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While you were asleep: ‘That ’70s Show’ star accused, WSJ apologises to millennials, Kendrick re-releases ‘Damn’ in reverse

‘Tis indeed a brutal morning. We’ve had more sexual allegations from Hollywood, a baited apology and Kendrick Lamar’s moronic marketing stunt.



Star of That ’70s Show denies accusations of rape, rails against Netflix.

Danny Masterson, the man better known as the guy from That 70s Show has been fired by Netflix after four women have come forward, accusing him of rape. According to The Hollywood Reporter, “The LAPD has been investigating sexual assault claims against Masterson and a potential Church of Scientology cover-up since March. Three women came forward at the time with claims that the actor sexually assaulted them. The claims stem from an alleged victim’s 16-year-old claims that were brought to light after contact with Leah Remini as part of her A&E docuseries Leah Remini: Scientology and the Aftermath.”

In response, Masterson rebuked the claims, stating:

“I am obviously very disappointed in Netflix’s decision. From day one, I have denied the outrageous allegations against me…law enforcement investigated these claims more than 15 years ago and determined them to be without merit. I have never been charged with a crime, let alone convicted of one.”

The statement continued, “In this country, you are presumed innocent until proven guilty. However, in the current climate, it seems as if you are presumed guilty the moment you are accused. I understand and look forward to clearing my name once and for all. In the meantime, I want to express my gratitude to the cast and crew that I’ve worked so closely with over the past three seasons. I wish them nothing but success. I am also so thankful to the fans that have supported me and continue to do so.”



The Wall Street Journal feels bad about outing millennials, decides to go on one last bender.

The first vocalised step of admitting that you have a problem is admitting it, that whatever you’ve taken too far has taken over your life, and is now beyond your control. Overnight, The Wall Street Journal came to this conclusion overnight, as they nakedly stood in front of everyone to admit what we already knew, in that they’ve been hitting the millennial bottle too hard.



That being said, there are those online with a point. Namely:



You don’t really want to stop, do you?



Kendrick Lamar re-releases DAMN with a reversed playlist. For some reason.

There’s a long-running music industry trope, probably made the most famous by those drug addicts from Liverpool, in that there is value in playing records backwards. It’s the devil’s devil music. Satanic messages, the admission that Paul is really dead, and now, Kendrick Lamar’s mumbling will receive the same treatment, as a reversed version of his album DAMN will be re-released as a collector’s item.



Now, the obvious question is why. I ask that, because, and I can say this as a longtime fan, but DAMN wasn’t that good. It had positives, but it wasn’t his best, and it certainly didn’t deserve to be flogged by the whip of marketing.


What we have here is perhaps Kendrick stepping too close to Malibu Stacy’s risky reboot.



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