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The truth about Scooter Braun

Hello Insiders! It’s late August — and you’re likely either out on vacation or picking up the slack for those that are. To help you through these quieter weeks, we’ve pulled together some of our most entertaining, eye-opening, and engaging reads from the past few months.
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The many faces of Scooter Braun: The mega-manager behind Bieber and Grande says he’s the nice guy in a bad business. But Taylor Swift isn’t the only person who’s seen his dark side.
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The Socialite and the Scammer: How a bunch of rich New Yorkers got conned by a man with beautiful hair and armfuls of fake Birkins
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‘Love Is Blind’ is hell on earth: Contestants say producers deprived them of food and sleep, preyed on their anxieties, and refused to let them quit
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Nina Montée Karp and Dr. Harvey Karp turned the $1,700 Snoo into the holy grail of parenting. But some say they overhyped the crib’s abilities and created a nightmarish corporate culture.
Anuj Shrestha for Insider
Ketamine is being sold as a depression wonder drug. For some, it’s making everything worse.
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Cool-girl brand Aritzia made employees rate each other’s appearances, discriminated against Black salespeople, and fostered a culture of fear, some ex-staffers say
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Harvard professor Francesca Gino was accused of faking data. Now her million-dollar empire is crumbling — and scholars are eyeing who’s next.
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Bang Bang, tattoo artist to the stars, monitored employees with cameras and controlled their Instagram accounts, ex-staffers say
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