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    the age gap in hollywood is worse than you thought

    by · June 03, 2015

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    National Running Day
    News of the Day:
    + Here’s a list of everywhere you can get free donuts on Friday for National Donut Day.
    + Google is working on a new technology that will be able to tell you how many calories are in that Instagram #foodporn pic. Enjoy the blissful ignorance while it lasts.
    + Just when we thought Hollywood sexism couldn’t get any worse, IndieWire studied 422 successful romcoms (from 1984 to 2014) and revealed that the age gap between male and female leads has never been higher. On average, male leads are 4.5 years older than female leads. As author Stephen Follows writes, “At no point in the past 30 years has the average annual age of female leads been older than the average age of their male counterparts.”
    + Iggy Azalea is now engaged to Nick Young. And her ring is quite large.
    + Mariah Carey is on Match.com… to promote her new music video...
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