoncé and Jay-Z: 'I passed the aux to Jay-Z people'

    04 December 2018 7:00 PM 122

    Johannesburg – George Avakian, Rocking the Daisies' music director, was one of a few people who were lucky enough to join Beyoncé and Jay-Z for a private celebration while they were in South Africa. George shared a video on his Instagram Stories of Bey and Jay entering an unnamed venue while fans were heard screaming in the background. Tweeting about

  • Nick Jonas and Priyanka Chopra share their wedding album

    04 December 2018 11:49 AM 110

    Cape Town – Newlyweds Nick Jonas and Priyanka Chopra have released their wedding photos via People magazine. The couple wed in an elaborate 5-day celebration which included a slew of traditional pre-wedding ceremonies as well as an official Christian ceremony and Hindu ceremony on consecutive days. In People magazine’s special feature, the couple share

  • WATCH: Trevor Noah's gogo tells him she can't watch his show due to loadshedding

    04 December 2018 8:08 AM 112

    Johannesburg - While in SA for the Global Citizen Festival: Mandela 100, The Daily Show host Trevor Noah made a stop at his grandmother's house in Soweto with his camera crew, taking the time to interview her about what it he was like as a child and the struggles they faced during Apartheid. Sitting at the kitchen table in his grandmother Nomalizo Frances

  • SA comedians join international cast of new Netflix show

    03 December 2018 12:12 PM 107

    Cape Town - Comedians of the World is coming to Netflix on 1 January 2019, so there’s no further excuse needed to stay indoors and get too comfortable with the international language of laughter. The show, a global first of its kind, will bring together 47 comedians from 13 regions in 8 languages in an unprecedented stand-up comedy event series

  • Miss World pageant to be broadcast live on SABC 3

    03 December 2018 11:52 AM 159

    Johannesburg – It’s confirmed: South Africans will be able to watch the 2018 Miss World pageant as it happens on local channel SABC 3. The pageant, which is its 68th year, will be taking place in Sanya China, where Miss World South Africa Thulisa Keyi will be competing against contestants from around the world to win the coveted crown. Currently a favourite

  • Prime Minister Justin Trudeau to Trevor Noah during Global Citizen concert: 'Canada pledges $50m'

    02 December 2018 2:03 PM 103

    Cape Town - Earlier this week the Trevor Noah Foundation launched a crowdfunding campaign to raise money to improve education in South Africa. Using the website Backabuddy, the comedian urged his fans from around the world to donate money towards the initiative and has promised to match all the donations up to R2 million. On Sunday, while Noah was playing