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For years after the “Blurred Lines” music video shoot, Emily Ratajkowski claimed she didn’t recall Robin Thicke’s interaction.



Over a month ago, model Emily Ratajkowski accused Robin Thicke of groping her bare breasts on the set of the “Blurred Lines” music video shoot, and she’s now revealing that she hadn’t even remembered the incident until years later.

Ratajkowski’s appearance at the event is detailed in one of her essays from her new book My Body, which explores how she has viewed her body throughout her life and career, including during the birth of her first child in March. Ratajkowski acknowledged that she didn’t want to think about Thicke again because of how he might respond and how the world responds to such accusations.

“I didn’t want to write anything about ‘Blurred Lines’ in particular. I’ve spent my entire career trying not to be the woman from that video. To just open up that can of worms and say, “Let’s have a conversation about it,” went against all of my instincts.,” she told Alex Cooper. “I wrote about it because I had previously put it in a certain category and box and considered and discussed it in one way. Because I was like no, no, no, I didn’t even fully remember the experience. It’s this or that or whatever. And once I realized that things had been a little more complicated than I previously assumed, that’s when I remembered this problem and experience. And it was like, “Oh my God.” That’s why I put it first in the book to begin with.”

When she was working as a model in 2013, Lena Ratajkowski recalled the reasons why she agreed to be in the music video at the time. “One of the things that people don’t know about the video is that it was directed by a woman, and part of the reasons I accepted it were because Diane Martel directed it,” she Explained. “She advised me there would be a lot of other women, but I got a very different and unexpected vibe when I arrived on set. This was Not like the majority of the work I was doing at that time.”

Ratajkowski didn’t recognize Thicke at the time, but she was a fan of Pharrell, who featured on the song. She also wasn’t paid much cash; nevertheless, she earned more than she had been promised. In comparison to her previous modeling engagements at the time, her experience on the set before meeting with Thicke was notably positive.

“You’re a mannequin, which is what I mention in the book. Simply being utilized as a body and a face. It was not like that at all. Older girls would say things like, ‘Oh my God, you look so cute; do you like your outfit?’ That’s why I think I dance so weirdly and funny. When you’re like at ease with your buddies and dancing about, you just feel completely at home. That was the bulk of the shoot, to be honest.,” she explained. “So why would a lot of individuals claim things like, ‘This video is misogynistic; why did you decide to do it, aren’t you ashamed?’ Basically, I was like, ‘Get off my back, f*** off. It was my decision, and at the time I felt powerful. And guess what? Now that I’m famous, I’m making more money than I did then, so how can you claim otherwise?'”

Later in the day, after filming a sequence alone with Thicke, Ratajkowski’s experience altered. However, the recollection vanished soon after she departed the set that day.

“I don’t want to imply that I forgot. Because it also suggests that it was a decision. It wasn’t a choice. I wasn’t like, “I’m just not going to remember that bit.”” She Explained.

It was then that it occurred to her, when Thicke’s name was in the news.

“I was just lying in bed, searching Robin Thicke’s Instagram because his partner had just discovered she was expecting a child. He was on E News. And I was blocked. I was like, “Why am I restricted?” And I sat there for a second and thought to myself, “Did I say something in the press?” Then it came back to me: when he was somewhat intoxicated and in a bad mood, we were shooting by ourselves. He put his hands on my breasts rather suddenly at that time.,” she recalled.

Lena Ratajkowski then recalled that the music was stopped midway through filming, with an “odd moment” on set. “I couldn’t have complained in that situation. I was 21, and I was a nobody on a wall at a modeling agency who you could choose from. It’s an actual meat market business. So I didn’t complain, and I simply went home, never informing anybody about it really.”

The actress had previously been blocked from Thicke’s social media, which she pointed out to Martel. When Ratajkowski claimed that it might have been about anything that occurred on the set, Martel allegedly denied it.

In October, the allegations against Thicke made headlines after an advance copy of her book — and this article in particular — was leaked.

“The entire reason I wrote this book was to tell my story and exercise control over the narrative.,” she told Cooper. “I felt I needed to express myself in my own words. And, in a 5,000-word essay that goes through all of the details of that day. What made it appealing, what turned me off, and how this affected my life. I also talked about why this was so significant to me, as well as the parts that were excellent and those that were terrible. This is a significant element of my political and ideological development.”

The 30-year-old also stated that she does not subscribe to cancel culture and was concerned her account of the event might spark it. “I’m sure that Robin Thicke has a lot of great qualities.,” Ratajkowski continued. “I don’t buy into the concept of “good guys vs. bad guys.” I believe that we live in a culture where men are permitted to feel as though they can act in any way they choose. It doesn’t imply that someone is good or bad because they did this one thing or didn’t do that one thing.”

When the allegations were published to the media, Martel said that she had a recall of the event. Ratajkowski has not heard from Thicke, however.

“It was the most difficult essay in the book to create, and it’s one of the more basic in many ways. I expected what I’d seen this week’s reaction to be like. I know how people work.” Ratajkowski said, “I knew that people would say, ‘She was naked in a music video; why has she waited so long?’ The same things apply. There are definitely repercussions for me. Because this information became public, people have all kinds of ideas about me.”

Although the section on “Blurred Lines” was previously at the beginning of Ratajkowski’s book, she moved it to be the second chapter to avoid readers making certain assumptions.

“I don’t think I wanted to be a role model, but I thought that if a book with my name on it came out and someone walked into a bookstore and saw the name and said, ‘OK, My Body,’ or something like that. And they opened up the first chapter and read about “Blurred Lines,” they’d be like, ‘of course,’ OK. “And the book isn’t that. It’s not a celebrity autobiography. It’s a collection of essays discussing many diverse topics, and I just wanted to take that chance with that individual.”

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What Louis Tomlinson Thinks About A Possible One Direction Reunion



After breaking out in the media with hits such as “What Makes You Beautiful,” “Story Of My Life,” “Best Song Ever,” and more, 1D took the world by storm (via Digital Spy). However, in 2015, the boy band shocked their devoted followers when they announced that they will be taking a break. According to E! News, the group shocked their fans by announcing that they would go on hiatus in 2015. After Zayn Malik announced his intentions to leave 1D, the band decided to disband in order to focus on their own solo projects.

“They are great friends and fully support one another,” a source said of the group. “They are very aware that they are able to work on their own stuff as well as remain together. This is an exciting time for them creatively and as a group.” However, it appears that at least one member of One Direction was in opposition to the split.

Before the break, Tomlinson told The Guardian that he was feeling optimistic about the band. “In the last year of One Direction, I was probably the most confident I ever was,” he said. “And then it was: ‘OK, hiatus!'” He acknowledged that he struggled against it, but ultimately lost.

Since then, One Direction has yet to record any new music. The group’s future, on the other hand, appears promising.

Did Louis Tomlinson hint at a possible 1D reunion?

According to Cheat Sheet, since announcing the group’s hiatus in 2015, One Direction members have been working on their solo careers and other activities like beginning families. Louis Tomlinson recently spoke out about a possible reunion and left fans wondering if there could be hope for the group in the future, despite Harry Styles, Niall Horan, Liam Payne, and Zayn Malik all remaining quiet on the subject of a reunion.

In 2021, Tomlinson took part in the WIRED Google autocomplete challenge, answering queries about himself that fans most search for on the internet. He went through his tattoos, color of his hair, eye color, and more before finally getting to One Direction. When asked about the group he replied, “Good time in my life. Hopefully, we come back.” The return of an iconic logo inspired fans to believe that perhaps, just maybe, the band was reuniting. Fans also noticed that when Tomlinson referred to 1D as the band he “is” in before correcting himself to say “was,” he made a minor slip of the tongue.

Could Harry’s comments be hinting at a One Direction reunion? Despite the fact that it appears improbable for now, fans have not stopped hoping for the group to reunite and create new music in the future.

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This Is How Elton John Got His Name



Elton John is one of the most famous names in modern music, with his distinctive appearance and voice, as well as instantly-recognizable songs. It’s difficult to find many individuals who haven’t heard Elton John, better known as “The Rocketman,” thanks to his signature song of the same name. In fact, the Elton John biopic film released in 2019 was called “Rocketman” because the word is so easily identifiable with John (via IMDb).

However, prior to his career as “The Rocketman” and even before he earned the moniker “Elton John,” he was known by a different name. He actually went by his birth name, Reginald Kenneth Dwight, and dropped out of school at the age of 17 to pursue a music career (via Biography). He eventually changed his name because he was becoming more successful, however even the film documenting his life didn’t get his change of name right.

Elton John chose a new name on the fly

The film “Rocketman” tells audiences that Reginald Kenneth Dwight changed his name to Elton John after meeting John Lennon, the famous Beatle. Lennon, on the other hand, had nothing to do with how Elton John got his name. Another singer known as John also existed.

According to a 1991 interview with Rowan Atkinson, Reginald Dwight was a member of the group “Bluesology” and decided to go it alone, hence the name change. He said he chose the name Elton after a saxophone player in the group because he wanted to branch out on his own. In a 1990 interview conducted after the release of his CD box set entitled “To Be Continued…”

“I was in Bluesology, and we were coming back from a Long John Baldry gig somewhere, and we got a bus from London airport to London and someone said, ‘We’ve made it now, so what are you going to call yourself?'” John said (via The Wrap). “The saxophone player in the band was called Elton Dean, a very good jazz sax player, and the only other Elton I could think of was Elton Hayes, who recorded the song ‘The Owl and the Pussycat.’ So I took ‘Elton’ from Elton Dean and ‘John’ from Long John Baldry. I wanted to choose a name that nobody had, and it was as quick as that.”

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Fans Think Britney Spears Is Pregnant According to Them



When Britney Spears updated her Instagram Story, she may have started a rumour about herself. The singer and her partner Sam Asghari are relaxing on Maui, Hawaii at present. While posing for photos with her adoring public, Spears revealed that lately she hasn’t felt too well (via Fox News).

“I think I have a small bug … the only thing that is similar to this feeling is when I was pregnant…” the star wrote as a caption to the clip. She continued, “it’s the nausea that is the worst … It’s like I can’t wake up so I go to the gym trying to wake my system up !!!”

Spears continued her post by writing, “It’s like clockwork … I break my first sweat then I go to the bathroom and throw up… it’s absolutely horrible but then I stay at the gym because I don’t want to go home and lay sick in bed …. I keep going and [at] night I go dancing and my system starts to get clarity … Dude … this has been going on for a month and if someone has this you’re not alone !!!”

Following her return to Instagram, fans immediately started speculating about whether she is expecting again, with one user writing, “She’s pregnant again.” “Awwww baby on the way.” “Morning sickness my dear,” echoed another fan.

More Spears fans were reacting to her tweet about pregnancy on Twitter.

She has confirmed that she wants to conceive again

The celebrity’s message about being sick for a month caused Twitter to go wild. “Britney girl…your nausea has lasted for a month and the only other time you felt like this was when you were pregnant???? who’s gonna tell her?” asked one fan. “I think it’s time to get a pregnancy test PLS,” someone else tweeted.

The rumor mill was still in operation, with another individual adding, “Girls Britney is pregnant. Throwing up every morning for a month…. And she even said herself she’s never felt like this except when pregnant….”

Although she enjoyed her first title, Spears is still determined to have another kid. As the whole world heard during her conservatorship hearing as she tried to terminate it, Spears, who is a mother of two adolescent sons, wants to conceive another child. “I want to be able to get married and have a baby. I was told right now in the conservatorship, I’m not able to get married or have a baby. I have an IUD inside of myself right now so I don’t get pregnant,” the pop star testified. “I wanted to take the IUD out so I could start trying to have another baby. But this so-called team won’t let me go to the doctor to take it out because they don’t want me to have any more children,” she said (via Billboard).


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