Daily Archive: January 15, 2018

Cranberries Singer Dolores O’Riordan Is Dead at 46

Cranberries lead singer Dolores O’Riordan has died at 46, The Hollywood Reporter confirms. According to her publicist, Lindsey Holmes, the Irish songstress suddenly passed on Monday in London, where she was recording. The cause of death “wasn’t immediately available.” Dolores grew to fame with her Limerick-based band during the 1990s with hits like “Linger,” “Zombie,” and “Dreams.” Their last studio album, Roses, was released in 2012.

Vanessa Kirby’s Instagram Photo Is a Huge Hint About Her Replacement on The Crown

Season two of The Crown might have hinged around high-profile moments in Queen Elizabeth II’s life, like her dinner with JFK or her trip to Ghana, but it’s her younger sister, Princess Margaret, who steals the show. Thanks to Vanessa Kirby’s exceptional performance, the fashionable, rebellious princess ends up being the second season’s most relatable (and entertaining) character. Fortunately, it looks like Netflix has found the perfect actress to replace her in seasons three and four, since there will be a bit of a time jump.

Ocean’s 8‘s Helena Bonham Carter is in talks to take over for Kirby. Netflix has yet to officially confirm the news, but it seems like a done deal thanks to Kirby’s latest Instagram photo. The two actresses happily posed for the camera, and Kirby even captioned the cute shot, “Honoured @thecrownnetflix.” Seeing them next to each other only further proves how great the casting of Carter would really be.

Honoured @thecrownnetflix

A post shared by Vanessa Kirby (@vanessa__kirby) on Jan 13, 2018 at 1:44am PST

The versatile 51-year-old actress has appeared in everything from Fight Club to Alice in Wonderland and the Harry Potter franchise, and she has more than enough spunk to play the iconic royal. Concrete details for season three are relatively scarce at this point, but we’ll likely see the dissolution of Margaret’s marriage to Tony Armstrong-Jones and more ups and downs in her tense relationship with the queen. If anyone can handle applying Princess Margaret’s eyeliner and swanning around the palace with thinly rolled cigarettes, it’s her.

Claire Foy, who’s picked up a few awards for her performance as the long-reigning monarch, is also being recast. British actress Olivia Colman is stepping into her sensible heels and will no doubt be a great sparring partner for Carter on screen. There’s still no word on who will play the older versions of other key characters, but might we suggest Colman’s Broadchurch costar David Tennant as Prince Philip? Maybe Netflix can consult with The Crown‘s number one fan, the real Queen Elizabeth, for other suggestions.

SEC orders closure of Rappler site

SEC orders closure of Rappler site

The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has moved to shut down Rappler Inc., which operates a news website critical of the Duterte administration, claiming it violated the Constitution’s restriction on foreign ownership of local media. The corporate watchdog also accused Rappler of violating the antidummy law, the Corporation Code and the Securities Regulation Code. Rappler, […]

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Hazardous eruption of Mayon looms

EERIE GLOW With the night sky shrouded by thick clouds, the only visible sign of unrest from Mayon Volcano is an eerie glow from its crater as seen from the Binitayan-Kilicao bridge in Daraga town, Albay province. This photo was taken at 8 p.m. on Monday. —GEORGE GIO BRONDIAL

LEGAZPI CITY — Volcanologists warned on Monday of a possible hazardous eruption of Mt. Mayon in Albay province “within weeks or even within days,” as magma continued to pile up at its summit. Amid the looming threat, the number of evacuated people rose to 15,410 in the towns of Camalig, Guinobatan and Malilipot, and in […]

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Kitty Duterte shares mysterious tweet: “Paglaki ko hindi ko ipaparamdam sa anak ko na nagkulang siya!”

Presidential daughter Veronica “Kitty” Duterte shared a series of cryptic tweets and it seems that she’s expressing her anger over someone that close to her on social media. In her profanity filled tweets that she shared on her official Twitter account which started on 1:37 AM of January, she attacked a certain lady that she called “Ursula” who’s always trying […]

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Stranger Things’ Charlie Heaton Gives Girlfriend Natalia Dyer a Cute Birthday Shout-Out

It looks like Natalia Dyer and Charlie Heaton’s real-life relationship is just as sweet as it is in Stranger Things. The actors play onscreen love interests Nancy and Jonathan on the hit Netflix show and have been dating for over a year now, and they just keep getting cuter. After recently making their red carpet debut as a couple and attending a Christmas party together, it’s clear they’re done keeping their fairly private relationship under wraps. To celebrate Natalia’s birthday on Jan. 13, Charlie gave her a sweet shout-out on Instagram that had Stranger Things fans swooning in the caption section.

“Happy 21st birthday!” he wrote under the photo, which features Natalia all bundled up and holding a colorful cake. “@nattyiceofficial I hope it’s a great one and I’m stoked to be working on this new series with you. I think it’s gonna be great. ????? P.S – Not feeling too well but I still wanna meet you at piedmont park tonight x.”

See what we mean? Even cuter than Nancy and Jonathan!

Although Charlie and Natalia initially kept their relationship out of the public eye, they’ve since been spotted out together a number of times. On top of going to the 2017 Fashion Awards in London on each other’s arms, they were spotted out on multiple dates in London (including a PDA-heavy double date with Game of Thrones star Maisie Williams and her boyfriend, Ollie Jackson). We can’t wait to see the sweet message Natalia sends Charlie when he turns 24 in February!

Edwin Hawkins, gospel star known for ‘Oh Happy Day,’ dies at 74

Edwin Hawkins, the gospel star best known for the crossover hit “Oh Happy Day” and as a major force for contemporary inspirational music, died Monday at age 74.

Hawkins died at his home in Pleasanton, Calif. He had been suffering from pancreatic cancer, according to publicist Bill Carpenter.


3 out of 4 SEC commissioner signed the decision over Rappler are Aquino appointees

News website Rappler supporters blamed the government over the decision of Securities and Exchange Commission against Rappler. They even dubbed the government as the enemies of the Philippine press freedom and democracy. However, several pro-Duterte supporters pointed out that the critics of the government that they called ‘yellowtard’ must be informed that the SEC commissioners who signed the 29-page decision […]

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