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Amandla Stenberg Turned Down Black Panther For Darker-Skinned Actors

Amandla Stenberg Turned Down Black Panther For Darker-Skinned Actors

Globally, " Black Panther " has made $56.2 million this weekend for a worldwide haul of $121 million and a global running total of $897.7 million. The global total has hit $79 million with four worldwide markets still to come. New Line comedy Game Night placed fourth with an estimated $10.7-M for a domestic total of $33.5-M. Black Panther will finally get bigger competition this March with the releases of A Wrinkle in Time , Tomb Raider and Pacific Rim Uprising . Read More

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Oscar fashion hits: Rita Moreno rocks gown she wore in 1962

Oscar fashion hits: Rita Moreno rocks gown she wore in 1962

Fifty-six years later, the actress hit the red carpet at tonight's 90th Annual Academy Awards wearing the same look. She's noted for giving one of the shortest Oscars speeches on record while accepting that award. This is our new reality. Typically, during an Oscars ceremony, you only need to take a glance at the trending bars on Twitter or Instagram to see which stars' looks are proving to be the most popular with social media-savvy (and typically younger) audiences. Read More

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Internet calls out 'irony' of Kobe Bryant's Oscar win amid #MeToo movement

Internet calls out 'irony' of Kobe Bryant's Oscar win amid #MeToo movement

According to the Daily News , "The Lakers superstar was accused of rape by a 19-year-old hotel employee who claimed Bryant assaulted her while he was staying at The Lodge and Spa at Cordillera in Colorado". I mean, as basketball players we're really just supposed to shut up and dribble , but I'm glad but I'm thankful we were able to do a bit more than that", Bryant said as he accepted the trophy. Read More

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Kelly Ripa Stands by 'Live!' Co-Host Ryan Seacrest Amid Misconduct Allegations

Kelly Ripa Stands by 'Live!' Co-Host Ryan Seacrest Amid Misconduct Allegations

In addition to taping the Kimmel segment Sunday night, Seacrest is also scheduled to host the red-carpet pre-show for the E! cable channel. "I mean there is a lot to think about with E!, you know?" she said. "Seacrest fully denied the allegations on Wednesday (Feb. 27), saying ".those accusations were then investigated by an independent third-party over the course of a two-month process and involved dozens of interviews that included me, the accuser and countless others. Read More

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Arizona coach Sean Miller out against Oregon following wiretap report

Arizona coach Sean Miller out against Oregon following wiretap report

ESPN reported wiretaps caught Miller discussing Ayton multiple times with Christian Dawkins, a key figure in the FBI's investigation into college basketball corruption. Arizona will also have virtually no choice but to fire him, even if it will cost the school the same as it would to keep him . "His shooting will continue to improve, and I think at that point, when all of that comes together, then you're going to have an elite National Basketball Association player". Read More

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Things You Didn't Know About Jennifer Lawrence

Things You Didn't Know About Jennifer Lawrence

Lawrence said . But when she read through scripts during her modeling days, the actress said something clicked ― and she suddenly knew what she wanted to do. Yesterday Photocall in London on the occasion of the premiere of " red Sparrow " ( Red Sparrow ), Jennifer Lawrence posed in an elegant dress of authorship Gianni Versace . Read More

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Cardi B Rumored to Be Pregnant

Cardi B Rumored to Be Pregnant

One of the rapper's reps then said Cardi would prefer to stay by the stage and drink Fiji water. Despite Cardi B recently shutting down the rumor , its still being reported the rapper may now be pregnant, and members of her entourage accidentally shared the private news. Read More

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Prince Harry, Meghan Markle Plaid & Little Ponies In Scotland

Prince Harry, Meghan Markle Plaid & Little Ponies In Scotland

After suiting up with Prince Harry in London a week and a half ago, Meghan Markle wore her signature coat and pants combo for her next royal engagement. However, Sheeran also pointed out that he barely knows the couple and their families, having met Prince Harry just once in 2011. Strathberry is an Edinburgh based luxury label, founded in 2013 and last time Ms Markle sported one of their handbags it sold out in hours. Read More

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Princess Eugenie and Jack Brooksbank to Wednesday at St George's Chapel

Princess Eugenie and Jack Brooksbank to Wednesday at St George's Chapel

Eugenie and Jack are now set to exchange vows in the autumn at Windsor Castle - in the same chapel that will play host to Prince Harry and Meghan Markle's nuptials in May. Princess Eugenie with her fiancée Jack Brooksbank. Just as the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge are known as the Earl and Countess of Strathearn in Scotland, a title given to them on their wedding day in 2011, the Queen is likely to bestow upon Harry and Meghan a similar title: the Earl and Countess of Ross. Read More

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Ursula K. Le Guin, acclaimed science fiction writer, dead at 88

Ursula K. Le Guin, acclaimed science fiction writer, dead at 88

Le Guin's books have been translated into over 40 languages, selling millions of copies worldwide. Le Guin was born in Berkeley, Calif., and married Charles Le Guin, a historian, in Paris in 1953. Three years later, her break-out novel, The Left Hand of Darkness , provided a jolt to the genre and changed the course of science fiction. Throughout her career, Le Guinwon major speculative fiction awards the Hugo Award, Nebula Award, Locus Award and World Fantasy Award, each a couple of times. Read More

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Gas leak in West End sparks commuter chaos

Gas leak in West End sparks commuter chaos

Fire crews using detection equipment have identified high levels of natural gas in the atmosphere, it said. Witnesses said there was "chaos" as doormen at the Heaven nightclub ordered guests to leave in the early hours. "They have been found alternate accommodation", a senior official from the Indian High Commission in London said. One clubber tweeted: "Evacuated from heaven because of a gas leak wow". Read More

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Despite Shutdown, Utah's National Parks Remain Open

Some areas are still open including boat launches, airboat rides, gator exhibits, boat and tram tours, bicycle rentals, and fishing, birding and other guide services. Perhaps fearing yet another public relations black eye if social media were flooded with photos of forlorn kids locked out of scenic vistas, Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke has instituted a vague plan to keep access to some lands, but without park rangers to supervise them. Read More

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Ben Affleck Turned Down Directing 'Flashpoint' Movie

Ben Affleck Turned Down Directing 'Flashpoint' Movie

According to Variety , Daley and Goldstein will be working on a script provided by Joby Harold ( King Arthur ), and the movie, of course, will have Ezra Miller in the starring role of Barry Allen/The Flash . This to the point where they have rebooted the script and the film is now Flashpoint , which potentially points to some sort of soft reboot of the DC film universe. Read More

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