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Entertainment Briefing: Catch up with this week’s Arts and Entertainment news!

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Entertainment Briefing, Catch up with this week’s top stories from the world of art, music, film and TV.

 French Montana has been rushed to hospital after suffering ‘cardiac issues and severe nausea’. The rapper is reportedly receiving IV fluid treatment. Take a look into the Taylor Swift / Scooter Braun spat and find out if Taylor can really be banned from performing her hit songs at the upcoming AMAs. 

British star Stormzy reveals he cried for an hour after his historic Glastonbury set. Tech difficulties led the rapper to believe his performance was his worst to date.

Joker 2 isn’t happening just yet according to the film’s director Todd Phillips. The film broke box office records and became the first R-rated film to gross $1 billion worldwide. So it seems it’s likely a Joker 2 will happen in the near future. WTX News looks back on the life and work of actor River Phoenix – asking why has his film legacy been largely forgotten. And wondering where he’d be today if he had lived.

All fashion fans – Kendall Jenner has mastered the art of “non-fashion” fashion according to fashion holy book Vogue. Find out how Kendall keeps it casually cool but still looks a million bucks!

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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French Montana rushed to hospital after suffering ‘cardiac issues and severe nausea’

Metro reports French Montana has reportedly been rushed to hospital after suffering ‘cardiac issues’ at home in LA. The rapper, 35, had been visited by police after he suspected a robbery at his Calabasas home. Officers soon called for an ambulance after it became apparent he needed medical treatment. French Montana hospitalised

TMZ says police were called to his home at around 1:30 pm on Thursday. But the robbery ended up being a false alarm.  And they noticed French acting out of character. Saying he ‘seemed out of it’ and was suffering severe stomach pains, nausea and an elevated heart rate. 

French was taken to the hospital and TMZ says he is ‘awake and alert’ and receiving treatment including IV fluids. 

Read the full story on Metro

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Inside an ugly industry: Was Taylor really banned from singing her hit songs?

WTX News reports on the ongoing spat between Taylor Swift, her old label boss Scott Borcetta and music mogul Scooter Braun. Taylor announced she had been blocked from performing her hit songs at the upcoming American Music Awards (AMAs). Taylor Swift really banned from playing her own songs

But her old label hit back saying Taylor’s narrative ‘does not exist’ and she is free to perform her old songs. But the second half of their statement seems to confirm if Taylor does perform songs from her first five albums, she’ll be in breach of her contract.

WTX News looks at what music industry experts have to say about the legal argument. And dive in to find out how this argument started, and why music is such an ugly industry. 

Read the full story on WTX News

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Stormzy ‘cried for an hour’ after Glastonbury headline set

Sky News reports grime star Stormzy has said his Glastonbury set was “the most difficult thing” he’s ever done. He was the first black British solo artist to headline the legendary festival and was praised for his incredible performance. But for the grime artist, it ended in tears. Stormzy ‘cried for an hour’ after Glastonbury headline set

A tech failure just 20 minutes into his show caused his in-ear monitor to stop working, leaving the 26-year-old believing it was his worst performance to date. 

“I came off stage and thought I’d totally, absolutely, blown it. I was crying for, like, an hour. 

Adding: “I thought I’d f***** it up. Heartbroken, man, Heartbroken. Then after calming down for an hour, some of the people at the festival, Emily Eavis and that, gave us a memory stick to watch it back. 

“And I got about halfway through and I was, like, ‘S***, I think it all went all right’.”

Read the full story on Sky News

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Joker 2 isn’t happening just yet according to director

ScreenRant says the director of Joker, Todd Phillips has said no deal is in place over a possible sequel. Joker 2 isnt happening just yet

Joker was believed to be a standalone one-off but talk of the followup was going on in the weeks leading up to the film’s release. Both Joaquin Phoenix and Todd Phillips indicate they are open to returning. 

Joker rewrote box office records, becoming the first R-rated film to gross $1 billion worldwide and the most profitable comic book movie ever made. Because of its commercial success the discussion of a sequel has intensified. 

It was reported on Thursday that Joker 2 was moving forward. However, it has now come to light that nothing is lined up as of yet and Warner Bros haven’t started negotiations with the Joker creative team. Phillips confirmed he hasn’t been approached for Joker 2 as of this moment. 

Read the full story on ScreenRant

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Kendall Jenner has mastered the art of “non-fashion” fashion

Vogue says supermodel Kendall Jenner has mastered the art of “non-fashion” fashion jeans. Kendall Jenner has mastered the art of “non-fashion” fashion

Kendall stepped out in a simple, no-fuss look in NYC on Thursday, rocking a black turtleneck, a cropped white zip-up jacket by Magda Butrym, and a pair of black square-toe boots. 

But, according to Vogue, her standout item was the high-waisted, light-wash jeans. “The secret sauce denim is typically a confident light wash that hugs the body, meaning everything is typically a confident light wash that hugs the body, meaning everything is on display.”

Read the full story on Vogue

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River Phoenix: The boy who should have had it all

WTX News looks back on the life and work of actor River Phoenix. And why in death he didn’t become as iconic as many predicted. My own private idaho film

Phenomenally talented and famously caring, River Phoenix’s death shocked the world. We look back on the extraordinary talent and missing legacy of River Phoenix. And why he would have had it all if he had lived.

Shooting to fame in the 80s as a child star, many believe River was destined to go on and have a career similar to Leonardo DiCaprio. But his life was tragically cut short in 1993 after a fatal overdose. 

Read the full story on WTX News

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