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Alec Baldwin Sued Over Accidental Death

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Actor Alec Baldwin is being sued by Halyna Hutchins family over her accidental death on set last October.

The family of Director of Photography Halyna Hutchins, have filed a lawsuit against Alec Baldwin and Rust productions, after she was fatally shot by the star on the set of the film in 2021.

Baldwin was holding the revolver during an on-set rehearsal when it fired and fatally injured the 42 year old.

The actor maintains he was instructed by Hutchins to aim the gun in her direction and pull the hammer back when it fired.

He also proclaims that he didn’t know the gun was loaded.

Yet, it is alleged by the Hutchins lawyer that Baldwin turned down the training for the gun that he was filming with the day the tragic incident occurred.

Joel Souza, the director of the film, was also wounded when Hutchins was killed.

It is alleged that Baldwin and Rust productions failed to use a replica or rubber prop gun, one of more than 15 industry standards that were seemingly disregarded.

Attorney Brian Panish representing Hutchins’ husband Matthew Hutchins, and their son Andros, held a press conference in Los Angeles on Tuesday. He announced  the lawsuit against Baldwin and ‘others who are responsible for safety on the set, and whose reckless behaviour and cost-cutting led to the senseless, tragic death of Halyna Hutchins.’

The lawsuit is asking for unspecified damages including punitive damages.

Reportedly, Panish’s firm uncovered violations of industry standards during their independent investigation.

In a video presented at the press conference there was an animated reconstruction of the events that occurred on set on the tragic day last October, alongside complaints of a ‘super unsafe’ set.

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The Killers pause Old Trafford gig to check crowd-surfing pensioner is okay

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The 67-year-old was enjoying the gig with his son and daughter-in-law when he decided to get in on the action.

Half way through the set, singer Brandon Flowers expressed his concern after seeing an elderly man fall into the 60,000-strong crowd while being crowd-surfed to the front.

When the pensioner – later identified as sixty-seven-year-old Doug James from Sale – was pulled from the crowd with a bleeding head, Flowers asked the audience whether he should be crowd-surfing at his age, before jumping down from the stage to greet him himself.

Social media footage shows Flowers warmly embracing Doug, who seemed overjoyed with the situation and completely unfazed by the cut on his head.

Once back on stage, the American singer adopted his own Mancunian accent and recalled: “I said Billy what ya doin’? He told me ‘I’m enjoyin’ me self!’”.

Doug, who was at the gig with his son and daughter-in-law, later told ITV News of his encounter: “There are so many nice and fun people at concerts, I got chatting to them and thought it [crowd-surfing] would be a good idea.”

He explained that he was inspired after seeing a lady in a wheelchair be lifted into the air, noting how he thought it was a ‘lovely idea’.

He said to the people around him: “I’d like to have a go at that and I said to the lad beside me if you crowd surf then I will, he decided not to, but I said lift me up and send me forward.”

Doug said that he didn’t realise he was on the big screen at the time and, when asked by Flowers what he was doing, had simply replied: “I’m enjoying myself!”

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Kate Bush heading to number 1 thanks to Stranger Things

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Kate Bush has been popular with music fans for decades, but she has suddenly reached a new audience thanks to the latest series of Stranger Things.

Season four of the hit Netflix sci-fi horror broke the streaming giant’s record for the biggest-ever premiere weekend for an English-language series.

Bush’s 1985 track Running Up That Hill features in the season’s first episode.

As a result, the track has gone viral on social media and is now top of Spotify’s daily songs chart in the UK.

After being widely shared by fans on TikTok and Twitter, Running Up That Hill replaced Harry Styles at number one in streaming service’s ranking.

It also became Spotify’s fourth-most streamed song worldwide, and topped the Apple iTunes chart.

Running Up That Hill, taken from Bush’s album Hounds of Love, had previously peaked at number three in the UK, but thanks to Stranger Things it is currently the singer’s most streamed track.

In 2012, Running Up That Hill re-entered the top 10 of the official UK singles chart, after featuring in the closing ceremony of the London Olympics, and it could do so again this coming Friday.

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Song Called ‘Prince Andrew Is A Sweaty N***e’ Is Rising up British Singles Chart

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A song titled, ‘Prince Andrew Is A Sweaty N***e’ has been rising steadily up the UK charts.

Virginia Robert Giuffre may have reportedly been banned from speaking about Prince Andrew during the platty joobs celebrations but a band named, The Kunts, has seemingly gotten away with singing about her majesty’s son.

As of today, 1 June, ‘Prince Andrew Is A Sweaty N***e’ has risen to twelfth place on the UK’s Official Trending Chart.

The song was released under the label Radical Rudeness.

Kunt and the Gang have been actively promoting the song on Twitter, urging followers to download the tune in a bid to get it pushed to spot number two on the Jubilee charts.

The song has even be remixed by one user and made into ’14 versions’ to help get it to second place.

‘Prince Andrew Is A Sweaty N***e’ is also now trending on Twitter.

Will it get to Number 1 for Jubilee weekend?

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