Wednesday, January 7, 2015

Munachi Abii Pregnant For Younger Boyfriend?

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Twitter user who goes by the handle Opara Cyn or Nigerian Beauties have been tagging Nigerian gossip bloggers with the news that former Most Beautiful Girl in Nigeria, Munachi Abi is pregnant. She tweeted the picture above and said. "Muna is pregnant lol. the father is the BOY in the green Tomi."

In some of the tweets, she insists that she is sure of what she's saying and that readers can take it to the bank. But how reliable is this witness? Not so much if you ask me. The Twitter handle is less than 3 months old and seems like it was set up specifically for this hatchet job on the former beauty queen. Could be it be an old competitor or a new love rival, who know?

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Three Suspects in #CharlieHebdo #ParisShooting

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UPDATE - After a long day of rapidly changing information, U.S. counterterrorism officials have said that they cannot be certain of the status of the three suspects in the Paris attack on Charlie Hebdo magazine. Information from French sources has been contradictory, they said.

Earlier, NBC reported that One of the suspects in the Paris attack on Charlie Hebdo magazine has been killed and the two others are arrested.

BBC had said that one suspect handed himself in while two were still on the run. A twitter user drew my attention to this confusion of information with his tweet below..

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Lee Daniels 'Empire' on Fox - TV's First 'Black Dynasty' Drama Series [Photos]

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Raven Simone and girlfriend at Empire premiere

I was surprised when I heard this morning on the radio that Lee Daniels is behind new TV drama, Empire. Lee Daniels is the director of last year's The Butler and also Monster's Ball with Halle Berry and Precious with Gabourey Sidibe. The latter also features in this new vehicle for black stars including Taraji P. Henson and Terrence Howard, among others. Naomi Campbell even makes an appearance.

The new Empire series is being hailed as a Black Dynasty as it showcase a black family squabble over wealth and inheritance. There is a drug dealer turned music mogul, Lucious Lyon, who after he's diagnosed with ALS, has his three sons, and his fresh-out-of-prison ex-wife, Cookie fighting for their shares of his empire. I'm excitied to follow the series and enjoyed pictures from the premiere, below...

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Little Boys Asked to Slap A Girl Have One Shocking Reaction [Watch]

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Fanpage.it has made a video which is currently trending on Youtube, and which shows the reactions of young boys when asked to hit a girl. First the interviewer gets them comfortable with him. He asks their names, how old they are and what they want to do when they grow up. Most are between 7 and 11 and have aspirations ranging from police to engineer to firefighter.

After introducing themselves, these little boys were introduced to a girl. They were asked several questions about the girl and what they like most about her. They even made funny faces at her and caressed her. Then they were asked to slap her. If you're the parent to a son. what they do next will get you asking yourself how you're training your own boys.

Watch the video below to see their reaction:

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#JeSuisCharlie - Paris Rallies Against Terrorism At #CharlieHebdo

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#JeSuisCharlie has become a rallying cry in the Charlie Hebdo massacre aftermath. There has been a strong show of support and solidarity to France and the french people across Europe as news continues to spread of the terrorist attack on a satirical magazine left 12 people dead and many more injure.

The rallies have moved social media to candle light vigils in Paris and elsewhere mourning the deaths of top editorial cartoonists at Charlie Hebdo.

#JeSuisCharlie rose to one of the top trends on Twitter, along with #ParisShooting, and Charlie Hebdo. Now, thousand have congregated in public places in Paris and also in Trafalgar Square, London. Still many continue to share suportive messages on Twitter.

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Lebanese Mia Khalifa Replaces Lisa Ann As Porn Hub Queen - Receives Death Threats

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Mia Khalifa, 21, has sparked outrage in the Middle East, especially her country Lebanon, after she was rated number 1 porn star on Adult website, Porn Hub, which receives votes on the world’s most popular adult actresses. Maybe because Mia lives in Miami, USA, away from people who could really harm her, she seems not bothered. She has been tweeting back to those who harrass her on social media after getting threats.

"Doesn’t the Middle East have more important things to worry about besides me? How about finding a president? Or containing ISIS?" 

Mia Khalifa promises to star in new movies that will be based on Islam and the threats. She mocks women who join in criticizing her that their Boyfriends are her fans. See her cheeky tweets below...

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Charlie Hebdo Cartoonist Who Let In The Gunmen Speaks And Photos Of Victims Released

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Charlie Hebdo cartoonist Corrine Rey gave the passcode the the office building to two masked and armed terrorists who ended up killing 12 in the French satirical magazine's office today.

She's just spoken out to the press saying that she 'd was threatened into doing that. She had just returned from picking her daughter from school when she was confronted by the men who said they would kill her daughter if she doesn't give them the entry code for the building.

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Black Twitter Brings Focus To #NAACPBombing Which Has Gone Unreported

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First, I saw NAACP trending, followed by  #NAACPBomb and  #NAACPBombing. I finally clicked and found there had been a racially motivated bomb attack outside a Colorado NAACP office building yesterday. The hashtags are asking why no major news outlets have reported on the explosion which the FBI have called "deliberate". This is coming after the uproar surrounding the terrorist attack in France this morning.

Most of the tweets using these hashtags are criticizing the mainstream media for their lack of coverage of the attack. According to the FBI, someone planted an in improvised explosive device on the wall of the group’s Colorado Springs office, right next to a gasoline can. However, when the IED exploded, the gosline failed to ignite meaning that there were no casualties.

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How 20-Year-Old Used Butt-Selfies To Become Instagram Sensation [Photos]

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Kim Kardashian may be the selfie queen but Jen Selter is the queen of butt-selfies or 'belfies'. The 20-year-old quickly rose to become an Instagram sensation after she shared mostly close-up photos of her sizeable derriere on the social media site.

Jen Selter is also into keeping fit and the combination of butt-selfies and #fitspo hashtags quickly grew her following to now over five million. According to her site, she's been signed by a major sports agency, landed countless sponsorship deals and writes a fitness column for The New York Post. Check out some of her photos below...

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BankyW Debuts Music Video For ‘Mercy’ - Which He Also Wrote & Directed

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BankyW has just released the music video for ‘Mercy',  a track off his last album, R&BW. He calls the video a Music Film, and it was shot in New York City, and features a mostly Nigerian cast of upcoming actors and film students. It was written, directed and performed by Banky W. If you remember, Banky W has been in New York for the past few months where he's been studying film making.

I'm a big fan of Banky W and this song and  video has just increased my respect. Check on it below...

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Kylie Jenner Denies Lip Surgery Rumors, Talks About Haters & Crying Over Parent's Divorce

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Kylie Jenner is the youngest daughter in the Kardashian/Jenner dynasty and Kim's baby sister. The 17-year-old has been in the news along with her more famous siblings but recently, she seems to be coming into her own with column inches mounting on her relationship with rapper Tyga, and signature bee-stung lips.

The youngster covers Cosmopolitan’s February 2015 issue and debunks rumors that she’s had lip surgery to get those lips, compared to her much thinner lips in the past. She also opened up on her parent's divorce and how she copes with media criticism. Read excerpts from the magazine.

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Bonang Matheba Is More Than Dbanj's Alleged South African Girlfriend [Photos]

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Bonang Matheba may have come into the Nigerian gossip columns as D'banj's alleged South African girlfriend but commentators from South Africa want us to know she's far more than some 'ordinary girl' or groupie. Twitter user Sibongile expressed dismay with the way Nigerian tabloids had described Bonang Matheba in recent reports of her alleged relationship with Dbanj. Apparently, in South Africa, she's known as 'the queen'. Queen of what you ask? Well, her website describes her as,

"South Africa's favourite media personality. A radio host, tv presenter and style icon- she is known for her electric personality, husky voice and magnetic smile. A global brand ambassador for Revlon Cosmetics, this award winning entertainer is also SA's number 1 social media Queen!"

And truly, she has covered several magazines, including Elle SA, and has fronted a line of lingerie retailed in the UK. See pictures below...

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Phylicia Rashad Defends Bill Cosby Against Rape Allegations

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Phylicia Rashad, the iconic TV wife from the Bill Cosby Show is speaking up for the 77-year-old comedian who has been named by about 20 women in rape allegations over the past few months. So far, many of Bill Cosby's friends and colleagues kept their distance, so Phylicia Rashad standing by his side will surely mean a lot. In a recent interview, she said;

“Forget these women. What you’re seeing is the destruction of a legacy. And I think it’s orchestrated. I don’t know why or who’s doing it, but it’s the legacy. And it’s a legacy that is so important to the culture.”

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Omotola Jalade And Husband Give Back To Widows and Orphanages

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Omotola through her charity the Omotola Youth Empowerment Programme (OYEP) has recently hosted widows and orphans to food, drinks, dancing and gifts.

Omotola who is marking her 20th year anniversary in entertainment starts a tour in Abuja on the 21st of January. She hosted the usual "Give and let give” end of year event where she and friends fete the less privileged amidst fun and thankfulness for a closing year and welcoming a new one.

At the event were many of the widows from ‘Omotola's 20 widows’ makeover’ and other widows home. Omotola's supportive husband – Captain Ekeinde and her friends and staff were also there. Continue to see more photos...

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Terror In Paris - 12 Killed By Gunmen At Satirical French Magazine, Charlie Hebdo

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Gunmen attacked the offices of satirical magazine Charlie Hebdo in Paris, 12 were killed, 8 wounded, with 4 in critical condition, authorities say. The CNN report and photos below...

A French satirical magazine's office turned into a horror show Wednesday when three attackers burst in and began firing, killing at least 12 before heading off onto the streets of Paris.

While it wasn't immediately clear who was behind the attack, French officials viewed it as a clear act of terrorism. And there were real fears things could get even worse, with the assailants still on the loose.

"We need to find the actors of this terrorist act," French President Francois Hollande said. "They must be arrested and brought before judges and condemned as quickly as possible. France is shocked today."

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Couple Love - Omoni Oboli and Husband Ring In The New Year

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Omoni and her husband, Nnamdi Oboli are among our favorite couples on RML. Married for almost 15 years and with three sons, she remains a strong achiever and he supports her. From this picture the actress shared, 2015 is going to continue in the same way.

After so many reports of end of year and New year separations and divorces, couples showing PDA online is a sight for sore eyes. Especially Omoni and Nnamdi who seem to grow younger and more in love with each passing year.


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Serena Williams Looks Smashing In This Bra Campaign

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Serena Williams is currently in Australia to play the Hopman Cup and Australian Open, and yesterday during the Hopman Cup tournament in Perth she won against Italy's Flavia Pennetta.

The world No 1 tennis champ keeps winning as her campaign for Australian brand, Berlei bras was launched yesterday. In the shots above, Serena can be seen confidently bouncing a tennis ball in one hand as she shows off her amazing abs wearing a supportive black and white bra along with a matching skirt. And her face is just on fleek as they say. Gorgeous woman!

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Ludacris And Fiance Eudoxie Mbouguiengue Are Married!

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Ludacris, real names, Christopher Brian Bridges, got married to his fiance and long time girlfriend, Eudoxie Mbouguiengue. The couple just shared the pictures on Instagram. Ludacris shared the photo above with eht caption; "Why wait? Did the thing before 2015! #mrandmrsbridges."

Ludacris and Eudoxie got engaged with a proposal that got many woman crying, either in joy for her, or in pain that he's finally hitched. The engagement went viral a few days ago and new reports say the couple tied the knot the same day! It was a surprise for the would be bride but she took it in stride.

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Cameron Diaz Opens Up On Why She Waited In Touching Toast To New Husband

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Hollywood actress Cameron Diaz married rocker Benji Madden yesterday night in their Beverly Hills Home. E! Online reports that Cameron’s best friend Drew Barrymore and Benji’s sister-in-law Nicole Richie served as bridesmaids. His nephew served as the ring bearer, and you'll see why this is important in a moment :)

In a touching toast to her brand new husband after the wedding, the 42-year-old Cameron Diaz said of her 35-year-old groom, 'I waited because I didn't want to settle. Now I got the best man ever. My special man. He's mine.' So sweet!

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Akwa Ibom State Unity Choir Set Guinness World Record [Photos + Video]

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The Goodswill Akpabio Unity Chior with 25,382 participants have been named the largest group of carol singers in the world by the Guinness book of world records. They performed this feat last month with Guiness World Records officials present. More photos and video below...

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Chris Oyakhilome's Church Charged N1000 Gate Fee for New Year Crossover Service?

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Worshippers at the headquarters of Christ Embassy Church ‎in Lagos had to pay N1,000 each as gate fee to attend a New Year’s Eve service presided over by Pastor Chris Oyakhilome. This revelation has shocked many Nigerians and infuriated others who think of the fee as extortion, PM News reports.

Worshippers who wanted to attend the crossover service at Christ Embassy’s headquarters on Billings ‎Way in Oregun Area of Lagos on 31 December, 2014, were made to obtain gate passes that sold for N1,000 each. Those who could not afford such passes were turned back and told that they could go elsewhere to worship or watch the service online for free.

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Miss Nigeria USA 2015 Releases Contestants Photos

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The Miss Nigeria USA is different from the older Miss Nigeria in America but seem to off to a great start. This is their inaugural awards and they have been able to select an amazing crop of contestants. My only question is, why categorize the ladies by naija origin, and not according to the states in the USA?

The pageant awards over $10,000.00 in cash and prizes including the winner teaming up with a Charity organization to impact the lives of women and children in Nigeria and the Nigerian community in America. They will also be representing Nigeria at Miss Africa USA pageant, and will get an all expense paid trip to Nigeria. Check on the contestants below...

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