Mid-Day Shenanigans: Overweight Cat, Gayle King, Netflix

November 15, 2019

Happy Friday village! There's no better way to get ready for your weekend than by checking in with your girl Poet. Here are the stories on her radar today.

Mo'Nique Is Suing Netflix

The actress claims the streaming service underpaid her for a streaming special. She said in an Instagram post the incident was likely pay discrimination. 


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Twinkies Cereal Is A Thing

We're still not entirely sure who thought this was a good idea, but when we figure it out, we'll let you know.

An Overweight Cat Is Seen On A Flight

A Russian man made headlines for sneaking his large feline into the main cabin of a flight. The airline said the cat was too heavy to fly in the main cabin.

Seth Rogen Isn't Ashamed Of His Food Delivery Habits

The actor said he and his wife have spent more than $20,000 on food deliveries in the last five years. He attributed it to not having much time to cook. 

HBCU Students Organize Rally Urging Maryland To Settle Lawsuit

Students from four local HBCUs rallied Wednesday, urging lawmakers to settle a decades-long lawsuit claiming the state didn't equally fund the universities.

D.C. Transit Police Doesn't Have Much Oversight

It's increasingly evident that the public doesn't trust the agency.

Maryland City Ranked As One Of The Worst For Singles

If you're single and ready to mingle, Colubmia, Maryland, isn't the place for you.

Woman Brings Strategic Healing Practices To D.C.

A D.C. woman with a tea shop near Howard University has made clear it's possible to heal in several different ways.

50 Cent Has Lost His Instagram Account

The rapper's Instagram account has been disabled, which might actually be a good thing for the moment.

Gayle King Admits To Doing Nude Photoshoot

King said her boyfriend at the time was a photographer and wanted to try a creative shoot.

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