THE American-German actress might be best known for her relationship with the late Verne Troyer. The Safety Geeks star will have undoubtedly be left heartbroken by his passing. Here's what we know about her. Who is Brittney Powell? Brittney Powell, 43, was born in West Germany. Her acting career began in 1991 when she starred in Playboy: Girls of Spring Break. Things went from strength-to-strength from there. She has starred in over 25 different television shows from Friends, NCIS and Tarzan to Safety Geeks. It's unclear exactly how long she and Verne were together, they have at least been dating since 2015. That year the couple starred in Celebrity Wife-Swap where Brittney switched places with Hines Ward's wife. Who was Verne Troyer? On April 21, Verne passed away at the age of 49. He was an American actor who was notable for his height which was caused by achondroplasia dwarfism. This never stopped Verne from achieving great heights - he was best known for playing Mini-Me … [Read more...] about Who was Verne Troyer’s girlfriend Brittney Powell and when were the couple on Celebrity Wife Swap?
SHE’S the apple of Lucas Moura’s eye and the darling of Paris… she’s the PSG star’s gorgeous wife, Larissa Saad. The 26-year-old stunner has been lighting up the gossip mags in Europe and Brazil with her exotic good looks and there is a good chance she’s heading to Manchester.But Larissa isn’t just an incredibly pretty face. In fact, the beauty is a smart cookie – having finished a business degree.She’s amassed over 150,000 followers on Instagram, all keen to see her share her next move.Who is Larissa, we hear you cry? Let SunSport tell you ‘Mour’ about the girl we just can’t get enough of.She’s notoriously camera-shy…Despite looking red carpet ready, Larissa has admitted that she’s shy when it comes to living a public life.She rarely does interviews or photoshoots, preferring to keep her life private.However, in a joint interview with the pair on Brazilian website Gshow, Moura claimed his … [Read more...] about Meet Larissa Saad the wife of Manchester United target Lucas Moura – the Kardashian lookalike with a business degree who looks set to rival Manchester’s hottest wags
New advice has called on journalists to change the language they use in reporting on drug addiction. A report by The Global Commission on Drugs Policy says the media is a “strong influence” on how society perceives drugs and needs to alter it’s vocabulary when it talks about them.TimelineJune 21, 2011Mexican journalist, his wife and photographer son shot deadAugust 18, 2009Mirror launches 3am.co.uk gossip site The report, titled The World Drug Perception Problem, directs the media to avoid phrases such as “drug user” and “drug habit” in favour of less loaded terms such as “person who uses drugs” and “problematic drug use”. It also wants to avoid the use of the word “addicted” in favour of “use disorder”.The advice includes replacing the following words and phrases: Don’t Use Use Drug user Person who uses drugs Recreational, casual, or experimental users Person with … [Read more...] about Journalists advised to swap vocab on drug addiction to help change public perception
JOEL FEARON was delivering pizzas to eke out a living not so long ago.Now he hopes to hand Britain an Olympic medal at the Winter Games in South Korea.Fearon is one of only five British men to break the ten-second barrier for the 100m, clocking 9.96sec last summer — after the team for the Rio Olympics had been picked.But it is in the bobsleigh that he is now focusing his attention.He was upgraded to Olympic bronze in 2014 after finishing fifth in the four-man bob, when two Russian teams were found guilty of doping.But Fearon, 29, is aiming to stand on the podium rightly this time around when the 2018 Games start next month.Fearon is following in the footsteps of former British sprinters Craig Pickering and Mark Lewis-Francis, who also made the jump from summer to winter sports.He said: “I didn’t get into athletics until I left school, but my wife encouraged me to pursue it so we moved to Loughborough. FOOD FIGHTER Tyson Fury sheds four stone with … [Read more...] about Meet Joel Fearon, the sub-10-second 100m sprinter who has swapped delivering pizzas for bobsleigh glory bid at Winter Olympics in South Korea
WHEN Toni Terry saw a picture of herself next to other England football Wags including Coleen Rooney and Alex Gerrard, she realised she wanted to make some major changes. The wife of former Three Lions captain John, who had given birth to twins two months earlier and put on 2st, vowed to get herself back into top shape. With the help of ex-Chelsea ace John, the 37-year-old has just launched her first exercise and lifestyle book and given the biggest ever insight into their life together. Speaking to The Sun on Sunday about the picture taken during the 2006 World Cup, Toni said: “Everyone else seemed to look amazing but I hated all the pictures I saw of me. “Perhaps I should have been easier on myself — I had just had twins, after all — but this was the slightly insane world I lived in and the pressure was immense. “I had put on 2st. In pregnancy, I ate pretty healthily but I had weird cravings for lasagne with balsamic vinegar and full-sugar cans of … [Read more...] about Wife of ex-England ace John Terry on how post-baby snap changed her life forever