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eight year old youtuber earns £19m

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

In music, Selena Gomez is set to host BBC Radio 1 on Christmas day! Rapper Tekashi 69 has been sentenced to two years after testifying against his former gang. And singer Camila Cabello has apologised after racist posts resurfaced online. 

 Film and TV, we look at the rise of the Kardashians and the decade they’ve dominated. The first reviews are in for Cats and Star Wars.

Celebrity, an eight-year-old boy has become the highest-paid YouTuber after raking in £19.8 million in a year. 

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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Star Wars and Cats: First reactions pour in

BBC News says two of this year’s most highly anticipated movies have had their world premieres and early reactions have been delivered. reviews are in for Cats and Star Wars

The final film in the Star Wars trilogy had its big night in Hollywood, whilst the Cats premiere took place in New York. 

One Twitter user described Cats as “bewildering…and magical.”

Star Wars fans hailed The Rise of Skywalker as “a terrific finale.”

Read the full story on BBC News

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Camila Cabello: Ex- Fifth Harmony singer ‘deeply ashamed’ of ‘racist’ Tumblr posts

Sky News says pop singer Camila Cabello has apologised after a string of racist posts resurfaced online. The posts on Tumblr are said to have been written when Cabello was a teenager.Cabello apologies for racist posts

The American singer wrote a post on Twitter saying she was “deeply ashamed” about her past use of “horrible and hurtful language.”

Read the full story on Sky News

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Eight-year-old Ryan Kaji becomes highest-paid YouTube star after earning £19.8 million

ITV News says an eight-year-old boy who reviews toys online has topped the list for the highest-earning YouTube star after making £19.8 million. eight year old youtuber earns £19m

Ryan Kaji made the hefty sum between June 2018 and June 2019 and has topped Forbes’ list for a second-year in a row. 

Ryan launched his channel – Ryan’s World – in 2015 and has gone on to have his own line of toys and other merchandise. 

Read the full story on ITV News

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The decade the Kardashians took over our lives

WTX News says the rise of the Kardashian family is more complicated and surprising than you probably remember. We look back at the decade that the Kardashian’s took over. The decade the Kardashians took over everything

10 years ago, KUWTK was only a few seasons old and most presumed the family were the latest reality TV stars in an already overcrowded pot, destined to soon fizzle out and fade away. Just like Kim’s one-time boss Paris Hilton. 

But far from having their 15-minutes, Kris and her children took advantage of the fast-evolving social media and personal branding world. And then built an empire. 

Read the full story on WTX News

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Selena Gomez to host her own show on BBC Radio 1 on Christmas Day

Music-News says Selena Gomez has joined the list of Radio 1’s Superstar Playlists, joining some of the biggest names in entertainment as they get set to take over the station’s airwaves this Christmas Day. selena to host bbc radio 1 show on christmas day

Selena, Louis Tomlinson, Little Mix and YUNGBLUD will each host a one hour slot on 25 December. The station will also feature a glittering line-up of Hollywood All-Stars as they each choose their favourite Christmas songs. 

Read the full story on Music-News

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Tekashi 69 sentenced to two years in prison after testifying against his former gang

Buzzfeed says rapper Tekashi 69 was sentenced Wednesday in a federal court in Manhattan to two years in prison. The light sentence was part of a deal that saw him testify against fellow members of his former gang. rapper sentenced to two years

The rapper, born Daniel Hernandez, was also sentenced to five years of supervised probation. He has spent the past 13 months in jail, which will count toward his sentence.  

He is set to be released at the end of 2020, when he’ll be sentenced to 300 hours of community service and will be required to pay a $35,000 fine.

Read the full story on Buzzfeed

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