JoJo & Jordan’s Wedding Date Will Be In 2021, ‘Bachelorette’ Star Reveals

They may have to wait longer than anticipated for their dream wedding, but JoJo Fletcher says she and Jordan Rodgers will get married “no matter what” while sharing plans for the big day with fellow former Bachelorette Rachel Lindsay. JoJo and Jordan — who got engaged on the 2016 season of the reality show — originally planned to tie the knot in June 2020, but were forced to postpone their wedding due to the ongoing coronavirus pandemic.

Now that their new wedding day is finally approaching, JoJo revealed that they couldn’t be more excited to walk down the aisle. “I got reminded today that our new wedding day is actually six months away, and that came as a shock to me because I couldn’t believe that it’s six months away we’re getting married,” she told Lindsay during an appearance on Extra. “Our new day is May of next year, and who knows what the state of our country and this world will look like, and I’m hoping at that point we are able to celebrate.”

While JoJo was being realistic about the possibility that she and Jordan may have to postpone their big wedding once again, she made it clear that they will get married as soon as possible. “I think that Jordan and I have decided, like, if it’s not going to work out to have this huge, extravagant wedding that we really have dreamed up, we’ll still do it on our own, together,” she said. “We’ve been engaged — it will be five years by our new wedding day. If we have to push it another year — six years, crazy — we will get married no matter what!”

Despite getting engaged over four years ago, JoJo and Jordan weren’t in a rush to get married right away because they wanted to make sure that their relationship was solid before they tied the knot. The couple documented their post-show journey on their YouTube series, Engaged with JoJo & Jordan, and the former NFL player re-proposed in August 2019 so that they could share that moment privately.

“3 years ago we got engaged in a way that some, if not all, would say is crazy and totally unconventional. & They were right. It was. But it was also very real,” she wrote on Instagram at the time. But as special as their onscreen proposal was, the one Jordan planned meant even more. “The show brought us together and set us up for a truly amazing proposal the first time around, but this time was all YOU. And that means everything and more to me,” she added. “I can’t wait to marry you!”

Despite her desire to marry Jordan after so many years together, JoJo told Entertainment Tonight in June that they wanted to make sure that they could celebrate with their family as safely as possible. “We would never sacrifice that day to just rush and get it done. So, if it can’t happen the way we want

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Gal Gadot Set to Star in Upcoming James Bond-Style Spy Film Heart of Stone

Move over, James Bond — there’s going to be a new spy in town.

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Gal Gadot is set to star in Heart of Stone, the first film in Skydance Media’s potential international spy franchise, which will have a “female spin,” according to Deadline.

The Old Guard’s Greg Rucka and Allison Schroeder, who was nominated for an Academy Award for Hidden Figures, will write the script, the outlet reported. Meanwhile, director Tom Harper, whose credits include The Aeronauts and Wild Rose, is in talks to head the production.

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The film will also be released through Gadot’s production company Pilot Wave, which she formed in Oct. 2019 with husband Jaron Varsano.

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Fans of Gadot, 35, will next see the Israeli actress in the highly-anticipated Wonder Woman 1984, which is set to hit theaters and HBO Max on Christmas Day following a number of delays due to the coronavirus pandemic.

“I’m so thrilled and excited to share this with you, and I can’t wait for you to finally see it,” the actress wrote on social media Wednesday about the upcoming sequel.

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While speaking about playing Wonder Woman, Gadot stressed the importance of making sure young children of all ages have a strong female role model to look up to.

“I have a 4-year-old daughter and she adores princesses at the same time she will tell me the princess is so weak, she falls asleep and the prince will come and kiss her and save her and he is the hero,” Gadot shared in 2016.

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“So I am so happy to be the one who is going to tell the Wonder Woman story. It is such an important story to tell,” she added. “It is so important for girls and boys to have a female, strong, super hero to look up to. The more the merrier and there is plenty of room for many more women to come and I am very happy to be a part of it.”

Wonder Woman 1984 will hit theaters, and be available to stream exclusively on HBO Max, on Dec. 25.

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Cynthia Erivo to Star in Film About African Princess Offered as ‘Gift’ to Queen Victoria

Cynthia Erivo will star in a film about the true story of Sara Forbes Bonetta, an African princess who in 1850 was offered as a “gift” to Queen Victoria and became her goddaughter.

The untitled film will be executive produced by Benedict Cumberbatch and developed and financed by BBC Film. Erivo will also produce herself along with Solome Williams of their company Edith’s Daughter, as will Leah Clarke and Adam Ackland for SunnyMarch and Rienkje Attoh for So & So Productions.

The film is based on “At Her Majesty’s Request,” a biography written by Walter Dean Myers that shows how a princess with the West African Egbado tribe (now Yewa) of the Yoruba people was orphaned and then sold into slavery before Captain Frederick E. Forbes of the British Royal Navy took her to England and offered her to the Queen.

Forbes Bonetta was originally born Omoba Aina and became a slave at age 5 in the court of King Ghezo of Dahomey. She was taken in 1850 and was renamed Sara Forbes Bonetta after the Navy officer’s ship the HMS Bonetta.

Erivo is a two-time Oscar nominee for her film “Harriet” from last year in which she played Harriet Tubman. Erivo was nominated for Best Actress and Best Original Song. She also can be seen in the series “The Outsider” and will next be seen in “Chaos Walking,” and she’s attached to an Amblin project called “Carrier” that’s based on a sci-fi podcast. She’ll also play Aretha Franklin in the next season of “Genius” and is attached to “Talent Show” for Universal.

Deadline first reported the news.

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Atlanta Hawks’ Depth A Plus In Era Of Covid-19, Star Shopping

When the Atlanta Hawks were finished shopping in free agency and making trade deals it looked like they had acquired so many quality players that General Manager Travis Schlenk had something up his sleeve, like perhaps a multi-player swap for a superstar to go with All-Star guard Trae Young.

The Hawks, per rules, had to spend most of their $43 million cap space. It could be that with not much money in the market, the Hawks had no choice but to make deals; they had to spend the money on the free agents, so they dove in. After all, they signed Danilio Gallinari at $19.5 million a season with the understanding he would be coming off the bench. Who does that but a team loaded with bucks?

The Hawks certainly had to have anxious moments as they chased guard Bogdan Bogdanovic with a fistful of cash. If the Sacramento Kings had matched the Atlanta offer for Bogdanovic what player was left out there the Hawks could have spent $72 million money on for four years?

The Hawks have acquired enough top-tier players through free agency and trades they could make a deal. Look at the top 12 guys. This is a deep team. So, perhaps, Schlenk and head coach Lloyd Pierce make a keen evaluation of the young core, and the veterans, and then skim the cream off the top, package the rest, and make a deal?

Schlenk, as a general manager of a pro franchise, and in order to keep his job, has to think about deals that make his club better. Collins, veteran wing Tony Snell, and one of the first-round picks might be enticing after Dec. 11, which is the first day Snell can be dealt.

“One of the things I really like about where we are is with the veteran guys we have, with the younger guys we have — we have a lot of guys on our roster that other teams value, so we always want to keep ourselves in position if there is a star player that comes available — we’re in position to go and try acquire them,” he said. “We’re in a nice situation there because we do have a lot of young talent that people value, and now we have good veterans that we can use to match salary. We’re going to continue to look to be aggressive as we build this team out.”

The sweetest deal would be for Milwaukee star Giannis Antetokounmpo, but he is likely to sign his supermax deal with the Bucks before December 21. The Bucks would not have surrendered three future first-round picks and multiple pick swaps to New Orleans for Jrue Holiday without some assurances Giannis was signable.

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Texans fired up for first U.S. Women’s Open in Lone Star State in nearly 30 years

Angela Stanford’s first experience at a U.S. Women’s Open came in 1991, when Meg Mallon won at Colonial Country Club not far from Stanford’s Fort Worth home. Seventh-grade Stanford bought a visor that week at Colonial and, years later, when she was competing alongside Mallon as a rookie on the LPGA, asked the World Golf Hall of Famer to sign it. It remains one of her prized pieces of sports memorabilia.

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“I just never dreamed that I’d get to play one in Texas,” said a giddy and grateful 43-year-old Stanford.

The 75th U.S. Women’s Open at Champions Golf Club, which gets underway Dec. 10, marks only the second time the championship will be held in the Lone Star State. It’s a startling stat given how many of LPGA legends have hailed from Texas, including Babe Zaharias, Kathy Whitworth, Betsy Rawls, Marilynn Smith, Judy Rankin, Sandra Palmer and Carol Mann. Stanford got teary-eyed just thinking about the opportunity on the 4 ½-hour drive down to media day last month.

“I know it’s a once-in-a-lifetime deal,” she said. “I can’t even put it into words.”

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Meg Mallon holds the U.S. Women’s Open trophy at the 1991 U.S. Women’s Open Championship at Colonial CC in Fort Worth, Texas, on July 14, 1991. (USGA)

There are seven Texans in the 156-player field, including three major winners and two-time U.S. Women’s Amateur champion Kristen Gillman. Brittany Lang is the only Texan competing who has won a U.S. Women’s Open.

Champions owner Jack Burke Jr., the oldest living Masters champion, still shows up to work every day at age 97. (He’ll turn 98 on Jan. 29.) The club’s rich history of tournaments includes the 1969 U.S. Open, 1967 Ryder Cup (captained by Ben Hogan), five PGA Tour Championships (won by the likes of Tiger Woods and David Duval) and the Houston Champions International (now the Vivant Houston Open), won by Arnold Palmer, Roberto De Vicenzo and Hubert Green.

No club in Texas has hosted more USGA championships than Champions.

Stacy Lewis grew up down the road in The Woodlands, Texas, and actually joined Champions when she and husband Gerrod Chadwell first moved to Houston.

“If you want to play with the best players,” she said, “that’s where you go.”

The couple now live at Golf Club of Houston, where Chadwell’s University of Houston team practices. Lewis, however, was recently extended a membership to Burkes’ historic club in the run-up to the Women’s Open.

“I’ve actually played Jackrabbit more than I’ve played Cypress,” said the former No. 1, referring to the second course that will be utilized championship week due to limited daylight.

While the Cypress course is open with massive greens, Jackrabbit presents a tighter test with a number of doglegs and smaller green complexes. A player could hit 16 or 17 greens on Cypress, Lewis said, and still shoot over par.

Given that the PGA’s Tour’s Houston Open welcomed fans in November, Lewis held out hope

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‘The Have And The Have Nots’ Star Angela Robinson On Her Character’s Fashion Choices

Angela Robinson portrays Veronica Harrington on Tyler Perry’s The Haves and the Have Nots and while she always brings her all to the character, she also brings the fashion.

In an interview with Page Six, she reveals how costume designer Crystal Hayslett pushed for Veronica Harrington to wear high fashion clothes from Christian Louboutin and Chiara Boni La Petite Robe.

The 57-year-old said, “Mr. [Tyler] Perry would always say, ‘Oh Lord, how much they cost?’ He was always looking at the bottom line.”

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She continued, “All you have to do is go to Tyler and say, ‘Hey, do you like this?’ And you would not have to take it any further than him. So that’s been a joy, but when you spend that money he’s like, ‘Wait, what? Wait a minute, how much is that?’”

As for her character, Robinson explained, “Veronica is a millionaire; she came from the projects, so she has the money now and she wants to enjoy the luxury of it. She has to look like money. She commands respect when she walks into a room. She is a woman that knows what she wants.”

The Have And The Have Nots airs on OWN. The premiere date of the eighth season has not yet been announced. 

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Jamal Adams Is Football’s Latest Style Star

In the world of sports, the pregame fit is the equivalent of a front row look during fashion week. Star players like LeBron James, Dwayne Wade, Cristiano Ronaldo, Russell Westbrook, and more have all stepped out on game day in their boldest, most peacocky ensembles. Remember when the Cleveland Cavaliers wore coordinated Thom Browne suits? With all eyes on them, the athletes have to look the part of a winning player before getting into uniform—and if you look fast, their strut to and from the arena could be mistaken for a model’s on a runway.

The latest athlete to prove their high fashion IQ is football star Jamal Adams, who is a safety for the Seattle Seahawks. On Monday, the 25-year-old’s team played against the Philadelphia Eagles at the Lincoln Financial Field in Philadelphia (the Seahawks won), and post-match, Adams was spotted departing his hotel wearing a look worth taking a second look at. He sported a floral-print Dries Van Noten puffer, pairing it with a Tom Ford turtleneck and duffle bag, white trousers, and crisp Maison Margiela sneakers. After game day, I’d imagine it can be enticing to slip into cozy sweats—but Adams (impressively) chose to dress up instead. And while I may not know all of the football terminology, I’d say this decisive look scored him a clear fashion touchdown. 

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Sports Illustrated model Carol Alt EXCLUSIVE: The star reveals how she looks so great at 60

Eighties supermodel Carol Alt – who was on the cover of Vogue and Harper’s Bazaar regularly for over a decade and also made the front of the Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Issue – turned 60-years-old on Tuesday.

And the brunette bombshell talked to exclusively about how she has maintained her incredible looks over the decades.

‘It’s all about what you eat!’ said the Private Parts actress. ‘I stay away from chemicals and GMOs and feed my brain good fats.’ She also makes sure she does at least a one minute workout every day.

She sure knows how to look fabulous: Carol Alt is see in 2019

The early days: And here she is modeling in 1988

She sure knows how to look fabulous: Carol Alt has talked to exclusively on her 60th birthday about staying young looking; here she is seen on the left in 2019 and on the right in 1988 as a model

Alt is known for sticking with a raw diet as she has authored several cook books on the subject.

The beauty also said that bread and processed foods cause damage because the body does not know what to do with them.

‘People went on those low fat or no fat diets which did not work out,’ explained Carol. ‘That is because when they take the fat out, they add sugar.

‘The body wants good fats like olive oil and avocados.

Smart model: It's all about what you eat!' said the Private Parts actress. 'I stay away from chemicals and GMOs and feed my brain good fats.' She also does a one minute workout every day

Smart model: It’s all about what you eat!’ said the Private Parts actress. ‘I stay away from chemicals and GMOs and feed my brain good fats.’ She also does a one minute workout every day

‘Did you know you can drink a ton of water but still feel dehydrated because you are not eating enough good fats?

‘It is important to include fat in your diet, and it will show on your skin, hair, nails.’

She started eating raw after she felt her looks were not as good as they could be.

‘When I started eating better my body and my skin started looking better, it was incredible,’ she said.

‘I work hard to look good because I love acting, I want to keep doing it, it is my goal, so that is my priority,’ she added.

Alt’s next acting gig is Paper Empire with Kelsey Grammer which will get a shoot date once the COVID-19 spike settles down.

Fats are good! 'Did you know you can drink a ton of water but still feel dehydrated because you are not eating enough good fats? 'It is important to include fat in your diet, and it will show on your skin, hair, nails.' Seen in the Eighties

Fats are good! ‘Did you know you can drink a ton of water but still feel dehydrated because you are not eating enough good fats? ‘It is important to include fat in your diet, and it will show on your skin, hair, nails.’ Seen in the Eighties

She also just made a movie with Eric Roberts titled My Last Best Friend about two identical-looking men.

Exercise also plays an important role for the Thunder In Paradise actress. 

The Los Island native also said the most important thing with working out is being consistent.

‘You need to do a little every day. but don’t kill yourself,’ she said. ‘You can’t push yourself too hard or else you will get sore and not want to do it again the next

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Matthew McConaughey Was a Hand Model Before He Hit It Big as a Movie Star

Matthew McConaughey is known for his good looks. He’s been identified as a sex symbol for quite some time and was named Sexiest Man Alive by People in 2005. 

However, despite his attractive face, one of his first opportunities in the business was as a hand model, not an actor. 

Matthew McConaughey did some hand modeling while in college

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“I used to chew my nails continuously, I had nothing,” McConaughey said. “And this lady told me, she goes, ‘You’ve got really nice hands, but your nails are horrible.’ She goes, ‘I think I can get you a hand modeling job if you quit chewing your nails.’”

As a broke college student, McConaughey’s interest was immediately piqued. 

“I said, ‘How much does that pay,’” McConaughey continued. “‘$120? I’ve never chewed my nails since. I got that job too.” 

Matthew McConaughey was also a waiter at a Black blues bar 

McConaughey also had another gig outside of hand modeling as well. Prior to landing that job, he worked as a waiter in a Black blues bar. Unfortunately, he wasn’t the most popular member of the staff at the bar, which is why he was so excited to get the hand modeling gig.

“[$120] was as much as two nights [at work],” McConaughey said. “I was working, I was a waiter at an all-Black blues bar. And the most I ever made—because out of all the staff, [they] didn’t want that one white guy waiting on them—most I ever made was $72 a night. So I remember that $120 being a big coup. 

Matthew McConaughey would skip class to go do PA work

Before he found his way to the front of the camera, McConaughey’s job opportunities in filmmaking were mostly limited to production assistant work. However, he was still taking classes.

“I wore a pager in those last two years when I was in film school,” McConaughey said. “And I was in the honors classes, and part of it was attendance. … I was trying to get some PA work around town, and anything I could get outside of class that had to do with being in front of the camera, behind the camera, I was going to do it.”

McConaughey’s determination was admirable, but his professors weren’t fans of him skipping class. 

“I remember the teachers going, ‘But understand, attendance is a biggie here.’ And I was like, ‘Look, if my pager goes off and were in the middle of class, and they want me to audition for that Dwight Yoakum video in Dallas, I’m out of here and I’m gonna go give it a shot.’” 

Thankfully, his professors eased up on him and allowed him to go chase his dream. He agreed to show up for every exam, and by the end of his schooling was able to earn

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Women’s Wellness Tech Company, Bellabeat, Adds New Star Hire

Wellness has grown to be a top priority in people’s life encompassing wellbeing, beauty and lifestyle. The industry has seen massive growth in the past few years worth over $4.2 trillion with wellness tourism predicting to be a $919 billion industry by 2022, which would represent about 18 percent of all global tourism. 

The rise of the industry has also sparked wellness tech into a  steep upward trajectory in the past few years. While tech giants like Apple and Samsung have played a major role in this development, there are also numerous other players in the wellness and beauty sector that shaped this market with the help of new, innovative products and technologies such as San Francisco startup Bellabeat.

Bellabeat is a data-oriented wellness tech company that was founded by Sandro Mur, Urška Sršen, and Lovepreet Singh in 2013. Headquartered in San Francisco with offices in London, Hong Kong, and Zagreb. The business focuses on women’s health and wellness but its main product is the Bellabeat Leaf. The Leaf is a water-resistant device that tracks your activity, stress, sleep, meditation, and reproductive health. The data is then shared with the consumer to help her adjust diet, exercise and wellness based on her hormones and menstrual cycle. It is made of hypoallergenic, vegan-friendly materials and can be worn as a necklace, bracelet, or clip, depending on which accessories you combine with it. Within four years after its inception, Bellabeat has already sold over 700,000 pieces of jewelry.

 Although the wellness tech sector is being flooded with wearables, like smartwatches or smart rings, there is still a distinct lack of products specifically aimed at women. Bellabeat’s smart jewelry, on the other hand, is designed with women’s health in mind. The Leaf was also named the best overall smart jewelry by Business Insider.

The menstrual cycle is a big part of just about any woman’s life. It affects the hormonal balance of the body, and, thus, it has a big impact on women’s wellbeing. With the Bellabeat Leaf and its accompanying app, women can track just about everything that might have an impact on their health or performance. This knowledge can then help them optimize their lives. While Bellabeat has seen success since 2017, the company has now added the economist Jeppe Christiansen to its board in an effort to advance the wellness tech industry even further. Christiansen, who is a distinguished economist with an MSc in Economics from the University of Copenhagen and has decades of professional experience in the financial sector, joined Bellabeat as a board member to further improve the business and its products to help it reach even more women.

At the moment, Christiansen is CEO of Maj Invest, which is an asset management business based in Copenhagen, as well as vice-chair of Novo Nordisk,

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