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Emily Ratajkowski Writes 'F--- Harvey' Weinstein on Her Arm After His Reported $25M Settlement

Emily Ratajkowski Writes 'F--- Harvey' Weinstein on Her Arm After His Reported $25M Settlement
Emily Ratajkowski is sending a strong — and concise message — to Harvey Weinstein.

The model walked the red carpet at the Uncut Gems premiere in Hollywood on Wednesday and flaunted a strongly worded message to the disgraced movie mogul. She wrote “F— Harvey” on her arm, referencing Weinstein’s recent tentative $25 million agreement to settle multiple sex claims against him, multiple outlets reported.

Ratajkowski, 28, showed off the temporary ink on her arm for pictures on the carpet. She also shared an Instagram of herself posing with the message clearly exposed and addressed the reported settlement.

“Today Harvey Weinstein and his former
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Emma Stone and Fiancé Dave McCary Hold Hands During First Public Appearance Since Engagement News

Emma Stone and Fiancé Dave McCary Hold Hands During First Public Appearance Since Engagement News
Live from New York, it’s Emma Stone and her fiancé Dave McCary!

The actress, 31, and the Saturday Night Live segment producer and writer, 34, attended the sketch show’s afterparty in N.Y.C. early on Sunday, marking their first public appearance since announcing their engagement earlier this week.

Stone was photographed with a smile on her face while walking hand-in-hand with McCary. In addition to her chic dark coat, the actress’ unique pearl engagement ring was also clearly visible. Meanwhile, McCary opted for a casual ensemble, wearing a denim coat over a dark sweater and pants.

Earlier in the weekend,
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Amy Schumer Pokes Fun at the Crowd While Introducing Andrew Cuomo at Fundraiser Party

Amy Schumer Pokes Fun at the Crowd While Introducing Andrew Cuomo at Fundraiser Party
Amy Schumer is known for her jokes — but she gave New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo a seriously heartfelt introduction at his birthday party-slash-fundraiser in New York City on Wednesday night.

A source at the event tells People that Schumer did a standup routine before introducing the governor, who turns 62 on Friday.

About 300 supporters were at the event Wednesday night to celebrate Cuomo’s birthday and support his re-election campaign. Cuomo announced in May that he would seek re-election and a fourth term as New York’s governor in 2022.

“He has always made me personally feel very comfortable and had an
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Amy Schumer Sent Her Trainer a Cease and Desist After "Extreme and Unduly" Workout

Amy Schumer Sent Her Trainer a Cease and Desist After
Stand back, Chrissy Teigen. There's a new queen of trolling in town. During the season finale of her 3 Girls, 1 Keith podcast that aired Tuesday, Amy Schumer shared a hilarious story about a time when personal trainer Aj Fisher gave her workouts that were so intense, she got her legal team involved. The episode, titled "Working on Fitness," was all about, well, fitness. Fisher and celebrity trainer Harley Pasternak were the finale's guests, and have both trained the new mom in the past. The actress seems to prefer one of the trainers over the other, however. As she said, "Aj, our workouts were so hard that I threatened you near constantly." Threatened...
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Oprah Winfrey Enlists Lady Gaga, Michelle Obama, Jennifer Lopez for 2020 Tour

Oprah Winfrey Enlists Lady Gaga, Michelle Obama, Jennifer Lopez for 2020 Tour
Oprah Winfrey has recruited Lady Gaga, Michelle Obama, Dwayne Johnson, Jennifer Lopez and more to serve as special guests during stops on her Oprah’s 2020 Vision: Your Life in Focus tour.

Amy Schumer, Tina Fey, Tracee Ellis Ross, Kate Hudson and Gayle King will also sit down with Winfrey during the nine-date trek, which opens January 4th in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, with guest Lady Gaga. Tickets for the events are on sale now at Ticketmaster.

Described as a “full day wellness event,” guests of Oprah’s 2020 Vision: Your Life in
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Why Mo’Nique Sued Netflix Over Her Stand-Up Special

Anyone else feel that Mo’Nique is grasping at whatever she can to make her point felt? The stand-up comedian is currently suing Netflix over a matter of discrimination after being offered half a million for two comedy shows that she feels are worth a great deal more. Kevin Burwick of MovieWeb calls it pretty fairly down the line but the problem with this whole lawsuit is the reliability of Mo’Nique’s comedy and the idea that it’s worth as much as the other comedians that were cited, such as Jerry Seinfeld, Dave Chappelle, Chris Rock, and Amy Schumer. The breakdown of

Why Mo’Nique Sued Netflix Over Her Stand-Up Special
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Netflix Will Fight Mo'Nique's Lawsuit, Calls Opening Offer Fair

  • MovieWeb
The gloves are officially on, as Netflix has decided to fight comedian Mo'Nique and her lawsuit that claims the streamer of gender and racial discrimination. Netflix officially answered the call, giving Mo'Nique a few strong words about her latest move against the monster streaming service.

Mo'Nique filed the suit earlier this week, suing Netflix after she publicly railed and lobbied against the channel. The company had initially offered her $500,000 for a stand-up special, which she immediately and publicly scoffed at. Because some of her contemporaries such as Amy Schumer and Chris Rock have landed lucrative multi-million dollar deals. Netflix had this to say against the lawsuit.

"We care deeply about inclusion, equity, and diversity and take any accusations of discrimination very seriously. We believe our opening offer to Mo'Nique was fair - which is why we will be fighting this lawsuit."

That's their side. As far as the case goes,
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Mo'Nique Sues Netflix for Discrimination Over Stand-Up Special

  • MovieWeb
Mo'Nique Sues Netflix for Discrimination Over Stand-Up Special
Comedian Mo'Nique is suing Netflix for racial and gender discrimination. It's been nearly two years since the comedian tried to get people to boycott the streaming platform over a low stand-up special offer she received. She is now suing to stand up for herself and the ones who are coming up behind her, she said in a statement posted on social media. Mo'Nique claims she was offered a fraction of what comedians like Amy Schumer, Chris Rock, and Dave Chappelle have received over the years. She had this to say.

"Hey My Loves - I can confirm that today I filed a pay discrimination lawsuit against Netflix. I had a choice to make: I could accept what I felt was pay discrimination or I could stand up for those who came before me and those who will come after me. I chose to stand up. I don't have any further comment this time,
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Mo'Nique Sues Netflix for Race and Gender Discrimination

Mo'Nique Sues Netflix for Race and Gender Discrimination
Mo'Nique has begun a legal battle with Netflix, accusing the company of race and sex discrimination by allegedly low balling her on an offer to produce a comedy special. In 2018, the 51-year-old Oscar-winning actress and comedienne posted on Instagram a video of herself calling for boycott of Netflix for "gender bias" and "color bias." She claimed the company offered $500,000 to record a comedy special, which she said was a much smaller sum than it had offered other comics like Amy SchumerChris Rock and Dave Chappelle. On Thursday, Mo'Nique sued Netflix over her claims. The company said in a statement to The Hollywood Reporter: "We care deeply about inclusion,...
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Mo'Nique Sues Netflix for Race and Gender Discrimination, Claims She Got a 'Biased' Offer

Mo’Nique, the Oscar-winning actress and comedian, is suing Netflix for racial and gender discrimination.

According to court documents obtained by People, the 51-year-old actress (né Monique Hicks) is accusing the streaming service of offering her less money for a stand-up special than her fellow male or white female comedians. The 39-page lawsuit was filed in the Los Angeles County Superior Court on Thursday.

“We care deeply about inclusion, equity, and diversity and take any accusations of discrimination very seriously. We believe our opening offer to Mo’Nique was fair — which is why we will be fighting this lawsuit,” a spokesperson for Netflix tells People.
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Amy Schumer Says the "Hype Is Real" About Motherhood

Amy Schumer Says the
Amy Schumer gives motherhood a 10/10! On Wednesday, the Trainwreck actress, who welcomed baby Gene Attell Fischer six months ago with husband Chris Fischer, opened up about motherhood while attending pal Charlize Theron's Africa Outreach Project event in NYC and couldn't stop gushing over her little bundle of joy. "Six months in," she told E! exclusively. "The hype is real. Believe the hype… I'm so lucky." Schumer also revealed that her baby boy has reached some fun milestones—starting with eating solid food. "He's not totally digging them," the new mom admitted. "But, yeah. We did a little sweet potato today. [He] likes the apple...
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Jax Media Soars by Amplifying Unique Voices of Auteur TV

  • Variety
Jax Media has emerged during the past few years as one of television’s busiest and buzziest production companies.

The New York-based company headed by four partners — Tony Hernandez, Lilly Burns, John Skidmore and Brooke Posch — has an enviable track record of scouting new voices and executing stylish shows on a less-than-stratospheric budgets.

The company’s operating principle is simple to state — “We try to make stuff that is indisputably good,” Hernandez explains — but delivering on that is the hard party. By any measure, Jax has been an overachiever who has harnessed the potential of the Peak TV moment to help promising new voices — from Natasha Lyonne to Amy Schumer to Samantha Bee — bring their creative visions to fruition.

The foursome behind the banner behind series ranging from Netflix’s “Russian Doll” and “Living With Yourself,” to TV Land’s “Younger,” TBS’ “Search Party” and Comedy Central’s “Broad City” and
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2020 Sundance Film Festival Predictions: Stephen Karam, Jon Stewart, Eric Wareheim, Miranda July

Horse Girl

Can Jeff Baena make it four for four? Having presented 2014’s Life After Beth, 2016’s Joshy and 2017’s The Little Hours at the fest, this Netflix/Duplass Bros/ Mel Eslyn production rolled out this summer in Los Angeles with not much info available beyond co-writting duties being split between Alison Brie and Baena.

Prediction: Premieres

The Humans

The Tony Award-winning author wrote the film adaptations of The Seagull and shortly after was the chosen one for an A24, Scott Rudin project starring Beanie Feldstein, Jayne Houdyshell, Richard Jenkins, Amy Schumer and Steven Yeun. Stephen Karam worked with cinematographer Lol Crawley on a tale set during pre-war duplex in downtown Manhattan — it follows the course of an evening in which the Blake family gathers to celebrate Thanksgiving.…
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A24 Films Will Be Available on Showtime’s Cable and Streaming Platforms

  • Indiewire
A24 Films Will Be Available on Showtime’s Cable and Streaming Platforms
“Lady Bird,” “Moonlight,” and other A24 films will soon have a new streaming and cable home at Showtime, the network announced Wednesday. The production company and cabler inked an exclusive output agreement where certain movies released theatrically by A24 through November 2022 will air on Showtime, The Movie Channel, Flix, on demand, and on Showtime’s streaming services.

Viewers can expect up to 16 A24 films to be available across Showtime’s platforms annually. That includes forthcoming film “Waves,” Trey Edward Shults’ look at the emotional journey of a suburban African American family navigating love and forgiveness in the wake of a tragic loss, starring Kelvin Harrison Jr. and Lucas Hedges.

Other upcoming movies that will hit Showtime after they’re released in theaters include Joel Cohen’s adaptation of “Macbeth” starring Denzel Washington and Frances McDormand, David Lowery’s “Green Knight” starring Dev Patel and Barry Keoghan.

Showtime will also show for
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Bravo Fans Get First Taste of Pepsi Champagne as NBCU Lures Madison Ave. to New Events

  • Variety
NBCUniversal is best known among advertisers for selling TV commercials. Now the media giant wants to burnish its reputation for selling something that is only tangentially related to the TV screen.

People who signed up for the company’s “BravoCon 2019” fan event, slated to take place between November 15 and November 17 in New York City, won’t just get to mix it up with Real Housewives, hear from nighttime host Andy Cohen and get a sneak peek of the next season of the cable network’s “Project Runway.” They will also have the chance to interact with a handful of brands sponsoring the extravaganza. Hotels.com will be woven into a brunch. State Farm is backing a “She Shed” relaxation area. And PepsiCo is bringing refreshments – including a special limited-edition beverage, Pepsi Sparkling Rosé, a non-alcoholic concoction meant to taste a little like champagne or sparkling wine.

The event is a
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‘The Irishman’ Producer Gaston Pavlovich Inks Deal With Endemol (Exclusive)

  • Variety
‘The Irishman’ Producer Gaston Pavlovich Inks Deal With Endemol (Exclusive)
The Irishman” producer Gaston Pavlovich and his Mexico City-based production company Fabrica de Cine have inked an overall development and production deal with Endemol Shine Boomdog, the Mexican outpost of Endemol Shine North America.

The deal comes as “The Irishman” opens the Los Cabos International Film Festival on Wednesday. The screening marks the Latin American premiere of Martin Scorsese’s Netflix-backed mob drama, starring Robert De Niro, Al Pacino and Joe Pesci.

Under the deal, the companies will develop and produce scripted TV drama series aimed at both Spanish- and English-language audiences. The first joint project centers on the story of arts patron, pioneering writer and women’s rights activist Antonieta Rivas Mercado, and the fascinating and turbulent times of early 20th-century Mexico.

Fabrica de Cine has been developing the series for about two years. “We discovered more letters written by her and about her as well as diaries,
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Netflix Sets Premiere Date For Kenya Barris’s ‘Astronomy Club’ Sketch Show, Releases Skit About Famous Black Movie Characters

  • Deadline
Netflix will launch Kenya Barris’s Khalabo Ink Society Astronomy Club: The Sketch Show on December 6.

“Why the name Astronomy Club? We’re black and we’re all-stars. And like most stars, nobody knows our names,” quipped Keisha Zollar, an Astronomy Club member

The members of the eponymous group, who first formed in 2014 and built a following through live performance in New York, include Shawtane Bowen, Jonathan Braylock, Ray Cordova, James III, Caroline Martin, Jerah Milligan, Monique Moses, and Keisha Zollar.

The show’s sketches will explore an array of topics ranging from pop culture and social issues to the Black experience. Barris executive produces the series alongside showrunner Daniel Powell and Khalabo Ink Society’s Anni Weisband.

Watch its first sketch above.
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John Cena Thinks He Knows Why He’s So Popular With Kids: 'I'm Undoubtedly Myself'

  • PEOPLE.com
He’s a 16-time WWE champ and a movie star on the rise, but John Cena isn’t quite sure why so many kids are in awe of him.

Is it the hilarity he conveys in his feature roles? Maybe it’s how heroic he looks when he executes his signature takedown move against an opponent, or perhaps it’s his dedication to working with hundreds of children through the Make-a-Wish Foundation.

But in all honesty, Cena doesn’t truly know.

“I wish I knew! I’m undoubtedly myself. It’s a day and age where so many people are
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Producer Seth Cohen Inks First-Look Deal With Jax Media

  • Deadline
Producer Seth Cohen Inks First-Look Deal With Jax Media
Exclusive: Producer Seth Cohen (Bless the Harts) has signed a first-look deal with Full Frontal and Russian Doll producer Jax Media, a pact that marks the first Ep deal for the company’s TV group. Cohen will be working out of Jax Media’s L.A. offices.

Over the past year, Cohen as an independent producer has sold projects to Netflix, FX, Amazon, Adult Swim, Miramax and eone. He also has served as an executive producer on Netflix’s Hoops and Fox’s Bless the Harts, which was just renewed for a second season, alongside Phil Lord and Christopher Miller. Previously, Cohen was president of Lord and Miller’s pod at 20th TV, where he developed and served as executive producer of the Emmy- nominated comedy series The Last Man on Earth, as well as Son of Zorn and Making History.

“We are very excited to have Seth on board,
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