Plus, Beyonce's visual album to be screened at LA Film Festival, and watch Denzel Washington deliver moving speech.
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Tina Turner is denying reports made by several German and Dutch publications that she is recovering from a stroke. Turner’s spokesperson says, “Tina is in great health.” Stories surfaced about the alleged stroke after her driver Albert B. Cologne said, “She had a mild stroke but is well on the road to recovery.” Turner’s reps insist that she never had a driver named Albert B. Cologne and that she is in “excellent health.” [PageSix]
Beyonce’s visual album will be screened at the LA Film Festival on June 13. Panelists will include Beyonce’s creative director, visual album producers and directors. [ThatGrapeJuice]
Emeli Sande is lending her talents to Rihanna’s new music. The star recently revealed that she is working on the pop princesses new project saying, “I’ve been writing for Rihanna’s new movie, which has been incredible.” The movie in question is upcoming 3D flick, Home; Rihanna is developing a concept album around the animated film. [Vibe]
Usher has been cleared in a copyright infringement lawsuit regarding his song, “Bad Girl.” Dan Marino sued the star and others involved in the song claiming that he created the melody and tempo but was never credited. Pennsylvania Judge Paul Diamond ruled in favor of Usher, saying that the joint work and the parties were entitled to use it. [Billboard]
Denzel Washington recently delivered a moving speech to a group of film students. “Dreams without goals are just dreams,” he said. Take a look at the heartfelt speech below:
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