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R Kelly accused of infecting woman with herpes, faces fresh sexual abuse lawsuit

The R& amp; B singer faces another allegation of sexual assault, from a woman who also alleges he locked her up for failing to please him sexually though he has always denied wrongdoing R Kelly is facing another sexual abuse lawsuit, the most recent developments in a string of accusations that he coerced women into …

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‘ I played Berlin at 7am on Sudafed and coffee’- the middle-aged DJs still keeping pace

Thirty years on from the second summer of love, a cohort of fiftysomething DJs are refusing to hang up their headphones, fuelled by nothing stronger than caffeine In 1988, Luke Cowdrey was undergoing his acid-house epiphany in Manchester.” For me, it changed the world ,” says the Sheffield-born DJ, better known as Luke Unabomber.” It …

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Behind the Mask With Yoko Taro, Videogames’ Most Interesting Designer

Nier: Automata was always going to be an unusual game. For many fans, it was an alchemic combining attained in heaven: visionary game director Yoko Taro, known for his enthralling but often technically transgressed games, and the production company of Platinum Games, known for slick, stylish action games, a partner capable of attaining Taro &# …

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All the outrage that’s fit to publish: from Jennifer Lawrence to yoga pants | Arwa Mahdawi

Ive rounded up a few issues the internet get upset about this week to ensure you remain as woke as humanly possible Did you enjoy Black Panther? Have you derived great pleasure from the elation that the film has elicited? Did the wonder of Wakanda give you some small respite from the political hell that …

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More than 100,000 sign petition for Netflix to cancel Insatiable over ‘fat-shaming’ claims

Comedy starring Debby Ryan as overweight teen who takes revenge on tormentors criticised for promoting toxic ideas More than 100,000 people have signed a petition calling for Netflix to cancel the release of its new comedy-drama Insatiable over claims that it engages in ” fat-shaming “. The series, which starrings actor and singer Debby Ryan, …

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Late-night hosts on Trump’s physical: ‘Despite all evidence, he does have a heart’

Stephen Colbert, Trevor Noah and Seth Meyers discussed the results of Trumps physical and the USs response to the crisis in Puerto Rico Late-night TV roundup Late-night hosts on Trump’s physical: ‘Despite all evidence, he does have a heart’ Stephen Colbert, Trevor Noah and Seth Meyers discussed the results of Trump’s physical and the US’s …

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A high school principal created a dress code for parents. It’s being called racist and sexist.

Parents whose children attend James Madison High School were taken aback when they received a letter from Principal Carlotta Outley Brown outlining a strict dress code they needed to adhere to while on school grounds. “We are preparing your child for a prosperous future,” Brown wrote. “We want them to know what is appropriate and …

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Michael Curry’s royal wedding sermon will go down in history | Diana Evans

The American bishop did it black. And he shocked the congregation by refusing to tone down his passionate message on power and love, says novelist Diana Evans The candle flames were trembling. The pulpit was on fire. The bride and groom were waiting. As were the Queen, Oprah, Idris Elba, and Doria Ragland , now …

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Killer seems: how Dietland confronts the violence of beauty culture

Based on the hit novel by Sarai Walker, the new series tackles the extreme expectations placed on women with rage, retaliation and ultimately murder In one of the saddest moments of the new black comedy series Dietland, the show’s heroine, Plum Kettle, lovingly bakes and decorates a cake. She sings passionately, completely immersed in her …

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