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Skepta worries fans as he shares snap from hospital bed and asks for prayers

Grime artist Skepta has announced he’s currently in hospital with a mystery illness. The 39 year old rapper, who has previously been linked with singer Adele, has worried fans after sharing a snap from a hospital bed. Posting to his Instagram story of him lying on a bed wearing a hospital gown, he wrote: “Say a little prayer for me.” Skepta, whose real name is Joseph Olaitan Adenuga Jr, hasn’t posted since, with the reason for his hospital stay currently unknown.The musician is currently on tour and due to perform in Portugal on Thursday 7 July at the Rolling Loud Festival.

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The Darkness' Justin Hawkins ditches wild drug habits for vegan life in Switzerland
READ MORE: Megan McKenna reveals she's finally taken seriously ahead of Glastonbury debutNow, his life couldn't be further from his rock and roll days as he lives on a green diet in the countryside.Speaking about his life, Justin explained that his wife and daughter are why he moved abroad.He told the MailOnline: "They're the reason I live there, I live in quite a rural part so the only time I am in contact with anyone English-speaking folk is when I see my daughter."Justin later explained that each year he ensures he is off to celebrate his daughter's birthday and was thankful after he was booted off The Masked Singer back in 2020.After taking on the role of Chameleon, Justin was sent home after just two weeks but it meant he could be home with his daughter for her birthday.Having a dad in a famous rock band seems to be working for Justin's daughter, as the singer revealed she thinks he's "cool" but he reckons he's encouraged his daughter to have a "rebellious" phase.The Darkness recently announced a co-headline tour with none other than Black Stone Cherry with the two groups planning to wow audiences.In a statement, Justin Hawkins said: "Legend tells of a night, some 10 or more years ago, upon which The Darkness and Black Stone Cherry serenaded the nocturnal creatures of Thetford Forest, receiving generally favourable reviews in the woodland press.For more of the latest showbiz news from Daily Star, make sure you sign up to one of our newsletters here."Like the owls and squirrels of that fabled evening, we give to you an opportunity to stand beaks and mouths agape in awe and wonder at the awesome power of power chords played by the very same fingers, but within the convenient shelter of an arena instead of in a
Cyrielle Raingou Wins Kirch Foundation Award at Munich Film Up!
Leo Barraclough International Features EditorCameroon’s Cyrielle Raingou has won the Kirch Foundation Award, which comes with a €5,000 cash prize, for her film project “I’m Coming for You.”The award comes at the conclusion of the first edition of Munich Film Up!, an eight-month mentoring and residency program for film school graduates that started in November.The program was created by the Pop Up Film Residency, in partnership with the University of Television and Film Munich (HFF München) and the Munich Film Festival.The six filmmakers who took part in the program were:Lana Bregar, Slovenia (Film school: AGFRT Ljubljana) with “Dark Head” Erec Brehmer, Germany (Film school: HFF München) with “Lightness and Weight” Anastasiya Gruba, Ukraine (Film school: Kyiv University) with “Women Suicide Season” Loïc Hobi, Switzerland/France (Film school: Ecole de la Cité) with “Crypto Lover” Cyrielle Raingou, Cameroon (Film school: Doc Nomads Master) with “I’m Coming for You” Pratik Thakare, India (Film school: Satyajit Ray Institute Kolkata) with “A Midnight Meal” “I’m Coming for You,” which is still at an early stage of development, centers on Karthoumi, a young mother. Always wearing a hijab, she rides a Bobber motorcycle across Africa’s Sahel region to trade with Boko Haram terrorists.
The Rolling Stones cancel Switzerland show following COVID-related postponement
The Rolling Stones have cancelled their planned show in Bern, Switzerland after it was postponed last week due to Mick Jagger testing positive for COVID-19.The band had been set to play in the Swiss city last Friday (June 17), but the show was pulled – along with another gig in Amsterdam, which has since been rescheduled – due to the Stones frontman’s health.The Stones have now confirmed this morning (June 20) that they have been unable to reschedule the Bern show, meaning that they will no longer play in Switzerland on their ‘SIXTY’ UK and European tour.“We regrettably have to announce that despite all the best efforts the Rolling Stones concert in Bern, Switzerland cannot be rescheduled and has now unfortunately been cancelled,” the band said in a statement.“The Stones concert promoters have worked extremely hard and tried everything they possibly could to find an alternative date or venue for the concert in Switzerland but sadly this was not possible.pic.twitter.com/r5oAPuOHE5— The Rolling Stones (@RollingStones) June 20, 2022“The band wish to send a huge apology to all the fans in Switzerland who bought tickets and are deeply saddened they cannot perform in Bern on this tour. All tickets will be refunded from 21 June until 17 July 2022 from their point of purchase.”The Stones’ tour will, however, continue in Milan, Italy tomorrow (June 21).
Kate Bush looks set for another week at number one with ‘Running Up That Hill’
Kate Bush looks set to achieve another week at number one with ‘Running Up That Hill’ following its recent inclusion in Stranger Things.According to The Official Charts Company, Bush is on track for a second week at number one, followed by Harry Styles’ at number two with ‘As It Was’ and LF System’s ‘Afraid To Feel’ at number three.Elsewhere in the singles charts as it stands is Drake with three potential new entries following the release of his surprise album, ‘Honestly, Nevermind’ last week. Last week, ‘Running Up That Hill’ was the most streamed track on the planet and reached Number One on both the Spotify charts in the UK and the US after earning 57million streams in just one week.As well as being Number One now in the UK, it’s also Number One in Australia, New Zealand and Switzerland. In the US, it’s currently Number Four in the main chart and Number One on the Billboard Global 200 chart, making it Bush’s biggest ever hit in America 37 years after its original release.In a new statement about the news on Friday (June 17), Bush said of the news: “The Duffer Brothers have created four extraordinary series of Stranger Things in which the child actors have grown into young adults.“In this latest series the characters are facing many of the same challenges that exist in reality right now.