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Will Framing Britney Spears be a moment of reckoning for the celebrity media?

Will Framing Britney Spears be a moment of reckoning for the celebrity media?

Entertainment
Getty Images"Everybody's talking all this stuff about me. Why don't they just let me live?"So sang Britney Spears on her 2004 single My Prerogative.More than 15 years on, in the week that a new documentary, Framing Britney Spears, aired in the US, those words are echoing once again.The New York Times film turns the spotlight on the singer's treatment by the press before her public breakdown in 2007 and the ongoing dispute over her conservatorship - an arrangement that means she doesn't control many aspects of her own life and career.The documentary has led to renewed criticism about her treatment within the bubble of 00s celebrity culture, and has sparked some soul-searching in the media."We are all to blame for what happened to Britney Spears," read an apology from Glamour magazine to the...
What to stream: Celebrity holiday specials

What to stream: Celebrity holiday specials

Entertainment
Nov. 25 (UPI) -- Mariah Carey, Garth Brooks and Trisha Yearwood, BTS, The Weeknd, Carrie Underwood, Thomas Rhett and more big names in music are taking part in a number of holiday specials. Here's a list of the holiday specials set to arrive in November and December. Advertisement 'Disney Holiday Singalong' -- ABC Katy Perry, BTS and Pink will perform during the 2020 Disney Holiday Singalong, which airs Monday at 8 p.m. EST on ABC. The special will also feature the Broadway casts of The Lion King and Aladdin, the North American touring company of Frozen, Andrew Bocelli, Michael Bublé, Ciara, Chloe X Halle, Derek Hough, Hayley Erbert, Julianne Hough, Adam Lambert, Leslie Odom Jr. and Kerry Washington. Ryan Seacrest will host the hourlong musical event. 'CMA Country Christmas' -- ABC Countr...
College hoops, celebrity golf, Mike Tyson bout top weekend sports

College hoops, celebrity golf, Mike Tyson bout top weekend sports

Sports
Nov. 27 (UPI) -- Peyton Manning and Stephen Curry battle Phil Mickelson and Charles Barkley in a celebrity golf match in one of the main sports events this weekend. Dozens of football, basketball and soccer games fill the schedule. The 2020-2021 college basketball season started Wednesday and the opening wave of games continues through the weekend. Advertisement A gauntlet of college and NFL football games and soccer matches from the United States and abroad also should provide plenty of entertainment over Thanksgiving weekend. Boxing legend Mike Tyson also will be in action in an exhibition bout against Roy Jones Jr. on Saturday. UFC fights also pack Saturday's schedule of sporting events. College basketball returns Gonzaga, ranked No. 2 in the coaches poll, will appear in the first nat...
I’m A Celebrity: Mo Farah, Shane Richie and Victoria Derbyshire sign up

I’m A Celebrity: Mo Farah, Shane Richie and Victoria Derbyshire sign up

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I’m A Celebrity swaps sweltering Australian jungle for cold British castle

I’m A Celebrity swaps sweltering Australian jungle for cold British castle

Entertainment
The stars of I'm A Celebrity ... Get Me Out of Here" will be swapping their shorts for thermals this year as the show abandons the sweltering Australian jungle for a cold British castle.Broadcaster ITV has announced that this year it will hold the reality TV show in a UK castle in winter - without revealing the exact location - instead of heading "down under" as coronavirus restrictions make global travel difficult. The popular programme forces a group of celebrities to take part in "Bushtucker Trials" to win food, compete for a public vote and avoid elimination.The 2019 launch show was viewed by more than 13 million people, making it ITV's most-watched programme of the year.ITV said the trials and challenges of the 20th series would stay in the same format despite the change of scenery. ...