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Saroj Khan, renowned Bollywood choreographer, dies aged 71

Saroj Khan, renowned Bollywood choreographer, dies aged 71 The mandatory COVID-19 test done at the hospital showed a negative result. The veteran choreographer is survived by son Raju Khan and daughter Sukaina Khan. Thankyou for the memories masterji . In Nidhi Tuli's 2012 documentary The Saroj Khan Story , Bhansali recalled how dancers would find it hard to register the nuances of Khan's choreography, since she would devise a new expression for eac... [Full Article...]

‘Family Guy’ Voice Actor Mike Henry Stepping Down From ‘Cleveland Brown’ Role

‘Family Guy’ Voice Actor Mike Henry Stepping Down From ‘Cleveland Brown’ Role Azaria also voices Carl Carlson, a Black character on " The Simpsons " who is often seen alongside the white character Lenny Leonard, voiced by Harry Shearer . The announcements come amidst a widespread reckoning for USA pop culture about racism following mass protests this month over the killings of Black Americans by police. [Full Article...]

Risk trades dip after John Bolton's book on Trump leaks

Risk trades dip after John Bolton's book on Trump leaks The Trump administration is undergoing a legal battle with Bolton over the release of the book, alleging that the book contains classified information. According to excerpts leaked by the Wall Street Journal . It comes after Trump told reporters Monday that Bolton will have broken the law, and will face a "very strong criminal problem " if the book is published. [Full Article...]

Yohan of TST is dead at 28

The cause of his death has not yet been revealed. TST's label, KJ Music Entertainment issued a statement confirming the news to local outlets, writing. Yohan reportedly first skyrocketed to fame in 2015 after joining the group NOM. His last post on his Instagram account was on May 31 in which he wrote "I want to travel". [Full Article...]

US sues ex-Trump adviser Bolton to block book publication

US sues ex-Trump adviser Bolton to block book publication The Trump administration filed a lawsuit seeking to prevent publication of former national security advisor John Bolton's book. "A White House Memoir", is set to be published on June 23. In February, President Trump was impeached for withholding military aid to pressure Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky into starting a corruption investigation into Democratic presidential hopeful J... [Full Article...]

JK Rowling's tweets on transgender people spark outrage

JK Rowling's tweets on transgender people spark outrage Rowling has been called anti-transgender for her recent tweets. Meanwhile, Jonathan Van Ness also took to Twitter to express his disappointment, highlighting that this is literally the worst time for bad tweets, too. You can see the backlash the Harry Potter author received below, including from some vocal celebrities who found it shocking that the author stated such comments during a time... [Full Article...]

Venice Now Included in Los Angeles Curfew

Venice Now Included in Los Angeles Curfew The pop star, who advocated for police accountability after the killing of George Floyd , detailed being "shot, gassed" and antagonized' with her peers. In the footage , Floyd, 46, shouts "I can not breathe" and "Don't kill me", before losing consciousness. Floyd later died in police custody in a nearby hospital. [Full Article...]

Pubs to re-open in the UK Boris says

Pubs to re-open in the UK Boris says But one minister has quit in protest and dozens of Tory MPs have publicly called for Mr Cummings to leave his post. Johnson hinted on Wednesday during the Liaison Committee that pubs and restaurants could reopen as the government are working "as fast as they can" to reopen the hospitality sector. [Full Article...]

Comedic actor Fred Willard dies at 86, family says

Comedic actor Fred Willard dies at 86, family says Fred Willard , a beloved actor who has been making audiences laugh out loud for decades, has died. "He is with his missed Mary now", she wrote while bringing up his late wife who passed in 2018. His " Modern Family " character Frank Dunphy, the father of Ty Burrel's Phil Dunphy, earned him a nod in 2010. Willard has four Emmy nominations under his belt including three for " Everybody Loves R... [Full Article...]

Mary-Kate Olsen files emergency order to divorce husband of 5 years

Mary-Kate Olsen files emergency order to divorce husband of 5 years Ashley Olsen stepped out in NY on Wednesday, the same day news emerged of twin sister Mary-Kate Olsen's divorce from husband Olivier Sarkozy . According to court documents, obtained by TMZ , Olsen reportedly signed a petition to divorce Sarkozy on April 17 but due to the coronavirus pandemic, NY courts haven't been accepting divorce filings except for emergency cases. [Full Article...]

Mitch McConnell Says Barack Obama Is 'Classless' for Criticizing Trump Administration

Mitch McConnell Says Barack Obama Is 'Classless' for Criticizing Trump Administration During an interview with ABC's "Good Morning America" earlier Tuesday, Biden was pressed by George Stephanopoulos over what he knew about the Obama administration's moves to investigate Flynn, and whether there was anything improper done. [Full Article...]

Scotland marks 75th anniversary of VE Day

Scotland marks 75th anniversary of VE Day Why it matters: This was to be a day of parades and one last great hurrah for veterans, now mostly in their nineties, who had tasted the thrill of liberation. Meanwhile, Archbishop of Canterbury Justin Welby will reflect on the "courage and sacrifice" of the war generation, describing reconciliation and hope as the "two great tributes we can pay". [Full Article...]

Kraftwerk co-founder Florian Schneider has died age 73

Kraftwerk co-founder Florian Schneider has died age 73 Their music, with its distorted vocals, haunting basslines mixed with the synthesizer pads and drum machine, won over many audiences and artists, from David Bowie and Madonna to Daft Punk and Kanye West. He left the group in 2008 and Kraftwerk went on to win a lifetime achievement Grammy in 2016. Their Electric Cafe album was released in 1986 after a number of delays, but aside from th... [Full Article...]

Royals share heartwarming messages to celebrate Archie's first birthday

Archie and his parents are now residing in Los Angeles amid quarantine for the ongoing coronavirus pandemic . The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge also shared their best wishes with baby Archie . " Archie is the Queen's eighth great-grandchild". Sadly, California is still under fairly strict lockdown orders on Archie's birthday. The royal baby received a welcome kiss from Archbishop Desmo... [Full Article...]

Rishi Kapoor's funeral held in Mumbai

Rishi Kapoor's funeral held in Mumbai In 2018, Rishi Kapoor was diagnosed with cancer for the first time, following which the actor was in NY for almost a year to undergo treatment. He returned to India in September past year. "He was passionate about films and India's progress". Indian actress Priyanka Chopra , whose career was forged in Bollywood, tweeted a tribute to the actor. [Full Article...]

Watch the first trailer for ‘Assassin’s Creed: Valhalla’

Watch the first trailer for ‘Assassin’s Creed: Valhalla’ Are those Longships?! Check out this trailer breakdown to find out more. Abdo completed a piece of artwork that flaunts the setting of the game , along with the main character of the next Assassin's Creed game. As far as combat goes, you'll have a choice of weapons, including axes, swords, or shields which you'll be able to dual-wield, and a new combat system will allow you to "bash, dismembe... [Full Article...]

'Trolls World Tour’ racks up almost $100M in digital rentals

'Trolls World Tour’ racks up almost $100M in digital rentals The Theater chain's CEO announced the ban in a letter to Universal's chairman Tuesday. When things do go back to normal though, AMC , like other theatre chains, are hoping that movie fans will pack out cinemas to make up for the lost revenue... [Full Article...]

Drive-By Shooting Hits Duck Dynasty Star's Estate

Drive-By Shooting Hits Duck Dynasty Star's Estate No one was outside at the time, but everyone was out about 5 minutes ago, "said Robertson ". The Robertson family had been outside just prior to the shooting, though Willie Robertson says he was not at home at the time it occurred, around 2:33PM. [Full Article...]

Kanye West now worth $1.3bn, Forbes reports

Kanye West now worth $1.3bn, Forbes reports Forbes has concluded that Kanye West is indeed a billionaire, but the dynamic entertainer asserts he is worth much more money. However, the article notes that West was left unhappy with their research and findings - stating that he believes his net worth to be around $3. [Full Article...]

Netflix gains more customers, posts profit for Q1

The quarter spanned the beginning of stay-at-home orders in the United States and around the world, a response to the coronavirus pandemic that apparently led millions to latch onto Netflix for entertainment and comfort when most had nowhere to be but home. [Full Article...]


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