George Floyd's memorial service to be held in Minneapolis

George Floyd’s gold casket arrives ahead of his Minneapolis memorial service – as his family’s attorney says it will be a celebration of his life but also a plea to America not to let his death be in vain

  • George Floyd’s memorial service will be held on Thursday afternoon in Minneapolis where he died at the hands of police last week
  • His death has empowered a movement that has seen widespread protests and civil strife in cities across the United State to condemn racism and police abuses 
  • Floyd’s family attorney Ben Crump said they don’t want his death to be in vain
  • They said the memorial will be a celebration of his life but also a plea to America and plea for justice 
  • The memorial is the first of three gatherings planned to honor Floyd’s life 
  • Floyd’s body will then travel to Raeford, North Carolina, where he was born 46 years ago, for a public viewing and private family service Saturday 
  • There will be a large service Monday in Houston, where Floyd spent most of his life, before a private burial takes place 
  • The mother of Ahmaud Arbery, the black man who was shot dead by two white men while out running, will attend Floyd’s memorial in Houston 

The gold casket carrying George Floyd’s body has arrived at the venue in Minneapolis where the first memorial service will be held in his honor – as his family’s attorney says it will be celebration of his life but also a plea to America not to let his death be in vain.

Floyd’s body was taken to the North Central University in Minneapolis on Thursday ahead of the first of three services that will be held in the different cities over the next six days. 

His golden casket was flanked by white and purple flowers inside the university’s Lindquist Sanctuary where an image was also projected of a mural painted at the street corner where Floyd was pinned to the ground by police. 

While the sanctuary normally seats 1,000, the capacity has been reduced to about 500 due to COVID-19. 

Floyd’s casket was taken into the service with a cover brandishing a Promethean logo – the same type of custom-made coffin that singers Aretha Franklin and James Brown were laid to rest in. 

Minneapolis Police Chief Medaria Arradondo, who fired all four police officers now charged in Floyd’s killing, took a knee nearby as his body arrived ahead of the service.  

Floyd’s death has empowered a national movement that has seen widespread demonstrations and civil strife in cities right across the United State to condemn racism and police abuses.  

George Floyd’s golden casket was flanked by white and purple flowers inside the North Central University Lindquist Sanctuary in Minneapolis on Thursday ahead of his memorial service

George Floyd’s body was taken to the North Central University in Minneapolis on Thursday ahead of the first of three services that will be held in the different cities over the next six days

In an interview with NBC’s Today at the site of the memorial, attorney Ben Crump said the Floyd family don’t want his death to be in vain. 

Floyd’s memorial service will be held on Thursday afternoon in Minneapolis where he died at the hands of police last week

‘It’s going to be a celebration of life, but it’s also going to be a plea to America and a plea for justice that we don’t let his death be in vain,’ Crump said. 

‘We have a lot of high profile people coming. We want everybody to use their forces to say no more – we’re tired of dying at the hands of the people supposed to protect us.’  

Civil rights leader Reverend Al Sharpton and Floyd’s relatives will be among those addressing the memorial service at North Central University. 

It is the first of three memorial gatherings planned to honor Floyd’s life – the man whose name has been chanted by hundreds of thousands of people across the country. 

Floyd’s body will then travel to Raeford, North Carolina, where he was born 46 years ago, for a two-hour public viewing and private service for the family on Saturday. 

Finally, a public viewing will be held Monday in Houston, where he was raised and lived most of his life. A 500-person service on Tuesday will take place at The Fountain of Praise church and will include addresses from Sharpton, Crump, and the Rev. Remus E. Wright, the family pastor. 

Former Vice President Joe Biden, the presumptive Democratic presidential nominee, may attend, and other political figures and celebrities are expected as well.

The mother of Ahmaud Arbery, the black man who was shot dead by two white men while out running, will attend Floyd’s memorial in Houston, her attorney Lee Merritt told TMZ. 

A private burial will follow.  

Due to the coronavirus, Fountain of Praise will be limited to 20 percent of its capacity and visitors will be required to wear masks. 

 Floyd’s death has empowered a national movement that has seen widespread demonstrations and civil strife in cities right across the United State to condemn racism and police abuses

Minneapolis Police Chief Medaria Arradondo, who fired all four police officers now charged in Floyd’s killing, took a knee nearby as his body arrived ahead of the service

His casket was taken into the service with a cover brandishing a Promethean logo – the same type of custom-made coffin that singers Aretha Franklin and James Brown were laid to rest in

This will be the first of three memorial gatherings planned to honor Floyd’s life – the man whose name has been chanted by hundreds of thousands of people across the country

Since his May 25 death in Minneapolis, Floyd’s name has been chanted by hundreds of thousands of people and empowered a movement

The organizers of the memorials want to acknowledge the meaning Floyd had in life to his large family and the broader meaning he has assumed in death, which happened after a white officer pressed a knee into the handcuffed black man’s neck for several minutes even after he stopped moving and pleading for air. 

‘It would be inadequate if you did not regard the life and love and celebration the family wants,’ said the Rev. Al Sharpton, the civil rights leader who will eulogize Floyd in two cities. 

‘But it would also be inadequate… if you acted as though we’re at a funeral that happened under natural circumstances.  

‘The family is not independent of the community. The family wants to see something happen.’ 

Both the memorials in Minneapolis and Houston will include personal tributes and eulogies about social justice, Sharpton said.  

Floyd’s final journey was designed with intention, Sharpton said. Having left Houston for Minneapolis in 2014 in search of a job and a new life, Floyd will retrace that path.

‘They collectively said we need to make the first memorial statement from the city he chose to go to make a living, that ended his life,’ he said. 

The memorial services to honor Floyd are extraordinary but so are the circumstances surrounding them. 

Since his May 25 death in Minneapolis, Floyd’s name has been chanted by hundreds of thousands of people and empowered a movement. 

Violent encounters between police, protesters, and observers have inflamed a country already reeling from the coronavirus pandemic. 

Attorney Ben Crump told NBC on Thursday that George Floyd’s family don’t want his death to be in vain. He said Floyd’s memorial will be a celebration of his life but also a plea to America and a plea for justice

Floyd’s death has empowered a national movement that has seen widespread demonstrations and civil strife in cities right across the United State to condemn racism and police abuses. Pictured above is the memorial at the place where Floyd was killed

The service on Thursday is the first of three memorial gatherings planned to honor Floyd’s life – the man whose name has been chanted by hundreds of thousands of people across the country

Floyd’s memorial on Thursday will take place around the same time three Minneapolis police officers who were at the scene, but did not intervene, will face court for the first time. 

It comes as prosecutors on Wednesday leveled new criminal charges against all four policemen implicated in Floyd’s death after he was filmed being pinned by his neck to the street during an arrest. 

Derek Chauvin, who was jailed Friday on charges of third-degree murder and manslaughter, was newly charged with second-degree murder.

He was the white officer seen in widely circulated video footage kneeling on Floyd’s neck for nearly nine minutes as Floyd gasped for air and repeatedly groaned, ‘Please, I can’t breathe.’ 

Thomas Lane, J. Alexander Kueng and Tou Thao – the three fellow officers fired from the Minneapolis police department along with Chauvin the next day – were charged on Wednesday with aiding and abetting both second-degree murder and manslaughter. 

Floyd’s family attorney said his relatives were relieved to hear all four officers had been charged. 

‘They had a sense of relief… they were very thankful,’ Crump said. 

‘George Floyd’s family and many others believe the charge should be first degree, however, we’re relieved (it’s been upgraded). 

Crump said he didn’t believe the additional charges would have been brought if it were not for the widespread protests over the past week.

‘I don’t think we would have seen those charges. There’s evidence for these charges. There’s always evidence for many of these cases when white police kill black people, they just never get charged,’ he said. 

Following the charges, demonstrations seen over the past week across the US remained large but turned notably more subdued.

In many cities, demonstrators defying nighttime curfews have been met by police in riot gear firing tear gas, mace and rubber bullets to disperse unruly crowds. 

National Guard troops have been activated in several states to assist local law enforcement. 


Derek Chauvin, who was jailed Friday on charges of third-degree murder and manslaughter, was newly charged with second-degree murder (left).  Tou Thao (right) charged on Wednesday with aiding and abetting both second-degree murder and manslaughter


J.A. Kueng (left) and Thomas Lane (right) were also charged on Wednesday with aiding and abetting both second-degree murder and manslaughter

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£15 a week free school meals scheme WON'T continue over summer holidays, Gov confirms

A £15 a week free school meal voucher scheme to help poorer kids won't continue over the summer holidays, the Government said today.

Ministers had made exceptions to the voucher scheme for the Easter break and half term due to the ongoing coronavirus crisis.

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It gave parents who usually got help with meals during the school time extra help with food costs.

They get vouchers to spend in their local supermarkets to feed their kids, when usually they would have been able to claim a meal at school.

But this won't carry on over the summer.

The Prime Minister’s official spokesman said today: “The voucher scheme will not run over the summer.

“A £9 million holiday activities and food programme will offer activities and meals to thousands of disadvantaged children during the summer break."

The holidays and food scheme follows similar programmes over the last two years.

It saw charities and community groups provide meals and activities such as football, play sessions and cooking classes for 50,000 children across the country.


 

But Labour MPs hit back at the news and begged the Government to reconsider.

Shadow minister for early years, Tulip Siddiq said: "Free school meals have been a lifeline for struggling families in this crisis.

"Withdrawing them over what is set to be a very difficult summer is a terrible decision."

And Carolyn Harris told the Daily Mirror: "The summer is the time when kids most need that help.

"Families can ill-afford to feed kids under normal times but this summer will be extremely hard."


All kids apart from those of key workers have been learning at home since the start of the outbreak.

But earlier this week millions of children in reception, year one and six returned to school for the first time since March.

The Government wants more kids to start going back before the summer holidays, but has made no specific plans yet.

In Scotland kids will go back from August.

Yesterday Wales announced all pupils will return to schools from June 29 – but they will only be able to have a third of all pupils in a time.

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Farrah Abraham Critics Think She Paid for Happy Birthday Wishes

Farrah Abraham seems to be synonymous with criticism these days. Ever since she was fired from the popular MTV show Teen Mom, she has managed to stay in headlines by engaging in a whole host of polarizing behavior. As the former reality TV star boasts 2 million followers on Instagram, she often receives a good amount of criticism for the photos and videos that she chooses to post on the popular platform.

Recently, Abraham received some criticism for a video she posted. On May 31, 2020, the Teen Mom alum celebrated her 29th birthday. Due to the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, she chose to celebrate her birthday with a virtual party. However, she also chose to share a video that was apparently made for her by one of her followers. The video shows people singing and wishing her a happy birthday before it cuts to a slideshow of images. “SPEECHLESS GRATEFUL FOR THIS AMAZING BIRTHDAY VIDEO🥳 @chrisssduhh,” Abraham began in her caption for the video.

Farrah Abraham celebrates a new age on Instagram

“I wanted to say I’m filled with love from not only all these amazing and wonderful acts of kindness & birthday wishes in so many languages and in different places it fills my heart with love! Thank you for making my day special I wish the same for yours! I’m so obsessed with my soul sister & my other fam @chrisssduhh , Charlie & Kevin! Truly great seeing friends grow with you over the years & it’s so great Lil Charlie did an amazing job editing! So proud! ❤️❤️🎂🎂🎈🎈🎉🎉 THANK YOU INCREDIBLE AMAZING PEOPLE FOR THIS EPIC & ONE OF ONE BIRTHDAY VIDEO 🥰🥰🥰” Abraham said, concluding the caption.

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Some fans feel the video was sweet and took to the comment section to extend their birthday wishes to the Teen Mom alum. Others, however, were extraordinarily critical of the video. They felt that the video clearly showed that Abraham had no friends and thus had to rely on strangers to wish her a happy birthday. “When strangers have to wish you a happy birthday bc you have no friends,” on Instagram user wrote.

Instagram users accuse the ‘Teen Mom’ alum of paying for the birthday wishes

“She’s also asking total strangers to text her happy bday and gives out a number. In her bio. The desperation is real. How about be a decent human to others and people will like you and then you don’t have to beg strangers for attention,” another person chimed in, accusing Abraham of soliciting birthday wishes from strangers because she failed to get them from people she knew personally.

Other critics took things a step further and accused Abraham of paying strangers to wish her a happy birthday. They noted that since the 29-year-old hadn’t been on Teen Mom in years, she’s no longer known in mainstream media and nobody would be wishing her a happy birthday voluntarily. “Who did u pay to do this? It’s obvious that someone went around asking people to say this crap,” one person shared.

Clearly, Abraham’s critics will continue calling her out for anything she says or does. But, even if she did pay someone to make a birthday video for her, that’s much milder than some of her past polarizing behaviors.

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'Below Deck': Nico Scholly Had a 'Bad Experience' With Kate Chastain During the 100th Episode Party

Although most of the crew seemed to gel nicely during the Below Deck 100th episode celebration in January, bosun Nico Scholly says something rubbed Kate Chastain the wrong way.

He recalls getting a negative vibe from Chastain at the party, despite thinking they always had a good relationship when he was on the show. Viewers could tell there was tension between Chastain and former third stew Raquel “Rocky” Dakota. They exchanged a few barbs during the episode.

Something seemed to be agitating Chastain

Scholly dished about life after Below Deck in a Bravo digital original. He recalled the Below Deck party, which was held in the Watch What Happens Live with Andy Cohen Clubhouse. The anniversary episode included clips from the seven seasons and also featured a few cast members from each season.

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Scholly appeared during seasons 4 and 5. He shared that he always got along well with Chastain when he was on the show. “That night of the 100th episode in New York, I had a really bad experience with her, which me and her have always been friendly,” he said. “But I don’t know what her problem was that night, I think she was kinda a little bit agitated about something that happened that night. But definitely, when me and my girlfriend were talking to her she was not having it.”

“When I was doing the seasons with her, we’ve always been friendly and always had a good relationship, I thought,” he recalled. “But near the end, she’s just exhausted from it all? Or I don’t know enough to make a comment on the way she was feeling or what was going on.”

Maybe this was why Chastain wasn’t having it?

Scholly observed that the anniversary episode went quickly. But also he thinks more ground could have been covered if Dakota didn’t “talk so much.” Chastain seemed to want to clear the air with Dakota during the episode too. However, Dakota brought up some of the issues they had during her season on the show.

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Apparently Dakota made an impression on Scholly too. “Crazy Rocky,” he said. Adding this was the first time he had met her. “That was my first time meeting her and hopefully the last time. I never met anyone like her in my life.”

Indeed, Dakota and Chastain definitely didn’t vibe during the episode. Dakota was on the show four seasons ago, but the bad feelings with Chastain clearly haven’t been resolved. Chastain tried to offer a compliment to Dakota but somehow it went south.

The exchange between Dakota and Chastain was beyond awkward

Host Andy Cohen asked Dakota to recall her favorite moment. Then Chastain shared, “Jumping off the boat was iconic. You’re a legend. You’re not the best yachtie, but you are so entertaining and so talented. I could never dive like you, I could never swim like you, you’re so talented.”

That’s when (unfortunately) the exchange went south. “And how come you say I’m not the best yachtie?” Dakota shot back. The two volleyed back and forth with Chastain finally saying, “This really took a turn I did not expect. I really think you’re amazing!”

Dakota came back with, “Well, when you say something negative, then I just want to know where it’s coming from.”

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A YouTube Star Just Revealed She 'Rehomed' Her Adopted Son With Autism

  • A YouTube star has revealed that she “rehomed” her adopted son with autism.
  • Myka Stauffer posted the update in a new video on YouTube alongside her husband James.
  • They adopted their son three years ago from China.

YouTube star Myka Stauffer shared some gut-wrenching news with fans this week: She’s “rehomed” her adopted son.

Myka opened up about the experience in a new video, titled, “an update on our family.” In it, Myka and her husband James said they decided to “rehome” their son Huxley, who they adopted three years ago from China.

Huxley has autism, and Myka says that she and James didn’t know what it would really be like to take care of him.

“Once Huxley came home, there was a lot more special needs that we weren’t aware of, and that we were not told,” James said in the video. “For us, it’s been really hard hearing from the medical professionals, a lot of their feedback, and things that have been upsetting. We’ve never wanted to be in this position. And we’ve been trying to get his needs met and help him out as much as possible… We truly love him.”

Myka doubled down on James’ comments. “There’s not an ounce of our body that doesn’t love Huxley with all of our being,” she said, tearing up. “There wasn’t a minute that I didn’t try our hardest and I think what Jim is trying to say is that after multiple assessments, after multiple evaluations, numerous medical professionals have felt that he needed a different fit and that his medical needs, he needed more.”

Myka made it clear that this has not been easy on her family. “Do I feel like a failure as a mom? Like, 500 percent,” she said. But Myka added that Huxley is now living with a new family in a “forever home.”

“The last couple months have been like the hardest thing I could have ever imagined to going to choosing to do because ultimately, after pouring our guts and our heart into this little boy,” she said. “He is thriving, he is happy, he is doing really well, and his new mommy has medical professional training, and it is a very good fit.”

Myka and James have four other children and, on Wednesday, Myka updated her Twitter bio to say that she only has four children. People weren’t impressed.

“My heart breaks for that poor boy,” one person wrote in the comments of the YouTube video. “I’m sorry but you did fail as a mum. You wouldn’t have given up your own child,” another said.

Myka hasn’t addressed the criticism yet, but she and James said in their video that they wouldn’t talk about publicly the situation any more.

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Gabrielle Union Says She Suffered From Bronchitis Due to Simon Cowell’s Smoking on ‘AGT’

The former ‘America’s Got Talent’ judge claims she ‘ended up staying sick for two months straight’ while serving as a judge on the show because of Cowell’s cigarette smoking.

AceShowbizGabrielle Union has spoken in detail about her “America’s Got Talent” experience for the first time since being axed from the show’s judging line-up.

The “Bad Boys II” actress was fired from the show’s panel of judges in November 2019 after just one season, amid reports suggesting her departure was linked to concerns she had raised about several controversial incidents which took place behind the scenes, creating a “toxic” work atmosphere.

Speaking to Variety, the star confirmed the speculation, explaining, “At the end of all this, my goal is real change – and not just on this show but for the larger parent company. It starts from the top down.”

Reflecting on her decision to complain about Simon Cowell‘s cigarette smoking, she admitted raising her concerns on her first day was ill-judged as she was “coming onto a set and you are literally met with the very definition of a toxic work environment, and it’s being carried out by the most powerful person on the production.”

She continued, “I couldn’t escape. I ended up staying sick for two months straight. It was a cold that lingered, and turned into bronchitis, because I couldn’t shake it. It impacted my voice, which affects my ability to do my job.”

“It was challenging to tend to my illness without being made to feel like I’m responsible for my own sickness. It put me in a position from day one where I felt othered. I felt isolated. I felt singled out as being difficult, when I’m asking for basic laws to be followed. I want to come to work and be healthy and safe and listened to.”

Gabrielle went on to detail a racially charged incident when Jay Leno was a guest, revealing he “made a crack about a painting of Cowell and his dogs, saying the animals looked like food items at a Korean restaurant.”

The “Breaking In” star explained, “I gasped. I froze. Other things had already happened, but at this point, it was so wildly racist.” Despite being told the moment would be edited out, Gabrielle said, “You cannot edit out what we just experienced… To experience this kind of racism at my job and there be nothing done about it, no discipline, no company-wide email, no reminder of what is appropriate in the workplace?”

Gabrielle also confessed she’d hoped network bosses “might be more conscientious in exposing” racial inequalities after co-judge Julianne Hough had previously come under fire for dressing as a character from “Orange Is the New Black” in full blackface in 2013. And she added the show’s handling of hair and make-up was poor, revealing, “Some contestants get the full Hollywood treatment, and then some are left to dangle.”

Meanwhile, NBC bosses responded to the investigation into all of Gabrielle’s complaints, insisting, “Through the investigation process, it has been revealed that no one associated with the show made any insensitive or derogatory remarks about Ms. Union’s appearance… The investigation has shown that the concerns raised by Ms. Union had no bearing on the decision not to exercise the option on her contract.”

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Kyle Richards Showed Off How She’s Relaxing During the Quarantine

Celebs were keeping busy this week, from Kyle Richards relaxing while using Blue Ribbon Hemp CBD Tincture Oil, to Anna Kendrick celebrating the virtual premiere and afterparty for HBO Max’s new romantic comedy series Love Life, to Gabrielle Union enjoying a CÎROC Summer Watermelon Spritzer over Memorial Day weekend. Read on to find out more of what the stars have been up to!

Kyle Richards relaxed by using Blue Ribbon Hemp CBD Tincture Oil.

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— Playboy interviewed Reggie Bush and his wife Lilit Avagyan where they spoke about spreading positivity with the wildly popular reality show, Celebrity Watch Party and more.

Alessandra Ambrosio has been using Thrive Market, a mission-driven lifestyle membership e-commerce brand, for her go-to healthy essentials during quarantine. Some of her favorite picks include the Thrive Market Coconut Sugar and Alaffia Coconut Face cream available on ThriveMarket.com.

— HBO Max hosted a virtual premiere and afterparty to celebrate the the network‘s new romantic comedy anthology series, Love Life, starring Anna Kendrick where guests watched the first two episodes of the show follow by a virtual after party hosted by producer Paul Feig, a dance party with DJ Michelle Pesce, live-stream karaoke and relationship advice from top NYC  matchmaker Amy Van Doran.

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— Korres hosted a virtual Escape to Greece event on Zoom to celebrate the brand’s latest launches.

Moses Sumney opened up about his new record, masculinity, gender and race, isolation and life in L.A. in an interview with Playboy.com

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— HBO Max hosted a virtual premiere and live ball to celebrate the network’s new competition TV series Legendary starring MC Dashaun Wesley, DJ MikeQ, Law Roach, Jameela Jamil, Leiomy Maldonado and Megan Thee Stallion.

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So Many Moms Are Obsessed with Target’s Most-Reviewed Swimsuit



Buy It! Aqua Green Women's High Neck Swim Romper, $39.99; target.com

Most customers who left a review raved about how great it is for moms. “I was on mom duty for a pool party and I needed something that wouldn’t be pulled off accidentally by little ones playing or grabbing,” said a five-star reviewer. “It’s flattering and comfortable. Love this suit.”

Another called it “perfect for postpartum,” adding, “This swimsuit is perfect for any mommas out there. It covers stretch marks, gives just enough bikini line coverage so you don’t have to shave, and enough coverage on top for bigger busts.”

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Of course, moms aren’t the only ones who love Aqua Green’s one-piece. A shopper who was searching for cover-ups also fell for this suit: “This is the best ‘modest’ swimsuit I have ever seen. It's light and fun, and perfectly covers me up without it looking like that was the goal.”

While the romper-swimsuit is currently sold out in navy, you can still get it in a classic black in certain sizes. Shop it now for $40 — just in time for summer weather.

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Jimmy Fallon Apologizes for Wearing Blackface in Resurfaced SNL Clip: 'There Is No Excuse'



Others asked for people to put the blame on SNL.

"So how are we gonna cancel Jimmy Fallon for doing blackface but not cancel Saturday Night Live for letting him do that," a different Twitter account holder said.

PEOPLE is out to SNL for comment.

Rock has yet to address the resurfaced skit on social media. PEOPLE is also out to his rep for comment.

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FX's Y: The Last Man TV Show Finally Gets Its Title Right

When it was announced that FX would be adapting Brian K. Vaughan and Pia Guerra’s beloved comic book series Y: The Last Man, there was a caveat. The network, which is now owned by Disney, was developing the project under the name Y–a confusing title and one that didn’t necessarily say anything about the show. Then, in January, FX Networks and FX Productions chairman John Landgraf noted that Y was an “informal” title for the series. “It’s informally called Y, but we have not gone through the process of figuring out exactly how to market it,” he said at the time.

Now, the title has changed. FX has confirmed to GameSpot that the series will officially be called Y: The Last Man. The new title was first hinted at when the network tweeted its upcoming slate of productions and listed it by the same name as the comic.

What remains to be seen is when viewers can expect it. In its Twitter thread, FX noted that the shows on the list were its original programming slate through 2021. However, production remains shut down on most TV shows around the world due to the ongoing COVID-19 (coronavirus) pandemic.

Y: The Last Man is set in a future where all male mammals have died from a plague–save for one human man and his pet monkey. The series will star Diane Lane as Senator Jennifer Brown, the mother of the world’s only surviving man. Eliza Clark (Animal Kingdom, The Killing) will serve as showrunner.

In addition to revealing the new name for Y: The Last Man, FX also announced that It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia has been renewed for a record-breaking fifteenth season.

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