Universal cancels release of violent satire The Hunt after Trump criticism

Studio scraps movie about a group of elites hunting deplorables following gun violence across US and tweet by Trump The Hollywood studio behind a violent satire depicting a dozen supposedly red state Americans who wake up in a clearing and realize they are being stalked for sport by elite liberals, is to scrap the movies release , days after announcing it Blumhouse, the independent film house known mostly for low-budget horror films such as Paranormal Activity and The Purge as well as also the Oscar winner BlacKkKlansman, was due to come out on 27 September. News of the decision was first the Hollywood Reporter. But a string of extremist gun massacres in Ohio, Texas and California which resulted in more …

This old Donald Trump income tax tweet isn’t aging well

A tweet sent by now-President Donald Trump in 2012 pointing out that many Americans don’t pay their income tax resurfaced after a New York Times report published on Tuesday. The Times found that more than decade ago, the president was able to legally avoid paying income taxes because of declared losses. As the investigation puts it: The numbers show that in 1985, Mr. Trump reported losses of $46.1 million from his core businesses largely casinos, hotels and retail space in apartment buildings. They continued to lose money every year, totaling $1.17 billion in losses for the decade. In fact, year after year, Mr. Trump appears to have lost more money than nearly any other individual American taxpayer, The Times found …