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Social media reacted with sadness and with tributes to Reynolds Thursday, pointing out his iconic roles and the example he set for stars on the rise. This was a previous health concern for the actor, who underwent heart surgery in 2010. Reynolds, named the top box office draw for five consecutive years by The National Association of Theatre Owners, was an Oscar nominee, a two-time Golden Globe victor, and the recipient of the People's Choice Award for six straight years.
  • DC Universe's Titans Will Explore Robin & Batman's Fallout

    DC Universe's Titans Will Explore Robin & Batman's Fallout

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    Kevin Smith announced the news on DC Daily , the YouTube series that is replacing DC All-Access. We've all been eagerly awaiting the launch of DC's digital service platform, DC Universe , and now we know when it will make its official debut: Batman Day! There is a lot more to check out feel free to check out the introduction to DC Daily above.
  • Gerard Depardieu Reportedly Accused of Rape

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    Gerard was nominated for the Academy Award for Best Actor back in 1991 for his work in Cyrano de Bergerac . Depardieu "absolutely" denies the allegations. "I have strong elements to show that no offense took place", Temime said, adding that the offense was "the opposite" of Depardieu's personality. In January, Catherine Deneuve and 99 other French women signed an open letter published in Le Monde , saying the Me Too movement was going too far and promoted a new "puritanism" against French ...
  • Aretha Franklin's emotional public viewing

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    The 76-year-old singer, beloved by millions around the world, died of cancer on Aug 16, closing the curtain on a glittering six-decade career that made her one of America's most celebrated artists. Chaka Khan, Jennifer Hudson and Stevie Wonder are among those scheduled to perform. "Being a singer is a natural gift", she once said. Right on Franklin's casket were words: " Aretha Franklin , The Queen of Soul ".
  • Prolific US playwright Neil Simon dead at 91

    Prolific US playwright Neil Simon dead at 91

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    Simon's other honors include membership in the American Theatre Hall of Fame, the New York State Governor's Award, the Kennedy Center Honors and the Mark Twain Prize for American Humor. He was the child of a garment salesman named Irving Simon and a mother, Mamie Simon, who worked at a department store. Simon wrote more than 30 plays.
  • Chelsea manager Maurizio Sarri surprised by Newcastle United's tactics

    Chelsea manager Maurizio Sarri surprised by Newcastle United's tactics

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    Newcastle are yet to win this season with their opening two games ending in a loss and draw. "He has plenty of experience in Serie A and the Champions League and we know he is relishing the chance to work in the Premier League". "Starting from September, we play three games a week, so there will be space for everybody". Chelsea boss Sarri was surprised to have come up against Benitez's defensive tactics, having got to understand his style and appreciate his tactical acumen from their ...
  • Guardians of the Galaxy 3 has stopped production

    Guardians of the Galaxy 3 has stopped production

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    THR reports that Marvel and Disney have made a decision to pause plans for production while they sort out what to do about a new director. The A-Team director Joe Carnahan has responded to news that Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. Chris Pratt and Zoe Saldana have become major stars while Dave Bautista and Karen Gillan are increasingly in demand in Hollywood. A source told THR that the pause was necessary to "re-group".
  • Spotify have responded to Nicki Minaj’s claims of unfair treatment

    Spotify have responded to Nicki Minaj’s claims of unfair treatment

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    Soon, Nicki Minaj took to Twitter to dispute these positions , explaining that Travis Scott's selling of "season pass" bundles to his upcoming tour inflated sales figures, due to their varied inclusion of albums and tickets. You got your f**king homeboy talking for you and you got your girlfriend selling tour passes. "Stop it. Knock it the fuck off". According to The Fader , she also addressed internet rumors that she's feuding with Scott's daughter Stormi.
  • ‘Crazy Rich Asians’ author Kevin Kwan wanted for draft dodging

    ‘Crazy Rich Asians’ author Kevin Kwan wanted for draft dodging

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    However, the nation turned down that renunciation, saying that Kwan would have to serve out the mandatory two years of national service in the police or civic defense force that all men must serve after the age of 18. There are three books in Kevin Kwan's trilogy, including "Crazy Rich Girlfriend" and " Rich People Problems ". She discovers he is not only the scion of one of the country's wealthiest families, but also one of Singapore's most sought-after bachelors.
  • Cohen willing to cooperate, not interested in presidential pardon, lawyer says

    Cohen willing to cooperate, not interested in presidential pardon, lawyer says

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    Cohen's lawyer says his client has information relevant to the official investigation into Russian election interference and alleged collusion between Trump's team and Moscow. Fox News released excerpts of an interview conducted with Mr Trump on Wednesday in which the President said he knew of the payments "later on" but did not elaborate.
  • MTV VMAs: Madonna says she didn't intend to do tribute to Franklin

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    Madonna is yet to respond to the fierce backlash against her Aretha Franklin tribute . She continued, "Fortunately one of my favorite albums was "Lady Soul" by Aretha Franklin ". "You do not disrespect an ICON like that", wrote Nina Parker on Twitter. "The AUDACITY", another fan noted. And apparently this wasn't the first time that Madonna had been a bit too self-indulgent when giving a tribute to a fallen music star.
  • Twitch Prime Subscribers Will Soon Get Ads

    Twitch Prime Subscribers Will Soon Get Ads

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    With ads, the platform and game creators can get a cut. Those with Amazon Prime accounts automatically get access to Twitch Prime benefits. As of September 14, Twitch Prime users will start seeing pre-roll, mid-roll, and display ads while watching broadcasts across the streaming site, which was bought by Amazon in 2014 and now attracts over 15 million daily users - largely for live-streams of video-game playthroughs and esports events.
  • Drake surprises 11-year-old heart surgery patient in Chicago

    Drake surprises 11-year-old heart surgery patient in Chicago

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    Not only did he call Sofia Sanchez his "love", but he wore the biggest grin on his face in every single shot these two snapped together at Lurie's Children's Hospital of Chicago. She's a huge fan of Drake and posted a video of herself doing the "Kiki Challenge", hoping the rapper would see. Drake posted a video to Instagram of the visit, revealing that the pair chatted all things "Beiber and Owls and Basketball ".
  • Priyanka Chopra And Nick Jonas Celebrate Engagement In Beautiful Hindu Ceremony

    Priyanka Chopra And Nick Jonas Celebrate Engagement In Beautiful Hindu Ceremony

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    Nick posted the same pic, saying, " Future Mrs. Jonas. My heart, My love". Priyanka Chopra or Nick Jonas have not officially announced their wedding to either the Indian or American media. Nick arrived here with his parents on Thursday, and they were received by Priyanka at the Chhatrapati Shivaji International Airport. While Nick's parents flew to India for the affair, his brother, Joe Jonas , expressed his happiness over Twitter.