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On Wednesday, May 30, 2018, Entertainment Tonight reported that the actor had finally spoken up about Roseanne Barr's recent controversial tweets and their show's subsequent cancellation. "She's not going to go on TV and say these things". Roseanne Barr is partly blaming Ambien for the tweet that led to her show's cancellation, but the maker of the insomnia drug quickly retorted that "racism is not a known side effect".
  • 'Sesame Street' creators sue over Melissa McCarthy flick

    'Sesame Street' creators sue over Melissa McCarthy flick

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    Melissa McCarthy's latest movie, " The Happytime Murders ", faces legal action from the producers of " Sesame Street ". But the trailer , which features muppets drinking alcohol, swearing, using drugs, and offering themselves for sex, uses the tagline "no sesame , all street".
  • 'Solo' Is Putting Up Disappointing Numbers in Memorial Day Weekend Box Office

    'Solo' Is Putting Up Disappointing Numbers in Memorial Day Weekend Box Office

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    That was just under its $80 million to $85 million projections, and the lowest opening for a " Pirates " movie since the first one, 2003's " Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl" ( $46.6 million ). All of this is not necessarily a sign that " Star Wars " is in a long-term decline, but it's an even worse situation for " Solo " considering that the film cost over $250 million before marketing due to extensive reshoots following Ron Howard's much-publicized replacement ...
  • Weinstein charged with rape, sex crime in NY

    Weinstein charged with rape, sex crime in NY

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    He is expecting various criminal sex charges. Weinstein arrived at a NY police precinct holding Richard Schickel's biography of the stage and film director Elia Kazan and Todd Purdum's " Something Wonderful: Rodgers and Hammerstein's Broadway Revolution ".
  • Korea Approves S. Korean Journalists to Observe Nuclear Test Site Closing

    Korea Approves S. Korean Journalists to Observe Nuclear Test Site Closing

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    Mr Trump said "there's a very substantial chance " that the meeting will not take place on June 12. "Even if sanctions are lifted, it may take time for North Korea (DPRK) to realize the economic benefits President Trump has suggested as it will need to make internal reforms before we are likely to see significant investment from the private sector", he said.
  • ACLU Says Amazon Facial Recognition Technology May Be Abused

    ACLU Says Amazon Facial Recognition Technology May Be Abused

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    The researchers said that widespread use of facial recognition risks eroding constitutional guarantees against unreasonable searches. "They have cameras all over the city ". The ACLU asked the two police departments for details of any public consultations held before the system was rolled out and about any safeguards in place to prevent abuse, but the details were sketchy - in part because one of them had signed a non-disclosure agreement with Amazon.
  • USA warns citizens in China after 'abnormal' sound injures consulate worker

    USA warns citizens in China after 'abnormal' sound injures consulate worker

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    An American citizen working at the USA consulate in the southern Chinese city of Guangzhou has reported suffering from "abnormal" sounds and pressure leading to a mild brain injury, the us embassy said on Wednesday. Last week, the U.S. Embassy in Beijing learned of the diagnosis: mild traumatic brain injury . The embassy issued a health alert to United States citizens in China.
  • One dead in fresh violence in Thoothukudi Anti-Sterlite Protest

    One dead in fresh violence in Thoothukudi Anti-Sterlite Protest

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    Nine people died nearly instantly in police firing. Earlier in the day, the Madras High Court stayed further production of copper smelter in the Sterlite unit in view of the protests. After being chased away from the GH, the mob pelted stones on the police and their vehicles. Shops and commercial establishments remained shut, educational institutions were also closed.
  • Royal wedding: Prince George and Princess Charlotte among page boys and bridesmaids

    Royal wedding: Prince George and Princess Charlotte among page boys and bridesmaids

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    There had been confusion over Thomas Markle's plans after he apparently changed his mind repeatedly in recent days. Sky News reported that Ragland received VIP treatment. On Tuesday, he was back in the hospital, suffering from chest pains. Markle is also godmother to Remi and Rylan . "There is hand-wringing, and then there is the reality: a paparazzo once told me that one shot, the right shot, could keep him for a year", wrote columnist Suzanne Moore in The Guardian ...
  • Uber Refused To Hire Michael Cohen

    Uber Refused To Hire Michael Cohen

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    Federal prosecutors are investigating Mr. Cohen's business dealings, including a $130,000 payment he made to the adult film actress Stephanie Clifford, known professionally as Stormy Daniels , to buy her silence about an affair she says she had with Mr.
  • How Deadpool 2 Breaks The X-Men Movie Timeline AGAIN

    How Deadpool 2 Breaks The X-Men Movie Timeline AGAIN

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    The lines between good guys and bad guys are refreshingly blurred, and the movie is at its funniest when it genuinely subverts the formula - as with Deadpool's ill-prepared attempt to assemble his own " X Force " superhero team. The new characters don't have time to make much of an impression, except for Zazie Beetz from " Atlanta " who has a great turn as Domino, a strong, sardonic superhero who relies on luck.
  • Samantha Markle Suffers Broken Ankle After Confrontation With Paparazzi

    Samantha Markle Suffers Broken Ankle After Confrontation With Paparazzi

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    The boyfriend swung the auto to the side to avoid hitting the other vehicle but crashed into a concrete barrier instead. He says Samantha , who has MS, was unable to lift herself up and her foot was twisted backward . Samantha has not been invited to the wedding on Saturday. In addition, she admits that the princess-to-be doesn't even have a relationship with anyone else in the family, at least to her knowledge.
  • Marvel plans to bring first Muslim superhero to the big screen

    Marvel plans to bring first Muslim superhero to the big screen

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    Maybe, with Captain Marvel and Miss Marvel, the studio could even work on that all-female Avengers movie we're begging for. "We have plans for that once we've introduced Captain Marvel to the world", said Feige. Brie Larson will play the role of Danvers in the Captain Marvel film. With the Marvel universe having more than 7,000 characters who will be in focus next is very hard to tell .
  • Disney parade float bursts into flames

    Disney parade float bursts into flames

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    Every one stayed calm because many people thought it was part of the show. A Maleficent-themed float in the Disney Festival of Fantasy Parade at the Walt Disney World Resort's Magic Kingdom park caught fire mid-parade Friday afternoon, ABC Action News reports.
  • Ryan Reynolds Dresses As Rainbow Unicorn To Sing

    Ryan Reynolds Dresses As Rainbow Unicorn To Sing "Annie" Showtune

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    It's for the jaded, arrested-development adolescent lurking inside your adult self. Then again, Reynolds may be fighting a losing battle. Josh Brolin as Cable in Deadpool 2 . Up to this point, there's a great " Logan " joke, a hilarious opened credits sequence, some amusing X-Men jokes, and top-notch fight sequences ( David Leitch of " John Wick " and " Atomic Blonde " fame is the director , taking the reins from the original movie's director Tim Miller ).
  • Cannes 2018: Female stars protest on red carpet for equal rights

    Cannes 2018: Female stars protest on red carpet for equal rights

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    Mexican-American actress Salma Hayek , a vocal campaigner against sexual harassment in the movie industry, says male stars should get less pay as a way to even things up with chronically underpaid women. The actress-producer said she's sold four TV shows about women this year. She said they had also targeted the testimony of "Black Panther" star Lupita Nyong'o knowing that "women of colour are believed less".
  • 'Let's climb!' Female stars call for equal pay in Cannes protest

    'Let's climb!' Female stars call for equal pay in Cannes protest

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    The Oscar-winning actress led the 82 actress, female producers and directors who marched arm in arm in the unprecedented protest on Friday, May 11 to demand equal pay and an end to sexual harassment. The Swiss brand is the official partner of the event and brings to Cannes 71 unique pieces to represent the 71st edition of the Festival. While members of the crowd called out Fremaux for historically not including women in the selection and downplaying the festival's responsibility for ...