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May 6, 2024

Will Ferrell, Kim Kardashian, Bill Belichick & More Show out for Tom Brady Roast

Tom Brady is set to have his number retired in New England next month. Ahead of the big event, the seven-time Super Bowl champion received the dubious honor of a Netflix Roast. Some of the biggest names in sports and entertainment showed up at Sunday’s event, including Will Ferrell as his iconic character Ron Burgandy, former coach Bill Belichick, Kevin Hart, scores of former teammates, and many more. The QB took it all on the chin, as everything was on the table and jokes ranged from his supermodel ex-wife Gisele Bündchen to the ongoing battle for the GOAT title.


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Sabrina Ionescu Confirms Second Edition of Her Signature Shoe

The Sabrina 1 took over basketball courts from the NBA to the WNBA and beyond. The Liberty star’s first signature shoe became an instant favorite; however, it’s only the beginning for Sabrina Ionescu and Nike. Ionescu confirmed to Greydy Diaz that there will be a second edition hitting the market. The exact release timeline isn’t known at this time.

Warren Buffett Discusses AI and Apple During Berkshire Hathaway Remarks

Berkshire Hathaway’s annual meeting took place over the weekend. Warren Buffett took the stage for his annual remarks. He addressed the recent partial divestment in Apple, endorsing the ongoing potential of the stock and suggesting that they may reinvest. He additionally acknowledged that they sold off all Paramount holdings at a major loss due to the current state of uncertainty leading to the company’s potential sale. Buffett also pointed to the potential of AI scamming as an emergent industry with huge profit potential.

Reese Witherspoon’s Hello Sunshine Set to Produce Docuseries in Women’s F1 Academy

F1 posted another massive weekend in Miami, bringing out the stars from Patrick Mahomes to Rihanna. Amidst the celebrations, Reese Witherspoon and her production company Hello Sunshine announced it will back a docuseries about the all-women’s F1 Academy. The show seeks to reproduce the success of Netflix’s Drive to Survive, which introduced huge numbers of Americans to the sport. In a statement, Witherspoon confirmed the news, saying, “We started Hello Sunshine to change the narrative for women, and [managing director] Susie Wolff and F1 Academy are doing just that by creating new opportunities in the thrilling world of motorsport. As these dynamic and fearless drivers break barriers behind the wheel, we are excited to partner with Netflix to tell the stories of these powerhouse leaders. What we know is that when we put women at the center, people show up to watch.”

'The Fall Guy' Tops the Box Office

Ryan Gosling has another hit on his hands. The Barbie star’s newest film hit theaters this week and posted big numbers in its debut weekend. Despite falling short of expectations, the film took home the top spot, bringing in $28 million. It also netted an additional $25 million. A limited Star Wars re-release took the second spot, with Challengers dropping to third.