The Daily Populous

Thursday February 27th, 2020 day edition

image for Hey Now, Hilary Duff Puts Disney+ on Blast for Lizzie McGuire Revival Problems

On Instagram Stories, Duff screenshotted a recent news story about the Love, Simon TV show moving from Disney+ to Hulu, as the “adult themes” were deemed not a good fit for the “family friendly” streaming service.

Hilary Duff hints that Disney Plus sidelined ‘Love, Simon’ and ‘Lizzie McGuire’ reboot for same reason.

However, a series of events unfold that “force” her out of New York City and back to Los Angeles.

“Now, stepping into the role as a 30-year-old trying to navigate life is equally interesting,” Duff previously told us about returning to the character.

Update, 6:15 p.m.: In a new report, Variety shed some gossipy light about what was allegedly causing difficulties with the Lizzie McGuire revival.

Multiple sources close to the show say that Hilary Duff was incensed that Terri Minsky was unexpectedly fired, which occurred when Duff was off the grid for her honeymoon in Mozambique.

I felt like I wanted to do a show that was worthy of that kind of devotion. »

Coronavirus: Trump contradicts his own health experts on whether US faces severe illnesses

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Donald Trump has disagreed with his own health experts who have warned it was inevitable that coronavirus would spread within the US.

I don’t think it’s inevitable because we’re doing a really job at the borders and checking people coming in,” he said.

Coronavirus: Streets around world left empty 1/10 A man wearing a face mask crosses a road in Wuhan, the epicentre of the novel coronavirus outbreak. »

Marine commandant banishes Confederate symbols from all Corps installations

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Marine Corps Commandant Gen. David Berger has ordered all Confederate-related paraphernalia to be removed from Marine Corps installations, his spokesman confirmed on Wednesday.

Berger’s spokesman confirmed to Task & Purpose that the commandant had sent a directive to his senior staff ordering all installations to get rid of symbols of the Confederate States of America.

“Last week, the Commandant of the Marine Corps directed specific tasks be reviewed or addressed by Headquarters Marine Corps staff,” Maj. Eric Flanagan said in an email. »

James Bond 'No Time To Die' Runtime

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Not content with playing the MI6 for longer than any other actor, his swansong will also be the longest Bond film in the franchise, according to runtime details released by cinemas in the US and the Netherlands.

US cinema chain Regal has revealed that the 25th Bond film will clock in at 163 minutes – that's two hours and 43 minutes fact fans – which beats the previous longest Bond film, Spectre, by a quarter of an hour.

Oddly enough, Craig's stint also includes the shortest Bond film, Quantum of Solace, which had a runtime of 106 minutes. »

Poll: Two-thirds of voters say billionaires should pay a wealth tax

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Around two-thirds of Americans say they support a "wealth tax" on billionaires in an effort to close the wealth gap in the country, according to a new Hill-HarrisX poll.

Sixty-seven percent of registered voters surveyed in the poll released Wednesday said billionaires should be targeted and have to pay a wealth tax to cut down on inequality, while 33 percent opposed such an effort.

The survey found majority support for such a tax among Democrats and independents, at 85 percent and 66 percent, respectively. »