Lindsay Lohan, other celebs settle with SEC over crypto case
Actress Lindsay Lohan, rapper Akon and several other celebrities have agreed to pay tens of thousands of dollars to settle claims they promoted crypto investments to their millions of social media followers without disclosing they were being paid to do so.
New this week: Bruce Springsteen, 'The Big Brunch' and Sonic
This week’s new entertainment releases include albums by Bruce Springsteen and Louis Tomlinson, Olivia Wilde's “Don't Worry Darling” hits HBO Max, and Dan Levy of Emmy-winning “Schitt’s Creek” fame has “The Big Brunch,” a cooking competition he created and hosts.
EXPLAINER: What's this craze for 'NFTs' all about, anyway?
(Christie's via AP)LONDON – A digital art piece, tweaked using cryptocurrency technology to make it one-of-a-kind, sold at auction this week for nearly $70 million. One purpose of NFTs is that they can be used to trace an object's digital provenance, allowing a select few to prove ownership. Beeple is an American digital artist based in South Carolina whose real name is Mike Winkelmann. Digital artist Anne Spalter started out as an NFT skeptic but has now sold multiple artworks using the tokens. “They’re investors, they’re tech entrepreneurs, they’re in that world.”BUT WHO WOULD SPEND $70 MILLION ON ONE?
Worst celebrity drivers
Lindsay Lohan's troubles first began in 2005 when she was taken to hospital for crashing into a car that then collided with another vehicle. In 2007, she was arrested for her first DUI, and one month later she collided with a parked van. The following month Lohan was handed her second DUI. After a break from her behind-the-wheel troubles, in June 2012 she crashed her Porsche into an 18-wheeler and lied to police about who was driving at the time of the accident. In September 2013, she was arrested in New York after an alleged hit-and-run.