Thursday, January 29, 2015
Yesterday, I told you about the fundraiser by Humans of New York photoblogger who has raised almost $1 Million in a donation drive for a school in inner city NY. Read the story here.
But what I didn't know until I looked further into the page was that the Nigerian teacher Ms Achu, pictured above, sparked the idea for the fundraiser to expose and enrich her students through taking them to the prestigious university.
Wednesday, January 28, 2015
Ludacris, real name is Chris Bridges, has been granted full custody of his 13-month-old daughter Cai, whom he had with ex, Tamika Fuller.The rapper-actor had been engaged in a court battle with Tamika Fuller regarding their daughter's child support payment amounts and custody, and on Monday, a judge found in favor of Ludacris.
If you remember, Ludacris got engaged and married Eudoxie on the same day just some weeks ago. He also has another daughter Karma, 13, from a previous relationship. Probably the judge thought he would provide a better home environment.
When officials at an elementary school in Gustine, Texas, kept finding poop on the gym floor, they decided to get to the bottom of the matter.
But their method of investigation has parents and students raising a stink.
On Monday, officials at Gustine Elementary rounded up 24 students, and divided them up by gender. Then the kids were ordered to pull down their pants far enough so educators could see if there were any tell-tale fecal stains.
82-year-old Joel Grey, an award winning broadway actor, has publicly announced that he is gay. Grey was married to actress Jo Wilder for 24 years and they have two children together: actress Jennifer Grey and son James, a chef. The Oscar- and Tony-winning actor tells People magazine,
"I don't like labels, but if you have to put a label on it, I'm a gay man. All the people close to me have known for years who I am. [Yet] it took time to embrace that other part of who I always was.”
An inner city kid talking to, and allowing his photo to be taken and shared by Brandon Stanton of Humans of New York had led to something amazing. The teenager opened up about his Principal Ms Lopez being his greatest influence and talked about the wonderful things she was doing for Mott Halls Bridges Academy.
The photographer decided to make a call to his HONY followers to fund children in this school to pay a visit to Harvard as a way to expose them to better opportunities and reward the principal. The fundraiser started on 23 January, and as today, they have raised almost $1 Million in less than a week!
A woman has been arrested for slashing the throats of her two-year-old daughter and six-month-old twins. The woman said she tried to kill the crying children so they wouldn’t disturb her husband.
Christina Booth, 29, said she hit ‘breaking point’ when she put her children to bed and all three began crying at her home in Olympia, Washington.
29-year-old Romanian man, Seb Ciercies, tried to sell his virginity for 850 Euros in order to settle his mounting debts but received not one single offer. He had put the advertisement in the local newspaper, describing himself in a as 'Athletic, toned and dark-haired'. He wrote:
'Man, 29, Brasov. Athletic and toned, dark haired. I'm selling my virginity. Price: 850 Euros. Transport not included.'
Mr Ciercies says it's been weeks since the ad was placed and he was shocked he got nobody calling to take him up on his offer. Seb took out the ad to pay off debts he has run up through unemployment and having to care for his diabetic brother. Wanting to expand his chances of getting a client, he did not specify whether buyers should be male or female. Yet, no one called.
T-Mobile's Data Stash Super Bowl ad campaign has Kim Kardashian begging users not to let their data go to waste. What does she want us to do? In the video titled #KimsDataStash, the reality and Instagram stars begs us to use up our data to watch, see and admire her selfies, vacation, outfits, and more outfits. Check it out below..
Yasmin Eleby married herself in a wedding ceremony celebrated on her 40th birthday as a promise to herself should she remain single at that age. RML posted the story here with best wishes to her, but a lot of people who read about the self-wedding bashed her for fooling herself, and wondered why her friends and family didn't stop her.
In a new interview, Yasmin has explained her actions, and says she doesn't regret her decision to marry herself. She said her family and friends didn't stop her because they understand the real message she was passing, she said she even invited a couple of her exes and they came. Her mother actually walked her down the aisle, her older sister performed the ceremony, and her three other sisters were her bridesmaids. Read her interview with The Root, below...
Bruce Jenner has been off and on in the news for his changing look and last week, Intouch Magazine debuted the cover above that shows him as a woman and insisted that the reality TV star has been transitioning. Recent pictures seem to bear them out as Bruce has been papped growing out his hair and nails, getting lip fillers and makeup, and wearing earrings in both ears.
Yesterday on an E interview, Kim Kardashian said of Bruce Jenner, that he was on a journey which he'll talk about when he's ready. She also mentioned that he's the happiest she's ever seen him and that they the kids will support him 100% whatever the case may be. It seems all these was leading to the announcement of Bruce's new reality show that will document his sex change.