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Witness for Depp Cryptically Contradicts Key Heard Witness
Jurors in Johnny Depp’s libel lawsuit against ex-wife Amber Heard heard a snippet of testimony Tuesday contradicting one of Heard’s key witnesses, but much of the context was stripped away. Jennifer Howell — who once employed Heard's sister, Whitney Henriquez — testified briefly Tuesday in the...
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Johnny Depp’s Toxic Fans Are Review-Bombing Amber Heard’s Expert Witness
As Johnny Depp’s defamation trial against ex-wife Amber Heard continues to get ugly in court legally, in the court of public opinion and social media, things appear even more toxic as fans of the actor go on the attack of anyone defending Heard, most...
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Bill Cosby sex assault case starts in California
LOS ANGELES, United States (AFP)— A trial against Bill Cosby was due to begin Monday in California, with a civil suit alleging the disgraced comedian sexually assaulted a teenage girl almost five decades ago. Judy Huth says the man once known as "America's Dad" attacked her at the Playboy Mansion in...
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Group invades Cannes red carpet to highlight violence towards women
Protests about women’s safety have taken place at the Cannes film festival for the second time in a matter of days, after a group invaded the red carpet at a premiere of a film about the killing of sex workers. About 12 women went on to the red carpet before the screening of Holy Spider, carrying a...
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Lebanese singer Nancy Ajram slammed for blackface birthday ‘prank’ - Arab News
LONDON: Lebanese singer Nancy Ajram has found herself in hot water after being accused of racism for putting on blackface for a “prank.” To celebrate her 39th birthday, Ajram filmed a video of herself walking down the streets of Lebanon’s capital Beirut with her skin darkened by makeup and wearing a...
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Stranger Things to Obi-Wan Kenobi: the seven best shows to stream this week
We’re back in the land of the Upside Down, and Ewan McGregor reprises his Jedi for the Disney+ spin-off. Plus, David Attenborough’s stupendous dinosaur show ......
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Rare book predicting alien life discovered in Cotswolds
A rare book predicting alien life could sell for thousands at auction. The book, published in 1698, was found at a free antique valuation event in Moreton-in-Marsh, Gloucestershire, by books valuer Jim Spencer. Inside, author Christiaan Huygens explores his fascination with the potential existence...
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1955 Mercedes Sells For Record $143 Million: Sotheby's
A 1955 Mercedes-Benz, one of only two such versions in existence, was auctioned off earlier this month for a whopping $143 million, making it the world&aposs most expensive car ever...
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Vangelis, Composer of Chariots of Fire and Blade Runner Soundtracks, Dies Ages 79
Vangelis, the Greek composer and musician whose synth-driven work brought huge drama to film soundtracks including Blade Runner and Chariots of Fire, has died aged 79. The Guardian reports: Born Evangelos Odysseas Papathanassiou in 1943, Vangelis won an Oscar for his 1981 Chariots of Fire...
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Shakira hails music platforms for helping to make the industry ‘more democratic’
Shakira has hailed the importance of music platforms for emerging talent as she feels it helps artists showcase their music and makes the process “more democratic”. The Colombian singer-songwriter, 45, recalled how when she was starting out in the music industry as a teenager that there were...
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