Yolanda Hadid Is ‘Very Much in Love’ With Her Boyfriend of 15 Months

So much love! Yolanda Hadid shared a rare update on her relationship with her boyfriend, Joseph Jingoli.

“I don’t really want to talk too much about my private life, but yes, I’ve been in a relationship of 15 months and I’m very much in love with my boyfriend,” the Real Housewives of Beverly Hills alum, 56, told Bravo’s The Daily Dish on Monday, May 25.

Hadid explained that she and the construction manager “live 10 miles apart” and connected over “horses and the farm life” in Pennsylvania. “It’s kind of perfect,” she added.

The former model told the website that all of her “relationships have changed” since she moved away from California on the heels of her 2016 exit from RHOBH.

“I live in the East Coast full-time right now on a farm, so I don’t see anybody anymore,” she said. “There were days that I had fun with all the girls, obviously, and I had my difficulties with some women that I don’t want to rehash. We’ve moved way beyond that. But Erika [Jayne] and I, we check in every once in a while. And yeah, life goes on. It’s different when you live in a different city, obviously.”

Us Weekly broke the news of Hadid’s relationship with Jingoli in February 2019. An eyewitness told Us at the time that the couple were “very close and affectionate with each other” while attending a birthday party for The Weeknd, who was dating her daughter Bella Hadid at the time.

The Netherlands native and the general contractor went public with their romance two months later while walking hand in hand in New York City. “This much I know is true, that god blessed the broken road that lead me straight to you. #MyMysteryMan #JoeyJingoli #ILoveYou,” she captioned an Instagram post at the time.

The pair made their red carpet debut in October 2019 while attending the Global Lyme Alliance Gala. Yolanda, who was diagnosed with Lyme disease in 2012, told Us exclusively at the event, “It’s so amazing to finally find somebody that is my match. … I feel like I’m going to give hope to all these amazing women out there [who] think, you know, after raising children and [going through] divorces, that life is over. Life is just beginning and it’s so good right now, and I’m just so excited and so blessed to have met such an extraordinary man that loves the same things that I do.”

The former reality star was previously married to real estate developer Mohamed Hadid from 1994 to 2000 and music producer David Foster from 2011 to 2017. She and Mohamed, 71, share daughters Gigi, 25, and Bella, 23, and son Anwar, 20. Yolanda is set to become a grandmother this summer when Gigi and her on-off boyfriend, Zayn Malik, welcome their first child.

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I'm in lockdown with my husband & our girlfriend – we all sleep in one bed & the sex is great… my man's a 'machine'

A COUPLE told how they intend to 'marry' their joint girlfriend of two years in lockdown – on their 17th wedding anniversary.

Stay-at-home husband Jon Kaufman, 45, and midwife wife Melanie Kaufman, 41, plan to tie the knot with shared girlfriend Judy Bame, 36, on May 24 in their back garden.

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The ‘throuple’, who’ve lived together outside Denver, Colorado, for a year-and-a-half, met 11 years ago while playing roller derby and realised they had instant chemistry. 

But at the time, marketing manager Judy was with another man. 

So it wasn’t until 2018 that they could get together, and they eventually confessed their true feelings.

Now their relationship is strong – and the sex is amazing.

They share a bed, with Jon sleeping in the middle

“The sex is far above average,” said Melanie. “There's more to touch, more to look at, and more sensations to experience. Plus, Jon has to be quite a machine to satisfy two women every time.

“We're also very open with our bodies and our interests, which leads to a very fulfilling sex life. 

“We make every reasonable effort to include all three of us every time, but if that's not possible, there's no jealousy as long as it's inside our relationship. 

“Some throuples have open relationships, but we're a closed triad and we view ourselves as like a regular couple, just with more people.”

Their relationship became official when Judy – having split with her boyfriend – found herself living back in Colorado and looking Jon and Melanie up in her contacts.

She said: “When we met up after all those years, it was immediately apparent that our feelings were the same that they had always been, only now without complications. 

“The transition to a throuple was very natural and organic. This type of relationship happens much like any other with all of the tingles and eager anticipation. Since then, we've been inseparable.”

The sex is far above average. There's more to touch, more to look at, and more sensations to experience.

Melanie’s parents support their relationship, but unfortunately neither Jon or Judy’s do. “It has been very hard to feel like we're choosing between our relationship and our parents,” the pair said.

Meanwhile, friends' reactions have been mixed.

Jon explained: “We have a very supportive friendship group including another throuple.

“However the number of close friends that we keep is very small. 

“Other friends we have known for years have become quiet and distant since we've been public about our relationship. None of those old friends have confronted us or been negative, but they don't treat us the same way either.

"We've since curated our friendships to only those that have positive feelings about us as a triad.”

The throuple joked lockdown was an ‘improvement’ to their normal life.

The ladies jointly said: “Jon’s always at home and now his ladies get to spend more time at home as well.”

Jon added: “Judy is on leave for the foreseeable future and stays home with me. Melanie, as a healthcare provider, has had her daily life rocked the hardest. Her schedule changes on a daily basis and she's having to give some prenatal visits over the phone now.

"At one point, Melanie's clinic was closed for two weeks due to two employees testing positive for COVID-19 and she had to work from home, which was a huge change.

“We haven't ventured out of the house too many times, just for groceries and other necessities. 

“It also helps that we bought a hot tub right before quarantine, so we've kind of turned our home into its own resort.”

Melanie, Jon and Judy were planning to 'marry' at a hot springs resort in the mountains of Colorado and honeymoon in St Lucia. 

“But now, we're scrapping all our plans and having a small backyard wedding instead.”

Unfortunately, as no Western country permits statutory marriage between more than two people, the wedding won’t be legally binding.

“But what we can do is set up our relationship like a business, since there are more legal protections that way,” Melanie said.

Jon has to be quite a machine to satisfy two women every time.

“We won't receive the same innate government privileges and protections as married couples and will have to take extra steps to legally safeguard our relationship. 

“When we first defined our relationship in the summer of 2018, we felt like we were in uncharted territory and would often wonder, ‘Are they looking at us?’ when we went out together. 

“But seeeing other throuples, quads, and all the possible polyamorous combinations representing themselves online really helped reassure us that while we're different, we're also valid. 

“Growing up with monogamy as the only option, it has taken self-growth to unlearn those old restrictions, but doing so has led to an amazing experience.

“Going from a monogamous relationship to a throuple is incredibly rewarding, but also requires extra effort and attention. 

“We get many questions from people interested in opening up their marriage.

"What you need to know is that everything is exponentially multiplied with each person you add to the relationship. You have more people to care for you, and also to care for. 

“It requires a constant stream of love and communication for everyone involved. Polyamory/polygamy isn't for everyone, but it is a valid lifestyle and one that can be overwhelmingly amazing.”

These three aren't the only racy lot…. meet the couple who won’t stop swinging now they are married – and even enjoyed a four-way sex session on their honeymoon.

In more sex news a woman claims she has sex with ELVES… and they know exactly what you want in bed without asking.

And a great-granny, 91, gushes about her "wonderful" sex life with a 31-year-old toyboy.

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Kentucky parents killed in car crash after son’s graduation

Two Kentucky parents died in a car crash after leaving their son’s high school graduation, school officials and authorities said.

Nancy Barnett, 53, of Ewing, died at the scene of Saturday’s wreck in Fleming County after colliding with a pickup truck, Kentucky State Police told the Lexington Herald-Leader.

Barnett’s husband, Lyndon Barnett, 56, later died at the University of Kentucky Medical Center in Lexington.

Their two sons – Dalton, 18, and Michael, 26 — were also taken to the hospital for treatment following the crash, state police said.

They remained hospitalized early Monday, a nurse told The Post. Dalton Barnett was in stable condition, while Michael Barnett was listed in critical but stable, she said.

Fleming County High School principal Stephanie Emmons said the family was involved in the crash “shortly after” Dalton’s graduation ceremony.

“We have learned that his mother, Nancy Barnett, and his father, both passed away as a result of the accident,” Emmons said in a statement late Saturday. “Please continue to uplift this family through your thoughts and prayers during this time.”

Earlier Saturday, Nancy wore a shirt showing off the pride she had as a “senior mom” while at Dalton’s graduation, school officials said in a joint statement.

“Senior Mom: Some people wait their entire lives to meet their inspiration,” her shirt read. “I raised mine. Class of 2020.”

The heartwarming shirt showed how just much the devoted mom thought of her son, officials said.

“The Barnetts mean a lot to our Fleming County community and we will be here to support Dalton and his brother as they face the difficult times ahead,” the statement continued.

The graduation ceremony in Flemingsburg, which was closed to the public, lasted more than 12 hours due to social distancing measures. Only one graduating senior and six relatives were allowed on campus at specific times, the Herald-Leader reported.

The first student received their diploma before 8 a.m., while the last student graduated at about 9 p.m., according to Facebook posts cited by the newspaper.

Dalton was one of the first graduates to walk across a stage during the ceremony, WLEX reports.

The grieving student, described as a “sweet young man,” plans to enter the military, school officials said.

“He is always a joy to be around and his family has always been very proud of him,” Emmons and Creasman’s statement continued.

The driver of the truck, Anthony Bailey, 52, and his passenger, Nancy Bailey, were not hurt during the crash. An investigation is ongoing, WLEX reports.

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Coronavirus in Sport LIVE: La Liga gets a return date, F1 British Grand Prix government talks, Premier League LATEST – The Sun

THE Premier League is a step closer after the return of players to training, but N'Golo Kante and Troy Deeney will not have to train after concerns over coronavirus.

Meanwhile LaLiga is setting a much brisker pace as it has pencilled in June 12 for the first fixture back – Sevilla vs Betis.

Follow all the latest coronavirus in sport updates below…

 

  • RIDING SHOTGUNNER

    Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang will race in Sunday's Monaco Grand Prix for McLaren – but only on a computer game.

    F1's season has not even started due to the coronavirus pandemic but they are running virtual GPs.

    This week they should be racing around Monte Carlo but have to settle for an online version where the Arsenal striker will partner British racer, Lando Norris.

    He said: “I've been practicing but it's really hard! I've tried to train every day – hopefully Lando will help me because some of the turns are really, really hard.

    “I said to my team before that I love challenges, and this one is a big one for me, so I'm happy to do it with Lando.”

  • RYS AND LOWS

    Ryan Giggs fears he will not see his Wales stars for 18 MONTHS due to coronavirus.

    He told  MUTV Group Chat: “Potentially we won’t have been together for over a year, it could be 18 months if it goes to March which isn’t ideal.

    “We are supposed to play games in September, October and November which is obviously up in the air at the moment.

    “We still don’t know.”

  • HORSING AROUND

    Jockeys will be required to wear masks when racing returns on June 1.

    The British Horseracing Authority have released a 33-page document outlining the measures that will be in place.

    Trainers have also been urged against entering any “difficult” or “fractious” horses as only two stall handlers wil be allowed.

    The BHA will also appoint social distancing officers.

  • KEPT AT BAY

    Bayern Munich are in cruise control.

    Hans-Dieter Flick's side look set to extend their lead at the top of the table.

  • EASTERN TIME

    The trilogy fight between Deontay Wilder and Tyson Fury could take place in the Far East before the end of the year, according to reports.

    Both fights between the pair have so far been held in the United States, but a new option has been presented.

    According to talkSPORT's Michael Benson, a lucrative offer is on the table from the Far East to host the WBC heavyweight title bout.

    He tweeted: “Told by Frank Warren that Bob Arum has informed him they've now received an offer from a territory in the Far East to host Tyson Fury vs Deontay Wilder III at the back end of this year.”

  • SATURDAY NIGHT FEVER

    Fear not sport-deprived footy fans, SunSport have got you covered.

    Click here to tune into our dedicated live blog of Bayern Munich vs Frankfurt.

    Kick-off was at 5:30pm, so get a move on!

  • COR BLIMEY

    Spartak Moscow have confirmed two of their players have tested positive for coronavirus.

    A statement from the club on Twitter read: “On Thursday, football players, coaching staff and staff members were tested for Covid-19.

    “Results showed abnormalities in two players.”

  • LOCKED AND LOADED

    Tyson Fury has told Dillian Whyte to keep his trap shut – and reckons he is only being mouthy because he is “protected” by the coronavirus lockdown.

    Whyte continued his war of words with the Gypsy King this week by claiming he knocked him down in sparring.

    In response, the Gypsy King said on Twitter: “Funny how everyone wants to fight during Covid-19, when there are no sports events happening.

    “Also I have a contract with the @bronzebomber first and when I win that I'll have the fight with Joshua as undisputed comes before mandatory. Happy hunting.”

  • BORUSSIA MONCHEN-CUT-OUTS

    As reported by SunSport this morning, Borussia Monchengladbach's home clash with Bayer Leverkusen is being played in front of 13,000 cut out fans.

  • LA LA LAND

    Spanish prime minister Pedro Sanchez has confirmed that LaLiga will return on June 8.

    The league’s president Javier Tebas has been desperate to follow the Bundesliga’s lead and resume the 2019-20 season.

    And with LaLiga clubs having stepped up their training this week – now allowed to do so in groups of up to ten – Sanchez has officially given the green light to a June 8 return in a press conference.

    All 20 teams have 11 games remaining, with Barcelona leading Real Madrid by two points at the top of the table.

  • BUNDESLIGA BOUNCEBACK

    It's just 30 minutes until the first of today's FIVE German football games kick-off and Borussia Dortmund's top flight clash with Wolfsburg might just be the pick of the bunch.

  • BLUEPSY DAISY

    Chelsea stars Kepa and Marcos Alonso are due to be warned over social distancing for standing too close to fans while posing for photos.

  • POG-BACK, AGAIN

    Paul Pogba's agent Mino Raiola has opened talks with Juventus ahead of a potential summer move, according to reports in France.

    The France star, 27, has been pushing for a “new challenge” since last summer – with Real Madrid and Juventus both keen.

    But Raiola appears to prefer a move back to his former club for Pogba, with Le10Sport claiming he has kicked off talks with the Serie A giants.

  • SHOWING FANS LOVE

    Nick Kyrgios revealed he usually has sex with fans once a week.

    The Australian tennis star, 25, was most recently dating fellow player Anna Kalinskaya.

    But the pair called things off in March and Kyrgios said outside of relationships he will regularly hook up with supporters.

    During a live stream playing Fortnite at home in Australia, he was asked if he has ever slept with a fan.

    Kyrgios replied: “Yes.

    “In all seriousness if I'm not seeing someone it's like a weekly thing.”

  • JUR'S WER GAME

    Liverpool are closing in on a £52million deal for Germany sensation Timo Werner.

    Sources say the transfer of the RB Leipzig striker is “happening”.

    Boss Jurgen Klopp is desperate to sign the hitman and plans to bring in £52m by selling Roma-target Xherdan Shaqiri, Harry Wilson and Marko Grujic.

    German newspaper Bild's Head of Football Christian Falk believes Werner's switch to Liverpool will happen this summer.

    He told lfctransferroom: “According to our information, the clause is 55 million as a base value and can grow to 60 million if RB Leipzig makes it into the Champions League.

    “And yes, I think this transfer is happening. Interestingly, Werner now has a new Social Media and Marketing agency.The boss of this agency is also Jurgen Klopp’s manager.”

  • TO BE FRANK

    Frank Lampard says football must only return when it is safe after N'Golo Kante refused to return to training over safety fears.

    He told BBC Football Focus: “Safety has to come first. Once we get over Phase One, see what Phase Two looks like and beyond that, then we can think about getting the games back, albeit behind-closed-doors.

    “All of us here we want to do it, it's our job, we are very fortunate to have this job, to play football, and we want to finish it.

    “But we have seen much more important things in the country and the world than football happen and I think that has been a bit of a reset for all of us.

    'What remains is we want to play football and what remains of this season, but as you say the most important thing is when it is safe and healthy for players and staff.

    “Fans won't be coming but will it change things for society with the police and the NHS? All these things need to come together and hopefully we can get our game back.”

  • BAY BATTLE

    Manchester United have been dealt a major transfer blow after reports emerged suggest Bayern Munich are after Jadon Sancho.

    The Borussia Dortmund and England winger, 20, is high on the Ole Gunnar Solskjaer's wish list after his stunning performances since moving to Germany in 2017.

    But according to ESPN, Dortmund's Bundesliga enemies Bayern Munich enquired about a deal for Sancho before the coronavirus crisis struck.

    Dortmund value their star at more than £100million – although Bayern would no doubt have to play a premium on top of that if they wanted to sign from their fiercest domestic rivals.

  • EMI-RATE THAT

    Arsenal confirmed they will refund ticket holders for their ten remaining matches this season.

    The Gunners have four home fixtures and six away left in the current campaign, which has been suspended due to coronavirus.

    And with fan safety impossible to guarantee, it is “inevitable” all 92 Premier League games still to play will go ahead behind closed doors.

    Therefore, the Emirates club said they will reimburse supporters who have already paid for their seats.

  • INDIAN TAKEAWAY

    Manchester United have pulled the plug on a lucrative tour to India this summer as the coronavirus pandemic continues to bite.

    Old Trafford chiefs have already admitted that due to Covid-19 they will not go on tour over the next few months.

    United had planned to play a match in India as football continues to grow in the sub-continent.

    But United's chief financial officer Cliff Baty revealedthis year's tour has been cancelled.

  • POCHA LATTE

    Mauricio Pochettino went for a coffee with Unai Emery after they lost their jobs last season.

    The North London bosses were sacked within ten days of each other but both will be remembered very differently at their respective clubs.

    Pochettino told the Guardian: “

    Before the pandemic, me and Jesús met with Unai for a coffee, to talk and share our experiences.

    “We were working in different clubs, we were at the enemy, and people were walking past and saying: 'Unai and Pochettino and Jesús are now sharing a coffee!'

    “It was in Cockfosters [in north London]. It was very funny.”

  • CARDBOARD CUT-OUTS

    Three Premier League clubs are in talks to have cardboard cout-out of real fans in their stadiums when football returns.

    The 'Stay at Home – Be at the Game' project lets supported upload a picture of themselves to used on a lifesize cardboard cut out and a trio of Prem clubs are considering it.

    At £20 each, some of the money will be donated to help the NHS in their battle against Covid-19.

    Top US sporting bodies like the NBA, Serie A and MLS have also shown an interest as international sport looks set to return behind closed doors in the wake of the Covid-19 pandemic.

  • PREMIER LEAGUE LATEST

    The Premier League is “as confident as we can be” about the season restarting in June, according to chief executive Richard Masters.

    “There is some momentum. We've taken the first step,” Masters told BBC Sport.

    “It's great for everybody, including the fans, to see our players back on the training ground.”

    With June 12 previously suggested as a potential return date, Masters was more vague saying they must be “flexible” and learn what they can from the Bundesliga.

    He also recognised the need for “contingency plans” and said “curtailment is still a possibility”, meaning the season would be ended, but there was “optimism” fans could attend matches next season.

  • GOOD MORNING, SPORTS FANS

    Chelsea, Manchester United and City are sweating on their European hopes this season – but Premier League chiefs are  “as confident as we can be” the domestic season will restart.

    In the Champions League, the government-imposed 14-day quarantine on UK arrivals from June 8 imperils Real Madrid's second leg at the Etihad and means Chelsea's players would be forced to isolate after returning from Bayern Munich.

    And unless exemptions can be agreed, it also gives Britain's three Europa League representatives a headache.

    United are 5-0 up against LASK with the home leg to come, while Wolves and Rangers are still involved.

    But Prem chief executive Richard Masters said of Project Restart: “There is some momentum. We've taken the first step.

    “It's great for everybody, including the fans, to see our players back on the training ground.”

    The Prem hopes to resume in mid-June, having brought in strictly-controlled training sessions from this week.

    Arsenal boss Mikel Arteta showed he had fully recovered from coronavirus, smiling broadly as he took the Gunners' practice sessions at London Colney.

    But Watford's plans are in disarray – with SIX players missing training.

    Apart from four already absent, manager Nigel Pearson has revealed two more are staying away from the club as close friends or family members have tested positive for coronavirus.

    They join Adrian Mariappa, who was the one player out of three club staff to test positive. plus Troy Deeney and two team-mates, who all have health concerns.

    And Formula One chiefs have confirmed the British GP on July 19 will be OFF – unless the Government changes the new quarantine rules. 

  • BAYERN DECLINE TO PAY COUTINHO FEE

    Bayern Munich will spark more talk of Philippe Coutinho returning to the Premier League by declining to pay a £110million option to buy the Barcelona playmaker.

    Chelsea, Manchester United and even old club Liverpool have been linked with the Brazil star, 27, although financial restraints due to the coronavirus pandemic make a summer transfer less likely.

    Bayern chairman  Karl-Heinz Rummenigge told Der Spiegel: “The option expired and “we haven't activated it.

    “Now we're going to draw up squad planning internally (for next season) and we'll see if he still has a role to play with us or not.”

    Coutinho started just 15 of Bayern's 25 games, coming on as substitute eight times, before the Covid-19 lockdown halted football action. 

    But with Barca insisting he could still have a role back at the Nou Camp, he hopes to impress now the Bundesliga has restarted.

  • AJ KO'D BY TEACHERS

    World heavyweight champ Anthony Joshua jokes he went from “Superdad” to being floored by his son JJ's schoolteaches during lockdown.

    The British boxing hero dedicated the first few weeks of enforced staying in to his family

    But he gave up homeschooling after an email from his private school.

    He said: “In the first week I was Superdad — I was coming down the stairs with a cape on.

    “But then I got slapped with an email invoice for school fees and I thought ‘Woah, if I am paying fees then these teachers best be doing their jobs as well’.

    “The home schooling was taken off me after a couple of weeks but his mum does a great job with him.”

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Stacey Solomon in hysterics at penis-shaped packaging for Rex’s birthday present – The Sun

STACEY Solomon couldn't resist having a cheeky laugh on social media today as she celebrated her son Rex's first birthday.

Stacey, 30, took to her Instagram story to keep her followers updated on the tot's special today as he opened his gifts and spent quality time with him famous mum and dad, Joe Swash.

However, amongst all the fun and birthday cheer, Stacey noticed something rather ride amidst Rex's presents and had to share her thoughts with her 3.3. million fans.

Holding up one of her son's new toys, Stacey giggled: "We were just cleaning up the rubbish for this…"

She then went on to hold up the packaging for the toy, which just so happened to be penis shaped.

Laughing even more, Stacey added: "What the hell?" as she held the plastic up to the camera.

"Take it off your face!" boyfriend Joe Swash told her as he stood in the background.

Their cheeky laugh comes as they spent the day spoiling little Rex, who looked adorable in various clips posted on Stacey's Instagram story.

The Loose Women star also shared her favourite moments waking up with her son over the past 12 months before saying "happy birthday" to Rex and showering him with kisses.

Showing fans a snap of her cradling newborn Rex with his dad Joe Swash, Stacey said: "Waking up to you every pickle, every morning for the last year has brightened up our world."

She added: "Your happiness is such a blessing and every night my head hits the pillow I dream of when you will wake and show me how beautiful life can be.

"Pickle you are a living angel who brings so much light into our lives and we can not believe that today we are waking up to a year of our pickle."

After treating him to a delicious breakfast, Stacey got Rex dressed up for the day before giving him his presents to open – including a new "bun bun" (toy rabbit) he likes to sleep with.

Stacey has spent the last few days planning an incredible birthday party for Rex today with a balloon arch, doughnut wall and loads of gifts.

 

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Many in US won't return to gym or dining out: poll

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WASHINGTON — Much of the country remains unlikely to venture out to bars, restaurants, theaters or gyms anytime soon, despite state and local officials across the country increasingly allowing businesses to reopen, according to a new survey by The Associated Press-NORC Center for Public Affairs Research.

That hesitancy in the wake of the coronavirus outbreak could muffle any recovery from what has been the sharpest and swiftest economic downturn in U.S. history. Just 42% of those who went to concerts, movies, theaters or sporting events at least monthly before the outbreak say they’d do so in the next few weeks if they could. Only about half of those who regularly went to restaurants, exercised at the gym or traveled would feel comfortable doing so again.

Lynn Tanner, center, and her husband Ryan, bottom right, are served lunch at Busy Bee Cafe Thursday, May 21, 2020, in Ventura, Calif. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez)

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About a quarter of Americans say someone in their household has lost a job amid that downturn, and about half have lost household income, including layoffs, pay cuts, cut hours or unpaid time off. The majority of those whose household suffered a layoff still believe they will return to their previous employer, but the share expecting their job will not return has risen slightly over the past month, to 30% from 20%.

Amber Van Den Berge, a teacher in Indiana, held off on immediately returning to her second job as a fitness instructor. She would need to pass a test for COVID-19, get her temperature checked each morning and lead class while wearing a protective mask.

“Wear a mask to teach a fitness class? I’m not ready for that,” said Van Den Berge, 39.

The speed and strength of any economic rebound could be thwarted because many fear the risk of new infections. Consumers make up roughly 70% of U.S. economic activity, so anything less than a total recovery in spending would force many companies to permanently close and deepen the financial pain for 39 million people who have lost jobs in roughly the past two months.

Forty-nine percent of Americans approve of how President Donald Trump is handling the economy, the poll shows. That has slipped over the last two months, from 56% in March. Still, the issue remains a relative positive for Trump, whose overall approval rating stands at 41%.

President Donald Trump speaks at Ford’s Rawsonville Components Plant Thursday in Ypsilanti, Mich. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)

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Trump has at times downplayed the threat of the coronavirus and the benefits of testing and has criticized the leadership of Democratic governors. Meanwhile, many Democratic lawmakers have insisted on the importance of containing the disease and sustaining the economy with federal aid.

Greg Yost, a Republican from Rockaway, New Jersey, says he wishes the president would defer more to medical experts, rather than speak off the cuff. But he added that he thinks Trump believes he must defend himself against personal attacks.

“He’s between a rock and a hard place,” Yost said.

But ShyJuan Clemons, 45, of Merrillville, Indiana, says Trump has made the fallout from the pandemic worse by initially denying its dangers and failing to display much empathy for those hurt by the coronavirus.

“Even my cat knows that he’s terrible,” said Clemons, referring to his 14-year-old Siamese mix, Shinji.

Clemons works with special needs people and worries about his hours if Indiana — starved of tax revenues because of the disease — cuts its budget.

But it also shows how an atmosphere of political polarization may be feeding both an eagerness by some to return and a reluctance by others to resume their previous lifestyles.

Among those who did so at least monthly before the outbreak, Republicans are far more likely than Democrats to say they’d go to restaurants (69% to 37%), movies, concerts or theaters (68% to 28%), travel (65% to 38%) and go to a gym or fitness studio (61% to 44%).

After being closed for several weeks due to the coronavirus outbreak, Chandler Fashion Center Mall welcomes back patrons with many social distancing guideline signs Sunday in Chandler, Ariz. (AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin)

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Sixty-nine percent of those who regularly shopped in person for nonessential items before the outbreak, including majorities among both parties, say they’d be likely to wander malls and stores again. But Republicans are more likely to say so than Democrats, 82% to 61%.

Yost expressed no qualms about going out because he believes the economic damage from shelter-in-place orders will be worse than the deaths from the disease.

“What’s going to happen with depression, homelessness — a lot of other problems are going to arise because we shut down the economy?” said Yost, a vice president of operations at an insurance agency. “I would go to a restaurant and feel comfortable with my kids and not even have masks on.”

Still, there's an exception to the partisan divide, with 76% of Republicans and 69% of Democrats who get haircuts on at least a monthly basis saying they’d do that in the next few weeks if they could.

The poll finds an overwhelming majority of Americans, 70%, describe the economy as poor, but their outlook for the future is highly partisan. Sixty-two percent of Republicans expect improvement in the coming year, while 56% of Democrats say it will worsen.

At the same time, two-thirds of Americans say their personal finances are good, which has remained steady since before the outbreak began.

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Many families have been able to survive the downturn because of aid such as direct payments to taxpayers and expanded unemployment benefits that will expire in July.

Mitchell Durst, 74, has watched the job losses from the sidelines as a retired mathematician in Keyser, West Virginia.

He was already cautious about going out because of a compromised immune system from cancer treatments. The disease stopped his weekly poker game. He lived through the polio crisis, dealt with gas rationing during the 1970s and worked in Nigeria during the Ebola scare.

He calculates the United States will need to be patient about an economic comeback.

“Until we have a vaccine, particularly for those folks at risk, it’s going to be awhile,” Durst said. “If we get something in two years, if we’re so fortunate to be able to do that, I think that would be fantastic.”

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The AP-NORC poll of 1,056 adults was conducted May 14-18 using a sample drawn from NORC’s probability-based AmeriSpeak Panel, which is designed to be representative of the U.S. population. The margin of sampling error for all respondents is plus or minus 4.2 percentage points.

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Mother hid in toilet as police swooped on home to arrest druggy son

Terrified mother hid in toilet as 49 police officers surrounded her home to arrest her drug-crazed son, 21, during 12-hour rooftop siege after she told him to move out

  • Curtis Green, 21, flew into a rage when Lorraine, 53, told him he had to move out
  • A court heard Green caused £1,000 of damage to the house in Newport, Gwent
  • He smashed window, mirrors, door and television before clambering on the roof
  • Mrs Green shut herself in the toilet to hide as husband Norman, 63, called police
  • Green jailed for two years, two months and handed three-year restraining order

Curtis Green, 21, flew into a rage when Lorraine, 53, told him it was time to move out of their house in Newport, Gwent, Wales

A terrified mother hid in a toilet when 49 police officers swooped on her home to arrest her drug-crazed son in a 12-hour rooftop siege.

Curtis Green, 21, flew into a rage when Lorraine, 53, told him it was time to move out of their house in Newport, Gwent, south-east Wales.

A court heard Green caused £1,000 of damage by smashing a window, mirrors, door and television before clambering on to the roof of their large detached house.

Mrs Green locked herself in the downstairs toilet to hide away as her husband Norman, 63, called police.

Prosecutor Suzanne Payne said: ‘His father begged officers to take him away as he couldn’t take any more.

‘His mother was hiding in the downstairs toilet such was her fear of her son. He had taken a cocktail of crack cocaine and alcohol. Both his parents were terrified of him.’

Cardiff Crown Court heard Green climbed on to the roof and began hurling tiles off during the incident in March.

A total of 49 police including armed officers were called to the house as Green shouted threats during the 12-hour stand off.

A total of 49 police including armed officers were called to the house as Green shouted threats during the 12-hour stand off (pictured) 

Mrs Payne said: ‘Green climbed on the roof of the porch and threw a tile which damaged the windscreen of his father’s car.

‘He then started shouting obscenities and throwing slates at the police officers who had arrived. One of the slates struck an officer in the leg, causing him pain.

‘A firearms team were deployed. The defendant headbutted a pane of glass, injuring his face and head.

‘He held pieces of glass and was threatening to self-harm and he had taken a cocktail of crack cocaine, base and alcohol. Both his parents were terrified of him.’

The court heard during the rooftop siege Mrs Green hid behind a curtain.

Green stayed on the roof all night but agreed to come down the following morning on March 31 when he was arrested.

He admitted affray, assaulting an emergency worker and two counts of criminal damage.

Gareth Williams, mitigating, said: ‘He caused a lot of damage and is very sorry and remorseful to his parents for that. It was in one way a cry for help. The real risk was to himself rather than others.’

Green was jailed for two years and two months and handed a three-year restraining order from contacting his parents.

Judge Nicola Jones told him: ‘You left your parents terrified and extremely distressed.

‘As a result of this stand-off, 49 police officers attended, including a firearms team and a negotiator.

‘This was a significant amount of police and public resources during the time of a national pandemic.’

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'Who is actually in charge?' Science chief attacks PM over Covid-19

‘Who is ACTUALLY in charge?’ Nobel Prize-winning scientist tears into Boris Johnson’s lack of political leadership over coronavirus that has left the UK on the ‘back foot’ and ‘firefighting through successive crises’

  • Sir Paul Nurse said Britain has been left on the ‘back foot’ with a lack of planning
  • Nobel-winner said country had been ‘increasingly playing catch-up’ with virus
  • Said: ‘The question I’m asking myself is: Who is actually in charge of decisions?’
  • Here’s how to help people impacted by Covid-19

A Nobel Prize-winning scientists tore into Boris Johnson’s leadership during the coronavirus crisis today, claiming it was not clear ‘who is actually in charge of the decisions’.

Sir Paul Nurse said Britain has been left on the ‘back foot’ with a lack of clear planning that left it ”firefighting through successive crises’, in a scathing attack on the political establishment.

Sir Paul, the chief executive of the distinguished Francis Crick Institute, said the country had been ‘increasingly playing catch-up’ and scientists and politicians should lay out ‘a much clearer publicly-presented strategy’ to tackle the pandemic.

The geneticist, who won the Nobel Prize for Medicine in 2001, told the BBC’s Today Programme: ‘I’m not completely convinced that we are actually being quite clear in having good leadership.

‘The question I keep asking myself is: Do we have a proper Government system in here that can combine tentative knowledge, scientific knowledge, with political action?

‘And the question I’m constantly asking myself is: Who is actually in charge of the decisions? Who is developing the strategy and the operation and implementation of that strategy?

Sir Paul Nurse said Britain has been left on the ‘back foot’ with a lack of clear planning that left it ”firefighting through successive crises’, in a scathing attack on the political establishment.

The geneticist, who won the Nobel Prize for Medicine in 2001, criticised the PM (pictured last night), telling the BBC’s Today Programme: ‘I’m not completely convinced that we are actually being quite clear in having good leadership’

‘Is it ministers? Is it Public Health England? The National Health Service? The Office for Life Sciences, Sage (Scientific Advisory Group for Emergencies)? I don’t know, but more importantly, do they know?’

Sir Paul’s intervention came as the Government faces increasing pressure over its handling of the pandemic. It is facing ongoing criticism over the rate of deaths in care homes, a decision to abandon widespread testing early on and the slow roll out of a new testing regime. 

Last night another top scientist claimed thousands of lives could have been saved from Covid-19 if Britain’s lockdown was imposed just one week earlier.

Government scientific adviser Sir Ian Boyd, a member of Number 10’s SAGE panel, admitted ‘it would have made quite a big difference’ if ministers acted sooner to fight the outbreak.

Department of Health figures show 36,042 Brits have died after testing positive for the coronavirus, which began to rapidly spread in the UK in March.

The Government is expected to unveil a new quarantine scheme today that forces anyone entering the UK to isolate for 14 days. 

Asked about the country’s approach to the outbreak on BBC Radio 4’s Today programme, Sir Paul said: ‘I’m not sure we are quite getting it right.’

Sir Paul added: ‘Everybody involved, not just the politicians, the scientists and the doctors, we’re all making mistakes and we have to try and learn from what mistakes have been made up until now.

‘I get a sense the UK has been rather too much on the back foot, increasingly playing catch-up, firefighting through successive crises.’

He suggested that what was needed was to ‘get a much clearer publicly-presented strategy as to what we’re actually trying to do, and the evidence upon which it is based’.

Sir Paul added: ‘And we’re not getting that in communications. Maybe there’s a strategy there, I don’t see it.’

Detailed statistics show that more than 44,000 people have already died with COVID-19 in the UK, but a study from the University of Southampton suggested that number could have been kept to 11,200 if lockdown was introduced earlier

Asked about the use of quarantine, Sir Paul suggested more evidence was needed about the infectiousness of people with coronavirus and how this was revealed through symptoms.

He said: ‘Because for a long time it’s been clear that people without symptoms can be infected and therefore be infectious to other people and yet in the hospitals and in the care homes we haven’t been testing such people.

‘So we have been allowing people, care workers, to be in the ward, who are potentially infected, infecting patients, infecting themselves, and as a consequence making hospitals potentially unsafe places to be.

‘We have to see a changed strategy there that is reliant upon the real evidence.’

He continued: ‘I don’t see clarity in the public sphere about these sorts of arguments that need to be shown to the public so that they feel actually they are safe when they go to hospital.’

Sir Paul said there was ‘another mistake’ when the testing strategy was put in place.

He said: ‘There were many laboratories around the country, smaller laboratories, that could have got a major, major increase in testing capacity much more quickly than was possible with the big labs.’

Sir Paul said he did not think there should be a formal inquiry into the UK’s response to the outbreak now, but more ‘openness’ was needed, alongside a ‘greater debate in the public domain’.

Northern Ireland Secretary Brandon Lewis said he ‘wouldn’t agree’ with Sir Paul’s criticism, explaining that the Government has followed ‘the best advice that is out there’

Northern Ireland Secretary Brandon Lewis said he ‘wouldn’t agree’ with Sir Paul’s criticism, explaining that the Government has followed ‘the best advice that is out there’.

He said: ‘I think what we have seen through this actually is we as a Government have been very clear with people, very transparent with people.

‘The Prime Minister himself has been very clear – the Prime Minister ultimately is responsible.

‘We do follow the best advice that is out there from both the scientific advisers, our chief medical advisers and the teams there but ultimately it is the ministers who make decisions.

‘And I think that is one of the things we have seen throughout this process, is our working to ensure we get as much information to people as we can to ensure that people understand what we can all do to play our part in keeping the R level down.’

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Jesy Nelson pouts in busty video as she reveals she wanted to cancel documentary as she was ‘so scared’ about backlash – The Sun

JESY Nelson shared a pouty video with fans after admitting her fears over backlash to her documentary.

The Little Mix singer almost cancelled her BBC Three film, Odd One Out, over worries that she'd be trolled even more once it came out.

Speaking to Loose Women today, Jesy said: "No one knew about this [the trolling] and that’s why I didn’t speak about it for such a long time because I just kept thinking, 'If I keep talking about this, it’s never going to go away.'

"But what I learned was that by not talking about it made it a lot worse for me. "

The 28-year-old went on: "There was a point halfway through filming when I messaged my friend, Adam the director, and I said, 'I don’t want to do this anymore.'

"I was just terrified, I was so scared it would be 10 times worse when it came out."


Jesy added that she thinks the documentary has helped people understand the affect trolling can have.

She said: "I think it’s opened up a lot of peoples’ eyes and people are a lot more aware of what [trolling] can do to someone’s mental health."

The Woman Like Me singer also talked about how, at the height of her depression, she couldn't face performing onstage with the other Little Mix girls.

The singer – who won an NTA for Odd One Out – said: "A lot of the time with performers we go on stage and it’s a character that we play and that’s what I try to do, but a lot of the time I wouldn’t even go on stage.

"There was so many times when I would cancel shows because I couldn’t bear people looking at me."

After opening up on Loose Women, Jesy returned to her glamorous pad where she's isolating.

She treated fans to several videos of her dancing in a low-cut top at home and in her car.

Jesy later posted a throwback video of herself strutting onstage in a bodysuit on Instagram.

She captioned it: "Me walking out of lock down like… hey, where there party at?"

 

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Seven most gruesome cuts in boxing history from Badou Jack’s ‘axe wound’ to Mike Tyson chomping Holyfield’s ear off – The Sun

BEING punched in the face for 36 minutes by thick-set leather gloves will undoubtedly leave its mark.

But in the sport of boxing, accidental (or not) headbutts and even TEETH have also caused blood to spill and skin to be ripped open.

No boxer likes to win on a cut, but sometimes the referee has no option but to wave it off on doctor's advice.

Nowadays boxers, Tyson Fury included, invest heavily in a top cut-man in the corner to prevent the most heartbreaking of stoppages.

And of course a severe cut is at risk of opening up at anytime when it's being pounded.

Here SunSport list seven of the most gruesome cuts of all time – with some of the victims even managing to triumph at the end.

BADOU JACK vs Marcus Browne, 2019

Jack sustained a horrific cut to his head midway through his WBC Silver light heavyweight title fight against Marcus Browne.

People on social media described how it looked like the fight had suffered an "axe wound" on his forehead.


The Swedish boxer came off worse when the fighters clashed heads in the seventh round, leaving him with a deep wound on his forehead that poured with blood.

Despite the injury gushing with claret, Jack was allowed to continue and somehow made it to the end of the fight.


TYSON FURY vs Otto Wallin, 2019

Tyson Fury suffered a huge gash above his right eye after taking a series of hooks from Otto Wallin last September.

He revealed after the fight that it required 47 stitches.

Fury's face was covered in blood and photos later emerged of the gruesome laceration before it was stitched together again.

He enlisted the help of legendary cutman Jacob 'Stitch' Duran for his second battle against Wilder in Las Vegas – but he barely needed him as he battered the American.

MASON CARTWRIGHT vs Darren Tetley, 2018

This is the horror injury suffered by boxer Mason Cartwright that saw his fight against Darren Tetley waved off.

The two welterweights had put on a real blood-and-thunder battle on the undercard of Josh Warrington's world title win against Lee Selby.

On the doctor's advice, the fight was all over in the ninth and Tetley was the new WBO European welterweight champion.

It was hardly surprising with Cartwright's lip appearing to be hanging off.

HENRY COOPER vs Muhammad Ali, 1966

Cooper was cut to pieces in his two fights against boxing legend Muhammad Ali.

"Our 'Enry" as he became affectionately known, was stopped in the fifth round of his first fight against Ali in 1963 – but he did score a knockdown.


In their 1966 rematch there was no sweet revenge for the Brit as cuts over his right eye, on his nose and even on his shoulder saw him stopped in the sixth.

The Londoner suffered with cuts throughout his career but will still go down as one of the gutsiest fighters ever.

EVANDER HOLYFIELD vs Mike Tyson, 

Holyfield shocked the world in 1996 after stopping Tyson in the 11th round, with their rematch a year later resulting in one of the most controversial and talked-about moments in boxing history.

Tyson was disqualified after biting off a chunk of his opponents ear, and commenting on the infamous incident, Holyfield added: "When people look at me, I know they are looking at my ear.

"People think I got the whole ear bit off!"

The two have kissed and made up – and could even be rolling back the years for a trilogy fight with both considering lacing up the gloves again.

VITALI KLITSCHKO vs Lennox Lewis, 2003

Brit hero Lewis successfully defended his WBC belt against Klitschko in 2003 after the challenger was pulled out after six rounds of their blood-soaked bout.

Fifty stitches were needed to repair the skin savagely ripped from around the challenger’s eye but the fact he was ahead on all three scorecards has forever pained Klitschko.

The Ukrainian politician was ahead on all three cards 58-56 and was gutted to have the contest decided on a cut.

Klitschko went on to win the WBC title that Lewis vacated by retiring but he always felt robbed of his shot at revenge.



ISRAEL VAZQUEZ vs Rafael Marquez, 2010

These two put on four legendary fights that no fan could say didn't entertain.

Each had the blood, sweat and tears you would expect when two bantamweights put it all on the line.

The fourth fight was undoubtedly one too far for Vazquez, who it was rumoured wore a face-mask in camp due to fears his numerous cuts over the years would open up.

As expected that is exactly what happened in Part IV against fellow Mexican Marquez.

Vazquez's left eyebrow looked like it wanted to escape at the end and he had a big slit above the right eye, and Marquez secured a fourth-round win.

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