Adam Sandler’s latest film Hubby Halloween dropped on Netflix on October 7, and it is already killing it in the viewing department.
After success The secret of murder with Jennifer Aniston, Netflix has extended Sandler’s deal for four more films. His films are popular among streamers and, as a rule, attract the talent of the A-list and surprise the cameos in the cast. However, the local news anchor simply lost her job after appearing in the film.
Alaina Pinto performed in the movie “Hubie Halloween”
Located in Salem, Massachusetts, Hubby Halloween uses his first 15 minutes to present Sandler’s character and the city’s quirky spirit.
In these first scenes, a short piece of news released by a fictional Boston news station appears on television. The three Boston Awakening anchors on Channel 4 are dressed as Harley Quinn.
Real-life presenter Alain Pinto acted as one of the headlines – Erin – who wore makeup and hair by Harley Quinn. Pinto’s character sits at a desk and jokes with his colleagues that he is wearing the same suit, but she did not swear or make lewd gestures. It was only for a few seconds, and it affected Pinto’s career.
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Pinto was fired from the Boston news station
On October 15, Pinto posted a series of tweets indicating that she had been fired from WHDH 7 in Boston for her role in the film. However, she is not a dissatisfied employee. Pinto admitted that she shot a small cameo last year Hubby Halloween and unintentionally violated her employment contract with WHDH.
Pinto explained that it was an oversight on her part, writing: “In doing so, I mistakenly violated my contract with the station, and I understand why management unfortunately decided to terminate me. I am deeply disappointed and upset, and I hoped that it won’t be the way things evolved. “
She also thanked her colleagues and viewers for their support. “It was an honor and a privilege to tell you the news every morning. I promise to stay in touch and inform you about the next section – the future is bright! Pinto wrote.
She joined the Boston Channel 7 team in 2016, having previously worked at a station in Vermont.
Pinto moves forward
The former morning anchor is pressing, but some fans believe the news station may have overreacted. Pinto also posted a note on her Instagram account, and followers said they were disappointed with the shooting.
Many wished her well, while others marked Adam Sandler in this position in the hope that he could intervene. Emmy-winning radio host Billy Costa urged her to contact someone at the Boston WCVB to get a new opportunity. WHDH has not yet commented on the issue.
According to Forbes, Hubby Halloween on the way to breaking one of Netflix’s 10 comedy records. If it stays in the first place, it will be the longest series for a comedy on a streamer.
Depending on how the rest of the month goes for the film, there is a chance that it may become the best comedy on Netflix in a year.