Is Kim Kardashian NAKED AGAIN!!

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If you know nothing else about Kim Kardashian, you know that she is very, very famous. Some would say that’s all you need to know. At press time, she has 25 million Twitter followers, about a million less than Oprah Winfrey and nearly 5 million more than CNN Breaking News. Her Instagram account, where she is a prolific purveyor of selfies, is the site’s third most popular. You can’t walk through a supermarket without glimpsing her on a multitude of tabloids whose headlines holler about her relationships, her parenting style and the vicissitudes of her ample curves. But she has also graced the covers of highbrow fashion bibles like W and Vogue; with her now-husband, Kanye West, she appeared on the latter above the hashtag #worldsmosttalkedaboutcouple, creating a furor that made it perhaps the #worldsmostcontroversialcover.

Her millions-strong popularity and inescapable media presence have made her grist for think pieces galore. She is variously seen as a feminist-entrepreneur-pop-culture-icon or a late-stage symptom of our society’s myriad ills: narcissism, opportunism, unbridled ambition, unchecked capitalism. But behind all the hoopla, there is an actual woman — a physical body where the forces of fame and wealth converge. Who isn’t at least a tad curious about the flesh that carries the myth?

Unlike most people, she looks exactly the same in person as she does in photographs or on television, with one exception: she is smaller than she appears in images, with tiny, almost doll-like ears and feet and hands. Everything else about her seems amplified, tumescent. Her black hair is thicker than any you have ever seen, her lips fuller, her giant Bambi-eyes larger, their whites whiter, and the lashes that frame them longer. If some of this is the result of artificial enhancement — does anyone else have eyelashes that resemble miniature feather dusters? — none of it seems obviously ersatz. But that’s not to say it looks real, either. She is like a beautiful anime character come to life.

kkmiddle(rgb)watermark.jpgAs soon as she arrives at the hostess podium of the Polo Lounge in Beverly Hills, where we meet for our interview, a young fan who appears to be in her late teens or early twenties accosts her. The fan has been running to catch (keep up with?) Kardashian; she brings with her a breeze. “Will you take a selfie with me, Kim?” she pants. (This is what fans asks the High Priestess of Instagram — autographs are so last century.) She obliges, leaning in for the picture and striding away almost before I can blink. “She’s gonna post it,” Kardashian says wryly. “I bet it’s posted right now.” Later, she will tell me that she’s “not really a filter person,” and that she doesn’t generally use them when she publishes her many selfies. As she talks, I notice that her skin, which is the golden color of whiskey, is free of wrinkles, crow’s feet, laugh lines, blemishes, freckles, moles, under-eye circles, scars, errant eyebrow hairs or human flaws of any kind. It’s like she comes with a built-in filter of her own.

With its enveloping green leather booths and twinkling white garden lights, the Polo Lounge is a setting that lends itself to intimacy. Kardashian, who is wearing a monochromatic champagne-colored ensemble (Margiela bodysuit, Chloé silk pants, Lanvin silk coat), gives off a cozy vibe herself. She leans forward while she talks, resting her cheek in the palm of her hand as though she’s chatting with her closest girlfriend. She tells me that the Kardashian clan is currently a week into filming season 10 of Keeping Up With the Kardashians, which she has called “the best family movie ever,” never mind the rampant speculation, in early 2013, that season 9 would be her last. I’m surprised to hear that they still enjoy the process, since your typical American family would no longer be on speaking terms. “We’re kind of obsessed with each other,” she explains.

Today, a day off, she spent at a pumpkin patch with West, whom she repeatedly calls Kanye — she clearly enjoys saying his name — and their 16-month old daughter, North. They arrived at the farm unbothered by photographers, a rarity in the circus that is her life (“literally every single day there’s about ten cars of paparazzi literally waiting outside our homes”). It wasn’t long, however, before the paparazzi had surrounded them. “I couldn’t really pick out our pumpkins, and [North] couldn’t really enjoy it,” she says. After a moment, perhaps concerned that she has come perilously close to complaining about her fame, she adds matter-of-factly: “You just have to not care. You just have to say, ‘This is our life, and it is what it is.’” Her delivery is Zen-like, almost affectless, as it is on the show. “All my friends tell me the world could be coming to an end, and I’m always so calm,” she says, opening a packet of Equal. She empties its contents into a glass of passion fruit iced tea, then fastidiously bites granules of sweetener off her manicured nails.

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kkcover2(rgb)watermark.jpgThe rap on Kim Kardashian is that she has done nothing to merit her fame. But the longer I steep myself in the ambience of her pleasantly languid manner and hologram-perfect looks, the more facile this charge begins to seem. Of course, she has cannily leveraged that fame to build, with her sisters, a beauty-industrial complex, which includes a clothing line, a makeup line, a line of tanning products and seven perfumes. (A collection of hair care implements and styling products will debut in the spring.) Her mobile app, Kim Kardashian: Hollywood, in which players climb their way to A-List status under Kardashian’s tutelage, has earned over $43 million since its debut in June.

Yet her perceived lack of accomplishment is also, perhaps, an accomplishment in itself. Kardashian seems to know instinctively that, as Andy Warhol once observed, “When you just see somebody on the street, they can really have an aura. But then when they open their mouth, there goes the aura.” Take the stream of small faux-confidences that she offers during the interview. They reveal very little yet foster a sense of closeness. She tells me that she is “obsessed with apps” but, when I ask her to name one, she replies, “I like all different apps.” Of her 72-day marriage to Kris Humphries, one of her rare missteps that actually left a footprint, she says: “It’s just one of those life lessons that you have to learn, and it’s OK.” Her behavior suggests that the key to total ubiquity is giving up all of one’s verbal edges and sharp angles (while occasionally tossing out a memorable visual flare: a sex tape, say, or a nude photo shoot).

Social media has created a new kind of fame, and Kardashian is its paragon. It is a fame whose hallmark is agreeable omnipresence, which resembles a kind of evenly spread absence, soothing, tranquil and unobjectionable. There’s an argument to be made that Kardashian has been recorded and viewed more often than any other personage in history, and while she has certainly had her awkward moments (posting a vampire facial on Instagram, announcing that she wanted to buy a stroller that complemented her unborn baby’s skin color), she has also never made a truly ruinous gaffe, been caught in a Britney Spears-style public meltdown or sallied forth looking less than photogenic. As she puts it, “There’s nothing we can do that’s not documented, so why not look your best, and amazing?”

To mere mortals who occasionally visit the grocery store in yoga pants, her willpower and self-discipline are a marvel. Imagine being filmed and photographed constantly, yet never saying anything seriously controversial or appearing unkempt. The effort involved seems torturous, impossible. And yet, though her life requires work of a sort — roughly two hours of hair and makeup each day, regular meetings for her assorted businesses, wardrobe fittings, photo shoots, 5:00 a.m. workouts — you don’t get the sense that she is hiding or suppressing her true, private self. “I think you’ve seen every side of me on my show,” she says, popping a piece of pound cake into her mouth.

We’re accustomed to our performers having onstage and backstage registers, but for her there is no division between the two. This is, indeed, the definition of a reality star. She’s not performing, that is — at least not visibly. She is being, and being is her act. Her appeal derives from her uncanny consistency, as does that of her show. It’s relaxing to watch the sisters sprawl on each other’s beds and talk about nothing, to see them discuss constipation cures or their preferred way to eat Nilla Wafers. Like Warhol’s screen tests, Keeping Up With the Kardashians has a disarming purity. It invites us to glory in its stars’ mundanity, which permits us to enjoy our own.

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KKface(rgb)watermark.jpg“My makeup artist said to me the other day, ‘You haven’t taken a selfie in a while,’” Kardashian says, as the afternoon slides into evening and the light turns magic-hour blue. To remedy this, she posted one of herself in full makeup and a white terrycloth robe, with the literal caption, “It’s been a while since I’ve taken a selfie.” It garnered more than a half-a-million likes. Selfies have been on her mind lately. She is putting together a collection of her oeuvre, called Selfish, to be published by Rizzoli in the spring. She has spent hours sifting through her vast, meticulously organized digital archive. “The book company edited them, and I was like, ‘Wait a minute! There are like 300 here that you’re not adding!’” she says. I remark that I am surprised she can remember and differentiate among a bunch of near-identical photos of her face. She can, she says; she is organizing them chronologically, dating them by what she wore to specific events. “I know what I wore, what accessories I wore, where I was, who I was with,” she tells me. “I remember everything.” Her mind, it seems, traps the minutiae most of us forget. For her, though, it’s not minutiae; it’s her life, and her life is her career.

I ask her whether Kim Kardashian would exist without social media. “I don’t think so…” she says, slowly, then reconsiders. “I don’t think social media was that heavy when we started our show, but I think we really evolved with social media.” The next day, as I scroll through Instagram, I come across a photograph of her, taken the night of our interview, wearing the champagne getup at a restaurant in Venice. I also find two photos of North toddling around the pumpkin patch in a tiny fringed cape and Baby Vans. One of these pictures has more than a million likes. “I love sharing my world with people,” Kardashian tells me, and I detect no hint of falseness. “That’s just who I am.” No more, no less.

And  quoting Khloe Kardashian “We are the only KKK that’s lets Black People IN” wink wink

Thank You Basement Jaxx!!

Basement Jaxx has been a household name since my high school days in  1996 they made  me a believer and so the movement continues. They have recreated electronic music in South Africa when no one really understood what it was and where it was going. They have recently combined a little bit of everything in their latest album. I have since forgotten about them since high school but as young as they are and the material that they have since released I can safely say they are recreating electronic music. I can go on about how talented they are but I usually let the music speak for itself.  Please correct me if I am wrong in any way but this track is a definition of the future in dance music in my opinion.

 Never Say Never

We all love that feel good music but this track just took me back to all the underground house music which some of us have forgotten. Basement Jaxx surely brought us back to our house party days. It all comprised of good sound, friends and those cocktails we were still figuring how to make. That was the time when everybody let go of their innerhabition and released the freedom of dance. Hip Hop will soon die I hope and this is what will remain.

 

 

Hollywood Celebrities Do’s And Donts In The Bedroom

Will & Jada Pinkett Smith

DO: Be Adventurous

They’ve been plagued with infidelity rumors but Jada Pinkett Smith told Redbook she and husband Will Smith keep things spicy by mixing it up a little. She said: “Think of places outside that are comfortable to have sex… Pull over on the side of the road… Just switch it up.”

 Christina Aguilera & Jordan Bratman

DO: Get Naked

Christina Aguilera and her ex-husband Jordan Bratman were big fans of “naked Sundays” and The Voice judge once admitted that one day a week they did everything naked, including cooking. She told Ellen DeGeneres: “[O]n Sundays we just do everything in the house, and we’re just cozy and laid back. We don’t need to go anywhere, we’re just with each other.”

Victoria & David Beckham

DON’T: Fall Asleep

It may sound like she’s bragging but Victoria Beckham has a point. Back in 2009, asked by Allure magazine if she preferred sleep over sex, she said: “I’m getting into bed with David Beckham every night, so you know, they’d be something wrong if I said ‘sleep’

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Mike Tyson Reveals He Was Sexually Abused

Mike Tyson Reveals That He Was Sexually Abused As a Child

In an interview on SiriusXM Opie’s Radio on Wednesday, former boxing champion Mike Tyson revealed he had been sexually abused as a child by a man who pulled him off the street. Tyson said he was seven years old when the abuse happened.

During the show, while discussing his childhood and what made him a successful boxer, Tyson comes out and says, “These guys bullied me and sexually abused me.” Jim Norton, the show’s co-host, then asks how old he was when he was sexually abused.

Via New York Daily News:

“I was a little kid, 7,” Tyson told co-host Jim Norton. “Old man, yea.”

“Was it one time or ongoing?” Norton asked.

“No, one time,” Tyson said. “Never seen him again….snatched me off the street.”

“He abused you and just let you go or did you escape?” Norton said.

“Well, I ran,” Tyson said.

While the rest of the men in the room appear uncomfortable with the information (Opie Hughes can be heard saying “Awwwwkward”), Tyson says that he is not embarrassed or ashamed by the experience. Tyson stepped out of the ring in 2005 and, according to a statement from his rep, he is “in a good place in his life with sobriety, family and career.”

Rapper “The Game” Chopping An 18yr Old??

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It looks likes rapper The Game is now dating someone new. The 34-year-old’s new boo is reportedly an 18-year-old Instagram sensation named India.   Check out the exchange between Game and one of his followers recently about the new love affair.

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Here are some more pics of India…

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We don’t want to leave you guys hanging but we will definitely KEEP U UPDATED!!

The Senzo Meyiwa Saga

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Senzo Meyiwa has been shot and killed!

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It’s a sad night for South Africa as news of Senzo Meyiwa’s death sends shock waves around the world.

The Orlando Pirates and Bafana Bafana soccer star was tragically shot about an hour ago. According to Supersport Senzo was allegedly killed outside Kelly Khumalo’s house after an unknown male opened fire in a botched robbery.

The man apparently demanded Senzo’s cellphone and money.Kelly Khumalo has been spotted leaving the hospital.

Police are investigating the matter

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Senzo Meyiwa and his wife Mandisa in happier times!

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The nation is still mourning the death of Orlando Pirates and Bafana Bafana captain and goalkeeper Senzo Meyiwa. The star’s life was cut short after he was shot and killed in Vosloorus on Sunday evening. Police are still investigating the murder and no arrests have been made yet.

Fans, soccer players and family members have shared their feeling about the star’s death. One person who is yet to make a comment is Senzo’s wife. Although the soccer player was involved with singer Kelly Khumalo, he was legally married to Mandisa Mkhize. The two, who have two children together, reportedly met in 2005.

According to a 2012 New Age newspaper article, Mandisa described Senzo as a pillar of strength and said he had taught her never to give up. “Even when things were not going his way, he kept on telling me that he will fight on,” she said.

A few months ago, Mandisa posted a video of herself and Senzo in their car. Watch it below and check out the gallery

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Senzo Meyiwa’s wife allegedly not coping!

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Senzo Meyiwa’s wife, Mandisa Mkhize, is reportedly devastated by the soccer star’s death.

“Mandisa is not coping at all. She is devastated. She never expected to get a call that he had been killed,” Mandisa’s friend told Daily Mail.

Even though their relationship was under strain, Mandisa was allegedly shocked when she got the call telling her that Senzo had been shot at his girlfriend Kelly Khumalo’s house.

The report also claims that Senzo was supposed to meet Mandisa at a party in Sunninghill the night of the shooting.Apparently Mandisa is too distraught to take any phone calls and is expected to go to Umlazi within the next few days to mourn with Senzo’s family and attend his funeral

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Kelly Khumalo breaks her silence

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Kelly Khumalo has finally broken her silence after Senzo Meyiwa’s death.

The Orlando Pirates and Bafana Bafana captain and goalkeeper was murdered at Kelly’s home in Vosloorus, east of Johannesburg on Sunday evening.

In a statement, the singer sent her condolences to Senzo’s family. The statement read: “Kelly Khumalo and her family would like to express their sincere condolences to the Meyiwa family for the loss of Senzo Meyiwa, who was tragically shot at their family home in Vosloorus, in the presence of Kelly’s family [her mother Ntombi, sister Zandi, and son Christian] Tumelo and Mthoko [Senzo's friends] and Longwe Twala.”

The statement continued,”This has been an incredibly traumatic experience for the Khumalo family. As the law takes its course, they request that they be given space and privacy to deal with this tragedy; and they thank you for the prayers and support.”

While Kelly and her family have requested for privacy, the police are still investigating Senzo’s death. No arrests have been made yet.

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Senzo Meyiwa’s dad takes on Kelly Khumalo

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It has just emerged that Kelly Khumalo is allegedly refusing to return Senzo Meyiwa’s belongings to his family.

Sam Meyiwa told Drum magazine that he’s planning a trip to Joburg to claim his son’s belongings. Apparently Kelly is refusing to hand over the soccer star’s ID and has been driving around in Senzo’s brand new BMW X6.

“I don’t know what will happen but I won’t allow her to keep Senzo’s belongings. I will come back dead too, if that’s what it takes because I am not going to allow that,” he told the mag.

This comes hot on the heels of reports that the singer has been barred from the funeral. The angered father has reportedly made it clearly that Kelly is not welcome at the funeral and has labelled her a “show off

Khanyi Mbau Kicked OUT!!

 Khanyi Mbau has a go at Strictly Come Dancing!

South Africa is still reeling after her shock exit from Strictly Come Dancing last week.

Khanyi, who had been on top of the leader board week after week, left our jaws hanging on the floor after she had to have a dance off against fellow contestant, John Mametsa. The vote didn’t go her way and she left the show.

Since then, she’s been keeping a low profile, hinting at some behind-the-scenes dramz every now and then.

But today it seems Khanyi has had enough of keeping her mouth shut.

When co-owner of production company, Rapid Blue’s Kee-Leen Irvine sent what seemed like a heartfelt message to The Queen of Bling, she probably didn’t get the reaction she was hoping for.

“Missing @MbauReloaded. But she’ll be back in #StrictlySA finale showcasing her best dance. What was ur fave?”

To which Khanyi replied:

“I refuse to be part of a damage control episode. You know the truth.”

Khanyi’s fans have gone on the rampage, calling for votes to be recounted and insisting that their gal is brought back. The hashtag, #BringBackKhanyi is now doing the rounds.

So, SABC 3 and Strictly Come Dancing, we guess the balls in your court!

 
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