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21 Savage aiming to help kids with financial literacy during quarantine

21 Savage aiming to help kids with financial literacy during quarantine

21 Savage is expanding his mission to help underserved children during the pandemic. As a direct response to the Covid-19 pandemic, the Grammy-award winning rapper announced he is launching a multi-tier expansion of his Juma Bank Account Financial Literacy program that offers financial resources nationwide. He is making a $25,000 donation to the City of…MORE

Paris Jackson’s portrayal as lesbian Jesus sparks backlash

Paris Jackson’s portrayal as lesbian Jesus sparks backlash

Paris Jackson’s portrayal of Jesus as a lesbian has attracted hundreds of thousands of signatures on a petition of protest. The 22-year-old daughter of the late King of Pop Michael Jackson appears as the character in the movie “Habit.” According to Deadline the independent film stars Bella Thorne and “is about a street smart party…MORE

‘Warrior Nun’ is Netflix’s latest weird flight into the comic-book/fantasy genre

‘Warrior Nun’ is Netflix’s latest weird flight into the comic-book/fantasy genre

Netflix’s everything-and-the-kitchen-sink programming strategy includes taking flyers on concepts that border on the bizarre, and so it is with “Warrior Nun.” Inspired by Manga novels, this 10-episode series meanders a lot while offering a “Stranger Things”-type vibe, serving as a weird diversion that, on the road to goodness, doesn’t even get halfway there. Although messing…MORE

‘The Outpost’ is a visceral portrayal of war

‘The Outpost’ is a visceral portrayal of war

“The Outpost” manages to be both harrowing and less than completely involving, a movie that can be admired for its visceral portrayal of war while leaving the characters underdeveloped. Director Rod Lurie has presented an ode to valor and heroism, but leaves the storytelling mission only half completed. Based on a book by CNN’s Jake…MORE

‘Beavis and Butt-Head’ gets an upgrade with two new seasons by Mike Judge

‘Beavis and Butt-Head’ gets an upgrade with two new seasons by Mike Judge

Comedy Central on Wednesday announced “Beavis and Butt-Head” creator Mike Judge will reimagine the Gen X MTV series in two new seasons. Judge also will create additional spinoffs and specials of the animated series. “Beavis and Butt-Head,” which first aired in 1993, quickly became a pop culture hit. It centered around two oddball teenage couch…MORE

Oscars organization’s new members further expand diversity

Oscars organization’s new members further expand diversity

The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences is pushing ahead with its diversity goals. The organization behind the Academy Awards announced Tuesday that it had extended invitations to 819 artists and executives as part of its 2020 membership class. The invitees are 45% women, 36% underrepresented ethnic/racial communities, and 49% international from 68 countries,…MORE

Jennifer Aniston is here with a friendly reminder to ‘wear a damn mask’

Jennifer Aniston is here with a friendly reminder to ‘wear a damn mask’

Jennifer Aniston showed us her mask, now she wants to see yours. On Tuesday, the “Morning Show” star took to Instagram with a photo of herself wearing a face mask, alongside a message encouraging everyone to wear a mask amid the coronavirus pandemic. “I understand masks are inconvenient and uncomfortable. But don’t you feel that…MORE

Catherine Deneuve shines in the mother-daughter tale ‘The Truth’

Catherine Deneuve shines in the mother-daughter tale ‘The Truth’

If and when there’s an Oscar ceremony, there ought to be considerable talk about Catherine Deneuve and her regal performance in “The Truth.” But that will require some voters looking past controversy the French actress stirred with her public criticism of the #MeToo movement. Playing an aging star estranged from her daughter might not seem…MORE

Sia becomes grandmother at 44 after adopted teenage son welcomes ‘two babies’

Sia becomes grandmother at 44 after adopted teenage son welcomes ‘two babies’

Singer Sia has become a grandmother — just weeks after announcing she had adopted two teenage boys. The 44-year-old Australian star shared the news during Tuesday’s episode of DJ Zane Lowe’s Apple Music podcast, saying the younger of her sons recently became a father. “My youngest son just had two babies. I’m a f**king grandma!…MORE

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