Pulitzer Prize-winning author Alice Walker has asked singer Alicia Keys to cancel her Tel Aviv concert. Here she arrives at the induction ceremony for the California Hall of Fame December 6, 2006 in Sacramento, California.
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Author Alice Walker said "it would grieve me to know you are putting yourself in danger (soul danger) by performing."
UNIVERSAL CITY, CA - MAY 21: (L-R) Actor/rapper Chris 'Ludacris' Bridges, actress Gal Gadot and actor/producer Vin Diesel pose at the after party for the premiere of Universal Pictures' "Fast & Furious 6" at the Gibson Amphitheatre on May 21, 2013 in Universal City, California. (KEVIN WINTER/AFP/Getty Images)
Audiences aren't getting tired of Vin Diesel even after 6 installments of "Fast & Furious".
French-Tunisian director Abdellatif Kechiche (C) speaks on stage on May 26, 2013 flanked by French actresses Lea Seydoux (L) and Adele Exarchopoulos after he was awarded with the Palme d'Or for the film "Blue is the Warmest Colour" during the closing ceremony of the 66th Cannes film festival in Cannes. (ALBERTO PIZZOLI/AFP/Getty Images)
In a surprise move, the jury awarded the prize to the director as well as the film's two stars.
Opposition activists attend in Moscow on March 2, 2013 demanding the release of jailed members of the female punk band 'Pussy Riot' Maria Alyokhina (L) and Nadezhda Tolokonnikova (ANDREY SMIRNOV/AFP/Getty Images)
A Russian court has rejected a parole request by hunger-striking Pussy Riot member Maria Alyokhina, despite pleas for leniency from former Beatle Paul McCartney, Patti Smith and Peter Gabriel.
A 1955 calendar depicting the iconically voluptuous Marilyn Monroe. The actress would wear a US size 8-10 if she were alive today -- a far cry from today's size 0 or less models. (Gabriel Bouys/AFP/Getty Images)
Among the items lost when the truck carrying them through the Czech Republic was attacked were display cases of clothes, shoes and diaries that belonged to the actress.