Entertainment News Roundup: Tom Cruise shows off latest daredevil ‘Mission: Impossible’ stunt; China cracks down on ‘chaotic’ celebrity fan culture after scandals and more

Entertainment News Roundup: Tom Cruise shows off latest daredevil ‘Mission: Impossible’ stunt; China cracks down on ‘chaotic’ celebrity fan culture after scandals and more

Kelly had sex with her when she was 17 testified at his sex abuse trial that the R&B singer could be so intimidating that he put the “fear of God” into her. The now 39-year-old woman, who identified herself as Stephanie, told a Brooklyn jury she found it “humiliating” to have sex with Kelly during their six-month relationship. Joni Mitchell to be honored by music world Singer-songwriter Joni Mitchell will be honored by the music world ahead of the annual Grammy Awards in Los Angeles as the MusiCares person of the year.

Devdiscourse News Desk | Updated: 28-08-2021 02:35 IST | Created: 28-08-2021 02:30 IST
Entertainment News Roundup: Tom Cruise shows off latest daredevil ‘Mission: Impossible’ stunt; China cracks down on ‘chaotic’ celebrity fan culture after scandals and more

Tom Cruise shows off latest daredevil ‘Mission: Impossible’ stunt

Tom Cruise on Thursday presented what he called his most dangerous stunt ever in a clip from his upcoming “Mission: Impossible 7” movie. Cruise, known for doing his own stunts, takes a motor-bike ride down a ramp and off a giant cliff in Norway and lets go in mid-air before his parachute is released.

Porn star Ron Jeremy indicted in Los Angeles on more than 30 sex charges

Porn actor Ron Jeremy on Wednesday pleaded not guilty to more than 30 counts of sexual assault, including 12 of rape, in the Los Angeles area over a 23 year period. The Los Angeles District Attorney’s office said Jeremy was indicted by a grand jury last week on the charges, which involve 21 women aged between 15 and 51 years old.

China cracks down on ‘chaotic’ celebrity fan culture after scandals

China cracked down on what it described as a “chaotic” celebrity fan culture on Friday, barring platforms from publishing popularity lists and regulating the sale of fan merchandise after a series of controversies involving artists. The country’s top internet watchdog said it would take action against the dissemination of “harmful information” in celebrity fan groups and close down discussion channels that spread celebrity scandals or “provoke trouble”.

‘I was lucky,’ says Afghan filmmaker Sadat on fleeing Kabul

Hours before the Taliban took control of Kabul, filmmaker Shahrbanoo Sadat received an offer to leave Afghanistan. She declined, as it would mean leaving family members behind. The next day she went to the bank.

JoJo Siwa joins ‘Dancing With the Stars’ in first same-sex pairing

YouTuber JoJo Siwa will join U.S. television’s “Dancing With the Stars” next month as part of the first same-sex couple on the show, producers said on Thursday. Siwa, 18, who earlier this year said she was pansexual, will be paired with a female professional dancer when the show launches its 30th season in September.

R. Kelly accuser says singer could put ‘fear of God’ into her

A woman who claims R. Kelly had sex with her when she was 17 testified at his sex abuse trial that the R&B singer could be so intimidating that he put the “fear of God” into her.

The now 39-year-old woman, who identified herself as Stephanie, told a Brooklyn jury she found it “humiliating” to have sex with Kelly during their six-month relationship.

Joni Mitchell to be honored by music world

Singer-songwriter Joni Mitchell will be honored by the music world ahead of the annual Grammy Awards in Los Angeles as the MusiCares person of the year. MusiCares, the charitable arm of the Recording Academy, said on Wednesday that artists would pay tribute to Mitchell at an event on Jan. 29.

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