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Florence Welch came close to eating disorder relapse in lockdown | Entertainment News
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Florence Welch came close to eating disorder relapse in lockdown | Entertainment News

Florence Welch thinks it is “a miracle” she didn’t have an eating disorder relapse during lockdown.The 35-year-old singer – who has battled anorexia and gave up drinking eight years ago – admitted her sobriety meant she didn’t get a “brain break” during the long periods of having to stay at home and isolate from others and came the “closest” she ever has to returning to her old patterns with food.She said: “When you’re sober it is unfiltered reality all day every day. You don’t get a brain break.“I really f****** empathise with anyone who did relapse in those two years because I think it was probably the closest I’ve ever thought about it.“There were moment...
Kylie Minogue, Jason Donovan to reunite for ‘Neighbours’ finale
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Kylie Minogue, Jason Donovan to reunite for ‘Neighbours’ finale

Australian singer Kylie Minogue poses during a photocall upon arrival for the 2018 Echo Music Awards ceremony on April 12, 2018 in Berlin. Image: AFP/Axel Schmidt Kylie Minogue and Jason Donovan will return to Australian soap opera “Neighbours” for its finale after an absence of more than 30 years, the soon-to-be axed show’s creators said Sunday, May 1. The Australian stars both launched their careers on the long-running program, which announced in March that it will cease production next month after nearly 37 years on small screens. The show struggled to find a new home in Britain — where it has enjoyed a cult following for decades — after current broadcaster Channel 5 said it would not continue to carry it. Before global stardom beckoned, Minogue and Donovan won popularity as an ons...
Community detention for former entertainment industry star
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Community detention for former entertainment industry star

A man with a once illustrious career in the entertainment industry has appeared in the Blenheim District Court on charges in relation to a drink-drive offence. Photo / Tracy NealThe tale of a former New Zealand entertainment industry personality, whose decline into a series of drink-drive offences saw him once run over someone's leg, has logged its latest chapter in court today.The man who previously had a high-profile career, both in New Zealand and overseas, has today had a four-month community detention sentence re-imposed, now that he has secured a place to live.He has permanent name suppression on the grounds of the extreme hardship he would face if named.The man, a repeat drink-driver, was left with nowhere to live after he was evicted from his accommodation in Blenheim when a rec...
Met Gala Returns to Traditional Spot on First Monday in May | Entertainment News
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Met Gala Returns to Traditional Spot on First Monday in May | Entertainment News

By LEANNE ITALIE, Associated PressNEW YORK (AP) — Well, hello first Monday in May.The year's biggest night in fashion, the Met Gala, returns to its usual berth on the social calendar this year after pandemic upheaval. And if it feels like one of those what, already moments, it is.It's been just under eight months since the last gala, an annual fundraiser that raises eight-figure sums for the Metropolitan Museum of Art's Costume Institute. Pre-pandemic, about 600 A-listers from fashion, sports, music, film, TV, technology and beyond were invited. This year and last, the numbers were closer to 400. The 2020 gala was canceled.More than $16.4 million was raised last year. The starry event is the institute's primary budget feeder.Political CartoonsThis year's gala coincides with the opening ...
Coming Attractions: Entertainment and more in the Mid-Ohio Valley | News, Sports, Jobs
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Coming Attractions: Entertainment and more in the Mid-Ohio Valley | News, Sports, Jobs

PARKERSBURG –Artsbridge has announced community events and programs in the Mid-Ohio Valley. * Warren Local Schools Art Exhibit at Grand Central Mall, during mall hours until Saturday. * Teen Board Game Night at Wood County Public Library, Thursday 4-6 p.m. * North Bend State Park Bluegrass Festival at the Park, Friday-Saturday 11 a.m.-5 p.m. * Marietta First Friday Events: Artsbridge free art project for all ages; Model Magic Necklaces, Friday 5-9 p.m.; Free concert: Cutler Station at Peoples Bank Theatre, Friday 6 p.m.; Lock 3 at The Town House, Friday 6 p.m.; Jake Binegar at Over the Moon Pizza and Pub, Friday 7 p.m. * Opening: Aqueous 2022, WVWS Signature Members Exhibit & Ashcan School-Era Watercolors, Parkersburg Art Center, Friday 5:30-7:30 ...
Benefit concert for Bridge the Generations scheduled at Franklin Theatre | Entertainment
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Benefit concert for Bridge the Generations scheduled at Franklin Theatre | Entertainment

Bridge the Generations, a Nashville-based nonprofit that connects seniors with artists, will host Timeless: A Benefit Concert for Bridge the Generations at the Timeless: A Benefit Concert for Bridge the Generations Theatre May 23 at 7 p.m.Guests will be taken on a sentimental journey back to the days of the Palm Springs nightclubs in the 1940s, ‘50s and early ‘60s. The show will feature Broadway leading lady Jessica Grove, as well as local professional talent including Piper Jones, Melodie Madden Adams, John Mark McGaha and Franklin’s own Matt Logan, producer and emcee for the evening. The concert will help fund Bridge the Generations’ Storybridge Program, ...
Sophie Turner: Motherhood has made me a better actress | Entertainment
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Sophie Turner: Motherhood has made me a better actress | Entertainment

Sophie Turner thinks that motherhood has made her a "better actress."The 26-year-old star welcomed daughter Willa into the world with husband Joe Jonas back in July 2020 and has insisted that becoming a mother has improved her skills on screen because it has made her a "much more emotional person".She said: "The concept of family has made me an entirely much more emotional person. The empathy is heightened; the feelings about family are just like overflowing.It’s made me a better actress for becoming, you know, becoming a mother."The 'Dark Phoenix' actress - who has been married to former Disney star Joe, 32, since 2019 - went on to explain that the only wa...
Bjorn Ulvaeus: ABBA comeback is an immense risk | Entertainment
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Bjorn Ulvaeus: ABBA comeback is an immense risk | Entertainment

Bjorn Ulvaeus thinks that the ABBA comeback is an "immense risk."The 77-year-old musician began his ascent to global fame when he won the Eurovision Song Contest for Sweden with the song 'Waterloo' alongside ex-wife Agnetha Faltskog as well as Anni-Frid Lyngstad, and Benny Andersson back in 1974 and the four are set to reunite as digital avatars for a series of London concerts, and but Bjorn has been losing sleep over the comeback.He said: "It’s an immense risk and most people I talk to don’t appreciate that. They say, ‘Oh, it’ll be fine.’ Sometimes I wake up at four in the morning and think, ‘What the hell have we done?’”The show is being staged at the pur...
‘The Northman’ review: The newest must-watch film in theaters | Entertainment
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‘The Northman’ review: The newest must-watch film in theaters | Entertainment

“The Northman” is the newest addition to the filmography of critically acclaimed director Robert Eggers. Eggers has mostly done horror films in the past with highly regarded films such as the 2015 film “The Witch,” and 2019 film “The Lighthouse,” but with the recent release of “The Northman,” Eggers takes on this Viking historical epic and excels in everything that he tries to accomplish. From a director who has consistently been great with visual storytelling, in addition to writing, “The Northman” is no exception and in some respects, I would even consider this to be the best film of Robert Eggers. For starters, “The Northman” is a drop-dead gorgeous film...
Netflix ‘quietly cancels’ series created by Meghan, Duchess of Sussex | Entertainment
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Netflix ‘quietly cancels’ series created by Meghan, Duchess of Sussex | Entertainment

Netflix has "quietly cancelled" a series created by Meghan, Duchess of Sussex.The 40-year-old royal - who has been married to Prince Harry since 2018 and has Archie, two, and Lili, ten months, with him - had been set to produce animated series 'Pearl' for the streaming giant, but production has reportedly been "quietly cancelled", according to Deadline.The former 'Suits' actress - who, along with her husband, abandoned royal duties for a life in Los Angeles back in 2020 - created the series through the couple's Archewell Productions company and had described it as a family series that centres on the adventures of a 12-year-old girl who finds inspiration in ...