Dee Nguyen meeting with lawyers after MTV firing over BLM tweets

Dee Nguyen meeting with lawyers after MTV firing over BLM tweets

“The Challenge” star Dee Nguyen is looking into pursuing legal action against MTV after the network fired her for insensitive comments she made about Black Lives Matter, Page Six can confirm. “An Australian firm with renowned entertainment lawyer Matthew McCormick has been appointed to review the current situation under consultation by BLVK Management,” Nguyen’s rep, … Read more

CrossFit CEO Greg Glassman resigns after facing criticism over George Floyd comments

CrossFit CEO Greg Glassman resigns after facing criticism over George Floyd comments

CrossFit founder and CEO Greg Glassman announced Tuesday that he will resign and retire after his comments about George Floyd sparked outrage within the CrossFit community and beyond. On Saturday, the Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation sent out a tweet describing racism and discrimination as “critical public health issues.” Glassman replied, “It’s FLOYD-19,” then mocked the … Read more

Xbox Game Pass June new games: Kingdom Hearts HD 1.5 + 2.5 ReMix

Xbox Game Pass June new games: Kingdom Hearts HD 1.5 + 2.5 ReMix

Microsoft has announced the titles coming to Xbox Game Pass on PC and console in June, and the line up is heavy on role-playing games and futuristic warfare. On June 11, PC players will get BattleTech, the turn-based mech combat game, as well as Battlefleet Gothic Armada 2, a space-based real-time strategy game set in … Read more

Grammy Awards drop ‘urban’ in Recording Academy language

Grammy Awards drop ‘urban’ in Recording Academy language

The Grammy Awards will cease using the term “urban” in its awards and language as part of the latest round of annual changes to its rules and guidelines, the Recording Academy announced Wednesday (June 10). Along with the changes, which include updates to the Best New Artist category, Latin, R&B and Rap fields, Nominations Review … Read more

Golfer turned social media star

Golfer turned social media star

Add Isabelle Shee’s name to the ever-growing list of athletes-turned-influencers. Known as “Sock Girl” to her 128,000 Instagram followers, Shee said her social media journey began four years ago, around the time fellow golf personality Paige Spiranac “opened up the door for golf influencers.” “It was around 2016 when I decided to stop pursuing the … Read more

Just Eat Takeaway.com close to buying Grubhub

Just Eat Takeaway.com close to buying Grubhub

European food ordering firm Just Eat Takeaway.com said on Wednesday it was in advanced talks to buy Grubhub in an all-stock deal. Grubhub was also approached by ride-hailing firm Uber in May for an all-stock deal. Uber, however, is now close to exiting the deal, CNBC reported on Wednesday. Uber did not immediately respond to … Read more

Retired judge urges court not to drop criminal case against ex-Trump adviser Flynn

Retired judge urges court not to drop criminal case against ex-Trump adviser Flynn

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Retired U.S. judge John Gleeson urged a federal court on Wednesday not to grant the Justice Department’s request to dismiss the criminal case against President Donald Trump’s former national security adviser Michael Flynn, saying there is “clear evidence of a gross abuse of prosecutorial power.” Reporting by Sarah N. Lynch and Jan … Read more

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