Current craze (Nov. 7)

A rundown on this week’s top entertainment news

By on November 7, 2017

Kendall Jenner gives back for her 22nd

“Keeping Up with the Kardashians” star Kendall Jenner urged fans to donate to the non-profit organization Charity: Water, as a way to celebrate her 22nd birthday. Jenner posted a note on the non-profit’s website that reads, “My wish this year is to help bring clean water to people who need it. I’d be so grateful to anyone who can support my effort by donating to Charity: Water through my birthday campaign.” Jenner invited fans to donate $22 in honor of her big day. So far, fans have donated $41,886, which translates to clean water for 1,396 people.

Netflix Distances Itself from Kevin Spacey

After allegations of sexual harassment and assault brought against actor Kevin Spacey, Netflix has halted the production of its original series “House Of Cards.” Spacey has been the star of the show since its pilot in 2013. A spokesperson for Netflix addressed the matter saying, “Netflix will not be involved with any further production of ‘House of Cards’ that includes Kevin Spacey.” Netflix also chose not to release a new film, “Gore,” which was produced by and starred Spacey.

Selena Quintanilla Gets a Star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame

A record-breaking crowd of 4,500 people gathered on the Hollywood Walk of Fame to see the unveiling of late singer songwriter Selena Quintanilla’s star. The Latin icon, known simply as Selena, died in 1995 tragically at just 23 when she was murdered by her business partner. Quintanilla  continues to be the best-selling female Latin artist of all time. As of 2015, she sold over 65 million records across the globe.

Paz de la Huerta Brings New  Allegations Against Weinstein

In recent weeks, numerous A-list actresses, including Cara Delevingne and Angelina Jolie, came forward with allegations of sexual harassment and misconduct against producer Harvey Weinstein. Now, actress and model Paz de la Huerta has gone to the New York Police Department (NYPD) with a claim that could land Weinstein behind bars. De la Huerta claims that Weinstein raped her on two separate occasions in 2010. The NYPD is calling her claims against Weinstein “credible” and are currently working to acquire enough evidence for an arrest warrant.

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