Entertainment – Politic – Corporate
2018 Tony Awards
NEW YORK, NY – JUNE 10: Lauren Ridloff and Douglas Ridloff attend the 72nd Annual Tony Awards at Radio City Music Hall on June 10, 2018 in New York City. (Photo by Dimitrios Kambouris/Getty Images for Tony Awards Productions)
A. Bourdain died
Bourdain’s suicide is the second such celebrity death in a week. Fashion designer Kate Spade hanged herself in her apartment on Tuesday.
Kate Spade has died
American designer Kate Spade has died at the age of 55. Law enforcement officials are investigating Spade’s death as an apparent suicide.
Spade became one of American fashion’s most beloved, vibrant designers in the 1990s, thanks to her eponymous line of nylon bags. A former Mademoiselleeditor, she launched her collection in 1993 with soon-to-be husband Andy Spade. In the following years, the Kate Spade brand evolved into shoes, other accessories, and then ready-to-wear, touting its whimsical glamour and tongue-in-cheek wit through raspberry pink mules, etiquette books, and miniature nylon accessories. In 2004, Spade summed up her brand to Vogue:
Robert Dinero at Tony Award 2018
The Irishman (2019)
This time, the most famous cinema gangsters in Hollywood are once again put together. Martin Scorsese is currently filming his upcoming gangster movie “The Irishman” in and around New York City with a cast that includes Robert De Niro, Al Pacino, Joe Pesci, and Ray Romano, but the answer as to whether or not audiences will get to see the film on the big screen still remains open-ended.
After a rare meeting with a high-ranking North Korean official, President Trump said Friday he has rescheduled a June 12 summit in Singapore with Kim Jong Un as part of a long-term effort to try and end the latter’s nuclear weapons programs.
While hailing the promise of an unprecedented summit, Trump also sought to tamp down expectations by saying that “we’re not going to go in and sign something” at the Singapore meeting. Instead, he said, “we’re going to start a process” on an agreement to have Kim eliminate the nuclear weapons that have generated global tensions for years.