Entertainment News Roundup: Vicente Fernandez, Iconic Mexican Ranchera Singer, Dies at 81; Willkommen: Oscar-winning Redmayne stars in London revival of ‘Cabaret’ and more


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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.

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.

Biden jokes about poor cooking skills in late night TV debut on ‘Tonight Show’

US President Joe Biden has urged Americans to get a COVID-19 vaccine, vowed to fight inflation and joked about his lack of cooking skills during his first late night TV appearance on ‘The Tonight Show’. from NBC on Friday. Biden, 79, told host Jimmy Fallon that he and first lady Jill Biden convinced White House staff to let them cook their own breakfast at 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue.

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