Celebrity causes

FILE - In this March 5, 2009 file photo, Michael Jackson announces upcoming concerts at the London O2 Arena in London. The estate of Michael Jackson is objecting to the airing Thursday night of an ABC TV special on the end life of the late King of Pop. The estate said in a statement Wednesday, May 23, 2018, that “The Last Days of Michael Jackson” is not approved by Jackson’s heirs, and will most likely violate their intellectual property rights. (AP Photo/Joel Ryan, File)
May 23, 2018 - 8:15 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — The estate of Michael Jackson is objecting to an ABC TV special on the end of the King of Pop's life, calling it a crass attempt to exploit Jackson without respect for his legacy or children. The estate said in a statement to The Associated Press on Wednesday that "The Last Days...
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FILE - In this Thursday Sept. 28, 2006 file picture, former French actress Brigitte Bardot acknowledges applause prior to a press conference in Paris. Bardot and actress Sophie Marceau are leading animal welfare campaigns as a bill on farming and food industry arrives at Parliament. They want a ban on the sale of eggs from caged hens and mandatory cameras in slaughterhouses to be introduced in the proposed law, which will begin to be discussed at National Assembly on Tuesday May 22, 2018. (AP Photo/Remy de la Mauviniere, File)
May 21, 2018 - 11:20 am
PARIS (AP) — Actresses Brigitte Bardot and Sophie Marceau are leading campaigns for mandatory cameras in French slaughterhouses and a ban on the sale of eggs from caged hens as France's parliament prepares to debate a food industry bill Tuesday. Thirteen animal rights associations have called on...
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Actress Michelle Rodriguez poses for photographers upon arrival at the amfAR, Cinema Against AIDS, benefit at the Hotel du Cap-Eden-Roc, during the 71st international Cannes film festival, in Cap d'Antibes, southern France, Thursday, May 17, 2018. (Photo by Joel C Ryan/Invision/AP)
May 18, 2018 - 12:54 am
ANTIBES, France (AP) — After a shaky start and a wave of negative press, the AIDS relief charity amfAR attempted Thursday to focus the spotlight on its work instead of the stain left by one of its biggest benefactors Harvey Weinstein. Sharon Stone stepped down as co-chair of this year's gala and...
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In this April 16, 2018 file photo, adult film actress Stormy Daniels, whose given name is Stephanie Clifford, and her attorney Michael Avenatti talk to reporters outside federal court in New York City. Daniels has used an online crowdfunding site to raise hundreds of thousands of dollars in her legal case against President Donald Trump. But the unusual method of online fundraising for legal fees raises transparency questions about who is actually supporting her case. Daniels and her attorney, Michael Avenatti, have raised more than $490,000 on the website CrowdJustice.com. (AP Photo/Craig Ruttle, File)
May 15, 2018 - 6:14 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Stormy Daniels has raised nearly a half-million dollars to fund her lawsuit against President Donald Trump, relying on contributions from a crowdfunding site. Her lawyer has repeatedly pointed to the public site as evidence that he and his client aren't bankrolled by Trump's...
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De izquierda a derecha, Kristen Stewart, Ava Duvernay, Cate Blanchett, Lea Seydoux y Khadja Nin posan durante una sesión de fotos del jurado del Festival de Cine de Cannes, en su 71ra edición, el martes 8 de mayo del 2018 en Cannes, Francia. (Foto por Joel C Ryan/Invision/AP)
May 12, 2018 - 7:03 am
CANNES, France (AP) — Eighty-two women will walk the red carpet at the Cannes Film Festival to highlight the limited number of female filmmakers who have been selected for the festival's competition lineup over its 71 years. Among those expected Saturday are Salma Hayek, Jane Fonda, "Wonder Woman"...
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In this photo taken on April 4, 2018, contestant Teo Gertler performs on “Virtuosos,” a Hungarian talent show for classical musicians, in Budapest, Hungary. Producers of a Hungarian talent show for young classical musicians say the rights to the program have been acquired for versions in the United States and Britain by a London-based production firm. Fulwell 73, which is partly owned by James Corden and produces his late-night talk show, signed the agreement with the production company of “Virtuosos,” led by founder Mariann Peller. (Laszlo Tyukodi/Virtuosos Holding via AP)
May 12, 2018 - 2:05 am
BUDAPEST, Hungary (AP) — Producers of a Hungarian talent show for young classical musicians say the rights to the program have been acquired for versions in the United States and Britain by a London-based production firm. Fulwell 73, which is partly owned by James Corden and produces his late-night...
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FILE - In this April 26, 2018 file photo, actor and comedian Bill Cosby departs the courthouse after he was found guilty in his sexual assault retrial, at the Montgomery County Courthouse in Norristown, Pa. University of Cincinnati trustees will discuss revoking Cosby's honorary degree at a special meeting planned Tuesday, May 8. Yale, Temple and Carnegie Mellon universities are among those that have revoked honors for Cosby since the comedian's sexual assault conviction last month. (AP Photo/Matt Slocum, File)
May 08, 2018 - 9:45 am
CINCINNATI (AP) — University of Cincinnati trustees have revoked Bill Cosby's honorary degree from the school, joining at least two dozen others that rescinded honors for the comedian before or after his sexual assault conviction last month. The trustees on Tuesday unanimously approved revoking...
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Scarlett Johansson attends The Metropolitan Museum of Art's Costume Institute benefit gala celebrating the opening of the Heavenly Bodies: Fashion and the Catholic Imagination exhibition on Monday, May 7, 2018, in New York. (Photo by Evan Agostini/Invision/AP)
May 07, 2018 - 9:38 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — The Latest on Met Gala at the Metropolitan Museum of Art (all times local): 9:15 p.m. Scarlett Johansson walked Monday's Met Gala carpet in Marchesa — the fashion brand owned by the estranged wife of Harvey Weinstein. Georgina Chapman's womenswear brand was a red carpet staple prior...
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Sarah Jessica Parker attends The Metropolitan Museum of Art's Costume Institute benefit gala celebrating the opening of the Heavenly Bodies: Fashion and the Catholic Imagination exhibition on Monday, May 7, 2018, in New York. (Photo by Evan Agostini/Invision/AP)
May 07, 2018 - 8:13 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Delicate veils, jeweled crowns and elaborate trains made up the holy trinity of haute couture at Monday's religion-themed Met Gala. Always on point Sarah Jessica Parker chose her gown and headdress from a series of drawings by Dolce & Gabbana. The intricate headpiece was a...
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President Donald Trump kisses first lady Melania Trump following an event where Melania Trump announced her initiatives in the Rose Garden of the White House in Washington, Monday, May 7, 2018. The first lady gave her multipronged effort to promote the well-being of children a minimalist new motto: "BE BEST." The first lady formally launched her long-awaited initiative after more than a year of reading to children, learning about babies born addicted to drugs and hosting a White House conversation on cyberbullying. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh)
May 07, 2018 - 6:57 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Melania Trump gave a splashy launch Monday to her public awareness campaign to help children, calling it "Be Best." In a rare twist on their White House roles, she commanded the Rose Garden lectern while President Donald Trump watched from the audience. The first lady said the "Be...
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