Friends creator: ‘mistake’ to use wrong pronouns for Chandler’s trans parent | Friends

The co-creator of Friends has said it was a mistake not to use appropriate pronouns for Chandler Bing’s transgender parent in the hit 90s sitcom. Marta Kauffman, 65, said she now regrets the representation of the character Amanda Bing, who was played by Kathleen Turner. “We kept referring to her as Chandler’s father, even though … Read more

What R. Kelly’s 30-Year Sentence Entail

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R. Kelly is currently in prison serving a lengthy sentence for the first of many sex abuse criminal trials, the first of which took place in Brooklyn. The disgraced R&B singer claims he’s innocent and has never had non-consensual sex with anyone, nor minors. His current sentence is 30 years and has severe stipulations even … Read more

Mindy Kaling Loves Working Hard, Making Money And Getting Dressed Up

Mindy Kaling Loves Working Hard, Making Money And Getting Dressed Up

Mindy Kaling celebrates her partnership with Zelle at The Pendry West Hollywood last month. Anna Haines Summer can be one of the hardest seasons to maintain a work-life balance, according to 39% of respondents in a recent consumer behavior study by Zelle. That is especially true for someone like Mindy Kaling who is building a … Read more

Duffer Brothers Responds To Millie Bobby Brown’s “Stranger Things” Review

Duffer Brothers Responds To Millie Bobby Brown's "Stranger Things" Review

“This is me basically defending myself against these Millie Bobby Brown accusations and explaining that there are lives behind it, and it’s nothing to do with my sensitivity.” Posted 45 minutes ago Back in May, the much-anticipated fourth season of Netflix hit Stranger Things finally reached our screens after being severely delayed by the COVID-19 … Read more

Ernie Barnes Painting Heads to Bonhams—and More Art News – ARTnews.com

Ernie Barnes Painting Heads to Bonhams—and More Art News – ARTnews.com

To receive Morning Links in your inbox every weekday, sign up for our Breakfast with ARTnews newsletter. The Headlines READY YOUR PADDLES! Back in May, Ernie Barnes‘s exhilarating The Sugar Shack (1976) painting soared past its $150,000 low estimate at Christie’s to finish at $15.3 million with fees. His estate subsequently signed on to work … Read more

108 Media Acquires Majority of Animation Studio Robot Playground Media – The Hollywood Reporter

108 Media Acquires Majority of Animation Studio Robot Playground Media – The Hollywood Reporter

UK production and distribution company 108 Media said Wednesday that it has acquired a majority stake in Singapore-based animation studio Robot Playground Media (RPM). Co-founded and run by Ervin Han and Bernard Toh, RPM has developed and produced animation projects for clients including Warner Bros. Discovery, Disney Southeast Asia, MediaCorp, StarHub and Viacom. In 2019, … Read more

‘First modern novel – oldest language’: Sanskrit translation of Don Quixote rescued from oblivion | Miguel de Cervantes

There is an adjective that all too invitingly describes the wildly optimistic endeavors of the American book collector, the Hungarian-British explorer and the two Kashmiri pandits who, almost a century ago, took it upon themselves to translate Don Quixote into Sanskrit for the first time . Today, the same word might equally be applied to … Read more