Super Kharot Drags Celebrities To Ilaji Resort For Post Lockdown Party
As life gradually returns to the new ‘normal’, a few events have returned, much to the excitement of fun-seekers. Super Kharot entertainment has taken up the challenge of creating alternative avenues for fun lovers to get their groove on. One of such is the ‘lockdown parties’ which his outfit is now generally known for around Ibadan.Hosted at the Ilaji resorts, the ‘lockdown party’ hosts select celebrities and a few of their fans to two nights of fun and engagement. Speaking exclusively to Friday Treat, Bamidele Opeyemi said, “We created these parties based on request. The last six months have...
'We're one of the winners in this COVID thing.' A record summer at Missouri's Lake of the Ozarks
LAKE OF THE OZARKS, Mo. — Bars couldn’t keep up with the demand for Coors Light. Same with auto dealerships and new cars.Boat dealers had trouble keeping up and construction crews ran out of lumber needed to build new homes. The real estate market heated up so much that buyers made unsolicited multi-million-dollar offers on lakefront homes.And restaurants filled reservations even at odd hours late in the afternoon or night as one of the most uncertain tourist seasons ever at the Lake of the Ozarks turned into a record summer boom.The travel industry was among the first and hardest hit by the c...
The Kansas City Star
There is no mystery about the charm of the real 'Three Pines'
KNOWLTON, Quebec — Louise Penny adores her adopted village of Knowlton in Quebec’s Eastern Townships. And she’s delighted that her Three Pines mystery series has inspired fans to make the trek southeast from Montreal, searching for sites mentioned in her books and hoping, magically, to stumble into the real Three Pines.In reality, Knowlton and surrounding towns seem more than happy to embrace the celebrity status gained via their most famous resident. “Bienvenue a Three Pines,” welcome signs on business doors say. Brome Lake Books, owned by Danny McAuley and Lucy Hoblyn, Penny’s close friends,...
St. Louis Post-Dispatch
Lawyer for Victoria's Secret boss to be deposed in fight between Epstein victim and Dershowitz
WASHINGTON — A federal judge in New York on Monday ordered that a lawyer for retail magnate Leslie Wexner can be forced to give testimony in a defamation suit brought against celebrity lawyer Alan Dershowitz but held off on forcing testimony from the longtime Victoria’s Secret owner and friend of disgraced financier Jeffrey Epstein.U.S. District Judge Loretta Preska instructed lawyers for Dershowitz, Wexner and Epstein accuser Virginia Roberts Giuffre to have a protective order on her desk by the close of her business Tuesday or risk having her impose rules on what sorts of documents can be se...
Pakistan: Celebrities apologise for controversial music video
Islamabad: Pakistani celebrities continue to face a backlash over a controversial music video which was shot inside the historic Wazir Khan Mosque in Lahore with the latest coming under fire being actor Saba Qamar and singer Bilal Saeed.The first information report (FIR) was registered at Lahore’s Akbari Gate police station on the complaint of lawyer Farhat Manzoor under the Pakistan Penal Code’s Section 295-A which says that whoever, with deliberate and malicious intention of outraging the religious feelings of any class insults the religion or religious beliefs shall be punished with impriso...
Kansas coach Bill Self will tape Cameo videos. Proceeds to charity, of course.
LAWRENCE, Kan. — University of Kansas basketball coach Bill Self has partnered with Cameo, an internet site where he will record personalized videos to sell to individuals.Self’s fee for a Cameo call has been set at $150, with all proceeds to go to charity. Cameo customers pay a wide range of celebrities and athletes for personalized birthday and holiday greetings and best wishes for special events.Cameo claims more than 40,000 celebrities offer videos through its service.“I hope this message finds you and your loved ones safe and healthy during these very unique times we’re all experiencing,”...
The Kansas City Star
Jeffrey Epstein hanged himself one year ago, setting off wave of conspiracy theories and celebrity denials
When Jeffrey Epstein took his life in a jail cell one year ago — dozens of his victims feared their hope for justice died with him.The registered sex offender, who made a mockery of the legal process since at least 2007, undermined the law one last time. Using orange sheets tied to the railing of a bunk bed in his cell, Epstein hanged himself, snapping a bone in his neck in three places.The multimillionaire financier’s death triggered a wave of outrage, disappointment, denials and conspiracy theories that continue to this day.“The immediate reaction was disappointment. She and I wanted him ali...
New York Daily News
Shark Week 2020: 8 fin-credible specials we want to see
Much of our summer has been a great big bummer, thanks to the pandemic. But at least we still have Shark Week.Yes, one of TV’s biggest annual events — the oceanic Super Bowl, if you will — returns to the Discovery Channel on Sunday and continues through Aug. 16. With more than 20 hours of programming on the docket, Discovery is promising “bigger sharks and breathtaking breaches,” along with plenty of celebrities, including Mike Tyson, Shaquille O’Neal, Will Smith, Snoop Dogg and Adam Devine, among others.But why do sharks get their own week, you ask? Because Sperm Whale Week doesn’t sound near...
The Mercury News
Celebrities (Besides Joe Rogan) Who Said Goodbye to California
Foundation for Economic Education
In Memoriam: 200 Celebrities Who Died In 2020