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“If there is a book you want to read but isn`t written yet,write it.”
― Shel Silverstein
Sightings: William H. Macy, Emmy Rossum, Shanola Hampton, Steve Howey and Shameless castmates were spotted dining at Prime & Provisions and working it all off with a workout at Shred415 Oldtown.
McBreakfast all day errrday starts today…Yesterday, American Airlines pilot Captain Michael Johnston while piloting the plane from Phoenix to Boston, died in flight…An 11-year-old boy shot and killed an 8-year-old girl because she wouldn’t let him see her dog and is now charged with murder as a juvenile…The historic Pacific Trade deal, too good to be true?
FAN DUEL/DRAFT KINGS
What’s the legality if an employee of one fantasy sports website company places a bet and wins at a rival company especially if that win is in the sum of $350,000. There is currently a scandal brewing on whether employees from both companies had access to data some of the other website players didn’t giving them advantage. [FORTUNE]
“Guess whos bizzack to twitter?” It’s basically Facebook official now that the former Twitter CEO who was fired from the company he co-founded has been named the new permanent CEO as Dick Costolo resigns from the Board. He will also remain CEO of Square, the payments startup, as WSJ likened him to a Bo Jackson, Deion Sanders, Vic Janowicz, double threat player. [WSJ]
Well this might get a little awkward, last month the big news was the AB InBev takeover of SAB Miller which would create the largest beer company but now it seems SAB Miller is not biting what AB is serving as they rejected an informal takeover offer worth about $100 billion. They want to negotiate but sources tell Bloomberg, AB might walk away from the deal; perhaps each will have a Foster’s and Bud light respectively to cool off and get back to talks. [BLOOMBERG]
Ooops. The last few minutes of the Monday Night Football matchup between the Detroit Lions and Seattle Seahawks may have not been officiated properly and may have saved the Seahawks, again. The dispute centers around the play call after a Calvin Johnson, WR of the Detroit Lions, fumble close to the 1 yard line. With a score of 13-10, Seahawks leading, Johnson closed in on the end zone to try and score a Detroit touchdown but the ball was punched from his hands by a Seahawks safety, then a lineback “knocked the ball out of the end zone” an illegal play but the referees did not catch or call it which would have given Detroit the ball. Detroit is still looking for a win this season, at least their headcoach hasn’t been fired yet like the 0-4 Dolphins. [ESPN]
Tom Cruises’ daughter with Nicole Kidman got married in London though Kidman was not invited and Cruise only paid for the ceremony, he did not attend…Reese Witherspoon’s Draper James startup has raised $10 Million in Series B Financing…Two HBO producers were named persons of interest in the death of a New York dermatologist who may have ODed on cocaine after a night of partying. Dr. Kiersten Cerveny, a mother of 3, was found at the entrance of a Chelsea apartment building…Rihanna is on the cover of Vanity Fair and talks briefly about her ex Chris Brown.
KEN & ANNE
Though their divorce trial started yesterday, they have gone into settlement talks and the case has been postponed until Wednesday morning. [PAGE SIX]
We all know Anne will get some money but the real question is who is Ken’s new lady who we hear is living plush at a luxe Gold Coast hotel/residences.
LOOK OF THE DAY
• Cindy Crawford
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