Every good princess needs a tiara, right? Kate Middleton was seen wearing the sparkly accessory while attending an event at Buckingham Palace earlier this week. The occasion marked the first time Kate has been spotted wearing a tiara since her 2011 wedding to Prince William. The new mother complemented the headgear with diamond earrings and a white lace dress. Prince William wore a white tie and tails.
The game show Wheel of Fortune has apologized for featuring a puzzle with the answer The Fast and the Furious just two days after the tragic death of the franchise star Paul Walker. The show’s Twitter account points out the episode was taped in early October and called the incident an “unfortunate coincidence.” Similarly, actor Jason Biggs went on Twitter to call out a Los Angeles coffee shop for having tip jars inviting customers to vote for their favourite Walker movie.
Restaurant chain Applebee’s has announced plans to put a computer tablet at every table. The device will allow customers to order food and pay the bill and even play video games during their time at the eatery. The tablets are expected to be in all 1,860 Applebee’s in the United States by mid-2014 and management states the change won’t affect staffing levels.
Justin Bieber’s graffiti habits have earned him a sharp rebuke from an Aussie mayor. Tom Tate, mayor of Gold Coast, Australia, has issued an ultimatum to the Canadian pop star who decorated a hotel wall with spray paint during his visit to the city last week. Said Tate: “I’ve got a message for pop princess Justin Beaver. We love your music but we hate your graffiti and your vandalism here in our city.” Tate also gave Bieber two choices: “Come back and clean up your mess or come back and sing at the [Mayor’s Christmas Carols] event on the 7th of December.”
THE REAL WORLD
Every so often we need a reminder that nobody is perfect. The European advocacy group Pro Infirmis has created a series of mannequins in the hope they will make an impression in the image-obsessed retail world. The mannequins depict people with missing limbs, scoliosis and brittle bone disease and were modelled after real-life personalities including Paralympic athlete Urs Kolly, actor Erwin Aljukic and Miss Handicap 2010 Jasmine Rechsteiner.
Talk about your awkward moments. A theatre full of kids and parents in Tampa, Fla., were waiting for the animated Disney movie Frozen to begin when they were accidentally shown the trailer for the art house sex film Nymphomaniac. The graphic trailer ran in its entirety and had guardians scrambling. “It seemed like forever when you’re trying to, you know, covers a little guy’s eyes,” said one grandmother.
Source: The Guardian