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Prince Harry Continues Princess Diana's Legacy With a Powerful PSA. Prince Harry is making his late mother proud. Continuing Princess Diana's advocacy work for AIDS and HIV awareness and testing, the 34-year-old royal starred in a PSA over the weekend to mark the start of National HIV Testing Week in the U.K. The video began with some good news, with the dad-to-be saying, "There's something to celebrate. New HIV diagnoses are declining in the U.K. Over the past two years alone, they have dropped by an incredible 28 percent nationally, and us getting tested has helped play a major role in this shift. But this is no time for complacency. Within the U.K. alone, one in eight people living with the virus don't know that they have it, and four out of 10 people with the virus are diagnosed far too late -- once they should have already started treatment." Harry added that he hopes to erase the "stigma" surrounding HIV testing, "which is stopping so many of us from getting a simple, quick and easy test." Until the process "is seen as completely normal and accessible for everyone," he argued it will be impossible to "bring an end" to the epidemic. "Just as much as you protect yourself at this time of year from illnesses and viruses like cold and flu, you can also protect your health by taking an HIV test," Harry said. "Taking and HIV test is something to be proud of -- not something to be ashamed or embarrassed about." "Two years ago, I took a test. The whole process was actually really easy," Harry added, recalling a World AIDS Day test he took with Rihanna. "The result came back within just a few minutes." Realizing it may be a scary process, Harry offered some comfort. "You don't even have to go to a clinic to find out your status. During National HIV Testing Week, charities like Terrence Higgins Trust will be out and about in your local communities in places like churches, shopping centers and football matches -- or you can test yourself in the privacy of your own home," he said. "And if you do get a positive result, you can get the treatment to live a healthy, happy life, and to ensure that you don't pass on the virus. It's simple. By getting tested, you are helping stop the HIV epidemic in its tracks. You are helping to save lives. This is such a pivotal time in the fight against HIV. If we can continue to make HIV testing the norm and empower young people to take control of their sexual health, we can be the generation to finally bring an end to HIV." "By not getting tested, it could kill you," Harry added. "By getting tested, it could save your life." Harry encouraged people to learn more by visiting It Starts With Me. (Eonline)
Some members of the British Royal Family are just like you ... because Princess Beatrice used a ride-sharing app to whisk her away from the airport. We got Princess Beatrice on Friday at LAX after flying in from across the pond ... and, we gotta admit, it was a bit shocking when she hailed an Uber. Of course, this was no uberX ... Fergie and Andrew's daughter got picked up in a Lexus Hybrid. Regardless, it's nothing like the transportation available to her grandmother, Queen Elizabeth. Props to Beatrice for grabbing the Uber on her own and opening the car door without waiting for the driver, who apparently had no clue he was picking up royalty. Beatrice tells us she's in L.A. on business, and it didn't take long for her to get a taste of what the common passenger deals with at one of America's busiest airports ... because she had to walk to another terminal to find her ride! Turns out, getting an Uber from LAX is confusing for everyone. (TMZ)
Cardi B Goes Topless in New Photo After Revealing She's "Depressed" From Losing A Lot of Baby Weight. Cardi B is baring it all. On Sunday, the "Bodak Yellow" rapper shared a video on her Instagram story of her posing in front of a mirror and turning to her side. Cardi also happened to be topless and wearing only underwear. She showed off how toned her body looks since giving birth to her daughter Kulture Kiari Cephus on July 10. Cardi has always been transparent about her post-partum depression and especially her post-baby body. In September, Cardi said in an Instagram video that she needs a breast "renovation" thanks to breastfeeding Kulture. "I'm getting my t-ts done. I don't give a f--k. Matter of fact, I'm not even going to call it a surgery. I'm just going to say a 't-tty renovation' because I got to renovate these s--ts," she said. On Oct. 8, the "I Like It" artist admitted on social media that she wanted to "gain back" baby weight that she lost earlier. On Thursday, Cardi once again spilled many truths about herself and addressed her fans in an Instagram Live video. "I've been very depressed because I cannot stop losing weight," she said. "And it's so crazy because when I first gave birth, I did everything to lose my baby weight. I was drinking Teami [tea] so it could curb my appetite and now that I lost all the baby weight...I don't like looking too skinny." She revealed that she was very skinny as a teenager, which she "hated" and she "hates it now." She added, "It's been really depressing me, making me sad. My weight. You know what I'm saying." Later in the Live, Cardi explained that she doesn't have much of an appetite, which is "so stressful." She said, "I want to gain weight so bad. I'm really trying to gain weight ya'll and it's been hard and I don't know how." Cardi then compared losing baby weight a few months ago to now. "After I gave birth, I was so thirsty to lose all the baby weight and now it's so hard for me to gain weight and I hate it. Then my parents...the more they force me to eat, the more I don't want to eat," she explained. The rapper has been working nonstop, including creating a clothing line and releasing music videos, all while being a full-time mother to her baby with Offset. Cardi revealed to E! News at the Fashion Nova x Cardi B launch party that she sometimes has difficulties disconnecting and relaxing. "My husband he was just like, 'You know what? You need to go, you need a vacation,'" she said. "So he actually flew me out to the Dominican Republic and he took away my phone." While they were in the Dominican, they also had quite the dance party on a yacht. Cardi revealed to E! News how the workload took a toll on her body: "My body actually shut down from all the work and I've been very overwhelmed." (Eonline)
Dana White wants to put Jon Jones and Daniel Cormier in the Octagon and lock the door ... but DC's people don't want him to fight "Bones" -- they want him to retire. TMZ Sports talked to the UFC honcho outside the Montage in L.A. ... and asked him for the lowdown on the DC and Brock Lesnar fight. Dana told us he ain't sure if the Lesnar fight will happen ... but he does have a massive fight in mind. Jon Jones vs. Daniel Cormier III. "I'd obviously like to see Jones and Cormier fight again at heavyweight," White tells us ... "Cormier's team wants him to retire now. They want him to retire right now. I hope we can get 3 more fights out of him." Remember, DC's repeatedly said he's gonna retire on his 40th birthday -- but that's still 4 months away -- and walking away before was seemingly never an option ... 'til now. We also talked to Dana about Yair Rodriguez's INSANE last-second KO of the Korean Zombie ... and White says there's never been a better finish -- in MMA, boxing or anywhere else people hit each other. "I think it's the best knockout in combat sports history. All of combat sports." (TMZ)
Fired WWE star Enzo Amore got tackled to the ground and kicked out of a wrestling event Sunday that he probably (definitely) shouldn't have been at. The former two-time Crusierweight Champion crashed WWE's 'Survivor Series' and made a fool of himself in the crowd by standing on his chair, holding up his belt ... and screaming A LOT. He was clearly pissed ... but security was having NONE of it and chased him out the building. You can see that Enzo briefly got away from guards and seemed to exit on his accord -- with his hands up, no less. It's unclear if authorities dealt with him outside, but he definitely interrupted things enough to cause a scene. The crowd wasn't diggin' it either. In footage obtained by Pro Wrestling Sheet, you see Enzo being escorted through the tunnel and right out the exit door. There didn't seem to be much discussion or chastising ... just a good ol' fashioned GTFOH. As we reported ... Enzo was accused of rape at the beginning of 2018, and was fired by the WWE shortly after. The Phoenix Police Dept. eventually closed the case, and no charges were filed. This probably ain't the best way to get back into the ring ... just sayin'. (TMZ)
The Cleveland Browns are reportedly mulling over interviewing George W. Bush's former Secretary of State, Condoleezza Rice, for a head coaching job ... but she says she's not quite there yet. ESPN reported Sunday that the Browns' front office was interested in possibly bringing Condi for an interview to replace recently-fired head coach Hue Jackson. She's a huge Browns fan and met with some of the owners during a game earlier this year. Aside from that though ... it's unclear what, if any, professional experience she'd bring to the table ... when it comes to football, that is. She's got a pretty decent resume, otherwise. The Browns' general manager, John Dorsey, issued a statement shortly after the news spread like wildfire, saying in part ... "Former Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice is a great leader, possesses the highest possible character and also happens to be a Browns fan." He fully shot down the speculation, though, by adding ... "Our coaching search will be thorough and deliberate, but we are still in the process of composing the list of candidates and Secretary Rice has not been discussed." As for Ms. Rice ... she offered her own statement on the rumor, saying "I love my Browns -- and I know they will hire an experienced coach to take us to the next level." After going on to advocate for the hiring of more women in coaching positions, she seemed to shut down the notion of a head coaching gig by saying ... "BTW -- I'm not ready to coach but I would like to call a play or two next season if the Browns need ideas! And at no time will I call for a "prevent defense." Sounds like she's NOT saying no to another role in the organization. From Dubya ... to Dawg Pound??? Maybe ... (TMZ)