Entertainment News Roundup: Beyonce Announces New Music Late July; US rapper Lil Wayne refused entry to UK for festival performances and more


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Film tells of Bosnian Muslims and Jews saving each other during wars

In a traditional Muslim house in the old quarter of Sarajevo, a film brought to life two different periods of war in which Bosnian Muslims saved Jews from the Nazis, then 50 years later Jews saved Muslims from the besieged capital from Bosnia. Sabina Vajraca, a US-based director who was herself a refugee from the Bosnian war of the 1990s, says she wants her short to remind the world of the kindness of ordinary people during times of conflict in Europe. and in the Middle East.

Kevin Spacey’s lawyer tells UK court his client denies sexual assault charges

A lawyer for Oscar-winning actor Kevin Spacey said he strenuously denies any criminality when he appeared in a UK court on Thursday to face sex offense allegations. Spacey is charged with five offences: four counts of sexual assault and another charge of causing a person to engage in penetrative sexual activity without their consent. Prosecutors say Spacey forced a man to perform oral sex.

Peek Inside the Original ‘Top Gun’ House

In Oceanside, California, a small pastel blue bungalow is nestled between large hotels and apartment buildings. This is the “Top Gun” house. The house belonged to Maverick lover Charlie in the original 1986 film. Now restored and moved one block from its original location, it has been opened to the public.

Actor Kevin Spacey ‘strongly’ denies UK sex charges, lawyer says

Kevin Spacey “vigorously” denies the sex offense allegations, his lawyer said on Thursday as the Oscar-winning actor made his first appearance in a UK court to face charges dating back nearly 20 years. Spacey is charged with five offenses in Britain – four counts of sexual assault by touching and a more serious charge of causing a person to engage in penetrative sexual activity without consent. Prosecutors say Spacey forced a man to perform oral sex.

Beyonce announces new music coming in late July

Music superstar Beyonce has revealed the title of what appears to be her first solo album in six years, ‘Renaissance’, after the critically acclaimed ‘Lemonade’. Taking to social media on Thursday, the chart-topper simply listed the words “act i Renaissance” and the date July 29 in her bio. Streaming sites Spotify and Apple have also released artwork for the recording.

American rapper Lil Wayne has been refused entry to the UK for a festival

US rapper Lil Wayne will no longer perform at a UK music festival this weekend after he was refused entry to the UK, organizers have announced. The five-time Grammy Award winner, who was sentenced to a year in prison in 2010 for possession of a firearm, was due to take the stage at the Strawberries & Creem festival on Saturday.

Kate Bush tops UK charts with 1985 hit thanks to ‘Stranger Things’

British singer and songwriter Kate Bush topped the UK singles chart with her 1985 hit ‘Running Up That Hill’ on Friday, setting multiple records with the song which enjoyed a resurgence thanks to the Netflix show ‘Stranger Things’. “Running Up That Hill (A Deal With God)” peaked at No. 3 on its original release, but found a new fan base among a younger generation during the 1980s show’s final season on the supernatural horrors in the fictional town of Indiana. of Hawkins.

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