Merge 104.8 | 16 November 2022
Simon Cowell has made a plea for Britney Spears to return as a judge on one of his shows – after saying The X Factor could be revived in 2024. He wants to work with Britney again 10 years after they were both on the judging panel of the American version of The X Factor. Simon has made a public plea for her to consider it now that she is free of her conservatorship.
The Director of the new Indiana Jones movie, James Mangold, has confirmed that Harrison Ford’s Indiana Jones will never be replaced. It comes in response to claims surrounding the character’s future in Indiana Jones 5. The movie is released June 2023, and marks his final appearance as the character since first wearing the hat and jacket of the famous archeologist 41 years ago.
Amazon is planning to lay off 10,000 people this week, just days after Twitter and Facebook’s parent company Meta significantly reduced their workforces. A report from The New York Times say that the total number of layoffs represent roughly 3% of Amazon’s corporate employees and less than %1 of its global workforce.
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