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All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘Malala Yousafzai’

Mindy Kaling Mistaken for Malala Yousafzai by Old Man

Malala Yousafzai is 17 years old. She is Pakistani, a survivor of a gunshot wound to the face from the Taliban, and a hero to girls throughout the world. Her first name has become a household word in multiple countries. Mindy Kaling is an American actress whose parents come from India. She is well-known for her role on the American …

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Mindy Kaling Mistaken for Malala Yousafzai

Mindy Kaling of The Mindy Project and The Office fame experienced a case of mistaken identity at a party recently. She was in New York, attending an after-party for The New Yorker Festival when a man in his 80s–who had likely had a bit too much to drink–began showering her with praise. When he said, “Congratulations on your Nobel Prize!” …

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Kendall Jenner and Sister: Should They Be on ‘Time’ Magazine’s List?

Kendall Jenner and little sis Kylie Jenner made Time magazine’s list of ‘Most Influential Teens.’ Some people don’t believe the Keeping Up With the Kardashians stars deserve a spot on the list. What do you think? Amidst the naysayers, however, is supporter Wendy Williams. The talk show host points out why Kylie and Kendall Jenner made the list. “They are …

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Malala: Better Off Without A Nobel?

When Malala Yousafzai was passed over for a Nobel Prize, an ABCNews story noted Irish betting magnate Paddy Power’s odds for her as an 8/15 favorite mere days before the prize would go to the Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons. Other betting favorites included transgender Wikileaker Chelsea Manning (25/1) and U2 frontman Bono (100/1), but ABC’s piece did …

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Christiane Amanpour Interviews Malala Yousafzai Who Defied Pakistani Terror

Malala Yousafzai, the teenager who defied Pakistani terrorists, and almost lost her life to defend freedom and women’s right to education, was interviewed by famed journalist and opinion moulder Christiane Amanpour this week. The full interview will be aired as a special report “The Bravest Girl in the World” on CNN this Sunday at 7 p.m. ET. Yousafzai has become …

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David Beckham Family Sells “Beckingham Palace”

David and Victoria Beckham are moving the family back to London, selling their Hertfordshire property for just over $19 million, about $5 million less than the listing price. The property, called “Beckingham Palace”, was purchased by the Beckhams in 1999 for a fraction of the selling price, a mere $4 million. The family has not stayed in the “Palace” for …

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Malala Yousafzai: Books Are Anti-Terrorism “Weapons”

Tuesday, at the opening of the largest public library in Europe, 16-year-old Malala Yousafzai praised pens and books as, “the weapons that defeat terrorism.” The Pakistani teen, who gained attention when she was shot by the Taliban for advocating education for girls, is now one of this year’s Nobel Peace Prize nominees. Take that, Taliban! “Let us not forget that …

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