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Angelina Jolie says child casting story is false, upsetting
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LOS ANGELES (AP) — Angelina Jolie says accounts of her casting process for children to appear in her film "First They Killed My Father" are false and upsetting. An excerpt from a Vanity Fair profile of the director sparked backlash online earlier this week from people who criticized the methods
'Walking Dead' panel called off for stuntman's funeral
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BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. (AP) — The AMC channel says a producers' panel discussion for "The Walking Dead" is off because it conflicts with the funeral for a stuntman killed in an on-set fall. In a statement Thursday, AMC said some of the five producers scheduled to appear on the weekend panel
Model Chrissy Teigen says Trump blocked her on Twitter
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Model Chrissy Teigen says she has been blocked on Twitter by President Donald Trump after years of trolling the Republican online. Teigen posted a screenshot from her Twitter account revealing she had been blocked from viewing the president's tweets. Teigen says the final straw was when she
Kendrick Lamar is leader of MTV VMAs with 8 nominations
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NEW YORK (AP) — Kendrick Lamar's "Humble" is giving the rapper reason to brag: He is the leader of the MTV Video Music Awards with eight nominations. Lamar and his No.1 hit song are nominated for video of the year, artist of the year, best hip-hop video and other prizes. Katy Perry and The
'Wonder Woman 2' sets December 2019 release date
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LOS ANGELES (AP) — "Wonder Woman 2" is set to storm theaters on Dec. 13, 2019. Warner Bros. announced the date late Tuesday. "Wonder Woman" star Gal Gadot is set to reprise her role as Diana of Themyscira. But a director has yet to be set. Patty Jenkins is still in negotiations for the
Barbara Sinatra, Frank's 4th wife and philanthropist, dies
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LOS ANGELES (AP) — Barbara Sinatra, the fourth wife of legendary singer Frank Sinatra and a prominent children's advocate and philanthropist who raised millions of dollars to help abused youngsters, died Tuesday. She was 90. Sinatra died of natural causes at her Rancho Mirage, California, home
Linkin Park releases statement about band member's death
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NEW YORK (AP) — Linkin Park said their hearts are broken following the death of lead singer Chester Bennington, who died by hanging last week. The rock band said Monday that the "shock waves of grief and denial are still sweeping through our family as we come to grips with what has
Bieber cancels rest of tour for 'unforeseen circumstances'
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NEW YORK (AP) — Justin Bieber is canceling the rest of his Purpose World Tour "due to unforeseen circumstances." His representatives didn't offer details about the cancellation in a statement released Monday but said the singer "loves his fans and hates to disappoint them." "However, after
'Despacito' singers veto Venezuelan leader's campaign remix
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CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — There's a new take on the hit Latin pop song "Despacito." And this one is not garnering accolades from its producers. Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro premiered a remix of the song by Puerto Rican duo Luis Fonsi and Daddy Yankee Sunday, transforming the
Comic-Con hits: 'Black Panther,' Batman, 'Stranger Things'
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SAN DIEGO (AP) — From "Black Panther" to Batman, "Stranger Things" to "Blade Runner 2049," and "Ready Player One" to Rep. John Lewis, Comic-Con had something for almost every pop-culture appetite. As the annual fan convention in San Diego wraps Sunday after four days of panels, presentations,
UK palace releases Prince George's 4th birthday portrait
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LONDON (AP) — Kensington Palace has released a portrait to mark Prince George's fourth birthday. The son of Prince William and his wife Kate celebrated his birthday Saturday. George, who is third in line to the throne, is beaming with a happy smile in the photo. The palace said William and
Creators, cast of 'Stranger Things' debut season 2 trailer
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SAN DIEGO (AP) — The creators of "Stranger Things" premiered a trailer for the show's second season at Comic-Con on Saturday that was so new, even the cast hadn't seen it. The Duffer Bros. were joined by director Shawn Levy and stars Millie Bobby Brown, Matthew Modine and the crew of young
Beijing says no to Justin Bieber over past 'bad behavior'
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BEIJING (AP) — China's capital says it won't be inviting Justin Bieber to perform in the country because of his past "bad behavior," although it did concede that the Canadian singer has talent. In response to a question from a purported fan on its web page, the Beijing Municipal Bureau of
Ben Affleck to fans: I'm still Batman, despite rumors
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SAN DIEGO (AP) — Ben Affleck is still Batman. The actor shot down rumors that he would be hanging up his cape for the stand-alone Batman film, even though he recently ceded directing responsibilities. Speaking to a crowd of about 6,500 fans at San Diego Comic-Con, Affleck unequivocally assured
Linkin Park cancels tour after Chester Bennington's death
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LOS ANGELES (AP) — The band Linkin Park canceled its North American tour Friday after its lead singer, Chester Bennington, was found dead by hanging the day before. "We are incredibly saddened to hear about the passing of Chester Bennington. The Linkin Park One More Light North American Tour