The dating app Bumble got stung after running billboard ads that appeared to sneer at celibacy as an alternative to meeting people online. On Monday, the company backtracked and apologized for billboards that bore the message “You know full well a vow of celibacy is not the answer” juxtaposed againstContinue Reading

A large billboard collapsed onto people during heavy rain and thunderstorms in India’s western city of Mumbai, killing at least 14 and injuring 74 others, reports said. A rescue operation was ongoing Tuesday morning, and it was unclear how many people may still be trapped. The rains, accompanied by highContinue Reading

A Florida mother announced she intends to file a lawsuit against the Lake County Medical Examiner’s Office after her son’s skull and spine were found in a bin inside the building. According to her attorney, the mother — identified as Ruthel Forbes — received a message from the office earlierContinue Reading

It’s Monday, May 13, and Taylor Swift is still ruling at No. 1 on the Billboard 200. Not only that, she’s set to feature on Gracie Abrams’ new album and will be part of the Bridgerton season 3 soundtrack. Ariana Grande posted on her IG story that she’s back inContinue Reading

Transformers One is on the way, and it is finally showing the Optimus Prime and Megatron story that the live-action movies ignored. The live-action Transformers managed to explore many aspects of the beloved franchise, with it being pretty fleshed out throughout each movie. For too long, however, the Transformers live-actionContinue Reading

Thousands of Malians carrying buckets and jugs of mud joined the annual replastering of the world’s largest mud-brick building this weekend, a key ritual that maintains the integrity of the Great Mosque of Djenne in the center of the country. The building has been on UNESCO’s World Heritage in DangerContinue Reading

U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken arrived in Kyiv on Tuesday in an unannounced diplomatic mission to reassure Ukraine that it has American support as it struggles to defend against increasingly intense Russian attacks. The visit comes less than a month after Congress approved a long-delayed foreign assistance package thatContinue Reading

The Acolyte will likely explain the Jedi Council’s caution to train Anakin Skywalker in The Phantom Menace. Having been discovered living as a slave on Tatooine with his mother, Jedi Master Qui-Gon Jinn sensed the boy’s great power in the Force as the potential prophesied Chosen One. Regardless, the JediContinue Reading

Jim Parsons reveals he almost rejected his Young Sheldon series finale cameo, but one thing eventually convinced him to return. The prequel to The Big Bang Theory went back to the late ’80s and early ’90s to explore how Sheldon became the introverted, socially inept scientist seen at the startContinue Reading

Jerry Seinfeld has just released an all-new comedy movie, and it heartwarmingly pays homage to a huge figure from Seinfeld season 1 35 years later. Jerry Seinfeld is most prominently known for the iconic sitcom Seinfeld, although his later movie career shows that he has moved beyond the realm ofContinue Reading

The memoirs of former German Chancellor Angela Merkel will be released in November, nearly three years after her 16-year tenure leading one of Europe’s biggest powers ended. The roughly 700-page volume, titled “Freiheit” (“Freedom”), will be published on Nov. 26, publisher Kiepenheuer & Witsch announced Monday. Merkel co-wrote the bookContinue Reading

One of Europe’s most notorious human smugglers was arrested Monday in the semi-autonomous Kurdish region of northern Iraq, security officials said. The regional government’s security agency said it had arrested Barzan Majeed, known as “the Scorpion,” in the area of Sulaymaniyah, upon a request from Interpol and “after the exchangeContinue Reading

For one night only, the utilitarian, concrete basement of London’s Tate Modern museum was transformed into a lush green jungle Monday — and it was the hottest fashion ticket in town. Luxury Italian fashion house Gucci hosted its star-studded cruise collection catwalk at the Thames-side modern art museum, showing aContinue Reading

Back in September, *NSYNC made a long-awaited reunion for the Trolls Band Together song, “Better Place,” and Kelly Clarkson put her spin on the upbeat single for her talk show’s Kellyoke segment on Monday (May 13). Dressed in a sky blue maxi dress with her hair in a ponytail, ClarksonContinue Reading

Kevin Costner candidly discusses the conflict surrounding his Yellowstone scheduling and his pending exit from the show. The show, which premiered in 2018, focuses on Costner’s John Dutton and his family, who struggle to protect their cattle ranch from outsiders. Yellowstone season 5 part 2 will be the final installmentContinue Reading

Interested in purchasing the table where you got engaged in 2005 or the lobster tank you stared at in horror as a child? Well, you’d better open your wallet. An internet auction company announced on Monday “The Largest Restaurant Equipment Auction Ever” just hours after Florida-based seafood chain Red LobsterContinue Reading

Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis is planning to raise money for former President Donald Trump in the coming weeks, putting into action the commitment he made at a meeting with Trump last month to help his former rival for the 2024 Republican presidential nomination, according to two people familiar with theContinue Reading

One of California’s most influential agricultural companies filed a lawsuit Monday against the state to stop a contentious law to help farmworkers unionize that Democratic Gov. Gavin Newsom reluctantly signed two years ago after pressure from the White House. The action by the Wonderful Co. comes as it battles theContinue Reading

Week  7 of the United Football League 2024 Season came to Audi Field in the Nations Capitol as the DC Defenders hosted the Michigan Panthers on Mother’s Day and a crowd of 12,222 watches as former Michigan State quarterback Brian Lewerke rushed for a touchdown on the opening possession andContinue Reading

Amplify Your Audio With This Amazon Fire TV Soundbar: On Sale Now for $99

All products and services featured are independently chosen by editors. However, Billboard may receive a commission on orders placed through its retail links, and the retailer may receive certain auditable data for accounting purposes. Transform your home entertainment with this Amazon Fire TV Soundbar speaker for a limited-time deal ofContinue Reading

More and more celebrities are speaking up amid devastating violence, genocide and famine in Palestine, Sudan and the Democratic Republic of Congo. Lizzo took to Instagram on Monday (May 13) to join the conversation. “I just want to take a second and give a personal thank you to all ofContinue Reading

Shakira and Grupo Frontera celebrate a dual win on Billboard’s Latin Airplay and Regional Mexican Airplay charts as “(Entre Paréntesis),” their first collaborative single, crowns both lists dated May 18. The track is Shakira’s second regional Mexican pair-up, and her first to rule both charts simultaneously. On Latin Airplay, “(EntreContinue Reading

Horror comic superstar James Tynion IV is the next subject of a BOOM! Direct Reserve Kickstarter campaign, and its truly a cant miss event for horror fans. Comic collectors and fans have had their cups runneth over with BOOM! Studios ‘ Kickstarter offerings, from limited edition bonuses to massive LibraryContinue Reading

Had the DCEU continued with Zack Snyder’s vision intact, criticisms about Superman’s “god-like” portrayal would have been addressed. Played by Henry Cavill, there’s no denying that the DCEU’s Man of Steel was depicted with strong parallels to a divine savior, specifically Jesus Christ. While this framing was often controversial, ZackContinue Reading

The coolest 40-year-olds you know were there, their mullets loose, their tattoos on display. by Nathalie Graham Fog coiled above the stage of Benaroya Hall as the Seattle Symphony played the beginning notes of “Misty Morning,” the more than eight-minute-long witchy epic from Thunderpussy’s new album West. The band, cladContinue Reading

Chris Pratt Jokes Usher Is Wife Katherine Schwarzenegger’s ‘Hall Pass’: ‘I Can’t Blame Her’

Chris Pratt has a confession to make: He might have some competition when it comes to Usher. The actor revealed in an interview with Entertainment Tonight on Monday (May 13) that his wife, writer Katherine Schwarzenegger, has a thing for the “Yeah!” singer, especially after his 2024 Super Bowl halftimeContinue Reading

‘Interview With a Vampire’ Season 2 Is Here: How to Watch the Reboot Online for Free

All products and services featured are independently chosen by editors. However, Billboard may receive a commission on orders placed through its retail links, and the retailer may receive certain auditable data for accounting purposes. The much-anticipated second season of Interview With a Vampire made its grand premiere on AMC andContinue Reading

In today’s episode of ‘How It Went Down,’ Spanish star Aitana shares how she created her new song “AKUREYKI” and making the music video with her co-writer, Colombian star, Sebastián Yatra. AitanaWell the truth is this is my third song with Sebastián Yatra. We seem to understand each other quiteContinue Reading

One theory about the origins of Doctor Who‘s Ruby Sunday suggests she might be connected to a classic Fifth Doctor (Peter Davison) story. Davison played the Doctor from 1981 to 1984, leaving the role five years before the classic series was canceled. The 2005 reboot offers hour-long, self-contained episodes ratherContinue Reading

Former United States President Barack Obama has been an executive producer on several films and television series. His first E.P. credit was on the 2020 Netflix documentary Crip Camp, which was nominated for an Academy Award for Best Documentary Feature. Since then, Obama has been involved in other Netflix titlesContinue Reading

Florida-based seafood chain Red Lobster closed locations across Central Florida and the country Monday as the company continues to grapple with financial problems. News 6 confirmed that several Central Florida locations had closed on Monday. According to the restaurant’s website, locations were closed in Altamonte Springs, Daytona Beach Shores, Leesburg,Continue Reading