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In Defence Of...Katy Perry, the UpRoarious princess of pop
Once a fortnight, we put forward the case to defend some of our favourite works of art or artists. This week, James Croot sticks up for the New Zealand-bound popstar Katy Perry. I admit it. Prior to 2012, Katy Perry was not in my good books. Between ...
Katy Perry is working on new music with Zedd – but it might not ever be

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W Magazine
Madonna's 10 Best Weird Songs You'll Never Hear on the Radio
W Magazine
Madonna built her empire on pristine pop that still resonates on the radio today, but a master of any form knows how to expertly break the rules, defy expectations, and just get weird or goofy, as well. Nestled in her discography of pure pop bops is a ...
Madonna: The Business Behind The MusicRefinery29
We Ranked Madonna's 20 Greatest Music Videos—Happy Birthday to the Queen of Pop!Parade
60 scandalous years for MadonnaDaily Mail
Washington Post -AOL -Popdust -Entertainment Tonight
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Obit: How Aretha Franklin became the 'Queen of Soul'
New Zealand Herald
Aretha Franklin, whose exceptionally expressive singing about joy and pain and faith and liberation earned the Detroit diva a permanent and undisputed title - the "Queen of Soul" - died Aug. 16 at her home in Detroit. She was 76. Her representative ...
Aretha Franklin: Soul Of the QueenVanity Fair
Aretha Franklin, 'Queen of Soul' and cultural icon dies, aged 76TVNZ
'Queen of Soul' dies aged 76Otago Daily Times
Los Angeles Times -Washington Post -BBC News
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Page Six
Broken toilets ruin Andy Cohen's flight to France
Page Six
Passengers on a Delta flight from the Big Apple to France were flushed with anger after it made a U-turn because of broken toilets — just two hours before landing. TV personality Andy Cohen said he was on the nightmare flight that returned to JFK ...
Andy Cohen's Flight To France Had To Turn Around After A Passenger Clogged The Toilet With A 'Blunt Object' — WTF??
Andy Cohen Spent 7 Hours on an Airplane That Turned Back After an Epic On-Board Toilet FailBravo TV New Zealand
Andy Cohen laments Delta flight's U-turn over broken toilet on InstagramFox News
TravelPulse -Daily Mail
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The Hollywood Gossip
Jax Taylor Sends a Scathing Message the Kardashians
The Hollywood Gossip
But try telling that to Kim Kardashian and her sisters. They're feeling a bit of a chill at the moment because Jax Taylor just hurled a massive amount of shade in their direction. Jax Taylor Selfie. Earlier this week, the Vanderpump Rules star made us ...
Jax Taylor Slams the Kardashians, Younes Bendjima Again: 'We All Get Dumped, Get Over It'Us Weekly
Lala Kent's Latest Performance Included a Touching Tribute to Jax Taylor's Late FatherBravo TV New Zealand
You May Just Run into Jax Taylor on Your Next Trip to This Popular Department StoreBravo (blog)
Infosurhoy -Brinkwire (press release)
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The Independent
Eye-opening facts on sleep catch-ups
New Zealand Herald
It's Friday and you're clocking off, and after a few sleepless nights you want to tuck yourself up early and catch up on all the sleep you've lost. But does it really work that way? During sleep our memories from the day are solidified and our brain ...
Whether you really can catch up on sleep over the weekend, according to expertsThe Independent

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How the Kardashians Really Feel About Kanye West's Explicit Lyric Saying He'd 'Smash' Them All
While many people were taken aback by Kanye West saying he “would smash” all four of his sisters-in-law, none of the KarJenners seemed to mind. On Saturday, West released new song “XTCY” with DJ Clark Kent, in which he openly admitted to having “sick ...
Kris Jenner Responds After Kanye West Admits He Wants To "Smash" His Sisters-In-LawCapital XTRA
Kris Jenner Responds to Kanye West's Song That Declares He Wants to “Smash” All Her DaughtersBravo TV New Zealand
​Kris Jenner Reacts To Kanye Saying He Wants To 'Smash' Her DaughtersLADbible
Hollywood Life -The Inquisitr -TMZ
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The Guardian
Portrait of Lord Lucan among items in auction of his widow's estate
The Guardian
Bonhams sale includes a portrait Lady Lucan hung on to for more than 40 years as well as trinkets and books. Mark Brown Arts correspondent. Thu 16 Aug 2018 10.31 EDT Last modified on Thu 16 Aug 2018 11.28 EDT. Share on Facebook · Share on Twitter ...
Portrait of Lord Lucan that hung in his wife's drawing room for 40 years goes on sale with her other possessions to ...Daily Mail

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The Independent
If the reports about Jack Whitehall's casting are true, Disney's missed out on a huge opportunity
The Independent
There's something frustrating about the controversy surrounding Disney's The Jungle Cruise, which has been fuelled by rumours that Jack Whitehall, a straight actor, has been cast as the studio's first out (and official) gay character. Even before we ...
When actors are attacked for actingNew Zealand Herald (blog)
Gay or straight, acting is actingHerald Sun
Majority of people think straight actors should be able to play gay rolesGay Star News
PinkNews -Spiked -Yahoo News
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 16 Aug 2018
Johnny Depp is reportedly making wild claims about ex Amber Heard
Johnny Depp claims ex-wife Amber Heard punished him for turning up late to her birthday party by soiling their bed. According to The Mirror, Depp's accusation was the final straw in the stars' already rocky marriage. Apparently a fight over the ...
Johnny Depp throws gross accusation at ex-wife Amber HeardNew Zealand Herald
Johnny Depp and Amber Heard reportedly split over vulgar mess left in bedTVNZ
Despite the hate, Amber Heard wants to make the most of her digital soapboxMashable -The Mercury News -Calgary Sun -Page Six
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