Holly to Bolly: Amitabh Bachchan skips fan meet due to ill health, Kylie Jenner to star in new reality TV show, and more

Amitabh Bachchan skips fan meet due to ill health

Big B gave his regular greeting session with fans every Sunday a miss this week as a result of ill health. The actor waves out to a crowd of fans who gather outside his residence every Sunday to get a glimpse of the actor. “Apologies ... you all came to Jalsa, and I could not meet you ... Unwell. Will make up soon. Love you all,” Amitabh posted on Twitter. The 74-year-old actor updated his blog too, saying “the prayers seem to have miraculously worked from all the Ef (extended family). I recover well and feel much better,” added the actor, who had last week even missed a book launch owing to high fever. He was also down due to stomach infection, stiff neck and shoulder pain. - IANS

Kylie Jenner to star in new reality TV show

With a booming cosmetics company and millions of avid Snapchat followers tracking her every move, Kylie Jenner has one of the biggest fanbases of her famous family. The youngest socialite of the Kardashian-Jenner clan is cashing in on the popularity with her own reality show.

A source close to the famous family told people.com the Kardashian-Jenners are supportive of Life of Kylie, the upcoming eight-episode, half-hour docuseries, set to premiere this summer on E! The network announced Kylie's Keeping Up with the Kardashians spinoff on Monday, revealing that the show will follow Kylie as she "navigates her unique life as an entrepreneur, fashion designer, author, television star, style icon and CEO/Founder of Kylie Cosmetics." It will also chronicle her personal life, following the beauty mogul as she hangs out with friends and family. - The National Staff​

Shilpa Shetty hints at hit movie Dhadkan remake

Actress Shilpa Shetty, who has worked in superhit films like Baazigar, Dus and Pardesi Babu, thinks her film Dhadkan is being remade.

The actress said she would like to see a remake of her movie or for any of her songs to be recreated. There was speculation about casting Fawad Khan in the film and that Suraj Pancholi would be reprising Suneil Shetty's role. But nothing is confirmed as the official announcement of the cast and the film has not being made yet, according to IANS. The actress was last seen in the movie Dhishkyaoon in one song Tu mere type ka nahi hai. - IANS

21st Century Fox investigates O’Reilly harassment claims

As advertisers flee Bill O'Reilly's nightly talk show amid mounting allegations of sexual harassment, Fox News parent 21st Century Fox is investigating one of those claims against its popular television host. The investigation is in response to a complaint lodged last week by Wendy Walsh, formerly a regular guest on Fox News' The O'Reilly Factor show. "21st Century Fox investigates all complaints and we have asked the law firm Paul, Weiss to continue assisting the company in these serious matters," the company said in a statement. As part of the probe, Walsh and her lawyer, Lisa Bloom, had a two-hour phone interview with four Fox News lawyers Monday afternoon, Bloom said. The allegation comes at the heels of a report by The New York Times that five women had been paid $13 million to settle allegations of sexual harassment or other inappropriate conduct by the top-rated host. - Associated Press

Streaming keeps Drake’s ‘More Life’ atop Billboard 200 chart

Canadian R&B artist Drake kept his reign at the top of the weekly US Billboard 200 album chart on Monday, boosted by strong online streaming of his More Life record. More Life sold 16,000 albums and 86,000 songs and was streamed 167 million times in its third week of release, totalling 136,000 album units sold, according to figures from Nielsen SoundScan. The Billboard 200 album chart tallies units from album sales, song sales and streaming activity. This is not the first time Drake has dominated the charts on the strength of streaming. Last year, his Views album spent 13 non-consecutive weeks atop the Billboard 200 chart, regularly clocking more than 100 million streams a week. - Reuters