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‘Stargirl’ actress wants viewers to ‘feel like they can be her’

‘Stargirl’ actress wants viewers to ‘feel like they can be her’

Entertainment
LOS ANGELES, May 11 (UPI) -- When kids play superheroes, there are more grown male heroes from whom to choose than young women. Superman, Spider-Man, Batman, Iron Man, Aquaman, The Flash, Green Lantern, Captain America, Thor, Black Panther and Black Lightning clearly outnumber Supergirl, Wonder Woman, Black Widow and Captain Marvel on screen. Stargirl star Brec Bassinger hopes she is playing a character to whom young girls can relate. Courtney Whitmore (Bassinger) is a high school student who discovers the Cosmic Staff that belonged to Starman. Using its powers, she can become Stargirl. "Even recently, with the Tom Holland Spider-Man, I love that movie so much, but watching it, I never felt like I could be Spider-Man," Bassinger told UPI in a phone interview in late April. "So I hope peo...
Prince Andrew accuser asks public to ‘stand beside her’

Prince Andrew accuser asks public to ‘stand beside her’

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Media playback is unsupported on your device A US woman who says she was brought to Britain aged 17 to have sex with Prince Andrew has implored the British public to "stand beside her" and "not accept what has happened to her".Virginia Giuffre, one of convicted sex offender Jeffrey Epstein's accusers, says she was trafficked to London by Epstein in 2001.She describes how Epstein's girlfriend told her what "to do for Andrew".The prince has "categorically" denied any sexual contact with Ms Giuffre. Media playback is unsupported on your device Virginia Giuffre, formerly Virginia Roberts, has given her first interview for British television as part of a special hour-long Panorama. Her interview includes her account...
Love Island’s Anton reveals secret rift with Amy: ‘I would avoid her’

Love Island’s Anton reveals secret rift with Amy: ‘I would avoid her’

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Love Island star Anton Danyluk has revealed a secret rift with fellow contestant Amy Hart.The Scottish hunk confessed his real feelings towards the air stewardess in a game of Snog, Marry or Avoid.Speaking in a Beach Hut Hook Up video, posted on the Love Island Instagram page, Anton answer questions from viewers.Shockingly, he admitted that he and Amy don’t get on all that well.During the game, one of the requests was for him to name which of the girls he gets along with and who he doesn't like that much.Anton revealed he would kiss Molly-Mae, marry Anna and avoid Amy.Explaining his decision, he said: “I would snog Molly because to be honest, I think she's the fittest girl in here.“I would marry Anna purely because I think that she's the one I get on in here the best and we've got so much