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Corey Feldman drops bombshell about being abused by Hollywood paedophiles

Corey Haim (L) and Corey Feldman (R) in 1987's <i>The Lost Boys</i>. Haim, who died in 2010, was reportedly raped aged 11.

Ebony Bowden 8:40 PM   They were the poster boys for their generation, but for Corey Feldman and Corey Haim life behind the scenes was traumatic and destructive for the two young men.

Celebrity split

Amber Heard files for divorce from Johnny Depp

Depp leaving Southport Magistrates Court, Queensland, with Heard in April after she pleaded guilty to falsifying travel ...

Amy Croffey   Everyone is wondering the same thing: Who will get custody of Pistol and Boo?

Johnny Depp mocks 'inbred tomato' Barnaby Joyce

Johnny Depp has likened Barnaby Joyce to an "inbred tomato".

Latika Bourke   Hollywood actor Johnny Depp has told American late-night television that Australia's Deputy Prime Minister looks 'somehow inbred with a tomato.'

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Priyanka Chopra

Priyanka Chopra opens up about racism she experienced at high school

Actress Priyanka Chopra.

"Nobody looked like me in my school. I was skinny with crazy, frizzy hair. It was like Mean Girls.

A mural showing Donald Trump kissing Boris Johnson appears in Britain

People pass a mural that has been painted on a derelict building in Stokes Croft showing US presidential hopeful Donald ...

Adam Taylor   A painting that depicts US presidential candidate Donald Trump kissing former London mayor Boris Johnson on the lips has appeared on an abandoned building in Bristol, Britain.

Bill Cosby to stand trial for sexual assault

Bill Cosby arrives for the preliminary hearing on Tuesday.

A judge found there was enough evidence for the entertainer to be criminally tried on charges that he attacked a woman in 2004 after giving her drugs.

Jessica Jones

'Girls can sell toys!': Jessica Jones star Krysten Ritter isn't buying Marvel's merch excuses

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Rob Moran   The actress was on Colbert's show discussing the "sausage fest" that is the Marvel Universe.

#NextBond

Gillian Anderson is totally on board with your suggestion that she should be the #NextBond

Gillian Anderson as Scully, Dana Scully, in this year's <i>X-Files</i> reboot.

Rob Moran   "It's Bond. Jane Bond. Thanks for all the votes!", she tweeted, while sharing a killer potential poster.

Elijah Wood

Elijah Wood: 'Hollywood in the grip of child abuse scandal similar to Jimmy Savile'

HOLLYWOOD, CA - DECEMBER 09: Actor Elijah Wood arrives at the 'The Hobbit: The Battle Of The Five Armies' at Dolby ...

Henry Bodkin   Hollywood is in the grip a child sexual abuse scandal similar to that of Jimmy Savile in Britain, Lord of the Rings star Elijah Wood has claimed.

Hillary Clinton

Clinton calls on world to break down barriers holding back girls

Hillary

"Gender equality, including sexual and reproductive health and rights, must be a core priority," she said in her closing address to Women Deliver.

Teen becomes youngest Australian to climb Everest

Alyssa Azar is on her third attempt to climb Mt Everest.

Toby Crockford   Queensland teen Alyssa Azar has succeeded in her bid to become the youngest Australian in history to scale Mount Everest as reports emerged an Australian has tragically died of altitude sickness.

Jennifer Lopez

Jennifer Lopez says she doesn't deserve the sexist label 'diva'

Jennifer Lopez speaking on The Hollywood Reporter roundtable.

Jenny Noyes   "I've always been fascinated about how much more well-behaved we have to be than men."

Chloe Sevigny

Chloe Sevigny says she's had 'creepy situations' with male directors in movie auditions

Chloe Sevigny at the Cannes Film Festival this week.

Rob Moran   "Men often make advances... all types of inappropriate things, and you just have to know how to protect yourself.”

Is It Evil Not to Be Sure?

Lena Dunham publishes surprise book of her mid-2000s diary entries

Is It Evil Not to Be Sure? is Lena Dunham's second foray into publishing.

She admits she was filled with "the kind of mortification that is part and parcel with meeting a former version of yourself".

Susan Sarandon wants to direct porn for women

Susan Sarandon.

"Most pornography is brutal and doesn't look pleasurable from a female point of view."

Well heeled

A-listers lead barefoot rebellion on the Cannes red carpet

Kristen Stewart at the screening of the film American Honey at CAnnes.

Hannah Furness   The Hollywood A-list is leading a rebellion against the tyranny of high-heeled shoes, as Julia Roberts, Kristin Stewart and Susan Sarandon flouted Cannes Film Festival convention.

Susan Sarandon speaks out on Woody Allen's child sex abuse claims

Susan Sarandon has slammed Woody Allen at the Cannes Film Festival where allegations of sexual assault have been renewed ...

"I think he sexually assaulted a child and I don't think that's right."

Julia Roberts defies strict Cannes red carpet rules

Julie Roberts promoting her new movie <i>Money Monster</i> alongside pal George Clooney, his wife Amal and film director ...

Amy Croffey   The fashion rebel showed a blatant disregard for the strict rules at Cannes by going barefoor.

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Misty Copeland

Ballerina Misty Copeland's life story is heading to the big screen

Dancer Misty Copeland attends the 75th Anniversary Holiday Benefit hosted by the American Ballet Theatre.

Rob Moran   The film will be based on her bestselling memoir, 'Life In Motion: An Unlikely Ballerina'.

Azealia Banks

Azealia Banks dropped from music festival after racist tweets at Zayn Malik

Azealia Banks performs for fans during Splendour in the Grass on July 25, 2015 in Byron Bay, Australia.

Rob Moran   "We celebrate inclusivity and equality," UK festival Born & Bred said in their statement.

Woody Allen

Ronan Farrow slams media for soft treatment of Woody Allen

Activist, journalist and lawyer Ronan Farrow is the son of Mia Farrow and Woody Allen.

Emily Yahr   He published a scathing piece about the allegations against his father, which he compared to those against Bill Cosby.

Photoshopping

Meghan Trainor pulls 'insulting' Photoshopped music video and uploads unedited one

Meghan Trainor

Patrick Ryan   "I texted the editors like, 'I never asked you to touch my waist. I want my waist back.'"

Kristen Bell

Kristen Bell opens up about depression and her need to be 'likeable'

LOS ANGELES, CA - MAY 03:  Actress Kristen Bell attends The Bump Moms: Movers and Makers Awards at The Millwick on May ...

Jenny Noyes   "I shatter a little bit when I think people don't like me," the actress said.

Happy Mother's Day

Shonda Rhimes perfectly called out the problem with 'selfless' Mother's Day cards

Shonda Rhimes and Oprah Winfrey.

Rob Moran   "Where is the greeting card that says, 'Mother, you taught me how to be a powerful woman'?," she told Oprah.

Till It Happens To You

Kesha performed Lady Gaga’s song about sexual assault and everyone is bawling

Singer Kesha performs onstage during The Humane Society of the United States' to the Rescue Gala.

"I want to dedicate this song to every man, woman, child (and) animal that has ever been abused."

Met Gala

Lupita Nyong'o kindly informs Vogue that Audrey Hepburn was not her Met Gala hair inspiration

Lupita

Jenny Noyes   Somehow a white actress better known (hair-wise) for her pixie cut was the best comparison the magazine could come up with.

Misty Copeland is stoked to have inspired the latest iconic Barbie

Misty Copeland with her Barbie.

Jenny Noyes   The American Ballet Theatre's first black principal dancer says the doll is a "powerful message".

Malia Obama is going to Harvard, but taking a gap year

Malia Obama will attend Harvard University in 2017.

Helena Andrews-Dyer   The White House announced that eldest first daughter Malia Obama will attend Harvard University.

Turia Pitt completes ironman triathlon

Turia Pitt on the swim leg of the Port Macquarie Ironman competition.

Louise Hall, Matthew Attard   When Turia Pitt was in hospital recuperating from burns to 65 per cent of her body she told her family she wanted to do an ironman one day, despite being told she would never run again.

For Obama's final correspondents' dinner, the obvious targets: Trump, Cruz and himself

"Obama out": The US President drops the mic to conclude his speech at the annual White House Correspondents' Association ...

Paul Farhi   In his final performance as stand-up comedy's commander in chief, President Obama shticked the landing at Saturday's annual White House correspondents' dinner, cracking wise about the election, his waning days as president and, of course, Donald Trump.

Lara Croft 2.0

Alicia Vikander cast as new Lara Croft in Tomb Raider reboot

Angelina Jolie brought the video game character to life.

Andrea Mandell   And the Oscar winner's next project goes to ... Tomb Raider!

Offspring's sixth season begins production in Melbourne

Asher Keddie leads the cast of series six of <i>Offspring</i>.

Andrew Taylor   Asher Keddie and Kat Stewart reprise their roles in Offspring as sixth series begins production.

Femmo talk

Emma Watson and Geena Davis had a wonderful ol' chat about their feminist awakenings

Emma Watson speaks at a He For She International Women's Day event in New York City last month.

Rob Moran   "The more layers you peel back and the more things you're made aware of, you're like, 'Oh my God.'"

Trans issues

Caitlyn Jenner visited Trump Tower to use the restroom

TV personality Caitlyn Jenner at the 27th Annual GLAAD Media Awards.

Jayme Deerwester   She has posted a timely video about a hot-button issue: whether trans people should be able to use the restroom of their choice.

Channing Tatum

Channing Tatum got a rescue horse for his birthday

Channing and Jenna, celebrating his big 3-6 birthday.

Your boyfriend turned the big 3-6, and you should see how happy he looks.

Iggy Azalea

Iggy Azalea calls Beyonce racist, refuses to quit being a national embarrassment

Uh, oh: Iggy's taken to Twitter again.

Iggy Azalea has waded her tone deaf self into the controversy surrounding Beyonce's 'Becky with the good hair' lyrics.

Amal Clooney

Amal Clooney perfectly tears apart Donald Trump's Islamophobic and misogynistic comments

Human rights lawyer Amal Clooney on BBC.

Rob Moran   "If, at the end of all of this, he gets beaten by the person who becomes the first female president of the United States, then I think that would send a very positive message."

US Election

Donald Trump says Lena Dunham is a 'B actor' and can move to Canada

Girls creator Lena Dunham is an outspoken Hillary Clinton supporter.

Emily Heil   "Now I have to get elected, because I'll be doing a great service to our country," Trump said of celebs leaving.

Wrong Rachael: Angry Beyonce fans go after celebrity chef Rachael Ray

"In Beyonce we have a person who is wholly unafraid of power."

Katie Mettler   Blinded by loyalty, Beyonce's fan base has been harassing celebrity chef Rachael Ray instead of fashion designer Rachel Roy over rumours of an affair with Jay Z.

Woman who has helped more than 20,000 orphans receives award from George Clooney

Prize winner Marguerite Barankitse, centre, and George Clooney, right.

She was stripped, tied to a chair, and forced to watch her neighbours being hacked to death. She went on to save thousands of lives.

Colourism

Lil' Kim's shocking image change sparks discussion about beauty, complexion and body image

Lil' Kim 15 years ago with Pink and Christina Aguilera, with whom she recorded the hit song 'Lady Marmalade'.

Ben Guarino   It's safe to say the rappers image has changed a lot over the past decade.

Cosby in court

Cosby loses appeal bid, criminal case to resume

Bill Cosby arriving at a courthouse in February.

Laura McCrystal   A state appeals court said it won't hear Bill Cosby's bid to dismiss sexual assault charges against him and instead resumed the case's path toward a trial.

Queen Bee

Why Beyonce is unlike any other pop star alive

"In Beyonce we have a person who is wholly unafraid of power."

Natalie Reilly   "In Beyonce we have a person who is wholly unafraid of power," writes Natalie Reilly.

Prince dead: legendary musician dies at home, aged 57

In the 1990s, Prince changed his name to this symbol - an unpronounceable glyph.

Elahe Izadi, Peter Holley, J. Freedom du Lac, Lindsey Bever, Sarah Larimer   Legendary musician Prince has died at the age of 57, his publicist confirmed.

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Don't look, just listen and wonder

Prince asked Jenny Morris to be his support act in 1992. It was an 'unbelievable' experience, she says.

Bernard Zuel   Taken out on tour by Prince, the Australian-based Kiwi didn't know where to look but had the most incredible experience.

Lena Headey

Lena Headey has gifted the world with a truly hilarious breastfeeding anecdote

Cersei Lannister, played by Lena Headey, in the last episode of <i>Game of Thrones</i> series five.

Jenny Noyes   Possibly the greatest celebrity breastfeeding anecdote of all time.

Nicki Minaj

Career counsellor Nicki Minaj says women should be unapologetic about 'asking for the top dollar'

Nicki Minaj: "Not giving me my props doesn't stop me from being great."

Jenny Noyes   The rapper has made it into Time Magazine's 100 most influential people of 2016 and she has some things to say about being a boss.

Prince never apologised for who he was, and for that, he was an inspiration

Prince.
Photo: Nandy McClean

Colby Itkowitz   Prince could be controversial, but that in and of itself was an inspiration for many.

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Katherine Heigl

Katherine Heigl reveals she needed therapy after being branded 'difficult' to work with following Grey's Anatomy

Katherine Heigl as Dr Izzie Stevens on <i>Grey's Anatomy</i>.

"I was feeling completely like the biggest piece of s**t on the bottom of your shoe. I was really struggling with it."

British comedian Victoria Wood dies

British comedian, writer and actress Victoria Wood has died aged 62.

Victoria Wood, a British comedian whose sketch shows and sitcoms blended playfulness and sharp social observation, has died.

US celebrities accidentally join right-wing party

Mistake: Emma Stone is one celebrity who accidentally joined a right-wing party.

Mary Ward   Demi Moore, Kaley Cuoco and Emma Stone have all accidentally registered to vote as members of an ultra-conservative political party.

Taylor Swift describes herself as a 'lightning rod for slut-shaming'

Taylor Swift took <i>Vogue</i> on a tour of her Beverly Hills home.

Mary Ward   The singer gave some cautionary advice to her 19-year-old self during a house tour for Vogue.

Child abuse

Dax Shepard reveals he was molested by a neighbour as a child

Dax Shepard and Kristen Bell arrive at the premiere of The Boss.

Andrea Mandell   Dax Shepard was molested as a child, the actor revealed for the first time on Monday.

Bernie Ecclestone

Formula One boss reckons women drivers 'wouldn't be taken seriously'

F1 supremo Bernie Ecclestone.

He also hailed Vladimir Putin as a man who "should be running Europe" and expressed support for Donald Trump.

Trump accidentally pays tribute to 7-Eleven instead of 9/11

Donald Trump

Jenna Johnson   " I watched our police and our firemen down on 7-Eleven, down at the World Trade Centre," said Trump.

Chris Hemsworth

Chris Hemsworth tells Ellen his four-year-old daughter 'wants a penis'

Navigating fatherhood: Actor Chris Hemsworth.

Jenny Noyes   His response to her should go into some kind of parenting textbook.

'Migrant chic'

Anna Wintour apologises for calling Kanye's new fashion collection 'migrant chic'

NEW YORK, NY - SEPTEMBER 15:  Anna Wintour attends Tory Burch Spring 2016 at Avery Fisher Hall at Lincoln Center for the ...

Rob Moran   It's like something out of Zoolander, except it's real. And needless to say, Twitter understandably erupted.

Tracy Morgan

Tracy Morgan performs for medical staff who treated him

Tracy Morgan was involved in serious road accident in 2014.

"These people are heroes and I love them all from the bottom of my heart," he said.