Robert Pattinson Tests Positive For COVID-19; ‘The Batman’ Production Shut Down

Reports say that Robert Pattinson has tested positive for coronavirus, prompting “The Batman” to suspend filming in the United Kingdom days after it went back into production. The 34-year-old actor, who is starring in the title role, was just returning to work on The Batman after almost six months off due to the pandemic.

On Thursday September 3, it was announced that production on the movie had been shut down because someone tested positive. “A member of The Batman production has tested positive for Covid-19, and is isolating in accordance with established protocols. Filming is temporarily paused,” Warner Bros said in a statement.

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Jamie Foxx To Star In Netflix Sitcom Inspired By His Daughter, “Dad Stop Embarrassing Me”

Jamie Foxx is heading back to Netflix to star in and produce a new comedy series, inspired by Foxx’s relationship with his daughter Corinne, who is also serving as producer. The series is titled Dad Stop Embarrassing Me, and will costar Foxx’s fellow In Living Color alum David Alan Grier and teenage actress Kyla-Drew. Bentley Kyle Evans, who co-created Foxx’s 1990s WB sitcom, will serve as showrunner.

Dad Stop Embarrassing Me will mark Foxx’s first regular role on a scripted series since The Jamie Foxx Show‘s conclusion in 2001. He currently hosts the Fox game show Beat Shazam.  Foxx will next be seen — or rather, heard — as the main character in Pixar’s upcoming film Soul, currently scheduled for a November release.

Jamie Foxx to Star In Netflix Sitcom Dad Stop Embarrassing Me

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‘The Mandalorian’ Season 2 To Debut On Disney+ On October 30

Lucasfilm and The Walt Disney Company have revealed that the second season of the smash hit series “The Mandalorian” will begin streaming on Disney+ this October 30.

The show, set after the fall of the Empire – but before the rise of the First Order – follows around a bounty hunter (Pedro Pascal) seeking to eke out a living with his blasters and wits in a near-lawless frontier.

The Mandalorian debuted in November 2019 as the first live-action “Star Wars” series, and quickly became a fan favorite. The first season is nominated for 15 Emmy Awards, including outstanding drama series.

‘The Mandalorian’ Season 2 is (almost) here

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Liam Payne Confirms Engagement To Maya Henry

After it was first reported last week, singer Liam Payne confirmed his engagement to model Maya Henry during an appearance on ABC’s Good Morning America on Thursday.

Payne said: “We’re just really happy. The last week, I’ve just had a birthday, my son has gone to school for the first time today, so it seems like a lot of firsts for me really, actually, which is great.”  The 27-year-old Payne shares a son, Bear, with his ex-girlfriend Cheryl Cole.

Liam also discussed the 10th anniversary of One Direction and discussed the possibility of a reunion, saying: “It feels amazing to be doing 10 years of anything really, especially to have the success level that we’ve had. I’m just really grateful the fans have stuck around and we still, each of us, have a career, which I think has been the most amazing thing out of all of it, really. As far as reunions go, I don’t know too much, but I got wonderful lovely birthday messages from everyone, which was really, really nice.”

Liam Payne Confirms His Engagement to Maya Henry: ‘We’re Just Really Happy’

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Twenty One Pilots Singer Tyler Joseph Apologizes For Insensitive BLM Tweet

Twenty One Pilots singer Tyler Joseph is apologizing for a tweet he posted this week. Joseph faced backlash over sharing a tone-deaf joke about him reaching his 2.2 million Twitter followers to advance social causes. The singer tweeted two photos of himself wearing platform shoes, saying in the caption: “You guys keep asking me to use my platforms. Feels good to dust these bad boys off.”  When he started receiving criticism for the post, however, Joseph explained, “I use music, humor, being alone, breaks from social media, family, uncomfortable and honest conversations with friends, and sometimes cryingA few tools, but they don’t all work for everyone. Mentally/emotionally, I can only carry so much, because what I do care about is so heavy, the thought of adding more on top of it makes me want to stop trying.” Joseph continued to stand behind the photos, saying again, “This isn’t a Notes app moment. I’m doubling down on my platform tweet. It was fantastic.”

However, Joseph ultimately clarified his support for the movement and issued an apology, saying: “My tweet wasn’t suppose[d] to be about human rights. So in case you are wondering where I stand: Black Lives Matter. I just wanted to take a moment to raise awareness about something else that has meant a lot to me for a long time. But now I see there is no room for that right now. I’m truly sorry if it hurt anyone.” The Twenty One Pilots member then shared a link with ways to help the Black Lives Matter movement. 

Twenty One Pilots’ Tyler Joseph Apologizes for Controversial Joke About ‘Using His Platforms’

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Dwayne ‘The Rock’ Johnson And Family Recovering After Positive COVID-19 Diagnosis

Dwayne Johnson and his family are recovering after having tested positive for the novel coronavirus (COVID-19.) Johnson revealed on social media Wednesday that he, his wife Lauren Hashian, and their daughters Jasmine, 4, and Tiana, 2, all have been sick with the virus, with the actor and his wife being particularly unwell. Thankfully, they are all now feeling much better. 

Johnson said in his video message on Instagram.: “I wanted to give you guys a little helpful update on things that have been going on on my end for the past two-and-a-half to three weeks now. So the update is this: my wife Lauren as well as my two baby girls and myself, we have all tested positive for COVID-19. I could tell you that this has been one of the most challenging and difficult things we have ever had to endure as a family, and for me, too, personally as well.”

Johnson said that he and his family contracted the contagious respiratory virus from family friends, who he said are “devastated” that they unwittingly spread the virus.  He added that while his daughters “bounced back” from the virus pretty quickly, he and Lauren “had a rough go at it.”   He also urged his fans to exercise extreme caution when interacting with others to prevent the spread of COVID-19.

Dwayne Johnson Reveals He and His Family Are Recovering From “Relentless” Coronavirus

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Cardi B Is The New Face Of Luxury Fashion House Balenciaga

Cardi B is the new face of luxury fashion house Balenciaga.  Cardi took to Twitter to share the news that she is now the face of Balenciaga’s latest ad campaign for the winter 2020 season.

The imagery, shot and styled by Cardi B’s team in her home in L.A., features the rapper wearing a black catsuit-dress hybrid from creative director Demna Gvasalia’s fall 2020 collection. Cardi is lying on what appears to be an astro-turf surface, surrounded by a slide and kids toys, as well as Balenciaga’s Neo Classic bag in white. 

On Instagram, Cardi shared an image of a giant billboard featuring the new campaign, which is being displayed on the side of the Louvre museum in Paris. In her caption, she wrote that she remembers how it felt to see herself on a billboard in Times Square for the first time but, in her words, “PARIS! Wish I was there to see it in person.” 

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FINNEAS Drops New Song And Video For “What They’ll Say About Us”

Songwriter and producer FINNEAS has shared a music video for his new song “What They’ll Say About Us.” 

FINNEAS wrote “What They’ll Say About Us” during quarantine, and said in a press release: “I wrote this song in June after spending the day at a protest in Downtown L.A., filled with hope with the prospect that millions of people were coming together from all over the world to fight against institutionalized racism and inequality. During that time, I’d also been following Amanda Kloots as she documented her husband Nick Cordero’s time in the ICU while in a coma after being admitted for COVID-19. Imagining her sitting by his side, waiting, hopeful for him to wake up, it got me thinking about all the millions of people, all over the world, who also have loved ones, parents, children and extended family members going through the same thing. Fighting this horrific virus. Some will overcome and wake up again, while others, tragically may not. This song is dedicated to all who have had to endure this year. I hope this song can offer some sort of comfort to those who may need it.”

What They’ll Say About Us is the first new music from FINNEAS since his video for “Let’s Fall in Love for the Night.” He also released a deluxe edition of his debut EP, Blood Harmony.

Take a look at the video for What They’ll Say About Us: here.

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‘Fresh Prince of Bel Air’ Cast To Reunite For HBO Max Special

September marks the 30th anniversary of The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air and now HBO Max has announced the cast will come together to film a reunion special to air in September.  Most of the show’s regulars, includimg Tatyana Ali, Alfonso Ribeiro, Daphne Maxwell Reid, Joseph Marcell, Karyn Parsons, and DJ Jazzy Jeff, will return for the special. According to the network, the reunion will feature music, dancing, and some surprise guests.

The news of the reunion special comes on the heels of Will Smith announcing he’d be executive producing Bel-Air, a dramatic reimagining of the hit series created by Morgan Cooper, who produced a trailer for the series in 2019. Cooper and Chris Collins (writer for shows The Wire and Sons of Anarchy) will co-write the series.

You can stream all six seasons of The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air on HBO Max.

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Ed Sheeran And Wife Cherry Seaborn Welcome Baby Girl, Lyra Antarctica

Ed Sheeran, 29, and his wife, Cherry Seaborn, 28, have announced the birth of their baby girl on Instagram.

“Ello! A quick message from me as I have some personal news that I wanted to share with you… Last week, with the help of an amazing delivery team, Cherry gave birth to our beautiful and healthy daughter – Lyra Antarctica Seaborn Sheeran,” Sheeran wrote alongside a photo of a pair of baby socks on top of a blue and green blanket.  He added, “We are completely in love with her. Both mum and baby are doing amazing and we are on cloud nine over here. We hope that you can respect our privacy at this time. Lots of love and I’ll see you when it’s time to come back, Ed x.”

Sheeran and Seaborn tied the knot in December 2018 at their home in Suffolk, England, in front of 40 friends and family members. Sheeran first met Seaborn at school when he was 11, but their relationship didn’t turn romantic until the summer of 2015 when they shared their first date at Taylor Swift’s annual Fourth of July party. The couple starred in their first music video together for his single, “Put It All on Me,” back in December 2019. 

Ed Sheeran & Wife Cherry Seaborn Announce the Birth of Their Baby Girl, Lyra Antarctica

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