Entertainment News Roundup: Taylor Swift Resale Ticket Prices Soar Above $28,000 Amid Fan Frenzy; Disenchanted once again flips the narrative of Disney fairy tales and more

Below is a summary of the latest entertainment news.

Drake, 21 Savage agrees not to use Vogue’s trademarks to promote the #1 album

Drake and 21 Savage have stopped using Vogue trademarks to promote their new #1 album Her Loss and agreed to an injunction against resuming their campaign. The rappers admitted to distributing a fake cover and a fake version of the fashion magazine without permission from Vogue publisher Conde Nast, according to a filing filed Thursday in U.S. District Court in Manhattan.

Actor Kevin Spacey faces more sexual assault charges in the UK

Britain’s Crown Prosecution Service (CPS) has cleared seven more counts of charges against Oscar winner Kevin Spacey in a series of sexual assaults against a man between 2001 and 2004, it said on Wednesday. The new CPS charges include one of causing a person to engage in sexual activity without consent and others of indecent and sexual assault. The new charges follow a review of evidence collected by British police.

Robert Clary, Holocaust survivor who starred in TV series Hogan’s Heroes, dies aged 96

Robert Clary, the diminutive Paris-born actor and singer who survived 31 months in Nazi concentration camps but later had no qualms about starring in ‘Hogan’s Heroes,’ the American situation comedy set in a German POW camp, has died at the age of 96. Clary, who played strudel-baking French Corporal Louis Lebeau on Hogan’s Heroes during its six seasons from 1965 to 1971, died Wednesday at his Los Angeles home, his granddaughter told The Hollywood Reporter.

US Senator questions Ticketmaster about complaints about Taylor Swift sales

Ticketmaster was questioned by a US Democratic senator Thursday about its sales practices, two days after Taylor Swift fans complained about website outages and long waits to purchase tickets for her upcoming US tour. In a letter to Live Nation Entertainment Inc, Ticketmaster’s parent company, Senator Amy Klobuchar, chair of the Senate Antitrust Committee, expressed “serious concerns about the state of competition in the ticketing industry and its detrimental impact on consumers.”

“Disenchanted” once again flips the narrative of Disney fairy tales

Disney sequel Disenchanted premiered in Hollywood on Wednesday, following its predecessor Enchanted by flipping the narrative of typical Disney fairy tales. When Enchanted, the story of an animated princess who is transported to modern New York, was released in 2007, it won the hearts of critics and audiences alike.

The GQ Awards honor “Squid Game” star Lee, rapper Stormzy, among others

Actors Lee Jung-jae, Sydney Sweeney and Andrew Garfield, England soccer captain Leah Williamson and rapper Stormzy were among the honorees at the 2022 GQ Men Of The Year Awards in London on Wednesday. The men’s fashion and style magazine celebrated nearly 30 names from across the world of entertainment, culture and sport for its 25th GQ Men of the Year event, which this year swapped out its previous award categories for a format that featured a special Dinner was toasted to the award winners.

Taylor Swift resale ticket prices soar past $28,000 amid fan frenzy

Ticket resellers tried to fetch up to $28,000 per ticket for Taylor Swift’s upcoming US stadium tour on Wednesday, as fans flocked online for a second day to snap up seats to see the “Anti-Hero” singer live to see. The pre-sale started on Tuesday and brought millions of people to the Ticketmaster website, causing regular outages and long online waits.

The Crown actor Debicki says the role of Diana felt “unsurpassable” at first

Elizabeth Debicki may have garnered rave reviews for her portrayal of the late Princess Diana in the new season of royal drama The Crown, but the Australian actress says the role felt “insurmountable” when she first took on it. The 32-year-old joins the award-winning post-Reign of Britain’s Queen Elizabeth Netflix series for its fifth season, which portrays royals in the 1990s as they faced marital troubles, public dissent and a fire at Windsor Castle.

(With agency contributions.)

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