After reading this story I just laid my head down on my desk, sighed and then laughed. MADNESS! Via The Independent The sign language interpreter used by the African National Congress during Nelson Mandela’s memorial service at Johannesburg FNB football stadium yesterday was a fake, it has been claimed today. Bruno Druchen, the national director of the Deaf Federation of South Africa said the unnamed man seen on television next to leaders such as US President Barack Obama “was moving his hands […]
BBC News reports that South African president Jacob Zuma has announced that Nelson Mandela has sadly passed away. He was 95 years old. “Our nation has lost its greatest son,” Mr Zuma said. Rest In Peace Nelson Rolihlahla Mandela. Freedom fighter.
BBC News reports that actor Paul Walker (40) died yesterday afternoon in a car crash in California. The Fast & Furious star was a passenger in a Porsche sports car driven by a friend – who also died – when it crashed north of Los Angeles. Walker was said to be attending a charity event at the time. … This is really sad and shocking news to wake up to. Rest In Peace Paul Walker.
Felix Dexter’s friends/former colleagues actress Judith Jacob and comedian Angie Le Mar share insights of their friendship with the late star, who died earlier this month following a battle with multiple myeloma, a type of bone marrow cancer. CLICK HERE TO LISTEN Rest In Peace Felix Dexter.
Police have arrested a man after a young woman was fatally shot in Kilburn while out celebrating her birthday in the early hours of Saturday morning. 24-year-old Sabrina Moss (who was also the mother of one child), from the Neasden area, died in hospital on Saturday morning. Another 24-year-old woman also suffered gunshot injuries and is recovering in hospital. It has been reported that before the shooting Sabrina was talking to a group of people when two black males approached, opened fire and […]
[Thanks Keysha] MJ fans worldwide are weeping right now. Ola you need help girl. Mad News readers…. your thoughts please…..
It has been reported that former Choice FM presenter Kirk Anthony has died in Lagos, Nigeria. Earlier today radio station Smooth 98.1FM posted the following messages: With very heavy hearts, @Smooth981FM announces the passing of our dear friend & colleague, Kirk Anthony, who passed away yesterday. #RIPKirk — Smooth98.1FM (@Smooth981FM) June 1, 2013 Words cannot express the magnitude of this loss. He was truly an amazing man who did what he loved with so much passion. #RIPKirk — Smooth98.1FM (@Smooth981FM) June 1, […]
The Associated Press reports that Chris Kelly from the hit 1990s Hip Hop duo Kriss Kross has died at the age of 34. Chris died at an Atlanta hospital on Wednesday of an apparent drug overdose at his home, authorities said. No official cause of death has been determined, pending an autopsy. Chris “Mac Daddy,” Kelly and his group mate, Chris “Daddy Mac” Smith, were discovered by music producer Jermaine Dupri while performing at an Atlanta shopping mall. Dupri signed the duo and they later […]
Rapper Lil Wayne (real name Dwayne Carter) has finally issued a public apology to the family of slain teenager Emmett Till. Wayne caused controversy earlier this year when he appeared on the remix of Atlanta artist Future’s unreleased single ’Karate Chop’ and rapped the line, “beat the p*ssy up like Emmett Till.” Emmett Till was a 14 year old African-American boy who was brutally murdered in Mississippi in 1955, after he reportedly whistled and flirted with Carolyn Bryant, a 21 year old Caucasian woman. Click here to read more. Till’s family demanded an […]
Earlier this year Lil Wayne (real name Dwayne Carter) caused controversy when he appeared on the remix of Atlanta artist Future’s unreleased single ‘Karate Chop’ and rapped the line, “beat the p*ssy up like Emmett Till.” For those of you who don’t know who Emmett Till is, Till was a 14 year old African-American boy who was brutally murdered in Mississippi in 1955, after he reportedly whistled and flirted with Carolyn Bryant, a 21 year old Caucasian woman. Till was from Chicago, Illinois, visiting his relatives in Money, Mississippi, in the Mississippi Delta region, when […]