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BC-US--AP Entertainment Digest,2nd Ld-Writethru, US

June 8, 2018

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FRANCE-OBIT-BOURDAIN — American TV celebrity and food writer Anthony Bourdain was found dead in his hotel room Friday in France while working on his CNN series on culinary traditions around the world. He was 61. By Angela Charlton. Developing. AP Photos. With OBIT-BOURDAIN-QUOTE BOX.

FRANCE-OBIT-BOURDAIN-THE LATEST — The Latest on the death of Anthony Bourdain. Developing.

OBIT-BOURDAIN-A LIFE — Many people thought Anthony Bourdain had the most enviable career in existence, and he agreed. “I have the best job in the world,” the globetrotting food-taster once said. “If I’m unhappy, it’s a failure of imagination.” Bourdain’s stunned fans were mourning his death on Friday from an apparent suicide, and recalling everything from his fearless consumption of a live cobra heart, to his outspoken support of the MeToo movement, to his blissful paean to the syrup-soaked pecan waffles at Waffle House. By National Writer Jocelyn Noveck. UPCOMING: 900 words by 5pm. AP photos, video.

BOURDAIN-THE SHOCK — Successful, beloved and seemingly in love with life, Anthony Bourdain was the last person many imagined would kill himself. And that, experts say, is the point. There is no single model for those prone to take their own lives, including among celebrities. By AP National Writer Hillel Italie. 800 words by 5 p.m. Photos.

BOURDAIN-REACTION — Shocked and heartbroken are some of the reactions to the death of American TV celebrity and food writer Anthony Bourdain. Bourdain was found dead Friday morning in France while working on his CNN series.

BOURDAIN-BOOKS — Anthony Bourdain’s book imprint will be discontinued after the remaining works under contract come out, HarperCollins Publishing announced Friday. SENT: 130 words. Photo.

KIM THE REFORMER — As Kim Kardashian West put it to her 60 million-plus followers on Twitter, the call she made to Alice Marie Johnson “will forever be one of my best memories.” It was the reality star and makeup mogul who brought the 63-year-old Johnson first word of her freedom after more than two decades in federal prison on 1996 drug convictions related to a Memphis-based cocaine trafficking operation. Kardashian West has expanded her reach in ways some might have thought unlikely. By AP Entertainment Writer Leanne Italie. SENT. 1080 words, AP Photos.

TONY-HOSTS — Josh Groban and Sara Bareilles face a daunting task at Sunday’s Tony Awards — anchor the telecast as first-time hosts, show off Broadway’s season without a clear juggernaut like “Hamilton” and articulate the theater community’s embrace of the #MeToo movement while not forgetting the nominees. By John Carucci and Mark Kennedy. SENT: 700 words by 2 p.m., photos, video. 

MUSIC-Q&A-NE-YO — Grammy-winning singer-songwriter Ne-Yo on the state of R&B music and how he has grown as a husband and father on his new album, “Good Man,” released Friday. By Music Writer Mesfin Fekadu. SENT: 600 words, photos by 5 p.m. Eastern.

WINFREY EXHIBIT — One of the most recognizable openings in television history blares on a video screen: “I’m Oprah Winfrey, and welcome to The Oprah Winfrey Show!” The crowd goes wild. At the center of it all, a dancing young Oprah. By By Beatrice Jin and Tramon Lucas. SENT: 566 words. Photos. Video.

CHARLES KRAUTHAMMER-CANCER — Fox News contributor and syndicated columnist Charles Krauthammer says he has “only a few weeks to live” because of an aggressive form of cancer.

MARILYN MONROE-STATUE — Marilyn Monroe’s rear is getting some leers in Connecticut. A 26-foot statue of the iconic actress has been placed in a Stamford park across the street from a church, which is getting a full view of her behind. By Dave Collins. SENT: 490 words. Photos.

NEW ZEALAND-MATT LAUER RANCH — Former “Today” show host Matt Lauer can keep a lakeside ranch in New Zealand after authorities there concluded Friday there wasn’t enough evidence he’d breached a “good character” condition. By Nick Perry. SENT. 377 words, AP Photos.

RUSSIA-GULAG — A museum studying Soviet prison camps said Friday it has discovered a secret Russian order in 2014 instructing officials to destroy data on prisoners — a move it said “could have catastrophic consequences for studying the history of the camps.” By Nataliya Vasilyeva. SENT: 325 words. Photos.

HALLOWEEN-MOVIE — The trailer to “Halloween” was released Friday by Universal. It’s a sequel and reboot that ignores all other versions in the franchise except the original. It picks up 40 years after the events of the John Carpenter classic. SENT: 130 words. Photo.

BONNAROO DEATH — Officials say a person has died while attending the Bonnaroo Music and Arts Festival in Tennessee. SENT: 91 words.



STAR WARS-TOXIC FANDOM — The dark side of “Star Wars” fandom recently reared its head when Kelly Marie Tran, the actress who plays Rose in “Star Wars: The Last Jedi” was run off Instagram by misogynistic and racist messages from fans who didn’t like her character in the movie. Such toxic exchanges have long been a staple of darker social-media realms, fan-group message boards and comments pages. But the abuse heaped on Tran sparked a backlash of its own. By Film Writer Jake Coyle. UPCOMING: 900 words by 10:30 a.m. EDT, photos.

FASHION-MOSCHINO — A star-studded front row expected as designer Jeremy Scott presents Moschino’s resort collection in Los Angeles. By Nicole Evatt. UPCOMING: 400 words by 10 a.m. Saturday.



FILM REVIEW-OCEAN’S 8. By Film Writer Lindsey Bahr. SENT Tuesday: 800 words, photos.

FILM REVIEW-WON’T YOU BE MY NEIGHBOR. By Film Writer Jake Coyle. SENT Wednesday: 800 words, photos.

FILM REVIEW-HOTEL ARTEMIS. By Entertainment Writer Mark Kennedy. SENT Tuesday: 650 words, photos.

FILM REVIEW-JURASSIC WORLD: FALLEN KINGDOM. By Film Writer Lindsey Bahr. SENT 745 words, photos.

FILM REVIEW-HEREDITARY. By Film Writer Jake Coyle. SENT Wednesday: 800 words, photos.

MUSIC REVIEW-FAMILY AND FRIENDS. By Scott Stroud. SENT: 250 words, photos by 5 p.m.

MUSIC REVIEW-YOB. By Christopher Weber. UPCOMING Thursday: 250 words, photos by 5 p.m.

MUSIC REVIEW-SHANNON SHAW. By Pablo Gorondi. UPCOMING Thursday: 250 words, photos by 5 p.m.

BOOK REVIEW-FLORIDA, BY LAUREN GROFF. Reviewed by Kendal Weaver. SENT Monday: 420 words.

BOOK REVIEW-SWEET & LOW, BY NICK WHITE. Reviewed by Kendal Weaver. SENT Monday: 340 words, photos.

BOOK REVIEW-UPSTATE, BY JAMES WOOD. Reviewed by Ann Levin. SENT Monday: 430 words.

BOOK REVIEW-A LITTLE PIECE OF LIGHT, BY DONNA HYLTON. Reviewed by Christina Ledbetter. SENT Monday: 310 words, photo.

BOOK REVIEW-THE CAPTIVES, BY DEBRA JO IMMERGUT. Reviewed by Oline H. Cogdill. SENT Monday: 430 words, photos.

BOOK REVIEW-LULULEMONS, by Lauren Weisberger. Reviewed by Lincee Ray. SENT Tuesday: 320 words.

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