Justin Timberlake’s enthusiastic portrayal of an East Village folkie in the 2013 Coen brothers movie Inside Llewyn Davis was confirmation that there was more to the pop star than McDonalds-boosting funk-pop and Janet Jackson-attendant Superbowl controversies.
Lou Pearlman, a former music mogul who launched the careers of boy bands the Backstreet Boys and NSYNC, has died at age 62 while serving a 25-year prison sentence for swindling investors and banks out of more than $300m (€265m), the Federal Bureau of Prisons said on its website.
A billboard displayed this week in Istanbul’s main airport warned travellers against visiting Sweden, describing it as having the highest rate of rape in the world, the latest salvo between EU-candidate Turkey and its European allies.
FKA Twigs reckons she’s really a traditional girl at heart. The 27-year-old singer claimed that she’s looking to settle down with a husband and kids and has no ambitions to be part of the world of fellow star TAYLOR SWIFT and her “squad”.