Entertainment News Summary: Oprah Winfrey, Reese Witherspoon and Bumble Founder Invest in Spanx; “Rust” script never called for the firing of the Baldwin pistol, allegation of prosecution and more

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Oprah Winfrey, Reese Witherspoon and Bumble Founder Invest in Spanx

Celebrities Oprah Winfrey and Reese Witherspoon as well as Bumble Inc founder Whitney Wolfe Herd have invested in Spanx, the fitness clothing maker said, as it closed a majority stake sale valuing the company at 1. $ 2 billion to investment firm Blackstone Inc. Other new investors included women. founded investment funds G9 Ventures and Able Partners, Spanx said Thursday.

‘Rust’ script never called for Baldwin pistol to be fired, lawsuit says

A member of the crew working on the western “Rust” said in a lawsuit Wednesday that the script never called for shooting a gun in a scene Alec Baldwin was rehearsing when he killed a director of photography last month. Script supervisor, Mamie Mitchell, alleges that Baldwin should have checked the firearm himself for live ammunition rather than relying on the assistant director’s claim that the Colt .45 revolver was safe at use.

Helen Mirren to receive SAG Lifetime Honor

Britain’s Helen Mirren will receive a Lifetime Achievement Award from her fellow actors at the Screen Actors Guild (SAG) awards ceremony next year, organizers said on Thursday. Oscar-winner Mirren has played more than 70 roles ranging from Queen Elizabeth to a Secret Service assassin during her 45-year career in film, television and theater.

Bursting with bling, ‘House of Gucci’ tells the story behind the fashion

Bold, beautiful to look at and bursting with star power, “House of Gucci” brings to the big screen the remarkable story of the quarrelsome family behind the Italian fashion label. Starring Lady Gaga as an ambitious stranger who has married into the family only to see her spouse killed, the film, which releases next Thursday in the United States and beyond, tells a tale of decadence, betrayal and of revenge.

Briton pleads guilty in New York to global film piracy program

A Briton pleaded guilty on Thursday to involvement in an alleged global hacking network that distributed unreleased movies and TV shows online, causing significant losses to production studios. George Bridi, 52, pleaded a conspiracy charge for copyright infringement during a telephone hearing before U.S. District Judge Richard Berman in Manhattan.

High-end handbags auctioned in London

A wide range of designer handbags are under hammer at a Christie’s auction this month, some of which are expected to fetch over $ 100,000. “Handbags Online: The London Edit” is open for auction until 23 November, with bags, luggage and accessories on offer.

Duchess Meghan surprises by visiting Ellen DeGeneres talk show

Meghan, the wife of Prince Harry, appears on “The Ellen DeGeneres Show” on her first visit to a TV talk show since becoming a member of the British Royal Family. Meghan, formerly known as the Duchess of Sussex, spoke to DeGeneres for an episode that airs in the United States on Thursday, the producers of the daytime show said on Wednesday.

Football: Leeds owner Kim Kardashian and Radrizzani help 130 Afghan players fly to Britain

Reality TV star Kim Kardashian and Leeds United football club owner Andrea Radrizzani helped former Afghan captain Khalida Popal transport 130 Afghan footballers and their families from Pakistan to Britain on Thursday. Popal, based in Copenhagen, led efforts to evacuate female athletes from Afghanistan after the Taliban took control of the country in August.

Cuban protest anthem “Patria y Vida” wins Latin Grammy Song of the Year award

A group of Cuban musicians, including reggaeton duo Gente de Zona, won Song of the Year at the 2021 Latin Grammy Awards on Thursday for “Patria y Vida,” a provocative hip-hop song that has become the anthem of the movement. of Cuba’s anti-government protest. Gente de Zona, Yotuel from hip-hop group Orishas and singer-songwriter Descemer Bueno collaborated on the song with two rappers in Cuba, Maykel Osorbo and El Funky, who are part of a collective of dissident artists. on the communist island.

“Emotionally Brilliant”: Singer Adele Releases New Album “30”

Music star Adele released her first album in six years on Friday, winning over critics and fans alike with the record she said she made to explain her divorce to her young son. The highly anticipated “30” is the Briton’s fourth studio album, whose chart-topping ballads of breakups, regrets and nostalgia have made her one of the most successful singer-songwriter of all. the temperature.

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