Search This Blog

Recently Played

Loading ...

Radio Station Music Requests

Song artist:
Song title:
Dedicated to:
Your name:
Your E-mail:

Desert Radio AZ LIVE!

Tuesday, November 27, 2018

THE OTHER STUFF . . .

Melania Trump Unveils the White House's 2018 Christmas Decorations. Christmas is just around the corner, and it looks like Melania Trump is already getting into the holiday spirit. The First Lady gave the public a tour of the White House's festive decor on Monday via a tweeted video. This year's theme is "American Treasures" and was designed by Melania. The decor seeks to honor the nation's heritage with patriotic symbolism and displays of the country's landmarks. For instance, the East Wing features the Gold Star Family tree -- which is decorated by Gold Star families and pays tribute to the troops and families who have sacrificed to protect the country's freedom. The tree is donned with gold stars and patriotic ribbons, and White House visitors are encouraged to write messages to those who are on duty or abroad via digital tablets. As guests head to the East colonnade, they'll see more than 40 trees lining the walls. If they then enter the East Garden Room, they'll see the First Family's Christmas card and ornament. Upon entering the library, people will see four trees -- one in each corner -- that display the White House Historical Association's 2018 ornament honoring President Harry S. Truman. According to the White House, the East Room is meant to showcase the "diversity and ingenuity of American architecture and design" through the creation of four custom mantelpieces. Each one showcases a skyline of a different city: New York, St. Louis, Chicago, and San Francisco. However, these aren't the only parts of the United States represented in the decor. According to the White House, 72 handmade paper ornaments representing six of the country's regions can be seen hanging from four 14-foot Noble fir trees. The Green Room is meant to symbolize the country's "bounty and harvest" through an array of fruit, vegetable and grain decorations. These details can be spotted hanging on the tree in the center of the room, as well as on the garland on the mantel. If guests head into the Blue Room, they'll see the official White House Christmas tree, which is 18 feet tall and features more than 500 feet of blue velvet ribbon that has been embroidered in gold with each state and territory. As they head into the Red Room, visitors will see displays that showcase how children can "excel in their own path." However, the decorations don't end there. According to the White House, the State Dining Room showcases America's national symbols, including the bald eagle, the rose and the oak tree. The room also holds this year's gingerbread house, which is deigned to look like the entire National Mall. Upon entering the Grand Foyer and Cross Hall, guests see more than 14,000 red ornaments handing from 29 trees. According to the White House, the red represents the stripes found in the presidential seal. Melania also tweeted a few pictures of her walking through the White House and admiring the decor. "The @WhiteHouse is sparkling for the Christmas season!" she wrote. The Trump family has been getting ready for the big reveal for quite some time. In fact, President Donald Trump and Melania witnessed the arrival of the White House Christmas tree last week. Melania also shared pictures of the volunteers decorating the White House and thanked them for their hard work. The White House is also adorned with several holiday wreaths, and nods to her Be Best initiative can be spotted inside. (Eonline)

Dakota Johnson Spends Thanksgiving with Chris Martin, Gwyneth Paltrow & Their Kids: Source. Full house! Dakota Johnson spent Thanksgiving this year with boyfriend Chris Martin, as well as his ex-wife Gwyneth Paltrow (who recently wed Brad Falchuk) and their children Apple, 14, and Moses, 12, a source tells PEOPLE. "They're a total modern family and had a great time celebrating together," the insider shares. The November holiday came more than a month after a false pregnancy report claimed that the Bad Times at El Royale actress, 29, the Coldplay frontman, 41, were expecting a child together. Shortly after the report first began circulating, a rep for Johnson confirmed to PEOPLE that she is not pregnant. Days after the false report spread, Johnson set the record straight during an appearance on The Ellen DeGeneres Show, revealing that "a lot of people congratulated me." The confusion occurred when strands of pink and blue balloons were spotted at a get-together held at Martin's house, leading to reports that the couple was having a sex reveal party. However, it was all one big misunderstanding. "It was my birthday, and there were balloons that happened to be pink and blue, and so then I was pregnant," she said. "I didn't know that the balloons were going to be released. They were in an arch. But I guess that accidentally happened. One of the ends got let go." Johnson and Martin have been together for over a year. The two first sparked dating rumors after being spotted on a mid-October 2017 sushi date in Los Angeles. Although the couple has been private about their relationship, the actress recently broke her silence, telling Tatler, "I'm not going to talk about it, but I am very happy." A source recently told PEOPLE of the couple, "Chris lives in Malibu and Dakota seems to love hanging out there. They occasionally go for dinner with friends, but mostly have friends over at home. They go to the beach together and walks around the neighborhood. They seem to enjoy sharing a quiet life. It does seem they are getting more serious." Martin was previously married to Paltrow, 46, for 10 years before splitting in 2014. (People)

Richie Sambora Spends Thanksgiving with Daughter Ava After Heather Locklear's Psychiatric Hold. Richie Sambora spent Thanksgiving with his daughter Ava days after her mother Heather Locklear was reportedly placed on a psychiatric hold. "He was worried about Ava, so he came home on Thanksgiving," a friend of Sambora, 59, and Locklear, 57, tells PEOPLE about Sambora's holiday with Ava, a 21-year-old college student. "They had an amazing Thanksgiving and had a private chef there, so they could be together one-on-one," the source explains. "They had a great meal and got caught up." Although Sambora initially planned to be in New Jersey on Thursday, "he did not want Ava to be alone on Thanksgiving," the friend says. On Nov. 18, Locklear was taken to a hospital after her therapist determined that she was experiencing a mental breakdown, according to TMZ. "Deputies responded to Ms. Locklear's home regarding a medical call," Sgt. Eric Buschow of Ventura County Sheriff's Office told PEOPLE. "There was no crime." "I will not waver on always being there for Heather getting her the best help possible," Sambora exclusively told PEOPLE in a statement. "I am once again very proud of my daughter for her composure and strength during this very difficult time." Sambora had previously evacuated his home in Calabasas, California, because of the devastating California wildfires and had traveled to Atlanta to attend a wedding. He then performed in New Jersey at the Ocean County Prosecutor's Office's anti-bullying forum, according to USA Today's app.com. In Ocean County, he and his mother Joan were awarded for their support of efforts to fight the heroin crisis. Upon returning to California, Sambora "went directly home, and he walked to the door. Just seeing his house and his daughter there almost brought him to his knees," the friend tells PEOPLE. Locklear's difficult year has included time in rehab that ended in October, an arrest in June after she allegedly attacked a police officer and EMT who responded to a disturbance call and a hospitalization for a possible overdose in June. "Richie assembled a team of doctors and specialists last June to ensure Heather and their daughter Ava's best interests were taken care of," the friend says. Sambora will keep supporting Ava on the road ahead. "Ava is staying strong, and Richie is so proud of her strength and composure," the friend comments. "Everyone feels helpless, and she gets a lot of strength from him. He is a rock for Ava." "Richie will be spending more time with Ava," the friend notes. "They spent the weekend together, and she is still in school, and she is an honor-roll student, and she has an acting career she is pursuing. She is a smart girl and a hard worker and ... is trying to support her mom." (People)

Drake fans can hold on all they want, they're NEVER gonna go home to the kinda bedroom Drizzy's building in his Toronto mansion -- you could easily get lost in the damn place! The publicly filed floor plans for his crib feature the layout for the most insane master suite we've ever seen. How big? The 941 square feet literally takes up HALF of the second floor of the ginormous crib. Here's what he's working with: his own stairwell entrance, 2 dressing rooms AND 2 closets (all part of one elaborate wardrobe area), a steam shower and tub with a skylight above, TWO balcony areas with an outdoor hot tub and a kitchenette. Again, all of that is JUST for his bedroom quarters. Of course, there are 4 impressive guest bedrooms too ... although they don't compare to Drake's. If the room itself isn't impressive enough, take a gander at the estate in its entirety -- to call it a beaut is a gross understatement. The mansion is about 35,000 square feet on a 2-acre lot and the toys include ... 2 saunas, a massage room, a 10-car garage, an elevator, a gym, a screening room ... and a full basketball court. There's more, but we're tired. Drake bought the place for nearly $4 million and had it under construction for a majority of 2017 and about half of 2018. Talk about views! (TMZ)

Kim Kardashian Reveals She Was on Ecstasy When She Made Her Sex Tape. Kim Kardashian just made a major confession on Sunday night's episode of Keeping Up With the Kardashians. While chatting about her recent high school reunion with Scott Disick and Kendall Jenner, Kim made an admission about her former party girl days. "Well you were fun, right? At one time, like you were wild right?" Scott asked Kim, who answered enthusiastically, "Yeah!" "It's so weird to me, I can't like picture you being a wild child," Scott replied. "I've heard stories about you," Kendall smiled. "I've heard some stuff," Scott added. "You went to like Disney and you were all high or something." "I didn't know you like got high," Kendall said. "I got married on ecstasy," Kim casually admitted, referencing her short-lived first marriage to music producer Damon Thomas. "I did ecstasy once and I got married, I did it again and I made a sex tape. Like everything bad would happen." "You were high on ecstasy when you did the sex tape?!" Scott asked in shock. "Absolutely!" Kim replied calmly. "Everyone knows it, like my jaw was shaking the whole time." Did she really just say that?! After the sex tape confession, Kim went on to tell Scott and Kendall about a wild night she had partying with Paris Hilton in Ibiza. "Kendall honestly has like no clue. I definitely went through a wild phase I would say in like my late teens," Kim said. "I'm not like that anymore." (Eonline)

Kendall Jenner is no fairweather girlfriend -- because after the 76ers lost to the putrid Cleveland Cavaliers on Friday ... she stuck by Ben Simmons at a French restaurant in Philly. Here's the thing -- the Cavs are embarrassingly terrible. J.R. Smith recently quit the team after accusing them of tanking the season for a higher draft pick. It's bad. But, after the 76ers took the "L" on Friday, Ben and Kendall went to Parc -- a French Bistro -- the very next day. The comfort meal worked -- because the 76ers bounced back with a win over the Brooklyn Nets on Sunday. Kendall was at the game -- and was pictured going crazy in the stands as she cheered on her man. Still, there's an online petition to get Kendall banned from 76ers home games in fear of the "Kardashian Kurse." We should note ... ever since the two got back together on Nov. 3, the team is 9-4 and overall looking pretty good. They're in 3rd place in the Eastern Conference. Sooooo ... maybe she should KEEP coming to the games! (TMZ)

Lindsay Lohan shooting her shot at Tyga over social media was just another case of internet thirst, because we're told the two don't have a history. Friends of Lindsay and Tyga tell TMZ ... the "Taste" rapper has never met Lindsay, and has no plans to do so, despite LiLo sliding into his Instagram comments with a thirsty reply to Tyga's most recent selfie. Lindsay replied to Tyga's post with the name of his hit song, sending the internet into a frenzy, but we're told it's nothing more than a textbook example of IG thirsting. Tyga's 13.8 million followers jumped on LiLo's comment with most encouraging her to shoot her shot, but it turns out the two don't have any connection in real life. Sorry, Lindsay, ya gotta do more than drop a thirsty reply to get a taste ... he's kinda got a thing for strippers. (TMZ)

No comments:

Post a Comment