PEOPLE: Cobain death photos to remain private, judge rules; 'Hamilton' cast performs for George H.W. Bush; royal kids in royal wedding

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Cobain death scene photos will stay private

The Washington State Court of Appeals has ruled that photographs from the scene of Nirvana frontman Kurt Cobain's death will not be released publicly.

KING5-TV reports the court ruled Tuesday that the photographs are exempt from Washington state's Public Records Act and releasing the photos would "violate the Cobain family's due process rights under the 14th Amendment."

Cobain's widow, Courtney Love, and his daughter who was a toddler at the time of his death, Frances Bean Cobain, filed testimonies to keep the photos from being made public.

The ruling comes after Seattle journalist Richard Lee appealed the case's dismissal. Lee has pursued the release of 55 photos in an attempt to prove Cobain did not die from suicide in 1994, but rather was killed.



'Hamilton' cast performs for George H.W. Bush

Former President George H.W. Bush says "history never sounded so powerful."

The touring company of the Tony-winning musical "Hamilton" gave the Republican a special performance in his Houston office on Tuesday.

Bush tweeted it was a "complete joy to welcome the 'HamFam.'" The 93-year-old says he'll never forget it.

"Hamilton" creator Lin-Manuel Miranda tweeted it was an honor.



Royal kids in royal wedding

Prince George and Princess Charlotte will have prominent roles in Saturday's royal wedding.

Kensington Palace said that four-year-old George will be a page boy and three-year-old Charlotte will be a bridesmaid at the wedding of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle.

They are the two oldest children of Prince William, Harry's brother, and his wife Kate. The couple's third child, Prince Louis, was born last month and will not be attending.

The palace says there will be six bridesmaids ranging from two to seven years old and four page boys, ranging from four to seven.



Today's birthdays: Actor Bill Macy is 96. Actor Robert Morse is 87. Actor Dwayne Hickman is 84. Country singer Joe Bonsall of the Oak Ridge Boys is 70. Keyboardist Rick Wakeman of Yes is 69. Country singer George Strait is 66. Comedian Tina Fey is 48. Rapper Special Ed is 44. Musician Jack Johnson is 43. Singer Darryl Allen of Mista is 38.

                                                                      — The Associated Press




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