Entertainment News Roundup: Broadway’s ‘Music Man’ Latest COVID Victim as Jackman Tests Positive; Britney Spears Isn’t Ready to Return to the Music World She Calls ‘Scary’ and More


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Broadway’s ‘Music Man’ latest COVID casualty as Jackman tests positive

The Broadway revival of “The Music Man,” the hottest ticket in town, canceled performances for five days on Tuesday after star Hugh Jackman tested positive for COVID. In the latest New York show to fall victim to the coronavirus outbreak, Jackman said on Twitter that he had only mild symptoms, including a scratchy throat and runny nose, and that as soon as he was cleared , he would be back on stage.

Britney Spears Isn’t Ready to Return to the Music World She Calls “Scary”

Britney Spears has signaled that she’s not yet ready to start making music again after 13 years under a conservatorship that took control of her personal and professional affairs and left her scared of the entertainment industry. Spears, 40, who was released last month from a 2008 court-ordered arrangement requested by her father, said in a lengthy Instagram post on Monday that she wanted to “push me a little more and do things that scare me but not too much” in 2022.

American reality TV star Paris Hilton is launching a metaverse business on Roblox

Paris Hilton commands up to $1million a night working as a celebrity DJ, entertaining revelers at clubs in China, Dubai and the Spanish holiday island of Ibiza. This New Year’s Eve, she’ll be playing an electronic set for revelers who’ll drop by a different kind of place — her virtual island on Roblox.

‘Harry Potter’ Cast Recalls Their First Kisses and Horrible Haircuts During Reunion Special

Daniel Radcliffe recalls embarrassing haircuts, Emma Watson found meeting fellow ‘Harry Potter’ castmates “unexpected joy”, and director Christopher Columbus recalls film sets being “the greatest ground game in the world”. Many cast members of the “Harry Potter” film franchise have reunited for a 20th anniversary television special, titled “Back to Hogwarts,” which premieres January 1 on HBO Max.

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