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Seth Rogan tapping in to Morgan Freeman Translink fail

Seth Rogan tapping in to Morgan Freeman Translink fail

She clarifies the Freeman announcements were part of a Visa ad campaign, meaning his future participation in the campaign will ultimately be a question for the company to answer.

But the region's transit provider said the campaign is on "pause" Thursday in the wake of a CNN report outlining claims of sexual harassment or inappropriate behaviour levelled by eight women.

In a statement to CTV News, the credit card company said it was aware of the allegations against Freeman.

TransLink has announced it is pausing the rollout of Morgan Freeman's voice announcements on SkyTrain and buses following some "serious allegations" against him Thursday morning.

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The 59-year-old came extremely close to winning the Serie A until the last few games of the season turned it in Juventus' favor. Ancelotti has an offer of a two year contract with an additional year optional, and a salary of 6.5 million euros per season.

TransLink is the first Canadian transit authority to offer credit card and mobile payment throughout its system, which has 50 million monthly riders.

"We will be reaching out to Visa to discuss further". "At this point, Visa will be suspending our marketing in which the actor is featured".

"I apologize to anyone who felt uncomfortable or disrespected - that was never my intent", the actor said.

Freeman had already recorded a series of announcements that would have been played across the system to promote the tap-to-pay feature and discuss bus etiquette. Comedian Seth Rogan, who is originally from Vancouver, proposed himself as a potential alternative option in a tweet TransLink late on Thursday morning.

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The retailer was hit by a one-off charge of £321 million from an expanded store closure programme , announced yesterday. M&S has managed to reduce costs by at least 350 million pounds and created a platform for growth.

The 80-year-old actor was accused by 16 women of sexual harassment and inappropriate conduct with on-set personnel and journalists in a CNN report published May 24. "What you might not know, however, is that you can now tap your Visa to go anywhere TransLink takes you".

Today, following the news of Freeman's suspension, Rogen replied, asking if they needed a replacement.

Freeman's union, SAG-AFTRA, is also thinking about taking "corrective actions" against the actor - and possibly taking back its Life Achievement Award, Daily Variety reported.

- with files from The Associated Press.

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