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Watch Miley Cyrus cover The Beatles for Global Citizen’s Global Goal concert

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Miley Cyrus has covered The Beatles for Global Citizen’s Global Goal: Unite For Our Future concert.

The event was hosted by Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson and featured performances from Christine And The Queens, Coldplay, J Balvin, Usher, Justin Bieber and Quavo, Shakira and more.

Performing at Pasadena, California’s Spieker Field At The Rose Bowl Stadium, Cyrus covered The Beatles’ ‘Help!’ The pop star delivered her version of the track from the dot of an exclamation mark at the end of a sign on the field spelling out the song’s title.

The video of her performance was overplayed with the message that it was “dedicated to those who are tirelessly working on testing, treatment and vaccines so all of us can come together in places like this empty stadium again…” Watch the performance below now.

The Global Goal concert was streamed online and broadcast on TV networks around the world today (June 27) and was set up to raise money to “combat the disproportionate impact of COVID-19 on vulnerable and disadvantaged communities”. A total of $6.9 billion (£5.6b) has been pledged to the cause by governments, the private sector and foundations so far.

Speaking ahead of the event, Cyrus said: “This moment requires all of us to act. As Global Citizens, we’re calling on leaders around the world to combat the disproportionate impact COVID-19 has on marginalised communities by committing funds to develop and deliver tests, treatments, and therapeutics.

“Because of this global effort, we will be more able to ensure that everyone, everywhere has access to COVID-19 testing and treatment, regardless of their income or where they live.”

In May, Global Citizen teamed up with Lady Gaga for the One World: Together At Home live-streamed concert. The Gaga-curated event saw artists from around the world, including Paul McCartney, Bruce Springsteen, Billie Eilish and more, perform from their respective homes to raise money for coronavirus relief efforts.

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Brian May: Queen star shares horrifying footage of wild fires threatening his home

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Earlier today, May wrote: “I never imagined it could happen here in leafy, and normally damp, Surrey, England.

“We supported the fight against the immense fires in Australia, and watched sadly as fires ravaged California, but to see this happen in my own home county has been shocking and traumatic…

“Today we were able to begin to thank the amazing firefighters who risked their lives to contain this huge and treacherous wild furnace on the heath land of Sunningdale Golf Course – which actually adjoins my property.”

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Beatles girlfriends: Who were the Beatles dating before they got famous?

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“It had been the same with other girlfriends I’d had. There was something the matter with me.”

Despite these difficulties, Cynthia and John got married, after she became pregnant with their son, Julian Lennon.

Speaking about how Cynthia felt about their marriage when Beatlemania hit in her 2006 book, John, she said: “I was usually dismissed as the impressionable young girl who fell for him, then trapped him into marriage.”

Cynthia also claimed she was told to pretend she was someone else to keep her marriage to John secret in their early days, telling NPR: “I was asked many times if I was John’s wife, and I had to refuse and say, ‘No, no, I’m somebody else.’”

Julian was born on April 8, 1963, but John said unsavoury things about him in his 1980 interview with Playboy.

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Viola Davis Takes Over for Kylie in the ‘WAP’ Video — and Cardi B Reacts

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Here to slay! Viola Davis is on board with one fan’s tweak to the Kylie Jenner cameo in Cardi B‘s “WAP” music video.

“Who did this? 😩🤣😍 #HowToGetAwayWithWAP,” the 54-year-old Oscar winner wrote via Instagram on Sunday, August 9, alongside an edit of her face on the 23-year-old reality star’s body.

Taraji P. Henson, Questlove, SZA and more stars couldn’t contain their laughter in the comments of Davis’ post. “Hahah but why do I love it 🔥😂,” Real Housewives of Atlanta‘s Porsha Williams wrote.

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Viola Davis, Cardi B and Kylie Jenner. Evan Agostini/Invision/AP/Shutterstock; YouTube (2)

The most supportive comment of all, however, came from the 27-year-old “Bodak Yellow” rapper herself. “I’m so fan out right now ya don’t even know,” Cardi tweeted on Sunday, sharing the hilarious edit on her own feed.

On Friday, August 7, Cardi broke the internet with the video for her latest single with Megan Thee Stallion. Jenner was one of many famous faces to appear in the visual, along with Normani, Rosalía, Mulatto and Rubi Rose. Despite the fierce female empowerment on display in the video, fans weren’t too happy with the decision to include the Kylie Cosmetics founder in such an otherwise diverse group of women.

“Normani did ALL this and Kylie walked down the hall and opened a door,” one fan tweeted about the video on Sunday. “If that’s not a perfect visual indication of Black women having to do the most and white women do the bare minimum to get somewhere, I don’t know what is.”

Cardi, however, was quick to fire back at the negativity surrounding Jenner’s cameo, noting that the makeup mogul was “so lovely” to her daughter, Kulture, and her sister, Hennessy, at Stormi Webster‘s birthday party.

“Normani is one of the best female artist that dances Like she dances her f–kin ass off! Why would she open a door? Please tell me how that would make sense?” the Grammy winner replied. “The best part of the song is the beat & hook it what makes you want to shake your ass. … Not everything is about race. Theres issues out here in the world that it is about race that I preach all the time about. This is not about f–kin race.”

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