Singer-songwriter Sophie Auster loves a good suit. “It makes me feel more powerful,” she says. Her androgynous style matches the cabaret aesthetic of her music. Fellow suit-wearer Marlene Dietrich is one inspiration, though she’s also been compared to Fiona Apple. For Dior, though, Auster will make an exception. When I […]

Actress Shireen Sungkar has agreed to do a co-branding deal with the Wonderful Indonesia tourism brand. She is among the 20 Indonesian celebrities who signed the co-branding agreement with the Tourism Ministry. “This shows that Wonderful Indonesia brand is getting stronger, especially with the endorsement from celebrities such as Shireen, […]

In the wake of the Harvey Weinstein sex scandals, numerous Hollywood power players have been taken to task for their deplorable behavior toward women, minors, and others who were in positions that left them vulnerable to being taken advantage of.  Some were complicit in Weinstein’s behavior, while others […]

SINGAPORE: Gurmit Singh arrives at the Mediacorp campus for our interview in a black T-shirt, jeans and a black cap that augments his boyish charm. The receptionist who greets him is warmer than she usually is. Who wouldn’t be in the presence of one of Singapore’s most iconic funnymen? I […]

Ann Wedgeworth attends National Veterans Foundation Gala Honoring Charles Durning on March 2, 1994 in Westwood, Calif.(Photo: Ron Galella, Ltd., WireImage) Actress Ann Wedgeworth has died at age 83, according to reports from The Hollywood Reporter and The Associated Press. Wedgeworth’s daughter Dianna Martin said the actress died Thursday close to her […]