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Cardi B and Penn Badgley are the Twitter friendship we didn’t know we needed

Cardi B and Penn Badgley are the Twitter friendship we didn’t know we needed

What’s the relationship status when you swap Twitter avis? That’s what Cardi B and “You” star Penn Badgley did after sharing some mutual appreciation on that platform. The rapper tweeted an old video in which Badgley talks about social media and praises Cardi B for how she uses it, saying she has an “authentic relationship”…MORE

Olivia Newton-John offers cancer update
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Olivia Newton-John offers cancer update

Olivia Newton-John says she has her good days and her bad days as she once again battles cancer. In an interview with “Today’s” Hoda Kotb which aired Wednesday, the singer talked about living with stage 4 metastatic breast cancer. She said these days she’s “feeling pretty good.” “I have my days, I have my pains,”…MORE

Cara Delevingne’s father suggests she was named after in-flight magazine
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Cara Delevingne’s father suggests she was named after in-flight magazine

Origin stories are a powerful part of celebrity culture that can help fans identify with the stars. Now it appears that one global star shares a curious connection with Ireland, and the country’s flag carrier airline in particular. Charles Hamar Delevingne, father of model and actress Cara Delevingne, has suggested that his daughter was named…MORE

Solange launches a library for rare books by Black authors
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Solange launches a library for rare books by Black authors

The thing about rare books is that they’re, well, rare — which means too many hidden gems are well out of reach for the everyday literary enthusiast. Solange is trying to change that. The singer’s creative studio Saint Heron recently launched a free community library that aims to increase access to rare and out-of-print works…MORE

‘Dune’ captures the book’s epic scale while telling only half of the story
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‘Dune’ captures the book’s epic scale while telling only half of the story

To anyone who remembers seeing David Lynch’s 1984 version of “Dune” and thinking, “OK, so that happened,” director Denis Villeneuve has conjured a far more coherent narrative filled with stunning images and massive machinery. He has also split the book into two films, leaving audiences to consume the less compelling first half before ending somewhat…MORE

Netflix employees are staging a walkout amid Dave Chappelle controversy
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Netflix employees are staging a walkout amid Dave Chappelle controversy

Approximately 65 demonstrators, including Netflix employees and supporters of the transgender community, protested outside of the company’s offices in Los Angeles on Wednesday. Employees began streaming out of the building at 10:30a PT in protest of Dave Chappelle’s “The Closer” comedy special, which has been criticized as transphobic by the transgender community and others. Demonstrators…MORE

Travis Tritt cancels concerts at venues with Covid safety measures
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Travis Tritt cancels concerts at venues with Covid safety measures

Travis Tritt is canceling four concerts at venues that have Covid-19 safety protocols.The country singer has announced he will not be performing at planned stops in Indiana, Mississippi, Illinois and Kentucky. Venues in those states were requiring either mask wearing, a negative Covid-19 test result or proof of vaccination for concertgoers. Tritt told Billboard he…MORE

Jamie Lynn Spears donation offer rejected by mental health organization
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Jamie Lynn Spears donation offer rejected by mental health organization

An organization devoted to mental health and addiction recovery has declined an offer of proceeds from a forthcoming book by Jamie Lynn Spears. In October, Spears posted on her verified Instagram account about her new book, “Things I Should Have Said.” “I know I still have ALOT of learning to do, but I feel like…MORE

See Nicole Kidman as Lucille Ball in first trailer for ‘Being the Ricardos’

See Nicole Kidman as Lucille Ball in first trailer for ‘Being the Ricardos’

Nicole Kidman has made some dramatic character transformations as an actor it appears she’s pulled it off again. “I get paid a fortune to do exactly what I love doing,” Kidman says as Lucille Ball the first trailer for Amazon Prime’s “Being the Ricardos.” The film is written and directed by Aaron Sorkin. Javier Bardem…MORE

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