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Carrie Fisher sent a cow’s tongue to a preying producer

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Carrie Fisher hand delivered the "gift" to the producer Carrie Fisher once gave a Hollywood producer a cow's tongue after learning he had assaulted her friend.Heather Ross, who works in the film industry, told Fisher about how the unnamed producer sexually assaulted her in ...
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Bjork elaborates on sexual assault claim

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Bjork has been a vocal critic of sexism in the music and film industries Pop star Bjork has provided a detailed account of the harassment she claims to have experienced at the hands of a Danish film director. Writing on Facebook, the star described ...
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Reese Witherspoon says she was assaulted at 16

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Reese Witherspoon said it had been "a hard week for women in Hollywood" Oscar-winning actress Reese Witherspoon has said she was assaulted by an unnamed film director when she was 16.In a speech at an Elle Women in Hollywood event on Monday, the Legally ...
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Solo: A Star Wars Story revealed as Han Solo movie title

Image copyright Lucasfilm Image caption Left-right: Woody Harrelson, Chris Miller, Phoebe Waller-Bridge, Alden Ehrenreich, Emilia Clarke, Joonas Suotamo (as Chewbacca), Phil Lord and Donald Glover The title of the Star Wars spin off-film about the young Han Solo has been revealed as Solo: A Star Wars Story.The movie will star ...
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What did people make of the Liar finale?

WARNING: This story contains spoilers. Image copyright ITV Image caption Whodunnit? Joanne Froggatt will return in series two of Liar Liar culminated in its series finale last night and viewers were divided.The ITV six-part psychological thriller followed the story of Laura Nielson as she fought to prove her rape allegation ...
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Harvey Weinstein scandal: More Hollywood figures speak out

Image copyright YANN COATSALIOU Image caption Harvey Weinstein was one of the most powerful men in Hollywood More Hollywood figures have spoken out against Harvey Weinstein in light of the recent allegations against him.Former DreamWorks film studio chairman Jeffrey Katzenberg, writer Scott Rosenberg and actress Lauren Holly have all shared ...
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Mipcom: Endemol Shine Latino Co-produces Drama Series on Latin Boy Band, Menudo

It prompted as much hysteria as the Beatles in its heyday and launched the careers of Ricky Martin among others. Now Latino boy band Menudo is the subject of a scripted drama series from Endemol Shine Latino in tandem with Somos Prods, Boomdog TV and Piñolywood Studios. The first season ...
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Marc Almond ‘sorry’ for gig outburst

Image caption Marc Almond was playing to fans at Ipswich Regent Singer Marc Almond has apologised for swearing at a number of people "talking loudly" during one of his shows.As reported by the Ipswich Star, the outburst happened on Saturday when his Shadows and Reflections Tour arrived at the Ipswich ...
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Grenfell art auction raises £1.9m

An auction for survivors of the Grenfell Tower fire has raised £1.9m at Sotheby’s in London.The total selling price of the 31 lots – all donated by artists including Antony Gormley and Tracey Emin – was about twice the estimate.Sotheby’s says the proceeds will be distributed to Grenfell families by ...
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‘Tis the season to be… Sia!

Image caption Sia teased fans online with hints about her new music When you think of huge Christmas hits, it might be Michael Bublé or Mariah Carey that spring to mind.But now there's a new contender for the Christmas crown.Sia has shocked fans by revealing she's made a festive album ...
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Are US, UK and Russian politics similar?

Armando Iannucci could be called the King of satire. Famed for The Thick of It and Veep, he has now directed a new film... poking fun at Russian politics.It's called The Death of Stalin and is set to open in cinemas on Friday.So we thought now Iannucci has satirised British, ...
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Ex-Emmerdale star reveals 42nd Street wardrobe secrets

42nd Street on stage at the Theatre Royal Drury Lane has a cast of more than 50.Dancers in the razzle dazzle musical comedy, have to high-kick and tap their way through eight shows a week.BBC News went backstage to meet the stars Tom Lister and Clare Halse who revealed some ...
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