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Is Travis Scott Being Used by McDonald’s to Cover Up Ongoing Racial Discrimination Lawsuits?

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*Amid their successful collaborations with Travis Scott and Latin star J Balvin, McDonald’s is denying cover up allegations while they face two major racial discrimination lawsuits filed against them by current and former Black employees and franchise owners.

Per The Washington Post, one lawsuit, filed by two former executives in January 2020, claim the chain “conducted a ruthless purge” of its Black leaders and fostered a “hostile and abusive work environment” for Black executives and franchise owners.

A second lawsuit, filed in September and comprised of 52 Black franchise owners, claims they were subjected to “systematic and covert racial discrimination” since the 1980s.

Meanwhile, two race historians, Marcia Chatelain and Chin Jou, are claiming the company “should be in the doghouse when it comes to African Americans right now.”

However, in a response to XXL, a rep says, “Any claim that McDonald’s collaboration with Travis Scott was launched in response to recent litigation is completely false. We teamed up with Travis—and our newest celebrity partner, J Balvin—because of their love for the McDonald’s brand, their widespread appeal and their loyal following among our younger customers and our crew.”

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HU Staff: @ari.anis Ariela Anis Amid their successful collaborations with Travis Scott and Latin star J Balvin, McDonald’s is denying cover up allegations while they face two major racial discrimination lawsuits filed against them by current and former Black employees and franchise owners. ——————————————————————————————— Per The Washington Post, one lawsuit, filed by two former executives in January 2020, claim the chain “conducted a ruthless purge” of its Black leaders and fostered a “hostile and abusive work environment” for Black executives and franchise owners. A second lawsuit, filed in September and comprised of 52 Black franchise owners, claims they were subjected to “systematic and covert racial discrimination” since the 1980s. ——————————————————————————————— Meanwhile, two race historians, Marcia Chatelain and Chin Jou, are claiming the company “should be in the doghouse when it comes to African Americans right now.” However, in a response to XXL, a rep says, “Any claim that McDonald’s collaboration with Travis Scott was launched in response to recent litigation is completely false. We teamed up with Travis—and our newest celebrity partner, J Balvin—because of their love for the McDonald’s brand, their widespread appeal and their loyal following among our younger customers and our crew.” ——————————————————————————————— Read more at hollywoodunlocked.com 📸 @gettyimages ——————————————————————————————— If you have a tip or suggestion, or want to talk to us about this story, Text the word “TIP” to 1-310-388-6463

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Tyler Perry Responds to Critics of His Creations: ‘Are Y’all Looking At Ratings?’

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*Some of the best classic films and shows have been created by Tyler Perry. While some fans can’t get enough of them, others believe they offer stereotypical or negative depictions of Black people. In recent months, Perry has been criticized for his writing, with some claiming that all of his work continue to cover the same topics.

In a new cover story for Variety, Perry speaks about many things including the backlash over his work in entertainment. He told the outlet: “When I hear that kind of stuff, I’m thinking, ‘Are y’all looking at the ratings? Do you understand that the audience is in love with this?’” he says. “Because if you’re complaining about my writing, you’re not the audience. My audience loves the way that it’s done and the way the stories are told. And from the beginning, it’s always been about being true to them.”

He went on to say, “I grew up with a man who criticized me and said all kinds of horrible things to me every day of my life. And if that 2-, 3-, 4-, 5-year-old, beautiful kid can endure that and find a way, what kind of man would I be to be hurt or bothered by some other criticism?” he explains. “I never see a lot of it, but if it does get to me, I look for truth in it. There’s a lot of it that’s just vitriolic; that’s just ‘I’m going to hate on him because he’s Tyler Perry.’ I get that. But when there’s truth in the criticism, like, ‘Why did he do this, this and this?’ I go, ‘Hmm, let me think about that.

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HU Staff: Kecia Gayle Kecia.Kae Some of the best classic films and shows have been created by Tyler Perry. While some fans can’t get enough of them, others believe they offer stereotypical or negative depictions of Black people. In recent months, Perry has been criticized for his writing, with some claiming that all of his work continue to cover the same topics. _________________________________________________ In a new cover story for Variety, Perry speaks about many things including the backlash over his work in entertainment. He told the outlet: “When I hear that kind of stuff, I’m thinking, ‘Are y’all looking at the ratings? Do you understand that the audience is in love with this?’” he says. “Because if you’re complaining about my writing, you’re not the audience. My audience loves the way that it’s done and the way the stories are told. And from the beginning, it’s always been about being true to them.” __________________________________________________ He went on to say, “I grew up with a man who criticized me and said all kinds of horrible things to me every day of my life. And if that 2-, 3-, 4-, 5-year-old, beautiful kid can endure that and find a way, what kind of man would I be to be hurt or bothered by some other criticism?” he explains. “I never see a lot of it, but if it does get to me, I look for truth in it. There’s a lot of it that’s just vitriolic; that’s just ‘I’m going to hate on him because he’s Tyler Perry.’ I get that. But when there’s truth in the criticism, like, ‘Why did he do this, this and this?’ I go, ‘Hmm, let me think about that.’” ___________________________________________________ Read more at hollywoodunlocked.com 📸: Getty Images __________________________________________________ If you have a tip or suggestion, or want to talk to us about this story, Text the word “TIP” to 1-310-388-6463

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Tia Mowry Reveals That She And Husband Cory Hardrict Schedule Sex

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*Having kids and growing up comes with a lot of responsibilities, and sometimes you forget to have fun!

Well, Tia Mowry found a solution to making sure that she and her husband Cory Hardrict can still get it on despite their hectic schedules.

The star revealed that they schedule when they’ll have sex on the “What to Expect” podcast, adding that becoming parents has made it harder.

Mowry, 42, and Hardrict, 40, have been married since 2008 and have a son Cree, 9, and daughter Cairo, 2.

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HU Staff: Alyssa Brook @alyssabrookhu Having kids and growing up comes with a lot of responsibilities, and sometimes you forget to have fun! _________________________________________________ Well, Tia Mowry found a solution to making sure that she and her husband Cory Hardrict can still get it on despite their hectic schedules. __________________________________________________ The star revealed that they schedule when they’ll have sex on the “What to Expect” podcast, adding that becoming parents has made it harder. Mowry, 42, and Hardrict, 40, have been married since 2008 and have a son Cree, 9, and daughter Cairo, 2. ___________________________________________________ Read more at hollywoodunlocked.com 📸: Getty Images __________________________________________________ If you have a tip or suggestion, or want to talk to us about this story, Text the word “TIP” to 1-310-388-6463

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Wanna See Bill Cosby’s NEWEST Mug Shot? We’ve Got it / Look!

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*Bill Cosby is still in the slammer serving his sentence for sexually assaulting Andrea Constand at his home back his 2004. While he’s not getting out anytime soon, his updated mug shot has just been shared to the public.

TMZ managed to obtain his new inmate shot which was actually taken in September. The disgraced comic can be seen smiling while wearing a mask around his neck.

Reps from the the SCI Phoenix state prison in Pennsylvania, where he is currently incarcerated, tells the news site that they update inmates’ mug shots periodically because their appearance can change and apparently, Cosby was due for a new one.

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HU Staff: Kecia Gayle Kecia.Kae Bill Cosby is still in the slammer serving his sentence for sexually assaulting Andrea Constand at his home back his 2004. While he’s not getting out anytime soon, his updated mug shot has just been shared to the public. _________________________________________________ TMZ managed to obtain his new inmate shot which was actually taken in September. The disgraced comic can be seen smiling while wearing a mask around his neck. __________________________________________________ Reps from the the SCI Phoenix state prison in Pennsylvania, where he is currently incarcerated, tells the news site that they update inmates’ mug shots periodically because their appearance can change and apparently, Cosby was due for a new one. ___________________________________________________ Read more at hollywoodunlocked.com 📸: TMZ __________________________________________________ If you have a tip or suggestion, or want to talk to us about this story, Text the word “TIP” to 1-310-388-6463

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