Friday, July 4, 2014

Celeb Insta Fashion - Genevieve Nnaji Celebrates 4th of July With Friends

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Genevieve tagged the picture of her in a simple blue thin-strapped floral gown with black cardigan "#aboutthismoment. #4thOfJuly". She's obviously at home with friends and has little or no make up on.

What I want to know is, who is that mystery man in the picture? Genny, do you want to tell us something?

Meanwhile, her picture is causing some controversy among her fans, some of whom don't think Nigerians should be marking the US Independence day when they don't live in America. Others came to her defense, saying there's nothing wrong with it.

What do you think?

Joan Rivers Says President Obama is Gay, And Michelle Obama a Transgender

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I understand about freedom of speech and all that but sometimes lines are crossed, and I think this is one of those times. Either Joan Rivers pleads senility on account of her age or she may be liable for libel!

The TV host of Fashion Police was in New York recently for a bookstore appearance, and was asked some questions about when she had officiated an impromptu gay wedding between two of her fans. The reporter then asked her if she thought the US would ever see a gay president.

Joan Rivers replied: "We already have it with Obama, so let’s just calm down.”

As she started walking away, 81 year old Rivers added: “You know Michelle is a tranny.”

When asked to confirm what she said, Joan Rivers responded: “A transgender. We all know.”

See the video clip below.

Peter Okoye and Dbanj Celebrate 4th of July For America's Independence Day

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Peter Okoye of PSquare and D'Banj were in attendance as the United States Embassy in Abuja had a party to celebrate  4th of July which is the United States' Independence day.

The guys are sure looking good in their fitted suits. Rotimi Amaechi also attended the event where Peter performed some of the hit tracks of PSquare.

See more pictures below...

Hi-Five Singer Russell Neal Charged With Murder in Wife’s Death

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Russell Neal of 90s boy band Hi-Five has been charged with murder after his wife was found dead in their apartment in Houston on Thursday. Hi-Five was an R&B group known for their popular song, “I Like the Way (Kissing Game)”.

The 39-year-old Russell Neal walked into the Harris County Sheriff Department building, and told officers that his wife was dead in their apartment. He also reportedly said he needed a lawyer.

According to reports, police officers are said to have forced themselves into the apartment, and found his 24-year-old wife Catherine Martinez lying dead under a blanket on the living room floor. Martinez suffered multiple stab wounds and blunt force trauma.

Reggie Bush, Kim Kardashian's ex, Shows Off Gorgeous Daughter Briseis Bush

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NFL player Reggie Bush used to date Kim Kardashian but is now with fiancée Lilit Avagyan and they hae a little cutie daughter, baby Briseis Avagyan Bush.

The proud dad would regularly share photos of his daughter and fiancee on his Instagram where the little girl continues to steal hearts with her gorgeous smile.

Check out more pictures below.

Couple Love - Toke and Maje Ayida All Loved Up on the Red Carpet

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Toke Makinwa and husband Maje Ayida were photographed together, all smiles and hugging each other on Saturday 28th June in Lagos.

This picture is coming months after their wedding with the couple not being seen together, and reports that their wedding was a PR move meant to be used in a reality TV show [read here].

The couple looked casual with Toke in a white silk shirt, pink skinny jeans and Maje wearing his usual black shirt, and jeans. And is that Maje's wedding ring?

Nigerian Army Arrest 3 Female Boko Haram Operatives Who Recruit Other Women

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The Nigerian army has arrested 3 women who worked as undercover operatives for Boko Haram, recruiting widows and young women in the north to join the women wing of the terrorist organisation.

These operatives usually promise the women they talk to that they will get married to young men who are members of the Boko Haram group.

The Army has released a statement on the arrest. See below...

Victoria and David Beckham Share Old Wedding Photos To Mark 15th Wedding Anniversary

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Victoria Beckham, took to twitter to announce the 15th wedding anniversary of being married to David Beckham. The couple, who have been together for 17 years, have 4 children. Their first born was a baby and present at the wedding. Victoria, also known as Posh Spice said in a series of tweets with pictures;

15 beautiful years.We feel so blessed and thankful for your love and support over the years.Such a special day x

How cute is Brooklyn! Such a special day with David today x
RML wishes them a happy anniversary. See more pictures and their purple matching wedding reception outfit below :)

Father Who Left Toddler To Die In Hot Car Sexted 6 Women That Day, Including a Teenager

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The Georgia father accused of leaving his 22-month-old son in a hot car for seven hours to let him die reportedly spent the day sending sexual text messages and photos to six different women, including teenagers.

Harris told police that he forgot to drop his son off at day care and the boy was left in the hot car for the entire day. That day, Harris was exchanging sexts with various women while his son was trapped in the vehicle.

Harris has now been charged with murder and child cruelty for the death of his 22-month-old son Cooper.

On Thursday, 33-year-old Justin Ross Harris was denied bond after the judge called his crime a “possible death penalty case.”

Mother Of Three Abandons Her Beautiful Children To Marry Violent Prisoner She Met Online

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A mother of three is leaving her three children in their father’s care in the United Kingdom to move to Texas to marry a convicted gang member that she met online.

According to reports, 29-year-old Jennifer Butler, pictured above, is leaving her children, who are all younger than 10, to move in with 23-year-old Chris Mosier if he is paroled this September.

“Some people might think I’m bonkers for falling in love with a prisoner,” Butler said. “And not everyone will agree with our relationship. But Chris is a wonderful man. Sure, he made a few mistakes in the past, but everybody deserves a second chance.”

Butler first contacted Mosier in July of 2011 when she found his profile on pen pal website

Photos of 2 Gay Dads Crying as They Meet Their New Born For the First Time Go Viral

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A photographer was on hand to capture the emotional moment two gay dads met their son for the first time. The photographer Lindsay Foster, shared the photo on their Facebook page, writing;

"I had the opportunity to photograph this amazing birth on June 27 for a surrogate and two expecting and anxious daddies. Hours were spent with them in the hospital room while the surrogate mom was laboring and I got to know them quite well.They are two compassionate people who felt all the emotions that every new parent feels. They asked all appropriate questions of the birthing mom and the midwife and educated themselves as best as they could for their son's arrival. I am so proud of these two dads."

The pictures were liked over 6,000 times but also attracted negative comments.

Andrea Kelly Publicly States Her Support For 14 Years Old Transgender Son

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Andrea Kelly’s youngest child with ex, R. Kelly, recently came out of the closet with his transition from female to male.

The 14 year old's decision to go public with the story sparked so many debates online, especially after father R. Kelly said he didn't want an interviewer addressing his daughter as a son [read here].

Jay's mother, Andrea Kelly has been supportive all along according to Jay, and now she is speaking out and reiterating that support, even though she admits it's still a learning process for her on how to treat her child as a son now, and not a daughter.

Andrea also says in the new interview with VH1 that parents are wrong for not supporting their transitioning children. Check out some excerpts from the interview below;

Nicki Minaj Steps Out on a Bad Hair Day After Rumors of Beef With Iggy Azalea

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Nicki Minaj was photographed on her way to rehearsal yesterday, and she was looking fairly disheveled and not like her usual fashionable self. The award-winning rapper's hair was a mess and she was wearing old sweats and sneakers and with very little to no make up on.

This is coming just days after Nicki Minaj gave an acceptance speech at the BET Awards on Sunday, that appeared to throw shade at other female rappers, especially Iggy Azalea, an upcoming rapper who was also nominated for the same award.

Nicki said in her speech that when "you hear Nicki Minaj spit, Nicki Minaj wrote it." Some say this is a pointed dig at Iggy Azalea who's been rumored to work with ghostwriters and who some say is on her way to taking Nicki Minaj's crown as the best female MC.

Soldiers in Lagos State Set BRT Buses On Fire, Attack And Shoot At Onlookers

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Angry soldiers in Lagos State went on a rampage some hours ago and set buses belonging to the Lagos State Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) on fire after one of them was hit by one of the buses in Palmgrove area.

According to eye-witnesses who discussed the incident on Twitter, it all started when a BRT driver changed his lane and accidentally knocked down one soldier on a bike. The soldier wasn't killed or seriously hurt, but made calls after he was hit to call his colleagues to come and wreak havoc on the bus.

The passengers in the BRT bus including the offending driver tried pleading with him but he was adamant.

What Does Makeup Mean To You? Letter From a Father to His Daughter

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Dear Little One,

As I write this, I’m sitting in the makeup aisle of our local Target store. A friend recently texted me from a different makeup aisle and told me it felt like one of the most oppressive places in the world. I wanted to find out what he meant.

And now that I’m sitting here, I’m beginning to agree with him. Words have power, and the words on display in this aisle have a deep power. Words and phrases like:

Mommy Time - Beyonce and Blue Ivy Get a Mother-Daughter Mani-Pedi

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Beyoncé has been on the road for the On The Run tour with her husband Jay Z  for over a week, and some would be wondering, what about Blue Ivy? Their little daughter travels with them, and just like Bey and Jay make time for each other, Beyonce also makes sure to spend quality time with her baby daughter.

Beyonce shared these adorable snaps from a mother-daughter time out she had with Blue Ivy getting a manicure and pedicure.

Blue Ivy went for pink and while Queen Bey matched her on one hand, she went for a more grown up red for the other hand and her feet.

They also swam and played with the dolphins. That's the life, isn't it? LOL....

Karrueche is not Pregnant or Engaged To Chris Brown But Their Relationship is in a Good Place

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Chris Brown's girlfriend Karrueche Tran has hit out against pregnancy and engagement rumours, saying she is neither pregnant nor are the two engaged.

The confusion surrounding their on-off romance has finally been cleared up by the model, who said "I have been pregnant one hundred times, I have been engaged one hundred times but no I am not".

Tran also insisted that following Brown's recent release from jail, the couple are in a "good place" in their relationship.

 The 25-year-old beauty said: "I'm just happy he is home and not in that state of mind anymore. I'm working, he is working and we are in a good place in our relationship, we are happy".

7 Extremely Effective Couples Therapy Exercises You Can Try at Home

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There are quite a few couples therapy exercises you can try at home, especially since everyone has a lot of daily responsibilities, long to-do lists and big stressors in their life.

That’s why it’s sometimes so easy to neglect your partner or to take them for granted. That special connection you share with your significant other needs to be cultivated, and couples therapy can help you strengthen your relationship and work through difficulties.

Here are a few very effective couples therapy exercises that you should try, since they will help you get closer to your partner and nourish a stronger bond:

Magazine Covers - Nicole Scherzinger Talks Bulimia, and Lewis Hamilton For Cosmopolitan

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Nicole Scherzinger came to prominence as the front singer for the girl band, The Pussycat Dolls and since them she has moved into being a judge for different talk shows including X-factor UK.

In the coming issue of Cosmopolitan, Nicole Scherzinger opened up on alot of issues including her relationship with Lewis Hamilton and her battle with Bulimia.

On Bulimia and getting past the shyness that made it worse for her, she said;

What is Ebola and Why is it So Deadly? Should You Be Worried? What Should You Do?

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In March, an outbreak of Ebola began with a just a handful of cases in Guinea. As a public health afficionado if not practicioner, I've had my eyes on the reports of the outbreak, but recently Atala has been asking me what I know about the virus and he is becoming worried. So what is Ebola?

The Ebola virus causes viral hemorrhagic fever, and symptons can resemble the flu. The virus is named after the Ebola River in the DRCongo (formerly Zaire), where one of the first outbreaks occurred in 1976. Of Ebola's five sub-types, the Zaire strain is considered the most deadly.

The WHO has said preliminary tests on the Ebola virus in those cases in Guinea in March suggest the outbreak there is the Zaire strain, although that has not been confirmed.

However, as of June 30, at least 759 people in Guinea, Sierra Leone and Liberia have been infected by Ebola since its symptoms were first observed four months ago. 467 of them have died. That's a 61.5 percent mortality rate.

Kefee Will Be Buried in Sapele on Friday 11th July, Condolence Team Confirms at Visit to Her Family

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Late Nigerian pop gospel singer Kefee [real names - Irikefe Don-Momoh nee Obareki] would be buried on Friday 11th July 2014 in her hometown – Okpara-Inland, Ethiope East Local Government, Delta State.

On Thursday, her publicist in Lagos released a statement stating her husband, Teddy Don-Momoh who has been making arrangements to bring her body back from the U.S., would arrive the country first to receive her body before taking her down to Delta State for burial.

Teddy earlier indicated that his wife’s family had requested that she be buried in their hometown, with a celebratory service in Sapele afterwards and he was comfortable with the arrangement.