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I hate Andrew McCutchen.

Okay, that was harsh. Tantamount, dare I say, to Will Ferrell’s capricious face-slapping of self-deprecating Jay “Scootsie Doubleday” Phillips–and I apologize in the same haste as Jackie Moon. 2,903 more words

Sports

Paradigm, Yucaipa Expand European Reach by Pacting With London-Based X-Ray Touring

Paradigm Talent Agency, which made its entrance into the European market by acquiring a 50% stake in London-based CODA Music Agency in January 2014, has partnered with X-ray Touring and Ron Burkle’s Yucaipa on its latest venture, the companies announced today. 328 more words

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Ron Burkle finally acquires Morgans Hotel Group | #iRockParties | sbe 

Ron Burkle can finally check into Morgans Hotel Group and its 878-room Hudson Hotel on Columbus Circle after a three-year wait.
His Yucaipa Cos. led a group of buyers early Wednesday morning that closed a deal to buy the boutique hotel operator for $2.25 a share, or $805 million, the parties confirmed. 210 more words

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'El Cantante' Producer Julio Caro Sentenced to 18 Months in Prison for Embezzling

“El Cantante” told the story of Hector Lavoe, a Puerto Rican salsa star who spiraled into drug addiction and died of AIDS complications in 1993. Released in 2006, and starring then-newlyweds Marc Anthony and Jennifer Lopez, the independent film flopped at the box office, grossing just $7.5 million. 727 more words

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Producer Julio Caro Sentenced To 18 Months In Prison For Ripping Off Ron Burkle

Producer Julio Caro has been sentenced to 18 months in federal prison for stealing nearly $1.5 million from billionaire Ron Burkle’s Yucaipa Corporate Initiatives Fund. 160 more words

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