Entertainment News Roundup: Chris Stapleton Wins Recognized High Diversity at Country Music Association Awards; Smuggled royal Romanov jewelry fetch nearly $ 900,000 – Sotheby’s and more

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Chris Stapleton Wins Recognized Diversity at Country Music Association Awards

Fiery performances and nods to diversity brought renewed energy to the 55th Annual Country Music Association Awards as the event returned to a live audience for the first time since the start of the COVID pandemic -19. Chris Stapleton took home four awards, including Vocalist of the Year, Luke Combs won Best Artist of the Year, and “I Hope You’re Happy Now” singer Carly Pearce won Vocalist of the Year. the year.

Smuggled royal Romanov jewelry fetch nearly $ 900,000 – Sotheby’s

A sapphire and diamond brooch and matching earrings, which were part of the royal jewelry of the Russian Romanov family smuggled out of the country during the 1917 revolution, sold for 806,500 Swiss francs ($ 883,641.94) on Wednesday , Sotheby’s said.

The net price of the historic set at the Geneva auction was nearly double the high-end of the pre-sale estimate, he said.

Gunsmith “Rust” accused of fatal shooting, lawyer says

The lawyer for the woman in charge of the guns in the film “Rust” said Wednesday that he was convinced someone had deliberately put a live bullet into the gun that killed a director of photography. But the Santa Fe District Attorney said there was no evidence of sabotage regarding the weapon Alec Baldwin used in the shooting last month.

‘Rust’ crew member sues for negligence in fatal shooting

A crew member who witnessed the fatal shooting on the set of “Rust” last month filed a negligence complaint Wednesday against actor Alec Baldwin and the film’s producers. Serge Svetnoy, the chief electrician of the Santa Fe Plateau, New Mexico, accused producers and others of failing to implement safety standards and of allowing “a gun loaded with live ammunition to be pointed at people alive on the Rust plateau, “according to the civil lawsuit filed in Los Angeles.

Britney Spears’ journey from teenage phenomenon to guardianship

A Los Angeles court will discuss on Friday whether to end the legal arrangement, called trusteeship, which has controlled Britney Spears ‘personal and professional affairs since 2008. Here is a timeline of key events in Spears’ life, today. 39 years old hui.

Paul Rudd jokes about being named “sexiest man in the world” by People magazine

Paul Rudd, the affable actor best known for playing “Ant-Man,” was named People magazine’s sexiest man on Wednesday, joining Idris Elba, George Clooney and Bradley Cooper. Rudd, 52, whose career dates back 30 years, seemed surprised by the honor, as did his wife.

Lin-Manuel Miranda kicks off film festival with directorial debut

“Hamilton” writer Lin-Manuel Miranda opened the American Film Institute festival on Wednesday with the premiere of his directorial debut, “Tick, Tick … BOOM!”, A musical by Jonathan Larson, most famous for the Broadway hit “Rent”. Larson died at age 32 of heart disease and received three Tony Awards posthumously for “Rent”. Although the original “Tick, Tick … BOOM!” was a solo piece, the autobiographical production has expanded over the years.

Deadlines are at the center of the Houston concert death investigation

Determining the precise timeline of the events in which eight people were trampled to death at a Friday night concert in Houston is one of the primary objectives of the criminal investigation, the city’s police chief said on Wednesday. . A stampede of fans at the Astroworld festival by rap star Travis Scott killed eight people and injured dozens of people who attended the concert at NRG Park in Houston. Two of the injured are hospitalized in very critical condition, Police Chief Troy Finner told a press conference.

Song starring George Harrison and Ringo Starr found in UK attic

An unreleased song featuring Beatles members George Harrison and Ringo Starr was unveiled at the Liverpool Beatles Museum on Wednesday after being found in an attic last year. Written and produced by journalist and host Suresh Joshi, “Radhe Shaam” was recorded at Trident Studios, London in 1968, featuring the voice of Indian musician Aashish Khan, Harrison on guitar and Starr on drums.

MTV offers a glimmer of hope for Hungary’s harassed LGBTQ community

Hostility towards homosexuals and transgendered people has increased in Hungary since the government passed a law that critics called anti-gay, say patrons and performers at Budapest’s main LGBTQ bar. But a well-publicized gesture of solidarity with this community of broadcaster MTV, confirming after the law came into force in July that it would hold its Europe Music Awards in the city on Sunday, offers some hope.

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