October 16, 2013 |
Katie Holmes is dating Jamie Foxx? Don't believe everything you read, kids - just because the "Django Unchained" star danced with Suri's mom in public in August doesn't mean anything else has been going on since then. The rumors "are 100% not true," Foxx told " Entertainment Tonight " on Tuesday. "In fact, it's quite hilarious because we simply danced at a charity event along with a lot of other people. " PHOTOS: Hollywood backlot moments Foxx is also good friends with Tom Cruise, Holmes' ex, whom he worked with on the 2004 movie "Collateral.
September 21, 2013 |
BEIJING -- A 16-year-old schoolboy has been arrested under a controversial new Chinese crime of spreading rumors over the Internet. The boy, identified only by his surname, Yang, was detained at his junior high school in northwestern China's Gansu province Tuesday and charged with inciting disputes, as part of a crackdown implemented this month. The teenager's crime involved Internet posts in which he questioned whether police were properly investigating the death of a man who fell from an upper floor of a karaoke club.
September 16, 2013 |
Is old mother England looking to bring American literature back under its wing? Rumors flew this weekend that the Man Booker Prize may, for the first time, open up its competition to American novelists. Prize organizers are not commenting on the rumors, but plan to hold a press conference Wednesday to make an official statement about changes in the prize's selection process. With a prize of nearly $80,000 -- also known as 50,000 British pound sterling -- the Man Booker is one of the most substantial literary prizes for a single work of fiction in the world.
September 9, 2013 |
We're less than 24 hours away from Apple's "special event" Tuesday at its headquarters in Cupertino, Calif. It's slated to be a smaller event than usual, but with a twist: There's another media event scheduled for Beijing just nine hours later. Here's a rundown on the latest rumors: Full Coverage: Apple iPhone event Gold iPhone: It may sound trivial, but gold, or "champagne" as some have called it, is one of the most popular...
September 9, 2013 |
BEIJING -- Spreading rumors on the Internet could get you three years in prison in China, with the penalties rising if the rumor is reposted more than 500 times or viewed by more than 5,000 people. So says a judicial interpretation issued Monday by China's Supreme People's Court and Procuratorate, the first nationwide ruling of its kind. The Chinese Communist Party has waged campaigns against rumors for years, but this is the first time existing laws against defamation and instigating instability have been formally extended to the Internet.
August 30, 2013 |
After a week in which news about Lamar Odom was moving very quickly, the basketball player has been arrested on suspicion of DUI - for driving too slowly. The arrest capped a week in which rumors that the "Khloe & Lamar" star was cheating on wife Khloe Kardashian Odom gave way to allegations that he had a drug-abuse problem. Headlines screamed briefly that Odom was "missing" after a failed intervention attempt, but his agent cleared that up somewhat, telling ESPN only that the NBA free agent wasn't missing, and that Khloe knew exactly where he was. Early Friday morning, Odom was going about 50 mph when he was pulled over on the 101 Freeway in the San Fernando Valley, L.A. Now reported.
August 28, 2013 |
This story has been updated. See details below. Ann Goldstein, a former senior curator at the Museum of Contemporary Art, resigned as director of the Stedelijk Museum Amsterdam Wednesday, intensifying speculation that she could be MOCA's next director. Since the departure in July of Jeffrey Deitch, Goldstein's name has been among those mentioned as a possible successor, given her history with the museum and her experience running a major art institution. A Los Angeles native, Goldstein began her museum career at MOCA, rising to senior curator over the course of 20 years.
August 26, 2013 |
With two weeks to go until Apple's scheduled Sept. 10 event, fresh rumors about what the company's next iPhone will look like and do are emerging daily. Photos reportedly leaked by an employee of an Apple supplier last week added more evidence that a cheap, plastic-frame iPhone 5C will be released in six colors (white, black, green, blue, pink and yellow). Besides the lack of a metallic outside, the 5C may not have the Siri assistant app. A top-of-the-line version, which would be called 5S if Apple follows previous naming conventions, is also reportedly in the works.
August 22, 2013 |
Are Cameron Diaz and Jason Segel an item? Not really. The two are just friends who can't share a meal together without rousing suspicion that they're romantically involved. The "Bad Teacher" costars were spotted having a friendly meal in East Hampton, N.Y., on Tuesday night and, naturally, it led to dating rumors. PHOTOS: Celebrity splits of 2013 "They were at [upscale eatery] Nick and Toni's and seemed to be on a date," according to Life & Style magazine.
August 19, 2013 |
With Apple widely expect to make a bunch of iPhone-related announcements on Sept. 10, the rumor mill has kicked into overdrive regarding the company's plans. The biggest news over the weekend had to do with a story saying Apple would make a gold-colored iPhone. Yep. Gold. According to M.G. Siegler, a venture capitalist who blogs at TechCrunch, he confirmed the existence of the gold iPhone with "multiple sources. " The gold in this case would " not be a totally blinged-out gold.