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Poldark's Aidan Turner: 'I've never felt objectified'

Poldark's Aidan Turner: 'I've never felt objectified'

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Aidan Turner has said he has "never felt objectified", despite the amount of attention he receives on Poldark.The actor, who is about to take on his first stage role in 10 years, found himself the subject of a national debate earlier this month.Or rather, his chest did.Writing in the Radio Times, Mariella Frostrup highlighted the apparent "double standards" when it came to female journalists and viewers openly lusting over Ross Poldark.Frostrup said this was something that would be highly criticised if the tables were turned, i.e. if a plethora of male journalists were to objectify a female star."I fear we are losing not only our sense of humour but our sense of proportion as we throw every act of perceived sexism into the #MeToo...
Lubaina Himid in historic Turner Prize win

Lubaina Himid in historic Turner Prize win

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Media playback is unsupported on your deviceLubaina Himid has become the oldest winner of the Turner Prize, and the first black woman to pick up the art award.The 63-year-old Zanzibar-born, Preston-based artist won the £25,000 prize for work addressing racial politics and the legacy of slavery.The judges praised her "uncompromising tackling of issues including colonial history and how racism persists today".She was named the winner at a ceremony in Hull, currently UK City of Culture.Who is Lubaina Himid?Described in February by The Daily Telegraph as "the under-appreciated hero of black British art", Himid made her name in the 1980s as one of the leaders of the British black arts movement - both painting and curating exhibitions of similarly overlooked artists.But she's now got the recogni
NLCS: Justin Turner blasts Los Angeles Dodgers past Chicago Cubs

NLCS: Justin Turner blasts Los Angeles Dodgers past Chicago Cubs

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LOS ANGELES -- With Hollywood as its neighbor, Los Angeles is no stranger to dramatic endings. And with his game-winning, three-run home run in the bottom of the ninth inning of Game 2 of the National League Championship Series against the Chicago Cubs on Sunday, Los Angeles Dodgers third baseman Justin Turner certainly attained movie star status. The 4-1 victory gave the Dodgers a 2-0 lead in the best-of-seven series and plenty of momentum heading to Chicago for Game 3 on Tuesday. Before Turner's heroics, the game was a battle of bullpens. One night after taking out ace Clayton Kershaw after five innings, Dodgers manager Dave Roberts did the same with Rich Hill, even though Hill had allowed just one run. The move paid off -- again -- as four Dodgers relievers were nearly perfect over four...