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Keke Palmer says she wants fans to know: 'We're one and the same'

Keke Palmer says she wants fans to know: 'We're one and the same'

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Oct. 18 (UPI) -- Actress and singer Keke Palmer says she is candid with her fans because she wants them to understand she isn't perfect and hopes they find strength in her struggles."When social media came around, it felt like the opportunity to really let my fans not idolize me because that really bothered me. I felt like, with the career that I have, coming from where I came from, there is an opportunity for young people to really be not inspired by me, but inspired by my story and to really put themselves in that position to achieve all of their dreams. Being able to see: 'Yo, we're not so different. We're one and the same,'" the 24-year-old Illinois native told UPI in a recent phone interview."I really found solace in the communication on social media as being able to really allow them...
Man Booker Prize: George Saunders wins for Lincoln in the Bardo

Man Booker Prize: George Saunders wins for Lincoln in the Bardo

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George Saunders has won the Man Booker prize for his novel Lincoln in the Bardo - becoming the second US author to take home the £50,000 fiction award.The book tells the story of Abraham Lincoln's grief after the death of his young son, and his visits to his tomb.It is the first full-length novel from Saunders, previously best known for his short stories, and is set in a graveyard, over a single night.Judges praised the "utterly original" work and said it was "deeply moving".Saunders, 58, was one of six authors shortlisted for the prestigious award, alongside British writers Ali Smith and Fiona Mozley, fellow Americans Paul Auster and Emily Fridlund, and British-Pakistani author Mohsin Hamid. The Texas-born author, who lives in New York, has previously won the Folio Prize and Story Prize f
Legendary Hollywood actor accused of assault in shock claims

Legendary Hollywood actor accused of assault in shock claims

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GETTYWHO IS THE ACTOR? Star cannot be named for legal reasons The film legend, who Daily Star Online cannot name for legal reasons, is said to have committed an assault.In a post published and circuited widely on social media, the actor's name is referenced alongside Harvey Weinstein.The A-lister is also starting to trend on Google.The woman who is alleging the claims says it is "time dominoes fell".Harvey Weinstein's leading ladies Harvey Weinstein best known for films like Shakespeare in Love and Pulp fiction with his most famous leading ladies.Getty Images Harvey Weinstein and Gwyneth Paltrow win Academy Award for Shakespeare in Love, 1999 GETTYLOW PROFILE: Harvey Weinstein is said to be in a rehab clinic for a 'sex addiction'An unnamed insider told The S...
Former Trump aide to invest in Weinstein firm

Former Trump aide to invest in Weinstein firm

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One of Donald Trump's closest confidantes has thrown a lifeline to the scandal-hit Weinstein entertainment empire, amid signs it could be up for sale.The Weinstein Company has confirmed it has entered an agreement with Colony Capital, a private equity firm run by Tom Barrack.Colony will inject cash into the company while discussions continue over it buying all or part of the Weinstein firm.:: UK police investigating five Weinstein sex assault claims:: Corden sorry for Weinstein jokesThe torrent of accusations against Harvey Weinstein had raised questions about the future of the company he founded.On Friday, his brother Bob denied suggestions the company would be closed or sold, saying it was "business as usual".:: The Accusers:Lina Esco, ActressShe says Weinstein told her: "I think we shou...
James Corden apologises for Weinstein jokes

James Corden apologises for Weinstein jokes

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James Corden has apologised after making jokes about the Harvey Weinstein scandal.The Late Late Show host said his intention had been to "shame" the Hollywood producer, not to cause any offence.Sky News estimates more than 40 women have come forward with accusations of rape, sexual assault and harassment against Weinstein, although the disgraced filmmaker denies wrongdoing.Speaking at an AmfAR charity gala, Corden told his audience: "It's a beautiful night here in LA."So beautiful, Harvey Weinstein has already asked tonight up to his hotel to give him a massage".Among his other jokes were: "It has been weird this week though, watching Harvey Weinstein in hot water."Ask any of the women who watched him take a bath."To be clear, sexual assault is no laughing matter. I was not trying to make ...