Conchita Wurst reveals HIV standing
Thomas Neuwirth, who gained the 2014 Eurovision Song Contest performing in drag as Conchita Wurst, introduced on Instagram on Sunday that he has been HIV-positive for “many years”, saying an ex-boyfriend’s risk of blackmail prompted him to make the news public.
Cardi B opens at No.1
Cardi B’s Invasion Of Privacy has opened at No. 1 on the Billboard album chart, with the equal of 255,000 gross sales within the United States. She is the fifth feminine rapper in historical past to prime the chart, after Nicki Minaj, Eve, Foxy Brown and Lauryn Hill.
Oliver buys Crowe’s jockstrap
On Sunday, comedian John Oliver confirmed rumours that he and his crew had purchased actor Russell Crowe’s A$7,000 (S$7,130) jockstrap and “a bunch of pointless Russell Crowe memorabilia” at public sale. Oliver stated the plan was to provide all of it to one of many previous couple of struggling Blockbuster video shops in Alaska, hopefully remodeling it right into a vacationer vacation spot.
Paris dancers complain
An inner survey of ballet dancers on the prestigious Paris Opera has revealed widespread complaints of bullying and sexual harassment. Separately, there are considerations over the management of dance director Aurelie Dupont, who took over in 2016 after the resignation of choreographer Benjamin Millepied.