Lauren A. Wright is an associate research scholar and lecturer in politics and public affairs at Princeton University. She has written two books on presidential politics, including " Star Power: American Democracy in the Age of the Celebrity Candidate " (Routledge, 2020). Follow her on Twitter @drlaurenawright . The views expressed in this commentary are her own. View more opinion on CNN. (CNN) From Dwayne " The Rock " Johnson, to Herschel Walker , to Caitlyn Jenner , potential celebrity candidates seem to be cropping up at all levels of elected office in the US. While some trumpet these prospects as a keystone of American democracy -- almost anyone can run for office regardless of qualifications -- others laugh off the ambitions of entertainers as misguided attention grabs. Still others cheer on the candidacies of celebrities whose partisan affiliation lines up with their own and lambaste those running on the other side of the aisle. Lauren A. Wright … [Read more...] about The real problem with famous candidates
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Foreign artists of the Hanoi Voices Choir (Photo: organising board) Hanoi (VNA) – A space converted from an old factory was the stage of a recent music show titled “For a worth-living Hanoi”, offering a special treat for the audience and also an inspiration for the love of the city. The concert, held at Complex 01 on Tay Son street in Quang Trung ward of Hanoi’s Dong Da district on April 25 afternoon, featured the “Da dang” (Diversity) and Hanoi Voices choirs, along with many other artists. Director of the Diversity Choir Hoang Huong said the event not only offered musical performances but also helped the audience recall memories of the past. Famous songs like “Hello Vietnam” composed by Marc Lavoine, “Bohemien Rhapsoday” by Freddie Mercury, “Mua xuan dau tien” (The first spring) by Van Cao, and “Nguoi Ha Noi” (Hanoians) by Nguyen Dinh Thi were among those on stage. The music show at Complex 01 on April 25 afternoon (Photo: VNA) In recent years, authorities … [Read more...] about Hanoi: Old factory provides unique venue for music show
Here’s good news for all the fans of the popular reality show Bigg Boss Tamil . BB Jodigal , a dance-based reality show, is all set to entertain the audience from May 2. The channel airing the show has confirmed the same with the promo videos on their official media pages. BB Jodigal is a dance-based complete entertainment show to identify the best BB Jodi. The makers claim that it will be one of the most entertaining and fabulous dance battles ever. BB Jodigal will feature famous contestants from all the four previous seasons held so far. Bigg Boss celebs from different seasons will pair up together as jodis. They will showcase their dance talents in different rounds of dance and drama to win the much-coveted title and the cash prize. Every week, the dance jodis will compete in various rounds, which are based on interesting topics and themes. Eliminations would also be done every week based on the performances of the jodis. Finally, the top scorers i.e. the four pairs with … [Read more...] about Dance reality show BB Jodigal to premiere on May 2
Kaia Gerber was spotted wrapping up her daily exercise routine and hugging a female friend goodbye as she left Pilates class in Los Angeles . The 19-year-old Versace model displayed her trim physique as she walked across the street to her car on Tuesday. The Vogue favorite wore a cropped gray cable knit sweater with a high-necked rounded collar that showed off her toned midriff and taut abs. Fit: Kaia Gerber was spotted wrapping up her daily exercise routine and hugging a female friend goodbye as she left Pilates class in Los Angeles She also donned dark blue patterned leggings from popular athletic brand Alo Yoga that clung to her long lean legs. RELATED ARTICLES Previous 1 Next Kaia Gerber bundles up in a bright blue hoodie sweatshirt as... Cindy Crawford is Malibu chic in a salmon blazer as she... Kaia Gerber highlights her glowing tan in a bright white... Kaia Gerber flashes her abs in a crop top as she steps out... … [Read more...] about Kaia Gerber shows off her toned midriff as she hugs a female friend while leaving a Pilates class in Los Angeles
New Delhi: The Kapil Sharma Show actress and famous comedienne Sugandha Mishra tied the knot with ace stand-up comedian Dr Sanket Bhosale. The intimate wedding affair took place in Jalandhar, Punjab on April 26, Monday. The marriage ceremony was attended by family and close friends only keeping the COVID protocol in mind. Several pictures and videos of their Mehendi ceremony went viral on social media. Producer and close friend Preeti Simoes attended the wedding and shared some inside pictures of the ceremonies. Here's is the first picture of the bride Sugandha Mishra and groom Sanket Bhosale after the wedding: Sugandha Mishra is a comedienne, a singer and a television host. She played various characters on-stage during her brief stint on 'The Kapil Sharma Show' previously. She was also seen in the reality show The Great Indian Laughter Challenge. View this post on Instagram A post shared by Preeti … [Read more...] about The Kapil Sharma Show actress Sugandha Mishra ties knot with comedian Sanket Bhosale – See first pics from wedding!