May 13, 2021

Netflix Nixes ‘Girlboss’ Series

PARTING WAYS: The much buzzed about “Girlboss” Netflix series starring Britt Robertson and chronicling the rise of Nasty Gal has been canceled after its first season.
The news was revealed on Instagram Stories where Nasty Gal founder and former chief executive Sophia Amoruso herself disclosed the news to followers.
The show aimed to capture Amoruso just before she founded the Los Angeles-based e-tailer as well chronicle its rise. The show debuted in April and was written by Kay Cannon, whose credits include “30 Rock” and “New Girl,” with Charlize Theron serving as executive producer.
Amoruso later posted another message on Instagram Stories, countering an article that implied she had criticized her own show with the announcement when she expressed the opportunity to be had in moving forward to tell her own story.
“I absolutely loved the show and am so sad it’s over,” she wrote. “I am grateful for it all. But how a website can conflate ‘throwing shade’ with saying that a woman is excited to own her narrative after bankruptcy headlines, false lawsuits and a dramatized series is created (which I will repeat: I loved and am proud of) is bonkers….”
In real life, Amoruso paved the way for many born-online brands with

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