• BBC News

    Tambor criticises Amazon investigation

    Jeffrey Tambor has said he is "profoundly disappointed" in Amazon's handling of sexual harassment allegations against him. The company confirmed he wouldn't be returning to Transparent after it concluded an internal investigation. Allegations were made last year by Tambor's personal assistant and one of his co-stars on the TV show. Series creator Jill Soloway praised the accusers after his exit was confirmed for their "courage in speaking out". In November, a transgender woman who worked as Tambor's personal assistant had revealed her employer - whom she did not directly name - had acted inappropriately. Amazon Studios launched an investigation shortly afterwards. Transgender actress Trace Lysette

  • CNN

    'Annihilation' director, star respond to whitewashing criticism

    (CNN)The director of "Annihilation" is refuting claims his new movie "whitewashed" characters and said there was "nothing cynical and conspiratorial" in the casting of the sci-fi drama. Despite having a diverse cast that includes actors Gina Rodriguez, Benedict Wong and Sonya Miznuo, advocacy groups American Indians in Film and Television (AIIFT) and Media Action Network for Asian Americans (MANAA) argue the film is not true to the novels. In the "Annihilation" novel, Leigh's character is described as being half-Native American. The film is just the latest project criticized for hiring white actors to play ethnic roles.

  • BBC News

    Male stars say #MeToo is making them think

    Actors including Bryan Cranston, Bill Murray and Jeff Goldblum share their thoughts on the movement.

  • BBC News

    'How doodling helped my depression'

    James Garden, 33, from Ipswich, started drawing to help him cope with depression and received a "huge" response after posting his work online.

  • CNN

    Amy Schumer marries chef Chris Fischer

    Singer Elle King and Andrew "Fergie" Ferguson announced they were marrying in April 2017. King even said she skipped out on her wedding to go to a rock concert instead. In May she revealed the couple had actually married three weeks after they met in February 2016.

  • CNN

    Olympic medalist Tom Daley, husband share baby news on Valentine's Day

    (CNN)Tom Daley is taking a dive into parenthood. The Olympic diving medalist announced on Wednesday that he and his husband, Dustin Lance Black, are having a baby. CNN has reached out to Daley for comment. Daley and the Academy Award-winning screenwriter got engaged in 2015 and tied the knot last May at Bovey Castle in England.

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    What to look out for at London Fashion Week

    It was good news for fans of catwalks and cocktail parties on Thursday evening as London Fashion Week got under way. The event is held twice a year, in February and September, and is sandwiched between New York Fashion Week (which concluded on Wednesday), and Milan, which begins next week. Designers' collections remain a closely-guarded secret until they debut on the catwalk, but here are a few things to look out for over the weekend. Plus-size protests A group of plus-size models took to the streets of London on Friday morning to protest against the use of size zero models at fashion week. They were led by David Hasselhoff's daughter, 25-year-old Hayley - a vocal advocate for the plus-sized