Kanye West releases ‘Jesus is King’ film trailer

(CNN)There’s still no album yet, but we now have the movie trailer to hold us over. It was directed by Nick Knight and filmed in James Turrell’s large-scale artwork, the Roden Crater, in the desert region of northern Arizona. The film is a companion to the as-yet-unreleased upcoming West album of the same name. People have been checking for that album since August 29 when his wife, Kim Kardashian West, shared what appeared to be a handwritten tracklist with the date September 27 on social media. Song titles included “God Is,” “Water” and “Sweet Jesus.” But September 27 came and went with no album release. Not that the river went completely dry, as West continued to host his Sunday Services, …

He’s doing the ‘dirty work’ to keep plastic out of the ocean

(CNN)Afroz Shah, a lawyer in Mumbai, hasn’t had a weekend off in four years. But he hasn’t spent this time writing briefs or preparing for court. The unsightly mess Shah had stumbled upon is part of a global environmental crisis. More than 8 million tons of plastic ends up in the world’s oceans each year — the equivalent of a garbage truck dumped every minute. It’s predicted that by 2050, there will be more plastic in the ocean than fish. The results are devastating. More than 1 million seabirds, 100,000 sea mammals and countless fish die from plastic pollution each year. “The marine species have no choice at all,” Shah said. “We are attacking their habitats, their food. Plastic in …

Rep. Elijah Cummings Dead At 68

Elijah Cummings (D-Md.) has died, according to a statement from his office. Donald Trump. He was 68.  did not return to work following an unidentified medical procedure in September. “Congressman Cummings was an honorable man who proudly served his district and the nation with dignity, integrity, compassion and humility,” his wife Maya Rockeymoore Cummings, the Maryland Democratic Party chair, said in a statement. He worked until his last breath because he believed our democracy was the highest and best expression of our collective humanity and that our nation’s diversity was our promise, not our problem,” she added. “It’s been an honor to walk by his side on this incredible journey. I loved him deeply and will miss him dearly.” His …

All these people had to die because my profession didnt understand it: Dr. Drew on opioid crisis

Dr Drew Pinsky (Greg Doherty/Getty Images) After becoming a leading expert in addiction medicine, Pinsky later launched “Celebrity Rehab with Dr. Drew,” which featured celebrities and others struggling with alcohol and drug addiction, as Pinsky led them down a path to recovery. Perhaps the most difficult part of the rehab was kicking people out of treatment if they didn’t abide by the rules, explained Pinsky. But it was their progress years later that motivated him to keep going, he said. Original Article : HERE ;

5 Celebrities Who Have Misunderstood Feminism | Betches

Feminism is, at its core, a relatively simple concept. Merriam-Webster GenForward, less than 20% of participants belonging to any racial or ethnic group self-identify as feminist, with most saying they “don’t identify as a traditional feminist, but support women’s rights and equality.” This cognitive dissonance is even more glaring when we look at celebrities’ interpretations of the term. Given their power and influence, it also makes it that much more disappointing. Below are five famous women who at one point or another have refused to identify as feminist, despite very clearly supporting feminist ideas. Celebrities—they’re just 1. Taylor Swift When asked in a 2012 changed her tune. interview with Elle by saying, “I’m just about equality, period. It’s not like, ‘I’m a woman, women …

Cyntoia Brown-Long To Family Of Man She Killed: ‘I Apologize’

Cyntoia Brown-Long, the Tennessee woman who spent 15 years in state prison for killing a man who allegedly solicited her for sex as a teenager, is offering an apology to his family. “They’ve lost a loved one, and I took that person from them, and of course I would tell them that I apologize,” the now 31-year-old said Tuesday. “If they would ever want an opportunity to speak with me, I would be more than happy to speak to them.” Though Brown-Long said she was a victim of sex trafficking when she met the 43-year-old Allen and killed him out of fear for her life, she was found guilty of first-degree murder in 2005 and sentenced to life in prison. …

UPDATED: A Timeline Of Mike Johnson And Demi Lovato’s Relationship

If you’re even mildly caught up on what goes on in Bachelor Nation, then you probably know that the latest trend is Bachelorette rejects hooking up with Gigi and Tyler seem to be getting more and more serious, and now we have confirmation that Mike Johnson and Demi Lovato are hanging out. This is not a drill. It’s too soon to know if this is going to be a serious relationship or just two hot people having a good time, but either way, I need to know everything ASAP. Here’s a timeline of what we know about Mike and Demi’s relationship so far, because it’s been quite the journey since earlier this summer. August 19th: Mike’s Denial A few weeks after Hannah’s …

Celebrities admit climate change ‘hypocrisy’

Spice Girl Mel B, comedian Steve Coogan, musician Bob Geldof, actor Sir Mark Rylance, model Lily Cole and Glastonbury’s Emily Eavis, among others, all confessed their culpability in the climate crisis. ‘I rebel so I can look my grandchildren in the eye’ What does Extinction Rebellion want? Met ‘stretched’ by Extinction Rebellion protests The letter says: “Dear journalists who have called us hypocrites. You’re right. “We live high carbon lives and the industries that we are part of have huge carbon footprints. “Like you, and everyone else, we are stuck in this fossil-fuel economy and without systemic change, our lifestyles will keep on causing climate and ecological harm.” But they called on the media to focus on the “more urgent …

Workers making 88 Lululemon leggings claim they are beaten

Exclusive: Upmarket brand opens investigation as female labourers in Bangladesh factory say they suffer regular abuse Lululemon, an athleisure brand whose 88 leggings are worn by celebrities and Instagram influencers, are sourcing clothing from a factory where Bangladeshi female factory workers claim they are beaten and physically assaulted. The Canadian brand recently launched a partnership with the United Nations to reduce stress levels and promote the mental health of aid workers. Yet young female workers at a factory in Bangladesh making clothing for the label gave detailed accounts of how they struggled to survive on meagre wages and faced physical violence and regular humiliation at the hands of their managers, who called them whores and sluts. The factory is owned …

Celebrities brought back the sneaker optical illusion. We’re not thrilled

(CNN)Think about it: For two whole years, we had managed to peacefully carry on with our daily activities without angry-tweeting at strangers about the color of a pair of shoes. “I saw this image online and I showed it to a bunch of people and it’s really, really spectacular, what comes back,” Will Smith said in a video this week. “What color do you see? Now show … whoever is around you … and ask them what color do they see and I think you’ll be surprised at what the answer is.” Which colors do you see?? 🧐 A post shared by Will Smith (@willsmith) on Oct 13, 2019 at 8:51am PDT “There’s no right answer but it’s definitely not …

‘I’m 17, and rarely ID’d for e-cigs’

‘Liquid in my lungs’ Georgia 17, told the BBC’s Victoria Derbyshire programme she had been to shops where she had been given free e-cigarette tutorials and liquids. She has been vaping for over a year and “rarely” been asked for ID. Asked for proof of age the first time she had tried to buy vaping products, she had been allowed to complete the purchase after telling the seller she had forgotten it, she said. The teenager now believes she has experienced negative health effects as a result of vaping. “I went to hospital, they took my blood and they said there’s too much liquid in my lungs,” she said. “They gave me some tablets for a course of two weeks. …

Gina Rodriguez Is In Big Trouble For Being Racist On Instagram | Betches

Even after years of covering celebrities being complete idiots and called her out for being anti-black after she made false claims about Latinx women being paid more than black women. In a Net-a-Porter panel, she said “black women get paid more than Asian women, Asian women get paid more than Latina women, and it’s, like, a very scary space to step into.” This isn’t true in the general workplace, but it’s especially untrue in Hollywood, where Sofia Vergara has been the highest-paid woman on TV for nearly a decade. Uh, yikes. She clarified her position in a

We fell short this time,but a USA World Cup could send rugby skywards | Will Hooley

Japans ascent shows the value of hosting the tournament and the United States has the potential to do the same For some of us the 2019 World Cup is already over. From a USA perspective it was not the tournament we had hoped for. A last-ditch Japan v Samoa game. An hour and a half before kick-off it was already packed. When they saw a couple of us it was as if they had just spotted some A-list celebrities walking through the streets of Chelsea. Dads were asking us to hold their kids for photos everyone was just so keen to be involved in the tournament. Despite the cultural and language barriers it felt as if we were best mates. …

Do party election broadcasts matter any more?

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionThe UK’s first political election broadcast on TV From sombre money box lectures to cheesy boy band spoofs, the party election broadcast has become a stalwart of our TV listings. It was on this day – 15 October – in 1951 that former Liberal leader Lord Herbert Samuel took to our screens for the first ever televised version and changed political campaigning forever. His appearance was a 15-minute slot, sat at a desk and staring down the camera lens, and reports at the time called it a fiasco as he read from a prepared radio script. But despite that stilted start, within a decade, prime-time broadcasts had become an essential part of …

Celebrities who misbehaved in Buckingham Palace

So who are the famous offenders? Denise Van Outen Image copyright Getty Images The Spice Girls singer revealed on ITV2’s Celebrity Juice that she pinched a sign for the ladies’ loos when she was invited to the palace to perform for the Queen. Her light-fingered moment took place during the concert for the Golden Jubilee in 2002. Piers Morgan Image copyright AFP The Oscar-winning actress told the Sunday Times that her husband had swiped a toilet roll when the couple were attending a charity event. “My husband stole some loo roll just to say we got it from Buckingham Palace,” she said. It’s not quite clear how complicit Colman herself was in the crime – we may need to put …

Man Running For Sheriff Releases Photo Of Himself In Blackface

blackface at a Halloween party in 2009, which he called a “different time” when such attire wasn’t seen as “troubling to many.” “I want to tell you some things that politicians would try to hide, things that my opponents may try to use to tarnish my integrity,” he says in the video before rattling off details about his family life, driving history and issues at work. He then reveals the photo that he says shows him portraying Demetrius “Big Meech” Flenory, a convicted drug trafficker who co-founded the Black Mafia Family in Detroit. Craig Stivender,who is running for Colleton County sheriff, released this photo of himself in blackface at a Halloween party in 2009 in a bid for transparency. He …