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Netflix’s fresh hit, ‘Our Father’ hits screens



Netflix has dropped its next biggest hit, with ‘Our Father’ arriving on screens around the world

‘Our Father’ centres around Dr Donald Cline, who is a fertility doctor that secretly used his own sperm while inseminating his IVF patients.

Dr Cline was a well-respected, top fertility doctor in Indiana, who says he used the sperm of anonymous medical residents.

The film’s director, Lucie Jourdan, told The Guardian “it was a very specific directive that you never ever tell your children you had fertility issues or insemination.”

The documentary sees the former doctor fathering at least 50 children throughout the 1970s and ’80s. But there are fears the true number could be well over 100.

“This was part of the dialogue he had with his patients. They were trusting their doctor to give them the right advice,” Jourdan says.

In the film’s trailer, Dr Cline’s children say they learned about him through DNA kits.

“When I opened up Ancestry, I had over 3,000 hits,” one said.

Where is Donald Cline now?

There was no state or federal law to criminalise Dr Cline’s action.

He retired from medicine in 2009, and was charged with two counts of felony obstruction of justice. The documentary shows he was fined $500 and given a year probation.

In 2018, Cline surrendered his license to the Medical Licensing Board of Indiana. He has also been stopped from applying to reinstate his license.

Indiana became the first U.S. state to make it a criminal offence for fertility doctors to use their own sperm when their patients do not offer their consent.

Costa is a news producer at ticker NEWS. He has previously worked as a regional journalist at the Southern Highlands Express newspaper. He also has several years' experience in the fire and emergency services sector, where he has worked with researchers, policymakers and local communities. He has also worked at the Seven Network during their Olympic Games coverage and in the ABC Melbourne newsroom. He also holds a Bachelor of Arts (Professional), with expertise in journalism, politics and international relations. His other interests include colonial legacies in the Pacific, counter-terrorism, aviation and travel.

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Nude Britney Spears post sparks concern among fans



A nude Britney Spears post has many fans concerned about her wellbeing

Pop sensation Britney Spears is no stranger to a controversial social media post, where she openly flaunts her body.

However, her latest post to Instagram has many of her beloved followers concerned.

The 40-year-old posted an explicit photo of herself in a near-empty bathtub, with a flower emoji the only thing between the world and her private parts.

It was paired with an unusual captions that read, “I like to suck!!! Never professional pics … sucking comes easy for me!!! Keep clapping bitch!!!”

The icon has 41 million followers on the social media app, many of whom were quick to share their concerns.

Some are suggesting Spears’ account is being controlled by someone else, attempting to make her look bad.

While others backed the pop stars post, supporting her desire to be open with her body image because she struggled during her younger years in the spotlight.

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A police officer quits the force, after setting up her own porn site



A police officer describing herself “Officer Naughty” has quit the force, after setting up her own porn site.

Constable Sam Helena was suspended after an Only Fans page went viral.

She calls herself a “good girl gone bad” and has previously faced disciplinary action for sharing raunchy videos of herself.

One clip shows the officer in a navy blue corset with a police badge. But the force believes her behaviour had brought the organisation into disrepute.

A Met Police spokeswoman says it is investigating the behaviour.

It’s understood Commissioner Mark Rowley has vowed to clamp down on misconduct and misogyny in the force.

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Box Office disaster for Disney



The results from the all-important Thanksgiving Box Office sales are in.

This year’s Thanksgiving movies proved to be a feast and famine for Walt Disney.

While “Black Panther: Wakanda Forever” added $64 million to its domestic tally during the five-day time frame, Disney’s latest animated feature “Strange World” failed to lure in moviegoers, generating just $18.6 million.

That is the worst three-day opening for a Disney animated feature since 2000′s “The Emperor’s New Groove.”

It comes as CEO Bob Iger returns to the helm of the company, promising to restructure Disney in a way that puts creativity at the forefront.

Thanksgiving week is an important time for studios at the box office, usually bringing in around $250 million in ticket sales each year.


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