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Ratajkowski says she is not pregnant

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Emily Ratajkowski was being literal, not cryptic.

The actress and model says she wasn’t signaling that she was pregnant when she posted a photo of herself on Instagram with the caption “Bearing fruit.”

The 26-year-old tells USA Today she was in a tree holding fruit and “bearing fruit” seemed like the right caption. She says it was sweet that people were excited, but she’s “not pregnant.”

DuVernay, Stewart are Cannes jurors

NEW YORK (AP) — Kristen Stewart and Ava DuVernay will serve on the Cannes Film Festival jury that will choose this year’s Palme d’Or winner, the French festival announced Wednesday.

The French film festival Wednesday announced the jury that will serve under Cate Blanchett. Also joining them are filmmaker Denis Villeneuve, French actress Lea Seydoux, Chinese actor Chang Chen, French director Robert Guediguian, Burundian singer Khadja Nin and Russian director Andrey Zvyagintsev.

‘Pharma Bro’ arrives at prison

FORT DIX, N.J. (AP) — The pharmaceutical-industry entrepreneur vilified for jacking up the price of a life-saving drug has been placed in a low-security federal prison in New Jersey.

Martin Shkreli was moved Tuesday from the Brooklyn Metropolitan Detention Center in New York to the Federal Correctional Institution at Fort Dix. According to its handbook, there are no bars, towers, or locks on rooms. Inmates must demonstrate a high degree of responsibility, and “the expectations are that each inmate will comply.”

Shkreli, who was dubbed “Pharma Bro” for his loutish behavior, was sentenced last month to seven years in prison for securities fraud. He was also fined $75,000.

The 35-year-old Shkreli was found guilty in August of lying to investors in two failed hedge funds and cheating them out of millions.

By Kerry Minor

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