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  1. It's claimed the character's home of Bikini Bottom is based on a real-life coral reef in the Pacific Ocean

    Spongebob Super Bowl
    Spongebob performs at the Bubble Bowl

    SpongeBob SquarePants has been called “violent” and “racist” by a Washington university professor. Holly M Barker, who works at the University of Washington, says that the show normalises and enforces tropes about the colonisation of indigenous lands in the USA. The professor’s claim is based on Bikini Bottom, the underwater city in which SpongeBob lives. […]

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  2. 22GZ, Casanova, Pop Smoke, Sheff G and Don Q are no longer playing this weekend's New York festival

    Rolling Loud Day 3 at Hard Rock Stadium in Miami, FL on May 12, 2019

    Five rappers have been removed from this weekend’s Rolling Loud festival in New York City by the city’s police department due to “gang affiliations”, it has been reported. 22GZ, Casanova, Pop Smoke, Sheff G and Don Q are no longer playing this weekend’s festival, held at the Citi Field baseball stadium in Queens. As reported […]

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  3. She was introduced by 'Stranger Things' star David Harbour

    Camila Cabello performs 'Cry To Me' on SNL
    Camila Cabello performs 'Cry To Me' on SNL

    Camila Cabello performed ‘Cry To Me’ and ‘Easy’ on last night’s edition of Saturday Night Live – watch footage below. The show was hosted by Stranger Things star David Harbour, who performed a new spoof sketch, mashing together Sesame Street and the recent Joker film. Read more: The Big Interview: Camila Cabello on total control, chasing […]

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  4. And it's prompted quite a debate

    LOS ANGELES, CA - JANUARY 27: Hugh Grant attends the 25th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards at The Shrine Auditorium on January 27, 2019 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Axelle/Bauer-Griffin/FilmMagic)

    Hugh Grant has said that “unendurable” volume ruined his experience of watching the new Joker film in the cinema. “Am I old or is the cinema MUCH TOO LOUD?” he tweeted after going to see the Joaquin Phoenix-starring new film at a Vue cinema in Fulham, London. Read more: ‘Joker’ review: a melancholic psychodrama punctuated […]

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  5. The icon previously contracted tongue cancer 20 years ago

    Eddie Van Halen
    Eddie Van Halen

    Eddie Van Halen is reportedly undergoing surgery for throat cancer. It comes 20 years after the guitar icon had treatment for tongue cancer. After being given the all-clear from the initial diagnosis – which Van Halen says was brought on by having metal guitar picks in his mouth while performing gigs – in 2002, TMZ now […]

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