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Musicians have hard time digesting Trump's demand for apology from 'Hamilton' cast

Updated: Nov 20, 2016 15:44 IST

Washington D.C. [USA], Nov. 20 (ANI): Music stars like Pink and John Legend are reacting to US President-elect Donald Trump's demand for an apology from the cast of Broadway musical 'Hamilton'.

" Donald Trump has asked someone to apologize for being rude. Always good to start your Saturday off with a laugh," Pink tweeted Saturday morning.

After the curtain, 'Hamilton' actor Brandon Victor Dixon told VP-elect Mike Pence from the stage that the Broadway hit's multiracial and multicultural cast is concerned about the Trump administration.

The President-elect reacted early next morning with a tweet demanding that the cast apologize for being "rude" to Pence.

"Proud of @HamiltonMusical. Proud of @BrandonVDixon, for leading with love. And proud to remind you that ALL are welcome at the theater," wrote Lin-Manuel Miranda, best known for creating and starring in the Broadway musicals 'Hamilton' and 'In the Heights'.

"If #boycotthamilton goes like #boycottbeyonce I'm gonna start #boycottjohnlegend. Shit seems lucrative," tweeted John Legend.

Band Garbage bitterly wrote, "Trump wants an apology from what?!! History?!?! What a twat."

"Pence going 2 a Broadway show & xpecting not 2 get boo'd, is like going 2 a black family reunion xpecting not 2 hear FrankieBeverley&Maze," tweeted R&B and neo soul singer-songwriter Eric Benet.

""Hamilton Cast harassed Pence." Do u ever stop whining?An apology?Seriously?!U won,this is the job,get on with it or get out of the kitchen," tweeted 'Guns & Roses' frontman Axl Rose. (ANI)

New Delhi [India], Feb. 25 (ANI): Looks Caitlyn Jenner, a lifelong Republican, is not happy with U.S President Donald Trump, over his administration's reversal of President Barack Obama's directive on transgender access to public school bathrooms.

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Glasgow [UK], Feb. 24 (ANI): Commenting on the controversy surrounding certification of 'Lipstick Under My Burkha', film's director Alankrita Shrivastava on Friday said the problem was not about censorship, but patriarchal system where media is more focused on male desires and fantasies.

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Glasgow [UK], Feb. 24 (ANI): A day after 'Lipstick Under My Burkha' was denied certification by the Central Board of Film Certification (CBFC) for being 'lady oriented' and 'abusive', film director Alankrita Shrivastava says it is a matter of shame that she is a part of a society, where there is no freedom of expression.

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Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India],Feb. 24 (ANI): "Indian audience is mature enough and they know what is right and wrong," feels Prakash Jha after his latest Bollywood movie 'Lipstick Under My Burkha' was denied certification by Central Board of Film Certification (CBFC).

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Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], Feb. 24 (ANI): Condemning the decision of Central Board of Film Certification (CBFC) for refusing to certify his upcoming Bollywood flick 'Lipstick Under My Burkha', producer Prakash Jha said, "This problem will end only when we will focus on certification rather than censoring the movie."

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Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], Feb. 24 (ANI): After the censor board refused to certify 'Lipstick Under My Burkha' for being 'lady oriented', its lead actor Vikrant Massey said the irony is the movie received its first award for gender equality and not for best actor or director.

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Los Angeles (USA), Feb. 24 (ANI): If you are a fan of Liam Neeson, we have got some bad news for you.

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Yale Choir to Tour India in March

Updated: Feb 24, 2017 14:50 IST

New Delhi [India], Feb.24 (ANI): Yale Schola Cantorum (Schola), an internationally renowned chamber choir open by audition to students from across all of Yale University's departments and professional schools, will tour India March 12 - 19, with public performances in Delhi, Mumbai, and Chennai. They will also take part in the Sunday service at historic St. Mary's Church in Chennai.

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Mumbai (India), Feb. 24 (ANI): Reacting to the controversy over the certification of the upcoming movie 'Lipstick Under My Burkha,' CBFC member Mamta Kale justified the Board's action saying that the content of the movie is the core issue.

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Mumbai (India), Feb. 24 (ANI): Deepika Padukone, who took everyone by storm in her Hollywood debut 'XXX: Return of Xander Cage,' feels elated after the success of the movie.

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Mumbai (India), Feb. 24 (ANI): The Central Board of Film Certification (CBFC) refusing to certify Prakash Jha's upcoming film 'Lipstick Under My Burkha,' has started a string of angry responses from all around, with veteran director Shyam Benegal joining the angry chorus in slamming the development.

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Disha Patani gives a befitting reply to trolls

Updated: Feb 24, 2017 10:13 IST

New Delhi (India), Feb. 24 (ANI): Women in B-Town have always been subjected to s**t-shaming. Disha Patani is the latest addition to get trolled by her followers, but the actress had an apt reply for such trolls.

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Matt Reeves steps in to direct 'The Batman'

Updated: Feb 24, 2017 09:44 IST

Los Angeles (USA), Feb. 24 (ANI): Batman fans, rejoice! Looks like the caped crusader has finally got his director.

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Beyonce pulls out of Coachella performance

Updated: Feb 24, 2017 08:10 IST

London (UK), Feb. 24 (ANI): Beyhives! There is some bad news for you.

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New Delhi [India], Feb. 23 (ANI): Ever since the release of trailer, Sajid Nadiadwala 'Rangoon' has been the talk of the town.

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London [UK], Feb. 23 (ANI): In a first, Indian actress Huma Qureshi, who is currently stationed in London for the promotions of her international venture, 'Viceroy's House,' visited the London based headquarters of Facebook.

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London [UK], Feb. 23 (ANI): Celebrating happiness, American singer Mariah Carey congratulated ex-husband Nick Cannon on the birth of his son, Golden Sagon Cannon.

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New Delhi [India], Feb. 23 (ANI): In a major setback, the Central Board of Film Certification (CBFC) has refused to certify Prakash Jha's upcoming film 'Lipstick Under My Burkha', for its sexual scenes, abusive words and audio pornography.

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London [UK], Feb. 23 (ANI): Confirming her pregnancy rumours, pop star Cheryl has finally made a public declaration that she is expecting her first baby with boyfriend Liam Payne.

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Washington D.C. [USA], Feb. 23 (ANI): Jackie Evancho, the teenage classical singer who performed at Donald Trump's inauguration last month, is speaking out against President's plan to roll back protections for transgender students.

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