Ellen DeGeneres and Billie Jean King join call for hotel boycott over Brunei’s gay sex stoning law

(CNN)More celebrities are calling for a boycott of hotels owned by the kingdom of Brunei after it enacted new Islamic laws that make gay sex and adultery punishable by stoning to death. “Raise your voices now. Spread the word. Rise up,” DeGeneres said. Billie Jean King posted DeGeneres’ appeal on Twitter and said: “This atrocity begins today in Brunei. Please join me and spread the word about the boycott of hotels owned by the Sultan of Brunei.” Many of the hotels have refrained from commenting directly on Clooney’s call for a boycott. “Dorchester Collection’s Code emphasises equality, respect and integrity in all areas of our operation, and strongly values people and cultural diversity amongst our guests and employees. Inclusion and …

A Deep Dive Into The New Generation Of Celebrity Kid Influencers

Luckily for us, these relics of yesteryear found equally beautiful partners to procreate with, and the result is a master race of celebrity children, who have collectively decided it’s time to become famous. Since you already know I’m going to leave her off the list, but these are the cool kids she’d hang out with at school if she, you know, ever went to school. So let me introduce you to the genetically-blessed celebrity kid influencers that you really ought to know, the ones that shine so bright they’re destined to become “self-made” billionaires. : The most iconic model of all time, Cindy Crawford, and that guy who owns a tequila company, Rande Gerber Age: 4.2 million Known ForEven if …

25 People We All Knew By Name But Have Rarely Seen In Photos

There are three main types of clothing in French fashion: haute couture (a French phrase that literally means “high sewing”), prêt-à-porter (ready-to-wear) and lingerie. Haute couture refers to high-end, tailor-made clothes, while ready-to-wear clothes are factory-made and sold in finished condition and standardized sizes. #3 Giorgio Armani Mr. Giorgio Armani probably needs no introduction. The genius was born in Italy and is now known for his clean and tailored lines in the clothes. Back in 2001 he was proclaimed to be the most successful Italian designer ever. If that’s not enough, Mr. Armani is credited for pioneering red-carpet fashion. It is also important to know that Giorgio was the first designer to ban models with a body mass index (BMI) …

Mar-a-Lago security under scrutiny after Chinese woman gained access

Yujing Zhang, who was in possession of cellphones and drives containing malware, was arrested after visiting the Trump resort Security at Donald Trumps court documents. She initially produced two Chinese passports displaying her photo, the affidavit states. Resort officials asked if she was the daughter of a member with the same surname. She did not give a definitive answer and, blaming a language barrier issue, security staff allowed her inside. But they became suspicious after Zhang appeared to struggle to explain why she was visiting Mar-a-Lago, according to the affidavit. At first she said she wanted to go to the swimming pool, then that she was there for an event staged by a group called the United Nations Chinese American …

Celebrities boycott Brunei-owned hotels over country’s new anti-LGBT laws

Under new criminal laws those found guilty of gay sex or adultery can be stoned to death Bruneis new Islamic criminal laws punishing gay sex and adultery by stoning offenders to death have triggered an outcry from countries, rights groups and celebrities far beyond the tiny south-east Asian nations shores. The penalties were provided for under new sections of Bruneis sharia penal code and took effect Wednesday. Celebrities including George Clooney, Elton John and Ellen DeGeneres have voiced opposition to the new laws, and have rallied a boycott of nine hotels in the US and Europe with ties to Bruneis Sultan Hassanal Bolkiah. Lets be clear, every single time we stay at or take meetings at or dine at any …

Late ‘grand dame’ of Aldi clan sparks family feud with her will

Ccilie Albrecht excludes late sons wife and children from future roles in the company The late wife of one of the founders of the discount supermarket chain Aldi has plunged the family into a bitter row after declaring in her will that her grandchildren and their mother are excluded from future business decisions. Ccilie Albrecht, known as the grande dame of the Aldi clan, vented her anger towards the five offspring of her late son, as well as his widow, Babette, accusing them of lavish spending not in keeping with the firms frugal philosophy, and of siphoning millions from company funds to finance their luxury lifestyles. Ccilie Albrecht was married to Aldis co-founder Theo and died aged 92 in November …

Time, under new owner Marc Benioff, expanding ‘100 most influential’ list into day-long event

New York (CNN Business)Time magazine’s expansion plans — now that the publication is owned by Marc and Lynne Benioff — start with the Time 100 list. When the magazine was “within Time Inc., we were shackled — and weren’t able to take the Time 100 where we know it can go,” he said. Now it can grow — and really test its convening power. Time has been putting out its annual list of the 100 “most influential people” since 2004. Every year is a mix of politicians, entrepreneurs, disruptors, celebrities, whistleblowers, and do-gooders. Time invites the honorees, alums and advertising sponsors to a nighttime gala with the glittering city as a backdrop. Then-candidate Donald Trump was the center of attention …

Nipsey Hussle was more of a movement than a musician

(CNN)Hours after Nipsey Hussle was gunned down in the Hyde Park neighborhood, Los Angeles Police Commissioner Steve Soboroff announced that he had been scheduled to meet with the rapper. The reason? They wanted to speak with Soboroff and Los Angeles Police Chief Michel Moore “about ways he could help stop gang violence and help us help kids,” Soboroff tweeted. “I’m so very sad.” Anyone familiar with Nipsey’s woke brand of gangbanging wasn’t surprised. While Crips and Bloods have provided great gangland fodder for Hollywood and other storytellers, Nipsey bucked the conventional trappings of gang life. View this post on Instagram Police: 1 dead, 2 injured in Los Angeles shooting “I got an email that came through my team and it …

Gay Sex Is Now Punishable By Stoning To Death In Brunei

The laws are part of a new Sharia penal code that was fully implemented on Wednesday. Brunei, a tiny, oil-rich kingdom located on the island of Borneo, became the first East Asian country to The final phase, enacted this week, makes sodomy between two men or unmarried heterosexual couples punishable by stoning to death or whipping with 100 strokes, Australia’s According The penalty for sex between two women is whipping and up to 10 years behind bars, ABC said.  according to CNN.  Though it remains unclear whether Brunei will actually mete out some of these extreme punishments, its new laws have been lambasted as “barbaric to the core” by Human Rights Watch. The U.S. State Department in the U.K. and …

Grange Hill ‘icon’ Zammo to join EastEnders

“I can’t say too much yet but watch this space. Top banana!” Image caption MacDonald (l) and Grange Hill cast members meet Nancy Reagan at the White House in 1986 The Grange Hill gang were then swiftly invited to the USA to perform the LaToya Jackson cover at the Yankee Stadium in New York. They were even praised by then US First Lady Nancy Reagan on a trip to the White House. After years out of the spotlight, MacDonald appeared in a child stars edition of Pointless Celebrities in 2008. Image caption MacDonald and co record Just Say No Training ground The fictional path from Northam to Walford has been a fairly well-trodden one for actors down the years, but …

The 7 Craziest Celebrity Stalker Stories Betches

I don’t know if you guys heard, but last week, Kendall Jenner’s stalker was arrested by ICE. This revolting man, John Ford, is the guy who allegedly showed up at her pool and on her porch on two separate occasions. I thought Canadians were supposed to be nice, but thankfully that crazy mofo was here illegally, so he’s getting deported. This is surely a huge relief for Kendall and the whole Kardashian clan. According to TMZ, ICE “made it clear” that had this guy stayed in the country, there “could have been a tragedy.” I mean, no sh*t. Why wasn’t he imprisoned after the first couple times he was caught? Kendall’s story isn’t even close to one of the craziest celeb …

Drake, Rihanna, Jada Pinkett Smith, & More Celebs Mourn Rapper Nipsey Hussle’s Death – Perez Hilton

As we reported, the Victory Lap rapper Posting an up-close photo of the Grammy nominee rapping into a microphone, the God’s Plan rapper wrote: Read Drake’s full post (below): View this post on Instagram RiRi, meanwhile, shared similar words about Hussle in a heartbroken Instagram post. Posting a photo of the rapper with his daughter Emani Asghedom, along with a pic of Hussle and his girlfriend Lauren London from a GQ photo shoot, the Fenty Beauty owner revealed her spirit was “shaken” by the news. This doesn’t make any sense! My spirit is shaken by this! Dear God may His spirit Rest In Peace and May You grant divine comfort to all his loved ones! 💔🙏🏿 I’m so sorry this …

Rapper Nipsey Hussle dead after a shooting near Los Angeles clothing store he was associated with

(CNN)Rapper Nipsey Hussle died Sunday after a shooting in Los Angeles near a clothing store he was associated with, according to a high-ranking law enforcement official with the Los Angeles Police Department. In a tweet, the department said it has no information about the suspect. The rapper’s last message on Twitter read: “Having strong enemies is a blessing.” In 2010, Hussle, 33, whose birth name was Ermias Davidson Asghedom according to IMDb.com, founded the record label All Money In, which he debuted with the release of “The Marathon,” the rapper’s fifth official mixtape. His 2013 “Crenshaw” release sold more than a thousand cassettes each priced at $100, according to his Press Atlantic Records biography. The next year, he performed across …

30 Hilarious Low-Cost Recreations Of Ridiculous Celebrity Outfits By Funny Toheeb

#3 Jennifer Lopez #4 Anita Joseph Funny Toheeb said that recreating celebrity looks isn’t easy. “Sometimes when I don’t know what to do with the picture, I listen to music, then go through the picture [again] and I will kill it [the look].” #7 Beyonce #8 Shaffy Bello But in the end, it’s worth it. “People laugh and that is just our main focus,” he said. “Bringing people out of depression, motivation amidst depression.” “I wasn’t born with a silver spoon. I actually want to be the person that will change my family’s story, that is why I keep working. ‘Just keep doing and keep thinking outside of the box,’ that’s what my mum used to tell me.” #11 Juliet …

Georgia approves abortion ban if foetus has heartbeat

If vote is signed off by Republican governor, it will become one of Americas toughest termination laws Amid growing controversy, the Republican governor of Georgia, Brian Kemp, seems likely to sign a heartbeat abortion ban he supported and helped push through. The Georgia house of representatives gave final approval on Friday to legislation outlawing abortions after a fetal heartbeat can be detected, sending the bill to Kemp. If enacted, it would be among the strictest abortion bans in the US. Signing the toughest abortion law in the country was a campaign pledge of Kemps during his run for governor last year. Georgia values life, he said in a statement on Friday. The legislatures bold action reaffirms our priorities and who …

Brunei’s new anti-gay law goes into effect this week. Here’s how the world is reacting

(CNN)A law goes into effect Wednesday in Brunei that will punish adultery and homosexual sex with death. The country has no plans to halt the law amid international pressure, according to a statement from the office of Brunei’s Prime Minister released Saturday. “Brunei Darussalam is a sovereign Islamic and fully independent country and, like all other independent countries, enforces its own rule of law,” the statement said. Brunei government agencies have not responded to CNN’s inquiries. The controversial proposal has provoked strong opposition in some quarters, and actor George Clooney called for the immediate boycott of hotels owned by the Brunei Investment Group, which is controlled by the Sultan of Brunei, in an op-ed he wrote for Deadline. Here are …