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Billie Lourd Pays Tribute to Late Mother Carrie Fisher on Sixth Anniversary of her Death

  Billie Lourd wrote a tribute post to her late mother Carrie Fisher six years after Carrie’s death. In a Tuesday Instagram post, the Ticket to Paradise star acknowledged the six-year anniversary of her mother Carrie Fisher’s death. Captioning a photo of herself and her late mother together, Billie wrote, “It has been 6 years since my Momby died (feels like 2 but also like 705 at the same time?). And unlike most other years since she’s died, this year, these past two weeks have been some of the most joyful of my life.” Billie and her husband Austen Rydell welcomed their second child, Jackson, on 12 December. They also share two-year-old Kingston. “My mom is not here to meet either of them and isn’t here to experience any of the magic. Sometimes the magical moments can also be the hardest,” the actress shared in her post. “For anyone out there experiencing the reality of grief alongside the magic of life, I see you. You are not alone.” She advised anyone experiencing both “magical” and

Netflix Employee Fired For Leaking Dave Chappelle’s Special Financial Information

 

The story surrounding Dave Chappelle’s polarizing new Netflix special The Closer thickens. The streamer has fired an employee who leaked confidential fiscal information to Bloomberg, which was used in an article published on Wednesday.


Netflix released information via the Hollywood Reporter on Friday explaining the situation.


“We have let go of an employee for sharing confidential, commercially sensitive information outside the company,” a spokesperson told the magazine. “We understand this employee may have been motivated by disappointment and hurt with Netflix, but maintaining a culture of trust and transparency is core to our company.” 

According to Bloomberg’s report,  Netflix spent $24.1 million on The Closer, which is more than they dished out for Squid Game, which shaping up to be the streamer’s most successful series ever.


Netflix spent $21.4 million for the Korean drama series, while they spent $23.6 on Chappelle’s last special, Sticks and Stones, as well as a measly $3.9 million on Bo Burnham’s celebrated special Inside.


This firing also puts Netflix under more scrutiny as the company tries to quell internal frustrations from its employees. The recently fired employee has since been revealed to be the leader of Netflix’s trans employee resource group, who was planning a walkout on Oct. 20.


Netflix just fired the organizer of the trans employee walkout https://t.co/SVbOKjMb44 pic.twitter.com/1JKVrcljl6

— The Verge (@verge) October 15, 2021


In an interview with Verge, they explain their frustration with the company’s move.

“All these white people are going around talking to the press and speaking publicly on Twitter and the only person who gets fired is the Black person who was quiet the entire time,” they say. “That’s absurd, and just further shows that Black trans people are the ones being targeted in this conversation.”


The former employee also says they spoke out against the leaks to colleagues because they feared the walkout would be compromised. It is unclear whether the walkout will continue as planned now that the internal group’s leader has been fired.

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