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‘Finally’: R. Kelly indictment has been a long time coming for many

‘Finally’: R. Kelly indictment has been a long time coming for many

After more than two decades and dozens of allegations of abuse against young women by singer R. Kelly, reaction to his indictment on Friday was summarized by many with one word: finally. Feminist writer Mikki Kendall, who appeared in the docuseries “Surviving R. Kelly,” expressed hope that Kelly would be brought to justice. “I just…MORE

Jussie Smollett’s character cut from season’s final 2 episodes of ‘Empire’

Jussie Smollett’s character cut from season’s final 2 episodes of ‘Empire’

The producers behind Fox’s “Empire” have decided to remove actor Jussie Smollett’s character from the final two episodes of the season following his arrest this week. The decision, producers said, was made to “avoid further disruption on set.” “The events of the past few weeks have been incredibly emotional for all of us,” the statement…MORE

R. Kelly indicted on 10 counts of aggravated criminal sexual abuse

R. Kelly indicted on 10 counts of aggravated criminal sexual abuse

Musician R. Kelly has been indicted on 10 counts of aggravated criminal sexual abuse — a class 2 felony — involving four alleged victims, Cook County State’s Attorney Kim Foxx said Friday. He is scheduled to appear in court Saturday for a bail hearing. Arraignment is set for March 8. A warrant has been issued…MORE

Peter Tork, Monkees guitarist, dead at 77

Peter Tork, Monkees guitarist, dead at 77

Peter Tork, the bassist for The Monkees and a jokester on the band’s popular 1960s television series, has died at age 77. Tork’s death was announced on his official Facebook page on Thursday, attributed to his friends, family and colleagues. “It is with beyond-heavy and broken hearts that we share the devastating news that our…MORE

Jason Reitman attempts to clarify controversial ‘Ghostbusters’ comments

Jason Reitman attempts to clarify controversial ‘Ghostbusters’ comments

Jason Reitman is walking back comments he made that seemingly criticized the all-female 2016 “Ghostbusters” remake. Reitman, who is set to helm his own sequel to the original two films directed by his father, Ivan Reitman, in 1984 and 1989, caught some backlash for remarks he made during an episode of “Bill Burr’s Monday Morning…MORE

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