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PARRIS GOEBEL - one of the women who inspires RIHANNA

Rihannazine sees i-D bring together Rihanna with those who inspire her most ..... and one of those women is our very own Parris Goebel.

In this film captured by Mario Sorrenti, Rihanna and her handpicked cast share their pearls of wisdom to take with you into 2020.

Find out more about Rihannazine on i-D Instagram and i-D.co. and check out the full interview with Parris here 


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Meet 'Ru Paul's Drag Race' first Pacific Island contestant - BRITA

Meet Brita aka Jesse Havea, the first Tongan and Pacific Islander to make the iconic VH1 show "Ru Paul's Drag Race" hosted by Ru Paul herself.

Brita Filter is NYC's “anything but pure” drag queen. A trained actress, she was discovered performing her one woman act at the legendary port authority men’s restroom. Known for her quick-witted brassy comedy, campy uplifting performances, and larger-than-life esthetic, she dominates NYC nightlife hosting 7 weekly shows.

In addition to crowds thirsting over her, she’s been recognized by numerous publications and won the 2016 Glam Awards for Best Duo with Terra Hyman and Best Party for Glow Saturdays with Kareem McJagger. Brita recently played the title role Off-Broadway in "Bridget Bishop presents: The Salem Bitch Trials".

Instagram/Twitter/Christian Mingle: @TheBritaFilter

Check out Brita's makeup transformation below ...


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Welcome to Aotearoa NZ Lewis Capaldi (Pōwhiri + Waiata)

Hātea Kapa Haka group welcomes Scottish Singer/Songwriter Lewis Capaldi to New Zealand with a haka and a suprise waiata ... his number 1 hit song 'Someone You Loved' in Maori.

Check out the extended cut with Lewis singing with the group below 


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Taika Waititi wins Best Screenplay for JOJO RABBIT | 9th AACTA International Awards

Taika Waititi took home his first AACTA Award for his bold and hilarious screenplay JOJO RABBIT at the 9th Australian Academy Cinema Television Arts Awards in Los Angeles.

The awards recognise excellence in the film and television industry, both locally and internationally including the producers, directors, actors, writers, and cinematographers. It is the most prestigious awards ceremony for the Australian film and television industry. They are generally considered to be the Australian counterpart of the Academy Awards for the U.S. and the BAFTA Awards for the U.K.

The awards are presented every January in Los Angeles.


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HIGH NOTE CHALLENGE - Snippet from Take Home Pay

One of our favourite parts of the 'Take Home Pay' movie was the High Note Challenge between Tofiga's character Bob Titilo and Paul Ah-Kuoi's bar security guys character.

Enjoy!   


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Introducing New Zealand's first Bachelorette - Lesina Nahkid-Schuster

TVNZ has revealed New Zealand's first Bachelorette and we're pleased to introduce Lesina Nahkid-Schuster.

It's a win for diversity with Lesina being of Pacific Islands, Caribbean, Lebanese and German heritage. 

Lesina's father George is Samoan/German and although retired now, was a teacher at Mt Albert Grammar for over 20 years.  Her Mother Dr Camille Nahkid is Trinidad & Tobago/Lebanese and is an Associate Professor at the AUT School of Social Sciences and Public Policy. She has done extensive research into Māori and Pasifika educational achievement; family and community among Pasifika youth; factors impacting on migrant resettlement; and culturally relevant research methodologies. In 2018 she was awarded a Member of New Zealand Order of Merit for services to ethnic communities and education.  

Lesina is the eldest of her 2 siblings - her brother Alesano works with refugees, interviewing and helping them with entry into New Zealand & her sister Shani has recently graduated from Columbia University with a Masters in Sociology and Education. 

Her whole family are fully supportive and really excited for her Bachelorette journey.…more


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YUMMY by 'Sorry Girls' & friends

Parris Goebel gets some of the Request "Sorry girls" together along with other friends in LA to jam a lil sumthin sumthin to Justin Biebers latest track 'Yummy'. 

They received so much love from the original rehearsal video they put together (Below) that they've given us something extra special.

Enjoy!


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ONEFOUR - AUCKLAND CITY AFTER MOVIE

Warning:  Explicit Lyrics 

With OneFour's "In the Beginning" Tour effectively shut down in Australia, the boys took their show to New Zealand for a sold-out performance at the Powerstation, Auckland on Dec 5th 2019.

On landing in Auckland the day before the show, they learned of the heavy prison sentence handed down to Yp & Celly.  They also lost J_Emz who was denied entry into the country by NZ immigration.

Carlin Leota captures behind the scene footage as Spenny decides to carry the weight of the team on his shoulders and press on with the show despite being down 3 members.

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Presented by : OneFour Shot

Edited : Carlin Leota

Assisted by : Ben Mikha, Samson Rambo, Torrell Tafa & additional footage by @kumehanik


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JASON MOMOA IS NOT READY FOR HIS DAUGHTER TO START DATING

Jason Momoa and Kelly Clarkson discuss their similar parenting style, and Jason has quite the passionate response when Kelly asks if his 12-year-old daughter has started dating yet.


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SOSEFINA MOVIE TRAILER

A Drama/Romance Polynesian American Feature Film Inspired by a true story.

Sosefina is about 2 Polynesian females that face adversity. Through their trials they have a choice to make - stay on the straight and narrow or enter the seedy world of adult entertainment.

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Check out the interview with the creators of the movie on Radio 531PI here: