Friday 19 January 2018

In brief: Kim's coy about a new SATC film

'Sex And The City' star Kim Cattrall kept fans guessing about whether there would be a third movie of the hit series.

The British-born Hollywood star was appearing on the GMTV sofa yesterday morning to promote her forthcoming theatre debut in 'Antony And Cleopatra'. Cattrall (53) who plays Samantha Jones in the TV and movie series, said: "Who knows?" when asked by Emma Crosby if 'Sex And The City' will return to the big screen.

Singer's assault charge dropped

AN assault charge against boy-band singer Lee Ryan (27) was withdrawn at the request of his partner when he appeared at the at City of Westminster Magistrates' Court, London.

The Blue star had been accused of assaulting Samantha Miller (26) -- the mother of his young son, Rayn -- as the couple drove through London's West End last Wednesday night. But the charge was withdrawn at Ms Miller's request.

Kanye faces court over $1m lawsuit

A mediation session meant to resolve a lawsuit filed by rap mogul Marion "Suge" Knight against hip-hop star Kanye West was not successful.

Knight is seeking more than $1m (€783,698) in damages from West after Knight was shot in the leg at a 2005 Miami Beach party hosted by West. Knight's lawyer, Marc Brumer, said the case will likely go to trial.

US male 'abused by an Irish priest'

THE Roman Catholic Diocese of Santa Rosa is facing a second lawsuit from a man claiming he was sexually abused as a child by an Irish priest.

The lawsuit filed in Sonoma County Superior Court, California, said Father Patrick McCabe abused the plaintiff almost weekly during most of 1983. It claimed that diocese officials knew Fr McCabe had been accused of molesting children in his native Ireland before he was assigned to St Bernard's Church in Eureka.

Baby left in car as parents gambled

A Northern California couple who left their newborn daughter in a casino parking garage while they went gambling are heading to jail.

A Placer County Superior Court judge sentenced Thuan Huy Nguyen and Panfila Phu Phan to 60 days. He also ordered them to attend a mandatory parenting class as part of a four-year probation sentence that could result in their regaining custody of the baby.

Irish Independent

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