Taylor Swift Surprises Fans At NYC’s Stonewall Inn With ‘Shake It Off’ For Gay Pride Month

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The musical trio and their spouses turned out in Los Angeles to launch documentary, ‘Chasing Happiness’ that follows how the brothers originally found fame to present day. Rough cut (no reporter narration).


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‘Roh-zher! Roh-zher!’ Fans Welcome Roger Federer Back to French Open After 4-Year Absence

(PARIS) — Roger Federer entered a refurbished Court Philippe Chatrier for his first French Open match since 2015, greeted by the sun peeking through the clouds and the full-throated support of spectators in their designer sunglasses, straw hats and sweaters tied over their shoulders.

Were it permitted, perhaps some ticket-holders would have embraced Federer right then and there, delivering a kiss on each cheek, as if reunited with an old friend at a sidewalk cafe.

Alas, the welcome was limited to wild applause and enthusiastic chants of his first name — “Roh-zher! Roh-zher!” — before and during a 6-2, 6-4, 6-4 victory against Lorenzo Sonego of Italy on Sunday. The match lasted a mere 101 minutes yet Federer found enough time and space to sprinkle in some tremendous shot-making.

“The reception I got today was crazy. Was really nice to see a full stadium for a first round like this,” Federer said, comparing the atmosphere to that of a final.

“I feel,” he said, “that the public missed me. And I missed them, as well.”

His presence at the year’s second Grand Slam tournament was the highlight of Day 1, which included losses by multiple major winners Venus Williams, Angelique Kerber and Svetlana Kuznetsova, along with victories for Sloane Stephens, Garbiñe Muguruza, Marin Cilic and Kei Nishikori.

Kerber has been dealing with an injured foot and was beaten 6-4, 6-2 by Anastasia Potapova. That was the opening match in the largely rebuilt main stadium, a structure of concrete and glass that is expected to have a retractable roof by the 2020 French Open and now features padded beige seats instead of plastic green ones.

Across the way, 2016 champion Muguruza inaugurated the new 5,290-seat Court Simonne Mathieu, which is surrounded by greenhouses displaying tropical plants, with a 5-7, 6-2, 6-2 victory over Taylor Townsend of the U.S.

Later in that same spot, the 38-year-old Williams, a seven-time Grand Slam titlist and the 2002 runner-up in Paris, exited in the first round for the fourth time in the past seven years at Roland Garros. She was broken in seven of her nine service games during a 6-3, 6-3 loss to No. 9 seed Elina Svitolina.

Federer, the owner of 20 Grand Slam titles, will turn 38 in August and, frankly, who knows how many more of these he has left?

“Not getting any younger,” he noted.

The guy certainly appeared delighted to make his return to a tournament he won a decade ago, completing a career Grand Slam, but sat out each of the past three years. In 2016, he was sidelined by a back problem, ending his then-record streak of 65 consecutive appearances at majors. Federer then skipped the entire clay-court circuit in each of the past two seasons to focus on preparing for grass and hard courts.

Not since a quarterfinal loss to Stan Wawrinka four years ago had Federer competed at Roland Garros, which is why he described himself Sunday as “quite tense at the start.”

Didn’t seem that way, though. More like someone who never went away. He led the 73rd-ranked Sonego, who was making his French Open debut, 4-0 after less than 15 minutes, then went up a set and 4-0 in the second after 40.

“There are times when you recognize that he makes the difficult things look easy. It’s incredible,” Sonego said. “All you can do is hope he messes up now and then, because otherwise, it’s really hard.”

Federer gave the folks what they wanted, providing a live-and-in-person highlight reel of his full and considerable repertoire. There was the ace at 121 mph (195 kph) to begin his first service game, and the ace at 110 mph (178 kph) to conclude it. The drop-volley winner on the run. The serve-and-volley putaway. The sprint for an up-the-line winner off a delicate drop shot by Sonego that was so good, and so apparently hard to reach, that an Italian fan gushed, “Bravo! Bravo!” in praise of her countryman before Federer got to the ball.

“In the important moments, he raises his level and turns into a computer,” Sonego said. “He never makes the wrong choice.”

Really, the lone blip for Federer came when he double-faulted to get broken for the only time, eliciting an admonishing slap of racket strings from him — and a collective “Awwwww” of dismay from his thousands of admirers. That was part of a three-game, dozen-minute surge for Sonego, who got within 4-3 in the second set before ceding it.

By the end, Federer had won the point on 25 of 30 trips to the net and put together a ratio of 36 winners to 15 unforced errors.

While so much of the title speculation is focused on Rafael Nadal and Novak Djokovic — both play Monday — Federer enjoys the unusual-for-him position of lowered expectations.

“It’s nice to be an outsider,” he said with an almost imperceptible shrug. “That’s how I feel, anyhow. Just see how it goes, you know. … This is not a show I’m putting on; this is the truth: I really don’t know how far I can go in this event.”

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Kyle Hendricks pitched eight effective innings, Kyle Schwarber and Kris Bryant homered, and the visiting Chicago Cubs averted a series sweep at the hands of the Houston Astros with a 2-1 interleague victory Wednesday.


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Jeopardy! Host Alex Trebek Credits Support From Fans for ‘Near Remission’ of Pancreatic Cancer

Alex Trebek says he is in “near remission,” nearly three months after announcing he been diagnosed with stage 4 pancreatic cancer.

The beloved Jeopardy! game show host described his results as “mind-boggling” in an interview for this week’s cover of People magazine. He told People that he cried when the doctors told him the news, “But they were tears of joy, not tears of depression.”

Trebek, 78, said some of his “tumors have already shrunk by 50%.”

“The doctors say they haven’t seen this kind of result in memory,” he said. “I told the doctors, ‘This has to be more than just the chemo.’”

He credited his progress in fighting the cancer to the outpouring of love and prayers he received from Jeopardy! fans. The doctors, Trebek said, “agreed that could very well be a part of this.”

Pancreatic cancer is considered largely incurable by doctors. According to the American Cancer Society, the five-year survival rate is just 7%. Unlike many other types of cancer, there has been virtually no improvement in survival rates since the 1970s. This is largely because it is very difficult to diagnose until after the tumors have spread beyond the point of removal.

Trebek first announced his cancer diagnosis in March, saying at the time, “just like 50,000 other people in the United States each year, this week I was diagnosed with stage 4 pancreatic cancer. Now normally, the prognosis for this is not very encouraging, but I’m going to fight this, and I’m going to keep working.”

He was met immediately by words of support from many people, including fellow game show hosts and notable Jeopardy! contestants.


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After a Standing Ovation, Republican Rep. Justin Amash Leaves Trump Fans Seething at Michigan Town Hall Event

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Days after becoming the first Republican in Congress to call for President Donald Trump’s impeachment, Rep. Justin Amash on Tuesday found himself face-to-face with a MAGA hat-wearing constituent in Grand Rapids, Michigan, livid that her representative had “become a Democrat.”

“I’ve been your supporter since you started running for Congress, and I can’t tell you how disappointed I am,” Diane Luke said at the town hall event. To boos from the crowd, she dismissed Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s investigation and report as a “smear attack,” demanding that Amash explain why he would take its findings seriously.

“I haven’t changed,” Amash said. “I am who I said I was. I’m a principled, constitutional conservative who has stayed consistent regardless of whether we have President Obama in office or President Trump.”

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Spice Girls send fans wild with first look at incredible 90s-style Spice World reunion tour stage

THE Spice Girls have revealed the incredible retro stage that will greet excited fans attending their reunion Spice World tour.

Baby Spice Emma, 43, yesterday posted a snap of the extravagant stage layout – that harks back to the Spice Girls’ 90s heyday.

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The Spice Girls, minus Posh Spice Victoria, will take to the stage together on Friday[/caption]

The photo, which Emma posted on twitter, shows a huge globe in the centre of the stage with a banner reading “Spice World” across the middle.

It also reveals the dazzling array of lights and lasers that will be used to give fans an eyeful during the much-anticipated reunion gigs.

Wings on either side of the stage have huge screens above them that will show the girls performing in all their glory.

It comes as the Spice Girls – minus Posh Spice Victoria Beckham – prepare for their gig at Dublin’s Croke Park on Friday.

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Releasing the behind-the-scenes snap yesterday, Emma wrote: “Spice World production rehearsals done! Roll on Friday.”

Fans reacted with glee – with one writing: “Omg the stage is AMAZING!!!!! I think it’s the best stage yet, out of all of the Spice Girls tours!”

Another said: “I died a little”, while one US fan wrote: “I REALLY hope it comes to America.”

Emma is reuniting on stage with her bandmates Mel C, Mel B and Geri Horner – although Victoria Beckham won’t be taking part.

The tour is named Spice World – a nod to the girls’ 1997 comedy music movie.

Our relationship is really good. We’ve all been really positive, so it’s nice


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The highly anticipated return of the biggest girl group ever is tipped as the entertainment event of the year.

But it comes amid rumours of friction between the girls – especially since Mel B claimed during a recording of Piers Morgan’s Life Stories that she had an historic lesbian fling with Geri.

Earlier, Geri, 46, hit back after rumours of fighting between the group.


Asked what she thought of all the band’s critics, she told The Sun: “You think, ‘Oh f*** off!’.”

She also disputed there is a split in the band, saying: “Our relationship is really good.

“We’ve all been really positive, so it’s nice. It’s natural. I’m really happy, everyone’s happy.”


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Kandi Burruss Gets NSFW With Todd Tucker During Dungeon Show — Sparks Debate Between Fans

Kandi Burruss’ dungeon tour has begun and is a big hit in the cities that the ‘Real Housewives of Atlanta’ star is taking it. One of the singer’s performances found Kandi in a NSFW position with her husband Todd Tucker — and fans definitely feel a type of way about it.

Todd uploaded a photo of his wife’s hand on his private area alongside a caption that read: “When she touches your dog in front of a sold out crowd! Dungeon Chicago!”

The sexy tour idea stemmed from a shocking storyline on ‘RHOA.’

Porsha Williams accused Kandi and Todd of plotting to drug and sexually assault her in their ‘sex dungeon.’ The season nine reunion revealed that it was none other than Phaedra Parks who put the nasty bug in Porsha’s ear.

Although the Xscape singer admitted that the rumor was bad for business. she turned lemons into lemonade by creating a dungeon-themed party.

“I wanted to take that whole rumor and turn it into something that was fun and more of a positive situation meaning that I wanted to make it fun, positive, and lucrative,” she explained on the Bravo aftershow.

However, some fans think that Kandi is being hypocritical by hosting the burlesque-themed shindig.

 

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Underneath Todd’s photo that was reposted by a Housewife fan page, one followers said: “But she was so devastated by the ‘rumor’ and it “tarnished her ‘brand ‘ now she tryna capitalize off of it.”

Another chimed in with: “okay so phaedra gave you this idea and you still mad but yet making a bag”

Some social media users feel that Kandi’s show is completely inappropriate.

“Kandi is a freak, she’s comfortable showcasing the open marriage she and her husband been having. In oder to keep her marriage they have to been other people in their bedroom. Is called Hollywood. There’s nothing normal about that life. This is the example they’re setting for her daughter. Ok I 👀

“Now I see why his daughter doesn’t like to be around them in the public eye….just doing way to much,” a commentator added.

There were people who came to Kandi’s defense by saying she turned a negative situation into an experience everyone can enjoy.

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Kenya Moore Tells Fans To Join Her In The Quest Of Getting Back In Shape – Her Jaw-Dropping Photo Has People Praising Her Looks

Kenya Moore shared a photo in which her jaw-dropping figure has fans really excited. She’s wearing a skin-tight dress which shows a lot as you can see in the photo below.

Kenya has definitely snapped back to her old self after giving birth to baby Brooklyn, and fans never miss an occasion to tell her this.

Here are Kenya’s pic and her advice on getting your body back in shape.

‘Summer is around the corner! @bodycompleterx will help you get your body right! Lose those last pounds with me. Let’s do this together! #bodycompleterx,’ Kenya captioned her post.

Someone commented ‘If you sexy and you know it 👏 your hands if you sexy and you know it raises your hands Yesssssssss !!!!!!🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥

A follower posted ‘OMG!!! I would die for that hourglass shape!!! Yes, I would live for it, abundantly!!’

Someone else is really happy that Kenya will be back on RHOA and praised her and her family as well: ‘Hello Kenya you look absolutely fabulous new baby Brooklyn she is just absolutely fabulous adorable. God bless you with a beautiful family and your husband is handsome endearing looking. God is good. Now you stay strong and encouraged. I’m glad you back on Atlanta Housewives everyone has a character to bring long as you keep your truth. God will keep his truth with you like he said he would you’ll never leave you nor forsake you always with you and your family. I love you. Mrs. Lady Kenya. Detroit lady with a Boss diva natality with nothing but love and kindness behind it..💕💕💕💕💕

Kenya is an inspiration for this person: ‘You inspire me SO MUCH @thekenyamoore I wish I could have you as my workout partner. It’s so hard to stay motivated, yet you do it with ease. Looking good Queen 🍑🏋🏽‍♀️🏆

Someone else gushed over Brooklyn’s mom and said ‘Ms Kenya Moore! You are absolutely gorgeous! I’ve loved you since way back when u had your roles in shows. Now you a boss and mother.💕🌹

Recently, Kenya had an exciting announcement to make on her social media account for her fans.

She told them that her dream of having a great hair line has now become a reality after the latest partnership.

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Game of Thrones fans are freaking out over Sunday night’s episode

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On Sunday night, the third episode of the final season of Game of Thrones aired and, as expected, it was a memorable one.

In the episode, titled The Long Night, the Night King and his army of white walkers storm Winterfell for a dusk-till-dawn battle against the Starks, the Targaryens and their allies. And as many fans speculated, the clash ended with several casualties.

One more time – if you haven’t seen the episode and you’re still reading, you want to stop here because there are serious spoilers ahead.

It’s a well-known fact that the writers of the HBO series aren’t afraid to kill off important characters, so there was absolutely no reason to believe that they wouldn’t do it halfway through the final season.

Last night the long-awaited Battle of Winterfell took the lives of seven characters – including the Night King himself and two originals that have been around since season one – so it’s safe to say fans had a lot to discuss.

Theon Greyjoy, who returned to Winterfell this season to fight for the Starks, died guarding Bran as the Night Knight ran a spike through him. Meanwhile, fan favourite Jorah Mormont spent the entire episode fighting by Daenerys’ side, but succumbed to his wounds at the end of the battle.

‘Ok but Drogon mourning Jorah’s death with Daenerys was probably one of the most heartbreaking scenes,’ one fan wrote in response.

Somewhere in between these fatalities, a giant crushed Lyanna Mormont to death (so now the House of Mormont is officially extinct), and Melisandre made a reappearance to light the Dothraki’s swords, but later took her own life by removing her necklace.

‘Shoutout to this boss ass bitch Melisandre who increased this episode’s lighting so we could see some shit too and gave Arya the pep talk before she slayed the night king,’ another fan joked. The lighting is an issue many other viewers seem to agree on (making for some hilarious memes).

While we’re still mourning the death of some of our favourite characters and bracing ourselves for the final three episodes, thank god there’s Twitter to help us see the light in this darkness (pun intended) and prepare for episode four.

Game of Thrones continues on Sunday.

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Dwayne ‘The Rock’ Johnson Toast His Fans, the ‘Ones in the Seats,’ at the TIME 100 Gala

As one of six honorees selected to grace the covers of this year’s TIME 100 issue, Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson showed up in style for the 2019 TIME 100 gala in New York City.

Following the dinner portion of Tuesday night’s celebration, Johnson gave a toast celebrating the “ones in the seats,” a.k.a. the fans who make his success possible.

I want to toast to the ones in the seats. And those are the ones who I felt like I’ve lived their life for many, many years, I’ve been in their shoes,” he said. “And now I get to be the guy, so blessed and so lucky…that people all around the world will now go sit in the seats and watch me.”

Johnson has had an extraordinary career, evolving from WWE champion to A-list action star in less than a decade. And he’s showing no signs of slowing down. In 2019, you can catch the Rock in the Fast and the Furious spinoff Hobbs and Shaw as well as the highly anticipated Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle sequel.

This is his second appearance on the TIME 100 list; he first made the cut in 2016.

Read the full transcript of the Johnson’s toast below.

All right. So I was thinking, okay, well, you know, what am I going to — who am I going to toast to on this night? I mean, there’s such distinguished guests, so successful, so impactful. What a room. What a pleasure it is to be here, and congratulations again to everybody tonight. My first time attending this event and what a night.

So I was thinking, okay, well, who am I going to toast to? And, of course, I ran down the list. My first was to my much better half at home, my daughters, my family. I have three daughters, all women in my family. Yes, yes, yeah. It’s called “payback.” Yeah, and God said, “You will pay.” I have a 17-year-old daughter, a 3-year-old, and a 1-year-old, we just celebrated her birthday, I thought, well, they’re certainly influential in my life. And, you know, the thought here was who can I toast who is going to be that influential, that inspirational, that inspiring.

And then I went down the list, maybe my business partners and colleagues. I thought, I know who I got to toast. I want to toast — and I figured this out as I was flying here yesterday — I said, I want to toast to the ones in the seats. And those are the ones who I felt like I’ve lived their life for many, many years, I’ve been in their shoes, because when I was a little boy, 10 years old, I was running around, a pimply face, wide big brown eyes, and a really messed-up afro, yeah, this was very true. I’m half black and half Samoan, so trust me, my hair didn’t know what to do. You have to — I mean, so much so between the ages of 9 and 11 everybody thought I was a little girl, yeah, true story, that’s why I need therapy. So but I was — oh, hand clap for therapy, yup. But a big hand clap for therapy, yeah.

So, so the ones in the seats, and I thought at ten years old, I went back and I thought, yeah, so I was the one in the seats. And I used to sit in the seats and I used to watch, and I used to watch my dad and I used to watch my grandfather. And for those of you in the room who don’t know, which is probably most of you who don’t know this, I come from a long line of a professional wrestlers. And my grandfather and my dad wrestled, but well before the big contracts of pro wrestling these days. Wrestled here, all throughout New York City, sometimes at Madison Square Garden, but usually they were in, like, dank arenas filled with smoke and beer. But at ten years old, I still sat in the seats, and I watched my wrestling heroes, and I dreamed. And then every week, without a shadow of a doubt, every week on Saturdays I would go to the theaters, and I would watch my movie star heroes, in the seats. And I’m watching, and I watched my Hollywood heroes, I loved Clint Eastwood. And, I mean, when Indiana Jones and the Raiders of the Lost Ark hit, I thought, I want to be that guy, I want to be Indiana Jones. And, again, in the seats, dreaming of Indiana Jones, just with more muscles and no pimples. But I was in the seats.

And Marc Benioff — did I pronounce your name right, Marc? I’m just making sure — said to me earlier, he said something really profound and I really loved it, and I asked him to repeat it. And he says, ‘We often overestimate what we can do in a year, underestimate what we can do in decades.’

Overestimate what we could do in a year, underestimate what we could do in decades. And here I am years later, decades later, here with all of you distinguished guests, very successful, highly influential all around the globe, and now I get to be that guy who is enjoying this blessing. Because really, that’s what it is, we’re all so blessed in this room, what big blessings, yeah, we’re so blessed, look at this. And now I get to be the guy, so blessed and so lucky, I’m like I’m the luckiest son of a bitch in the room, that people all around the world will now go sit in the seats and watch me. I thought, man, you know what?

So I’m going to raise a glass of my tequila, which is over there, to the ones who really for me and in my life really make the whole thing happen, make this whole dance happen. And I think it happens for all of us, where it’s — it’s the fans, and it’s the audience, and it’s the people, and it’s that human connection, Gayle, that we were talking about, a human connection when you’re able to impact people. It’s that human connection, it’s the consumer, it’s these people, I feel, that make it all work.

So to everybody watching, I’m going to post this to about 200 million people, this is for you, I love you and I thank you. And to all you guys in the room, congratulations on your recognition tonight, so well deserved, it’s a pleasure meeting so many of you and shaking your hands and giving you hugs. TIME magazine, thank you for putting me on the cover, I really appreciate it. And by the way, I’ve gone from that pimply kid to the cover of TIME Magazine, holy shit. Man.

So the toast for me of the night goes to the ones in the seats. Thank you guys so much.


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Kevin Hunter Apologizes To Wendy Williams And ‘Her Amazing Fans’ – Read His Message Here

Everyone knows by now that Wendy Williams finally took the decision to end the toxic marriage she has been in for a really long time.

Her husband, Kevin Hunter, has been having a mistress, Sharina Hudson for quite a while and the couple has been reportedly living on Wendy’s back, financially speaking.

Sharina even turned out to be pregnant which landed Wendy is the hospital.

This has led to Wendy having health problems and more and the woman finally woke up and decided to end the nightmare by filing for divorce.

Wendy ‘had her estranged husband served with a box that looked like a gift,’ and GossipTooMuch wrote ‘His reaction was not that of a happy man.’

Wendy also made sure to address the divorce on her TV show, and she opened up to her audience which, of course, appreciated her honesty.

The Shade Room brings fresh news from The Blast and said that Kevin finally spoke and apologized to Wendy, his family and Wendy’s fans. Read his message below.

Kevin has reportedly issued a public apology via The Blast! He said he’s ‘not proud of my recent actions and take full accountability and apologize to my wife, my family, and her amazing fans. Twenty-eight years ago I met an amazing woman: Wendy Williams. At the time, I didn’t realize that she would not only become my wife, but would also change the face of entertainment and the world. I have dedicated most of our lives to the business empire that is Wendy Williams Hunter, a person that I truly love and respect unconditionally.’

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Kevin continued and said, ‘I am not proud of my recent actions and take full accountability and apologize to my wife, my family, and her amazing fans. I am going through a time of self-reflection and am trying to right some wrongs.’

Wendy’s fans were not here for his message at all.

Someone said ‘Y’all always apologize after you’ve been caught😩. STOP IT😩😩🤣’ while another fan posted ‘I don’t care what anyone says, NOBODY deserves what Wendy is going through.’

Another Instagrammer had this to say: ‘Takes you to have a whole kid with someone else to apologize? LMFAOOO 🤦🏽‍♂️

A follower said ‘They only want to apologize when they get caught.’

Another person hopes that Wendy will not take the man back: ‘She better not take him back 🙄🙄 he had a full relationship on the side.’

What do you think about Kevin’s alleged message?

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Game of Thrones Fans Have Come Up With Some Memes Epic Enough for That Premiere

Warning: This post contains spoilers for Game of Thrones.

Game of Thrones season 8 finally premiered Sunday night and not only was it worth waiting for, it was worth joking about online.

Maybe you thought the episode was just another one of your wild dreams, but no, that spiral thing happened and Jon did actually ride before he finally learned the truth about his family.

And as he did, fans found the humor in the drama of the epic fantasy series, blending the two into a series of therapeutic Game of Thrones memes and season 8 premiere memes most fans can relate to.

The premiere was filled wall to wall with memorable moments. There was Dany’s icy Winterfell reception, Samwell Tarly breaking the news of Jon Snow’s true heritage—and connection to Daenerys. There was Cersei’s shaky alliance with Euron. And at last, Jon Snow riding the Rhaegal. But some had more comedic potential than others, and the GIFs capture them all.

You can’t deny the meme-makers are some of your fastest and most enjoyable informal authorities on masterpiece television, particularly the moment to moment shocks of a popular show this bonkers.

The memes of the dragon reacting to Jon and its mother’s affection ruled the realm.

Here are the best memes of Game of Thrones Season 8, Episode 1.

Dragon is not accepting its mom’s new boyfriend

Dany with the death update for Sam

Jon Snow rides the dragon

The burns between Sansa Stark and the Unburnt Daenerys Targaryen

Jon Snow finding out the truth about his ancestry

Cersei after formally allying with Euron

Jon Snow and Arya Stark’s reunion

Bran Stark living for the drama

And seeing this is Game of Thrones, it wasn’t just regular people. Of course, there were celebrity fans in the house.

Cersei was promised elephants.


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BTS is on ‘SNL’ Saturday, and rabid K-pop fans waited in line all week

OMG: BTS is on “SNL” tonight. K-pop boy band sensation BTS is making its much-anticipated musical guest debut with host Emma Stone on “Saturday Night Live,” and diehard devotees have been lined up outside 30 Rock since Monday in hopes of scoring last-minute tickets. And it’s not just tweens. “It normally starts Friday, this is insane”…
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Are Baseball Umpires Wrong As Often As Fans Think They Are? Yes, One Study Says

Baseball is back, and fans can anticipate another season of amazing catches, overpowering pitching, tape-measure home runs – and, yes, controversial calls that lead to blow-ups between umpires and players.

Home plate umpires are at the heart of baseball; every single pitch can require a judgment call. Yet ask any fan or player, and they’ll tell you that many of these calls are incorrect – errors that can affect strategy, statistics and even game outcomes.

Just how many mistakes are made?

Comprehensive umpire performance statistics are not readily known, tracked or made available. Major League Baseball doesn’t seem interested in sharing the historical data.

Could it be because the numbers aren’t flattering?

Luckily, every MLB pitch is tracked and made available – numbers then have to be accessed, downloaded, sorted and evaluated. This takes time and computing power. In a new study with support from a team of Boston University graduate students, we closely analyzed how many balls get called strikes and vice versa. The accuracy of all home plate umpires was ranked and age and experience taken into account.

While the human element of the game certainly adds color, our results show that it comes at a high cost: far too many mistakes.

Mining the data

All 30 Major League Baseball stadiums are outfitted with triangulated tracking cameras that follow baseballs from the pitcher’s hand until it crosses home plate. Ball location can be tracked up to 50 times during each pitch, and accuracy is said to have a margin of error of 1 inch. This information is used to evaluate players, but MLB doesn’t share the results in a way that allows fans to easily evaluate the performance of umpires.

We analyzed nearly 4 million pitches over the course of the last 11 regular seasons. This data, which had been collected by MLB-owned Statcast and Pitch f/x, was sorted, formatted and superimposed on a standard strike zone map.

Using this available technology, we measured ball and strike calls for accuracy. We then ranked the error rates for each active umpire, creating a “Bad Call Ratio.” The higher the ratio, the worse the umpire.

The findings were troubling.

Botched calls and high error rates are rampant. MLB home plate umpires make incorrect calls at least 20% of the time – one in every five calls. In the 2018 season, MLB umpires made 34,246 incorrect ball and strike calls for an average of 14 per game, or 1.6 per inning. Last season, 55 games – 2.2% of the total played – ended with an incorrect call.

When batters had two strikes, the error rate for all umpires increased – incorrect calls happen 29% of the time, almost double the error rate when the batter had one or no strikes.

We also found that the highest error rates did not come from younger, less experienced umpires; they came from the older, veteran umpires. The average MLB umpire is 46 years old, with 13 years of experience. But the top performers between 2008 and 2018 had an average age of 33 years old and had less than three years of experience at the big league level. Like professional baseball players, professional umpires seem to peak at a certain age.

Despite years of data-driven evidence, MLB has notoriously resisted retiring poorly performing umpires and hiring better-performing ones. The league remains top heavy with aging umpires, making it difficult for fresh new talent to make impact.

Umpires can still play a role

For all of the ways MLB has incorporated technology into the game – the radar gun, instant replay, pitch graphics, Doppler radar – the league has resisted deploying this technology to assist with calling balls and strikes.

Umpires continue to call balls and strikes like they did a century ago when Babe Ruth played.

I’m not proposing that baseball bring in robots and fire the umpires; baseball has too many one-off situations and complexities to assume a bot could replace an umpire. But MLB does have a unique opportunity to use existing technology and strengthen human-software collaboration so umpires can do a better job.

Umpires could easily be fitted with ear pieces connecting them to a control center that conveys real-time ball and strike information. These tech-assisted umpires could then make calls correctly, quickly and effortlessly. Time-honored and much beloved behind-the-plate signs, signals and sounds would still exist. And umpires could remain the final arbiter, having override ability under certain circumstances, such as if a ball hits the ground before crossing the plate or if a system outage occurs.

Strong recruiting, hiring and retention of superior performing umpires coupled with tech aids would reduce error rates and also help dampen biased pitch calling. Strike zone subjectivity would be minimized, allowing batters and pitchers to focus more on their craft and less on guessing a specific umpire’s strike zone quirks. It would also reduce conflict between teams and umpires. And imagine how much the player and fan experience would improve if more than 34,000 annual incorrect calls vanished.

This article is republished from The Conversation under a Creative Commons license. Read the original article here.

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Michael Irvin Updates Fans On Health Scare, Says He’s ‘Cancer-Free’

Hall of Fame wide receiver Michael Irvin hit up social media on Sunday to update fans on his recent health scare.

As previously reported, Irvin spent the previous weekend at the Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center in Los Angeles undergoing tests to see if he has throat cancer, which took his father’s life at 51.

In an Instagram post, the former Dallas Cowboys star uploaded a picture of praying hands with a caption noting the good news of his test results.

“Thank you God for continuing to answer Prayers and Thank you ALL for Praying. I spoke with Dr St John at UCLA Medical and she has informed me that all test have come back 100!% clean. NO CANCER,” Irvin wrote (see the post below).

hit up social media on Sunday to update fans on his recent health scare.

As previously reported, Irvin spent the previous weekend at the Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center in Los Angeles undergoing tests to see if he has throat cancer, which took his father’s life at 51.

In an Instagram post, the former Dallas Cowboys star uploaded a picture of praying hands with a caption noting the good news of his test results.

“Thank you God for continuing to answer Prayers and Thank you ALL for Praying. I spoke with Dr St John at UCLA Medical and she has informed me that all test have come back 100!% clean. NO CANCER,” Irvin wrote (see the post below).

In a previous Instagram post (see below), Irvin, 53, explained that he lost his voice during the Cowboys’ 13-10 victory over the Saints on Nov. 29.

“I was so elated and hyped I lost my voice and the problem persisted for almost 2 months,” Irvin wrote. “After visiting some of the best throat doctors they thought it to be wise to take a deeper look at the situation.”

He went on to share that the illness runs in his family and confessed that he was “terrified” to suffer the same fate as his father. Irvin requested prayers as he anxiously awaited results of the tests.

“I am asking all who will. Could you please send up a prayer to help my family and I deal with whatever the results may be? Thanks for your thoughts and prayers in advance,” he said.

“My Faith tells me whenever you face great fear you go to your greatness power,” he wrote. “Mine is God. I am asking all who will. Could you please send up a prayer to help my family and I deal with whatever the results may be? Thanks for your thoughts and prayers in advance.”

In Sunday’s post, Irvin noted, “It is impossible to express my family and my appreciation for the overwhelming out pour of love, support and prayers,” he said. “I was on my threshing floor dealing with the stronghold of fear. You all covered and encourage me… To God be the Glory.”

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‪Spent Sun & Mon in LA at UCLA medical Health (Ronald Reagan Hospital) doing health test. I would not usually do this but this I need to share. Growing up in the ghetto of Ft Lauderdale the one thing you have to conquer to get out is FEAR. I did! As a football player the no fear gift served me well as a blessing and an asset on the field but sometimes off the field it’s been a curse and a liability. This past football season after the @dallascowboys beat the @Saints i was so elated and hyped I lost my voice and the problem persisted for almost 2months. After visiting some of the best throat Doctors they thought it to be wise to take a deeper look at the situation. So we schedule and performed a throat biopsy. To give background I share with you that I loss my father at the young age of 51. He had throat cancer. This daemon has chased and vexed me deep in my spirit all my life. So saying I am afraid this time is a big big understatement. I AM TERRIFIED!! My Faith tells me whenever you face great fear you go to your greatness power. Mine is God. I am asking all who will. Could you please send up a prayer to help my family and I deal with whatever the results may be? Thanks for your thoughts and prayers in advance🙏🏾🙏🏾I will continue to pray for your fams protection and prosperity as well. May God Bless us all 🙏🏾🙏🏾

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‘Leaving Neverland’ Draws 2 Million Viewers in U.K. as Jackson Fans Fight Back

About 2 million viewers tuned into controversial Michael Jackson documentary “Leaving Neverland” in Britain this week as the pop superstar’s fans took to the streets and plastered London buses with messages protesting his innocence, and his nephew sought funding for a series refuting the sex-abuse allegations made in the film. The two-part documentary was broadcast […]

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BTS’ Jungkook Officially Calls Himself ‘Hyung’ After TXT’s Debut & Fans Are Emotional

Jungkookie is all grown up! The BTS member just called himself ‘hyung’ on Twitter while congratulating k-pop band TXT on their debut, and fans are in a frenzy. Don’t worry; we’ll explain why!

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Kandi Burruss Shares Fire Photos With Todd Tucker And Her Dancers From Last Night’s Show – Fans Suggest Her To Keep Todd Out Of ‘Risky Situations’ Because Loyalty Is Hard To Find

Kandi Burruss has been preparing for last night’s show for quite a while. Her beloved hubby, Todd Tucker has also been a part of the rehearsal sessions and Kandi shared a bunch of pics and videos to document everything for her fans.

Kandi’s fans and followers have been laughing their hearts out while watching a recent post. She was with her crew, rehearsing and Todd Tucker joined her.

Now, a few hours ago, Kandi finally shared some pics from the much-awaited show, and some fans were surprised to see Todd on stage as well. He did attend the rehearsal, so this was expected.

‘Charlotte was Lit! 🔥🔥🔥Thanks for the love! I’m stopping by The Tip Off Mega Party later. New venue alert for the party!!! Now it will be at Peculiar Rabbit! 1212 Pecan Ave. Charlotte N.C. —- styled by @therealnoigjeremy, mua- @taetv, hair- @sewjodie. 📸: @hauseofglam,’ Kandi captioned a photo in which she was showing off her fantastic look.

She shared a bunch of other pics from the show and she captioned her post with: ‘Tonight’s show was fun! I gotta send love to my whole team that rocked with me tonight! ❤

Someone told Kandi as a joke (more or less): ‘Putting ur man in a risky situation is not safe anymore….there’s no loyalty anymore….keep ur happiness caged away from preyed eyes 😊

The person was probably hinting at the latest massive drama between the triangle Tristan Thompson – Khloe Kardashian – Jordyn Woods.

Another follower posted ‘Lovin the gram keep it up I was busy is fun showin love to 1 half of the crew.’

Someone else praised Kandi and called her a role model for her fans: ‘You are such a beautiful, positive role model for us all. Continued blessings to you and your family. 💜

Kandi has been spending more time with her family these days which made her fans happy.

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A Top English Soccer Team is Standing by Fans Who Chant an Offensive Term for Jews

(LONDON) — Tottenham Hotspur is standing by its fans who frequently chant a term for Jews that can be considered offensive.

The statement of support on Wednesday followed the chairman of Premier League rival Chelsea calling on Tottenham to end any ambiguity over the term by stopping its use altogether.

Fans of Tottenham, a north London club which has traditionally drawn a large fan base from the Jewish communities, call themselves the “Yid Army.” It stems from a Yiddish term for Jews but now carries a “distinctly pejorative and anti-Semitic message,” according to the World Jewish Congress.

Tottenham, though, sees its use as a badge of honor for fans.

“We have always been clear that our fans (both Jewish and gentile) have never used the term with any offense,” Tottenham said in a statement to the Associated Press on Wednesday. “A re-assessment of its use can only occur effectively within the context of a total clampdown on unacceptable anti-Semitism.”

Chelsea fans have used the word against Tottenham in offensive chants. The west London team is now facing UEFA sanctions as a result.

In an interview highlighting his club’s campaign against anti-Semitism, Chelsea chairman Bruce Buck told the AP “the use of the Y-word by Spurs supporters, or by anybody, is wrong.” That was followed by Chelsea issuing renewed warnings to fans to desist from discriminatory chants ahead of the team’s match against Tottenham in the Premier League on Wednesday.

Yiddish is the Germanic language historically used by Ashkenazi Jews of central and eastern Europe that incorporated Hebrew and borrowed freely from the languages of countries where Jews lived.

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Porsha Williams’ Jaw-Dropping Look From Her Baby Shower Day Has Fans In Awe – She Rocks A Red Skin-Tight Dress

Porsha Williams and Dennis McKinley are anxiously waiting to welcome their baby girl into the world. Just recently, Porsha delivered great news to her fans and told them that she is on maternity leave.

She told her co-hosts that she will miss them as they happily present her with a gift for the baby girl that should be on her way any day now.

She showed off her pregnant figure in a gorgeous skin-tight black outfit, and now she’s flaunting her curves in a red one. Check out her pics below:

‘So In love❤ #BabyShowerDay #Fiance #BabyDaddy #PjsParents #MeetTheMckinleys’ Porsha captioned a photo with Dennis.

A fan wrote that ‘Baby Pj just going to make herself a photo opportunity.. she just pops up in a shoot.’

Someone else said ‘Can y’all see pj kicking on the bottom right of her stomach … omgggg can’t wait until she is born, she deserves this beautiful blessing, both of them so happy Porsha is not going to have any BM drama she’s the one and only.’

Another follower posted ‘Congrats again your so big big big beautiful and red… and beautiful…’

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Another fan said that ‘@porsha4real they way this picture setup it looks like PJ in the front and DJ is the back all that assssssss🙋🏽‍♀️ I’m super happy for you👏🏽👏🏽👏🏽👏🏽😇

One other supporter gushed over the couple and wrote ‘Omg y’all got me crying I’m so happy for you Porsha you deserve everything congrats 💍💍💍💎

Porsha’s fans are extremely excited, and they cannot wait for her to give birth already.

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Taylor Swift Crashes Fans’ Engagement Party & Gives Surprise Performance Of ‘King Of My Heart’

Taylor Swift crashed two of her fans’ engagement party & performed an acoustic version of her song ‘King Of My Heart’! Watch the incredible surprise here!

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Kandi Burruss Celebrates Cynthia Bailey’s Birthday With Racy Pics And Funny Videos – Fans Call Kandi ‘The Hottest’

Cynthia Bailey just celebrated her 52nd birthday, and her fans and followers congratulated her all over social media. Her friends also marked this important event, and Kandi Burruss is one of them.

Kandi shared some pretty racy pics and a few funny videos featuring Cynthia on her Instagram account.

‘Happy Birthday to the hottest Housewife @cynthiabailey10!!!!! I hope you’re having an amazing day today. Everybody give her some bday love! 🎂🎉🎊’ Kandi captioned her post which includes a bunch of pics and videos.

Someone praised Kandi and said ‘Cynthia is cute and I love her. But just because she’s a model doesn’t make her the hottest. Actually, in my opinion, you are. Ask Todd. Lol. And I’m not shady or negative. My opinion. Love you both. But you would say that because you are a sweetie with class and style. Until somebody piss you off. Lol. Have a great day.’

Another person asked ‘Why do I feel like it’s always her birthday 😂😂 happy birthday @cynthiabailey10!’

Someone else gushed over Cynthia and said ‘I’m so proud of you @cynthiabailey10 happiness looks good on you 😊 Happy Beautiful Birthday 🎂

A person also wished all the best to Cynthia and said ‘Do your thang and bring what you bring Ms. Cynthia!!!! Joyous Birth Anniversary to you 52 and beyond!!!’

A supporter praised Cynthia calling her ‘fine:’ ‘@cynthiabailey10 is FINE🔥FINE🔥, just watching her makes me happy, beautiful lady inside and out, Happy Earthstrong day 50cent. Stay blessed bby. 😍❤❤❤

Cynthia’s fans have been flooding her social media to congratulate her and send their best wishes.

She shared a couple of pics to mark this important event, and she looks gorgeous for 52 years old.

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Fans think Cate Blanchett’s dress looks suspiciously like the Infinity Stones

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Oh, you thought the Infinity Stones were accounted for in the powerful, gauntleted hand of Thanos?

Think again — looks like Cate Blanchett has them.

The Thor: Ragnarok star rocked up to the the 72nd British Academy Film Awards (BAFTAs) at London’s Royal Albert Hall on Sunday.

Blanchett donned a stunning black dress by Scottish designer Christopher Kane, while also sporting a familiar-looking feature. 

Is that you, Infinity Stones?

Is that you, Infinity Stones?

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Tiny Harris’ Recent Photo Has Fans Saying She Looks Like A Kid – Check It Out Here

Tiny Harris’ fans are amazed by how young she looks in a recent photo and they made sure to highlight this in the comments section. Take a look at the pic below to see for yourself.

In the pic, she styled her hair in a charming way, and she’s showing off a Fashion Nova outfit.

Someone commented ‘She looks like she did some bad and tryna calm her mom down lol,’ while another fan said ‘That Blue is so Royal. And it has the Pure White.’

A follower was not so familiar with Fashion Nova and said ‘Everybody talking about fashionova…let me see what all the hype about. I have to order something.’

Someone else suggested that Tiny had a cosmetic intervention on her nose: ‘Knew she being looking different. She got her nose pinched. Money well spent.’

Another person shared that ‘Tiny is looking different or her makeup artist is bomb af ♥♥♥

One follower posted that ‘she looks pretty, we need tiny makeup secrets her eyeliner and lips is popping yesss.’

Recently, Tiny was in the spotlight recently after she took a stand, calling for an investigation into a violent incident that took place in Hazle Township in Luzerne County, Pennsylvania.

There was a group of students who got caught in a horrible brawl at the Hazleton Area High School.

Videos of the fight went viral because they also showed an African-American student being forcibly restrained by the school police and resource officers. Tiny wanted to raise awareness of what had happened.

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Here’s How a Lot of New Orleans Saints Fans Trolled the Super Bowl

After the New England Patriots defeated the Los Angeles Rams 13-3 in Super Bowl 53, some New Orleans Saints fans —and even a few players — couldn’t resist mocking the low-scoring game.

Ahead of Sunday night’s matchup, many Saints supporters still had a bad taste in their mouths from a controversial pass interference no-call late in the fourth quarter of the NFC Championship that they saw as the cause of their team’s loss. So it’s no surprise that NOLA had a few things to say about the lowest-scoring Super Bowl ever.

In addition to New Orleans newspaper The Times-Picayune trolling the game on both its front page and sports page lead, Saints wide receivers Michael Thomas and Tedd Ginn Jr. took to Twitter to rip into the Rams’ performance.

“Super Bowl? What Super Bowl?” the front-page headline read followed by the sports lead, “What do the Rams and the Saints have in common? Neither scored a touchdown in Super Bowl LIII.”

“Y’all better score more then 3 points in that new stadium,” Thomas tweeted, with Ginn Jr. adding, “Don’t cry now LA.”

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Here Are the Reasons People Believe the Super Bowl Halftime Show Could Bless Fans With a SpongeBob SquarePants Tribute

Thanks to some hints floating around the internet from Maroon 5 and others, SpongeBob SquarePants fans have high hopes that the famous cartoon character might be making a Super Bowl LIII cameo.

One main reason for the theory comes down to a brief appearance of the Pineapple-Under-the-Sea-dwelling creature in a tweeted video that Maroon 5, the headlining Super Bowl 2019 Half Time performers, shared earlier in January. About 30 seconds in, a cryptic, brief snippet of SpongeBob appears.

The SpongeBob fan theories

While SpongeBob and Maroon 5 don’t normally have any particular connection, SpongeBob does have a song — “Sweet Victory” — that was performed in a season two episode of the show called “Band Geeks” by the Bikini Bottom Super Band. Longtime fans think this means “Sweet Victory” may end up on Maroon 5’s set list, or in some other way SpongeBob will be involved in the Super Bowl LIII Halftime Show.

While there’s currently no confirmation one way or another, it’s worth noting that many responses to Maroon 5’s video teaser are related to the potential for a SpongeBob song cameo. And the SpongeBob snapshot in the video is the only cartoon that appears: the rest of the footage is clips of the band’s preparations and performances and hints of Travis Scott and Big Boi, two rappers who will also be featured at the show.

The Episode

There’s more to it, too: a Change.org petition was set up earlier in January calling for a “Sweet Victory” tribute at the Super Bowl. It’s collected nearly 1.2 million signatures so far. The reason? To honor SpongeBob creator Stephen Hillenburg, who passed away in November last year.

The GIF

In another bump for the theory, Mercedes-Benz Stadium’s Twitter account even shared a GIF of SpongeBob dancing in his band outfit all the way back in December, adding fuel to fans’ fire about the potential cameo.

The Bet

People are even betting on it — literally. The odds, according to an online betting pool, are in favor of SpongeBob appearing at the Super Bowl, in particular popping up in an inflatable costume.

In another more under-the-radar hint, according to CNET, Rodger Bumpass, the voice actor behind the character of Squidward, reportedly posted on Facebook that he was going to be making some kind of Super Bowl introduction for the Halftime Show.

SpongeBob fans, at least, were convinced.


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Funny Reginae Carter Accepts A Name Challenge And Fans Are Laughing Their Hearts Out

The Shade Room had a funny challenge for their followers. You are supposed to say which is the worst pronunciation of your name. It seems that Toya Wright and Lil Wayne’s daughter, Reginae Carter stepped up and joined the conversation. Here’s what she said making fans laugh really hard.

Everyone knows these ‘nicknames’ that haters used to give Nae and that’s why this comes as a really funny joke which shows that Nae is smart enough to be able to make fun of herself.

Someone wrote ‘Resume might be my fav lol,’ and another follower posted ‘Stop playing nae😭😭I can relate tho Lynnee’👉🏾👉🏾Lynn Lenny Line LeAnn😩

Other than this, Nae seems to be doing okay these days, and she just showed her fans the detox secret that she’s using.

‘Okay guys, the real tea ☕since becoming a #teamipartner a couple of months back, I am literally obsessed with @teamiblends detox. I’ve really been working on my body and def struggled in the beginning. It wasn’t until I added @teamiblends detox that I saw killer results. I haven’t been bloated after meals, my stomach stays flat, and I’ve even lost a few lbs. Teami is an easy program you drink every day to get rid of that stuff your body shouldn’t be holding onto. Like carbs and drama 😂 use my code NAE20 to save 20%🤑 #thankyouteami’ Nae captioned her post on Instagram.

Someone wrote that ‘Skin is gorgeous love how u embrace your natural glow.’

Another supporter said ‘I love women with strong beliefs that lead to positive energy and doing the right thing.’

Recently, some new videos featuring Toya Wright’s daughter Reginae Carter and her BF made people displeased with her relationship with YFN Lucci.

People don’t like the way she’s acting when he’s around.

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A Winter Storm and Thousands of Super Bowl Fans Are Bearing Down on Snow-Shy Atlanta

(ATLANTA) — Five years after cars, trucks and school buses became marooned on Atlanta freeways in what became known as “snow jam ,” another winter storm is threatening the city — just as thousands of fans begin pouring into town for Super Bowl 53.

A winter storm watch goes into effect at 4 a.m. Tuesday for Atlanta, a city known for grinding to a halt even in relatively light snowfalls.

Georgia Gov. Brian Kemp on Monday said state offices in more than 30 counties in the northern part of the state would be closed Tuesday, including those in the Atlanta area.

The National Weather Service projects that up to an inch (2.5 centimeters) of snow is possible Tuesday in Atlanta, with up to 2 inches (5 centimeters) in far northern suburbs. Forecasters warn of the possibility of ice-glazed roads and highways.

The potential for black ice is “the overriding concern,” said Homer Bryson, director of the Georgia Emergency Management and Homeland Security Agency.

“Temperatures are going to plummet,” the governor said at a Monday news conference.

“It’s very similar to what we saw in 2014 where the roadways will not have time to dry off before the moisture or precipitation on them refreezes,” Kemp said. “And that’s when you have black ice, and that’s what causes wrecks, which causes gridlock and public safety issues, injuries.”

Sunday’s Super Bowl will be played in downtown Atlanta in Mercedes-Benz Stadium, which has a roof. The roof will be open if weather permits, officials have said.

There’s a 40 percent chance of showers Sunday, but highs will be near 58 degrees (14 Celsius). That’s slightly warmer than average for Feb. 3 in Atlanta, climate records show.

But forecasters say the more immediate threat is Tuesday, when roads could be treacherous.

“It is often easy to pass judgment on how we in Georgia deal with snow and ice, but for those from the north what you do know is that an ice event is very different than a snow event,” Atlanta Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms said Monday. “And because we don’t want a repeat of 2014, we have already begun to pretreat our streets and are paying particularly attention to our sidewalks because we do know that we will have many visitors in our tourist areas.”

Forecasters were uncertain how widespread the snowfall will be.

“Some uncertainty continues regarding amounts of snow accumulations and how far south and east the threat may extend,” the weather service said in a Monday update on the approaching storm.

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Coronation Street fans in tears as Sinead Tinker breaks down over dying before her baby son can remember her

CORONATION Street fans are in tears after Sinead Tinker broke down after she realised she could die from cancer and wouldn’t see her baby son grow up.

The seamstress – who is played by actress Katie McGlynn in the ITV soap – sobbed in fear of her son never knowing who she is in tonight’s second episode.

Sinead had viewers in tears tonight as she wept over her baby boy

The doctors told Sinead and her husband Daniel Osbourne that baby Bertie was almost out of the woods with his bowel condition.

“No surgery needed, it’s all good,” the nurse told them both.

But while it was good news for the baby, Sinead had a heartbreaking reaction.

A tearful Sinead told Daniel: “What if I die Daniel?

Bertie’s bowel condition hadn’t worsened and the nurses were confident he would be OK
Daniel tried his best to reassure his wife over her fears

“Like you said before he’s not going to remember this.

“He’s not going to remember me. I’m just going to be a photo of a stranger.

“I just can’t bear the thought he won’t know how much I loved him. I wanted to bake him birthday cakes, take him to school…”

And as she sobbed Daniel insisted it would all be fine and she would recover and be able to do all that.


But fans were already crying over Katie’s performance as terrified Sinead.

One said: “Poor Sinead, please don’t panic Sinead such a tiny baby tho #corrie”

A second added: “Awwwwww it makes me sad watching Sinead Daniel and Bertie #Corrie @itvcorrie”


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Porsha Williams Shares A RHOA Throwback Pic From Japan – Fans Call Her The Queen Of Fashion

Porsha Williams just shared a throwback photo since she and the RHOA ladies visited Japan. Currently, the pregnant beauty should be giving birth pretty soon and fans cannot wait to meet baby PJ. We cannot either!

So far, Porsha’s pregnancy has been free of any hassle and troubles as far as we know, and we hope that things remain like that. She’s supposed to give birth at the end of this month, according to some recent reports.

‘Tokyo Bihhhhhhh #Rhoa 🎎 #PJTakesJapan’ Porsha captioned her photo.

Someone said to Porsha these flattering words: ‘Girl you are the queen of fashion😍😍😍

Another follower wrote ‘What a blessed favorable queen true beauty course nene and pheadra too those three are the bomb.’

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Someone else wrote ‘My daughter lives in Japan and is fluent in Japanese. I was there visiting for two weeks. She took me to the same Temple. She’s there 7 years now. You look beautiful. I enjoyed the episode yesterday.’

One supporter gushed over the RHOA star and told her ‘Porsha pregnancy looks good on you. Really cute now stop arguing and fighting with @kandi y’all both have positive things going on live your best life.’

Porsha has recently shared a photo from a date night that she had with her fiance, Dennis McKinley and fans were in awe.

They told her that she’s glowing from within and wished her and her future hubby all the best.

She had recently shared a photo of herself when she was much younger, and fans told her that she looked just like Kandi Burruss in that pic.

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M. Night Shyamalan’s ‘Glass’ Is a Big Middle Finger to His Superhero Fans

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I stumbled out of Glass, the third film in the M. Night Shyamalan superhero trilogy that began with Unbreakable, suspicious that I’d just been punked. The movie’s final act, a spectacular implosion of incoherent twists and turns that hijack a functional thriller and drive it off a cliff—playing off the wreckage like a triumph, no less—felt like it had to be a prank. A morbid extension, maybe, of the movie’s meta attempts to deconstruct the superhero-movie machine that has consumed pop culture in the 19 years since Unbreakable. (“Comic books are an obsession!” a character shrieks at one point, while another narrates superhero clichés aloud as they happen, with all the grandeur and insight of lines like, “The collection of main characters!”) A fake-out for sure, pointless but preferable to the confused mess I’d seen, to be unveiled as the ultimate “twist” before the real movie hit theaters today.

But denial is just the first stage of grief and I’ve since cycled through to acceptance. This whole movie, including its catastrophic ending, is real, and they’re charging real money to see it. People who loved Shyamalan’s sterling 2000 film Unbreakable, tantalized by the surprise revelation at the end of 2017’s Split that both films take place in the same universe, will show up to see reluctant hero David Dunn (Bruce Willis), his mastermind arch-nemesis Elijah Price aka Mr. Glass (Samuel L. Jackson), and the amalgam of two-dozen split personalities known as the Horde (James McAvoy) together onscreen for the first (and last) time. Many will leave disgruntled, others bamboozled, eye-twitching and stupefied like the institution-bound title character. I left a conspiracy theorist.

Glass only muddles the ideas Unbreakable and Split surfaced about modern myth-making, trauma, and our minds’ capacities to manifest miracles. It takes its characters nowhere new. (It actively regresses one or two, in fact, insulting them before bowing out.) Shyamalan’s wicked humor, his knack for conjuring wonder and dread from the mundane, his stubborn commitment to zigging where you want him to zag—it’s all here. None of it saves Glass. It can’t seem to decide whether it’s a “fuck you” or a love letter to superhero movies and their audiences. It gestures vaguely at both, satisfying as neither. It does pull off a shock that might have been admirable as a stone-cold statement about IP-driven movie-making, except it’s executed with the lethargy of a deflating balloon, and just as devoid of meaning.

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Riverdale fans are reeling after its main character is seemingly killed off

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Netflix teen drama Riverdale is in its third season and we’re completely hooked.

It’s hardly surprising therefore that the show’s hiatus, ending today, has been tough – going on for what feels like an eternity.

But Riverdale is officially back, and we want answers. Now.

Are Veronica and Reggie going to get together? Is there more to the Gargoyle King than Betty thinks? And what on earth is going on with the creepy farm group?

We need to know!!

But it wasn’t these questions that got the internet talking today after the airing of the show’s newest episode, ‘No Exit’. Instead, it was the morbid cliffhanger, with the show’s main character Archie Andrews appearing to die.

Yes, it looks like Archie Andrews is dead – and we don’t know what to do.

But how has he seemingly died? A bear attack.

Yes, this is not a drill. The gorgeous redhead survived the black hood and juvenile detention centre – he even managed to escape with a gaping stab wound – but he got killed by a bear.

Like most Riverdale shock plots, there are of course a lot of conspiracy theories out there, with some believing that he’s not actually dead, presuming that he has faked his own death to get Hiram off the scent.

Only time will tell though, so we’re going to have to wait till next week to find out the fate of the lovely Archie Andrews.

Cue the longest week ever…

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Counting On Fans Are Shocked By Lauren Swanson’s Scandalous Look In Josiah Duggar’s Latest Instagram Post

Counting On star Lauren Swanson has only been married to Josiah Duggar for six months, but it looks like they are already tired of the pregnancy rumors. After posting pics on Instagram where Lauren is bundled up in coats, not facing the camera, or only showing herself from the shoulders up, fans started wondering if the 19-year-old was expecting her first child. The newlyweds finally put the pregnancy rumors to rest – at least for now – by sharing a photo where Lauren showed off her tiny figure in a tight red dress.

“Can’t believe it’s already been six months since I married you! You were the best decision I ever made! Love u, sweetheart,” wrote Josiah in the caption.

Lauren was standing next to their Christmas tree in the photo, taking down decorations. And, fans loved the long-sleeved, knee-length dress (and the chunky black heels) that Lauren was wearing. They immediately started to ask how they could get their hands on one for themselves.

One fan wrote, “Ask Lauren where she got that dress! It’s super cute!!!” to which Josiah responded, “She got it off Amazon.”

“Lauren, I love your dress!!!!!! So cute!” wrote a second fan, while a third chimed in, “It’s a beautiful dress.”

According to Life & Style, it was a bit of a surprise to see Lauren in such a modern look. We all know how much the Duggars love their conservative fashion, and in the past Josiah’s mom Michelle has said that their interpretation of modesty is that everything should be covered from neck to knee.

“My kids are taught the definition of defrauding as stirring up desires that cannot be righteously fulfilled. We don’t believe in defrauding others by the way we dress,” Michelle said in a 2013 interview.

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As the Duggar girls grow up – and the Duggar boys get married – we have started to see some more “liberal” fashion choices in the family. Michelle has been wearing shorter skirts, Jinger has been rocking jeans, and Jill wore tank tops this past summer.

As for Lauren, we haven’t seen her in pants or tank tops yet. But that could change soon. One thing is for sure, we won’t see her in maternity clothes this winter. There was zero room for any kind of bump in that red dress.

Lauren Swanson and Josiah Duggar return in new episodes of Counting On later this year on TLC.

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Shay Mitchell revealed that she had a miscarriage in 2018, and called on fans to make this uplifting New Year’s resolution

Shay Mitchell revealed that she had a miscarriage in 2018, and called on fans to make this uplifting New Year’s resolution


Shay Mitchell revealed that she had a miscarriage in 2018, and called on fans to make this uplifting New Year’s resolution

For Shay Mitchell, 2018 was definitely a big year—after all, she got to spend it starring as Peach Salinger in Lifetime’s You. But behind the scenes, something else was going on in her life, and she hadn’t filled her fans in on it until now.

In honor of the New Year’s holiday, Mitchell opened up about something heartbreaking that happened to her in 2018: a miscarriage. While sharing the highlights of her year on her Instagram Story, she also revealed that her year hadn’t come “without some hardships,” which included losing a baby.

Not only did Mitchell share a sonogram photo (with a broken heart emoji), but she also offered up a lengthy caption about how her miscarriage affected her and what she hopes her fans will do in the year ahead.

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“We all have to deal with various struggles and challenges in life. And sometimes it’s easier to only showcase the good times on social media, which is what leads many people to criticize it for its lack of authenticity,” Mitchell wrote. “Having so many people follow me on Instagram and read my posts is both incredibly humbling and hugely uplifting. The support and affection that so many of you show me lifts me up during even my darkest days, one of which happened last year after I miscarried and lost the child of my hopes and dreams.”

She went on to encourage her followers to show a little extra empathy to the people in their lives in 2019, because it’s hard to know exactly what someone’s going through based only on what they choose to share with the world online.

“In the spirt of the new year, I think that we need to remember that we are all on this journey together—in good times and in bad—and to remind ourselves that we seldom really know or understand the struggles and hardships that other people are going through,” Mitchell continued. “So, for 2019, let’s all try to be a little more compassionate, empathetic, patient, and thoughtful with each other.”

This is just another reason we love this former Pretty Little Liars star. We’re crossing all our fingers and all our toes that she has the 2019 of her dreams.

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Keira Knightley reveals backlash from Cinderella fans

OHMYGOSSIP — Keira Knightley has learned not to “f**k” with ‘Cinderella’ fans.
The 33-year-old actress provoked a backlash from fans of the fictional character after revealing she’d banned her three-year-old daughter Edie from watching movies that encourage her to wait around “for a rich guy to rescue her”.
Speaking in October, Keira explained: “[Cinderella] waits around for a rich guy to rescue her. Don’t. Rescue yourself! Obviously.”
Keira also said she was opposed to her daughter watching ‘The Little Mermaid’ – even though she’s a fan of the film.
She said: “This is the one that I’m quite annoyed about because I really like the film. I mean, the songs are great, but do not give your voice up for a man. Hello! … I love ‘The Little Mermaid’! That one’s a little tricky – but I’m keeping to it.”
But the actress’ comments divided opinion across the world, and she’s now admitted to being surprised by the strength of the reaction.
She told the Guardian newspaper: “I thought I was just being perky in an interview. My God, people feel really strongly. Don’t f**k with Cinderella. Her fans will end you.”
Meanwhile, Keira recently revealed that having a breakdown helped her to cope with motherhood.
The actress believes that suffering a breakdown at the age of 22, when she first found fame, and the resulting therapy, helped her to deal with her problems.
She said: “Your body just created life and now it’s shifting in order to feed it. That’s monumental and we’re all expected to go: ‘Oh no, all good, I’m groovy – I haven’t slept, I’m fine. That I’m able to forgive myself for not being brilliant [as a parent] every f**king day is probably because of that breakdown.’”

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Zonnique Pullins’ Latest Christmas Photo Is Not Appreciated By Her Fans: ‘Try Another Angle’

Zonnique Pullins spent this Christmas with her BF, Bandhunta Izzy, and also together with her whole family: her mom, Tiny Harris, brothers, and more friends and siblings after she was on vacation with Izzy in the Bahamas.

T.I. was not in the Christmas family photo and this sparked debate on whether he was taking the pic or he simply was not there.

Anyway, if Zonnique’s pics from her Bahamas vacay were highly praised by her fans and followers, it seems that her latest Christmas photo in which she’s posing with the Christmas tree was not too appreciated online.

‘Friends aren’t friends if they don’t tell u “try another angle”’ someone told Zonnique in the comments section.

Another follower defended Zonnique and said ‘No it’s not the most flattering picture but yall ruthless out here lol she still looks beautiful at the end of the day.’

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Someone else alsodefendedTiny’s daughter and said that if people slam someone with a natural body, it’s obvious that women will get cosmetic surgeries more and more: ‘I can’t believe y’all would shame her frame & then you wonder why h*es is fake.’

Someone said that ‘She had to do that angle she had surgery on her eyes remember one of them is crooked but still gorgeous tho.’

Another fan guesses that Zonnique must be pregnant: ‘Beautiful but I think there’s a bundle of joy hidden 😍❤’ This is not the first time that she sparks pregnancy rumors.

Someone gushed over her and said ‘Gaining all the good weight. 😍💯

We believe that Zonnique is a very pretty girl who has all the reasons to be proud of her natural body and show it off whenever she wants.

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