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  1. Cannes Film Festival Shoos Away Flat-Wearers

    The actors are kicking up a fuss. France’s famed cinematic event is taking it in the shin after several women over 50 were reportedly turned away from the premiere of Cate Blanchett’s Carol because they weren’t wearing high heels. The festival denies that flats are forbidden — maybe because celebs like Emily Blunt are speaking up — but some male directors and stars, including Benicio del Toro, are protesting the apparent sexism by vowing to hit the red carpet in heels.

    E!, Screen Daily

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