George Clooney is just like us, maybe.
The star said he does his own haircuts. In an interview on "CBS Sunday Morning," the Oscar-winning actor and filmmaker said he's been cutting his own hair for more than two decades. "My hair is really like straw," Clooney said of his thick, salt-and-pepper thatch. "So it's easy to cut, can't really make too many mistakes. So years ago, I bought a thing called a Flowbee. … My haircuts take, literally, two minutes. "
Flowbee sales surged when the pandemic limited access to salon and barber shops, Fortune magazine reported. But Clooney said he's been cutting his hair "for 25 years." The device has become entrenched in popular culture: It was spoofed in the movie "Wayne's World" and served as a punchline in TV's "Glee" and "The Nanny." Stan Rosenfield, Clooney's publicist, said that while the actor is famed for pranking his co-stars, it seemed unlikely this was a practical jokes.
Ora says throwing party was 'error'
British singer Rita Ora apologized Monday for breaking lockdown rules by holding a 30th birthday party, saying it was an "inexcusable error of judgment." The Sun newspaper ran photos of Ora and others, including models Cara and Poppy Delevingne, arriving at the Casa Cruz restaurant in London on Saturday. Under lockdown rules that end Wednesday, all pubs and restaurants in England must close except for takeout and delivery, and people are barred from meeting indoors with members of other households.
new Home: The pachyderm dubbed the " world's loneliest elephant" after languishing alone for years in a Pakistani zoo was greeted on his arrival in Cambodia on Monday by chanting Buddhist monks and was then sent on his way to a wildlife sanctuary.
New book: The co-author of the million-selling "Game Change" has a book of his own coming about the 2020 election. Simon & Schuster said Monday that John Heilemann is working on a "firsthand account" of Joe Biden's victorious campaigns over his Democratic Party rivals in the primaries and over President Donald Trump in the general election.
Appeal: In 2016, as Bill Cosby's legal team prepared for trial in his sexual assault case in Pennsylvania, the state Supreme Court quietly heard a death row inmate's appeal. Lawyers for Charles Hicks questioned whether three women who said he had beaten and choked them should have testified at his trial in a fourth woman's death in the Pocono Mountains. The seven Supreme Court justices issued five separate opinions on the use of the "prior bad act" testimony. That may explain why they are hearing Cosby's appeal of his conviction on Tuesday. The justices appear eager to clear up the law on one of the murkiest questions plaguing criminal trials: When should a jury hear about someone's past?