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‘First Middle-earth scholar’ Christopher Tolkien dies

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Christopher Tolkien, who edited and published the posthumous works of his father, Lord of the Rings writer JRR Tolkien, has died aged 95. The news was confirmed by the Tolkien Society, which described him as “Middle-earth’s first scholar”. After his father’s death in 1973, Mr Tolkien published the acclaimed work The Silmarillion. Scholar Dr Dimitra Read More

In Vuitton’s catwalk ‘heaven’, slick suits trump streetwear

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PARIS (Reuters) – Structured suits ruled the runway at Louis Vuitton’s fashion show in Paris on Thursday, as menswear designer Virgil Abloh opted for a sharp dresscode in his version of heaven, parading models through a decor of blue skies and fluffy white clouds. Models present creations by designer Virgil Abloh as part of his Read More

Rebel indigenous Mexican weaver talks to his threads

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SAN CRISTOBAL DE LAS CASAS, Mexico (Reuters) – Indigenous weaver and fashion designer Alberto Lopez knew he wanted to be a traditional weaver early on, but there was a problem: the artisans who worked the looms in his village in the lush mountains of southern Mexico were all women. Alberto Lopez, an indigenous Mexican weaver Read More

‘Vanderpump Rules’ star apologizes for using N-word multiple times in old racist tweets

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Max Boyens, one of “Vanderpump Rules” new cast members, is being slammed on social media for old tweets that have resurfaced which contain racist and homophobic comments. The general manager of TomTom, who is featured on Season 8 of the Bravo reality TV show, has since apologized for the tweets from 2012. “I want to sincerely Read More

Miley Cyrus bares abs, goes topless on Instagram as she reunites with Cody Simpson

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Miley Cyrus doesn’t seem to enjoy wearing clothes around her boyfriend Cody Simpson. The “Malibu” singer took to her Instagram on Wednesday, showing that the couple has reunited since the Australian native spent his 23th birthday overseas in Italy. Cyrus, whose divorce from Liam Hemsworth has yet to be finalized, filmed herself and Simpson “werking out” Read More

Meghan Markle’s best friend Jessica Mulroney shows off her tan after seemingly supporting ‘Megxit’

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Meghan Markle’s good friend Jessica Mulroney followed a message of support for the Duchess of Sussex on Instagram with a flattering shot of herself to promote her new TV show. Mulroney took to Instagram on Wednesday to share an image of herself smiling in a low-cut blue floral dress. The image shows off her impressive tan Read More

Actor Stephen Graham vows to help under-represented film and TV talent

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Line of Duty and The Irishman actor Stephen Graham has set up his own production firm to give a platform to under-represented voices and stories. Graham founded Matriarch Productions with his wife, actress Hannah Walters. “We hope to develop stories that give young and first-time writers and directors an opportunity,” he said. He told Variety Read More

TV host Wendy Williams sorry for mocking Joaquin Phoenix’s lip scar

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TV host Wendy Williams has apologised after appearing to mock Joaquin Phoenix for a scar on his upper lip. The US presenter was accused of insulting people with a cleft palate while discussing the star’s appearance. “When he shaves off his moustache he’s got a hairline fracture. He’s got one of those… what do you Read More

The Great British Bake Off: Sandi Toksvig to leave after three years

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Sandi Toksvig is to leave The Great British Bake Off after three years. In a statement, the presenter said she was leaving in order to focus on other work commitments. “As my waistline will testify, Bake Off is an all-consuming show,” Toksvig tweeted. “Bake Off is a wonderful programme which has already proved it can Read More

The Great British Bake Off: Sandi Toksvig to leave after three series

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Sandi Toksvig is to leave The Great British Bake Off after three series. In a statement, the presenter said she was leaving in order to focus on other work commitments. “As my waistline will testify, Bake Off is an all-consuming show,” Toksvig tweeted, adding that hosting had been one of the “great pleasures” of her Read More