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Kim Kardashian passes a key test to become a lawyer
Kim Kardashian has cleared a major hurdle in her unconventional quest to become a lawyer. The reality TV star and entrepreneur said on Twitter on Monday that she had passed California’s freshman law student exam, a one-day test required of aspiring state attorneys who don’t follow. the traditional route of attending an accredited law school.
Famous Mexican ranchera singer Vicente Fernandez dies at 81
Legendary Mexican singer Vicente Fernandez, an iconic figure in ranchera music, died Sunday at the age of 81, according to a message posted on his official Instagram account. Fernandez died at 6:15 a.m. local time, the post said. He suffered from medical complications after a fall at his home injured his cervical spine and required surgery.
Hollywood largely silent on Golden Globe nominations amid controversy
Dramas “The Power of the Dog” and “Belfast” led Monday’s nominations for the annual Golden Globes in a year clouded by controversy and a scaled-down ceremony. “Belfast,” set in 1970s Northern Ireland, and director Jane Campion’s western “The Power of the Dog” got seven nods apiece. They were followed by the global warming satire “Don’t Look Up”; “King Richard”, about the father of tennis champions Venus and Serena Williams; Director Steven Spielberg’s new take on the classic musical “West Side Story” and coming-of-age tale “Licorice Pizza” with four each.
Willkommen: Oscar winner Redmayne stars in London revival of ‘Cabaret’
Oscar-winning actor Eddie Redmayne returns to London’s West End in a new production of the musical ‘Cabaret’, which opened on Sunday. Redmayne stars as emcee, alongside stage and film star Jessie Buckley, in the Rebecca Frecknall-directed production.
Publicist was ‘not associated with’ Kanye West when she lobbied election worker – West spokesperson
A publicist accused of pressuring a Georgia election worker to confess to false allegations of voter fraud was not ‘associated’ with rap star Kanye West at the time she visited the worker, says a West representative. Reuters reported on Friday that publicist Trevian Kutti met on January 4 with Ruby Freeman, a Fulton County election worker who had been targeted by then-President Donald Trump and his allies with baseless claims he said. which she allegedly dealt with fraudulent votes in favor of Democrat Joe. Biden.
‘West Side Story’ falls flat at box office with disappointing $10 million debut
The public didn’t open their wallets to see the infamous rivalry between the Sharks and the Jets play out on the big screen. “West Side Story,” Steven Spielberg’s remake of the classic musical, fell flat on its box office debut, raking in a whopping $10.5 million from 2,820 theaters. That’s concerning, because Disney and 20th Century Studios have spent $100 million to bring the Shakespearean love story to life for modern times and stand to lose millions unless ‘West Side Story’ lives on in the box. -office during holidays and Oscar season.
Peloton parody helps reverse sale of ‘Sex and the City’
Peloton Interactive rose in a volatile market on Monday following a spoof ad hitting back at an episode of a “Sex and the City” reboot TV series that suggested the company’s exercise bikes could be deadly. The stock was last up around 2.5%, partially recovering from a more than 5% gain on Friday that was blamed on a scene from the just-released series premiere. In the scene, the fictional Mr. Big suffers a fatal heart attack after taking a Peloton bike course.
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