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Alec Baldwin became a father for the eighth time at the age of 64.

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Eva Deschamps / September 25, 2022

The Baldwin family has grown once again. This Thursday, September 22, Alec Baldwin’s wife, Hilaria Baldwin, gave birth for the 7th time to a baby girl named Ilaria Catalina Irena Baldwin.
 
On Instagram, the actor’s wife posted a photo to announce the news to her followers: “She’s here! We are so excited to introduce our little dream come true, ilaria catalina irena (…). Her Baldwinito siblings are spending the day bonding and welcoming her into our home.”
 
Hilaria continued, “Much love to all of you. We are so happy to celebrate this wonderful news with you. »
 
The newborn joins his older siblings Carmen, 9, Rafael, 7, Leonardo, 5 and a half, Romeo, 4, Eduardo, 23 months, and Lucia, 18 months, as well as Alec’s 26-year-old daughter with his ex-wife Kim Basinger, Ireland Baldwin.
 
It was last March, still on her Instagram account that Hilaria, 38, revealed the news of her pregnancy to her followers. “After many ups and downs over the past few years, we have an exciting top and a huge surprise: another Baldwinito is coming this fall,” the former yoga teacher wrote then.
 
“We were pretty sure our family was complete, and we’re more than happy about this surprise,” she continued. “Our new baby is a very bright spot in our lives. A blessing and a gift.”

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Carice van Houten, “Melisandre” in Game of Thrones, arrested in the Netherlands

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Steph Deschamps / May 29, 2023

Dutch actress Carice van Houten, best known for her role in the “Game of Thrones” series, was arrested on Saturday during a climate action organized by Extinction Rebellion in the Netherlands, according to local media.
 
The 46-year-old actress was part of a group of activists blocking the Utrechtsebaan section of the A12 freeway in central The Hague to protest against Dutch fossil fuel subsidies.
 
The police, who used water cannons to disperse the activists, announced on Twitter in the course of the afternoon that they had made arrests. Ms. Van Houten, who had previously indicated her presence at the scene on her Instagram account, “was taken away” in one of the buses chartered to evacuate the arrested individuals, the Dutch news agency ANP reported.
 
In a video she posted on the social network, the actress – who plays Melisandre in “Game of Thrones” – can be seen wearing a red poncho, getting wet from the water cannons.
 
This was the seventh action organized in recent months by the Extinction Rebellion movement on this stretch of road in The Hague. Several Dutch celebrities took part in these actions.

 

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The music world mourns: Tina Turner was “simply the best ».

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Steph Deschamps / May 28, 2023

ina Turner died on Wednesday at the age of 83. One of the greatest voices in American music is gone. Her life, punctuated by tragedy, was not a long, quiet river.

 

Singer Tina Turner has died at the age of 83. Her spokesperson announced the news on Wednesday evening, sending shockwaves around the world. Tributes soon poured in from all over the world. “Tina Turner was an icon and her death is an immense loss,” said White House spokeswoman Karine Jean-Pierre on Wednesday, learning of the death of the “Queen of Rock” in the middle of a press conference, and revealing that she was “a very big fan” of the singer. She’s obviously not the only one, and it’s a safe bet that on Wednesday evening, the singer’s music was playing over and over again on phone playlists…

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Tina Turner was ill. “She passed away peacefully after a long illness at her home in Kusnacht, near Zurich, Switzerland,” reads a press release from her manager. She had obtained Swiss nationality a few years ago. “With her, the world loses a music legend and a role model”, comments the star’s entourage.

 

Tina Turner was one of the last great ladies of American music, a true legend. On stage, with her firecracker hair and feline gait, she was a veritable lioness, earning the respect and admiration of the greats, such as Mick Jagger, who once explained that it was by copying Tina Turner’s body language that he had developed his own stage act! A fine compliment indeed…

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Tina Turner, real name Anna Mae Bullock, was known not only for her insane charisma, inimitable voice and incredible energy, but above all for her many hits. Her hits include Simply the Best, What’s Love Got to Do with It, I Don’t Want to Lose You, Pivate Dancer, We Don’t Need Another Hero, Goldeneye for the Jambes Bond soundtrack, and many more. Tina has often sung duets with other stars: Bryan Adams, Eros Ramazzotti, David Bowie, to name but a few. It’s impossible not to hum the lyrics when you hear one of her hits on the radio! Which is likely to be the case a lot in the days to come…

 

A few words about his career. Her career really began in 1957. She was 17 when she met a certain Ike Turner, a small rhythm and blues musician with big aspirations, whom she eventually married five years later. With Tina by his side, Ike began to achieve the fame he had always sought. The two formed the duo Ike & Tina Turner Revue. A worldwide hit. But Ike is violent. Tina paid the price more often than not. In 1978, she found the strength to separate from her husband and mentor to pursue a solo career.

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She does well. If she was already a success with Ike, her solo career literally exploded. She signed a contract with Capitol Records. Her first solo album, “Private Dancer”, released in 1984, was a huge success. She became a worldwide superstar, adored everywhere, selling records by the truckload and filling stadiums wherever she went. She was also seen in films, notably Mad Max. Over the course of her career, the “lioness of rock” won eight Grammys, the American music awards. But despite her success, her life has also been peppered with drama. In 2018, her son Craig shot himself in the head. And last year, his other son, Ronald, died of cancer.

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Andy Rourke, iconic bassist of the Smiths, has died at the age of 59

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Steph Deschamps / May 19, 2023

The bassist of the Smiths Andy Rourke died of pancreatic cancer, announced Friday Johnny Marr, the ex-guitarist of this band flagship of English indie rock of the 1980s.
 
“It is with deep sadness that we announce the passing of Andy Rourke after a long illness, pancreatic cancer,” wrote Johnny Marr on his Twitter account, linked to his official website.
 
“Those who knew him will remember Andy as a kind and beautiful soul, fans as an extremely gifted musician,” he added on Instagram. Hailing from Manchester, in the north of England, the band formed in 1982 and notably made a name for themselves with their album “The Queen is Dead”, released in 1986. 
 
Plagued by heroin addiction and financial difficulties, Andy Rourke and drummer Mike Joyce had sued Johnny Marr and singer and lyricist Morrissey in a dispute over the distribution of their royalties after the band split in 1987.
 
An agreement had finally been found and the friendship between the bassist and the guitarist had survived. Morrissey has adopted an increasingly reactionary speech – he had performed in 2019 in an American show with a badge of a British far-right party. He was virulent towards his former comrades, before adopting a more conciliatory tone in his autobiography published in 2013.
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