'Queer Eye' star Tan France talks about the Netflix show's new filmed-in-Philly season
PHILADELPHIA — For a few months last year, “Queer Eye” star Tan France and the rest of the Netflix show’s Fab Five lived in Philadelphia’s Old City, fanning out each day to help the people he calls “heroes” improve their lives with everything from new wardrobes and hairstyles to new ways of thinking about their work and maybe even their places in the universe.The show’s fifth season premiered Friday, with 10 episodes filmed in neighborhoods across the city and as far away as the Jersey Shore. Watching, it’s a little surreal to be reminded, amid a pandemic and the heartrending events of these p...
The Philadelphia Inquirer
Another rich parent charged in college scandal, admits paying $50,000 bribe to get daughter into college
A wealthy Pennsylvania father could spend months in prison after admitting to paying $50,000 in bribes to have his daughter accepted into Georgetown University by passing her off as an athletic recruit, federal authorities announced Tuesday.Robert Repella, a former biotech executive from Ambler, is the 55th person charged in the Department of Justice’s still-ongoing college admissions cheating investigation, which has implicated dozens of ultra-rich parents desperate to get their kids into elite colleges across the country.But unlike most parents in the case, the 61-year-old defendant is accus...
New York Daily News
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Anna Wintour Staged ‘Weight Intervention’ For André Leon Talley, Ordered Him To Weight-Loss Rehab
André Leon Talley published his second memoir, The Chiffon Trenches, on May 19. This book has come after his first, A.L.T. from 2003 and goes into more detail about his time spent at Vogue and working along side infamous former editor-in-chief Anna Wintour.Talley is the former editor-at-large of Vogue and became very close with Wintour as well as designer Karl Lagerfield, who died last February from cancer. The memoir is mostly focused on Talley’s experiences with Wintour, but he also touches on the difficulties, but also the friendship he formed from working with Lagerfield Talley describes b...
Lori Loughlin's 'unbelievable arrogance': Experts mull huge 'blow' to star's defense
Perhaps it was some consolation for Lori Loughlin to receive a Mother’s Day tribute from her daughter, Olivia Jade Giannulli. In an Instagram post, Olivia Jade shared to her 1.3 million followers, the aspiring social media influencer said she was proud to call the former “Full House” actress her mom.Two days earlier, Loughlin probably wasn’t feeling too celebratory. She, her husband, Mossimo Giannulli, and 12 other parents suffered what legal experts call “a big blow” and “a huge setback” in their legal efforts to fight charges in the college admissions scandal.The federal court judge overseei...
The Mercury News
How masks went from 'muzzle' to fashion's object of desire
Once upon a time if you wanted to get ahead you got a hat. Now if you want step outside your front door you need a mask.In a matter of weeks, the coronavirus has upended the Western wardrobe and challenged its deepest codes about freedom, comfort and self-expression.From being a curious oddity seen only on Asian tourists, masks have suddenly become as essential as socks -- a signal of civic virtue and a passport to many public spaces denied to the bare faced."When you wear one you are saying, 'I'm not a threat'," said French designer Stephanie Coudert, who made her name with Paris haute coutur...
With fever checks and masks, Dubai's mega-mall reopens
Clutching bags from designer boutiques in their gloved hands, customers are back at Dubai Mall, one of the world's largest shopping havens that has reopened under strict safeguards against coronavirus.At a main entrance where customers hand over their sports cars and luxury SUVs for valet parking, employees greet them with black T-shirts reading "Welcome back".Smiling as they point an infrared thermometer "temperature gun" at visitors' foreheads, they check for the fever that is a telltale symptom of COVID-19 infection.Dubai Mall is a key attraction of the city state that has built its wealth ...
Dozens more women join lawsuit accusing fashion mogul Peter Nygard of sexual assault
MIAMI — A lawsuit aimed at Canadian fashion mogul Peter Nygard has grown nearly five-fold with 46 women now accusing him of sexually assaulting them at his sprawling estate in the Bahamas as well as in South Florida, New York and elsewhere.The suit, originally filed as a class action in February with 10 women listed as “Jane Does,” was amended with a longer list of accusers who say Nygard used executives in his clothing empire to help him lure underage girls and young women to his residences to have sex with him. It portrays the 78-year-old Nygard as a serial predator who recruited them at “pa...