PAUL THOMAS on… the return of sport

BAFTA Appoints TV Producer Krishnendu Majumdar As Chair

BAFTA has appointed Krishnendu Majumdar, the producer behind the International Emmy-winning series Hoff The Record, as its new chair.

The co-founder of Me + You Productions has been deputy chair for the past year and becomes the first person of color to chair the organization, replacing Dame Pippa Harris.

More follows.

 

Retired NYPD cop shot during dispute in the Bronx

A retired NYPD cop was shot during a dispute in the Bronx early Tuesday, cops said.

The 53-year-old man was in the middle of a confrontation with another man around 5 a.m. on Morris Avenue near East 182nd Street in Fordham Heights when he was shot in the torso, police said.

He is currently hospitalized in stable condition, according to cops.

It’s unclear what led to the squabble.

When is next F1 Grand Prix going to be held? Full 2020 schedule confirmed including TWO races at Silverstone – The Sun


FORMULA ONE is set to roar back with the first eight race of the 2020 calendar confirmed, including two at Silverstone with the season restarting in Austria on July 5.

Formula One was looking ahead to a fine campaign when the world of sport was brought to a halt in March – but now fans can finally start getting excited about action again.

People Now: The Latest on George Floyd's Case and #BlackLivesMatter Protests, Plus How You Can Help – Watch the Full Episode

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Lizzo Speaks Out About the George Floyd Protests in Minneapolis on Instagram Live

As the outrage surrounding George Floyd’s murder and the Black Lives Matter protests continue, more celebrities are coming forward to express their horror at the current state of events. Ariana Grande joined protestors yesterday, while Halsey shared her experiences with treating injured protestors on the frontline. Now, following suit, Lizzo is speaking out about the recent injustices against protestors, and is calling for it to stop.

Bebe Rexha Puts Her Own Spin on 'Pomp & Circumstance' for 2020 Grads

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Ashley Graham's Husband Shot Her 'Harper's Bazaar UK' Cover: See Pics

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The model claimed that her mom Linda insisted the family come to Nebraska. “She talked us into it,” Grahaam explained. “She said, ‘It’s 20 hours, let’s just go and I’ll drive all the way.’”

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‘Twilight’ actor Gregory Boyce, girlfriend died of fentanyl, cocaine overdose

The cause of death of “Twilight” actor Gregory Boyce and his girlfriend has been revealed.

The couple died from fentanyl and cocaine intoxication, the Clark County Coroner confirmed to Page Six on Tuesday. The manner of death was ruled an accident.

Boyce, 30, and Natalie Adepoju, 27, were found dead in their Las Vegas condo in May.

Boyce was known for playing Tyler Crowley in the 2008 “Twilight” film.

He is survived by his 10-year-old daughter, Alaya. Adepoju is survived by her son, Egypt.

George Floyd’s Funeral Being Paid in Full By Floyd Mayweather

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  • Ellen DeGeneres is supporting Black Lives Matter – Towleroad
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NYPD barring all vehicle traffic south of Manhattan’s 96th Street at curfew

Most cars and trucks will be barred from Manhattan below 96th Street when New York City’s curfew begins at 8 p.m. Tuesday night, the NYPD announced.

“At 8pm tonight when the #curfew begins in #NYC, there will be NO vehicular traffic allowed south of 96th Street in Manhattan — with the exception of residents, essential workers, busses (sic), and truck deliveries,” NYPD Chief of Department Terence Monahan tweeted.

The announcement comes after the city saw widespread looting Monday night. It was not immediately clear how the traffic ban would be enforced.

André Leon Talley: ‘Stay focused’ on black lives, not looting

In spite of his career at Vogue covering luxury, fashion guru André Leon Talley doesn’t much care about the looting of stores like Gucci and Dolce & Gabbana amid ongoing protests.

“I think it’s more important to stay focused on the very important subjects of black lives, the human lives … Mr. Floyd lost his life over a $20 bill … These fabulous stores have insurance,” Talley told Bevy Smith on her SiriusXM show, “Bevelations.”

“People are angry. This is frustration and anger.”

PAUL THOMAS on… the return of sport

PAUL THOMAS on… the return of sport

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