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The enduring resonance of George Michael’s subversive music

Before his sexuality was known to the public with certainty in 1998, Michael, who would’ve turned 59 this month, mined the private pain of gay men, made it legible in an era defined by virulent homophobia. Take 1990’s “Freedom!”: “I think there’s something you should know / I think it’s …

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See what’s streaming in July

Think of it as a fashionable true crime tale. Lady Gaga stars as Patrizia Reggiani in Ridley Scott’s “House of Gucci” which starts streaming on Amazon Prime in July. Metro Goldwyn Mayer Pictures Updated 2:23 PM ET, Thu June 30, 2022 Think of it as a fashionable true crime tale. …

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Chanel Haynes says Rolling Stones gig cost her ‘Tina’ musical job

Haynes, who for the past few months had been portraying the legendary Tina Turner in the musical based on her life, told Rolling Stone magazine that she was canned after agreeing to perform “Gimme Shelter” with the band. The show, in Milan on June 21, was the first performance for …

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Beyoncé explains why she created ‘Renaissance’

The superstar singer posted an ethereal photo of herself upon a see-through horse on her verified Instagram account Thursday, captioned with some insight. “Creating this album allowed me a place to dream and to find escape during a scary time for the world,” Beyoncé wrote. “It allowed me to feel …

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Halsey responds to fans who left show in Phoenix over speech supporting abortion

Some people in attendance at Halsey’s Sunday night concert in Phoenix reportedly left following Halsey’s comments criticizing the Supreme Court’s decision to overturn Roe vs. Wade, which protected the right to an abortion. “The truth is that my heart breaks looking out into this audience because I see so many …

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Tom Hiddleston and fiancée Zawe Ashton are expecting a baby

The “Mr. Malcolm’s List” actress was in New York City on Wednesday to promote the film when she showed off her baby bump. Ashton plays Julia Thistlewaite in the period drama. Hiddleston was not at the screening. Ashton was joined by costars Freida Pinto, Sope Dirisu, Theo James and Sianad …

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Olivia O’Brien did indeed date Pete Davidson

During the “BFFs with Dave Portnoy, Josh Richards, and Brianna Chickenfry” podcast that started streaming Wednesday, Portnoy surprised O’Brien by asking what “was going on: with her and Davidson. “Where did you hear that?” she responded. “How did you hear that?” Portnoy pointed to an item on celebrity gossip site, …

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‘Minions: The Rise of Gru’ review:

Setting the scene as 1976 (it’s the bicentennial!) as the movie begins, the film features a bountiful array of songs from the period, a touch likely to be mostly lost on the target audience, unless they’re inordinately familiar with disco hits and the Rolling Stones’ “You Can’t Always Get What …

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Cameron Diaz is coming out of retirement, thanks to Jamie Foxx

Diaz, who officially confirmed her retirement from Hollywood in 2018, is set to star in the new Netflix film “Back in Action,” alongside Jamie Foxx. The two previously starred together in 2014’s “Annie,” Diaz’s last feature film appearance. “(Jamie Foxx) only you could get me back in action,” the actress …

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