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Drew Barrymore’s Writers Quit, Lemme Hear You Say ‘FAFO’

By Mike Redmond | Pajiba Love | October 4, 2023 |

By Mike Redmond | Pajiba Love | October 4, 2023 |


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In a seemingly impossible move, Drew Barrymore managed to torch a ginormous mountain of goodwill by attempting to bring her talk show back while the writers’ strike was still going. After being fiercely picketed by the WGA, she eventually backed off. However, the damage was already done. Not only is Barrymore’s reputation toast, but her three writers have quit just as the show prepared to return later this month. (THR)

Travis Kelce lets us know that he cares what people are saying about him as Taylor Swift says nothing. (Lainey Gossip)

Grimes is suing Elon Musk over parental rights to their three kids. (Celebitchy)

However much you thought Rudy Giuliani was drinking while advising Trump, go ahead and double it. (Wonkette)

From Seth: This is important, top-notch journalism. (Defector)

Paramount used Mean Girls for evil. (The Mary Sue)

Trump is open to being Speaker of the House. Oh god Jesus. (Daily Beast)

But not if Jim Jordan gets there first? Motherfu… (Mediaite)

From Chris: Ongoing litigation between the UK greeting card company Full Colour Black and the mysterious artist Banksy could potentially lead to a definitive unmasking of the elusive artist whose true identity has remained unknown. (Artnet)

Netflix is reportedly going to raise prices after the SAG-AFTRA strike ends. (Variety)

Speaking of greed, welcome to the age of paid social media. (Gizmodo)

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