Singer Britney Spears was freed from a conservatorship that had given which person control over her life since 2008?

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A judge ruled in favor of the pop star, ending the 13-year arrangement that legally gave her father Jamie power over her personal and financial decisions.

Who became the female with the most Grammy Awards in history at the 2021 ceremony?

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Beyoncé collected her 28th Grammy in 2021, passing the country-bluegrass legend Alison Krauss’s 27.

What caused the death of a cinematographer on the set of the Alec Baldwin film “Rust”?

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Baldwin was holding a prop gun that discharged a live round as he rehearsed a scene.

What was the name of the music festival where a stampede killed 10 people and hospitalized dozens more?

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Rapper Travis Scott’s Astroworld festival prompted investigations and led to lawsuits.

Which TV program became the most watched show in Netflix’s history?

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The Korean show “Squid Game” reached 111 million fans in the first 28 days after its release.

Which actress sued Disney because it put her movie on its streaming service at the same time it was available in theaters?

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“Black Widow” star Scarlett Johansson alleged that Disney sacrificed the film’s box office potential, where she would earn more money, in order to grow the Disney+ streaming service.

Which show’s producers said it would air its final episode in 2022?

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Employees of Ellen DeGeneres alleged that she cultivated an abusive and toxic work environment, hastening the end of her program after 19 years.

Chloé Zhao became the first woman of color to win the “Best Director” Oscar, for which film?

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Zhao was also only the second woman to win the Academy Award for film directing. Kathryn Bigelow won in 2010 for the war thriller “The Hurt Locker.”

Who interviewed Meghan Markle about her experiences with the British royal family?

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In “the interview seen around the world,” the Dutchess of Sussex shared shocking revelations that led to public snubs from Queen Elizabeth II.

Which of the following celebrities announced divorce plans in 2021?

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Kim Kardashian filed for divorce from Kanye West (now known as “Ye”) in February after six years of marriage.

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