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Alien Huang, Taiwanese actor and boy-band singer, dead at 36

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Alien Huang, the Taiwanese actor, singer and fashion designer also known as Huang Hong-Shen, has died. He was 36.

Police confirmed that Huang’s body was discovered on Wednesday morning at his home in the Beitou district of Taipei, Variety reported. The official cause of death has not yet been announced, but Huang’s management team is expected to make a statement later today.

The former member of the boy bands HC3 and Cosmo was wearing a top but no underwear at the time of his death, and bloodstains were found on the floor, according to Apple Daily Taiwan. Huang’s body was found lying in the corridor outside the bathroom, United Daily News reported. No drugs, alcohol or signs of forced entry were found.

Huang launched his acting career in the 2000s, with starring roles in the 2015 gang pic “Gatao,” for which he also wrote music, and the 2016 comedy “Go! Crazy Gangster,” Deadline reported. He most recently appeared in the 2020 rom-com “Acting Out of Love.”

However, he was best known for TV work in the drama series “Lovestore at the Corner,” as well as hosting gigs on the variety shows “100% Entertainment” and “Mr. Player.”

In 2008, Huang also established Alien Evolution Studio, a fashion and accessories brand that remains in business at the time of his passing.

Huang is the third Asian celebrity to die at the age of 36 in three consecutive days. Japanese actress Ashina Sei was reported to have died by suicide on Monday. Korean actress and beauty vlogger Oh In-hye initially survived a suicide attempt Monday, but later died in the hospital.

If you are struggling with suicidal thoughts or are experiencing a mental-health crisis, call the National Suicide Prevention hotline at 800-273-8255 or go to SuicidePreventionLifeline.org. 

Alien Huang performs on stage at the 2011 Singapore Entertainment Awards at Singapore Indoor Stadium on April 2, 2011 in Singapore.
Alien Huang performing at the 2011 Singapore Entertainment Awards in Singapore.Getty Images

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Duane Chapman Says Fiancee Francie Frane ‘Fit Right In’ During 1st Bounty Hunt Together

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Proud husband-to-be! Duane Chapman revealed fiancée Francie Frane impressed him with her intuitive skills when they went on their first bounty hunt together following their engagement. The WGN America alum reflected on the experience in a sneak peek for an upcoming episode of The Dr. Oz Show 

“I know she’s a hunter. Her and her two sons have hunted bow hunt, so they track, they look for things that the prey leaves behind. And so, she’s kind of a natural,” Duane, 67, said in a teaser clip obtained by People on Friday, September 25. 

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Not only did she take action, but she “just fit right in” with the team, the TV personality added. “She started getting leads and writing them down, so there’s more than just tracking and hunting.” Duane said she found her niche in “the investigation behind the investigation … and she’s really, really good at that.” 

Dr. Oz shared his own teaser clip from the Monday, September 28, show, revealing Francie helped Duane make big improvements to his lifestyle. “No swearing, fewer cigarettes and down 20 pounds,” the talk show host wrote in his caption, teasing more of what is to come in the bounty hunter’s latest interview. 

Duane and Francie announced their engagement in May after he popped the question during a candlelit dinner at their Colorado home.

The reality star often credits Francie for helping him cope with the death of his late wife Beth Chapman, who passed away in June 2019 following a cancer battle. They had been together nearly 30 years and Beth was only 51 when she died. Francie also lost her spouse to cancer, so they found comfort in each other.

'Dog the Bounty Hunter' Star Duane Chapman Says He's 'Sad' on His Anniversary With Late Wife Beth
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In August, Duane opened up about the severe depression he felt in the wake of his longtime love’s death. “I barely remember the first six months,” the Dogs Most Wanted star told RadioTimes.com. “After that, when everything calms down, and people quit calling you, and flowers quit coming to the door and all of a sudden, you’re alone … that’s when it hit me,” he explained. 

Francie and Duane ultimately found love in each other and he made sure to go the extra mile when he purchased her dazzling diamond ring. 

“Francie’s stunning ring features what appears to be an estimated 1.5 to 2-carat cushion or round brilliant diamond surrounded by a cushion-shaped diamond halo,” Kathryn Money, Brilliant Earth’s Senior Vice President of Merchandising and Retail Expansion, previously speculated in an exclusive statement to In Touch.

Duane and Francie have big wedding plans in store!

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André Leon Talley praises Lizzo’s Vogue cover as ‘progress’

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André Leon Talley is praising Anna Wintour for starting to fix Vogue’s diversity problem following the release of the October cover story on Lizzo.

In recent months, Wintour admitted the issue and confessed to “hurtful and intolerant behavior” at the fashion bible.

Lizzo on the October 2020 cover of Vogue.
Lizzo on the October 2020 cover of Vogue.Hype Williams/Vogue

Talley lashed out at Wintour in his May memoir, “The Chiffon Trenches,” dubbing her a “colonial dame.”

But Friday, he wrote on Instagram: “Proud to see very, very beautiful, stunningly elegant [Lizzo] on Vogue’s current cover.” He added, “Progress is advancing at full supersonic Concorde speed. Dame Anna Wintour made a promise and she kept her word. Her public apology was right on.”

But, he said, “in the years I worked there, under her reign, this cover would have never been published, even if it were a trial.”

He claimed that it would have been killed by the advertising side of the company, hinting that they would have thought it would be off-putting to Vogue readers.

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Netflix, It’s Okay To Not Be Okay Season 2: Everything we know so far

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It’s Okay To Not Be Okay, Update: This South Korean drama incipiently just a television series is now available for the Netflix subscribers. It takes us down on an emotional road as two lovers find themselves in one another.

This originally TVN network production supposedly had the highest-paid cast starring Kim Soo-Hyun and SeonYe Ji as the leads and the status remains so till now and had a towering success in many countries.

A brief outline of (It’s Okay To Not Be Okay Season 2)

It opens up displaying two different characters both untouched by love in their lives; one – a community health worker at a psychiatric ward and the other -,a known children’s book author and how their roads are intersected and as the story moves forward their lives become intrinsically linked as they come to know about their haunting pasts.

This breezy overwhelming romance seasoned off with its finale on Aug 9, 2020, with the lead characters acknowledging their reciprocation of feelings for each other.

Seo Ye-Ji’s Ko Moon Young was seen publishing a book digressing from her usual dismayed themed narratives and Oh Jung -she’s  Moon Sang Tae took a  dreamy carefree road trip. Assessing how most of the Korean series draws the closing line after one season, this too is treated for such an evaluation.

However, looking at how Ko Moon -young when visited her mother and shared a schmooze giving her a sense of closure might have floored a way for its second season.

Even though no news has announced the series being poised to make S2, a scene that strongly disaffirms its termination after the 1st season was when the trio converged on the same stage was actually the Moon brothers going their separate ways.

Actor Park kyu -Yung playing ‘Nam Ju -el ‘ articulated his working experience with the lead actor Kim Soo-Hyun in an interview’  His energy was truly great. I’ve seen his drama fans even before I debuted and I was worried and nervous about how our teamwork would be. I asked him a lot of things I was curious about and he made working together very comfortably,so I’m thankful’.

The main factor debarring the official shoot of the likely to happen renewal is the global pandemic, incurring an irrevocable loss of the entertainment industry drawing most of its projects a stand. So the K-drama fans might have to wait longer for the arrival of the next season.

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