Honey Boo Boo can add social media marketing expert to her long list of credentials.
Apparently Alana Thompson is a girl scout on top of her pageant queen/reality star commitments. And since it’s cookie season, Thompson had to unload lots of thin mints — and fast.
Entrepreneur that she is, Thompson is using her 700k Facebook fans to advertise her endeavors on her page. After less than two hours, her post was shared more than 100 times and received almost 500 comments — which isn’t a lot when compared to McDonald’s, but is a pretty good marketing move for a seven-year-old.
House passes Violence Against Women Act after GOP version defeated Washington (CNN) — An expanded Violence Against Women Act won bipartisan approval on Thursday from the U.S. House after Republicans failed to pass their own proposal due to a party split on an issue important to women and minority groups.
The measure now goes to President Barack Obama, who said in a statement that it was “an important step towards making sure no one in America is forced to live in fear.”
“I look forward to signing it into law as soon as it hits my desk,” Obama said.
Girls Gone Wild files for bankruptcy Girls Gone Wild, the softcore video empire founded by Joseph Francis, has filed for bankruptcy after accruing millions of dollars in debt, mostly to casino mogul Steve Wynn.
The various incarnations of Girls Gone Wild, including GGW Brands LLC, GGW Direct LLC, GGW Events LLC and GGW Magazines LLC, filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection Wednesday in U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Central District of California in Los Angeles.
In documents filed with the court, GGW manager Chris Dale said the company has less than $50,000 in assets and fewer than 50 creditors. The debtor checked the box claiming “there will be no funds available for distribution to unsecured creditors.”
The biggest claim was for $10.3 million from Wynn Las Vegas. Total debts exceed $16 million.
Usually, when the administration needs a distraction from just how broke and insolvent in reality the country is, it sends the stock market soaring higher. As such it is beyond ironic that as the S&P is set to hit an all time high, Detroit – that shining symbol of the Obama administration’s bailout of General Motors – effectively goes broke.
MICH. GOV SNYDER TO ANNOUNCE STATE TAKEOVER OF DETROIT