09 Jan 2019

Lady Gaga facing pressure to condemn R. Kelly

Lady Gaga once defended her 2013 collaboration with singer R. Kelly by pointing to the “bond” they shared over “very untrue things written about us.”

But in the wake of a recent Lifetime documentary series that chronicles allegations of abuse, predatory behavior and pedophilia against Kelly, Gaga is now facing pressure to condemn him. Kelly has strongly denied the allegations.

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01 Dec 2018

Tears of a fake clown

Since 2008, Lady Gaga has cried more crocodile tears than any other celebrity.

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16 Nov 2018

Threatin: band creates fake fanbase for tour attended by no one

One of the greatest art rock pranks of all time – or a hugely expensive exercise in vanity? That’s the question some music venues across the UK are wrestling with after US-based “band” Threatin came over to Europe to play a string of gigs in well-known venues – to absolutely nobody.

Jered Threatin, the creative force behind Threatin, had an online presence that suggested an active fanbase, and that his act had toured extensively in the US. Venues also appear to have been informed that large numbers of tickets had been pre-sold, which turned out to be untrue.

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06 Oct 2018

Lady Gaga fans accused of spreading fake ‘Venom’ reviews to help ‘A Flop Is Born’

Lady Gaga fans have been accused of spreading fake reviews about Venom in a bid to help the pop star’s new film, A Flop Is Born.

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20 Jun 2018

Starbucks Announces Plans To Close 150 Underperforming Stores

(Reuters) – Starbucks Corp forecast on Tuesday slower sales growth than Wall Street expected this quarter and plans to close about 150 U.S. cafes next fiscal year to boost performance, sending its shares down 2 percent after hours.

The world’s largest coffee chain is facing competition both from upscale coffee houses and lower-priced fast-food chains like McDonald’s Corp and Dunkin’ Donuts.

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