Scottish singer Lewis Capaldi and rapper Dave had been the massive winners on the BRIT Awards on Tuesday, in a ceremony full of performances, together with Dave’s lyrical assault on Britain’s prime minister who he accused of being racist. Crowds cheered at Britain’s annual pop music honors, of their 40th yr, as rapper Dave took full benefit of the highlight and a prime-time tv slot to make a political assertion towards Prime Minister Boris Johnson.
Weinstein jury concludes the primary day of deliberations in rape trial
The jury in former Hollywood producer Harvey Weinstein’s rape trial completed its first day of deliberations on Tuesday, in a case that has turn out to be a milestone for the #MeToo motion. The Manhattan jury of seven males and 5 girls started their discussions after the decide listening to the case warned Weinstein’s lead protection lawyer, Donna Rotunno, towards speaking to the press till jurors have reached a verdict.
Angels guarantee ‘no means no’ at Brazil’s anything-goes carnival
Below beating noon solar and samba drums, a glitter-sprinkled crew gathers in Sao Paulo’s historic heart, prepared for carnival. Whereas the remainder of the shimmering, semi-naked crowd load up on vodka mixers at Casa Comigo, a avenue get together the Saturday earlier than Brazil’s carnival vacation, this group is on a distinct mission – to verify the sensual chaos stays consensual.
Harvey Weinstein rape case might activate the historical past of prior ‘dangerous acts’
A Manhattan jury’s verdict within the sexual assault trial of former Hollywood producer Harvey Weinstein might effectively cling on the testimony of three girls whose accusations weren’t a part of the underlying felony case. Deliberations started on Tuesday within the case of Weinstein, 67, who pleaded not responsible to sexually assaulting former manufacturing assistant Mimi Haleyi and raping Jessica Mann, a onetime aspiring actress.
Knightley says movie ‘Misbehaviour’ highlights the battle for equality
Keira Knightley stated her new movie “Misbehaviour”, the true story of how the Girls’s Liberation Motion disrupted the 1970 Miss World competitors, felt related at a time when individuals had been nonetheless combating for equal remedy. Knightley, 34, performs a member of the Girls’s Liberation Motion, which storms the stage of the London theater the place the sweetness pageant was being held. That yr Miss Grenada gained, the primary time a black competitor had taken the crown.
Weinstein trial jurors to renew deliberations after his lawyer got here beneath fireplace
The jury in former Hollywood producer Harvey Weinstein’s rape trial is anticipated to proceed deliberations on Wednesday, a day after the presiding decide took the previous Hollywood producer’s lead protection lawyer to process for writing an opinion piece concerning the case. The Manhattan jury of seven males and 5 girls started their discussions on Tuesday morning after receiving authorized directions from state Justice James Burke.
Director of Oscar-winning ‘Parasite’ didn’t wish to sugarcoat inequality
The stark inequality between two South Korean households portrayed within the Oscar-winning movie “Parasite” may make viewers uncomfortable nevertheless it was the “solely path” to revealing chilly actuality, the movie’s director, Bong Joon-ho, stated on Wednesday. The story of the rich Parks and the poor Kims turned the primary non-English language film to win this yr’s Oscar for finest image, and three extra, sparking debate over a rising social divide in Asia’s fourth-largest economic system.
Weinstein’s authorized issues lengthen past New York felony trial
A New York jury started deliberations on Tuesday within the rape trial of former Hollywood producer Harvey Weinstein. Whatever the verdict, Weinstein’s authorized issues are removed from over. The producer of “Shakespeare in Love” and “The English Affected person” has pleaded not responsible to raping Jessica Mann, a one-time aspiring actress, and sexually assaulting former manufacturing assistant Mimi Haleyi. He faces life in jail if convicted of probably the most severe cost, predatory sexual assault.
The British royal household is in discussions with Prince Harry and Meghan over using the phrase “royal” of their branding after the couple abruptly gave up royal duties to begin a brand new life in Canada. Harry, Queen Elizabeth’s grandson, and Meghan, Duchess of Sussex, agreed with the queen final month that they might now not work as royals after their shock announcement that they needed to carve out “a progressive new position” which they hope to finance themselves.
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