Business

This Is Why ‘Hana Kuma’ Is Trending On Twitter

Loading...

Japanese tennis player Naomi Osaka is launching a new media company in partnership with four-time NBA champion LeBron James aimed at telling stories that cross cultural barriers, the former world number one announced on Tuesday.

Hana Kuma, which translates to “flower bear,” will produce stories that are “culturally specific but universal to all audiences” and already has multiple projects lined up, according to the Hollywood Reporter.

“What excites me is being able to inspire people and tell new stories, particularly ones that I would have wanted to see when I was a kid. I always wanted to kind of see someone like me,” four-time Grand Slam champion Osaka, who has a Haitian father and Japanese mother, told the New York Times.

Loading...

James and Maverick Carter’s The SpringHill Company will serve as financing, operations and producing partner for Hana Kuma, the paper said.

The production company is the latest project from the 24-year-old Osaka and her long-time agent Stuart Duguid.

The duo also have a sports agency named Evolve, which signed Australian tennis player Nick Kyrgios as the first member of its roster on Monday.

In Swahili ‘Hana Kuma’ translates to ‘she doesn’t have a vagina’ and that’s why the name has been sensationalized to trend in Twitter.


There's no story that cannot be told. We cover the stories that others don't want to be told, we bring you all the news you need. If you have tips, exposes or any story you need to be told bluntly and all queries write to us [email protected] also find us on Telegram
Loading...

Related posts

Banned Taxi App SWVL Resumes Operations

Nairobi Guru

Villacare MD Daniel Ojijo Accused Of Mistreating Staff

nairobi-exposed

End of an era as Double M buses now face auctioneer’s hammer

nairobi-exposed

Court Orders The Liquidation Of Ruto’s Firm Amaco

nairobi-exposed

70-Year-old Woman Sues Faulu Microfinance Ltd For Auctioning Her Sh150 Million Property

Nairobi Guru

WatchDog: Devki On Path To Monopoly In New Proposal

nairobi-exposed

This website uses cookies to improve your experience. We'll assume you're ok with this, but you can opt-out if you wish. Accept Read More