In the 32-year history of the Billboard Music Awards, I can’t remember any moment when the show had any particular agenda. The BBMAs are an also-ran awards show with no pretenses toward prestige; the show exists entirely to honor the most popular artists in the world, or at least the most popular artists who will show up for the telecast. Last night, though, that changed. Before the show, first-time host and executive producer Diddy said, “One of the things I’m doing directly is un-canceling the canceled. That’s breaking news because people haven’t been about uncanceling. But canceling is a trend that needs to stop.” To that end, Diddy made sure that the show would feature Morgan Wallen and Travis Scott, two huge stars who have suffered self-inflicted career setbacks.
Coleen Rooney has called messages between Rebekah Vardy and her former agent “evil” as she accused the pair of “monitoring and stalking” her. Giving evidence in the witness box on Monday morning, Mrs Rooney said: “The messages that went on between them were just evil and uncalled for”. She added that she had done nothing … Read more
Doctor Strange Actress Zara Phythian Sentenced to 8 Years of Prison | PEOPLE.com Skip to content Top Navigation Close this dialog window Explore PEOPLE.com Close this dialog window Share & More Close this dialog window View image Doctor Strange Actress Zara Phythian Sentenced to 8 Years of Prison on Child Sex Charges this link is to an … Read more
Netflix has revealed the first footage of Gwendoline Christie as Lucifer in its upcoming adaptation of The Sandman. The footage comes via the new trailer for Netflix Geeked Week 2022. Christie is technically playing the same Lucifer Morningstar that Tom Ellis played in the Lucifer series (those worlds are connected, after all). This Lucifer first … Read more
In ATD’s Handbook for Training and Talent Development, 3rd ed., Lorrie Lykins ends Chapter 1, “The Evolution of Talent Development,” by calling out that employers recognize how important training is to their business growth and to strengthening company culture. She notes that talent development professionals are essential. She writes, “New history is created constantly by … Read more
It did not take long for the tremors from Vladimir Putin’s tanks rolling into Ukraine to reach the British arts sector, long a beneficiary of Russian money. Institutions including the Tate and Royal Academy ended ties with Russian oligarchs and donors, including Petr Aven and Viktor Vekselberg. But it appears the war has also led … Read more
SNL Pokes Fun at Johnny Depp and Amber Heard Trial | PEOPLE.com Skip to content Top Navigation Close this dialog window Explore PEOPLE.com Close this dialog window Share & More Close this dialog window View image SNL Pokes Fun at Johnny Depp and Amber Heard Trial – Including the Alleged Defecation Incident this link is … Read more