Usher’s latest scandal, Disney’s big entrance into streaming, and The Founder
This is the 62nd episode of the Stream Team Show, hosted by Saeed and Cherie Gatson.
In this episode:
- Quantasia (‘nuff said) Sharpton sues Usher (aka “Ursher Baby”) for NOT giving her herpes.
- Disney’s new streaming platform has potential to steal the reigns from Hulu and Netflix.
- And after watching The Founder, we learn to never make a deal with McDonald’s CEO Ray Krok.
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Question of the week: Will you subscribe to Disney’s new streaming platform?
Usher’s secret is out. He’s got the gift that keeps on giving!
Superstar singer Usher could be held liable for allegedly exposing sexual partners to herpes, even if those partners don’t contract the virus—at least in some states. — NewsWeek
T-shirt company tries to rebrand the swastika
A T-shirt company slammed for attempting to “rebrand the swastika” as a peace symbol has come under fire once again for selling shirts emblazoned with the phrase: “Hitler did nothing wrong ever.” — NewsWeek
What We’re Streaming
Directed by: John Lee Hancock
Written by: Robert D. Siegel
Starring: Michael Keaton, Nick Offerman, John Carroll Lynch
The story of Ray Kroc, a salesman who turned two brothers’ innovative fast food eatery, McDonald’s, into one of the biggest restaurant businesses in the world with a combination of ambition, persistence and ruthlessness. — IMDb
The Latest in Streaming
Netflix makes its first acquisition
Netflix has bought comic book publisher Millarworld. The streaming company wants to develop films and shows about the characters in Millarworld’s portfolio. Millarworld has produced 18 comic book series, including ‘Wanted’ and ‘Kick-Ass,’ and ‘Kingsman’ which have previously been developed into theatrical films. – VARIETY
Disney says, “Hey Netflix, it’s not you, it’s me”.
Netflix confirmed today that all Disney movies — including Marvel, Lucasfilm and Pixar films — will no longer be available to stream as of 2019. Disney will launch its own streaming service. – POLYGON