Westminster ‘Best in Show’ title vaults winners to doggie stardom

NEW YORK (Reuters) – Like many Westminster grand champions, CJ became an A-list star when he won the most prestigious event on the U.S. dogshow calendar three years ago, but his owner says the German shorthaired pointer is still a beloved family pet at heart. FILE PHOTO: Handler Valerie Nunez Atkinson poses with CJ, a German Shorthaired Pointer from the Sporting Group, after they won Best in Show at the Westminster Kennel Club Dog show at Madison Square Garden in New York, U.S., February 16, 2016. REUTERS/Brendan McDermid/File Photo CJ’s…

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Atlanta’s Paper Boi on race and rap stardom in the USA

Image copyright FX Networks Image caption Brian Tyree Henry and Donald Glover in Atlanta Brian Tyree Henry is still getting used to being famous. “I’ve lived in the same neighbourhood in Harlem for eight years, I love it. “But recently people have started screaming ‘Paper Boi’ as I go in the building. I’m like ‘Guys, I’m still the same person’.” As the rapper Alfred ‘Paper Boi’ Miles, Brian has become the breakout star of Atlanta. The show, created by and starring Donald Glover, is a sharp satire on what it’s…

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