Carlos D’s Top 5

  1. Organizers forced to cancel 2020 Balloon Fiesta amid COVID-19 concerns – I totally get it…BUT…that doesn’t mean I’m not sad.  READ MORE
  2. ‘Cobra Kai’ Is Headed to Netflix The YouTube ‘Karate Kid’ series ‘Cobra Kai’ is moving up the ranks to Netflix.  The series spent two seasons on YouTube and if you missed out you can catch them on YouTube before the third season premieres at a later date.  ‘Cobra Kai’ stars William Zabka as the new head of the dojo, in a return to his role from the movies.
  3. Disney Plus Nixing Free Trials The Disney Plus streaming service is no longer offering free trials.  The streaming service has been around since November of last year, quietly removed the option to test what works better for customers.  Others think the trial option was removed because Hamilton is set to be released on the platform on July 3 and this way customers will commit to the service instead of watching what they want during the free trial.  Subscription prices for Disney Plus are $6.99 per month, $12.99 per month that includes Hulu and ESPN or pay a rate for the entire year.
  4. Family of Aunt Jemima Actress Express Concern Over Image Change Relatives of the actress who portrayed Aunt Jemima have expressed concern that when the image of the brand is redone it will erase the history of their family. Lillian Richard played the role of Aunt Jemima and toured the country promoting the brand for Quaker Oats for over 20 years but her niece feels her legacy may be swept under the rug.  “I understand what Quaker Oats is doing because I’m Black and I don’t what a negative image promoted,” Harris said. “She took the job to make an honest living for herself. When she came home the family was proud of her and we’re still proud of her.”  Quaker Oats announced the change of the 130-year-old Aunt Jemima image last Wednesday after criticism of the image and protests for racial justice.
  5. Black Eyed Peas Explain Why Fergie Is No Longer in the Group Fans of the Black Eyed Peas finally know the real reason Fergie-aka Miss Fergalicious is M.I.A. will.i.am. told Billboard during an interview that they all keep in touch every once in a while, especially for birthdays and holidays. The good part is that there is no bad blood between the band. will.i.am. says Fergie is busy being a mom to her son, Axl, 6. However, Fergie could return to make them boys go loco once Axl is a little older, we never know. He adds, She knows where we’re at! We’re at the studio. And we love her, and she’s focusing on being a mom. That’s a hard job, and that’s what she really wants to do and we’re here for her, and she knows how to contact us for a retreat or a breakaway. It’s really the way Fergie designed it, so we’re respecting her design.

 

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