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TJ Miller hits back at Silicon Valley actress Alice Wetterlund’s bullying claims: ‘It was difficult to work with her’

T.J. Miller previously starred in Silicon Valley (Picture: Dimitrios Kambouris/Getty Images) TJ Miller has denied bullying claims from former Silicon Valley co-star Alice Wetterlund, claiming she was ‘difficult to work with’. The 37-year-old actor, who played Erlich Bachman on the HBO comedy series, was accused of being a ‘bully and petulant brat’ on set by Wetterlund last month, describing her experience on the show as ‘kind of a nightmare’ and claiming other male co-stars enabled Miller’s behaviour. Miller has since hit back at the claims in an extended interview on SiriusXM’s Jim Norton & Sam Roberts show, stating she was just trying to catch headlines. Alice Wetterlund played Carla Walton in the show (Picture: Rebecca Sapp/WireImage) ‘She may have had that experience, but it’s people trying to enter the headlines and get into the media cycle,’ Miller said. ‘It was not my experience that anyone was bullying her or being mean to her.’ After claiming he didn’t recognise the atmosp..

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Spider-Man actress Zendaya says ‘white peers can get away with more’

The actress spoke candidly (Picture: REX) Zendaya has often spoken candidly about being a black woman in Hollywood but now she has revealed that she drew on her experiences in an effort to encourage the industry to be more representative. ‘What my white peers would be able to get away with at this point in their career is not something that I will be able to do,’ the 21-year-old said. ‘And I knew that from when I was real young. That’s just the truth, and so you’ll be kind of afraid of making mistakes because I love what I do. I don’t want to jeopordise it at any point because I am not allowed the room to mess up.’ Zendaya has also written a book and released an album (Picture: Getty) The actress has been praised for her seamless transition from Disney star to burgeoning actress, and she took on a variety of roles from The Greatest Showman to Spider-Man’s love interest Mary Jane – a role, she says, that wasn’t originally written for a black girl. Not one to shy away from a challen..

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Former EastEnders actress Ellen Thomas is cast in Casualty

Ellen Thomas in EastEnders. (Picture: BBC) Casualty has cast another former EastEnders star. Actress Ellen Thomas is set to join the drama in a semi-regular role. Ellen will play Jacob’s mum, Omo Masters. EastEnders fans will know Ellen best from playing Claudette Hubbard on the soap. Claudette left Albert Square in 2016, after the breakdown of her relationship with Patrick Trueman and her jealousy of Dot Branning. Ellen Thomas in EastEnders. (Picture: BBC) After her stint on EastEnders Ellen went on to star in the play The Hotel Cerise. Ellen’s first Casualty scenes will air in September, so fans have plenty of time to speculate about what brings Jacob’s mother to the drama. Shaheen Jafargholi has also joined Casualty as cheeky ED nurse Marty. Shaheen played Shakil Kazemi on EastEnders. Shakil was killed off during a highly praised storyline which tackled the consequences of knife crime. Ellen has previously mentioned a desire to return to EastEnders, saying that the producer..

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Gal Gadot ‘tipped to play iconic actress Hedy Lamarr in TV series’

Gal Gadot is reportedly close to playing Hedy Lamarr in a limited TV series (Picture: Getty) Gal Gadot is reportedly set to play Hedy Lamarr in a TV series. The Showtime limited series will focus on Austrian-born Lamarr’s life and career. She starred in such films as Boom Town and Samson and Delilah. Variety reports that Gal is ‘near a deal to star in and executive produce’ the drama. Gadot’s husband Jaron Varsano is believed to be on board as executive producer. Gal found fame in the Fast & Furious franchise in 2009 before going on to land the part of Wonder Woman in Batman v Superman: Dawn Of Justice. She then went on to star in the standalone Wonder Woman film, the sequel to which – called Wonder Woman 1984 – is currently in production. The sequel is set to shift time periods from World War I to 1984, hence why some people are baffled at Chris Pine’s return as his character died in the first flick. Gal kicking butt in Wonder Woman (Picture: Warner Bros) Fans have been trying..

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Dynasty actress Catherine Oxenberg reveals daughter was branded by Allison Mack ‘sex cult’ NXIVM

To view this video please enable JavaScript, and consider upgrading to a web browser that supports HTML5 video Dynasty actress Catherine Oxenberg has spoken about her daughter, India’s role within the ‘sex cult’ NXIVM – revealing she has been ‘branded’ by the organisation. Smallville actress Allison Mack and ‘leader’ Keith Raniere are currently awaiting trial for their role in the organisation, which reportedly involved branding ‘slaves’ with a symbol. It has also been alleged ‘slaves’ were forced to have sex with Raniere. Now in an interview with Megyn Kelly, on Dateline, Catherine has voiced her horror at realising her daughter had the branding, which she said was a ‘latin’ symbol. When asked if her daughter had been branded, Catherine said: ‘She did and I said, “are you aware of what you’re branded with?” And she said, “some Latin symbol”. Catherine spoke of her daughter’s involvement in the group (Picture: BACKGRID) ‘So it’s very possible she w..

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Blake Lively fangirls over Emma Bunton as Baby Spice approves of actress’ throwback costume

Blake and Emma have formed some girl power (Picture: Blake Lively/Instagram, Getty) Blake Lively is one Spice Girls fangirl. The actress, 30, showed just how dedicated she was to the pop group of the 90s as she shared an adorable throwback snap of her stressed as Baby Spice on the weekend. And while she tagged OG Baby Emma Bunton, 42, we’re sure she wasn’t prepared for her to reply to her picture. Better still, she complimented the Gossip Girl’s take on her whole ensemble. Oh man, we need to get these two together. It has to happen. It all happened after Blake earlier posted the picture of herself as a youngen, all gussied up in the telltale Spice Girls platform sneakers, blue mini-dress and pigtails. She wrote: ‘Pretending to be someone else… since 1997 (Thanks @briaaamadridfor the photo of us at the Spice Girls concert. Sorry -not sorry- I tricked you into thinking I was @emmaleebunton).’ So you can imagine her shock when Emma replied: ‘So cute, you’re rocking those pigtails...

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The Meg actress Ruby Rose had to be rescued by divers in terrifying underwater tank incident

Ruby Rose is much braver than we are (Picture: Matt Baron/REX/Shutterstock) It seems Ruby Rose’s new movie, The Meg, is terrifying both on and off-screen. The Australian actress has detailed a frightening experience she had while filming a scene in a swim tank, which resulted in her having to be rescued by divers. Ruby, 32, plays Jaxx in the anticipated shark attack movie alongside Jason Statham and Bingbing Li. Although Ruby is a strong swimmer, she did encounter a scary problem due to her costume. The Meg hits cinemas on 10 August (Picture: Warner Bros) Recalling the terrifying moment to SciFiNow magazine, Ruby explained: ‘It was a scene in which I’m in the water and have to swim back to a boat. ‘My clothing, including a layer of thermals to help with the cold, made it really difficult to swim … everyone loved how it looked and thought I was doing a great job, they didn’t realise my shoes had filled up with water and were making me sink to the bottom of the tank we were shooting..

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Chinese actress Fan Bingbing disappears from social media as highest-paid actress ‘investigated over tax evasion’

Fan Bingbing has gone missing from social media (Picture: Rex Features) X Men star, Fan Bingbing has disappeared from social media amid reports she’s been banned from leaving China after she was investigated for tax evasion. The 36-year-old, who starred in Days of Future Past, is said to be the highest paid actress in the country, earning £33million in 2017 – however she is currently at the centre of a tax investigation in her homeland. Several of Fan’s employees were also allegedly under police investigation after the allegations of ‘yin and yang contracts’ emerged, where the actress was said to have signed side-by-side public and private agreements that hide her real earnings to avoid paying tax. The X-Men star is the highest paid actress in China (Picture: Rex Features) Now, while previously being a prominent presence on China’s main social media platform, Weibo, she’s failed to post for two months. She has more than 62 million followers, however they haven’t heard a peep since ..

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Hollyoaks actress Sophie Porley quits Ellie Nightingale role

Sophie Porley as Ellie Nightingale. (Picture: Lime Pictures) Hollyoaks actress Sophie Porley has reportedly quit the soap, setting the stage for a dramatic exit for her character Ellie Nightingale. The news was first broken by The Sun Online. An insider told the publication that Sophie was interested in different roles. ‘Sophie is ready to move on to pastures new,’ the insider said. ‘She’s moving back down South and is going to take a small break before heading to auditions. She’s loved her time on the show but now she’s ready to move on.’ Sophie joined Hollyoaks in 2015. Ellie Nightingale is a much loved character and is currently expecting a child with Sami Maalik, though the two have clashed recently. Ellie also has no idea that Sami framed her brother, James, for Kyle Kelly’s murder. Will the two part ways before Ellie’s exit? Or will Sami have to take drastic measures to keep his innocent facade intact? Sophie is reportedly looking to work on other projects later this year..

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China’s highest-paid actress Fan Bingbing ‘banned from leaving the country amid tax evasion investigation’

Fan Bingbing has been accused of tax evasion (Picture: Rex Features) One of China’s biggest stars, the highest paid actress in the country, Fan Bingbing, has reportedly been banned from leaving the country amid a tax evasion investigation. Last year the star – who is regarded in the same way as Hollywood stars Jennifer Aniston and Emma Stone – made £33million, however she’s been accused of dodging tax by signing hidden ‘yin and yang’ contracts. Now, after allegations were first raised in May by a Chinese reporter, the 36-year-old, and her 18-year-old brother, Fan Chengcheng, have reportedly been banned from travelling internationally. Several of Fan’s employees were also allegedly under police investigation after the allegations of ‘yin and yang contracts’ emerged, where the actress was said to have signed side-by-side public and private agreements that hide her real earnings to avoid paying tax. The star was in 2014’s X-Men (Picture: Rex Features) Fan, who appeared in the 2014 blo..

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