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YouTube star loses 2m subscribers after row with fellow vlogger

YouTube star loses 2m subscribers after row with fellow vlogger

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Beauty YouTuber James Charles has lost two million subscribers after a video was posted by his former friend Tati Westbrook.The 19-year-old vlogger from New York has been accused of "manipulating people's sexuality" and previously caused controversy for charging fans up to $ 500 (£385) to see him on tour. So far James Charles has seen his subscriber count drop from 16.5 million on Monday to 14.5 million, according to the website Social Blade.He has become the first ever YouTube personality to lose one million subscribers in 24 hours, with the biggest drop taking place on Saturday after his involvement in a row with fellow beauty vlogger Tati Westbrook. Image: Tati Westbrook addressed her issues with former friend James Charles in a YouTube video
Power Rangers star dead: Pua Magasiva dies aged 38

Power Rangers star dead: Pua Magasiva dies aged 38

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Power Rangers star Pua Magasiva has sadly passed away at the young age of 38.The New Zealander’s production company confirmed the news that he was tragically found dead on Saturday Morning (local time).Pua was best known for his part playing Shane Clarke, the Red Wind Ranger in the TV franchise of Power Rangers Ninja Storm.CNN reported, the police were called to an address in Wellington on Saturday morning where they found his body, but a cause of death is yet to be given. Related Articles The Samoan-born lad, starred in hundreds of episodes of Shortland Street from 2003, playing nurse Vinnie Kruse.He temporarily left the soap but returned in 2012.A multi-talented entertainer, he also became a co-host of New Zealand’s radio station Flava.Magasiva will be leaving behind his much-loved da
‘Nashville Flipped’ star Troy Shafer dead at 38

‘Nashville Flipped’ star Troy Shafer dead at 38

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May 9 (UPI) -- Troy Shafer, the star behind DIY Network's Nashville Flipped, has died at the age of 38. Shafer's death was confirmed by an obituary in the Erie Times-News, a publication from his hometown of Erie, Pa. The television star died unexpectedly on April 28. The cause of death is under investigation by the Erie coroner's office, The Tennessean reported. Nashville Flipped, which ran for two seasons for a total of 17 episodes, featured Shafer remodeling old homes from the 1800s and 1900s. The series was launched in 2016. "The DIY Network family is sorry to hear about the passing of Troy Dean Shafer, a dedicated, driven entrepreneur and restoration expert who was admired by everyone who worked on the series," the network said in a statement. "We continue to extend our deepest condol...
Neutron star collision 4.6 billion years ago sent gold, platinum to Earth

Neutron star collision 4.6 billion years ago sent gold, platinum to Earth

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May 3 (UPI) -- Two neutron stars collided 4.6 billion years ago near the Earth's solar system, sending the planet some fraction of its most precious metals, a new study says. The cosmic episode provided Earth with about 0.3 percent of its gold, platinum and uranium, according to research published Wednesday in Nature. "This means that in each of us we would find an eyelash worth of these elements, mostly in the form of iodine, which is essential to life," Imre Bartos, a researcher at the University of Florida and study author, said in a news release. "A wedding ring, which expresses a deep human connection, is also a connection to our cosmic past predating humanity and the formation of Earth itself, with about 10 milligrams of it likely having formed 4.6 billion years ago." To come up wi...
Interview: ‘Cobra Kai’ star Ralph Macchio: ‘I said ‘yes’ at the right time’

Interview: ‘Cobra Kai’ star Ralph Macchio: ‘I said ‘yes’ at the right time’

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April 24 (UPI) -- Ralph Macchio says countless people over the past 35 years pitched him ways to revive The Karate Kid, but it wasn't until recently that a team of super-fan writer-producers presented him with a clear vision of how to move the franchise forward.The result is the critically acclaimed YouTube Premium dramedy Cobra Kai, which kicks off its second season Wednesday. The 10-episode, half-hour show features Macchio and William Zabka reprising their roles of Daniel LaRusso and Johnny Lawrence from the 1984 movie. Instead of competing high-school karate students, the characters, now in their 50s, are rival martial arts senseis to diverse groups of teens. Echoing the movie, the show sees one man teaching the importance of balance and the other imparting the message of "no mercy." ...