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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, rapper Pop Smoke was killed during a “house invasion” at his home in the Hollywood Hills. Popstar Ellie Goulding is getting ready to return to music after time away from the biz!

 Film and TV, Eastenders icon June Brown has said she has left the soap for good after a 35-year career. US President Trump says he believes Parasite did not deserve to win Best Picture at the Academy Awards – because its South Korean!

Celebrity and other news, Disney has teamed up with a bridal company to create ‘princess’ wedding dresses based on iconic characters. 

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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Dot Cotton: Actress June Brown says she had left Eastenders ‘for good’

BBC News says Eastenders icon June Brown has announced she has left her role as Dot Cotton for good, ending her 35-year run on the show.June Brown leaves eastender

“I’ve left for good,” said the 93-year-old in an interview with podcast Distinct Nostalgia. 

She is one of the BBC soap’s longest-running characters and has become a firm favourite with viewers. 

Dot Cotton has not been in an episode since January. An Eastenders spokesman said the “door remains open.”

Read the full story on BBC News

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Trump doesn’t think Parasite deserved Best Picture because it’s South Korean

ScreenRant says President Trump has criticised Academy Award’s decision to honour Parasite with the Best Picture Oscar.oscars 2020

At a campaign rally in Colorado Trump disparaged the film’s win before saying Hollywood should return to making “great movies” like ‘Gone With The Wind.’ 

“How bad were the Academy Awards this year,” Trump asked according to The Hollywood Reporter. 

He continued: “And the winner is … a movie from South Korea! What the hell was that all about? We’ve got enough problems with South Korea, with trade. On top of that, they give them the best movie of the year. Was it good? I don’t know. Let’s get Gone With The Wind back, please? Sunset Boulevard. So many great movies.”

Read the full story on ScreenRant

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Rapper shot dead in house invasion in Hollywood Hills

Sky News says rapper Pop Smoke has been shot dead during a “house invasion” in the Hollywood Hills, according to US reports.pop smoke shot dead in home invasion

Nicki Minaj and 50 Cent are among those who have paid tribute to the 20-year-old musician on social media.

His record label, Republic Records, also posted a tribute, saying: “We are devasted by the unexpected and tragic loss.”

Read the full story on Sky News

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Ellie Goulding says she is ‘ready’ for her comeback

Music-News says pop star Ellie Goulding says she was “prolonging” her return to music after getting married in 2019. ellie goulding returns to musicBut now she’s excited to be back and preparing to release her new album this year. 

Speaking on the red carpet at The Brit Awards in London on Tuesday, Ellie said: “It’s coming soon.

“I’ve been prolonging it for a long time – but I think I am ready now.”

Read the full story on Music-News

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Disney team up Allure Bridals to create princess wedding dresses

WTX News says have you always wanted to look like a Disney princess on your wedding day? If so, you’re in luck. disney wedding dressesDisney is set to launch its iconic princess dresses into real wedding dresses. 

Disney has teamed up with bridal boutique Allure Bridals for a new wedding gown range. The dresses will be replicas of many of the famous Disney character dresses. 

The 16 styles available in the Disney collection are inspired by Ariel, Aurora, Belle, Jasmine, Cinderella, Pocahontas, Rapunzel, Tiana, and Snow White. 

Read the full story on WTX News

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