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Cardi B wins defamation lawsuit against YouTuber Tasha K

Grammy award-winning rapper Cardi B won a lawsuit Monday against YouTuber Tasha K for defamation, invasion of privacy and intentional infliction of emotional distress, and was awarded a seven-figure sum in damages. Cardi B, whose real name is Belcalis Marlenis Almanzar, was targeted by Latasha Transrina Kebe, who goes by the name Tasha K, in…MORE

Cheryl Hines condemns husband Robert F. Kennedy Jr.’s anti-vaccine comments, which invoked Anne Frank

“Curb Your Enthusiasm” actress Cheryl Hines has condemned her husband Robert F. Kennedy Jr.’s comments about Anne Frank, who was murdered by Nazis as a teenager, which he made during a rally against vaccine mandates. Kennedy, a longtime opponent of vaccines, invoked Nazi Germany in his screed against vaccine mandates on Sunday, at the Lincoln…MORE

Elton John postpones Dallas concerts after testing positive for Covid-19

Elton John’s concerts at American Airlines Center in Dallas have been postponed after the singer tested positive for Covid-19, according to a statement from the arena. The venue announced the already long-delayed “Farewell Yellow Brick Road” tour would not run this Tuesday and Wednesday. “It is with great regret that the Farewell Yellow Brick Road…MORE

Olivia Munn speaks out after a racist Zoom-bombing disrupts an AAPI gathering

A virtual gathering of high-profile Asian American creators, including actress Olivia Munn, became the subject of their own discussion — after the meeting was “Zoom-bombed” with anti-Asian images. Munn, the National Asian Pacific American Women’s Forum, and Asian-American beauty brand Cocokind had gathered to discuss efforts to stop discrimination against the AAPI community. They wrote…MORE

Neil Young wants his music scrubbed from Spotify because of vaccine misinformation on the platform

Neil Young, an outspoken advocate for Covid-19 safety and prevention, doesn’t want his music to share a home with vaccine misinformation. In a now-deleted post on his website, Young asked his managers and record label to remove his music from Spotify because he said the music and podcast platform is “spreading fake information about vaccines…MORE

Amy Schneider breaks new ‘Jeopardy’ record with winning streak

Amy Schneider’s ‘Jeopardy!’ reign continues. Schneider won her 39th game and also became No. 2 on the all-time consecutive wins list for the game show. Schneider, an engineering manager from Oakland, now has a total winning pot of $1,319,800. Current host Ken Jennings is the only other contestant in the show’s history who has won…MORE

Damon Albarn apologizes for saying Taylor Swift doesn’t write her own songs

British musician Damon Albarn has apologized “unreservedly and unconditionally” to American singer Taylor Swift after claiming she didn’t write her own songs. Albarn, best known as the frontman of the bands Blur and Gorillaz, made the comments in a Los Angeles Times interview with pop music critic Mikael Wood published Sunday. Swift quickly replied after…MORE