‘I don’t know what I’d have done without it’: the hobbies helping people through lockdown

From stiles to greetings cards, map-making to whittling, niche interests have become a lifeline for people struggling through successive lockdowns It all started three years ago as an antidote to the angry, inflamed opinions on Twitter. I just thought, let’s … Read more…

‘It symbolises the end of the year and the new one beginning’: folk dance in Romania

Our series on evocative travel photographs continues with Alecsandra Raluca Drăgoi documenting traditional Romanian folk festivals The photograph is part of a personal project called Ritual, which documents costumes and traditions across the north-east of Romania. In 2018, I spent … Read more…

Shekhar Kapur Talks Lily James Starrer ‘What’s Love Got To Do With It,’ Future of Indian Entertainment

Veteran Indian filmmaker Shekhar Kapur (“Elizabeth”) has revealed thematic details about his Working Title romantic comedy “What’s Love Got To Do With It?” starring Lily James (“Yesterday”) and Emma Thompson (“Last Christmas”). “It’s a story of identities,” Kapur said. “It’s … Read more…

Vanessa Bryant Sends Love To Lakers After NBA Finals Win: ‘Wish Kobe & Gigi Were Here To See It’

After the Los Angeles Lakers — the team Kobe Bryant played for 20 years — won the NBA Championship, Vanessa Bryant wished Kobe and Gigi Bryant were here to share the squad’s joy. Hollywood Life BEST DEAL UPDATE: Receive Free … Read more…

Big Sean Says He Never Would’ve Made ‘I Don’t F*ck With You’ If He Knew Ex Naya Rivera’s Life Would End This Way: ‘She Knew About It and She Liked It’

Big Sean says he would have “never made” the his hit “I Don’t F*ck With You” had he known ex-fiancée Naya Rivera’s life would end so tragically. via People: Speaking with New York Magazine in an interview published Tuesday, the rapper, 32, opened up about … Read more…

Michigan Official Defends N-Word Against Black Lives Matter: ‘It Is Not Racism’

Source: Ira L. Black – Corbis / Getty An elected official from northwest lower Michigan has caused outrage due to his repeated used of the N-word. According to The Detroit News, Leelanau County road commissioner Tom Eckerle was first reported … Read more…

“It’s Embarrassing To Be Affiliated With It.” Rachel Lindsay Speaks On The Lack Of Diversity In “The Bachelor” Franchise

Source: Paras Griffin / Getty “The Bachelorette” contestant Rachel Lindsay is using her platform as the first Black Bachelorette to speak out against the ABC franchise’s lack of diverse leads for both “The Bachelor” and “The Bachelorette.” In an interview … Read more…

‘Bachelorette’ Star Rachel Lindsay on Hannah Brown’s N-Word Apology: ‘It Disappointed Me So Much’

Fellow “Bachelorette” star Rachel Lindsay has opened up on how she was disappointed by Hannah Brown’s apology for saying the N-word while singing the lyrics to a song on Instagram. Lindsay, who is the only black series lead in the … Read more…

Ben Platt on How the Pandemic Could Result in a Renaissance of the Arts: ‘It Sort of Lights a Fire Under Everybody’s Butt to Create’

Singer, songwriter and actor Ben Platt says that he thinks the uncertainty surrounding the coronavirus pandemic could lead to a renaissance of the arts. During a TIME 100 Talks discussion on Thursday, Platt, who originated the title role in the … Read more…

“Fight For It” Zonnique Shares The Relationship Advice Her Mother Tiny Has Given Her For Dating Rappers

Source: Paras Griffin / Getty Most of our mothers imparted life lessons and words of wisdom throughout the course of our lives. And I don’t know about your house but in mine, my mother, grandmother, and aunties had quite a … Read more…

‘I Love Baseball to Death. It’s Just Not Worth It.’ MLB Pitcher Blake Snell Speaks Out on 2020 Season, Coronavirus Pay Cuts

(ST. PETERSBURG, Fla.) — Tampa Bay Rays All-Star pitcher Blake Snell says he will not take the mound this year if his pay is cut further, proclaiming: “I’m not playing unless I get mine.” “I’m not splitting no revenue. I … Read more…

‘I Love Baseball to Death. It’s Just Not Worth It.’ MLB Pitcher Blake Snell Speaks Out on 2020 Season, Coronavirus Pay Cuts

(ST. PETERSBURG, Fla.) — Tampa Bay Rays All-Star pitcher Blake Snell says he will not take the mound this year if his pay is cut further, proclaiming: “I’m not playing unless I get mine.” “I’m not splitting no revenue. I … Read more…

Nene Leakes Reveals She’s In Therapy: ‘It Was Really Time For Me To See Somebody’

Source: Bravo / Getty After a rocky season on The Real Housewives of Atlanta, NeNe Leakes has sought help from a psychotherapist.  During a conversation with Basketball Wives star Jennifer Williams,  Leakes said she realized that after this season of the show she needed … Read more…