Image Source - Google | Image by wsj.comHollywood’s “Sparkly-Eyed Gem” actress, Kelly Preston died at the age of 57 after losing her battle with breast cancer for two years, announced by husband John Travolta in an Instagram post on Sunday. Travolta wrote, "Fought a courageous fight with the love and support of so many. My family and I will forever be grateful to her doctors and nurses at MD Anderson Cancer Center, all the medical centers that have helped, as well as her many friends and loved ones who have been by her side. Kelly's love and life will always be remembered."While she never has been an A-list actress, Kelly Preston was one of Hollywood's most charming and lovable ensemble players, pivotal to co-actors like Kevin Bacon, Ray Romano, Mike Myers Gwyneth Paltrow, Michael Keaton, Robin Williams and Eddie Murphy. To pay tribute to the great actress, we recall some of her best performances that will forever be engraved in the hearts of all the movie-enthusiasts. Mischief Preston showed her true talent in the bawdy teen romance flick “Mischief”, in which she transformed her most desired, teenage dream ‘Marilyn’ into a far more subtle and complex character than this film has ever deserved. She did it again in the similar high-school rom-com drama, the otherwise indistinguishable “Secret Admirer”, directed by C. Thomas Howel. The film “Mischief” revolves around a shy boy named Jonathan who takes a crash course in teenage coolness from his rebel neighborhood, to impress the hottest girl in class. TwinsImage Source - Google | Image by Michael RoffmanHollywood is always going to remember that a huge part of Kelly Preston’s acting legacy will be the outstanding supporting-role energy she provided in a series of comedies like Only You (1992), Nothing to Lose (1997), Holy Man (1998) and View from the Top (2003). It all originated from all the efforts she put in Ivan Reitman’s Twins where she captured audiences' hearts with her adorable performance that had even made “Austrian Oak” (Arnold Schwarzenegger) appear to be “Lovably funny”.Jerry MaguireImage Source - Google | Image by collider.comJerry Maguire, a romance-sport flick, was one of the most prominent works of Kelly Preston. The movie performed well at the box office and was also nominated for Academy Awards for the best picture. Director Cameron Crowe, actor Tom Cruise and Zwellger got all the nominations, but nobody’s going to deny a handful of crucial scenes that Preston played as “Jerry’s ultra-ambitious fiancé.” She had a minor part in the movie, but without her, Jerry wouldn't have found his ultimate love interest!GottiImage Source - Google | Image by Antoinette BuenThe film with her husband John, Gotti, actually turned out to be a huge flop at the box office. In fact, it was one of Hollywood's all-time worst in history. It was the last film she had with her husband and also the final one of her career. Kelly met Travolta during the screen test in the 1989 comedy dud The Experts, directed by Dave Thomas.Since then they have appeared in several films together, including “Old Dogs”, which was indeed torture for anybody’s eyes (sorry I’d to say this!). As a matter of fact, most of their movies together actually turned out to be major failures both at the box office and critical consensus. In Kenvin Connelly’s 2018 biography of brutal crime boss John Gotti, their chemistry turned out to be far more heartfelt and mesmerizing than their performance in front of the camera. Ultimately, she got married to Travolta in 1991, and after a year, she gave birth to their first child, son Jett, who died in 2009 after a fatal seizure while the family was vacationing in the Bahamas. Daughter Ella was born in 2000 and son Benjamin in 2010.Image Source - Google | Image by HOLA! USAIn a tribute post to her mother, Ella Travolta wrote, “I have never met anyone as courageous, strong, beautiful and loving as you. Anyone who is lucky enough to have known you or to have ever been in your presence will agree that you have a glow and a light that never ceases to shine and that makes anyone around you feel instantly happy. Thank you for being there for me no matter what. Thank you for your love. Thank you for your help and thank you for making this world a better place. You have made life so beautiful and I know you will continue to do so always. I love you so much mama." Rest in Peace, Kelly...
It's common knowledge that influencer Jeffree Star is a highly problematic personality. The star has been accused of using not only offensive language, but also engaging in racist behavior and attitude. The famous YouTube personality is known for manipulating other creators as well as his loved ones. After months of social media outrage, Morphe has decided to drop him off its label. The official account of Morphe made the announcement recently and said that it would “cease all the commercial activity related to Jeffree Star and affiliated products.” Although the affiliated products are still on the site, the account clarified that things will change in the next upcoming weeks. Jeffree Star used to make huge chunks of money with this association, they’ve launched several lines together and he had literally become the face of the brand. According to the statement released by Jeffree Star Cosmetic’s Instagram page, the influencer is deeply “shocked and extremely saddened by the decisions to part ways.” As you may know, Star is currently facing one controversy after the other – his problematic videos of the past keep resurfacing on social media showing him to be a racist bigot. Morphe hasn’t responded to any of these videos yet but it’s clear that the decision to drop was caused by them. Morphe is indeed a big brand that has established its position in the industry with its fascinating collection of makeup palettes like 39 Colors Full Spectrum Artist Waterproof Creamy Blendable Eye Shadow Cosmetics Kit and Morphe Brushes 35F Fall Into Frost Palette.It seems like YouTubers are having a poor time these days as their past is coming back to haunt them. Star’s close friend and fellow collaborator Shane Dawson – is facing severe criticism as well for the same reasons. YouTubers often make videos to respond to the “drama” but it becomes challenging when big brands start dropping them. Eye shadow pallets are a serious source of revenue for them and the beauty community is unforgiving.
Started as a joke on Twitter, Elon Musk actually launched its own brand of shorts with ‘S3XY’ printed on the back. Image Source - Google | Image by REBECCA SHEPHERDThe shorts are available on the company’s website, and it went crazily popular that their website crashed soon after its launch! Image Source - Google | Image by entertainmentboxThe description for the product on the Tesla website reads: “Celebrate summer with Tesla Short Shorts. Run like the wind or entertain like Liberace with our red Satin and gold trim design. Relax poolside or lounge indoors year-around with our limited-edition Tesla Short Shorts, featuring our signature Tesla logo in front with “S3XY” across the back. Enjoy exceptional comfort from the closing bell.” No, he is not meant to make his way into the fashion industry, as he was just poking fun at the Tesla “Shorters”, people who were anticipating and betting on a decline in price so they can borrow and sell Tesla stock and make a profit out of it. Musk took to Twitter to roast Tesla Shorters and pull their legs for all the money they are losing as the Tesla’s stock went to the record breaking high of $1,200 (£960) per share. Elon Musk is not coming slow, and he is basically waging war against those Shorters and the SEC, which he deems that are conspiring against Tesla for years. Earlier, he made a joke out of them saying “Tesla will make fabulous short shorts in radiant red satin with gold trim,” apparently, he wasn't joking back then as the joke just got real! Not only the shorts, but the price is also a joke too… the shorts cost about $69.420, with “420” is a mocking reference to both weed and Musk’s popular tweet about making Tesla private at $420 per share. The tweet later caused him a lot of trouble with the SEC. Anyways, people went crazy over the shorts as they have sold out of sizes XS, S, M and L with only XL currently available to purchase. And it seems that they took over the internet by storm as the website crashed soon after 49-year-old Musk tweeted to announce the ‘limited edition’ shorts are being available on the website, followed by another tweet “Dang, we broke the website.” However, if you missed the shorts then meanwhile you can get yourself Good Luck Men's Elon Musk Socks right from the Amazon and before they get out of stock too!
Microsoft is all set to exhibit its Xbox Series X games in an event scheduled for July 23rd at 12 PM ET/9 am PT. In fact, the company is going to display all the games designed by its Xbox Game Studios, counting Halo Infinite. In a trailer released by 343 Industries, it looks like The Banished antagonists are making their way back in the popular gaming franchise “Halo” for the next big installment coming later this month. The gaming community is already setting their heart on the event as they look forward to seeing some real gameplay this time! As a matter of fact, there are probably more games than just Halo. The giant Microsoft is slowly wrapping its tentacles to other game studios, and now the company has around 15 Xbox Game Studios in total. Xbox enthusiasts are anticipating what more these gaming studios have to offer for Xbox series in the latest event. To lift up the excitement, Microsoft created a fable placeholder twitter account, hinting that the latest edition of these gaming franchises might return to the Xbox series during July’s Xbox event. The company also extended its Fable trademark to cover up various categories like USB chargers, portable speakers, headphones, and more- Interesting timing! Considering a previous year's launch of a Hellblade II teaser by Microsoft during its Xbox Series X ceremony, it’s fair to assume that there’s going to be more from the Ninja Theory at the upcoming event. Microsoft’s Double Fine Studio is yet to launch Psychonauts 2 in 2020. It’s interesting to see how Forza and Gears of War will look like on the more advanced hardware in the Xbox Series X. Rare recently launched its latest Everwild game in November previous year, and there’s more to be unveiled about this game at Microsoft's event. Xbox fans have already crossed their fingers and are gearing themselves for more possible surprises. What's next in the showcasing list Perfect Dark or Banjo-Kazooie game? Let’s wait and see!
Frustrated Amazon driver quit the job via twitter, and left a van full of packages at the Gas Station ! Well, that’s one hell of a resignation! Source- Business InsiderIn a tweet that has gone viral, a frustrated Amazon driver resigned from his job on Monday and left a delivery truck- loaded with packages- at the gas station in a Detroit suburb.Derick Lancanster, a 22-year-old driver, has had enough with his job to the extent that he left the truck keys in the ignition, called a lyft and went straight to home.And he doesn't even give a tinker’s damn about Amazon’s smile anymore!His resignation tweet was shared increasingly on social media and went viral like a wildfire! “I didn't think it would get over 10 million interactions,” Derick Lancaster told in an interview with a private news organization. “I thought it was going to get more like 50 ‘likes’ and 20 retweets-and call it a day.”He took his frustration to Twitter and said, “I quit Amazon,” mentioning that he left the loaded truck at the gas station and “it’s full of gas with the key in the IGNITION.”Surprisingly, the tweet made an influential impact on many people. In fact, many users contacted him telling that his tweet inspired them to quit their job too. Though he expressed that he didn’t intend to do so, nor was this a purpose why he took to twitter."This does not reflect the high standards we have for delivery partners," Amazon said in an email statement to the free press. "We are taking this matter seriously, and have investigated the matter and are taking appropriate action.”In an interview with a private news organization, Lancaster expressed immense frustration with the job’s long shifts that too in a limited payroll. He claimed that he used to work for 12-hours a day, and had to deliver hundreds of packages in far different locations and only got paid $15.50 per hour. Along with all the objections that drove Lancaster to quit his job: a 22-year-old driver expressed that he was getting late for his sister’s graduation party, and had left with constant pressure to deliver thousands of packages in a limited time. After his online tirade, he received mixed responses from the online community. Some supported his decision while others criticized his unprofessional behavior. “It was immature and irresponsible on my end and at the same time enough is enough,” said Lancaster. Though, he eventually had to return to the gas station a few hours after tweeting his resignation to wait for another Amazon employee to take back the truck.
Tessa Thompson came to fame after her magnanimous performance as the alcoholic, quixotic, steely, but kind-hearted Valkyrie in Thor: Ragnarok. It has already been confirmed that she will have a more substantial role in the upcoming Thor: Love and Thunder. In her latest interview, she revealed many secrets and gave inside information regarding the next phase of the MCU!She said that in the next phase, people can expect to see what true representation looks like. Since these movies have a global reach, it’s actually important for them to show people of color, the LGBTQ+ community, and people with disability.She actually agreed that diversity has been an issue with the recent Marvel movies but she also gave a promising response and said that things are about to change. She said that young people come to the theatres to watch these films and it’s important to make them feel represented and valued. She wants to accept and embrace differences because that is the only way forward. She critiqued and pointed out a major flaw in the MCU."It really bothered me that I've done seven Marvel movies where every producer, every director, every stunt person, every costume designer, every PA, every single person has been white. But then when you do Black Panther, you have a Black director, Black producer, a Black costume designer, a Black stunt choreographer. And I'm like, that's more racist than anything else. Because if you only can hire the Black people for the Black movie, are you saying they're not good enough when you have a mostly white cast?"Source: TwitterShe also appreciated how things are taking place in the Thor franchise. She was excited to see how queer community will be represented in the upcoming movie. She said:"I'm really excited that we're able to continue to push the bounds of that and that I'm able to do that with Valkyrie because there's so many cool queer characters in the comic books and they should have a place on-screen." Again, The Eternals is the first movie in the MCU where the superhero is openly gay. Hopefully, the conversation around diversity and representation will not be hushed any time soon, and we’ll be part of a universe that accepts and embraces individuality. Well, if you are too a die hard fan of Marvel series but haven't been able to earn points as a Marvel fan and failed to redeem the cool rewards, you can get all your favourite Marvel characters on Amazon.