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About Toni Matthews-El

Toni Matthews-El hails from the land of chunked pumpkins and people who come to a complete stop before making any and every turn. When she isn't contributing articles to WebProNews, she spends her time freelance writing, cheering Liverpool FC, and enjoying life as a hair flower connoisseur. Disclaimer: Written opinions do not necessarily reflect that of WebProNews or its affiliates
FIFA World Cup: Is Nigeria The Last Hope For Africa?

The African continent has yet to produce a World Cup-winning team. Many nations have tried, but all have failed. Even worse, most that qualify for the event are eliminated within the groups stage of competition. It was a sad fact …

Reality TV Shooting: Las Vegas Man To Be Jailed

There’s always a bit of danger when filming a reality television show about repossessing vehicles. Not everyone reacts sanely to the reality that a failure to pay for one’s car over a period of time will likely result in its …

Miami Shooting: Police Blame Lack Of Man Power

A tragic shooting occurred early Tuesday morning in a Miami neighborhood. Reports indicate that the incident took place in Liberty City around 2:30 am, resulting in two confirmed deaths. Multiple persons were seriously wounded in what authorities are describing as …

Luis Suarez Just Bit Yet Another Player

Luis, Luis, Luis. Seriously, what the HELL is wrong with you? It’s bad form for a world class footballer to bite someone one time. ONE TIME and it’s a terrible look for his brand, not to mention the source of …

Scarlett Johansson: The Superheroine We Need?

I will admit that I am excited for Lucy, Scarlett Johansson’s upcoming summer flick. I am excited because it has the potential to be a great superhero movie with a main woman character at the helm. Lucy isn’t being advertised …

LeBron James Likely Preparing To Dump The Heat

Watching pundits and sports fans trip over themselves to explain and clarify Lebron James’s decision to terminate his contract with the Miami Heat and become a free agent is entertaining to say the least. There’s a lot of blubbering about …

Paula Patton: Will Robin Thicke “Get Her Back”?

I can’t say for certain what’s going through Paula Patton’s mind as I’m not psychic. If her thoughts at present were somewhere between “WTF?!” and wondering if there was a table nearby she could crawl under, then I wouldn’t be …

Mosquito Repellents: 5 Must-Try Natural Remedies

It never fails. Just as soon as the weather warms up and you’re ready to spend more time outdoors…here come the mosquitoes! You’re probably already calculating how much extra money you’re going to have to spend in order to keep …

Lisa Vanderpump: Back On TV Because She’s Broke?

Real Housewives of Beverly Hills fans are rejoicing over the news that Lisa Vanderpump, a fan favorite, has confirmed that she will be back for the show’s fifth season. Vanderpump supposedly thought about skipping out on the series following a …

Dzhokhar Tsarnaev: Trial To Be Moved To D.C.?

Can a terror suspect largely already convicted in the court of public opinion get a fair trial anywhere in the United States? Dzhokhar Tsarnaev and his attorneys are certainly going to try. The lawyers of the Boston Marathon Bombing suspect …

King-Size Candy Bars Are Dead, Long Live The King

In recent years, many popular snacks have become smaller in size. Though it may have been more about money than health. For Mars Inc., the decision to do away with “king-size” items is all about health and nutrition. The candy …

Nicolette van Dam’s Dumb World Cup Tweet Goes Viral

The World Cup brings forth strong feelings of national pride and competitiveness. It also brings out the idiots. You know, the sort of people who think an international event of this kind is a perfect stage for their bigotry and …

Scott Walker: White House Ambitions Threatened By Scandal

Is it just me or does every Republican White House hopeful seem to be in the midst of a political scandal at the moment? Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker was accused by John Doe prosecutors of involvement in an alleged scheme …

Luis Suarez Ends England’s World Cup Dreams

They should have known better. Roughly half of the men on England’s squad play with Luis Suarez in the Barclay Premier League team Liverpool FC. The rest of them have played against him at some point. In fact, it’s fair …

World Cup Standings: Week One’s Winners And Losers

Well, the first week of the much anticipated World Cup is over. After a thrilling series of games, some teams rose to the occasion while others…flopped. The winners and losers emerging from Week 1 are in some cases expected and …

$1,000-A-Pill Sovaldi: Salvation Or Rip-Off?

Whoever said there is no money to be made in curing the sick has never heard of Sovaldi. The drug boasts the ability to cure Hepatitis-C in 9 out of every 10 patients who use it. But it’s a cure …

Hackers Blackmail Domino’s Pizza

Domino’s Pizza recently found itself threatened with the release of hundreds of thousands of stolen accounts to the internet. According to ITNews, a hacker group known as Rex Mundi had attempted to blackmail the Domino’s Pizza operations in France and …

Brittny Gastineau Dodges Concern About Her Black Eye

What’s the story behind Brittny Gastineau’s black eye? No one is quite sure, but signs point to a violent attack by her boyfriend. Gastineau’s injuries first came to the attention of the public when she was spotted out at a …

East Peoria Shooting: Mass Killing Averted?

A gunman walked into a bar in East Peoria, Illinois on Saturday and opened fire on a couple. The shooting was at point blank range and the wounds the pair received were fatal. It could have been the beginning of …

U.S. vs Ghana: Third Time The Charm?

I confess that I watched with a certain amount of glee when Ghana saw their World Cup hopes dashed to pieces by Uruguay in 2010. It was the bitterness of an American football fan who saw the United States advance …

Lionel Messi Is An International Flop

No one in their right mind lowers the bar for elite athletes, and yet this is exactly what is done for Argentinian international Lionel Messi. Quite frankly it’s both disappointing and disturbing. Three World Cups and only two goals. This …

Cristiano Ronaldo: Is Starting Him A Big Risk?

People can say whatever negative things they want to about Cristiano Ronaldo, but one thing no one should doubt at this stage of his career is his dedication to football. Ronaldo has grown into a professional and immensely talented football …

Teresa Giudice Wants You To Buy Her Wine Before She Goes To Jail

Poor Teresa Giudice! It seems like the future jailbird just can’t catch a break. The fraud scandal has had quite an impact on her household’s income. Her books aren’t selling so well, either. So she’s trying to bring in the …

Whooping Cough Epidemic Hits California: Thousands At Risk?

The state of California is faced with a serious epidemic. In just the past two weeks, there were 800 new cases of pertussis, also known as “whooping cough”. According to California’s public health department. the total number of confirmed cases …