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The Aussie council saying NO to Netflix

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An Australian local council in northern NSW will write to Netflix to say no to the filming of a controversial reality tv show that was set to film in the iconic beachside community.

The Council voted to formally oppose the show, which has drawn the ire of thousands of locals.

‘The risk is that this show is going to turn us into a parody.’

Mayor Simon Richardson

‘If you’ve got these people who are basically a bit of a stereotype of one type of person who lives here then the whole show becomes about taking the Mickey and that’s potentially really damaging to our community.

In addition to expressing its disapproval and opposition, the Council voted to request that Netflix ‘relocate to another location and community that is supportive of hosting the show’.

Mayor Richardson said that he had been contacted by the head of Netflix who had attempted to reassure him that the show would not be damaging to the local community, and that the company wanted to invest more resources into future productions in the Shire.

‘I said, well, this show is your litmus test,’ he said.

Netflix has been approached by senior figures in the media industry who were trying to dissuade him from allowing the show to go on.

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Ed Sheeran tests positive to COVID

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British pop sensation Ed Sheeran has revealed that he has tested positive for COVID-19

The 30 year-old revealed his positive result in a statement to fans, and stated that he will do interviews and performances from his house while he self-isolates.

“Quick note to tell you that I’ve sadly tested positive for COVID, so I’m now self-isolating and following government guidelines,”

Sheeran wrote on Instagram.


The news come ahead of his highly anticipated fourth studio album “EQUALS” which will be unveiled this coming Friday.

Representatives of Sheeran did not immediately say which performances he was cancelling and which he would carry out from home.

Sheeran’s official website lists no performances before April.

It is also currently unclear if the singer is vaccinated against coronavirus.

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Friends actor dies, aged 59

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A much-loved actor, best known for his role as Gunther in the hit sit-com series, Friends, has died on Sunday from cancer, at just 59 years old

James Michael Tyler was first diagnosed with an advanced form of prostate cancer in September 2018 which inspired him to become an advocate for the disease.

His manager says he “loved live music” and “if you met him once you made a friend for life”.

In his role on Friends, he played a barista at the Central Perk cafe where he had an unfulfilled crush on one of the main characters, Rachel.

He also had roles in Sabrina the Teenage Witch and other TV movies and shows.

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New details – ‘super unsafe’ conditions on Baldwin film set

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Following the fatal shooting on the film set of Alec Baldwin’s “Rust”, new details are emerging about complaints previously made about an assistant director

The complaints made against the individual, Dave Halls date back to two movies in 2019 and include disregard for safety protocols for weapons and inappropriate sexual behaviour.

In a statement to CNN, a propmaker who worked with Halls back in 20-19 says that while working on Hulu’s “Into the Dark” the assistant director neglected to hold safety meetings and consistently failed to announce the presence of a firearm on set.

These new details follow the court identifying that Halls was in fact the assistant director who handed Baldwin the loaded gun on set.

The loaded gun was fired and struck the film’s cinematographer, who was later pronounced dead at a New Mexico hospital.

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