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Statt-us Update 6/29/20 – Today’s Headlines & More


Here’s a quick way to get caught up on what’s going on in the world. Everyday B-105’s StattMan puts together a collection of news stories that might impact the average person in Cincinnati. In no particular order. Nothing political or to heavy, just good country fun.

Patriots docked third-round pick, fined $1.1M for filming Bengals’ sideline

Bill Belichick signed Cam Newton to a one-year, no risk, low money, incentive-rich deal.

It’s all on the table for Newton now. He can be a Week 1 starter for a team with what looks like a very good defense. To do so, he’ll have to return to his better form and seemingly embrace the Patriot Way of saying nothing and doing little in front of reporters.

Ferris Bueller’s Reunion

Ferris Bueller’s Day Off.  Josh Gad has been reuniting the casts of classic films each week via Zoom on his Reunited Apart YouTube show, including The Goonies, Back to the Future, Splash and Ghostbusters. For the final episode of the season, he gathered the cast and creators of Ferris Bueller’s Day Off including Matthew Broderick, Alan Ruck, Mia Sara, Jennifer Grey and Ben Stein and others to reminisce.

Margot Robbie, Christina Hodson Reteam for New ‘Pirates of the Caribbean’ Movie for Disney

While plot details are being kept in Davey Jones’ locker, the project, in early development, is not intended to be a spinoff of the long-running franchise that had pirate Jack Sparrow at its center, but rather a wholly original story with new characters under the Pirates moniker, itself inspired by the long-running attraction at Disneyland.

The new project is said to be separate from the already announced reboot of the popular Pirates franchise

Kelsea Ballerini calls out Chase Rice for ‘being selfish enough’ to hold a concert for 4K people in Tennessee amid COVID-19 pandemic

Changing Voices To Match The Characters Ethnicity  

The Simpsons and Family Guy are now the two latest shows to address the issue of white actors playing non-white characters in the world of animation, with The Simpsons announcing on Friday that it’ll no longer “have white actors voice non-white characters.” Meanwhile, Mike Henry—who’s voiced the character of Cleveland Brown for the last 21 years on both Family Guy and The Cleveland Show—has announced that he’s stepping down from the part.