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Bella Thorne, OnlyFans and the battle over monetising content

Bella Thorne, OnlyFans and the battle over monetising content

Technology
Actress Bella Thorne has been embroiled in a controversy over selling $ 200 (£149.70) nude photos on OnlyFans that were not as described. Her actions on the subscription content platform resulted in OnlyFans placing a cap on the prices creators can charge.The former Disney actress issued an apology to content creators, who say their incomes will be impacted.However OnlyFans told the BBC pricing changes had "been in the pipeline for a while".OnlyFans has become popular as a platform where content creators can post premium provocative and intimate photos, videos and text messages. OnlyFans takes a 20% commission on each transaction. OnlyFans: 'I started selling sexy photos online after losing my job' Coronavirus: Sex workers fear ...
Cafe Rouge and Bella Italia owner cuts 1,900 jobs

Cafe Rouge and Bella Italia owner cuts 1,900 jobs

Business
Casual Dining Group, owner of Bella Italia, Cafe Rouge and Las Iguanas, is to cut more than 1,900 jobs and close 91 restaurants after calling in administrators.It blamed the "extreme operating environment" - which has seen restaurants shut since the start of the coronavirus lockdown in March. The closures represent more than a third of the company's 250 UK sites around the UK. It leaves around 4,050 employees still in work, with 1,909 facing redundancy. Image: 34 Bella Italia sites will shut It comes a day after Sky News revealed that specialist turnaround funds are vying to take control of the brands.The announcement adds to the grim toll of thousands of job losses already announced in recent days as the coronavirus jobs crisis deepe...
Coronavirus: 6,000 jobs at risk at Cafe Rouge and Bella Italia owner

Coronavirus: 6,000 jobs at risk at Cafe Rouge and Bella Italia owner

Business
The owner of High Street restaurant chains Cafe Rouge and Bella Italia has filed intent to appoint administrators at the High Court.Owner Casual Dining Group, whose brands also include the Las Iguanas chain, employs about 6,000 people.The company said the move would give it ten days breathing space to consider "all options" for restructuring.Restaurants have been hit hard after shutting their doors in March as part of Britain's virus lockdown.Earlier on Monday, Casual Dining Group said that it is working with advisers from corporate finance firm AlixPartners over a potential restructuring programme.A Casual Dining Group spokeswoman said: "As is widely acknowledged, this is an unprecedented situation for our industry and, like many other companies across t...
Ariel Winter looks unrecognisable with red hair: ‘I thought this was Bella Thorne!’

Ariel Winter looks unrecognisable with red hair: ‘I thought this was Bella Thorne!’

Entertainment
Most know her as Alex Dunphy from hit comedy TV series Modern Family. But now Ariel Winters is all grown up - and looks completely different from the geeky teen character we know and love. The 21-year-old took to Instagram over the weekend to share a transformation shot, looking almost unrecognisable with a new ‘do. Since landing a role on the hit show aged 10, she has always worn her hair in long, black layers.  Related Articles In the snap posted, fans were surprised to see that her hair was a light shade of ginger, falling around her face in surfer waves. As the photo was taken in her hair salon in Los Angeles, California, it seemed to have been a fresh haircut. On top, she wore a racy black top with a deep plunge neckline. A pair of simple blue den...
Disney's Bella Thorne ditches bra as top goes COMPLETELY see-through in risqué display

Disney's Bella Thorne ditches bra as top goes COMPLETELY see-through in risqué display

Entertainment
In true Miley Cyrus-like fashion, Bella Thorne opted for a change once she left Disney, and dipped in and out of all sorts of opportunities.From a number of films to a two-season-long series with Famous In Love, Bella has well and truly put her Disney Channel days behind her.The babe has taken on a provocative exterior, and her followers have been big fans of the change.Proving to be the seductress she has been for the past few years, in her latest snap, Bella faced a serious wardrobe malfunction. Related Articles As she posed to her 18.7m Instagram followers, she pulled a skintight black turtleneck top over her head – but she ditched her bra in the process.With the thin material tugging against her chest, it forced the top to turn see-through, allowing the 21-year-old’s ass...