‘I Am A Racist, Judge Me On That’ – Agrizzi – On the ninth day of his testimony before the Zondo commission of inquiry into state capture, former Bosasa chief operating officer Angelo Agrizzi was called to answer for a racist tirade clandestinely recorded by members of the controversial Watson family. [mg]
Global Alt-Right Exploiting SA’s Divisions And History – A steady stream of transnational right-wing populists and nationalists has trekked to South Africa in recent years hoping to leverage the country’s fraught racial history for their own global aims. They have found local friends who appear willing to allow these grifters to exploit South Africa’s past and its current high rate of crime and violence. [dailymav]
The U.S. Has Slipped Out Of the Top 20 Countries In A Worldwide Corruption Index – The U.S. has plummeted in an annual corruption index, falling out of the top 20 countries for the first time since 2011, watchdog Transparency International said in a new report that links the global erosion of democracy and tidal wave of autocrats to an uptick in graft. [time]
Republicans Give Trump The Green Light For A Border Wall Emergency Declaration – Congressional Republicans don’t love the idea of President Trump declaring a national emergency to secure funding for his border wall. But GOP lawmakers on both sides of the Capitol signaled they wouldn’t do anything to try and stop or shame him. [beast]
Fyre Festival: Kendall Jenner, Hailey Baldwin And Bella Hadid Face Possible Subpoenas Over Missing Funds – Organizer Billy McFarland paid $5.2 million to models and influencers to promote the festival. [standard]
Is Maria Ramos Heading To SARS? – Maria Ramos’ successor at Absa will come from outside the group. Business Insider South Africa understands the person is yet to give notice to their current employer and may not be available to Absa for up to a year. [busins]
China Is Slowing And Could Drag The World Economy Down With It – Weaker than expected data has been pouring out of China left and right in recent months, with the economy growing at its slowest pace in nearly three decades in 2018. And many suspect things could be even worse than officials have led on. [markins]
John Malkovich Set To Star In A Play Inspired By Harvey Weinstein’s Fall From Grace Following Sexual Misconduct Allegations – John Malkovich is slated to star play inspired by the Harvey Weinstein sexual abuse allegations, marking his return to the London stage. [dm]
Jacob Zuma Hits Back At Cyril Ramaphosa For ‘Nine Wasted Years’ Jibe – Former president Jacob Zuma on Tuesday hit back at his successor President Cyril Ramaphosa, saying suggestions that his term in office was “nine wasted years” were not true. [tlive]
‘Leaving Neverland’ Director: Jackson Family Just ‘Protecting Their Asset’ By Defending Him – The director of the shocking documentary says he is not surprised the Jacksons have slammed his documentary, as it could impact their financial wellbeing. [beast]
Andy Murray Undergoes Hip Resurfacing Surgery In London – Andy Murray has undergone hip surgery in one final attempt to save his elite tennis career but will almost certainly miss this year’s Wimbledon and may now also have played his last match. [tele]
Conor McGregor And Khabib Nurmagomedov 6 Month Suspension For Brawl – Both Conor McGregor and Khabib Nurmagomedov are effectively suspended for 6 months for their roles in the UFC 229 post-fight brawl. [tmz]
Novak Djokovic’s Australian Open Win Turned Up The Heat On The Race For Roger Federer’s Grand Slam Record – Novak Djokovic beat Rafael Nadal in the final of the Australian Open. Maybe more importantly, Djoker has won three straight slams and has now won 15 in his career. [busins]
White Gold: The Unstoppable Rise Of Alternative Milks – How wellness upstarts spoiled milk’s healthy reputation – and built a billion-dollar industry from juicing oats and nuts. [guardian]
Infographic Shows How China Has Become “Heavyweight Champion Of World Shipping” – Every day, right around the world, millions of goods pass through various ports of entry. As you might have guessed, China’s numbers are staggering. [here]
Ringo Starr Reflects On Our Troubled Times: ‘I Wish The Whole World Was Living In Peace And Love’ – The legendary Beatles’ drummer talks about his career, that wild Paul McCartney masturbation story, and whether he’s contemplating retirement. [beast]
Pamela Anderson, 51, Sizzles In Barely-There Gold Leotard – As she delivers a VERY racy dance routine with DWTS partner Maxime Dereymez in Germany. [dm]
This Photo Of The Mountain From ‘Game Of Thrones’ Holding A Regular Mug Looks Like An Optical Illusion – Hafþór “Thor” Björnsson is the 30-year-old Icelandic actor who plays Gregor “The Mountain” Clegane on “Game of Thrones.” His character’s legendary stature is matched by the real-life man, who stands at 6’9″ and weighs approximately 400 pounds. [ins]
‘They Can Sell Anything’: How The Kardashians Changed Fashion – As sales at Topshop and Asos fall, ultra-low-cost online retailers are booming. What’s behind their rise? The global fashion juggernaut of the Kardashians. [guardian]
120 Movies, $13 Billion In Box Office – How Samuel L. Jackson Became Hollywood’s Most Bankable Star. [holrep]
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