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Pregnant Meghan Markle laughs off ‘fat lady’ comment

Like many pregnant women, the Duchess of Sussex will be accustomed to receiving unexpected comments from members of the public. But Meghan Markle laughed when she was affectionately described as a “fat lady” during a visit to animal charity Mayhew in northwest London. She became a patron of the organisation last week. Source link

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Pregnant Meghan laughs off ‘fat lady’ comment on charity visit

Meghan, Duchess of Sussex meets “Foxy” during a visit to the animal welfare charity Mayhew in London, Britain, January 16, 2019. Eddie Mulholland/Pool via REUTERS LONDON (Reuters) – A stranger’s comment on one’s growing stomach may not always be welcome but a pregnant Meghan, Britain’s Duchess of Sussex, took it all in her stride on Wednesday when a pensioner called her “a fat lady”. Prince Harry’s wife, who told well-wishers this week she is six months pregnant, laughed off the remark, meant as a compliment about her growing baby bump.…

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Lady Gaga breaks her silence on R Kelly

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption R Kelly and Lady Gaga performed together at the 2013 American Music Awards Lady Gaga has apologised for working with embattled R&B star R Kelly, and vowed to remove their duet, Do What U Want, from streaming services. It comes after the broadcast of a new documentary about Kelly, which detailed allegations of sexual and physical abuse against women and underage girls, spanning several decades. Gaga called the stories “horrifying” and “indefensible”, adding: “I stand behind these women 1000%”. Kelly has denied all the…

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Lady Gaga goes old-school on color-filled Golden Globes red carpet

(Reuters) – Bright colors were back on the Golden Globes red carpet on Sunday, with pop superstar Lady Gaga, dressed in lavender, leading a trend for old school glamor. 76th Golden Globe Awards – Arrivals – Beverly Hills, California, U.S., January 6, 2019 – Lady Gaga. REUTERS/Mike Blake Lady Gaga, the front-runner for a best drama actress award for “A Star Is Born,” graced the red carpet in a Valentino lavender gown with puffed sleeves and a long train, with her blue-dyed hair pulled into a tight bun, and wearing…

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Panto panic: Theatre boss rescues panto by playing leading lady

Image copyright Theatre Clwyd Image caption Harvey (centre) seemed to take it in her stride When the leading actress in Theatr Clwyd’s pantomime twisted her knee five minutes into Wednesday’s performance, someone had to jump in quickly. Step forward the Welsh theatre’s artistic director, Tamara Harvey. Emmy Stonelake was starring as Alice in Dick Whittington but was unable to continue after her injury. Harvey took the call as she was coaxing her toddler to eat broccoli – which most parents would agree is a more daunting task. “It’s something that…

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Lady Gaga’s Las Vegas residency debut is ‘bizarre and beautiful’

Image copyright Kevin Mazur / Getty Images Was there ever a better match between performer and venue than Lady Gaga and Las Vegas? The 21st Century’s most OTT pop star, taking up residency in a city with all the nuance of a pink Doberman running through a field of saucepans. As you might imagine, Gaga’s Enigma show at the Park MGM didn’t disappoint when it opened this weekend. She literally flew onto the stage, trussed up in a harness while playing Just Dance on a keytar; and later performed Scheiße…

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Parkour’s leading lady Silke Sollfrank on quitting gymnastics

Silke Sollfrank is a professional athlete from Germany who turned her back on gymnastics and Olympic aspirations and found parkour and fresh inspiration. She spoke to BBC World Service about what made her change her sporting ambitions and the physical and mental challenges of parkour. Listen to The Conversation for more on this story. Video produced by Trystan Young (Picture credit: Matthias Voss) Source link

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Lady Gaga up for best actress Golden Globe

Image copyright Warner Bros Image caption Lady Gaga plays an aspiring singer in A Star is Born Lady Gaga’s performance in A Star is Born has landed her a best actress nomination at the Golden Globes. Bradley Cooper is also nominated for his direction of and performance in the musical remake. Olivia Colman is also up for a best actress award for The Favourite, for which Rachel Weisz is also recognised. Rosamund Pike is nominated for best actress in a film drama, alongside Lady Gaga, for her role in the…

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Christmas cheer at Lady Lumley’s School after ban lifted

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption The school’s RE teacher said the true meaning of Christmas had been buried under “an avalanche of commercialisation” A school that threatened to ban Christmas has been persuaded to reinstate it by “thoughtful” pupils. Lady Lumley’s School in Pickering, North Yorkshire, previously told pupils it would ban all festive activities. RE teacher Chris Paul said “an avalanche of commercialisation” had robbed the season of its meaning. But after hundreds of emails and letters “making a strong case” for jingling the bells and bringing back…

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