News Highlights From October 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 October 2021. Enjoy your news highlight!

Hollywood

Indiana Jones release date was pushed back by almost an year.  Indiana Jones 5 was officially revealed in 2016 but has had a lot of difficulties since then, including different writers and even a director change.

Singer Ed Sheeran took to his Instagram on Sunday October 24 to announce that he’d tested positive for COVID-19. The “Bad Habits” singer noted that he’d be following government guidelines and self-isolating as a result of the positive test.

Zendaya gave an emotional reaction to Tom Holland’s sweet post. Melora Hardin looked forward to win the DWTS show after getting her first 10. Fans went head over heel for Selena Gomez’ new bob hairstyle.

Eternal’s producer revealed how the movie’s deviants were different from the comics. Kendall Jenner responded to BF Devin Booker’s tweet.

We also covered a story of the highest paid dead celebrities of 2021. Also, the real reason behind Jesse Spencer quitting Chicago Fire after 10 seasons was revealed in October 2021.

Selena Gomez got serious and penned an email to Facebook for neglecting hate speech on their platform.

According to the investigation conducted by WSJ, Facebook’s AI has trouble identifying the differences between harmful videos that include hateful content such as first-person shootings and car crashes.

The director of Eternals explained the Superman reference in the movie. Kylie Jenner showed off her growing baby bump in one of the pictures as well.

Gal Gadot, in a candid conversation, explained whether her daughters will feature in Wonder Woman 3. Spider: No Way Home and Spiderman: End Game are similar, claimed the director.

Ed Sheeran, the music sensation tested positive for coronavirus in October 2021.

A heartbreaking bit of news also arrived from the Hollywood industry in October. Gigi Hadid and Zayn Malik, one of the most popular couples, apparently broke up and went their separate ways. Yes! Yes, you read that correctly.

Selena Gomez and Chris Evans sparked dating rumors during the same period while Bella Hadid discussed the pleasure of becoming Khai’s aunt.

Bollywood

October was a month with a lot of hustle and bustle in the Bollywood industry. The month started with the news of Kartik Aryan and Kriti Sanon’s movie Shehzada would start shooting this month.  It’s worth noting that the film is a remake of Ala Vaikunthapurramuloo, a Telugu film. Allu Arjun and Pooja Hegde played key roles in the film. 

Ranveer Singh shared early morning pictures with a charming smile and a handsome look in October as well. Kangana Ranaut went strong on her meme game as she shared memes on upcoming films of the industry. Shahid Kapoor and his spouse Mira Kapoor enjoyed a quality vacation together, shared pictures with the fans.

RRR release date was announced in October [January 7, 2022]. The movie features Ram Charan and Jr NTR. The Bollywood industry witnessed the arrest of King Khan’s son Aryan Khan. Aryan was summoned to the NCB bureau several times during the month and getting him out of jail had become SRK’s top priority in October.

According to NCB sources, Aryan’s phone was seized and was being checked to see whether there is any connection or involvement with narcotics possession. According to India Today, which quoted NCB sources, Aryan Khan’s discussions were also to be investigated.

As October came to an end, the bail for Aryan Khan was denied around twice as they were convicted to judicial custody for 14 days.

Taapsee Pannu revealed that the only reason she performed in Rashmi Rocket was for gender testing. Rajkummar Rao and Kriti Sanon shared a new look that made everyone wonder about what they are up to.

Saif Ali kHan was all praises for Prabhas. He said that ‘Prabhas is a gentleman’. Meanwhile. Ayushmann Khurrana announced hs new film ‘Action Hero’ in a new unique manner.

Action Hero, produced by Rai and Bhushan Kumar, will star Ayushmann in the major role. Anirudh Iyer will direct the film, which is written by Iyer and Neeraj Yadav. According to reports, the film follows an actor’s journey in both film and real life.

Lollywood

The vibrant photoshoot of Maya Ali as a Mayon bride took the industry by storm. We also did a review story for all the 10 episodes of Hum Kahan Ke Sachay The in October 2021.

Yasra Rizvi’s campaign brought to spotlight the harsh realities of marriage in society during this period of the year. Minal Khan’s father-in-law opened up to trolls and gave a tough reply to them all.

Pakistani showbiz actor Ahad Raza Mir cleared the air regarding wife Sajal Aly’s pregnancy rumors. A video clip of the Ahad’s interview was doing rounds on the internet where he can be heard responding to the reporter’s question saying, “there is no truth in such news circulating on social media.”

Clout News also covered 8 things you should know about Ahmed Ali Akbar and the top 4 unconventional male leads from Pakistani dramas.

Ghana Ali faced backlash for posing publicly with her baby bump. Muneeb Butt and Alizeh Shah collaborated for a Nikkah photoshoot that took the fans by a surprise.

Fans were also evidently unhappy with the ending episode of the show Rang Mahal. In October 2021, Sarah Khan and Falak Shabir shared the wonderful news of becoming parents to a cute baby girl.

LUX Style Awards also took place during this time of the year and we released a complete list of winners of the event as well.

Music

The 27-year-old pop star Justin Bieber, in his new documentary Justin Bieber: Our World shared some “intentions” for the coming new year. (The documentary was filmed in December 2020.) One major goal that Justin Bieber had for 2021? Have a baby with his wife, Hailey Baldwin.

Gary Bettman shared that the singer [Justin Bieber] would also the part of NHL’s opening night. Demi Lovato received backlash for saying the the term ‘Alien’ is a disrespect and offense to extraterrestrials.

Honey Lestrange accused Halsley of humiliating and disrespecting her. The ultimate breakup ballad ‘Let Somebody Go’ by Selena Gomez and Coldplay took the internet by storm.

Adele explained the hopeful and sad process of creating her latest song, Easy On Me. Meanwhile, the Internet trolled Soulja Boy for flirting with Saweetie.

Selena Gomez revealed why she deleted her Instagram handle. Kanye West officially changed his name to ‘Ye’.

Ed Sheeran and Ariana Grande shared a sweet convo about married life on The Voice.

Fashion & Lifestyle

Rihanna shared pictures in a Latex bodysuit from Savage X Fenty collection and her fans were more than impressed. She styled the one-piece with a pair of lace-up heels that went all the way up to her knees, massive dangling diamond earrings, and a sleek mullet.

The photos were posted to the brand’s Instagram page with the caption, “Such a show out #IYKYKsavageX⁣. But wouldn’t you be too if you could rock this #SAVAGEXFENTYSHOW VOL. 3 lewk? Well now you can… & now you know.”

Cardi-B received a baby gift basket from the Rare beauty founder and music sensation Selena Gomez.

After a long relationship, Jennifer Gates, the eldest daughter of the fourth richest man, Bill Gates, tied the knot to her Muslim fiancé Nayel Nassar in New York City.

Billie Eilish announced the launch of her new perfume brand. Kate Hudson voiced her support for Breast Cancer Awareness by posting on Instagram in nothing but lingerie.

All six of the show’s deadly games were featured on a Squid Game holiday sweater. The Korean Netflix series began on September 17 and tells the narrative of Seong Gi-hun, a down-on-his-luck gambling addict who is drawn into a survival game in the hopes of earning a significant sum of money.

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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