076 - Nick Cordero passes away at 41

TODAY: Nick Cordero passes away at 41 – Katy Keene gets cancelled after one season – Joey King covers InStyle Mexico – Doja Cat releases Like That music video – Sugar Fact (DaBaby) – Daily quiz (Northern Rescue) – Hottest Insta trends – Get rewards for getting Brave – Giveaway (iPhone 11)


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Nick Cordero passes away at 41

On Sunday (5 July), Broadway star Nick Cordero passed away at the age of 41 following the complications from coronavirus. The actor contracted the virus back in March and spent months in intensive care. He suffered sepsis infections while in hospital and mini-strokes, which led to the amputation to his right leg.

The heart-breaking news was shared by Nick’s wife, Amanda Kloots, on Instagram.

“God has another angel in heaven now. My darling husband passed away this morning. He was surrounded in love by his family, singing and praying as he gently left this earth,” posts Amanda. “I am in disbelief and hurting everywhere. My heart is broken as I cannot imagine our lives without him. Nick was such a bright light. He was everyone’s friend, loved to listen, help and especially talk. He was an incredible actor and musician. He loved his family and loved being a father and husband. Elvis and I will miss him in everything we do, everyday.”

Numerous celebrities took to their social media to pay condolences to Nick’s surviving family.

“I'm so shocked to see the news today that Nick has passed. My heart and soul goes out to Nick Cordero's beautiful wife and family. Rest In Peace, Nick,” tweets Priscilla Presley.

“I can honesty tell you I have never met a kinder human being. Don't believe that Covid only claims the elderly and infirm,” posts Zach Braff.

Nick Cordero was a Canadian Broadway actor. He was nominated for the prestigious Tony Award in 2014 for the role of Cheech in the musical “Bullets Over Broadway.” He also appeared in television and movies – “A Stand Up Guy,” “Going in Style,” “Inside Game,” “Mob Town” and “Lilyhammer.”

Daily Sugar staff wishes to pay condolences to Nick’s family. May he rest in peace.


Sugar Quiz

Northern Rescue: what is the name of John’s eldest child?

* Maddie West.
* Taylor West.
* Scout West.
* Sarah West.

The correct answer will be delivered at the end of this issue!


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Katy Keene gets cancelled after one season

“Katy Keene” was officially cancelled by the CW after just one season. Thus, the “Riverdale” spin-off featuring Lucy Hale will not be renewed for the second season. The reason for the cancellation lies behind the show’s poor ratings.

The first season was comprised of 13 episodes. It starred Lucy Hale (as Katy Keene), Ashleigh Murray (as Josie McCoy), Katherine LaNasa as (Gloria Grandbilt), Julia Chan as (Pepper Smith) and Jonny Beauchamp as (Ginger Lopez). It followed the characters chasing their dreams in New York City.

Lucy Hale took to her official Instagram to share the sad news with the fans. While making the announcement, the 31-year-old actress broke down in tears.

“It’s happened a few times to me and each time it’s just like…just heartbreaking. I mean, it’s a job that has broken my heart numerous times,” says Lucy.

However, the cancellation of the show may not be final as the rumour had it that Netflix considers purchasing the rights to the show and renewing it for the second season.


Joey King covers InStyle Mexico

Joey King covers the July issue of the InStyle Mexico online magazine. The 20-year-old actress is on the cover of the magazine to promote her upcoming Netflix movie “The Kissing Booth 2,” which will be released on July 24.

The feature for the magazine was done during the coronavirus pandemic. As stated by the actress on her Instagram, it was her first experience on a socially distanced photo shoot.

“In Style Mexico cover out now. A shoot accomplished by social distancing was quite an interesting and exciting day. Thank you so much for having me,” posts Joey.

You can read the entire interview with Joey and view images from the photoshoot at the official website of InStyle Mexico magazine.


Doja Cat releases Like That music video

Doja Cat released the official music video for “Like That” on 25 June (Thursday). It was filmed back in March 2020. Last month, its fragments were leaked online. Eventually, the entire music video was released at the end of June.

“Like That” is the sixth single from the singer’s second album “Hot Pink.” The record was a commercial success and peaked at no. 9 at the US Billboard 200.

You can listen to the song on Doja Cat’s official YouTube website.


Sugar Fact

How did DaBaby rise to fame?

DaBaby has been topping the Billboard Hot 100 with “Rockstar” now, but have you ever wondered how he rose to such prominence?

DaBaby, a.k.a. Jonathan Lyndale Kirk, became seriously interested in music in 2014. In 2015, he released his debut mixtape “Nonfiction.” It was quickly followed by subsequent mixtapes – “God’s Work,” “Baby Talk,” “Billion Dollar Baby” and “Back on My Baby Jesus Sh*t.”

He got his big break after one show in North Carolina. He signed a deal with the South Cost Music Group. DaBaby started gaining recognition. However, big prominence came in 2019 with his recording deal with the Interscope Records.

His debut album “Baby on Baby” was released on 1 March 2019 and peaked at no. 7 at the US Billboard 200. It was followed by two more albums – “Kirk” (2019) and “Blame It on Baby” (2020). Both of them turned out to be huge commercial successes as they topped the US album charts!

DaBaby is currently on the rise. With so many successful projects, he definitely has a bright future ahead of him!


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Sugar Quiz Answer - Did You Get It Right?

Northern Rescue: what is the name of John’s eldest child?

Answer: Maddie West.

Madelyn “Maddie” West is the oldest child of John and Sarah West. After the death of her mother (Sarah), the entire family moves to a small town (Turtle Island Bay) and starts their life anew.

Maddie is a troubled child who suffers greatly and is burdened by her late mother’s secret (a supposed romance with Rick Walker).

At the end of season 1, it is revealed that Rick is actually Maddie’s biological father and the Wests were paying him a lot of money so that the truth would stay hidden. Consequently, Maddie takes off and runs away.

Will she be able to patch things with John and her siblings? We will find out in the second season of “Northern Rescue.”



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