Summary of entertainment news: Britney Spears’ lawyer asks father for answers on guardianship expenses; Alec Baldwin posts comments from team member challenging ‘chaotic’ movie set and more


Here is a summary of the current entertainment briefs.

Britney Spears’ lawyer asks father for answers on guardianship expenses

An attorney for Britney Spears has asked to question her father under oath about how the pop singer’s money was spent during her 13 years overseeing her guardianship, according to legal documents filed ahead of a key court hearing in the United States. next week. Lawyer Mathew Rosengart also wants Jamie Spears to submit written answers to questions and provide expense documents as well as a documentary claiming that a security company monitored Britney Spears’ phone and placed a listening device in his room.

Alec Baldwin posts comments from team member challenging ‘chaotic’ movie set

Actor Alec Baldwin shared a social media post on Tuesday challenging reports of chaos and a lax attitude to safety on the set of western movie “Rust” before accidentally shooting and killing a director of photography. In writing “Read this”, Baldwin reposted lengthy remarks by Terese Magpale Davis, who worked in the wardrobe department on “Rust”.

Netflix removes spy drama episodes after Philippines’ China map complaint

Netflix Inc has removed two episodes of the spy drama “Pine Gap” from its streaming service in the Philippines after the Southeast Asian country rejected scenes involving a map used by China to assert its claims on the South China Sea. The Philippines on Monday asked Netflix to remove some episodes of the six-part Australian series, saying the card featured on the show violated its sovereignty.

Marvel premieres: ‘Eternals’ features Deaf, South Asian superheroes, gay kiss

The new action movie “Eternals” features several milestones for Walt Disney Co’s successful Marvel Universe, from its first Deaf and South Asian superheroes to the first gay kiss. The film arrives in US theaters Friday after delays due to the COVID-19 pandemic, and stars actors from around the world, including Mexico, the United States, Britain, Ireland, Korea from the South, Lebanon and India.

Taylor Swift and Obama pay tribute at Rock Hall of Fame ceremony

Taylor Swift serenaded Carole King, former US President Barack Obama praised rapper JAY-Z and Paul McCartney paid tribute to the Foo Fighters on Saturday at an induction ceremony at Rock & Roll Hall of Fame which also honored Tina Turner and The Go-Go. Obama, speaking via video, called 23-time Grammy-winner JAY-Z the “embodiment of the American dream” for his rise from a slum New York neighborhood to a billionaire songwriter, director of records and businessman.

Assistant director of Baldwin’s film “shocked and saddened” by fatal shooting

The assistant director who handed Alec Baldwin a gun with a live bullet made his first comments Monday on the set of the movie that killed cinematographer Halyna Hutchins. Dave Halls, in a statement to the New York Post, did not address details of the incident during last month’s filming in New Mexico, but said he was “shocked and saddened” by the death of Hutchins .

Actress Kristen Stewart engaged to partner Dylan Meyer

American actress Kristen Stewart said on Tuesday that she was engaged to her two-year-old partner, actress and writer Dylan Meyer. Stewart, who in 2017 said she was bisexual, said Meyer proposed to her.

Syrian singer known for marathon performances dies at 88

Sabah Fakhri, a Syrian singer known in the Arab world for performing traditional Aleppo music in concerts that could last for hours, died on Tuesday. He was 88 years old. The son of a sheikh, Fakhri grew up in Aleppo surrounded by the sounds of the mosque, including Quranic recitations and Islamic hymns called nasheed. One of his first jobs was as a Syrian state muezzin, reciting the call to prayer.

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