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In last week’s Crypto Twitter roundup, we included, “Desperate Housewives” star Eva Longoria’s open announcement that she was “jumping into the #NFT space.” She had asked her 7 million followers for advice on where to start, and the replies were predictably crammed with folk shilling her their NFT projects.

She didn’t dally. On Monday, she changed her profile picture to her first NFT purchase: a World of Women NFT. World of Women is a collection of illustrations by artist Yam Karkai “featuring 10,000 artworks of diverse and powerful women” according to the description. (Karkai made Decrypt’s list of the most innovative NFT artists of 2021.)

Longoria joins Reese Witherspoon as a World of Women holder. And whether it was thanks to Longoria buying in, or thanks to the collection signing with Guy Oseary for Hollywood reputation (just as Bored Ape Yacht Club has), the price floor surged this week.

Andre and Klay go crypto

NBA legend Andre Iguodala announced on Monday that he and Golden State Warriors teammate Klay Thompson are taking part of their salaries in Bitcoin via mobile payment service Cash App. 

The two NBA stars join a long list of pro athletes who have put part of their salary into…


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