Tesfaye, better known as breakout pop sensation the Weeknd, is at a rehearsal for , the BBC music show, about to soundcheck his smash hit "The Hills," a four-minute horror-movie booty call featuring more than a dozen f-bombs.
For Tesfaye, that's relatively clean, but he knows the pensioners in Twickenham might disagree.
Robot,” the USA channel’s techno-paranoia show in which he stars as hacker Elliot Alderson.
Tesfaye is just the 12th artist in history to score back-to-back Number Ones, a group that includes Elvis Presley, the Beatles and Taylor Swift.
His new album, has sold more than half a million copies in a couple of months, and he's preparing to launch a national arena tour in November.
In one case a woman was asked to send a photo of her in her bra.
Taking it literally the woman placed a passport photo of herself in a bra cup and sent him a snap of that.
“A man who loves so much that he literally splits into two people: One is wandering the mountains breaking into empty vacation homes, and the other is lost at sea.” The actor acknowledges some similarities between the film and the “Fight Club”-esque show that made him famous. And to his credit, he decided this film was worth taking a risk on.
“I seem to be gravitating toward a lot of gentlemen who at times are feeling very lost,” he says. We made it on a dime, by the skin of our teeth, in 18 days.” Malek, who grew up in L. and studied theater at the University of Evansville in Indiana, is next gearing up to play the late lead singer of Queen in Bryan Singer’s new biopic.Over the next several months, the three other band members recorded songs for Mc Laren's film version of the Sex Pistols' story, The Great Rock 'n' Roll Swindle. " In a darkened soundstage on the outskirts of London, Abel Tesfaye is wondering if he can say "fuck" or not.So when the verdict comes back "no swearing," he nods and smoothly pivots to a censored version — a small gesture that says a lot about the kind of professional he has become."The Hills" is currently enjoying its fourth straight week at Number One, a feat made even more impressive because it took the place of another Weeknd track, "Can't Feel My Face" — Spotify's official song of the summer, and the only song about cocaine ever to be lip-synced by Tom Cruise on network TV.Anyone who has ever dabbled in online dating will know that the saying 'you have to kiss a lot of frogs to find your prince' never rang more true.