Kourtney, Khloe, and Kim Kardashian (Bing’s most searched person this year!) have quit backing the Kardashian Prepaid MasterCard, a debit card targeted at teens, after Connecticut attorney general Richard Blumenthal said, “I am deeply disturbed by this card’s high fees combined with its appeal to financially unsophisticated young adults.” The reality-TV stars issued a termination notice, and they’re returning their fee and demanding MasterCard cease using their names and images to market the card. But if you were already conned into signing up for a Kardashian debit card and now you’re stuck with a piece of plastic bearing Kim Kardashian’s mug, don’t worry: Someday, this product will end up in a museum of zeitgeisty artifacts from the year 2010 that make no sense, and then you will not regret having purchased it. Not at all.
Mueller’s sentencing memo in Paul Manafort’s DC case was due today … here’s what may be going on assuming it doesn’t show up in the next 45 min:
1. They’ve filed under seal, and once a redacted version is okay’d we’ll get it soon.
2. They missed the deadline. Option 1 is what’s happened in the past during the plea deal breach briefing (and sometimes the lawyers wouldn’t publicly confirm they’d filed at all), and is much more likely than option