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No Felony Charge for Man Who Tackled Dave Chappelle on Stage | Entertainment News
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No Felony Charge for Man Who Tackled Dave Chappelle on Stage | Entertainment News

By ANDREW DALTON, AP Entertainment WriterLOS ANGELES (AP) — The man who tackled comedian Dave Chappelle during a performance at the Hollywood Bowl will not be charged with any felonies, the district attorney's office said Thursday.Isaiah Lee, 23, was arrested for assault with a deadly weapon, police said, after rushing the stage toward the end of Chappelle's set in the last of a four-night stint at the outdoor amphitheater as part of the “Netflix Is a Joke” festival.He was carrying a replica handgun with a large blade that folded out of it similar to a pocket knife, according to a photo released by police.“After reviewing the evidence, prosecutors determined that while criminal conduct occurred, the evidence as presented did not constitute felony conduct,” the Los Angeles County district a...
Judge dismisses defamation lawsuit against Alec Baldwin from family of fallen U.S. Marine
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Judge dismisses defamation lawsuit against Alec Baldwin from family of fallen U.S. Marine

A judge on Thursday dismissed a lawsuit filed by the family of a fallen U.S. Marine who claimed actor Alec Baldwin defamed them on social media. The U.S. District Court for the District of Wyoming, where the lawsuit was filed, found that it does not have ruling power over Baldwin, as he was born and raised in New York and resides in New York.The court also said the actor did not purposefully direct his activities at Wyoming, nor did his actions injure any residents of the state. The case was dismissed without prejudice, which means it can be refiled and brought back to court. Marine Lance Corporal Rylee J. McCollum's widow and two of his sisters filed the defamation lawsuit in Wyoming in January.McCollum was killed in 2021 in Kabul, Afghanistan. According to the suit, Baldwin sent ...
AMJ Global Entertainment, LLC Partners with Elite Learners,
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AMJ Global Entertainment, LLC Partners with Elite Learners,

BROOKLYN, NY, May 05, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- via NewMediaWire –AMJ Global Entertainment, LLC, is proud to come alongside Elite Learners, Inc. and the Borough of Brooklyn. Elite Learners is a school and community-based organization providing athletic, educational, and mentorship programming to youth and their families to build community leaders. It is through this program that at 9 o'clock AM, on May 10th, Dr. Malone will be speaking at IS285 Meyer Levin Junior High School, receiving the Key to the city of Brooklyn and a City Council Citation and Proclamation from City Council Member Farah Louis of New York City Council District 45. Then, at 12 o’clock he will be speaking at Spring Creek Academy. Dr. Malone recently stated, “I am excited to be working side-by-side with such amazing peo...
Suspect in Dave Chappelle attack facing several misdemeanor charges, attorney says
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Suspect in Dave Chappelle attack facing several misdemeanor charges, attorney says

The man accused of attacking comedian Dave Chappelle onstage at Los Angeles' Hollywood Bowl arena is facing several misdemeanor charges, city attorney Mike Feuer said Thursday. The announcement comes hours after officials said the 23-year-old suspect, identified as Isaiah Lee, would not face felony charges.Lee is charged with battery, possession of a weapon with intent to assault, unauthorized access to the stage area during a performance, and committing an act that delays an event or interferes with the performer, according to Feuer.During Chappelle's Tuesday night show, Lee tackled the comedian and pointed a weapon, later determined to be a replica handgun containing a knife blade, at him. Lee was arrested Tuesday night after being treated for his injuries at a nearby hospital an...
Live Nation Entertainment Reports First Quarter 2022 Results
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Live Nation Entertainment Reports First Quarter 2022 Results

Q1 Highlights: Company Delivers Best First Quarter Ever Operating Income of $27 Million and AOI of $209 Million Ticketmaster Delivers Another Record Quarter – Operating Income Up 3x, AOI Up 2x, Transacted GTV Up 39% (vs Q1 2019) Ticketmaster Growing Client Base – 7 Million Net New Tickets Added Sponsorship Operating Income Up 83% and AOI Up 75% (vs Q1 2019) OCESA Financial Performance At 2019 Levels 2022 Outlook: Leading Indicators Point to Record Year Ahead 70 Million Tickets Sold for 2022 Concerts, On Track for Double-Digit Fan Growth This Year (vs 2019) Concert Bookings Up 44% Through Late April (vs 2019) $3.5 Billion in Event Related Deferred Revenue, Up Nearly 2x (vs Q1 2019) Fan Demand for Best Seats Drives Concert Ticket Pricing Up Double-Digits (vs 2019), ...
Amber Heard details fights, accuses ex-husband Johnny Depp of physical, sexual abuse in second day of testimony
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Amber Heard details fights, accuses ex-husband Johnny Depp of physical, sexual abuse in second day of testimony

Editor's note: Some testimony contains graphic language and descriptions of sexual and physical assault.Johnny Depp surrounded himself with an entourage of enablers to shield him from the consequences of his drug and alcohol use, Amber Heard testified as she returned to the stand Thursday, her second day of testimony in the civil trial for the $50 million libel lawsuit filed by her ex-husband.Depp is suing Heard for libel over a December 2018 op-ed in The Washington Post she wrote describing herself as "a public figure representing domestic abuse." His lawyers say he was defamed by the 2018 article even though it never mentioned his name.Heard told jurors about photos she took of Depp starting in 2013 in which he was passed out. She said she took the photos because Depp couldn't remember w...
Who Created the Baby Huey Cartoon?
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Who Created the Baby Huey Cartoon?

Who created the original baby Huey cartoons? This article will tell you. The series was produced by Famous Studios, Paramount Animated Comics and Sid Raymond. Sid was an English-born animation director whose work can be seen throughout his career. He was also the creator of the original Count Basie cartoons. In this article, we'll take a look at the characters and their origin stories. It's also important to note that the cartoons aren't the only ones with this title. Sid Raymond In addition to being the voice of the obese cartoon duck Baby Huey, Sid Raymond also played the comical bartender in several television shows and commercials in the 1960s. He was also the subject of a 2002 documentary, "Sid At 90," directed by Howard Weinberg. Raymond also provided the voice for the cartoon...
Live Nation Entertainment Reports First Quarter 2022 Results
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Live Nation Entertainment Reports First Quarter 2022 Results

Artists are back on the road and fan demand has never been stronger, a reflection that live events remain a clear priority for consumers as our social lives restart. Ticketing Driving Momentum for Record Year Ticket buying serves as a leading indicator to our overall business. Ticketmaster's strong first quarter performance drove the company's overall profitability, and shows how well our concert and sponsorship businesses are positioned to deliver record results this year.Despite some markets taking longer to re-open, the quarter was our second highest ever for transacted GTV excluding refunds, trailing only Q4 2021, with March being our highest month ever for transacted GTV, excluding refunds.In primary ticketing, we are now benefiting from the 17 million net new fee bearing tickets we...
Amber Heard takes the stand in civil trial, says Johnny Depp hit her
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Amber Heard takes the stand in civil trial, says Johnny Depp hit her

Amber Heard said she knew she should leave Johnny Depp the first time he hit her, but she couldn't bring herself to do it."I knew I couldn't just forgive him, right, because that means it will happen again. Like, I've seen the health class videos," Heard told the court through tears as she took the stand in Depp's libel lawsuit against her. "I was heartbroken."She walked away after being slapped, but a few days later Depp came back with an apology, a few cases of her favorite wine, and a promise he'd never do it again, Heard testified."I wanted to believe him, so I chose to," she said.Depp, 58, is suing Heard for libel in Fairfax County Circuit Court in Virginia after she wrote a December 2018 op-ed in The Washington Post describing herself as "a public figure representing domestic abuse."...
Alaska State Fair adds four acts to 2022 entertainment lineup
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Alaska State Fair adds four acts to 2022 entertainment lineup

By Anchorage Daily News Updated: 18 minutes ago Published: 18 minutes agoPeople walk around the Alaska State Fair in Palmer on Monday, Aug. 30, 2021. (Emily Mesner / ADN) The Alaska State Fair has announced four more acts performing at the fair, which runs Aug. 19-Sept. 5 in Palmer.Country singer Chayce Beckham, who won season 19 of “American Idol,” is scheduled to perform Aug. 25.Darci Lynne, a singer, ventriloquist and the youngest contestant to win “America’s Got Talent,” will take the stage Aug. 29.Shaggy and the Common Kings will play the fair’s final weekend with a Sept. 2 date. Shaggy brings musical influences from his native Jamaica to his performing career, which includes 40 million albums sold.Singer-songwriter Lauren Daigle, a two-time Grammy winner, closes out the 2022 fair wi...