50 Cent Accuses SlowBucks of Abusing Ashanti’s Sister After She Shows Heavy Injuries

Kenashia ‘Shia’ Douglas shares on her Instagram account a video that includes images of her covered in blood with her teeth broken to celebrate her 31st birthday.

AceShowbiz50 Cent has reignited his beef with hip-hop entertainer Slowbucks. It all started after Ashanti‘s sister, Kenashia “Shia” Douglas, shared on Instagram a video of her terrifying injuries from an abusive relationship to celebrate her 31st birthday.

In the video, she put all the transformative moments in her life, from the day she was born until she turned 31. However, after the one-minute mark, things took a darker turn. Images of her sporting a black eye and a bloody face with her teeth broken flashed on the screen as she talked about how one’s experiences change as they grow older.

“Our experiences begin to shape our realities. Here, we learn about pain, isolation, sacrifice and heartache,” she said in voiceover. “These experiences though, no matter how bad, how painful, how ugly, how dark, how beautiful, are all threads that together wove our story and shape our purpose. They reignite our passion and remind us of who we are divinely meant to be.”

Shia didn’t name names in her clip, prompting people to speculate that the abuse was done by her former fiance Slowbucks. Among those who think so is Fiddy, who unsurprisingly didn’t keep his opinion to himself. The “Power” star shared the video on his own account and added in the caption, “yo what’s wrong wit you boy, hitting that girl like that.”

Slowbucks has yet to respond to Fiddy.

Slowbucks and Shia dated for a few years before getting engaged in 2016. In an interview, she gushed over how strong their relationship was even after the industry drama, including his beef with Fiddy. “I don’t think that any real woman would let anything hinder their relationship,” she said at the time. “If it’s a real relationship and the love and everything in between is authentic, then nothing can hinder your relationship. Only death.”

It’s unknown when Slowbucks and Shia called it quits, though some believe that it was between 2018-2019.

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Steph McGovern: Have I Got News For You host speaks out as format divides BBC viewers

Steph McGovern returned to host Have I Got New For You yesterday, as it launched its 59th series from the stars’ homes. The ex BBC Breakfast regular defended the programme, as it attempted something different due to coronavirus social-distancing rules.

I think it‘s great that they tried something different to keep it on air

Steph McGovern

The hugely-popular BBC quiz show was back on screens despite the stars being unable to shoot in the studio, and it certainly split opinion.

Due to the current coronavirus lockdown, team captains Paul Merton and Ian Hislop, and the presenter, 37, filmed individually from rooms in their houses.

They were joined by Miles Jupp and journalist Helen Lewis, and only their heads could be seen over a still of the famous set.

It was the first time HIGNFY had tried anything like that and it certainly sparked a response.

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However, today Steph said it was great bosses “tried something different to keep it on air”.

The mother-of-one spoke out in view of her 396,000 followers, as she quipped about her new base.

“Am in my kitchen,” she started. “Or as I like to call it now, Television Centre.”

“Thanks for messages abt HIGNFY. It’s been going 30yrs with same format so I think it’s great that @HatTrickProd @electric_robin tried something different to keep it on air.”

Steph signed off by adding: “It was weird but so is life at the mo.”(sic)

HIGNFY was soon trending on the micro-blogging site as it aired, with many remarking on the usual edition.

One user remarked: “Oh my God. Socially distanced #HIGNFY. This is one of the most surreal things I’ve seen so far.”

“This is going to be bl**dy weird when the repeats come on Dave in 5 years time… #HIGNFY,” another echoed.

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Some loved it despite the limitations. “Can’t remember the last time I laughed so much watching #HIGNFY. Surreal & funny watch,” a tweet stated.

One fan wrote: “This is the most surreal episode of Have I Got News For You I’ve ever watched (and I’ve watched it for decades!). Odd without the studio audience but as topical and on point as ever! #HIGNFY.”

But others criticised the offering: “You’ll struggle to watch anything more excruciatingly awful in your lifetime than tonight’s #HIGNFY.”

Piers Morgan agreed: “My village mates’ ZOOM session earlier this evening was a lot funnier than this. #HIGNFY.”

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Steph is well-versed in hosting TV from her living room, after bringing the launch of her self-titled show forward.

The star left BBC Breakfast last year, welcomed a daughter before confirming she had landed her own programme.

And she hosted The Steph Show for the first time on Monday, with it going out live, with very few issues.

Have I Got News For You returns Friday at 8.30pm on BBC One.

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The Labour leadership result is even more important now than it was before the pandemic

Yes, the Labour leadership announcement is still going ahead this weekend. And the result matters even more now than it did before the coronavirus outbreak.

It’s hard to believe that, just a few months ago, Brexit dominated the headlines.

Since the 2016 referendum, we’ve had three prime ministers, two general elections and a lot of political friction. But the United Kingdom left the European Union at 11 pm on 31 January 2020.

This led Jeremy Corbyn to announce that he is stepping down from being the Labour party leader. The race has been on to find his replacement ever since. Lisa Nandy, Keir Starmer and Rebecca Long-Bailey are the three candidates left in the running. Despite the ongoing coronavirus crisis, the results will still be delivered and a new leader announced on Saturday 4 April.

It’s important to recognise that now, perhaps more than ever, the election of a new Labour leader is crucial. This is going to be the person who holds Boris Johnson and his government to account while this pandemic plays out – which we know is going to be for quite a while.

They will ask what’s being done for domestic abuse victims, following news that Refuge reported a 65% increase in calls to its helpline last Saturday compared with the same day the previous week. And they will seek answers on what support is in place for people who have lost their jobs and homes.

And once the pandemic subsides, the leader will be a pivotal figure in the nation getting back on its feet to create a new “normal”. Oh, and there are still Brexit negotiations to be sorted out.

It could also be the first time in history that a woman is elected Labour party leader. 

So, with all this in mind, here’s everything you need to know ahead of this weekend’s results.

Is a new Labour leader still being elected?

Yes. The polls have now closed on Labour’s leadership election, and the result will be announced via a press release at 10:45 am on Saturday morning. The special party conference has of course been cancelled because of coronavirus. A new leader and deputy leader will both be named. 

All three leadership candidates have been asked to pre-record a victory speech and the winner’s will be sent out for the public to watch at home. The winner will then immediately take over from Jeremy Corbyn.

Who will win the Labour leadership?

Lisa Nandy

Nandy wants to shake up Labour and has said it must “change or die”. Originally considered a long shot, she has received support from the GMB and the Jewish Labour Movement.

Speaking to Stylist earlier this year, the Wigan MP said she wanted to see a wealth tax raise to bring them in line with income taxes and help properly fund a different settlement on the NHS. She also wants to create a proper definition of what constitutes an affordable home. And she wants us to be a nation that looks after and supports people’s mental health with no stigma around asking for help.

Read the full interview here.

Keir Starmer

Sir Starmer is the shadow Brexit secretary and MP for Holborn and St Pancras. According to YouGov polls, he is also the frontrunner in the labour leadership race.

Speaking to Stylist earlier this year, Starmer said that he would lead the party with a strong team of women, explaining: “I’m not doing this for them – I’m doing it with them.” He also said the government needs to do a lot of cross-party work to address the Domestic Abuse Bill. And he said the problem about the future of the NHS can only be solved by integrating health with social care and mental health care.

Read the full interview here.

Rebecca Long-Bailey

Corbyn supporter and left-winger Long-Bailey is the MP for Salford and Eccles and shadow business secretary. She is backed by Labour’s left campaign group Momentum, trade union Unite the Union and senior Labour figures including Ian Lavery and John McDonnell.

Long-Bailey said the party needs a “proud socialist leader” driven by their principles and “unwavering determination”. She has voiced her unequivocal support for transgender women. And she recently wrote an opinion piece saying the NHS “needs more support through increased funding and kicking out the privatisers”. She also said the NHS model works and “we should look to apply it to more of the challenges of our time”.

Long-Bailey was unavailable for interview with Stylist.

What about the new deputy leadership results?

A new deputy leader will also replace Tom Watson after Saturday’s result. Angela Rayner is favourite to win, and she is running against Dawn Butler, Rosena Allin-Khan (who is also currently working as an NHS doctor), Richard Burgon and Ian Murray.

The new leader and deputy probably never thought they’d inherit a pandemic. It’s the ultimate test for any member of parliament right now. That’s why, even though it’s exhausting to keep up with the news at this time, it’s important we keep a close eye on what happens with this result.

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Kylie Jenner Gets Candid About What She Doesn’t Want Her Partner to Do During Sex

As part of the #DoYourPartChallenge, the ‘Keeping Up With the Kardashians’ star plays an old game of ‘Would You Rather?’ with her best friend Stassie Karanikolaou on Instagram Live.

AceShowbizKylie Jenner has made it clear about what she didn’t want her partner to do during sex. In a new Instagram Live, the Kylie Cosmetics founder revealed she couldn’t bear being in an intimate moment with someone who let out a “weird accent.”

On Friday, March 3, the “Keeping Up with the Kardashians” star joined her best friend Stassie Karanikolaou in a “Would You Rather?” game. Responding to a fan asking her if she would “rather have your partner have a weird accent when having sex or be completely silent,” she replied while giggling, “I would rather he be completely silent.”

Kylie’s answer prompted Stassie to express her disbelief, “Really?” In response, the 22-year-old TV personality exclaimed, “Absolutely! I could not handle the weird accent.” She, however, was quick to offer an explanation by stating, “Unless he had a weird accent, like naturally. If he had an accent, fine.”

“If he didn’t have an accent and then when we’re intimate, he starts talking in a weird accent … absolutely not,” the ex-girlfriend of Travis Scott (II) went on. Her candid admission apparently amused Stassie who was not able to hide her laughter when she called the fan’s question a “good one.”

Intimate talk aside, Kylie also discussed about how she prepared her 2-year-old daughter Stormi for self-isolation amid the coronavirus pandemic. In an attempt to “keep her entertained,” the mother of one admitted she has “bought her every single outdoor Troll you could imagine. She has bouncy houses out there. Water toys. She has been in the pool every day.”

“I got a slip n slide but it’s not here yet though. I got everything. She has been outside every day just living her best life,” the younger sister of Kendall Jenner continued, noting that her only child with Travis “has no idea what is going on, it’s amazing.”

Kylie joined Stassie in the latter’s Instagram Live show as a part of #DoYourPartChallenge. In partnership with DoorDash, every view the pair got for their Live show will translate into one meal for those in need during the COVID-19 crisis.

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Sir Elton John reveals he will donate $1M to HIV/Aids charity

Sir Elton John reveals he will donate $1M to HIV/Aids charity to ensure it isn’t ‘forgotten’ amid coronavirus during live-stream with Miley Cyrus

  • The singing icon, 73, admitted he was concerned HIV/Aids suffers would be hit with a ‘double whammy’
  • Elton said he is working with his Aids Foundation and the new funds would be available in the ‘next few months’
  • Elton is currently is self-isolating in Los Angeles with his husband David Furnish and the couple’s two sons, Zachary, nine, and Elijah, seven

Sir Elton John has revealed he pledged $1million ($815,000) to his Aids Foundation in the hope that it isn’t forgotten amid the coronavirus pandemic on Friday.

The singing icon, 73, admitted he was concerned HIV/Aids suffers would be hit with a ‘double whammy’ due to the strain on the health service, during a Bright Minded live-stream with Miley Cyrus.

Elton said he is working with his Aids Foundation and the new funds would be available in the ‘next few months’.

Generous: Sir Elton John has revealed he pledged $1million ($815,000) to his Aids Foundation in the hope that it isn’t forgotten amid the coronavirus pandemic

Sir Elton said: ‘I’m going to stick to my guns with the Aids Foundation and make sure because of this global pandemic that’s happening that the people who are suffering from another global pandemic don’t get forgotten.’

He added: ‘That’s what my foundation has tried to do, help the marginalised, help the poor, help the people who mustn’t get left behind. 

‘That is my main focus in the next three months, to make sure these people on the HIV and Aids lifeline we give them, don’t get forgotten.’

Concerns: The singing icon, 73, admitted he was concerned HIV/Aids suffers would be hit with a ‘double whammy’ due to the strain on the health service, during a Bright Minded live-stream with Miley Cyrus

Elton is currently is self-isolating in Los Angeles with his husband David Furnish and the couple’s two sons, Zachary, nine, and Elijah, seven.

As well as pledging money to his HIV/Aids charity, Elton has also played a huge part in raising money to COVID-19 relief.

The iHeart Living Room Concert For America Sunday raised more than $8 million dollars in donations earmarked to Feeding America and the First Responders Children’s Foundation, showrunners said on Monday.

Giving: Elton said he is working with his Aids Foundation and the new funds would be available in the ‘next few months’

‘I wouldn’t have guessed ten days ago that we’d be putting on a concert in primetime with no planning and no notice and pulled it off that way,’ Fox Entertainment CEO Charlie Collier told Variety. ‘This is a moment where bringing people together, if we can do it, is really important.’

The Elton John-hosted event  featured an all-star lineup that included Mariah Carey conferencing in her backup singers; Tim McGraw performing from his diving board; and Camila Cabello and boyfriend Shawn Mendes performing her single My Oh My while seated intimately close on a chaise lounge.

Fox and iHeart organized the benefit in a week with round-the-clock attention to booking talent and editing it into an hour-long broadcast, which at least 5.5 million viewers took in Sunday, according to the publication.  

Living room concert! As well as pledging money to his HIV/Aids charity, Elton has also played a huge part in raising money to COVID-19 relief 


What a show: Mariah Carey (left) conferenced in backup singers and Camila Cabello cozied up to Shawn Mendes (right) in iHeart’s all-star remote benefit show this Sunday

 

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7 Motion Picture & Television Fund Nursing Home Residents Diagnosed With Coronavirus

The first case was reported on Tuesday

As the coronavirus continues to spread, an increasing number of movies are delaying or suspending production. As the number of impacted movies grows, TheWrap felt it would be most informative to keep a running list.

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  • “No Time to Die” 

    MGM, Universal and Bond producers Michael G Wilson and Barbara Broccoli announced that after careful consideration and thorough evaluation of the global theatrical marketplace, the release of “No Time to Die” will be postponed until November 2020.

    Photo credit: Universal

  • “A Quiet Place Part II” 

    Director John Krasinski announced on Instagram that the horror sequel’s March theatrical release would be delayed amid the growing spread of the coronavirus around the globe. Paramount has now dated the film for release on Sept. 4.

    Photo credit: Paramount

  • “Peter Rabbit 2: The Runaway” 

    “Peter Rabbit 2: The Runaway” was one of the first films delayed as part of the coronavirus, with Sony pushing its late March release to Aug. 7. But as the shutdowns continued, Sony juggled its release slate so that the family film will now open Jan. 15, 2021.

    Photo credit: Sony

  • “Fast and Furious 9” 

    The release of the next “Fast & Furious” installment, “F9,” has been delayed from May 22 to now opening on April 2, 2021.

    Photo credit: Universal

  • “The Lovebirds” 

    Paramount postponed the April 3 theatrical release of the romantic comedy “The Lovebirds” starring Issa Rae and Kumail Nanjiani after its SXSW premiere was also canceled. Netflix then acquired the film from Paramount and will release it at a date to be announced.

    Paramount/Netflix

  • “Blue Story” 

    Paramount delayed the controversial UK gang film “Blue Story,” which was set for release on March 20. A future release date has not been announced.

    Photo credit: Paramount

  • “The Artist’s Wife” 

    Strand Releasing and Water’s End Productions delayed the limited release of the Bruce Dern and Lena Olin film “The Artist’s Wife.” The film was meant to open in New York on April 3 in Los Angeles on April 10 and in San Francisco on April 17. No new release date has been set.

    Strand Releasing

  • “The Truth” 

    Hirokazu Kore-eda’s film “The Truth” from IFC Films will postpone its March 20 domestic release to now open at an unspecified date in summer 2020. The film is in both French and English starring Catherine Deneuve, Juliette Binoche and Ethan Hawke and has already opened in some overseas markets.

    IFC Films

  • “Mulan” 

    Disney postponed the release of its blockbuster, live-action remake of the animated film “Mulan” from March 27 to now open on July 24. The shift was part of a big shuffle of films Disney made to its release calendar on April 3.

    Disney

  • “The New Mutants” 

    After numerous delays, 20th Century’s X-Men spinoff “The New Mutants” was also pushed back by Disney “out of an abundance of caution.” The film from director Josh Boone was meant to open April 3. No new release date has been set.

    20th Century Studios

  • “Antlers” 

    “Antlers,” an indie horror film from director Scott Cooper starring Keri Russell, was also pushed back by Disney and Searchlight Pictures from its April 17 release. No new release date has been set.

    Searchlight Pictures

  • “Black Widow” and the MCU

    In a restructuring of its entire release calendar, Disney pushed back every Marvel movie in the cinematic universe. “Black Widow” was meant to open on May 1, but will now shift back to the slot previously occupied by “The Eternals” on Nov. 6.“Eternals” is moving to February 12, 2021, “Shang-Chi and The Legend of the Ten Rings” will open May 7, 2021, and “Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness” is shifting to Nov. 5, 2021. The changes also affected Marvel’s slate for 2022 with “Thor: Love and Thunder” opening Feb. 18, 2022, “Black Panther 2” shifting to May 8, 2022, and “Captain Marvel 2,” which was not previously dated, is now set for a July 8, 2022 release.

    Marvel

  • Untitled Elvis Movie 

    Baz Luhrmann’s Elvis Presley biopic starring Austin Butler ceased production in Australia after co-star Tom Hanks (playing Presley manager Col. Parker) and his wife, Rita Wilson, tested positive for COVID-19.

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  • “Mission: Impossible 7” 

    In late February, Paramount’s action sequel halted production in Italy on the Tom Cruise action sequel.

    Paramount Pictures

  • “The Nightingale” 

    Sony postponed the Budapest shoot of the drama starring real-life sisters Dakota and Elle Fanning.

    Getty Images

  • “Birds of Paradise” 

    Amazon Studios halted production in Budapest on director Sarah Adina Smith’s ballet drama.

    Getty Images

  • “Jurassic World: Dominion” 

    Universal put a pause on production on the third “Jurassic World,” with Chris Pratt returning to star in the dinosaur-stomping sequel.

     

    Universal Pictures

  • “Flint Strong” 

    Universal also halted production on this boxing biopic starring Ice Cube and Ryan Destiny.

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  • “The Man From Toronto” 

    Sony delayed the start of production on the action comedy starring Kevin Hart and Woody Harrelson (who stepped in to replace Jason Statham).

  • “Official Competition”

    Spanish studio Mediapro suspended production on the new comedy starring Penélope Cruz and Antonio Banderas.

    Getty Images

  • “The Batman” 

    On March 14, Warner Bros. halted the U.K. production on Matt Reeve’s DC Films reboot for at least two weeks. The film stars Robert Pattinson as the Caped Crusader.

    Warner Bros.

  • “Samaritan” 

    On March 14, MGM paused production on the Sylvester Stallone thriller. The film had been shooting in Atlanta.

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  • “Cinderella”

    Sony’s modernized take on “Cinderella” from director Kay Cannon and starring Camila Cabello will put its production on hiatus due to the travel ban extension to the UK. The film was shooting at Pinewood Studios.

    Getty Images

  • “Fantastic Beasts 3”

    The third installment of J.K. Rowling’s “Fantastic Beasts” series that’s spun off from the Harry Potter universe will postpone its production that was scheduled to begin in March in the U.K. The film stars Eddie Redmayne, Johnny Depp, Jude Law and Katherine Waterston.

    Warner Bros.

  • “The Card Counter”

    Paul Schrader’s “The Card Counter,” starring Oscar Isaac, Willem Dafoe, Tye Sheridan and Tiffany Haddish, shut down production in Los Angeles for five days beginning Monday after the director said on Facebook that a “day player” tested positive for the virus. “Myself, I would have shot through hellfire rain to complete the film,” Schrader added. “I’m old and asthmatic, what better way to die than on the job?”

     

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  • “The Matrix 4”

    Production on “The Matrix 4” was temporarily put on hold in March, an individual with knowledge told TheWrap. The sequel starring Keanu Reeves was in production in Berlin, Germany.

    Warner Bros.

  • “First Cow”

    After releasing Kelly Reichardt’s “First Cow” in limited release on March 6, the distributor announced Monday it will re-release the film in theaters later this year.

    A24

  • “Deerskin”

    The theatrical release of the indie film “Deerskin” from director Quentin Dupieux starring Jean Dujardin has been postponed until further notice. Greenwich Entertainment meant to release the film on March 20 after it played at Cannes, TIFF and Fantastic Fest.

    Greenwich Entertainment

  • “Uncharted”

    “Uncharted,” the film adaptation of the popular PlayStation video game franchise starring Tom Holland, Mark Wahlberg, and Antonio Banderas, was unable to begin production in March amid coronavirus concerns. As part of a larger shuffle of Sony’s release slate, the most recent release date for the film was also shifted back from March 2021 to Oct. 8, 2021.

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  • “The Climb”

    Sony Pictures Classics’ indie comedy “The Climb,” which played at Sundance this year, was meant to hit theaters March 20 but is now delayed until further notice.

    Sony Pictures Classics

  • “Avatar”

    The sequels to James Cameron’s four “Avatar” sequels delayed shooting in New Zealand indefinitely, according to the film’s producer Jon Landau speaking to the New Zealand Herald. The executive team was to fly to Wellington, NZ on Friday but will remain in Los Angeles due to the coronavirus. Landau said he couldn’t give an answer as to when production would resume and when the local Kiwi crew could get back to work. “If I told you we are going to know something in two weeks I’d be lying. I might not be wrong – even a broken clock is right twice a day. But I would be lying because I don’t know,” Landau said. “We’re in the midst of a global crisis and this is not about the film industry. I think everybody needs to do now whatever we can do, as we say here, to flatten the curve.”

    20th Century Studios

  • “The Personal History of David Copperfield”

    Searchlight Studios was meant to release “Veep” creator Armando Iannucci’s comedic take on the Charles Dickens novel on May 8. No new release date has been set.

    Searchlight Pictures

  • “The Woman in the Window”

    The Amy Adams mystery thriller from director Joe Wright, “The Woman in the Window” was meant to open in theaters on May 15 from 20th Century Studios. No new release date has been set.

    20th Century Studios

  • “Bull”

    The theatrical release of the Annie Silverstein indie drama “Bull” was postponed from its March 20 release and will now open on VOD and digital on May 1. The film has toured the festival circuit since making its debut at Cannes in 2019.

    Samuel Goldwyn Films

  • “Minions: The Rise of Gru”

    The latest “Minions” movie “The Rise of Gru” was postponed from its release date on July 3. Illumination Entertainment’s Paris office was forced to shut down due to the coronavirus, so the film was not able to be finished in time. Universal will release the film on July 2, 2021, a full year after its initial date.

    Universal

  • “Wonder Woman 1984”

    The sequel to “Wonder Woman” starring Gal Gadot will now hit theaters on Aug. 14 after being pushed back from its June 5 release date.

    Warner Bros.

  • “Scoob!”

    “Scoob!,” the animated prequel film about a young Shaggy and Scooby Doo, was postponed indefinitely from its May 15 release date. No new release date has been set.

    Warner Animation

  • “In the Heights”

    The movie musical based on Lin-Manuel Miranda’s stage production “In the Heights” was postponed by Warner Bros. indefinitely from its June 26 release date. No new date has been set.

    Warner Bros.

  • “Malignant”

    “Malignant,” a horror film from director James Wan, was pushed indefinitely from its release date on Aug. 14 to clear the way for “Wonder Woman 1984” to open at the tail end of the summer.

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  • “Peter Rabbit 2,” “Morbius” and “Ghostbusters: Afterlife”

    In a sweeping overhaul of its release slate, Sony moved three films it had scheduled for release this summer to the first quarter of 2021. The “Peter Rabbit” sequel will now be released in January 2021 while both “Morbius” and “Ghostbusters: Afterlife” have been moved to next March. 

    Sony

  • “Greyhound”

    Sony has also moved a WWII drama written by and starring Tom Hanks off of its mid-June release date, though a new date has not yet been set. 

    Sony

  • “Wicked”

    Universal has removed the movie musical adaptation of “Wicked” from its release slate from its original date on Dec. 22, 2021, and will be redated at a later time. 

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  • “Sing 2”

    Illumination’s “Sing 2” will now open in the place vacated by “Wicked” on Universal’s release slate on Dec. 22, 2021.

    Illumination

  • “Top Gun: Maverick”

    The sequel to the 1985 hit starring Tom Cruise has been pushed back from June 24 to December 23, 2020.

    Paramount

  • “Candyman”

    Universal’s horror film “Candyman” from director Nia DaCosta and produced by Jordan Peele will move from its June 12 release date to Sept. 25, 2020.

    Universal

  • “Praise This”

    The Will Packer-produced musical comedy “Praise This” about a church choir was delayed from its Sept. 25 release date and will be re-added to the slate by Universal at a later date.

    Photographed by Ian Spanier for TheWrap

  • “The Spongebob Movie: Sponge On The Run”

    Paramount shifted the animated “Spongebob” movie from its release date on May 22 to now open July 31.

    Paramount Pictures

  • “Jungle Cruise”

    With the shift of “Mulan,” Disney moved the release of the Dwayne Johnson adventure comedy “Jungle Cruise” back a full year to July 30, 2021.

    Disney

  • “Free Guy”

    The Ryan Reynolds video game comedy was meant to open July 3 but will now open Dec. 11.

    20th Century Fox/Disney

  • “The French Dispatch”

    Director Wes Anderson’s “The French Dispatch” moved from July 24, 2020 to Oct. 16, 2020 as part of Disney’s shift of its entire release calendar.

    Searchlight Pictures

  • Untitled Indiana Jones

    The fifth Indiana Jones movie starring Harrison Ford has already shifted its release date in response to Disney’s wave of other release changes. It will now open July 29, 2022.

    Paramount

  • Release slates for 2021 and beyond are taking shape as studios look to write off summer 2020

    As the coronavirus continues to spread, an increasing number of movies are delaying or suspending production. As the number of impacted movies grows, TheWrap felt it would be most informative to keep a running list.

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    Selena Gomez Reveals She's Bipolar During IG Chat with Miley Cyrus

    The pop star said she also recognized symptoms in her own family members.

    Selena Gomez opened up about being bipolar for the first time on Friday.

    During an Instagram Live chat for Miley Cyrus’ "Bright Minded" show, the singer, 27, revealed she was diagnosed with the mental health condition after a recent visit to McLean’s Hospital, which she described as "one of the best mental hospitals in the world."

    “After years of going through a lot of different things, I realized that I was bipolar," she confessed to her fellow pop star. "So when I got to know more information, it actually helps me. It doesn’t scare me once I know it. I think people get scared of that."

    Gomez said she recognized the symptoms in her own family members, but it was taboo to talk about such things growing up.

    "I’m from Texas. It’s not known to talk about your mental health," she explained. "You’ve got to seem cool, and then I see anger built up in teenagers and young adults because they are wanting that so badly."

    Educating herself about the diagnosis has helped her find some solace, according to the "It Ain’t Me" singer.

    "I wanted to know everything about it, and it took the fear away," she said, before recalling a personal anecdote for Miley.

    "When I was younger, I was scared of thunderstorms and my mom bought me all these books on thunderstorms and she was like, ‘The more you educate yourself on this, the more that you’re not going to be afraid.’ It completely worked. That’s something that helps me big time."

    Bipolar disorder is defined as "a mental health condition that causes extreme mood swings which can include emotional highs (mania or hypomania) and lows (depression)," according to the Mayo Clinic.

    Gomez has been very open about her mental health in the past, as she sought treatment for anxiety and depression in 2016.

    "Everything I cared about, I stopped caring about. I came out, and it felt like, ‘OK, I can only go forward,’" she told InStyle about the treatment. "And there are still days. I go to therapy. I believe in that and talking about where you are. But I’m in a really, really healthy place."

    For now, Selena is coping with simple measures.

    "I think talking through what you’re feeling is extremely helpful," she told Miley during the show. "Sometimes I have to feel it, sometimes I’ve got to cry it out and release it, and just take a deep breath."

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    Meghan Markle Reportedly ALREADY Going Full Hollywood Diva

    From everything we’ve seen over the past few weeks, Meghan Markle is clearly eager to get her acting career back on track. She and Prince Harry left their position as Royals, moved to Canada, and moved AGAIN to Los Angeles — with a baby, in the middle of a pandemic no less — all in just a matter of 3 months.

    But don’t mistake that eagerness for desperation. No, quite the opposite, according to a source spilling to DailyMail.com on Friday.

    Apparently Meghan already has the faking it til you make it part down, as the Duchess is already being a total diva! When it comes to the offers flooding in to her team, the Hollywood insider claims “she thinks the majority of them are cheesy and beneath her.”

    The source says Meg already knows the type of project she wants to do; she’s “been telling her agents that she wants Ava DuVernay involved, and that they need to find the right script.”

    Well, those seem like a perfectly reasonable demands — for someone who is in demand.

    While Meghan may be an internationally famous face now, that hasn’t necessarily created a proportionate buzz for her when it comes to casting. After all her biggest role is like the fourth lead on a USA Network show. No one even knows who watches those!

    The insider spells out the disconnect between Meghan’s expectations and reality, saying:

    “Meghan is worried that she won’t be taken seriously as an actress. Meghan has made it clear to her team that she will only work with A-list directors, but she doesn’t understand that this doesn’t necessarily mean they want to work with her. This could end up being a very lengthy and tedious process because Meghan wants to control every aspect of whatever project she ends up doing.”

    Funnily enough her pickiness could result in her having to do something many artists would consider beneath them: a commercial!

    The source says Meghan and Harry “are getting lucrative offers from Japan” — ones which could solve their money woes:

    “One commercial could pay for their entire security team for the year.”

    But surely Meghan must be turning her nose up at the idea of foreign commercials, right? We mean, talk about “cheesy,” we’ve seen the commercials Leonardo DiCaprio and other A-listers have done.

    But according to this insider…

    “Meghan likes the idea that only the creme de la creme of actors are offered this type of work. She knows they need the money and is not entirely opposed to the idea.”

    Wow. If that’s true we are actually pretty surprised she’s not holding out for one of those artistically fulfilling, box office friendly but still critically challenging movies.

    What do YOU think of Meghan’s new attitude? Is she being entitled? Or just exuding the right amount of confidence for Hollywood??

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    Def Leppard Share Live ‘Run Riot’ Video From Upcoming Concert Film

    Def Leppard have released a video containing their performance of “Run Riot” from their upcoming concert film London to Vegas, scheduled to launch via Eagle Rock on May 29.

    The set was originally scheduled to be released on April 24 but got postponed due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

    The band played “Run Riot” at London’s O2 in December 2018, when they performed their 1987 album Hysteria, a diamond-certified 10-times-platinum album.

    The performance featured Joe Elliott, Phil Collen, Rick “Sav” Savage, Vivian Campbell and Rick Allen.

    This limited edition 2Blu-ray+4CD, 2DVD+4CD, DVD/Blu-ray+2CD and digital format release features two concert films: Hysteria At The O2 and Hits Vegas, Live At Planet Hollywood.

    “Performed in its entirety before a ravenous sold-out crowd, this momentous homecoming event is made all the more powerful as it was their long-awaited debut at the iconic O2 Arena in London,” Def Leppard said when the set was announced.

    The band added that it included “electrifying performances of ‘Pour Some Sugar On Me,’ ‘Animal,’ ‘Women’ and ‘Love Bites,'” plus “a host of extra hits including ‘Let’s Get Rocked,’ ‘When Love and Hate Collide,’ and ‘Photograph.'”

    Hits Vegas, Live At Planet Hollywood is a 28-song set that contains the band’s greatest hits as well as rare songs such as “Too Late For Love”, “Billy’s Got A Gun”, “Slang” and “Promises.”

    Highlighting Def Leppard’s versatility, Hits Vegas presents a livewire stage show with two stages and video walls, punctuated with intimate, acoustic renditions of rarely performed songs “Let Me Be The One”, “We Belong”, “Have You Ever Needed Someone So Bad” and “Two Steps Behind”.

    Hits Vegas offers a behind-the-scenes bonus feature, while Hysteria At The O2 is rounded out with the bonus “Hysteria: Then And Now” mini-documentary.

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    Selena Gomez’s Quotes About Her Bipolar Diagnosis Are So Candid

    Miley Cyrus’ Bright Minded: Live with Miley finale was the ultimate virtual reunion with Selena Gomez. During their chat, the stars opened up about mental health and Gomez revealed she was recently diagnosed with bipolar disorder. Selena Gomez’s quotes about her bipolar diagnosis are so real.

    For the past few weeks, Cyrus has been putting on a virtual talk show through Instagram Live in order to give fans hope during the coronavirus pandemic. The show has allowed her to meet so many new celebs, reconnect with old friends, and stay connected with family members who are also at home quarantining. Cyrus has invited everyone from Ellen DeGeneres and Paris Hilton, to Alicia Keys and Jimmy Fallon.

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