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Can’t buy me love: Rise of billionaire celebrities and why they can’t win over the public

Can’t buy me love: Rise of billionaire celebrities and why they can’t win over the public

Think Elon Musk, Bill Gates and Jeff Bezos, or Gina Rinehart and James Packer closer to home. All are household names and all regular recipients of headlines they would rather not have.

  • by Andrew Hornery

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Australia’s queen of fashion coming back to Sydney ... and so is Shaq

Australia’s queen of fashion coming back to Sydney ... and so is Shaq

Laura Brown is back in town after her shock exit from the helm of America’s InStyle magazine, while Shaquille O’Neal is taking up residence at The Star.

  • by Lucy Manly
Actor Anne Heche in a critical condition following fiery car crash

Actor Anne Heche in a critical condition following fiery car crash

The actor was hospitalised on Friday after the car she was driving allegedly hit a house and erupted in flames, according to reports.

  • by Sally Rawsthorne
True-blue content call over plan to flip the film script

True-blue content call over plan to flip the film script

Filmmakers fear they will be swamped with Hollywood content and not Australian stories under a new plan.

  • by Andrew Hornery
From the Archives, 1962: Marilyn Monroe found dead aged 36

From the Archives, 1962: Marilyn Monroe found dead aged 36

Sixty years ago today, at the age of 36, Marilyn Monroe was found dead in her house in Los Angeles by her housekeeper. The actress was famous around the world as a movie star and sex symbol, and her sudden death made world-wide news.

  • by Staff Writers and Colin Bennett
Why is everyone mad at celebrities flying private jets?

Why is everyone mad at celebrities flying private jets?

Recent data showed Taylor Swift’s plane racked up 170 flights in the first 200 days of this year alone, releasing more than 1000 times the average person’s annual emissions.

  • by Anthony Segaert
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Ione Skye on her wild years with Anthony Kiedis and her marriage to Ben Lee

Ione Skye on her wild years with Anthony Kiedis and her marriage to Ben Lee

The Say Anything and Gas Food Lodging actor talks about becoming friends with her teenage crush and marrying young.

  • by Jane Rocca
For 37 years, Neighbours was almost impossible to ignore. But I did, with no regrets

For 37 years, Neighbours was almost impossible to ignore. But I did, with no regrets

Now that the lights have gone out on Ramsay Street, I have a confession to make: despite having written about the show and its stars many times, I never actually watched an episode of Neighbours.

  • by Andrew Hornery
Society life a double-edged sword but Kambala pair thrust to the top

Society life a double-edged sword but Kambala pair thrust to the top

The teen daughters of Real Housewife Nicol Gazal O’Neil are off to the Commonwealth Fencing Championships, and working towards a run at the 2032 Olympics.

  • by Lucy Manly
Real-life drama behind the scenes of Aquamamma

Real-life drama behind the scenes of Aquamamma

It was only three years ago that self-styled wellness gurus Emma Gibson and her partner Robert Bates were welcomed into the fold of Australia’s super-rich with open arms.

  • by Andrew Hornery
‘I’m deeply remorseful’: Will Smith apologises to Chris Rock over Oscars slap

‘I’m deeply remorseful’: Will Smith apologises to Chris Rock over Oscars slap

Actor Will Smith says he has reached out to the comedian to talk about the incident but was rebuffed.

  • by Lisa Richwine