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Deal Reached in Suit Alleging James Franco Sexual Misconduct

LOS ANGELES (AP) — A tentative settlement has been reached in a lawsuit that alleged James Franco intimidated students at an acting and film school he founded into gratuitous and exploitative sexual situations, attorneys for the plaintiffs said Saturday. The two sides filed a joint status report in Los Angeles Superior Court telling a judge…

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Grammy-Winning Duo Daft Punk Break Up After 28 Years

NEW YORK (AP) — Grammy-winning electronic music pioneers Daft Punk have announced that they are breaking up after 28 years. The helmet-wearing French duo shared the news Monday in an 8-minute video called “Epilogue.” Kathryn Frazier, the band’s longtime publicist, confirmed the break up for The Associated Press. Daft Punk, comprised of Thomas Bangalter and Guy-Manuel de…

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GMA Gospel Music Hall of Fame Legend Carman Dies at Las Vegas Hospital

LAS VEGAS, Nev. (February 16, 2021) – GMA Gospel Music Hall of Fame member, CARMAN, passed away Tuesday, February 16, 2021 at a Las Vegas, Nevada hospital, after fighting a series of complications resulting from surgery to repair a hiatal hernia. Carman Dominic Licciardello, known to fans worldwide as “Carman,” was 65. Born January 19, 1956 in Trenton,…

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Hollywood Actors Finalize Takeover of Welsh Soccer Club

WREXHAM, Wales (AP) — Hollywood actors Ryan Reynolds and Rob McElhenney are officially the new owners of Welsh club Wrexham, the third-oldest professional team in soccer. “Can’t get to the Racecourse Ground fast enough. Game on,” Reynolds said on Twitter early Wednesday. The announcement late Tuesday was a formality because the takeover was approved in November. The new owners…

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Due to Popular Demand, Universal Orlando Resort Adds More Dates for First-Ever “Universal’s Holiday Tour”

ORLANDO, Fla. – // Source: Universal Orlando Resort // Guests can take their holiday celebrations at Universal Orlando Resort to the next level with the all-new “Universal’s Holiday Tour,” a specially-guided tour filled with exclusive access to holiday experiences across the theme parks. Initially available every evening from December 18 through January 3, 2021, it…

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Celeb Entrepreneurs Bell Biv Devoe, Karamo Brown, Draya Michelle, Gizelle Bryant Join ESSENCE’s New Voices Entrepreneur Summit

NEW YORK, N.Y. — // Source: ESSENCE // At the close of a year where an unprecedented pandemic, economic disparity and record-breaking unemployment disproportionately affected millions of Black women and communities, ESSENCE reinforces its 50-year commitment to equipping Black women with the resources they need to thrive.  On Wednesday, December 9, from 6PM–9PM ET, ESSENCE—the number…

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