WHEN Joe Biden was sworn in as US President on Wednesday, one Brit was cheering louder than anyone else. For actor-writer Sacha Baron Cohen had risked his life making a movie that he hoped would prevent Donald Trump serving a second term . During filming for Borat Subsequent Moviefilm , released two weeks before Americans voted in the election, one of Trump’s die-hard fans pulled a gun on the star. The follow-up to 2006’s Borat! sees the return of the fictional Kazakh journalist — famous for his “very nice” catchphrase — as he exposes the dangers of the far-Right with often outrageous stunts. In an exclusive interview Sacha , 49, said: “Donald Trump is on video encouraging violence towards me a number of times.” In one scene, a crowd of the ex-President’s supporters cheer as Borat — dressed as a country singer — sings about chopping up journalists “like the Saudis do” and injecting the country’s chief medical officer with “the Wuhan flu”. A man even … [Read more...] about Borat star Sacha Baron Cohen says ‘I’m thrilled I helped to make Biden President. Ee’s very naiice!’
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THE world's widest plane has successfully completed its second test flight. Stratolaunch's Roc plane is the world's largest aircraft by wingspan. The flight test is going well. All results are as expected. pic.twitter.com/TrvqtVFulD — Stratolaunch (@Stratolaunch) April 29, 2021 Stratolaunch’s chief operating officer Zachary Krevor said on Thursday: "Today’s flight, at first review, has appeared extremely successful. "We accomplished all test points as desired, we have not seen anything anomalous, and we are very pleased with the condition of the aircraft upon landing." The Roc plane was tested over the Mojave Desert in California. It reached a peak altitude of 2.6 miles just after 10:30am ET yesterday. Six engines kept it flying for 14 minutes before it touched down on an equally huge runway. The plane looks like it has two cockpits but a pilot and co-pilot only sit on the right side of the plane. The left nose is unpressurised and is said to … [Read more...] about World’s biggest airplane with 380-foot wingspan and TWICE as wide as Boeing 747 takes flight
AMANDA Seyfried continues to prove she is one of the more versatile actresses in Hollywood, the former Mamma Mia star shines in Netflix's latest horror/drama hybrid 'Things Heard and Seen'. The film packs a star-studded cast, with Little Women star James Norton and Stranger Things' Natalia Dyer joining Seyfried for the haunting thriller. What happened at the end of Things Heard and Seen? Many viewers were left slightly puzzled as they aimed to try and untangle the ending, but here it is explained. George (James Norton, Seyfried's on-screen husband) appears to have gotten away with murdering his work supervisor Floyd (F. Murray Abraham), after drowning him after Floyd discovered George had forged a letter of recommendation to get a teaching position at a highly sought after college. Floyd's death is ruled an accident, while George thinks of a plan to try and kill his wife: He drugs Catherine’s (Amanda Seyfried) protein drink with a sedative. She tries to escape … [Read more...] about Things Heard and Seen ending explained: What happens?
Kenya's President Uhuru Kenyatta announced on Friday tightening restrictions in the capital Nairobi and four surrounding hard-hit counties. "The death rate is devastating by all measures, and the stress the pandemic is placing on our health system is unparalleled," Kenyatta said in a televised address as the East African country stands on the brink of a third wave. "Between January and February three people died every day from COVID. In March 2021, the number has gone up to seven every day, the highest since this pandemic hit us,'' he said. The restrictions include a pause on all movement into or from Nairobi, Kajiado, Machakos, Nakuru and Kiambu. Public gatherings are banned, and an evening curfew will be imposed to last from 8 p.m. until 4 a.m. in the affected counties. Kenyatta also called on those eligible for the first round of vaccination to get the jab. He and his wife received the AstraZeneca vaccine. Kenya received 1.02 million doses of the AstraZeneca jab through … [Read more...] about Coronavirus digest: Nairobi goes into partial lockdown
MELINDA Gates is a philanthropist, businesswoman and global advocate who is probably best known for her marriage. Bill Gates shocked the world when he tweeted on May 3 that he and Melinda were getting a divorced . Read our Bill Gates live blog below for the very latest news and updates... What is Melinda Gates' net worth? Melinda Gates is the co-chair of the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation. According to the foundation's website, she "shapes and approves strategies, reviews results, and sets the organization's overall direction. She works with grantees and partners to further the foundation's goals." The soon-to-be ex-wife of the Microsoft founder is worth $70billion, according to Spear's . pic.twitter.com/padmHSgWGc — Bill Gates (@BillGates) May 3, 2021 Bill Gates said the couple decided to "end our marriage" after a "great deal of thought and a lot of work" - two years after the couple marked their 25th wedding anniversary and his wife … [Read more...] about What is Melinda Gates’ net worth and how old is she?