‘Turns out I didn’t escape COVID after all’: Chrissie Swan tests positive for coronavirus

Chrissie Swan has tested positive for coronavirus. The 48-year-old television and radio presenter shared the news in an Instagram post on Wednesday afternoon, but said she feels “basically fine”. “Turns out I didn’t escape COVID-19 after all,” she told fans. After feeling a bit tired and flat I took a test and it’s come back

Kim Kardashian donates $4000 to widowed mum-of-four facing eviction after losing job and husband to COVID-19

Kim Kardashian has come to the aid of a widow who was hours away from eviction. The 40-year-old donated US$3000 (approx. $4000) to Angelia Cantrell after reading about her situation on a crowdfunding page. Cantell, a mother of four children — triplet boys and a daughter — had just lost her job, her husband died

Singer Kelly Price says she almost died from COVID-19

Singer Kelly Price has broken her silence after her family said she was missing following her announcement she had contracted COVID-19. In a video interview with TMZ, the Grammy-nominated R&B and Gospel singer said she almost didn’t survive her bout with the virus. READ MORE: Model Doutzen Kroes doubles down on anti-vax stance “At some

‘The View’ pulls two hosts mid-show for positive COVID tests before Kamala Harris interview

A planned interview with Vice President Kamala Harris on The View was derailed Friday when two of the show’s co-hosts were asked to exit mid-broadcast because they tested positive for COVID-19. At the start of the show’s second segment, a producer asked Ana Navarro and Sunny Hostin to exit the stage. “More information later —

Reality star Jed Duggar and Katey Spark offend fans with COVID joke in pregnancy announcement

Jedidiah “Jed” Duggar and wife Katey (Nakatsu) Duggar’s baby announcement didn’t necessarily go to plan. The former US reality star, 22, and his wife shared an Instagram post where they revealed the happy news they were expecting their first child. The couple embraced in the photo, with Katey holding up a board that read, “And

Mission: Impossible sues insurance company over seven COVID shutdowns

Production on the new Mission: Impossible movie was shut down seven times due to the coronavirus pandemic, according to a lawsuit filed on Monday that accuses the film’s insurance company of failing to pay out for all but one of the costly stoppages. Filming on the action series starring Tom Cruise was delayed four times

Macaulay Culkin returns to the screen with ‘horror’ show debut

Macaulay Culkin made his American Horror Story debut on Wednesday night. The actor appeared in American Horror Story: Double Feature which also stars Evan Peters and Lily Rabe, as well as long-time star Sarah Paulson. It’s the 10th season of Ryan Murphy’s anthology — as its title suggests, it will air in two parts. The

Sean Penn’s strong stance on COVID vaccine: ‘Stay home until you are convinced of these very clearly safe vaccines’

Sean Penn remains committed to his previous comments that the COVID-19 vaccine should be mandatory for all. “I am so grateful that audiences — and yes, we’ll come around to that I would request only vaccinated audiences — have an opportunity to see this theatrically,” the actor told CNN about his film Flag Day. “It’s

Melissa Joan Hart reports severe COVID battle despite being fully vaccinated: ‘It’s weighing on my chest’

Actress Melissa Joan Hart has revealed she’s quite sick with coronavirus, despite being fully vaccinated and wants to encourage others to “stay safe.” The Sabrina the Teenage Witch star took to Instagram (from bed) to tell followers “it’s bad” and that she thinks she may have caught it from one of her kids. “I am

Jeremy Clarkson criticised for COVID-19 remarks, saying ‘if you die, you die’

Jeremy Clarkson is in hot water over some recent comments he’s made about COVID-19. The Top Gear presenter, 61, expressed he’d like to see the UK completely open up and learn to live with the virus. “When it started, I read up on pandemics and they tend to be four years long,” he said in

Reality TV star Teddi Mellencamp says ‘lingering dizzy’ effects experienced after COVID battle caused bad fall

Reality TV star Teddi Mellencamp has shared more details regarding the accident that left her with a busted face while caring for her young daughter. In an open conversation on her podcast, Teddi Tea Pod with Teddi Mellencamp, the former Real Housewives of Beverly Hills star explained she suffered a fall in her LA home

Amanda Kloots remembers husband Nick Cordero on first anniversary of his death from COVID-19

Amanda Kloots is remembering her time with husband Nick Cordero, one year after his tragic death. The Talk co-host, 39, shared a heartfelt message to the late actor via Instagram on Monday — the first anniversary of Cordero’s death following complications from coronavirus — alongside a montage of images showing the couple and their now-two-year-old

Rebel Wilson slams Sydney’s 14-day lockdown: ‘You can’t keep locking down as a strategy’

Rebel Wilson has strong opinions about Sydney’s two-week coronavirus lockdown. The Pitch Perfect star, 41, blasted the NSW government via her Instagram Story on Sunday, claiming that “locking down” isn’t the best strategy to eliminate COVID-19. “Sydney, WTF !!!” she wrote alongside a selfie. RELATED: Australia wakes on knife’s edge amid warning of COVID surge

Read Britney Spears’ full statement against conservatorship: ‘I am traumatised’

In a 24-minute statement against the conservatorship she’s lived under for 13 years, Britney Spears sounded off before a Los Angeles probate judge Brenda Penny on Wednesday, saying that she wants to sue her family and that she was “abused” by a previous therapist, among multiple other accusations. “I’ve been in shock. I am traumatised,”

Pink rewrote her will after getting the coronavirus, thought she was going to die

Pink revealed she was so sick with the coronavirus last year that she rewrote her will. Speaking with Mark Wright on his Heart Evening Show, the 41-year-old musician said she thought it was ‘over’ for her when she contracted COVID-19 last year alongside her four-year-old son, Jameson. READ MORE: Pink fractures her ankle after battling

Why Grey’s Anatomy killed its latest major character

SPOILER ALERT: Do not read if you haven’t watched the March 11 crossover episodes of Station 19 (‘Train in Vain’) and Grey’s Anatomy (‘Helplessly Hoping). RIP, Andrew DeLuca: surgical attending at Grey Sloan Memorial Hospital, ex-boyfriend of Meredith Grey, brother of Carina DeLuca, and, as of ABC’s crossover episodes of Grey’s Anatomy and Station 19

Sacha Baron Cohen thanks the ‘All-White’ HFPA and Rudy Giuliani in Golden Globes speech

Wawaweewa! Sacha Baron Cohen won his second Best Actor Golden Globe for portraying Kazakh journalist Borat Sagdiyev. He took home the trophy for Best Actor in a musical or comedy for Borat Subsequent Moviefilm, which also won for Best Comedy or Musical. His victory, which comes 15 years after winning the same prize for 2006’s

Amanda Kloots accused of ‘skipping the line’ for COVID vaccine, months after her husband’s death

Amanda Kloots has received her first dose of the COVID-19 vaccine –– just eight months after her actor husband Nick Cordero died from the virus. But just after sharing the news that she’d received her jab, she was hit with swift backlash accusing her of jumping the queue to receive her dose before others who may

Rita Ora paid a restaurant to break COVID lockdown rules for a party and fans are mad

Rita Ora has gotten herself into some hot water. Last November, she made headlines for having a 30th birthday party in London despite strict coronavirus lockdown rules that were in place at the time. Now it’s been revealed that she actually paid a restaurant nearly $9,000 to break the rules for her party, and also

Disney star Joshua Bassett undergoes emergency surgery hours after Lie, Lie, Lie song release

Joshua Basset was hospitalised on Friday with “the worst pain of my life” on the same day his single ‘Lie Lie Lie’ was released. The 20-year old star of High School Musical: The Musical: The Series shared the new by posting a video to his Instagram of himself lying in a hospital bed, and quickly

Riz Ahmed announces he secretly got married but won’t disclose his wife’s name, says it’s not ‘relevant’

British actor Riz Ahmed secretly got married recently — but he isn’t sharing many details about his relationship. Speaking on Louis Theroux’s Grounded podcast on Monday, January 11, Ahmed accidentally let slip that he had tied the knot, adding that he chose to stay in California after shooting a film there late last year as

How Betty White is celebrating her 99th birthday in quarantine

The legendary Betty White turns 99 on January 17 and like many others this year she is planning a birthday in quarantine. White recently spoke with Entertainment Tonight about how she will spend the start of her last year as a nonagenarian. “What am I doing for my birthday?” she said. “Running a mile each

Grimes says she has ‘finally’ caught coronavirus months after partner Elon Musk

Singer Grimes has revealed on Instagram that she’s been diagnosed with the coronavirus. She lives in Los Angeles, an area currently experiencing a huge surge in cases. “Finally got COVID but weirdly enjoying the DayQuil fever dream,” Grimes wrote on her Instagram Story, alongside a screenshot of her listening to SZA’s song ‘Good Days’. Her

Selena Gomez slams social media: ‘Facebook is going to be responsible for thousands of deaths’

Selena Gomez is speaking out about Facebook and its tendency to help the spread of potentially-harmful misinformation. The 29-year-old singer posted a tweet calling out the social media giant for being irresponsibly for the way it allows information to be spread on the platform, particularly around COVID-19 and its vaccine. “Scientific disinformation has and will

Pink fractures her ankle after battling COVID and a staph infection

2020 has been a pretty terrible year for everyone –– just ask Pink. The 41-year-old singer revealed on Instagram yesterday that she’s fractured her ankle –– after already battling COVID and a staph infection earlier this year. “As if surviving covid wasn’t enough for this poop sandwich of a year!,” Pink captioned a photo of

CMAs, Charley Pride reps address speculation that country singer contracted COVID at November telecast

It didn’t take long after news broke Saturday that legendary country musician Charley Pride died of complications from COVID-19 for musicians and industry professionals to speculate whether he contracted the virus at the Country Music Association Awards (CMAs), which took place on November 11 in person though socially distant. Among those to posit such a

Pregnant Hilary Duff in quarantine after being exposed to COVID

Hilary Duff has been forced to self-isolate after being exposed to someone with a case of coronavirus. The 33-year-old Lizzie McGuire actress is currently pregnant with her third child, so is not taking any chances. She’s currently in New York City, where she’s been spotted filming scenes for the seventh season of TV show Younger,

Singer Jeremih battling COVID in intensive care

Singer Jeremih is fighting for his life after being diagnosed with coronavirus, according to various reports. The US singer, who has had songs in the Billboard Top 10, is currently in an intensive care unit, hooked up to a ventilator to help him breathe. Earlier this week he was admitted to hospital with COVID-19 symptoms,

Home Alone 2 director says Donald Trump did ‘bully his way into the movie’

Donald Trump did everything in his power to land a cameo in Home Alone 2. The film’s director Chris Colombus, 62, opened up about the 1992 Christmas movie that featured a scene in The Plaza Hotel with the president. Trump owned the hotel at the time. “Trump said okay,” Columbus said. “We paid the fee,

Macaulay Culkin goes viral for wearing Home Alone screaming mask: ‘Just saying COVID safe’

Macaulay Culkin has plenty of practice spending his days at home alone! The actor, 40, delighted fans today when he wore a face mask that showed his Home Alone character Kevin McCallister’s hands clenching his cheeks — an iconic moment from the film. “Just staying COVID-safe wearing by the flayed skin of my younger self,”