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    Breaking NewsSearchStarsScreenBingeCultureMediaMorgan FreemanUpdated 10:53 PM ET, Sun January 21, 2018 Chat with us in Facebook Messenger. Find out what's happening in the world as it unfolds. Photos: Morgan FreemanTake a look at life and career of Morgan

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    Tom Petty died of accidental drug overdose, medical examiner says

    "On the day he died he was informed his hip had graduated to a full-on break and it is our feeling that the pain was simply unbearable and was the cause for his over use of medication," according to the statement from Dana Petty, his wife, and Adria Petty, his daughter. The medical examiner's news release said the autopsy found these drugs in Petty's system: fentanyl, oxycodone, acetyl fentanyl and despropionyl fentanyl, which are opioids; temazepam and alprazolam, which are sedatives; and citalopram, an antidepressant. The cause of death was "multisystem organ failure due to resuscitated cardiopulmonary arrest due to mixed drug toxicity" and the manner of death was "accident," the medical examiner's news release said.

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    Lupita Nyong'o penning children's book about colorism

    (CNN)Lupita Nyong'o has spoken powerfully about discrimination against darker skin and now she's writing a book about it. The Academy award-winning actor will write "Sulwe" for Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers. The book, which will be aimed at children ages 5 to 7, will tell the story of a 5-year-old girl growing up in Kenya who struggles with having the darkest skin tone in her family. "Sulwe is a dark skinned girl who goes on a starry-eyed adventure, and awakens with a reimagined sense of beauty," Nyong'o wrote in her announcement of the book on Instagram.

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    'Lady Bird,' Jay-Z nominated for GLAAD Awards

    "What people see in the media has a powerful impact on how they treat others and the GLAAD Media Awards raise the bar for media to tell LGBTQ stories that accelerate acceptance," GLAAD President & CEO Sarah Kate Ellis said in a statement. "At a time when anti-LGBTQ policies and harassment are on the rise, it is imperative that Hollywood and news media tell more LGBTQ stories that reflect the community's rich diversity."

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    Review: Britannia ★★★☆☆

    The first episode of Britannia is more confusing than a technical lecture on Bitcoin delivered in Mandarin by someone with a partial grasp of both subject and language. Characters are introduced at a rate that makes speed-dating look like a form of courtship, storylines are scattered as if seeds to the wind, and the overuse of sweeping drone shots of fields and gorges left me reaching for a travel sickness pill. All of this while indistinguishable tattooed blokes with long hair go at each other hammer-and-tongs in a blood bath overflowing with gore. At this early stage it didn't feel so much like an epic fantasy to compete with Game of Thrones, more an ancient version of Rugby Special. We're

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    Ed Sheeran engaged to long-time girlfriend Cherry Seaborn

    Ed Sheeran has announced he's engaged to his long-time girlfriend Cherry Seaborn. Posting on Instagram he said they are both "very happy and in love", joking that their cats are happy for them too. The couple met in school although they only got together in 2015, spending most of 2016 travelling the world during his year off from music. Cherry is a hockey star and helped England U21's win the bronze medal at the 2012 European Championships. Last year Ed said that he'd finally had the chance to fall in love after taking a break from music. "This has been the first time I've ever actually had the time to fall in love properly," he told Zane Lowe on Beats 1. "'I've always got into relationships

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    Check out the new 'Heathers'

    (CNN)Before "Mean Girls," there was "Heathers." The 1988 dark comedy is now considered a film cult classic, and it's getting a small screen update. The trailer for the new "Heathers" TV series has dropped, and this time around the group is more inclusive of other races and genders, but there is still that viciousness familiar to high school cliques. The original film starred Shannen Doherty, Winona Ryder and Christian Slater, and Doherty pops up in the new trailer. "Heathers" premieres March 7 on the Paramount Network.