It sounds as though Steph's followers share her sentiment. One replied to her tweet saying: "The University of Life offers way more knowledge and experience than any academic establishment can provide on its own." Another added: "It describes me perfectly. Left school with zero qualifications. Fell into the travel industry, did well and gained a lot of in house qualifications, all of which are now completely useless to me as a mum trying to return to work after career break." A third tweeted in frustration: "Sick of this too. These are not low-skilled jobs. I know you've seen the skill of highly trained, skilled, craftspeople on the sewing room floor for example." … [Read more...] about BBC Breakfast’s Steph McGovern makes impassioned plea on Twitter
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Ever since several women came forward in October to accuse longtime Hollywood producer Harvey Weinstein of sexual harassment, there has been a seismic shift underway in American culture regarding sexual violence. More and more powerful men in media and politics have been accused of misconduct, and several have been fired from their high-profile jobs. Franken was first accused by L.A. radio host Leeann Tweeden, who posted a photo of him appearing to grab her breasts while on a USO tour in 2006. Earlier this week, Lindsay Mentz also came forward and said Franken groped her during a photo op at the Minnesota State Fair in 2010. Two other anonymous women have also come forward with similar stories, accusing Franken of groping them at events for his first Senate campaign in 2007 and 2008. … [Read more...] about Al Franken issues new apology amid sexual misconduct allegations: ‘I feel terribly’
“I don’t do any long cardio sessions and I eat more than I’ve ever eaten in my life,” says Skye. “I’m also happier, healthier, stronger and fitter than I have ever been. I no longer obsess over the way I look. I eat and train to feel my best, for overall health and longevity. I love having muscle and I feel more confident than ever.” … [Read more...] about Fitness Star Emily Skye Feels ‘Happier, Healthier, Stronger and Fitter’ After Gaining 28 Lbs.
Now, they’re “much more low-key and not in the spotlight like before,” continues the insider. “They both feel like they are better people and that it has changed their family for the better. They don’t have any desire to go back to how things were.” … [Read more...] about Kim Kardashian & Kanye West Feel Like ‘Better People’ and Stronger in Their Marriage Out of the Spotlight
“It was a little bit touch and go over the last few days but it looks like the retina will hold and not detach and I won’t need full eye surgery,” she wrote. “The docs are hopeful the laser procedures are working to keep the retina from detaching and I won’t have to have surgery. Very thankful for good doctors and good medical care. And thankful for your good wishes!!” … [Read more...] about Savannah Guthrie Says She Doesn’t Want ‘Cutie’ Son, 2, to ‘Feel Bad’ for Her Eye Injury