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Jennifer Lopez and Ben Affleck kiss when “Bennifer” returns
Jennifer Lopez and Ben Affleck were pictured exchanging passionate kisses, apparently confirming weeks of feverish rumors that they revived a romance that dominated the celebrity media nearly 20 years ago. Paparazzi photos printed in the New York Post on Monday showed the two actors kissing over dinner with members of Lopez’s family in Malibu’s posh Nobu sushi restaurant west of Los Angeles on Sunday.
Artists from all over the world who have overcome adversity have come together for a re-recording of the 90s song “You Gotta Be”. Deaf British dancer Chris Fonseca and Brazilian musician Johnathan Bastos, who partially shaped arms, are among the 13 contributors to the track released on Monday.
Actor Ned Beatty has died at the age of 83
Hollywood actor Ned Beatty, best known for his roles in Deliverance, Superman and Network, has died at the age of 83, according to media reports. The Oscar-nominated actor died of natural causes in his Los Angeles home, his daughter Blossom Beatty told the Hollywood reporter. His agency Shelter Entertainment Group later confirmed the news to other media outlets.
Spotify closes exclusive deal with podcast “Call Her Daddy”
Spotify Technology SA on Tuesday announced a multi-year contract to stream the popular “Call Her Daddy” podcast, hosted by Alex Cooper on its audio streaming platform, in its latest exclusive connection to keep listeners hooked. The Swedish company will exclusively stream “Call Her Daddy” starting July 21, including all full-length back catalog episodes, future episodes and additional exclusive new projects in development, Spotify said in a statement, without revealing financial details of the deal.
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