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Shonda Rhimes is worth at least $135 million, thanks to her #TGIT lineup and a history-making Netflix deal — see how she makes and spends her fortune

Shonda Rhimes is one of the most successful women in TV. Evan Agostini/Invision/AP Shonda Rhimes has an estimated net worth of $135 million. The success of her Shondaland line-up, which includes "Grey's Anatomy," has made her a historic figure in TV and led to a multimillion-dollar Netflix deal. Rhimes is the first Black woman to showrun a successful primetime drama on a broadcast network and one of the highest-paid showrunners in TV. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. At ...
Tags: Hollywood, Television, Shonda Rhimes, Media, Entertainment, Abc, Life, La, Los Angeles, Trends, Strategy, Features, Netflix, Hillary Clinton, New York Times, Dartmouth

Giorgio Armani is one of the richest people in fashion. How the 86-year-old designer spends his billions, from a 213-foot yacht to homes in Italy, NYC, and the Caribbean.

Armani is one of the richest people in fashion. Reuters Designer Giorgio Armani is one of the richest men in fashion, worth an estimated $6.24 billion, per the Bloomberg Billionaires Index. The 86-year-old Italian designer made his fortune not only in fashion, but also in accessories, perfumes, sportswear, interior design, real estate, restaurants, hotels, and even chocolate. Armani spends his billions on a 213-foot luxury yacht and homes all over the world, from Italy and the French Rivie...
Tags: Hong Kong, Fashion, New York, Hollywood, Milan, London, Greece, Life, La, New York City, US, Los Angeles, Trends, Bloomberg, Cnn, Features

The Pentagon Created a Plan to Defend the US Against a Zombie Apocalypse: Read It Online

For keen observers of pop culture, the floodtide of zombie films and television series over the past several years has seemed like an especially ominous development. As social unrest spreads and increasing numbers of people are uprooted from their homes by war, climate catastrophe, and, now, COVID-related eviction, one wonders how advisable it might have been to prime the public with so many scenarios in which heroes must fight off hordes of infectious disease carriers? Zombie movies seem inten...
Tags: Google, Hollywood, Television, Film, Cdc, College, Life, Bela Lugosi, US, Pentagon, George Romero, Haiti, Tufts University, Facebook Twitter, Josh Jones, Daniel W Drezner

Akon, the pop star behind hits like 'Smack That,' is masterminding a $6 billion smart city in Senegal backed by a shadowy investor. Inside Akon City, where life will be funded by 'Akoin' and the singer hopes to reinvent his legacy.

Akon doesn't want his legacy to be "Smack That." KE International; Stephane Cardinale - Corbis/Corbis via Getty Images; Samantha Lee/Business Insider Akon is moving forward with plans to build a $6 billion sustainable smart city in Senegal called Akon City. The Senegalese American singer said the 2,000-acre futuristic metropolis would include a luxury resort, condos, offices, a hospital, a stadium, and an artificial-intelligence data center. Residents will pay for everything with his c...
Tags: Google, New York, Hollywood, Life, New York City, Africa, US, America, Los Angeles, Trends, Senegal, Spain, Barcelona, Bbc, Getty Images, Bitcoin

Luxury hotels are launching 'workation' packages to lure in travelers who can work remotely. We checked out 3 hotels in LA to see how their amenities stack up — here's what we found.

The lobby at the Viceroy Santa Monica. Molly O'Brien As companies opt to have employees work from home through at least the end of 2020, some workers are starting to indulge "workation" packages at hotels. They can stay just for the day — or overnight — and enjoy new surroundings, like poolside cabanas with outlets. Freelance writer Molly O'Brien visited three hotels in Los Angeles to check out their "workation" packages. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. Across the U...
Tags: Work From Home, Hollywood, Life, La, Los Angeles, Trends, Chicago, United States, Pacific Ocean, Luxury Hotels, Staycation, Santa Monica, Tropicana, Downtown Los Angeles, Hollywood Boulevard, Tang

Scott Evans responds to brother Chris’ accidental photo leak in the best way possible

A lot happened over the weekend, but leave it to Gay Twitter to singularly focus on a half-second of footage depicting an accidental overshare by one of Hollywood’s leading men. Captain America star Chris Evans thought he was sharing an innocent family video of a round of Heads Up, but when the screen recording ended and the phone paused for a moment on the camera roll, fans received an eyeful. Of course, theres no way of knowing for sure who the man in the photo is, but that didn’t seem to mat...
Tags: Hollywood, Entertainment, Lifestyle, America, Chris Evans, Chris, Queerty, Scott, Scott Evans

And now to brighten your day, here’s Matt Bomer stripping

Magic Mike Welcome to Screen Gems, Welcome to Screen Gems, our weekend dive into queer and queer-adjacent titles of the past that deserve a watch or a rewatch.our weekend dive into queer and queer-adjacent titles of the past that deserve a watch or a rewatch. The Aphrodisiac: Magic Mike Why did it take Hollywood so long to figure out that audiences enjoy seeing naked men as much as naked women? In 2012, they finally cracked the cipher. Magic Mike takes some of Tinseltown’s best-looking men–Ma...
Tags: Amazon, Feature, Hollywood, Entertainment, Joe Manganiello, Lifestyle, Oscar, Steven Soderbergh, Magic Mike, Tampa, Queerty, Mike, Tinseltown, Tatum, Matt Bomer, Daily Dose

25 years on, John Leguizamo dishes on how he and Patrick Swayze almost got in a fistfight…in drag

Actor John Leguizamo, known for his roles in When They See Us, the Ice Age film series and Moulin Rouge! has just opened up about his life-changing experience making one of his most notorious films: To Wong Foo, Thanks for Everything, Julie Numar. The film cast Leguizamo Chi-Chi Rodriguez, part of a trifecta of drag queens, opposite Wesley Snipes and Patrick Swayze. Speaking on the 25th Anniversary of To Wong Foo‘s release, Leguizamo reveals how the film broke new ground for mainstream, Hollywo...
Tags: Hollywood, Entertainment, Lifestyle, Wesley Snipes, Patrick Swayze, Ad Friendly, Queerty, Patrick, Golden Globe, Moulin Rouge, Wesley, Romeo Juliet, Chi Chi, John Leguizamo, Leguizamo, Swayze

Paul Rudnick takes on Trump lovers in ‘Coastal Elites:’ “They seem terribly upset all the time”

Dan Levy in ‘Coastal Elites’ Via YouTube Screenshot We guarantee that even if you don’t know the name Paul Rudnick, you’ve probably quoted him before. The New Jersey-born humorist/playwright/screenwriter first made a splash with the Broadway comedy I Hate Hamlet. His subsequent off-Broadway play, Jeffery, announced him as a major talent on the rise. It also proved wildly controversial, as one of the first (and to date, only) comedies to take on the AIDS crisis. Rudnick migrated to Hollywood t...
Tags: Feature, Hbo, New York, Hollywood, Entertainment, California, Lifestyle, New Jersey, Broadway, Nora Ephron, Quentin Tarantino, Bette Midler, Jay, Sarah Paulson, Ad Friendly, Queerty

Billy Eichner shades Kirstie Alley for her Twitter tantrum over not being able to discriminate

Billy Eichner isn’t having any of Kirstie Alley’s pro-discrimination, anti-inclusivity B.S. Earlier this week, Alley had a meltdown on Twitter over the Oscars’ new diversity requirements for movies that want to be considered for Best Picture. In a since-deleted rage tweet, the 69-year-old former actress wrote, “This is a disgrace to artists everywhere. Can you imagine telling Picasso what had to be in his f*cking paintings. You people have lost your minds. Control artists, control individual th...
Tags: Twitter, Hollywood, Congress, Life, Lifestyle, Diversity, Louisiana, Academy Awards, Donald Trump, Billy Eichner, Academy, Sandy Hook, Alley, Picasso, Billy, Ad Friendly

Tyler Perry is officially a billionaire, according to Forbes estimates. Take a look at how the Hollywood mogul makes and spends his fortune.

Actor-filmmaker and author Tyler Perry poses for a portrait in New York. Associated Press Tyler Perry is officially worth $1 billion, per Forbes estimates. The newly minted billionaire has been a Hollywood heavy-hitter for years, thanks to his mega-successful Madea franchise and his 330-acre Tyler Perry Studios in Atlanta, Georgia. Take a look inside how he makes and spends his money. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories.   On September 1, Forbes added a new name to its li...
Tags: Hollywood, Lionsgate, Life, White House, America, Trends, Atlanta, Cnn, Features, Canada, Wyoming, Today, Healthcare, Beverly Hills, US Army, Duke

22 books that will expand your mind and change your life, according to a productivity expert

Find a comfortable spot and pick up a book. Vincent West/Reuters Darius Foroux is an entrepreneur, blogger, and podcaster who has written extensively about how to live a productive, more useful life.In this piece, he writes that reading books is one of the very best ways to learn something, or become totally immersed in another perspective or time.Not every single book will be, or should be, lifechanging, but a select few can truly change the way you think.Below, Foroux identifies 22 books ...
Tags: Books, Hollywood, Life, Careers, Trends, Strategy, Netherlands, Bird, Francis Bacon, Jon Krakauer, Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi, Nordic, Malcolm X, Don, Daniel Kahneman, Walden

These are the top 40 most iconic fashion items of all time

Americans have voted Levi 501 jeans as the most iconic fashion item of all time. The denim perennial has been in production since 1873 and has been a favorite of Hollywood stars as well as manual workers. Second on the list was the 60s-defining jean jacket by Levis Strauss & Co., while Nike Air Max,...
Tags: Fashion, Hollywood, Levi, Levis Strauss Co

5 Beautiful & Binge-able YouTube Series

Despite actual decades being spent in front of a computer screen, I do the vast majority of my TV and movie consumption through my living room television. Let me tell you, I never imagined I’d ever spend this much time with this TV when I bought it. Sure, I play my fair share of video games and binge-watch a show every now and then, but not like… quarantine-level marathoning or anything. Until now, anyway. Now that I’ve been able to peel myself off of my couch and take a break from the unendi...
Tags: Fashion, Hollywood, Youtube, China, Inspiration, Beauty, Idaho, Lady Gaga, Kate, Aaron Paul, Kaling, TOMS, Dakota Johnson, Content Creators, Tyler Perry, Joey

4 Tips For Looking Good On A Budget

Stylish, enviable and cheap. These are three of the biggest factors in any Holy Grail clothing item. If only we could always show up looking good without breaking the bank. Well, in many ways, it’s a lot more achievable than most people think. There are so many ways to show up looking good. But if you put in some work and develop your own aesthetic and fashion sense, it isn’t that difficult. Not only will you save a ton of hard-earned money to spend on other things in life, but you will...
Tags: Fashion, Hollywood, Budget, Budgeting, Budget Shopping, Budget Friendly, Fashion Advice, Affordable Fashion, Budget Fashion

Geena Davis: ‘As soon as I hit 40, I fell off the cliff. I really did’

The Thelma & Louise and A League of Their Own star wanted to be an actor from the age of three. She discusses sexual harassment, improving representation, and why she’s so glad she had kids in her 40s“Are you in your bed like I am?” Geena Davis asks. It is late at night and I am talking to Davis by Zoom, me in my bed in London, her in hers in Los Angeles. I tell her that I only just resisted getting into my pyjamas for this call.“Ha ha! I changed into a sweatsuit!” she says, and she is, indeed, ...
Tags: Hollywood, London, Geena Davis, Film, Cary Grant, Los Angeles, Life and style, Film Industry, Culture, Davis, Dustin Hoffman, Tootsie, Thelma Louise

Arcade Vintage Bridal Wedding Gowns

When we came across the beautiful vintage wedding gowns from Arcade Vintage Bridal, we knew they completely fit The Vintage Issue bill. Arcade Vintage is a one-stop-shop for stunning vintage wedding gowns. The team works hard to source unique pieces, of beautiful quality, to give each and every wearer their own special, one-off experience. Sourced as complete collections, the first, as owner Natalia puts it, is inspired by the rich Hollywood glamour of the 1930s and 1940s. Continue reading Arcad...
Tags: Fashion, Hollywood, Wedding, Bride, Natalia, The Vintage Issue, Arcade Vintage Bridal Wedding Gowns, Arcade Vintage Bridal, Arcade Vintage

Ulta National Lipstick Day 2020

National Lipstick Day is July 29th, which means that lots of retailers and brands have lipstick-related sales and deals going on this week (as well as on the actual day). First, they have buy one, get one free on lip products from brands like: Anastasia, Beauty Bakerie, Becca, Estee Lauder, IT Cosmetics, KKW Beauty, Kylie Cosmetics, Lancome, Lipstick Queen, NUDESTIX, Smashbox, Tarte, Too Faced, and Urban Decay. Here are additional deals from Ulta’s sale (check out ful...
Tags: Hollywood, London, Beauty, Ruby, Florence, Harlem, Christine, Mills, Revlon, Maybelline, Clarins, Nicki, Mia Wallace, Ulta, Aristo, Milani

Tova Signature Platinum Eau de Parfum & Spray Pen Collection QVC Deal

So, everyone hates Tova Signature Platinum because the formula changed but I have to admit I still love it and it’s still very much one of my favorite vintage Hollywood glam fragrances. It sort of smells like a more luxurious The Body Shop White Musk. If you’re a lover there’s a great deal on for a 3.4 oz bottle! It’s $49.98 or 3 Easy Pays of $16.66 and it includes not only the 3.4 oz bottle but also three 0.34 oz spray pens in Tova Signature, Nights, and Nirvana Fragrances! Snag th...
Tags: Hollywood, Katy Perry, Beauty, Qvc, Macy, Steals and Deals, Tova, Tova Eau de Parfum Discovery Collection, Tova Signature Platinum Eau de Parfum amp, Tova Signature Nights

Artist Couture Illuminati Diamond Glow Powder Review & Swatches

Illuminati Artist Couture Illuminati Diamond Glow Powder ($27.00 for 0.16 oz.) is a light-medium, peachy gold with strong, warm undertones and a smooth, metallic sheen. The glow was designed to be buildable, so one layer yielded a high-shine, moderate glow, while a second layer went to full-on, intensely metallic and super shiny glow–very much as advertised. The consistency was soft, finely-milled, and blendable on bare skin. It ha...
Tags: Hollywood, Beauty, Christine, Fort de France, Cheek Products, Highlighters, Pigmentation, Becca Moonstone, Temptalia, Artist Couture, Silica Carmine Illuminati P Permanent

Justin Bieber: So äußert er sich auf Twitter zu den Vergewaltigungsvorwürfen

Mandatory Credit: Photo by Broadimage/Shutterstock (10582807m) Justin Bieber Justin Bieber and Hailey Bieber out and about, Los Angeles, USA – 13 Mar 2020 Vor einigen Tagen wurde Justin Bieber in einem inzwischen gelöschten Twitter-Thread des sexuellen Übergriffs beschuldigt. In dem Thread schreibt ein Fan namens Danielle über die erschütternde Begegnung zwischen ihr und dem Star im Jahr 2014. Bieber habe sie nach einem Konzert vor sechs Jahren in einem Hotelzimmer im Four Seasons in Aust...
Tags: Fashion, Music, Hollywood, Austin, Justin Bieber, Airbnb, Austin Texas, Bieber, Westin, Namen, Mike Lowery, Selena, Jahren, Bedeutung, Los Angeles USA, LA QUINTA

Lust auf Inspiration? Dann folge diesen Schwarzen Celebrity-Hairstylist*innen

In der folgenden Liste stelle ich dir zehn der bekanntesten, erfolgreichsten Schwarzen Hairstylist*innen vor, die Instagram als Plattform für ihre Kreationen nutzen. Sie zeigen, wie vielseitig Haare gestylt werden können und geben uns tonnenweise Inspiration mit auf den Weg. Zu ihren Musen und Kundinnen zählen Größen wie Zendaya, Zoë Kravitz, Logan Browning und Solange. Wenn du die Styles dieser und anderer Celebritys also schon lange bewundert hast und dich gefragt hast, wer hinter den atembera...
Tags: Fashion, Music, Hollywood, Rihanna, Brooklyn, Alicia Keys, Jamaica, Solange, Johnson, Tracee Ellis Ross, Jourdan Dunn, Naomi Campbell, Stephen, Zendaya, Hamilton, Thompson

How Much Could It Cost To Break The Law?

If you’ve spent much time watching Hollywood films in your life, you’ve probably heard of the concept that crime doesn’t pay. While committing crimes can often be much easier than working hard for a living, the impact that acts like this can have on your life will be very dramatic. Most serious criminals end up getting caught, making it hard to escape the problems that come with this sort of lifestyle, even if you have the perfect escape plan. Of course, though, while you probably aren’t thinki...
Tags: Money Matters, Hollywood, Life, Jazz, Cost of Breaking the Law, Eric Palacios Associates Law Firm

Fading Sweetness: A Parsi Story in Pakistan

The Beginning In the masterfully tucked away Dinshaw Avari colony in Karachi, Syrus Doctor spends every business day looking after a tiny and all-but-forgotten library towered over by the Tower of Silence, a unique structure used by Zoroastrians during funerals, next door. He is of short stature, a middle-aged man in a striped T-shirt, standing next to a golden dog that, considering the Parsi adoration of dogs, probably belongs to somebody in the colony. “It used to be active,” I detect a hi...
Tags: England, Hollywood, Life, India, Iran, Earth, Heritage, Pakistan, Indiana Jones, Islamabad, Ali, Bombay, James Baldwin, Company, LAHORE, Punjab

Anna May Wong: Die traurige Wahrheit, die in Hollywood nicht gezeigt wird

Achtung: Dieser Artikel enthält Spoiler. Ryan Murphys Hollywood setzt auf einen Mix aus Realität und Fantasie. Die Netflix-Serie spielt im Los Angeles der Nachkriegszeit, ist sieben Folgen lang und Geschichtsstunde und Traumvorstellung zugleich. Sie zeigt uns, wie es hätte laufen können, wenn wir uns nicht selbst im Weg gestanden und den Fortschritt verlangsamt hätten. In dieser Welt führt Rock Hudson eine glückliche Beziehung mit einem Mann – frei von der Angst, wegen der er sich den Groß...
Tags: Fashion, Music, Hollywood, China, Los Angeles, Shanghai, Burma, Bruce Lee, Welt, Wong, Stern, Tod, Mann, Kalifornien, Rolle, Aber

Hollywood: Das tragische Leben von Dorothy Dandridge – der echten Camille

Achtung: Dieser Artikel enthält Spoiler. Fantasie vs. Fakten: Obwohl du bei Hollywood nicht alles für bare Münze nehmen kannst, wurde die Netflix-Serie zumindest von der Realität inspiriert. So nahmen sich die Macher*innen beispielsweise Dorothy Dandridge als Vorbild für Camille Washington (gespielt von Laura Harrier), die erste schwarze Frau, die für einen Oscar in der Kategorie “Best Actress“ nominiert wurde. Deswegen schaute sich Harrier zur Vorbereitung auf die Rolle auch viele Inte...
Tags: Fashion, Music, Hollywood, US, Netflix, Harry Belafonte, New York Times, Halle Berry, Dorothy, Camille, Carmen Jones, Dorothy Dandridge, Tisch, Rolle, Wahrheit, Weil

Juliette Has A Gun Lipstick Fever Has Arrived But Will It Disappoint

Wanna smell like lipstick? Juliette Has A Gun Lipstick Fever has arrived! Juliette Has A Gun Lipstick is a new perfume and fragrance that arrives for Spring/Summer 2020 which includes notes of Iris, Violet, Raspberry, and vanilla to recreate the experience and scent of lipstick. Is it like Maison Martin Margiela Lipstick On or Frederic Malle Lipstick Rose? Probably. I find that most fragrances that are going for the lipstick scent experience will head into the realms of Guerlain’s popular ...
Tags: Hollywood, Beauty, Fragrance, Guerlain, Old Hollywood, Maison Martin Margiela, Guerlain Météorites Le Parfum, Frederic Malle Lipstick Rose, Spring Collections 2020, Summer Collections 2020, Marilyn Monroe Faye Wray Guerlain, ReviewEscada Flor del Sol Eau de Toilette Memories

How old would you want to be in heaven?

Many religious faiths propose different versions of heaven as a location: There are walled gardens with streams, flowers, pleasing scents, pretty angels, rapturous music or delicious accessible food.But what about us – the once-mortal – who will go on to inhabit the heavenly real estate? What form will our bodies take? Not all religions posit bodily resurrection. But those that do tend to depict them as young. As the author of prize-winning books on age and culture, I tend to notice unseen forms...
Tags: Death, Hollywood, Religion, Aging, Earth, Beauty, Christianity, Innovation, Black Mirror, Christ, Mohammed, Matthew, Self, Fort Lauderdale, Orvieto, Luca Signorelli

The Monthly Huckberry Giveaway: May 2020

Below you’ll find some of my favorite recent offerings from Huckberry. Enter the giveaway to win any of these items, or anything else available in their store (up to a value of $500). My Picks This Month 1. Rustico Leather Bullet Journal. Thoughts. Lists. Doodles. Ideas. Sketches. Memories. The bullet journal method can capture them all. Made in Rustico’s Utah workshop, this notebook is bound with top-grain leather that will last a lifetime and only gets better with age.  2. Rhythm Vacation S...
Tags: Utah, Hollywood, Life, India, Giveaway, Flint, Rustico, Rustico Leather Bullet Journal, OluKai Alapi Li These, Three Jerks Maple Bourbon Jerky

How to Run and Recruit for a Completely Remote Company

With employees having to work from home these days, many companies are getting a taste of what it would be like to have a workforce that is completely remote. If you’re one of the many businesses that is considering such a transition, here are a few things to keep in mind!1. RecruitingRecruiting for a company with no office allows you to consider talent from all over, not just candidates within 50 miles of your office. This means that you're going to be able to select from the cream of the crop ...
Tags: Hollywood, Careers, Remote Work, Workplace Culture, Web/Tech, Working From Home, Jane Austen, Hiring, Recruitment Best Practices, Recruitment Trends, Job Search Process, New Recruitment Tools, Julie Shenkman, Remote Workforce, Nexxt, WFH

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