Editor’s Note: Whether on display or off, Hollywood can all the time be counted on to maintain us entertained. This is particularly true in terms of politics. Join us every week as we shine the highlight on Tinseltown’s A-listers and their whacky and typically inspiring takes on immediately’s present occasions.
Andrew Cuomo No Longer America’s COVID Hero
Former New York Governor Andrew Cuomo is just not sitting so mightily on his throne anymore. Once celebrated as a hero politician in the course of the COVID pandemic, the Democrat now will get his honorary Emmy award yanked from his clutches. The International Academy launched a press release saying:
“In light of the New York Attorney General’s report, and Andrew Cuomo’s subsequent resignation as Governor, it is rescinding his special 2020 International Emmy Award. His name and any reference to his receiving the award will be eliminated from International Academy materials going forward.”
But that’s not all. The former politician can be being kicked to the doghouse by media that declare Cuomo deserted his pup when he left workplace. Captain — a mixture of malamute, shepherd, and Siberian — has gained a fame as a biter (after nipping just a few workers members) for the reason that former governor adopted him in 2018. According to reviews, when Cuomo departed the governor’s mansion, he left Captain behind, asking if “anyone would like to keep his dog,” the Albany Times Union defined.
However, senior adviser and Cuomo spokesperson Richard Azzopardi ripped into the information outlet, claiming the story was bogus. He mentioned they have been on the lookout for somebody to take care of the pooch whereas Cuomo was on trip, but the query stays: Why didn’t Captain go along with Cuomo to his sister’s home?
Cheers and Jeers
Sometimes, HollyWeird gamers make headlines for foolish or weird happenings, so here’s a assortment of newsworthy doings — honorable and dishonorable — by the tenants of Tinseltown.
Tiger Woods Sues Former Mistress
Just as Stormy Daniels had a contract with former President Donald Trump to not disclose their relationship, Tiger Woods’ mistress signed an $8 million NDA (non-disclosure settlement). And like Daniels, Rachel Uchitel broke that contract and is now being sued by the golf professional.
Woods was married on the time of the affair, and Uchitel acquired $5 million upon signing in addition to a promise of $1 million every year for 3 years. In 2019, nevertheless, she spoke about her relationship with Woods for the 2021 HBO documentary Tiger. She then filed for chapter, however the golfer’s legal professionals are difficult her declare and as an alternative are going after her for tens of millions as a result of she violated the NDA.
Tarantino: Mom’s Not Getting a Penny
Legendary filmmaker Quentin Tarantino mentioned he won’t give his mom any earnings from his profitable profession as a result of she criticized his writing when he was a baby. In July, Tarantino appeared on Brian Koppelman’s podcast, The Moment, and mentioned that when he was a baby, he’d typically get into bother for writing screenplays as an alternative of engaged on his homework. One specific time, he mentioned, his mom admonished him and criticized his profession selection. “’Oh, and by the way, this little ‘writing career’ – with finger quotes and everything – ‘this little ‘writing career’ that you’re doing? That s— is f—ing over,’” he remembered. “When she said that to me in that sarcastic way, I was in my head and I go: ‘OK, lady, when I become a successful writer, you will never see penny one from my success.’” He continued, “There will be no house for you. There’s no vacation for you, no Elvis Cadillac for mommy. You get nothing. Because you said that.”
Other than serving to when his mom acquired right into a monetary jam with the IRS, Tarantino has held true to his phrase, saying, “There are consequences for your words as you deal with your children. Remember there are consequences for your sarcastic tone about what’s meaningful to them.”
Tune in subsequent week to see what else Tinseltown has deliberate.
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