MasterClass raises $80M after doubling sales last year

Leibovitz, has raised $80 million to expand internationally. The company currently offers 39 classes, with plans to exceed 50 by the end of the year. Margaret Atwood, a comedy lesson from Judd Apatow and more.MasterClass’ sales more than doubled from 2016 to 2017 and are on track to do the…

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Roxanne Pallett: ‘I apologise to Ryan’

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionRoxanne Pallet: ‘I massively apologise to Ryan’ Roxanne Pallett has apologised to Ryan Thomas, saying she “overreacted” when he “punched” her on Celebrity Big Brother. Her appearance on Channel 5’s debut Jeremy Vine show was her first interview since leaving Celebrity Big…

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Sexy selfies may be lucrative but they wont overthrow the patriarchy | Phoebe-Jane Boyd

A study of #hot tags on Instagram says its about women maximising their lot, but nudity is about control by men, says freelance journalist Phoebe-Jane Boyd A woman must continually watch herself, is a John Berger quote you might remember if you studied art at school, or if you like…

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Why do people bend to the tyrannical pressures of social media? Let’s get real | Sam Wolfson

Instagrammability is now the No 1 consideration for millennials when deciding where to go on holiday. When did everyone lose touch with reality? I once interviewed a pop star who earnestly told me that he had stopped smoking weed and that, ever since, he had a clearer mind and more…

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Coleen Nolan cancels all work commitments

Skip Twitter post by @NolanColeen An announcement from Coleen. (Tour Team x) pic.twitter.com/wi50RdMuws — Coleen Nolan (@NolanColeen) September 6, 2018 Image copyright Ken McKay/ITV/REX/Shutterstock Image caption Janet Street-Porter attempted to mediate between Coleen Nolan (left) and Kim Woodburn Woodburn had been invited on to Loose Women to reconcile with Nolan…

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By Banking On Tia & Colton Drama On ‘Paradise’, ABC Did Us All A Disservice Betches

Last week, we had the long-awaited return of the only Bachelor franchise worth saving: Bachelor in Paradise. Unfortunately, because the Bachelor franchise is obsessed with itself, we had to suffer through some drama we were already bored of on The Bachelorette: Tia and Colton. (TL;DR: Tia & Colton had a brief thing, Tia made Becca cut him…

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The pressure to succeed is bad. But now we have to fail right, too | Alex Holder

High flyers talking about past disasters piles pressure on the rest of us for whom failure may be exactly that, says the writer Alex Holder I once worked at an advertising agency that had a huge Fail Harder. Id walk past those words on the way to my desk in…

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Epic Games just gave a perk for folks to turn on 2FA; every other big company should, too

Let’s talk a bit about security. Most internet users around the world are pretty crap at it, but there are basic tools that companies have, and users can enable, to make their accounts, and lives, a little bit more hacker-proof. One of these — two-factor authentication — just got a…

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