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Sandra bullock’s #metoo moment. no, it doesn’t involve Harvey Weinstein

Sandra Bullock says she once asked to be let go from a project she was working on after a person in power made unwanted advances towards her. The Oscar-winning actor, 53, said she tried to deal with the awkward situation through humour but did not succeed.”Very early on in my career I had a situation on a film, which was hard. It came from a person of authority. I kept deflecting it with humour and it didn't work. Finally, I said, ‘Please, just fire me.’ It was a lesson. After that, I tended to remove anything that could be misconstrued as sexual.

#MeToo campaign futile in B’wood if seniors don't speak up

Huma Qureshi believes the #MeToo campaign worked in Hollywood because a lot of senior female actors came forward with their stories of sexual harassment, something which has not happened in the Hindi film industry. campaign, which sparked off a movement in Hollywood late last year, top actors like Gwyneth Paltrow, Salma Hayek, Angelina Jolie, along with people from other walks of life shared their stories of sexual abuse.

World Cup stars more protected than ever

Almost 10,000 miles separate Yekaterinburg and their school in Montevideo but for a group of Uruguayan children, Jose Gimenez’s 89th-minute winner felt within touching distance.

As they bolted out of the classroom door and sprawled around the playground outside, some leapt, others soared with their arms outstretched, and the rest just ran.  In physical terms, teams and players at this World Cup have never been further away or more hidden from their fans. And yet, the fans still have a huge influence on football’s global showpiece.

Ewan McGregor to star in doctor sleep

Actor Ewan McGregor is all set to star in Warner Bros’ film adaptation of Stephen King novel Doctor Sleep. Published in 2013, Doctor Sleep is the sequel to King’s The Shining, which was adapted in 1977 by Stanley Kubrick for a film by the same name starring Jack Nicholson and Shelley Duvall.

Football Fever

The decision to award the 2026 World Cup to North America on Wednesday follows an explosion in football's popularity across the region which can be traced directly to the 1994 finals staged in the United States. For decades, the United States was regarded as the final frontier for the world's most popular sport, with the beautiful game unable to encroach on territory dominated by baseball, basketball and American football.


Host nation Russia are under enormous pressure to perform as they head into Thursday's World Cup curtainraiser against Saudi Arabia in a contest between the two lowest-ranked nations in the tournament. Stanislav Cherchesov's side will walk out onto the pitch at the 80,000-capacity Luzhniki stadium, the historic crucible of Russian sport, ranked a lowly 70th in the world, three spots below Group A rivals Saudi Arabia, and without a victory in eight months.

Messi says Argentina future depends on World Cup

Argentina captain Lionel Messi said his international future will be determined by his country's performance at the World Cup in Russia. “It will depend on how far we go, how we're going to finish” at the finals, Messi said in an interview with Spanish daily Sport. “We’ve just lost three finals in a row, which has led to us going through some difficult moments with the press,” added the Barcelona forward.

Inside Anthony Bourdain’s Final Days

Anthony Bourdain was in a “dark mood” in the days leading up to his suicide, his best friend and traveling companion told the famed chef's mother.

The 61-year-old host of CNN's Anthony Bourdain: Parts Unknown hanged himself in the bathroom of a room at Le Chambard hotel in Kaysersberg, a village in the Alsace region of France. There was no evidence of foul play in his death, a prosecutor said. Results of toxicology tests are pending.

The long and short of cricket

With the euphoria surrounding the Indian Premier League (IPL) over, cricket fans can now expectsome normalcy in their lives. The hardcore fans of the shortest format of the game must have been on detox to sort out their time, spent in front of the idiot box from 7 pm onwards, while the others may have gone back to their prime-time fix — the daily soap tamasha.

Pehle Meri Country

IT is football World Cup time, and thankfully, though India is not part of this sporting extravaganza, Indian football is making some noise, albeit even if it is for a few days only. But it took a heartfelt appeal from the captain to get the country to talk about the national team and its exploits.