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Tiffany Haddish is Producing a New Show on HBO

The "Girls Trip" star will executive produce "Unsubscribed," a look into blackness, beauty, identity and the Instagram hustle

Tiffany Haddish is set to executive produce a new show on HBO titled "Unsubscribe," according to Variety. It's described as "an examination of female blackness, beauty, and identity through a behind-the-scenes look at the Instagram hustle."

Haddish had a really good 2017. She was the breakout star of the comedic film 'Girls Trip', released a New York Times bestselling book The Last Black Unicorn, the first black female stand-up comic to host Saturday Night Live, and made GroupOn cool again. And she's not slowing down.

The show will be written and co-produced by Xosha Roquemore and Danielle Henderson. Henderson is a seasoned TV writer, having worked on shows like "Maniac," "Difficult People" and "Divorce." While this will be the first time writing and producing for Roquemore, she has had experience in front of the camera. She played the character Tamera in The Mindy Project for six seasons, as well as Jo Ann in the Oscar-nominated film Precious.

For Haddish, this show is her first project with HBO since they signed a two-year pact production company She Ready Productions. She's also set to executive produce a film with Paramount titled "Limited Partners," as well as "The Temp" with Universal. She'll also star in female-driven comedy "The Kitchen" with New Line, and "Night School" across Kevin Hart, which will be released this September.

In the meantime, you can catch Haddish on her new show The Last OG, where she plays a woman whose ex-boyfriend is released from prison on good behavior after serving 15 years. The show is created by Jordan Peele and John Carcieri and co-stars Tracy Morgan.

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Influential Louis Vuitton And Off-White Designer Virgin Abloh, Dies at 41

The popular Ghanian-American designer had been battling a rare form of cancer in private for several years.

The fashion industry has lost a talented, unique, and boundary-pushing influence this weekend.

41-year-old Ghanianian-American designer Virgil Abloh has died after a 2 year battle with a rare form of cancer, a statement from his associates LVMH Moët Hennessy Louis Vuitton said on Sunday. Abloh, founder of luxury streetwear brand Off-White, and artistic director of men's wear at French fashion house Louis Vuitton leaves his wife Shannon, and 2 children - Lowe and Grey. Chairman and CEO of LVMH Bernard Arnault said in a statement, "We are all shocked after this terrible news. Virgil was not only a genius designer, a visionary, he was also a man with a beautiful soul and great wisdom." "The LVMH family joins me in this moment of great sorrow, and we are all thinking of his loved ones after the passing of their husband, their father, their brother, or their friend," he added.

After the news broke on Sunday, Abloh started trending on Twitter, with fans of the designer remembering his influence on music, art, and fashion. The 1990s saw Abloh DJ and the creative director once told The Guardian in a 2016 interview, "When the phone is off, I play my favorite songs really loud for myself, and I'm not talking to anyone. I'm not managing anything. It's just like a time when I can listen to music… I'll be DJing after I'm done designing or doing anything else." Virgil got his hands into designing album artworks after strumming up a friendship with American rapper Kanye West before becoming the creative director of West's DONDA Creative House. More recently known for his creative streetwear brand 'Off-White' the designer became popular among fashion-conscious youngsters and will forever be immortalized.

A statement posted to Abloh's Instagram explained that "Virgil chose to endure his battle privately since his diagnosis in 2019, undergoing numerous challenging treatments, all while helming several significant institutions that span fashion, art, and culture"

Friends, fans, and colleagues took to social media to share their well-wishes for Virgil as he transitions to his next destination.



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