Taylor Swift Just Announced the Summer Release Date for Her New Album Lover

Finally, we have answers: Taylor Swift’s new album will be called Lover and will be released on Aug. 23 of this year, featuring 18 tracks. And her new single, called “You Need to Calm Down” is coming out June 14, with the music video following on June 17.

After months of teasing the upcoming drop of her highly-anticipated seventh album, Taylor Swift took to Instagram on Thursday afternoon to update fans and eager followers about the Lover album news. First, she thanked fans for their dedication to putting their detective skills to use trying to preempt her announcement.

I’ve been so, so, so honored,” she said. She also elaborated on what to expect on Lover: “This album, in tone, it’s very romantic,” she said. “Not just simply thematically, like it’s all love songs or something. The idea of something being romantic…it doesn’t have to be a happy song. You can find romance in loneliness or sadness or going through things in your life… it just looks at those things through a romantic gaze.”

Swift most recently dropped her newest single “ME!” featuring Panic! at the Disco’s Brendon Urie in late April, signaling the next step in her new, post-Reputation creative phase. “In the ME! music video there were a lot of foreshadowing clues,” Swift admitted in her livestream, noting that fans had guessed the album title based on Easter eggs in the video. And in true Swift form, she noted that the release date of Aug. 23 is no fluke, either. “August is the eighth month of the year. 23, 2 + 3, you just add it all together, 8 + 2 + 3 equals… I’m obnoxious,” she joked. (Swift’s favorite number is, famously, 13.) At 18 tracks, it’s also her longest album yet.

After a period of dormancy, Swift has been active on social media and in public this spring and early summer, appearing on magazine covers, performing at the TIME 100 Gala to celebrate with her fellow honorees and sharing a new, butterfly-and-rainbow-filled aesthetic in a sharp shift from her last tour’s darker edge.

Beyond her music, Swift has recently made headlines with political statements. She is celebrating Pride Month by calling on her followers to sign a change.org petition to support the Equality Act, publicly posting a letter to her Tennessee senator for his support and applauding Democratic presidential candidate Corey Booker for his signature.

Swift also appeared to bury the hatchet this week with fellow pop star Katy Perry. The two were rumored to be involved in a long-standing feud involving a backup dancer, but Perry shared on social media a photo of a batch of cookies with frosting spelling out “peace at last” — and tagged Swift in the caption.


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Nike’s Air Max Tailwind 4 “Desert Fade” Will Release This Week (UPDATE)

UPDATE: Nike has taken to its SNKRS platform to officially announce the release of its Air Max Tailwind 4 “Desert Fade.” What was previous rumored as the “Desert Ore” colorway, as mentioned early last month, this retro runner will hit select retailers, like Titolo, as well as Nike.com on May 24 with a price tag of $ 160 USD.

April 4, 2019: Fresh from Supreme’s rework of the silhouette, Nike has returned to the Air Max Tailwind IV for a new “Desert Ore” release. The stand-out feature of the autumnal design is the gradient orange side panels, with the gradient effect also appearing on purple-to-black piping across the shoe.

The majority of the sneaker is wrapped in the light brown “Desert Ore” shade, which appears on the leather upper. This tonal colorway is offset by hits of “Campfire Orange” and “Team Orange.” Elsewhere, the sneaker comes with two orange Swooshes, off-white midsole and bright orange sole unit.

Take a look at the Nike Air Max Tailwind IV in “Desert Ore” in the gallery above, and expect the sneaker to release via the Nike web store and at select stockists later this month.

As well as dropping the sneaker in “Desert Ore,” Nike recently unveiled a “Navy/Gold” take on the archival silhouette.

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Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin Refuses To Release Trump’s Tax Returns

Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin has refused to comply with House Democrats’ request that the IRS turn over six years of President Donald Trump’s personal and business tax returns. Mnuchin claimed the request lacks a “legitimate legislative purpose.”
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Mueller fought release of Comey memos to prevent Trump and others from changing stories

Special counsel Robert Mueller’s prosecutors didn’t want former FBI Director James Comey’s memos released because they feared that President Donald Trump and other witnesses could change their stories after reading Comey’s version of events, according to an argument they made in a January 2018 sealed court hearing.


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A former special representative confirms he signed an agreement to pay North Korea $2 million for the release of Otto Warmbier

Joseph Yun, the former State Department Special Representative for North Korea, confirmed Monday that he signed an agreement to pay North Korea $ 2 million for the release of American student Otto Warmbier in 2017.


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Jay Z Curates Prince ‘Originals’ Album Set For Release This Summer

The Prince estate is releasing a 15-track album with Warner Bros. featuring songs he wrote for other performers, and the announcement follows news that his memoir is set to drop later this year.

“Originals” will first stream on Tidal from June 7th – 20th before its physical release on June 21, just in time for what would have been the music legend’s 61st birthday. A special vinyl edition will also drop on July 19.

“In the spirit of sharing Prince’s music with his fans as he wanted, the album will be available to stream in Master quality via Tidal’s HiFi subscription tier,” a press release reads. “Members will be able to hear the recordings just as the Artist intended the tracks to sound.”

The selection of songs was selected by Troy Carter and JAY-ZComplex reports. See the full track list below.

In related news, we previously announced that a Minnesota judge has denied a request by Prince’s heirs  for more control over his estate.

Three years after the death of music icon at age 57, his massive estate, believed to be worth hundreds of millions, remains in limbo. Prince’s heirs claim administrators have spent $ 45 million on probate-related administrative expenses, including $ 10 million in legal fees. They also claim the estate still owes $ 31 million in unpaid taxes that continues to collect interest.

The siblings are trying to take more control over the estate so they filed a petition earlier this month to limit the power of Comerica Bank & Trust. But Judge Kevin Eide ruled this week that the heirs presented “little or no” evidence to back up their claims and until they come up with some “viable alternative” the arrangement with the back will stay in place, Billboard reports.

“Originals” Track List (via Rolling Stone):
1. “Sex Shooter” – Recorded by Prince in 1983, appears on Apollonia’s Apollonia 6 (1984)
2. “Jungle Love” – Recorded by Prince in 1983, appears on the Time’s Ice Cream Castle (1984)
3. “Manic Monday” – Recorded by Prince in 1984, appears on The Bangles’ Different Light (1985)
4. “Noon Rendezvous” – Recorded by Prince in 1984, appears on Sheila E.’s The Glamorous Life (1984)
5. “Make-Up” – Recorded by Prince in 1981, appears on Vanity 6’s Vanity 6 (1982)
6. “100 MPH” – Recorded by Prince in 1984, appears on Mazarati’s Mazarati (1986)
7. “You’re My Love” – Recorded by Prince in 1982, appears on Kenny Rogers’ They Don’t Make Them Like They Used To (1986)
8. “Holly Rock” – Recorded by Prince in 1985, appears on Sheila E.’s Krush Groove (OST) (1985)
9. “Baby, You’re a Trip” – Recorded by Prince in 1982, appears on Jill Jones’ Jill Jones (1987)
10. “The Glamorous Life” – Recorded by Prince in 1983, appears on Sheila E.’s The Glamorous Life (1984)
11. “Gigolos Get Lonely Too” – Recorded by Prince in 1982, appears on The Time’s What Time is It? (1982)
12. “Love… Thy Will Be Done” – Recorded by Prince in 1991, appears on Martika’s Martika’s Kitchen (1991)
13. “Dear Michaelangelo” – Recorded by Prince in 1985, appears on Sheila E.’s Romance 1600 (1985)
14. “Wouldn’t You Love to Love Me?” – Recorded by Prince in 1981, appears on Taja Sevelle’s Taja Sevelle (1987)
15. “Nothing Compares 2 U” – Recorded by Prince in 1984, appears on The Family’s The Family (1985)

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Trump Declares Victory After Release Of Mueller Report

Repeating language he has used throughout the investigation, President Donald Trump declared victory Thursday following the release of special counsel Robert Mueller’s report on Russian interference in the 2016 presidential election. “No collusion, no obstruction,” Trump said.
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Stassi Schroeder Celebrates Her Book Release With Her Best #OOTD Yet

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Patriots owner Kraft asks Florida judge not to release ‘pornography’ sting video

A lawyer for New England Patriots owner Robert Kraft on Friday asked a Florida judge not to make public a video that led to the billionaire being charged in a prostitution sting at a massage parlor, calling the evidence “basically pornography.”
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An attorney for Patriots owner Robert Kraft said Friday that the public release of video evidence in the prostitution solicitation case against him would invade his privacy and jeopardize his right to a fair trial.
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Trump pressured Nielsen to release detained immigrants into so-called sanctuary cities

The Trump administration pressured the Department of Homeland Security to release immigrants detained at the southern border into so-called sanctuary cities in part to retaliate against Democrats who oppose President Donald Trump’s plans for a border wall, a source familiar with the discussions told CNN on Thursday.


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Pelosi, Schumer demand Release Of Full Mueller Report

Congressional Democrat leaders say that Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s report that President Donald Trump’s campaign did not conspire with Russia during the 2016 election does not exonerate him.

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The Justice Department on Friday hit back at the first lawsuit seeking the full release of special counsel Robert Mueller’s report on Russian interference in the 2016 election, saying, in essence, that they’re already working on it.


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Justice Dept. expects to release Mueller report to Congress by ‘mid-April, if not sooner’

Attorney General Bill Barr said Friday the Justice Department will have special counsel Robert Mueller’s report ready to release by “mid-April, if not sooner.”


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Sky Ferreira confirms March release date for new single

OHMYGOSSIP — Sky Ferreira has confirmed she will release her first single in five years on Wednesday (27.03.19).
The 26-year-old singer/songwriter took to Instagram to share the artwork for her new song, ‘Downhill Lullaby’, and revealed the drop date in the caption.
Alongside numerous emojis, including two of broken hearts, she wrote: “03/27/19”
Sky – whose last single was 2014 song ‘I Blame Myself’, from her debut studio album ‘Night Time, My Time’ – hit out at her record label last year, claiming she had been “forced” to hand over login details of her Soundcloud account and was then locked out.
In an Instagram post directed at the online audio distribution platform, she wrote: “Hey @soundcloud I can’t access my own account that I started & uploaded everything myself. I ended up bamboozled.I was forced/told I had no choice to hand over my account information to my label after my album came out. They gave me the wrong information & changed it so I can no longer access it. The person who changed the login is unreachable & the contact no longer exist. I need it back ASAP. I earned the hundreds of thousands of people that follow the account without my label & have never had help/paid for anything on social media or whatever. I think of soundcloud as the website that allows musicians to have freedom. Please help xx SKY FERREIRA. PS: I would like to clarify I have always done all of my work directly & by myself. No “team” has ever uploaded (or anything else under any circumstance) my stuff for me whatsoever (sic).”
Sky announced in 2015 that she was working on her second studio album, ‘Masochism’, but the project has been hit with repeated delays.
Writing in July 2018, she said: “This album was extremely difficult to make and I had to fight extremely hard for it. I pretty much paid for everything in every single way so it could see the light of day. It was kind of my miracle child. I am releasing a special remix of Night Time,My Time by someone very very very special & I’m going to sell limited editions of the vinyl too. Will post link once set up. I did spit a lot of blood for my previous album, I’ve had to spew my insides/internal organs in order make my upcoming album happen. That’s all I can say for right now (you will know more later). I’ve been making finishing touches on my first two singles….& the rest will unfold! Masochism (sic).”
Later that month, she regained control of her account and covered ‘Til Tuesday’s ‘Voices Carry’, which she streamed on her Soundcloud.

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We’re heading fast toward a laptop-less, tablet- and smartphone-heavy future. Flat, portable, touchable, and sleek are some of the key features tablets are aiming for and topping that market is, as usual, Apple.  

Since Apple’s announced its brand new iPad Air, we’ve been expecting to see price cuts on some mainstay iPad models and they’re here now. Through Saturday night, Best Buy is cutting prices on three different models, each a different size — the larger the iPad, the more you’re saving.

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‘Aquaman 2’ Sets Release Date; Here’s Everything We Know

'Aquaman 2' Sets Release Date; Here's Everything We Know

Arthur Curry first surfaced in the modern DC Films universe in Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice, shouldering a larger role in Justice League, and then taking center stage in Aquaman, directed by James Wan. The action-adventure scored well with critics and even better with audiences, earning more than one billion dollars at the box office worldwide.

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[Updated] Chicago Police Say New Evidence Suggests Jussie Smollett Paid Two Men to Orchestrate His Assault + Jussie’s Attorneys Release a Statement

Chicago Police believe Jussie Smollett paid two men, brothers Abimbola “Abel” and Olabinjo “Ola” Osundair to orchestrate the assault he initially said was a racist, homophobic attack.

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Two law enforcement sources with knowledge of the investigation told CNN that Chicago Police believe Jussie Smollett paid two men to orchestrate the assault.

The brothers, who were arrested Wednesday, were released without charges Friday after Chicago police cited the discovery of “new evidence.” The sources told CNN that the two men are now cooperating fully with law enforcement.

Smollett told authorities he was attacked early January 29 by two men who were “yelling out racial and homophobic slurs.” He said one attacker put a rope around his neck and poured an unknown chemical substance on him.

The sources told CNN that there are records that show the two brothers purchased the rope found around Smollett’s neck at an Ace Hardware store in Chicago.

Smollett gave his first detailed account of what he says was a hate crime against him, and the aftermath, in an interview with “Good Morning America” that aired Thursday. During the interview he expressed frustration at not being believed.

“It feels like if I had said it was a Muslim or a Mexican or someone black I feel like the doubters would have supported me a lot much more,” Smollett said. “And that says a lot about the place where we are as a country right now.”

CNN’s attempts to reach both Smollett’s representative and attorney Saturday were unsuccessful.

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Update: TMZ spoke to law enforcement sources of their own. One law enforcement source tells TMZ at least one of the brothers turned over his phone and there is a call between him and Jussie in the vicinity of the “attack,” but before it happened.

Update #2: Jussie’s attorneys has released a statement denying all claims he orchestrated his own attack.

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‘Wicked’ Sets 2021 Release Date; Here’s Everything We Know

Somewhere, over the next few years, a movie of Wicked will finally be made. Universal Pictures has long held the rights for an adaptation of the hit Broadway show, which itself is based on the popular novel of the same name that revises the story and characters from The Wizard of Oz. The studio has set a few different release dates throughout this decade, but now the screen version is aiming for a late 2021 opening.

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Popular Chinese director Ning Hao has seen his comedy fantasy film “Crazy Alien” gross more than $ 100 million at the mainland China box office after just two days on release during the Chinese New Year holiday period. It’s the highest two-day total for any film in the Middle Kingdom so far this year. The milestone […]

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Chicago Police Release Photo Of “Persons Of Interest” In Smollett Attack

CHICAGO (AP) — Detectives reviewed surveillance footage of “Empire” actor Jussie Smollett walking to his downtown Chicago apartment, but so far none of the video shows him being attacked by two masked men, although investigators have obtained images of people they would like to question, a police spokesman said Wednesday.

Spokesman Anthony Guglielmi tweeted photos of the “persons of interest” Wednesday evening.

 

 

Investigators “for the most part” can confirm the route Smollett took early Tuesday when he says he was attacked along a street in the Streeterville neighborhood after visiting a sandwich shop, Guglielmi said. However, there are gaps, and none of the footage shows an attack, he said, although the review is ongoing.

Smollett, who is black and gay and plays the gay character Jamal Lyon on the hit Fox television show, said the men beat him, subjected him to racist and homophobic insults, threw an “unknown chemical substance” on him and put a thin rope around his neck before fleeing.

Guglielmi said detectives, who are investigating the allegations as a possible hate crime, have looked at hundreds of hours of surveillance video from businesses and hotels in the heavily monitored area. But he said they still need to collect and view more. He said they are expanding the search to include footage from public buses and buildings beyond the scene’s immediate vicinity in the hopes of spotting the men who match Smollett’s description of the suspects.

“We haven’t seen anybody, at this point, matching the description he gave. Nobody looks menacing, and we didn’t find a container anywhere,” Guglielmi said, referring to a container for the liquid that the actor said was thrown at him.

Smollett has not spoken publicly about the attack, but his representative told The Associated Press Wednesday night that the actor “is at home and recovering.”

Now in its fifth season, the hourlong drama follows an African-American family as they navigate the ups and downs of the record industry. Smollett’s character is the middle son of Empire Entertainment founder Lucious Lyon and Cookie Lyon, played by Terrence Howard and Taraji P. Henson, respectively.

After the attack, Smollett returned to his apartment, and his manager called police from there about 40 minutes later, Guglielmi said. When officers arrived, the actor had cuts and scrapes on his face and the rope around his neck that he said had been put there by his assailant. According to Guglielmi, the 36-year-old later went to Northwestern Memorial Hospital after police advised him to do so.

The FBI is investigating a threatening letter targeting Smollett that was sent last week to the Fox studio in Chicago where “Empire” is filmed, Guglielmi said. The FBI did not immediately return a call seeking comment Wednesday.

Bobby Rush, a Democratic congressman from Chicago, issued a statement calling on the agency to conduct “an immediate and sweeping civil rights investigation into the racist and homophobic attack.”

In addition to his acting career, Smollett has a music career and is a noted activist, particularly on LBGTQ issues. Smollett’s representative said his concert scheduled for Saturday in Los Angeles will go on as planned.

The report of the attack drew a flood of outrage and support for Smollett on social media. Among the many celebrities and politicians who weighed in was California Sen. Kamala Harris, a 2020 Democratic presidential hopeful who knows Smollett. She called the attack “outrageous” and “awful.”

Some of the outrage stems from Smollett’s account to detectives that his attackers yelled that he was in “MAGA country,” an apparent reference to the Trump campaign’s “Make America Great Again” slogan.

Chicago has one of the nation’s most sophisticated and extensive video surveillance systems, including thousands of cameras on street poles, skyscrapers, buses and in train tunnels.

Police say the cameras have helped them make thousands of arrests. In one of the best-known examples of the department’s use of the cameras, investigators in 2009 were able to recreate a school board president’s 20-minute drive through the city, singling out his car on a succession of surveillance cameras to help them determine that he committed suicide and had not been followed and killed by someone else, as his friends speculated.

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20th Century Fox’s effects-heavy sci-fi action film, “Alita: Battle Angel” has secured a theatrical release in mainland China. It will play in February as the first Hollywood title to enter Middle Kingdom theaters after the Chinese New Year holidays. The Feb. 22 date is more than two weeks after the film’s commercial run begins Feb. […]

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Moviegoers Name ‘Avengers: Endgame’ the Most Anticipated Release of 2019

 

For the second year in a row, Marvel has the top two most anticipated blockbusters, according to Fandango’s annual survey of moviegoers. Avengers: Endgame, the follow-up to last year’s number one, the cliffhanging Avengers: Infinity War, took first place, while another standalone solo superhero entry of the Marvel Cinematic Universe, Captain Marvel, takes the secondary spot filled in 2018 by Black Panther.

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Hold Up, Beyonce Did Not Release New Music

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There’s no more juice in Beyonce’s lemonade jar: The singer did not release new music though two albums featuring old Beyonce songs hit streaming services Thursday.

Under the name Queen Carter, the albums “Have Your Way” and “Back Up, Rewind” appeared on Spotify and Apple Music, featuring demos, previously released songs and unreleased tracks by Beyonce. Hours later, they were removed.

The 10-track “Have Your Way” included songs like “After All Is Said and Done,” Beyonce’s duet with Marc Nelson from the “Best Man” soundtrack, released in 1999; “Hollywood,” a song with Jay-Z from his 2006 album, “Kingdom Come”; and “Hey Goldmember” from the soundtrack for 2002’s “Austin Powers in Goldmember,” which starred Beyonce. It also featured “Crazy Feelings,” the singer’s collaboration with Missy Elliott from the rapper’s sophomore album, 1999’s “Da Real World”; and “Fever,” a cover of the ’50’s hit used in an ad for Beyonce’s perfume and for the soundtrack for “The Fighting Temptations,” another film Beyonce appeared in.

“Back Up, Rewind,” featured 11 tracks including “Keep Giving Your Love to Me,” from the “Bad Boys II” soundtrack, released in 2003, and “What It’s Gonna Be,” a Beyonce bonus track from 2003.

The stand-alone song, “Control,” also appeared on streaming services.

Representatives for Beyonce, Apple Music and Spotify didn’t immediately return emails seeking comment.

Beyonce’s last three albums were released in surprise form: her self-titled album came out in 2013; “Lemonade” followed in 2016; and “Everything is Love,” her collaborative album with Jay-Z where the couple is billed as The Carters, was released earlier this year.

R&B singer SZA on Thursday addressed an album of her older demos that recently hit streaming services under the name Sister Solana (her real name is Solana Rowe). SZA called the project “random scratches from 2015” and explained that the songs are “def not new new!”

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First ‘Avengers: Endgame’ Trailer Arrives as Release Date Moves Up; Here’s Everything We Know

First 'Avengers: Endgame' Trailer Arrives as Release Date Moves Up; Here's Everything We Know

Ever since the devastating ending of Avengers: Infinity War, moviegoers have been dying to see what happens next and find out just what's become of not only half of Earth's Mightiest Heroes, but the whole Marvel Cinematic Universe. The fourth crossover tentpole of the franchise, Avengers: Endgame, will see theatrical release just under a year later, hopefully with all our questions answered. 

The first trailer for Endgame has now arrived to give fans hope that the surviving…

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iOS 12 adoption surpasses 50% just three weeks after its release

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Just three weeks after releasing iOS 12, Apple’s latest mobile OS is already running on the majority of iPhones and iPads. According to data made available on Apple’s developer page, 53% of all iOS devices introduced over the last four years are now running the most recent iteration of iOS. When the data set is expanded to include iOS devices that were released before 2014, that adoption rate still stands at a respectable 50%.

The numbers become even more impressive when we take iOS 11 into account. As evidenced by the image below, 40% of iOS users on recent devices are still running iOS 11. When looking at the cumulative number of iOS devices, iOS 11 usage checks in at 39%. In short, 89% of all iOS devices are currently running an iteration of iOS that, at the most, is about 1-year-old.

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‘The Hate U Give’ screenwriter dies day before film’s release at age of 58

The screenwriter behind the brand new film, “The Hate U Give” died following a years-long battle with cancer a day before the movie’s release. She was 58.

Audrey Wells succumbed to her illness on Thursday, according to The Hollywood Reporter.

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