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Georgina Chapman Announces She is Leaving Husband Harvey Weinstein Amid Scandal

Harvey Weinstein’s wife Georgina Chapman has announced she is leaving her husband, following allegations he sexually harassed dozens of women. This is the first time Chapman, the British fashion designer behind the luxury label Marchesa, has addressed the accusations made against her husband.  Weinstein, 65, and Chapman, 41, married in 2007 and have two children together:  India Pearl, 7, and Dashiell Max Robert, 4.

Apple Teams With Steven Spielberg On Video Expansion

Apple is teaming up with award-winning director Steven Spielberg for its first major push into TV programming.  Apple plans to bring back Spielberg’s 30-year-old anthology series “Amazing Stories” in its attempt to build an online video subscription service to challenge the digital networks operated by Netflix, Amazon, Hulu and HBO.

ESPN Suspends Anchor Jemele Hill For Two Weeks

ESPN has suspended “Sports Center” anchor Jemele Hill for two weeks after the company said she violated their social media guidelines policy two times in the past two weeks.  Hill, who had previously called President Donald Trump a “white supremacist,” criticized Dallas Cowboys owner Jerry Jones in a series of tweets Sunday after he had warned his players not to kneel during the national anthem. She also suggested a boycott of Dallas Cowboys’ advertisers.

“Star Wars: The Last Jedi” Trailer Premiers

A new official trailer for Star Wars: The Last Jedi debuted Monday night.  The 2 1/2-minute preview showed Daisy Ridley’s Rey training with Mark Hamill’s Luke Skywalker, but it ends with her saying, “I need someone to show me my place in all this.”  Directed by Rian Johnson, the movie is due in theaters Dec. 15. 

“Blade Runner 2049” Has Disappointing Opening Weekend At Box Office

Blade Runner 2049, the sequel to Ridley Scott’s original classic, was anticipated to a huge box office success.  However the sci-fi flick struggled on its opening weekend, estimated to have earned just $42 million this weekend. It’s believed the film cost $200 million to make.  The film itself has received positive reviews from critics and audiencesbut it has failed to pull in the big numbers on its release date in the United States.