Merge 104.8 | 31 December 2020
Even though Harry Potter came to an end nearly 10 years ago, one of its main stars has revealed that he would potentially be up for returning to the franchise if it was to come back. Rupert Grint, who played Harry’s best friend Ron Weasley has said that even though there are no plans to bring the back everybody back for new stories, he wouldn’t rule out a return. Don’t get your hopes up though.
The Weeknd has said that his next album is likely to be more political than his previous albums because he’s got so much to say about the world following the pandemic. He added he has been more inspired and creative during the pandemic than he might normally be. He has also hinted that he might highlight the Grammy’s which he claims remain corrupt.
An iOS app called Vybe Together that promoted private parties during the pandemic has been removed from Apple’s App Store. They’ve also had their TikTok account banned, and had most if it’s online presence erased. Organizers would have to approve everyone who wanted to attend, and the ones that got approved would receive the address two hours before the event. Most of these gatherings would have been illegal based on restrictions around the world.