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Ryan Murphy's Next Feud Is Way More Controversial — Prince Charles Vs. Princess Diana!

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From Hollywood royalty to actual royalty!

Ryan Murphy's upcoming miniseries Feud: Bette and Joan finally makes its high profile debut this weekend.

And while Susan Sarandon and Jessica Lange playing feuding movie stars is everything a Murphy fan could want, season two is promising to be even more contentious!

Related: Murphy Speaks Out On Lea Michele & Naya Rivera's Glee Feud!

FX has ordered a follow up to the upcoming anthology series — and this time Murphy and co. are tackling the story of Prince Charles and Princess Diana!

The beloved royal couple were married from 1981-1996, though their marriage became the center of media attention around the world when allegations of

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SeaWorld Finally Ends Controversial Killer Whale Show — But Is The 'Educational' Replacement 'Orca Encounters' Any Better?

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It will be interesting to see how this plays out.

Two days after the tragic death of SeaWorld's famed whale Tilikum on Friday, the theme park put on its FINAL Shamu show.

As we previously reported, SeaWorld faced immense backlash following the release of animal rights documentary Blackfish, an exposé which revealed the dangers of breeding and keeping whales in captivity. The park has since faced immense public pressure, dropping ticket sales, and a decreased fan base.

Video: SeaWorld Orca Purposely Beaches Herself After Park Show!

Now it looks like the company is trying to make good on their promise to improve the lives of their beloved orcas… or are they?

According to SeaWorld, a replacement program called "Orca Encounters" (set to debut this summer) will be a less flashy and "education-based" experience depicting the "natural behaviors" of killer whales.

The full program description reads:

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Beloved SeaWorld Orca & Blackfish Documentary Subject Tilikum Passes Away At 36 — Read The Sad, Furious Fan Responses

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What a sad day for those who adored Tilikum.

On Friday morning, SeaWorld made the unfortunate announcement that the beloved and infamous orca had passed away at age 36 from a "complicated bacterical infection" in his lungs.

Fans first learned the sea creature was ill in spring of 2016.

Related: Ex SeaWorld Trainer Says SeaWorld Cares Little About Their Whales

As we previously reported, Tilikum was at the center of the anti-SeaWorld documentary Blackfish, which exposed the cruelties of capturing and raising killer whales in captivity. The unfortunate orca was the perfect subject as he was captured off the coast of Iceland in 1983 and had lived in marine parks ever since.

The moving doc also honed in on the death of Dawn Brancheau, a trainer at the park who died after Tilikum pulled her under the water and fatally drowned her during a live performance. The tragedy spurred SeaWorld to ban trainers from performing with orcas as well as a national conversation on poaching whales from the wild for entertainment purposes.

In the statement announcing Tilikum's death, SeaWorld also mentioned Dawn, writing:

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SeaWorld Orca Purposely Beaches Herself After Park Show! Watch The Horrifying Footage!

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This is just horrendous!

Last month Morgan, a SeaWorld-owned orca whale at an aquatic attraction in the Canary Islands, was recorded repetitively banging its head against her enclosure, desperately trying to escape its tiny confinement.

Now, new footage shows Morgan deliberately beaching herself after a show at Loro Parque back in May.

After performing for tourists, the killer whale launched herself onto a concrete slab, where she laid motionless for over 10 minutes — as tourists took selfies with the animal in the background.

Related: SeaWorld Is Going To STOP Breeding Killer Whales!

Though a few wild orca breeds are known to temporarily beach themselves while hunting, the animals remain in constant motion otherwise — even swimming while they sleep.

Richard O'Barry, founder of Dolphin Project, explained that Morgan's "bizarre behavior" would never be witnessed in the wild, noting:

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AWFUL! Footage Shows Stressed SeaWorld Orca Banging Head Over And Over Against Enclosure!

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This is so infuriating!

An orca (AKA killer whale) at an aquatic attraction in the Canary Islands was captured on video in distress, banging its head against the enclosure as it tried to escape its small confinement.

Ric O'Barry's organization, Dolphin Project, captured the video (above) at Loro Parque, an attraction in the Spanish island territory just off the coast of Africa, and it shows some distressing moments.

Related: Blackfish's Documentary Subject Is Dying!

The attraction apparently has six orca whales on premises, all of which are owned by SeaWorld. Four were sent there to breed, while one was born at the park, and the sixth was rescued from the wild.

It's that sixth whale — named Morgan — that O'Barry's activists believe is the one banging its head against the enclosure wall in the video.

Activists contend that she is stressed and scared in her enclosure, with one citing a study that observed her having trouble with a larger, more aggressive male orca that is affecting her quality of life:

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SeaWorld Is Going To STOP Breeding Killer Whales — Sea Their Announcement About A 'New Direction'!

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There has been a lot of pressure put on SeaWorld for its questionable treatment of its animals — particularly after the release of the hit documentary Blackfish.

After the declining health of famous orca Tilikum, the popular animal park has finally decided to cave to protestors.

SeaWorld announced Thursday morning they will end their killer whale breeding program and take a "new direction".

Related: Salma Hayek Thanks Fans After The Shocking Shooting Of Her 'Beloved' Dog

The 24 orcas that are spread out across three theme parks will ultimately be the final generation of killer whales kept in captivity.

The company released a statement saying:

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SeaWorld's Famous Killer Whale Tilikum — Subject Of The Documentary Blackfish — Is Dying!

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This breaks our heart!

SeaWorld has announced one of the park's most popular killer whales is close to death.

On Tuesday, representatives from the marine park say Tilikum — the whale who was the subject of CNN's documentary Blackfish — has a bad bacterial infection.

Related: Endangered Baby Dolphin Killed After Tourists Passed It Around For Selfies

Over the past few weeks, the Orca has become "resistant to treatment" for a possible infection in his lungs, and has exhibited increasingly "lethargic" behavior.

The park issued the following statement about Tilikum's health:

"We are saddened to report that over the past few weeks, Tilikum's behavior has become increasingly lethargic, and the SeaWorld veterinary and animal care teams are concerned that his health is beginning to deteriorate. The suspected bacteria is very resistant to treatment and a cure for his illness has not been found."

The roughly 35-year-old animal has lived at SeaWorld for 23 years, captured from his wild family when he was just two years old.

Related: SeaWorld Is Finally Phasing Out Their Orca Shows!

During his captivity, the whale has been involved in at least three human deaths — including the 2010 death of park trainer Dawn Brancheau, who one day was pulled into the water by Tilikum and aggressively played with until she died.

After Dawn's death, Tilikum was isolated from the rest of the whales, but kept at the center of SeaWorld's artificial insemination program — he's fathered 21 of the park's calves, only half of which are still alive today.

Though it sounds like the orca won't make it, some have not given up hope.

Check out the video (below) to hear SeaWorld's medical experts discuss Tilikum's treatment:

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