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Ariana Grande’s Video For “Thank U, Next” Breaks YouTube And Vevo Records

Following the premiere of Ariana Grande’s “Thank U, Next” music video, it has earned over 50 million views in its first 24 hours. According to reports, Grande’s visual is officially in the YouTube record books and has set a record for biggest music video debut in YouTube history. In its first 24 hours, it was viewed more than 50m times, tripping the 45.9m views BTS’s “IDOL” received. The video, released Friday by the Republic artist, also broke Vevo’s 24-hour view-count record.  ...Read more

Ariana Grande Partners With YouTube For New Docu-Series

On Wednesday it was announced that Ariana Grande is launching a new docuseries exclusively on YouTube. The four-part YouTube Original titled “Ariana Grande: Dangerous Woman Diaries” will give fans a behind-the-scenes look at the singer’s career, including the making of her last album, “Sweetener,” and never-before-seen video from her Dangerous Woman Tour. ...Read more

Robert De Niro Confirms His Split From Wife Grace Hightower

Robert De Niro has broken his silence on reports stating that he and his wife, Grace Hightower, had separated. De Niro said on Tuesday in a statement: “Grace and I have two beautiful children together. We are entering a period of transition in our relationship which is a difficult but constructive process. I honor Grace as a wonderful mother and ask for privacy and respect from all as we proceed to develop our roles as partners in parenting.” ...Read more

Oscar-Winning Italian Director Bernardo Bertolucci Dies At Age 77

Groundbreaking and controversial Italian director Bernardo Bertolucci has died of cancer at the age of 77, according to Italian filmmaker’s publicists. Bertolucci made his name as part of the new wave of cinema beginning in the early 1960s, and made movie history in 1972 with the sexually explicit and sensational Last Tango in Paris. He then successfully crossed over into mainstream Hollywood filmmaking with 1987’s epic The Last Emperor, which won all nine Oscars it was nominated for, including Best Picture, Best Director, and Best Screenplay. ...Read more