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Congratulations Are Pouring In For Korean Actors Son Ye-jin And Hyun Bin

Korean actors Son Ye-jin and Hyun Bin who tied the knot on March 31 this year are soon to become parents. Actress Son Ye-jin announced her pregnancy on Instagram on Monday. She wrote a new life had come to them.

HIGHLIGHTS

• Actors Son Ye-jin and Hyun Bin first met in 2011 on the sets of Secret Garden
• They were seen together during the 2014 Bucheon International Fantastic Film Festival
• They again come together to work in the 2017 movie The Negotiation

Son Ye-jin

What Did Son Ye-jin Wrote On Instagram?

“A new life has come to us”, penned Son Ye-jin in her Insta post. She further said she was feeling changes in her body with concern and excitement. The post further read that they hadn’t even disclosed the news to anyone around them. But she wanted to share the news with her fans and acquaintances. She also posted a beautiful picture of the setting sun.

Son Ye-jin

A Timeline Of Their Relationship

• In 2011, Son Ye-jin and Hyun Bin first starred together in Secret Garden but their characters never met. Son Ye-jin had a cameo in the movie.

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See The Teaser Of ‘Squid Game’ Season 2

The much-awaited Season 2 of the most popular drama series ‘Squid Game’ is ready to hit Netflix anytime soon. Netflix confirmed the return of the series by dropping a brief teaser of season two on Sunday.

HIGHLIGHTS

• Squid Game Season 2 teaser dropped on Netflix
• The clip features a brief animation of a gigantic animatronic doll
• It confirms the return of Gi-hun (Lee Jung-jae) and Front Man (Lee Byung-hun)
• Season 1 of Squid Game was Netflix’s biggest TV show ever

Squid Game Season 2 Teaser

Squid Game Season 2 Teaser

The clip was shared with a message in which the creator, writer, director, and executive producer Hwang Dong-Hyuk shared more details about the characters returning to the Season 2 of the Netflix thriller. “Red light… GREENLIGHT!” read the message while the clip featured a brief animation of the gigantic animatronic doll that is considered the crux of the ‘Squid Game’ plot.

Statement From The Creator

Hwang said that it took him 12 years to bring the Season 1 of the ‘Squid Game’ to life. The first season of the game started on 17 September 2021 and it contained 9 episodes. The … Read the rest

Look Who Is Dancing At The Britney Spears And Sham Ashgari’s Dreamy Wedding

Britney Spears broke the news of her marriage with her long-time boyfriend Sam Ashgari at her California home and the dreamy wedding was attended by close friends only. The names that adorn the guest list include everyone from Madonna, Drew Barrymore, and Selena Gomez to Paris Hilton.

HIGHLIGHTS

• Britney Spears shared pictures of her dreamy wedding with Sam Ashgari
• Paris Hilton called Britney and Sam the fairytale couple in one of her Instagram pictures
• Britney’s ex-husband tried to sabotage the wedding but was arrested

Britney Spears And Sam Ashgari’s Wedding Clip

Britney Spears And Sam Ashgari’s Wedding Clip

The pop star shared a video with the caption “Fairytales are real”. The video shows Britney spears in an off-shoulder white gown walking down the aisle and kissing the groom. The video also shows other moments from the ceremony.

Britney’s Off-Shoulder Gown

Britney’s Off-Shoulder Gown

For the wedding, Britney Spears opted for a bridal ensemble by Versace. She had an off-shoulder gown with a matching neckpiece, veil, and gloves. Sam Ashgari donned a black suit with a bowtie.

Later Britney Spears changed her dress to black for a photo shoot where she and Selena … Read the rest

Americas Summit: Joe Biden Hopeful Of Positive Outcome Despite Open Criticism

US President Joe Biden’s Americas summit with leaders from across the hemisphere is a carefully choreographed bid to show that democracy can work. Biden welcomed the leaders in Los Angeles for the summit but faced open criticism for being selective in inviting leaders.

HIGHLIGHTS

• Joe Biden was criticized for calling Cuba, Nicaragua, and Venezuela autocrats
• Belize, the smallest nation in hemisphere, came in open criticism of Biden
• Biden met Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro for the first time at the summit
• Biden is closing the summit on Friday

Why Was Joe Biden Criticized?

Joe Biden Criticized

Biden’s decision of excluding the leftist leaders of Cuba, Nicaragua, and Venezuela on the grounds that they are autocrats didn’t go down well with Mexican President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador who called for a boycott of the summit.

Argentina’s center-left president, Alberto Fernandez, said dialogue was the best way to promote democracy but criticized Biden for imposing a right of admission on member countries of the continent for being the host country of the summit.

But the hardest criticism was from Belize whose representatives told Biden that not inviting … Read the rest

WHO Says This On World No Tobacco Day 2022

World No Tobacco Day 2022 would be used to highlight the environmental impact of the tobacco cycle decided by the UN. Also, the world agency has statistics showing the impact of tobacco on the environment.

HIGHLIGHTS

• The UN would highlight the environmental impact of tobacco on World No Tobacco Day 2022
• The world agency has shared a fact sheet to aware people about the harmful impact of tobacco on the environment
• Austria’s Cancer Council also shares interesting statistics about challenges faced by smokers in quitting

What UN Has To Say On World No Tobacco Day 2022?

Tobacco Day 2022

The consumption of tobacco leaves a devastating impact on the environment, WHO said while releasing a fact-sheet highlighting the environmental impact of tobacco consumption. The data provided in the fact sheet relates large-scale deforestation and loss of biodiversity including wildlife to tobacco consumption.

WHO further makes tobacco consumption responsible for the depletion of water, exhaustion of fossil fuel and metal resources, and desertification by loss of soil fertility.

WHO’s Fact-Sheet:

• Every year 8 million people die from tobacco use
• 600,000,000 trees are chopped
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Johnny Depp Had A Broken Bottle Against My Face Recounted Amber Heard

Amber Heard recounted an incident when her ex-husband Johnny Depp threatened to “carve up” her face with a broken bottle one month after their marriage in 2015.

HIGHLIGHTS

• Amber Heard recounted harrowing details of domestic abuse by her ex-husband Johnny Depp
• They married in 2015 and divorced two years later
• Depp brought a defamation suit of $50 million against Heard
• Heard countersued Depp and charged $100 million

What Was That Incident?

Incident

It happened in March 2015 in Australia during the filming of the fifth installment of the “Pirates” series. Heard said that she confronted Depp for his drinking habit and he dared her to take his bottle from him. Heard went ahead and threw a bottle on the floor. Irritated, Depp started hitting her with beer cans but she escaped unhurt. Finally, he broke a bottle and threatened Heard to “carve up” her face. He even tore her nightgown and sexually assaulted her that night.

What Is The Case Heard Was Testifying For?

The 36-year-old “Aquaman” actress was testifying for a defamation case filed against her by her actor husband … Read the rest