Following is a abstract of present leisure information briefs.
Manufacturers reduce ties with Chinese language-Canadian star after rape accusation
Not less than 12 manufacturers together with worldwide names Bvlgari and Porsche stated they’d reduce ties with Kris Wu after a 19-year-old Chinese scholar publicly accused the Chinese language-Canadian singer-actor of date rape. The coed, Du Meizhu, instructed Chinese media on Sunday that the 30-year-old star had raped her when she was 17 after taking part in her with drinks.
Amy Winehouse remembered in a brand new movie marking 10 years because the demise
Amy Winehouse’s household and buddies look again on her life in a brand new documentary marking 10 years because the singer’s demise, with harrowing accounts of her rise to international fame and battle with habit. Narrated by her mom Janis Winehouse-Collins, “Reclaiming Amy” options residence footage, household footage, and interviews with shut buddies who recall the six-time Grammy Award winner’s happier in addition to darker occasions.
Kanye West teases new music forward of ‘Donda’ album launch
Kanye West will launch his tenth solo studio album “Donda” on Friday, teasing his new music in an advert through the NBA Finals that includes U.S. sprinter Sha’Carri Richardson, who missed out on the Olympics after being suspended for a constructive hashish check. The 44-year-old rapper will premiere the file on Thursday at a listening occasion in Atlanta, which might be streamed dwell.
“Nomadland” director Chloe Zhao will be a part of fellow Oscar-winning filmmaker Bong Joon-ho on the principle jury at this yr’s Venice Worldwide Movie Pageant, organizers stated on Wednesday. The judging line-up for the 78th version of the competition held within the Italian lagoon metropolis may also embrace “Widows” and “Harriet” actress Cynthia Erivo and filmmaker Alexander Nanau, a nominee at this yr’s Oscars for the documentary “Colectiv”.
Harvey Weinstein pleads not responsible forward of rape trial in Los Angeles
Former Hollywood producer Harvey Weinstein pleaded not responsible on Wednesday to expenses of rape and sexual assault involving 5 girls in Los Angeles forward of a second trial. Weinstein, 69, arrived at Los Angeles Superior Courtroom for his first look there in a wheelchair, carrying a brown jail uniform, after being extradited from New York on Tuesday the place he was serving 23 years in jail for rape and different sexual offenses.
Royal Albert Corridor again at capability, however London landmark left in debt
Prestigious London efficiency and occasions venue the Royal Albert Corridor opened at full capability on Monday for the primary time since March 2020, however the live performance corridor says the pandemic has been financially devastating. From Monday, the British authorities’s important COVID-19 restrictions in England ended, that means live performance venues and theatres can promote all accessible seats.
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