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‘He fought to the end’: Grammy-nominated rapper DMX dies after cardiac arrest

‘He fought to the end’: Grammy-nominated rapper DMX dies after cardiac arrest

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Rapper DMX has died one week after suffering a "catastrophic cardiac arrest", his family has said.The 50-year-old, whose real name was Earl Simmons, had been admitted to intensive care in New York on Friday 2 April and was initially placed on life support. Earlier this week, family, friends and fans had held a vigil outside the hospital.In a statement announcing his death, his family said relatives had been by his side and described him as "a warrior who fought till the very end".Paying tribute, they said: "He loved his family with all of his heart, and we cherish the times we spent with him." His music, they added, "inspired countless fans across the world, and his iconic legacy will live on forever". ...
Kate Garraway’s husband returns home after a year-long battle with Covid-19

Kate Garraway’s husband returns home after a year-long battle with Covid-19

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PA MediaKate Garraway's husband has returned home after more than a year in hospital being treated for Covid-19.Former political adviser Derek Draper, 53, was admitted in March last year with coronavirus symptoms, before having to be put into a coma.ITV presenter Garraway said on Friday that he "absolutely knew he was home" but had not yet regained his speech and will require round-the-clock care.She and her young family all "burst into tears" when he arrived home."As we pulled up, I could see two little faces, Darcey and Billy [their children] looking out the window, and I could literally see them go, 'He's here,'" she told her Good Morning Britain colleagues."And they sort of ran out and ran forward, opened the door, and he immediately burst into tears."There was a lot of hugging and we ...
Watch: Kyuhyun shares ‘Coffee’ music video teasers

Watch: Kyuhyun shares ‘Coffee’ music video teasers

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April 8 (UPI) -- South Korean singer Kyuhyun is giving a glimpse of his new music video. The 33-year-old K-pop star, a member of the boy band Super Junior, released a preview Thursday of his video for the song "Coffee." Advertisement The teaser features actress Chae Soo-bin and actor Gong Myung as childhood friends who appear to have developed feelings for each other now that they are older. Kyuhyun shared a first teaser for "Coffee" on Tuesday that shows Chae Soo-bin and Gong Myung's characters at school. [embedded content] "Coffee" is part of Kyuhyun's 2021 Project: 季 series and will represent the season of spring. The series also consists of the summer-themed single "Dreaming," the fall-themed song "Daystar" and the winter-themed track "Moving On." Kyuhyun will release the "Coffee" si
Kayla Cromer, Maria Bamford support ‘Everything’ changes

Kayla Cromer, Maria Bamford support ‘Everything’ changes

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April 8 (UPI) -- Season 2 of Freeform's dramedy Everything's Gonna Be Okay complicates the relationships of autistic teenager Matilda (Kayla Cromer). The new season also introduces new characters coping with challenging relationships. "All I can really say is Matilda is rethinking her life and using Google for help," Cromer told UPI in a Zoom interview. Advertisement In Season 1, Matilda began to date Drea (Lillian Carrier) while both still were in high school. Now, the 23-year-old Cromer said their relationship will change. Season 2 will introduce Drea's parents, Suze (Maria Bamford) and Toby (Richard Kind). Bamford said Suze is the first mother she's played in her career. "To be able to act maternal, that's in my wheelhouse," the 50-year-old told UPI in a phone interview. "I'm pretty su...
Khloe Kardashian tries to get unfiltered photo removed from social media

Khloe Kardashian tries to get unfiltered photo removed from social media

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Getty ImagesAs a member of one of the most famous and glamorous families on the planet, Khloe Kardashian is rarely pictured looking less than a million dollars.The TV star and social media influencer and her team usually know how to produce the impossibly perfect image.So after an unfiltered picture was shared to her social media "by mistake" they were keen to have it taken down.They have asked social media platforms to remove it, although their efforts have spurred others to repost it.The natural-looking family photo showed the 36-year-old by a pool in a bikini.The star appeared unusually unairbrushed: more like an image you would see from your friend's lockdown lido swim session than from any of the Kardashians' previous personal campaign shots for their various brands.Kardashian's team ...