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Julee Cruise, the dreamy vocalist best known for her work with director David Lynch, has died according to reports. The singer’s husband confirmed the news on Facebook, writing “I played her [the B-52s’s] ‘Roam’ during her transition. Now she will roam forever.” She was 65 years old. 

Cruise’s echoey, ethereal singing was an essential part of what made Twin Peaks such a success when it debuted in 1990. Cruise was heard on three songs on the official soundtrack album, and also appeared in two episodes. She can also be seen in the film Twin Peaks: Fire Walk With Me and 2017’s Twin Peaks: The Return

The Iowa-born Cruise originally studied french horn, then met Lynch’s composer Angelo Badalamenti when the two were working at an off-Broadway theater company in New York’s East Village. The first collaboration between the three was the song “Mysteries of Love,” which ran during the final images of the 1985 film Blue Velvet

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Badalamenti then worked with Cruise to compose the music to her first album, 1989’s Floating Into The Night. Lynch wrote the lyrics. Some of these tracks were later incorporated into Twin Peaks, including an instrumental version of “Falling,” which, renamed as “Twin Peaks Theme,” won Badalamenti a Grammy for Best Pop Instrumental Performance. 

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In 1990, Cruise, Lynch, and Badalamenti released Industrial Symphony No. 1, a direct-to-video film of a theatrical concert/performance piece given at the Brooklyn Academy of Music. Laura Dern and Nicolas Cage, who were shooting Wild At Heart with Lynch at the time, appear in a prologue, as their characters from that film. (Maybe. It’s Lynch, so you never know.) Please take a look, and let this avant-garde early ’90s aesthetic wash over you.

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Powerhouse singer Adele stopped mid-way through a song to help a fan during her performance on Friday night.

While performing her hit-song ‘Skyfall’, Adele spotted a struggling fan in the crowd at London’s Hyde Park. She stopped singing and immediately called for assistance.

“Stop, stop, stop. I need security’s help,” she said. “Right in the middle there, can you see where they’re waving?” Watch above.

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The British songstress began to sing ‘Skyfall’ but stopped after one note to help a fan. (Twitter)

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The British singer asked people in the crowd to make way for the help team and was met with applause and cheers from the audience. 

Adele then watched security make its way to the fan, and as soon as she could see they were okay, she headed straight back into performance mode.

“Right, let’s start again,” she told the audience.

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The entire situation took less than one minute to resolve. Adele’s response was met with praise from her live audience, and online commenters after a video was uploaded onto Twitter.

“Love her,” said one Twitter user. Another commented, “What Travis should’ve done,” in reference to the 2021 Astroworld Festival incident.

During Travis Scott’s performance, at the music festival in November of last year, the extremely packed audience pit began to push forward, which led to a fatal crowd crush and killed 10 people.

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Adele has been held up as an example for her compassion during crowd situations. (CBS via Getty Images)

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Scott started and stopped his show a few times to address some crowd members, but was largely criticised for not doing enough. Members of the audience were chanting for him to stop the entire set, but the show continued for another half hour. 

He was met with fierce backlash in the aftermath of the tragedy, and many took to Twitter with examples of artists like Adele and Billie Eilish efficiently addressing crowd issues to highlight Scott’s culpability in the Astroworld casualties.

Adele’s 2017 concert at Sydney’s ANZ Stadium was the biggest single concert in Australian history with more than 100,000 attendees.

Though she has recently discussed returning, the popstar currently has no concrete plans to tour Australia. 

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Joey King has found her prince.

Four months after getting engaged to fiancé Steven Piet, the actress took to TikTok to pay tribute to her future husband with a heartwarming video montage.

“This is my fiancé, Steven,” she wrote on July 1. “I love him with my whole heart, and i wanted to show him off a lil.”

Highlighting some of the couple’s cutest moments together, the video included clips of the two dancing in the car, snow tubing, cuddling with their dogs, laughing over coffee, cooking and more, set to the song “Become a Mountain” by Dan Deacon.

The Kissing Booth star added, “Just felt like making a video showing merely a fraction of how wonderful life is with you.”

The post’s comment section quickly filled up with TikTok users gushing over the pair’s chemistry. “He matches your vibe perfectly, so happy you found your other half,” one user wrote, while another remarked, “You can feel the happiness & love.”

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