Chris Pratt and Anna Faris took to social media on Sunday to announce that they are separating. The couple said they tried to make their marriage work and are “really disappointed” that it hasn’t worked out. Pratt and Faris were married in 2009, and have a 4-year-old son together. They say they will always cherish their time together and continue to have the deepest respect for each other. Read their heartfelt post here.
The job of picking a jury to hear the he-said, she-said case involving Taylor Swift and a former radio host she accuses of groping her will resume today in Denver. The radio host, David Mueller, claims that he lost his job after a member of Swift’s team called his boss to complain, leading him to lodge a $3 million wrongful dismissal lawsuit against the singer — who then counter-sued, claiming he sexually harassed her. Possible members of the eight-member jury panel have been given a 15-page questionnaire and it indicates the judge is trying to weed out those who may have formed opinions about the case or those involved in it. One juror was excused based on the answer to a question of whether he’d favor either side in the case, because he said Swift “seems petty and spiteful.” Read more here.
It sounds like the HBO hacking scandal almost belongs in a show itself. The people who hacked HBO are starting to play hardball with the cable and satellite outlet. The hackers have served up a load of files that appear to have been swiped from HBO and said that if the company doesn’t hand over millions of dollars, more information will be released. The data dump includes what seems to be scripts from five episodes of “Game of Thrones” including one from an episode that hasn’t aired yet. The hackers, using the name “Mr. Smith”, have demanded at least $6 million dollars in bitcoin to prevent further information from being released. Find the details here.