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Pink attacks ‘travesty’ of US testing after contracting COVID-19

Pink attacks ‘travesty’ of US testing after contracting COVID-19

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Pink has demanded more COVID-19 testing in the US after revealing she contracted the deadly virus.In an Instagram post, the singer described the illness as "serious and real" and said it affects the "young and old, healthy and unhealthy, rich and poor". She described current testing efforts as a "travesty" and urged people to stay at home. Image: Pink and Jameson at an awards show in November She wants testing to be "free and more widely accessible" and has donated a million dollars to two emergency funds.Pink and her son Jameson, three, were showing symptoms of COVID-19 two weeks ago, she said. ...
Australian bushfires: Pink donates $500K, Bindi Irwin cares for animal victims

Australian bushfires: Pink donates $500K, Bindi Irwin cares for animal victims

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Jan. 4 (UPI) -- U.S. singer and songwriter Pink announced Saturday she donated $ 500,000 to help fight the bushfires in Australia. "I am totally devastated watching what is happening in Australia right now with the horrific bushfires. I am pledging a donation of $ 500,000 directly to the local fire services that are battling so hard on the frontlines. My heart goes out to our friends and family in Oz," the recording artist tweeted. Pink also posted a list of websites for fire departments where people may send money if they want to help. I am totally devastated watching what is happening in Australia right now with the horrific bushfires. I am pledging a donation of $ 500,000 directly to the local fire services that are battling so hard on the frontlines. My heart goes out to our friends...
Over 100 pink Cadillacs line the streets of Detroit in honor of Aretha Franklin

Over 100 pink Cadillacs line the streets of Detroit in honor of Aretha Franklin

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Aug. 31 (UPI) -- The life of the Queen of Soul Aretha Franklin was celebrated in her hometown of Detroit on Friday by friends, family and fans alike.Over 100 pink Cadillacs -- in reference to Franklin's hit "Freeway of Love" -- were parked on Seven Mile Road near the Greater Grace Temple where the star's funeral service was held. Cadillac, founded in Detroit, tweeted the years of Franklin's birth and death with the word "Respect" on a pink background. pic.twitter.com/9x9DrPuMOB— Cadillac (@Cadillac) August 31, 2018 Crisette Ellis, wife of Bishop Charles H. Ellis III from Greater Grace Temple, organized the tribute to Franklin. Ellis works as a sales directer for cosmetic company Mary Kay, which famously gifts top sellers with pink Cadillacs. "Her song, the pink Cadillac song, meant ...
Pink seriously divides fans with controversial Super Bowl move

Pink seriously divides fans with controversial Super Bowl move

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The sporting phenomenon pulls in a global audience of hundreds of millions of people.For the first time in histroy The Philadelphia Eagles won the NFL Super Bowl championship beating The New England Patriots with a final score of 41-33. This year, Justin Timberlake, 37, followed in Lady Gaga's footsteps to play the famous half time show.While there was no Janet Jackson boob exposé like Justin's infamous 2004 performance, the evening didn't quite go off without a hitch.However, this time around the controversy came from Pink, 38, who decided to spit out her chewing gum live on air.GETTYNIP-SLIP FREE: Justin Timberlake didn't invite Janet Jackson to perform with him again Super Bowl 2018: Justin Timberlake's Halftime performance Justin Timberlake's 2018 Super Bowl Halftime Show in
Famous birthdays for Sept. 8: Pink, Bernie Sanders

Famous birthdays for Sept. 8: Pink, Bernie Sanders

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Sept. 8 (UPI) -- Those born on this date are under the sign of Virgo.They include:-- England's King Richard I, "Richard the Lion-Hearted," in 1157-- Comedian Sid Caesar in 1922-- Political activist Lyndon LaRouche in 1922 (age 95)-- British actor Peter Sellers in 1925-- Country music singer Patsy Cline in 1932-- Former U.S. Sen. Sam Nunn, D-Ga., in 1938 (age 79)-- Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., in 1941 (age 76) File Photo by Jim Ruymen/UPI -- Musician Ron "Pigpen" McKernan (Grateful Dead), in 1945-- Writer Ann Beattie in 1947 (age 70)-- English rock musician Dave Stewart in 1952 (age 65)-- Actor Heather Thomas in 1957 (age 60)-- Singer Aimee Mann in 1960 (age 57)-- Singer Neko Case in 1970 (age 47)-- Actor David Arquette in 1971 (age 46) File Photo by Jim Ruymen/UPI ...