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(HMG Celebrity News) – After a dangerous fragile pregnancy, all appears well for Céline Dion and her twin sons who came home yesterday. And now that all is well the 42-year-old French-Canadian singer and her husband René Angélil have finally named their fraternal twin sons, Eddy and Nelson.
Nelson is named after Nelson Mandela, whom Dion met two years ago while kicking off her world tour in South Africa. “René said that in just the few minutes they were able to spend with him, they were impressed by the human being he is,” Céline’s rep tells People. Eddy is named after Eddy Mornay, theMore >
Naomi Campbell so doesn’t have time for this.
The British supermodel was a witness today at the war crimes tribunal of ex-Liberian president Charles Taylor in The Hague, Netherlands. She was there to detail how the ousted leader once sent her a gift of “dirty stones,” or blood diamonds.
Campbell was called because she once received a gift of said stones from the dictator at a 1997 dinner on behalf of Nelson Mandela’s Children’s Fund.
“I did not want to be here,” she told the prosecution. “I just want to get this over with and get on with my life, this is a big inconvenience for me.”
(HMG) – The British supermodel with the super temper, Naomi Campbell has given testimony at the trial of Liberia’s ex-President Charles Taylor, at The Hague for war crimes. Taylor is accused of using “blood diamonds” to fuel an insurgency in Sierra Leone that cost tens of thousands of lives. Campbell “was given rough diamonds” by Taylor in 1997 at Nelson Mandela’s house in South Africa. Campbell admitted yesterday during her testimony that she was given “dirty rocks” by the former Liberian ruler, but told the court she handed the gems to a colleague and told him to “do something good withMore >
[HMG] – In news that should reduce all you Iron Man fans to shrieks of indifference, it’s now been confirmed that Terrence Howard has got married again.
The 41-year old actor, who played ‘Rodey’ in the first ‘Iron Man’ film in 2008 married Michelle Ghent, 33, in a small private ceremony in LA just after New Year.
“Terrence is so in love, and she’s a great, down-to-earth girl who really understands and loves him for him,” a friend tells Us. “He feels so lucky.”
Unlike the PR team at Paramount, who clearly timed this whole story to help Iron Man’s box office, Terrence made no big deal of theMore >