August 21st, 2019

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Matrix 4 is a go!


Lana Wachowski is set to write and direct a fourth film set in the world of The Matrix, with Keanu Reeves and Carrie-Anne Moss reprising their roles as Neo and Trinity.

source: https://twitter.com/Variety/status/1163906114984894464

Totino's Created a New Snack Mix That Combines Pizza Rolls with Mini Mozzarella Sticks and More



According to Food & Wine, Totino’s is creating a new line of snack mixes. The snack mixes will come in two varieties, The Oringinal and American Favorites.

The Original snack mix includes Pepperoni Pizza Rolls, Cheesy Marinara Bites, Mozzarella Sticks, and Garlic Bread Bites.

The American Favorites mix contains Cheeseburger Pizza Rolls, Ham & Cheese Bites, Cheddar Bites, and Potato Bites.

The snack mixes will debut sometime in fall 2019. There is word that the product is already available at Sam’s Club.

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“Dancing With the Stars” Season 28 Cast Revealed: Ally Brooke, James Van Der Beek and More


The full celebrity cast for the upcoming season of Dancing With The Stars has been announced.

Stars this season include supermodel Christie Brinkley, “The Bachelorette” Hannah Brown, “Queer Eye” star Karamo Brown, country singer Lauren Alaina, actor James Van Der Beek, NFL legend Ray Lewis, former Fifth Harmony singer and solo songstress Ally Brooke, NBA star Lamar Odom, “Kenan and Kel” star Kel Mitchell, former Supremes singer Mary Wilson, “The Office” star Kate Flannery, and former White House press secretary Sean Spicer for some reason.

The new season begins on ABC on Sept. 16th, however, the partner pairings will not be announced until the season premiere.


The rest of the celebs shouldn’t even bother showing up tbh. Ally Brooke has that Mirror Ball in the bag. It’s not even fair.

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HazBur

David Oyelowo Doesn’t See The Problem With British Actress Cynthia Erivo Playing Harriet Tubman



British David Oyelowo responds to a question about the backlash over Erivo’s casting.
He uses some Oscar-winning performances as examples to prove his point.
Any actor should be allowed to portray a person of any nationality.
Rami Malek as Freddie Mercury, and Meryl Streep as Margaret Thatcher in ‘The Iron Lady'
If the film “goes on to be a huge success and Erivo wins accolades for it then that conversation will only get bigger,”
Rami Malek, Christian Bale and Daniel Day Lewis will never have to answer this kind of question.
Black actors have historically been afforded “limited opportunities,” which has resulted in “scrambling for the scraps.”

“My job as an actor is to inhabit to the point where I either convince you of the truth of that character or I don’t. And it begins and ends there.”

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Sony speaks out on Spider-Man drama--disappointed and blames Disney



*Sony took to Twitter yesterday to clarify their position on why Peter Parker is now a child of two studios divorcing but without the benefits of two Christmases.

*Sony expressed disappointment, and blamed Disney for demanding Kevin Feige devote all of his time to to steering the X-Men and Fantastic Four franchises back on course instead of working on Spiderman.

*Sony then claims they will continue on the path that Feige started them on.

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Taylor Swift removed the lyrics, “Hey kids, spelling is fun!” from “ME!” ???


Taylor Swift has allegedly removed “Hey kids! Spelling is FUN!” from her no. 2 single “ME!” (featuring Brendon Urie). It’s not clear if this is just for the Apple Music version or if this change will be implemented on other streaming platforms.


ONTD, do you regret your songwriting decisions?

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Early Reviews for It: Chapter 2 are In - Hader is a Star



The world-first reactions to It: Chapter 2 are in. With Pennywise’s returning to cinemas on September 6, a few members of the press got the chance to see the scare-filled sequel a few weeks early. Both the adult and kid versions of the Losers’ Club are big hits, with Bill Hader even being tipped for an Oscar nod (werk). Elsewhere, reactions were decidedly mixed, some commenting that the runtime feels overly long in places and not as tight as the original. Here are a selection of the reactions to It: Chapter 2.

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ONTD Roundup

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Taylor Swift plans to re-record her old albums



Taylor Swift confirmed to CBS Sunday Morning that she plans to re-record her old songs and albums after losing the masters to Scooter Braun in a controversial $300 million deal between him and Big Machine Label Group founder Scott Borchetta.

When asked whether Swift would re-record all of her old songs to regain control of her master recordings, the singer responded, "Oh yeah."

"That’s a plan?" the CBS reporter asks to which Swift says, "Yeah, absolutely."

The full interview will air on Aug. 25th.

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Tim & Saoirse

Theater Roundup: 'Cher Show', 'King Kong' & 'Pretty Woman' All Take Their Last Bows & More


This past weekend, three Broadway musicals took their final bows and closed up shop. The Cher Show, a jukebox musical starring three versions of Cher, ended its run with $1,040,097, the show's best week since January. King Kong and Pretty Woman didn't hit the same heights, making $845,976 and $691,231 respectively in their final weeks. All three had announced closings earlier this summer after struggling to make a dent in the box office.

Tops at the Broadway box office this week were Hamilton, The Lion King, Moulin Rouge!, To Kill A Mockingbird and Wicked.

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  • dinkerd

Pink's Beautiful Trauma Tour is the highest-grossing tour for a woman in over a decade


Pink's Beautiful Trauma World Tour has grossed a total of $397.3 million. The Tour sold a 3,088,647 tickets from 156 shows in North America, Australia, and Europe. The three North American legs of the tour grossed a combined $190 million. The Australian leg of the tour saw a gross of $80 million. The European leg of the tour grossed a total of $127 million.

The $397.3 million gross makes it the highest grossing tour by a woman in over a decade. It is now the second highest grossing tour by a woman ever, following Madonna's 2008 Sticky and Sweet tour ($408 million) and surpassing Taylor Swift's 2018 Reputation Stadium Tour ($345 million). It is the tenth highest grossing tour overall.

The Beautiful Trauma Tour earnings are up 117% from Pink's previous tour.

Pink will perform at Rock in Rio in Brazil and at Circuit of the Americas in Austin later this year.

Source: https://twitter.com/billboard/status/1163807193222799361
martha

Taylor Swift Exposes Father's Personal Facebook Account / His Right-Wing Memes

Yesterday, Taylor Swift reblogged and commented on a post that her Father, Scott Swift made on his personal Facebook page:



However, the post was quickly deleted and Scott's facebook page was quickly deactivated. Swifties noticed the quick deletion/deactivation.


I did some digging and found some of the Facebook posts that Team Taylor may not want to surface, especially during release week of an album being marketed as a Liberal coming-out celebration. Here are some of the memes that Scott Swift had shared (publicly) before the account was swept under the rug:


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Lisa Vanderpump's Restaurant Blasts Guest Claiming They Got Sick and Defecated on Floor



Lisa Vanderpump‘s famed restaurant SUR is firing back at a woman who filed a lawsuit against the establishment.
She was so intensely ill while eating there two years ago.
“white fish covered with an orange cream sauce on her plate, along with broccoli and potatoes” 
She began to vomit “profusely” before “defecating” on the floor.
The woman had not eaten anything else that day.
The alleged incident involving the woman took place on Aug. 19, 2017.
SUR co-owner Zapata says if this incident were to have happened, it would have been captured on camera.

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Rihsus Versailles IV for Dior

new music post: august 21st

featuring kindness, friendly fires, bat for lashes, simone white, the black watch, john coltrane, emmavie, mayer hawthorne, moonchild, yasser tejeda & palotré, farina, ile, liam gallagher, tkay maizda, kim gordon, death cab for cutie, from indian lakes, bent knee, 93punx, opeth, the drew thomas foundation, amen dunes, & clairo & mura masa:



kindness | "raise up" [single version]




friendly fires | "heaven let me in" [live at vevo]




friendly fires | "offline" [live at vevo]




[more]bat for lashes | "jasmine"




simone white | "don't turn your back on love"




the black watch | "much of a muchness"




john coltrane | "blue world"




emmavie | stop the tape




mayer hawthorne | "the game"




moonchild | "money"




yasser tejeda & palotré | "nuestras raíces"




farina | "olvídame"




ile | "tu rumba"




liam gallagher | "one of us"




tkay maizda | "awake" (feat. jpegmafia)




kim gordon | "sketch artist"




death cab for cutie | "to the ground"




from indian lakes | "uls"




bent knee | "hold me in"




93punx | "it's a bad dream" (feat. good charlotte)




opeth | "dignity"




the drew thomas foundation | "barbed wire"




amen dunes | "l.a. (remix)" (feat. westerman)




clairo & mura masa | "i don't think i can do this again"


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Why Liam Hemsworth Decided to File For Divorce From Miley Cyrus



A source close to Liam tells E! News:

"Liam is just done with it. There is no turning back and he knows he wants to move on," says the source. "They have not had a lot of communication. There is nothing to say."

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Liam in Byron Bay on Wednesday 8/21.



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HazBur

Jordyn Woods is living her best 'Hot Girl Summer' with Megan Thee Stallion



The two have reunited again, this time wearing bikinis on a tennis court.
Twitter is loving Megan and Jordyn's new friendship.



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Paula Abdul (soft) opens her Vegas residency



Paula previewed her new Vegas residency show Forever Your Girl over four dates last week. Although the show is expected to change for the forthcoming fall/winter dates, Paula still served her usual mix of expert choreography, stunts and screen interaction. The shows resume on October 22nd.

https://instagram.com/p/B1Qnb2bHgTa


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Source 1: https://www.instagram.com/p/B1Qnb2bHgTa/
Source 2: https://www.instagram.com/p/B1S4anFAMc8/
Source 3: https://www.instagram.com/p/B1Ns0e7lG2q/
Source 4: https://twitter.com/paulaabdul4ever/status/1161566263098974208?s=20
Source 5: https://twitter.com/paulaabdul4ever/status/1163071237217816578?s=20
Rihsus Versailles IV for Dior

hideo kojima debuts 'death stranding' pee play gameplay


hideo kojima, the elusive chantuese of gaming, premiered the first gameplay footage from his upcoming and equally elusive title, death stranding, at gamescom 2019. in addition to new gameplay footage, is an intro trailer for margaret qualley's (who's everywhere) character mama. while the footge is...intriguing, the gameplay feature gaining the most attention is the "urination mechanic".

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watch the new footage and previous trailers below so you can pretend you understand what this game is about:

gamescom footage





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  • death stranding is an action game built on the concept of ropes instead of sticks set in an open world, which also includes asymmentrical multiplayer functions (such as peeing to grow flora).

  • actors norman reedus, mads mikkelsen, léa seydoux, margaret qualley, tommie earl jenkins, troy baker, lindsay wagner, and hideo kojima's bff, geoff keighley provided motion capture, 3D scannings and vocal performances, while film directors guillermo del toro, nicolas winding refn, and edgar wright are also featured.

  • the title is a reference to the cetacean stranding phenomenon, and is a thematic feature of the game.

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well, i for one can't wait to watch someone else play this game. ontd, do you wish more of your games were pee simulators? would that improve animal crossing: pocket camp for you?
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Snippet of Lindsay Lohan's comeback single leaks





A snippet of Lindsay's hotly anticipated (well by at least 2 twitter users) new song is here along with the opening lyrics "I don't like the parties in LA". Are you here for it?

#JUSTICE4BOSSY

Source: https://twitter.com/drugproblem/status/1164028245727043585?s=20
ldr 2

Charlie Puth drops new single "I Warned Myself," answers the web's most searched questions


Charlie Puth is back with a new single, one year after releasing his self-produced sophomore album Voicenotes. Written by Puth and co-produced by Benny Blanco, "I Warned Myself" is about "a vicious cycle of going back to someone continuously, knowing deep down that they aren't any good for you."

Puth also stopped by the WIRED offices to promote the song and partake in an Autocomplete Interview.

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Shawn Mendes who?

Quentin Tarantino and his wife Daniella are expecting their first child



People magazine reports that Quentin, 56, is expecting his first child with wife Daniella, 35.

The pair got engaged in June 2017 and were married in November 2018.

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Clintasha on the Ship

Rennsday Renner Update: Hustling, Hoaxes & Team MCU Spider-Man

Because acting, house flipping & singing aren't enough & having a roommate doesn't come cheap, ONTD's Femminist King Jeremy Renner has opened his own Amazon store.



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ONTD, Are you naive?
film | trainspotting (1996)

Meet the queens of RuPaul's Drag Race UK





Meet the queens of RuPaul's Drag Race UK:

Baga Chipz – 29, London
Blu Hydrangea – 23, Belfast
Cheryl Hole – 25, Essex
Crystal – 34, London
Divina De Campo – 36, West Yorkshire
Gothy Kendoll – 22, Leicester
Scaredy Kat – 20, Wiltshire
Sum Ting Wong – 31, Birmingham
Vinegar Strokes – 35, London
The Vivienne – 27, Liverpool



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sources: meet the queens
interview: 1 | 2

Come thru, brand saturation!
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Britney Spears sounds off on instagram + releases new fragrance

https://instagram.com/p/B1aHkUOAqtk


Britney has something on her mind and isn't afraid to tell us. The Princess of pop posted a fiery instagram caption about the hate she often receives on social with her bf Sam Asghari chiming in on the comments section: winners don’t hate or bully, losers (haters) only do because they don’t have what you have (which is the best heart in the world) ♥️


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Mess with Brit?


Source 1: https://www.instagram.com/p/B1PWvJwH847/
Source 2: https://www.boots.com/britney-spears-prerogative-rave-eau-de-parfum-30ml-10269766#fEyVxX7LGERTLkSp.99
Source 3: https://www.instagram.com/p/B1aHkUOAqtk/
f: once upon a time in hollywood
  • spoil

Susan Sarandon: My dog Penny understands racism


The tweet was a reference to MSNBC Political analyst Zerlina Maxwell making a jab at Sarandon's past comments about the 2016 election by poking at the dog.



Sarandon also cleared up that Penny (the dog) sees that Bernie "speaks to those who are suffering - working families, the disabled, veterans, LGBTQ+, tribal nations, POC, farmers, etc".

Is your dog against racism?

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  • just444

Time to feel old, Maddox Jolie-Pitt starts College



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The 18 Years old is studying biochemistry at Yonsei University in Seoul.

Angelina Jolie was there to drop him off.

Angelina is “nothing but proud" and "looks forward to all he will do"

No mention of his dad in that whole fluff article.
Alyssa side-eye

Gigi Hadid Has Introduced Tyler (From "The Bachelorette") to Her Friends

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-Gigi Hadid is apparently dating Tyler Cameron, the runner-up from "The Bachelorette." And it's fairly serious. They had a date with Gigi's friend Serena Williams and Tyler is apparently apartment-hunting in New York.

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Gigi, Tyler, and Serena at a Mexican restaurant in NYC

-Hannah Brown, the Bachelorette who was duped by her fiancé when he actually had a girlfriend, will soon appear on "Dancing With The Stars" and has apparently moved on from Tyler.

ONTD, how long will this relationship last?

I give it one more week
16(10.3%)
2-6 weeks
45(29.0%)
6 weeks - 3 months
58(37.4%)
3 months- 1+ years
23(14.8%)
They'll get married
13(8.4%)


ONTD, Have you or your friends ever dated someone unexpected?

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“Southern Charm” Season 6 Reunion: Part 1 and “Below Deck Med” Round Up Post




Tonight the cast of “Southern Charm” reunite for part 1 of the season 6 reunion episode and it’s gonna be a mess.

“Below Deck Med” heats up as a new chef has been hired to replace Anastasia while she returns to her previous position. Who will go and who will stay? June? Colin?! Find out next Monday how these changes affect the entire crew.

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martha

Page Six: Taylor Swift Can't Re-Record Own Songs + "Taylor Likes"


According to Page Six, even though Taylor Swift is claiming to be re-recording her old songs, she isn't legally entitled to do so. A source close to the matter reveals that there is a clause in her contract that doesn't allow her to legally remake her old songs.

That doesn't seem to matter to Swift because she's already gloating! It's been less than 4 hours since CBS released a quote from her upcoming CBS This Morning interview, where she reveals she is planning to re-record her old songs, but she's already logged into tumblr liking fan posts about the new development. Here are some highlights:



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ONTD do you think Taylor illegally recording her back catalogue is a total "woman powerment move"?
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Who Touched the Thermostat?! Twitter & Country Star Travis Tritt React to Thermostat Recommendations



It’s a debate that you may have been having in your very own home for years, but now everyone is having it online on social media.

Energy Star, a government-run program for energy efficiency, says Americans should keep their thermostat at 78 degrees when they're at home, 82 degrees when they're asleep, and 85 when they’re away.

The Department of Energy says you’ll save about 3 percent on your bill for every degree you raise the set temperature.

But people on Twitter just weren’t having it, including Country singer Travis Tritt.


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ONTD, do you agree? At what temperature do you set your thermostat?

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HazBur

Young Thug addresses his sexuality



People continue to speculate on his sexuality due to his fashion sense.

"People judge me and people say, 'gay,' But it's like, nigga, at one point I probably had more hoe... I'm saying, it's serious. If people think that I'm gay, they already missjudged. I'm the straighest man in the world. I hate guys, what the fuck are you talking about? I'm not even having no threesome with no nigga, you know that's gay."

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  • spoil

Rihanna's Diamond Ball will honor Barbados Prime Minister Mia Mottley and activist Shaun King


Rihanna on the honorees: "I am particularly honored to present Prime Minister Mottley and Shaun King with this year’s Diamond Ball Awards for their groundbreaking work. We are so thankful to them for joining us and making the night better than ever."

The Diamon Ball will also include performances by Pharrell and DJ Khaled as well as an appearance by Seth Meyers.

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HazBur

The Highest-Paid Actors 2019



Between June 1, 2018 and June 1, 2019.

• 1. Dwayne Johnson, $89.4 million
15% of the pool from high-grossing franchise movies, $23.5 million upfront for the forthcoming Jumanji: The Next Level, $700,000 per episode for HBO’s Ballers, seven figures in royalties for his line of clothing, shoes and headphones with Under Armour.

• 2. Chris Hemsworth, $76.4 million

• 3. Robert Downey Jr., $55 million
$20 million upfront and nearly 8% of the pool for his role as Iron Man.

• 6. Bradley Cooper, $57 million
10% of his 2019 payday for voicing Rocket Racoon in Avengers. 70% came from A Star Is Born, he forfeited any upfront salary to go into the film and Gaga’s salary, Cooper earned $40 million.

• 10. Will Smith, $35 million

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film | trainspotting (1996)

Thom Yorke ft. Flea - Daily Battles





Written by Thom Yorke for the film 'Motherless Brooklyn' directed by and starring Edward Norton. The film is an adaptation of the 1999 Jonathan Lethem novel of the same name.

The film also features a jazz arrangement of the song from Wynton Marsalis, embedded below:





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This year's Shallow! We stan!
Jennifer Christmas
  • hoot

Gwyneth Paltrow hired a personal book curator


Gwyneth Paltrow, in a shockingly bougie move, hired celebrity bibliophile Thatcher Wine (yes, that's a real profession and a real person's name) to find books to stock her personal library with. In addition to finding books that his clients will like to read, he styles their bookcases in a way that matches their tastes.

For Gwyneth's house he focused on expanding her collection of fashion, art, culture, photography, and architecture books. He also found books her kids would like, and gave them some classics they might enjoy as they got older. He found an additional 500-600 books to fill out the shelves. The books in her living room have a less rigid color scheme, but the books in her dining room had to fit a grey, black and white color palette.

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Would you hire someone to buy fancy books for you? What's the goofiest rich person name you've ever heard?

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First trailer for Fox News drama "Bombshell"





Based on the real scandal, BOMBSHELL is a revealing look inside the most powerful and controversial media empire of all time: Fox News, and the explosive story of the women who brought down the infamous man who created it.

Starring Charlize Theron, Nicole Kidman, John Lithgow, Margot Robbie, Allison Janney, Kate McKinnon, Malcolm McDowell, Mark Duplass, Alice Eve, Brigette Lundy-Paine, Liv Hewson, and Alanna Ubach, the film opens December 20, 2019.

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HazBur

Bhad Bhabie Clarifies Nicki Minaj Ghostwriting Comments After Being Attacked by the Barbz



Bhabie tried to explain the intricacies of the music industry by using Nicki Minaj as an example.
"Y'all just don't understand how this industry works. It's so sad. It's so upsetting because people put a lot of work into getting things done and then y'all hear, 'Oh, she didn't write that hook? Oh, well fuck her.' What? Y'all know most of the biggest...Drake, Nicki. All them people get shit written for them, too. Wayne. Like, all types of people get shit written. Whether they actually gonna use it or not, shit still gets written. Even sometimes in sessions artists will talk to they friends [to get advice]. That's how shit gets done. Sometimes it's a team effort."

She didn't suggest that Nicki Minaj relies on a ghostwriter, the sheer fact she mentioned Minaj in this conversation alerted the Barbz.
"I forgot that Nicki's fandom, majority of them are brainwashed and braindead and just so in love with her that they believe anything she says. Not once did I ever say that Nicki doesn't write all of her music or that Cardi doesn't write all of her music or that City Girls or Lil Wayne or any of them people that I brought up earlier...What I said was hooks are given to them [and] verses are given to them sometimes."

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HP doujinshi 'Power Play'

Target celebrates 20 years of designer collaborations



* Target is celebrating the 20th anniversary of their "Design For All" program which aims to make good design available at affordable prices
* The first collaboration, which launched in 1999, consisted of a housewares collection in partnership with architect Michael Graves
* In the past 20 years, Target has collaborated with over 175  designers including Anna Sui, Rodarte, Marimekko, Philip Lim, Lilly Pulitzer, Zac Posen, Missoni, and Jason Wu
* The 20th anniversary collection consists of over 300 items reissued from 20 past collaborations and will include clothing, accessories, and housewares
* Women's clothing will be available in sizes XS-3X and men's clothing will be available in sizes S-XXL
* Items will be priced from $7 to $160, and customers will be limited to purchasing no more than 5 identical items
* Target is also releasing a coffee table book and a documentary about the "Design For All" program
* The collection will be availabe in-store and online starting September 14, 2019
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Sources: Target press release, selected image gallery, all items on Target.com