Harvey Weinstein sentence and Coronavirus: the most relevant of this week

Because today is Friday, here are the news from the entertainment world this week.

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Get to know the most outstanding entertainment news this week. / Photos: Wikimedia-Laura Pisani,, Unsplash.

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Leer en español: La sentencia de Harvey Weinstein y Coronavirus: lo más relevante de esta semana

This week the entertainment world revolved around two great news. On the one hand, the judge's decision on Harvey Weinstein and on the other, the impacts of the Coronavirus on celebrities and events.

Judge sentences Harvey Weinstein


BREAKING: Harvey Weinstein has been sentenced to 23 years in prison. Link in bio. (: Seth Wenig/AP/Shutterstock)

Una publicación compartida de Variety (@variety) el

This Wednesday, March 11, the New York State judge handed down the sentence to former Hollywood producer Harvey Weinstein. About two weeks ago, the jury had already found him guilty of two of the five crimes he was accused of. The sentence that the judge gave was 23 years in prison. His lawyers and his defense team had already declared before the judge that Weinstein would not last long in jail because of his poor health situation. Even so, the judge has decided to issue this sentence which has managed to set a precedent for #MeToo cases.

Coachella 2020 postponed


Una publicación compartida de Coachella (@coachella) el

This Tuesday, March 10, the festival announced through its social media accounts that it will be postponed until October in its 2020 version due to the concerns that the Coronavirus has unleashed. The world-renowned music festival would be held from April 10 to 12 and from April 17 to 19 this year and will now be held from October 9 to 11 and from October 16 to 18 this year. The decision was made at the suggestion of the local health authorities and responds to a preventive measure against the spread of COVID19.

Jorge Drexler releases a song about the Coronavirus

After his concert in Costa Rica was canceled, the Uruguayan singer has reflected on the Coronavirus. Then he went up to his YouTube channel and shared through his social networks Codo a codo, a song he wrote about the pandemic virus. He speaks in it about the corporal contacts that we must try and those that we must avoid to prevent the spreading of the virus.

Harry Potter with Coronavirus?


Una publicación compartida de Daniel Radcliffe (@danielradcliffeactor) el

This week there were rumors and pre-ranking on twitter for the photo of a tweet from the BBC Breaking News account that claimed that British actor Daniel Radcliffe, who plays Harry Potter throughout the saga, had tested positive for Coronavirus. In the photo, it was stated that he would be the first celebrity infected with the pandemic virus. It turned out later that it wasn't true the actor denied this rumor and said he was safe. This BBC Breaking News tweet never existed and the network also confirmed that it had never published such information.

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Tom Hanks does have Coronavirus


Una publicación compartida por Tom Hanks (@tomhanks) el

Despite false rumors about some celebrities such as Daniel Radcliffe, the actor recognized by films like Forrest Gump was the one who broke the news through his Instagram account. He and his wife, after taking the appropriate tests, turned out to be Covid-19 positive. Both are in Australia and claimed to be under the care of doctors and following stipulated protocols.

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