The United States vs Billie Holiday Director Lee Daniels on Jazz Icon: ‘Her Imperfection Is What Made Her Perfect’

RELATED STORIES Billie Holiday didn’t particularly enjoy singing “Strange Fruit,” a chilling anti-lynching anthem that compared Black bodies to fruit hanging from a tree, but she knew it was too important to not be performed. The song, which earned the sympathy of her Black and white patrons, made her a threat to the FBI and […]

Dancing on Ice star Billie Shepherd withdraws from ITV show after dangerous fall

She penned: “My beautiful nanny wendy. I struggle to understand why you have been taken from us so soon. “I am so grateful I had you in my life for 31 years, you have been the most encouraging, loving, funniest, one of a kind, special nanny that we could ever wish for. “I miss you […]

Billie Eilish Makes Emotional Grammys Debut — Watch Her Performance

All the good girls were shaking on Sunday as Billie Eilish took the stage for her first-ever Grammys performance, and it was a hell of a debut. The multi-nominated 18-year-old singer performed “When the Party’s Over,” joined on stage by Finneas O’Connell, her older brother and songwriting partner. Watch footage of their performance below: Eilish […]

Billie Jean King: Serena Williams' treatment at U.S. Open proves double standard in tennis

Billie Jean King says there's a double standard in tennis when it comes to rules applied to women compared to men. Serena Williams was penalized a game for calling the chair umpire a thief during an extended argument as the U.S. Open women's final. Watch the controversial decision from the chair empire: Williams was given […]

Battle Of The Sexes: The REAL Billie Jean King and Bobby Riggs match IN PICTURES

The 1973 game between Billie Jean King and Bobby Riggs and its tension-ridden builded is re-enacted perfectly by Emma Stone and Steve Carell as Billie Jean King and Bobby Riggs. The pair faced-off after Riggs challenged her to a game – to which she initially declined, prompting Margaret Court to step in and accept. But […]

Star Wars Bits: Captain Phasma’s Backstory, ‘Han Solo’ Status Update, and Billie Lourd Remembers Carrie Fisher, and more

In this edition of Star Wars Bits: Gwendoline Christie got much deeper with Captain Phasma. Everything’s fine here with the Han Solo movie, how are you? Billie Lourd talks working with, and life after, Carrie Fisher. And much more… Gwendoline Christie must’ve gotten some coaching from the Lucasfilm team, because at TCAs she’s been uncharacteristically open about her role […]

Doctor Who: David Tennant and Billie Piper RETURN for new adventure

Scottish star David, 46, will be reprising his role as the 10th Time Lord, while Billie, 34, will be back again as fan favourite and companion Rose Tyler.  The pair, who were last seen together in the BBC TV show’s 50th anniversary special The Day of the Doctor, will be back together again for three […]

Doctor Who: Billie Piper calls for female Time Lord – could she replace Peter Capaldi?

Since Capaldi, who currently plays the 12th Doctor, announced on Jo Whiley’s Radio 2 show last night that he would be stepping down after Christmas, Piper, 34, said that it would “feel like a snub” if the successive actor was not female. Speaking to the BBC at the Critics’ Circle Theatre Awards in London, Piper […]