Equinox Facing Boycotts After Owner Plans To Host Trump Fundraiser

Bella Breakdown Equinox and SoulCycle may be facing a boycott after Stephen Ross, who owns both companies is under fire for plans to host a high-dollar Trump fundraiser. After news of Ross’ affiliation was made public customers wasted no time canceling their memberships. The fundraiser is scheduled for Aug. 9 in Southampton, New York, with top tickets selling for $250,000, which includes a meeting with the president. However, the LGBTQ community isn’t too happy with his plans and as popular as Equinox and SoulCycle are within the community and are making their voices heard. Equinox itself touts its “clubs”...

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Lana Del Rey Teases New Song After Recent Mass Shootings

Bella Breakdown When news hit of not one but two mass shootings taking place in the U.S. it seems the whole country was shaken up. With calls to action finally being done, Lana Del Rey seemed to think that just tweeting for change just wasn’t enough. Soon after the shootings, the singer posted a two-and-a-half-minute snippet of a new song on her Instagram page. Co-written with Jack Antonoff, Lana performed her new track, “Looking for America,” live in the studio with producer Antonoff. In the post, Del Rey revealed that she “came back early from Montecito with my brother...

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Barack And Michelle Obama Set To Release Podcasts For Spotify

Bella Breakdown Now that Barack and Michelle Obama are planning to take over the television, the former president and first lady are moving on to streaming services. On Thursday, it was announced that the Obamas had signed a multi-year deal with Spotify to not only create exclusive podcasts to the app, but they also plan to host. The first family’s partnership with Spotify comes through its Higher Ground production banner, which is already in business with Netflix on many projects. Now, Higher Ground is launching a podcast division, Higher Ground Audio, through which the former president and first lady...

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Disney CEO Says It Will Be ‘Difficult’ To Film In Georgia Due To Abortion Ban

Bella Breakdown Soon after Netflix spoke out against the Georgia “Heartbeat Bill,” two of Hollywood’s biggest entertainment companies have also voiced their opinion on the anti-abortion bill. Long story short it doesn’t look for Georgia. Disney and WarnerMedia announced that if the abortion ban becomes legal they might stop production in the southern state. Disney’s CEO Bob Iger spoke about the regressive bill on Wednesday and told Reuters that it would be “very difficult” to film in Georgia if the law takes effect. “I think many people who work for us will not want to work there, and we...

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Two Production Companies Pledge To No Longer Film In Georgia

Bella Breakdown Georgia is already seeing the effects of its decision to ban abortions. After Brian Kemp, governor of Georgia, signed a law banning abortions after six weeks Hollywood production companies have begun to take the southern state off of their filming location list. According to The Hollywood Reporter, Georgia’s tax incentives make it a popular location to shoot films and television series. (For example, “Black Panther,” “The Walking Dead,” and “Stranger Things” have all been shot in the state.) However, David Simon, who created HBO’s ‘The Wire’ and now runs Blown Deadline Productions wrote on Twitter on Wednesday:...

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