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Helen Mirren's beauty and allure were no match for 50 Cent.
The 71-year-old actress happily posed with the 41-year-old artist on the red carpet at the 57th Monte Carlo TV Festival on Tuesday in Monte-Carlo, Monaco, and clearly left an impression on him. Not long after hanging out with Mirren, 50 Cent posted a photo to Instagram of a newspaper that called out their appearance together, declaring: "70 is the new 50."
Kiss frontman Gene Simmons shocked the music world last week when he filed an application to trademark the iconic “devil horns” hand gesture. Simmons had appeared to have sought registration of the hand gesture itself, rather than an image or depiction of the gesture, describing the mark in the application as “a hand gesture with the […] »
- Brad Miska
Ok, Gene Simmons; we’ll give you a thumbs-up this time. Kiss bassist Simmons has abandoned his bid to trademark the “horns” hand gesture, a staple at rock concerts for decades, according to paperwork filed with the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office. The paperwork doesn’t explain why the musician did so, but notes, “The trademark application identified below was abandoned because Applicant’s letter of express abandonment was received on Jun 20, 2017.” Also Read: Ronnie James Dio's Widow Blasts Gene Simmons' 'Disgusting' Trademark Bid for 'Horns' Hand Gesture Simmons filed his application with the U.S. Patent »
- Tim Kenneally
Gene Simmons is never one to stay quiet, especially when it comes to his rock n’ roll. This month, the 67-year-old Kiss frontman filed an application to register a trademark with the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office on his iconic rock hand gesture that has become a familiar sight to rock fans around the world. Related: Gene […] »
- Cat Williams
While I wouldn’t even see Gene Simmons in concert for free (I can prove this, actually), I would spend good money to watch him at a buffet. There’s no way he doesn’t stuff his mouth until he pukes and then resume eating again. Right? It’s no secret that he’s a promotional machine, willing to do […] »
- Brad Miska
Ouch, Gene Simmons; you’ve been schooled — by someone who knows a thing or two about schooling. Amid news that Kiss bassist Simmons is attempting to trademark the “horns” hand gesture as his own, University of Texas at Austin president Greg Fenves decided to poke fun at the rocker — presumably with index and pinky finger extended — over the effort. “Sorry, @genesimmons, Longhorns have been doing since the ’50s — more than 20 years before Kiss got going,” Fenves wrote. Also Read: Gene Simmons' 'Horns' Trademark Bid Mocked by Nikki Sixx Sorry, @genesimmons, Longhorns have been doing ???? since »
- Tim Kenneally
As a metalhead, this story hits a bit close to home. Apparently, Kiss vocalist/bassist Gene Simmons is attempting to trademark heavy metal’s most iconic symbol: the devil horns hand gesture. Obviously, the move isn’t being kindly to by the metal… Continue Reading →
- Jonathan Barkan
Nikki Sixx is flipping out over Gene Simmons’ bid to trademark rock’s iconic ‘horns’ hand gesture. Motley Crue alum Sixx hit up Twitter to offer a cheeky take on the Kiss bassist’s effort on Thursday. “Thinking of trademarking ,” the musician wrote. Also Read: Ronnie James Dio's Widow Blasts Gene Simmons' 'Disgusting' Trademark Bid for 'Horns' Hand Gesture Sixx later responded to a tweet suggesting that he seems “angry lately” with the message, “Don’t misunderstand my sarcasm for anger my friend…I know your wife didn’t…” Thinking of trademarking “??-?????” – Nikki Sixx (@NikkiSixx) June 15, 2017 This »
- Tim Kenneally
Stand back, Gene Simmons: When it comes to claiming rights for the “horns” hand gesture, you might be the last in line. Following news that Kiss frontman Gene Simmons is attempting to trademark the “horns” hand gesture — a staple at rock concerts for decades — TheWrap spoke to Wendy Dio, widow of deceased singer Ronnie James Dio, who’s widely credited with popularizing the hand gesture. Dio’s assessment of Simmons’ trademark bid? It’s “disgusting.” Also Read: Gene Simmons Wants to Trademark Rock's Iconic 'Horns' Hand Gesture “To try to make money off of something like this is disgusting, »
- Tim Kenneally
Kiss' Gene Simmons is attempting to copyright the devil's horns rock salute. Yes, really. The guy who has made a Kiss coffin for you to be buried in is now claiming to have invented the hard rockin' hand-gesture that is also really close to American Sign Language's I love you and frighteningly similar to the way Spider-Man shoots his webs. Simmons has done a lot of things in his long, long career, some of things are good and some are bad. We'll let you decide where to put this one.
The Hollywood Reporter has brought Simmons' latest attempt to remain relevant in any way he can to our attention. Simmons apparently filed an application with the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office late last week and is awaiting a response. Simmons is claiming that "his hand gesture" was first used at a Kiss concert on November 14th, 1974 which would »
Gene Simmons is making a move that might have some rock fans shooting him a hand gesture — in the form of a one-finger salute. Kiss bassist Simmons has filed an application to trademark the iconic “horns” hand gesture, a staple at rock concerts for decades. The application, filed June 9, is described as “a hand gesture with the index and small fingers extended upward and the thumb extended perpendicular.” (See image from the application below.) Also Read: Gene Simmons Loses Battle With Gravity in Concert (Video) The gesture was first used by Simmons “At least as early as 11/14/1974,” according to the. »
- Tim Kenneally
Et's Leanne Aguilera caught up with the Suits star at the 2017 Atx Television Festival in Austin, Texas, on Saturday, where he dished on Markle's new romance, and opened up about a possible Prince Harry cameo on the USA series.
"Meghan and I have been such good friends for years now and to see her so happy is great. She's super excited," Adams said, explaining that he and his co-stars rarely open up about their personal lives at work. "I'm super happy for her and she's been such a pro in this season and it's going so well."
"I'm very, very happy for her," he sweetly added.
As for whether Adams has met Markle's new love on set, he said he's »
Zac Efron knows his way around a pole!
The 29-year-old actor was challenged to recreate a photo shoot snap of himself balancing horizontally on a parking meter.
"Not that I'm calling you a liar, but there is a pole right over there," Norton told Efron, who made his way over to the stage while Flo Rida's "Apple Bottom Jeans" played.
Needless to say, Efron delivered.
"Nicely done, man!" Cruise raved. "You »
Speak up against injustice or be thankful that you're still alive? It's a question that, as a first-generation American, Hasan Minhaj has been dealing with since childhood. Whether it was race-fueled vandalism at his childhood home or a rejected prom date, the 31-year-old comedian has always struggled with paying what he calls the "American Dream tax" — exchanging personal anger at everyday racism for the right to live safely in America. "It's something that I still deal with, and we all deal with in some capacity," he says. "But I've tried »
Legendary rock band Kiss and sports entertainment organisation World Wrestling Entertainment (WWE) have both canceled planned events at Manchester Arena following the suicide bombing which took place outside the venue Monday night.
A statement for Kiss said the band would be unable to play a planned concert of its “Kissworld” tour on May 30 due to the temporary closure of Manchester Arena, following the tragedy. The band said they were “heartbroken by the atrocity committed against the innocent victims.”
The statement suggested the band was disappointed not to be able to play the show for its local fans but said that “in light of recent events a canceled rock show seems of such little consequence.” The landing page of the official Kiss website currently reads: “Manchester: We stand with you in this time of unspeakable tragedy” in front of the Union Jack flag of the U.K.
WWE has also canceled its live Nxt event, which »
- Robert Mitchell
Watching Baywatch, the R-rated reboot of the long-running '90s primetime soap, I finally understood how doctors and lawyers must feel when they watch TV, how difficult it is to focus on plot when your chosen profession is being depicted wildly irresponsibly. Having guarded lives throughout my teenage years, I must ask: are any of these people even CPR certified?! (Dead bodies do occasionally just wash ashore, though. That is true.)
Anyway, Baywatch revolves around "Lieutenant" Mitch Buchannon (Dwayne Johnson, taking on David Hasselhoff's small screen namesake), a lifeguard so proficient at his job that he knows when an accident is going to happen before it even happens, and his newest trainee: Matt Brody (Zac Efron playing, essentially, Ryan Lochte, had he attempted to rehabilitate his post-Olympics image by lifeguarding instead of Dancing With the Stars).
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On Tuesday's episode of The Wendy Williams Show, the Baywatch star opened up about what she really thinks of the 35-year-old Suits star dating the handsome royal. When asked if she sees wedding bells in Harry and Markle's future, Chopra exclaimed, "I hope so!"
"She seems happy," Chopra added. "I think they look great together."
The two certainly looked "happy" when they were spotted en route to Pippa Middleton's wedding reception at the Middleton family estate in Bucklebury, England, on Saturday. While Markle did not attend Pippa and James Matthews' wedding ceremony, a source told Et that the she and Harry, 32, left Kensington Palace together that morning, and following the nuptials, he went "to get Meghan to bring her to the reception later."
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Scorpion closed Season 3 on Monday night with 7.7 million total viewers and a 1.2 demo rating, ticking up on both counts to mark 14- and 11-week highs.
Elsewhere on CBS, Man With a Plan (5.7 mil/1.0) was flat with its finale, leading out of a Big Bang rerun.
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The following contains spoilers from Once Upon a Time‘s Season 6 finale.
Jennifer Morrison is excited to see Once Upon a Time‘s Henry suddenly all grown up, even though she won’t have much opportunity to hang with him, no longer being a series regular as the ABC drama enters Season 7.
RelatedOnce Upon a Time‘s Jennifer Morrison Opens Up About Her Exit: ‘Emma Had Reached a Really Beautiful Place’
“This is part of the creative process. Things change and evolve,” the original cast member says of the show’s new “chapter,” which was teased at the close of »
Constructed by Radcliffe’s android assistant Aida as a hellacious bit of heaven (at least as far as Coulson & Co. were concerned), the third “pod” of Season 4 creatively re-energized the ABC drama and stabilized its ratings — perhaps enough, one could argue, to score it a Season 5 renewal last week.
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