THE JONAS Brothers have admitted that they needed to "heal and grow" before they were able to reunite as a band. Nick, Kevin, and Joe Jonas sent fans into a frenzy yesterday when they announced that they were releasing their first single together in six years following their bitter split. Now the brothers have spoken out on their decision to get back together in an interview with The Official Big Top 40 DJ Will Manning. Discussing how the reunion came about, 26-year-old Nick said: "This whole thing started because we decided to make a documentary about our story then evolved to us actually doing some real healing and growing as brothers to the point where we all looked at each other and said 'we’ve got to do this again.' "It feels like it’s the right timing and there’s a magic that we can’t deny when we’re together. Joe, 29, went on to add that the band had been discussing getting back together for a year - but the official decision wasn't made until six … [Read more...] about The Jonas Brothers reunion: Nick, Kevin and Joe had to ‘heal and grow’ before finding the ‘magic’ and getting back together
KEVIN Hart shared a video of himself hitting a punchbag while today's Academy Awards aired. The 39-year-old comic dropped out of hosting the ceremony in December after historic homophobic tweets that he'd sent resurfaced online. Sharing a black and white video of himself channeling his anger, the star appeared to allude to the scandal in his caption as he wrote: "When you feel like you have nothing left is when you find a way to push & give more.... "Always grinding. #HustleHart .... Shoutout to @hollywoodhino for always pushing". The timing of the post was not lost on Kevin's followers, with one commenting: "Mad because you couldn't host the Oscars." Another added: "The punching bag represent the Oscars?" A third said: "Posting when the Oscars are on? You don't need to proof that you aren't watching." Kevin took to Twitter towards the end of last year to announce that he had stepped down as the host of the Academy Awards. He'd previously described the gig as a "dream come true" - … [Read more...] about Oscars 2019: Kevin Hart spends awards night hitting a punchbag after stepping down from hosting duties following homophobic tweet row
A widow has told of her 23 years of heartache and unanswered questions on the aniversary of her husband’s murder as the hunt for his killer continues. Kevin Nightingale, 33, was gunned down outside his home in Drake Close, South Shields, on February 17, 1996. Despite repeated appeals, including a tearful plea by his late mother Maud for information as to who killed her baby boy, vital information that could reveal who pulled the trigger has not been forthcoming. Maud died on Christmas Eve 2008 - never seeing the person behind her son’s murder brought to justice. Kevin’s two older sisters, Ethel Weedy and Elizabeth Dick, have also since died. That’s something his widow Julie fears will be her fate as she continues to hold on to a glimmer of hope that Kevin’s killer will be caught in her lifetime. As another year passes on South Tyneside’s longest unsolved murder case she has described the torture she lives with each day.She said: “As time … [Read more...] about Family plea to catch South Shields man Kevin Nightingale’s killer
A neighbourhood police officer who had given 27 years of service to the public tragically died when his motorcycle was involved in a collision while he was on his way home from work. PC Kevin Flint - a neighbourhood officer based at Chesham with Thames Valley Police - was a much loved father of two, Rachael and Nathan.Kevin lived with his partner in Tring, and was a lifelong, passionate, highly experienced motorcyclist. Although Kevin, aged 52, had been a police officer for almost 30 years, he spent his early working life as an engineer.He completed an apprenticeship after leaving The Grange School in Aylesbury and went on to work at local firms, Electro Power Gears, Redifon and then Martin Baker, which specialises in ejection seats. Later, in 1992, Kevin joined Thames Valley Police, beginning his career in Chesham.He spent most of his time at Chesham but was also based in Prestwood, Amersham and Taplow for periods of time.Kevin spent some time training as a firearms officer however, … [Read more...] about Tributes paid to Tring police officer Kevin Flint who died in motorcycle accident
But as the controversy continued to mount, the 39-year-old tweeted that he did not want the alleged offensive posts to be a "distraction on the night". Hart wrote:"I have made the choice to step down from hosting this year's Oscar's....this is because I do not want to be a distraction on a night that should be celebrated by so many amazing talented artists." He offered an apology, adding: "I sincerely apologise to the LGBTQ community for my insensitive words from my past. "I'm sorry that I hurt people. I am evolving and want to continue to do so. My goal is to bring people together not tear us apart. "Much love & appreciation to the Academy. I hope we can meet again." However he refused to apologise to the Academy when asked. In an Instagram video he told his fans: “I chose to pass on the apology. The reason why I passed is because I’ve addressed this several times. This is not the first time this has come up. I’ve addressed it. I’ve spoken on it. … [Read more...] about Why did Kevin Hart quit the Oscars hosting gig and did he apologise?