After Adele paid homage to the country queen this week on Instagram, Parton took to social media to share how flattered she was that the “Hello” singer would even know who she was, let alone pay tribute to her.
“Hey, Adele likes me? I was knocked out, I was so honored, I was so flattered,” the jubilant country icon said in an Instagram video posted Wednesday.
Oscar winner Lupita Nyong’o is teaming up with “The Daily Show” host Trevor Noah to bring his memoir, “Born a Crime: Stories from a South African Childhood,” to the big screen.
“When I read @TrevorNoah's ‘Born A Crime,’ I could not put the book down,” the Kenyan actress shared on Instagram Thursday. “Excited to announce that I will be starring in and producing its feature film adaptation! #BornACrime”
Jennifer Lawrence has joined Meryl Streep in vocally denouncing Harvey Weinstein. Both women were quoted in the disgraced executive’s move to have the sexual misconduct class action lawsuit dismissed.
“Harvey Weinstein and his company are continuing to do what they have always done which is to take things out of context and use them for their own benefit,” Lawrence said in a statement given to The Times on Thursday morning. “This is what predators do, and it must stop.”
“For the record, while I was not victimized personally by Harvey Weinstein, I stand behind the women who have survived his terrible abuse and I applaud them in using all means necessary to bring him to justice whether through criminal or civil actions,” Lawrence continued. “Time’s up.”
Sparkly figure skating commentators Tara Lipinski and Johnny Weir, and their reserved and understated broadcast partner Terry Gannon, will host NBC’s primetime coverage of the 2018 Winter Olympics closing ceremony on Sunday — billed as “the after-party at the Olympics.”
The trio will be on site in PyeongChang, South Korea, “to call the pageantry and spectacle” of the ceremony, which will featuring the Parade of Nations, interviews, profiles and musical performances, NBC said in a statement.
Lipinski and Weir broke the news Wednesday night after teasing to it all day on social media. Lipinski said Gannon had already added a jewel to his microphone to keep up with his flashy partners.
“Thank you for giving our team of filmmakers the greatest gift: The opportunity to share this film, that we poured our hearts and souls into, with you,” he wrote in a letter shared by Marvel on Tuesday evening.
In the private dining room of Lucques in West Hollywood on Tuesday night, there was plenty of excitement as guests celebrated New York-based jewelry company David Yurman's partnership with Academy Award winner and advocate Geena Davis as executive producers on an upcoming documentary examining gender bias in Hollywood.
"It's been a really long time since I've been in a room with so many powerful women," said one guest as she scanned the room. "This feels really good."