Jason Kelce is having a blast.
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On the evening of July 26, Nigerien Army spokesman Colonel Major Amadou Adramane appeared on national TV flanked by nine solemn-looking soldiers in fatigues. Niger’s democratically elected President Mohamed Bazoum had, Adramane said, been ousted and detained: “The defense and security forces...
have decided to put an end to the regime you are familiar with.” With that statement, the West African country’s future was thrown into confusion. Supporters of the coup have hailed it as the end of a regime beholden to colonial interests, while its critics view it as a dangerous attack on democracy.
Amidst the ultimatums, sanctions, and threats of military intervention, however, the West’s conversation about the coup too often treats the Nigerien people like bit-players in their own struggle. No one cares more about Niger’s future than Nigeriens, and you can hear it in the music from within the country’s hip-hop communities — bursting with national pride, civic concern, and advocacy for the rights and freedoms of Niger’s 25 million inhabitants..
Jason Kelce is having a blast.
Kris Jenner is very proud to be a mom.
Starz has axed three existing drama series and one upcoming project.
Joe Otterson TV Reporter Starz is canceling four of its series, Variety has learned exclusively. Specifically, “Heels,” “Run the World,” and “Blindspotting” will not get new seasons at the cable network, while “The Venery of Samantha Bird” Season 1 is being scrapped without airing. “Heels,” “Run the World,” and “Blindspotting” all recently aired their second season at Starz, while “The Venery of Samantha Bird” was in production on its first season.
NFL superstars like Patrick Mahomes are used to dealing with pressure every week. So the Kansas City Chiefs’ home game on Sunday against the Chicago Bears was no different, right?!
Aston is giving us a female answer to Jay Z’s iconic 99 Problems.
Marta Balaga Timothy Spall is ready to bring “Joy to the World.” “It’s a Christmas story, but an unusual Christmas story,” he tells Variety about his upcoming film, directed by Edward Hall. Calico Pictures and Studio Hamburg are on board, while James Nesbitt co-stars. “It’s about a troubled 12-year-old kid who is pretty obnoxious, really.
Jennifer Maas TV Business Writer Max fans who don’t relish the idea of coughing up $9.99 per month more to access the Warner Bros. Discovery-owned streamer’s upcoming live sports tier might not realize that they’ve been making out like bandits with seemingly “free” sports content on other platforms for years, according to WBD global streaming chief JB Perrette.
J. Kim Murphy Mankind is barreling further into an age of climate disaster, but whether it has the speaking vocabulary, much less a cinematic one, to accurately interpret its rapidly changing environment is another matter. With his astonishing new experimental feature, “The Human Surge 3,” Argentine filmmaker Eduardo Williams proposes a new analogue for the sensation of modern living: It’s kind of like seeing panoramas shot with a 360-degree camera, navigated via a VR headset and then translated back to a traditional cinematic frame, completely and utterly distorting the imagery in the process.
This might be TMI for some people, but some famous men have been open about the size of their manhood in interviews over the years. Some of them have revealed they are packing while others weren’t afraid to admit that there’s not much there.
Elsa Keslassy International Correspondent Norwegian filmmaker Joachim Trier will next direct “Sentimental Value,” a family drama starring Renate Reinsve, who won best actress in Cannes for her role in Trier’s Oscar-nominated 2021 film “The Worst Person of the World.” “Sentimental Value” will follow Nora (Reinsve), an actor, and her sister Agnes, who are grieving the loss of their mother while their father Gustav reappears in their lives after a long absence. Gustav, a once-celebrated filmmaker, has written a script for a comeback movie and offered the main part to his daughter Nora, but she categorically refuses the role.
Kelly Stafford has been by her husband Matthew Stafford‘s side for his college and NFL career, and we’re taking a minute to get to know the family!
TIME magazine once again celebrates the visionaries, innovators, and influencers of tomorrow with the release of its 2023 TIME100 Next list.
Jamie Webster has released his new single ‘Fickle Fran’, a collaboration with his hero and fellow political troubadour Billy Bragg. Check it out below along with our interview with Webster.The single is the second to preview Webster’s third album ’10 For The People’, to be released on February 2 ahead of a massive homecoming show at Liverpool’s 40,000-capacity Sefton Park on July 12.‘Fickle Fran’ comes after Webster joined environmental TV presenter Chris Packham last weekend (September 9) in inducting Bragg into The Music Walk Of Fame in Camden.“If I’m going to model myself on anyone in the industry, Billy is perfect,” Webster told NME. “He’s had a 40-year career from speaking his mind, doing it for the people.
The Lord Of The Rings director Peter Jackson with $1.5billion (£1.2billion), while Titanic and Avatar director James Cameron comes in at fourth with $800million (£640million).You can find the 20 richest directors in the world below.
Thania Garcia Cardi B and Megan Thee Stallion delivered the first performance of their latest joint single “Bongos” at the 2023 MTV Video Music Awards on Tuesday. The show-stopping performance started with a glimmering entrance from Cardi who dropped down to the stage from atop a diamond ball. The pair of hitmakers were surrounded by a sea of background dancers as they went through their choreographed routine clad in sparkly blue outfits.
Jem Aswad Executive Editor, Music It’s never the VMAs without drama, real, manufactured or imagined, and the first hour of Tuesday night’s show was no exception. Either before or after her performance with Cardi B of their new single “Bongos,” fan footage of Megan Thee Stallion apparently getting into an argument with Justin Timberlake, who took the stage with his (reunited?) bandmates in NSYNC early in the show. In a crowded area backstage, Megan is seen getting glam while the members of NSYNC pass.
sold her production company, Hello Sunshine, which she co-founded in 2012, for $900 million, a number that likely prompted rumors of a 10-digit net worth.In June, Forbes released a list of the wealthiest self-made women in various industries. Witherspoon slotted in at #59, just after singer Dolly Parton, with a net-worth of $440 million – while other women who reportedly had higher net worths have acted, she was the first woman on the list whose primary occupation was acting.Speaking of the success she has generated throughout her career, Witherspoon says the opinions of others are not valuable to her.“I think I started so young, and rejection was such an early piece of my life that I learned a long time ago that other people’s opinions of me are none of my business,” she shared.“I really don’t care what anybody thinks.
Tom Hanks or Jennifer Aniston.There’s also various metrics to measure someone’s wealth, between being self-made or the parameters of defining “net worth” – which often encompasses finances, assets, stakes in companies, real estate and other factors.According to Celebrity Net Worth, Jami Gertz is technically the richest actress in the world right now (September 2023) with a net worth of $8billion.Gertz is best known for her early career in the 1980s, starring in films Crossroads, The Lost Boys, Less Than Zero and TV series Square Pegs. More recently, she’s had small roles in Modern Family and This Is Us.Her wealth, however, is largely due to her marriage to billionaire businessman Tony Ressler, with the pair being part-owners of NBA team Atlanta Hawks.Others on the list include Mary-Kate and Ashley Olsen, who have a combined net worth of $500million, and Jennifer Lopez with $400million.In a list of ‘America’s Richest Self-Made Women’ published on Forbes in 2023, Reese Witherspoon was named the richest self-made actress, with a net worth of $440million.
Naman Ramachandran Anand Patwardhan, the doyen of Indian documentary filmmaking, will premiere his new film, “Vasudhaiva Kutumbakam” (“The World Is Family”) at the Toronto Film Festival. The film focuses on Patwardhan’s parents and close family members and juxtaposes Mahatma Gandhi and the history of India’s independence movement with contemporary times. “As my parents began to age, I began filming to preserve their memory for myself but had no intention to make a film as such.