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Brits 2020: Dave wins and calls PM ‘racist’

Brits 2020: Dave wins and calls PM ‘racist’

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London rapper Dave won album of the year at the Brits, moments after calling the prime minister a "racist".The star took home the night's main award for his provocative, personal album Psychodrama, which also won last year's Mercury Prize.But it was his fiery performance of the single Black which stole the show.In a newly-written verse, he called out the government response to Grenfell and said: "The truth is our prime minister is a real racist".Brit Awards: Red carpet in picturesHe also attacked tabloid coverage of the Duchess of Sussex, and made a reference to London Bridge terror attack victim Jack Merritt. Two years after Stormzy demanded "where's the money for Grenfell?" on the Brits stage, Dave updated the lyric, saying: "Grenfell victims still need...
Billie Eilish on Bond and online bullying

Billie Eilish on Bond and online bullying

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The new James Bond theme No Time to Die only took three days to write, Billie Eilish and her producer and brother Finneas O'Connell have said. In an exclusive interview with BBC Breakfast, they spoke about the song and their experiences with social media.Let's block ads! (Why?) BBC News - Entertainment & Arts
Marc Maron’s ‘End Times Fun’ coming to Netflix in March

Marc Maron’s ‘End Times Fun’ coming to Netflix in March

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Feb. 17 (UPI) -- Actor, comedian and podcast host Marc Maron has a new special coming to Netflix in March. Maron, 56, announced Monday on Twitter that his stand-up comedy special End Times Fun will premiere on the streaming service March 10. "My new special 'End Times Fun' will drop on @NetflixIsAJoke on March 10th! Hope it gets in under the wire! Things are moving fast," he wrote. My new special 'End Times Fun' will drop on @NetflixIsAJoke on March 10th! Hope it gets in under the wire! Things are moving fast!— marc maron (@marcmaron) February 17, 2020 Maron filmed End Times Fun at the Roy and Edna Disney/CalArts Theater in Los Angeles, Calif., in October. Netflix said Maron will explore politics, celebrity status, religion, technology and more in the special. Maron previously released
Ambulance called to Caroline Flack’s house day before her death

Ambulance called to Caroline Flack’s house day before her death

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An ambulance was called to Caroline Flack's home the day before she took her own life.It is understood paramedics attended Flack's flat in east London at 10.30pm on Valentine's Day. A London Ambulance Service spokesman said: "We were called shortly after 22:30 on 14 February to a residential property on Northwold Road, N16."Crews attended and, following a clinical assessment, the person was not taken to hospital. Due to patient confidentiality we cannot comment further." Image: Laura Whitmore and Caroline Flack pictured in January last year The former Love Island presenter, 40, was found dead on Saturday, the day after the ambulance crew attended her flat. ...
‘Sonic’ tops the North American box office with $57M

‘Sonic’ tops the North American box office with $57M

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Feb. 16 (UPI) -- Family film Sonic the Hedgehog is the No. 1 movie in North America, earning $ 57 million in receipts in its opening weekend, BoxOfficeMojo.com announced Sunday. [embedded content] Coming in at No. 2 is Birds of Prey with $ 17.1 million, which had the top receipts last weekend, followed by Fantasy Island at No. 3 with $ 12.4 million, The Photograph at No. 4 with $ 12.3 million and Bad Boys for Life at No. 5 with $ 11.3 million. Rounding out the top tier are 1917 at No. 6 with $ 8 million, Jumanji: The Next Level at No. 7 with $ 5.7 million, Parasite at No. 8 with $ 5.5 million, Dolittle at No. 9 with $ 5 million and Downhill at No. 10 with $ 4.7 million. Let's block ads! (Why?) Entertainment News - UPI.com