Morgan Wallen apologizes, clarifies he was only using racial slur “playfully” – The A.V. Club

Morgan WallenPhoto: Terry Wyatt/Getty Images for Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum It’s been five months since rising country music artist Morgan Wallen… Well, okay, we were going to say “blew up his career by using a racial slur in public,” given the official response to the February incident, which included suspension from his label, and being blocked from consideration at this year’s CMAs. But honestly, given that sales for Wallen’s album Dangerous actually spiked to the tune of something like $500,000 in the aftermath of the incident, it might be more accurate to say he simply “expanded his …

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Let’s Talk About the Twist Ending of M. Night Shyamalan’s Old – Vulture

Photo: Universal Pictures Warning: Spoilers ahead. From the moment The Sixth Sense blew audiences’ minds with a shocking conclusion so well conceived it helped mainstream the phrase “no spoilers, please” — M. Night Shyamalan’s name has been synonymous with the twist ending. Old, his latest film, recalls the strengths the auteur first displayed on The Sixth Sense: An advanced ability to hook viewers with a mystifying premise plus the capacity to explore big themes like mortality and regret in the space of a fright. Old also exemplifies the faults in the director’s later efforts: A penchant for problematic portrayals of …

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Kanye West Donda listen latest – Rapper’s new song Love Unconditionally ‘details divorce from Kim’ & ‘losin… – The US Sun

EntertainmentCelebrity YEEZUS WEPT KANYE West’s new album tribute to his mom debuted at an event on Thursday night in Atlanta’s Mercedes-Benz Stadium as he rapped about “losing his family” ahead of his divorce from Kim Kardashian. In emotional verses of his song “Love Unconditionally,” the Yeezus artist repeated: “I’m losing my family / I’m losing my family / I’m losing my family.” Kanye reportedly told Kim about the personal nature of the song before his performance so as not to “blindside” the TV star. An insider told E! News: “Kanye did write a song about Kim and their marriage and Kim gave her input about …

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James Brown’s family settles estate after 15-year battle – Fox News

James Brown’s family has reached a settlement ending a 15-year battle over the late singer’s estate, an attorney involved in the mediation said Friday. David Black, an attorney representing Brown estate, confirmed to The Associated Press that the agreement was reached July 9. Details of the settlement were not disclosed. Legal wrangling over the assets of the “Godfather of Soul” has been ongoing since his death at the age of 73 on Christmas Day 2006. The performer’s death touched off years of bizarre headlines, beginning with Tomi Rae Hynie — a former partner who claimed to be Brown’s wife — …

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Video screen collapses ahead of Rolling Loud music festival in Florida – NBC News

MIAMI — A giant video screen collapsed Thursday at a South Florida stadium, a day before the Rolling Loud hip-hop music festival was set to begin. There were no injuries. In a statement to NBC News, Rolling Loud said: “During load in and construction, a projection screen fell as it hadn’t yet been secured. There were no injuries and the stage is being reset for the weekend.” Organizers posted on Twitter that the screen toppled over onto one of the festival’s stages at Hard Rock Stadium in Miami Gardens, but it was expected to be repaired before doors opened Friday. …

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Uh, Pretty Sure Machine Gun Kelly Just Called His and Megan Fox’s New Movie “Trash” – Yahoo Lifestyle

In The Know Woman reaches breaking point after ‘awful’ experience with her boyfriend’s pets A woman is sick of her boyfriend’s untrained dogs ruining her apartment. She asked for advice on Reddit’s “Am I the A******” forum. “They have accidents overnight, they eat food off the counter, they get in the trash, they are just seriously not trained in the slightest,” she explained.  ”I got to a point where I was losing my mind waking up in the morning stepping in pee or cleaning up poop and trash strung all over if we forgot to put it outside”. “I finally …

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Amanda Kloots is ‘dating again’ one year after losing husband Nick Cordero to COVID – Page Six

More On: amanda kloots ‘The Talk’ renewed for Season 12 after Sharon Osbourne exit Amanda Kloots to return to NYC for first time since Nick Cordero’s death How Amanda Kloots will spend first Mother’s Day after losing husband Nick Cordero Amanda Kloots’ son Elvis surprises her on ‘The Talk’ Amanda Kloots is “dating again” following the 2020 death of her husband, Broadway star Nick Cordero, from COVID-19 complications. “Both of my husbands, I met doing Broadway shows. We became friends first, then we got married. Obviously with Nick, we had a child,” she explained on Friday’s episode of “The Talk.” …

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Windsor Castle Staff Have “Stripped” Meghan and Harry’s Remaining Belongings from Frogmore Cottage – Yahoo Lifestyle

Women’s Health Kate Middleton Dressed Like Princess Diana At Least 39 Times As the wife of the future King of England, The Duchess of Cambridge is bound to draw comparisons to her husband’s late mother, Diana, Princess of Wales. Here, a look back at the times Kate Middleton paid sartorial tribute to her late mother-in-law. Diana, visiting Barnados Children’s Charity on November 8, 1984; Kate in a Smythe blazer during her visit to Coach Core in Essex on October 30, 2018.

R. Kelly sexually abused boy, 17, he met in McDonald’s, allege NYC feds – Insider

New York prosecutors filed a 55-page motion seeking permission to admit new evidence in R. Kelly’s trial. The filing alleges that Kelly bribed officials and sexually abused underage boys. The disgraced R&B singer is due to stand trial on August 9 in New York on racketeering charges. Visit Insider’s homepage for more stories. On Friday, prosecutors in New York filed a 55-page motion asking a judge for permission to admit new evidence in R. Kelly’s sexual abuse trial. Federal prosecutors say they have evidence of several previously uncharged crimes committed by Kelly, including bribing officials for information and sexually abusing …

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