Queen Latifah to be honored at Diddy’s REVOLT conference

Queen Latifah
Updated 18 August 2017
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Queen Latifah to be honored at Diddy’s REVOLT conference

NEW YORK: Queen Latifah will be honored at Diddy’s fourth annual REVOLT music conference in October, where performers will include Lauryn Hill and 2 Chainz.
REVOLT announced Wednesday that the conference will take place Oct. 12-15 in Miami. Latifah will receive the Icon Award for her accomplishments in music, film and TV. She has won an Emmy, Golden Globe and Grammy Award.
Hill, SZA and Daniel Caesar will perform at the Oct. 14 gala honoring Latifah. 2 Chainz will perform with special guests on Oct. 13, while French Montana and King Combs, Diddy’s son, will kick off the conference with performances on Oct. 12.
The four-day event will also feature panels and guest speakers. It will be held at the Eden Roc Miami Beach Resort.
Diddy launched his REVOLT channel in 2013.


Ex-Hollywood executive Weinstein to surrender on sex assault charges

Updated 24 May 2018
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Ex-Hollywood executive Weinstein to surrender on sex assault charges

  • More than 70 women have accused the co-founder of the Miramax studio and The Weinstein Co. of sexual misconduct including rape.
  • The allegations have given rise to the #MeToo movement in which hundreds of women have publicly accused powerful men in business, government and entertainment.

NEW YORK: Former Hollywood film producer Harvey Weinstein is expected to surrender to New York City police on charges of sexual misconduct on Friday, the New York Times reported, citing two unidentified law enforcement officials.
Benjamin Brafman, a lawyer for Weinstein, declined to comment on Thursday’s report.
More than 70 women have accused the co-founder of the Miramax studio and The Weinstein Co. of sexual misconduct including rape, allegations that gave rise to the #MeToo movement in which hundreds of women have publicly accused powerful men in business, government and entertainment.
Weinstein has denied having non-consensual sex with anyone.