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FX Severs Ties With Louis CK After Sexual Misconduct Admission FX Severs Ties With Louis CK After Sexual Misconduct Admission
- November 14, 2017

The network announced on Friday that they were ending their overall with C.K.'s production company, effectively cancelling his long-running (but on hiatus) comedy Louie . "Now is the time for him to honestly address the women who have come forth to speak about their painful experiences, a process which he began today with his public statement", it said. (more...)
Tom Sizemore Was Removed From Film Set For Alleged Sexual Assault Tom Sizemore Was Removed From Film Set For Alleged Sexual Assault
- November 14, 2017

THR describes a cast and crew - including producers - who were sickened and aghast at what was being alleged as word spread around the set of the Lionsgate film Born Killers , which never got a significant theatrical release. "I was watching her", she said. She soon reintegrated and kept going, although she had trouble taking direction. "We also talked to Tom at the time, and told him everything that had been told to us, and he said: 'I've done a lot of terrible things, and I'd never do ... (more...)
Queen Elizabeth II Delegates Wreath Ceremony to Prince Charles Queen Elizabeth II Delegates Wreath Ceremony to Prince Charles
- November 14, 2017

Her eldest son Charles instead stepped forward following a nationwide two-minute silence, placing a wreath of poppies at the monument close to parliament. The queen has missed the ceremony only six times in her 65-year reign and handing over her role to Charles is a visible sign to her subjects that she is reducing her official duties. (more...)
Beyonce is Wiping the Internet of Leaked Pictures of the Twins Beyonce is Wiping the Internet of Leaked Pictures of the Twins
- November 14, 2017

Bey and Jay's eldest daughter Blue Ivy, five, was also with the family, as was Jay's mum Gloria who also had a go holding her new baby granddaughter. This is the first time the twins have been seen since Bey unveiled them in July after they turned one month. (more...)
Jefferies Group LLC Reaffirms "Buy" Rating for Amazon.com, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMZN)
- November 14, 2017

Amazon now has $546.02 billion valuation. Quantres Asset Management Ltd sold 4,100 shares as Cimarex Energy Co (XEC)'s stock declined 10.93%. Blackburn Jeffrey M had sold 2,078 shares worth $1.99 million. Moreover, Folketrygdfondet has 1.61% invested in the company for 373,575 shares. Its down 0.34, from 1.7 in 2017Q1. (NASDAQ AMZN) traded down $3.78 during trading on Monday, reaching $1,125.35. (more...)
Meghan Markle, Prince Harry's girlfriend, looking to exit USA's 'Suits' Meghan Markle, Prince Harry's girlfriend, looking to exit USA's 'Suits'
- November 14, 2017

A rep for US and UCP declined to comment. Both Adams, 36, and Markle, also 36, have been on the show since its premiere in 2011. Adams and Markle aren't the first regulars to leave Suits . Markle herself, meanwhile, has been in a high-profile relationship with Prince Harry for more than a year, and recently met his grandmother, Queen Elizabeth. (more...)
Eminem Performs 'Walk On Water' on MTV EMAs Eminem Performs 'Walk On Water' on MTV EMAs
- November 14, 2017

Notable performances included local London grime star Stormzy , who took to the stage poking out of the sunroof of a police vehicle, and Travis Scott, who entered standing atop what looked like a floating hawk. "Congratulations to all the winners and thank you to the incredible crowd!" British singer-songwriter Dua Lipa was named best new artist. Apart from the occasional hint of marijuana smoke wafting across the arena, there were few of the unscripted-feeling moments that made ... (more...)
Rally Protesting Meek Mill's Prison Sentence to Be Held in Philadelphia Rally Protesting Meek Mill's Prison Sentence to Be Held in Philadelphia
- November 14, 2017

But his sentencing last week sparked a national debate about the criminal justice system and now his fans are demanding a review of the controversial sentence. Footage of rally-goers rapping the intro of " Dreams and Nightmares " made the rounds, and many held up signs reading #RALLY4MEEK. There are a lot of allegations around the judge in Meek Mill case, some sources say she was carrying a grudge against the Philly rapper and even comes from the same section of Philadelphia where Meek's from. (more...)
Prince Harry broke a major royal rule during official duty today Prince Harry broke a major royal rule during official duty today
- November 14, 2017

Members of the Royal Family watched as Emeli Sande, Tom Odell and other stars performed alongside the Queen's Colour Squadron and The Band of HM Royal Marines. Throughout the centuries, officers have been known for their clean-cut appearances, although some occasionally grew moustaches and connected side-whiskers, especially when serving in Muslim countries. (more...)
Western Union to begin reimbursing consumers affected by money transfer scam Western Union to begin reimbursing consumers affected by money transfer scam
- November 14, 2017

Completed claim forms must be submitted online or mailed back to the settlement administrator by February 12, 2018. The $586 million nationwide settlement also requires Western Union to develop and put into action a comprehensive anti-fraud program created to help detect and prevent incidents of fraud from scammers. (more...)
Sony working on Spider-Man spinoff movie for Morbius the Living Vampire Sony working on Spider-Man spinoff movie for Morbius the Living Vampire
- November 14, 2017

According to a new report, the script has been submitted and the studio is ready to get it in front of a camera, which likely means finding a director to tackle the project. Though a vampire by title, Morbius is not a vampire in the traditional sense. The character of Morbius is described as: Dr. Michael Morbius , a scientist who suffered from a rare blood disease and attempted to cure himself to disastrous results. (more...)
Hijab-Wearing Barbie Makes Her Debut
- November 14, 2017

Set to be released in 2018, the doll, created in Muhammad's likeness, will join a line of Mattel "sheroes" modeled after other boundary-breaking women such as Zendaya , Ashley Graham , Misty Copeland and more . With a global workforce of approximately 32,000 people , Mattel operates in 40 countries and territories and sells products in more than 150 nations. (more...)
Ben Affleck Still 'Contemplating' Matt Reeves' Batman Film Ben Affleck Still 'Contemplating' Matt Reeves' Batman Film
- November 14, 2017

The question of Affleck's long-term involvement certainly isn't something new. The report, however, was quashed by Affleck himself at San Diego Comic-Con a few days later, when the actor said he was excited for the future of his character in the DC film universe. (more...)
Emily Bett Rickards and Melissa Benoist Address Harassment Allegations Following EP's Suspension Emily Bett Rickards and Melissa Benoist Address Harassment Allegations Following EP's Suspension
- November 14, 2017

Taking to her Twitter account, Melissa starts : "I am a woman who leads a show that supports equality and feminism, empowerment, and fighting for what is right. Rickards's statement was a bit shorter and much more direct, though she too avoided naming Kreisberg . In her first public comment since news of Kreisberg's suspension broke, Benoist tweeted her thoughts. (more...)
George Takei Described Forcibly George Takei Described Forcibly "Persuading" Men into Sex on Howard Stern
- November 14, 2017

But Donald Trump Jr.is not buying Takei's portrayal as a victim here. Brunton said he fell unconscious at Takei's apartment after having a couple drinks and when he woke up his trousers were around his ankles, Takei was groping him and trying to get his underwear off. (more...)
A new Lord of the Rings TV series is coming from Amazon A new Lord of the Rings TV series is coming from Amazon
- November 13, 2017

The studio has already committed to a multi-season run of the new series, produced by Amazon Studios, the Tolkien Estate and Trust, book publisher HarperCollins and New Line Cinema. "Sharon and the team at Amazon Studios have exceptional ideas to bring to the screen previously unexplored stories based on J.R.R. Tolkien's original writings". (more...)
Star Wars Battlefront 2 Loot Crates Guide
- November 13, 2017

The 40-hour estimate came from this spreadsheet and post in the Battlefront subreddit over the weekend, shortly before Battlefront 2's 10-hour preview went live on EA Access and Origin Access. What is a loot crate? Yesterday EA revealed Battlefront 2 loot box prices . Redditors did the math, and discovered that it would take dozens of hours to unlock the characters. (more...)
Barrick Gold Corporation (NYSE:ABX) Quarterly growth Review
- November 13, 2017

American Century Companies Inc. owned approximately 0.30% of Barrick Gold Corporation worth $56,751,000 as of its most recent filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission. The ex-dividend date was Monday, November 28th. Barrick Gold Corporation's dividend payout ratio (DPR) is presently 6.45%. Shaw Communications Inc (NYSE:SJR) was reduced too. (more...)
Mamata Banerjee's nephew sends Mukul Roy legal notice on Biswa Bangla allegation Mamata Banerjee's nephew sends Mukul Roy legal notice on Biswa Bangla allegation
- November 13, 2017

He alleged that Biswa Bangla, a state government entity is "owned" by Abhishek. "Even the TMC mouthpiece Jago Bangla is owned by Mamata's nephew", Roy said on Friday. TMC MLA Arjun Singh challenged Roy to contest in the municipal election reacting to Roy's earlier statement that he has his men in all 77,000 booths in the state. (more...)
Universal fires Louis CK from The Secret Life Of Pets 2 Universal fires Louis CK from The Secret Life Of Pets 2
- November 13, 2017

Of course, it's hard to feel any sympathy for him, as C.K. today admitted in a statement that the acts of sexual misconduct he had been accused of in yesterday's New York Times expose did indeed happen. According to Deadline , it appears that Universal Pictures and Illumination Entertainment rightly don't want Louis C.K. on board the upcoming kids film... (more...)