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Heard calls Depp ‘violent little boy’ as court sees evidence of star’s wild lifestyle

Heard calls Depp ‘violent little boy’ as court sees evidence of star’s wild lifestyle

Entertainment
Amber Heard branded Johnny Depp a "needy man-child" and an "insecure violent little boy" as she accused him of repeatedly hitting her, in an email revealed for the first time in court.London's High Court was also shown picture evidence of Depp's wild lifestyle on what was the second day of his libel action against The Sun's publisher, News Group Newspapers The email - which was written by Heard in 2013 but was never sent to Depp - was read out in court.Heard accused the Pirates Of The Caribbean actor of "living in a world full of enablers" who failed to challenge his alleged booze and drug-fuelled lifestyle. Image: Amber Heard accused Johnny Depp of being like 'Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde'. Pic: James Veysey/Shutterstock Depp has denied al...
Reckful: Tributes paid after gaming star’s death

Reckful: Tributes paid after gaming star’s death

Technology
Tributes have been paid to video games streamer Byron Bernstein, known as Reckful, who died on Thursday.Mr Bernstein was a well-known and loved e-sports player and had 960,000 followers on streaming site Twitch.His brother Gary Bernstein confirmed that Reckful had taken his own life, aged 31.Twitch said Reckful was a "streaming pioneer" and that it was "devastated" to hear of his death.Mr Bernstein had built his following in part by playing World Of Warcraft. When his death was reported on Thursday evening, fans held virtual memorials inside the game.Before his death, he had been working to create his own video game, called Everland.In January, he shared a video on YouTube in which he talked about his own struggle with depression and said he had lost one ...
Liam Gallagher, Dua Lipa and Sir Paul McCartney among stars calling for action to save live music

Liam Gallagher, Dua Lipa and Sir Paul McCartney among stars calling for action to save live music

Entertainment
Liam Gallagher, Sir Paul McCartney, Dua Lipa, Little Mix and Take That are among hundreds of music stars who have joined forces in calling for action to save the UK's "world-leading" live music industry.In an open letter to Culture Secretary Oliver Dowden, some 1,500 artists and bands say that "with no end to social distancing in sight" the industry is at imminent risk. Other acts who have signed the letter include The Rolling Stones, Skepta, Ed Sheeran, Rita Ora, Coldplay, Eric Clapton, Lewis Capaldi, Annie Lennox, Sam Smith, Sir Rod Stewart, Florence + The Machine, KT Tunstall, George Ezra, Depeche Mode and Iron Maiden. ...
Betelgeuse: Nearby ‘supernova’ star’s dimming explained

Betelgeuse: Nearby ‘supernova’ star’s dimming explained

Science
Astronomers say big cool patches on a "supergiant" star close to Earth were behind its surprise dimming last year.Red giant stars like Betelgeuse frequently undergo changes in brightness, but the drop to 40% of its normal value between October 2019 and April 2020 surprised astronomers.Researchers now say this was caused by gigantic cool areas similar to the sunspots seen on our own parent star.There had been speculation that Betelgeuse was about to go supernova.But the star instead began to recover and by May 2020 it was back at its original brightness.Betelgeuse, which is about 500 light-years from Earth, is reaching the end of its life. But it's not known precisely when it will explode; it could take as long as hundreds of thou...
Astronomers find hot stars peppered with massive magnetic spots

Astronomers find hot stars peppered with massive magnetic spots

Science
June 1 (UPI) -- Astronomers have discovered giant magnetic spots on the surfaces of hot stars hidden away in stellar clusters. Scientists also found evidence of superflare events, eruptions featuring several times more energy than those observed on the surface of the sun. The new survey of extreme horizontal branch stars, published Monday in the journal Nature Astronomy, could help scientists unravel some of the mysterious of these unusual stellar objects. Advertisement "These hot and small stars are special because we know they will bypass one of the final phases in the life of a typical star and will die prematurely," lead researcher Yazan Momany, scientist at the INAF Astronomical Observatory of Padua in Italy, said in a news release. "In our galaxy, these peculiar hot objects are gene...