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Still a year away from launch, Meg Whitman and Jeffrey Katzenbergs Quibi keeps adding talent

Video won’t start rolling on Meg Whitman and Jeffrey Katzenberg’s new bite-sized streaming service with the billion-dollar backing until the end of 2019, but talent keeps signing up to come along for their ride into the future of serialization. The latest marquee director to sign on the dotted line with Quibi is Catherine Hardwicke, who will be helming a story around the creation of an artificial intelligence with the working title “How They Made Her,” according to an announcement from Katzenberg onstage at the Variety Innovate summit. Whistle called “Benedict Men”…

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People Call Breastfeeding Model Disgusting, Probably Regret It After Her Friend Posts The Real Story Behind It

Predictably however, not everyone was impressed. Amongst the outpourings of positivity and respect, there have been a number of critical voices offering up a range of grievances, as well as the usual trolls who are just there to spread hate. One commentator, who identified herself as Mara’s best friend, wasn’t having any of the hate however, and delivered a quite stunning response, full of love and respect for her friend’s actions. Model Mara Martin hit the headlines recently, after breastfeeding her baby on the catwalk A post shared by Sports…

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This Is What Happens When A Plus-Size Model Tries To Recreate Gigi Hadids Nude Photo Shoot

Uploaded on Instagram with the caption “I was just wondering how a model my Size would look on this” the photo shows Diana nude apart from a pair of boots, hand across chest while giving a sultry look to the camera. No matter what your position on the issue is, Diana is undeniably a beautiful woman. Scroll down below to check out her recreation photoshoot, as well as some of her previous photos. It’s not a competition to see which woman looks ‘better’ in the pictures, just a way of…

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Billy Baldwin Fires Back at Donald Trump Jr., Accuses His Father of Sexual Harassment

On Wednesday night, Donald Trump Jr., the son of the president whose likes include hair gel, Drakkar Noir, flirting with WikiLeaks, the alt-right, and greeting his besuited bros with Wassup?!, sent a tweet out to his 2.2 million Twitter followers linking to a Huffington Post piece about two more women accusing Sen. Al Franken (D-Minn.) of groping. It was accompanied by the message: Talk amongst yourselves: Two more women accuse Sen Al Franken of inappropriate touching. The startling revelation that Don Jr. is a big fan of Coffee Talk with…

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Ironhack raises $3 million for its coding bootcamp

As the focus on new educational models and coding bootcamps continues to attract attention (rightly or wrongly) as a cure for the worlds economic woes,Ironhack, a coding bootcamp with campuses in Madrid, Barcelona, Paris and Miami, has snagged $3 million in financing. Madrid-based JME Venture Capital led the round, which will be used to set up new coding campuses in Latin America and Europe. Founded by Ariel Quinones and Gonzalo Manrique, Ironhack launched its first bootcamp in Madrid in 2013 and followed it up with subsequent launches in Barcelona and…

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