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Trump shares pride over Home Alone 2 appearance as he quits actors union

Trump shares pride over Home Alone 2 appearance as he quits actors union

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Donald Trump has resigned from an American actors' union, boasting about his work on films including Home Alone 2 and Zoolander, and telling the organisation: "You have done nothing for me."The former US president quit the Screen Actors Guild - American Federation of Television and Radio Artists (SAG-AFTRA) to avoid the risk of being pushed, as the Hollywood-based union was considering expelling him over his role in the attack on the US Capitol. In his letter to the union's president Gabrielle Carteris, he addressed the issue of his possible expulsion, saying: "Who cares!" Image: Mr Trump had a cameo in Home Alone 2, alongside Macaulay Culkin He went on: "While I'm not familiar with your work, I'm very proud of my work on movies such ...
Taio Cruz quits TikTok after ‘suicidal thoughts’

Taio Cruz quits TikTok after ‘suicidal thoughts’

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Pop star Taio Cruz has opened up about his reasons for quitting TikTok, saying he wanted to preserve his mental health after having "suicidal thoughts".The musician, whose hits include Dynamite and Break Your Heart, said he had been targeted by "hateful" videos and comments on the video-sharing app."My body was shaking and I had suicidal thoughts," he explained on Instagram. "I pride myself on being mentally resilient so the fact that I felt that way, shocked even me."The 35-year-old added: "Some users posted hateful, mocking videos which spurred a feedback loop of negativity, where more and more people began to join in on the mockery and hate. "My intention was to make some fun videos and interact with my fans, but some, whom I ...
John Boyega quits role with Jo Malone after being cut from China advert

John Boyega quits role with Jo Malone after being cut from China advert

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John Boyega has stepped down from his role with perfume brand Jo Malone after the company cut him from the Chinese version of an aftershave advert he helped create.The Star Wars actor said the decision to remove him from the advert was "wrong", before writing on Twitter that "dismissively trading out one's culture this way is not something I can condone". "Their decision to replace my campaign in China by using my concepts and substituting a local brand ambassador for me, without either my consent or prior notice, was wrong," Boyega said. Image: Boyega was replaced with Chinese star Liu Haoran for the version in China. Pic: Jo Malone "The film celebrated my personal story- showcasing my hometown, including my friends and featuring my ...
Sideman quits Radio 1Xtra over BBC’s use of racial slur

Sideman quits Radio 1Xtra over BBC’s use of racial slur

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BBC 1Xtra DJ Sideman has quit the station over the use of a racial slur in a BBC News report. Sideman, real name David Whitely, said in a statement the "action and the defence of the action feels like a slap in the face of our community". The N-word was used in full in a report about a racially aggravated attack in Bristol, broadcast by Points West and the BBC News Channel.The BBC has defended the use of the slur but accepted it caused offence.More than 18,600 complaints have been made to the BBC over the broadcast. In addition, broadcast regulator Ofcom said it received 384 complaints. In a video on Instagram, captioned "I can't look the other way", Sideman said: "I've thought long and hard about what I'm about to say and what it means. "And on this occa...
Conor McGregor QUITS: Funniest quotes and best press conference moments as UFC icon announces retirement yet again

Conor McGregor QUITS: Funniest quotes and best press conference moments as UFC icon announces retirement yet again

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If this really is the end of Conor McGregor’s UFC career, then at least the Irishman will have left us with some brilliant memories. ‘The Notorious’ has been, without doubt, one of the most electrifying talents in the world of mixed martial arts. But it can be argued the 31-year-old is even more entertaining with a microphone in his hand. A Conor McGregor press conference is always a huge occasion Following the news of McGregor’s third retirement in four years, talkSPORT.com has decided to delve into the archives to find his best moments behind the mic and from his press conferences. “Sixty G’s baby!” McGregor entered into the UFC as nothing more than a hungry and talented Irishman, keen to make a mark. After dispatching with Marcus Brimage with consummate wi...