Five goes into One
Harry Styles, Zayn Malik and Louis Tomlinson of One Direction flew into Sydney this afternoon to join Liam Payne, who arrived yesterday, and Niall Horan, who has been living it up in Australia for the past few weeks. The top-charting boy band kicks off its 2015 On the Road Again Tour in Sydney on Saturday night.
Guy Sebastian wins celebrity cricket match
Guy Sebastian won a game of celebrity cricket at North Sydney Oval yesterday, joined by Brett Lee, Beau Ryan and Shannon Noll. The celebrity match was held to raise money for the singer’s charity, The Sebastian Foundation, which aims to help struggling families. “I’m so blessed, our family is so blessed. We get so much from people, it’s only natural that obviously we would try and give back some of it,” Sebastian told Sydney Confidential. Sebastian starts his first national arena tour next week, playing six shows as part of his Madness Tour.
Call to ban sci-fi actor from pop culture convention
An online petition calling on the Supanova convention to revoke Adam Baldwin’s invitation to its Sydney event in June is approaching its goal of 6000 signatures. The Firefly actor has been a prominent figure in the GamerGate movement which gained online infamy for its practice of revealing personal details of women in the video game industry. A rival petition wants Supanova to stand by its invitation.
Johnny Depp and Amber Heard marry
Johnny Depp reportedly married fiance Amber Heard this week at the couple’s Los Angeles home. Depp, 51, and Heard, 28, are expected to continue the festivities this weekend in a second ceremony on Depp’s private island in the Bahamas. The couple met in 2009 on the set of Rum Diary and were engaged January 2014.
Bobbi Kristina Brown – confusion reigns
Depending who you listen to and who you read, Bobby Brown and the late Whitney Houston’s daughter Bobby Kristina is brain dead, not brain dead, on life support, taken off life support, devoid of hope or not yet doomed. The infamous “family sources” are equally confused and confusing, contradicting each other in various celebrity media outlets. The only thing certain at the moment is that the 21-year-old Bobbi Kristina remains in grave condition after being found face down and unresponsive in a bath tub last weekend. – Compiled from web sources by Rachel Mall
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