Time Magazine Cover Goes Viral – The headline reads, “Are You Mom enough?” But if that wasn’t enough to fan the flames of the Mommy Wars, there’s the photo that goes with it: A pretty young woman wearing skinny jeans and a tank top, nursing her 4-year-old son. [shine]
ANC Bows To Pressure Over Info Bill – The ruling party bowed to pressure on the Protection of State Information Bill on Thursday, proposing a raft of changes in response to sustained criticism of the Bill over the past two years. [mail&guardian]
Vogue Editor Bans Kim Kardashian – Anna Wintour banned reality TV star Kim Kardashian from Monday night’s Met Costume Institute Gala, according to a report. Kardashian, 31, was conspicuously absent from Kanye West’s arm on the red carpet of the event. [foxnews]
JP Morgan Chase Loses $2 Billion In Six Weeks – JPMorgan Chase, the largest bank in the United States, said Thursday that it lost $2 billion in the past six weeks in a trading portfolio designed to hedge against risks the company takes with its own money. [time]
Warhol’s ‘Double Elvis’ Fetches $37 Million At Auction – Andy Warhol’s “Double Elvis” sold for $37 million and works by Roy Lichtenstein and Chinese dissident artist Ai Weiwei broke their own records at Sotheby’s contemporary art sale this week. [huffpo]
Mitt Romney Apologises For Gay Bully School Report – Presumptive US Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney has apologised for school “pranks” after a report he bullied a classmate thought to be gay. The Washington Post reported that in 1965 Mr Romney held down a younger student and cut off his hair. [bbc]
Manchester City’s GBP 930 (R12 Billion) Spending Spree To Turn Club Into Premier Title Contenders -Manchester City have spent £930.4 million turning themselves into Premier League title contenders, a special Telegraph Sport survey of English football’s finances has revealed. [telegraph]
Why the world needs Val Kilmer – He could have been another Brad Pitt. Instead he’s doing one-man stage shows. Is it time for a rescue plan? [guardian]
Nadal Threatens Boycott – “I never was in control of the match, I didn’t know how to win a point,” said Nadal, who intimated he will not show up next year unless the controversial blue clay surface he abhors is modified. [sport24]
SuperEna Lottery His Magic R1 Billion Mark [Buy Tickets] – Tomorrow’s big SuperEna rollover lottery draw is sitting on a jackpot of EUR 92.5 Million. That comes to just under a billion Rand. I’m buying three tickets right now, how about you? [tickets]
Bruce Willis Fathers Child At 57 [Photo] – He became a father for the fourth time just a few weeks ago. And now Bruce Willis’ wife Emma Heming has given his fans a first glimpse of their baby daughter. [dailymail]
Is Tiger Woods’ Reign Over? – This is the hottest question in golf right now: is Tiger Woods finished as a golfer nonpareil? I’ve read a batch of Tiger career-obituaries over the past month from many seasoned observers who believe “the Woods era” is gone. [bbc]
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The Premier Show With Seth And Bruce 10h00 to 13h00 – Easing you into your Friday, Seth and Bruce discuss the topics of the day, with a smattering of sport, entertainment and finance. Powered by Jack Daniels! [2ovfm]
2 Girls 1 Mic 13h00 to 15h00 – Jade from Scar joins the girls to talk about the CANSA Shavathon happening tomorrow and it’s the moneysmart Shift_Ctrl session with Tobi from moneysmart. [2girls,1mic]
Maya On Money, Brought To You By 10X – Maya tells us about one of her readers, a 22 year old who has saved R360k! She discusses what building wealth is really about. [podcast]
F & Martinengo on 2oceansVibe Radio – Sasha joined IanF in our Melrose Arch studio, to talk Formula 1 and the Spanish Grand Prix. [podcast]
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