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Culture Facebook, Twitter Pausing Hong Kong Government Data Requests
Author: 0 Facebook, Twitter Pausing Hong Kong Government Data Requests

Last week, the Canadian government announced that it was suspending the Canada-Hong Kong extradition treaty in response to concerns over the passage of national security legislation for Hong Kong by the Standing Committee of the National People's Congress of China .

Culture Kanye West Announces 2020 Presidential Run
Author: 0 Kanye West Announces 2020 Presidential Run

A screenshot of Kanye West's tweet . Rapper Kanye West has seemingly announced his intention to run for the USA presidency later this year. No way Ye: The mother-of-four had previously claimed she'd warned her Gold Digger rapper husband off entering politics.

Culture Twitch Streamer Byron ‘Reckful’ Bernstein Dies At 31
Author: 0 Twitch Streamer Byron ‘Reckful’ Bernstein Dies At 31

Reckful was most known, and will remain known, for the trail he blazed for streamers of a variety of different titles. A former professional World of Warcraft player, Reckful made a name for himself as one of the best Player vs. Byron, I wish I could have helped you. "No, Blue's twitter account isn't hacked & Byron's room mate has confirmed it". Tributes from the gaming community have come pouring in for Bernstein.

Culture Vanilla Ice to throw 4th of July concert amidst coronavirus outbreak
Author: 0 Vanilla Ice to throw 4th of July concert amidst coronavirus outbreak

The controversy first erupted after the rapper posted a video of a packed crowd from earlier times along with a caption: "I can't wait to get back to this". Today, Vanilla Ice announced cancellation of his performance at Emerald Point Bar & Grill's Independence Day Throwback Beach Party on Friday over public condemnation of the event.

Culture Shah Rukh Khan writes a heartfelt note for Saroj Khan
Author: 0 Shah Rukh Khan writes a heartfelt note for Saroj Khan

Popular television actress Sayatani Ghosh, who was last seen in Naagin 4 , took to her Instagram handle to share a heartwarming picture with late Saroj Khan. She won Filmfare Awards for movies like Hum Dil De Chuke Sanam , Guru , Khalnayak and Chaalbaaz . Several Indian music and instruments are used in this song.

Culture Jada Pinkett Smith Breaks Silence On August Alsina Affair
Author: 0 Jada Pinkett Smith Breaks Silence On August Alsina Affair

According to an online media report , after August's claim went viral, representatives of Jada quickly issued out a disclaimer, suggesting that the story told by the 27-year-old singer was a lie. "I actually sat down with Will and had a conversation". "And I'm only responsible for what I do". "I really can't even get into the thought of that because I am only responsible for myself, right", Alsina responded.

Author: 0 Ryan Reynolds crashes the 'X-Men' charity reunion

As part of a fundraising concert hosted by Dwayne Johnson, Hugh Jackman joined up with Halle Berry , Patrick Stewart , and Famke Janssen to do a Zoom reunion for the 20th anniversary of X-Men. Turner stated that she needed to attend a Game of Thrones reunion while McAvoy claimed he forgot about a meeting with the cast of Split . "I actually have a James Bond reunion Zoom now", Janssen said, to which Berry said, "Oh God me too".

Culture 'Respect' Trailer: Jennifer Hudson Has What You Want as Aretha Franklin
Author: 0 'Respect' Trailer: Jennifer Hudson Has What You Want as Aretha Franklin

Jennifer Hudson is earning everyone's respect as Aretha Franklin in the new trailer for the upcoming biopic about the Queen of Soul. Watch the Respect trailer below. The movie follows the rise of Franklin's career from a child singing in her father's church choir to her becoming an worldwide superstar. This project is separate from the one National Geographic season of "Genius" starring Cynthia Erivo as Franklin, set to debut sometime in late 2020.

Culture TV show 'The Simpsons' ditches using white voices for characters of color
Author: 0 TV show 'The Simpsons' ditches using white voices for characters of color

Other white actors, including Mike Henry of animated series Family Guy , Jenny Slate of Big Mouth and Kristen Bell of Central Park , have also said they will no longer voice non-white characters. "Casting a mixed race character with a white actress undermines the specificity of the mixed race and black American experience". Henry voiced Cleveland and his son, Rallo, on the spin-off " The Cleveland Show " for four seasons from 2009-2013.

Culture Facebook to label all rule-breaking posts - even Trump's
Author: 0 Facebook to label all rule-breaking posts - even Trump's

Unilever is halting all ad spending on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter in the USA through the end of the year, the company said , in a marked departure for a company that has avoided prior digital media boycotts. The announcement comes amid a widening backlash by advertisers against Facebook who have accused the company of facilitating the spread of hate speech on the platform.

Culture Kristen Bell to No Longer Voice Mixed-Race Character in 'Central Park'
Author: 0 Kristen Bell to No Longer Voice Mixed-Race Character in 'Central Park'

On Instagram , Bell wrote , "This is a time to acknowledge our acts of complicity". In a statement posted to Instagram Wednesday, Slate explained that she had stepped down from the role of Missy because her original reasoning for signing on to voice the character was "flawed" and "an example of white privilege".

Culture Liz Hurley and son Damian break silence after Steve Bing's sudden death
Author: 0 Liz Hurley and son Damian break silence after Steve Bing's sudden death

Law enforcement sources have told TMZ he died after falling from an apartment building in Los Angeles' Century City neighbourhood. "Hard to believe a 55 year old billionaire #SteveBing suddenly chose to jump off a tall building because he "was depressed about social isolation during the Covid lockdown" which is over now anyway", wrote a user.

Culture The Witcher Season 2 to Resume Production in August, Netflix Says
Author: 0 The Witcher Season 2 to Resume Production in August, Netflix Says

Here's hoping that everyone is safe during shooting and we hope the crew wears masks at all times. Consequently, the wait for the new season to begin streaming will undoubtedly last quite a bit longer. What do you want to see from Henry Cavill in season two? The first season was a big success for Netflix, watched by 76 million households. It's unclear if the production shutdown will affect the release of the previously-announced The Witcher: Nightmare of the Wolf, which is about ...

Culture Kensington Palace uploads pictures of Prince Williams kids ahead of his birthday
Author: 0 Kensington Palace uploads pictures of Prince Williams kids ahead of his birthday

The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge have released an unseen photo of Prince William and Prince Charles hugging to celebrate Father's Day in the UK. On Sunday, Kate and William shared two more photos , in which all three mini Cambridges pile on top of their dad. The British royals have come out of isolation to attend select public engagements but are yet to meet up in person.

Culture Batman Forever Director Joel Schumacher Is Dead At 80
Author: 0 Batman Forever Director Joel Schumacher Is Dead At 80

T. Following St. Elmo's Fire , Joel Schumacher churned out The Lost Boys in 1987, Flatliners in 1990 and The Client in 1994, all of which were commercial successes. He also was in the director's chair for some high-profile music videos including Seal's chart-topping hit "Kiss from a Rose", from 1995's Batman Forever , and INXS' "Devil Inside" (1988).

Culture Judge weighs US bid to stop release of John Bolton's book
Author: 0 Judge weighs US bid to stop release of John Bolton's book

After several minutes of technical difficulties related to conducting a remote hearing, Lamberth opened the session by asking the government's lawyer about what can be done about 200,000 copies of the book having already been sent to stores and warehouses all over the nation and the world.

Culture Prince William and Kate Middleton emerge from coronavirus lockdown
Author: 0 Prince William and Kate Middleton emerge from coronavirus lockdown

The Duchess concluded by thanking the students for allowing her to speak, before urging them to support those in need, while looking after themselves. "Talking to someone, whether it's a friend, family member, or teacher, is something you can do to make yourself feel that little bit better", Kate said.

Author: 0 HBO Max Releases Sneak Peek at Zack Snyder's Justice League

Snyder had to step away from filming the original Justice League due to a personal tragedy, and Joss Whedon stepped in to do reshoots and handle post. After " Justice League " was panned by fans for its inconsistent tone, comic-book enthusiasts rallied for years - using the hashtag #ReleaseTheSnyderCut on social media - to push for the release of Snyder's original version, which was reportedly a much darker take on the material.