JK Rowling and Salman Rushdie are among 152 writers and academics who have signed an open letter denouncing the so-called "cancel culture".
Idris Elba has teased Luther fans with a hint about a potential move to the big screen for the maverick detective.
Johnny Depp has denied being a "wife beater" and accused his ex-wife Amber Heard of being the abuser in their marriage on the first day of his libel case.
Kasabian say former frontman Tom Meighan misled fans by choosing not to talk about his assault charge.
Tom Hanks says he does not have "much respect" for those who do not wear face masks during the coronavirus pandemic.