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JK Rowling’s new book sparks fresh transgender rights row

JK Rowling’s new book sparks fresh transgender rights row

JK Rowling has once again come under fire from transgender rights activists, this time for her new crime novel, which features a cross-dressing serial killer. Published Tuesday, “Troubled Blood” by Robert Galbraith — Rowling’s crime writer pseudonym — is the fifth installment in the Cormoran Strike series. An review of the novel in Britain’s Daily…MORE

How the director of ‘This Is Paris’ reintroduced Paris Hilton to the world

How the director of ‘This Is Paris’ reintroduced Paris Hilton to the world

The director of the Paris Hilton documentary, “This Is Paris,” says that before making the eye-opening film about the heiress and entrepreneur, she, like most people, had misunderstood Hilton for decades. In an interview with CNN to promote the project, Alexandra Dean, who worked with Hilton for a year to make the film, went in…MORE

‘Dancing With the Stars’ returns to a changed ballroom

‘Dancing With the Stars’ returns to a changed ballroom

The crowd roared and groaned — even though there wasn’t one — as “Dancing With the Stars” kicked off its season in rather stumbling fashion, with a new host and a number of changes as the ABC show sought to fit coronavirus protocols into its routine. Tyra Banks took over as host, after the producers…MORE

Gladys Knight and Patti LaBelle gave us a legendary Verzuz ‘battle’

Gladys Knight and Patti LaBelle gave us a legendary Verzuz ‘battle’

To quote a famous Patti LaBelle hit “Hey sister, go sister, soul sister, go sister.” On Sunday LaBelle and Gladys Knight were the latest artists featured in the Verzuz “battle” on Instagram Live organized by producers Swizz Beatz and Timbaland. The events bring together two artists to square off against each other and have become…MORE

Actor Rick Moranis is back after 20 years thanks to Ryan Reynolds

Actor Rick Moranis is back after 20 years thanks to Ryan Reynolds

Actor Rick Moranis is back after a 20-year acting hiatus sooner than expected thanks to Ryan Reynolds. The “Honey, I Shrunk the Kids” star had announced he was returning to the big screen with a new Disney film, but no one was expecting him to appear in a Mint Mobile commercial alongside Reynolds, the company’s…MORE

‘Toots’ Hibbert, Jamaican reggae legend, dies aged 77

‘Toots’ Hibbert, Jamaican reggae legend, dies aged 77

Jamaican reggae legend Frederick Nathaniel “Toots” Hibbert has died aged 77, his band Toots and The Maytals said in a statement early Saturday. Hibbert “passed away peacefully” in Jamaica “surrounded by his family” at the University Hospital of the West Indies late Friday, the Twitter statement said. While the cause of his death has not…MORE

Stokes Twins’ lawyers say YouTube stars are not guilty of any crimes

Stokes Twins’ lawyers say YouTube stars are not guilty of any crimes

The lawyers for YouTube celebrities the Stokes Twins say their clients, charged with false imprisonment and swatting in Orange County, California, are innocent. Alan and Alex Stokes were charged in August in connection with two fake bank robberies that resulted in their Uber driver, who was not involved in the prank, being held at gunpoint…MORE

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