Gucci Heiress Files Lawsuit Alleging Stepfather Sexually Abused Her – Alexandra Zarini alleges Joseph Ruffalo sexually abused her from the age of six to when she was about 22. [guardian]
Elizabeth Holmes May Attempt To Claim ‘Mental Disease’ In Theranos Criminal Case – Elizabeth Holmes, the founder and former CEO of Theranos, may seek a “mental disease” defense in her criminal fraud trial, according to a new court document. [cnn]
What Do You Call A Reporter Who Doesn’t Report The News? Bob Woodward – The legendary Washington Post journalist has feebly defended not publishing news that could have saved lives; the Post says it’s not their problem. [vice]
The New Oscars Inclusion Rules Explained – The Oscars unveiled new guidelines this week that are designed to promote diversity and inclusion both in front of and behind the camera. [var]
Jessica Mulroney Says She Deleted A Meghan Markle Photo Because Of “Three Years” Of “Bullying And Hatred” – Jessica Mulroney finally explained why she made her Instagram account private and regularly deletes posts, as with the most recent image she shared of Meghan Markle with one of Mulroney’s sons. [vanfair]
South Africans Open Their Wallets For Humiliated Petrol Attendant – Sphamandla “Wiseman” Ndabezitha was hurt and shocked when a customer humiliated and tricked him into putting the wrong amount of petrol into his car as a practical joke. [tlive]
British Executive Named First Female Wall Street Bank Boss – Scottish-born Jane Fraser will take over in February as the chief executive of one of America’s biggest financial institutions. [sky]
Churchill Statue Vandalised With ‘Racist’ Graffiti During Extinction Rebellion Protest – An Extinction Rebellion demonstration in Parliament Square has seen the Winston Churchill statue spray painted with the words ‘is a racist’ while police arrested a group of semi-naked protesters who chained themselves to railings. [mirror]
Sotheby’s Is Set To Auction Off One Of The Rarest Diamonds In The World – Starting from 15 September, auctioneers Sotheby’s will be accepting bids on one of the rarest diamonds int he world. [busins]
Antarctica’s Colossal Thwaites Glacier Is Melting Fast — And Scientists May Have Discovered Why – Deep channels discovered under the Antarctic’s so-called “Doomsday glacier” may be allowing warm ocean water to melt the underside of ice, according to scientists collecting data from an area crucial to understanding sea-level rise. [cnn]
Canada Post Printed Stamps With Former Prime Minister’s Decapitated Head – The man who had them made, through Canada Post’s Picture Postage program, promised to send them to people for free if they or their ancestors were “fucked over” by John A. Macdonald. [vice]
Here’s A Better Look At The Game & Watch Handheld Launching In November – Nintendo is offering a closer look at the new Game & Watch hardware coming on November 13th that will come preloaded with the original Super Mario Bros. game. [verge]
Snake Mystery After Lone, Elderly Python Lays Clutch Of Eggs – The oldest snake in captivity – known only as 361003 – hasn’t been near a male python for two decades. [guardian]
Kate Winslet Says Hollywood’s Regard For Woody Allen And Roman Polanski Was ‘F—ing Disgraceful’ – Kate Winslet has worked with both Woody Allen and Roman Polanski. Looking back, she questions why the film industry — herself included — ever even supported the men. [var]
Lindsay Lohan’s Sued By HarperCollins – No book After $365k advance. [tmz]
Kylie Jenner Posts A Very Busty Selfie In Plunging Silver Crop Top – After family DENY that she ‘pushed for the end of KUWTK’ with Kim and Kourtney. [dm]
Caitlyn Jenner Breaks Silence On ‘Keeping Up With The Kardashians’ Ending – Caitlyn Jenner had no idea “Keeping Up With the Kardashians” was coming to an end until her family members made the announcement earlier this week. [p6]
Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie Are ‘No Longer’ Undergoing Family Therapy As ‘Tensions Have Escalated’ – After years of drama, Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie were able to work toward a cordial coparenting relationship. But now, the former couple’s issues have started to ramp up again. [usw]
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