TikTok Overtakes YouTube, Facebook for Average Time Spent in US and UK

A new report suggested that users in the United States and the United Kingdom are spending more time on TikTok than social media giants Facebook and YouTube. App Annie, an app think tank, reported that TikTok had outpaced top social …

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Actress Scarlett Johansson Sues Disney Over ‘Black Widow’ Streaming Release

Actress Scarlett Johansson has sued Disney on July 29 for releasing the “Black Widow” film on its streaming service, Disney+, at the same time it was released in theaters. In the lawsuit filed in the Los Angeles Superior Court, Johansson …

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Smallville Actress Sentenced to 3 Years Prison For Role in NXIVM Sex Cult

Smallville actress Allison Mack was sentenced to three years in jail for recruiting and grooming women to be sex slaves in Keith Raniere´s controversial NXIVM cult. Mack received a reduced sentence for racketeering after pleading guilty to racketeering charges last …

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California Judge Denies Britney Spears Motion to Remove ‘Conservator’ Father

A California judge has denied a request by Britney Spears to remove her father, Jamie Spears, as legal conservator of her affairs, a role he has had since 2008. In more than 20 minutes of testimony to the court delivered …

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James Franco Agrees to Pay $2.2 Million Settlement for Sexual Misconduct Lawsuit

Actor James Franco and his business partners have agreed to pay $2.2 million to settle a sexual misconduct lawsuit led by his two former acting students. According to the agreement first reported by The Hollywood Reporter on June 30, Franco, …

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NBC Refuses to Air Next Golden Globes Due to Ongoing Diversity Controversy

United States cable network NBC announced on May 10 that it will not air the Golden Globes next year due to the controversy on racial diversity and other ethical concerns. NBC said in a statement that it will not telecast …

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Cockfights Break Out on Twitch as Administrators Struggle to Block Content

Livestreams of cockfights have begun popping up on Twitch as the platform’s administrators aggressively shut down any broadcast featuring the events. The streams feature roosters aggressively fighting each other, an event that is illegal in every US state and banned …

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