Entertainment News Roundup: Pain and Glory wins big at Goya awards; Eillish sweeps Grammy with top four prizes and more
Following is a summary of current entertainment news briefs.
Pain and Glory wins big at Spain's Goya awards
Pedro Almodovar's Oscar-nominated "Pain and Glory" was the big winner at the 34th Goya Awards, Spain's top film honors, held in Malaga on Saturday night, going home with seven awards including best actor for Antonio Banderas, best director for Almodovar and best film. Banderas, who first collaborated with Almodovar in 1982's "Labyrinth of Passion", thanked the director for their nearly 40 years of collaboration.
Billie Eilish sweeps Grammy Awards with top four prizes
Teen sensation Billie Eilish swept the Grammy Awards on Sunday, winning all four top prizes - album, song, record of the year and best new artist - in a rare feat at the music industry's highest honors. Eilish, an 18-year-old newcomer with a unique sound, won for her debut studio album "When We All Fall Asleep, Where Do We Go?" while she hit single "Bad Guy" was named record of the year and song of the year. In all, she took home five awards.
Accuser tells jury that Harvey Weinstein forced oral sex on her
One of the women who former Hollywood producer Harvey Weinstein is charged with sexually assaulting told a jury on Monday that he forced oral sex on her in his New York City home in 2006. Mimi Haleyi, a former production assistant, began testifying in a Manhattan courtroom with Weinstein at the defense table.
Box Office: 'Bad Boys for Life' Rules Over 'The Gentlemen'
STX's "The Gentlemen" proved no match for Sony's "Bad Boys for Life," which again left box office competitors in the dust after collecting $34 million in its sophomore outing. Those ticket sales, pushing the Will Smith and Martin Lawrence-led sequel past the $100 million marks, were easy enough to claim the No. 1 spot for the second consecutive weekend. The movie continues to impress and has generated $130 million in the U.S. to date.
(With inputs from agencies.)
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