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Entertainment Briefing: Ed Sheeran & Drake called ‘culture vultures’ –  Lily Allen says her label failed to act on assault – Adele files for divorce & More 

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Entertainment Briefing, Grime legend Wiley has called out Ed Sheeran and Drake!

Lily Allen says her record label failed to act on her sexual assault claims.

Adele has filed for divorce. The singer-songwriter is said to be “perky as hell.”

Desperate Housewives star has been jailed for her part in the US college admissions scandal.

Sam Smith wants to be known as ‘they’ instead of ‘he.’

After Justin Bieber opened up about child stardom, we take a closer look into the dark side of child fame.

All in today’s ENTERTAINMENT briefing – A weekly roundup of all the news headlines that you need to know, summarised as part of WTX News Briefing.

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WILEY CALLS OUT ED SHEERAN AND DRAKE

WTX News reports the Godfather of Grime has spent the last few days calling Ed Sheeran and Drake “culture vultures.” In an Wiley: Ed Sheeran and Drake are ‘culture vultures’interview, Wiley explained why he’s mad at Sheeran. And why he’s calling Drake a pagan. Ed’s track Take Me Back to London feat. Stormzy reached the number one spot. But Wiley says Ed shouldn’t use grime in his music because “we’re not allowed to use you or anything you do.” On Drake, Wiley said: “The truth is he’s just a pagan. He knows it. And if I say it, he can’t say nothing to me because it’s the truth… He’s not embracing the scene, he’s doing it for himself.”

Read the full story on WTX News

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LILY ALLEN SAYS ‘RECORD LABEL FAILED TO ACT ON ASSAULT’

BBC News says pop star Lily Allen has said her record label has not taken any action after she told them she was Lily Allen says ‘record label failed to act on assult’sexually assaulted by an industry figure. Speaking with Miquita Oliver on The Next Episode podcast she said she spoke to a Warner Music boss last year over the alleged attack in 2016. Lily says she never reported the alleged attacker to the police but believes “most of the music industry knows who it is.” Allen described the alleged attack which she said took place on a work trip in the Caribbean in 2016. 

Read the full story on BBC News

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ADELE IS AS ‘PERKY AS HELL’ AFTER FILING FOR DIVORCE

The Mirror says according to pals, Adele has told them she feels “free” after filing from divorce from husband Simon Adele is as ‘perky as hell’ after filing for divorceKonecki. The singer, 31 is said to be “moving on” following the couples separation. After three years of marriage, they announced it was over in April. And court documents reveal she has now filed for divorce. According to a source, “Adele feels free and is moving on with her life. It looks like the divorce will be straightforward at this stage. They both want what is best for their son.”

Read the full story on The Mirror

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US ACTRESS HANDED JAIL TIME FOR COLLEGE ADMISSIONS SCAM

Fox News reports US actress Felicity Huffman has been sentenced to 14 days in prison and given a $30,000 fine for herUS actress handed jail time for college admissions scam role in the college admissions scandal. The scandal involved rich and famous families who funnelled cash to fixers to get their kids into prestigious colleges and universities. In addition, the Desperate Housewives star will serve one year of probation and perform 250 hours of community service. “I think this is the right sentence here, “ U.S District Court Judge Indira Talwani, told Hoffman. “You can move forward and rebuild your life after this. Without this sentence, I think the community around you would ask why you got away with this.”

Read the full story on Fox News

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SAM SMITH WANTS TO BE CALLED ‘THEY’ INSTEAD OF ‘HE’

Sky News reports singer-songwriter Sam Smith has announced he wants to be referred to as “they” rather than “he.” It Sam Smith wants to be called ‘they’ instead of ‘he’comes six months after announcing he doesn’t identify as male or female. On Friday, Smith posted on Instagram confirming the reports. The 27-year-old said: “I’ve decided I am changing my pronouns to THEY/THEM. After a lifetime of being at war with my gender, I’ve decided to embrace myself for who I am, inside and out.”

Read the full story on Sky News

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THE DARK SIDE OF CHILD FAME

WTX News reports, following a post from Justin Bieber reflecting of fame, personal growth and child stardom, WTX River Phoenix: The dark side of child fameNews takes a look at the darker side of child celebrity. Exploring what life is really like on a film set, education, and the pressure of fame. The trappings of child fame are nothing new. But ‘celebrity’ is more popular than ever. So let’s take a closer look into the life of a child star. And ask, is it ever worth it?

Read the full story on WTX News

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Entertainment Briefing: Ed Sheeran & Drake called ‘culture vultures’ –  Lily Allen says her label failed to act on assault – Adele files for divorce & More 
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