Why Jax Taylor Called Me a Bad Wedding Guest

For Bravo fans, Jax Taylor and Brittany Cartwright’s nuptials served as a dream crossover event, but for the couple, Southern Charm star Shep Rose’s attendance may have done more harm than good.

During a game of Us Weekly’s “I Can Explain,” the 40-year-old Charleston resident admitted that he got in “trouble” for his activity at the Kentucky wedding in June 2019.

“That’s Jax’s wedding. What fun we had. But he kinda talked smack about me on [Watch What Happens Live With Andy Cohen]. He said I was a bad wedding guest,” he told Us.

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Shep went on to reveal that he wasn’t supposed to be sharing videos or photos from the ceremony or reception on social media.

“I was just, like, videoing everything that’s going on. I got in big trouble!” he quipped.

Jax, 41, and Brittany, 31, who is pregnant with the couple’s first child, a baby boy, previously opened up about their big day on WWHL in January. The SUR bartender told Andy Cohen that Shep was “talking” and “videoing” during the wedding.

At the time, Shep tweeted, “They could have been more communicative about what their guest’s social media restrictions were. But it was such a fun wedding. I was honored to be there. Maybe in the year 2050 they can come to mine.”

During “I Can Explain,” Shep added that he was “honored” to be at a table with Lisa Vanderpump and husband Ken Todd.

“I don’t know if she watches [Southern Charm]. I really don’t know, but I think I won her over,” he told Us. “I think so. So you’ll have to ask her!”

Shep wasn’t the only Bravolebrity at Jax and Brittany’s wedding. In addition to their cast members — Stassi Schroeder, Lala Kent, Kristen Doute, Scheana Shay, Katie Maloney, Tom Sandoval Ariana Madix and Tom SchwartzSummer House alums Lauren Wirkus and Stephen McGee were also in attendance.

“I love those people [on Vanderpump Rules]. I really like Tom Schwartz. He is a sweetheart,” Shep told Us. “And so I would love to get together with them.”

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Biden win called a ‘restoration of sanity’ for women’s rights

NEW YORK, Nov 12 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) – With the election of Kamala Harris as U.S. vice president shattering a glass ceiling for women in political office, supporters are setting their sights on a fresh push for women’s rights and equality under the presidency of Joe Biden.

The new Democratic administration offers the possibility of reversing moves by the Donald Trump administration that stymied women’s rights and building upon progress made during the Barack Obama years, campaigners said.

President-elect Biden vowed during the campaign to address several of Trump’s policies toward women’s rights, including a weakening of victim rights in campus sexual assault cases, a slowed effort to close the gender pay gap and reduced access to contraception.

“The past four years have been devastating for women, and they’ve been devastating for families,” Sarah Fink, vice president of the National Partnership for Women and Families, a public policy advocacy group, told the Thomson Reuters Foundation.

“To look forward to the next four years, and talk about what we’re looking for from a Biden-Harris administration, some of it of it is simply a restoration of sanity, of rational, evidence-based thinking,” Fink said.

Biden has promised a “quick end” to rules issued in May by the Department of Education that narrowed the definition of sexual assault on campus and expanded the rights of the accused.

The Trump policy “gives colleges a green light to ignore sexual violence and strip survivors of their rights,” Biden said in a statement in May.

Jeni Klugman, managing director of Georgetown University’s Institute for Women, Peace and Security, said the Trump-era rules would discourage survivors from speaking up.

“Where you make reporting more difficult and where there are additional obstacles and a lower likelihood of success, women will, quite reasonably, choose not to report it all,” she said.

More than a quarter of undergraduate women say they have been raped or sexually assaulted, according to the Rape, Abuse & Incest National Network, an anti-violence group.

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Biden also pledged support for the Paycheck Fairness Act, a bill to strengthen and close loopholes in the Equal Pay Act of 1963, which was designed close the pay gap and guarantee that women could challenge pay discrimination.

The legislation was most recently reintroduced but faltered in the Republican-controlled U.S. Senate in 2017.

In 2020, U.S. women earned 81 cents for every dollar earned by men, according to PayScale, a U.S.-based maker of compensation software. The gap grows for women of color, who earn 75 cents for every dollar made by a white man.

The Trump administration tried to stop the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission from collecting company data on gender and race, a practice started in the Obama administration.

“From a government perspective, it’s difficult to do the kind of impactful, strategic outreach education and enforcement without knowing where the problems exist,” Fink said.

A federal judge last year ordered that the data collection continue, ruling the administration failed to prove

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Rugby: Remaining 2020 women’s Six Nations matches called off due to COVID-19 pandemic

(Reuters) – The three remaining matches in the women’s Six Nations championship have been cancelled due to the logistical complications caused by the COVID-19 pandemic, organisers said on Tuesday.

The affected matches are Italy v Scotland, Wales v Scotland and France v Ireland but the table for the 2020 edition remains unchanged with England already crowned champions.

Six Nations CEO Ben Morel said his organisation explored every possible option before deciding to cancel.

“It is especially disappointing that these cancellations come at a time when there is such positive momentum around the women’s game and for the women’s Six Nations in particular,” Morel said in a statement here.

Champions England sealed the Grand Slam for a second year running after they trounced Italy 54-0 in Parma on Nov. 1 in their final match.

Scotland interim head coach Bryan Easson expressed his disappointment, saying the players were looking forward to build on a battling draw with France at Scotstoun Stadium last month.

“It’s been a tough year for the squad, but we fully understand the decision taken,” he added.

Meanwhile, World Rugby confirmed on Tuesday that the European qualification tournament for the women’s World Cup next year has been postponed indefinitely due to coronavirus travel restrictions.

The event was due to be contested by Ireland, Italy, Scotland and the winner of the postponed Rugby Europe Women’s Championship next month, with the victors qualifying for the World Cup to be held in New Zealand.

“With the COVID-19 situation in Europe presenting continued travel and quarantine challenges for some teams, the decision was made to postpone and identify an optimal opportunity for the tournament to be rescheduled in early 2021,” World Rugby said.

“World Rugby and Rugby Europe continue to consult with unions and Six Nations Rugby regarding a window that provides a fair opportunity to deliver the Europe qualifier.”

The sport’s global body said in a statement here that it would make an announcement regarding the rescheduling of the tournament in due course.

Reporting by Shrivathsa Sridhar in Bengaluru; Editing by Alexander Smith and Christian Radnedge

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Remaining 2020 women’s Six Nations matches called off due to COVID-19 pandemic

(Reuters) – The three remaining matches in the women’s Six Nations championship have been cancelled due to the logistical complications caused by the COVID-19 pandemic, organisers said on Tuesday.



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Six Nations CEO Ben Morel said his organisation explored every possible option before deciding to cancel.

“It is especially disappointing that these cancellations come at a time when there is such positive momentum around the women’s game and for the women’s Six Nations in particular,” Morel said in a statement https://www.sixnationsrugby.com/2020/11/10/remaining-2020-womens-six-nations-matches-cancelled.

Champions England sealed the Grand Slam for a second year running after they trounced Italy 54-0 in Parma on Nov. 1 in their final match.

Scotland interim head coach Bryan Easson expressed his disappointment, saying the players were looking forward to build on a battling draw with France at Scotstoun Stadium last month.

“It’s been a tough year for the squad, but we fully understand the decision taken,” he added.

Meanwhile, World Rugby confirmed on Tuesday that the European qualification tournament for the women’s World Cup next year has been postponed indefinitely due to coronavirus travel restrictions.

The event was due to be contested by Ireland, Italy, Scotland and the winner of the postponed Rugby Europe Women’s Championship next month, with the victors qualifying for the World Cup to be held in New Zealand.

“With the COVID-19 situation in Europe presenting continued travel and quarantine challenges for some teams, the decision was made to postpone and identify an optimal opportunity for the tournament to be rescheduled in early 2021,” World Rugby said.

“World Rugby and Rugby Europe continue to consult with unions and Six Nations Rugby regarding a window that provides a fair opportunity to deliver the Europe qualifier.”

The sport’s global body said in a statement https://www.world.rugby/news/602100/rugby-world-cup-2021-qualifying-update-europe that it would make an announcement regarding the rescheduling of the tournament in due course.

(Reporting by Shrivathsa Sridhar in Bengaluru; Editing by Alexander Smith and Christian Radnedge)

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Beauty journalist reveals her daughters were called the N-word at six



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A beauty journalist who revealed that her daughters were called the N-word at the age of six during a discussion on unconscious bias – has been criticised for using the term ‘Karen’. 

Ateh Jewel, who lives in the Cotswolds, appeared on Good Morning Britain alongside journalist Rebecca Reid to discuss Prince Harry’s interview yesterday in which he admitted he didn’t know unconscious bias existed until he ‘walked a day in Meghan Markle’s shoes’. 

While discussing the need to educate adults to break the cycle of prejudice she said her nine-year-old twin daughters have already been victim to ‘racism in the playground’ – and that she was once asked ‘who her social worker was’ after rushing her sick daughter into hospital. 

Despite the disturbing racism Ateh described, GMB viewers ignored her points and instead focused on the fact she used the term ‘Karen’ to describe white women perceived as racist – accusing her of ‘double standards’. 



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‘I have nine-year-old twin daughters and at the age of six they have already been called the N-word,’ said Ateh. 

‘They have had so much racism thrown at them in the playground, it’s not the children’s fault, it’s the parents who need to educate themselves.’ 

She recalled rushing her sick baby into hospital, only to be instantly asked who her social worker was.

‘I had a negative narrative put on me because of the colour of my skin,’ she explained. 

She went on to explain that white people may be able to understand the racist microaggressions due to the ‘invisible threat’ of Covid-19- using the term ‘Karen’ to describe white women who assume the worst of black people. 

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‘I think this is totally a different time,’ she told. ‘We’ve all seen Rodney King, we’ve all seen Karens calling the police for black people going to the gym or being outside their home. 

‘I think because of Covid-19, everyone knows how it is to be black, there’s an invisible threat, there is trouble, there may be something happening. 

‘People understand what it’s like to be uncomfortable, even though you’re told you’re free – I think for the first time people feel what it’s like to have invisible rules put on them. ‘ 



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Gwen Stefani Addresses Rumors She Called Off Wedding to Blake Shelton

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Rumors are constantly circulating online regarding The Voice coaches Gwen Stefani and Blake Shelton’s relationship, and one of the most popular ones is that the couple had a wedding planned but ended up calling it off.

Stefani did not confirm or deny the rumor in an interview with Hoda Kotb on the Today Show, but she did say that she’s not sure what’s going to happen with their eventual wedding, or if they’ll have one at all.

In the segment, Kotb said she Googled the term “Gwen and Blake,” and it autofilled to “Gwen and Blake call off wedding,” which is something that seems to continuously circulate online among fans of the couple. When asked what’s happening with the wedding, Stefani said that it’s a good question.

“Wow, oh, that’s a really good question,” Stefani answered. “Well, the good news is that we still like each other a lot, so that’s good… Um, I don’t know, we’ll see what happens, you know what I’m saying?”


Rumors Say Stefani and Shelton Called Off Their Wedding

Rumors appeared in September 2020 that Shelton and Stefani called off wedding and engagement plans following a fight over a prenup and political views. This news came out of a report by Us Weekly after a source told the outlet that the couple was having a hard time in quarantine.

Micky.com then reported that the couple called off their upcoming wedding.

“They feel suffocated and stressed,” a source told Us Weekly. “They’re both stretched to the limit.”

The news came out after Shelton and Stefani moved to Los Angeles after purchasing a $13.2 million home. According to the source, the couple had a hard time with that.

“As of now, the wedding is off,” a source reportedly told the outlet. “Gwen and Blake have put their plans on hold for the foreseeable future.’

These rumors, however, don’t seem to have much truth to them, as the couple has not announced an engagement.


Shelton Says He ‘Loves’ Rumors He & Stefani are Already Married

The couple doesn’t mind that people assume they’re already married. Stefani has said it’s “cute” that people already refer to Shelton as her husband even though they aren’t married, Shelton has said that he enjoys rumors that the two have already tied the knot.

When ET asked Shelton about the rumors that he and Stefani were already married or engaged, he said he “loves” the rumors.

“Those rumors are great,” he said in the December 2019 interview. “Anybody that thinks that I’m married to Gwen already, I love it. My God. Who wouldn’t want to be married to Gwen Stefani?”

At that time, he said that their relationship is getting stronger each day, but if they do decide to get engaged or married, they won’t break the news

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Gwen Stefani Nonchalantly Responded to Rumors That She and Blake Shelton Called Their Wedding Off

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Thank you, Hoda Kotb. The Today co-host finally asked the question we all want an answer to: When are Gwen Stefani and Blake Shelton getting married? The “Hollaback Girl” singer appeared on Today to discuss returning to The Voice alongside her longtime boyfriend. But Kotb couldn’t help but squeeze in some wedding chat.

Before the interview, Kotb said she Googled “Gwen and Blake,” and one of the automated search fills was “Gwen and Blake call off wedding,” a rumor that has widely circulated online.

“So what’s happening with the wedding?” she asked. Stefani didn’t skip a beat. “Wow… that’s a really good question,” she said. “Well, the good news is that we still like each other a lot, so that’s good.”

And the dish stopped there. “I don’t know,” she laughed. “We’ll see what happens, you know what I’m saying?”

This isn’t the first time Stefani’s addressed her relationship status in an interview. In August, while appearing on Jimmy Kimmel Live, singer Dua Lipa accidentally called Shelton her husband. “So I heard that you’ve been spending quarantine with your husband Blake Shelton at the ranch in Oklahoma,” Dua said. “Who else was with you? How was that?”

Stefani was quick to respond: “Um, well…he’s not my husband, but that sounded cool when you said it.”

Shelton has also addressed the rumors, and admittedly loves that some people think they’re married already. “I love the rumors. Those rumors are great,” he said in a January interview with Entertainment Tonight. “Anybody that thinks that I’m married to Gwen already, I love it. My God. Who wouldn’t want to be married to Gwen Stefani?”

In the same interview, Shelton said they both believe “God had a hand” in their union. “I think both of us know that the timing and the way that she and I met and it came together and just felt like home — that’s not an accident,” he said. “It was evidence to us that God had a hand in it.”

The musicians aren’t technically (well, publicly) engaged yet, but that hasn’t stopped fans from rallying for their betrothal. I mean c’mon, they recently released their second, very affectionate duet, “Happy Anywhere”; Stefani honored Shelton on Father’s Day, referring to his influential role in her kids’ lives; and they recently bought their first house together.

Their relationship has certainly grown over the years — and we can’t wait to see what their future holds!

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Gwen Stefani Reacts to Rumors That She and Blake Shelton Called Off Their Wedding

From Prevention

  • In a new interview on Today, Gwen Stefani responded to rumors that she and longtime boyfriend Blake Shelton called off their wedding.

  • Stefani simply answered with: “We still like each other a lot, so that’s good… We’ll see what happens, you know what I’m saying?”

  • The Voice coaches aren’t publicly engaged yet, but that hasn’t stopped fans from speculating that they have already tied the knot.

Thank you, Hoda Kotb. The Today co-host finally asked the question we all want an answer to: When are Gwen Stefani and Blake Shelton getting married? The “Hollaback Girl” singer appeared on Today to discuss returning to The Voice alongside her longtime boyfriend. But Kotb couldn’t help but squeeze in some wedding chat.

Before the interview, Kotb said she Googled “Gwen and Blake,” and one of the automated search fills was “Gwen and Blake call off wedding,” a rumor that has widely circulated online.

“So what’s happening with the wedding?” she asked. Stefani didn’t skip a beat. “Wow… that’s a really good question,” she said. “Well, the good news is that we still like each other a lot, so that’s good.”

And the dish stopped there. “I don’t know,” she laughed. “We’ll see what happens, you know what I’m saying?”

This isn’t the first time Stefani’s addressed her relationship status in an interview. In August, while appearing on Jimmy Kimmel Live, singer Dua Lipa accidentally called Shelton her husband. “So I heard that you’ve been spending quarantine with your husband Blake Shelton at the ranch in Oklahoma,” Dua said. “Who else was with you? How was that?”

Stefani was quick to respond: “Um, well…he’s not my husband, but that sounded cool when you said it.”

Shelton has also addressed the rumors, and admittedly loves that some people think they’re married already. “I love the rumors. Those rumors are great,” he said in a January interview with Entertainment Tonight. “Anybody that thinks that I’m married to Gwen already, I love it. My God. Who wouldn’t want to be married to Gwen Stefani?”

In the same interview, Shelton said they both believe “God had a hand” in their union. “I think both of us know that the timing and the way that she and I met and it came together and just felt like home—that’s not an accident,” he said. “It was evidence to us that God had a hand in it.”

The musicians aren’t technically (well, publicly) engaged yet, but that hasn’t stopped fans from rallying for their betrothal. I mean c’mon, they recently released their second, very affectionate duet, “Happy Anywhere,” Stefani honored Shelton on Father’s Day, referring to his influential role in her kids’ lives, and they recently bought their first house together.

Their relationship has certainly grown over the years—and we can’t wait to see what their future holds!

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