Rebel Wilson announces the birth of her first child

Rebel Wilson announces the birth of her first child

CNN — Actress Rebel Wilson is a mother. The “Pitch Perfect” star announced the birth of daughter Royce Lillian on Monday, who was “born last week via surrogate,” according to her verified Instagram account. “I can’t even describe the love I have for her, she is a beautiful miracle!” Wilson wrote. “I am eternally grateful … Read more

Aaron Carter’s brother Nick pays tribute to late singer: ‘God, please take care of my little brother’

Aaron Carter’s brother Nick pays tribute to late singer: ‘God, please take care of my little brother’

CNN — Aaron Carter’s older brother Nick is devastated by the singer’s death at age 34, he wrote in a post on Instagram on Sunday, saying that despite their “complicated relationship” his love for Carter has “never faded.” “I always held onto the hope that somehow one day he would want to walk a healthy … Read more

A decade of rising house prices is over. The UK economy will feel the pain

A decade of rising house prices is over.  The UK economy will feel the pain

London CNN Business — For years, home ownership in the UK has been a one-way venture. Prices have risen steadily since the global financial crisis, increasing in even greater increments after the pandemic began. Fueled by a post-lockdown buying frenzy, the average UK house price hit a record £275,000 ($315,474) in December, up £27,000 on … Read more

Angela Bassett’s tribute to brave women is the inspiration you need today

Angela Bassett’s tribute to brave women is the inspiration you need today

CNN — Angela Bassett gave a rousing speech about female empowerment at the Glamor Women of the Year event on Tuesday night. The “Black Panther: Wakanda Forever” star, who was honored with a lifetime achievement award at the event, reflected on the brave women, on screen and off, who have influenced her life. “We are … Read more

Lena Horne becomes the first black woman to have a Broadway theater named after her

Lena Horne becomes the first black woman to have a Broadway theater named after her

CNN — A Broadway theater has officially been renamed in honor of the late actress and civil rights activist Lena Horne. Horne is the first black woman to have a theater named in her honor. The theater, on West 47th St., was built in 1926 and was originally named the Mansfield Theatre. In 1960, it … Read more

Kit Connor’s sexuality is none of your business

Kit Connor’s sexuality is none of your business

CNN — Pressure for 18-year-old actor Kit Connor to come out had been building on social media for months. Connor, a star of Netflix’s teen romcom, “Heartstopper,” said Monday he felt like he was being forced out of the closet — a troubling new development at the intersection of cancellation culture and identity policing. In … Read more

Patrick Haggerty, pioneering gay country star, dies aged 78

Patrick Haggerty, pioneering gay country star, dies aged 78

CNN — When Patrick Haggerty was preparing to record his very first country music album, he had a choice to make. He could be the industry-friendly country star and stay in the closet, or he could use music to speak out about what it was like to be a gay man in a deeply discriminatory … Read more

Conservative figures fuel salacious Pelosi attack theory as local police chief debunks it

Conservative figures fuel salacious Pelosi attack theory as local police chief debunks it

CNN — Prominent figures on social media, including some of the loudest voices on the political right, are pushing a vicious and false conspiracy theory about the attack on Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi’s husband in an apparent attempt to change the narrative of the assault. The claim that big names like Elon Musk, … Read more

Khloé Kardashian shares the first photos of her baby boy

Khloé Kardashian shares the first photos of her baby boy

CNN — Khloé Kardashian is finally giving fans a glimpse of her baby boy. “The Kardashians” star posted the first pictures of her son on social media on Sunday in honor of Halloween. Her daughter True, who she shares with ex Tristan Thompson, holds her baby brother, who is wearing a fuzzy Tigger costume. The … Read more

Mid-term elections: Women could once again be a decisive swing vote in November

Mid-term elections: Women could once again be a decisive swing vote in November

CNN — Republicans are optimistic that this could be the year of the “security tax” — the moment when women who left the GOP during Donald Trump’s presidency push back against Republican nominees who speak to their concerns about the financial and physical security of their families. But Democrats are hoping the tide will turn … Read more