Harvey Weinstein pleads not guilty to sexual assault charge reinstated

Disgraced film mogul Harvey Weinstein pleaded not guilty Monday to a recently reinstated sexual assault charge in California. Last month, a Los Angeles County judge dismissed one of 11 charges against him after his defense team argued that the statute of limitations on sexual battery charges had expired. A criminal grand jury amended the indictment … Read more

K-pop star BTS plunges into global diplomacy at UN gathering

It was a UN speech that attracted attention like few others – a plug for the good of the earth from TK, young people and superstar K-pop band BTS. Addressing the stage for a sustainability program, the seven-member musical juggernaut appeared in the General Assembly Hall on Monday against a backdrop of the famed green-marble … Read more

Universal Studios opens Beijing park under anti-virus restrictions

BEIJING — Harry Potter fans dressed up as magicians as Universal Studios opened its first theme park in China on Monday under anti-virus controls. Hollywood Studios’ “Jurassic Park,” “Kung Fu Panda” and “Harry Potter” film franchises, plus Minions from “Despicable Me” are prominently displayed at Universal Studios Beijing on the eastern outskirts of the Chinese … Read more

‘Outside’ home: Big names in tiny Tulsa museum

Tulsa, Oklahoma – This summer, it was Leonardo DiCaprio. Then it was Green Day. A small museum in Tulsa, Oklahoma, dedicated to a film classic and run by an entertainer, is drawing big names to the heartland. The Outsiders House Museum was created by Danny Boy O’Connor, formerly of the hip-hop group House of Pain. … Read more

Hero of ‘Hotel Rwanda’ sentenced to 25 years on terror charges

KIGALI, Rwanda — The man who inspired the movie “Hotel Rwanda” to save hundreds of his countrymen from genocide was convicted on Monday of terrorism offenses and sentenced to 25 years in a trial, which has been convicted by human rights watchdog and Other critics of Rwanda’s repressive government have described it. as an act … Read more

R Kelly prosecutors rest; Defense Calls from Singer’s Colleagues

New York — Warning: This story contains explicit content and may not be suitable for all readers. R. Kelly sex trafficking trial ended their case on Monday after prosecutors called dozens of witnesses over the past month who detailed the government’s sweeping charges against the singer. The defense began its case later in the day … Read more

RuPaul Makes Emmy History as Most Honored Person of Color

It is the night of ru-bilation for RuPaul. The famous television personality, whose full name is RuPaul Charles, made history by becoming an Emmy on Sunday night most respected person of color With 11 wins in the history of the show. According to the Los Angeles Times, the previous record holder was cinematographer Donald A. … Read more

‘Shang-Chi’ tops box office for third consecutive weekend

NEW YORK — “Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings” tops the box office for a third weekend in a row, but the muted reception to Clint Eastwood’s “Cry Macho” suggests that older moviegoers are still just as eager. Not to return to theatres. Marvel’s “Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings,” directed … Read more

Chris Rock says he has COVID-19, urges vaccination

NEW YORK – Chris Rock said Sunday he has been diagnosed with COVID-19 and sent the message to anyone still on the fence: “Get vaccinated.” The 56-year-old comedian wrote on Twitter: “Hey guys, I just found out I have COVID, trust me you don’t want it. Get vaccinated.” Rock has previously said that he was … Read more

‘The Crown,’ ‘Ted Lasso,’ top Emmy Awards

LOS ANGELES — Netflix’s “The Crown” and “The Queen’s Gambit” together with Apple TV+’s “Ted Lasso” took home top series honors at Sunday’s Emmy Awards, a first for streaming services that have gained prominence in the television industry. strengthened its growth. “I am at a loss for words,” said Peter Morgan, creator and writer of … Read more