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December 7, 2023

Nick Kyrgios Launches OnlyFans Channel in 'No-brainer' Deal

Nick Kyrgios is launching an OnlyFans channel — yes, you read that right. The popular tennis personality says joining the platform “was a no-brainer,” adding that he has plans to “create, produce, direct and own content. That’s the future.” The page will be free, and fans can expect tennis tips, tricks, and behind-the-scenes content, in addition to showing different sides and facets of his personality, like gaming, tattoos, and more. Expect Kyrgios to make his OnlyFans debut in the coming weeks.

Boardroom’s Shlomo Sprung dives deeper into how Kyrgios is disrupting the game … again.

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Shaun White Teams Up with Josh Harris, David Blitzer for We Are Camp Investment

Three-time Olympic gold medalist Shaun White is teaming up with Josh Harris and David Blitzer to make a strategic investment in We Are Camp, the parent company of one of the many action sports camps White would frequent as a youth in Mt. Hood, Ore. We Are Camp CEO Kevin English will continue to lead the organization and retain his ownership, working alongside White, Harris, and Blitzer. Prior to this deal, English was one of five owners in We Are Camp, but a source close to the transaction said the other four have all been bought out with this new trio on board. We Are Camp was founded in 1989 and has grown into a 28-acre site that is home to Wy’East Mountain Academy and is the primary base location of its four boutique camp brands.

Aaliyah Crump Signs with Klutch Athletics, Becomes First Female Athlete on Roster

Aaliyah Crump has officially joined the Klutch Athletics roster, making her the first female athlete and the first high school player under the performance brand created by Rich Paul in collaboration with New Balance. With Crump’s addition, the Klutch roster expands to four — Justin Edwards (Kentucky Wildcats), Will Anderson Jr. (Houston Texans), and Chase Young (San Francisco 49ers). Crump is a five-star recruit out of Minnesota, where she ranks as the top prospect in the entire state. She was also a member of the 2023 USA Basketball Women’s U16 National Team.

Michael Jackson’s First Recorded Studio Session Up for Sale

The first time Michael Jackson‘s voice was put on tape from the first recording of The Jackson 5 will be finally available for fans to purchase. According to Billboard, “Big Boy” was recorded at Chicago’s One-derful Studios on July 13, 1967, and starting Thursday, fans can purchase the song for $25. The “open edition” package includes the “Big Boy (One-derful Version),” images of master tape and agreements, downloadable song stems, and a digital vinyl B-side including “Michael the Lover” and “My Girl” along with their stems. There’s a more expensive $100 kit that includes newly designed artwork and nine additional songs and stems. But you’ll have to act fast: These Michael Jackson packages will only be available to purchase for four days.

New A24 Films to Exclusively Air on HBO, Max in Deal with Warner Bros.

Warner Bros. Discovery and A24 have agreed to a multiyear deal, guaranteeing new theatrical films from the Oscar-winning entertainment company will be available to watch exclusively on HBO, Max, and Cinemax. In a press release obtained by Deadline, Warner Bros. Discovery EVP of Content acquisitions Royce Battleman said that “continuing our relationship with A24 to bring award-winning movies alongside recent fan favorites to subscribers adds incredible value to the HBO and Max value proposition.” In total, over 100 new and existing projects will be available to access.

Karol G, Bad Bunny & Daddy Yankee Among Highest-grossing Latin Tours in 2023

Music fans traveled in droves to see their favorite Latin artists live this year. According to Billboard, Karol G topped the list of highest-grossing Latin tours in 2023 with $146.9 million earned, selling 843,000 tickets over 19 shows. Coming in second place was RBD, with the group generating $86.7 million and selling 353,000 tickets to 18 shows. Daddy Yankee claimed third as his farewell tour netted the Puerto Rican $72.5 million for 773,000 tickets sold over 29 shows. Grammy winner Bad Bunny, who hauled $67.9 million with 719,000 passes sold for 18 shows, and Romeo Santos, $59.8 million over 32 shows and 567,000 tickets sold, rounded out the top five.