News Round-Up: April 22, 2022

Rep. Madison Cawthorn (R-NC) appears to be partying in lingerie in photos obtained by Politico. Cawthorn has acknowledged the photos.
Rep. Madison Cawthorn (images via Politico)

Some news items you might have missed:

Politico: Photographs appear to show conservative Rep. Madison Cawthorn (R-NC), who recently accused his GOP colleagues of inviting him to orgies, wearing lingerie in what appears to be a party setting. Cawthorn has staked his political persona on traditional Christian views and a kind of hyper-masculinity. Cawthorn recently divorced his wife after 8 months of marriage. Continue reading “News Round-Up: April 22, 2022”

News Round-Up: April 19, 2022

Netflix lost 200,000 subscribers in the first quarter of 2022

Some news items you might have missed:

Axios: Netflix’s stock sunk more than 20% in after-hours trading Tuesday after the streaming giant said it lost 200,000 subscribers in the first quarter — its first subscriber loss in a decade.

Out: Bob the Drag Queen won’t be walking purse first into the RuPaul’s Drag Race All Stars 7 werkroom because she never got invited to be on this special “all-winners” season.

Variety: Ezra Miller has been arrested for second-degree assault in Hawaii, less than four weeks after the “Flash” and “Fantastic Beasts” star was arrested for disorderly conduct and harassment.

Florida Politics: Gov. Ron DeSantis of Florida is ticked off at Disney for criticizing his “Don’t Say Gay” legislation. So now he’s having a special session of the state lawmakers “take a look” at Disney World’s self-government deal that’s been in place for decades.

HuffPost: Rep. Adam Kinzinger (R-IL) “would really love” to run against Donald Trump for president in 2024. “Even if he crushed me, like in a primary, to be able to stand up and call out the garbage is just a necessary thing, regardless of who it is. I think it’d be fun.”

Raw Story: A former aide to Trump-loving Rep. Madison Cawthorn (R-NC) is filing a brutal employment-related complaint against Cawthorn describing him as a “bad person” and “habitual liar” who’s “going to say and do anything he can to your face but behind your back he’s completely opposite.”

Good Morning Britain: Millionaire businessman Andrey Stavnitser saw from his home’s webcams that Russian soldiers were deploying equipment from the expansive mansion, so he gave the location co-ordinates to the Ukraine military and told them to bomb the home.