'Star' Premiere Review: A New Hit Show Is Born

'Star' Premiere Review: A New Hit Show Is Born

Empire creator Lee Daniels struck ratings gold with his FOX musical drama based on Shakespeare's King Lear . The pilot episode zips through plot points: Star gets out of the foster home and reunites with her sister; Alex is keeping her famous father (played by Lenny Kravitz) a secret; all three girls make it to Atlanta and work at a salon for Star's godmother Carlotta (Queen Latifah); they find a cokehead manager, Jahil Rivera (Benjamin Bratt ) at a strip club.

We Struggled with Everton's Physicality, Says Wenger

Rather concerning for Arsenal , the result highlighted a major problem within the Gunners ranks that needs to be addressed quickly if Arsene Wenger's side are to have any chance of success this season. "From that moment on we lost some goals we are not used to losing". A good run and shot was well blocked by Gabriel, Romelu Lukaku blasted over from Barkley's through ball and then Lennon, again, shot over from close range after a free-kick was deflected to him at high speed.

'How I Met Your Mother' Spinoff Nabs 'This Is Us' Writers

'How I Met Your Mother' Spinoff Nabs 'This Is Us' Writers

Should the proposed show move forward, HIMYM creators Carter Bays and Craig Thomas will serve as executive producers. The 2014 pilot, which failed to get picked up, starred Greta Gerwig in the leading Josh Radnor/"Ted" role, with narration from Meg Ryan in place of Bob Saget .

Jean-Bernard Fernandez-Versini was 'overwhelmed' after Cheryl split

Speaking out for the first time since their split, the Frenchman explained: "Funnily enough that [the news] was how I heard". He continued: "You can not approach it differently when you fall in love". Finally, for the first time, he broke his silence after his very public break up with the pop star Cheryl previously this year. "You just get through it and you keep going".

Jimmy Kimmel reveals how much he's getting paid to host the Oscars

Although most of us would probably kill to make that much for a single evening of work, that's apparently on the lower side compared to Kimmel's usual pay. " I absolutely was surprised ", he jested. Kimmel previously hosted the Emmy Awards in 2012 and 2016. Oof. That excuse might not fly with the Academy bigwigs, but based on the way Kimmel joked about the selection process, being reprimanded or even replaced over this hilarious faux pas is probably (definitely) out of the question.

Skirt-wearing Israeli parliament aides protest dress code

The women parliamentary aides said they did not object to a dress code in principle, but said it was only being applied to them and only focused on the length of their skirts. According to the Washington Post , the Knesset's dress code prohibits "tank tops, cropped tops, shorts, ripped trousers, shirts with political slogans, as well as short skirts and dresses", though guards don't typically enforce these rules strictly or unilaterally.