Chrissy Teigen reveals that she sold an HBO Max scripted show 'this year'... after reports that owner Warner Bros is SLASHING scripted content at streaming service

Chrissy Teigen revealed on Twitter this Thursday that she sold a scripted series to the streaming service HBO Max this year.

Rumors have been swirling for days that the streamer's parent company Warner Bros Discovery is planning to slash scripted content at HBO Max. 

This Thursday David Zaslav, the CEO of Warner Bros Discovery, confirmed that HBO Max and Discovery+ are being collapsed into a single streaming service.

That day Chrissy, 36, who is married to John Legend and currently pregnant with their third child, tweeted: 'of course I'd sell an hbo max scripted show this year. Of course lol.' 

Whoops: Chrissy Teigen revealed on Twitter this Thursday that she sold a scripted series to the streaming service HBO Max this year

Whoops: Chrissy Teigen revealed on Twitter this Thursday that she sold a scripted series to the streaming service HBO Max this year

What if: Rumors have been swirling for days that the streamer's parent company Warner Bros Discovery is planning to slash scripted content at HBO Max

What if: Rumors have been swirling for days that the streamer's parent company Warner Bros Discovery is planning to slash scripted content at HBO Max

In a follow-up tweet, she looked on the bright side, writing: 'well I did just become a 5 star island on animal crossing. so when one door closes, another one…sits ajar.'

Zaslav announced this Thursday that HBO Max and Discovery+ will be merged into a single streaming platform by the summer of next year.

The move has been expected for months now, and fears have been circulating that a rash of layoffs is in the offing.

'Everyone in Warner Bros Discovery is nervous at the moment, and [they're] starting to look at alternative job options in case they get the axe,' a source told The Wrap.

Details: This Thursday David Zaslav, the CEO of Warner Bros Discovery, confirmed that HBO Max and Discovery+ are being collapsed into a single streaming service

Details: This Thursday David Zaslav, the CEO of Warner Bros Discovery, confirmed that HBO Max and Discovery+ are being collapsed into a single streaming service

Wow: Warner Bros shocked fans earlier this week with the announcement that their new Batgirl film, which has already been made and reportedly cost $90 million, has been shelved

Wow: Warner Bros shocked fans earlier this week with the announcement that their new Batgirl film, which has already been made and reportedly cost $90 million, has been shelved

'Sounds like they're not doing HBO Max scripted shows anymore with HBO taking over, so less scripted shows overall.' 

'Sounds like they're not doing HBO Max scripted shows anymore with HBO taking over, so less scripted shows overall.' 

Warner Bros shocked fans earlier this week with the announcement that their new Batgirl film, which has already been made and reportedly cost $90 million, has been shelved and will not come out either theatrically or even just on HBO Max.

It has been claimed that test screening reactions to the 'woke' film were so scathing that executives felt releasing the film would hurt the DC Extended Universe brand.

Baby on board: Chrissy's tweet comes one day after she announced she is pregnant with her third child by her longtime husband John Legend

Baby on board: Chrissy's tweet comes one day after she announced she is pregnant with her third child by her longtime husband John Legend

During a Q2 earnings call this Thursday, Zaslav defended scrapping Batgirl, saying: 'We're not going to launch a movie until it's ready.'

According to Variety, he added: 'We're not going to launch a movie to make a quarter and we're not going to put a movie out unless we believe in it.' 

Chrissy's tweet comes one day after she announced she is pregnant with her third child by her longtime husband John Legend.

The couple share daughter Luna, six, and son Miles, four, and in September 2020 they suffered the heartbreaking baby loss of a son they called Jack.

Candid: Having suffered a baby loss in 2020, she wrote: 'I don¿t think I¿ll ever walk out of an appointment with more excitement than nerves....'

Candid: Having suffered a baby loss in 2020, she wrote: 'I don't think I'll ever walk out of an appointment with more excitement than nerves....'

'Every appointment I've said to myself: 'ok if it's healthy today I'll announce' but then I breathe a sigh of relief to hear a heartbeat and decide I'm just too nervous still,' Chrissy wrote this week in her new pregnancy announcement. 

'I don't think I'll ever walk out of an appointment with more excitement than nerves but so far, everything is perfect and beautiful and I'm feeling hopeful and amazing.'

Chrissy is navigating a return to public life and attempting to move on from her cyberbullying scandal, in which she was accused of having told the then-teenage Courtney Stodden over private message to commit suicide. 

Behind the scenes, she was recently an executive producer of the HBO Max documentary miniseries The Way Down, detailing the abuse allegations against the late founder of a Christian diet program

Showbiz hot couple: John and Chrissy, who married in 2013, are pictured attending the City  Harvest 'Red Supper Club' Fundraising Gala at Cipriani 42nd street in New York this April

Showbiz hot couple: John and Chrissy, who married in 2013, are pictured attending the City  Harvest 'Red Supper Club' Fundraising Gala at Cipriani 42nd street in New York this April

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Chrissy Teigen reveals that she sold an HBO Max scripted show 'this year'

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