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Reuters People News Summary

Reuters People News Summary


Reuters 07 Aug 2018, 12:59 PM

Following is a summary of current people news briefs.

Screen legend Robert Redford is retiring from acting

Oscar winner Robert Redford will retire from acting following this autumn's release of his upcoming film "The Old Man & The Gun," the 81-year-old told Entertainment Weekly in a story published on Monday. Redford, best known for films such as "Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid" and "Out of Africa," plays a seasoned bank robber in the new movie, which is scheduled to debut in theaters in September.

Beyonce embraces her curves in interview, cover shoot for Vogue

Beyonce has opened up about the difficult birth of her twins last year and how it changed her body, saying she has embraced her curves and was in no rush to get her old figure back. The fiercely private "Lemonade" singer, 36, who rarely gives interviews, got personal for the September issue of Vogue magazine, in which she appears on the cover with little makeup.

Apple, YouTube, and others drop conspiracy theorist Alex Jones

Apple Inc, Alphabet Inc's YouTube, Facebook Inc and Spotify all took down podcasts and channels from U.S. conspiracy theorist Alex Jones, saying on Monday that the Infowars author had broken community standards. The sweeping moves are the broadest actions yet by internet companies that previously have suspended or removed some of the conspiracy-driven content produced by Infowars.

Actress Charlotte Rae, star of 'Facts of Life,' dead at 92

Charlotte Rae, the actress, singer and comedienne who won acclaim on Broadway and was best known for her starring role as a girls boarding school housemother on U.S. television's "The Facts of Life" from 1979 to 1986, has died at the age of 92. Rae died at her home in Los Angeles on Sunday afternoon surrounded by her family, her manager Paul Hilepo wrote in an email.

'Chef of the century', France's Joel Robuchon, dead at 73

Chef Joel Robuchon, who at one point had earned more than 30 Michelin stars across nearly two dozen restaurants on three continents, died on Monday at his home in Geneva aged 73, his staff said. Named the "chef of the century" by the Gault et Millau cooking guide in 1990, Robuchon was regarded as a perfectionist, toiling to make even ordinary seeming dishes -- such as mashed potatoes -- the very best they could be.

(This story has not been edited by Devdiscourse staff and is auto-generated from a syndicated feed.)

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