Call us crazy… but we, along with the rest of the internet, are pretty sure Robin Roberts said “Bye, Felicia!” to Omarosa this morning. “She says she has a story to tell,” Roberts said of GMA co-host Michael Strahan’s interview with the ex-White House staffer. “I’m sure she’ll be selling that story. Yeah, she will. Bye, Felicia.”
Y’all heard it, too, right? We’ve played the clip a good nine or 10 times now—and on our good headphones.
China Is Basically Living a Perpetual Black Mirror Episode
Black Mirror is becoming a reality as China gets cozy with the advent of Zhima Credit, a new “social credit” system that scores your reputation based on how you live. “The service tracks your behavior on the app to arrive at a score between 350 and 950, and offers perks and rewards to those with good scores,” WIRED writes. Chen Chen, a 30-year-old illustrator goes on to explain, “If your friends are all high-score people, it’s good for you. If you have some bad-credit people as friends, it’s not nice.”
Disney’s Making Money Moves (While Making Money Move)
Disney will reportedly acquire a handful of 21st Century Fox assets, including film and TV studios, in a new $52.4 billion deal. As part of the new deal, Disney gets dibs on Twentieth Century Fox, Fox Searchlight Pictures and Fox 2000, Twentieth Century Fox Television, FX Productions and Fox21– which includes popular shows like “The Simpsons” and “Modern Family.”
The Walt Disney Company to Acquire Twenty-First Century Fox, Inc., After Spinoff of Certain Businesses, for $52.4 Billion in Stock: https://t.co/XeOzZXaRBn