In an unfortunate incident, Leonardo da Vinci’s renowned masterpiece “Mona Lisa” was targeted by two protestors at the esteemed Louvre Museum in Paris, France, on Sunday. The protestors chose an unusual tactic, hurling canned soup onto the priceless painting in an act that shocked museum-goers.

 

Celebrities sure love their booze… or do they?

 

Have you ever wondered whether you share your favourite firewater with someone famous? Maybe it’s the humble can of beer, or cup of store bought sake, or maybe it’s just the opposite– the glittering Springbank Whiskey; the wide and varied world of alcohol surely has a drop to suit almost every palette, and famous drinkers are wide ranging too. Iconic painters, powerful politicians, great orators of the theatre, and fashion design extraordinaires all imbibe and enjoy a drink– Absinthe was a common subject of Picasso’s paintings, while the American author, William Faulkner, went so far as to attribute civilization to distillation. 

 

Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt’s Chateau Miraval is making headlines again. This after Jolie decided to sell her 50% stake in the French Winery to Russian oligarch Yuri Shefler without Pitt’s consent.

 

Beer brand Bud Light has been subject to bomb threats, which resulted in a bomb squad being dispatched to an Anheuser-Busch facility in Los Angeles after authorities said they had uncovered a threatening email.

 

When Seth Meyers appeared as a guest on “The Late Late Show with James Corden on 17 April 2023, Rihanna’s name came up as a favourite past guest.

 

A Spain Court has sentenced two people to four and half years in prison after the theft of €1.6m (£1.4m) worth of expensive wine from a high-end restaurant at the Atrio hotel in the city of Cáceres in a heist that made headlines around the globe.

 

Quench your thirst the Pandoran way! This is the Pandora-inspired drink that visitors to the Tokyo Disney Resort will be able to sample during the opening week of Avatar, Way of Water. One of the exotic flavours included in this otherworldly drink is none other than South African favourite, Rooibos. Patrons are in for a real treat as the drink can also be lit up to reflect the wonder of Pandora.

 

Hailey Bieber looked ready for business (and tequila) in New York City on Wednesday. The 25-year-old wife of Justin Bieber met up with her best pal Kendall Jenner to ‘test’ new tequila cocktails over lunch in the Big Apple.

 

Pope Francis has been dealing with an injured knee for weeks and the 85-year-old Argentinian made a special request to help the strained ligaments. Doctors have prescribed a wheelchair, cane and physiotherapy to help heal Pope Francis’s bad knee. The Pope, however, believes there’s a quicker way to fix his aches and pains.