Prince Harry ‘wanted out’ of Royal Family – BBC News

June 27, 2017

He had to leave when his presence there was revealed by the press in 2007. “I felt very resentful. Being in the Army was the best escape I’ve ever had. I felt as though I was really achieving something. “I have a deep understanding of all sorts of people from different backgrounds and felt I was part of a team.” Prince Harry: No-one wants to be king He has since been closely involved with charity work, including supporting wounded veterans and mental health groups. …


Tracy Anderson Has a Fitness Gospel To Preach. Will She Find Listeners?

June 25, 2017

Brand extension is a risky business. For all the celebrities and TV personalities who have successfully launched lifestyle and fashion brands– Oprah Winfrey, Martha Stewart, the Kardashians–many more have failed to spin their names into business enterprises. Health and wellness is a particularly rich market for celebrity brands right now, which may explain why Gwyneth Paltrow has continued to build out her Goop lifestyle brand. Tracy Anderson, fitness guru to the stars and a …


6 Ways To Feel Like A Celebrity When You Are Actually Basic AF

June 19, 2017

Ah, celebrities. Theyre so crazy constantly doing things that look uncomfortable, irrational, unsafe, and meaningless, just because they can. I totally get it and I would, too. I have this theory that part of why we love terrible reality TV shows that feature young, beautiful, and often stupid people is because deep down we get to feel like them tan, gorgeous, rich if only for half an hour. So, how can we manifest this temporary, responsibility-free attitude without actually running our lives …


General election 2017: What caused Labour’s youth vote surge? – BBC News

June 16, 2017

Labour’s adverts had consistently been shared more widely by social media users, he said. Part of this appears to be down to the difference in tone of the adverts. While the Conservatives had almost entirely focused their adverts on the strength of Prime Minister Theresa May and the weakness of Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn, Labour’s social media adverts had been more positive, seeking to emphasise that the party was building a social movement, he said. And this had been …


16 fascinating things you dont know about ‘Saved by the Bell’

June 11, 2017

For a certain generation of adults, Saved by the Bell was the probably most important TV show of their lives. Running on NBC from 1989-1993 and from 1993-94 for the college years versionfollowed by an unending syndication lifeSaved by the Belllaunched the careers of Mario Lopez, Mark-Paul Gosselaar, Tiffani Thiessen, Dustin Diamond, and Leah Rimini. It was also a cultural phenomenon that continues to this day with retro-style pop-up restaurants, Saved by theBell-inspired PSAs, and a Dustin …


The Age of ‘Not Helping’

June 11, 2017

Somewhere, someone first wrote Better to remain silent and be thought a fool than to speak and to remove all doubt. We are pretty sure it wasnt Mark Twain. It may have been Abraham Lincoln. It may have been somebody misremembering a biblical proverb, or the author of a book of rhymes for children. A Minnesota newspaper attributed it to Empeco. Wizard of Oz author L. Frank Baum may have come up with it. Whoever it was, they had a point. 2016 was an exciting time for the global far right and …


How Billy Graham Conquered America

June 11, 2017

No American revivalist before or since achieved the success that Billy Graham did in the middle years of the 20th century. Indefatigable and constantly in motion, he evangelized on five continents and with the advantages of radio, television, and airplanes spoke to more people than any other preacher before in history. In the United States he was the first truly national revivalist since George White Field. His Viking features appeared on the cover of every national magazine, and from 1955 on …


50 Possible Signs You May Have Colonial Mentality

June 10, 2017

Liam Desic / unsplash As a Filipina, Ive frequently struggled checking myself for signs of colonial mentality. The attitude is rooted so deep in my mind that sometimes I dont realize Im committing it. If youre a woke Pinoy (or any other colonized race for that matter), you can relate to how challenging it can be to maintain the right amount of national pride so that it doesnt become blind fanatical nationalism, but also so it doesnt regress into internalized racism. Last year I wrote an …


There’s already a ‘Seinfeld’ script for that rejected Kesha hug

June 9, 2017

In case you missed it, on Monday, while giving an interview at a charity event, Jerry Seinfeld refused to hug a star-struckKesha, who asked the comedian to embrace her three different times. In his defense, he was in the middle of an interview and had no idea who she was. In her defense, she’s had a pretty tough year. Seinfeld was as polite as possible and Kesha later posted she had “lots to smile about,” so it seems like it’s no big deal. lots to smile about …


John Legend Adorably Helps Luna Throw The First Pitch At A Baseball Game VIDEO

June 8, 2017

Ugh, DAD. Cant baby Luna live her life? Its like you dont even trust her to pitch the first pitch at a baseball game all on her own or something! Just kidding, John Legend. We love you. Be my dad. This past Monday, June 6, Legend andChrissy Teigen headed to a Seattle Mariners baseball game at Safeco Field with sweet, sweet baby Luna in tow. Sporting a personalized jersey, baby Lu-Lu (People call her that, right?) was tasked with a very special duty throwing the first pitch. Stephen …


Adnan Khashoggi: Saudi billionaire arms dealer dies aged 82 – BBC News

June 7, 2017

“AK was a pioneer who achieved global recognition in a golden age through his extraordinary business achievements and renowned generosity. Our father understood the art of bringing people together better than anyone. “He combined commercial acumen with an over-riding loyalty to his country, the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. His work always furthered the interests of his country.” He most famously brokered arms deals between US firms and Saudi Arabia in the 1960s and ’70s, …


46 Rare Marilyn Monroe Photos Reveal Her Life Before She Was Famous

June 6, 2017

With her platinum blonde hair and signature red lipstick, Marilyn Monroe (who would have celebrated her 91st birthday on the 1st of June) is easily one of the most iconic celebrities of all time, however, only a few know what the actress looked like before she was famous. Born Norma Jeane Mortenson, Monroe had a really tough childhood. She moved from one foster home to another, going through traumatic experiences in almost all of them. She was sexually abused and even started developing a …


Violence Erupts In Portland Amid Alt-Right, Anti-Fascist Rallies

June 5, 2017

What started Sunday as two counterdemonstrations outside City Hall between anti-fascist protesters and members of the alt-right during a Trump Free Speech Rally evolved into an impromptu march and standoff with police. Portland police said the explosives were in response to projectiles thrown at its officers. Following the release of the explosives, hundreds of the anti-fascist protesters and others started an impromptu march, heading northbound from City Hall and pouring into major …


18 Insanely Smart Celebs That Graduated From Ivy League Colleges

Ah, college. How I miss thee and your disgusting dorm rooms. I went to Penn State, and let me tell you, when I say we had disgusting dorm rooms, I freakin mean it. Im talking pee-on-the-walls-of-the-elevators-in-the-freshman-dorm-buildings disgusting. But you know what schools dont have disgusting dorm rooms? Ivy Leagues. And you know whos not a celebrity but likes to pretend she is? Me. Unsurprisingly, there are lots of celebrities who got their college education from Ivy League schools. There …

May 28, 2017

Sir Roger Moore dead at 89

James BondIn the statement, his childrenDeborah, Geoffrey, and Christianhighlighted Moores achievements not only as an actor, but his work with charity. Moore was born in London in 1927 and served in the Royal Army Service Corps shortly after World War II ended. Moores career spanned decades, where he worked as an extra and dabbled in modeling. He co-starred in a number of films before finding success in television with shows like , , , , and . Live and Let DieHe acted for years after …

May 25, 2017

Nicki Minaj as emperor of America is the best epic Twitter story you’ll ever read

All hail emperor Minaj. Nicki Minaj Seizes Control Of America In Surprise Coup: "The People Are Liberated," Dictator-For-Life Declares — Oliver Willis (@owillis) May 19, 2017 In the world ofepic Twitter stories, Oliver Willis has managed to create something that stands above the rest, not only for its creativity and thrilling plot line, but because, in the age of Trump, it totally captures the feeling many American’s have that, at this …

May 24, 2017

Robin Hood Raises $54.5 Million at New York Benefit

The Robin Hood Foundation raised $54.5 million at its benefit Monday night, revved up by a new leader and a $15 million challenge grant by billionaire Ken Griffin, founder of hedge fund firm Citadel. Robin Hood will use the money to fight poverty in New York City under incoming CEO Wes Moore, the U.S. Army veteran, Rhodes Scholar and onetime Citigroup investment banker who starts next month. “It’s inspiring to see this many people come together to focus on poverty, but really …

May 16, 2017

8 Black Mommy Bloggers To Follow For Endless Life Hacks And Inspo

Motherhood, in 2017, is more stylish and popping than ever! Long gone are the days when a womans identity as a mother overshadows everything else in her life. Celebrities like Beyonc, Ciara and now, Serena Williams, are the famous figures who consistently show us that motherhood may sit at the top of the list, but isnt the entire list. Thereare also bloggers who provide a lot of practical inspiration with tips for moms about keeping a full life even while taking onthe important role that is …

May 14, 2017