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Oprah Winfrey Reveals Why She Almost Didn't Give Her Golden Globes Speech

Oprah Winfrey Reveals Why She Almost Didn't Give Her Golden Globes Speech

Oprah Winfrey almost wasn’t able to give her powerful speech at this year’s Golden Globes!

The television personality recently revealed that before she took the stage, she realized her mouth was incredibly dry.

“I must have been more nervous than I thought, because I’ve never had dry mouth before,” Oprah told People.

She added, “In the middle of the speech I thought, ‘I can’t move my gums.’ I started to articulate because I was trying to get over my gums.”

Despite the issue, Oprah‘s speech clearly made an impact and even began a movement to get her to run for president!

Olympic Skier Gus Kenworthy Adopts Puppy From Korean Dog Meat Farm

Olympic Skier Gus Kenworthy Adopts Puppy From Korean Dog Meat Farm

Team USA’s Gus Kenworthy is once again wrapping up the Winter Olympics with a rescue dog.

The 26-year-old Olympic freestyle skier took to Instagram on Friday (February 23) during the 2018 Winter Olympics to reveal that he and his boyfriend Matthew Wilkas rescued a puppy named Beemo from one of South Korea’s many dog meat farms.

“This morning Matt and I had a heart-wrenching visited to one of the 17,000 dog farms here in South Korea,” Gus captioned the slideshow below. “Across the country there are 2.5 million dogs being raised for food in some of the most disturbing conditions imaginable. Yes, there is an argument to be made that eating dogs is a part of Korean culture. And, while [I] don’t personally agree with it, I do agree that it’s not my place to impose western ideals on the people here. The way these animals are being treated, however, is completely inhumane and culture should never be a scapegoat for cruelty.”

Beemo was one of 90 dogs living in cold, cramped outdoor cages and neglectful, cruel conditions.

Good news: Gus shared that the farm they visited is being shut down, and all of the pups are being flown to the U.S. and Canada, where they will be put up for adoption with the help of Humane Society International.

“I’m hoping to use this visit as an opportunity to raise awareness to the inhumanity of the dog meat trade here in Korea and the plight of dogs everywhere, including back home in the US where millions of dogs are in need of loving homes!” Gus added. “Go to @hsiglobal’s page to see how you can help.”

Gus also rescued five stray dogs at the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi, Russia.

See his full post below.

This morning Matt and I had a heart-wrenching visited to one of the 17,000 dog farms here in South Korea. Across the country there are 2.5 million dogs being raised for food in some of the most disturbing conditions imaginable. Yes, there is an argument to be made that eating dogs is a part of Korean culture. And, while don't personally agree with it, I do agree that it's not my place to impose western ideals on the people here. The way these animals are being treated, however, is completely inhumane and culture should never be a scapegoat for cruelty. I was told that the dogs on this particular farm were kept in "good conditions" by comparison to other farms. The dogs here are malnourished and physically abused, crammed into tiny wire-floored pens, and exposed to the freezing winter elements and scorching summer conditions. When it comes time to put one down it is done so in front of the other dogs by means of electrocution sometimes taking up to 20 agonizing minutes. Despite the beliefs of the Korean public at large, these dogs are no different from the ones we call pets back home. Some of them were even pets at one time and were stolen or found and sold into the dog meat trade. Luckily, this particular farm (thanks to the hard work of the Humane Society International and the cooperation of a farmer who's seen the error of his ways) is being permanently shut down and all 90 of the dogs here will be brought to the US and Canada where they'll find their fur-ever homes. I adopted the sweet baby in the first pic (we named her Beemo) and she'll be coming to the US to live with me as soon as she's through with her vaccinations in a short couple of weeks. I cannot wait to give her the best life possible! There are still millions of dogs here in need of help though (like the Great Pyrenees in the 2nd pic who was truly the sweetest dog ever). I'm hoping to use this visit as an opportunity to raise awareness to the inhumanity of the dog meat trade here in Korea and the plight of dogs everywhere, including back home in the US where millions of dogs are in need of loving homes! Go to @hsiglobal's page to see how you can help. #dogsarefriendsnotfood #adoptdontshop ❤️🐶

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Josh Duhamel & Eiza Gonzalez Are Dating After His Split With Fergie

Josh Duhamel & Eiza Gonzalez Are Dating After His Split With Fergie

Josh Duhamel and Eiza Gonzalez are dating following his split from Fergie last year.

A source confirmed to JustJared.com that the 45-year-old actor and 28-year-old actress and singer have been seeing each other since earlier this month.

The couple reportedly met at Jennifer Lopez’s pre-Super Bowl concert at the Minneapolis Armory.

While Eiza has been working in England, she has been keeping in touch with Josh via FaceTime and texting.

“They’re keeping it on the down-low. He’s telling her he’s never met anyone like her before,” a source told Us Weekly.

Josh and his ex Fergie, who share four-year-old Axl, announced their split last September.

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Yara Shahidi Says Growing Up Under the Trump Administration Has Helped Her Find Her True Friends

Yara Shahidi Says Growing Up Under the Trump Administration Has Helped Her Find Her True Friends

Yara Shahidi strikes a fun pose on the cover of Net-a-Porter’s weekly digital magazine PorterEdit!

Here’s what the 18-year-old Black-ish star had to share with the mag:

On how celebrities face backlash for being political: “There is so much fear of actors being political, like that’s not our place, even though I feel that media has always been so inherently political. In the photos that you see of Martin Luther King Jr., even at the march on Washington, there’s Sidney Poitier and Harry Belafonte and James Baldwin, and all of these other creatives. I think media is both progressive and extremely orthodox and conservative at the same time. Things will happen in the movies before they happen in real life. Sidney Poitier winning an Oscar as a black man was just surreal and at the same time it symbolized forward movement in society.”

On her friends joking about her fake ID: “My friends have always said that if I got a fake ID, it would be to vote early.”

On how the current political climate has had some surprisingly positive effects on her: “I think, oddly, it’s exciting because I don’t think that I would look forward to voting as much if there hadn’t been so much duress happening. It has made life less self-centric, it’s more about community now. And, I mean, it timed out really well for me in terms of going through this stage where you are trying to find your friend group, trying to find who you are, and for so many people to have this common agreement to want to help one another with everything that’s happening. It’s not usually how you start a friendship group: ‘You’re socially aware? Cool, great. We are friends now.’ So that’s really special.”

For more from Yara, visit Net-a-Porter.com.

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Ricky Martin: 'Fiebre' Stream, Lyrics & Download - Listen Now!

Ricky Martin: 'Fiebre' Stream, Lyrics & Download - Listen Now!

Ricky Martin just dropped his new song “Fiebre” and you need to hear it!

The 46-year-old musician released two versions of the track, one which includes Puerto Rican duo Wisin & Yandel.

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Fans are speculating that the Spanish-language song is part of an upcoming album, which would be his first since 2015′s A Quien Quiera Escuchar.

You can now download the song on iTunes.

Listen to the entire track below…

Click inside to read the lyrics…
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Ed Sheeran Steps Out for 'Songwriter' Premiere at Berlin Film Festival

Ed Sheeran Steps Out for 'Songwriter' Premiere at Berlin Film Festival

Ed Sheeran looked cool in blue at the premiere of his new documentary Songwriter!

The 27-year-old “Shape of You” singer hit the red carpet at the event held during the 2018 Berlin International Film Festival at Friedrichstadtpalast on Friday (February 23) in Berlin, Germany.

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He was joined by director Murray Cummings.

Ed also spoke at the press conference and made sure to snap lots of selfies and sign autographs for fans.

The music documentary also stars record producer and songwriter Benny Blanco.

ICYMI, watch Ed‘s tear-jerking “Supermarket Flowers” performance at the 2018 BRIT Awards earlier this week in London, England.

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Who is Sebastian Bear-McClard? 5 Things to Know About Emily Ratajkowski's Husband!

Who is Sebastian Bear-McClard? 5 Things to Know About Emily Ratajkowski's Husband!

Emily Ratajkowski and Sebastian Bear-McClard just tied the knot in a surprise ceremony and we’ve got the details on Emily‘s new husband!

The couple, who started dating only a few weeks ago, got married in a New York City courthouse on Friday (February 23) with a few friends present.

Here’s what you need to know about Sebastian!

  • Sebastian is an actor, producer and director.
  • He produced Robert Pattinson‘s recent flick Good Time.
  • Sebastian has been nominated for several awards, including the Gotham Independent Film Award for Best Feature Film.
  • He was first spotted with Emily when they coupled up for seen coupled up for Valentine’s Day.
  • Sebastian‘s Instagram is @sebobear, although he has yet to post any photos with Emily!
  • Congratulations Sebastian and Emily!

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