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Disney, Future, and Memes: Disney Takes Over Fox for $52.4 Billion @balleralert D026067 Disney Takes Over Fox for $52.4 Billion - Blogged by @tktrinidad ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ Who knew that Mickey Mouse had that type of money lying around. The Walt Disney Company bought 20th Century Fox for $52.4 billion in an all in stock deal.This deal includes film and television studios, cable and international TV businesses. ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ According to Variety, Disney CEO Bob Iger expressed his excitement about this historic buyout, saying, “The acquisition of this stellar collection of businesses from 21st Century Fox reflects the increasing consumer demand for a rich diversity of entertainment experiences that are more compelling, accessible and convenient than ever before.” ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ “We’re honored and grateful that Rupert Murdoch has entrusted us with the future of businesses he spent a lifetime building, and we’re excited about this extraordinary opportunity to significantly increase our portfolio of well-loved franchises and branded content to greatly enhance our growing direct-to-consumer offerings. The deal will also substantially expand our international reach, allowing us to offer world-class storytelling and innovative distribution platforms to more consumers in key markets around the world,” he said. ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ Due to this massive deal, Iger extended his contract with Disney until 2021 to make sure the acquisition goes well. Also, If you had shares in Disney, it rose 39 cents and Fox shares rose 44 cents. ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ Fox chairman, Rupert Murdoch said, “We are extremely proud of all that we have built at 21st Century Fox, and I firmly believe that this combination with Disney will unlock even more value for shareholders as the new Disney continues to set the pace in what is an exciting and dynamic industry. Furthermore, I’m convinced that this combination, under Bob Iger’s leadership, will be one of the greatest companies in the world. I’m grateful and encouraged that Bob has agreed to stay on, and is committed to succeeding with a combined team that is second to none.” ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ We will see if this takeover will affect us in a positive or negative way as far as content and pricing.
Disney, Future, and Memes: Disney Takes Over Fox for
 $52.4 Billion
 @balleralert
 D026067
Disney Takes Over Fox for $52.4 Billion - Blogged by @tktrinidad ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ Who knew that Mickey Mouse had that type of money lying around. The Walt Disney Company bought 20th Century Fox for $52.4 billion in an all in stock deal.This deal includes film and television studios, cable and international TV businesses. ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ According to Variety, Disney CEO Bob Iger expressed his excitement about this historic buyout, saying, “The acquisition of this stellar collection of businesses from 21st Century Fox reflects the increasing consumer demand for a rich diversity of entertainment experiences that are more compelling, accessible and convenient than ever before.” ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ “We’re honored and grateful that Rupert Murdoch has entrusted us with the future of businesses he spent a lifetime building, and we’re excited about this extraordinary opportunity to significantly increase our portfolio of well-loved franchises and branded content to greatly enhance our growing direct-to-consumer offerings. The deal will also substantially expand our international reach, allowing us to offer world-class storytelling and innovative distribution platforms to more consumers in key markets around the world,” he said. ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ Due to this massive deal, Iger extended his contract with Disney until 2021 to make sure the acquisition goes well. Also, If you had shares in Disney, it rose 39 cents and Fox shares rose 44 cents. ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ Fox chairman, Rupert Murdoch said, “We are extremely proud of all that we have built at 21st Century Fox, and I firmly believe that this combination with Disney will unlock even more value for shareholders as the new Disney continues to set the pace in what is an exciting and dynamic industry. Furthermore, I’m convinced that this combination, under Bob Iger’s leadership, will be one of the greatest companies in the world. I’m grateful and encouraged that Bob has agreed to stay on, and is committed to succeeding with a combined team that is second to none.” ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ We will see if this takeover will affect us in a positive or negative way as far as content and pricing.

Disney Takes Over Fox for $52.4 Billion - Blogged by @tktrinidad ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ Who knew that Mickey Mouse had that type of money lying a...

Crime, Drive By, and Family: Two Men Arrested and Charged In Connection To The Murder of Rapper Chinx Drugz @balleralert Two Men Arrested and Charged In Connection To The Murder of Rapper Chinx Drugz - blogged by @MsJennyb (via @lisaevers) ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ Two years after the fatal drive-by shooting that claimed the life of New York rapper, ChinxDrugz, the NYPD have finally made an arrest. ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ According to reports, 32-year-old Quincy Homere was arrested on Thursday and has since been charged with murder, assault and criminal possession of a weapon. ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ Fox 5 NY reporter, Lisa Evers shared a video of the suspect on social media, which showed Homere covering up his face as police brought him inside. ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ Shortly after the video surfaced, TMZ reported that a second suspect was also charged in connection to the crime. 26-year-old Jamar Hill was charged with murder, assault and criminal possession. According to TMZ, both men were already serving jail time on unrelated charges when they were arrested and charged for Chinx’s death. ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ Although it remains unclear what led police to the suspects or what exactly linked them to the murder, as it stands, the family and friends of the late rapper will receive some justice.
Crime, Drive By, and Family: Two Men Arrested and Charged In
 Connection To The Murder of Rapper
 Chinx Drugz
 @balleralert
Two Men Arrested and Charged In Connection To The Murder of Rapper Chinx Drugz - blogged by @MsJennyb (via @lisaevers) ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ Two years after the fatal drive-by shooting that claimed the life of New York rapper, ChinxDrugz, the NYPD have finally made an arrest. ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ According to reports, 32-year-old Quincy Homere was arrested on Thursday and has since been charged with murder, assault and criminal possession of a weapon. ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ Fox 5 NY reporter, Lisa Evers shared a video of the suspect on social media, which showed Homere covering up his face as police brought him inside. ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ Shortly after the video surfaced, TMZ reported that a second suspect was also charged in connection to the crime. 26-year-old Jamar Hill was charged with murder, assault and criminal possession. According to TMZ, both men were already serving jail time on unrelated charges when they were arrested and charged for Chinx’s death. ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ Although it remains unclear what led police to the suspects or what exactly linked them to the murder, as it stands, the family and friends of the late rapper will receive some justice.

Two Men Arrested and Charged In Connection To The Murder of Rapper Chinx Drugz - blogged by @MsJennyb (via @lisaevers) ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ Two y...

Fire, Head, and Memes: Michael Che Makes History As SNL's First Person of Color to Be A Head Writer @balleralert Michael Che Makes History As SNL’s First Person of Color to Be A Head Writer - Blogged by: @RaquelHarrisTV ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ NBC Universal announced on Tuesday that MichaelChe and ColinJost will be the co-head writers of SaturdayNightLive. Che makes history as the first person of color to become a head writer. ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ The two will work with the current head writers KentSublette and BryanTucker. They aren’t the only ones getting new positions, NBC also announced SudiGreen and FranGillespie will be the writing supervisors. ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ Che is making history as the first person of color to be a head writer in the 43 years that SNL has existed. Che joined SNL back in 2013 as a writer, when the show was under fire for its lack of diversity. The show was called out again, that same year, for not having one black female cast member. ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ The outcry prompted SNL exec LorneMichaels to have mid-season auditions which resulted in the hiring of SasheerZamata. Well-known comic, LeslieJones then joined the show also as a writer and was then promoted to a full-time member. ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ Since 2014 the show has continued with the same amount of black members.
Fire, Head, and Memes: Michael Che Makes History As
 SNL's First Person of Color to
 Be A Head Writer
 @balleralert
Michael Che Makes History As SNL’s First Person of Color to Be A Head Writer - Blogged by: @RaquelHarrisTV ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ NBC Universal announced on Tuesday that MichaelChe and ColinJost will be the co-head writers of SaturdayNightLive. Che makes history as the first person of color to become a head writer. ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ The two will work with the current head writers KentSublette and BryanTucker. They aren’t the only ones getting new positions, NBC also announced SudiGreen and FranGillespie will be the writing supervisors. ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ Che is making history as the first person of color to be a head writer in the 43 years that SNL has existed. Che joined SNL back in 2013 as a writer, when the show was under fire for its lack of diversity. The show was called out again, that same year, for not having one black female cast member. ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ The outcry prompted SNL exec LorneMichaels to have mid-season auditions which resulted in the hiring of SasheerZamata. Well-known comic, LeslieJones then joined the show also as a writer and was then promoted to a full-time member. ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ Since 2014 the show has continued with the same amount of black members.

Michael Che Makes History As SNL’s First Person of Color to Be A Head Writer - Blogged by: @RaquelHarrisTV ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ NBC Universal...

Books, Life, and Love: Tina Turner To Release Autobiography in 2018 @balleralert Tina Turner To Release Autobiography in 2018 – blogged by @MsJennyb ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ Three decades after the release of her first autobiography, TinaTurner will release her second memoir - “Tina Turner: My Love Story.” ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ The new book, which is set to be released in October of next year, will aide in celebrating the singer’s 60th anniversary in music. According to Entertainment Weekly, the Atria Books announced the new release on Monday, adding that it will focus on Turner’s life after Ike Turner, as she struggles to find love and survive a “life-threatening illness.” ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ The new novel is said to be a sequel to Turner’s previous memoir, “I, Tina,” which was turned into the popular film, “What’s Love Got to Do With It,” starring AngelaBassett. That book and film focused on the abusive relationship between her and her late husband, IkeTurner. Although the two were successful together, Ike’s history of violence against her led to their separation and subsequent divorce in 1978. Since then though, Turner went on to find solo success in music and film. ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ Turner, otherwise known as The Queen of Rock ‘n’ Roll, is one of the world’s best selling artists of all time, deemed the most successful female Rock ‘n’ Roll artist. Now, with the release of her new book, Turner will be looking to match the success of “I, Tina” which was a worldwide best-seller.
Books, Life, and Love: Tina Turner To Release
 Autobiography in 2018
 @balleralert
Tina Turner To Release Autobiography in 2018 – blogged by @MsJennyb ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ Three decades after the release of her first autobiography, TinaTurner will release her second memoir - “Tina Turner: My Love Story.” ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ The new book, which is set to be released in October of next year, will aide in celebrating the singer’s 60th anniversary in music. According to Entertainment Weekly, the Atria Books announced the new release on Monday, adding that it will focus on Turner’s life after Ike Turner, as she struggles to find love and survive a “life-threatening illness.” ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ The new novel is said to be a sequel to Turner’s previous memoir, “I, Tina,” which was turned into the popular film, “What’s Love Got to Do With It,” starring AngelaBassett. That book and film focused on the abusive relationship between her and her late husband, IkeTurner. Although the two were successful together, Ike’s history of violence against her led to their separation and subsequent divorce in 1978. Since then though, Turner went on to find solo success in music and film. ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ Turner, otherwise known as The Queen of Rock ‘n’ Roll, is one of the world’s best selling artists of all time, deemed the most successful female Rock ‘n’ Roll artist. Now, with the release of her new book, Turner will be looking to match the success of “I, Tina” which was a worldwide best-seller.

Tina Turner To Release Autobiography in 2018 – blogged by @MsJennyb ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ Three decades after the release of her first autobiograp...