Reality pays: Coty makes $600m bet on Kylie Jenner beauty brands

Coty will hold 51 percent of Jenner’s business, valuing her company at about $1.2bn. Coty Inc is paying $600m for a majority stake in Kylie Jenner’s makeup and skincare businesses, the company said on Monday, as it looks to tap into the reality TV star’s huge social media reach. One of the cosmetics world’s older names, Coty is seeking to revitalise sales on the back of its broad global distribution and is banking on Jenner’s more than 270 million social media followers to attract a younger audience. Shares of Coty…

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Actor and Trump backer Jon Voight honoured with national medal

Voight is one of Trump’s few vocal Hollywood supporters, and has hailed him as ‘the greatest president of this century’. Oscar-winning actor Jon Voight, singer and musician Alison Krauss and mystery writer James Patterson are among the artists and philanthropists being honoured by President Donald Trump for their contributions to the arts or the humanities, the first recipients of prestigious national medals since Trump took office. The White House announced four recipients of the National Medal of Arts and four of the National Humanities Medal in a statement on Sunday…

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Rapper draws outrage with daughter ‘virginity test’

musician says he escorts Deyjah Harris to the doctor’s office after each birthday to ‘check her hymen’. Rapper TI has provoked outrage by revealing that he forces his 18-year-old daughter to undergo an annual “virginity test” at the gynaecologist. The Grammy-winning musician told a podcast how he escorts Deyjah Harris to the doctor’s office after each birthday to “check her hymen”. “Usually like the day after the [birthday] party, she’s enjoying her gifts, I put a sticky note on the door: ‘Gyno. Tomorrow. 9:30’,” TI, whose real name is Clifford…

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Lori Loughlin facing new charges in US college admissions scam

The actress is among 17 other parents facing new charges in the largest US colleges admissions scam every uncovered. Actress Lori Loughlin is facing a new bribery charge after federal prosecutors on Tuesday said they brought additional charges against 18 wealthy parents, university athletic officials and others accused of participating in the largest US college admissions scam ever uncovered. The star of the Full House television show is one of 11 parents hit with new charges. Federal prosecutors in Boston say Loughlin conspired to bribe University of Southern California employees…

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Actor Cuba Gooding accused of sexual misconduct.

The actor is accused of two separate instances of sexual misconduct. Actor Cuba Gooding Jr pleaded not guilty on Tuesday to pinching a woman’s buttocks in a nightclub last October, four months after he was charged with groping a woman in a separate incident. Manhattan prosecutors said Gooding pinched the woman at Manhattan’s Tao nightclub after making a sexually suggestive remark to her earlier in the evening, and denied it when she confronted him. Gooding was accused in June of touching a woman’s breasts at the Magic Hour Rooftop Bar…

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Tennis player Mike Bryan fined $10,000 for US Open gun gesture

The match was played hours after a man in Texas shot dead seven people and wounded 22 others. Mike Bryan, left, returns a shot as his brother Bob Bryan, looks on during a first round doubles match at the US Open in New York [Sarah Stier/AP] American doubles tennis player Mike Bryan has been fined $10,000 for using his racket to make a shooting gesture at a line judge at the US Open tournament. Bryan, playing alongside his twin brother Bob during a second-round match in New York, placed the…

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Cuba shows his other side during a dreamy love sequence.

The captivating Cuba Gooding Jr. started his showbiz career break-dancing for Lionel Richie. He was born January 2. 1968 in The Bronx. His father, Cuba Gooding Sr., was the lead vocalist in the R&B group The Main Ingredient. That makes sense, because if we were having a sausage-fest, we’d definitely want Cuba to provide the main ingredient! Cuba’s acting career began with bit parts on 80s More…

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Alyssa Milano’s is the boss!

Alyssa Milano played Tony Danza’s daughter on the TV series Who’s the Boss?, teaching viewers the joys of watching a young girl develop, buy a bra to handle her blossoming charms, and then lose her virginity. When the show was canceled, Alyssa lost the bra, and her massive talent spilled over onto the big screen. In Embrace of the Vampire (1994), she embraced more than gothic occultism, but MORE…

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Sophia Takal is a indie eyeful.

You can’t accuse multi-hyphenate filmmaker Sophia Takal of being chicken. After all, she cast her real-life fiancee as her boyfriend and her real-life roommate as the woman who comes between them in her film Green (2011), an act that certainly took quite a bit of emotional courage. And then she got naked in the movie on top of that! After graduating from Columbia University, More…

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