Tuesday, 7 April 2020

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Britney Spears spent $6k on never-worn designer shoes

LONDON: Britney Spears bought her first pair of Christian Louboutin heels four years ago – but has never worn them. The ‘Toxic’ hitmaker forked out $6,000 for a pair of snakeskin platform shoes – created by the French fashion designer popular with celebrities around the world – but for the ...

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Trump delays some tariffs on Chinese imports

WASHINGTON: The US is delaying imposing tariffs on some imports from China until 15 December because of “health, safety, national security and other factors”. The products include mobile phones, laptops, video game consoles, some toys, computer monitors, and certain footwear and clothing. The surprise news from the United States Trade ...

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Caitriona Balfe ties the knot

HOLLYWOOD: Caitriona Balfe is married. The 39-year-old actress – who is best known for playing Claire Fraser in ‘Outlander’ – has reportedly tied the knot with music producer Anthony ‘Tony’ McGill, who popped the question in 2018 after two years of dating. According to PEOPLE, Caitriona and Tony tied the ...

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Emma Watson launches sexual harassment helpline

LONDON: “Women need to know their rights if sexual harassment at work is to stop,” actress Emma Watson said on Monday as she launched a legal advice line for victims in Britain. The service will give advice on what constitutes sexual harassment; how to bring a grievance or claim at ...

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‘Hobbs & Shaw’ revs to $181m globally

HOLLYWOOD: Universal’s Hobbs & Shaw sped to the top of the North American box office chart with $60.8 million, while opening to a far more muscular $120 million overseas for a worldwide launch of $180.8 million. The Fast & Furious spinoff, teaming Dwayne Johnson and Jason Statham, came in on ...

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Iggy Azalea slams streaming

LONDON: Iggy Azalea blames streaming for her album flop. The ‘Fancy’ hitmaker admitted she was feeling ‘’defeated’’ after her LP ‘In My Defense’ failed to do well in the US charts, debuting at 50. She wrote on Twitter: ‘’I think sometimes I feel defeated because I look at the chart ...

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Katy Perry, others ordered to pay $2.78m for copying song

LOS ANGELES: Katy Perry and others must pay $2.78 million in damages after a jury ruled her hit ‘Dark Horse’ copied a Christian rap song. The 34-year-old singer has been ordered to fork out $550,000 and her label Capital Records owe nearly $1.3 million after a federal jury in Los ...

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Nina Dobrev to star in indie comedy ‘Sick Girl’

HOLLYWOOD: Nina Dobrev is to star in indie film ‘Sick Girl’. The 30-year-old actress – who is best known for her role as Katherine Pierce on CW’s supernatural drama series ‘The Vampire Diaries’ – will lead the female-driven comedy which will serve as Jennifer Cram’s directorial debut. The movie will ...

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Jennifer Lawrence to star in Mob Girl

HOLLYWOOD: Jennifer Lawrence is to star in Paolo Sorrentino’s new film ‘Mob Girl’. The 28-year-old actress has reportedly joined the ‘Young Pope’ director’s latest film based on the real-life story of Arlyne Brickman, who married into the Mafia, and the project is based on the novel ‘Mob Girl: A Woman’s ...

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Amazon’s ‘Lord of the rings’ sets first cast member

LONDON: Australian actress Markella Kavenagh has been cast in Amazon’s Lord of the Rings series, becoming the first person to sign onto the streamer’s mega-budgeted adaptation of J.R.R. Tolkien’s works. Details of her role are being kept under wraps, but she will play a character named Tyra on the show, ...

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