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Lil Uzi Vert embraces the memes after piercing forehead with diamond

Feb 6 2021 Share

American rapper Lil Uzi Vert has never been one to stick to standard fashion practices but his latest ‘accessory’ may have topped the list of craziest fashion statements EVER.

The rapper has had a pink diamond costing around $24 million implanted into his forehead, a move which welcomed a barrage of internet memes, some of which comparing him to Marvel superhero Vision, who had an ‘infinity stone’ on his forehead.

A few days later, Vert seems to have embraced the memes, posting some snaps of himself on Instagram, with the last photo being an out-of-context snap of Vision with fellow Marvel character Wanda Maximoff.

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MP Kevin Cutajar speaks out on Facebook meme targeted at disability

Feb 6 2021 Share

“I would expect that in 2021, we are mature enough to criticise the argument and not the person.”

Nixtieq nirringrazzja lil kull min wera’ solidarjetà miegħi, wara li xi ħadd għoġbu jagħmel FB post dwari li kien…

Posted by Kevin Cutajar on Friday, 5 February 2021

These are the words of Nationalist MP Dr. Kevin Cutajar after being mocked for his disability on a distasteful meme posted on Facebook.

Nikkundanna bla ebda riserva dan il-faqar ta' ħsieb u aġir. Tal-mistħija li kollega b'diżabbilta' Dr Kevin Cutajar jippruvaw jirredikolawh b'dan il-mod. Kevin Cutajar

Posted by Julia Farrugia Portelli on Friday, 5 February 2021

Labour politicians like Julia Farrugia Portelli and MP Oliver Scicluna condemned the attack, expressing solidarity with Dr. Cutajar with Scicluna stating the the attack was reported.

Kien hemm xi gharef irrid idahhak bid-dizabilita' ta' haddiehor f'pagna partikolari. Qieghed nirreferi ghall cajta vojta…

Posted by Oliver Scicluna on Friday, 5 February 2021

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Donald Trump quits U.S. Actors Union

Feb 5 2021 Share

Donald Trump has officially resigned from The Screen Actors Guild – American Federation of Television and Radio Artists (SAG-AFTRA) following news that the union was considering removing him due to his role in the attacks on the Capitol building on 6 January.

Trump has previously appeared in films such as Home Alone 2 and programmes like Sex and the City in the early 90s while also producing the series ‘The Apprentice’.

The reason behind Trump’s resignation is that ‘they did nothing for him’, to which SAG-AFTRA replied with only ‘Thanks’.

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Malta is 15 days ahead of vaccine schedule, Prof. Gauci reports

Feb 5 2021 Share

According to Superintendent for Public Health Professor Charmaine Gauci, Malta is 15 days ahead of the previously-planned inoculation schedule.

This was reported during today’s media conference where Prof. Gauci reiterated that 33,477 vaccine doses have been administered so far, highlighting the fast nature of vaccinations compared to other European countries.

She went on to highlight how so far, almost all elderly individuals aged 85 and over have been vaccinated, with only those currently in quarantine left.

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