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  1. The Screen Actors Guild (SAG) Awards are frequently described as an actors-celebrating-their-own kind of affair and, based on this year’s spectacle, hosted on Sunday, January 19, it was a celebrate-your-own-style affair as well – with most of the memorable looks coming down the silver carpet pumping up the volume, amping up the colour and showcasing boldness in pattern and sparkle.Harriet star Cynthia Erivo, fresh from a focus-pulling turn on the Golden Globes red carpet earlier this month, did…
  2. American pop star Halsey, best known for her 2018 smash hit Without Me, has released an album featuring Suga of K-pop phenomenon BTS.The singer released her third studio album “Manic”, which includes the ballad Suga’s Interlude, according to Universal Music. Halsey featured on BTS’ song “Boy With Luv” in 2019, and appeared in the seven-piece group’s music video (MV) as well.Fronted by lead track You Should Be Sad, her album also includes her 2019 hits Graveyard and Clementine.The star is set to…
  3. Every year since 2009, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg has challenged himself to broaden his perspective “and learn something about the world beyond my work at Facebook”, he once explained.His tool of choice? A New Year’s resolution.His 2019 resolution was to hold public debates on the effects of technology on society, although in total there were only six, and just one was truly public.His resolution the previous year was focused on his job. He wanted to fix Facebook’s hardest problem at the time…
  4. Prince Al-Waleed bin Talal is probably the most familiar Saudi Arabian mogul in the West. With a reputed net worth of more than US$18.7 billion, the founder and CEO of Kingdom Holding Company, is understood to be the richest man in Saudi Arabia. Al-Waleed, described by Time as the “Arabian Warren Buffett”, and listed by Forbes as the 45th richest man in the world in November 2017, enjoys an extravagant life.15 people who became billionaires in 2019 – and 14 who lost their spotHowever, he was…
  5. Emma Chamberlain is an 18-year-old influencer with more than eight million followers on both YouTube and Instagram, but how much do you really know about this teenager and her meteoric rise to fame? Here, we look at everything the young social media personality has done so far.Chamberlain was born on May 22, 2001. She grew up in San Bruno, California, a suburb just south of San Francisco where – coincidentally – YouTube's headquarters are located.Her parents divorced when Chamberlain, an only…
  6. Julia Flesher Koch, the wife of late billionaire industrialist David Koch, recently became one of the richest women in the world.Koch, who died in August 2019 at the age of 79, controlled a fortune estimated at US$53.5 billion, which meant that he and his brother Charles were tied as the seventh-richest Americans, according to the Forbes 400 ranking.Bloomberg pegs his widow Flesher Koch’s net worth at U$$61.6 billion, which would make her the richest woman in the world. Forbes, however,…
  7. The Bollywood actress is only 24, but has already appeared in the films Kedarnath and Simmba in 2018, has earned the Filmfare Award for Best Female Debut and – as you probably already know – has two more films scheduled for release this year. Here are some things you probably don’t know about her yet.1. She’s a royalSara Ali Khan is a member of one of India’s royal families, the Pataudi family. The family is an Indian dynasty, whose nabobs, or autonomous rulers, reigned over their princely…
  8. What K-pop group EXO's Chen called a “blessing” has turned into fans’ condemnation.The lead vocalist, 27, is facing a huge backlash from angry fans who have called for him to leave the group after he dropped wedding and baby news with his girlfriend on Monday.One fan community – DC Inside EXO – expressed its disapproval of the singer’s decision and called for his removal from the group.“Such an unexpected move from Chen not only breaks the trust between the singer and the fans but also is a…
  9. The horrific fires ravaging Australia have caught the world’s attention, and celebrities have come out en masse to help firefighters battle the blazes. Around the globe, famous names have pitched in, offering help by way of volunteering (as Lizzo did at a Foodbank Victoria) or by way of hefty dollar amounts. Some, such as Serena Williams’ donation of her US$43,000 winner’s cheque at the ASB Open in Auckland, New Zealand, were seen as generous and acceptable. But others, such as Kylie Jenner’s …
  10. With more Instagram followers (128,000) than the Archbishop of Canterbury (28,200), Reverend Chris Lee’s online and offline fame came as a surprise. The priest at St Saviour’s Church in west London, and a father of two, never expected his appearance in a friend’s YouTube video to spiral into numerous trips to South Korea. Or to inspire two series focusing on him, which see Lee experience things like life in the Korean army with his twin brother, a British commando, dancing with a B-boy team,…