Videos comparing Lady Gaga's accent in 'House of Gucci' to the real-life Patrizia Reggiani surfaced after a dialect coach said the singer sounds more Russian than Italian
Gaga plays Patrizia Reggiani, who was convicted of arranging the 1995 murder of her husband, the ex-Gucci head Maurizio Gucci, in the upcoming drama.news.yahoo.com
'Eternals' star Salma Hayek says she had 'problems with the script' and 'got into a serious fight' with director Chloé Zhao, but they found 'middle ground'
Hayek told Elle that she and Zhao talked "for a long time" and it ended up being "the best creative conversation" she ever had with a director.news.yahoo.com
Salma Hayek almost died from COVID-19
Salma Hayek has revealed her scary experience battling COVID-19, which she says she still hasn't fully recovered from. The actress in an interview with Variety spoke for the first time about what the outlet described as a "near fatal case" of COVID-19 that she battled during the early days of the coronavirus pandemic last year. "My doctor begged me to go to the hospital because it was so bad," Hayek said. "I said, 'No, thank you. I'd rather die at home.'" Hayek, according to Variety, spent about seven weeks isolated in a room at her house and was at one point put on oxygen. She "still hasn't fully regained the energy she once had," Variety reports, but she was able to return to work in April starring in Ridley Scott's newest film House of Gucci. "It was the perfect job to just get back into it," Hayek said. "I had started doing Zooms at one point, but I could only do so many because I would get so tired." Read more at Variety. More stories from theweek.comStephen Breyer is delusional about the Supreme CourtThe enormous downside of another long, public Trump investigation that comes to nothingLate night hosts denude the GOP's Jan. 6 historical revisionism, attempts to 'All Riots Matter' the commissionnews.yahoo.com
New this week: Foo Fighters, 'Malcolm & Marie' and Snoopy
Here’s a collection curated by The Associated Press’ entertainment journalists of what’s arriving on TV, streaming services and music platforms this week. Directed by Goro Miyazaki (Hayao Miyazaki’s son), “Earwig” follows a 10-year-old orphan girl who gets some unconventional adoptive parents. — AP Film Writer Lindsey BahrMUSIC— Foo Fighters’ 10th album was originally supposed to be released last year but was one of many projects delayed due to the coronavirus pandemic. Fela’s son and grandson, Femi Kuti and Made Kuti, will release a double album called “Legacy +” on Friday. Ad— “Peanuts” puppy Snoopy gets top billing in “The Snoopy Show,” an Apple TV+ animated series debuting Friday on the streaming service.
Golden Globes group gives $5.1 million in grants
Kidman was among the entertainers who appeared to discuss the charities that benefit from HFPA grants. More than $5.1 million in funds were given to over 70 nonprofit organizations during the “HFPA Philanthropy: Empowering the Next Generation” virtual event on Tuesday. The event, formerly known as the Grants Banquet, celebrated some of the organizations with aspiring artists, filmmakers and storytellers. The organization is known for putting on the Golden Globes. Salma Hayek paid homage to the Las Fotos Project, a nonprofit organization that inspires teenage girls through photography.
Shakira, Dwayne Johnson highlight coronavirus equity concert
NEW YORK Dwayne Johnson will host and Shakira, Miley Cyrus and Jennifer Hudson will perform on a globally broadcast concert calling on world leaders to make coronavirus tests and treatment available and equitable for all. The advocacy organization Global Citizen and the European Commission announced Monday that Global Goal: Unite for Our Future The Concert will air on June 27. The concert will also feature appearances from Billy Porter, Charlize Theron, Chris Rock, Kerry Washington, Salma Hayek and David Beckham. It will be broadcast on NBC in the U.S. and other television stations, radio stations, websites and streaming outlets around the world. The event aims to lift up the global community that is tackling equitable access to healthcare, and other enormous injustices facing our world, Johnson said in a statement.
Model Gigi Hadid shows up for New York jury duty in Weinstein rape trial
NEW YORK (Reuters) - More than 100 potential jurors showed up on Monday in a Manhattan courtroom for the rape trial of former movie producer Harvey Weinstein, including model Gigi Hadid. The Weinstein trial entered its second week as the judge and lawyers in the case sought to select a panel of 12 impartial New Yorkers to decide his fate. Of the 120 potential jurors who appeared on Monday, dozens were excused after saying they could not be impartial, without providing a reason. His trial began Jan. 6 and could last up to two months. On Jan. 6, as the New York trial began, Los Angeles District Attorney Jackie Lacey announced new sexual assault charges against Weinstein.feeds.reuters.com
Gigi Hadid called as potential juror in Harvey Weinstein trial
Hadid, who lives in Manhattan, turned heads as part of the latest pool of 120 potential jurors summoned for the case. Hadid, 27, disclosed that she has met Weinstein and actress Salma Hayek, a potential witness, but said that she could remain impartial. Hadid entered the courthouse with the pool of prospective jurors around 11 a.m., and was seen walking out with a juror questionnaire around 12:40 p.m. Harvey Weinstein charged with sex crimes in Los AngelesAbout 120 prospective jurors are being summoned to court each day. As his New York trial was getting underway a week ago, Los Angeles prosecutors announced new charges in a separate case against Weinstein.cbsnews.com
14 Hollywood stars who started acting on telenovelas
Salma Hayek has starred in prestigious films like " Frida , " and comedies like " Sausage Party " and the " Grown Ups " movies. Her formative years were spent acting in the telenovela " Teresa, " a show about a woman who uses her beauty and intelligence to get out of a life of poverty and make it into a " world of luxury. " She acted on a few more shows before her acting career fired into the stratosphere in the 1990s with turns in films like " Desperado " and " From Dusk Till Dawn. " Hide Caption