Ed Sheeran’s Last Minute Grammy Performance Will Blow You Away

With his year away from the public eye over, Ed Sheeran is making an incredible comeback and demonstrating his talent wherever and whenever he can. We know Ed always gives it his all, but his outstanding performance at the Grammy Awards was absolutely jaw-dropping.

What’s more, the ginger star only made the announcement for the performance seven hours before it happened – this was also not even 24 hours after he’d made an appearance on Saturday Night Live. With all things considered, we wouldn’t have been surprised if the performance had seemed just a little bit rough and unpolished. But as it turns out, Ed absolutely blew this notion out of the water anyway.

It was a complete throwback to his origins with the loop pedal. He performed solo using an acoustic guitar, a keyboard, and a mic or two. You can take a look at the performance in all its glory here:

Even though his addition was last-minute, he was the focal point of the Grammys for a lot of fans anyway. Twitter users were eager as ever to show their support and to shower their favourite in praise:

Thanks, Ed! This was everything we didn’t even know we wanted so badly.

Fried Chicken Valentine’s Bouquets Are Now Available From KFC

Deciding what to get for your crush or the love of your life for Valentine’s Day can be tricky for anybody. Do roses seem cheesy and often too expensive? Is a card alone not expressing the sentiment you wish to give? Chocolates just aren’t doing it for you anymore either? Not to worry, KFC are providing the obvious, deep-fried option.

According to KFC, their new fried chicken bouquet is far more appealing to the senses than any handful of flowers or bottle of perfume.

Made specifically to celebrate Valentine’s Day, each bouquet contains a tasty mix of all your favourites – original recipe drumsticks, popcorn chicken, and crispy strips. Yum!

However, there are only a limited number of bouquets being made. Twenty of them are going to be given to lucky Kentucky Fried Chicken fanatics on Valentine’s Day itself. The winners of the competition on the chain’s Facebook will be able to pick up one of the two available bouquets at the restaurant on Quay St, Auckland.

But what will happen to the other eighteen? Well, they’ll be handed to “known KFC lovers”, so says a spokesperson.

Think this is wild? It isn’t the first instance of KFC bringing out an interesting gift idea. Last year, a KFC candle was released… And yes, it smells exactly how you’d expect it to!

The limited edition novelty gift was scented just like KFC’s signature fried chicken. Perfect for anyone who wants accentuate their home in the best or weirdest way – we’re undecided.

This Twitter user seems to have made their mind up, though.

Well then.

So we’ll have to wait and see if the Valentine’s Day bouquets are anywhere near as appealing! The Facebook giveaway has already drawn in an incredible amount of folks, all commenting with hopes to win one of them.

What will you be getting your sweetheart for Valentine’s Day? Let us know in the comments!

Single Mum Becomes Dad For The Day So Her Son Doesn’t Miss Out On School Event

Three years ago, Whitney Kittrel found herself as a single parent. She vowed to do everything in her power to give her kids a ‘normal’ life, and knew she’d go to great lengths to do so. “Trips alone, teaching my son how to play catch, killing bugs with minimal screaming, countless memories, and a normal life,” she writes on her Facebook post, describing her life with her children.

After her son was finished with class at Arrowhead Elemantary School kindergarten one afternoon, he came home with a flyer for the school “dads and doughnuts” breakfast event. “My heart kinda sank,” wrote Whitney, not wanting her son to be disappointed.

The two of them sat and talked. Whitney asked her son if he’d like his grandfather to accompany him instead, though he politely declined. “He just smiled and said, “No. I want you to go. You’re my mom and dad.”

So supermum Whitney quickly concocted an ingenious plan.

“I gathered up my best dad outfit, painted on some facial hair, and went to breakfast with my sweet son. I was so embarrassed but I couldn’t help but smile when he introduced me to his little friends saying “this is my mom… she’s my dad too so I brought her!”

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This isn’t the first instance of a mother donning a father’s clothes to make sure that their children didn’t miss out on a school event. Kittrel’s post on Facebook has received an astoundingly positive response, with 9500 plus likes and over 4500 shares.

And it’s more than evident that her son appreciated the gesture, too:

“When I went to leave he ran after me and hugged me tight around my neck and whispered “mom… I know that you’ll always be there and do anything for me. Thank you. I love you” kissed my cheek and ran off. I hope he remembers this day cause I’ll never forget it or his sweet words”

Whilst it can sometimes be difficult being a single parent, Whitney has fully embraced all of the challenges and has undoubtedly achieved supermum status!

Woman Loses Her Memory And Falls For Her Boyfriend A Second Time

This is one of those devastating stories that will most likely be seen in cinemas near you. Not only that, it’s also raising the bar for romance just in time for Valentine’s day.

Jessica Sharman has suffered from epileptic seizures during her life so far. Nothing major had happened to her outside of when these episodes were happening, until March of 2016.

Jessica and her boyfriend Richard Bishop had been together for seven months when they boarded a train to London and things took a drastic turn for the worse. Those close by to Jessica said that her eyes had glazed over, and she had gone limp.

Richard assisted her from the train and her parents were contacted. Upon their arrival, Jessica simply didn’t recognise them. Shocked, her mother showed her a photo album on her phone that Jessica should have been able to recall, though everyone began to realise that the situation showed real significance when Jessica didn’t even recognise her own face.

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Jessica was taken to a home that she thought she’d never been to before. “My parents invited Rich over but I didn’t know him and, when they left me alone with him, I was really scared,” she said.

She spent a week at the National Hospital for Neurology and Neurosurgery, where she was diagnosed with seizure induced amnesia. According to doctors, it might take up to 6 months for her memory to come back, and pieces of it are still missing today.

Back at home, Jessica began to hate the boyfriend that she could not recall. It only took her two weeks to want to end the relationship.

“He looked so hurt and promised he would help me remember how great we were together. Seeing how passionate and caring he was finally convinced me he must care for me, so I agreed to give it a shot.”

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After going on walks together and revisiting their favourite restaurants, and with Richard giving her reminders of everything he could think of about their old life as a couple, things began to change.

“I don’t remember the first time I fell in love with Rich but I do remember the second. He was so patient with me, so sweet, I couldn’t help but fall for him,” she said.

But there was some bad news to come: Jessica was told by doctors that she could lose her memory again. She does, however, show confidence in her boyfriend despite the trying situation.

“Rich was able to make me fall in love with him twice, so I know he could do it again.”

This Teen Received The Most Brutal Job Rejection Text EVER

No one likes being turned down after an interview for a job. But when Megan Dixon – an 18-year-old from Leicester, UK – looked down at her phone to read the text she’d received from her interviewer, she couldn’t believe what she was reading.

After attending an interview at Miller and Carter Steakhouse on Tuesday, a ridiculously harsh rejection text was sent to Megan’s phone just a moment or two after she left.

Shantel Wesson, the branch’s assistant manager, only waited one minute before hitting send on the cruel message.

Brutal! Even if poking fun at Dixon’s language was appropriate, was that a typo or did Wesson really use the word “we’re” instead of “were”? Not to mention the emoji, the use of ‘x’…

Additionally, Dixon described interviewer’s behaviour “so unprofessional” after adding that she thought Wesson was unprepared – the interviewer’s phone would just not stop ringing during their time together.

The tweet has since gone viral. This seems to be rubbing everyone else the wrong way, too.

Despite all of this, management claim that Dixon was not the intended recipient of the texts, and they were not supposed to be unwelcome feedback as they appear here.

“We can’t apologise enough to Megan,” Said a spokesperson for Miller and Carter, “It was never our intention to be disrespectful or upset her in any way. The texts were send in error and were intended for our manager, not the candidate.”

Whether Dixon decides to accept the apology or not is up to her, but we won’t be surprised if “it’s a no x”.

Dakota Johnson and Jamie Dornan Look Truly Miserable On Set of Fifty Shades Darker

The first look photos of Fifty Shades Darker are here, and things look pretty grey on set. Literally.

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Stars Dakota Johnson, 26, and Jamie Dornan, 35, looked decidedly grim-faced when spotted between takes while filming the sequel to last year’s Fifty Shades of Grey. The weather appeared to be as bad as their mood, as the pair sheltered against the rain and gloomy skies under an umbrella while on location in Canada.

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Still, it’s hard to believe they can really be that depressed, considering what the pair are being paid to be there. But since the last filmed was horrendously slated by audiences and critics alike, we guess even a huge chunk of money can’t them motivated.

The first flick in the franchise – which are based on the novels by E.L James – made 400 million dollars worldwide but was poorly received, even winning five Razzie Awards.

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The awards were for worst screenplay, worst actress, worst actor, worst on-screen combo (going to both Dakota and Jamie) and a tie for worst film with Fantastic Four.

It is no surpise then that the movie’s director Sam-Taylor Johnson decided not to helm the sequel. Instead the second installment is being directed by James Foley.

The Fifty Shades Darker is being filmed back to back with the franchise’s third and final segment Fifty Shades Freed – Fifty Shades of Grey from Christian’s point of view rather than Anna’s.

Let’s just hope the story’s more interesting the second time around…

Model Who Lost Thousands of Instagram Followers After Posting Realistic Photos Speaks Out

Instagram model Essence O’Neil decided to quit social media because she realized that she was living a lie. I suppose that at some point we all must come to the conclusion that we are not willing to conform to any unrealistic expectations.  The moment that this became evident to her, she tested her theory with one last campaign of photos depicting herself out of her usual character. For example, without makeup, with bleach cream on her upper lip and her reaction to the impending colon irrigation that she decided to tell the world about. Needless to say, she said that she lost followers, much to her surprise.

According to her, “During the experiment I lost 3,000 followers and come the end, I had lost 5,000. I was shocked because I actually thought it would be the likes that would dramatically reduce and not the followers.” Then she added, “What was interesting was I had more likes from women, whereas it is usually split, and all my comments were mostly from girls. It was evident that they wanted to reach out to me because they could relate in one way or another,”.

The online world is the same as the TV world. Therefore, we can only assume that most of it is fake at least to some extent. So, it should no longer come to anyone’s surprise that the people will choose what they want to see and so the people have clearly spoken because none of her photos were particularly interesting and maybe that’s why they turned away. Take a look at her posts and then you decide if the online world will miss her:

Colonic irrigation time.

Oh ? the IBS is bad! So it’s colonic irrigation time…..

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She says “double chin” but I don’t see it.

 

Fuzz control.

De-fuzzing Monday! ?

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This dog is cute.

 

We’re SO hungover today! That’s me and my friends, not Mr Mouse! #happyweekend everyone!!! ? A photo posted by STINA SANDERS (@stinasanders) on

Nothing about this picture or description makes me want to like it.

Good to know.

X Factor Anton Stephans Calls X Factor Viewers UGLY In This Angry Tweet

If you watched X Factor last night, you will have witnessed the AWKWARD exchange between Anton Stephans and Nick Grimshaw after his performance.

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After putting his all into his rendition of the Mariah Carey and Boyz II Men track One Sweet Day, Nick Grimshaw was less than complimentary to Anton. He said that the he may not be the kind of artist he would want to play on the radio or buy an album. He says he thought it didn’t seem ‘real’ or raw enough.

Anton was not happy with the comments and told Nick, ‘there is NOTHING fake about me!’. He then repeated it again staring into Grimshaw’s eyes. Grimshaw could be heard saying under his breath ‘There’s no need to be aggressive”.

Anyway you can watch this for yourself below.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=E5w0LidQLSE

After the incident Twitter light up with comments about Anton, some of which said his tears were fake.

Anton followed up by saying:

Then

Then he got really emotional.

In the end, Mason Noise was voted off the show last night so Anton lived to see another day. But with another contestant leaving the show tonight, it’s all to play for.

How well do you know the X Factor?

Guy Brags On Facebook About Escaping From Prison, Guess What Happened Next

Nowadays it seems like there’s no escape from the public’s eye because you are disclosing your whereabouts each time that you swipe your card, carry a cell phone or simply post it on social media. In this case, Nicholas Grove, a 38-year-old man escaped from an Idaho jail and took advantage of his freedom a little too much.

This guy escaped from jail and was later caught.

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He made it all the way down to Cancun, Mexico and was so overwhelmed by his freedom that he decided to post about it. I can’t imagine who his friends and followers are, but I would assume that he shouldn’t even have told them about where he was. Nicholas didn’t feel that way and proceeded to share photos of himself on both Twitter and Facebook. It seems to me that if you were faced with charges of unlawful possession of a firearm by a felon, possession of burglary tools, an invalid license and carrying a concealed weapon without a permit that you would be extra cautious when you also become a wanted man for escaping jail! But it’s pretty obvious that he is not among the brightest of criminals.

Nicholas posts pictures of his new and brief freedom:

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Apparently the freedom was too much for him to keep to himself and he was compelled to share it. Of course, in doing so he alerted the authorities to his location and they promptly recaptured him. Nicholas might be a great escape artist, but not much of a criminal. That should be Rule Number 1 in the criminal handbook: Do Not Post!

A US Marshall admitted:

“Social media certainly played a role originally because this certain individual bragged about his escape on Facebook”.

They don’t even have to try anymore! Especially when you take it upon yourself to declare to the world what you are doing every single minute. Clearly, if Nicholas didn’t post about it, he might have enjoyed his freedom a little longer.

Disney Has Just Announced ALL 25 Films It Will Be Releasing Over The Next Four Years

Our favorite company has done something huge. They have released all the movies they will be creating in the next four years for the public to anticipate! Check out these awesome new films and be prepared to get beyond excited!

1. The Good Dinosaur (27th November 2015) 

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A film where humans and dinosaurs coexist together.

2. Star Wars: The Force Awakens (17th December 2015)

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This film is set 30 years after Return of the Jedi and is anticipated to be the highest grossing movie. We shall see!

3. The Finest Hours (29th January 2016)

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This film is actually based on a true story. It’s about a coast guard attempting to rescue a pair of destroyed oil tankers.

4. Zootropolis (25th March 2016)

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There are no humans in this movie, just Jason Bateman, and Idris Elba as a fox and rabbit trying to fight a conspiracy.

5. The Jungle Book (15th April 2016)

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This is a live remake of the cartoon movie from our childhood. I am super excited about this one.

6. Captain America: Civil War (29th April 2016)

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Captain America versus Iron Man…oh boy.

7. Alice Through the Looking Glass (27th May 2016) 

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Though Tim Burton isn’t directing this one, the Mad Hatter and Alice will no doubt, make it great.

8. The BFG (22nd July 2016) 

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You know if it’s Steven Speilberg it’s going to be awesome.