Louisiana’s Terrebonne Parish passed an ordinance this week to ban saggy pants in public. Their council voted 8-1 to pass the proposition despite divergent opinions in the community.
Offenders will be fined $50 for the first offense, $100 for the second offense and $100 plus 16 hours of mandatory community service for the third offense. A judge will determine the punishment for any further violations.
WWLTV reports that the local NAACP chapter wholeheartedly agreed with the ban. Jerome Boykin, the group’s president, declared, “There is nothing positive about people wearing saggy pants. This is not a black issue, this is not a white issue, this is a people issue… Young men who were in Read More →
MIAMI — Lilly Pulitzer, a Palm Beach socialite turned designer whose tropical print dresses became a sensation in the 1960s and later a fashion classic, died Sunday. She was 81.
Her death was confirmed by Gale Schiffman of Quattlebaum Funeral and Cremation Services in West Palm Beach. She did not know Pulitzer’s cause of death.
Pulitzer, who married into the famous newspaper family, got her start in fashion by spilling orange juice on her clothes. A rich housewife with time to spare and a husband who owned orange groves, she opened a juice stand in 1959, and asked her seamstress to make dresses in colorful prints that would camouflage fruit stains.
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NEW YORK (AP) — Facebook Home, the new application that takes over the front screen of a smartphone, is a bit of a corporate home invasion. Facebook is essentially moving into Google’s turf, taking advantage of software the search giant and competitor created.
Facebook Home will operate on phones running Google Inc.’s Android software and present Facebook status updates, messages and other content on the home screen, rather than making the user fire up Facebook’s app. The software will be available for users to download on April 12 and will come preloaded on a new phone from HTC Corp., sold by AT&T Inc. in the U.S. Read More →
Emma Watson’s name came up in made short, dry coughs printed materials, which caused the latest round of current statements open to doubt, and the Harry potter star took to sound of birds to make point clear on them.Universal studio said Friday there’s no truth to reports of Emma Watson being having love for to the picture roll adjustment of pleasing by sex prison conditions book fifty shades of gray. No one has been form still. But saying what will take place in the future and offering suggestions in connection with who should play main letters Christian gray and Ana Steele has gave a word (to actor) without end taking a chance. Read More →
Kate Middleton’s pregnancy may not have gotten off to the smoothest start, but the only bump in the road now is the one she’s been sporting under coats and dresses of late. With her morning sickness under control, the pregnant Duchess of Cambridge, 31, is looking and feeling lovely as she prepares for the July birth of her first child with Prince William.
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That last name may not mean much to everybody who watched American Idol’s female semifinals show Tuesday, but it does to female singers with gospel and R&B in their backgrounds. And I’d lay cash money it means something to Candice Glover.
Famous singer and actress Zenzile Miriam Makeba was born in South Africa’s famous city Johannesburg,on 4 March 1932. “Pata Pata” song was the reason of her rising in entertainment industry.
Miriam Makeba’s childhood wasn’t something to remember because
she spent the first six months of her life in jail after her mother was sent to prison when she was just eighteen days old.Even Makeba’s father died when she was just six years old.
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(CNN) — Rising from the desert like a white Arabian castle, Umm Qarn has all the trimmings you’d expect of a six-star luxury hotel.
Walk through the grand marble entrance, replete with chandelier, and you’ll find a fitness studio, swimming pool, solarium and international restaurant.
But behind the gold-plated doors, a team of fitness gurus from across the world is catering to an unlikely guest.
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Kim Kardashian is hardly known for keeping her private life private, so we’re not completely surprised with her latest stunt: posing in a rather intimate position with boyfriend Kanye West on the front cover of French magazine L’Officiel Hommes. In fact, she’s made a career out of sharing a bit too much – let’s not forget she was thrust into the spotlight years ago after her sex tape with singer Ray J was leaked on the internet.
Recently, the reality TV star and self-promotion expert revealed that she’d like to be a bit more reserved, especially now that she’s bringing a mini-Kardashian into the world. However, she’s not quite ready for that, as this new image shows. Read More →
Lindsay Lohan’s new lawyer has filed a motion seeking dismissal of Lindsay’s lying-to-cops case on grounds she wasn’t read her Miranda rights but he’s WAY off base.
Attorney Mark Heller isn’t getting started off on the right foot. First of all, there was NO need to Mirandize Lindsay since she was not in custody and it’s perfectly legal to question people involved in a car accident without reading them their rights. Lindsay’s problem is that she lied when she said she wasn’t driving the Porsche that crashed last June on Pacific Coast Highway. Read More →