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PETA confiscates three extra lions from Jeff Lowe’s ‘Tiger King’ zoo



It’s extra dangerous information for Jeff Lowe from the hit Netflix sequence “Tiger King.”

PETA confiscated three lions by means of a courtroom order from the Larger Wynnewood Unique Animal Park, which shuttered in August.

In response to a press launch Tuesday from the animal rights group, three juvenile lions have been taken after PETA gained a lawsuit final month in opposition to Lowe’s former enterprise associate Tim Stark. Stark had transferred the lions to Lowe, PETA claimed.

A fourth lion was additionally moved from Stark to Lowe, though “PETA lately discovered that she died beneath suspicious circumstances,” the press launch stated. Group reps stated PETA plans to research.

Lowe took over the Larger Wynnewood Unique Animal Park from Joe Unique, who’s presently serving 22 years in jail for a murder-for-hire plot on his nemesis, fellow Massive Cat lover Carole Baskin, and for violating each the Lacey Act and the Endangered Species Act (ESA).

By means of the ESA, PETA gained a lawsuit in opposition to Stark, who was additionally featured within the docuseries.

On their Twitter account, PETA posted movies of Stark’s “shabby roadside zoo” and introduced that they’ve now recovered a complete of 22 huge cats from it. A video posted Tuesday to their YouTube web page reveals the rescued lions at their new residence.


PETA now plans to sue Lowe beneath the ESA. Below his care, they declare that huge cat cubs have been prematurely separated from their moms, and that animals together with huge cats, lemurs and grizzly bears have been denied correct diet and that the bears and cats have been denied veterinary care.

In June, Lowe was given 120 days to vacate the zoo property and take away the animals. Baskin, who’s presently competing on “Dancing With The Stars,” was awarded management of the zoo.

Lowe, 67, repeatedly rants about PETA and the USDA on the Larger Wynnewood Unique Animal Park’s Fb web page. “I suppose PETA and their paid flunkies may solely bulls - - t the regulatory companies for thus lengthy earlier than the reality resurfaced,” he wrote in August.

Jeff Lowe in a 2018 mugshot after he was arrested failing to appear at a status hearing relating to 2017 charges of possessing wild animals without a license in Las Vegas. A juvenile lion with red, raw lesions on ears at the "Tiger King" zoo.
Lowe in a 2018 mugshot after he was arrested for failing to look at a standing listening to referring to prices of possessing wild animals with no license in Las Vegas. A juvenile lion with uncooked lesions on its ears on the “Tiger King” zoo.Metropolis of Las Vegas Marshal/PETA


Ps 5 lifts Sony’s outcomes regardless of Hollywood shutdown




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Sony Corp. stated Wednesday that sturdy demand for its upcoming online game console PlayStation 5 helped offset continued income and revenue declines at its Hollywood studio, Sony Photos Leisure.

The Japan-based conglomerate stated working revenue rose 13.9 p.c to $three million for the three months ended Sept. 30, as income for the interval remained flat at $20.2 billion. Housebound customers gravitated towards gaming throughout the pandemic as PlayStation Four juiced the corporate’s income throughout the quarter by $4.9 billion.

Sony, which is predicted to launch it new PlayStation 5 console subsequent month, stated it expects to promote 7.6 million items or extra within the yr via March.

The corporate raised its annual revenue forecast by 13 p.c to $6.7 billion, though the agency’s leisure division has gotten squeezed by the pandemic. Like different Hollywood studios, Sony Photos delayed its whole slate of movies this yr into 2021.

The studio pushed Jason Reitman’s  “Ghostbusters: Afterlife” from July 2020 to March 5, 2021, in addition to vampire superhero movie “Morbius,” starring Jared Leto from July to March 19, 2021.

The corporate stated working earnings for the quarter fell 18.three p.c to $299 million as income sank 25 p.c to $615 million.

Sony cited “vital lower in theatrical revenues as a consequence of theater closings, decrease promoting revenues for media networks, and decrease revenues from fewer deliveries of TV exhibits as a consequence of manufacturing shutdowns” for the poor outcomes.

The weakened outcomes at Sony Photos come because the studio is present process a significant restructuring. The corporate stated Tuesday that it could be merging its home movie and TV advertising divisions beneath one roof. Because of this, roughly 35 Sony Photos staffers are anticipated to be laid off as a part of the plan.

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Uncommon Blue Moon rises on Halloween 2020: Here is what it means




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A Blue Moon — by definition a rarity — will rise this month, notably on Halloween. Take notice, werewolves.

The lunar occasion means merely {that a} second full moon will rise in the identical month. The primary one, a Harvest Moon, lit up the sky on October 1. It additionally occurs to be a Blood Moon, which means a full moon that occurs in October, within the midst of spooky season.

It gained’t really be blue except there are mud and smoke particles of a sure measurement, which might scatter crimson mild and make the moon tackle a blueish hue, in response to

This yr’s Halloween full moon will rise at 10:49 a.m. that day — which ensures visibility throughout all occasions zones on the 31st. The subsequent Blue Moon in a calendar month will hit skies on Aug. 30, 2023.

Full Moons on Halloween are even rarer. They solely occur each 18 or 19 years, the Previous Farmer’s Almanac reviews. Technically, the second full moon of the month known as a “Hunter’s Blue Moon,” so right here we now have a full-blown Hunter’s Blue Moon on Halloween, the almanac writes.

A Blue Moon will rise on Halloween 2020.
A Blue Moon will rise on Halloween 2020.DPA/AFP through Getty Pictures

In Celtic traditions, Halloween was the day spirits of the useless wandered round within the moonlight — so think about this vacation the creepiest shortly.

However, it’s a very good month to catch a glimpse of the moon twice, after NASA scientists introduced the invention of extra water on its floor than beforehand thought. The breakthrough confirms that the moon could possibly be a “useful resource” to us earthlings, the scientists stated Monday.

That ought to give us all one thing to howl about.

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‘Borat’ followers increase $50Okay to compensate ‘betrayed’ babysitter Jeanise Jones




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They felt she was Sacha Baron Conned.

Sympathetic “Borat 2” followers have raised tens of hundreds of {dollars} for Jeanise Jones, the mockumentary’s “ethical compass” who claimed she was “betrayed” by filmmakers.

“I believed it might be nice to offer folks a automobile to say thanks in a tangible manner” mentioned the Rev. Derrick Scobey, Jones’ pastor at Oklahoma’s Ebenezer Baptist Church, who spearheaded the crowdfunding marketing campaign.

In filmmaker Sacha Baron Cohen’s satirical flick, “Borat Subsequent Moviefilm,” Jones, 62, performs the employed babysitter for Borat’s daughter Tutar (portrayed by newcomer Maria Bakalova), who’s slated to be married off to an older man. Nevertheless, the Oklahoma native informed the Put up that she was tricked by recruiters into pondering that the movie was an actual documentary about grooming gangs.

“I’m pondering that is for actual so I felt type of betrayed by it,” mentioned Jones, who reportedly spent weeks fretting over Tutar, who she thought was a bonafide youngster bride.

The senior citizen reportedly solely found the reality when the movie’s trailer got here out — therefore why her on-screen efficiency appeared so real.

Suffice to say, followers hoped money donations would ease the ache of Jones’ epic hornswoggling.

Rev. Scobey, who had initially met with the “Borat 2” recruiters once they got here to Jones’ church, launched a GoFundMe web page to compensate her correctly after she was solely paid $3,600 for the function. Up to now, the fundraiser has garnered nearly $50,000 of its $100,000 objective as of Wednesday morning.

“She is without doubt one of the most genuine folks I’ve ever met,” the pastor wrote on the fundraiser web page. “One good factor that has come from that is that Jeanise doesn’t have to fret about ‘Tutar’ anymore. She has apprehensive about this younger girl for a yr.”

The contributions are particularly life-changing as Jones not too long ago misplaced her job as a result of COVID-19 after being employed for 32 years, per the fundraiser web page.

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