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Jennifer Lopez, Hailey Baldwin & More Stars Who Make Sweatpants Look Sexy — See Pics

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Thanks to stars like Hailey Baldwin, Jennifer Lopez & Camila Cabello, sweatpants are the must have fashion piece for making casual style look sexy! We’re taking a look at our favorite stars who are rocking the look!

Who doesn’t have a love-hate relationship with sweatpants? You’d be hard pressed to find someone who feels comfortable working the quintessential loungewear out and about. Not to mention, how on Earth could one make the notoriously unflattering pants look sexy? Well, some of the most famous faces in Hollywood might just have the answer. Stars including Jennifer Lopez, Hailey Baldwin, Larsa Pippen, and Kim Kardashian are boldly reclaiming the loose-fitting bottoms and showing just how to work the pant with all the confidence in the world!

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Jennifer Lopez was out in NYC on Aug. 10 when she rocked baggy gray Les Tien Classic Sweatpants with a cropped white T-shirt, Nike Air Force 1 Sneakers, & a pair of Quay x Jlo Reina Sunglasses. (MEGA)

J-Lo rocked the look when she was out in New York City on August 10. She managed to make sweats look super sexy when she wore a pair of baggy heather gray Les Tien Classic Sweatpants with an elastic waist, styled with a super cropped white short-sleeve T-shirt that put her insanely toned abs on full display. She accessorized her look with a pair of white Nike Air Force 1 ’07 Sneakers with neon details, a tie-dye face mask, a Taylormadebling Marry Me Bling Cup, Quay x Jlo Reina Sunglasses, and Jennifer Zeuner Large Ciara Hoop Earrings.

Larsa tried out the trend when she stepped out for lunch at Il Pastaio in Beverly Hills on Aug. 10 when she rocked a pair of oversized white sweats, which were high-waisted with an elastic band cinching in her tiny waist. She styled the pants with a baggy vintage black ACDC T-shirt tucked in, letting one side of the shirt hang off her shoulders, revealing her bright blue bra underneath. She accessorized her look with a black baseball cap and a pair of chunky white sneakers.

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Larsa Pippen was out to lunch in Beverly Hills on Aug. 10 when she rocked a pair of baggy white high-waisted sweatpants with an oversized vintage ACDC T-shirt tucked in, revealing her blue bra, & she accessorized with a black baseball cap & chunky white sneakers. (NYP/ShotbyJuliann / BACKGRID)

Hailey looked fabulous when she was out in LA on Feb. 17 when she rocked a head-to-toe tan outfit. She threw on a pair of baggy mid-rise Drew House Skidoodle Sweatpants with a tight PrettyLittleThing Shape Crop Top that showed off her toned abs and threw on a matching Oak + Fort Cardigan on top. She accessorized her casual but sexy look with a pair of Yeezy 500 Sneakers in Bone White, The Row Sporty Bowler 15 Bag, and a Vous Dad Hat.

For any mom-on-the-go, sweatpants can be an easy fit for a long day of errands, meetings, and time with kids. No one knows that better than Jennifer Garner! The mother-of-three knows all too well that comfort has to come first when out and about. In March 2019, Jen rocked a grey zip-up hoodie with black sweatpants, athletic sneakers, and sunglasses. The Alias star was quite busy, chatting on the phone while running her errands. All the while, Jen didn’t just look comfortable, she looked incredibly confident! She rocked a command all her own strutting down the sidewalk in her sweatpants and likely offered a ton of inspiration for passersby to try out the look!

Doubling down on just how fashionable sweatpants can be, supermodel Gigi made the apparel look runway-ready while turning the New York City pavement into her own personal catwalk! The model’s Reebok collaboration salmon-colored tracksuit was the perfect fit as she left Highline Stages in the Big Apple. Gigi’s slim figure was totally complimented by the loose-fitting ensemble. She even accessorized with chunky gold necklaces and similarly colored sneakers! Gigi practically looked as if she had wondered right off the runway and out into the city!

Well, there you have it! Sweatpants are officially sexy again thanks to these and many more stars wearing the pants to perfection. To see more stars wearing sweatpants and rocking them with a confidence and sexiness all their own, click through the gallery above!

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Netflix is developing a live action ‘Assassin’s Creed’ show

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Netflix announced this morning that it’s partnering with Ubisoft to adapt the game publisher’s “Assassin’s Creed” franchise into a live action series.

The franchise jumps around in history, telling the story of a secret society of assassins with “genetic memory” and their centuries-long battle the knights templar. It has sold 155 million games worldwide and was also turned into a nearly incomprehensible 2016 film starring Michael Fassbender and Marion Cotillard, which underperformed at the box office.

The companies say that they’re currently looking for a showrunner. Jason Altman and Danielle Kreinik of Ubisoft’s film and television division will serve as executive producers. (In addition to working on adaptations of Ubisoft’s intellectual property, the publisher is also involved in the Apple TV+ industry comedy “Mythic Quest.”)

“We’re excited to partner with Ubisoft and bring to life the rich, multilayered storytelling that Assassin’s Creed is beloved for,” said Netflix’s vice president of original series Peter Friedlander in a statement. “From its breathtaking historical worlds and massive global appeal as one of the best selling video game franchises of all time, we are committed to carefully crafting epic and thrilling entertainment based on this distinct IP and provide a deeper dive for fans and our members around the world to enjoy.”

It sounds like there could be follow-up shows as well, with the announcement saying that Netflix and Ubisoft will “tap into the iconic video game’s trove of dynamic stories with global mass appeal for adaptations of live action, animated, and anime series.”

Netflix recently placed an eight-episode order for “Resident Evil,” another video game franchise that was previously adapted for the big screen. And it also had a big hit with its adaptation of “The Witcher,” which is based on a fantasy book series that was popularized via video games.

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Original Content podcast: ‘Lovecraft Country’ is gloriously bonkers

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As we tried to recap the first season of HBO’s “Lovecraft Country,” one thing became clear: The show is pretty nuts.

The story begins by sending Atticus “Tic” Freeman (Jonathan Majors), his friend Leti Lewis (Jurnee Smolett) and his uncle George (Courtney B. Vance) on a road trip across mid-’50s America in search of Tic’s missing father. You might assume that the search will occupy the entire season, or take even longer than that; instead, the initial storyline is wrapped up quickly.

And while there’s a story running through the whole season, most of the episodes are relatively self-contained, offering their own versions on various horror and science fiction tropes. There’s a haunted house episode, an Indiana Jones episode, a time travel episode and more.

The show isn’t perfect — the writing can be clunky, the special effects cheesy and cheap-looking. But at its best, it does an impressive job of mixing increasingly outlandish plots, creepy monsters (with plentiful gore) and a healthy dose of politics.

After all, “Lovecraft Country” (adapted form a book by Matt Ruff) is named after notoriously racist horror writer H.P. Lovecraft, but it focuses almost entirely on Black characters, making the case that old genres can be reinvigorated with diverse casts and a rethinking of political assumptions.

In addition to reviewing the show, the latest episode of the Original Content podcast also includes a discussion of Netflix earnings, the new season of “The Bachelorette” and the end of Quibi.

You can listen in the player below, subscribe using Apple Podcasts or find us in your podcast player of choice. If you like the show, please let us know by leaving a review on Apple. You can also follow us on Twitter or send us feedback directly. (Or suggest shows and movies for us to review!)

And if you’d like to skip ahead, here’s how the episode breaks down:
0:00 Intro
0:36 Netflix discussion
3:18 “The Bachelorette”
6:30 Quibi
14:35 “Lovecraft Country” review
31:32 “Lovecraft Country” spoiler discussion

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The short, strange life of Quibi

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“All that is left now is to offer a profound apology for disappointing you and, ultimately, for letting you down,” Jeffrey Katzenberg and Meg Whitman wrote, closing out an open letter posted to Medium. “We cannot thank you enough for being there with us, and for us, every step of the way.”

With that, the founding executives confirmed the rumors and put Quibi to bed, a little more than six months after launching the service.

Starting a business is an impossibly difficult task under nearly any conditions, but even in a world that’s littered with high-profile failures, the streaming service’s swan song was remarkable for both its dramatically brief lifespan and the amount of money the company managed to raise (and spend) during that time.

A month ahead of its commercial launch, Quibi announced that it had raised another $750 million. That second round of funding brought the yet-to-launch streaming service’s funding up to $1.75 billion — roughly the same as the gross domestic product of Belize, give or take $100 million.

“We concluded a very successful second raise which will provide Quibi with a strong cash runway,” CFO Ambereen Toubassy told the press at the time. “This round of $750 million gives us tremendous flexibility and the financial wherewithal to build content and technology that consumers embrace.”

Quibi’s second funding round brought the yet-to-launch streaming service’s funding up to $1.75 billion — roughly the same as the gross domestic product of Belize, give or take $100 million.

From a financial perspective, Quibi had reason to be hopeful. Its fundraising ambitions were matched only by the aggressiveness with which it planned to spend that money. At the beginning of the year, Whitman touted the company’s plans to spend up to $100,000 per minute of programming — $6 million per hour. The executive proudly contrasted the jaw-dropping sum to the estimated $500 to $5,000 an hour spent by YouTube creators.

For Whitman and Katzenberg — best known for their respective reigns at HP and Disney — money was key to success in an already crowded marketplace. $1 billion was a drop in the bucket compared to the $17.3 billion Netflix was expected to spend on original content in 2020, but it was a start.

Following in the footsteps of Apple, who had also recently announced plans to spend $1 billion to launch its own fledgling streaming service, the company was enlisting A-List talent, from Steven Spielberg, Guillermo del Toro and Ridley Scott to Reese Witherspoon, Jennifer Lopez and LeBron James. If your name carried any sort of clout in Hollywood boardrooms, Quibi would happily cut you a check, seemingly regardless of content specifics.

Quibi’s strategy primarily defined itself by itself by its constraints. In hopes of attracting younger millennial and Gen Z, the company’s content would be not just mobile-first, but mobile-only. There would be no smart TV app, no Chromecast or AirPlay compatibility. Pricing, while low compared to the competition, was similarly off-putting. After a 90-day free trial, $4.99 got you an ad-supported subscription. And boy howdy, were there ads. Ads upon ads. Ads all the way down. Paying another $3 a month would make them go away.

Technological constraints and Terms of Service fine print forbade screen shots — a fundamental understanding of how content goes viral in 2020 (though, to be fair, one shared with other competing streaming services). Amusingly, the inability to share content led to videos like this one of director Sam Raimi’s perplexingly earnest “The Golden Arm.”

It features a built-on laugh track from viewers as Emmy winner Rachel Brosnahan lies in a hospital bed after refusing to remove a golden prosthetic. It’s an allegory, surely, but not one intentionally played for laughs. Many of the videos that did ultimately make the rounds on social media were regarded as a curiosity — strange artifacts from a nascent streaming service that made little sense on paper.

Most notable of all, however, were the “quick bites” that gave the service its confusingly pronounced name. Each program would be served in 5-10 minute chunks. The list included films acquired by the service, sliced up into “chapters.” Notably, the service didn’t actually purchase the content outright; instead, rights were set to revert to their creators after seven years. Meanwhile, after two years, content partners were able to “reassemble” the chunks back into a movie for distribution.

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