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Erin Lichy Exposed Donating to Trump After 2020 Election, Claims She’s No … on August 2, 2023 at 9:18 pm The Hollywood Gossip

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On this week’s The Real Housewives of New York City, Jenna Lyons tried to sneak out of Erin Lichy’s home.

After some recent revelations, a lot of fans are feeling the same way about the Hamptons host.

It seems that Erin is, or was, a Trump fan. So much so that she made multiple donations after he lost the 2020 election.

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Housewives fans are asking if Erin is an election denier. She says that she’s not, but that doesn’t explain that “Stop The Steal” money.

Erin Lichy speaks to the confessional camera during the RHONY 14 season premiere. (Bravo)

Recently, multiple users of social media including a viral TikTok post pointed out Erin Lichy’s alarming and topical political donations.

The post broke containment and circulated widely on Twitter.

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Did Erin Lichy donate to disgraced former president Donald Trump’s ironically titled “Stop the Steal” campaign … and thus help to fund the horrific attack on our nation’s capitol on January 6, 2021?

Donald Trump’s supporters stormed a session of Congress held January 6, 2021, to certify Joe Biden’s election win, triggering unprecedented chaos and violence at the heart of American democracy and accusations the president was attempting a coup. (Getty)

If you search the Federal Election Commission database, you can see donations in the wake of the 2020 election.

Erin Lichy donated four times to WinRed, which is the Republican fundraising PAC. She specifically made these four donations after the election.

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It fell to Erin Lichy to play host in her redone 5-bedroom, 7-bathroom Hamptons abode for her RHONY 14 castmates. (Bravo)

And she made them at a time when Trump was already pushing lies — claims that the election was fraudulent, or “stolen” from him.

This of course led to his “Stop The Steal” campaign, which ironically pushed to steal the election from American voters.

Eventually, it led to an attempt to do that by force of arms. A mob of violent Trump supporters attacked our nation’s capitol. The deadly insurrection threatened American democracy — and could have been even worse. Their intentions were so much worse.

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Pro-Trump protesters gather in front of the U.S. Capitol Building on January 6, 2021 in Washington, DC. Trump supporters gathered in the nation’s capital to protest the ratification of President-elect Joe Biden’s Electoral College victory over President Trump in the 2020 election. A pro-Trump mob later stormed the Capitol, breaking windows and clashing with police officers. Five people died as a result. (Getty)

To be clear, no one is accusing Erin of personally financing a death squad that aimed to execute Nancy Pelosi or Mike Pence.

But she made $100 donations on November 5 and November 6 to WinRed.

And on November 7 and November 9, after everyone save Trump’s camp had called the race for Biden, she earmarked her $100 donations for the “Trump Make America Great Again Committee.”

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Trump supporters clash with police and security forces as people try to storm the US Capitol on January 6, 2021 in Washington, DC. Demonstrators breached security and entered the Capitol as Congress debated the 2020 presidential election Electoral Vote Certification. (Getty)

On Monday, after a slew of Instagram comments under her posts and tweets about her, Erin released a statement.

“Regarding the hateful and misinformed social commentary going on about me,” she began.

Erin wrote: “I’d like to dispel these false narratives before they continue any further.”

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Walking the streets of New York, RHONY 14 star Erin Lichy has scarcely begun to introduce herself on her debut episode. (Bravo)

“I do not deny the election,” Erin claimed, “and have never supported stop the steal.”

She affirmed: “I unequivocally believe that the 2020 Presidential election was fair and the President was rightfully elected.”

That is good to hear. It does make her donating money after the election a little odd.

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The title card for The Real Housewives of New York City Season 14 shows an array of fresh faces: Brynn Whitfield, Erin Lichy, Jenna Lyons, Sai De Silva, Jessel Taank, and Ubah Hassan. (Bravo)

A lot of Twitter remains unconvinced. Meanwhile, others say that the intentions behind the donations are beside the point.

Well, sure, it’s pretty unsettling. A new Real Housewife may have inadvertently contributed (modest) funds towards a campaign that led to America’s darkest day since 9/11.

But others note that, even without the weird post-election timing of it all, it’s making Erin look like the new Ramona Singer. (It’s not a compliment)

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The Real Housewives of New York City star Ramona Singer wants to speak with the manager, so to speak, demanding that producers stop filming. (Bravo)

Ramona’s political leanings are infamous. She fawned over Donald Trump. And that is very much at odds with that majority of Bravo audiences.

Erin and Ramona aren’t the only conservative Housewives, current or former.

Is Erin going to be an Emily Simpson, so likable that you forget that little detail? Or is she going to be a Kelly Dodd? Maybe somewhere in the middle.

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Can You Crack the Code to Film Distribution Success?

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In the ever-evolving film industry, getting your film in front of audiences can be a daunting task. With the rise of streaming platforms and shifting consumer habits, traditional distribution and sales strategies are no longer the only game in town. In this article, we’ll explore the various pathways for film distribution and sales, including working with distributors, sales agents, and platforms like Netflix and Amazon Prime.

Traditional Distribution
Traditional distribution involves partnering with a distributor who will handle the release of your film in theaters, on DVD, and through broadcast television. This can include major studios like Warner Bros. or Sony Pictures, as well as independent distributors like A24 or Magnolia Pictures. Distributors will typically take a percentage of the revenue generated by the film in exchange for their services.
Sales Agents
Sales agents, also known as film sales companies, act as intermediaries between filmmakers and distributors. They will often attend film festivals and markets, like the American Film Market or Cannes, to pitch your film to potential buyers. Sales agents will typically take a commission on any sales they secure.
Streaming Platforms
Streaming platforms like Netflix, Amazon Prime, and Hulu have revolutionized the way audiences consume film content. These platforms are increasingly becoming major players in the distribution and sales landscape. They often acquire films outright, bypassing traditional distribution channels.
Self-Distribution
With the rise of digital platforms, self-distribution has become a viable option for filmmakers. This involves handling distribution and sales in-house, often through a filmmaker’s own production company. Self-distribution allows for greater creative control and potentially higher profit margins.
Strategies for Success
So, how can filmmakers navigate this complex landscape? Here are a few key strategies to keep in mind:
  • Know your audience: Understand who your target audience is and where they consume content.
  • Build a strong online presence: Develop a website and social media channels to showcase your film and connect with potential buyers.
  • Attend film festivals and markets: Network with industry professionals and showcase your film to potential buyers.
  • Consider hybrid distribution models: Combine traditional distribution with self-distribution or streaming platforms to maximize reach and revenue.
Film distribution and sales have evolved significantly in recent years. By understanding the various pathways available, filmmakers can make informed decisions about how to get their film in front of audiences. Whether through traditional distribution, sales agents, streaming platforms, or self-distribution, the key to success lies in knowing your audience, building a strong online presence, and being flexible in an ever-changing landscape.

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Will Smith and Martin Lawrence Rev Up for ‘Bad Boys: Ride or Die’

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Will Smith and Martin Lawrence are hitting the road to promote their upcoming action-comedy flick, “Bad Boys: Ride or Die,” the fourth installment of the beloved “Bad Boys” franchise.

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Despite recent health concerns surrounding Lawrence, the duo’s chemistry remains intact as they embark on an extensive promotional tour across Europe. Smith has expressed gratitude for the unwavering support of fans and praised Sony Pictures for standing by him during challenging times.

The movie marks Smith’s return to the big screen after the infamous Oscars slap incident, and it centers around a quest to redeem the tarnished reputation of the duo’s late captain, Conrad Howard (Joe Pantoliano), who is posthumously accused of being an informant for a Mexican drug cartel.

While the response to “Ride or Die” will undoubtedly be seen as a commentary on Smith’s renewed box office appeal, Lawrence’s manic comic energy remains the driving force behind these films. His delivery of iconic lines during intense action sequences is unparalleled, and the movie understands the importance of crafting situations for him to shine.

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Smith, on the other hand, seems to be playing a more subdued role, allowing Lawrence to take center stage. If the slap incident led to a reevaluation of Smith as a leading man, “Ride or Die” offers a perfect vehicle to remind audiences of his exceptional talent.

As the summer release of “Beverly Hills Cop” with Eddie Murphy approaches, “Bad Boys: Ride or Die” serves as a reminder of the enduring appeal of breezily entertaining genre movies featuring movie stars. Will Smith isn’t going anywhere, and his collaboration with Martin Lawrence promises to be an entertaining ride for fans of the franchise.

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Michael Jackson’s Children Blocked from Trust Funds Over $700M Tax Dispute

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Michael Jackson’s three children – Prince, 27, Paris, 25, and Bigi, 22 – along with his mother Katherine, 94, have been barred from accessing funds from the late singer’s trust due to an ongoing legal battle between Jackson’s estate and the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) over a $700 million tax bill.

The dispute arose when the IRS audited the estate’s federal estate tax return and claimed that it had “undervalued its assets,” resulting in an additional $700 million in taxes and penalties owed. While the estate initially won in court in 2021, it later filed a motion for reconsideration regarding the court’s valuation of Jackson’s music catalog, which is still pending.

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Until this case is resolved and the value of Jackson’s estate is determined, the IRS and the estate cannot agree on the deduction amount for the federal estate tax return. Consequently, the estate’s co-executors, John Branca and John McClain, have denied requests from the beneficiaries to release funds, citing the ongoing IRS audit.

Family Feud Over Legal Fees

The situation is further complicated by a separate legal feud between Katherine Jackson and her grandson Bigi. Katherine has been attempting to use funds from the estate to cover legal fees incurred while challenging the $600 million sale of Jackson’s music assets to Sony, a move supported by Bigi and approved by a judge.

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Katherine’s lawyer, Adam Pines, accused the executors of “trying to punish” her for contesting their actions and claimed they would have paid the legal fees if they were related to other litigation. Pines suggested the executors are intentionally withholding payments until Katherine passes away.

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Trust Distribution Requirements

According to the court filing, Jackson’s trust stipulates that 20% of his estate, as valued for federal estate tax purposes, should be donated to charity, with the remaining assets distributed to subtrusts. However, Katherine’s filing disputes the executors’ belief that charitable donations must be made before any distributions to beneficiaries, arguing that “nothing in the Trust requires those payments to be made before any preliminary distribution to other beneficiaries.”

Bigi, on the other hand, has requested the court deny Katherine’s request, stating that “a reversal on appeal would be an extreme longshot” and that her decision to appeal is “not for the benefit of the heirs.”

As the legal battle continues, the estate is providing for Jackson’s children and mother through a “family allowance,” but no funds from the trust itself will be distributed until the tax dispute is resolved and the estate’s value is finalized.

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