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Recalling Diahann Carroll’s Planned Island Gala

Recalling Diahann Carroll’s Planned Island Gala

In 1972 Diahann Carroll ended up being a no-show at the gala Bermuda birthday party she had helped to organise for then boyfriend David Frost, with Ms Carroll having been advised by her doctor not to make the trip as she was recuperating from minor surgery. The Tony Award-winning stage, screen and TV star, who died on Friday at the age of 84, had spent... Read more of this article

Jeopardy! Host No Longer Listed For TCM Cruise

Jeopardy! Host No Longer Listed For TCM Cruise

Ailing Jeopardy! host Alex Trebek appears to have had to scrub his scheduled October cruise to Bermuda after suffering a setback in his battle against pancreatic cancer and resuming chemotherapy. The game show host had originally been among the star-studded line-up of guests due to sail to the island aboard the Disney Magic for the Turner Classic Movies... Read more of this article

Video: Simon Cowell Mentions Bermuda On Fox

Video: Simon Cowell Mentions Bermuda On Fox

Simon Cowell gave Bermuda a brief mention recently on the Fox Business television show as he described a family photo taken on the island when he was a child. Cowell is well-known in both Britain and North America after serving as a judge on such shows as Pop Idol, The X Factor, Britain’s Got Talent, American Idol, and America’s Got Talent,... Read more of this article

Catherine Zeta-Jones Recommends Bermuda

Catherine Zeta-Jones Recommends Bermuda

Welsh actress Catherine Zeta-Jones recently enjoyed time at Elbow Beach and the Hamilton Princess, sharing photos of Bermuda on on social media, attracting thousands of “likes” and “shares”. A post by Ms. Zeta-Jones on Facebook recommending Bermuda earned thousands of ‘likes’ in less than 24 hours, while posts on... Read more of this article

Solange Knowles: “Bermuda, You Beauty You”

Solange Knowles: “Bermuda, You Beauty You”

Singer and model Solange Knowles – the sister of superstar Beyonce — posted a photo of Bermuda on social media with the caption “Bermuda, You Beauty You.” Ms Knowles, who has close to one million followers on both Facebook  and Instagram, attracting almost 10,000 likes on the photo on Facebook, while her Instagram post close... Read more of this article

Video: TV Show Features Bermuda Storyline

Video: TV Show Features Bermuda Storyline

The Astronaut Wives Club –an American period drama television series that debuted last month on ABC — recently included an episode that saw Bermuda play a key role as the show focused on the Sealab project, which took place only a few miles off the island in the 1960s. The mission saw an underwater habitat submerged into the Atlantic Ocean... Read more of this article

Laila Ali: Bermuda Is “Paradise” & “Breathtaking”

Laila Ali: Bermuda Is “Paradise” & “Breathtaking”

According to her social media profiles, Laila Ali is vacationing on the island with her husband and children, calling Bermuda “paradise” with “breathtaking” views. Ms Ali — the daughter of boxing legend Muhammad Ali who is a successful boxer in her own right — posted on Facebook that she just landed in Bermuda with... Read more of this article

Comedian D.L. Hughley: “Bermuda Is So Fly”

Comedian D.L. Hughley: “Bermuda Is So Fly”

Comedian D.L. Hughley recently posted a photo of himself on the island for his 1.2 million Facebook fans, captioning the photo by saying “Bermuda is so fly” and attracting more than 7,000 likes on the social media website. Mr. Hughley was in Bermuda for a show hosted by ENVY Productions at the Fairmont Southampton on Saturday, July 4th. Photo... Read more of this article

Actress Debra Messing: “Heaven On Earth”

Actress Debra Messing: “Heaven On Earth”

According to her social media profiles, actress Debra Messing is presently enjoying a vacation in Bermuda; and is treating her social media followers to snapshots of the island, including one which she captioned “Heaven on earth.” The 46-year-old actress is known for her roles in the TV sitcom Will & Grace and The Starter Wife; as well... Read more of this article

Recalling Shirley Temple Black’s Bermuda Visit

Recalling Shirley Temple Black’s Bermuda Visit

Former child star Shirley Temple Black — who visited Bermuda during the height of her stardom — died late last night [Feb 10] at the age of 85. As a nine-year-old in July, 1938 she embarked for a holiday in Bermuda accompanied by her parents, two toy dolls, three armed bodyguards and a new insurance policy taken out by Hollywood studio Twentieth-Century... Read more of this article

Clare Luce On Bermuda’s “Liquid Blue Jungle”

Clare Luce On Bermuda’s “Liquid Blue Jungle”

Clare Boothe Luce was a women of many firsts — the first female to hold a major US ambassadorial post, one of the first to serve in Congress and the first to crash the cozy boys’ clubs that were the Broadway and Hollywood writing communities in the 1930s. She was also one of the first women in the world to take up skin diving when she explored... Read more of this article

Faulkenberry Meets U2′s Bono And The Edge

Faulkenberry Meets U2′s Bono And The Edge

Bermuda’s friendly neighbourhood Broadway belter Rebecca Faulkenberry rubbed shoulders with rock royalty earlier this week when “Spider-Man: Turn Off The Dark” composers Bono and the Edge visited New York’s Foxwoods Theatre to help celebrate the hit show’s 1,000th performance. The U2 superstars provided the music and lyrics... Read more of this article

Novel Spotlights Fitzgeralds’ Bermuda Sojourn

Novel Spotlights Fitzgeralds’ Bermuda Sojourn

“Jazz Age” supercouple Scott and Zelda Fitzgerald‘s real-life 1933 Bermuda vacation provides the inspiration for one of the most pivotal episodes in a newly-published fictionalised account of their tumultuous relationship. Told from the perspective of a nurse caring for Zelda — and taking place in swinging speakeasies, the... Read more of this article