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— Joanna Robinson (@jowrotethis) July 4, 2022
John Oliver freaks out about the nightmare dolls that are washing up on the beaches of South Texas:
The Bachelorette folks are insisting that Gabby and Rachel don’t compete against each other this season, but instead support one another. OK.
Arizona is looking to become the next film hotspot. “We’re tired of all of this creative talent driving through Arizona to get to New Mexico,” said one Arizona representative. Which I am sure they are! But they should probably re-evaluate their abortion laws first, considering that in New Mexico, women have bodily autonomy.
Over in the UK, Love Island has drawn nearly 800 complaints from viewers in four weeks, including some people angry that some contestants are receiving more screen time than others. This is adorable.
HBO Max is killing off its originals in a large part of Europe.
R. Kelly was sentenced to 30 years in prison for sex trafficking and racketeering. Good. Couldn’t have happened to a more deserving predator.
Ghislaine Maxwell was also sentenced last week: 20 years for five felony counts including sex trafficking of a minor.
The New York Police Department’s Special Victims Division — the unit that inspired Law & Order: SVU — is being investigated by the Justice Department for failing “to conduct basic investigative steps and instead shaming and abusing survivors and re-traumatizing them during investigations.”
Randall Emmett, a B-movie producer and ex-husband of Vanderpump Rules‘ star Lala Kent, has been accused of a litany of abusive behavior and sketchy business practices, of abusing his ex-wife and pressuring a young actress into a sex-for-roles arrangement. He seems nice.
Hugo Speer, a star in the Disney+ Full Monty reboot, has been fired after allegations of inappropriate behavior.
Charlotte Hornets star Miles Bridges was arrested for felony domestic violence.
Ricky Martin had a domestic abuse restraining order filed against him in Puerto Rico. He’s denying the allegations.
French actress Judith Chemla posted photos on Instagram of herself with injuries she claimed came from her daughter’s father, who might be film director Yohan Manca.
Paul Haggis has been released from prison in Italy while prosecutors decide whether or not to persue charges against him for aggravated sexual violence and aggravated personal injuries.
- One More Time, a Groundhog Day/Russian Doll-like comedy from Sweden, has been ordered at Netflix.
- Jessica Jones has been renamed A.K.A. Jessica Jones for its move to Disney+.
- Janai Norman has been named a co-anchor of ABC’s Good Morning America on Saturday and Sundays.
- Ashley Thomas is set to star in Black Cake on Hulu.
Mark Your Calendars
- Paper Girls will premiere on Prime Video on July 29.
Hank Goldberg, ESPN NFL reporter and analyst
Maggie: This comedy about a psychic who sees her own romantic future was originally supposed to air on ABC, before Disney moved it to Hulu. Series premiere. Hulu
The Great Muslim American Road Trip: A young Muslim American couple take to Route 66 in this new series to explore what it means to be Muslim in our country today. Series premiere. 9 p.m., PBS
The Fugitive: Most film adaptations of beloved TV shows are a bad idea. This is one of the rare occasions that worked. 7 p.m., AMC
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