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Celebrities who have donated money amid the coronavirus pandemic

Celebrities have been donating money amid the coronavirus pandemic. Ryan Reynolds and Blake Lively pledged $US1 million to Feeding America and Food Banks Canada. Stephen Curry and Ayesha Curry donated money to the Alameda County Community Food Bank through their foundation, Eat.Learn.Play. Visit Insider’s homepage for more stories. As the […]
Celebrities who have donated money amid the coronavirus pandemic
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10 celebrity couples who were set up by their famous friends

Many celebrities tend to run in the same social circles after spending time in the entertainment industry. More than once, celebrities’ mutual friends have played matchmaker and set up them up together. Graham Rogers was the mutual connection between Nick Jonas and Priyanka Chopra Jonas, and Jesse Tyler Ferguson introduced […]
10 celebrity couples who were set up by their famous friends
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34 celebrity couples who wrote and recorded songs together

Famous singers and musicians who date each other often end up collaborating on music. These 36 celebrity couples worked on at least one song together, from Sonny and Cher’s iconic hits to Shawn Mendes and Camila Cabello’s recent duet “Señorita.” Some couples worked together behind the scenes: Halsey’s debut album […]
34 celebrity couples who wrote and recorded songs together
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16 famous songs that were reportedly inspired by celebrities

Artists often write songs about their current and past relationships with other stars. Some songs, like “You’re So Vain” and “Man on the Moon,” have references to more than one celebrity. Justin Bieber, Beyoncé, Justin Timberlake, and John Legend have several songs about their famous spouses. Visit Insider’s homepage for […]
16 famous songs that were reportedly inspired by celebrities
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Taylor Swift slams Tennessee Sen. Marsha Blackburn as ‘Trump in a wig’ and says she’s ‘sad’ she didn’t come out against Trump in 2016

Taylor Swift laid into her home state senator, Republican Marsha Blackburn, calling the lawmaker “Trump in a wig” in her new Netflix documentary “Miss Americana,” which debuted Friday. “She represents no female interests,” Swift said of Blackburn in a tearful conversation. “She won by being a female applying to the […]
Taylor Swift slams Tennessee Sen. Marsha Blackburn as ‘Trump in a wig’ and says she’s ‘sad’ she didn’t come out against Trump in 2016
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Blake Lively said her 5-year-old daughter is best friends with Taylor Swift, but can’t speak when she’s around Jimmy Fallon: ‘You are Beyoncé to her’

Blake Lively recently discussed her three daughters on NBC’s “The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon.” She revealed that her eldest, 5-year-old James, is fully starstruck and “intimidated” by Fallon. “She’s like, buddies with Taylor Swift, no problem. Jimmy Fallon? Can’t speak,” Lively told him. “You are Beyoncé to her.” She […]
Blake Lively said her 5-year-old daughter is best friends with Taylor Swift, but can’t speak when she’s around Jimmy Fallon: ‘You are Beyoncé to her’
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11 notable celebrities who skipped this year’s Grammys, and why

On Sunday, the 62nd Grammy Awards were held at the Staples Centre in Los Angeles, California. Some celebrities like Halsey and Selena Gomez took a year off from the awards. Multiple nominees, including Beyoncé, Lady Gaga, and Taylor Swift, also skipped out on the show. Visit Insider’s homepage for more […]
11 notable celebrities who skipped this year’s Grammys, and why
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The 21 best album of the year nominees that got robbed at the Grammys

The most prestigious category at the Grammys is album of the year. Some of the most beloved albums of all time, however – like Beyoncé’s “Lemonade,” Prince’s “Purple Rain,” and The Beatles’ “Abbey Road” – lost the award to lesser albums. Most recently, Ariana Grande’s career-defining masterpiece “Thank U, Next” […]
The 21 best album of the year nominees that got robbed at the Grammys
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The 15 best albums of the decade, ranked

Insider ranked the 15 best albums of the 2010s, taking into account both quality and cultural impact. “Red” by Taylor Swift topped the list. “To Pimp a Butterfly” by Kendrick Lamar and “Lemonade” by Beyoncé rounded out the top three. Frank Ocean’s “Blonde,” Carly Rae Jepsen’s “Emotion,” Kanye West’s“My Beautiful […]
The 15 best albums of the decade, ranked
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10 of the most fiery celebrity feuds that dominated headlines in 2019

Even celebrities living the high life run into trouble, and at times, find themselves wrapped up in very public feuds. In 2019, these feuds were more intense than ever. Perhaps the most intense fight of all was the drama between Taylor Swift and music mogul Scooter Braun. From jabs on […]
10 of the most fiery celebrity feuds that dominated headlines in 2019
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The 5 best and 5 worst celebrity Christmas albums

Every year, celebrities capitalise on the holiday season by releasing Christmas-themed music. Musicians like Mariah Carey,Ariana Grande, and Michael Bublé have managed to perfect the cheesy art form. Others, like CeeLo Green,Taylor Swift, and Sia, released forgettable or cringeworthy Christmas albums. Insider’s five favourites and five least favourites are listed […]
The 5 best and 5 worst celebrity Christmas albums
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The director of ‘Cats’ explains Taylor Swift’s puzzling role in the movie and says to not expect any extra scenes with her to surface

Warning: Spoilers below if you haven’t seen “Cats.” The director of “Cats” told Insider the reason for Taylor Swift’s sudden exit in the movie. Swift plays Bombalurina, and her big moment is when she sings the seductive “Macavity” number (in a British accent). “Cats” is currently playing in theatres. Visit […]
The director of ‘Cats’ explains Taylor Swift’s puzzling role in the movie and says to not expect any extra scenes with her to surface
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The 18 best songs in history that were written by teenagers

Teenagers have written some of the most striking and relatable songs in music history. Olivia Rodrigo’s hit “Drivers Licence” is the latest stunning addition to that category. Billie Eilish, Taylor Swift, Chance the Rapper, Lorde, Halsey, and Khalid also made our list. Visit Insider’s homepage for more stories. If you’re […]
The 18 best songs in history that were written by teenagers
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The 9 best and 9 worst songs of the year

2019 was an incredible year for music, marked by highlights like Ariana Grande’s intimate ballad “Needy,” Billie Eilish’s smash hit “Bad Guy,” and Halsey’s poetic single “Clementine.” Other songs, however, marred the year’s reputation – like Miley Cyrus’ cringey “Cattitude” and Maroon 5’s forgettable single “Memories.” Visit Insider’s homepage for […]
The 9 best and 9 worst songs of the year
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What the wild plot of ‘Cats’ really means

“Cats,” based on a book of poems by T. S. Eliot, revolves around a tribe of cats called Jellicles, which are competing in a singing competition, so they can die and be reborn as a better version of themselves. A new theatrical interpretation of the classic musical features an A-List […]
What the wild plot of ‘Cats’ really means
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11 artists who don’t deserve their 2020 Grammy nominations — sorry

The 2020 Grammy Awards nominations were announced Wednesday morning. Boring, uninventive songs like “Talk” by Khalid, “Always Remember Us This Way” by Lady Gaga, and “Someone You Loved” by Lewis Capaldi were nominated in major categories. Lil Nas X’s lacklustre EP “7” was nominated for album of the year, while […]
11 artists who don’t deserve their 2020 Grammy nominations — sorry
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All of Taylor Swift’s albums, ranked from least to most iconic

Taylor Swift currently has nine albums, with 2020’s “Evermore,” stylised as “evermore,” being her most recent release. The rankings were determined by looking at the albums a whole, considering standout songs, cohesiveness, listening experience, and critic reviews. “Speak Now” comes in at no. 1 as it best represents the evolution […]
All of Taylor Swift’s albums, ranked from least to most iconic
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11 famous Americans who aren’t as rich as you think they are

Not all famous people are as rich as everyone thinks they are. Abigail Disney, the granddaughter of The Walt Disney Company cofounder Roy Disney, is worth less than the company’s current CEO, according to Forbes estimates. And despite their penchant for flashy displays of wealth, few Hollywood stars are actually […]
11 famous Americans who aren’t as rich as you think they are
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Animal rights groups claim credit for Taylor Swift cancelling her Melbourne Cup performance – but organisers insist it was simply a scheduling conflict

Animal rights groups have thanked Taylor Swift for cancelling her planned Melbourne Cup performance. The Coalition for the Protection of Racehorses attributed the cancellation to the pressure Swift faced from animal rights activists. However, Victoria Racing Club and Mushroom Events said the cancellation was due to a scheduling conflict with […]
Animal rights groups claim credit for Taylor Swift cancelling her Melbourne Cup performance – but organisers insist it was simply a scheduling conflict
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Buzzy exercise startup Peloton is being sued for $300 million over accusations it stole songs by Taylor Swift, The Beatles, and many more

The buzzy exercise startup Peloton is facing a $US300 million claim that it used songs by artists including Taylor Swift, The Beatles, and many other prominent musicians without proper licenses. The National Music Publishers’ Association originally filed a suit in March accusing Peloton of using more than 1,000 songs without […]
Buzzy exercise startup Peloton is being sued for $300 million over accusations it stole songs by Taylor Swift, The Beatles, and many more
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Why Taylor Swift is re-recording all her of her old music

Taylor Swift is going head to head with Scooter Braun, the music industry heavyweight who currently owns her master recordings. Now she’s declared she plans to re-record all the songs off her first six albums, raising the stakes in what’s becoming the highest-profile battle over an artists’ masters in recent […]
Why Taylor Swift is re-recording all her of her old music
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One of Taylor Swift’s new songs mentions a Greenwich Village home she rented in 2016 ‘on Cornelia Street.’ Here’s a look inside the 3-story townhouse.

Taylor Swift released her seventh studio album, “Lover,” on August 23. “Cornelia Street,” the ninth track, references a three-story Greenwich Village townhouse Swift briefly rented back in 2016, according to People. The home has its own indoor pool with a glass chandelier hanging over it, and the dining room walls […]
One of Taylor Swift’s new songs mentions a Greenwich Village home she rented in 2016 ‘on Cornelia Street.’ Here’s a look inside the 3-story townhouse.
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5 artists who don’t deserve their 2019 VMA awards — sorry

MTV handed out 24 awards on Monday night at the 2019 Video Music Awards. Insider chose five awards that were handed to the wrong artists, including video of the year, which went to Taylor Swift’s “You Need to Calm Down.” Read a full list of the winners here. Visit Insider’s […]
5 artists who don’t deserve their 2019 VMA awards — sorry
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The 57 best music videos of 2019, ranked

Insider ranked this year’s 57 best music videos. “Lights Up” by Harry Styles took the top spot. It was followed by “Mother’s Daughter” by Miley Cyrus, “Nightmare” by Halsey, “Sucker” by the Jonas Brothers, and “Bury a Friend” by Billie Eilish in the top five. Visit Insider’s homepage for more […]
The 57 best music videos of 2019, ranked
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Taylor Swift has security cameras pointed at her butt during meet-and-greets so that if someone gropes her she can ‘prove it with video footage from every angle’

Taylor Swift told The Guardian she has security cameras pointed at her butt during meet-and-greets with fans. “If something happens again, we can prove it with video footage from every angle,” she said. Swift successfuly sued radio DJ David Mueller for sexual assault in 2017 after she reported him for […]
Taylor Swift has security cameras pointed at her butt during meet-and-greets so that if someone gropes her she can ‘prove it with video footage from every angle’
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6 of the best new albums and songs you can stream on Spotify this weekend

Each week, INSIDER rounds up a list of great songs and albums to listen to over the weekend. In addition to Chance the Rapper’s long-awaited debut album, you can listen to Taylor Swift’s newest song and a collaboration between Majid Jordan and Khalid. Visit INSIDER’s homepage for more stories. Friday […]
6 of the best new albums and songs you can stream on Spotify this weekend
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Here are all the winners of the 2019 MTV VMAs

The nominees for the 2019 MTV VMAs included stars like Ariana Grande, Lil Nas X, and Billie Eilish. Ariana Grande and Taylor Swift each had 10 nominations, but Swift ended up winning video of the year. Additional artists who received awards included Lil Nas X, the Jonas Brothers, Billie Eilish, […]
Here are all the winners of the 2019 MTV VMAs
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Here’s the star-studded cast of the ‘Cats’ movie and who they’re playing

Universal Pictures released the first trailer for its “Cats” movie Thursday night and it’s a star-studded event. From Taylor Swift to Sir Ian McKellen, INSIDER rounded up the larger-than-life cast that will bring the Broadway musical to life. Visit Insider’s homepage for more stories. Universal Pictures is bringing “Cats,” one […]
Here’s the star-studded cast of the ‘Cats’ movie and who they’re playing
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21 of the funniest misheard lyrics of all time

It’s not uncommon to mishear lyrics and it can lead to some funny realisations and memes. Taylor Swift‘s song “Blank Space” has a lyric that seems to sing about Starbucks lovers, but it’s actually about exes. An episode of “Friends” may be partially responsible for the popularly misheard lyric in […]
21 of the funniest misheard lyrics of all time
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Scooter Braun just clapped back at Taylor Swift’s accusation that he’s blocking her from performing her old songs at the AMAs. Here’s everything we know about the celebrity manager’s net worth, career, and his feud with Swift.

Celebrity talent manager Scooter Braun is preventing Taylor Swift from performing her old music at the AMAs or including it in an upcoming Netflix documentary about her life, the pop star alleged in a tweet on Thursday. Braun purchased Big Machine Label Group for $US300 million and now owns the […]
Scooter Braun just clapped back at Taylor Swift’s accusation that he’s blocking her from performing her old songs at the AMAs. Here’s everything we know about the celebrity manager’s net worth, career, and his feud with Swift.
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13 Easter eggs from Taylor Swift’s new music video for ‘You Need To Calm Down’

Taylor Swift released her LGBTQ-star-studded music video Monday morning for her single “You Need To Calm Down,” which features a prominent message of LGBTQ acceptance. Apart from the impressive celebrity lineup of the Drew Kirsch-directed video, there are plenty of references, Easter eggs, and clues about Swift’s upcoming album “Lover.” […]
13 Easter eggs from Taylor Swift’s new music video for ‘You Need To Calm Down’
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7 new albums and songs to stream on Spotify this weekend

Each week, INSIDER rounds up a list of great songs and albums to stream on Spotify over the weekend. In addition to Taylor Swift’s new single “You Need To Calm Down,” you can listen to GoldLink’s new album and a song from frequent Ariana Grande collaborators. Visit INSIDER’s homepage for […]
7 new albums and songs to stream on Spotify this weekend
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The full history behind all of Taylor Swift’s biggest celebrity feuds

Taylor Swift and Katy Perry recently reaffirmed the bonds of their friendship on Instagram. But Swift still has a few other feuds simmering. From Nicki Minaj to Scooter Braun, here’s a full history of all of Swift’s feuds. Visit INSIDER’s homepage for more stories. Taylor Swift has a lot of […]
The full history behind all of Taylor Swift’s biggest celebrity feuds
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Fans found a typo on Taylor Swift’s new merch

Taylor Swift is selling merchandise to promote her recently released single “ME!” off her much-speculated-about, soon-to-be-released seventh album. The song features the lyric: “Hey kids! Spelling is fun!” But the merchandise has a typo, according to fans on Twitter. One item, a shirt, has a misplaced apostrophe so it reads […]
Fans found a typo on Taylor Swift’s new merch
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Forget the Upper East Side — Manhattan’s richest neighbourhood is all about subtle wealth, and it shows a major evolution in how the elite are living

Tribeca has Manhattan’s richest ZIP code, 10007, according to Bloomberg. Tribeca, a place for Wall Streeters and celebrities like Taylor Swift, has more subtle wealth than the Upper East Side. It highlights the rise of discreet wealth, in which the rich are living more inconspicuously and forgoing open displays of […]
Forget the Upper East Side — Manhattan’s richest neighbourhood is all about subtle wealth, and it shows a major evolution in how the elite are living
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18 celebrities who have quit social media and why

A lot of people give up social media or even delete their accounts, including celebrities. Lizzo recently announced she’d be leaving Twitter because she’s sick of “trolls.” Meghan Markle deleted her social media before joining the royal family. Visit Insider’s homepage for more stories. If you’ve ever thought about deleting […]
18 celebrities who have quit social media and why
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18 celebrities you probably didn’t know were Girl Scouts

The Girl Scouts are as American as apple pie and baseball. The organisation began on March 12, 1912, and has been a staple of US culture ever since. Today, there are 1.8 million Girl Scouts across the country who have all promised, according to Girl Scout Law, to be “honest […]
18 celebrities you probably didn’t know were Girl Scouts
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13 things you probably didn’t know about Taylor Swift

Taylor Swift has been making music for years but there are some things you might not know about her. She’s said that some of her lyrics are things she’s wanted to text people in real life. She has written songs for other artists like Calvin Harris and Little Big Town. […]
13 things you probably didn’t know about Taylor Swift
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Kylie Jenner may have named her new makeup after Taylor Swift songs after Kim Kardashian announced her feud with the singer is over

Kylie Jenner recently unveiled several Valentine’s Day lip kits. Two lip items in the “Valentine Collection” also happen to be names of Taylor Swift songs. Kim Kardashian also recently squashed the Swift feud and many are wondering if Jenner is secretly a Swiftie. Kylie Jenner recently unveiled her Kylie Cosmetics“Valentine […]
Kylie Jenner may have named her new makeup after Taylor Swift songs after Kim Kardashian announced her feud with the singer is over
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RANKED: The 45 young stars who will one day rule Hollywood

INSIDER chose 45 rising stars under 30 years old who had an exceptional 2018 – and will only continue to dominate Hollywood. 25-year-old songstress Ariana Grande took the top spot. “Black Panther” actress Letitia Wright and “Call Me By Your Name” actor Timothée Chalamet rounded out the top three. Huge […]
RANKED: The 45 young stars who will one day rule Hollywood
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The 50 most followed Instagram accounts in 2018

Business Insider has compiled the most followed Instagram accounts in 2018. It is dominated by reality-TV stars, musicians, and soccer players. Here are the top 50 most popular accounts. In the world of Instagram, musicians, reality stars, and soccer players rule. Business Insider has compiled the most followed people on […]
The 50 most followed Instagram accounts in 2018
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RANKED: The 35 best music videos of 2018

INSIDER ranked our 35 favourite music videos from 2018. Childish Gambino’s “This Is America” took the top spot. It was followed by Beyoncé and Jay-Z’s “Apes—“ and Ariana Grande’s “Thank U, Next” in the top three. In the past few years, music videos have experienced something of a renaissance. From […]
RANKED: The 35 best music videos of 2018
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We tried 3 celebrity Christmas cookie recipes and had a clear favourite

I tested out homemade Christmas cookie recipes from three celebrities: Mariah Carey, Michelle Obama, and Taylor Swift. Taylor Swift’s cookies were by far the easiest to make and also the most unique combination of festive flavours. Since they were so easy, looked great, and tasted the best, Swift’s eggnog chai […]
We tried 3 celebrity Christmas cookie recipes and had a clear favourite
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The 14 biggest snubs of the 2019 Grammy nominations

While the Grammy Awards have often been criticised for being out of touch, there’s plenty to celebrate about the 2019 nominations. The late rapper Mac Miller secured a posthumous nod for best rap album, while the outrageously gifted Kendrick Lamar led the pack with the most nominations. Janelle Monáe’s groundbreaking […]
The 14 biggest snubs of the 2019 Grammy nominations
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THEN AND NOW: The most iconic country stars of all time

Country music has been around for years. Many country icons like Taylor Swift and Kenny Chesney are still creating music today. Many country stars like Keith Urban and Blake Shelton have gone on to be judges on popular TV shows like “The Voice” and “American Idol.” Visit INSIDER’s homepage for […]
THEN AND NOW: The most iconic country stars of all time
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How a Taylor Swift meme inspired a screaming goat in ‘The Grinch’ movie

Warning: There are minor spoilers ahead for “The Grinch.” Universal’s animated remake of “The Grinch,” makes some additions and updates to the classic Dr. Seuss story, but it also adds some new characters, including a screaming goat kids should enjoy. It turns out the little guy, who pops up several […]
How a Taylor Swift meme inspired a screaming goat in ‘The Grinch’ movie
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13 celebrities who are outspoken Democrats

A number of celebrities have spoken about being a Democrat. Taylor Swift has endorsed numerous Democratic politicians, and she has been vocal about wanting to vote President Donald Trump out of office. Chrissy Teigen and John Legend have also supported Democratic candidates over the past few years. Actors Mark Ruffalo […]
13 celebrities who are outspoken Democrats
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11 celebrities you never knew had giant real estate empires

Some of the world’s biggest celebrities have used their enormous net worths to invest in real estate. Ellen DeGeneres has become known for her house flipping expertise. She has earned millions over the years selling properties to fellow celebrities. Tyra Banks, who has been notably frugal in the past, was […]
11 celebrities you never knew had giant real estate empires
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Taylor Swift’s epic AMAs performance earned her a bleep — and fans loved it

Taylor Swift performed at the 2018 American Music Awards on Tuesday at Los Angeles’ Microsoft Theatre. The 28-year-old sang “I Did Something Bad,” from her latest album “reputation.” While singing, one of the lyrics included the word “s—,” and ABC bleeped the expletive. Fans took to Twitter to express their […]
Taylor Swift’s epic AMAs performance earned her a bleep — and fans loved it
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Conservative activist says on ‘Fox and Friends’ that Taylor Swift didn’t write her own Instagram post endorsing Democratic politicians

Conservative activist Charlie Kirk was quick to condemn Taylor Swift on “Fox and Friends” after she made a rare political statement endorsing two Democratic politicians. Kirk, the 24-year-old founder of right-wing think tank Turning Point USA, suggested that Swift hadn’t actually written her statement and had “bad information.” But the […]
Conservative activist says on ‘Fox and Friends’ that Taylor Swift didn’t write her own Instagram post endorsing Democratic politicians
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Taylor Swift dropped two surprise albums in 2020 — take a look at how the pop superstar makes and spends her $365 million fortune

Taylor Swift announced she’s dropped her ninth studio album – “Evermore” – at midnight on Thursday. Swift’s net worth is an estimated $US365 million, and she’s one of the world’s highest-paid celebrities. Swift’s Reputation Stadium Tour was the highest-grossing tour in US history, grossing over $US266 million. Swift spends her […]
Taylor Swift dropped two surprise albums in 2020 — take a look at how the pop superstar makes and spends her $365 million fortune
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Taylor Swift’s Netflix documentary just dropped. Here’s a look inside the $81 million worth of mansions and penthouses the pop superstar owns.

Taylor Swift‘s new Netflix documentary, “Miss Americana,” dropped on Friday. Swift is a real-estate mogul – she owns homes in four different states from California to New York, and they’re worth a total of $US81 million, according to property values estimated by Trulia. She most recently purchased a condo in […]
Taylor Swift’s Netflix documentary just dropped. Here’s a look inside the $81 million worth of mansions and penthouses the pop superstar owns.
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Face-swapping videos could lead to more ‘fake news’

Fake news has been a problem swamping the internet. Now there is a way to make fake videos with nothing more than your laptop. FakeApp can be used to make fake videos of people using images or other videos of them. Several social media platforms are filled with these deepfakes. […]
Face-swapping videos could lead to more ‘fake news’
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Taylor Swift shared a rare political statement in support of gun control

Taylor Swift announced in an Instagram post on Friday that she had donated to the March For Our Lives campaign started by the student activists of the Parkland school shooting. Swift, who has largely abstained from sharing her political views in the past, shared in the post that she supports […]
Taylor Swift shared a rare political statement in support of gun control
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Here are the 10 most-followed Instagram accounts in 2017

Selena Gomez is the queen of Instagram for the second year in a row. Instagram released its 2017 Year in Review on Wednesday, which highlights the most-liked posts, top hashtags, and most-used filters from the past year. Gomez is the most-followed celebrity on Instagram for 2017, holding onto her title […]
Here are the 10 most-followed Instagram accounts in 2017
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The 50 best-selling music artists of all time

The best-selling musicians of all time include pop sensations like Taylor Swift, rock legends like Metallica, and rap stars like Eminem. We ranked the best-selling musicians of all time based on their total certified album units sold in the US according to the Recording Industry Association of America. Visit Business […]
The 50 best-selling music artists of all time