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LOS ANGELES (Reuters) – From flowing gowns to tailored tuxedos, Hollywood’s film and television stars dressed in their finest black on the Golden Globes red carpet on Sunday in solidarity with the Time’s Up campaign to fight sexual harassment in the workplace. Jessica Chastain, Laura Dern and Natalie Portman led female and male nominees as
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PARIS (Reuters) – Singer France Gall, whose hits — including a Eurovision triumph with Serge Gainsbourg — made her an icon of French pop music, has died aged 70. Gall passed away on Sunday after a two-year struggle against cancer, French media reported. The news prompted tributes including from President Emmanuel Macron, who said on
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PARACHO, Mexico (Reuters) – Pixar’s hit film “Coco” has struck all the right notes in the tiny Mexican hamlet of Paracho, home to the traditional Mexican guitar made famous in the movie. Nestled in the western central highlands of the Sierra Madre, Paracho is seeing a boom in guitar sales following the worldwide success of
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LOS ANGELES (Reuters) – German-born actress Diane Kruger’s latest role as a woman whose husband and son are killed in an attack in the German movie “In the Fade” left her “physically exhausted” and taking a step back from acting. “I didn’t take a movie for a long time. I just felt like I couldn‘t.
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PARIS (Reuters) – Australian movie star Cate Blanchett will head the jury at this year’s Cannes Film Festival on the French Riviera, its organizers said on Thursday. Blanchett, 48, received international acclaim for her role as Elizabeth I of England in Shekhar Kapur’s 1998 film ‘Elizabeth’ and has won three Golden Globe awards. Other jury
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LONDON (Reuters) – Prince Harry’s wedding to American actress Meghan Markle could provide a 500 million pound boost to Britain’s economy as tourists flock to the country and Britons celebrate, according to an estimate. Harry, Queen Elizabeth’s grandson and fifth-in-line to the throne, will tie the knot with Markle on May 19 at Windsor Castle,
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LOS ANGELES (Reuters) – American YouTube star Logan Paul on Tuesday apologized for posting a video of a suicide victim in Japan, saying he had made a “huge mistake” and was ashamed of himself. Paul, 22, whose almost daily video blogs on YouTube have over 15 million followers, apologized for laughing with friends about the
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NEW YORK (Reuters) – Television host Hoda Kotb was named the new co-anchor of the NBC News “Today” show on Tuesday, replacing former co-host Matt Lauer several weeks after the longtime anchor was fired for inappropriate sexual behavior, according to a network statement. Kotb will join Savannah Guthrie during the first two hours of the
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NEW DELHI (Reuters) – A big star of India’s Tamil-language movies, Rajinikanth, said on Sunday he is launching a political party, adding drama to a heated political scene in a state with a history of film stars becoming chief ministers. Tamil Nadu, which accounts for the bulk of India’s automobile exports, has been in political
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MUMBAI (Reuters) – India’s censors on Saturday cleared a controversial film backed by Viacom Inc that looks into the relationship of a Hindu queen and a Muslim ruler, after suggesting some modifications. The Bollywood film, which was slated to be released on Dec. 1, was indefinitely postponed by a studio run by a partnership of
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LOS ANGELES (Reuters) – Jay-Z released a music video on Friday that features the rapper addressing the pain of infidelity as he appears in a confessional booth opposite his wife Beyonce. Set partly in a church and also featuring the couple’s 5-year-old daughter Blue Ivy, the “Family Feud” video pays tribute to family ties and
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LOS ANGELES (Reuters) – Veteran, white male rock stars raked in the most cash from world tours in 2017, according to an annual list released on Thursday, while the highest-ranked women – Celine Dion and Lady Gaga – failed to make the top 10. Irish band U2 grossed a leading $316 million from its 30th
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LOS ANGELES (Reuters) – Actress Jane Fonda, who celebrated her 80th birthday last week, says that growing up she never expected to reach 30. “I never pictured 30,” Fonda told People magazine in an interview published on Wednesday. “I assumed I wouldn’t live very long and that I would die lonely and an addict of
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(Reuters) – The company that owns the Ringling Bros and Barnum & Bailey Circus, which for years had dubbed itself the “Greatest Show on Earth,” filed a lawsuit accusing singer Kid Rock of using the slogan unlawfully. Feld Entertainment, the production company that owns the longtime circus show and associated intellectual property, said in a
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