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Poet Amanda Gorman Revisits Inaugural Triumph with Oprah

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Amanda Gorman revisits her inauguration day poetry reading that wowed observers, among them Oprah Winfrey, in the Apple TV+ series “The Oprah Conversation.” The 23-year-old Gorman “stepped into a moment in history with enormous grace and dignity,” Winfrey said in a statement. “I was enthralled by her youthful spirit from the…

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Chrissy Teigen Deletes Twitter Account, Citing Negativity

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Chrissy Teigen has deleted her popular Twitter account, saying the site no longer plays a positive role in her life. “For over 10 years you guys have been my world,” Teigen wrote to her 13.7 million followers Wednesday night. “But it’s time to say goodbye. This no longer serves me as…

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MTV Entertainment Commits $250 Million to Diversify Reality

LOS ANGELES (AP) — MTV Entertainment Group says it’s making a $250 million commitment to spur reality production over the next three years by companies owned and operated by women and people of color. ViacomCBS’ MTV Entertainment, which includes MTV and VH1, will provide funding, staff and other support to foster new ideas that will…

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Celebrities reveal new sides during virus, but face backlash

Portia de Rossi has been teaching herself how to cook during the coronavirus lockdown. It’s been an eye-opening experience for the actress — and for her fans. She’s cut herself and been burned, yes. She’s also discovered she doesn’t like some Indian flavors and that her longtime wife, talk show host Ellen Degeneres, isn’t a…

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51st Annual NAACP Image Awards Winners

PASADENA, Ca. (FNN NEWS) – The 51st NAACP Image Awards showcased black excellence at the Pasadena Civic Center Auditorium and aired live on BET Saturday February 22, 2020. The show recognized outstanding performances from talented people of color in the arts and groups or individuals leading the way in creatively promoting social justice. Several honorary…

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Universal Will Release Controversial ‘Hunt’ Film in March

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Universal Pictures said Tuesday that it will release the social satire “The Hunt,” a film it canceled in the wake of criticism about its premise of “elites” hunting people for sport in red states. A trailer announcing the film’s March 13 release date presents the “elites” hunting regular people as a conspiracy…

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