Paris court convicts eight men over the theft of Banksy artwork from Paris attack site

Paris CNN  —  Eight men were convicted Thursday by the Paris Criminal Court for stealing Banksy artwork from the Bataclan concert hall, one of the sites of the November 2015 Paris attacks. The artwork known as the “sad girl” was on the exit door of the Bataclan and painted in homage of those killed at … Read more

Trump’s allies claim they were assured editorial input before filmmaker was subpoenaed

Strange Chet/Getty Images CNN — Several of Donald Trump’s closest allies sat down for interviews with a British filmmaker during his final weeks as president after being assured they had editorial input on the final product, according to two people familiar with the situation, a claim that the filmmaker’s team has denied. Several people said … Read more

Rebel Wilson says she’s dating fashion designer Ramona Agruma

CNN  —  Rebel Wilson has revealed that she is a member of the LGBTQ community during Pride Month by introducing the world to her “Disney Princess.” The “Pitch Perfect,” star who has only ever publicly dated men, took to Instagram on Thursday to announce her relationship with fashion designer Ramona Agruma. “I thought I was … Read more

January 6 panel eyes Trump’s culpability as hearings begin

CNN — With public hearings kicking off this week, the House Select Committee investigating Jan. 6 is focusing on former President Donald Trump and preparing to use its platform to claim he was responsible. serious abuses of power that almost upended American democracy. The committee’s central mission has been to uncover the full extent of … Read more

Prince Harry and Meghan release new photo of daughter Lilibet

CNN  —  Prince Harry and Meghan, The Duke and Duchess of Sussex, have released a new photo of their daughter Lilibet, after celebrating her 1st birthday on Saturday at Frogmore Cottage in Windsor in the UK, a spokesperson for the family said. The couple “remain incredibly touched by the countless birthday wishes for their daughter, … Read more

After Depp, Heard verdict, Me Too founder says movement can’t be stopped

CNN Business  —  For weeks, the countless takes, tweets, and TikToks about actor Johnny Depp’s defamation trial against Amber Heard have been inescapable. It was hard to ignore the fierce online embrace of Depp or the vitriol directed at Heard. It became clear that the trial wasn’t just about which Hollywood actor was to be … Read more

Bradley Cooper is unrecognizable as Leonard Bernstein in an upcoming Netflix biopic

CNN  —  You are forgiven if you don’t recognize the white-haired man in glasses smoking a cigarette in these promotional photos. He looks important but only vaguely familiar – like a long-lost uncle, or that old guy who plays chess every day in the park. It’s actor Bradley Cooper, under layers of prosthetic makeup, as … Read more

‘Norm Macdonald: Nothing Special:’ The comic says goodbye, with a little help from his friends, in a Netflix special

CNN  —  The context is more important than the content in “Norm Macdonald: Nothing Special,” a spare one-man comedy show that the former “Weekend Update” anchor, knowing that he was ill, wrote and performed in a single take at home alone before his death in September. The posthumous release provides a fitting and deeply personal … Read more

‘SNL’ says goodbye to Kate McKinnon and Pete Davidson

New York CNN Business  —  “Saturday Night Live” closed out its 47th season by saying goodbye to two of its most beloved cast members. On Saturday night’s episode, the NBC variety show bid adieu to Kate McKinnon and Pete Davidson in subtle, but emotional ways. The show first said goodbye to McKinnon by opening the … Read more

Naomi Judd remembered in song and tears at public memorial

CNN  —  Remarks and music with lyrics about love, loss and heaven were a common thread throughout the public memorial held for Naomi Judd Sunday at Ryman Auditorium in Nashville, Tennessee. CMT aired the emotional event for the singer and songwriter who died by suicide in April at the age of 76. Her daughter, actress … Read more