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MNEK: I want people to know it’s OK to be black and gay

[ad_1] MNEK has said reaching out to people who are figuring out their sexuality is more important to him than the billion music streams he has clocked up.The singer-songwriter, who has just released his debut album Language, told BBC Radio 5 Live’s Nihal Arthanayake on the Headliners podcast that growing up: “I didn’t always see someone that I could relate to, that would tell me that being black and gay
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Rachael Bland’s final cancer podcast released, a week after her death

[ad_1] Image caption Rachael Bland (centre) with her podcast co-hosts Deborah James and Lauren Mahon BBC presenter Rachael Bland's final instalment of her podcast, You, Me and the Big C, has been released, a week after her death from cancer.The BBC Radio 5 Live presenter recorded the episode less than a month ago.Bland, who died at the age of 40, has been widely praised for her honest portrayal of cancer
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Netflix drama Insatiable renewed for a second series

[ad_1] Image copyright Netflix Image caption Dallas Roberts stars alongside Debby Ryan Controversial Netflix drama Insatiable has been renewed for a second season.Its first series caused a lot of debate after viewers accused it of fat shaming, but on Wednesday it was confirmed it will return in 2019.The show is centred around Patty (Debby Ryan) a bullied teen who seeks revenge after losing weight.Netflix's decision to renew the revenge comedy
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Why the Henry Cavill rumours could give Superman and DC a fresh start

[ad_1] Image copyright Warner Bros Henry Cavill's cryptic response to rumours he's hung up his Superman cape has prompted fan reactions ranging from "I am so confused" to "don't leave us".His Instagram video sees him stare into the camera, slowly lifting and then lowering a boxed Superman doll, while The Blue Danube - which features barking dogs - plays in the background.It follows The Hollywood Reporter saying the British actor
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K-pop: HyunA and E’Dawn relationship causes controversy

[ad_1] Image copyright Cube Entertainment Image caption E'Dawn (left) and HyunA (middle) formed K-pop band Triple H with Hui (right) The head of a major music label in South Korea has denied reports HyunA and E'Dawn, two members of the pop trio Triple H, have been sacked after revealing their relationship.Cube Entertainment CEO Shin Dae-Nam released a statement after 720,000 tweets in 10 hours mentioned the K-pop stars' supposed sacking."We've
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Sir Cliff Richard duets with Cilla Black on tribute album

[ad_1] Image copyright PA/BBC Image caption Sir Cliff and Cilla had a longstanding friendship Sir Cliff Richard, Sheridan Smith and Rebecca Ferguson have recorded duets with Cilla Black using the late singer and TV presenter's remastered vocals.The songs will appear on a new tribute album, which has used Cilla's original vocal recordings.Sir Cliff will appear on a version of her 1964 number one You're My World. Smith, who played Black
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Heathers the Musical: Carrie Hope Fletcher body-shamed over lead role

[ad_1] Image copyright Pamela Raith Image caption Carrie Hope Fletcher as Veronica (in blue) in the new West End production of Heathers The star of new musical Heathers says she was body-shamed online after being announced for the role.Carrie Hope Fletcher plays Veronica Sawyer - originally played by Winona Ryder in the 1988 film - in the West End show, opening on Friday.Speaking to BBC News, Fletcher says the comments