PEOPLE: Chadwick Boseman buried hear S.C. hometown

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Boseman buried near hometown

Chadwick Boseman was buried near his South Carolina hometown six days after he died at his home in Los Angeles, according to a death certificate obtained Monday by The Associated Press.

The "Black Panther" star was laid to rest Sept. 3 at Welfare Baptist Church Cemetery in Belton, South Carolina, about 11 miles from Boseman's hometown of Anderson, the Los Angeles County Certificate showed. Anderson held a public memorial for Boseman a day later.

Boseman died at his home near Griffith Park in Los Angeles on Aug. 28, the record said. He was 43.

The immediate cause was listed as multiple organ failure, with the underlying cause of colon cancer, which his family said previously that he had been diagnosed with four years earlier.

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Stars reunite for 'Princess Bride' Democratic fundraiser

Wisconsin Democrats offered a star-packed live-streamed script reading over the weekend of "The Princess Bride" to help Joe Biden's campaign in the key battleground state.

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The original cast of the beloved 1987 film — Robin Wright, Christopher Guest, Chris Sarandon, Mandy Patinkin, Wallace Shawn, Billy Crystal and Carol Kane — reunited Sunday, along with guest stars including Whoopi Goldberg, Eric Idle of Monty Python and Josh Gad, and all the money raised benefited Wisconsin Democrats.

It took only a $1 donation to gain access to the stream but donations averaged $27 going into the event. Party spokesman Phil Shulman said Monday that he doesn't know how much was raised in total.

Hearst, Jean-Raymond win top fashion awards

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The Council of Fashion Designers of America gave its top fashion awards on Monday to Gabriela Hearst for womenswear and Kerby Jean-Raymond for menswear. The two designers led a group of winners that the CFDA said was the most diverse in the 39-year history of the awards.

It was the second honor in two days for Jean-Raymond, the prominent Black founder of the Pyer Moss label, who was also named Designer of the Year by Harlem's Fashion Row in a virtual ceremony on Sunday.

Today's birthdays: Actor George Chakiris ("West Side Story") is 88. Singer Betty Kelley of Martha and the Vandellas is 76. Singer David Bellamy of the Bellamy Brothers is 70. Actor Mickey Rourke is 68. Illusionist David Copperfield is 64. Comedian Molly Shannon is 56. Singer Marc Anthony is 52. Comedian Amy Poehler is 49. Rapper Flo Rida is 41.

— The Associated Press


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