LOS ANGELES (Reuters) – Former President George W. Bush says his apparent lack of reaction to the first news of the September 11 2001 attacks was a conscious decision to project an aura of calm in a crisis.
In a rare interview with the National Geographic Channel, Bush reflects on what was going through his mind at the most dramatic moment of his presidency when he was informed that a second passenger jet had hit New York’s World Trade Center.
LOS ANGELES, July 22 (Reuters) – Everyone knows David
Hasselhoff, right? The acting, singing former “Baywatch” star
with a 30-year Hollywood career.
Think again. David Haseloff is a 27 year-old electrical
technician and landscaper from a small Texas town who has never
set foot in Los Angeles. That is, he never had until TV
producers with their next big idea came calling.
LOS ANGELES (Reuters) – Lindsay Lohan on Thursday added financial woes to four years of legal problems when she was slapped with a $1 million assault lawsuit and a court heard she was having problems paying for private counseling.
Lohan, 25, whose Hollywood career has been derailed since 2007 by drug and alcohol problems and repeated trips to jail, was ordered to undergo psychological counseling earlier this year as part of her sentence for stealing a gold necklace in January.
LOS ANGELES (Reuters) – Who says you have to be skinny, young and glamorous to make it in Hollywood?
Not the voters at the Television Academy of Arts and Sciences who spread the love in their Primetime Emmy Award nominations on Thursday to a slew of actors who smash the stereotype of wafer-thin blondes and tall, dark handsome men.
LOS ANGELES (Reuters) – Stylish 1960s advertising drama “Mad Men” and mockumentary comedy “Modern Family” will vie again for the top prizes at the 2011 Primetime Emmy Awards in a field packed with newcomers and veteran actors in new roles.
“Mad Men,” the three-time Emmy winner for best dramatic show, scored 19 nominations on Thursday for TV’s highest honors, including best drama series and acting nods for its stars Jon Hamm and Elisabeth Moss.
LOS ANGELES, July 14 (Reuters) – Stylish 1960s drama “Mad
Men” and comedy “Modern Family” were among the regular series
leading nominations on Thursday for the 2011 Primetime Emmy
Awards, the highest honors in the television industry.
“Mad Men”, the three-time Emmy winner for best dramatic
show, scored 19 nominations, including best drama series and
acting nods for its stars John Hamm and Elisabeth Moss.
LOS ANGELES (Reuters) – Britain’s Prince William and wife Kate ended their southern California stay on Sunday, bearing witness to both the poverty of Skid Row and the power of Hollywood.
In their first trip to the United States since marrying in April, the royal couple chose to favor charity and business over celebrity in their three-day visit.
LOS ANGELES (Reuters) – British Prince William and his wife Kate went to the gritty heart of one of the world’s most affluent cities on Sunday with a tour of Skid Row, terminus for thousands of homeless in downtown Los Angeles.
On the final day of their three-day visit to southern California, the royal couple was given a private tour of Skid Row where, they were told, the economic recession has pushed up the number of single mothers.
LOS ANGELES (Reuters) – Quoting from “The King’s Speech,” the Oscar-winning movie about his great-grandfather, Prince William projected his royal voice on Saturday to woo the Hollywood power crowd in a bid with wife Kate to promote young British talent.
He in black tie, she in a pleated lavender Alexander McQueen gown, the young newlyweds set a tone of classic elegance for the most high-profile event in their three-day visit to the United States.
BEVERLY HILLS, California (Reuters) – Britain’s royal newlyweds Prince William and Kate kicked off their maiden U.S. visit on Friday in a truly California way — by networking with the technology and entertainment industries.
Arriving on a typically sunny Southern California day, the young royal couple went straight to Beverly Hills to promote technology and new media investment back home to a room of British and American entrepreneurs.