Guardian Life’s Weekly Catchup
Pique’s shady move
After the long and sour custody battle between Barcelona footballer, Gerard Piqué Bernabeu, and Colombia singer, Shakira Isabel Mebarak Ripoll, an agreement has been reached between the two. The singer will leave the home they shared together. Shakira and her kids will reside in Miami. Clara Chia Marti, Gerard Pique’s girlfriend, is anticipated to move into the former couple’s house. According to their attorneys, the singer was required to vacate the house where she shared a residence with the Spanish man and his girlfriend.
Wakanda for Nigeria
The film, Black Panther: Wakanda Forever, made a historical debut in Nigeria. The film’s premiere in Lagos, the largest metropolis in the African nation, was the first local premiere for a Marvel film. The event was attended by the cast members of the film, including Lupita Nyong’o, Danai Gurira, Winston Duke, Letitia Wright, Michaela Coel, and Tenoch Huerta, as well as the director/co-writer Ryan Coogler and producer Nate Moore. Pictures from the occasion show the film’s cast posing both individually and collectively on the black carpet and interacting with a large number of ecstatic fans. Black Panther: Wakanda Forever was screened on several screens at Filmhouse Cinemas IMAX Lekki in Lagos as part of the premiere.
Who’s the sexiest man alive?
The title of sexiest man alive for 2022 has been given to American actor, Chris Evans. The rare honour was disclosed during a late-night programme hosted by Stephen Colbert. The cover of a special issue of People’s Magazine will feature Evans. He noted that the title would make his mother very happy.
Win some lose some
Disney+ streaming service saw its subscriber ranks jump by 12 million users compared to June. But the company’s streaming services more than doubled their year-to-year operating losses. Sales and profit for the entertainment group as a whole were below analyst expectations. Shares in Disney fell 7.9 per cent after the results were posted.
164.2 million people have Disney+ subscriptions, which is more than the 161 million predicted by Factset. The significant revenue loss suffered by Disney’s premier streaming service, however, mitigated this. The entertainment group’s overall revenue and earnings fell short of analyst projections.