Monday, May 19, 2014

Family Time - Beyonce, JayZ and Solange Lunch With Children and Mum

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Beyonce has been sharing family pictures on her website and social media in the aftermath of the elevator incident in which her younger sister Solange launched an unprovoked attack Jay Z, Beyonce's husband. Both Solange and Jay Z have taken responsibility for the incident, read the statement here, and the family said that they have moved on.

Russian Billionaire's Ex-Wife to Get $4.5Billion as Record Breaking Divorce Settlement

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Russian billionaire Dmitry Rybolovlev, once the world’s 79th richest person according to Forbes and owner of the French soccer club AS Monaco, has been asked by a Swiss Court to pay an astounding $4.5 billion to his ex-wife, Elena Rybolovleva. This kind of a divorce settlement has never been heard before and is all set to enter the record books if the man does not appeal or loses his appeal.

The Pros and Cons of Dating a Techie Boyfriend - Cosmopolitan Infographic

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This infographic is featured in the latest Cosmopolitan's "Manthropology" section with the title "Bros & Cons: The Start-Up Techie." As a woman married to a start-up techie of her own, and friends with a couple of other techies, I can tell you that the graphic is right on the mark. I didn't have this kind of guide when I was dating Atala and have had to learn blind. For anybody considering dating a techie, this will certainly come in handy.

Fiction - The Caged Bird Sings By Inyamu #BringBackOurGirls

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It’s the end of another day, and we’re stuck in the gloominess of power cuts. The night air is chilly, a huge relief from the scorching heat of the afternoon sun.

There are candles burning, as some of the girls study, while others talk about absolutely nothing... conversations about fashion, to the comic appearance of one of the teachers to Kannywood movies. Me? I’m just sitting here, wanting more out of life as Miriam weaves my hair. Dreaming of the day when I’ll burst out of this life I am cocooned in. The life of a small village, where fear and caution has been the order of the day lately… if ever I will.

Do You Remember Your Firsts With Your Partner?

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By Nkem Akinsoto

The online and long distance beginnings of my relationship with Atala is legend by now [Read Here], but suffice to say, we met for the first time already having deep feelings for each other which we refused to call love, and we lived thousands of miles and continents apart.

Daddy Time - Daniel Amokachi With His Identical Twin Sons

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Former Super Eagles player Daniel Amokachi is the current Assistant Coach of the Nigerian national team, and also a family man. Amokachi was recently pictured with his identical twin sons Nazim and Khaled Amokachi who are also budding footballers and once had trials at Everton’s youth academy. Like father like sons, eh?

Nse Ikpe Etim-Sule Talks Marriage, Career and the Future on The Juice

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Nse Ikpe Etim-Sule is the latest guest on The Juice with Toolz for the 7th episode of the show. I think it's one of the best features yet which amps my respect for both Nse and Toolz. Their talk focused on how she got started in the film industry, some of her very diverse roles, her husband and marriage as well as her plans for the future. Check out the interview below.

Pamela Anderson Talks About Being Sexually Abused From Age 6

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Pamela Anderson spoke publicly for the first time about the sexual abuse she suffered as a child and an adolescent. Pamela Anderson says that from age six to 10, she was molested by a female babysitter and at 12, she was raped by the 25-year old older brother of a friend’s boyfriend. She was also gang raped by a boyfriend and six of his friends when they were in 9th grade.

#BringBackOurGirls Salma Hayek, Harrison Ford Campaign on the Cannes Red Carpet

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Salma Hayek used her time on the Cannes Film Festival red carpet to remind the world that more than 200 Nigerian school girls are still missing after being kidnapped by Boko Haram. The cast of Expendables 3 led by Harrison Ford also showed some #bringbackourgirls signs before the premiere of their movie.

J-Lo, John Legend, Amber Rose and Winners at BillBoard Music Awards

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Lots of stars turned out on the red carpet for the Billboard Music Awards, and many came with their partners. Jennifer Lopez and Casper Smart are counting up the years, there were Chrissy Teigen and John Legend, Ryan and Genevieve Tedder (who are expecting their child soon), Amber Rose and Wiz Khalifa, Shakira and Gerard Pique, Jordin Sparks and Jason Derulo, as well as Iggy Azalea and her boo.

How to Know You're Dating a Player

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Fran Creffield

A player is usually very deceptive and manipulative. When one enters your life you could be forgiven for believing that they are a gift from the gods – that is exactly what they want you to think. Sadly this thin veil of deception often hides low self worth, an inability to form secure attachments and inevitably heartbreak when the deception is exposed.