Monday, August 11, 2014

#RIPRobinWilliams - President Obama, Kevin Spacey More Stars Pay Tributes

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Robin Williams left behind four finished films that are due to hit cinemas over the next year. He reprised his role as Teddy Roosevelt in night at the Museum: Secret of the Tomb and stars in the Christmas comedy Merry Friggn’ Christmas, due out in November.

He had also appeared in the drama Boulevard ad had provided the voice of Dennis the Dog in Absolutely Anything, due for release next year.

Kevin Spacey has paid an emotional tribute to Williams. The two men starred together in the 2009 film Shrink about a psychologist.

Robin Williams made the world laugh & think. I will remember & honor that. A great man, artist and friend. I will miss him beyond measure.

#RIPRobinWilliams - Wife Releases Statement On Losing Her Best Friend

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Robin Williams married Susan Schneider in 2011 and they were together till his death this afternoon. She has released a statement saying;
“This morning, I lost my husband and my best friend, while the world lost one of its most beloved artists and beautiful human beings.

“I am utterly heartbroken.

“On behalf of the Robin’s family, we are asking for privacy during our time of profound grief.

“As he is remembered, it is our hope the focus will not be on Robin’s death, but on the countless moments of joy and laughter he gave to millions.”

RIP Robin Williams - Dead Of Apparent Suicide At 63

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Robin Williams is dead aged 63. Initial reports are citing “apparent suicide” as the cause of his death.

Robin Williams was one of Hollywood's longest and biggest stars.

His publicists released the following statement;

“Robin Williams passed away this morning. He has been battling severe depression of late. This is a tragic and sudden loss. The family respectfully asks for their privacy as they grieve during this very difficult time.”

New Mom Refuses To Stop Smoking Marijuana While Breastfeeding Her Baby

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A woman with a legal card to use marijuana for medical purposes, recently had to sign a waiver before being allowed to breastfeed her newborn. The hospital wanted Crystal Cain to acknowledge that she is aware of the potential risks to her baby of getting high while nursing.

The new mom also smoked throughout her pregnancy, supposedly to deal with nausea and anxiety as adviced by her midwife. Her baby was born almost two months premature and needed an incubator for a few days. Still Cain says she has no plans to stop smoking.

"There are several studies that indicate that it doesn't, it can't transfer through your milk ducts, your body automatically kind of filters it.” 

However, the American Academy of Pediatrics advises against mothers breasfeeding their babies while using marijuana.

Chris Soules Will Be Next 'Bachelor' For Upcoming ABC TV Series

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Apparently ABC has chosen the person to be the Bachelor for the upcoming season! Chris Soules from Andi Dorfman's season has already signed a contract and is shooting preliminary clips in his Iowa hometown.

This leak is not from ABC but thanks to Reality Steve, who made the announcement on Twitter over the weekend.

Teenager Falsely Claims She Was Kidnapped And Thrown From Moving Car

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Authorities are closing an investigation of an 18-year-old teenager's claim she was abducted along a road and held hostage for 16 hours, saying it never happened.

Hayley Turner allegedly left her home on Thursday evening to run an errand, and shortly after told a friend over the phone she was pulling over her vehicle to check on a man who was lying in a ditch.

"Seconds later, Hayley told her friend, 'he has a gun,'" and the call was disconnected.

On Friday, as the search for teenager intensified, Turner's family told the station the woman is fine physically, but had struggled with some emotional issues this year.

#BossLadies - Iman, Naomi Campbell, And Rihanna Are Stunning As Fashion Icons

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Please give it up for #Iman #Rihanna #NaomiCampbell  #balmain

Rihanna is on the cover of the W Magazine as “The World's Wildest Style Icon”, and inside the magazine, Rihanna is joined by fashion royalty, supermodels Iman and Naomi Campbell for an edgy fashion icons photoshoot for Balmain.

Check out some more photos below....

#MikeBrown - Reactions Divided On Ferguson Riots And Looting After Black Teen Is Killed By Police

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The fatal shooting Saturday of Mike Brown, an unarmed teenager in Ferguson, Missouri, sparked outrage on social media over the weekend.

Then on Sunday night, riots broke out leading to looting in stores near the scene of the incident. A liquor store and a gas station were looted while police in riot gear tried to control the crowd.

On Facebook where I had been following the news, the reports of the demonstrations led to different opinions, with some commenters supporting or condemning the violent and criminal acts.

Mason Stromberg said; "The family is literally begging people to stop rioting looting and burning. The violence has nothing to do with the boy who was shot, people are merely using his death as an excuse to score some free shit. Shameful behavior, and no way to respect his life. Shame on every one of you participating in this."

#ElevatorKiss - Kim and Kanye Get It On In The Elevator

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Kim Kardashian and Kanye West are still getting in their honeymoon whereever and whenever they can!

The self proclaimed selfie queen took this selfie of she and her husband of barely 2 months kissing and smooching in a quick private moment. Kim shared it on Instagram and tagged it #ElevatorKiss.

I guess "sometimes, sh*t goes down when there's a billion dollars in an elevator" LOL...

Couple Love - Oprah And Stedman Graham Do Dinner

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Oprah and her long time partner Stedman Graham have been together since 1986, and so far have agreed not to get married. However, their love continues to wax stronger.

The couple took time out to enjoy a seafood menu at the Iconic Captain James Landing Restaurant in Baltimore and shared photos on social media.

RML wishes them more love!

Richard Branson Reveals The Secret To His Happiness Is An Understanding Wife

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Richard Branson shared this photo of him and his wife Joan on his Facebook page and said, "According to my wife Joan, “the secret to a happy life is an understanding wife.” I can only agree!"

Here at RML, we also agree!

Richard Branson has been married to his wife Joan Templeton since 1989, and they have been together from before 1980. On their wedding day, their 8-years-old daughter Holly and her four year brother Sam were on the bridal train.

See more pics below...

Kerry Washington Admits It Was Tough Being Olivia Pope While Pregnant

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Kerry Washington welcomed her first child with husband Nnamdi Asomugha, daughter Isabelle Amarachi Asomugha, back in April. So for most of the last season of Scandal, the 37-year-old Scandal actress was pregnant, and she successfully concealed her baby bump to play Olivia Pope on the TV show.

However, Kerry admits she struggled with the emotional roller coaster of being pregnant while filming Scandal where her character Olivia Pope was not pregnant. Kerry revealed to The Hollywood Reporter;

"All of last season was a challenge for me, on a few levels. For one thing, I was going through this amazing physical transition, this physical journey of having a baby, that my character was not going through. And I work very physically. What I do is often grounded in the body. That meant I had to figure out how to be this woman while my instrument was changing and evolving every day. It was like seeing the keys on a piano jump around on a daily basis. It was tough for me to even maintain Olivia's walk because of the changes.

Kim And Kanye West Receive Sweet Makeovers As Best Disney Couples Of All Time!

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Cosmopolitan magazine has worked with Holly Shortall, an Ireland-based fashion illustrator to turn Kim Kardashian and Kanye West into some of the sweetest and most heartwarming couples in Disney's favorite love stories.

I love me some Disney, and I can only wish Kim and Kanye get their forever after.

My favorite is Belle and the Beast above. See the rest of the illustrations below and comment on which is yours?

Maternity Style - Kourtney Kardashian In Plunging White Lace Jumpsuit

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Kourtney Kardashian is reportedly expecting her third baby before the end of the year and she's one pretty pregnant lady.

In a not so conventional maternity style, the 35-year-old reality star stepped out in a plunging white lace jumpsuit which showed off her cleavage and baby bump.

She accesorized with a gold bracelet and boxy black and white clutch. Kourtney was joined by her partner Scott Disick who looked a lot more casual in a grey T-shirt, checked shirt and black trousers.

Man Proposes To Girlfriend On Emirates Flight

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A loved-up passenger Stuart Mackinnon surprised his girlfriend Victoria Loudon by proposing at 35,000ft on board their Emirates A380 flight from Dubai to Brisbane.

When Stuart boarded the flight to Brisbane with his girlfriend Victoria, he knew he was going to propose - but he had no idea how memorable the event would become.

He told one of the crew of his plans to pop the question and they all decided to help him make the moment as special as possible.

They got the attention of the Baradene College Concert Band, who were travelling on the same flight, and they agreed to join in, The band provided musical backing while an Emirates crew member sang, "What A Wonderful World."

Catholic Church Bans Sign of Peace Greeting And Communion on Worshippers’ Tongues

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To check the likely spread of the Ebola virus, the Catholic Archdiocese of Abuja has announced new procedures for worshippers at Church Mass.

The measures were contained in a directive by the Catholic Archbishop of Abuja, His Eminence, John Cardinal Onaiyekan, and include the administration of the Holy Communion on the palm of the faithful as against placing it on the tongue of the recipient.

It also calls for the stoppage of hand shake by worshippers done during consecration of the Holy Communion as sign of peace.

The Final Dose Of Experimental Ebola Drug Will Be Used To Treat Spanish Priest

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The Spanish priest, Miguel Pajares, who got infected with Ebola while working in Liberia will be treated with ZMapp.

The drug arrived at Madrid’s La Paz-Carlos III hospital where the 75-year-old missionary was being treated in isolation, the health ministry said in a statement late on Saturday.

According to reports, the dose sent to Spain for the priest is the third and final dose of ZMapp available currently. The company says more doses will only become available in 2015.

Some people on social media have already pointed out that it seems unfair that African's request for the drugs were denied after the initial two doses of the experimental drug was also used on two Americans infected with Ebola.