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Plus-size fashion show scores big in Japan


Japanese pop girl group Pottya, who describe themselves as “chubby”, performed their hits while eleven plus size amateur models strutted along the catwalk at a new men’s fashion show in Tokyo aimed at breaking down obesity taboos. The Tokyo Pochari (plump) Collection, jointly organised by a plus-size clothing brand Sakazen Shoji Co and fashion magazine, Mr Babe, featured models weighing ...

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Alison Brie set to join Netflix wrestling show ‘GLOW’


Community actress Alison Brie will lead original series G.L.O.W., inspired by a 1980s women’s wrestling league of the same name. Gorgeous Ladies of Wrestling was a televised entertainment wrestling show that aired for four years from 1986 to 1990 and Alison Brie will star in a new, fictional series about life as one of the league’s hopefuls. Brie already appears ...

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Showbiz couple pays $6m for ‘beach side paradise’


Broadcaster and stand-up comedian Rove McManus has forked out about $6 million for a mansion in Bronte’s prestigious St Thomas Street, having recently sold his Avalon abode further up the Sydney coast. McManus and his actress wife Tasma Walton have acquired a lavish six-bedroom and four-bathroom spread near Bronte Beach in a deal negotiated by ­Alexander Phillips of Phillips Pantzer ...

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Gary V concert celebrates 33 years


With 33 years of experience in the industry under his belt, Mr. Pure Energy Gary Valenciano is not winding down. Still putting on high-octane performances on-screen or on-stage – in its latest culmination, his Gary V Presents concert series – the Filipino entertainment icon really lives up to his moniker. “It is amazing because I never planned to even enter ...

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Rahat Fateh Ali Khan: First Pakistani singer who gets


‘Lifetime Achievement Award’ Famed Pakistani singer Rahat Fateh Ali Khan was presented a lifetime achievement award by Oxford University. He was invited by the university to the Holy Hall academy where he received the award. He was given a tour of the museum and an old music room was also opened for him to view. He performed with singers from the institute and also ...

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Conjuring 2: Horror vs bereavement


The Conjuring 2 hit the theaters worldwide recently. Despite being on the screen for such a long time, it is seen as one of the most horror movies ever. The Conjuring 2 has real horror scenes and is based on a real life story of paranormal investigators taking up a case in England. There are some perceptions about deaths that ...

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Bieber to shut down gossip site HollywoodLife


Justin Bieber, who is probably still recovering from that little smack down recently–physically and spiritually–is taking on a new impenetrable wall: tabloids! But really, the singer’s rage is specifically pointed at HollywoodLife, which everyone knows is more or less a neon pink Lisa Frank lunchbox. He apparently fed up with a string of false items about him and his love ...

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Deepika Padukone becomes top Bollywood actress


Deepika Padukone continues to hold the top position in the “Ormax Stars India Loves” (Ormax SIL) survey for the fifth time in a row. Katrina Kaif, Kareena Kapoor Khan, Priyanka Chopra and Aishwarya Rai Bachchan are the other A-listers filling out the top five slots. With a sample size of 3,300 in 29 cities across India, the monthly survey assesses ...

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