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Dwayne ‘The Rock’ Johnson’s daughter is officially entering the family business.  Simone Johnson, the 18-year-old daughter of the professional wrestling legend-turned-actor, has begun training at the WWE Performance Center in Orlando, Fla., the company announced today.  “It means the world to me,” Johnson said in a release provided by WWE. “To know that my family has […]

Prominent conservative radio host Rush Limbaugh has revealed he has been diagnosed with advanced lung cancer.  The 69 year old, an influential political commentator in the US, made the surprise announcement during his radio show on Monday.  Mr Limbaugh said the diagnosis was confirmed on 20 January after he had suffered from shortness of breath.  […]

MacKenzie Bezos has reduced her stake in Amazon by about $400 million, according to a recent SEC filing.  The drop in Bezos’ stake was reported in the Friday filing, under her ex-husband and Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos’ name. Jeff Bezos retains sole voting control of MacKenzie Bezos’ stake, which now stands at 19.5 million shares, or about 200,000 […]

Lil Nas X, Lady Gaga, Beyonce and… Michelle Obama? Yep.  The former first lady can now add Grammy winner to her resume, after snagging the award on music’s biggest night for Best Spoken Word Album, for the audiobook of her memoir “Becoming.”  Her win on Sunday gives the Obama household its third Grammy: former president […]

Wendy Williams and Kevin Hunter are reportedly officially divorced. Williams 55, and Hunter, 46, are each foregoing alimony and will sell their New Jersey home and share those proceeds, according to court documents obtained by Page Six. The outlet reports that Hunter will sign over his shares of Wendy Williams productions to her and that she will get […]

It’s no secret that former FLOTUS Michelle Obama puts in some serious time at the gym. But if you’re wondering what jams help the bestselling author break a sweat, you’re in luck. Obama, who celebrated her 56th birthday earlier this week, just released her 2020 workout playlist, and the list features everyone from Lizzo and Cardi B to Ed Sheeran and Ariana Grande.  “It’s about that […]

Online calls grew Sunday to help save five “malnourished and sick” African lions held at a park in Sudan’s capital, with some demanding the creatures be shifted to a better habitat.  The five lions are held in cages at Khartoum’s Al-Qureshi Park in an upscale district of the capital, but for weeks now they have […]

Britain’s Prince Harry has left the UK to rejoin his wife Meghan and son Archie in Canada, British media reported, as the couple start a new life after their shock exit from the royal fold.  The Duke and Duchess of Sussex are bowing out entirely from representing the British monarchy, in a crisis that has […]

French publisher Gallimard said Tuesday  it was halting sales of books by a writer accused of raping children.  France’s most prestigious publishing house told AFP it was the first time in its 140-year history that it had taken such a radical step.  Award-winning essayist Gabriel Matzneff is under police investigation after a leading French editor […]

Britain’s Prince Andrew provoked a backlash Sunday following an extraordinary TV interview branded “disastrous” by public relations experts in which he denied having sex with an alleged victim of convicted sex offender Jeffrey Epstein.  The royal was lambasted from all quarters for his lack of judgement and empathy with Epstein’s victims, while his eyebrow-raising defence […]

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