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There must be someone perceptive to hunt down and measure longest, or largest, things, but how they zeroed in on Russian Ekaterina Lisina is not known. Standing at 6 ft 9inches, she now has set a record of having the world’s “longest legs”. The Beijing Olympics basketball bronze medallist’s lower limbs are over 132 cm (52 in) long. What a lope!
This is a shock poor Leander Paes could have done without. A court petition for compensation by estranged wife Rhea Pillai was said to be a hefty Rs 10 lakh. No, says Rhea’s lawyers. They missed a zero. The correct cough-up is Rs 1 crore.
Good to see that Carlos Valderrama still tends to his bleached blond mass. A Colombian great who entertained us in three World Cups (1990-98), the quicksilver mid-fielder recently visited the country’s oldest football club, Mohun Bagan. His takeaway? The No. 10 shirt.
They might not have the practised gait of top models, nor their cared-for visages, but they made up for it in grace. Besides, many designed the clothes themselves. All of them inmates of Tihar’s Jail No. 6 and graduates of the Tihar Fashion Laboratory, these women have reached beyond their scarred past and made a pitch for a possible career. Hope is made of this.
The selfie was amazing; the tech savvy monkey a global photo-star. But lensman David Slater, whose camera was borrowed, agreed to donate 25 per cent of proceeds for protecting crested macaques in Indonesia when animal rights group Peta sued for a share on behalf of the monkey. Slater has now cruelly filed a counter-suit. We hope he loses.
Digital shows are all the rage, and Ragini MMS Returns has plunged into the web for greater returns. Whetting appetites is a cavorting Karishma Sharma, in the coolest shades Sunny Leone never wore and pink socks that will trigger a buying spree on the net. Here’s offering you a teaser: the web teaser shrieks most awfully!
Here she is…Miss North Dakota, Cara Mund, 23, beat 50 contestants to become Miss America 2017. After gowns, bathing suits and two rounds of questions, Cara was IT! Cara’s the first Miss North Dakota to win the crown. The Brown University student, who majors in Business, wants to become a lawyer next.