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Ben E King has died

May 1, 2015 / 9:19 am

Ben E King has died. The R&B legend - who was best known for his hit single 'Stand By Me' which was released in 1961 - has passed away at the age of 76, his publicist has confirmed, with fellow musician Gary 'U.S.' Bonds describing him as ''one of the...

Bono unable to play guitar

Apr 30, 2015 / 3:35 pm

Bono still can't play guitar. The U2 frontman suffered terrible injuries following a bicycle crash five months ago and says he won't know if he is able to play guitar again for at least another year. He told the New York Times newspaper: "It feels like I have somebody else's...

Clooney's home runway

Apr 30, 2015 / 1:44 pm

George Clooney has installed a runway in his closet. The 'Monuments Men' star has reportedly had a catwalk put in his Studio City home so his wife Amal can show him her outfits. A source said: "George is very involved in selecting her looks. He'll watch her try on clothes and...

Canadian Crooner Tour

Apr 30, 2015 / 12:00 pm

The Canadian Crooner Tour starring Ron Boudreau & The 10 piece Uptown Hornz Little Big Band is headed to the Creekside Theatre in Lake Country on May 23. Ron’s tribute to The Crooners takes you down memory lane, to an era reminiscent of style and class … when gentlemen and...

50 Cent's big fight pay day

Apr 30, 2015 / 10:06 am

50 Cent is to be paid $500,000 for performing in Las Vegas over the weekend of the Floyd 'Money' Mayweather versus Manny Pacquiao fight. According to, the rapper is going to earn the huge sum to take to the stage at nightclub Drai's on Friday night (05.01.15) the day before...

Spears OK after stage scare

Apr 30, 2015 / 9:14 am

Britney Spears is "OK" after hurting her ankle during a live show. The 33-year-old pop princess had a "scare" during her 'Britney: Piece of Me' show at Planet Hollywood Resort & Casino in Las Vegas, with numerous fans uploading videos of the star falling over to...

Funniest commercial ever?

Apr 30, 2015 / 5:00 am

Geico has released a whole new series of funny commercials and if you haven't seen them yet here is one for you to enjoy. This got us here at Castanet thinking about some of the best television commercials of all time and we want you to share your favourites with us. Just send a YouTube...

Bruce Jenner is relieved

Apr 29, 2015 / 1:53 pm

Bruce Jenner feels like "a big weight" has been lifted off his shoulders. The 65-year-old reality TV star, who confirmed he is transgender last week, is reportedly excited to finally be able to look "like the woman he's always wanted to be" after sharing his story with...

DiCaprio's Tinder obsession

Apr 29, 2015 / 10:48 am

Leonardo DiCaprio is hooked on Tinder. The 'Wolf of Wall Street' star, who has recently been linked to Rihanna, reportedly loves using the dating app to look for women and can't get enough of swiping through potential dates to see "who's out there". However, it is...

Johansson recalls struggle

Apr 29, 2015 / 9:57 am

Scarlett Johansson's family relied on "public assistance" for food. The 'Avengers: Age of Ultron' actress - who has four siblings - has made an appeal to end hunger in America and drew on her own experiences in a public service announcement to raise awareness of the...

Tough boss Jessica Alba

Apr 29, 2015 / 9:26 am

Jessica Alba is learning to "tone herself down". The 'Machete' actress admits she is a tough boss when it comes to her eco-friendly brand the Honest Company and has even made people cry with her hard stance, but is trying to be more gentle with people. She said:...

Duff nervous of Tinder date

Apr 28, 2015 / 2:50 pm

Hilary Duff is "really nervous" about going on her first Tinder date tonight (04.28.15). The 'All About You' hitmaker, who recently filed for divorce from former ice hockey player Mike Comrie following their split early last year, joined the dating app to find a normal...

Royal's treat baby watchers

Apr 28, 2015 / 1:21 pm

Prince William and Duchess Catherine sent breakfast to fans waiting outside the Lindo Wing at St. Mary's Hospital today (04.28.15). When the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge saw photos of royal fans camping outside the London hospital, all excitedly waiting for their baby to be born, they had...

Ariana Grande back in studio

Apr 28, 2015 / 11:33 am

Ariana Grande is recording new music. The 21-year-old singer took to Instagram to reveal a year on from releasing her chart-topping single 'Problem' with Iggy Azalea, she ''may or may not be in the studio'' working on new music. Along with a photo, she thanked her fans...

BNL returning to Kelowna

Apr 28, 2015 / 9:45 am

Barenaked Ladies have announced a major 20 date cross-Canada tour in support of their upcoming album Silverball available June 2. The tour featuring special guest Alan Doyle kicks off October 19 in Prince George, BC and will stop at Prospera Place in Kelowna on Sunday October 25th. Every ticket...

Sam Smith cancels tour

Apr 28, 2015 / 9:36 am

Sam Smith has cancelled the remaining dates on his sold out Australian tour. The 22-year-old singer has been diagnosed with a small haemorrhage on his vocal cords after becoming vocally exhausted due to months of concerts around the world and has been advised to rest his voice. Sam is...

Osbournes reboot scrapped

Apr 28, 2015 / 8:25 am

'The Osbournes' reboot has been scrapped. The reality show based on the lives of Ozzy and Sharon Osbourne and their children Kelly and Jack originally aired on MTV between 2002 and 2005, but was due to return this on VH1 later this year to show how the family have changed 10 years since...

Amy Adams to wed

Apr 28, 2015 / 1:16 am

Amy Adams is getting married this weekend. The 'Big Eyes' actress and fiance Darren LeGallo - who have four-year-old daughter Aviana together - will reportedly tie the knot in a low-key ceremony at a secret location in Los Angeles. A source said: "Amy and Darren are getting...

Farrell hasn't dated for years

Apr 27, 2015 / 5:37 pm

Colin Farrell hasn't been on a date in four years. The 38-year-old actor is famous for his dalliances with many A-list women including Britney Spears, Angelina Jolie and Lindsay Lohan but has insisted his lothario days are now far behind him as he's much more interested in raising his...

Selena Gomez's 'bad habit'

Apr 27, 2015 / 3:56 pm

Selena Gomez will fall back into "old bad habits" since Taylor Swift has found love. The 'Heart Wants What It Wants' hitmaker is reportedly feeling left out since her pal started dating Calvin Harris and an insider claims she is considering reuniting with on/off boyfriend...

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