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Girl Hugged By Lady Gaga at Super Bowl Speaks Out!

During her 2017 Super Bowl Halftime Show performance of “Million Reasons,” Lady Gaga walked into the crowd and gave one very lucky fan a big hug and now she is speaking out about the experience!

Ally Bellini, 16, is one of 800 high school students from Texas who got the chance to participate in the show. They rehearsed for weeks leading up to the big game and it was completely a surprise to Ally that she would be hugged by Gaga.

“I had no idea that was going to happen,” Ally told Billboard. “It was an amazing surprise to me. We knew she was going to go around and high five people but I never expected her to hug me. It was… amazing.”

“It was completely random!” she added about the hug. “My friends were so excited for me. I didn’t know how to react at the time but they were all yelling and jumping on me and hugging me.”

Watch the performance of “Million Reasons” below and see the hug at the end!

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Kate Middleton & Prince William Kick Off Children's Mental Health Week By Spreading Message Of Kindess!

After hitting the tracks for a training day for the Heads Together team yesterday, Kate Middleton and Prince William help kick off Children’s Mental Health Week!

The royal couple paid a visit to the Mitchell Brook Primary School in London, where they took part in the Place2Be Big Assembly in support of their Heads Together program and the launch of Children’s Mental Health Week.

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“People often ask me why I am so interested in the mental health of children and young people. The answer is quite simple: It is because I think that every child should have the best possible start in life,” the Duchess of Cambridge said during her speech. “When I was growing up I was very lucky. My family was the most important thing to me. They provided me with somewhere safe to grow and learn, and I know I was fortunate not to have been confronted by serious adversity at a young age.”

“For some children—maybe there are some here today—I know that life can sometimes feel difficult and full of challenges. I think every child should have people around them to show them love, and to show them kindness, and nurture them as they grow,” Kate added. “This is what Place2Be is doing so amazingly here in your school.”

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Boy Scouts of America Ends Ban on Transgender Children

Boy Scouts of America have taken a major step forward, announcing that they will now allow transgender children to be a part of their organization.

In a statement, the group wrote that transgender children who identify as boys will be able to enroll in boys only programs, effective immediately.

“For more than 100 years, the Boy Scouts of America, along with schools, youth sports and other youth organizations, have ultimately deferred to the information on an individual’s birth certificate to determine eligibility for our single-gender programs,” the statement read.

They added, “However, that approach is no longer sufficient as communities and state laws are interpreting gender identity differently, and these laws vary widely from state to state….Our organization’s local councils will help find units that can provide for the best interest of the child.”

The announcement comes soon after an 8-year-old transgender child was asked to leave his troop after it was discovered he was transgender.

We’re so glad to hear that the organization had decided to become so inclusive!

Ringling Bros. Circus is Closing After 146 years

“The Greatest Show on Earth” will permanently shut its doors after 146 years in business.

“After much evaluation and deliberation, my family and I have made the difficult business decision that Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey will hold its final performances in May of this year,” Kenneth Feld, chairman and CEO of Feld Entertainment, announced on the Ringling Bros. website on Saturday (January 14).

“Ringling Bros. ticket sales have been declining, but following the transition of the elephants off the road, we saw an even more dramatic drop,” he went on. “This, coupled with high operating costs, made the circus an unsustainable business for the company.”

Feld Entertainment retired its performance elephants last year due to protests from animal rights activists. The U.S. Department of Agriculture has also fined the company $270,000 for reportedly violating the Animal Welfare Act, though the company denied any misconduct.

The final Ringling Bros. performances will be held at the Dunkin’ Donuts Center in Providence, R.I., on May 7, and the Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum in Uniondale, N.Y., on May 21.

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Nicole Kidman's Early Modeling Photos Are Incredible

Nicole Kidman looks totally different in her first modeling photos!

Some of the 49-year-old actress’ first glamour shots from Dolly magazine were shown off while she was making an appearance on The Graham Norton Show and you need to see them.

The then-14-year-old Nicole was rocking massive red curls, that were dyed just for the shoot, and some very ’80s outfits.

“You’re so mean! Are you doing this to anybody else?!” Nicole joked as Graham teased her about her funny poses.

Check out Nicole‘s modeling photos in the video below…

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Celebrities Go Black Friday Shopping - Read Their Tweets!

Even celebrities can’t resist a good deal!

Some of our fav celebs, including Jessica Alba, Kylie Jenner and Iggy Azalea, all took to social media to talk about scoring some Black Friday deals over the Thanksgiving holiday weekend.

“Feeling full, thankful & ready to spend #BlackFriday cozy & relaxed w the fam,” Jessica wrote on her Twitter, sounding like she might be doing some online shopping!

Ryan Seacrest agreed, adding, “I get the excitement of #blackfriday, but you can shop on #cybermonday in your pajamas.”

Meanwhile, Steve Martin was on the department store frontlines and share a funny pic of some awkwardly placed store sections, writing, “One-stop shopping!”

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Ashanti & Ja Rule Reunite On 'Helpless' From Broadway's 'Hamilton' - Listen Now!

It’s Murder Inc! Ashanti and Ja Rule reunite on “Helpless,” a brand new collaboration for Hamilton: The Mixtape!

The 40-year-old rapper and Ashanti, 36, who have collaborated on a string of top five hits in the early 2000s, play the role of Alexander Hamilton and his wife Eliza on the reinterpretation from the Broadway musical.

Earlier this month, Hamilton creator Lin-Manuel Miranda made an appearance on Conan and expressed that the Murder Inc. duo were actually the muses for “Helpless.”

“When I was writing that song, I was picturing it as Ashanti and Ja Rule,” Lin revealed. “I was like, ‘Eliza’s Ashanti. Hamilton’s Ja Rule. Two verses, two choruses. A little Ja Rule. And then they’re married.’”

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