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Stranger Things stars join YouTubers and Jimmy Fallon for Among Us stream

Stranger Things stars join YouTubers and Jimmy Fallon for Among Us stream

Technology
Stranger Things stars Gaten Matarazzo and Noah Schnapp were among the names joining US chat show host Jimmy Fallon for a charity stream of Among Us.The event marked Fallon's debut on the game-streaming platform Twitch, where he played the popular whodunnit multiplayer game Among Us. Joining Matarazzo and Schnapp, who play Dustin and Will in Stranger Things, were YouTube stars Sykkuno, who has 2.64 million subscribers, Valkyrae, who has 3.29 million subscribers and Corpse Husband, who boasts 7.42 million subscribers. Members of Fallon's house band The Roots also appeared, including Questlove, Tariq Trotter and Kirk Douglas, as well as a member of the game's development team Victoria Tran.It was all in aid of Feeding America, a charity that supports food banks and soup kitchens in the US w...
TV host Jimmy Fallon ‘very sorry’ for 2000 blackface skit

TV host Jimmy Fallon ‘very sorry’ for 2000 blackface skit

Entertainment
NBC's Tonight Show host Jimmy Fallon has apologised for wearing blackface in a Saturday Night Live skit from 2000.The clip went viral on Monday, and led to calls for Fallon to quit the show.In his apology on Tuesday, Fallon said there was "no excuse" for his actions, and thanked the public "for holding me accountable".Several politicians and media figures, as well as Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, have been embroiled in recent blackface scandals. In the skit, Fallon wore blackface to impersonate fellow Saturday Night Live cast member Chris Rock, who is African American, depicting him as making a joke about crack cocaine.As the hashtag #JimmyFallonIsOverParty trended on Twitter on Tuesday, Fallon released a statement apologising for the 20-year ol...
Fallon Sherrock draws on Premier League Darts debut in pulsating encounter against Glen Durrant

Fallon Sherrock draws on Premier League Darts debut in pulsating encounter against Glen Durrant

Sports
Fallon Sherrock’s incredible rise continued on Thursday night as she made her Premier League Darts debut on Thursday night. And it was nearly a dream night for Sherrock, who narrowly missed out on a win against Glen Durrant in Nottingham, the pair playing out an entertaining 6-6 draw. Getty Images - Getty Sherrock came so close to beating the three-time BDO champion The 25-year-old shot to fame thanks to her brilliant performances at the 2019 PDC World Championship, where she became the first woman to win at the famous Alexandra Palace tournament. She beat Ted Evetts and eleventh seed Mensur Suljovic, receiving support from the likes of tennis great Bille Jean-King and Hollywood A-lister Sarah-Jessica Parker. Her next challenge saw her take on Durran