The British pound fell to an all-time low against the dollar as markets reacted to the UK’s biggest tax cuts in 50 years. The pound plunged more than 4% early Monday morning to $1.0327 before stabilizing at around $1.06. The steep slide came as trading opened in Asia and Australia, extending an almost 2% drop from Friday and fueling predictions that the pound could continue to fall to parity with the US dollar. If the pound continues to stand at this low level against the dollar, imports of commodities such as oil and gas, which are priced in dollars , will be more expensive to buy. British people visiting the US will also find that their money does not go as far as it once did. In short, you will be paying more for whatever you buy overseas. On the production side, this trend is good for US firms who want to shoot in the UK because costs will be cheaper, but it is bad for U.K. buyers who need to acquire content in dollars. Overall, it is bad for UK PLC. Experts … [Read more...] about British Pound Falls To Record Low Against The Dollar
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It's gonna be way harder to find good help for rapper Mickey Avalon ... whose housekeeper claims she was practically electrocuted by his dirty oven. Lula Malone claims she was cleaning the oven in Avalon's L.A. home last month when she was jolted by an electric shock ... according to the lawsuit she just filed. Malone says she suffered serious injury and in the legal docs -- obtained by TMZ -- she blames Avalon because his home and oven were "maintained in an unsafe manner." Malone doesn't explain any specific hazards of the oven. Malone says she's screwed because Avalon doesn't have workers' comp insurance to cover her injuries. She's suing "Mr. Right" for her medical expenses and lost wages. We reached out to Mickey's reps -- so far no word back. … [Read more...] about Mickey Avalon Lawsuit Over DIRTY OVEN — Housekeeper SUES!
EXCLUSIVE : Maverick TV , the All3Media-backed production company behind series such as Netflix’s American Barbeque Showdown , is adding a new reality series to its roster and a new head of development. The company is developing a new docuseries with five-time NBA champion and former LA Laker Derek Fisher . It has also hired Helga Eike as Head of Development. Eike joins from Westbrook’s Red Table Talk Productions and she was also previously President of Here Comes Honey Boo Boo producer Authentic Entertainment. The Derek Fisher project will follow the basketball star and his wife, reality TV veteran, Gloria Govan, who previously starred on the Basketball Wives franchise, as well as their extended family. It will look at the drama of co-parenting in the public eye, high-profile exes and demanding teenagers as Fisher, who retired in 2014 before becoming head coach of the New York Knicks until 2016, is looking at life outside of basketball. Filming is … [Read more...] about Derek Fisher Reality Series In The Works At Maverick TV As All3Media Producer Hires Helga Eike As Head of Development