Aquaria is giving you holiday realness on a budget.
The IMG model told Page Six Style that her favorite gift to buy in bulk is “anything from Costco!”
“As a drag queen I’m always running through products,” the RuPaul’s Drag Race season 10 winner explained. “So whether it’s a large box of makeup wipes or just a big lovely plate of mac and cheese, bulk is always welcomed in my house — or any queen’s house, for that matter.”
But this holiday season, Aquaria isn’t just hoping to receive gifts that come in packs of 20, she’d also be happy to simply receive a new video game. “I’m super excited for the new Super Smash Bros. Ultimate,” she said, “so hopefully Santa finds a way to head to GameStop and pick one up for me ASAP!”
And while she admitted that it’s “the most pageant, predictable and kinda corny” answer, the Moschino x H&M star said that “the greatest gift I’ve received is every moment I’ve had this past year and all of the wonderful blessings life has presented me. I’m so grateful to get to live out my dreams so fabulously and with such care and love from my friends and fans, and I truly could not be more grateful.”
George Snr's national farewell is taking place today at Washington National Cathedral before family, friends, presidents and foreign dignitaries.
Expert Judi James told The Sun Online: "You could spot the moment Trump arrived in the National Cathedral even before he honed into view of the cameras.
"Until then the gathering of previous presidents had involved some relatively relaxed displays of sociable body language but suddenly – like a herd of animals sensing a lion – their poses and non-verbal signals morphed into something far more wary and stony-faced."
The 41st US president died Friday in Houston at age 94. His wife of 73 years, Barbara, passed away in April.
Judi added: "Bill Clinton had been leaning into Michelle Obama, ever resting his hand on her arm as he chatted and Hillary had leaned across her husband to chat with Barack.
"Hillary and Michelle had been emphatically tactile and friendly before they took their seats, with Hillary placing one splayed hand over her heart as she spoke and the two women standing with their arms round one another at one point."
But when political rival Trump arrived, the group all stiffened up – looking as "stiff as Mount Rushmore".
She said: "Barack's chin went up and his mouth clamped shut. Michelle sat rigid beside him while Bill turned to Hilary and rubbed her arm fondly in what looked like a gesture of affection and reassurance.
"Trump and his wife walked hand in hand down the aisle and received an upturned mouth shrug of acknowledgement from Barack as they walked past.
"The pressure appeared to tell in Trump's body language.
"Sitting with his legs splayed he placed his hands in a forward steeple position between his knees and proceeded to tap his fingertips together which is a gesture normally associated with impatience."
Bush Snr's passing and funeral today brought together all of Washington DC with both sides of the political spectrum praising his lifetime of civic service.
It also was the first time the five remaining members of the exclusive "formers" fraternity – Barack Obama, George W. Bush, Bill Clinton and Jimmy Carter – appeared together with Trump since his inauguration in 2017.
Trump has sought to meet the elder Bush's passing with grace, a contrast to his confrontational behaviour since taking office.
Recalling the funerals for Gerald Ford and Ronald Reagan, they all sat together in Washington National Cathedral, with the exception of the younger Bush, who will be seated nearby with his family.
A British yachtswoman is stranded 2,000 miles off the coast of Cape Horn after her boat "took a hammering" during a storm.
Susie Goodall has been competing in the DHL Golden Globe round the world race but her yacht "was completely destroyed" earlier today.
The 29-year-old was knocked out when her yacht "rolled over" during a storm but it will take rescuers two days tor each her.
Event organisers said Goodall, who was competing on her own, sent a message saying: "Taking a hammering! Wondering what on Earth I’m doing out here!"
A distress signal was picked up by Falmouth Coastguard at around 11am UTC who alerted Race Control and the Chilean Maritime Search and Rescue authorities.
Susie, who is the youngest competitor and the only Brit in the race, is currently stranded 2,000 miles west of Cape Horn in Southern Chile and a rescue group have been sent to help her.
However, the nearest ship is 480 miles away and it will take them about two days to reach her.
Goodall set sail from Falmouth in June and was expecting to spend 300 days at sea if she finished the race.
The event doesn’t allow the use of modern technology or satellite navigation and she had to use her emergency phone to contact race organisers.
She was placed fourth in the competition before being forced to send a distress signal after her yacht was pitchpoled during a storm.
A spokesperson for the race said they had spoken to Susie who told them she had suffered a concussion after getting knocked out, as well as cuts and bruises but was fine otherwise.
Susie had been "knocked out for a while’ when she was thrown around below deck when the yacht rolled over.
During the call on her emergency satellite phone, Susie said: "I have been dismasted. Thought I had holed the hull because the boat filled with water, but the hull is NOT holed. The hull is OK.
"The boat is destroyed. I can’t make up a jury rig. The only thing left is the hull and deck which remain intact.
"We were pitchpoled [rolled end over end] and I was thrown across the cabin and knocked out for a while."
Despite the boat being destroyed, Susie said she had secured all hatches, portholes and safety equipment.
A statement on the DHL Golden Globe website said: "[She is] now talking to MSOS UK the GGR 24hr telemedicine doctor for advice and check up.
"Weather is moderating a little. Boat huge mess down below. Not in danger for now."
She later tweeted to say she was "totally and utterly gutted" to have been knocked out of the race.
Race Chairman Don McIntyre said: "We are monitoring the situation carefully, speaking to Susie every hour and working with the Chilean Search and rescue authorities on the best course of action to take. We have also informed her family and are keeping them informed".
The nearest competitor is Uku Randmaa, from Estonia, but he is 400 miles ahead of Susie and about to face into the same storm so it is impractical for him to turn around.
It is far safer for American/Hungarian Istvan Kopar, 780 miles to the west to continue his downwind course and intercept her boat, DHL Starlight.
Kopar hopes to reach her position in six days time but a ship contacted by the Chilean authorities is hoping to reach her in the next two days.
Just five of the 16 skippers who started the race in France on July 1, 2018 are still in the race.
Frenchman Jean-Luc Van Den Heede was also pitchpoled in a storm but repaired his boat at sea and is now expected to win the race, crossing the finish line by January 23, 2019.
GUYS. Get your wallet and feet ready because the absolute raddest footwear collaboration of the season was just announced, and it’s the ideal combination of comfy and cool. The KITH Women x UGG collection is four styles of your favorite shearling boots with unexpectedly incredible twists, and trust me, they are nothing like what you were wearing in high school. If you’ve been looking for the final piece de resistance to add to your holiday wishlist, then congratulations, you’ve definitely just found it.
It’s pretty much a given that any collaboration with the KITH name attached to it is going to be good. The brand is peak style when it comes to all things streetwear and is known for edgy and inspired takes on classic staples. I would argue that the UGG boot has become somewhat of a classic staple, at least within my generation’s repertoire, so it makes sense that KITH would be keen to execute a few of their own takes on the the shearling-lined shoe. To be clear, the brand’s re-imaginings are anything but uncool, so if the thought of pulling on UGG boots again makes you cringe, I implore you to stay with me and check them out before making your decision.
First up is the Sherpa Mid Boot, which is the closest of the three new designs to the original UGG boot. It features an extra chunky sole, which gives it a decidedly modern and elevated (literally) feel, as well as a shearling-rimmed collar, which looks cozy AF. The sheepskin is also rimmed with a KITH and UGG branded stripe, which taps into the logomania trend that’s taken over high fashion runways as of late.
Available in both Navy and Chestnut, the boot is something I would totally wear on an everyday basis. It’s upgraded normcore at its absolute best and would pair just as well with jeans and a tee as it would with a cool bohemian maxi dress. Plus, it looks like it would make your foot feel like it was receiving a soft and supportive hug. That’s all I could really ever ask out of my footwear.
Next within the lineup is the Combat Boot. It’s a mixture between a cool hiking boot and a more traditionally punk style, meaning it’s right on trend this winter. It also happens to be my favorite boot out of the bunch for its versatility and sleek, high-brow design and could transition from the great outdoors to the office seamlessly. It also features a super chunky tread, while its lace-up design sets it miles apart from the Sherpa style. A strip of shearling on the front of the boot adds an unexpected twist. As someone whose wardrobe is composed primarily of black items, I need these in my life.
And finally, there’s the Buckle Boot. It’s an adjusted take on the Sherpa boot thanks to two buckles that have been added to the outside of each boot, and it’s dark brown in color. It’s the perfect everyday boot and is another one that looks like it would feel like a slipper.
The collection will be available on Dec. 8, at 11 a.m. ET at all KITH shops and at kithwomen.com. Which pair are you adding to your list?
Although last week’s Below Deck episode was former third stew Caroline Bedol’s swansong exit, she still made her way into this week’s programming. Following another dramatic episode that teased at deckhand Ashton Pienaar’s accident, Watch What Happens Live host Andy Cohen invited some of the involved crew to the show.
Bosun Ross Inia and deckhand Rhlyee Gerber were scheduled to be on the show. But at the last minute, Captain Lee Rosbach hopped a plane from his home in Florida to join the team too. And while the televised show went as expected, the After Show went “off script.” How was Bedol involved? And what did she do that made Andy Cohen look totally uneasy?
Bedol polled Twitter
Earlier in the day Bedol, who briefly left Twitter, returned and hinted she might call into Watch What Happens Live. She first conducted a poll, asking if she should call in and ask a question. Before she removed the poll, followers were against a call.
Viewers waited to see if Bedol was going to call WWHL, but she never surfaced. A Twitter follower asked Bedol what she would have asked. “On @BravoWWHL I intended to [email protected] what measures he took to scrutinize my claims that @Kate_Chastain and @josiahcarter_ waged a 30min verbal assault, screaming accusations about STDs and sick comments about my mother’s mental illness,” she replied.
But then did this
Although Bedol didn’t call WWHL, she called the After Show. Bedol called under a fake name, Susie from Nebraska. And her call produced a gasp from the cast and audience when she revealed her true identity. Gerber gasps and puts her hand over her mouth as Rosbach and Inia look completely uncomfortable. Cohen appears almost speechless as he adjusts in his seat.
Bedol tells Cohen she’d been trying to get ahold of him as a slightly awkward silence falls over the production. And as viewers cringe, Bedol then tells Cohen she made a pipe for him. Cohen seems amused and tells her he wants it.
Then Cohen tries to steer the conversation
Cohen regains his footing after mispronouncing Bedol’s first name. He tells her she resembles Ellie Kemper from the Unbreakable Kimmie Schmidt. Bedol seems delighted,” Oh my God, thank you,” she says. Cohen tells Bedol he even showed her picture to Kemper to show they were twins.
But then when Cohen asks if Bedol watched the Kemper episode, Bedol says no and “Why would I watch your show? You are so not cool. I’ve reached out to you.” She previously also mentions not getting an invite on the show too. Cohen remains composed as nervous giggles are heard from the audience. They agree they also share the same favorite song too.
Which provides a nice segway for Cohen to sashay Bedol off the phone. “We have a lot in common except I never worked on a boat and I don’t look like Ellie Kemper,” Cohen says. When Bedol asks what was Kemper’s reaction, Cohen says she loved it and he’d show her the clip. “Caroline I love you, and I hope that I meet you soon,” Cohen says. “She’s very entertaining and I hope she comes on the reunion.” After much speculation, does that mean Bedol has finally secured her reunion invite?
The wrestling legend passed away at the age of 60, and the wrestling industry took to social media to share their thoughts.
As reported by Inquisitr, professional wrestling legend Tom ‘Dynamite Kid’ Billington passed away. It was the wrestler’s 60th birthday. He’d been suffering from a slew of health problems in recent years.
After his passing, the entire wrestling industry took to social media to offer their thoughts and condolences. Some even shared stories and memories of working with Dynamite Kid in their career.
We initially learned of his passing from his friend Marty Jones, who posted on Twitter informing everyone that Dynamite Kid was no longer with us.
“It’s with great sadness I have to inform you all that The “Dynamite Kid” Tommy Bullington on his birthday has passed away.”
“Kid” was known as one of the godfathers of the high-flying wrestling style that’s used by cruiserweights and other wrestlers today. As one might expect, many wrestlers who are known for their flying style owe Dynamite Kid a debt of gratitude.
Current WWE Cruiserweight TJP posted on Instagram about how Billington was actually one of the wrestlers who made him interested in going to New Japan Pro Wrestling as a child.
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Dynamite Kid and Tiger Mask made me want to be in New Japan when I was younger. Even more so than the WWF. My first ever real job in wrestling happened to be New Japan, as soon as i graduated high school and turned 18. To say it was an honor to step into the ring in the company where these two guys built what we know today as “Cruiserweights” is an understatement. I’m very sad to hear that we lost Dynamite ???? ????
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Will Osprey is another wrestler known for taking risks with his style. Not only was he inspired by the “Kid” for his style, but he was also influenced as a British wrestler.
Davey Boy Smith Jr., son of the great Davey Boy Smith, who was the long-time tag team partner of Dynamite Kid, shared his thoughts as well, even recounting the last time he saw the man.
Plenty of other English performers both inside and outside of WWE took to social media to offer their reactions to the passing of Dynamite Kid. Even SmackDown Live General Manager Paige shared her thoughts.
Of course, it’s not just individual performers offering their thoughts and condolences for the passing of one of wrestling’s all-time greats. Entire wrestling promotions are taking to social media to share their praise of Dynamite Kid. While he was only in the WWE for a brief time, the company was quick to offer its thoughts on the professional wrestler.
Members of the wrestling media also took to social media to offer thoughts as well. Names like Bruce Prichard, Dave Meltzer, and others posted about “Kid.”
Further showing the tremendous impact Tommy Bullington had on the wrestling world is social media posts from a wide range of wrestlers who seemingly had no relation to Dynamite Kid at all.
His influence runs back years, with lots of old-school wrestlers offering their opinions and memories of Dynamite Kid. Even The Iron Sheik and Brutus Beefcake posted about him.
It’s clear that the influence of Dynamite Kid can be felt all across the wrestling world, and while he may have passed, we’ll continue to see it for years to come through the wrestlers who are following in his high-flying, risk-taking footsteps.
If so, you could be putting any future sons at risk – because scientists believe that men could end up with penises half an inch shorter than usual if their parents used a non-stick pan.
They've found that the chemicals, called PFCs, can interfere with male hormones and lead to sexual organs being "significantly" shorter and thinner.
And that effect doesn't just happen in the womb – it can also interfere with teenagers by reducing their testosterone levels.
As well as non-stick pans, PFCs can be found in waterproof clothing and greaseproof food packaging.
Scientists from the University of Padua, Italy, found that young men who grew up in an area polluted with PFCs have penises 12.5 per cent shorter and 6.3 per cent thinner than healthy guys.
Where can you find PFCs?
PFCs can be found in loads of everyday products, because they tend to make them more convenient and longer-lasting.
They are found in:
fast food packaging
windshield washing fluid
polishes and waxes
Cut your plastic usage and you'll see a significant drop in your exposure – but they're really hard to avoid completely.
They measured the penises of 383 men with an average age of 18.
Padua, which is near Venice, is one of the most heavily PFC polluted places in the world.
PFCs bind to testosterone receptions and reduce levels of the male sex hormone used in the body – resulting in guys growing up with smaller penises, less healthy sperm and a shorter distance between their scrotum and anus (a sign of lower fertility).
PFCs have been linked to bladder cancer, early menopause, low birth weight, lower fertility, thyroid problems, high cholesterol, and poor immune system functions.
For men, being exposed to PFCs while in the womb can result in higher levels of female hormones in adulthood, and developing smaller penises.
Chemicals can be absorbed into the body via food and water, or be breathed in. From there, they get into the bloodstream and can be toxic for foetuses when consumed by the mother and for teens who undergo huge hormonal changes.
"As the first report on water contamination of PFCs goes back to 1977, the magnitude of the problem is alarming," said the researchers, led by Dr Andrea Di Nisio.
"It affects an entire generation of young individuals, from 1978 onwards."
In his study, Dr Di Nisio measured the penises of 212 men who grew up in another highly polluted area, and the genesis of 171 men who grew up away from the area.
The non-exposed men had an average flaccid penis length of 10cm – measured along the top from body to tip – while the men in the polluted areas were just 8.75cm long.
Their penises were thinner too: the healthy men measured 10.3cm in circumference compared to 9.65cm for the polluted penises.
PFCs used to be used in Teflon coating on non-stick frying pans but were phased out in 2013 and replaced with a less controversial chemical.
The 37-year-old looked as though she was having a ball as she met some of Australia’s most well-known creatures with her husband Dan and their three children, Harry, nine, Belle, seven, and four-year-old Chester.
Holly’s three children have been with her in Australia since she touched down on the Gold Coast to film I’m A Celebrity last month.
Dan however could only join the family for five days and it seems they’re making the most of their time together.
The group headed to the Currumbin Wildlife sanctuary for a day out and were seen cuddling up to koalas and kangaroos.
Holly, who’s made no secret of her fear of some of the I’m A Celeb jungle’s critters, looked completely at home with the koalas.
She spent some time talking to one of the keepers before they were allowed to give one of the creatures a cuddle.
The family even posed up for a shot with one of them before they moved on to meet the kangaroos.
Holly seemed so taken with one, she sat on the floor and was pictured gently stroking it while talking to her kids.
To help her juggle the long hours on I’m A Celebrity and looking after her children, Holly’s parents have also joined her in Australia.
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The Sun exclusively revealed how the This Morning star had signed a six-figure deal to join the show and stand in for Ant McPartlin.
Holly has proved a hit with fans, with many admitting they would love her to stay on and continue hosting the show with Declan Donnelly.
The mum-of-three has previously made it clear she’s simply keeping Ant’s seat warm however and said he’d given her his blessing to take on the role.
Cardi B announced her split from Migos rapper Offset late Tuesday night. The “Bodak Yellow” rapper posted an Instagram video in which she opened up to her fans about their decision to part ways.
The couple welcomed their daughter, Kulture Kiari Cephus, in July.
“So everybody been bugging me and everything and you know I’ve been trying to work things out with my baby father for a hot minute now,” Cardi B said. “We are really good friends and we are really good business partners — you know he’s always somebody that I run to to talk to, and we got a lot of love for each other, but things just haven’t been working out between us for a long time.”
“It’s nobody fault. I guess we just grew out of love, but we are not together anymore,” she said. “I don’t know, it might take time to get a divorce and I’m going to always have a lot of love for him because he is my daughter’s father.”
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There you go..peace and love
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Cardi B and Offset quietly married in September last year, then announced their engagement the following month. In June, Cardi B revealed that they had been married the whole time, saying, “There are moments that I want to keep to myself.” She also told people they could stop talking trash about her having a baby out of wedlock.
In January, Cardi B posted and then deleted a tweet addressing rumors that Offset was cheating on her. “No, it’s not right … to cheat,” she wrote. “But what you want me to do? … Start all over again and get cheated on again? This s**t happens to everyone and I be too, you too…People handle they relationship different soo.”
In February, she opened up to Cosmopolitan about the cheating rumors.
“It’s like everybody is coming down my neck like, ‘Why are you not leaving him? You have low self-esteem,'” she said. “I don’t have low self-esteem… I know I look good. I know I’m rich, I know I’m talented. I know I could get any man I want — any basketball player, football player. But I want to work out my s**t with my man and I don’t got to explain why.”
She added, “It’s not right, what he f**king did, but people don’t know what I did, ’cause I ain’t no angel.”
In October, Cardi B was charged with misdemeanor reckless endangerment and assault after she got into an altercation with a female bartender at a strip club in Queens, New York. Sources told TMZ that Cardi B had a “long-standing beef” with the bartender and that Cardi B believed the bartender slept with Offset.