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Wayne Rooney leads footballers’ backlash against pay cut criticism | Football

Gary Lineker has said players he has spoken to are ‘desperately keen’ to start offering financial support.

Wayne Rooney has criticised the government and Premier League for putting Britain’s top-flight footballers in a “no-win situation” over the issue of pay cuts, with Gary Lineker and Gary Neville also speaking out. Writing in the Sunday Times (£), Rooney claimed his fellow professionals were being lined up as “easy …

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Hachette Book Group drops Woody Allen memoir following intense backlash

New York, NY- October 4: Catch and Kill author Ronan Farrow in New York City on October 4, 2019. (Credit: Mary Inhea Kang for The Washington Post via Getty Images)

Woody Allen faces more backlash Hollywood Nation: Producers pull the plug on planned stage adaption of ‘Bullets Over Broadway’ in light of revived sexual abuse allegations against the filmmaker. Hachette Book Group officially pulled the release of the Woody Allen memoir following a staged walkout from the publisher’s employees and condemnation from …

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Coronavirus testing crunch exposes White House to fierce backlash

Pence greets Gov. Jay Inslee in Washington state with elbow bump amid coronavirus concerns

In the most significant development on Thursday, new problems emerged in the administration’s effort to rush testing kits to health care providers and state and local political leaders expressed growing frustration about the situation in their constituencies. Vice President Mike Pence bluntly replied to questions about the availability of testing …

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‘We’re treated like criminals’: South Korean sect feels coronavirus backlash | World news

Government officials close down a branch of the Shincheonji Church of Jesus in Gwangju, South Korea

Had it been any other week, Ji-yeon Park, a 26-year-old nail artist, would have been at her twice-a-week bible study with her fellow Shincheonji worshippers. Instead, she says, her life has come to a halt as she worries about her church and if she, too, has been infected. Jiyeon is …

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‘Sonic the Hedgehog’ star Jim Carrey addresses initial trailer backlash: It ‘turned out to be a great thing’

'Sonic the Hedgehog' star Jim Carrey addresses initial trailer backlash: It 'turned out to be a great thing'

LOS ANGELES – When the first trailer for “Sonic the Hedgehog” dropped last year, it immediately became clear that the studio had more work to do. Fans took to social media to criticize the trailer, slamming the CGI work done to create a live-action version of the classic video game …

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ABC Exec Responds to ‘The Bachelor’ Casting Backlash, Wonders If Contestants Should Be ‘Aged Up’

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Fans are annoyed by this season of The Bachelor because of how the contestants treat each other. They’re often focusing more on their drama than getting to know Peter Weber. Find out what an executive has to say about the backlash and why he wonders if age came into play …

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Brad Pitt’s politically charged Oscars 2020 speech gets backlash on social media

Brad Pitt's politically charged Oscars 2020 speech gets backlash on social media

After winning his first-ever Oscar for acting, Brad Pitt took the stage at the 92nd annual Academy Awards, where he opened his speech with a political jab, much to the dismay of many at-home viewers. The 56-year-old star accepted his award for best supporting actor at the 2020 Oscars for …

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