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Accuser tested in Mario Batali sexual misconduct trial

Accuser tested in Mario Batali sexual misconduct trial

BOSTON (AP) — Mario Batali’s sexual misconduct trial opened Monday in a Boston court with his accuser recounting how she’d been “shocked, surprised and alarmed” as the celebrity chef aggressively kissed and groped her while taking selfies at a restaurant in 2017. The 32-year-old Boston-area software company worker said she felt confused and powerless to …

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'Jeopardy!'  Champ Mattea Roach's winning streak ends by $1

‘Jeopardy!’ Champ Mattea Roach’s winning streak ends by $1

It was a dollar collapse. The fifth-best “Jeopardy!” contestant had her run come to an end after missing a Final Jeopardy question in a game that came down to literally the last dollar on Friday night. Mattea Roach — a 23-year-old Canadian tutor who won $560,983 over the course of the 23 games — held …

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Johnny Depp die-hards mock Amber Heard for 'fake crying' during testimony

Johnny Depp die-hards mock Amber Heard for ‘fake crying’ during testimony

He starred in the 1990 smash “Cry-Baby” — but Johnny Depp’s die-hard supporters are accusing his ex-wife Amber Heard of being the one acting out an exaggerated emotional display. Depp’s fans have been flooding social media, accusing Heard of being a “bad actress” and “fake crying” following her testimony at their blockbuster defamation trial this …

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Twitch Streamers Turn Depp V. Heard Trial Into Meme, React Fest

Twitch Streamers Turn Depp V. Heard Trial Into Meme, React Fest

A “tears” counter?screenshot: Pokimane / Kotaku If you’ve visited Twitch lately, you may have noticed that the most-popular “Just Chatting” category and the front page have been dominated by one thing: the defamation trial between actors Amber Heard and Johnny Depp. What started on April 11 as an in-court battle recounting a toxic relationship filled …

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Met Gala's 'Gilded' theme slammed as 'tone-deaf' amid economic struggles

Met Gala’s ‘Gilded’ theme slammed as ‘tone-deaf’ amid economic struggles

Let them eat cake. As Americans pinch pennies to pay for the soaring costs of groceries and gas, Met Gala organizers are being slammed for celebrating over-the-top opulence. This year’s gala — to be held tonight at the Metropolitan Museum of Art — features the dress code “Gilded Glamor and White Tie,” paying homage to …

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Insiders say Met Gala fashions no longer chic: 'very Halloween'

Insiders say Met Gala fashions no longer chic: ‘very Halloween’

In 1883, Alice Claypoole Vanderbilt attended her sister-in-law’s famed masquerade party in a dazzling gold-and-silver gown, custom from Paris, dubbed Electric Light, complete with hidden batteries that illuminated a torch she held above her head. Today’s A-listers hope to generate their own electricity at Monday night’s Met Gala, the dress code for which is “gilded …

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Naomi Judd, of Grammy-winning duo The Judds, dies at 76

Naomi Judd, of Grammy-winning duo The Judds, dies at 76

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Naomi Judd, the Kentucky-born singer of the Grammy-winning duo The Judds and mother of Wynonna and Ashley Judd, has died. She was 76. The daughters announced her death on Saturday in a statement provided to The Associated Press. “Today we sisters experienced a tragedy. We lost our beautiful mother to the …

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