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This is why George Clooney 'felt sick' shooting Suburbicon

George Clooney has said he “felt sick” while directing some scenes in his new movie Suburbicon. The film’s plot sees a black family move into a predominantly white suburban community in the 1950s. “The trickiest part [of shooting] was, we were in a very racially diverse neighbourhood in Fullerton, California,” Clooney said. “And we had about 350 extras who were going to hurl a lot of racial slurs and say a lot of pretty terrible things.” Clooney added: “Everybody who was making the film, we all just felt sick while…

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Prince George starts first day of school

Prince George has started his first day at school – but his mother, the Duchess of Cambridge, missed the occasion as she was not well enough to take him. The Duke of Cambridge dropped him off as Kensington Palace said Catherine, who is suffering from severe morning sickness, was still unwell. The four-year-old is attending Thomas’s Battersea, an £18,000-a-year preparatory school in London. His uniform includes navy shorts and jacket, long red socks and black shoes. The milestone for the prince comes after the duke and duchess this week announced…

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Prince William takes George on first school run

Prince George has walked nervously into school on his first day with his father by his side but without his mother, the Duchess of Cambridge. Kate had hoped to join the Duke of Cambridge on the school run but is suffering from severe morning sickness and was too ill to attend, Kensington Palace said on Thursday morning. Prince George shakes the hand of Helen Haslem, head of the lower school. Photo: AP The four-year-old prince was helped out of the car by William after being driven through the gates of Thomas’s…

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Nile Rodgers' 'tears' over George Michael song

Producer Nile Rodgers has admitted to feeling “uncertainty” about working on George Michael’s new single. Fantasy, a remix of a 1980s outtake, premiered on Radio 2 on Thursday. Rodgers’ confession came in response to a fan who expressed “mixed feelings” over the song’s release, eight months after Michael’s death. “You SHOULD have mixed feelings,” he said on Twitter. “No one’s heart was dragged through emotional ambiguity more than mine.” Rodgers said he approached the remix with “tears, uncertainty, happiness & #LOVE”. Fantasy sounds vastly different to the version that was…

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George Michael: New song by late star to get first play

A previously unheard George Michael track is to receive its first play, eight months after the singer’s death. The track, to be aired on BBC Radio 2 on Thursday morning, is thought to be a remix of previously-released track Fantasy from the 1987 album Faith. Producer Nile Rodgers, who had been working with Michael shortly before he died, said he hopes the song will make fans proud. It will premiere on The Chris Evans Breakfast Show at 8.10am, Radio 2 said. ‘Tear-filled journey’ The late star’s publicist confirmed the news,…

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MasterChef judge George Calombaris pleads guilty to assault after A-League grand final

MasterChef judge George Calombaris has pleaded guilty to assaulting a teenager after the A-League grand final in Sydney in May. The Network Ten personality was charged in May with assaulting the 19-year-old man at the grand final between Melbourne Victory and the winners, Sydney FC, at Allianz Stadium. Play VideoDon’t Play Up Next Emma Stone: The world’s highest-paid actress Play VideoDon’t Play Video duration 01:02 More Entertainment News Videos Previous slideNext slide George Calombaris charged following altercation MasterChef judge and celebrity chef George Calombaris has been charged following an incident…

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Jo Cox George Medal 'hero' Bernard Kenny dies

The man who was awarded the George Medal for trying to stop the murder of MP Jo Cox has died, his family says. Bernard Kenny was stabbed as he intervened when Thomas Mair attacked Mrs Cox in Birstall, West Yorkshire in 2016. Mr Kenny’s son said the 79-year-old, who was honoured in June, had died on Monday morning. Mair stabbed Mrs Cox, the MP for Batley and Spen, 15 times and shot her three times. Mr Kenny was seriously injured in the attack, but the cause of his death is…

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