Leonardo DiCaprio & Nina Agdal Involved In Fender-Bender

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Authorities say actor Leonardo DiCaprio and his Danish supermodel girlfriend weren’t injured when their car was concerned in a minor accident within the Hamptons over the weekend.

Police within the village of East Hampton say the accident occurred round four:30 p.m. Saturday on Montauk Freeway on Lengthy Island’s east finish, the place the 41-year-old Oscar-winning actor and 24-year-old Nina Agdal had been touring collectively.

A division spokeswoman tells Newsday the accident, first reported by the New York Publish, was “simply minor” and nobody was taken to a hospital. Officers had not launched some other data Monday morning.

DiCaprio is a frequent customer to the Hamptons, the place he has rented houses and frequents hotspots. The couple was noticed at a well-liked restaurant in Montauk in June.

Ryan Lochte Loses Sponsorship Amid Rio Controversy

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Speedo is the primary main firm to drop its sponsorship of swimmer Ryan Lochte. The swimsuit maker owned by PVH in New York says that it does not condone habits that’s counter to its values.

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Lochte fabricated a story that he was robbed at gunpoint in Rio de Janeiro through the Olympics. He later apologized.

Speedo says it’s donating $50,000 from Lochte’s sponsorship payment to the worldwide charity Save the Youngsters for youngsters in Brazil.

Aretha Franklin Cancels Concerts In Order To Rest

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Aretha Franklin is canceling a number of upcoming concert events to relaxation up.

The 74-year-old singer mentioned in a press release Monday that ‘as a consequence of docs‘ orders I must cancel just a few concert events for the subsequent month or so,’ together with an August 26 present on the Wolf Lure Nationwide Park for the Performing Arts close to Vienna, Virginia.

The Pure Girl songstress is scrapping two performances at New York Metropolis‘s Radio Metropolis Music Corridor: She’ll skip Tony Bennett Celebrates 90 on September 15 and a solo present on September 23.

The Queen of Soul mentioned she needs to be again on the highway in November.

She canceled a present in Las Vegas final yr due to exhaustion.

In the summertime of 2013, Franklin was pressured to cancel a number of concert events and public look attributable to unspecified well being issues.

‘Anytime you’ve got cancellations you ought to be involved. However all prayer is sweet, and maintain me in your prayers till I’m 100 p.c, not 85, and again onstage,’ she stated in August of that 12 months.

When requested concerning the nature of her ailment, the Respect singer declined to enter the specifics, however mentioned it was quite common to ladies and ‘I simply needed to take care of it.’

She mentioned it was partly associated to the well being concern she had in 2011 that led her to cancel reveals at the moment, fueling most cancers rumors that Franklin later squashed in an interview with Entry Hollywood.

Talking to the Related Press in late August 2013, Franklin mentioned she had a ‘miraculous’ restoration.

Franklin’s newest efficiency came about on the Blue Hills Financial institution Pavilion in Boston final Thursday.

In accordance with a overview of the present printed within the Boston Herald, the live performance concluded with the legendary singer dancing offstage after delivering a gospel-inspired rendition of Freeway of Love.

Franklin turned 74 in late March and hosted a star-studded birthday celebration on the Ritz-Carlton in New York Metropolis a number of weeks later.

Throughout the celebration, the music icon revealed that she was able to log out on a biopic about her life that has been within the works since 2011.

Harry Connick Jr. Announces His First Guests

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Harry Connick, Jr. has lined up an Oscar-winner as his first visitor on his new daytime leisure present, “Harry.”

The musician, actor and former “American Idol” decide will sit down with Sandra Bullock for the very first episode of “Harry,” which premieres on Monday, September 12.

Different friends slated for the star’s premiere week embrace “Bridget Jones’s Child” actress Renee Zellweger, “Batman V. Superman: Daybreak of Justice’s” Amy Adams and “Empire” actor Terrence Howard.

Different celebrities set to make cameos throughout the first week of “Harry” embody Russell Crowe, Kristen Bell, Zooey Deschanel, Anthony Anderson, John Stamos and Taraji P. Henson.

The entertainer’s present can also be set to incorporate his touring band. Along with movie star interviews, “Harry” will characteristic comedic segments, man-on-the-street interviews, human curiosity tales and viewers participation, in accordance with a launch.

“I wished to do one thing that basically felt like a celebration in the course of the day,” Harry instructed Entry Hollywood throughout the NBC portion of the current Tv Critics Affiliation Summer time Tour, of the set-up of his present. “It is a present that is going to have a number of spontaneity, music, comedy – plenty of stuff that events have. In a approach it appears like a nighttime present, it simply occurs to be in the course of the day.”

“Harry” is a nationally syndicated leisure present from NBCUniversal.

Amy Robach Apologizes For ‘Colored People’ Reference

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“Good Morning America” co-anchor Amy Robach has apologized for saying “colored people” on Monday’s broadcast of the ABC program.

Her use of the time period sparked criticism on social media. “Offensive,” tweeted one viewer. One other mentioned Robach “gets a pass this time” but vowed to ditch “GMA” for a rival morning program if it happened again.

Throughout a segment on diversity in Hollywood, Robach, who was substituting for Robin Roberts, famous latest criticism for casting white actors “in what one might assume should be a role reserved for colored people.”

After the printed, Robach launched a press release explaining she had meant to say “individuals of shade.”

She referred to as the incident “a mistake” and “by no means a mirrored image of how I really feel or converse in my on a regular basis life.”

The phrases used to explain African-People have advanced over time to from phrases like Negro, coloured, Afro-American to the present black, African-American and folks of shade, mentioned Deborah E. McDowell, director of the College of Virginia’s Carter G. Woodson Institute for African-American and African Research.

“We no longer use the term colored people, although once upon a time that was a term in use,” McDowell mentioned. “Now the preferred usage is people of color if you are talking about people of color broadly. If you are referring specifically to African-Americans, people will frequently be specific and refer to us as African-Americans.”