The post-Olympic figure skating season, which is steadily approaching its finish, has brought revolutionary changes to the traditionally modest sport and seen the so-called 'striptease fashion' become the hot new craze. READ MORE: ‘How much do you charge?’ Russian star Medvedeva subjected to vile abuse over latex outfit (VIDEO) Launched by the 2015 world champion Elizaveta Tuktamysheva, the tendency to strip off while skating quickly swept through the sport, with more and more female athletes taking on the role of ice temptresses instead of the classic and tragically-themed representations of Anna Karenina and Carmen. Russian talent Tuktamysheva started began the trend at the beginning of the season, stealing the show at the Skate Canada Grand Prix by putting on a racy performance to the tune of Britney Spears’ ‘Toxic.’ The 22-year-old stripped off her flight attendant jacket during the gala show, showing off her black lingerie … [Read more...] about Sex revolution? New ‘striptease’ trend replaces classic routines in figure skating (PHOTOS)
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A MODEL broke down in tears today as she was jailed in Pakistan for trying to smuggle £1.1million of heroin into Ireland. Tereza Hluskova, 22, was sentenced to eight years and eight months after she was convicted of drug trafficking last week. Some 8.5kg (19lbs) of heroin was discovered inside statues in her luggage as she prepared to board a flight from Lahore to Dubai en route to Dublin. The Czech national claims she was there on a modelling assignment and did not know there were drugs in her suitcase. Video of her arrest in January last year showed a customs official “discovering” the drugs in the luggage while Hluskova looked on. She was seen putting her head in her hands, and later told the camera: “They gave me something for luggage, three statues or something. "They said it was gifts. I didn’t know there was something inside.” Authorities allege Hluskova had met a Pakistani man in Manchester, who had set up a fake photography studio. A customs … [Read more...] about Model, 22, breaks down as she’s jailed for eight years in Pakistan for trying to smuggle £1million of heroin into Ireland
PUBLISHED: 20:00 15 February 2019 Andrew Clarke Freddie Mercury, lead singer with the rock group Queen pictured at Live Aid. Photo: PA Wire This month it’s 60 years since Buddy Holly died in a plane crash aged just 22. Our arts editor takes a look back at other stars we lost before their time, from Amy Winehouse and Kurt Cobain to Whitney Houston. Buddy Holly (aircrash)February 3, 1959 was the day the music died – according to singer-songwriter Don MacLean – this was the day that rock ‘n’ roll superstar Buddy Holly died in an air-crash alongside fellow singers Ritchie Valens, and J. P. “The Big Bopper” Richardson.Bespectacled Buddy Holly had swiftly developed a love for rock ‘n’ roll after opening for Elvis Presley on tour dates in Texas during 1955. His style swiftly changed from country to rock and he became a prolific songwriter, penning such all-time classics as That’ll Be The Day, Peggy-Sue, … [Read more...] about How old were these stars when they died?
Video PUBLISHED: 19:14 15 February 2019 Andrew Clarke David Bowie - one of the many great musicians we lost too soon Photo: Martin Rickett/PA Wire Archant This month marks 60 years since Buddy Holly died in a plane crash. He is one of many brilliant musicians who have gone too soon. Elvis, Michael Jackson, Prince, Amy Winehouse and Billie Holiday all died too young, along with George Michael, Kurt Cobain and David Bowie. You can only wonder at what music they still had to make.John Lennon and Jimi Hendrix were both making new albums at the time of their deaths and nearly all of them were haunted by demons and by the pressures of fame which pushed them towards addiction. It frightening to see so many lives cut tragically short. Here are 15 great music stars who died before their time. Buddy Holly (aircrash) – February 3 1959 was the day the music died – according to singer-songwriter Don MacLean – this was the day that … [Read more...] about How old were stars like David Bowie when they died?
Mexican cocaine kingpin El Chapo personally tortured and murdered his drug cartel rivals and had one of them buried alive, a former bodyguard claims. Joaquin Guzman, 61, brutally beat and shot three of his enemies, including one who was still gasping for air as he was thrown in a hole and buried, a court heard in gory detail. That rival had burns so bad from an iron his T-shirt was stuck to his skin when he was presented to the Sinaloa cartel boss, who left him to decompose alive for days before he was killed, it is alleged. Guzman tortured two other men by beating them with a stick like "rag dolls" for hours before shooting them dead and ordering their bodies to be incinerated, the bodyguard claims. Isaias Valdez Rios, in jail in the US since his arrest on drug trafficking charges in 2014, told jurors in New York he watched his boss - the former head of the Sinaloa cartel - carry out the gruesome murders. It was the first time the federal court heard about killings allegedly carried … [Read more...] about El Chapo ‘brutally murdered drug cartel rivals and had one buried alive’