First off all, Nelson Mandela, who died Thursday at age 95, was the most important leader in South Africa’s history and one of the global giants of his time, and a beacon of hope to many around the world.
Why is the story of Mandela so inspiring? Here are some reasons as you look into 2014 for a new and better you, why learning from the life of the great statesman Nelson Mandela may just make you the person you want to be and kick start your New Year’s resolution.
40-year old “Fast & Furious” star Paul Walker was killed by injuries from both the impact and subsequent fire when the Porsche his friend was driving smashed into a light pole and tree, according to an autopsy released Wednesday.
According to the Los Angeles County coroner’s office, Paul Walker died from the “combined effects of traumatic and thermal injuries.
The 2005 Porsche Carrera GT was driven by Roger Rodas, who was dead from “multiple traumatic injuries” before the car exploded in flames, the autopsy said. Also, the Porsche was powered by a V-10, 610-horsepower engine, and the car costs roughly $450,000 new, which is known to fly down the road and is notoriously difficult to handle.
24-year old Nashville star Hayden Panettiere recently revealed that that she is engaged to her 37-year old world heavyweight champion boyfriend Wladimir Klitschko on LIVE with Kelly and Michael.
According to reports, after flashing some major bling on her ring finger over the summer, Hayden had remained quiet on the status of her relationship with boxer Klitschko, and appeared for her interview wearing a live boa constrictor in hopes of frightening Michael Strahan, who is terrified of snakes.
Halloween is around the corner, so it is not weird to find out some interesting Halloween health news, and this one, we’ll say is very different. According to reports, a North Dakota woman isn’t handing out treats to everyone this Halloween.
Instead she says she’ll be handing out letters to children who are overweight.
The woman says that if she sees a child who is moderately obese, she’ll hand them a letter to give their parents. She also says that she wants to send a message to parents that they’re being irresponsible for sending their kids out looking for free candy just because all the other kids are doing it.
The son of 28-year old Minnesota Vikings star running back Adrian Peterson died on Friday in a Sioux Falls, S.D., hospital, the victim of alleged abuse by a man dating the boy’s mother, police confirmed.
Peterson’s father Nelson confirmed Friday afternoon that the child is Adrian Peterson’s. Peterson met with the media Friday, hours before the boy passed away, and said at the time he still planned to play in Sunday’s game against Carolina, but declined to get into details about the case.
55-year old Actress Sharon Stone, known for her role in Basic Instinct, recently gave her thoughts on plastic surgery, as well as promote her new film Lovelace in NEW YOU magazine.
Sharon Stone revealed her thoughts on aging in Hollywood and how she tries to stay away from plastic surgery in a cosmetically-enhanced environment in Hollywood. She also indicated that although she considered having a facelift, she ultimately decided against it.
25-year old reality TV star and “Dancing With the Stars” contestant Nicole Elizabeth “Snooki” Polizzi, defended her recent loss of 50 pounds and size zero frame, saying she is a healthy 96 pounds and not too skinny.
In an interview with Us Weekly, Snooki said: “People are jerks. I don’t look emaciated — I look healthy! My arms still jiggle when I wave!” she claimed, and added: “I’m 4-foot-9, which is the size of a third grader, so weighing 96 pounds is normal for me.”
The 2013 MTV Video Music Awards will be held on Sunday August 25, 2013 at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn, New York, and Justin Timberlake and Macklemore & Ryan Lewis will go head-to-head at the 2013 MTV Video Music Awards, as they lead the field of nominees with six nominations apiece.
Here is the full list of nominees:
Video of the Year
» Justin Timberlake, “Mirrors”
» Macklemore & Ryan Lewis feat. Wanz, “Thrift Shop”
» Bruno Mars, “Locked Out of Heaven”
» Robin Thicke feat. T.I. and Pharrell, “Blurred Lines”
“That ’70s Show” actress Lisa Robin Kelly, best known for playing Laurie Forman on the hit show died on Wednesday night, August 14, 2013 at the age of 43.
Lisa Robin Kelly had recently checked herself into rehab after struggling with alcoholism for years.
Kelly’s agent, Craig Wyckoff, said in a statement: “Unfortunately Lisa Robin Kelly passed away last evening. Lisa had voluntarily checked herself into a treatment facility early this week where she was battling the addiction problems that have plagued her these past few years.
44-year old Jennifer Aniston recently was shown in a picture posted via Instagram by her longtime hair stylist, Chris McMillan, showing her without makeup. Even without makeup she does look good for her age and her skin looks healthy.
In his caption, Chris McMillan wrote: “Best #friends #no makeup #girl-time.” Jennifer Aniston, the “We’re The Millers” star is engaged to actor Justin Theroux, after been married to Brad Pitt from 2000 to 2005.