Entertainment news roundup: Taylor Swift resale ticket prices top $28,000 amid fan frenzy; ‘Disenchanted’ Once Again Flips Disney’s Fairy Tale Narrative and More

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Drake and 21 Savage agree not to use ‘Vogue’ trademarks to promote #1 album

Drake and 21 Savage have stopped using Vogue’s trademarks to promote their new No. 1 album “Her Loss” and have agreed to a preliminary injunction against their campaign resuming. According to a filing Thursday in U.S. District Court in Manhattan, the rappers admitted distributing an infringing cover and an infringing version of the fashion magazine without permission from Vogue publisher Conde Nast.

Actor Kevin Spacey faces new sexual assault charges in Britain

Britain’s Crown Prosecution Service (CPS) has cleared seven additional charges against Oscar-winning actor Kevin Spacey for a number of sexual assaults against a man between 2001 and 2004, it announced on Wednesday. The new CPS charges include one of causing a person to engage in sexual activity without consent and others of sexual and indecent assault. The new charges follow a review of evidence gathered by British police.

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

Robert Clary, the Paris-born little actor and singer who survived 31 months in Nazi concentration camps but later had no qualms about starring in “Hogan’s Heroes,” the American sitcom set in a concentration camp. German prisoners of war during World War II, died at the age of 96. Clary, who played French corporal Louis Lebeau, cooking strudels, in “Hogan’s Heroes” for its six seasons from 1965 to 1971, died Wednesday at his Los Angeles home, his granddaughter told The Hollywood Reporter.

US senator questions Ticketmaster after complaints about Taylor Swift sales

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

‘Disenchanted’ once again flips Disney’s fairy tale narrative

Disney’s sequel film “Disenchanted” premiered in Hollywood on Wednesday after its predecessor, “Enchanted,” flipped the narrative of typical Disney fairy tales. When “Enchanted,” the story of a cartoon princess transported to modern-day New York, was released in 2007, it captured the hearts of critics and audiences alike.

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 winners of the 2022 GQ Men Of The Year Awards in London on Wednesday. The men’s fashion and style magazine celebrated nearly 30 names from the worlds of entertainment, culture and sports for its 25th GQ Men of the Year event, which this year swapped its past award categories for a toasting honorees at a special dinner.

Taylor Swift resale ticket price tops $28,000 amid fan frenzy

Ticket resellers were vying for up to $28,000 per ticket on Wednesday for Taylor Swift’s upcoming US stadium tour as fans flocked online for a second day looking to score seats to see the ‘Anti -Hero” live. Presales began on Tuesday and drew millions of people to Ticketmaster’s website, causing periodic outages and long online wait times.

‘The Crown’ actor Debicki says Diana’s role was ‘insurmountable’ at first

Elizabeth Debicki may have won rave reviews for her portrayal of the late Princess Diana in the new season of royal drama ‘The Crown’, but the Aussie actor said the role was ‘insurmountable’ when she cast it endorsed for the first time. The 32-year-old joins the award-winning Netflix series following the reign of Britain’s Queen Elizabeth for season five, which depicts the royal family in the 1990s when they faced marital upheaval, public dissent and a fire at Windsor Castle.

(With agency contributions.)