News Round-Up: March 22, 2021

Beauty and the Beast star Luke Evans got ripped during COVID lockdown
Beauty and the Beast star Luke Evans got ripped during COVID lockdown
Beauty and the Beast star Luke Evans (via Instagram)

Some news items you might have missed:

Instinct Magazine: Beauty and the Beast star Luke Evans shared the above photo with his Instagram followers proving that everyone didn’t get out of shape during the pandemic. #bastard #morewine

Kenneth-in-the-212: If you’re a fan of classic TV sitcoms, don’t miss Kenneth’s 25 facts about the finale episode of The Mary Tyler Moore Show. Hubby Michael and I recently binge watched all 168 episodes and, yep, we still love it.

Pantene: The hair care giant recently shared this ad spot about a trans teen and her two moms – “Hair is a large part of our identity. And for LGBTQ+ youth like Sawyer, who choose to express themselves, their style, & their creativity through their hair style, it can help them feel seen. Catch up with Sawyer and her mom Ashley & see how this family is.” #BeautifulLGBTQ

The Advocate: The Arkansas legislature has passed a bill allowing health care providers or insurers to deny care that conflicts with their religious beliefs. Civil rights groups say it opens the door to widespread discrimination against LGBTQ+ people and others. For instance, pharmacists could refuse to fill prescriptions for transgender patients’ hormone treatment.

NY Times: Normally one of the ratings stalwarts of daytime TV, The Ellen DeGeneres Show has seen a huge drop in ratings over the last six months. DeGeneres has lost over a million viewers since the beginning of 2020.

Gr8erDays: Believe it or not, William Shatner (Star Trek, TJ Hooker, Boston Legal) is 90 years old today. #LiveLongAndProsper

InstaHunk Round-Up: Weekend Edition

Fitness model Dan Tai (via Instagram)

Checking in to see how the Hunks of Insta are doing this fine weekend.

First up, Dan Tai (above) was just happy to get to the weekend and was looking forward to some self-time. We know how you feel, Dan…

Joel Green had family on his mind:

 

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Olympic diver Tom Daley is doing his dolphin thing at the aquatic center keeping his eye on the upcoming Olympics:

 

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Wilhelmina model Pierre Vuala was looking for a volleyball partner:

Actor Luke Evans is considering becoming a doggie daddy:

 

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Carson Tueller has been killing at the gym and has a message for the fitness industry:

 

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DJ (and Daddy Wolf) Thiago Oliveira reminds us to hydrate after a workout:

Fitness guru and ‘Survival of the Fittest’ alum Ryan Cleary sent good vibes from the UK:

 

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Bruno Tarchetti threw out a Insta-costume change:

 

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When in doubt, Griff follows the wisdom of the ages – strike a pose:

 

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InstaHunk Round-Up: Weekend Edition

Eles Quintero
Eles Quintero
Eles Quintero and friend (photo: Hoscos)

Checking in with the Hunks of Instagram this weekend.

First up, Eles Quintero spent time hanging with his equally good-looking Weimaraner (above). Follow Eles on Instagram here.

Pierre Vuala had a word from the wise:

Uber-dancer Michael Dameski was flipping around on the beach:

What to do when in São Paulo on a Sunday? Jim Newman made spaghetti in his underwear 🙂

 

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Luke Evans caught just a whiff of a rainbow as the week began in Sydney, Australia.

 

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Sydney is a popular place it seems as Diego Arnary spent his weekend housebound there:

 

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Ramses Principe was showing off his huge thighs before heading out for a ride:

 

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Guto Oliveira was being pensive in my town, Las Vegas, Nevada:

 

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Joe Blizzard was giving off Sunday vibes from Miami:

 

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And finally, a word from our wise Uncle George Takei:

 

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News Round-Up: January 11, 2021

Cleveland Grover Meredith Jr. (images via social media)

Some news items you might have missed:

NY Times: Cleveland Grover Meredith Jr. (above) was charged with threatening Nancy Pelosi, the House speaker, after he traveled to Washington for the pro-Trump rally on Wednesday and sent a text message saying he would put “a bullet in her noggin on Live TV.” Meredith had been staying at a Holiday Inn in Washington and had weapons in his camper-style trailer, including a Glock handgun, a pistol, a Tavor X95 assault rifle and hundreds of rounds of ammunition.

Instinct Magazine: A reboot of Sex and the City is officially a go on HBO Max. Titled And Just Like That… the show will star Sarah Jessica Parker (Carrie Bradshaw), Cynthia Nixon (Miranda Hobbes) and Kristin Davis (Charlotte York Goldenblatt). Kim Cattrall, who played Samantha Jones in the original series, will not be returning.

The stars of the upcoming reboot of Sex and the City
A scene from Sex and the City

OUT: Beauty and the Beast star Luke Evans confirmed that he has split from his art director boyfriend Rafael Olarra. He also opened up about his desire to start a family, and said that maybe the time is right to start a family on his own.

Newsweek: An insurrectionist photographed hanging from the balcony of the Senate Chamber has begged for forgiveness, saying he got “caught up in the moment.” Josiah Colt, from Boise, Idaho, said his actions had been inappropriate and that he had not intended to “stain on our great Country’s Democratic process.” Colt took to social media to brag about his rampage through the Capitol.

Washington Post: The organizers of the PGA Championship canceled plans to hold the event at President Trump’s Bedminster, N.J., golf club in 2022 in the wake of last week’s Trump-inspired riot at the U.S. Capitol.

CNN: Two Capitol Police officers have been suspended and another person has been arrested for their alleged involvement in the riot on Jan. 6, said Rep. Tim Ryan, who is chair of the House Appropriations subcommittee handling the investigation into the police response to the Capitol attack last week. “One was the selfie officer and another was an officer that put a MAGA hat on that started directing some people around,” the lawmaker said.

A Capitol Police officer takes a selfie with an insurrectionist during the invasion of the U.S. Capitol
Capitol Police officer takes selfie during invasion of U.S. Capitol

Miami Herald: Adam Christian Johnson, the man captured in viral photo carrying Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s lectern from House chambers during the riot at the U.S. Capitol on Wednesday, has been arrested. He has been charged for numerous offenses including one count of theft of government property.

Fox News: In a rather odd exchange, Trump campaign national press secretary Hogan Gidley was asked by Fox anchor Bill Hemmer if Donald Trump feels “emasculated” after being kicked off social media. Gidley answered: “I wouldn’t say emasculated. The most masculine person I think to ever hold the White House is the president of the United States.” #OhReally?

InstaHunk Round-Up: Weekend Edition

Twas the Sunday before Christmas…

Checking in with the hunks of Instagram before the big holiday week starting with one of my favorite sexy Santa pics (above).

Luke Evans chowed down on watermelon at the beach:

 

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Max Emerson was looking for advice on how to train his pets:

 

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Fitness guy Bremen Menelli got his groove on:

 

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Dan Tai – and all his muscles – took a gymnastics class:

 

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Marc Burgum, like the rest of us, is done with 2020:

 

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Thara got two minutes of tanning time:

 

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Ignacio Pérez Rey has vertigo – and for good reason:

 

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Chicago’s Greg Bloomer took himself to Palm Springs for the rest of 2020:

 

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Joel Green has some very inspiring words about visualizing what you want…and I got stuck visualizing some stuff:

 

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It’s summer in Rio. How nice for them…

 

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You knew there had to be another sexy Santa in the mix, right?

 

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