Wednesday, September 3, 2014

Joan Rivers Out Of Intensive Care - Daughter Asks For Prayers

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Joan Rivers' daughter, Melissa Rivers has provided another update about her mother's condition in a new statement, released Wednesday, Sept. 3. She says the 81-year-old comedienne has been transferred to a private room at Mount Sinai Hospital in New York City. The statement reads;

My mother has been moved out of intensive care and into a private room where she is being kept comfortable. Thank you for your continued support." 

Melissa had said in a statement a couple of days earlier;

"My mother would be so touched by the tributes and prayers that we have received from around the world. Her condition remains serious but she is receiving the best treatment and care possible. We ask that you continue to keep her in your thoughts as we pray for her recovery."

Jill Scott Says One Leaked Photo is Real - Was Documenting Her Weight Loss Journey

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After Jill Scott was targeted by hackers, there are a couple of pictures making the rounds on Twitter that are supposed to be of the singer and actress. But was she really hacked or could those possibly be the work of photoshop?

It appears Jill Scott is really a victim as she has confirmed that the picture above is of her.

Luckily for Jill, she is not fully nude and says the picture was to keep track of her weight loss journey. Her figure is banging for sure! For those that thought the Essence cover was spanxed or photoshopped, that was actually her hard work paying off.

See her tweets and the full picture below.

Jill Scott Leaked Photos Lead To Black Twitter Meltdown

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#iLoveBlackWomenBecause had been trending all day and now Jill Scott is the latest target of celebrity leaked nudes.

The same hackers who have been breaking into female celebrity iCloud accounts and downloading their intimate photos have just released some stolen nude photos of Jill Scott and Black Twitter users are not happy about it at all.

To think that earlier today, Black Twitter was equally venting about a study that made them feel like lab rats. And using the love black women hashtag to get over it, now this...SMH...

Third American Doctor To Contract Ebola Identified As Rick Sacra

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The third American to have contracted Ebola has been named as 51-year-old veteran doctor Rick Sacra who volunteered to go to Liberia when Writebol and Brantly tested positive. Bruce Johnson, the president of SIM USA, revealed this in a press conference yesterday.

Johnson said his group was cooperating with US health authorities to determine how Sacra, who is from Massachusetts, got sick.

While stressing there was no confirmation at this time, Johnson said there was a chance Sacra — who had been working in obstetrics at the SIM-funded ELWA hospital — caught the virus from someone who had yet to show signs of the disease.

“They check patients at our hospital before admittance for Ebola symptoms and there’s a strong possibility that the Ebola symptoms were masked and not presenting themselves with a particular patient who was admitted and cared for and possibly this was how Dr Sacra contracted it.”

Jennifer Lawrence Leaked Photos To Remain on Adult Website Due To Copyright Issues

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Jennifer Lawrence’s attorney is reportedly locked in a battle with bosses of an adult content website over the copyright of leaked intimate photographs of the actress.

Remember the monkey selfie and the debate over who owns pictures? Is it the person in the picture, the person who owns the camera, or the person who took the pictures? Many argue it is the person who took the pictures unless he has signed over his rights.

Unfortunately for 24-year-old actress, Jennifer Lawrence, one site featuring nude images stolen from her phone and leaked online is fighting back against a request to remove the illegally obtained photos using that very argument.

Contact of Port Harcourt Ebola Victim Dies at Treatment Center

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Another person has died today who contracted the Ebola virus disease from Dr. Iyke Enemuo who had died of Ebola disease on August 22 after treating an Ecowas official.

As the Rivers State Government is planning to burn the corpse of Doctor Iyke Enemuo, it has been announced that one of his primary contacts has also died of the Ebola Virus Disease.

Dan Nwomeh, Special Assistant to the Minister of Health on Media and Communication, confirmed  the death today in a series of tweets updating Nigerians on the status of the disease earlier today.

Dr Enemuo's wife, Mrs. Enemuo is still being treated at the Ebola Isolation Center in Lagos. She has a 3-month-old baby who is being cared for by relatives, also in Lagos.

The Real Rotimi Alakija - Hot Son of Nigerian Billionaire Folorunso Alakija

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Rotimi Alakija first came to my attention when he was featured in an article [here] on Nigeria’s growing “young moneyed” set which highlighted people like “DJ Cuppy” Otedola, Eku Edewor and her twin sister, Misan Harriman, Richard Vedelago, Adora Mba, Kola Karim among others.

Tatler, the British high society magazine who published the article, described these Nigerians as having billionaire parents, boarding school credentials and private jet passes, and the picture above of Rotimi was included in the article.

So, I can't imagine how Business Insider now erroneously listed DJ Xclusive, whose real name is also Rotimi Alakija, as the son of Folorunso Alakija.

In an article listing the World’s Hottest Billionaire Offspring, the picture and bio of DJ Xclusive is featured alongside Sofia Abramovich of Chelsea FC, Vanisha Mittal, Ivana Trump, and others.

I'm sure there are a lot of Rotimi Alakijas, but if the writer of the article had done proper research, or had reached out to DJ Xclusive, they would've avoided this gaffe.

2 Demands By Rev. Anita Tearing Apart Her Marriage To Pastor Chris

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Since  the news broke of divorce proceedings between Pastor Chris and Anita Oyakhilome, church members of Christ Embassy have been taking sides, for or against either the husband or the wife.

Now, a close friend of Pastor Anita, and a founding church member of the UK Branch, has shared what she believes led to the marriage breakdown on the controversial Facebook page for Rev Anita's supporters.

Cyla Simpson says she took time to find out what is really happening and these are the things Rev Anita is asking for:

1. For Pastor Chris to, "please put the family in the timetable too. The times you don’t have any engagement, please come home. I need you and the children need you."

2. On Pastor Chris immorality, "to let all these ladies move out of White House and go and get houses outside... if they don’t already have one and allow them marry."

Read the full post below...

Ashlee Simpson Weds Evan Ross, Son of Music Legend Diana Ross - Pictures

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Ashlee Simpson tied the knot with Evan Ross on Sunday in a short but sweet ceremony at the Connecticut home of the groom's mother, singing legend Diana Ross.

The bohemian-style wedding mixed traditional and eclectic elements that showcased the couple's commitment to family and fun.

The bride, 29, skipped a traditional wedding gown in favor of a crop top, lace skirt and Neil Lane jewelry (the groom, 26, wore Dolce and Gabbana) but stuck to traditional yet meaningful vows during the ceremony, which Diana officiated.

Ashlee Simpson tapped son Bronx, 5, to walk her down the aisle, while her big sister, Jessica Simpson – also a newlywed – served as matron of honor.

Kaley Cuoco Shares Naughty Picture Mocking Hackers Who Leaked Celebrity Nude Photos

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Kaley Cuoco seems to be taking the recent celebrity nude photo leak with a sense of humour as she jokingly shared a photo of herself and husband Ryan Sweeting on the beach.

The picture shows the Big Bang Theory actress and her husband walking on the beach together and her top and his bottom are pixelated out as if they were not wearing swim suits.

She shared the image on Instagram with the caption;

'What a fun day that was, frolicking with my hubs on the beaches of Mexico! Feels like we forgot something?'

Tony Blair's GQ Philanthropist of the Year Award For African Charity Gets Thumbs Down

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Former UK Prime Minister, Tony Blair was named Philanthropist of the Year last night at the GQ Awards, but many have called him undeserving of the honor. The tribute to Mr Blair on the GQ website read:

‘In 2007 Tony Blair stepped down as prime minister, but his surging momentum’s shown no signs of slowing. Alongside his role as a Middle East peace envoy, Blair’s channelled his energy into philanthropy, establishing three charities.

‘The Tony Blair Sports Foundation pairs volunteer sport coaches with children in Britain’s North East and his Faith Foundation aims to reconcile the three Abrahamic faiths, but his most ambitious is the Tony Blair Africa Governance Initiative.

'Launched in 2008, the foundation operates in six African countries – Sierra Leone, Rwanda Liberia, Guinea, Nigeria, Ethiopia and Senegal – where teams work alongside government bodies to bridge the gap between African leaders’ visions for a better future and their government’s ability to implement it.'

Emma Nyra Releases Elele Official Music Video ft. Davido

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Emma Nyra has released the music video for her single 'Elele', featuring Davido.The video follows the two young artists as they flirt at a beach party until the video transcends to a house party where they eventually realise they they share mutual chemistry for potential romance.

The video was directed by Sesan Ogunro, styled by the renowned Chyna Bee, and shot at Inagbe Beach Resort in Lagos. The song itself was produced by TripleMG's new comer, Selebobo.

The colorful video features cameos from two of Africa's top labels, Iyanya's Made Men Music Group and Davido's HKN GANG.

Couple Love - Kim And Kanye Pile On The PDA on GQ Awards Red Carpet

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Kim Kardashian and Kanye West attended the 17th Annual GQ Men Of The Year Awards together last night where she was named woman of the year.

Kanye was the doting husband, king and lover to Kim Kardashian West as he showered her with smiles and kisses on the red carpet at the event. When your partner is that attentive, you can't help but glow, and that was exactly Kim as she smiled widely for the cameras.

In a nod to her sexy nude photoshoot for GQ, Kim was stunning in cleavage baring gown made up of a latex bodysuit with bustier and see-through crystal skirt.

Kanye looked good too in a blue suit and black pants.

Woman Caught Shoplifting Abandons Baby To Escape With $86 Worth of Items

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A woman suspected of robbing a Walmart is also accused of abandoning her 1-year-old niece while she escaped.

Djuna M. Tansmore, 48, was arrested Thursday in Rostraver Township after store surveillance video caught her allegedly attempting to exit the store with $86.58 worth of laundry detergent and Miracle Whip in a grocery cart.

When the store's loss prevention officer approached Tansmore, she tried to undo the safety strap that held her niece to the cart.

Rostraver Township Police Chief Greg Resetar told WTAE TV that's when the struggle over the baby in the car seat began. When she couldn't remove her, the suspect allegedly fled the scene, leaving the toddler behind.

Covers - Jennifer Lopez On Elle - Still Believes in Love Despite Heartbreaks

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Jennifer Lopez is promoting her latest album and she's also talking or it seems agonising over her love life. The 45-year-old looks great on the cover of ELLE UK, and has had an amazing life by all considerations, but it seems she thinks she's been unlucky in the romantic department.

With three divorces and a failed engagement behind her, JLo says that she has not given up on love and will eventually "get it right." Reflecting over her past relationships, Jennifer says,

'I still believe in love. The nirvana man, he’s out there somewhere. But you just have to work at it. You have to work at everything.'

'Everybody has seen that I make mistakes. I rush in, I get swept up and I ignore the signs. But so many of us are guilty of these things.

Another American Doctor Tests Positive For Ebola in Liberia

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Another American missionary doctor has tested positive for Ebola in Monrovia, Liberia; making him the third American health care worker to contract the virus. The name of the doctor, who worked for the Christian aid group SIM, has not been released.

However, the group said in a statement that he did not treat Ebola patients. Instead, he saw obstetrics patients at the organization's main ELWA hospital, which is separate from its Ebola isolation unit. How he became infected is unknown.

The doctor isolated himself at the onset of symptoms and is currently being treated at the isolation facility, according to the group. They added that he is "doing well and is in good spirits."

Monalisa Chinda's 6-year-old Daughter, Tamar, Shows Off Singing Talent

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At six years old, the beautiful daughter of Nollywood actress Monalisa Chinda, Tamar Lily, is a bundle of talent. Check out the video below where she sings to piano accompaniment, with her own freestyle thrown in.

Pastor Chris & Anita Oyakhilome’s Wedding Picture Released As Lawyers Say No To Reconciliation

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Pastor Chris Oyakhilome and his wife, Anita Oyakhilome are above pictured on their wedding day more than 20 years ago. Those sympathetic to Pastor Chris released the picture to remind Pastor Anita of better times in hopes that she will reconsider the divorce.

She reportedly became a born-again Christian at the Believers Loveworld Campus Fellowship, Ambrose Alli University, Ekpoma where Chris was still a pastor in the late 1980s. Supposedly, he has remained her one and only spiritual guide and mentor since their marriage until recently when things fell apart and she filed for divorce.

However, when City People Magazine contacted Pastor Anita’s lawyers, Attwaters Jameson Hill Solicitors, a UK-based full-service law firm, their spokesperson said there were not anticipating a reconciliation.

Kim Kardashian Goes Totally Nude For GQ Magazine

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Kim Kardashian was named GQ Woman of the Year award at the GQ Awards Gala night and her cover revealed for the magazine. Now some more photos from her spread for the British GQ Magazine's September issue have also been released.

The pictures show Kim Kardashian West smoky hot and totally nude. She is sexy and smouldering as she lies in bed with tousled blond hair, and wearing just silk sheets and high heels.

I think the photoshoot was done that last time Kim wore a blond wig, HERE, but I don't think this is her first time of going fully nude for a magazine.