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Everyone's giving out about Madonna's 'disrespectful' Aretha Franklin tribute

The singer recalled in great detail her rough upbringing in Detroit, where she said she was often mistaken for a "prostitute" while walking up her third-story apartment building that she described as a "crack house". Madonna was set to pay tribute to the Queen of Soul at Monday's VMAs , but the speech seemed to be all about the Queen of Pop - Madonna herself, that is. Read More »

'The Hills' are returning to MTV

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Get your metro card ready because the 2018 MTV Video Music Awards are returning to Radio City Music Hall in New York City. However, Lauren Conrad, who was a fixture on the series, which aired for six seasons, was not in attendance. MTV has yet to release any more information about the project, but Variety reports the series is set to premiere sometime in 2019. "It's weird." Stephanie's older brother, Spencer, welcomed son, Gunnar, with wife Heidi last October. Read More »

Kylie Jenner Has FINALLY Revealed Why She Kept Her Pregnancy a Secret

For the latest edition of Vogue Australia , Kendall interviewed Kylie in a feature, where she dished on a number of subjects, including how motherhood has improved her life. Makeup has always been a part of the Kardashian look, and Jenner is one of the sisters who leans into it the most: The women in the family tend to wield contoured faces, feathery lashes, and, especially in Jenner's case, full lips (she's recently gotten rid of her lip filler , however). Read More »

‘English Vinglish’ actress Sujata Kumar dead

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Sharing the news, younger sister and 'Kabhi Haan Kabhi Naa' actress Suchitra Krishnamoorthi wrote on Twitter, "Our beloved Sujata Kumar has passed away and moved on to a better place leaving us with an umimaginable void". It is worthy to mention that in 2012, when Sujata was giving interviews for English Vinglish , she was termed as a cancer survivor. Earlier she had tweeted asking friends and fans to pray for Sujata. Read More »

Marilyn Manson collapses on stage at Houston concert

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He's probably on the bus feeling like crap. To borrow a line from his co-headliner, Manson proved he was more human than human by coming out and giving it literally everything his body could muster. Watch the scary fall below that happened after he told the audience he might suffering from "heat poisoning"! Roadies could be seen on the side of the stage worriedly contemplating on whether or not to assist him. Read More »

Pete Davidson Was Pulled Over By Cops & Almost Arrested For Drug Possession

Davidson passed a field sobriety test, but his friend was arrested and booked for felony possession of a controlled substance and cited for unlawful possession of weed. "I feel like it's got a ring to it", she said. She's been busy promoting her newest album, " Sweetener " which was released August 17. 'It's called " Pete Davidson " because it's about Pete; I was just like, "I'm going to call it Pete". Read More »

Four British designers that could design Princess Eugenie’s wedding dress

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Security expenses for the wedding have more than doubled amid increased terror fears since Princess Eugenie announced her engagement in January, according to the paper. The bloated security budget is largely due to the couple's wish to ride an open-top carriage through the streets of Windsor. According to The Sun , Police sources reveal that they have no indication of any specific threat targeting the wedding or any anti-royal protests. Read More »

Chef Oliver in hot water over his 'jerk rice'

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Jamie Oliver is feeling the heat over his Jamaican " jerk rice" dish. According to British-Jamaican reggae musician Levi Roots, creator of the popular Reggae Reggae jerk sauce , Oliver made a "mistake", though he doesn't think the chef is guilty of cultural appropriation. Read More »

King of Pop loses bestselling album crown to Eagles

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Shortly after his passing in 2009, Michael Jackson's Thriller surpassed The Eagles' anthology, Their Greatest Hits (1971-1975), to become the best-selling album of all time in the US. RIAA's platinum status was once equivalent to selling one million albums or songs, but in 2013 the company began incorporating streaming from YouTube, Spotify and other digital music services to determine certification for albums and songs. Read More »

Nicki Minaj has a Twitter meltdown after underperforming first week sales

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It's safe to say that Nicki is not at all happy about the fact that she is battling Scott for the number one position in the United States and was not afraid to share her opinion with the world. "I looked at the numbers the Carters, Kanye, Nas , etc recently did", she wrote. Nicki was insistent that she would've sold more copies of her album than Travis if Kylie hadn't posted about her man's merch on Instagram (Kylie also revealed that she will be joining Travis on tour, along with ... Read More »

Tesla shares tumble again on concerns about buyout funding

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On Sunday, the picture became even murkier. A Lucid spokeswoman declined to comment, and representatives for the Saudi fund couldn't immediately be reached for comment on the Reuters report , which cited people familiar with the talks without identifying them. Read More »

Netflix Testing Content Promos Between Episodes

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Reports have emerged Netflix will begin slotting in ads for its other shows before the next episode queues up. "We are testing whether surfacing recommendations between episodes helps members discover stories they will enjoy faster", Netflix said in a statement to Ars Technica. Read More »

Aretha Franklin’s funeral set for August 31 in Detroit

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Aretha Franklin's passing this week robbed the world of a mercurial, inspirational voice. After the concert, Shaw said he waited backstage by Franklin's dressing room door to snap a picture with her. Sometimes, I'd get a note from her publicist, Gwendolyn Quinn, who'd let me know that Franklin would like to talk to me; she sometimes rang me on her own. Read More »

#MeToo activist Asia Argento settled her own sex assault complaint

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For Mr. Bennett, seeing Ms. Argento present herself as a victim of sexual assault was too much to bear, his lawyer wrote, and called up memories of their hotel reunion. Argento had admitted in a New Yorker piece , as relayed by writer Ronan Farrow , that she had "consensual sexual relations with [ Weinstein ] multiple times over the course of the next five years" following the alleged assault, but that they were "one-sided and 'onanistic.'" According to Farrow's piece, she felt ... Read More »

Brock Lesnar was in a foul mood backstage after WWE Raw

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For Smackdown , the back and forth promo between Daniel Bryan and the Miz was great. WWE has gone all-in with SummerSlam this year with the "biggest party of the summer" featuring an absolutely stacked 13-match card featuring nine title matches and a number of rivalry showdowns. Read More »

Manchester City documentary was not disrespectful - Pep Guardiola

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It's not good for me. I think when he's having a go at his opposition that's what I like, that's what I want. Expect from me to be really happy to say after Leicester, A, B, C, D an incredible performance, this and that. However, the Sky Sports pundit admitted that Manchester United must sell some of these in order to bring in a centre-half to match their ambitions. Read More »

Braun Strowman Announces Cash in at SummerSlam

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Strowman grabbed Brock's ankle as he tried to get inside the ring, but Brock beat Strowman down with the Money in the Bank briefcase, then Brock threw the briefcase up the entrance ramp and he hit Strowman with a steel chair. Brock then went outside too and took out Strowman with an F5. If you recall, back in the main event of the UFC 226 pay-per-view event in July, Daniel Cormier was able to score a KO win over Stipe Miocic to win the UFC heavyweight title and after the fight, Cormier ... Read More »

Don Cheadle Explains That Time Mark Ruffalo Spoiled Infinity War's Ending

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In the interview, Hulk actor Mark Ruffalo responded to the interviewer talking about deaths in Marvel movies by saying, "Wait 'till you see this next one: ha-. But they've grown together, and I think when you find them in this movie and they've been the Secret Avengers for two years because they're being hunted by Ross and the government, they're like a tight-knit family now. Read More »

'We made incredible mistakes', says Mourinho as United crash

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Mourinho refused to openly criticise his players, saying he had been too honest in the past and suggesting the defeat was sufficient ammunition for journalists. They're just happy to keep possession and go square all the time. "The attitude we had was not like we wanted to beat them, they had more hunger than us". Read More »

Kevin Spacey's new film makes just $126 on opening day

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According to The Hollywood Reporter , the actor's film is only screening at 10 select theatres in the USA and had a quiet opening on Friday. The poor performance comes on the back of several sexual misconduct allegations , including one from Anthony Rapp , which resulted in Spacey being dropped from several upcoming projects, or them being removed from the release slate entirely. Read More »

Stormy Daniels walks out of UK's Celebrity Big Brother

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Big Brother has denied claims that Stormy Daniels didn't go into the Celebrity Big Brother House because producers wanted to "control" her. Due to her revelations, Daniels was able to secure a number of different deals with producers, including those of Saturday Night Live , where the film star appeared as one of their special guests. Read More »

Fans Injured at Backstreet Boys Concert After Storm-Related Incident

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All of the 14 injured were taken to hospital and two have since been released. The venue also said it would be postponed for a later date. His bandmate Kevin Richardson referred to the structure as a "tent" and tweeted before the band's Saturday show that severe weather had passed through Thackerville causing the metal structure to come down. Read More »

Priyanka Chopra Shares Intimate Photos From Her and Nick Jonas's Engagement Ceremony

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The guest list also included Priyanka's Bajirao Mastani director Sanjay Leela Bhansali, Vishal Bhardwaj, who directed her in 7 Khoon Maaf and Kaminey and producer Siddharth Roy Kapur. Kevin Jonas also congratulated the couple via an Instagram Story, but the Jonas patriarch wrote: "So happy for the engagement of our son Nick Jonas and we welcome Priyanka Chopra into our family with love and excitement". Read More »

Nick Jonas finally confirms engagement to Priyanka Chopra on Instagram

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The outing, which included their family members, comes amid rumours that the couple will be formalising their relationship with a roka ceremony and a party on Saturday. Joe, 29, and Sophie, 22, welcomed Priyanka into the family as they posted their own touching messages congratulating the couple on Instagram . "The only way to do this. Read More »

Nobel-winning writer VS Naipaul dies aged 85

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A Trinidadian Indian, he had lived in England since he first came to the country to study at Oxford University in 1950. His most celebrated novel, A House for Mr Biswas , took over three years to write and was published a decade later. Among his other well-known works were those on Islamic fundamentalism - the 1981 work Among The Believers and the 1998 book Beyond Belief. Naipaul won the 1971 Booker Prize for his novel In a Free State . Read More »

All You Need to Know About Priyanka Chopra's $200,000 Ring

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While the actress was earlier seen hiding her huge Tiffany & Co. rock from the public eye, her recent picture with the 90s heartthrob Raveena Tandon from the bash has finally given us the glimpse of her engagement ring. Yep, the news is now confirmed and the pair are said to be delighted. It was reported that they started dating officially back in May. The party will be hosted by Priyanka Chopra's family. Read More »

Deven Davis, wife of Korn frontman Jonathan Davis, dead at 39

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TMZ reports that Jonathan had filed for divorce in October, 2016 citing irreconcilable differences, although it seems they had made up since then. The couple married in 2004 and had two children together. The 47-year-old singer added that he later found Deven similarly "passed out on the floor upstairs", and also spotted a heroin pipe and cocaine floating in the toilet bowl. Read More »

Netflix Cancels The Break with Michelle Wolf, Joel McHale Show

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Both shows were toplined by comedy personalities with successful track record, McHale as long-time host of The Soup on E! and Wolf as writer and contributor on Late Night with Seth Meyers and The Daily Show with Trevor Noah . 'I like Sarah, I think she's really resourceful. "But she burns facts and then she uses that ash to create a ideal smokey eye". 'Maybe she's born with it, maybe it's lies'. Read More »

Amazon live TV DVR tipped to battle TiVo, Slingbox

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Amazon is working on a new DVR device for the streaming era that that would be a household's hub for the company's online video. Bloomberg's source said, however, that Amazon has yet to make a final call on rolling out the streaming feature. Read More »

Bobbi Kristina’s Friend Who Found Her In Bathtub Dies Of Apparent Overdose

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That's when Lomas was found unresponsive on the bathroom floor, with a syringe nearby. Lomas was the one who pulled Brown out of the bathtub and administered CPR with her partner, Nick Gordon , until help arrived. Speaking to People magazine in 2016 about the night he found Bobbi, he said: 'I saw her there, and I picked her up out of the water and laid her on the ground. Read More »

Baby Bieber born Thursday

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Bieber confirmed the news on Instagram , saying the baby, named Bay, was born at Stratford General Hospital Thursday morning. Bieber's dad posted photos on Instagram holding his infant daughter with his wife smiling in the background. Read More »

Damon Lindelof's 'Watchmen' Gets Series Order at HBO

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HBO programming president Casey Bloys hinted at a likely series pickup for the Watchmen pilot, written by Lindelof and directed by Nicole Kassell, at TCA last month. Interestingly, Yahya Abdul-Mateen II, who plays Black Manta in Aquaman , is also pulling double duty in the DC universe now as well. I know what you're thinking. Read More »

Tesla's Musk says stress, overwork taking heavy toll

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One funding possibility being considered for the potential privatization is for Musk's rocket company SpaceX to help bankroll the deal and take a stake in Tesla , the New York Times said, citing people familiar with the matter. But the Wall Street Journal said the SEC was also investigating whether Musk downplayed the company's Model 3 production problems. "I thought the worst of it was over - thought it was", he said. Read More »

Aretha Franklin funeral set for August 31 in Detroit

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She worked for me on numerous occasions. I was like, 'Why not?' You know? While she recorded and performed her own compositions from time to time (hit 1968 single and feminist anthem Think is an original song of hers), Franklin earned a great part of her fame as a unique interpreter of other people's songs. Read More »

ESPN Won't Be Airing The National Anthem on 'Monday Night Football'

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ESPN pays about $2 billion per year for the right to broadcast Monday Night Football , according to the Associated Press. First, for the season-opening game, which was held on the fifth anniversary of the September 11 terrorist attacks; again in Week 3, a week in which players across the league protested during the anthem in response to USA president Donald Trump's comments at a rally; and also in Week 4, in the wake of the mass shooting at a Las Vegas concert. Read More »

Priyanka Chopra welcomes Nick Jonas, his parents in Mumbai

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E! News had learned about Priyanka and Nick's engagement in July. "All of the plans are moving quickly and Priyanka and Nick do not want to have a long engagement", the source added. Confirmation of the Nick Jonas-Priyanka Chopra wedding comes after a couple of months of speculation over their wedding. The actress, who became popular in American showbiz with a lead role in " Quantico ", has been creating a buzz with her appearances with Jonas since past year. Read More »

MoviePass just made it harder, again, to see movies

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Previously, MoviePass offered a movie every day. The changes are in an effort to cut costs after it was revealed Tuesday the movie service's parent company Helios and Matheson Analytics Inc., suffered a $104million gross loss and a drop of $132.47 per share. Read More »

Scarlett Johansson Named 'World's Highest-Paid Actress' By Forbes

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Hollywood is teeming with incredible talent, but only one woman can claim the title of highest paid actress, and this year the honour goes to Scarlett Johansson . Johansson surpassed last year's number 1 spot holder " La La Land " star Emma Stone , who failed to make the cut this year, earning less than $10 million. Read More »

‘Star Wars: Resistance’: Trailer & Premiere Date For Disney Channel Toon Series

The voice actor behind Kazuda Xiono is unknown, however Oscar Isaac and Gwendoline Christie plan to reprise their live-action roles of Poe Dameron and Captain Phasma, respectively, for this new animated series. His agent is a monster negotiator. Sounds like Star Wars Resistance may have to prove itself to the more hardcore franchise fans when it premieres on Sunday, October 7 on Disney Channel . Read More »

Here's the Unusual Gift Madonna Wants for Her 60th Birthday

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Madonna is celebrating her 60th birthday in Marrakesh, Morrocco following a long career of reinvention and controversy. Celebrity watchers in Marrakech said Moroccan police were keeping journalists and photographers at bay, while speculation was rife over the venue and guest list for the star's birthday celebrations. Read More »