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8@8: Your Morning Scoop

drake’s ‘degrassi’ exit drama continues…

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National Clean Your Virtual Desktop Day!

News of the Day:

+ According to VarietyHBO has ordered a comedy series created by YouTube star Issa Rae and The Nightly Show host Larry Wilmore. The female-centric show is called "Insecure" and it will be a 30-minute segment starring Rae, who also serves as a co-executive producer and writer on the series.  

The co-creator of Degrassi is denying that Drake was "kicked off" the show, despite the claims that the rapper made in his interview with magazine. The whole story is turning into a classic "he said, she said" debate... That didn't stop Drake from going on Instagram to announce that


Hillary Clinton spent $15,000 at Jay Z's 40/40 Club for a campaign fundraising event on September 30. No, it wasn't all for popping bottles at a private table—that money covered catering, food, and beverages.

+ Twin Peaks director David Lynch is working on a memoir titled Life and Work. The autobiography will touch on his body of work, artistic development, and creative struggles. The book is expected for release in 2017.

+ Remember how excited we were about Flirtmoji's vagina and penis emojis? Turns out that the designer plagiarized some work by multimedia artist Erin Tobey. Not cool!

Deal of the Day: 

American Eagle has a new coffee-infused collection available! Shop Denim X Café for women and Denim Flex Café for men from $49.95 to $54.95 in stores and online.

Advice of the Day:

"You just have to be everything to yourself." –Brie Larson

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