Mar. 20 - The latest celebrity news including President Obama talks with ''Ellen'' and Shakira gets ready to rock her new album. John Russell reports.
U.S. President Barack Obama appeared on the daytime talk show "Ellen" on Thursday (March 20), where TV host Ellen DeGeneres checked in on him while his wife is traveling in Asia. The playful interview started with a list of questions provided by first lady, Michelle Obama, who is visiting China with the couple's two daughters. The president also took the appearance as an opportunity to plug his signature healthcare, also known as the Affordable Care Act. The deadline to sign up for coverage this year is March 31st. Pop star Shakira is also on the move, presenting her new album on Thursday (March 20) in Barcelona, showing up for a photocall with the media. The new album, coming after two years of silence, is a production in which she mixes rock, folk reggae and dance. The self-titled "Shakira," includes 15 songs. It is the Colombian performer's tenth studio album and will be released on March 25. "Captain America: The Winter Soldier" continued its global promotional tour with the UK premiere in London on Thursday (March 20). The cast, including actors Scarlett Johansson and Chris Evans, entered the shopping centre through doors emblazoned with a Captain America symbol before greeting fans and talking to reporters. It's worth noting that Johansson has kept tight-lipped about reports claiming that the actress is pregnant. "Captain America: Winter Soldier" goes on release in the UK on March 26th.