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Chris Pratt Deleting 35K Unread Emails Will Either Soothe Or Infuriate You

"Okay, trying not to panic.”

We sincerely hope Chris Pratt is doing okay.

There are two types of people in this world: Those who have 35k unread emails sitting in their inbox and those who have zero. This week, Chris Pratt is both of these people. On Wednesday, the Parks and Recreation star took to his Instagram to recount a very traumatic/soothing story, depending on how you look at it.  

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See, Chris Pratt gets a lot of emails. When his son Jack (who is only seven-years-old) played on his phone, he “gasp(ed) in shock” at the 35k red bubble notification, which is either super relatable or super crazy to you. In reaction to this, Chris Pratt admitted the number was “a lot” but proceeded to say, that it was “mostly junk”. 

Pratt defended himself saying, “See, what I do is I sign up for everything … I’m one of those idiots who will do, like, an IQ test. It’ll be like, ‘Wanna take an IQ test? Give me your email!’ And then I do, which proves my IQ is about seven. And then I just get junk from everyone and I just don’t erase it.” While we can certainly understand the situation, we can’t see how the Jurassic World star let it get to this point. Watch Chris Pratt talk about it here.

It was at this point that Chris Pratt decided to change his ways by vowing to read 1000 emails a day until that number got down to zero. He said with Hamlet-level ambition, “There are a lot of emails in there where I just spaced out and I didn’t get back to you… If you’re watching this and you’re one of those people I’m sorry but I’m gonna try. I’m gonna try to get back to you, I’m working on it right now.”

While this plan sounded full-proof in theory, Chris’ subsequent actions might’ve ruined the whole thing. Instead of sifting through each email over the course of a month, Chris Pratt accidentally deleted his entire inbox in one hit. Anxiety. Roof. Through it. 

He uploaded a follow-up video saying, “Okay, trying not to panic. I think I just tried something to delete anything unread, and it just deleted them. So now I’m like: ‘Oh no. I needed to read them.’ But, I don’t know where they went… Oh my God, this could be a real nightmare.” Watch Chris Pratt freak out here.

Let this be a warning to those who don’t sift through their emails regularly. If you’re someone who has 35k unread emails and can relate, just beware of what can happen when you try to deal with your emails in bulk. We recommend replying to those key emails first. Please, for our sake.

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‘Masterchef’ Proves Asian Representation Is As Easy As Two-Minute Noodles

“This is the real on-screen diversity we’ve all been waiting for.”

Last night’s Masterchef episode was one for the ages. While this season has been filled with some wild challenges that involved sushi trains, shocking twists and Katy Pery, this episode gave voice to a very important slice of Australia. 

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The episode was all about instant noodles. And while some of you were wondering where the Mi Goreng noodles were or learning how to pronounce ‘Maggi’ correctly, we saw something quite beautiful on-screen. For hours, during prime-time tv, Australian audiences were subject to Asian culture, Asian representation and Asian women killing it.

As Poh Ling Yeow, Reece Hignell, Jess Liemantara and Simon Toohey were all challenged to “pimp out” two-minute noodles, Asian families around Australia gasped at the sight they were seeing.

Benjamin Law put it best when he said, “This is the real on-screen diversity we’ve all been waiting for.”

But, he’s not the only one. The #MasterchefAU hashtag was popping off on Twitter, with many praising the Australian-Asian representation on-screen from not only the noodle challenge but the following ‘comfort food’ challenge, which saw both Poh and Jess plate up Asian-inspired dishes. 

A lot of the discourse around Masterchef this season has been about the positive representation on screen, with each episode diving into new cultures and giving them a platform to be enjoyed by the wider-Austalia. Additionally, the introduction of an Asian-female judge and the abundance of queer, ethnic and non-men voices on screen make this show feel like it does capture the reality of Australia.

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Funny that Austalia was worried that the new season would flop without the OG judges returning but, after what’s happened this season, we wouldn’t have it any other way.

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Kendall Jenner Has Been Ordered To Pay Up For Her Fyre Fest Insta Post

Ka-ching!

Fyre Festival did a lot of things. It put Ja Rule back on the map (albeit in a very strange way), it gave us the meme of Andy King and the water bottle incident but most importantly it outed the trend of celebrities promoting things they knew nothing about for a bit of coin. One of these celebrities is Kendall Jenner. 

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Back in the day, Kendall Jenner took to social media to promote Fyre Festival saying, “So hyped to announce my G.O.O.D Music Family as the first headliners for @fyrefestival… Use my promo code KJONFYRE for the next 24 hours to get on the list for the artists and talents afterparty on Fyre Cay.” But, as the festival never happened, as you know, Kendall Jenner has been sued. Along with many other artists. 

Kendall’s Instagram Post

Today it is revealed that Kendall Jenner has settled the lawsuit concerning her involvement with Fyre Festival. According to court documents, the reality star will pay approximately $140,000 (US $90,000) for the aforementioned social media post. Interestingly, Kendall Jenner was paid approximately $418,000 (US $275,000) for the post itself, a mere fraction of what Jenner will pay up.

Kendall Jenner was sued back in August 2019 for her Fyre Festival post by Gregory Messer, a lawyer who’s also the trustee overseeing the bankruptcy of Fyre Media. We should note that Kendall Jenner isn’t the only celebrity being sued. Emily Ratajkowski, Migos, Pusha T and Lil Yachty have also been sued for their involvement in Fyre Festival. 

The lawsuits weren’t limited to celebrities though, a number of lawsuits were filed as a result of this music festival scam. The festival’s founder, Billy McFarland, was sentenced to six years in prison after pleading guilty to multiple counts of fraud.

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