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Jussie Smollett Declares 2019 Attack “Was No Hoax”, Says He Was Victim Of $2 Million Shakedown And Had A Sexual Relationship With One Of His Accusers

Jussie Smollett has insisted to the Chicago courtroom where he is being tried that the violent attack against him in early 2019 “was no hoax.” On the stand in his

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Jussie Smollett’s Case Goes To Trial; Defense Calls Him “The Real Victim”; Prosecution Slams “Fake Hate Crime”

The opening day of former Empire star Jussie Smollett’s felony trial in Chicago was long and painted two very different portraits of what went down in January 2019. Citing a

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JK Rowling Praised By ‘Harry Potter’ Star Following Her Exclusion From HBO Max’s 20th Anniversary Amid Trans Controversy

JK Rowling was noticeably absent from the guest list when HBO Max announced the 20th reunion special for the Harry Potter cast. This comes after the trans controversy and insistent

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Eternals reigns with $161.7 million global opening weekend despite international hurdles

Mixed critical reviews and international locations dropping the title from theaters didn’t stop Eternals from becoming No. 1 at the box office. The latest installment of the Marvel Cinematic Universe

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“For me, inclusion means ‘make room for everybody.’” – Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie reveals

In a new interview with Open Country, Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie talks about a wide range of issues, from her storytelling to her grief over the loss of her parents. And

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Upcoming Nigerian Film, ‘Country Love’, Explores The Queer Identity, Finding Peace And Self Love

Directed by Wapah Ezeigwe, Country Love is an upcoming short film that tells the story about a homosexual young man, Kambili (played by Kelechi Michael), who returns home after fifteen

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OnlyFans Releases Details Regarding Ban On Adult Content, Responds to Creators

News broke last week that OnlyFans would be banning all sexually explicit material starting in October 1. OnlyFans confirmed the news shortly thereafter, stipulating that the platform — which made

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Rihanna is a Billionaire, and the Richest Female Musician in the World

Robin Rihanna Fenty is now a billionaire. The multi-talented artist is worth $1.7 billion, Forbes reports, making her the second wealthiest female entertainer, after Oprah, and the richest female musician

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Ghana moves forward with anti-gay bill proposing 10-year prison sentence

An anti-gay legislation submitted to Ghana’s parliament could propose up to 10 years in jail for LGBTQ+ people as well as groups and individuals who advocate for their rights, express

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“Disagreeing Doesn’t Mean That One Wants To Deprive People Of Their Rights.” Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie Elaborates On Her Views Amid Cancel Culture Debate

In Christiane Amanpour’s words, author Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie is an “important writer and thinker” whose views “people follow very closely”.  And in June, the Half of a Yellow Sun writer