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Kells man makes joke on facebook – story goes viral!

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Well, we had an interesting day in the north of Meath today! My facebook was rife with a story of a lion escaping from Duffy’s circus and roaming the back fields of Kells, Co. Meath behind two of the town’s Secondary Schools. 

I was in Blanchardstown at the time, and posted on the facebook page the story that I had gathered from people’s statuses which was basically that the lion had escaped from the circus and that the Irish Army were out with their guns at the ready to shoot the Lion. Some people were disgusted at the inhumane way to solve the problem, others pointed out that tranquilizer guns were only accurate at a very short range, while others insisted that the welfare of the town’s people was the most important thing. One man even light-heartedly pointed out that “The lion will get sick of Kells fairly quickly and leave”.

One of the funniest facebook posts I saw was a sneaky screenshot one of my pals took from a snapchat that her friend sent her, complete with Lion’s mane coloured in around her face! While another, who loves cats wished the Lion would wander her way so she could “give it a good home”! I love my friends and their sense of humour!

Well, the story even managed to make LMFM news, but Tara Clarke quickly quashed the rumours on my facebook page by outing a Mr. Adrian Brady as the culprit of the viral Lion story!

Adrian defended the claim that it was a lie by saying “it was a conversation that got blown out into something massive” and when I suggested that he should have kept the lie on fire he claimed that he “tried but some people came up to the estate to see the tiger\lion and I couldn’t stop laughing”…
The fact that people went on a hunt for the lion, instead of hiding in their houses boggles the mind! 

So, here’s what actually happened:

Adrian’s friend Timmy posted this status on facebook and Adrian replied accordingly: 

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And the story appears to have taken off from there! The chinese whispers then began, that it was in fact a tiger and not a lion, when Adrian posted this photo:

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And this is the tiger that everyone came to Adrian’s estate to see! 

And that is how this story got out of hand and went viral! When I asked Adrian if he had anything to add to the story, he simply replied “Ah, nothing more I can really say about it, apart from how quick something can spread around this town”!

So there ya have it, there’s no lions, or tigers in Kells, and the circus is still up and running! So you can now to go bed safe, and stop hunting for the lion/tiger!

As Carlos Ruiz Zafon once said: “In small towns, news travels at the speed of boredom”, in this case there was never a truer word said!

Good man Adrian!

Jazz x

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One Direction – Is this the Best Video Ever??

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One Direction – Is this the Best Video Ever??

Ok, so the One Directioners have FINALLY released the first video from the third album after LOADS of cheeky snippets to tease us! And it does not fail to disappoint.

The video sees a big film exec talking himself up with references to Angelina and Brad, when a sexy secretary announces “One Direction are here”, the producer shouts “I LOVE The Direction” and here enters the boys to talk about their up and coming “film”. He introduces himself to the boys (and calls Zayn “Zack”, when Zayn corrects him he roars “Whatever”) And in walks the sexy secretary, who Louis and Liam don’t hesitate to eye up… And it is none other than Zayn dressed as a woman, and a fine woman he makes! Marcel the marketing guy is introduced and it is a very geeky Harry, who is very excited about the dance aspect to the film and then introduces Leeroy (Liam) the choreographer, who does a lovely little shimmy routine for all the boys! (So far, so good, I say!)

Marcel then HILARIOUSLY moves on to styling for the boys and shows them an iconic Backstreet Boys image in all-white matching attire with the 1D boys faces super imposed, they are all openly disgusted. They are then shown an iconic Take That image, all in leather with the boys faces super-imposed, to which the recoil in horror, each suggestion thereafter is worse and worse (except the YMCA one, which I think is GENIUS) and finally, 2 minutes and 40 seconds in, Harry starts singing, in a dulcet, but slightly aggressive tone! Mmm, Harry!

As usual, for the rest of the video, madness ensues, from Harry coming on to Zayn (dressed as a sexy secretary), the boys wrecking an office and clips of mayhem from their tour and a funky little piss-take dance routine, before the poignant moment at the end, where there is a massive poster of the boys on a wall and Zayn spray paints “THIS IS US” on it… Ahh, bless.

And the video ends and I am so impressed with the three boys cameos that I am slightly disappointed that Louis and Niall (My two favourites) didn’t take the piss out of themselves with a cameo…

AND THEN the end credits reveal that the two boys were in fact the two hairy, fat, old studio execs and I am SHOCKED and delighted, there are a few cute little outtakes in the end credits too.

Is this the best song ever?

Probably not, but it’s a bloody good song and a really good video! My love for One Direction has gone up, yet again! Fair play to the boys, and to James Corden who wrote the script for the video, alongside Ben Winston, who also directed the video.

BRAVO, 1D!

What do you guys thing? Especially non 1D fans? Should they get a pat on the back for good acting?

Jazz x

Eva and Ryan sitting in a tree… Ryan goes and gets on one knee!

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So… The world’s most beautiful woman and the world’s most over-rated man (it’s just my opinion, none of you have to agree) are to get engaged!

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the couple at Land of the Pines Premier

According to Star magazine, Eva hinted at Ryan that she wanted to be married before she’s 40 but GET THIS… Eva Mendes doesn’t need to drop hints, she’s a RIDE and Ryan was planning on asking for her hand in marriage anyways! Yayyyyyy!

According to Star mag, Gosling has even been helping ring designer Neil Lane design a Lil sumthin’, sumthin’ for the lady herself!

Gosling is filming his directorial debut, which Eva is also starring in at the moment, but he reportedly has something special planned for Eva soon!

The alleged insider told Star mag: “He’s planning a romantic getaway once their movie How To Catch A Monster wraps.

“He tricked her into believing the trip is to celebrate the movie. Eva is completely clueless.”

Well she’s not now! Sorry Eva!

There are also reports that as professional as Gosling is at his job, all Eva has to do is throw a lil sneaky dirty look his way and they’re all over each other! Good woman Eva!

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Ah they look well together in fairness

I may disagree with the female population of the world on how attractive the bold Gosling is, but all the same I just LOVE a good celeb couple and would I love to see them last! AND obviously I can’t WAIT to see Eva’s dress! What do you guys think!? Heartbroken or anyone agree with me that he’s over rated in the looks department!? Look at the face ladies, not the body!!!

Jazz x

Bressie releases brand new video “Show Me Love”

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So this morning, Irish sensation Bressie posted his new video on twitter, which is already causing a huge stir and I can CERTAINLY see why!

The song is catchy, the riff is rockin’, and the video is HILARIOUS! Starring none other than two of the most loved young actors in Ireland and the UK at the minute, David Rawle and Ian O’Reilly, who play Martin and Padraic in the Irish hit show Moone Boy, Bressie definitely has a huge success on his hands with this one!

No doubt Bressie struck up a brilliant relationship with the two lads on the set of “Moone Boy”, in which Bressie has a starring role in the upcoming season! Can’t wait to see his acting debut alongside Chris O’Dowd, very exciting!

The two young lads play a blinder in their roles as record execs in Bressie’s new video and the outcome is absolutely BRILLIANT! I can’t count the times I laughed out loud at their antics in the video!

Good man Bressie, you can do no wrong in our eyes!

Jazz x

Beyonce Super Bowl Performance 2013 Half Time Show!

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Ok folks, so these videos are being deleted from the internet every few minutes, I HOPE this one stays up! Being from Ireland, twitter and my facebook newsfeed has KILLED me! I couldn’t watch Beyonce, and as I’m sure you all know, I just LOVE her, HOWEVER the NFL has blocked EVERY link I could find for her performance! LUCKILY (for me) I took a video of the low quality video on my phone but I am afraid to upload it anywhere in case I get in trouble from the people that own the internet (like!) :p But as I said, hopefully this link will stay put for you all to enjoy!


I can promise it was THE most AMAZING Super Bowl show EVER though I’m sure that doesn’t help!

Beyonce had the crowd going CRAZY (in Love) with the huge 2003 hit of the same name, but with a little reggae beat thrown in and cue some crazy electric guitars by a FIERCE female guitarist. A few more hip hop beats and a seductive roll of the hips, flick of the hair and pucker of the lips, Beyonce blew a kiss to the audience and began the intro to MY fave Beyonce song “End of Time”, but with a little sax! This woman is literally the QUEEN of entertainment, everyone else may thrown down their crowns! Following this Beyonce stood in front of an interactive screen and then there was at least FIVE Beyonce’s onstage for her hit “Baby Boy”, it really strikes me at this instance that however contrived the word “fierce” may be to describe Beyonce, it REALLY is the only word that works.

Moving on to the moment we’ve all been waiting for: the intro music to “Bootylicious” strikes up “Kelly, can you handle this?” Kelly Rowland FLIES up out of the floor and strikes a FIERCE pose. “Michelle, can you handle this?” Michelle pops up, arms flailing and with an expression of a deer caught in the headlights, before remembering “Shit, I’m supposed to look fierce” and attempting to pull it off… She does, a bit. Beyonce does the whole “I don’t think she can handle this” and I laugh at the fact that none of them can see the fact it sounds completely sarcastic… I’m sorry lads, but I actually don’t think Michelle can handle this! Granted, I have a feeling Kelly has been taking lessons on how to be “fierce like Beyonce” because for the first time in my life she is very much on par with Beyonce, Michelle just lacks that fire somewhat, but then she always did. Perhaps Kelly’s success with D. Guetta has made her feel she deserves the stage as much as Beyonce, whatever it is though, it suits her!

“Independent Woman” is, of course amazing! Beyonce’s vocals outshine the other two, the stage is on fire, it’s all pretty amazing! And THEN, OMG DESTINY’S CHILD ARE DOING “SINGLE LADIES” TOGETHER! Beyonce asks “NOW WAIT… Kelly and Michelle, will y’all help me sing this one?” to which Kelly replies “SHO NO BABY”… WTF Kelly? Is that a yes or a no!? They help her sing it anyway, they dance along and it’s all FAIRLY epic! I can not get OVER how fierce Kelly is! The girl is OWNING the stage up there beside Beyonce, Michelle is a little bit stiff, but I want to take it easy on her! There are HUNDREDS of dancers on stage, Beyonce at centre stage, the only one anybody’s eyes are drawn to, it says it all about her. And I hate to say it because I LOVED DC but now I remember why Beyonce went solo, she is quite simply put, better off on her own. The other two add feck all to the mix. Beyonce has star power and a charisma on-stage that even the likes of Gaga, Madonna, Christina and even Britney can only dream of. She’s untouchable.
She ends the show with a tear-jerking rendition of “Halo” and she is revelling in her moment. You can see the joy on her face. She loves this shit. And we love her for it. Go on Beyonce!

The woman is truly amazing! At the Super Bowl Press Conference Beyonce said “This is what I was born to do”… She was right. The performance was fierce, bold, memorable and electric—the best I have ever seen. And ANYBODY that gave out about her singing along to a pre-recorded track at the Inauguration can actually piss right off after this performance. Beyonce can do what she wants, ya hear!?

Apologies for the amount of time I said “fierce” in this post! THERE JUST ARE NO OTHER WORDS!

Jazz

Wanna catch the first glimpse of Kim Kardashians *bump*!?

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Just hours after showbizspy revealed a source who claimed that Kanye is too “squeamish” to be at the birthday of the Kimye baby, Kim Kardashian has taken to instagram to post a picture of sister Khloe holding up the peplum in her peplum dress to uncover… The Kimye bump!

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Kim looks amazing as usual, even after Kanye made an absolute tit of himself (yet again) by being reported to have said he would “stick to pacing outside in the delivery room”.

A source also quoted “He is embarrassed about it, but Kanye has always fainted at the sight of blood. And he feels very squeamish at the thought of watching the birth. The truth is, Kanye is scared he will just add to Kim’s anxiety during labour.”

Manly!!!!! Good lad Kanye!

Either way, no doubt the baby will be one of the most beautiful and spoilt baby’s celebland has ever seen!

Kimye for life… Right!? Hmmm…

Jazz

We’ve got the inside scoop on the most popular 1D member right here!

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I’ll let you think about it for a second… Reeeeealllllly think about it! Who is your favourite member of One Direction?

I’ve always had a clear favourite, but then I am biased because I’m Irish… Ange is even more biased, because not only is she Irish but she’s from Mullingar…

The most popular One Direction member is OFFICIALLY……….

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Niall Horan, of course!

So we were right all along, the cheeky chap from Mullingar is indeed the most popular member of the most popular band in the world… So does that make him the most popular person in the world right now?! Probably!

How do I figure Niall is the most popular member of the band, I’m sure you are wondering! Well, it’s all about the sales of their dolls! Amazon have released official sales figures for 2012 and Niall Horan’s dolls make up 25.2% of the sales! He’s seen an increase of 7% since last year, whereas Harry Style’s dolls sales have decreased by 15% Personally, it’s no wonder because Harry’s doll creeps the bejeesus outta me!

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Niall Horan doll

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Harry Styles doll

The Sun newspaper quoted Ulrike Wingenter-Davey, from Amazon, as saying: “It’s no longer the foppish curls of Harry but the Irish charm of Niall that seems to be a hit with One Direction fans.” Hurrahhhhh!

Although I’m sure Harry Style’s isn’t exactly crying into the pillow in his million dollar mansion! In this month’s British Vogue, the band have a full spread in which they look very mature and sophisticated. Harry is clearly Vogue’s favourite member as his head-shot gets a whole page to himself while the other boys head-shots share a page! It’s a travesty! Check out their group pic here!

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Photograph by Patrick Demarchelier for British Vogue

For those of you interested in the sales figures for the One Direction dolls last year and this year, here they are:

One Direction dolls in order of popularity:

2012:

1. Niall Horan 25.2 per cent

2. Louis Tomlinson 21.3 per cent

3. Harry Styles 20.4 per cent

4. Zayn Malik 19.3 per cent

5. Liam Payne 13.7 per cent

2011:

1. Harry Styles 35.5 per cent

2. Niall Horan 17.9 per cent

3. Zayn Malik 16.2 per cent

4. Louis Tomlinson 15.7 per cent

5. Liam Payne 14.7 per cent

Oh, poor Liam! Please comment underneath with your favourite member of One Direction and let the public really speak! Of course, if it is your choice to comment and give out to me for posting about One Direction, also please do so! 😛 However, be aware that I am 100% unashamed in my love for One Direction!

Jazz.