Author Archive for: ‘Jennifer Curra’

Helen Mirren Voted Top Female Performer

Helen Mirren was the recent recipient of the 2013 Best Actress award at the Evening Standard Theatre Awards for her performance of Queen Elizabeth II in The Audience. Apparently, Mirren was originally tied with another nominee (Linda Bassett, Lesley Manville, Billie Piper or Kristin Scott Thomas) for the coveted award until movie critic Henry Hitchings changed his vote. This ordeal …

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CTE Brain Disease Postmortem Diagnosis (Ryan Freel)

Former MLB player Ryan Freel committed suicide on December 22, 2012, at the age of 36. It has now been reported that Freel suffered from chronic traumatic encephalopathy (CTE), which is a degenerative brain disease. A report compiled by the Boston University Center for the Study of Traumatic Encephalopathy and Sports Legacy Institute concluded that the athlete suffered from Stage …

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Usain Bolt ‘The Fastest Man Alive’ Races Bus

Twenty-seven-year-old Usain Bolt is world-renowned for being the fastest man alive. The Jamaican sprinter sought to prove the title when he raced against a number 59 commuter bus while visiting Buenos Aires to participate in the 80-meter exhibition race. The athlete has six gold medals under his belt after winning three relay races (100m, 200m and 4x100m) during the 2008 …

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Ace Frehley’s Home Engulfed in Flames

The home of famed KISS guitarist Ace Frehley was damaged by fire on Saturday. Frehley left the following message on his personal website regarding the fire that was reported at his 1347 Spring Valley Road home in Yorktown Heights, New York. “The official statement from the fire inspector was as follows: An electrical fire was caused by a tree falling …

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USS Cowpens Nearly Hit By Chinese Warship

The Ticonderoga-class guided-missile cruiser USS Cowpens (CG 63) almost had a collision with a Chinese warship on December 5, 2013. The two ships came within the proximity of being several hundred yards away from each other. A source, who wanted to remain unnamed, told ABC News, “Whether it is a tactical at-sea encounter or strategic dialogue, sustained and reliable communication …

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Julia Roberts Talks New Movie ‘August: Osage County’

Spotting Julia Roberts at a red carpet event is something that does not happen frequently these days — some may argue that is almost as rare as spotting Bigfoot or the Loch Ness Monster. Fortunately for fans, the talented actress did appear at the New York premiere for August: Osage County where she stood next to her costar Dermot Mulroney. …

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Candace Cameron Bure Talks About Bulimia

Thirty-seven-year-old Candace Cameron Bure spoke with Thea Andrews of Omg! Insider where topics focused on her upcoming book, Balancing It All, as well as her adult struggles with bulimia. After her time portraying D.J. Tanner on the popular television show Full House, Candace moved to Montreal with her husband, Valeri Bure. During this time, Candace was dealing with pressures relating …

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Erykah Badu Expands Career to Model for Givenchy

Erykah Badu is part of the new talent to join the Givenchy 2014 campaign with designs inspired by African and Japanese cultures. Designer Riccardo Tisci knew immediately that Badu was the person for the job. “She’s one of the most stylish women I’ve met in my life. She’s got such a good sense of proportion, of colors,” Tisci said during …

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Megyn Kelly Says That Santa Claus is White

Megyn Kelly was recently criticized for speaking about the cultural interpretation concerning the race of Santa Claus. Kelly discussed Santa Claus Should Not Be a White Man Anymore, which was written by Slate‘s Aisha Harris. Harris wrote, “When I was a kid, I knew two different Santa Clauses. The first had a fat belly, rosy cheeks, a long white beard, …

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Adrian Peterson Plans to Play on Sunday

Fans of the Minnesota Vikings will be happy to hear that Adrian Peterson may play in Sunday’s game as long as he is able to attend Friday’s practice. The running back experienced the brunt of a brutal tackle earlier this week. According to Coach Leslie Frazier, “He can do things that most can’t, in terms of coming back from injuries. …

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Ripon Fire Forces 26 People to Leave Apartments

A downtown Ripon fire erupted on Watson Street in the early morning of Wednesday that destroyed three businesses and burned through apartments impacting 26 people. Ripon District Fire Chief Tim Saul spoke about the fire. “It was too far ahead of us to put our guys in there and knowing everyone was out that was the mode we took. We …

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Maggie Siff Talks About SOA Season Finale [Spoiler]

Fans of the popular Sons of Anarchy witnessed the tragic death of another character during the finale for season 6. Tara’s decision not to participate in the witness protection plan ultimately influenced the events that led to her untimely death. Through a series of tragic events, Tara’s mother-in-law (who is played by Katey Sagal) attempts to fulfill a protective motherly …

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