Dita Von Teese
Dita Von Teese whips up some new designs for Wonderbra – For someone who takes their clothes off for a living, it’s no surprise Dita Von Teese gets to create her own line of lingerie. She’s been hired by Wonderbra to recreate her unique look for the masses. [dailymail]
Roman Polanski Updates: Asks Swiss Court To Free Him (for child rape), Plus Jail Cell Details – Lawyers for Roman Polanski filed a motion in court Tuesday asking that the Oscar-winning director be released from Swiss custody – the first step in his legal battle to avoid extradition to the United States for a 1977 statutory rape case. [huffpost]
Kevin Richardson met his first lion 11 years ago and was hooked. Here he shows Sky’s Emma Hurd his pride of lions who he has hand-reared at his vast reserve in South Africa. The big cats treat him like one of the pride. As the gate swung open the three lions pounced. A must-see! [sky/youtube]
The thick hair has gone and so too have the youthful looks that thrilled millions of Wham!‘ fans. But then more than 20 years have passed since Andrew Ridgeley and his bandmate George Michael last had a number one. At least 46-year-old Ridgeley has managed to keep his tan and appears to be in reasonable shape. [tonight]
Kevin Pietersen’s the new Brylcreem Boy (God help us all) – Kevin Pietersen was today unveiled as the new Brylcreem Boy and admitted he had big shoes to fill. The 29-year-old England cricketer, the first celebrity to represent the brand in a decade, was chosen because of his “creative style” and “confident swagger”. Fleck, we need to chat about this. [thisislondon]
Rammstein, the German Tanz-Metal (“Dance Metal”) band, who are signed with Universal Music and “like being on the fringes of bad taste” have taken things to the next level. Rammstein has released their most extreme video yet on 16 September 2009 – featuring nudity and sexual acts. You are strongly advised NOT to follow this link unless you are [A] confident you can handle it and [B] not at work. Seriously, I wouldn’t. [xnet]
‘Spectacular’ new diamond found – One of the largest, high quality diamonds discovered to date has been found at a mine in South Africa, mining group Petra Diamonds has revealed. The 507 carat stone, which could be worth in excess of $20m (R150million), was found with three other large diamonds at the famous Cullinan mine, where the largest diamond in history was found more than 100 years ago. Hating that! [bbc]
What The Happiest And Most Successful Women Do Differently – over the last 40 years, women’s happiness has trended downward as compared to men’s, this despite gradual increases in power and prosperity. So, to those of you reading this and thinking “I can be happier. I want to be happier in my life,” here’s the prescription. [huffpost]
Anglo-Saxon Treasure Hoard Found in U.K. – Experts say the collection of 1,500 gold and silver pieces — the biggest and best in English archaeological history — is unparalleled in size, may date back to the 7th Century and is worth “a seven-figure sum.” [time]
Rock Kids’ Profession of Choice? Modeling – It’s no secret that musicians have a thing for models (just ask Mick Jagger, David Bowie, or Kate Moss), but lately we’ve noticed a more innocent twist on the cliché. Exuding congenital stage presence and charisma, rock stars’ daughters are showing up on runways and magazine covers in stylish droves. Check out some of the evidence below. [vanityfair]
Hugh Jackman and Daniel Craig in Broadway phone rage incident – Aussie actor Hugh – better known as X-Men action hero Wolverine – turned his fire on a New York theatregoer when his phone went off during a particularly intense scene in A Steady Rain, his two-hander with the British 007 star. [hellomagazine]
SA’s Mango airlines snubs aviation crisis – Airline Mango reports a R10.9m bottom line profit for the year ended March 2009, attaining profitability against the background of a global aviation industry with losses of $5bn. [fin24]
Why are so many France Telecom employees committing suicide? 24 in the last 19 months. Shocking? Not when compared to previous years’ totals. The latest person to come to that view was a 51-year-old father of two employed in an Orange call centre who threw himself from a motorway bridge near Annecy on Monday. [independent]
The SuperEna Lottery hits $95 million. With the latest rollover, players can expect close to a billion Rand for Thursday’s jackpot. The exact amount, in Rands, is R704,900,000 (R704 million). They’ve allowed purchasing of tickets safely online for Thursday’s draw. [playsuperena]
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