America is becoming all too familiar with mass shootings. The wide availability of guns has caused many to question the legality of their existence in light of such tragedies, especially outside of the US, but President Trump is entirely in favor of their existence.
In April of this year, the president even signed a bill revoking a law Obama had introduced about making it harder for those with mental illnesses to purchase firearms. However, this is a decision which is more than likely to get questioned in the coming days. Last night, a devastating mass shooting took place on the Las Vegas strip at a music festival. A gunman opened fire on the crowd of revellers from the 32nd floor of Mandalay Bay hotel, killing over 50 people and injuring more than 100. The suspect was shot dead by a SWAT team who infiltrated his hotel room. The Las Vegas resident who caused the devastation is believed to have been a lone attacker, however, reports are now emerging that he had a female accomplice named Marilou Danley. The gunman was recently named as 64-year-old Stephen Paddock from Mesquite, Nevada. He was known to law enforcement. Paddock’s female accomplice is believed to have been his roommate. As the shock news of the mass shooting broke around the world, people were quick to express their condolences for all involved. However, it led to extremely bizarre scenes on the British talkshow Good Morning Britain where Mariah Carey had been scheduled to be interviewed. Instead of talking about Mariah’s upcoming shows in Europe as planned, the show’s controversial host Piers Morgan asked the star about her opinion on the breaking news, which resulted in a strange interview that had Twitter furious…
Mariah Carey, a celebrated diva, appeared on the TV show via a live feed from her Beverly Hills home. She was stretched across a lounge chair wearing a red dress as Piers Morgan asked her what she thought about the attack, despite her knowing very little about what had happened. “You’ve played in Vegas many times,” Morgan said, “You know that at this time of night that it would be a massively busy. What is your reaction just on a human level to concert goers being targeted in this way?” Mariah looked shellshocked at what she was being asked, but answered Morgan’s question regardless:
“I mean it is what everyone’s gut reaction is… I pray for the victims, have they caught the shooter?
“Wow, that’s awful. Again I pray for the victims and hope all these can stop as soon as possible. You know I have spent a lot of time in Vegas and this type of thing anywhere happening anywhere is a huge tragedy.
“I continue to pray for the victims. I hope we have an end to this as soon as possible.”
Whilst there’s no denying that Mariah’s reaction to the tragedy was sincere, viewers of Good Morning Britain took to Twitter to express their outrage that she had even been asked about the incident. It appeared that she was hearing about the shooting for the first time from Piers Morgan. Mariah’s appearance in such a relaxed position with a Christmas tree in the background was deemed wildly inappropriate. Whilst police have confirmed that only one gunman was involved in the incident, witnesses are convinced that the volume of bullets being fired upon the crowd was too great for it to have only been one shooter. One witness explained: “We were at the furthest stages away from Mandalay Bay, and they [the bullets] were ricocheting everywhere where we were so … they were firing from somewhere high, and they were unloading clip after clip after clip after clip.” “Multiple shooters,” he said, “It has to be. There were obviously people hit.” As details of this shocking incident continue to emerge, we wish all the best to those affected.
John Travolta has got the moves to ‘Grease’ 40 years on
That belt loop hip shake from 1978’s Grease has surely been replicated countless times in schools, dances, and in front of mirrors.
Wednesday marked 40 years since the film premiered in New York City, and John Travolta just so happened to be on The Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon, although to promote his upcoming film Gotti.
The shake, which Travolta calls the “four corners,” was introduced when Grease’s choreographer needed a step at the end of “You’re The One That I Want.”
Turns out Travolta still has some of those moves, by the way.
Alicia Silverstone explains why she has Donald Trump’s number in her phone
“Alicia Silverstone and Donald Trump exchanged numbers about 10 years ago. But, before you jump to conclusions, you need to hear the full account of what happened.
On The Late Show With Stephen Colbert, the Clueless star said that she and Trump had a “date to talk about solar panels” and that his name and number are still in her phone to this very day.
So, what exactly happened? “I was on one of the other talk shows in the daytime talking about solar panels and silk milk… and he [Trump] said he was really interested and we exchanged numbers so that we could continue this conversation about solar panels,” she said. “So I met with him.”
Serena Williams ‘Wakanda-inspired Catsuit’ that makes her feel like a superhero
Serena Williams is already a superhero to each and every one of us. But, as it turns out, she also has a Black Panther-inspired catsuit which makes her feel like a “warrior princess”.
After Williams beat Kristya Pliskova at the French open at Stade Roland Garros, Paris on Tuesday, she spoke about the meaning behind her black bodysuit.
“It feels like this suit represents all the women that have been through a lot mentally, physically, with their body to come back and have confidence and to believe in themselves,” she said following her victory on Tuesday, per the Guardian.
Williams just made her return to the sport nine months after the birth of her daughter. She suffered complications at the time of the birth due to a pulmonary embolism.
In addition to being a symbol of confidence and empowerment, the suit also reminds Williams of Black Panther.
“I call it, like, my Wakanda-inspired catsuit,” Williams said. “We designed it way before the movie, but still, it kind of reminds me of that.”
Not only that, Williams says when she dons her black bodysuit, she feels “like a warrior princess.”
“I always wanted to be a superhero and it’s kind of my way of being a superhero,” she said.
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