Lifestyle

Vikings reps, police at Everson Griffen’s home for mental health check

Vikings reps, police at Everson Griffen’s home for mental health check

By BRIAN HALL, Associated Press Troy Warren for CNT #Sports  #Lifestyle EAGAN, Minn. — The Minnesota Vikings sent psychologists at the home of defensive end Everson Griffen on Wednesday to work with police on guiding him through another alarming mental health situation, with the 12th-year player refusing to come out of his house. Griffen, who took a leave from the team in 2018 for mental health treatment, posted on Instagram early-morning screen shots of text messages to his agent, Brian Murphy, that said he needed help and people were trying to kill him. He also posted a video that showed him…
Read More
Acquitted and in demand, Kyle Rittenhouse ponders what’s next

Acquitted and in demand, Kyle Rittenhouse ponders what’s next

By MICHAEL TARM and AMY FORLITI, Associated Press Troy Warren for CNT #EditorsPicks  #Lifestyle KENOSHA, Wis. — When he was acquitted of murder in shootings during unrest in Wisconsin, Kyle Rittenhouse went from staring at possible life behind bars to red-hot star of the right: an exclusive interview with Tucker Carlson and a visit with Donald Trump at Mar-a-Lago capped by a photo of both men smiling and snapping a thumbs-up. For Rittenhouse, a year of legal uncertainty over whether his claim of self-defense would stand up has given way to uncertainty over what’s next. He told Carlson, in an appearance that spiked the host’s ratings by…
Read More
California Beach Town Oceanside Emerges as Foodie and Getaway Destination

California Beach Town Oceanside Emerges as Foodie and Getaway Destination

BY KATHRYN ROMEYN | HollywoodReporter.Com Troy Warren for CNT #Foodie  #Lifestyle The surfside city north of San Diego has welcomed two new boutique hotels and a restaurant from Guadalupe Valley chef Roberto Alcocer, with a dessert bar in the famed 'Top Gun' house on the way. For the past 35 years, the North County surf town of Oceanside was likely only known in Hollywood circles for being home to the sweet Victorian cottage where Tom Cruise’s Maverick visited his love interest, Charlie (Kelly McGillis), in Top Gun. But, just as the long-awaited film’s sequel is on the horizon in 2022, the small…
Read More
George Clooney, Dr. Dre and Jimmy Iovine Among Hollywood Players Starting Schools in Los Angeles

George Clooney, Dr. Dre and Jimmy Iovine Among Hollywood Players Starting Schools in Los Angeles

BY KIRSTEN CHUBA | HollywoodReporter.Com Troy Warren for CNT #Lifestyle  #EditorsPicks Entertainment names are behind two LAUSD magnet high schools that will open next fall with a goal of providing a path to employment: "Why not access all of this young talent that we have in our own backyard," says Clooney. Hollywood and the education system have been intertwined for many years, with celebrities and industry companies long writing checks and forming charitable partnerships to give back to the next generation. As of late, though, Hollywood has taken a big new step in changing the school system: creating its own. The Roybal…
Read More
Malikah Shabazz, daughter of the late Malcolm X, found dead: sources

Malikah Shabazz, daughter of the late Malcolm X, found dead: sources

By Kerry Burke, New York Daily News (TNS) Troy Warren for CNT #Lifestyle   The daughter of the late Malcolm X was found dead in her Brooklyn home Monday night, police sources said. Malikah Shabazz, 56, who with twin Malaak were the youngest of six daughters of Malcolm X and wife Betty Shabazz, was found by her daughter Bettih-Bahiyah Shabazz, 23, in the home they shared, sources said. The death was ruled not suspicious. Malaak and Malikah were born seven months after their human rights and civil rights activist father was assassinated Feb. 21, 1965. In Other NEWS    
Read More
Lifestyle: How Gina Lollobrigida Inspired Lady Gaga’s ‘House of Gucci’ Look

Lifestyle: How Gina Lollobrigida Inspired Lady Gaga’s ‘House of Gucci’ Look

BY CATHY WHITLOCK | HollywoodReporter.Com Troy Warren for CNT #Lifestyle For Gaga’s costumes, designer Janty Yates and director Ridley  Scott took style cues from the late Italian screen icon. One of the major influences behind Lady Gaga’s look in House of Gucci was Italian actress and international siren Gina Lollobrigida, who inspired style choices for the character of Patrizia Reggiani Gucci, including a white lace coat, jacket and dress worn at the Lake Como birthday party of Aldo Gucci (played by Al Pacino). As British costume designer Janty Yates details, “Ridley [Scott] wanted Lady Gaga to look more like Gina Lollobrigida than Joan Collins of Dynasty, so…
Read More
Checkup finds Biden ‘vigorous’; Harris briefly held presidential power

Checkup finds Biden ‘vigorous’; Harris briefly held presidential power

By Zeke Miller, The Associated Press Troy Warren for CNT #EditorsPicks  #Lifestyle BETHESDA, Md. — President Joe Biden remains “healthy” and “vigorous” and fit for duty, but is showing some signs of aging, his doctor said Friday after the oldest president in American history underwent his first routine physical in office and — in a history-making moment — briefly transferred power to Vice President Kamala Harris while he underwent a colonoscopy. Harris, the first woman, first Black person and first person of South Asian descent to be vice president, was — for one hour and 25 minutes — acting president while…
Read More
FBI searches old New Jersey landfill for Jimmy Hoffa’s remains

FBI searches old New Jersey landfill for Jimmy Hoffa’s remains

By Ed White, The Associated Press Troy Warren for CNT #Lifestyle Years after Teamsters boss vanished, a man who worked at the site in 1975 told his son that mobsters buried body in a steel drum The decades-long odyssey to find the remains of former Teamsters boss Jimmy Hoffa, who vanished without a trace in 1975, has turned to a former New Jersey landfill that sits below an elevated highway. The FBI obtained a search warrant to “conduct a site survey underneath the Pulaski Skyway,” said Mara Schneider, a spokeswoman for the Detroit field office. “On October 25th & 26th, FBI personnel from…
Read More
Travis Scott, others hit with $2 billion lawsuit in wake of Astroworld disaster

Travis Scott, others hit with $2 billion lawsuit in wake of Astroworld disaster

By Yaron Steinbuch | NYPost.Com Troy Warren for CNT #Lifestyle #EditorsPicks   A Texas attorney on Thursday filed a $2 billion lawsuit on behalf of 282 victims of the deadly Astroworld Festival — adding to the legal woes faced by Travis Scott and other parties involved in the ill-fated concert in Houston. “The defendants stood to make an exorbitant amount of money off this event, and they still chose to cut corners, cut costs, and put attendees at risk,” San Antonio-based attorney Thomas Henry in a news release. “My clients want to ensure the defendants are held responsible for their actions,…
Read More
Black man stomped by South Carolina officer gets $650K settlement

Black man stomped by South Carolina officer gets $650K settlement

By Jeffrey Collins, The Associated Press Troy Warren for CNT #Lifestyle Cop fired 2 days after July 26 incident and charged with felony first-degree assault and battery A South Carolina city is paying $650,000 to a Black man who was stomped in the head by a white police officer upset that the man could not quickly lie flat on his stomach because of rods and pins in his leg. Orangeburg officials also have apologized to Clarence Gailyard and are reviewing the police department’s use of force policies, City Administrator Sidney Evering said in a statement released by Gailyard’s lawyer Justin Bamberg.…
Read More