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R. Kelly's music removed from Spotify playlists

Thu, 05/10/2018 - 12:37pm
(Reuters) - American R&B singer R. Kelly's music was removed from playlists and recommendations on Spotify, the streaming service said on Thursday, following a campaign to boycott the singer who has been accused of sexual misconduct.

Kenyan filmmaker says tragic that girl-meets-girl Cannes movie banned at home

Thu, 05/10/2018 - 12:33pm
CANNES, France (Reuters) - "Rafiki", a girl-meets-girl romance screening at Cannes, is a movie Western viewers would find "quaint", according to one critic. But it will not be shown in Kenya, where it has been banned.

Spotify removes R. Kelly's music from its playlists

Thu, 05/10/2018 - 10:54am
(Reuters) - Spotify Technologies SA said on Thursday it is removing rhythm and blues singer R. Kelly's music from its playlists and algorithmic recommendations, reflecting its new policy on hate content and hateful conduct.

Empty chair at Cannes for detained Russian rock biopic director

Thu, 05/10/2018 - 7:00am
CANNES, France (Reuters) - There was an empty chair in Cannes on Thursday for a Russian film director under house arrest back home for a fraud case his producer called "ridiculous".

Cruz and Bardem's Cannes kidnap movie: taut drama or telenovela?

Wed, 05/09/2018 - 12:23pm
CANNES, France (Reuters) - A gripping whodunnit with barnstorming performances, or a "telenovela" melodrama: critical reactions were mixed on Wednesday for "Everybody Knows", which opened the Cannes Film Festival.

Remembering 'Mr Wales', soldiers look forward to Harry and Meghan's big day

Wed, 05/09/2018 - 11:43am
LONDON (Reuters) - Soldiers involved in the marriage of Britain's Prince Harry to Meghan Markle are no strangers to pomp and pageantry, but for Corporal Major Daniel Snoxell, it's the wedding of an old colleague rather than a royal.

Cursed no more? Court rules Gilliam's Quixote can screen in Cannes

Wed, 05/09/2018 - 10:24am
CANNES, France (Reuters) - A Paris court ruled on Wednesday that Terry Gilliam's movie "The Man Who Killed Don Quixote" can be shown at the Cannes Film Festival, according to the film's Twitter account which said an injunction requested by a former producer had been denied.

Good feeling, or bad feeling about young Han Solo? 'Star Wars' fans wait and see

Wed, 05/09/2018 - 9:47am
LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - The new, young Han Solo says he has "a good feeling about this" in a trailer for "Solo: A Star Wars Story," reversing one of the best-known catchphrases in the sci-fi movie franchise.

Oscar-winning Iranian urges Tehran: Let banned director go to Cannes

Wed, 05/09/2018 - 7:41am
CANNES, France (Reuters) - The double-Oscar winning filmmaker who opened the Cannes Film Festival has made a last-minute plea to Iran to let a fellow Iranian director - who is officially banned from working and traveling - come to the premiere of his own film.

Katy Perry and Taylor Swift put end to their bad blood

Tue, 05/08/2018 - 7:32pm
LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Katy Perry sent Taylor Swift a real olive branch on Tuesday, appearing to end a long-running feud between two of pop music's biggest stars.

Disney teases possibility of more 'Avengers' movies

Tue, 05/08/2018 - 6:33pm
LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - More "Avengers" movies could be on their way, Disney said on Tuesday, following the global success of "Avengers: Infinity War", which has smashed box office records since its release last month.

Jay-Z ordered to testify next week in U.S. SEC investigation

Tue, 05/08/2018 - 3:39pm
NEW YORK (Reuters) - A New York federal judge on Tuesday ordered Jay-Z to testify on May 15 in an investigation by the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission involving the sale of the rapper's Rocawear clothing brand to Iconix Brand Group Inc.

Bardem and Cruz walk the red carpet to open Cannes Film Festival

Tue, 05/08/2018 - 12:43pm
CANNES, France (Reuters) - Spanish film royalty, Penelope Cruz and Javier Bardem, walked the red carpet to open the Cannes Film Festival on Tuesday with their film "Everybody Knows", written and directed by Iranian double-Oscar winner Asghar Farhadi.

Glitzy Eurovision pageant gives boost to Lisbon tourism

Tue, 05/08/2018 - 12:33pm
LISBON (Reuters) - The Eurovision song contest kicked into high gear on Tuesday in Lisbon with tens of thousands of music fans further boosting the record tourist numbers in the city, where pop star Madonna fixed her residence last year.

Jay-Z, accused of dodging SEC subpoenas, due in court

Tue, 05/08/2018 - 10:47am
NEW YORK (Reuters) - Rapper Jay-Z has been ordered to appear at a hearing in Manhattan federal court on Tuesday, after the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission accused him of twice defying subpoenas calling him to testify in an investigation of the sale of his Rocawear clothing line.

MeToo will not sway Cannes film contest, says jury head Blanchett

Tue, 05/08/2018 - 10:04am
CANNES, France (Reuters) - The "MeToo" campaign for sexual equality will have "no direct impact" on who wins at the Cannes Film Festival, Cate Blanchett, the head of this year's majority-female jury, said on Tuesday

Rapper Jay-Z seeks to limit testimony in U.S. SEC probe

Tue, 05/08/2018 - 9:59am
NEW YORK (Reuters) - Rapper Jay-Z has been ordered to appear at a hearing in Manhattan federal court on Tuesday, after the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission accused him of twice defying subpoenas calling him to testify in an investigation of the sale of his Rocawear clothing line.

Harvey Weinstein fights insurer Chubb for payment of legal defense

Tue, 05/08/2018 - 9:29am
(Reuters) - Film producer Harvey Weinstein is fighting back against personal indemnity insurer Chubb Ltd, saying Chubb must pay for his legal defense against 11 lawsuits that accuse him of sexually harassing or assaulting women over the past three decades, according to a court document filed on Monday.

Meghan Markle to join small circle of American royals

Tue, 05/08/2018 - 1:07am
(Reuters) - When she marries her prince next week, Meghan Markle will join a distinguished line of American citizens who have become real-life royalty over the years - though not all their love stories had fairy-tale endings.

Goddesses, angels and a pope rock Catholic-inspired Met Gala

Mon, 05/07/2018 - 9:32pm
(Reuters) - Katy Perry came as an archangel, Rihanna dressed like the pope, and Kim Kardashian was a golden goddess for New York's Met Gala on Monday on a night of high fashion inspired by religion.




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