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Sister Jean, Loyola Chicago’s 101-year-old chaplain, cleared to attend NCAA tourney

Sister Jean, Loyola Chicago’s 101-year-old chaplain, cleared to attend NCAA tourney

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March 16 (UPI) -- Loyola Chicago announced Tuesday that Sister Jean Dolores Schmidt, the 101-year-old chaplain for the school's men's basketball team, will attend the start of the NCAA tournament this weekend. The university confirmed that Sister Jean will be at Hinkle Fieldhouse on Friday when the Ramblers open the NCAA men's tournament against Georgia Tech in Indianapolis. Loyola Chicago won the Missouri Valley Conference title and was seeded eighth in the Midwest region. Advertisement Sister Jean, who became an international celebrity during Loyola Chicago's improbable run to the Final Four in 2018, hasn't attended games since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic. She made pregame prayers virtually throughout the 2020-21 season, but she remained in a senior independent living apartment i...
Drag Race UK: Sister Sister reveals ‘graphic’ death threats

Drag Race UK: Sister Sister reveals ‘graphic’ death threats

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BBC ThreeDrag Race UK contestant Sister Sister has spoken out against the online abuse she has received since appearing on the BBC Three show. In an essay for The Guardian, the Liverpool-based entertainer said this included "graphic" death threats."The toxic fandom have made themselves clear and my mental health has reached rock bottom," she wrote.Last week she became the seventh contestant to be eliminated from the UK version of the hit reality series.Her departure came two weeks after an explosive argument with fellow drag queen A'Whora that sparked a wave on controversy on social media.But the 32-year-old urged fans of the show to keep their comments in perspective. "You don't know the person behind the make-up, only what you are being sold," she said. "So, given the option of a fleetin...
Jo Whiley: My sister has finally been offered a vaccine but it’s too late – she’s in hospital fighting for her life

Jo Whiley: My sister has finally been offered a vaccine but it’s too late – she’s in hospital fighting for her life

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Radio broadcaster Jo Whiley says her younger sister has finally been offered a coronavirus vaccine but it could be too late, as she is already "fighting for her life" after catching the virus in her care home.Whiley's sister Frances, 53, has diabetes and learning difficulties, which both put her at higher risk from COVID-19. But last week, Whiley said she had been offered a vaccination before Frances, saying she "desperately" wished her sibling had been offered one first. Image: Frances is 'fighting for her life' against COVID-19. Pic: Twitter/Jo Whiley Whiley, a radio DJ and TV presenter, said it had been "the worst week of our lives" after Frances tested positive for COVID-19 following an outbreak at her care home in Northamptonshir...
‘We just couldn’t stop writing’: Taylor Swift drops surprise ‘sister album’

‘We just couldn’t stop writing’: Taylor Swift drops surprise ‘sister album’

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Taylor Swift has surprised fans with a brand-new album - just five months after she released her last collection.Announcing her ninth studio album on social media, Swift called it a "sister album" to Folklore and explained that she and her collaborators "just couldn't stop writing songs". The 17-track LP was recorded in the same sessions as her earlier album - which was created during coronavirus lockdown - with collaborators including Bon Iver and Aaron Dessner. I’m elated to tell you that my 9th studio album, and folklore’s sister record, will be out tonight at midnight eastern. It’s called evermore. 📷: Beth Garrabrant pic.twitter.com/xdej7AzJRW— Taylor Swift (@taylorswift13) December 10, 2020 It will be released at 5am on Friday morning here i
Video emerges of Amber Heard’s sister ‘after attack by actress’

Video emerges of Amber Heard’s sister ‘after attack by actress’

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Previously unseen reality TV footage of Amber Heard's sister after she was allegedly attacked by the actress has been shown to the High Court after being sent in anonymously.The clip was dramatically played on Friday afternoon, with Depp's barrister David Sherborne telling the court it was sent by a "confidential source" on Thursday night - after Whitney Henriquez gave evidence to say her sister had never been violent towards her. Ms Henriquez told the court the footage was for a "really bad reality TV show" and said they were discussing a verbal argument, not a physical one.In the short video, which Mr Sherborne said was recorded in 2006 or 2007, Ms Henriquez is with some other women by a pool. She says she "got into an altercation", but does not want to discuss it further. ...