077 - Prince Harry & Meghan Markle call on the Commonwealth to right wrongs

TODAY: Prince Harry & Meghan Markle call on the Commonwealth to right wrongs – Stargirl gets renewed for a second season – Harry Styles launches Dream With Me – Demi Lovato reflects on her partnership with Scooter Braun – Sugar Fact (Vanessa Morgan) – Daily quiz (Megan Thee Stallion) – Hottest Insta trends – Get rewards for getting Brave – Giveaway (iPhone 11)

 

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Prince Harry & Meghan Markle call on the Commonwealth to right wrongs

Prince Harry and his wife Meghan Markle participated in the Queen’s Commonwealth Trust video conference on 1 July (Wednesday) with young leaders and addressed the importance of justice and equal rights. The couple spoke openly about anti-Black racism and called on the Commonwealth to acknowledge its past to right wrongs.

“Certainly when you look across the Commonwealth, there is no way that we can move forward unless we acknowledge the past,” says Harry. “So many people have done such an incredible job of acknowledging the past and trying to right those wrongs, but I think we all acknowledge there is so much more still to do.”

“I think that’s what was very much manifested in what you are feeling from people’s outpouring surrounding the murder of George Floyd,” adds Meghan to comment on the death of George Floyd and the growth of the Black Lives Matter movement.

The Queen’s Commonwealth Trust organizes weekly conferences with young people to discuss a number of topics, including various forms of injustice.

Harry and Meghan currently serve as President and Vice-President of the trust respectively.

 

Sugar Quiz

What is the title of Megan Thee Stallion’s most successful single?

* Savage.
* Hot Girl Summer.
* Girls in the Hood.
* B.I.T.C.H.

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

 

News Bits

Stargirl gets renewed for a second season

“Stargirl” has been officially renewed for a second season. The show will be also moved from the DC Universe to the CW and its digital platforms following its satisfactory performance and ratings.

The series follows teenager Courtney Whitmore who joins the Justice Society of America. Along with her friends (Wildcat, Dr. Mid-Nite and Hourman), she fights against the Injustice Society in Blue Valley.

“Stargirl” stars Brec Bassinger (as Courtney Whitmore), Yvette Monreal (as Yolanda Montez), Anjelika Washington (as Beth Chapel), Amy Smart (as Barbara Whitmore), Luke Wilson (as Pat Dugan) and Neil Jackson (as Jordan Mahkent).

The first season premiered on 18 May 2020.

 

Harry Styles launches Dream With Me

Harry Styles partnered with Calm to create the sleep, relaxation and meditation app called “Dream With Me.” The joint venture was teased with a tweet with numerous emojis (including a watermelon, a book, a bed and z’s) on Sunday (5 July).

Another teaser video followed on Monday (6 July) – fans could hear Harry’s voice saying “Hello, I’m Harry Styles” at the end of the video.

The application will premiere on Wednesday (8 July).

 

Demi Lovato reflects on her partnership with Scooter Braun

Demi Lovato is featured in the newest issue of Bustle. As part of her coverage, the singer reflected on her current partnership with Scooter Braun. As it turns out, the manager did not want to sign Demi nor work with her at the very beginning.

Scooter Braun set to meet with Demi to give her a respectful and polite decline regarding their possible partnership.
“I was nervous because I wanted him to manage me so bad, and I was terrified of rejection,” admits Demi. “Also, having gone through such a public overdose, I didn’t know if anyone would want to manage me after that.”

“What I saw is that she needed someone who didn't need her. And about halfway through the meeting, my partner Allison Kaye and I both looked at each other and instinctually kind of laughed. And then Allison texted me and goes, ‘You're thinking the same thing I am.’ I knew I could help her. I knew Allison could help her. I knew that we were in a position, in our lives and our careers, that if Demi needed to take three years off, she can do that. And if Demi needs us to go and have an honest conversation and get her out of something, it doesn't affect my reputation,” adds Scooter.

Under the wings of Scooter Braun and his management company, Demi Lovato returned to music stronger than ever. She released successful singles (“Anyone” and “I Love Me”) and is working on her seventh studio album.

Click here to read the entire interview with Demi Lovato.

 

Sugar Fact

How did Vanessa Morgan rise to fame?

Vanessa Morgan is famous for the role of Toni Topaz in the critically-acclaimed series “Riverdale,” but have you ever wondered how she got there?

Vanessa started showing her talent at the age of six. She performed at community events and telethons. She was also a regular guest entertainer for the College of the Desert scholarship foundation.

In 1999, Vanessa was spotted by a Hollywood agent and got a scholarship at a Hollywood acting academy. Later this year, she also won the Junior Miss America pageant. In 2000, she was the winner of the African-American Vocal Competition.

She made her debut as an actress in VH1 “A Diva’s Christmas Carol.” She also appeared in such productions as “Frankie & Alice,” “The Latest Buzz,” “My Babysitter’s a Vampire” and “The Shannara Chronicles.”

Vanessa was eventually cast as Toni Topaz in “Riverdale” in 2017. This was her big break which led to her being a series regular one year later.

Vanessa is currently considered for the role of Batwoman which means she seems to have a very successful future ahead of her.

 

Hottest Insta Trends

Top 1: Demi Lovato poses for Bustle

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Top 2: Sofia Richie enjoys adventure

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Top 3: Shay Mitchell poses with her baby

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Sugar Quiz Answer - Did You Get It Right?

What is the title of Megan Thee Stallion’s most successful single?

Answer: Savage.

Megan Thee Stallion released “Savage” on 7 April 2020. The single was quickly followed by a remix featuring Beyonce, which made the track Megan’s most successful song to date.

“Savage” peaked at no. 1 at the US Billboard 100 on 26 May 2020. It also performed well on the charts in such countries as Australia, Canada, Denmark, France, Ireland, New Zealand and the United Kingdom.

“Savage” serves as a third single from the singer’s third EP “Suga” (released on 6 March 2020). The project was marked by legal troubles between the singer and the label after a contract renegotiation attempt.

 

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