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As we all know the Kardashian family sticks behind each other no matter what, and Kim’s controversial decision to throw a luxury vacation for her 40th birthday is no different.

“I haven’t heard a lot about it, but I did hear that people were upset that we all went out of town. I don’t really know the extent of it,” Khloé says on Thursday’s episode of The Ellen DeGeneres Show. “But this year is a frustrating year. I get it. I think there’s so many frustrations going on for everybody. But also it’s her 40th. This is something that she wanted to do for us. It was such a nice thing.”

After receiving much backlash from fans, Khloe made sure to mention how the group was tested for Covid-19 numerous times and quarantined ahead of travel. Page Six revealed that the staff from Tetiaroa Atoll in Tahiti were grateful for visitors.

On the show, Khloe said, “Being there with all the precautions that we took and being there and how grateful everyone was for the tourism aspect of it.” She added, “So many people said that we were their first party of guests that they’ve had in months and what it’s done for them to be able to pay their bills or to be able to do stuff for their family, just hearing those messages when we were there, we felt really good and we felt so safe.”

She said, “We did it in the safest way I could imagine someone doing it.”

Kim’s glam photos and tone-deaf captions from the vacation garnered numerous negative reactions on social media.

One Twitter user who wrote, “I haven’t seen ma family in 4 months because I work a public-facing job and I’m absolutely terrified of the possibility of passing Covid on to my vulnerable parents. I hope you had fun pretending things were normal, but spare a thought for those of us staying in the real world.”

Khloe also opened up about her being diagnosed with Covid-19 earlier this year, saying that it was “super scary” being “really, really sick.”

“I just was quarantined in my room for 16 days. We had to wait until I had negative test results for me to leave. And that was the hardest part,” she reflects. “I don’t care how beautiful of a place you have, being taken away from your child for that long, because I couldn’t be around my daughter, that was the most heart-wrenching thing.”




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Mr. Potato Head Is Now Gender Neutral

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Don’t call it “Mister” anymore!

Hasbro, the company that makes the iconic potato-shaped plastic toy, announced earlier today that it is giving the spud a gender-neutral new name: “Potato Head.”

Toymakers are updating their classic brands to reflect the changing world and appeal to today’s kids.

Hasbro contends that Mr. Potato Head, a toy staple for about 70 years, needed the makeover. The gender-neutral change will begin appearing on boxes this year.

Hasbro is following in the footsteps of other major toy makers like Mattel, whose iconic blonde, blue-eyed Barbie image has now transformed into a multi-skin toned and body-shaped doll for everyone. Even American Girl now offers a male doll.

Hasbro also announced the launch of a “Create Your Potato Head Family” kit with two potato parents and a potato baby. In the video, the company said the kit was for “modern families” and featured various family makeups, including those with same-sex potato parents.

On their website, the company said, “Hasbro is making sure all feel welcome in the Potato Head world by officially dropping the Mr. from the Mr. Potato Head brand name and logo to promote gender equality and inclusion.”




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Twitter Announces New Paid Subscription Service Called “Super Follow”

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The popular social media platform Twitter is planning on doubling its revenue by the year 2023. The company announced a new feature today called “Super Follow” that will give users the option of providing exclusive content to their followers for a price.

This new feature will very closely copy subscription platforms like Patreon and Onlyfans. Super Follow will allow subscriptions that run for $4.99 per month, offering users a “cancel anytime” option. Some of the highlights of the feature include giving users a supporter badge, access to subscriber-exclusive newsletters, and exclusive media content of varying forms.

Social media experts believe the new “Super Follow” feature will be a highly impactful tool for content creators like sex workers, independent journalists, writers, and other public figures who could use the feature as a paywall for their exclusive content.

 




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Manhattan DA Finally Receives Donald Trump’s Long-Sought Tax Records

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The Manhattan District Attorney’s Office has finally obtained Donald Trump’s tax records. Earlier this week, the Supreme Court rejected Trump’s protection from investigators’ subpoena that requested the long-sought documents.

Danny Frost, a spokesman for DA Cyrus Vance, Jr., confirmed the retrieval of the documents. Apparently, prosecutors took possession of the documents on Monday, which was the same day the nation’s highest court rejected Trump’s last effort to block prosecutors from getting them.

Trump has fought hard for years to keep his financial history private and claimed prosecutors were pursuing a politically motivated “fishing expedition” following the Supreme Court’s decision, CBS News reported.

In 2018, the Manhattan DA launched an investigation into the former celebrity-in-chief’s business dealings. Their initial focus was on hush-money payouts made to women who spoke out about their romantic affairs with Trump. But court documents now show the investigation has expanded to include potential tax and business fraud involving the Trump Organization’s valuation of its properties.

Mazars USA—an accounting firm subpoenaed by the DA’s office—said they will fulfill “all of our professional and legal obligations” following the Supreme Court’s Monday ruling.

Court filings show that prosecutors want to look into the wide disparities in how Trump’s company valued properties in its portfolio, including Trump’s valuation of the Seven Springs estate in suburban New York, which ranged between $25 million and $50 million to $261 and $291 million in the past decade.

Other subpoenas suggest investigators are also looking into an expansive 200-acre property that straddles the affluent New York towns of Bedford, New Castle, and North Castle. Ralph Mastromonaco—an engineer who worked on the Seven Springs estate property for Trump, told the news outlet that he received a subpoena on February 11 regarding his past labor.

He also said he complied by turning over maps of the property and other documents he produced for the Trump Organization close to ten years ago.

CBS News also obtained a grand jury subpoena sent to Bedford’s town clerk that requested documents regarding Seven Springs valuations and tax assessments, tax appeals, and conservation easements.




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