New York AG Letitia James Files Lawsuit Against NYPD Over Mishandling Of BLM Protests

New York Attorney General Letitia James has launched a lawsuit against the New York Police Department, citing excessive use of force during Black Lives Matters protests as the impetus. The landmark lawsuit takes particular aim at the NYPD‘s handling of … Read more…

Rob Brydon, Shabana Azmi Board Lily James and Emma Thompson Comedy ‘What’s Love Got To Do With It?’

Working Title and Studiocanal romantic comedy “What’s Love Got To Do With It?,” directed by Shekhar Kapur (“Elizabeth”), has added to its cast. Joining the existing cast of Lily James (“Yesterday”), Shazad Latif (“Departure”) and Emma Thompson (“Last Christmas”) are … Read more…

Investing legend James Simons steps down as chairman of Renaissance Technologies

Legendary investor James Simons has stepped down from his role as chairman at his secretive hedge fund Renaissance Technologies. The 82-year-old Simons — a former math professor who became one of the most successful investors in history by pioneering computer-based … Read more…

Polyvinyl pulling Beach Slang’s music following James Alex abuse allegations

“Polyvinyl stands in solidarity with those who have come forward about their experiences with James Alex of Beach Slang,“ reads a statement from the label. “Active accountability builds safer and healthier communities.“ Continue reading… BrooklynVegan DEAL UPDATE:

Sports Streamer DAZN Sets New Leadership, Shay Segev and James Rushton to be Co-Chief Executive Officers

Shay Segev and James Rushton will lead global sports streaming platform DAZN as co-chief executive officers. Segev will join DAZN Group in the coming months from sports betting and gaming company Entain, whose brands include Coral, Eurobet, Ladbrokes, CasinoClub, Foxy … Read more…

‘One Tree Hill’ pals James Lafferty and Stephen Colletti collab on Hulu show

“Everyone is Doing Great” was created by pals James Lafferty and Stephen Colletti, who co-starred on the long-running teen-angst drama “One Tree Hill” — and who used a combination of gumption and crowdfunding to ultimately land their eight-episode series on … Read more…

‘Bridgerton’ Actor Regé-Jean Page Emerges as James Bond Candidate at Betting Firm Ladbrokes

The odds of British actor Regé-Jean Page replacing Daniel Craig as super spy James Bond have considerably shortened following the success of his hit Netflix show “Bridgerton,” according to British betting firm Ladbrokes. The actor, who plays the dashing Duke … Read more…

James Corden Says ‘I’m Fed Up with the Way I Look,’ Partners with WW for Weight Loss Journey [Video]

James Corden is now a WW (formerly Weight Watchers) ambassador. Announcing his partnership, the host opened up in a video about his struggles with weight loss. via People: “I’ve realized that every year for the past decade — probably even … Read more…

Clemson LB James Skalski ejected after controversial targeting call on Ohio State QB Justin Fields

Justin Fields took a brutal hit in the second quarter of Friday night’s College Football Playoff semifinal, and it led to an ejection for one of Clemson’s top defensive players.  Yahoo! Sports – News, Scores, Standings, Rumors, Fantasy Games DISCOUNT … Read more…

Prince Harry, Meghan Markle Drop Spotify Holiday Special, With Guests James Corden, Tyler Perry, Elton John & More

Prince Harry, The Duke of Sussex, and Meghan, The Duchess of Sussex, are kicking off their multi-year audio partnership with Spotify with a holiday special featuring a royal court’s worth of A-list guests. The stand-alone special (listen below) promises “a … Read more…

James Carafano: If Biden pursues open-border policy it will pose grave public health risk during pandemic

On the campaign trail, Joe Biden promised to be President Trump’s antithesis on border and immigration issues. Basically, Biden pledged to do the opposite of everything Trump did regarding illegal immigration. FOX News SPECIAL NEWS BULLETIN: Click today to request … Read more…

Exclusive: LeBron James’ Foundation to Open New Community Hub With Job Training and Financial Literacy Education in Akron

Throughout his career, no matter where he’s played, LeBron James has remained staunchly loyal to his hometown of Akron, Ohio. His off-court initiatives in the city started with an annual charity bike-a-thon, then evolved into educational investment in local students: … Read more…

How Did Netflix’s ‘The Prom’ Musical—and James Corden’s Performance—Become a Big Gay Crisis?

Netflix It’s not a memorable prom unless there’s a little scandal. Of course, scandal might have been the last thing on Netflix and Ryan Murphy’s minds when the streamer and content mogul fast-tracked the feel-good, queer-positive Broadway musical The Prom … Read more…

Must Read: Aurora James Honored by Footwear News Achievement Awards, The Nature of Retail Work Is Changing With the Pandemic

These are the stories making headlines in fashion on Tuesday. Aurora James nabs Footwear News Achievement AwardAurora James will be honored with the Person of the Year award at the annual Footwear News Achievement Awards for her notable 15 Percent Pledge. The virtual … Read more…

Shamier Anderson, Stephan James Launch The Black Academy, Celebrate Black Excellence in Canada

Shamier Anderson (“Wynonna Earp”) and Stephan James (“Homecoming,” “American Son”) want to break down barriers of discrimination and combat systemic racism in the Canadian arts. On Dec. 3, the Scarborough, Ont. brothers announced the formation of The Black Academy, an … Read more…

James Corden’s Thanksgiving TikTok musical is filled with surprise cameos

It’s not every day your TikTok video attracts enough attention to inspire a miniature Thanksgiving-themed musical, packed full of Broadway stars and broadcast on late night television. That’s exactly what happened to creator Dan Mertzluft, though, after his musical TikTok … Read more…

What LeBron James, Elizabeth Warren, Dr. Anthony Fauci and More Said at the DealBook Online Summit

LeBron James, Senator Elizabeth Warren, Dr. Anthony Fauci and more spoke about topics like voting rights, Washington’s future and the pandemic. NYT > Business > DealBook SPECIAL NEWS BULLETIN: SPECIAL NEWS BULLETIN: Click today to request your free ACRX discount … Read more…

LeBron James, Jamie Dimon, Elizabeth Warren and Killer Mike Join the DealBook Online Summit

Jamie Dimon of JPMorgan Chase, the former Xerox chief Ursula Burns and the rapper Killer Mike are also speaking. NYT > Business > DealBook SPECIAL NEWS BULLETIN: SPECIAL NEWS BULLETIN: Click today to request your free ACRX discount prescription card … Read more…