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Taylor Swift donates $1m to Louisiana flood victims

Updated: Aug 17, 2016 14:40 IST      
Taylor Swift donates $1m to Louisiana flood victims

Washington D.C., Aug. 17(ANI): Taylor Swift has proved that she has a heart as big as her giant bank account as she donated a staggering one million dollars to the victims of the widespread floods that have devastated Louisiana.

"We began The 1989 World Tour in Louisiana, and the wonderful fans there made us feel completely at home. The fact that so many people in Louisiana have been forced out of their own homes this week is heartbreaking," said the 26-year-old pop-star in a statement, reports the Hollywood Life.

"I encourage those who can to help out and send your love and prayers their way during this devastating time," the singer added.

Reportedly, Torrential rains On August 16 added to the horror in the state as the death toll rose to 11. A levee was overtopped in one parish and more than three-quarters of the homes were lost in another parish, authorities said.

A total of 20 parishes are now listed on the federal disaster zone, with around 45,000 homes impacted. (ANI)

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Joanna Krupa, Romain Zago officially divorced

Updated: Aug 18, 2017 06:47 IST     

Washington D.C. [USA], Aug 18 (ANI): After four-years of marriage, supermodel Joanna Krupa has officially divorced her Miami Beach nightlife entrepreneur husband Romain Zago.

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Ellie Kemper and Michael Koman to raise their son as Catholic

Updated: Aug 18, 2017 06:47 IST     

Washington D.C. [USA], Aug 18 (ANI): Actress and comedian Ellie Kemper and her husband, Michael Koman, have decided to raise their one-year-old son, James as 'Catholic'.

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HBO's twitter account hacked, restored

Updated: Aug 18, 2017 06:40 IST     

Washington D.C. [USA], Aug 18 (ANI): Twitter accounts of premium cable channel HBO were hacked and taken over by the notorious OurMine hacking group and posted #HBOHacked messages and warnings about security.

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Justin Bieber drops new track 'Friends'

Updated: Aug 18, 2017 06:32 IST     

New Delhi [India], Aug 18 (ANI): Rejoice Beliebers, Justin Bieber is back and he wants to be your friend with his new single 'Friends'.

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Los Angeles [USA], August 17 (ANI): Paramount pictures are getting into some 'spy' business.

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Christopher Nolan heads to China for 'Dunkirk'

Updated: Aug 17, 2017 19:50 IST     

Los Angeles [USA], August 17 (ANI): Hollywood director Chirstopher Nolan is jetting to China to support his WWII epic 'Dunkirk'.

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Helen Hunt, Matthew Carnahan split after 16 years of dating

Updated: Aug 17, 2017 19:36 IST     

Washington D.C. [USA], August 17 (ANI): Hollywood actress Helen hunt and boyfriend Matthew Carnahan are heading towards splitsville.

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Ron Howard teases Death Star in upcoming 'Han solo' film

Updated: Aug 17, 2017 17:56 IST     

New Delhi [India], August 17 (ANI): Director Ron Howard perfectly knows how to tease 'Star Wars' fans.

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Damien Chazelle joins Twitter to criticise President Trump

Updated: Aug 17, 2017 17:12 IST     

Los Angeles [USA], August 17 (ANI): Oscar-winning director Damien Chazelle chose to join Twitter and made it clear immediately that what was his reason to create an account on the micro-blogging site

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Was 'weirdly shaken' meeting Chris Pratt: Chris Hemsworth

Updated: Aug 17, 2017 16:18 IST     

Washington D.C. [USA], August 17 (ANI): Not every man can intimidate Chris Hemsworth.

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London [UK], August 17 (ANI): The production for Tom Cruise's upcoming movie 'Mission Impossible 6' has been halted after breaking his ankle while attempting a stunt during the shoot.

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Move over J Law, Emma Stone is 2017's highest-paid actress

Updated: Aug 17, 2017 14:11 IST     

New Delhi [India], August 17 (ANI): Emma Stone has topped the Forbes' 2017 list of the world's highest-paid actresses, dethroning reigning Jennifer Lawrence who had held the title for two consecutive years.

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Washington D.C. [USA], August 17 (ANI): After winning the groping case against former Colorado DJ David Mueller, Taylor Swift announced in a statement that she'd be donating some of her fortune to charities that aid the survivors of sexual assault.

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