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    Mark Wahlberg says he'll donate $1.5 million in Michelle Williams' name

    (CNN)Mark Wahlberg is donating $1.5 million to the Time's Up Legal Defense Fund in costar Michelle Williams' name. The donation comes in response to criticism over a gender pay gap for reshoots of the movie "All the Money in the World." Wahlberg was paid $1.5 million for the reshoots while Williams made just around $1,000, or $80 a day. "Over the last few days my reshoot fee for 'All the Money in the World' has become an important topic of conversation," Wahlberg said in a statement. "I 100% support the fight for fair pay and I'm donating the $1.5M to the Time's Up Legal Defense Fund in Michelle Williams' name." William Morris Endeavor Entertainment, the talent agency that represents both Wahlberg

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    What we learned at the Brits nominations

    Dua Lipa has stolen the show at this year's Brits nominations. The singer is up for five awards, including best album and best single for New Rules. Ed Sheeran is up for four, while J Hus and Rag'n'Bone Man have three nods each. Those artists, along with Stormzy, are also all up for best British album... but what else did we learn from this year's nominations? Liam Payne's ready to take on One Direction The fan-voted best video category sees a fight between three former members of One Direction. Harry Styles' Sign of the Times will go up against Zayn and Taylor Swift's I Don't Wanna Live Forever. But Liam Payne says he's not bothered about being nominated alongside his mates. "It's amazing that

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    Bobby Zarin of 'Real Housewives' dead at 71

    "Real Housewives" producer Andy Cohen tweeted: "I always enjoyed Bobby Zarin and admired his cool presence and steady hand." Bravo, which aired the show, offered condolences. In a statement published on its website, the network told the family that "our hearts are with you all." The Zarins rose to fame after Jill Zarin was cast on the series. She appeared for the first four seasons. "Real Housewives" often highlighted their partnership and loving relationship; they ran a designer fabric store called Zarin Fabrics. Zarin thought he had beaten thyroid cancer in 2009, according to People, but the disease returned four years later and settled in his lungs. "The radioactive iodine usually kills off

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    Sheryl Sandberg and Jack Dorsey are off Disney's board

    Two high profile tech executives are leaving Disney's board of directors over potential conflicts of interest. Neither Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg nor Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey will be renominated to their positions on Disney's board, according to an SEC filing from Disney. "Given our evolving business and the businesses Ms. Sandberg and Mr. Dorsey are in, it has become increasingly difficult for them to avoid conflicts relating to board matters and they are not standing for re-election" a Disney spokesman said in a statement. Dorsey had been on the board since 2013 and Sandberg has served since 2010. Both Facebook and Twitter have increasingly moved into the entertainment business in recent years.

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    Bill Murray debuts his Steve Bannon on 'SNL'

    Steve Bannon is no longer a grim reaper on "Saturday Night Live." Bill Murray surprised audiences on NBC's variety show on Saturday night debuting in the show's opening sketch as former Trump White House chief strategist, Bannon. Saturday's episode was the first of 2018. In the past, a cast member didn't play Bannon, instead having the political figure played by a grim reaper character with a skull face mask. On Saturday night, during an "Morning Joe" segment, Murray came out in a black hood to big cheers from the audience. "The Bannon magic is still out there," Murray as Bannon said. "Magic. Magic. The king maker! The Bannon dynasty is dawning." Kate McKinnon's Mika Brzezinski asked Bannon what

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    9 highlights from Celebrity Big Brother so far

    We've had tears. We've had tantrums. Celebrity Big Brother has proved to be just the kind of guilty pleasure-TV that cosy January nights in were made for. This year's house started out with all-female housemates, a move Channel 5 said was to celebrate the centenary of women over 30 being given the vote. But it wasn't long before they were joined by a few men - including Boyzone's Shane Lynch, dancer Wayne Sleep and Love Island's Jonny Mitchell. In the interests of taste and decency, there are a few moments which we sadly can't bring you in this highlights round-up, such as Rachel Johnson's dance moves, Courtney Act's apparent wardrobe malfunction and a conversation about drag queens and "tucking".

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    Salmonella baby milk 'affects 83 countries'

    More than 12 million boxes of powdered baby milk have now been recalled in 83 countries in a salmonella scandal involving French company Lactalis. The dairy firm's CEO, Emmanuel Besnier, confirmed the extent of the contamination risk to French media. The products have been subject to a recall since December, after salmonella bacteria was discovered at a factory. Lawsuits have been filed by parents who say their children became unwell after drinking the formula. A spokesman told the BBC that all the countries affected had been informed, in Europe, Asia, Latin America and Africa. The UK, US and Australia were not affected, he added. The Lactalis group is one of the world's largest producers of