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Man arrested in death of Jacqueline Avant, music icon’s wife

Dec. 02, 2021 16:53 PM EST

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. (AP) — A 29-year-old man has been arrested in the death of philanthropist Jacqueline Avant, who was fatally shot this week at the Beverly Hills home she shared with her husband, legendary music executive Clarence Avant, police said Thursday. ...

Jacqueline Avant, wife of music legend, killed in shooting

Dec. 01, 2021 18:42 PM EST

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. (AP) — Jacqueline Avant, a Los Angeles philanthropist and the wife of legendary music executive Clarence Avant, was fatally shot at their home in Beverly Hills, California, early Wednesday, police said. Police and paramedics arrived at the home...

Trans Netflix workers drop labor complaint but one resigns

Nov. 23, 2021 02:11 AM EST

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Two former Netflix employees who criticized anti-transgender comments on Dave Chappelle’s TV special are dropping labor complaints and one has resigned from the company, it was announced Monday. Terra Field, a senior software engineer who is trans,...

Chappelle special spurs Netflix walkout and counter protests

Oct. 27, 2021 05:12 AM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Netflix employees who walked out Wednesday in protest of Dave Chappelle's special and its anti-transgender comments were joined by allies who chanted “Trans lives matter,” getting pushback from counterprotesters who also showed up. A pre-noon...

Chappelle special spurs Netflix walkout and counter protests

Oct. 27, 2021 05:11 AM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Netflix employees who walked out Wednesday in protest of Dave Chappelle's special and its anti-transgender comments were joined by allies who chanted “Trans lives matter,” getting pushback from counterprotesters who also showed up. A pre-noon...

Netflix posts higher 3Q earnings, solid subscriber growth

Oct. 19, 2021 19:58 PM EDT

Netflix posted sharply higher third-quarter earnings Tuesday thanks to a stronger slate of titles, including “Squid Game,” the dystopian survival drama from South Korea that the company says became its biggest-ever TV show. The company has ramped up production,...

Netflix employee fired in wake of Chappelle special furor

Oct. 16, 2021 00:06 AM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Netflix said Friday that it had fired an employee for disclosing confidential financial information about what it paid for Dave Chappelle’s comedy special “The Closer," which some condemned as being transphobic. The employee, who wasn't named,...

Netflix backs Chappelle despite criticism over trans remarks

Oct. 11, 2021 20:27 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — A top Netflix executive said Dave Chappelle's special “The Closer” doesn't cross “the line on hate” and will remain on the streaming service despite fallout over the comedian's remarks about the transgender community. In an internal memo,...

Netflix buys Wonka author Dahl's catalog

Sep. 22, 2021 09:15 AM EDT

LONDON (AP) — Netflix has acquired the works of Roald Dahl, the late British author of celebrated children's books such as “Charlie and the Chocolate Factory." The video streaming giant said Wednesday that it acquired the Roald Dahl Story Co., which manages the...