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by | June 30, 2020 | 01:27

Watch the trailer below. Jennifer Hudson wowed during the 2020 BET Awards last night - in more ways than one. The trailer delves into Franklin's embracing of her confidence and her voice as a leading activist for civil rights. The movie follows the rise of Franklin's career from a child singing in her father's church choir to her becoming an worldwide superstar. Respect is one of two upcoming Aretha Franklin projects, the other being a National Geographic limited series, ...

by | June 28, 2020 | 01:30

The state of play: One character on the show, Apu , was seen as an offensive caricature that "perpetuated ugly stereotypes about South Asians" to many Indian Americans and immigrants, the New York Times' Vikas Bajaj wrote in 2018. For instance, Simpsons staple Harry Shearer provides the voice of the Bill Cosby-esque Dr. Julius Hibbert, who is Black. Both announcements come as more and more scrutiny is being directed toward animated projects that feature white actors voicing ...

by | June 27, 2020 | 02:03

Under the new policies, Facebook will ban ads that claim people from a specific race, ethnicity, nationality, caste, gender, sexual orientation or immigration origin are a threat to the physical safety or health of anyone else. " But I also stand against hate or anything that incites violences or suppresses voting, and we're committed to removing that content too, no matter where it comes from ".

by | June 24, 2020 | 01:08

The Witcher was filming in the United Kingdom when Netflix shut down production in March due to the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. In the last episode of season one, Geralt and Ciri finally meet, and season two will pick the story from there only.

by | June 24, 2020 | 01:11

President Donald Trump's demand for an $8 billion (857 billion yen) annual payment. Bolton also said he can not be "certain" of a peaceful transfer of power if Trump is defeated in the November presidential election, something that Republicans should be "careful" of.

by | June 23, 2020 | 01:43

Elmo's Fire and D.C. Cab. Alongside The Breakfast Club, which came out in the same year, it became one of the seminal films of the Brat Pack era and launched Demi Moore's film career. Schumacher developed a reputation for spotting young talent, casting stars like Colin Farrell, Kiefer Sutherland, Matthew McConaughey and Brad Renfro in their first major screen roles.

by | June 21, 2020 | 02:06

Let us know below, or by hitting us up on Facebook and Twitter ! "I'm going back to the South / I'm going back, back, back / Where my roots ain't watered down' Beyonce sings in the opening verse". The triumphant anthem is a declaration of Black excellence and was released in honor of the historic holiday commemorating the ending of slavery in the United States.

by | June 20, 2020 | 02:23

The mom of three admitted that it's been a "difficult time", while sharing a lesson on kindness to students during a virtual school assembly on Thursday. During his visit, he listened to emergency personnel detail the work that has been carried out over the last few weeks. The Duchess' assembly is based on a lesson plan which is available on the Mentally Healthy Schools platform.

by | June 20, 2020 | 01:20

And the Daily Beast added the president has asked them to explore legal retribution - or at least a threat. The book marks the first-time that a person in Trump's family will publish unflattering stories about the former property tycoon and reality TELEVISION star.

by | June 19, 2020 | 11:31

I just need a couple of months off". I've been doing this job for nearly 18 years, I've done 3,130 shows and there's nothing wrong my family is healthy. (He's read Tori Spelling's Storytelling three times already, since it's apparently the only book Kimmel owns.) We also spot Kimmel's wife sneaking out of Damon's guest room...

by | June 19, 2020 | 01:36

Ari Fleischer , White House press secretary under another GOP president, George W Bush , told Fox News on Wednesday he doubts Mr Trump's legal claims about his authorities and allegations about the book will hold up in the court system. In an excerpt of his forthcoming book published by The Wall Street Journal, John Bolton wrote Trump discussed the detention camps built by the Chinese government for Uyghurs in western China during a dinner at the G20 a year ago.

by | June 18, 2020 | 01:50

With a sunset-kissed view, sand in between their toes and a bottle of red wine, Stokes captioned the post, "cats outta the bag ❤️", implying that the two may have been dating for a while now. "YES SIR", wrote actor Austin North in the comments. Stokes and Cline's Outer Banks co-star Jonathan Daviss voiced his support for the couple in the comments.

by | June 18, 2020 | 01:17

He recently starred in Season 2 of " You " on Netflix , playing a comedian who sexually abuses teenage girls. 'I know I have said and done things that might have offended people during my career, but I have never knowingly pursued any underage women at any point, ' D'Elida told the outlet.

by | June 18, 2020 | 00:46

The order, which also sets financial incentives for police departments to establish credentialing programs and follow standard "best practices", is a modest attempt by Trump to confront a national reckoning over racial inequities and law enforcement.

by | June 18, 2020 | 01:46

Publisher Simon and Schuster said the lawsuit is an attempt by the Trump administration to stop "publication of a book it deems unflattering to the President". Barr personally got involved to try to stop the prosecution of Halkbank, according to a CNN report. The complaint is the latest salvo in a contentious relationship between Trump and the hawkish Bolton, who was abruptly forced from the White House last September after repeated disagreements on national security matters.

by | June 17, 2020 | 00:35

Due to the COVID-19 outbreak, WWE had to take strict measures to keep their shows going. WWE stated in their press release last week that Heyman would remain as an on-air talent in WWE. According to a report by PW Insider , WWE hopes they will be able to bring back live crowds in time for SummerSlam this year. They did confirm that a select number of friends and family were permitted to attend the tapings, but said fans were not in attendance.

by | June 16, 2020 | 01:42

For the unversed, Shekhar Kapur was supposed to direct Sushant Singh Rajput in a film titled Paani . The actor, was last seen in Netflix's film " Drive ", was reportedly suffering from depression and was undergoing treatment for the last 5-6 months at a private hospital in Mumbai.

by | June 16, 2020 | 00:57

The Academy - seen as the apex body of the Hollywood film industry - had already eased some eligibility rules in April, allowing movies that skip the big screen and appear on streaming platforms to contend for Oscars this year. Previous year there were nine. This year, for example, nine films were nominated for best picture, and several movies with Black themes were excluded, including "The Last Black Man in San Francisco" and "Clemency".

by | June 15, 2020 | 00:35

Regardless of whether the remaster tag is completely appropriate or not, Spider-Man: Miles Morales is the old game (albeit shinier and prettier) with a substantially-sized expansion tacked on. The release date is holiday 2020 . "The latest adventure in the Spider-Man universe will build on and expand Marvel's Spider-Man through an all-new story".

by | June 13, 2020 | 01:57

News that the split was "quite shocking" and that their mutual friends "have been texting each other over their disbelief that the couple is splitting". She had been nominated for Best Talk Show for her The Kelly Clarkson Show, but lost to Late Night With Seth Meyers . They have two young children together, while Blackstock has two older children from a previous marriage.

by | June 12, 2020 | 02:03

Ambler reportedly pleaded with officers to show mercy, telling them that he had congestive heart failure and couldn't breathe. According to the Austin Statesman , a local prosecutor involved in the investigation of Ambler's death also says the circumstances are troubling because it was being filmed for A&E Network's real-time police show Live PD .

by | June 11, 2020 | 01:24

In a 3,600-word essay , published on her website, the writer explained in detail her research and beliefs on trans issues, and the concerns she has about how women's rights and some young people's lives were being impacted by some forms of trans activism.

by | June 10, 2020 | 01:44

The death of George Floyd in Minnesota on May 25 has sparked worldwide protests against racism and police violence. The statue of Colston was erected in the city's centre in 1895 but Rees called the statue a "personal affront" while declaring that he didn't have "any real sense of loss" for the statue's destruction.

by | June 08, 2020 | 00:39

According to reports , the actor had a heart attack ( Chiranjeevi Sarja Died Due To Heart Attack), after which he was admitted for treatment, but Chiranjeevi's condition could not improve and he died on Sunday evening. The actor didn't have any pre-conditions or heart ailments, but complained of chest pain when he was rushed to the hospital. Ramesh Aravind tweeted , "Too young.

by | June 07, 2020 | 01:54

I wish her well, I hope she has an fantastic pregnancy, I hope that she has grown". Quoting Michele's tweet , Ware claimed Michele once told everyone on set that she would "shit in [her] wig" if given the chance. I used to cry every night from the mean and manipulative things she would do. While Lea was supportive in the post, Samantha was quick to point out that she had felt bullied by Lea .

by | June 06, 2020 | 01:36

McDougall, a professor in Leitner Center for International Law and Justice in NY said on Friday at a video conference of the European Parliament Subcommittee on Human Rights. "It's insane man, all these people came to see my brother, it's fantastic he touched so many hearts", he said. "Make America Not Embarrassing Again", read another.

by | June 04, 2020 | 01:46

The company had also acquired Keybase to add engineering expertise to build an end-to-end encrypted meeting mode and also released Zoom 5.0 with new security features and enhancements. Use of the company's software program leapt 30- layer in April, as the coronavirus pandemic compelled millions to function, discover and also hang out from another location.

by | June 04, 2020 | 02:13

A benefit for the Apollo Theater will take place Thursday instead of Tuesday, and South by Southwest postponed an event planned with Rachael Ray. Jamila Thomas and Brianna Agyemang , music executives who led the initiative , said it was meant to disrupt the work week.

by | June 03, 2020 | 00:44

Ware wrote. "I believe you told everyone that if you had the opportunity you would 'sh*t in my wig!' amongst [sic] traumatic microaggressions that made me question a career in Hollywood". Ex-Glee club members Amber Riley and Alex Newell also popped up on Twitter appearing to support Ware's accusations. "Also I know youre not talking about the season I wasn't in...

by | June 03, 2020 | 00:58

Rihanna , Alicia Keys, Radiohead, Coldplay , Kelly Rowland, Beastie Boys and were among the celebrities to join Black Out Tuesday on social media. "If you are white, black, brown or anything in between I am sure you feel (left) hopeless by the racism going on in America right now", Beyonce posted in an Instagram video.

by | June 02, 2020 | 01:24

The husband and wife duo was famous for creating large-scale, temporary environmental art projects since 1961. Christo and Jeanne-Claude at The Gates , February 2005. Christo was already wrapping smaller found objects, such as cars and furniture. Together, they have a son, Cyril, born in 1960. Christo and Jeanne-Claude have always made clear that their artworks in progress be continued after their deaths.

by | June 02, 2020 | 02:02

Music composer Salim Merchant, who confirmed the news of Wajid's death, said the composer was hospitalized a few days ago at Surana Hospital, Chembur, where his condition deteriorated. The news of the demise of the veteran singer was revealed by singer Sonu Nigam on Facebook. Always smiling face. Gone too soon. "Queen" actor Kangana Ranaut's team also posted her condolence message.

by | June 02, 2020 | 02:12

The pair wore masks and held signs saying, 'Black Lives Matter , ' as they chanted with others on the riot's frontline. Halsey claims that police "gassed and fired" at peaceful protesters. A clothing store in the 600 block of Pine Avenue was also set on fire. No officers were injured, authorities said . Moore, who was on the front lines Saturday, said officers had acted appropriately, though he acknowledged some "individual failures".

by | May 31, 2020 | 01:10

We do not know which resorts will be opening and when. As Disney fans hold their breath in anticipation for Governor DeSantis' official go-ahead to reopen The Happiest Place on Earth, some changes to the official announcement have already been made.

by | May 31, 2020 | 01:21

Despite this, Kylie and Sofia have been friends for years-long before the model started to date Scott-so it's no surprise that their friendship will outlast Sofia's romantic relationship with the Flip It Like Disick star. The split comes just under a month after it was reported Scott checked into rehab to work on "past traumas" after losing his mum and dad within months of one another in 2013.