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Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie release statement on their shock split

News broke today that Angelina Jolie has filed for divorce from Brad Pitt citing irreconcilable differences.
 And according to TMZ, she is seeking full physical custody of their 6 kids, and legal custody and visitation from Brad. 

Brad Pitt has released a statement to People Magazine about the split. He said;
“I am very saddened by this, but what matters most now is the wellbeing of our kids. I kindly ask the press to give them the space they deserve during this challenging time.”
Angelina Jolie also made a statement to E! News through her manager Geyer Kosinki. He said,
“Angelina will always do what’s in the best interest of taking care of her family. She appreciates everyone’s understanding of their need for privacy at this time.”

French Kiss DJ releases Casanova ft Mzvee and Starboy LAX

Starr Fm’s award winning radio host and disc jockey French Kiss DJ has released the video for his song Casanova.
He featured BET 2016 best African act nominee and the reigning Vodafone Ghana music awards best female vocalist and Star boy records signed act LAX.
He is dubbed “The Worlds Greatest DJ” and has single handily carved a successful career for himself in the DJ/Promotion industry for the past 18 years.
Casanova is the second single off his debut album.
Watch the video directed by Mickey Johnson here.

Harry Potter star Daniel Radcliffe says Hollywood undeniably racist

Harry Potter star Daniel Radcliffe has said it is "pretty undeniable" that Hollywood is racist.
He told the BBC's Victoria Derbyshire programme the film world was seen as "very, very progressive", but was "lagging behind" industries in encouraging diversity.
Radcliffe also said it was hard for gay actors to come out for fear of being typecast in gay roles.

And he stated that he did not want to play Potter again "at this point".
The 27-year-old British actor has starred as JK Rowling's child wizard in several films since 2001. 
But his latest screen role, in the thriller Imperium, is as Nate Foster, an FBI agent who goes undercover to infiltrate a white supremacist group.
'Fear and hatred'Radcliffe told Victoria Derbyshire this had led him to think more about racial issues, and to consider how close to "mainstream" some of the opinions in the film had become.
He criticised the Republican US presidential candidate, Donald …

Just 3 months into the Man U job and Jose Mourinho already looks weary? (photos)

Jose Mourinho was pictured looking weary and glum as he arrived training on Monday following Watford's 3-1 thrashing- their third loss in a week. There are reports Mourinho will drop under performing Wayne Rooney for the next EPL clash. Another photo after the cut.

Horrific video shows woman stabbed 22 times by jilted lover in public and nobody came to her rescue (watch)

A 21-year old woman was stabbed 22 times by her jilted lover onTuesday morning in full public view in Burari, north Delhi, India and nobody came to her rescue.
The video footage shows the assailant chasing the woman and stabbing her, and as she fell to the ground, the man continued stabbing her as passers-by walked past while others watched in fear.

One Passer-by tried to intervene but was threatened by the monstrous assailant who pointed the knife he was holding at him.
When it seemed like she was unconscious, he flipped her to the other side and continued stabbing her. At one point he kicked her in the head after trying to choke her.

The woman identified as Karuna, a teacher, was brought dead at Sushruta Trauma Centre in ISBT.
 "The woman was stabbed publicly in Burari area at 9am by the accused, named Surender Singh, 34, who was known to her. No one came to her rescue," Deputy Commissioner of Police (North) Madhur Verma told reporters. 

He was later chased by the public…

TWITTER: You Can Finally Write Longer Tweets

Twitter has made a long-awaited update by changing the way it counts the 140 characters in tweets.

The new policy, first announced in May, now factors in certain add-ons, including pictures, into a message's length. 
Attachments such as photos, GIFs and videos, as well as quoted tweets, will no longer be counted as part of the 140 characters, enabling users to cram in more words.

'Say more about what's happening! Rolling out now,' said an official tweet from San Francisco-based Twitter.

Twitter will also be adding a new button to enable users to retweet and quote their own tweets.

The move comes as Twitter's efforts to increase its user base and engagement have been sputtering, raising questions about its growth trend as it seeks to keep pace in the fast-moving world of social media.

The latest move eases but does not eliminate the 140-character limit, which was put in place due to mobile phone text messaging constraints when Twitter launched in 2006.

Analysts ha…

Kevin Hart drops first rap single

Kevin Hart appears to be dead serious about having a career in hip hop.
The comedic actor's rap alter ego Chocolate Droppa has dropped his first single titled "Baller Alert."
The song boasts rhymes by rappers T.I. and Migos.
Hart can be heard talking on the track. It was announced in August that Hart had been signed to Motown. "Baller Alert" is the first tune off the planned album "What Now? (The Mixtape)" which is scheduled for release on October 14. The musical project is timed to the debut of Hart's new stand up comedy tour film also titled "What Now?" Source: CNN

Dame Maggie Smith 'astonished' to win Emmy

Dame Maggie Smith says she was "astonished" to win another Emmy award after host Jimmy Kimmel joked about her missing the ceremony.
The 81-year-old won her fourth Emmy on Sunday for her role in Downton Abbey.
Kimmel joked the award was being left in "lost and found" after Dame Maggie failed to attend the ceremony.

In a tweet posted by Masterpiece PBS, she wrote: "If Mr Kimmel could please direct me to the lost and found office I will try and be on the next flight."
She added: "I was very astonished and pleased to win the award. I feel the Emmys have been overly generous to me."
The message was signed, "Love, Old Maggie".
Dame Maggie was awarded the Emmy for best supporting actress in a drama series for her role as Violet Crawley, Dowager Countess of Grantham, in ITV's hit period drama.
It was the third time she had received the award for playing the countess, having won her first Emmy for her leading role in My House in Umbria in 20…

Woman claims fast food restaurant served her family fried rat head instead of chicken (photos)

A woman, Rosemary Thomas went on Facebook to claim that popular fast food restaurant Popeyes sold fried rat head to her daughter, her sister and her niece instead of fried chicken which she had ordered for and that her faily suffered from diarrhea and vomiting as a result.
“This is clearly a rat and they have the nerve to have a 5 rating by the Department of Health, I can only think other people might have eaten rat.”,” Rosemary Thomas posted on Facebook Sunday morning along with a picture of the offending food, claiming Popeyes' location at 145th St. and Frederick Douglass Blvd. served the meal to her family.

The U.S Department of Health and Mental Hygiene inspected the Popeyes on April 21 and gave it an A grade, however, three previous check-ins since 2013 have found “evidence of mice or live mice present in facility’s food and/or non-food areas.”

Her post below...

Botswana to deport anti-gay US pastor Steven Anderson

Botswana is to deport controversial US pastor Steven Anderson after he said on a local radio that homosexuals should be "stoned to death".
President Ian Khama told the Reuters news agency that he had personally ordered his arrest.
"We don't want hate speech in this country. Let him do it in his own country," he said. 

Last week, South Africa barred Mr Anderson from visiting because of his critical remarks about homosexuality. 

Homosexual acts are illegal in Botswana, as in many African countries.
After his visa for South Africa was rejected, Mr Anderson had posted on his Facebook page: "Thank God we still have a wide open door in Botswana."
Mr Anderson was taking part in a morning show hosted by GabzFM station together with a local pastor and an LGBT activist. 
The show's presenter Reginald Richardson told the BBC that Mr Anderson expressed disdain for homosexuals during the show saying that they should be killed. 
Botswana's private Mmegi newsp…

Rob Kardashian reportedly undergoes stomach taping surgery

According to reports, Rob Kardashian wants to be a skinny dude again and he's tired of trying to achieve va diet and exercise, instead choosing to do it via surgery. The expectant dad reportedly underwent stomach stapling surgery last week and the E! cameras filmed most of it.
An insider said "The surgery will play out this season along with Chyna’s pregnancy.”. Their show, Rob and Chyna is one of the E! networks highest rated shows.

My Daughter Acted In Self-Defense - Father Of Lady Who Bit Man's P3nis

Father of the lady who bit the penis of the fire officer who allegedly attempted raping her has jumped to her defence.

Mr. Philip Ansah, the Techiman Municipal Fire Commander is currently battling his life following a bite on his penis by a community fire assistant under the Youth Employment Agency (YEA) who was stationed in the area.

According to reports, the fire officer was said to have visited the lady who was posted to the station after midnight on Saturday and allegedly tried to have sexual intercourse with her without her consent.

The lady whose name was given as Ataa, bit the penis of her superior after all attempt to resist the sexual act failed. The fire commander was later rushed to the hospital by his colleagues after an alarm was raised. Speaking in an interview with Kwame Tutu on Frontline on Rainbow Radio, father of the of the fire assistant,. Pastor Agyei Takyi confirmed the story adding that, ''my daughter bit his penis because the officer attempted…

Son of China's Richest Man 'Buys iPhone 7s For His DOG' (Photos)

Sicong, the only son of China's richest man Wang Jianlin, worth $30 billion according to Forbes, has made the news again for pampering his dog - Coco the Alaskan Malamute. He bought the dog 'eight iPhone 7 handsets'. These Pictures emerged on China's social media and it shows Coco posing next to a stack of eight boxes believed to contain a phone in each. In China, an iPhone 7 costs 6,988 yuan (£803) while an iPhone 7 Plus costs 7,988 yuan (£918). Sicong who is also a successful businessman and China's most eligible bachelor, refers to his pet as "The dog princess of the people.' 
More photos below...

Yaya Toure Retires From International Football With Ivory Coast

Yaya Toure has announced his international retirement from Ivory Coast duty after a 12-year career in which he won 102 caps.

Toure, 33, was the captain of his national team and led the country to their second-ever African Nations Cup title in 2015.

The Manchester City midfielder was expected to skipper the team in Gabon in January as he began the defence of their crown, but he has instead chosen to quit international football.

He said on his official website: “Writing this note was probably ‘the most difficult match of my life.’ After 14 years at the highest level, I’m sure this is the right time for me!

“The fact that I am 33 now, the intensity of training and the multitude of games are not the reasons why I am making this decision.”

Toure made his debut for the Ivory Coast in 2004, and replaced Didier Drogba as captain when the striker retired following the 2014 World Cup.

He played in all three of Ivory Coast’s World Cup appearances, in 2006, 2010 and 2014, as well we appeari…

Angelina Jolie & Brad Pitt's split: There are allegations of substance abuse, anger

TMZ this afternoon broke the news that Angelina Jolie has filed for divorce from Brad Pitt after only two years of marriage even though they've been together since 2004. They just updated their story claiming that substance abuse and anger was also part of the reason the power couple separated.
"Our sources say, Angelina became "fed up" with Brad's consumption of weed and possibly alcohol, and mixed with what she believes is "an anger problem" ... felt it became dangerous for the children." TMZ reported
The photo above was the last time the couple was spotted in public together. They took their twins, Knox and Vivienne, out for a birthday breakfast in West Hollywood.

Girl bites Fire Chief’s manhood

The life of Phillip Ansah, the Technical Municipal Fire Service Commander is in serious danger following a bite on his manhood by his subordinate, a community fire employee attached to the Station when he allegedly attempted to sexually assault her.
The fire chief was said to-have visited the lady who was posted to the station under the Youth Enter­prise Agency (YEA) to assist in fire fighting a little after midnight on Sat­urday and allegedly tried to have sexual intercourse with her without her consent.

The girl reportedly feigned inter­est after all pleas had failed and pur­portedly bit the manhood.
Mr Ansah was later rushed to the hospital by his officers who came to the scene after an alarm had been raised, where he was treated and discharged.
In an interview, the community fire lady, who preferred to be called Ataa, said at about 12.20 am on Saturday, she heard a knock on her door and went to open it only to see Mr Ansah, her boss, standing there with a large plastic bag.

Khloe Kardashian and her new man step out looking quite stylish

Khloe Kardashian's and her new boo NBA player Tristan Thompson were seen holding hands as they headed for a romantic lunch at Bal Harbour in Miami. The couple are currently chilling in the sunshine city. 

More photos after the cut.

24-year-old footballer quits the game to 'concentrate on religion'

Sheffield Wednesday player, Jeremy Helan, 24, was once dubbed 'the next Patrice Evra' but he has walked away from the game in order to 'concentrate on religion'. 

The former France U-19 international who came through the ranks at Manchester City, informed stunned officials of his plans last week.

 It is understood he has become disillusioned with the game and is intending to go to Saudi Arabia after reportedly spending increasing amounts of time at a mosque in the city. The player has not spoken on the situation but a source said: ‘It is the talk of the dressing room. Jeremy told them what he wanted to do last week.
He said that he wanted to quit for Saudi to concentrate on religion after becoming more involved at a mosque in Sheffield. The club are a bit taken aback by it. They are working with him to come to some kind of agreement.’
Friends and associates believe he should continue with the game and are trying to change his mind. 

France becomes first country to ban plastic cups and plates

France has become the first country in the world to ban disposable plastic cups and plates.
A new French law will require all disposable tableware to be made from 50% biologically-sourced materials that can be composted at home by January of 2020. That number willrise to 60% by January of 2025. The measure is an addition to France's "Energy Transition for Green Growth Act," a wide-reaching law adopted last year with the aim of mitigating the impact of climate change. France hopes to become a world leader in environmental and energy solutions, catalyzed by the COP21 Climate Change conference held in Paris last December. One hundred and fifty single-use cups are thrown away every second in the country -- 4.73 billion per year, according to the French Association of Health and Environment, ASEF. Only 1% of them is recycled, largely because they are made of a mixture of polypropylene and polystyrene.

2pac's Biopic 'All Eyez On Me' Full Trailer Released

The trailer for the highly anticipated Tupac Shakur biopic 'All Eyez on Me' directed by Benny Boom has been released. The film stars Demetrius Shipp, Jr. (Tupac Shakur), Danai Gurira (Afeni Shakur), Kat Graham (Jada Pinkett), and Dominic L. Santana (Suge Knight).

Trailer below-

Lifestyle: 7 reasons the best employees quit, even when they like their job

Losing a great employee is a terrible thing. There's the expense of finding, onboarding, and training a replacement. There's the uncertainty of how a new employee will work out. There's the hardship on the rest of your staff until the position can be filled.

Sometimes there's a solid reason--the person was a bad fit for the team, or moved away for personal reasons, or was offered an opportunity too great to pass up. In those cases, even if it's a difficult transition, it feels fundamentally right.

But what about the rest?

Keeping your best employees starts with understanding why people leave. Here are seven of the top reasons:

1. Stagnation

People don't want to think they're locked into a groove and will come to the same place and do the same thing every day for the next 20 or 40 years. People want to feel that they're still moving forward and growing in their professional life. They want to have something to aspire to. If there's no career lad…

Justin Bieber and Sophia Richie split after months of dating

Singer, Justin Bieber deleted his Instagram account some months ago when fans started saying mean things about his model girlfriend, Sofia Richie. He even got into a war of words with his ex- girlfriend Selena Gomez over her interference in his relationship with Sophia so it's a little bit of a surprise that he has called it quits Sophia.
According to Us Weekly sources, the couple ended its relationship after six very intense and equally controversial weeks. Bieber and Richie first made real waves when they took a trip to Tokyo together some months ago. She even accompanied him on a leg of his world tour and cozying up to him on the street... in the backseat of a car... and even in a hotel room.

However, according to Us Weekly insider, things started “cooling off” between Justin and Sofia earlier this month. And the insider confirmed the split.
Just a few days ago, Richie spoke publicly for the first time about Bieber to Billboard saying:

“Justin is very easy to talk to, and …

Chris Rock's girlfriend doesn't really care for marriage

Chris Rock's girlfriend actress Megalyn Echikunwoke doesn't seem that interested in marriage. When People magazine caught up with her on the Emmy red carpet and asked about her rumored engagement to the legendary comedian, she said.
"What can I say? I have a boyfriend. He's a comedian. He's funny. He's really wonderful. He's a very dreamy guy, and I'm a lucky girl. I'm actually not a huge believer in marriage. If he made a really good case for it, I guess. I guess there's this misconception about once you're engaged how could you possibly want anything more than marriage and kids.
It's kind of like lock down a rich guy. I'm here to say that there's more to life than that, and this common lame notion that that's all a girl could possibly want in life is completely bullshit. So, I mean, I have a boyfriend who I love and that's all I need."

Jim Carrey sued over ex-girlfriend's Cathriona White's death

Hollywood actor Jim Carrey has been sued for allegedly obtaining drugs under a false name for his ex-girlfriend, who died of an overdose last year, court documents show.
Mark Burton, the estranged husband of Carrey's former partner Cathriona White, said the actor used his "immense wealth and celebrity status" to obtain prescription drugs illegally.
Carrey then allegedly tried to hide his involvement.

The actor has not commented.
White, who was 30 and originally from Ireland, was found dead after overdosing on prescription drugs including Ambien, Propranolol and Percocet, according to the coroner's office.
Reports at the time said the couple had an on-off relationship and had broken up again days before her death.
According to the lawsuit filed in Los Angeles Superior Court, Carrey, 54, obtained the drugs under the fake name "Arthur King".
He then "took steps to conceal and obfuscate his involvement and culpability".
'Bogus message'
Mr Burton …