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Belloni Out THR

“Before he resigned, THR editorial director Matt Belloni was told by his bosses: tiptoe around Jennifer Lopez coverage, lay off [Stephen Mnuchin’s wife] Louise Linton, stop talking so much about box office “bombs,” and ease up on the “negative coverage of the industry.”
“This isn’t about not covering the ‘misses’ in the industry and educating the world as to why things weren’t successful.But the glib sort of ongoing negativity here is exhausting and not part of our strategy… We have our big event (WIE) and a celebration of Reese and its clouded by the other negative coverage above (not sure you can see the coverage that took away from a great moment for Reese).”
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