Batman V Superman stars Ben Affleck and Amy Adams have thrown their support behind a campaign to save endangered bats. The actors appear alongside the film's director Zack Snyder in a public service announcement video for National Save the Bats week to help raise funds to fight white-nose syndrome, a disease which is killing the mammals.
Affleck, who plays the Caped Crusader in the film, says in the clip, "Essentially, these bats are on the verge of completely dying out - not only would we lose an extraordinary species, the death of our bats would be catastrophic to our ecosystem."
Adams adds, "I was definitely afraid of bats before and had an idea that they were creepy, but they have a lot of personality, actually. They're quite charming!"
Snyder and Adams were filmed helping build bat habitats and decorate them in unique Batman and Gotham designs.
Anne Hathaway has blasted an Argentinian journalist who claimed she refused to shake his hand because she was scared of catching the Ebola virus. Reporter Alexis Puig flew from Buenos Aires to Los Angeles to chat to Hathaway and her Interstellar co-stars last week (ends27Oct14) but he was taken aback when the actress avoided touching him.
He later took to Twitter.com to accuse the Les Miserables star of being scared of catching Ebola from him, writing a message that translates as, "Anne Hathaway didn't shake my hand because she was she was afraid of ebola #I'mAThirdWorldJournalist... Christopher Nolan, Matthew McConaughey and Jessica Chastain were great in the interviews (and none of them denied me their hands). Take that Anne!"
However, a representative for the actress has slammed his comments, telling Britain's Daily Mail, "That is nonsense - she wasn't shaking anyone's hands because she was coming down with a cold and didn't want to get anyone sick."
More than 10,000 victims have contracted the Ebola virus, with only 27 cases occurring outside Sierra Leone, Liberia and Guinea.
"Why would I need to? It might interfere with our relationship. So, best not to. I've known him for over 50 years." Roger Daltrey has no intention of reading his The Who bandmate Pete Townshend's 2012 memoir.
Kim Kardashian has a secret ambition - she wants to analyze murder scenes and catch the killer.
The reality TV star, who has made a fortune from her clothing and make-up lines, dreams of working as a forensic investigator and has even begged lawyers for the chance to participate in murder cases.
She tells Britain's Time Out magazine, "I would love to be a forensic investigator. I've literally asked attorneys to intern on a case, a big murder trial. I know I can help solve it... I'm obsessed with murders. I don't really understand why someone would kill people. I just feel so sad for people."
Rock veteran Pete Townshend has sensationally confessed he "hates" his band The Who and cannot stand performing live. The guitarist and his bandmate Roger Daltrey are heading out on the road for a massive, year-long farewell tour from next month (Nov14) to say goodbye to their fans after 50 years.
However, Townshend is already regretting the decision before the band has even played a note of music - because he hates the job.
Asked by a journalist from British magazine Event why he agreed to a farewell tour, Townshend replies, "I'm sort of asking myself the same question. It seemed like a good idea about six months ago but I hate performing and The Who and touring. But I'm innately good at it, I don't find it hard."
Sir Elton John has written an impassioned article urging his fans to throw themselves behind the fight against AIDS in the same way they battled for the legalisation of gay marriage. The Rocket Man penned the article, titled Don't Forget About AIDS, for The New York Times and he details the need to re-engage with efforts to find a cure for the disease that affects one in eight gay men.
The veteran star, who founded the Elton John AIDS Foundation, commends the gay community's efforts to unite in the face of opposition to same-sex marriage but he insists they must use the same fervour to end AIDS.
He writes, "As engaged as the gay community and civil rights activists have been in the fight for marriage equality, we have lost ground on the fight that so intensely galvanized the gay community to begin with: H.I.V. and AIDS... In short, as the gay community celebrates the march of marriage, we are failing to maintain the kind of basic awareness and education that is needed to save lives...
"As a society we need to learn to view the AIDS crisis with compassion. What helped to win marriage equality were the images of loving couples being given a chance to exercise their humanity and their basic rights. So, too, can telling the stories of those with H.I.V. and AIDS striving to live with dignity help us reach the end of AIDS."
A security guard who was injured during a stampede at Ultra Music Festival earlier this year (14) has filed a lawsuit against the event organisers. Erica Mack was hospitalised in March (14) after she was crushed by thugs who toppled a gate to enter the dance music festival in Miami, Florida without tickets.
Mack suffered a severe brain haemorrhage, two skull fractures and a broken leg.
She filed a lawsuit on Monday (27Oct14) against several respondents including bosses of the festival, parent company Event Entertainment Group, City of Miami management organisation, and fencing company Carlson Fence.
Mack is seeking at least $10 million (£6.3 million) as well as legal fees for gross negligence, plus breach of contract against Event Entertainment Group bosses.
The future of the festival was at risk following the incident, but officials announced it will return in March, 2015.
Rocker Roger Daltrey has abandoned plans for Robert Downey, Jr. to play wildman drummer Keith Moon in a biopic because the project has dragged on for so long that the actor is now too old for the role. Daltrey has been working on a script since 2008 for a movie telling the life story of his late The Who bandmate, but in 2011 he announced it had stalled and his hopes of a release in 2012 were over.
Last year (13), the singer insisted he was still determined to see it through and get the movie made, but now he has revealed his ideal man for the leading role, Downey, Jr., has been ruled out because he is unsuitable at the age of 49.
Daltrey tells British magazine Event, "(He's) too old now."
Moon died in 1978 at the age of 32 from a prescription drug overdose.
Former Swedish House Mafia star Steve Angello has landed a two-year residency in Las Vegas. The DJ has announced that from 22 November (14), he will be performing regularly at new nightclub LIFE, which is based inside the SLS Hotel in Sin City.
He tells Billboard.com, "The last three and a half years I've been on the lookout for a venue where actually the visual and sound is what matters. And I think that's when I fell in love with LiFE because it has that typical club sound I missed becoming a touring DJ and only playing 50,000 people places. It's a real club and it's designed by people who know what sound is about."
Other DJs who have signed up to perform at LIFE include the EC Twins, R3hab and Eric Prydz.
British actress Jennifer Ellison was terrified when her newborn son started choking and struggling for breath in her arms. The Phantom of the Opera star gave birth to Charlie through Caesarean section last month (Sep14), and she has now recalled the horrifying moment he started gasping and choking as she fed him.
Ellison tells British magazine OK!, "He took a deep breath and started choking. He started coughing, like he couldn't get something out of his throat, then mucus started coming out of his nose and he couldn't breathe. I screamed for mum who was upstairs with the boys, she came down and I was going: 'He's stopped breathing!'
"She phoned 999 and it became the most chaotic thing ever. I'm so relived he's okay now. It was the scariest thing that's ever happened to me. I thought he was dead. The whole thing went on for about ten minutes but it felt like hours."
The baby was kept in hospital overnight to monitor his breathing as surgeons feared he had swallowed some mucus. He had a chest X-ray the following day and was allowed home after being given the all-clear.