Mandalit del Barco

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The attack on Dave Chappelle didn't constitute a felony, LA DA says

Wednesday, May 11, 2022

George Gascón has defended his decision not to pursue a felony charge, saying the attacker had a folding knife on him but didn't use it. Gascón also says he will work on safety at performance venues.

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A timely new HBO doc chronicles a secret group of women who provided abortions

Saturday, May 07, 2022

A new documentary tells the story of "The Jane Collective," a group that helped women with nowhere else to turn for a safe abortion, in the days before Roe v. Wade.

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Dave Chappelle attacker charged with assault with a deadly weapon

Wednesday, May 04, 2022

23-year-old Isaiah Lee has been charged with assault with a deadly weapon.

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Netflix promised good jobs at Tudum. Now, one of its teams has been laid off

Friday, April 29, 2022

Yesterday, Netflix laid off some of its staff, many of them recently hired women of color. They were working on its new fan-focused website.

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Investigators offer new insight into the fatal shooting on the 'Rust' movie set

Wednesday, April 27, 2022

The sheriff's office in Santa Fe, N.M., has released dozens of photos, texts, video and documents last October's fatal shooting of a cinematographer on the set of the Western movie Rust.

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Production on Bill Murray film 'Being Mortal' is halted after a behavior complaint

Friday, April 22, 2022

Searchlight Pictures suspended production while investigating, but has not confirmed reports that the complaint was about Murray.

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Coachella's music fan fave Do LaB is back!

Friday, April 22, 2022

Coachella is back after being shuttered by the pandemic. We take a look at the Do LaB stage, created by three brothers, as a renegade event.

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Actor Cuba Gooding Jr pleads guilty to forcibly touching a woman

Wednesday, April 13, 2022

She accused him of touching her at a Manhattan night spot. The court had ruled prosecutors could bring in testimony by two other women who allegedly would accuse him of sexual groping.

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The Academy bans Will Smith for 10 years for Chris Rock slap

Friday, April 08, 2022

In a statement, Academy president David Rubin said Will Smith's behavior was unacceptable and harmful.

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Pianist and singer Jon Batiste was the biggest winner at the Grammy Awards

Monday, April 04, 2022

Jon Batiste won five awards including album of the year for: We Are. Olivia Rodrigo was crowned this year's Best New Artist and she picked up the Best Pop Vocal Album award.

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Will Smith resigns from the Academy, says he will accept additional consequences

Friday, April 01, 2022

In a statement, Will Smith acknowledged that his actions overshadowed other winners at the 94th Academy Awards.

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Last year's children's song Grammy nominees were all white—but that's changed in 2022

Friday, April 01, 2022

Last year, three of the five nominees in the Grammys' children's music category withdrew their names from consideration, outraged the list was all-white. But the slate is very different this year.

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The LAPD was ready to arrest Will Smith after the slap, Will Packer says

Thursday, March 31, 2022

In an interview with "Good Morning America," Will Packer says the LAPD was ready to take action against Will Smith. But Chris Rock declined to press charges.

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Will Smith refused to leave the Oscars following the slap, Academy says

Wednesday, March 30, 2022

The Academy's Board of Governors plans to meet on April 18 to decide on how to discipline Will Smith.

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Jane Campion is now the third woman to win the best director Oscar

Sunday, March 27, 2022

Nominated for helming The Power of the Dog, Campion joins Chloé Zhao and Kathryn Bigelow as the only women to win in the category. She had previously been nominated for The Piano.

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CODA's Troy Kotsur is now the first Deaf man to win an Oscar for acting

Sunday, March 27, 2022

The actor took home the trophy for best supporting actor, winning for his performance as a fisherman named Frank Rossi. Marlee Matlin, the first Deaf person to win an Oscar, plays his wife.

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Oscars 2022: What to watch for

Sunday, March 27, 2022

A look at potential history-making moments at tonight's Academy Awards ceremony.

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'The Power of the Dog' cinematographer Ari Wegner might make Oscars history

Friday, March 25, 2022

Wegner would be the first woman to win the Academy Award for cinematography. She says a highlight of the project was filming the lead actor as he improvised a key emotional moment in the story.

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Former child star Amanda Bynes is freed from conservatorship

Tuesday, March 22, 2022

A Southern California judge terminated the controls Bynes had been under since 2013. Her attorney told NPR that Bynes' conservatorship was nothing like that of Britney Spears.

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A peek at the 2022 Oscar-nominated documentary short films

Sunday, March 20, 2022

This year's Oscars contenders for documentary short films cover the housing crisis, life in present day Afghanistan, the story of a pioneering Black woman athlete, a deaf high school, and bullying.

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