Tom Hanks says he couldn’t play Philadelphia role today ‘and rightly so’

Tom Hanks says he could not play the role of a gay man today as he did in Philadelphia in 1993 – and “rightly so”. The Hollywood star played lawyer Andrew Beckett in the film, a man who was fired…

*Pastor allegedly rapes 13-year-old girl seeking prayers (DailyTrust)*INTERPOL arrests 3 in Lagos, Edo for cyber fraud (Punch)

Pastor allegedly rapes 13-year-old girl seeking prayers (DailyTrust) A 32-year-old prophet, Godson Nse Thompson, is being held in Uyo Correctional Centre, Akwa Ibom State for allegedly defiling a 13-year-old girl sent to him for intercessory prayers. The accused, a father…

Tom Hanks writes to boy called Corona who said he was bullied

US actor Tom Hanks has written a letter and sent a Corona-brand typewriter gift to an Australian boy who said he was bullied because of his name – Corona. Corona De Vries, 8, first wrote to the Toy Story actor…

Tom Hanks and wife Rita Wilson ‘doing fine and not worried’

Tom Hanks and Rita Wilson are ‘doing fine’ after being diagnosed with coronavirus. The Forrest Gump actor and his wife revealed they had tested positive for the condition while in Australia, and had decided to self-isolate.  And, giving fans a…

Tom Hanks and wife Rita Wilson test positive for coronavirus

Movie icon Tom Hanks and his wife Rita Wilson have both tested positive for coronavirus. The two-time Oscar winner said he and his wife of 31 years, who are both 63, found out the news while on Australia’s Gold Coast,…

*Scores wounded, shops looted as armed thugs, tanker drivers clash in Lagos (Guardian) *Lagos yellow taxi drivers association gets mobile App (DailyTrust)

Scores wounded, shops looted as armed thugs, tanker drivers clash in Lagos (Guardian) About 50 people, including truck drivers were fatally injured yesterday, while many shops and trucks were looted and torched after heavily armed thugs invaded Vinager and Abule-Ado…

Toronto 2019: Tom Hanks says cynicism ‘has become our default’ (BBC)

Tom Hanks has said the increasing level of cynicism in society is partly what led him to take a role as a loveable children’s entertainer. The actor plays Fred Rogers in his new movie – a legendary US kids TV…

Tom Hanks puts Tom Holland through his acting paces with hilarious coffee lesson (Metro)

Tom Hanks tested Tom Holland’s acting skills through a vigorous ‘coffee’ exchange on The Graham Norton Show, and it looks like he may have passed. The 62-year-old actor, who reprises his role of Woody for Toy Story 4, was discussing…

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