Katy Perry Looking Good and Doing Good in Madagascar
Katy Perry is a worldwide pop star, but that doesn’t stop her from taking time to support a good cause. The 28-year-old teamed up with the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) and traveled to Madagascar to spend some quality time with children in the tropical island country considered one of the poorest in the world and currently still recovering from a political crisis that began in 2009.
Charlie Hunnam Explains Why He Dropped Out of '50 Shades' Film
Charlie Hunnam is featured in the new Calvin Klein women's fragrance ad, and now he also is opening up to "The Insider With Yahoo" about why he had to turn down the role of Christian Grey in "50 Shades of Grey." Charlie was filming "Sons of Anarchy" when he agreed to be in Guillermo Del Toro's new horror film. About the same time, he was offered the role of Christian Grey. He explained, "I just started having panic attacks about it, and I'm going to mess up. Not only am I going to mess up '50 Shades,' I'm
Josh Duhamel's On 'Battle Creek' and Fatherhood
Josh Duhamel's son Axl celebrated his first birthday, recently, but dad has to take a break from diaper duty to gear up for his new role on the upcoming CBS series, "Battle Creek." Josh plays an FBI agent partnered with a police detective who is his fundamental opposite, played by Dean Winters. Vince Gilligan, the producer of "Breaking Bad," is the executive producer of this new series. "The Insider With Yahoo" correspondent Keltie Knight spoke with Josh, who said he wouldn't let his co-star Dean babysit. "
Robin Thicke and Paula Patton Selling Los Angeles Home
With Robin Thicke and Paula Patton's pending separation, their Los Angeles house as just hit the market. The asking price for the Spanish Revival villa is $2,985,000 for 3 bedrooms and 3 half baths in 3,000 square feet. "The Insider with Yahoo" spoke to "Million Dollar Listing" star David Parnes who is also the realtor for both homes. "Robin and Paula's house is one of the best houses in the best locations just above the Sunset Strip. Their house, in particular, has amazing canyon views, amazing city views.
Are Hollywood Production Companies in Israel Safe?
With missiles flying over Gaza and Israel, the FAA has banned flights to Israel. Due to the ban, many production companies that are filming in the area are stranded. Shows like FX's "Tyrant" and USA's miniseries "Dig" have evacuated their production crews, even though there are still episodes to shoot. '"Dig" left the Middle East after completing only one of six planned episodes. Continued fighting could jeopardize production companies' plans to finish filming in the historic land, forcing them to complete
Simon Cowell's Look-Alike Will Have You Doing a Double Take
Many people try to style themselves or even undergo cosmetic surgical procedures in an attempt to look like a celebrity, but for Andy Penfold it comes naturally. He's trying to make a career as a Simon Cowell look-alike after one little accessory completely transformed his appearance. Penfold — who also hails from England — explained on his website the moment when he realized he could pass for the former "American Idol" judge's twin brother. "It all started when I was at the lsle of Wight Festival in 2013.
You'll Never Guess Which One of Her Hit Songs Cher Hates
Cher may be a music superstar, but she hasn't always had the best intuition when it comes to picking her singles. Diane Warren, the woman who wrote the 68-year-old singer's hit song, "If I Could Turn Back Time," recently sat down with The Hollywood Reporter and revealed that it took some major convincing to get the music legend to record the tune. "The song she really hated was 'If I Could Turn Back Time,' but I held her leg down during a session and said, 'You have to record it!'" Warren revealed.
Selena Gomez's Wet and Wild 22nd Birthday Celebration
Happy Birthday, Selena Gomez! The former Disney darling turned 22 on Tuesday and spent the day celebrating in St. Tropez. The actress soaked up the sun wearing a black bikini top and white high-waisted shorts. Selena was accompanied by Cara Delevingne and the two were photographed getting wet and wild on wave runners and flying high over the sea while parasailing. On the eve of her birthday, the "Come & Get It" singer stepped out with her model friend at the hot nightspot Villa Romana.
'Weird Al' Yankovic Explains Why a Paul McCartney Parody Never Happened
"Weird Al" Yakovic has been making parody songs for over 30 years from the songs of some legendary singers, such as Lady Gaga, Michael Jackson, Billy Joel, and Madonna. But he hasn't made a parody of a Paul McCartney song. In an interview with "The Insider With Yahoo" correspondent Michael Yo, Weird Al explained why. "I wanted to do a parody of "Live and Let Die" because Guns and Roses had a hit with it. I wanted to do 'Chicken Pot Pie,' and Paul was a good sport.
Dwayne Johnson Dishes on 'Hercules' Diet
Dwayne Johnson stars in the upcoming flick "Hercules," and he opened up to "The Insider With Yahoo" correspondent Michael Yo about his outfit and his diet in preparing for such a physically demanding role. As Hercules, Dwayne has to wear a loincloth, and he explained, "You have to own it and not only that, it's very freeing, when you're Hercules you have to wear a loincloth." In order to bulk up for the role, Johnson describes what his breakfast contained For six months, he ate a "ten-ounce filet, four to s