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Culture NBC Reportedly Threatened Reporter Over Harvey Weinstein Story
Author: 0 NBC Reportedly Threatened Reporter Over Harvey Weinstein Story

Losing Farrow and the Weinstein story is just one of many reasons that Lack, who returned as head of NBC News in 2015 after running the news division in the '90s, has been under scrutiny of late. "Rich is a fantastic producer and journalist". McHugh also questioned why the network let the story get away. "I walked into the door at the New Yorker with an explosive reportable piece that should have been public earlier ", he told MSNBC's Rachel Maddow at the time .

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Author: 0 Edward "Eddie" Franklin: Quick Facts to Know About Aretha Franklin’s Son

U.S. president Bill Clinton , Rev. Jesse Jackson and Sony Music's chief creative officer Clive Davis will be among the speakers. "I was like, 'How are you a real person?' It's an honor to have met her, and we're gonna celebrate her". Her oncologist, Dr. Philip Phillips of Karmanos Cancer Institute, said the 76-year-old singer's official cause of death was due to advanced pancreatic cancer of the neuroendocrine type.

Culture Sebastian Vettel - Lewis Hamilton didn't leave enough space
Author: 0 Sebastian Vettel - Lewis Hamilton didn't leave enough space

The thrilling victory was a fifth in a row for Mercedes at Monza , the historic circuit inside a former royal park near Milan, and one of Hamilton's most successful. Moments later, Hamilton was in the lead after passing Raikkonen on lap four, only for the 38-year-old to bite back two corners later. Hamilton said he had already been "a bit surprised" that Vettel went to the left at the first chicane, where "there was a small touch between us all" and was surprised by his approach to the ...

Culture Roxanne Pallett leaves Celebrity Big Brother house after domestic violence claim
Author: 0 Roxanne Pallett leaves Celebrity Big Brother house after domestic violence claim

She then entered the house's diary room and demanded to speak to producers. 'She has now been reunited with her fiancé and family and thanks everyone for their support during her time in the show'. Jardine, 36, and Pallett had a conversation about the incident with the Married At First Sight star shortly before he left. He said: "It breaks my heart".

Culture How to watch Aretha Franklin's funeral
Author: 0 How to watch Aretha Franklin's funeral

Family, friends and famous figures will bid farewell to the Queen of Soul Friday in Detroit . Thomas became a fan favorite after helping the Pistons take the National Basketball Association championships in 1989 and 1990. Franklin's funeral will begin at 10 a.m. and will be live-streamed online. Their performances are expected to honor Franklin's strong gospel roots.

Culture Meghan Markle embarrassed after cute nickname for Prince Harry revealed
Author: 0 Meghan Markle embarrassed after cute nickname for Prince Harry revealed

Tweeple loved Berry's response to the photo and many said it's not surprising if the young prince had a crush on the talented actor just like many teenagers of his age. Touched by Prince Harry's appreciation, Halle Berry took to Twitter writing , "Ok #PrinceHarry, I see you!" There are also two cut-out bikini shots of women either side of Berry's picture but the photograph does not reveal their faces.

Culture Brendan Rodgers excited for Celtic's Europa League group-stage draw
Author: 0 Brendan Rodgers excited for Celtic's Europa League group-stage draw

Rodgers will speak with Dembele today as he explains the club's stance. And the Hoops boss confirmed that he does not anticipate further business between now and the midnight deadline. 'It's a release, more than anything, ' he said. They were always going to make it hard for us by camping inside the penalty area so I had to go outside it for the goal but it was a relief to get it.

Culture Taylor Swift on Aretha Franklin
Author: 0 Taylor Swift on Aretha Franklin

This is wild! Chaka Khan - a 10-time Grammy victor and as well-seasoned a performer as anyone in the biz - says she's got butterflies about performing at Aretha Franklin's funeral . She's an iconic personality in this city and the entire nation. Swift asked for a moment of silence, "so every single one of us could reflect on our love and respect for her".

Culture French actor Gérard Depardieu accused of rape
Author: 0 French actor Gérard Depardieu accused of rape

Gérard Depardieu has been accused of rape and sexual assault , reports the BBC . Mr Depardieu "absolutely" denies the allegations, made by a 22-year-old French actress. Another woman, a 49-year-old casting director, said he assaulted her whenever they were in an elevator together. The young woman was studying at a school where Depardieu is teaching, according to BFM.

Culture Star Wars: Episode IX adds Matt Smith
Author: 0 Star Wars: Episode IX adds Matt Smith

Abrams for a release at the end of 2019. The Resistance could sure use the help of Wexley, Jessika Pava and the rest if they have any hope at all of defeating the First Order in the last episode. Returning cast members include Mark Hamill , Adam Driver , Daisy Ridley , John Boyega , Oscar Isaac , Lupita Nyong'o , Domhnall Gleeson , Kelly Marie Tran , Joonas Suotamo , Anthony Daniels , and Fisher's daughter Billie Lourd .

Culture Duchess of Sussex's wedding dress to go on display
Author: 0 Duchess of Sussex's wedding dress to go on display

WPA Pool via Getty Images The Duke and Duchess of Sussex at " Hamilton " on August 29. Ahead of the show, the Duke and Duchess met with Lin-Manuel Miranda, as well as the cast. In July, he made an appearance on behalf of the charity at the International AIDS Conference in Amsterdam where he joined Sir Elton John onstage to announce a billion-dollar endeavour to help reduce the spread of the virus.

Culture Cynthia Nixon-Andrew Cuomo debate
Author: 0 Cynthia Nixon-Andrew Cuomo debate

Meanwhile Cuomo , now serving his second term, said he will serve another four years and won't run for the White House in 2020 if he wins a third term in the November election. Cynthia Nixon is no stranger to the stage, but she's never before had a platform quite like this. Cuomo later said the remark was "inartful". The two expressed the need to fix New York City's subway system which has been plagued with delays.

Culture Motorcade of pink Cadillacs coming to Aretha Franklin’s homegoing celebration
Author: 0 Motorcade of pink Cadillacs coming to Aretha Franklin’s homegoing celebration

The music icon died from advanced pancreatic cancer on August 16. Tuesday is the first of two days of a public viewing for the late Queen of Soul, Aretha Franklin . Jackson said she will interview notables who are there to honor Franklin's life and legacy. The funeral for Franklin is set for Friday, at Greater Grace Temple in Detroit , with stars including Stevie Wonder and Jennifer Hudson set to perform.

Author: 0 Serena Williams Plays Tennis in a Tutu After Ban on Her Catsuit

Serena Williams has been brutally honest and outspoken about motherhood since giving birth to her daughter, Alexis Olympia Ohanian Jr ., almost one year ago. Even Minaj, whose new album is titled Queen, took to Instagram to give all praise to Williams. Another said: "They didn't let Serena Williams wear her catsuit.

Culture Girl Surprised By Drake At Lurie Children’s Hospital Gets Heart Transplant
Author: 0 Girl Surprised By Drake At Lurie Children’s Hospital Gets Heart Transplant

Drake visited Sofia Sanchez at Lurie Children's Hospital in Chicago after seeing a video of her dancing in a hospital hallway to his song, " In My Feelings ". Mazal tov, Sofia! We wish you a quick recovery, a refuah shlema . "Surgery went well", the statement said. Then Drake asks her what she's watching on her laptop, and the girl shyly reveals it's the popular CW drama Riverdale.

Culture Sarri surprised by Benítez's approach against Chelsea
Author: 0 Sarri surprised by Benítez's approach against Chelsea

Chelsea's second win came last weekend over London rival Arsenal. "It is easier, for a defender who is 30, it is more hard". 'When you are at Newcastle United , you have to manage because you are in the Premier League and you have what you have'.

Culture Unai Emery denies clash with Mesut Ozil
Author: 0 Unai Emery denies clash with Mesut Ozil

I said come if you feel better and he felt better. Speaking to Sky Sports after the game, Emery once again focused on the lack of balance in his team as West Ham took the lead and threatened constantly on the break throughout the London derby.

Culture Pulitzer Winning Playwright Neil Simon Dies At 91
Author: 0 Pulitzer Winning Playwright Neil Simon Dies At 91

He wrote scores of classic plays, mostly Broadway comedies, including " The Odd Couple ", " Sweet Charity ", and " Lost in Yonkers ", for which he won the 1991 Pulitzer Prize . He wrote more than 40 plays that were amusing, moving and immensely popular - sometimes shifting from slapstick to melodrama with the turn of a phrase.

Culture Eden Hazard irrepressible on his Chelsea return against Newcastle
Author: 0 Eden Hazard irrepressible on his Chelsea return against Newcastle

Jorginho completed 158 passes out of a possible 173 (91.3%), 27 more than the whole Newcastle side combined (131). Speaking about the big calls, Newcastle's manager Rafael Benitez (who was missing five key players for the clash) didn't believe the result was fair on his team.

Culture 'Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 3' put on hold following Gunn's exit
Author: 0 'Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 3' put on hold following Gunn's exit

Fans have since started petitions and protests to put Gunn back in the director's chair, but so far, Marvel and Disney have stuck by their decision. He also threatened to leave the franchise if Gunn's script for the third movie wasn't used. Gunn apologized for the comments and said they were jokes made when he was in a different stage of life.

Culture Three changes Unai Emery should make to win first Premier League game
Author: 0 Three changes Unai Emery should make to win first Premier League game

Arsenal arguably attacked more fluently in their 3-2 defeat to Chelsea last time out, but Emery will be delighted with a three-point haul to boost an ongoing teething process. And finally, Petr Cech will likely continue in goal, with Emery preferring a standard, four-person defence to counter the threat of West Ham's attackers.

Culture Ariana Grande Shades Travis Scott, Proves She’s Nicki Minaj’s Ride or Die
Author: 0 Ariana Grande Shades Travis Scott, Proves She’s Nicki Minaj’s Ride or Die

Nicki Minaj has attempted to clarify her relationship with Kylie Jenner after a video emerged of the reality star avoiding her on the MTV VMAs red carpet. Posting a screenshot of Kylie's post, Nicki raged: " Travis sold over 50k of these". The rapper, 35, defended the performance of her album Queen after it finished second on the Billboard 200 - behind Scott's Astroworld - suggesting the marketing of the record artificially inflated the numbers.

Culture 'A hero, a leader': NZ politicians, dignitaries remember U.S. senator John McCain
Author: 0 'A hero, a leader': NZ politicians, dignitaries remember U.S. senator John McCain

John McCain , Republican US Senator and 2008 presidential nominee, died of brain cancer on Saturday at the age of 81, he had recently chosen to stop medical treatment. In recent weeks, he was not completely quiet, however. McCain was no liberal but he opposed both Trump's first attempt at a travel ban for six majority-Muslim nations, calling it potentially "a self-inflicted wound in the fight against terrorism", and the confirmation of Gina Haspel as director of the Central ...

Culture Ariana Grande Says Wedding To Pete Davidson Is Going Down Next Year
Author: 0 Ariana Grande Says Wedding To Pete Davidson Is Going Down Next Year

She began to get a little emotional, as she added, "I'm going to cry, I'm so excited, it's sick, it's really fun". Pete Davidson nearly got arrested last weekend when he and his friends were pulled over by cops in Syracuse, New York where the comedian was filming Big Time Adolescence with Machine Gun Kelly .

Culture Ben Affleck Checks Into Rehab Again
Author: 0 Ben Affleck Checks Into Rehab Again

An unnamed source told the entertainment magazine that the 46-year-old Oscar victor "knew he needed help and was vocal about it". The two-time Oscar victor has been open about his battles in the past as he sought help in 2001 and 2017. The drama comes 10 days after Affleck was spotted leaving an Alcoholics Anonymous meeting. Although Jen and a sober coach staged the intervention, Ben "asked Jen for help and wants to get better".

Culture Ariana Grande Reunites With Her 'Wifey' Camila Cabello At The VMAs
Author: 0 Ariana Grande Reunites With Her 'Wifey' Camila Cabello At The VMAs

On " The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon " Aug. 16, Grande told Fallon how she met Davidson about two years ago on SNL when she was a guest host. "I had the biggest crush in the world on him the whole time, like forever", she said. "I have to keep Grande because my grandpa was so proud of our name".

Culture Madonna made an Aretha tribute all about herself. Twitter wasn't having it.
Author: 0 Madonna made an Aretha tribute all about herself. Twitter wasn't having it.

Aretha Franklin , 76, passed away in Detroit , Michigan, on August 16 of advanced pancreatic cancer. "And I want to thank you, Aretha , for empowering all of us". My dream was to make it as a professional dancer. Her finances will soon become public in Oakland County Probate Court since she left no will or trust, Detroit Free Press claimed.

Culture Ticket sales for Nicki Minaj's upcoming tour are 'in the toilet'
Author: 0 Ticket sales for Nicki Minaj's upcoming tour are 'in the toilet'

The star later clarified that her comments were made with "sarcasm/dry humor" but promised to open up on the subject further on the next episode of Queen Radio , which airs on Tuesday. Im actually laughing. #Queen broke the record of being number 1 in 86 countries. Nicki Minaj hasn't held back from speaking her mind, especially in the weeks since dropping her Queen album.

Culture Drake visited a young fan awaiting a heart transplant in Chicago
Author: 0 Drake visited a young fan awaiting a heart transplant in Chicago

Drake visited Sanchez after seeing the Downers Grove girl's video version of his song, " In My Feelings ", which inspired a viral dance craze. The rapper was scheduled to perform on her birthday at the United Center in Chicago. "When you come here, I can show you". Her birthday wish - to meet Drizzy. He posted a second image of Sofia sitting on her hospital bed while smiling and wearing a baseball cap saying " Scorpion ", the name of his latest album.

Culture Madonna: It Was Not Meant to Be an Aretha Tribute
Author: 0 Madonna: It Was Not Meant to Be an Aretha Tribute

There was no way for Madonna to regain control of this narrative, except, perhaps, to hijack a tribute to Franklin and return the spotlight to her. Madonna presents a tribute to Aretha Franklin , pictured on screen, at the MTV Video Music Awards at Radio City Music Hall on Monday, Aug. 20, 2018, in NY.

Author: 0 Danny Boyle Exits As Bond 25 Director Amid Creative Differences

Both Wilson and Broccoli serve as producers on the upcoming film, and Daniel Craig will be returning as James Bond for the fifth time since taking on the iconic role in 2006's Casino Royale . The Trainspotting director was to take the helm for the 25th outing in the franchise, with production due to begin in early December. It is not yet known if Boyle's exit will impact the release schedule.

Culture Camila Cabello Dedicates Her Video Of The Year Win To Madonna
Author: 0 Camila Cabello Dedicates Her Video Of The Year Win To Madonna

The "Bodak Yellow" hitmaker had been the night's most nominated artist with 12 nods, and she took home three prizes, Song of Summer for " I Like It ", her collaboration with Bad Bunny and J. Michael Avenatti warned that President TrumpDonald John TrumpTrump threatens ex-intel official's clearance, citing comments on CNN Protesters topple Confederate monument on UNC campus Man wanted for threatening to shoot Trump spotted in Maryland MORE's lawyer Rudy Giuliani should "Buckle Up" after ...

Culture VMAs: Camila Cabello tweets her past self after MTV award win
Author: 0 VMAs: Camila Cabello tweets her past self after MTV award win

Lopez even rapped along to a Cardi B song while the crowd cheered her on. But the feisty "Bodak Yellow" singer failed to make good on her leading 10 nominations going into the show as fans spread their votes far and wide. The VMAs , at Radio City Music Hall in NY, also lacked oomph with its performances throughout the night: Grande was a bore during "God Is a Woman", but added some excitement when she was joined by her mother, grandmother and cousin onstage at the end of the performance.

Culture Tesla shares nosediving as Elon Musk's privatization plans leave market unimpressed
Author: 0 Tesla shares nosediving as Elon Musk's privatization plans leave market unimpressed

Tesla shares again plummeted on reports that Musk's tweets regarding taking Tesla private were not signed off by anyone. Shares of Palo Alto, California-based Tesla rose to a high of $324.79 on Tuesday, bouncing off a three-month low on Monday when JP Morgan slashed its price target on the company by $113 and said it believed Chief Executive Elon Musk had not secured funding for taking Tesla private .

Culture Actress Asia Argento denies sexual relationship with accuser
Author: 0 Actress Asia Argento denies sexual relationship with accuser

In a statement from Argento shared by the journalist Yashar Ali , Argento said: "I am deeply shocked and hurt having read the news that is absolutely false". If Argento weren't one of their own, the movement would have the actress' head for using the alleged victim's past to discredit his claim against her.

Culture Asia Argento Arranged Deal With Sexual Assault Accuser
Author: 0 Asia Argento Arranged Deal With Sexual Assault Accuser

Neither Argento nor any of her representatives responded to requests for comment on the Times' story, it was reported. Mark Harris, Vulture journalist and author, said, "This is very bad, but I don't see any conclusion to draw from it besides "Two things can be true at once".

Culture John Abraham-starrer earns Rs 56.91 crore
Author: 0 John Abraham-starrer earns Rs 56.91 crore

The first weekend is over and Gold box office collection has managed to trump Satyameva Jayate's box office earning by a margin. On the other hand, Milap Zaveri's Satyameva Jayate starring John Abraham and Manoj Vajpayee made close to Rs 20.5 crore on opening despite tough competition from Gold .

Culture Paul Pogba: My attitude wasn't right against Brighton
Author: 0 Paul Pogba: My attitude wasn't right against Brighton

Signed from Juventus in 2016, the 25-year-old World Cup victor is Man United's club-record signing but has yet to prove himself as a consistent performer in the Premier League . "The press and pundits criticise when I go in that direction". "Very proud of the performance, particularly the reaction from last week", said Hughton.

Culture Celebrity Big Brother responds to Stormy Daniels no-show
Author: 0 Celebrity Big Brother responds to Stormy Daniels no-show

CBB did not deny a row with producers, and said Daniels told the production team "hours" before the show was to air that she no longer wanted to participate as agreed "several months" earlier. president, was due to appear as the high-profile guest star on the long-running reality TV series. "Producers discussed a variety of options with her but were unable to agree any acceptable conditions for her entering the house", a spokesperson for the network added.

Culture Nick Jonas and his parents arrive in Mumbai for engagement bash
Author: 0 Nick Jonas and his parents arrive in Mumbai for engagement bash

Last night Nick Jonas arrived in Mumbai for what is touted to be one of the biggest celebrations of B-Town, the night when Priyanka Chopra will make her relationship official after all the hide-n-seek. But, no pictures could be taken as she was in a separate auto. "It's a tradition for [the families] to meet before the wedding and Priyanka's family insisted on hosting the Jonas family in their country", the source said.

Culture Stormy Daniels explains Celebrity Big Brother exit
Author: 0 Stormy Daniels explains Celebrity Big Brother exit

Kirstie Alley has entered the Celebrity Big Brother house, with the American star's casting causing quite a stir with fans . Moore added: "She says the stories about her asking for more money are rubbish". This year's Celebrity Big Brother 2018 earnings have been revealed and the line up are said to be annoyed at the huge disparity in earnings, with the highest paid earning a whopping £750,000, and the lowest only £40,000.

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Author: 0 "Painful Year": Tesla Shares Fall After Elon Musk Interview Sparks Fears

In an interview that gives a rare glimpse into his personal life, Mr Musk has described the tumultuous past twelve months as "the most hard and painful year of my career". 2 executive to help relieve some of the pressure on Musk. He expects the short-sellers to be a thorn in his side for the coming months as they continue pushing a narrative that may bring Tesla down.

Culture Before she was queen: Remembering Aretha Franklin’s first performances in Seattle
Author: 0 Before she was queen: Remembering Aretha Franklin’s first performances in Seattle

Baker also wrote that when Franklin sang, it was "so exciting that listeners who haven't heard her before may wonder where Aretha has been all their lives". Consecutive gold albums in 1985 and 1986 meant Franklin was back, and judging by her record sales, she was better than ever . During a TV interview past year Franklin said: "I feel very, very enriched and satisfied with respect to where my career came from and where it is now".

Culture Ariana Grande Knew Two Years Ago She'd Marry Pete Davidson | Ryan Seacrest
Author: 0 Ariana Grande Knew Two Years Ago She'd Marry Pete Davidson | Ryan Seacrest

The 25-year-old USA star brought the house down last night with a hastily-arranged and emotional rendition of Aretha's 1967 hit (You Make Me Feel Like) A Natural Woman on the Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon . The couple got engaged earlier this year after just a few weeks of dating. Ariana Grande and Pete Davidson's whirlwind engagement just keeps getting sweeter ― and " Sweetener ".

Culture Azealia Banks camped out at Elon Musk's home waiting for Grimes
Author: 0 Azealia Banks camped out at Elon Musk's home waiting for Grimes

Which is something that has been reported and questioned since Business Insider looked into the business earlier this year . Tesla did not immediately respond to a request for comment. Throughout the rant she referred to him as a "beta male" and said he took steroids and got hair plugs to make a more alpha transformation. "He's not cute at all in person".