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Helena Bonham Carter has revealed that she risked the wrath of Harry Potter bosses by signing on to star in ‘The King’s Speech’. The actress plays the late Queen Mother, Elizabeth, the wife of King George VI, opposite Colin Firth as the stuttering monarch in the acclaimed new film, which has already been tipped for [...] Continue reading Bonham Carter risked wrath of Potter bosses by starring in ‘King’s Speech’

Bill Nye, host of the Emmy-winning 1990s television show “Bill Nye the Science Guy,” collapsed during a California speech, then got up and … Continue reading Bill Nye the Science Guy collapses during Calif speech, then resumes presentation

It was a thud heard around the world. President Obama was halfway through a speech at the Fortune Most Powerful Women Summit in Washington on Tuesday after when the Presidential seal made a break for it, falling off the lectern and hitting the ground with a thump. The Commander-in-Chief handled the potentially embarrassing incident with [...] Continue reading Presidential Seal Falls During Obama Speech

When she’s not wearing rotting meat to awards shows, pop star Lady Gaga is beating the drum for equality. The “Poker Face” sensation spent Monday afternoon at a rally in Portland, Maine, where she delivered a poignant speech outlining her opposition to the government’s 1993 “Don’t Ask, Don’t Policy,” prohibits service members from revealing whether or [...] Continue reading Lady Gaga “Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell” Speech Maine Equality Rally [VIDEO]

The King’s Speech” was crowned the fan favorite at the Toronto International Film Festival on Sunday, a possible precursor to an Academy Award … Continue reading 'The King's Speech' named fan favorite at festival