Sound of Music star Christopher Plummer dies aged 91

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Christopher Plummer, the Canadian actor best known for his role in the Sound of Music, passed away aged 91.

Tributes poured in celebrating the life of the Hollywood legend who had an illustrious career in cinema, with his family reporting that Plummer passed peacefully in his Connecticut home with wife Elaine Taylor alongside him.

Amongst many others, The Oscars Twitter account posted a tribute to the actor, highlighting his award for Best Supporting Actor in 2012 for “Beginners”.


Lil Uzi Vert embraces the memes after piercing forehead with diamond

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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.


MP Kevin Cutajar speaks out on Facebook meme targeted at disability

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“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


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’.