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A leading celebrity lawyer believes there will be a charge of “gross negligence at the absolute minimum” over the death of Halyna Hutchins on the set of Rust. Gloria Allred, a women’s rights lawyer known for taking high-profile cases, is representing script assistant Mamie Mitchell, who was standing beside cinematographer Ms Hutchins when she was
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Travis Scott has promised to help the families of the eight people who were killed during his concert at the Astroworld festival in Texas, saying he could never “imagine anything like this happening”. The rapper posted an emotional video on social media as police in Houston said they had opened a criminal investigation into the
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Ghislaine Maxwell’s lawyer has claimed her client’s treatment in a New York jail “rivals scenes of Hannibal Lecter’s incarceration in the movie Silence of the Lambs, despite the absence of the cage and plastic face guard”. In a letter to a federal judge, Bobbi C. Sternheim yet again requested bail for Ms Maxwell. Five previous bail
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Alec Baldwin has shared a Rust crew member’s social media post defending the conditions on set following the death of the film’s cinematographer. The 63-year-old actor accidently, but fatally, shot Halyna Hutchins when a gun he was holding discharged during filming in New Mexico last month. Police are currently investigating the shooting, which also injured
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On the pavement outside the Supreme Court in Washington DC, a pro-life activist pours water on an “abortion is healthcare” statement written in white chalk, furiously trying to erase it using his shoe. Another man of similar persuasion carries a plastic doll representing a foetus, shouting “pro-life for all life”. Metres away, pro-choice campaigners huddle
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