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Elon Musk Primed to Countersue Twitter After Recent Events

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Elon Musk has filed a countersuit against Twitter in an effort to back out of his $44 billion purchase agreement for the social media giant. According to the New York Post, Musk’s legal team is asking the Delaware Court of Chancery for more time and the opportunity to build a case about phony accounts and “bots” on Twitter.

Firing Back

According to a court filing, Twitter on Monday accused Musk of attempting to “slow walk” the company’s case intended to make him accountable for his takeover and demanded a September trial to ensure transaction financing is maintained.

Settling Things

According to others, the longer this case is pending in court, the more damage it could do to Twitter stock prices and the simpler it would be for Musk to negotiate a more favorable takeover price. Twitter has filed a lawsuit against Musk, requesting that a Delaware judge compel him to consummate the merger at the agreed-upon share price of $54.20.

Musk said that Twitter, based in San Francisco, hurried the trial to hide the facts about spam accounts and “railroad” him into purchasing the business. Tuesday, before Chancellor Kathaleen McCormick of the Delaware Court of Chancery, will be the first hearing in Twitter’s original lawsuit.

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Jennette McCurdy Opens Up About Disagreements with Ariana Grande During Nickelodeon Days

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In a recent interview, Ariana Grande’s Sam & Cat co-star Jennette McCurdy admitted that she occasionally felt “jealous” of how the singer was treated.

The Opportunities

In her memoir, McCurdy, 30, discusses her time at Nickelodeon. She asserts that although she had to decline other jobs while working on iCarly, Grande was given permission to miss the production of Sam & Cat in order to participate in other shoots and events.

Leading Up to It

McCurdy said she quickly became ‘jealous’ and ‘pissed’ with Grande as a result of the singer being able to forego shooting in order to attend other events.

The last straw, according to McCurdy, came when her former co-star confessed she had spent the previous evening playing charades at Tom Hanks’ house when she arrived at work. It was difficult not to compare her professional path to Grande’s.

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Fans Shocked Over The Weeknd’s Speaking Voice

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After a video of The Weeknd meeting a fan surfaced on social media, fans of the Canadian artist are in disbelief over the way he speaks. In a recent video, The Weeknd is heard asking a fan where he came from for the concert while speaking gently.

A Few Things to Mention

The 32-year-old has won three Grammy Awards, six American Music Awards, 19 Billboard Music Awards, two MTV Video Music Awards, 15 Juno Awards, and an Academy Award nomination, making him worth an astounding $200 million.

Where He’s At

With Kaytranada, Snoh aalegra, and Mike Dean, The Weeknd is presently performing the first leg of the After Hours Til Dawn Tour, which includes 19 shows in the US and Canada.

Make sure you check out the video of it right here! Credits to vana (@xohostxox) for the video!

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Bill Russell’s Number to be Retired League-wide by NBA

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The late, great Bill Russell will have his jersey number 6 retired throughout the entire league, the NBA and National Basketball Players Association said on Thursday.

Highest of Honors

Russell joins Wayne Gretzky (No. 99) and Jackie Robinson (No. 42) as the only players in American professional sports history to have their jersey numbers retired across an entire league, a distinction that is strictly reserved for all-time greats.

Some Sort of Loophole

LeBron James and other players who presently wear the No. 6 jersey number will be “grandfathered in” and can continue to wear that number if they so desire, despite the fact that no new players will be allowed to use it.

Don’t be shocked if some players switch numbers going into this season, even though they can all continue to wear Russell’s jersey number if they so desire.

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