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Jennifer Lopez's mom guilt


Jennifer Lopez feels mom guilt when she gets lost in her work.

The 'Jenny From The Block' hitmaker - who has eight-year-old twins Max and Emme with her ex-husband Marc Anthony - hates to be away from her kids for too long.

She said: "If I get lost in my work for a little while I feel guilty. I feel so guilty when I come out of that haze. Like, 'Oh God, it's been seven hours and I haven't even checked on them. What is wrong with me? What kind of mother are you?'"

But the 46-year-old singer and actress does her best to try and alter her schedule to fit in with the kids.

Speaking on an upcoming episode of PBS series 'Actors on Actors', she added: "It's having good people to help you take care of those kids. My kids visit me at the set [of her new television show 'Shades of Blue']. They have a room on the set so after school they come right there.

"I try to shoot this show in the summer so it's only a couple of months that I'm doing the show when they're in school. We work it out and have a life and this is their life."

Meanwhile, Jennifer previously revealed her daughter Emme can't get enough of her 'Jennifer Lopez: All I Have' show at The Axis at Planet Hollywood Resort & Casino in Las Vegas.

She shared: "Emme loves to watch the show. Max is more like, 'I wanna go home, I wanna watch Teen Titans Go!' But Emme says, 'Can I please stay until the train comes out?'"

And Jennifer also tries to video chat with her kids every day when she can't be with them.

She shared: "I am busy, and they know it. And they know part of their job is helping me get sleep. If I'm sleeping in, they're very quiet, like, 'Mummy needs to sleep! She worked late last night!' We're a team. Becoming a mum makes you stronger but also more gentle, especially with yourself- and that changes everything."





Raffi coming to KCT

Legendary children’s entertainer Raffi will be coming to the Kelowna Community Theatre on October 23, 2016. Tickets will go on sale this Friday June 3 at 10 a.m.

Raffi is a singer, songwriter, producer, author, lecturer, and tireless advocate for children. He is best known for his work as a children’s entertainer whose string of gold and platinum-selling recordings in North America includes his classic song, “Baby Beluga”. 

Once called “the most popular children’s singer in the English-speaking world” (Washington Post) and “Canada’s all time children’s champion” (Toronto Star), Raffi is also a recipient of the Order of Canada and the United Nations’ Earth Achievement Award.  He has never advertised to children or made any commercial endorsements aimed at kids. His commitment to treating his young fans with respect changed society’s outlook on music made for children.

“It's fun to be singing for children and families again,” says Raffi. “As well as singing many of my fans’ favorites, I look forward to sharing a song or two from Love Bug and my new album, Owl Singalong.”

Tickets will be available online at www.selectyourtickets.com, by phone at 250-762-5050 or at the Prospera Place box office.



Coldplay's tribute to Prince


Coldplay dedicated 'Raspberry Beret' to Prince at BBC Radio 1's Big Weekend in Exeter on Sunday night (29.05.16).

Before performing the 1985 classic by the late music legend - who passed away at the age of 57 in April - lead singer Chris Martin told a story of how his own parents got ''amorous'' after watching Prince in Exeter and as a result he was born.

He told the crowd: ''What a treat it is to come back home and play to the most beautiful place in the world. We feel like the best band in the world.

''I want to dedicate this song to my mum and dad. They got amorous a stone's throw away and as a result I was born.

''Exeter City probably won, Strongbow was 2 for 1 and Prince was playing. This song is for Prince.''

The British rockers played most of their back catalogue including 'Yellow', 'Paradise' and 'Hymn For The Weekend'.

Meanwhile, Chris' parents were spotted at the side of the stage with the singer's girlfriend Annabelle Lewis as Coldplay brought Big Weekend to a spectacular close with 'Up & Up'.

Elsewhere, Ellie Goulding - who recently split up with McFly bassist Dougie Poynter - joked before performing love ballad 'Love Me Like You Do' that she would have to ''pretend'' to feel ''loved up'' while singing the song.

Before performing the super-hit, she said: ''I hope you guys are feeling loved up today, if not then just pretend like me.''

The blonde beauty sang her heart out playing a mixture of old and new songs including 'On My Mind', 'Anything Can Happen' and 'Outside' and was amazed by how many fans turned up to see her.

She told the crowd: ''There are so many of you can't quite believe it. That is really epic. Can I see some hands please?''

Earlier in the day OneRepublic opened the main stage after arriving in style by helicopter.

They played songs including 'Counting Stars', 'Stop and Stare' and 'Apologise' along with their new hit 'Love Runs Out'.

Main stage performances also included Norwegian DJ Kygo, who mixed it up with remixes of classics including 'Sexual Healing' whilst also doing his own tracks.

He brought out pop singer Foxes for the live debut of their new song 'Oasis' and Parson James joined the hunky music producer for their hit 'Stole The Show'.

Speaking ahead of his set Kygo exclusively told BANG Showbiz: ''Since I've had my original music, I've been doing my own live shows. Everything from the stage to the setup to the artists who perform with me has changed.''

The 1975 drew one of the biggest crowds of Sunday night at Big Weekend. The indie rock group played a set mainly of songs from their latest LP 'I Like It When You Sleep, for You Are So Beautiful yet So Unaware of It'.

Years and Years brought their carnival-themed set to Exeter.

Frontman Olly Alexander danced his way through all the hits and admitted after the set he was glad of a ''dance break'' before he sat down and performed 'Eyes Shut' on keyboard.

Then he was back on his feet for 'Desire' before bringing their set to a close with multi-coloured confetti pouring out over the stage and crowd.

After they performed Olly met with his idol, 1975 frontman Matt Healy, who he is ''obsessed'' with.

Recalling meeting the hunky rocker, Olly exclusively told BANG Showbiz: ''I am obsessed with Matt Healy. I met him for the first time today. It was a big moment for me. I was shaking. He just gave me a hug and introduced me to his dog so I met his dog. I'm pretty much in there.''

Ahead of Coldplay bringing Big Weekend to a close, The Weeknd broke the no swearing rule using expletives throughout a set which consisted of the hits 'Often', 'Can't Feel My Face' and 'The Hills'.

BBC Radio 1's Big Weekend Exeter 2016 will be live on Radio 1 on May 29. Watch live online, on BBC iPlayer, with highlights on BBC Four and Radio 1's YouTube channel.



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Zoe Saldana's 8.7m home


Zoe Saldana has splashed out $8.7 million on a new Los Angeles home.

The 'Star Trek' actress and her artist husband Marco Perego, both 37, are set to move into a 6,400 square foot home in Beverly Hills with their 18-month-old twins Bowie and Cy, TMZ reports.

Zoe's new home is situated in an exclusive gated community and counts Jennifer Lawrence, Cameron Diaz, Nicole Richie, Ashton Kutcher and Mila Kunis and Adele among its residents.

Meanwhile, Zoe - who married Marco in 2013 after a whirlwind romance - recently revealed it was love at first sight when she met him.

She said: "I know people don't believe in it; I didn't believe in it. I'm a very Sigmund Freud person, I'm very logical.

"But that - I'm OK not having an explanation for that. Because I don't need to explain that. It was enough that I felt it. And that was it."

The actress also recalled the moment she set her eyes on Marco, admitting she felt a "vibration".

She added: "The spark was there before I even saw his face. I just saw him from behind, with like a man bun and a leather jacket. He had a sweater that draped out of the leather jacket.

"It was 6:30 in the morning, I was on a flight to New York. And I can't even describe to you, it was a vibration. He turned in that moment, because he felt the vibration as well."

And after welcoming their twins, Zoe admitted they have a "tribe" of family and friends to help them.

She said: "We have a tribe. Whenever we're overwhelmed - and when you have twins, you get overwhelmed quite easily and really quickly - you just send out an SOS, man, and they will cancel. They will find a nanny for their kids. They'll bring the kids, and then we end up kind of relaxing.

"I was surrounded by way too many moms who are always like, 'Oh my God, I got it so hard.' And my sister was always like, 'It's a piece of cake. It's super awesome.' So I stuck to her, and it's been fun."



Depp's box office flop


Johnny Depp's new movie has flopped at the box office.

'Alice Through the Looking Glass' made a disappointing $28.1 million domestically (which is set to rise to $40 million), on its opening weekend in the US, after being projected to earn $70 million according to The Wrap.

And Deadline reports that it earned just $65 million internationally.

The flop comes after Johnny's wife Amber Heard filed for divorce last week, three days after Johnny's mother Betty Sue Palmer passed away.

Amber claimed in court that her decision to file for divorce was prompted by Johnny, 52, physically attacking her with an iPhone, leaving her with a bruised eye.

Amber, 30, asked for a temporary restraining order and said in a written declaration to the court that she had "endured excessive emotional, verbal and physical abuse" during their 15-month marriage.

She wrote: "During the entirety of our relationship, Johnny has been verbally and physically abusive to me. I endured excessive emotional, verbal and physical abuse from Johnny, which has included angry, hostile, humiliating and threatening assaults to me whenever I questioned his authority or disagreed with him.

"I live in fear that Johnny will return to (our house) unannounced to terrorise me, physically and emotionally."

Despite granting the temporary order, which instructs Johnny to remain 100 yards away from his wife at all times, Los Angeles Superior Court Judge Carl H. Moor rejected her request for Johnny to attend one year of anger management classes.

He also did not accept her request for the restraining order to extend to keeping the actor away from her Yorkshire terrier.

The pair are not thought to have put a pre-nuptial agreement in place before they wed in February 2015 in Los Angeles, followed by another ceremony in the Bahamas.

The former couple met on the set of 2011 film 'The Rum Diary'.

Johnny previously divorced his first wife, make-up artist Lori Anne Allison, in 1985 after just two years of marriage and he split from French actress partner Vanessa Paradis - who he has daughter Lily-Rose, 17, and 13-year-old son Jack with - in 2012 after 14 years together.

Amber was in a three-year relationship with girlfriend Tasya van Ree until 2011.



Craig's Bond exhaustion


Daniel Craig is "exhausted" from playing James Bond.

It was reported earlier this month that Daniel, 48, has turned down a £68 million offer to play the suave super-spy in two more movies and his former co-star Dame Judi Dench, who played M opposite Daniel three times, believes he needs a break.

She told the Daily Mail: "I should think he is exhausted, absolutely exhausted."

But when asked who she believes should replace Daniel, Judi, 81, whose character was killed off in 'Skyfall', said: "I don't know really. It's nothing to do with me, it's up to [producers] Barbara Broccoli and Michael Wilson!"

Daniel reported rejected the huge offer, which is thought to be made up of profit shares, endorsements and a role as co-producer, from MGM studio and told bosses he is "done" playing the spy.

A Los Angeles film source said: "Daniel is done - pure and simple - he told top brass at MGM after 'Spectre'. They threw huge amounts of money at him, but it just wasn't what he wanted.

"He had told people after shooting that this would be his final outing, but the film company still felt he could come around after 'Spectre' if he was offered a money deal."

The Hollywood actor's future as Bond has been the subject of much speculation in recent months.

Just recently, British actor Tom Hiddleston was spotted meeting with Bond director Sam Mendes and producer Barbara Broccoli in London, amid reports he could be the next 007.

An onlooker said at the time: "At first it was Barbara, Tom and another good looking young man. Then Sam Mendes joined them at about 11pm and they stayed until around 1am ... There was lots of laughter; they all looked to be having a very jolly time."

This prompted some bookmakers to suspend betting on Tom taking on the role next, but the actor insisted earlier this month that he hadn't been offered the part and wasn't aware that Daniel - who is married to actress Rachel Weisz - had hung up his Bond tuxedo.

He said: "The thing is, the position isn't vacant as far as I am aware. No one has talked to me about it.

"I think the reports have all come about because in the 'Night Manager' I play a spy and people have made the link."

Last year, Daniel - who has starred as 007 in 'Casino Royale', 'Quantum of Solace', 'Skyfall' and 2015's 'Spectre' - said he would "rather slash [his] wrists" than portray the spy again, but later admitted he would do another Bond movie "for the money".

He also threw his Bond future in doubt when he signed up for 20-episode US TV series 'Purity'.



Amber Heard living in fear

Amber Heard claims she is living in fear of Johnny Depp.

The 30-year-old actress was granted a temporary restraining order against her estranged husband in a Los Angeles court on Friday (05.27.16) after claiming he had physically assaulted her and Amber said in a written declaration that she had "endured excessive emotional, verbal and physical abuse" during their 15-month marriage.

Variety reports that Amber wrote: "During the entirety of our relationship, Johnny has been verbally and physically abusive to me. I endured excessive emotional, verbal and physical abuse from Johnny, which has included angry, hostile, humiliating and threatening assaults to me whenever I questioned his authority or disagreed with him.

"I live in fear that Johnny will return to (our house) unannounced to terrorize me, physically and emotionally."

Despite granting the temporary order, which instructs Johnny, 52, to remain 100 yards away from his wife at all times, Los Angeles Superior Court Judge Carl H. Moor rejected her request for Johnny to attend one year of anger management classes.

He also did not accept her request for the restraining order to extend to keeping the actor away from her Yorkshire terrier.

Amber claims Johnny threw his iPhone at her face on Saturday (05.21.16) and she submitted a picture of her bruised face, which she claims was taken after the incident.

However, police officials told Variety that cops found no evidence of an assault when they responded to a domestic dispute.

Johnny was not at the scene when officers arrived on Saturday.

Amber, sporting a bruise around her eye, broke down in tears after the court hearing on Friday, while Johnny - who is currently in Europe - was represented by his lawyer.



Khloe's reason for divorce

Khloe Kardashian reportedly filed for divorce again from Lamar Odom because she wants to have children.

The 31-year-old reality TV star called off divorce proceedings last year in order to care for Lamar during his rehabilitation after a collapse at a brothel in Nevada but she has now told him that she needs to end their marriage so that she can move on and start a family of her own in the future, TMZ reports.

Lamar gave Khloe his blessing and the pair have agreed to remain friends, with Khloe promising she will be there for her ex whenever he needs her.

In the new papers which she filed this week, Khloe has cited irreconcilable differences as the reason behind their split and even drafted in Laura Wasser, who is currently representing Johnny Depp in his divorce, to help deal with her case.

The curvaceous TV star and the retired sportsman do not have a pre-nup and they have already reached an agreement about their properties, meaning they must now wait six months for the divorce to be legally finalized in the state of California.

The news comes shortly after Khloe insisted she does not believe in divorce, but feels confident that she kept her vows to Lamar, who cheated on her with multiple women.

She said: "It was a challenge for me when I decided to get divorced. At my core, I don't believe in divorce, but I came to a point in my marriage where I had to make the choice to take care of my own mental and emotional well-being in order to protect myself and my happiness. I am at peace with that decision and do feel like I honoured my vows to the very end."

Khloe said she kept her vows and is happy that she was able to care for Lamar while he was ill.

She shared: "I feel that I kept the serious vows I made in front of God with every inch of my heart, which is why I am still honouring them today even though my relationship with my ex-husband is in a different place.

"I believe in caring for my partner - past or present - 'in sickness and in health,' and feel at peace with my relationship with God even after the fact. I'm thankful that I can rely on my God, who, along with my family, has led me through some of the most difficult times of my life."



Local musician needs votes

Kelowna's own country music sensation Ben Klick needs your support.

The British Columbia Country Music Association (BCCMA) is running a contest in tandem with the Canadian Country Music Association to give away one performance spot at Country Music Week® 2016 in London, Ontario from September 8 -11. The winner will win one performance spot at a public, official CCMA-sanctioned event.

Ben is one of three remaining finalists for this once in a lifetime opportunity and now he needs your votes to help him win this contest. To vote for Ben in the BCCMA/CCMA Spotlight Performance Contest just click here.

For more information on Ben Klick and where he will be performing next go to benklick.com.



7 more Power Rangers films


Lionsgate has revealed it could make up to ''six or seven'' more 'Power Rangers' movies.

The characters set to hit the big screen next March but before the blockbuster is unleashed its filmmakers are already thinking about making further sequels.

Lionsgate CEO Jon Feltheimer said: ''We are really, really excited about the 'Power Rangers' movie. We could see doing five or six or seven.''

The 'Power Rangers' movie re-imagines the origins of the action heroes - a group of high school kids given extraterrestrial powers who unite to save the world.

Feltheimer said there had been a positive reaction to the costume reveal - with characters empowering suits of translucent armour that crystallises around the Mighty Morphin Power Rangers' bodies - which indicated audience interest.

Lionsgate has teamed up with Dean Israelite ('Project Almanac') to direct the film and has cast five young actors to star - American singer/actress Becky G as the Yellow Ranger, Ludi Lin ('Monster Hunt') as the Black Ranger, Naomi Scott ('Terra Nova') as the Pink Ranger, Dacre Montgomery ('Bertrand the Terrible') as the Red Ranger and RJ Cyler ('Me and Earl and the Dying Girl') as the Blue Ranger.

'The Hunger Games' star Elizabeth Banks will play the evil alien witch Rita Repulsa.

Feltheimer also revealed that Lionsgate's next movie, 'Now You See Me 2' is on track to beat the 2013 original - which pulled in over $350 million worldwide.

The sequel, which brings back nearly all of the stars, opens June 10.



Artscape Exhibition program

On Wednesday, June 1st the public are invited to join local artists for an opening reception at the downtown Kelowna library from 7 - 9 p.m.  The opening celebrates the work 13 local artists currently displaying work at the downtown library, as well as to kickoff the relaunch of the Artscape Exhibition program. 

The Arts Council of the Central Okanagan’s Artscape Exhibition program, which has been going since 1995,  creates exhibition opportunities for emerging and established artists, as well as community groups and provides artistic enrichment of public venues.

The program hangs artwork in 6 locations: Kelowna Main Library, Kelowna Community Theatre, Cottonwoods Extended Care Centre, Dr. Grover Dental Office, Kelowna Mission Library, and Okanagan College Kelowna Campus Library.

Currently, there are 3 solo exhibitions up with work by Joshua Wallace at the Kelowna Community Theatre, work by Christina Clothier at the Mission Branch of the Okanagan Regional Library and work by Kim Glowa at Dr.Grover Dental Office in downtown Kelowna. 

At the downtown Kelowna Library there is a special group show of work by 13 local artists. Doug Boyd, Yolanda De Villiers, Karen Etheridge, Darryl Frasier, Elaine Frasier, Janet Gerber, Sheila Heidte, Shelley Hewitt , Tim Nakashoji, Ingrid Sivorot, Lillian Sokil and Bev Whiting are all students of established international artist Gillian Rau. Rau spent most of her life in sun- soaked Africa, before immigrating to Canada in 2010. She now resides in the beautiful Okanagan Valley of British Columbia.

This group exhibition shows Rau’s work alongside the work of her students, for many of whom this is their first public exhibition, demonstrating just how far their work has come under Rau’s tutelage. The artists have all been taught the full techniques of mixing an infinite range of colours from a limited palette, correct brushwork, composition, and perspective, as well as the emotional, technical and intellectual aspects of the wonderful world of oil painting. 

The group show features a selection of landscape and portraiture oil paintings and are on view from May 24th to August 30th during the open hours of the downtown Kelowna Library. 

The public is invited to join the Arts Council of the Central Okanagan for the Artscape opening reception and kick-off from 7 - 9pm on Wednesday June 1st at the downtown library, located at 1380 Ellis St, Kelowna.



Adele forgets her own lyrics


Adele forgot her own song lyrics during a concert in Lisbon, Portugal on Thursday night (05.25.16).

The Grammy Award-winning star was in the midst of performing her track 'Million Years Ago' in the Portuguese capital when she mistakenly started singing the chorus lyrics rather than the first verse, which prompted her to stop and apologise to the crowd.

The London-born singer said: "S***, wrong words. S***, s***, s***. I started singing the verse instead of the chorus! Sorry!"

Despite being one of the world's biggest pop stars, Adele has a history of forgetting the lyrics to her own chart-topping tunes.

In 2011, for instance, she stopped during a performance of 'Chasing Pavements' and acknowledged to her fans in Boston that she couldn't remember the next line of the song.

She said: "I forgot the words! Oh my god, I've never forgotten the words to that song!"

Meanwhile, it was recently reported that the 'Hello' hitmaker is set to sign a £90 million record deal.

Adele is believed to have been offered the jaw-dropping sum of money by Sony, who will release her music worldwide.

Assuming the figures are accurate and Adele accepts the offer, she will overtake the previous record held by fellow Brit Robbie Williams, who was reportedly given as much as £80 million by EMI Records in 2002.

An insider at Sony recently revealed: "We have secured the biggest music star in a generation. This is massive.

"Adele's deal with her original label XL expired and we'd an existing relationship with her in America.

"The deal is being worked on by our Columbia label in the US, but is worth £90 million and gives Sony the rights to release her future music exclusively around the world."



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