News Highlights From May – June 2021

For all our readers at Clout News who have missed out on news stories, here is a quick recap highlighting all the major happenings in the month of May – June 2021. Enjoy your news highlight!

Hollywood

In May, Noel Clarke issued an apology while denying all charges of sexual misconduct. Meanwhile, Jennifer Lopez and Ben Affleck were rumoured to be reuniting after seven years apart. A film titled ‘Twilight of the Dead’ was claimed to be in the works, and it was rumoured to be the final zombie film.

The Grammys got rid of their secret nomination panels after a lot of anger. Meanwhile, celebrities such as Shawn Mendes, Camila Cabello, Priyanka Chopra, and others are urging fans to support India. Fans, on the other hand, began to speculate that Rita Ora and Taika Watiti were dating as they began spending more time together.

One of Zac Efron’s buddies confirmed that he has not undergone any plastic surgery. Billie Eilish transforms into a gorgeous ‘pin-up’ in a stunning British Vogue cover. Ellie Goulding, on the other hand, gave birth to her first kid.

Emma D’Arcy and Matt Smith star as Targaryens in the first pictures from the highly anticipated show House of the Dragon. This is a spin-off of HBO’s popular Game of Thrones series. Meanwhile, it’s been reported that John David Washington will star in Gareth Edwards’ next film, True Love.

During her divorce from Brad Pitt, Angelina Jolie claimed that her new film was like therapy for her. In Noel Clarke Fallout, 800 people signed a statement describing the situation of women and calling for reform. In May, we saw John Mulaney return to stand-up comedy with a series of live shows in New York City.

Black Widow might introduce Russia’s Avengers, according to David Harbour. Meanwhile, due to a lack of diversity, NBC Cable Network has boycotted and refuses to telecast the Golden Globe Awards 2022. In other developments, Kim Kardashian allegedly felt liberated and overjoyed following her divorce from Kanye West. At a charity event, the reality star also purchased Janet Jackson’s ‘If’ Music Video dress for $25,000.

Meanwhile, NBC has revived the iconic TV show Days of our Lives for seasons 57 and 58. Andra Day opened up about her battle with sex and porn addiction. As the programme was renewed for season 18, Sandra Oh revealed if she would ever return to her iconic Grey’s Anatomy character.

Meanwhile, fans of James Bond will be pleased to learn that, following Amazon’s acquisition of MGM Studios, future Bond films will be available to a global audience. Pete Davidson was rumoured to be leaving Saturday Night Live after seven years.

For Spider-Man: No Way Home, Emma Stone addressed the rumours regarding her return. Meanwhile, Sony has validated the movie’s multiverse idea. Over sexual misconduct claims, Charlie Hanson was suspended by Bafta and removed from the Netflix film After Life.

Following the Noel Clarke issue, the BAFTA TV Awards announced a halt to special individual awards. It comes after Bafta was chastised for bestowing an exceptional contributor award on Noel Clarke in April while being aware of sexual harassment claims against him, which he denies.

Sophie Turner, well known for her role in Game of Thrones, has been cast in a new HBO thriller called The Staircase. The upcoming project will be based on the first book. Meanwhile, Matthew Perry and his girlfriend Molly Hurwitz have broken up. They had been engaged for two years and had been together for two years.

Fans may have missed a sweet moment between the cast of Friends in the reunion episode, which Lisa Kudrow brought to everyone’s attention. She was referring to the scene in which Courtney Cox and the rest of the group were all crying while staring at their set. Matt LeBlanc, her co-star, wiped away her tears with a tissue, which was a sweet moment.

After a crew member tested positive for COVID-19, production on Mission Impossible 7 was halted. In her marriage to Kanye West, Kim Kardashian admitted that she felt like a “failure.” In the final season of Keeping Up With The Kardashians, she was shown crying because she felt like a “failure” because this is her third marriage. This is in the midst of her estranged husband’s marital problems.

Following the success of the first film starring Emma Stone, Disney is working on a sequel. Tom Felton addressed the rumours that he was dating Emma Watson, his Harry Potter co-star. Because Emma had previously acknowledged having a crush on Tom, fans usually shipped the two together.

Ryan Reynolds was setting a good example by talking to his girls about mental health. Bella Robertson of the Duck Dynasty married her lover Jacob Mayo. Chris Harrison was seen permanently leaving The Bachelor franchise and walking away. He had been a long-time host of the reality show.

Laurence Fishburne is set to reprise his role as the Bowery King in John Wick 4. The Monsters at Work teaser provided a glimpse into the evolution of Monsters Inc., the franchise’s second instalment. Since the release of COVID-19, A Quiet Place Part II has become the first picture to surpass $100 million in box office receipts.

Because of the paucity of Afro-Latino actors in ‘In The Heights,’ Lin-Manuel Miranda apologised. Hyundai pulled off a significant marketing coup by enlisting Scarlet Witch and the new Captain America from the Marvel Cinematic Universe for their commercial. Scarlett Johansson, their co-star, said that she was treated like a “piece of ass” in Iron Man 2 when she made her MCU debut.

Fast & Furious was the most successful epidemic era film, grossing more than $400 million worldwide. John Langley, the creator of Cops, the longest-running TV show, has died. Gal Gadot, the Wonder Woman star, and her husband Jaron Varsano have welcomed their third child.

In a new statement, model Chrissy Teigen was accused of abusing a fashion designer, Michael. She debunked the allegations by claiming she had never spoken with the designer. Users mistrusted the designer, and the cookbook author faced a lot of anger.

Will Smith’s future book has been given a title and a cover. On Father’s Day, we saw Gigi Hadid, a new mom, show her love for Zayn Malik by claiming their baby, Khai, is lucky. After the court hearing, Lynne Spears voiced concern for her daughter Britney Spears.

– Also Read: News Highlights From May 2021

Bollywood

Sanjana Sanghi launched her mental health campaign, “Here to Hear.” According to speculations, Aamir Khan would film his forthcoming film Laal Singh Chaddha in Ladakh and Kargil. Deepika Padukone also revealed her mental health helpline numbers in the event of a mental health emergency.

Along with Hollywood stars, Hrithik Roshan raised $15,000 for the Covid-19 relief drive. Tarak Mehta’s producer remarked that they were looking forward to Disha’s return as Dayaben. Kangana Ranaut, on the other side, liked tweets calling Sonu Sood a con artist who profits from the crisis.

Her Twitter account was eventually suspended due to illogical tweets. Sanket Bhosale and Sugandha Mishra married. Twinkle Khanna was seen asking people to give oxygen concentrators.

After her inflammatory remarks, Karan Patel dubbed Kangana a “hilarious stand-up comic.” Meanwhile, it was rumoured that Salman Khan’s Kabhi Eid, Kabhi Diwali would be titled Bhaijaan.

At the New York City International Film Festival, Anupam Kher was named Best Actor. Sunny Leone, meanwhile, teamed up with PETA India to feed 10,000 migrant labourers in Delhi. Anushka Sharma and Virat Kohli started fundraising for India’s fight against COVID after Kangana Ranaut tested positive for the virus.

We also saw Gurmeet Choudhary introduce ‘The Grand Hospital Project,’ which accelerated the fight against COVID. Shahid Kapoor was reported to be really timid when he told Neelima about his affections for Mira.

During the second wave of COVID, Salman Khan unveiled his plans to release Radhe: Your Most Wanted Bhai. Shaheer Sheikh and Erica Fernandes made an exciting revelation when they revealed the third season of Kuch Rang Pyar Ke Aise Bhi.

Paresh Rawal responded to rumours of his death with a humorous retort. Meanwhile, Ankita Lokhande has revealed that she and Vicky Jain will marry shortly. Anupam Kher has also teamed up with Project Heal India to help distribute medical equipment across the country.

Zee went to the cyber cell with a pirated version of Radhe that he found online. Meanwhile, Geeta Kapur addressed the rumours about her marriage. Diana Penty teamed up with Ketto India to help in the fight against COVID.

Fans think that Nikki Tamboli would be removed after she remarks on an image of Khatron Ke Khiladi. Pooja Hegde talked about her covid survival storey and the importance of post-recovery treatment. Meanwhile, Tapsee Pannu talked about how she got her start in the film industry and how she feels like Preity Zinta.

The COVID vaccine was given to a large number of performers for the second time. Kartik Aaryan has teamed up with Scam 1992 director Kartik Aaryan for his upcoming project. Mahesh Shetty, Sushant Singh Rajput’s Pavitra Rishta co-star, receives a birthday greeting from Shweta Singh Kirti.

Salman Khan was dubbed a “Bollywood Goon” by Kamaal R Khan, causing a stir. The feud continues as Mika Singh confronted Kamaal behind his house and continued their verbal battle. Salman, on the other hand, chose to collaborate with Netflix India in order to assist stunt actors who have been laid off as a result of the pandemic.

Sonu Sood responded to actress Huma Qureshi’s remark about him becoming India’s future Prime Minister. Dilip Kumar was taken to the hospital after complaining of shortness of breath. In Chhoti Sardarni, we also heard that Vibha Chibber had been replaced by Rinku Kulkarni. Kamaal R. Khan faces legal action from Salman Khan. Sajid Nadiadwala was scheduled to play chess with World Champion Viswanathan Anand in order to generate funds for COVID.

We have Akshay Kumar honouring the 25th anniversary of Khiladiyon Ka Khiladi, his classic film. Sushant Singh Rajput’s memorial service was documented by Priyanka Rajput. Kriti Sanon admits to feeling “painfully strange” after sharing a photo collage of Sushant.

By joining the iCare programme, Kartik Aaryan attempted to inspire others to practise CPR. Meanwhile, Swara Bhaskar sparked additional debate when she responded to Kangana Ranaut’s “B-Grade” remark about her. Kamaal R. Khan, on the other hand, referred to Kangana as “Deedi,” and internet users mocked him.

Leading child rights organisations have selected Sanjana Sanghi as a Youth Advocate for Education. Varun Dhawan was the first person to receive the COVID-19 vaccine, and he encourages others to do the same. For his future film, Sajid Nadiadwala is reportedly putting Akshay Kumar and Ahan Shetty on the same screen.

Meanwhile, in September, Akshay was due to return to the sets of Ram Setu. Kartik Aaryan has been cast as the lead in Satyanarayan Ki Katha, an upcoming love storey film. Kartik Aaryan was reportedly cast opposite Shraddha Kapoor in the film. As their legal struggle continues, Kamaal R. Khan has removed all of his Salman Khan review videos off his YouTube channel.

Shah Rukh Khan claimed that his grandmother had originally given him the name Abdur Rehman. Sonu Sood carried on the noble’s work by launching the ‘COVREG’ initiative, which aims to vaccinate the rural Indian people. Abhay Deol was enlisted to star in the Disney film Spin.

We also heard that Race 4 was in the works, but no specifics regarding the cast or director were available. Skater Girl was accused of presenting a factual storey without properly crediting the source. In the meantime, Naseeruddin Shah was admitted to the hospital with pneumonia when a patch was discovered in his lungs. As part of National Doctors’ Day celebrations, many Bollywood celebrities paid respect to actual heroes.

Lollywood

Furqan Qureshi’s obscene remark on Anoushay Abbasi’s photo has enraged followers. Khuda Aur Mohabbat Season 3 was trending on Twitter, and fans were raving about the episodes. During the live programme, Nausheen Shah chastised Aamir Liaquat for saying he was fed up.
Aamir responded appropriately to a woman who claimed to be his third wife.

Meanwhile, the late Qawwal Amjad Sabri’s son performs a rendition of ‘Bhar Do Jholi Meri’ for the audience. Salman Saqib Sheikh’s involvement in HUM TV’s Chupke Chupke has enraged fans.

Eshal Fayyaz addressed the rumours surrounding her marriage to Khalil-Ur-Rehman Qamar. Aymen Saleem has become the latest celebrity to face backlash from fans for donning outlandish clothes. On Nida Yasir’s show, Faysal Quraishi and Sana Faysal recount their love story.

Aazmaish, a new ARY digital drama, has published two teasers for fans. Aymen Saleem, on the other hand, shared the attributes she seeks in a lifemate. Mahira Khan has given an Eid makeup technique for all the ladies who want to look their best.

Alizeh Shah becomes the top Twitter trending topic after being criticised for wearing a sleeveless bodysuit in her debut song. Sonya Hussyn revealed her mother’s response when she first met Shoaib Malik. Yasra Rizvi and Abdul Hadi are the proud parents of a new newborn boy.

Meanwhile, Nabila Hussain is blocked from Whatsapp and Instagram, and she wonders if she doesn’t have her own brain. Imran Abbas and Urwa Hocane surprise their fans by performing a lovely duet together.

We witnessed actress Saba Qamar reminiscing about her time working with late Bollywood actor Irfan Khan. Fans were ecstatic about the forthcoming series Dhoop Ki Deewar after seeing a sneak peek of it in the teaser. Malala Yousafzai’s statements about marriage were criticised by Veena Malik.

60 Hours to Glory, a gripping reality show, will run on Hum TV and PTV. Meanwhile, after getting misogynistic insults and backlash online, Hania Aamir broke down. After receiving backlash, Lollywood celebrities came out in support of the actress. During the fight between Hania and Asim Azhar, Ayeza Khan offered personal guidance.

Express Entertainment TV has sacked Pakistani host Aamir Liaquat Hussain. Maya Ali’s new apparel brand, ‘Maya Pret-A-Porter,’ was said to be launched. Iman Ali turned down the opportunity to work on the live show with writer Khalil-Ur-Rehman.

Urwa Hocane and Imran Ashraf will star in their new show Badzaat together. Usama Khan has been paired with Zainab Shabit by fans after he hinted that he may marry soon. After the teaser for Pari Zaad was released, the audience went crazy. Hira Mani has been accused by the internet of posting a fresh video from a Texas petrol station.

Alizeh Shah is mocked for her new short hairstyle in a rehearsal photo for the Hum Style Awards. Meanwhile, Sharmeen Obaid responds to Sonya Hussyn’s criticism of Mahira Khan in Raees.

Music

Little Mix alleged that their record label attempted to promote one of their members to lead singer. Meanwhile, in two teasers, BTS gave us another taste of Butter. Lil Nas X, on the other hand, discussed his experiences as a queer musician. Victoria Beckham recalls Beyonce telling her that the Spice Girls were an inspiration to her.

We have a Broadway theatre that will begin selling tickets next week. Coco, Courtney Cox’s daughter, sang the cover of Taylor Swift’s Cardigan in the meantime. With a poignant Mother’s Day tribute, John Legend complimented his wife Chrissy.

Justin Bieber’s Justice World Tour was pushed back to 2022 as he added extra dates. While The Weeknd performed at the 2021 Billboard Music Awards, BTS released a limited edition version of Butter.

According to reports, Amit Kumar did not appreciate the Indian Idol episode honouring his father, Kishore Kumar. In BTS Butter teaser photographs, Jungkook and RM previewed their new track with separate images. According to reports, BTS will perform at the Billboard Music Awards.

Meanwhile, Aditya Narayan has reacted to Amit Kumar’s criticism on a recent episode of Indian Idol. Caleb Kennedy, a finalist on American Idol, was dismissed when his offensive video went viral. BTS’ Jin discussed what it would be like if the group had to leave him behind, while J-Hope discussed how to achieve a balance between his image and the realities of life. Demi Lovato just claimed that she is now non-binary.

Chloe Bailey, meanwhile, sang a mesmerising version of Rihanna’s Love on the Brain. Cher has announced that biography is in the works with Universal Pictures, just in time for her 75th birthday. Rihanna’s relationship with A$AP Rocky has also been confirmed.

Olivia Rodrigo released her debut album Sour, while The Smile, a new musical ensemble, had their live-stream debut at Glastonbury. The Weeknd’s ‘After Hours’ phase came to an end with a performance at the 2021 Billboard Music Awards.

Chayce Beckham has been crowned the champion of season 19 of American Idol. Lil Nas X released a new TikTok in response to his wardrobe incident on Saturday Night Live. Ariana Grande posted photographs from her wedding to Dalton Gomez on Instagram. At the iHeartRadio Music Awards, Usher and Jenn revealed that they are expecting their second child.

Olivia Rodrigo becomes the first and only artist in the United Kingdom to top both the singles and album charts. She opened up about the inspiration behind her album, Sour. Meanwhile, Ed Sheeran explains his eight-month-old son’s reaction to his songs. BTS sends a message to its Indian followers in Hindi. Cody Simpson recently revealed why he and Miley Cyrus broke up.

Lil Loaded is a rapper from Los Angeles, California. At the age of 20, the Dallas rapper died. After signing a big-money deal, Ed Sheeran became the face of TikTok. Butter by BTS reached number one on the Billboard Hot 100 chart. Lady Gaga’s Chromatica Ball Tour, meanwhile, has been postponed until 2022.

Sinead O’Connor, an Irish singer, announced her retirement from music. The animated lyric video for Black Veil Brides’ new single, Crimson Skies, has been released. Meanwhile, the pandemic has prompted The Rolling Stones and other UK musicians to demand money for tracks that are being streamed on the internet.

Lindsey Buckingham has revealed her first solo album as well as tour dates in the United States. Dua Lipa, on the other hand, has been named the most played song in the United Kingdom for the year 2020. After the BTS special meal put people in danger, we noticed crowds at McDonald’s in Indonesia.

BTS released three different versions of their song Butter, dubbed ‘Hotter, Cooler, Sweeter.’ After one of their members, Jungkook began getting tattoos, another member, Suga, guarded him. Billie Eilish apologised for using racist insults, admitting she was “appalled and mortified.” After a five-year sabbatical, the Korean boyband 2 PM returned with their new album Must.

Fashion & Lifestyle

Katy Perry has opened an Amazon store with summer-appropriate shoes and handbags. We discussed the unexpected consequences of using your phones before bedtime. Timothee Chalamet, on the other hand, served as the Met Gala’s co-host.

For the new Under Armour campaign, we asked Dwayne Johnson to share his gym soundtrack. Lana Condor’s collaboration with Vera Bradley shows that sustainability doesn’t have to mean sacrificing style. Meanwhile, at the 2021 BRIT Awards, Harry Styles paired his throwback Gucci suit with a chic purse.

Hailey Baldwin’s love with fruit of the loom tank-type sports bras was also discussed. In May, we also discussed the top five foods to eat for soft and smooth skin. Kylie Jenner, on the other hand, looked stunning in a beige satin bikini.

The red carpet outfit for the MTV Movie and TV Awards 2021 was covered by us. Khloe Kardashian debuted a line of stretchy swimsuits. We also selected the greatest looks from the red carpet of the 2021 Billboard Music Awards.

According to sources, Harry Styles was channelling his golden glow while prepping for his beauty line. Harry Styles is rumoured to be considering a career in the beauty industry. The singer is well-known for his sense of style as well as his music. The artist is apparently pursuing a beauty business called Pleased As Holdings, according to recently filed trademark filings.

Tess Kemper, Sofia Richie’s best friend, wore a cheetah-print bikini. Tiger Quee is a type of tiger. Sofia Richie updated her Instagram with a new photo of herself in a super-hot bikini! Jennifer Aniston also mocked Rachel Green’s green wardrobe staple that she wore to the Friends Reunion, which was a fan favourite. Dame Barbara Windsor wore a bikini that was auctioned for $9500. In the film Carry On, the bikini was worn.

Celebs Got Clout

We spoke with Shyraa Roy, a Dubai-based singer, actress, model, and producer, in May. Sania in Aks, Mohini in Mohenjodaro, and Natasha in Saaho are some of her most well-known roles. Raat and Kamli are two of the prominent and gorgeous artists’ music singles. In Amazon Prime’s Hello Shabnam, she worked as both a producer and a scriptwriter.

In June, we spoke with Leilani Dowding, a former Real Housewife. Leilani Dowding is a former Page 3 girl, a glamour model, and a television celebrity. She was also the UK representative in the US Miss Universe 1998 pageant. You might recognise her from her appearances on the Real Housewives of Cheshire.

Despite the fact that her time on the show was brief, she has established herself as more than just a member of the Real Housewives.

– Also Read: News Highlights From June 2021

Shaheer is passionate about living a life seeking un-ending knowledge, philomath, as you may think of him. He's a student of Finance and a keen observer of Business and Indian-Political scenario who takes pleasure to pen down his views and opinions on the same. As his guiding mantra to life, ‘Come what may , life goes on’ helps.

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