Netflix Employees Stage Walkout In Protest Of Dave Chappelle’s Comedy Special

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Netflix employees and their allies staged a walkout Wednesday to protest Dave Chappelle’s controversial comedy special The Closer. Dozens of protesters showed up outside Netflix’s officer to show support, with more showing up outside the streamer’s San Francisco offices.  Trans* Employee Resource Group, a Netflix employee group, published a list of “firm asks” aimed at …

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Arizona Woman Delivers 14-Pound Baby After 19 Miscarriages

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An Arizona couple welcomed a 14-pound baby boy on October 11, following multiple heartbreaking miscarriages.  Cary and Tim Patonai said baby Finnley was born two weeks at about double the size of an average newborn. He measured 23.75 inches and is wearing clothing made for babies between six and nine months. “Finnley was a …

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R. Kelly’s Chicago Child Pornography Trial Begins in August

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Now that R. Kelly’s New York trial for sex trafficking has wrapped up, he’s now headed back to court in Chicago on child pornography charges. On Wednesday, a judge set his trial date for August 1. Judge Harry Leinenweber scheduled the embattled R&B singer’s trial around his attorneys’ schedule. According to them, they will …

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50 Cent’s Cognac Brand Files Motion to Dismiss Remy Martin Lawsuit

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50 Cent’s cognac brand filed a motion in a Manhattan federal court Monday asking to have a lawsuit filed by E. Remy Martin & Co. dismissed. The lawsuit, filed in August, claims the Branson bottle design looks a little too much like that of Remy’s XO bottle.  But the attorney representing Sire Spirits thinks Remy Martin is …

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FCC Announces it Will Crack Down on Unwanted Scam Texts

Scam text messages are steadily rising, and they cost Americans $86 million last year alone. The texts have gotten so bad that they have caught the attention of the Federal Communications Commission.  In 2020, the FCC received about 14,000 complaints about pesky text messages, up 146% over 2019. This year, …

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Snoop Dogg Faces Copyright Lawsuit Over Instagram Post

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Snoop Dogg faces a new copyright infringement lawsuit over sharing a viral video to his Instagram earlier this year.  Billboard reports that the suit was filed Monday in a Los Angeles federal court by FreedomNews.TV. The media outlet is accusing him of posting an “exact copy” of their video of a demonstrator climbing …

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Netflix Trans Employees Plan Walkout Over Dave Chappelle, Plan To Present List Of ‘Firm Asks’ To Ted Sarandos

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A rally to support the planned walkout of Netflix’s trans employees announced Monday that they will present the streamer’s co-CEO Ted Sarandos with a list of “firm asks.” A public service announcement from Netflix talent like Jameela Jamil, Jonathan Van Ness, Angelica Ross, Colton Haynes, and Eureka O’Hara will be featured. The rally will …

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New Study Shows a Need for Another Round of Stimulus Payments

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Millions of Americans are still facing the financial consequences of the ongoing coronavirus pandemic. A new study by Capital One Insight Center shows that economic uncertainty is far from over for most.  Lower earners, defined as households making less than $25,000, remain the most vulnerable. There is a call for another round …

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21 Albums With Single Week Sales Totaling More Than A Million

21 albums with more than a million sold in one week

In the 30 years since Nielsen Music began tracking point-of-sales data, only 21 albums have sold at least 1 million copies in one week. The Bodyguard soundtrack was the first album to hit the benchmark, selling more than a million copies in its sixth week after its release. Taylor Swift’s Reputation was the most recent …

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Will Smith Shows Off Post-Quarantine Body After Fitness Journey

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After admitting to being out of shape, Will Smith shared a montage of his post-quarantine fitness journey on Sunday. The 53-year-old actor posted a montage of his workouts to TikTok. In the video, he is seen lifting weights, doing sit-ups, pull-ups, and running on a track.  @willsmith And to think Sundays used …

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