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Since introducing the different body types for the dolls in 2016, Mattel saw a 7 percent boost in sales . The company behind Barbie announced its most diverse line of Ken dolls Tuesday. Barbie sales were down 13 percent in the first three months of the year compared with the same period a year ago. You can take a look at the new doll options on Barbie.com and at retailers nationwide.
  • Woman kicked out of her apartment pool for 'inappropriate' swimsuit

    Woman kicked out of her apartment pool for 'inappropriate' swimsuit

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    Tyler Newman said the situation helped him understand how women are told to police their bodies when men are around. "My fiancée should be able to wear a bathing suit without being sexualized and demeaned". His post has since been shared more than 18,000 times on Facebook and attracting numerous comments of support. Newman said complaints to management came after they had been at the pool after just "three minutes, tops".
  • Yara Shahidi Honors Tamir Rice In Beautiful BET Award Acceptance Speech

    Yara Shahidi Honors Tamir Rice In Beautiful BET Award Acceptance Speech

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    Chance beat out 21 Savage , Cardi B , Khalid , and Young M.A. for the Best New Artist award. Mars and Beyonce will also compete for album of the year , video director of the year and the viewer's choice award . "Whoa", screamed Jamie Foxx, who presented an award after Blige's performance. "Today is Tamir Rice's birthday, and so amidst this celebration, I'd love to honor his life", Shahidi said.
  • Rajini hot air balloon to float over Hollywood

    Rajini hot air balloon to float over Hollywood

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    So, we ordered for a 100-ft-tall air balloon eight months ago. As part of film's promotions, hot air balloons embedded with images of Rajinikanth and Akshay Kumar will be float over strategic places in London, Dubai, San Francisco, Europe, Australia and India.
  • Transformer lead at box office, Monday, June 26

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    Its five-day opening, after debuting on Wednesday, June 21, comes in at $69 million, which itself is just below the $70.5 million three day opening for the first Transformers movie , which opened in theaters nearly exactly 10 years ago. "So we're hopeful that we're going to get to a good place". But global markets are where numbers are still strong and that was once again the case here.
  • Bill Cosby jury deadlocked, ordered to keep deliberating by judge

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    Judge Steven O'Neill gave them instructions to try again, issuing a "dynamite charge " or "Allen charge", meant to motivate an uncertain jury to reach a decision. Regardless of the court's decision Mr. Cosby's days inside a courtroom will not be over any time soon. "The judge has announced that the jury is deadlocked".
  • Deliberations continue in Bill Cosby sexual assault trial

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    In that case, prosecutors would get four months to decide whether they want to retry Mr Cosby or drop the charges. The jury told Judge O'Neill it was deadlocked late Thursday morning. "Put them down, they're your friends ". She began slurring her words and felt dizzy, and told Cosby so, she said. She claims she never consented to sexual contact.
  • Just Kickin It: R&B group Xscape perform at BET Awards

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    Solange held a moment of silence later on, and the show also honored some of the minorities who died at the hands of police officers, including Trayvon Martin, Philando Castile , Eric Garner and others. Kendrick Lamar surprised the audience when he performed with Future and won best male hip hop artist. Presenters include Queen Latifah, Trevor Noah, Jada Pinkett Smith, Issa Rae and Yara Shahidi .
  • Bruno Mars kicks off BET Awards

    Bruno Mars kicks off BET Awards

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    CST in Los Angeles at the Microsoft Theater . In early March, she passed Aretha Franklin for the most Hot 100 hits by a female artist, and if you take Nicki's word for it, she just added another major accomplishment to the list. Bruno Mars has opened the 2017 BET Award dancing and playing in synchronization with his band the Hooligans to a performance of "Perm". The pop star, whose last album was heavily inspired by '90s R&B, won best male R&B/pop artist.
  • The World's Ugliest Dog Is Super Heckin' Cute!

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    The only animal in this year's contest too big to be held by her handler, Martha beat out 13 other dogs, majority the kind of older, smaller dogs who win here. "No", Zindler said . " Martha thinks she's attractive". PETALUMA, Calif. (AP) - Martha is big, ugly , lazy and gassy. Martha won a trophy, a $1,500 prize and a flight to New York City for " media appearances ", according to contest organizers.