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Food Meets Fashion In Provence – Everybody’s favourite street fashion crit, La Muse, merges fashion and food, as we are taken on a journey through the markets of Provence. These recent posts are prescribed reading for all food and fashion junkies. Urrr, deux baguettes s’il vous plaît! [popyacollar]
Brittany Murphy’s Husband Found Dead – Five months after Brittany Murphy’s death, her husband, Simon Monjack, was discovered dead on Sunday night in the house he had shared with his late wife in Los Angeles. Monjack, a 39-year-old British screenwriter, was reported dead of unknown causes at the same house the late actress had been found on December 20, 2009. [celebritycafe]
Slipknot Bassist Found Dead – Slipknot bassist Paul Gray was found dead this morning in a hotel in Iowa. He was 38. Police found no evidence of foul play in Gray’s death, but the investigation is ongoing. Gray’s body was found by a hotel employee and witnesses report seeing items removed from his room early in the afternoon. Slipknot’s manager confirmed the death to Rolling Stone. [rollingstone]
Internet Radio: An Update – BizCommunity.com has given a breakdown of why they think 2oceansvibe Radio (and internet Radio in general) is on the right track. While the big players in local and regional radio are doing very well talking to their audience, it seems there is a massive gaping hole begging to be filled – by something that appeals to me and, by the looks of things, you too.. [2ovradio]
Venus Williams French Open Attire Gets The Thumbs Down – So tennis whites can be a bit dull. And sports wear is not the most sexy attire around. And Venus Williams was playing in the French Open in Paris… which might go some way to explain her bizarre choice of outfit in her first match of the tournament. The 29-year-old player looked as if she had borrowed a negligee from a burlesque troop at the Moulin Rouge. [dailymail]
Obama Honours Paul McCartney – Sir Paul McCartney is to perform at the White House as he receives an award from President Barack Obama. The president and first lady are hosting the show in the East Room on June 2 for an event at which Sir Paul will receive the third Gershwin Prize for Popular Song from the Library of Congress. Last year the prize – awarded to musicians for a lifetime of songwriting – went to Stevie Wonder. [telegraph]
View From London: How Brits Perceive The SA World Cup – There’s been talk that on the streets of one of the most football-mad cities on Earth, interest levels in South Africa are unprecedented. But with less than three weeks to go until the World Cup kick-off, that seems not entirely to be the case. [dailymaverick]
North Korea May Go To War With The US – Just to bring you all up to speed, it was recently proven that North Korea sank a South Korean warship. Although this might be true, The Great Commander, Kim Jong il has warned that it will go to war if punished for these actions. South Korea has decided to take action, and the US have promised to join them. I smell a shitstorm brewing.. [newyorktimes]
Debt-Ridden Fergie Apologises To Family And Friends – A distraught Duchess of York poured her heart out in an emotional phone call from the United States yesterday, sobbing: ‘I’m sorry, I’m sorry, I’m sorry.’ Speaking to her most trusted confidantes, Sarah Ferguson apologised for the embarrassment she had heaped on her family and friends after being exposed offering access to Prince Andrew for £500,000. [dailymail]
Britney Beats Ashton, Grabs #1 Twitter Spot – It’s official: Britney Spears has just become the top Twitter account, surpassing longtime Twitter king Ashton Kutcher by a narrow margin of followers at press time. Each account’s actual number of followers continues to fluctuate by the second, but Spears seems to be maintaining a tenuous lead. She currently has 4,957,932 followers. [mashable]
Matthew And Benni Give Bafana Fans The Inside Scoop – Matthew Booth and Benni McCarthy will be giving soccer fans regular live updates during the World Cup, by posting pictures, video clips and status updates on recently launched hummba.com. Hummba allows users to share their experiences live and from their mobile phones. Follow the journey. [hummba]
Lindsay Lohan Gets Alcohol Monitoring Bracelet – From attending alcohol education classes, wearing a SCRAM alcohol-monitoring bracelet and submitting to random drug testing, Lindsay Lohan is going to be under a number of watchful eyes — and she’s not happy about it. Why, Lindsay? Because you’re going to look stupid? And you were looking so cool just the other night? [msnbc]
Yahoo’s CEO Tells Journalist To “Fuck Off” – Here’s a clip of Carol Bartz speaking more bluntly than the potty-mouthed Yahoo CEO has ever spoken in public before. She tells TechCrunch editor Mike Arrington to “fuck off,” and that’s not the start of it. [gawker]
Wednesday’s Powerball Lotto At $190 Million – The scramble for lottery tickets is on, as the US Powerball lottery promises a jackpot of R1.5 Billion. In just two nights time you could be flicking through LearJet brochures, as the finishing touches go into the design of your new superyacht. Or maybe you would do it differently? Maybe something on Park Avenue for you? Whatever you’re into, be sure to buy your ticket, safely online. [2oceansvibelottos]
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