Nadine wins big in this year’s MYX Music Awards A night of celebrating local breakthrough acts, highlighted with the most memorable songs of the ‘90s from OPM legacy band Rivermaya, made the MYX Music Awards 2019 the best ever yet, capped with Kapamilya star Nadine Lustre emerging as the most triumphant with four wins in the much-awaited event. Nadine took home Artist of the Year, Female Artist of the Year, Media Soundtrack of the Year for Prom with James Reid, and Music Video of the Year for her single St4y Up, directed by Petersen Vargas. This year’s MYX Magna awardee, Rivermaya, was given a heartwarming performance tribute, reliving the legacy of its past and present members and remembering the band’s contributions to the music scene for the last 25 years. Moira dela Torre and husband Jason Hernandez perform Tagpuan Guest performers Jolina Magdangal, Jona, Julie Anne San Jose, Juris, Maysh Baay and Moira dela Torre sang … [Read more...] about Nadine wins big in this year’s MYX Music Awards
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caption Kylie Jenner and Miley Cyrus both make more than their famous parents. source Vivien Killilea & John Shearer/ Getty In Hollywood, there are celebrities who make even more money than their famous parents. Miley Cyrus has an estimated net worth of $160 million, while her father, Billy Ray Cyrus, has an estimated net worth of $20 million. Kylie Jenner is a billionaire, while her mother, Kris Jenner, has an estimated net worth of $90 million. Visit Business Insider’s homepage for more stories. There are countless examples in Hollywood of celebrity children following in their famous parents’ footsteps. Sometimes, the younger stars gain even more fame than their parents and ultimately rake in more money. INSIDER examined the estimated net worths of famous parents and their children in the movie, TV, and music industries. Although net worths are always an estimate and never an exact amount, we were able to learn who is likely … [Read more...] about 7 celebrities who are richer than their famous parents
Cannes jury president Alejandro Gonzalez Inarritu lauded the "communal experience" of watching movies in cinemas as the French film festival, locked in a row with streaming services such as Netflix, got under way on Tuesday. The Mexican maker of Birdman heads up a panel that includes US actress Elle Fanning and The Favourite director Yorgos Lanthimos, and will pick the winner of the top Palme D'Or prize on May 25. At a time when streaming companies are becoming prolific production houses, turning out serious award contenders although no Netflix films were selected to compete at Cannes, Inarritu defended movie theatres. "I'm a true believer that to watch is not to see a film ... Cinema was born to be experienced, in a communal experience," Inarritu told a news conference, hours ahead of the first night of the festival on the French Riviera, set to open with the zombie-fest The Dead Don't Die. Inarritu said he did not have anything against "watching something on a phone", … [Read more...] about Cannes jury head Inarritu hails cinema experience in Netflix age
Malaysian Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad and the Johor crown prince Tunku Ismail Sultan Ibrahim have recently engaged in a war of words over the powers of the constitutional monarchy to interfere in political matters such as Kuala Lumpur's now-retracted decision to accede to the International Criminal Court (ICC) and on appointments to the state government. Johor ruler, Sultan Ibrahim Sultan Iskandar, has also exchanged words with the Malaysian prime minister. The testy relations between Tun Dr Mahathir and Johor's royal family date back to the early 1990s, during the 93-year-old leader's first period in office when the government removed immunities enjoyed by the Malay rulers following episodes of assault by Johorean royalty. Here is a timeline of the recent spat. April 5: Dr Mahathir said Malaysia will withdraw from ratifying the Rome Statute of the International Criminal Court. The announcement came hours after Selangor Umno said it will be sending a memorandum to the state's … [Read more...] about Mahathir v Johor royals: Timeline of recent spat
SINGAPORE: Every time freelance writer Clare Lee, 27, uses a changing room when trying on clothes in fashion outlets big and small, she will take a few minutes to inspect every nook and cranny in her cubicle for hidden cameras before feeling safe enough to undress herself.For 27-year-old Fiona, who did not want to give her full name, she will always double-check that the curtains in her bedroom or hotel are fully drawn such that there is not even a teeny-weeny gap for anyone to peek through, and steer clear of unattended baskets in supermarkets.Freelance content creator Hilary See, 27, would refrain from standing near the edge of the escalator where people can look up her skirt, and try to use either a bag or a file to cover the back of her skirt while climbing the stairs.With spycams and phone cameras taking voyeurism to unsavoury new heights, these women are among a growing number of people who have taken extra precautions to protect themselves and their private spaces.As Fiona, … [Read more...] about The Big Read: Singapore’s voyeurism problem – what’s wrong with men, or the world?