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Security guard testifies in Johnny Depp’s defamation lawsuit against Amber Heard
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Security guard testifies in Johnny Depp’s defamation lawsuit against Amber Heard

The trial over Johnny Depp's $50 million defamation suit against ex-wife Amber Heard resumed Monday with testimony from a man who worked as a security guard for Depp. Travis McGivern described hearing arguments between the couple ramp up after they returned from a trip to Australia in March 2015, "I wouldn't say nightly, but every other night, several times a week."Heard has accused Depp of physically and sexually assaulting her on multiple occasions before and during their brief marriage. He then sued her for defamation after she wrote an op-ed in 2018 in The Washington Post in which she referred to herself as a "public figure representing domestic abuse."She never mentioned Depp by name in the op-ed, but his lawyers argued it was a clear reference to accusations Heard made in 2016 when s...
Movies Love a Comeback Story. This Summer, It’s Their Turn. | Entertainment News
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Movies Love a Comeback Story. This Summer, It’s Their Turn. | Entertainment News

By LINDSEY BAHR, AP Film WriterThis summer at the movies, Tom Cruise is back in the cockpit behind those iconic aviators. Doctors Grant, Sattler and Ian Malcolm are returning for another round with the dinosaurs. Natalie Portman is picking up Thor’s hammer. And Jordan Peele is poised to terrify us with the unknown. Again.Hollywood is bringing out some of its biggest and most reliable players for the 2022 summer movie season, which unofficially kicks off this weekend with the help of Marvel and Disney’s “ Doctor Strange and the Multitverse of Madness ” and runs through the end of August. It's an uncertain time for the movie business as studios and exhibitors are still making up for losses incurred during the pandemic and adjusting to new ways of doing business, including s hortened release ...
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The hottest red carpet arrivals

Kevin Mazur/MG22/Getty Images The coronavirus pandemic isn't over — not by a long shot — but that hasn't stopped the American red carpet from making a roaring comeback in 2022.Case in point: The 2022 Met Gala, that most fashionable of fêtes pioneered by Vogue magazine. The theme this year: "In America: An Anthology of Fashion," or, "Gilded Glamour."So, who got a coveted invite? And perhaps more importantly: What did they wear? Vanessa Hudgens arrived in Moschino. Kendall Jenner Getty Images Model and reality star Ke...
Kim Kardashian attends Met Gala wearing Marilyn Monroe’s iconic “Happy Birthday, Mr. President” dress
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Kim Kardashian attends Met Gala wearing Marilyn Monroe’s iconic “Happy Birthday, Mr. President” dress

When Kim Kardashian was envisioning how she would embody this year's Met Gala theme in her wardrobe, she had one question in mind: "What's the most American thing you can think of?" And when she stepped onto the red carpet on Monday night with platinum blonde hair and a dazzling 60-year-old crystal-covered dress, she revealed her answer: Marilyn Monroe. In embracing this year's theme of "In America: An Anthology of Fashion," Kardashian wore the exact dress that Monroe did when she sang "Happy Birthday" to John F. Kennedy for his 45th birthday in 1962. Monroe's iconic dress, originally bought for an estimated $1,440, was sold for $4.8. million at an auction in 2016 and is currently maintained by Ripley's Believe It Or Not Museum, according to Vogue. The gown is now valued at more th...
Betty Boop 
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Betty Boop 

You can watch a variety of classic films starring Betty Boop. Her high-pitched New York twang, her relationship with Freddie and Grampy, and her role in the Talkartoon series are all fascinating. You will also learn more about Mae Questel, the voice of Betty Boop, and her relationship with Taraji P. Henson. But what really makes Betty Boop special? Mae Questel Mae Questel played Betty Boop in the classic film Who Framed Roger Rabbit. The Russian-Polish voice actress, who is also known as Olive Oyl, has a unique voice that makes her a perfect choice for the role. Questel began her career impersonating famous stars, including Mae West, Rudy Vallee, and Fanny Brice, and even won a look-alike contest. In 1931, she signed with Max Fleischer to play the role ...
Dave Chappelle attacked onstage by armed man while performing at L.A.’s Hollywood Bowl
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Dave Chappelle attacked onstage by armed man while performing at L.A.’s Hollywood Bowl

Comedian Dave Chappelle was attacked onstage by an armed man Tuesday night as he performed at Los Angeles' Hollywood Bowl arena, with videos from audience members' cellphones quickly flooding social media and showing a man appear to run onto the stage and tackle the comic. The Los Angeles Police Department told CBS Los Angeles a 23-year-old man armed with a replica handgun that contained a knife blade was arrested and accused of assault with a deadly weapon.Police identified the suspect to CBS Los Angeles as Isaiah Lee of Los Angeles and said he was being held on $30,000 bail. Chappelle was not injured in the attack. A man is transported into an ambulance after comedian Dave Chappelle was attacked on stage during stand-up Netflix show at the Hollywood Bowl, in Los A...
Dolly Parton and Eminem among Rock & Roll Hall of Fame inductees
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Dolly Parton and Eminem among Rock & Roll Hall of Fame inductees

The Rock & Roll Hall of Fame in Cleveland has announced its 2022 inductees – though one star may be reluctant to be on the list. Dolly Parton, Eminem and Lionel Richie are among the diverse group of artists being honored.Pat Benatar, Duran Duran, the Eurythmics and Carly Simon will also be inducted during a ceremony in Los Angeles on November 5.While fans voted on the new inductees, choosing their top five artists from 17 nominees earlier this year, one star did not want to even be considered for the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame. In March, Dolly Parton said she didn't think she's earned the right to a nomination for the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame. So, she pulled herself out of the competition – or at least tried to. After the 76-year-old country ...
Naomi Judd had been open about her “severe and treatment-resistant” battle with depression in the past
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Naomi Judd had been open about her “severe and treatment-resistant” battle with depression in the past

Country music star Naomi Judd died last week at the age of 76. Her daughters, Wynonna and Ashley Judd, said in a statement that they "lost their mom to the disease of mental illness." Her cause of death is not yet clear and the family's statement did not elaborate further. The matriarch had been open about her mental health struggles in the past. In a 2016 interview with "Good Morning America" to discuss her memoir "River of Time," Judd told Robin Roberts she battled "life-threatening depression," something the public might not have seen. "Because, they see me in rhinestones, with glitter in my hair. That really is who I am. But then i would come home and not leave the house for three weeks, and not get out of my pajamas," Judd said. "It was really bad...
Female-led soccer club founded by Natalie Portman aims to deliver equity in women’s soccer
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Female-led soccer club founded by Natalie Portman aims to deliver equity in women’s soccer

The National Women's Soccer League is embarking on its 10th season this year by welcoming two new teams to the field. One of them is Los Angeles' Angel City Football Club, which was founded by actress Natalie Portman and is backed by a star-studded group of female investors. The club, which is the largest female-led ownership group in professional sports, is challenging industry norms by giving players a cut of the money made from ticket sales, providing better work conditions and offering training to help players find careers after soccer. Last Friday, 22,000 fans sporting pink and black gear, faces and hair filled Los Angeles' Banc of California Stadium to witness Angel City's inaugural home match. The team now has more than 100 investors, including Abby Wambach, Mia Hamm, Serena...