The Parkland Drama Students Delivered a Moving Performance During the 2018 Tony Awards.
Perhaps the most touching moment of the 2018 Tony Awards was the rousing moment Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School’s drama students sang an emotional rendition of “Seasons of Love” from Rent. The students were introduced by former Glee star Matthew Morrison, who, as Variety notes, recently performed a benefit concert in support of the victims of the shooting that occurred at the Parkland, Fla. high school.
If you weren’t tuned into the show last night, or just happened to miss this particular moment, you can watch a clip below.
Ocean’s 8 Set a Record Debut for the Franchise over the Weekend.
Ocean’s 8 made a massive splash with a $41.5M debut over the weekend, making it the best debut for any film in the franchise.
“Ocean’s 8 Saturday held well with $15M, -4% from Friday’s $15.7M (which included $4M Thursday previews),” Deadline reports. “Typically, femme-driven pics can be front-loaded, and that wasn’t the case (especially if you minus the previews from Friday’s haul). Females at 69% gave the movie a B+, while the under- 25 set at 31% gave Ocean’s 8 an A-.”
Gender-swapping for the win.
Kanye Has Officially Earned His Eighth No. 1 Album with Ye.
According to Billboard, Nielsen Music recorded that Ye earned 208,000 equivalent album units in the week ending June 7, the fifth-largest week for an album in 2018. “Of Ye’s starting sum, 85,000 were in traditional album sales,” Billboard adds.
Here’s How the Long Island Pride Parade Honored Florida Shooting Victims.
During the Long Island Pride Parade over the weekend, attendees honored victims of the Orlando nightclub shooting and the shooting at Parkland’s Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School.
According to the New York Daily News, families of the victims were in attendance alongside Long Island’s LGBTQ+ community, who tossed flowers into the ocean in remembrance of the 17 victims of the February school shooting and the 49 people killed at Pulse nightclub in 2016.
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