Lawyers defending Ecuadorian rainforest residents in an environmental brawl against Chevron have accused Sharon Stone of skipping a protest she was paid to attend. It cost over $77,000 to cover the actress’s travel costs, plus a whopping fee of $275,000.
An Italian court has sentenced famous Italian actress Ornella Muti to eight months in prison or a fine of 30,000 euros for skipping a play and faking a medical certificate to have dinner with Russian President Vladimir Putin, local media reported.
With the cinema release of “Fifty Shades of Grey” planned for Valentine’s Day, UK firms are cashing in on the nation’s newfound sexual deviance. Meanwhile, emergency services are on standby for a spate of “bedroom antics-gone-wrong.”
Leader of the UK Independence Party (UKIP) Nigel Farage has said the single biggest fear for the Conservative and Labour Parties is an increased number of UKIP MPs in Parliament after May’s general election.
Staff at hardware store B&Q have been urged to brush up on their intimate knowledge of “mummy porn” novel Fifty Shades of Grey and prepare for a heightened demand for cable ties, tape and rope as the BDSM film adaption hits the big screen.
Online activists have launched a campaign against the controversial release of Fifty Shades of Grey. The movement claims the film glamorizes domestic violence, and urges fans to boycott the cinema release.
Gaffe-prone London Mayor Boris Johnson has shared a psychological profile of Islamist militants, saying that they turn to violent extremism are “literally w*nkers” who do so because they are “rejected by women.”
Comedian and activist Russell Brand has received an invitation from docklands workers in Cumbria after he called for the UK’s Trident nuclear deterrent replacement program, which their jobs depend on, to be scrapped.