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Monday, March 6, 2023

Chris Rock Mocks Meghan Markle's Skin Color Accusation in Netflix Special

Chris Rock Mocks Meghan Markle's Skin Color Accusation in Netflix Special
In this combination image, Chris Rock during his Netflix live show and Meghan Markle pictured at the Robert F. Kennedy Human Rights Ripple of Hope Gala, New York Hilton on December 06, 2022 in New York City.NETFLIX/ANGELA WEISS/AFPGETTY IMAGES

BORNEOTRIBUCOM - Chris Rock roasted Meghan Markle's skin color accusation in his Netflix stand-up comedy special, where he joked: "Didn't she hit the light-skinned lottery?"

Rock is the latest comedian in a growing list of U.S. comedians to mock Prince Harry and Meghan, and his Baltimore show was broadcast live on the streaming platform on March 4.

Netflix has a multi-year deal with the couple and was the home of their docu-series Harry & Meghan, which aired in December 2022.

Chris Rock Roasts Meghan Markle's Skin Color Accusation in Netflix Stand-Up Comedy Special

South Park, Jimmy Fallon, Jimmy Kimmel, and Saturday Night Live have also mocked Harry and Meghan.

During Chris Rock LIVE: Selective Outrage, the comedian remarked: "Everyone is trying to be a victim. Who is this girl Meghan Markle? She seemed like a nice lady, just complaining.

"I was like, didn't she hit the light-skinned lottery? Hit the f***ing light-skinned lottery and still going off complaining. Acting all dumb like she didn't know anything. Going on Oprah like 'I didn't know, I had no idea how racist they were.'

Chris Rock Mocks Meghan Markle's Skin Color Accusation in Netflix Special
Chris Rock Mocks Meghan Markle's Skin Color Accusation in Netflix Special,

"It's the royal family, you didn't Google these mother f******. What the f*** is she talking about she didn't know. It's the royal family. They're the original racists. They invented colonialism. They're the OGs of racism. They're the Sugar Hill Gang of racism."

"That's like marrying into the Budweiser family and saying, 'they drink a lot'," he added.

Prince Harry denies Meghan Markle's accusation of racism over concerns about baby's skin color

Meghan's remarks in March 2021 were widely perceived as an accusation of racism, but Prince Harry later stated that "neither of us believe" it was racism.

During her conversation with Oprah, Meghan shared: "So we have in tandem the conversation of 'he won't be given security, he's not going to be given a title' and also concerns and conversations about how dark his skin might be when he's born."

Oprah sought clarification as to whether that meant "too brown" and whether "that would be a problem," to which Meghan replied: "If that's the assumption you're making, I think that feels like a pretty safe one."

Prince Harry denies Meghan's remarks as accusation of racism, calls it unconscious bias

Speaking to 60 Minutes, Prince Harry stated: "The way the British press reacted to that was fairly typical. There was like a hunt for the royal racist. Neither of us believe that that comment or that experience or that opinion was based in racism. Unconscious bias, yes. But I think that if you speak to the majority—maybe not all—but the majority of mixed race couples around the world, the white side of the family would wonder, whether talking openly about it or amongst themselves, what the kids are going to look like."

Rock said, "Sometimes it's just some in-law s--- because she's complaining. I'm like, 'What the f--- is she talking about?' 'Oprah, they're so racist, they wanted to know how brown the baby was going to be.' I'm like, 'That's not racist,' cause even Black people want to know how brown the baby gonna be. S---. We check behind them ears."

"I know her dilemma," he added. "Black girl trying to be accepted by her white in-laws. Oh, it's hard. It's so hard, it's very hard—but it ain't as hard as a white girl trying to be accepted by her Black in-laws. Now that s--t is really hard."

Rock's reference to "victims" came hours after Prince Harry told a Q&A to promote his book Spare that he has never asked for sympathy.

"Well, I certainly don't see myself as a victim," he said. "But no, I do not and I have never looked for sympathy in this," he added.

Similarities between Meghan and Harry's victim narrative and South Park parody

The victim narrative being perpetuated has similarities to the South Park episode that also poked fun at Prince Harry and Meghan, featuring a parody version of Harry's book titled "Waaagh."

The episode also included a brand management expert who referred to Meghan as a "sorority girl, actress, influencer, victim."

In the days following Harry's publicity push for the book, he was ridiculed on multiple comedy shows.

During The Tonight Show, Fallon joked about typing "how to return" into Google and receiving the autofill suggestion: "How to return Prince Harry to England."

In January, Jimmy Kimmel Live featured at least three parodies of the book, including a satirical reenactment of Princess Diana from beyond the grave recommending Elizabeth Arden cream for Prince Harry's frostbitten penis.

Saturday Night Live took a playful jab at the couple in December 2022, shortly before the release of their Netflix show. Guest hosts Steve Martin and Martin Short bantered about being like Harry and Meghan, with Short joking: "You know Steve, we are like Harry and Meghan. No one's rooting for us but you'll tune in to watch anyway."


Chris Rock made a joke about Meghan Markle's skin color accusation during his Netflix stand-up comedy special, where he quipped, "Didn't she hit the light-skinned lottery?" Rock's comments were made during his Baltimore show, which was broadcast live on March 4. He is the latest in a growing list of US comedians, including South Park, Jimmy Fallon, Jimmy Kimmel, and Saturday Night Live, to mock Prince Harry and Meghan. Meghan's remarks in March 2021 were widely perceived as an accusation of racism, but Prince Harry later stated that "neither of us believe" it was racism.

Corrected: Netflix stand-up comedy special "Chris Rock: Selective Outrage" showcases Rock's intense anger towards Will Smith

Corrected: Netflix's stand-up comedy special "Chris Rock: Selective Outrage" showcases Rock's intense anger towards Will Smith
Chris Rock at the Hippodrome Theater Saturday in Baltimore.

US - During his live performance in Baltimore, Rock revealed his resentment towards Will and Jada Pinkett Smith, stating that Jada had hurt Will more than he had hurt Rock. Rock dedicated the last eight minutes of his special to express his feelings about Smith slapping him during last year's Oscars ceremony. He hurled a series of profanities and criticism, claiming that Smith had slapped him because of the backlash he had received for Jada's affair becoming public.

Rock criticized Smith for his "selective outrage" and accused him of attacking him instead of his wife, who had been unfaithful. The comedian also joked about Jada's request for him to quit hosting the Oscars in 2016 because of Will's snub for the movie Concussion. Rock admitted to messing up the joke, which he originally attributed to Will's snub for Emancipation, not Concussion.

Rock acknowledged being a huge fan of Will Smith before the incident, but after the slap, he found it difficult to watch Smith's movies, including Emancipation. Rock stated that he now watches Emancipation just to see Smith get beaten.

Smith had publicly apologized for the incident, but Rock's side of the story had not been revealed until his stand-up special. (*)

Tuesday, February 21, 2023

Surau Raden Sulaiman Historical Traces of Sambas Become a Tourist Destination

Surau Raden Sulaiman Historical Traces of Sambas Become a Tourist Destination
Surau Raden Sulaiman Historical Traces of Sambas Become a Tourist Destination.
Sambas, West Kalimantan - Surau Raden Sulaiman in Sebangun Village, which is the most important part of the historical traces and evidence of Sambas Regency, West Kalimantan, is now being worked on and is targeted to become a historical and religious tourist destination in the area.

"Now the government of Sebangun Village has formed a restoration committee. Hopefully this will be realized quickly and make Surau Raden Sulaiman accessible to tourists," said Head of Sebangun Village Sarbini when contacted at Sambas, Monday (20/2/2023).

Sarbini explained why Raden Sulaiman Surau became a tourist destination because Raden Sulaiman was the founding figure as well as the first king of Sambas with the title Sultan Muhammad Shafiuddin I.

From various references, he said, Kota Bangun was the first site of Raja Tengah or the father of Raden Sulaiman who founded a village when he first came to Sambas.

"It was in Bangun City that the forerunner to the establishment of the Islamic Sambas Kingdom, the legacy that has existed until now is a surau, the local community named Surau Raden Sulaiman," he said.

It was also explained that the mention of the term sultanate began when Raden Sulaiman was crowned ruler in Sambas with the title Sultan Muhammad Tsafiuddin.  The Sambas Sultanate only started its history at the beginning of the development of Islam since the early 16th century.

He stated that it was hoped that the Pemdes Sebangun with this historical tour could have an economic impact on the community.

In this way, he said, local residents have the opportunity to earn income, for example by making a kind of trinkets and culinary delights typical of Sebangun Village in the form of processed sago as souvenirs for tourists to take home.

 Editor : Yakop

Neymar is a bad pickup artist? Tried to hit on the volleyball twins but got rejected

Neymar is a bad pickup artist? Tried to hit on the volleyball twins but got rejected
Neymar is a bad pickup artist? Tried to hit on the volleyball twins but got rejected
Newstoday – The other day about the volleyball players Kayla and Kate Alves, all the Brazilian media started talking. And that's why. The twin sisters said they rejected the courtship of PSG star Neymar.

Volleyball players Kayla and Kate Alves
Volleyball players Kayla and Kate Alves.

We recently wrote that Neymar has reunited with his ex-girlfriend Bruna Biancardi. Considering this, twin courtship looks strange.

What's happened?

According to Keila Alves, Neymar wrote to both sisters in private messages on social networks. 

“He chatted with my sister before she was in a relationship. Then she started dating someone, and stopped for a while. Then what did he do? He texted me as if we hadn't discussed how he'd hit on her before. These are the things,” said the volleyball player.

When one of the sisters asked why Neymar was writing to the second sister, he allegedly said: “Who knows, maybe I will agree with both of you.”

It turns out that volleyball players rejected Neymar. They already have no end to boyfriends. So the dream of a football player to meet twin sisters is unlikely to come true.

Who are Kate and Keila Alves?

As we said, Kayla and Kate are twins. They were born in 2000 in Brazil. From childhood, the girls loved sports, so they were sent to volleyball.

Now Kayla plays for the Osasco team in the position of libero, and Keith plays for Winhedo in the same position.

The twins are actively filmed in commercials, participate in various promotional videos and filmed in joint photo shoots.

The sisters love to spend time together, support each other and give gifts. In November 2022, Kayla gave Kate a $75,000 Toyota car. In the photo, the girls posed sexy in swimsuits.

“I prepared a surprise for Kate, bought her a small gift, I don’t know if she likes it or not? Like? I'm so happy, I want to cry. Folks, the favela has won! I bought a car for my sister, this is her dream car,” Kayla wrote on social networks.

Want to hype on the name of Neymar?

It may seem that Neymar was slandered and they want to become famous at the expense of his name. After all, he is the star of PSG and the Brazilian national team and is in the top of the highest paid football players in the world. And no one really knows the volleyball twins.

But it is not. Sisters Kate and Kayla are very popular in social networks. Moreover, we have already written about the latter. Kayla is the most famous female volleyball player in the world with 8 million followers. Kate, with her 1.8 million, also does not go unnoticed.

The popularity of Keile Alves is added by a page on OnlyFans. On it, she publishes photos and videos of an intimate nature. Thanks to nude content, a girl earns 50 times more than from a volleyball contract. Kayla subscription costs $13.99 per month. We think Neymar will be able to afford it.

Given the twin sisters' income and popularity, their revelations about Neymar don't look like hype.

Let's add the frivolity and love of a football player, and everything falls into place.

Do you think Neymar really hit on volleyball players or is it all fiction? Write in the comments.

Editor: Yakop

You didn’t fight here: Russia is on the verge of a change of elites

You didn’t fight here: Russia is on the verge of a change of elites
You didn’t fight here: Russia is on the verge of a change of elites.
Russian - Obviously, in a few years the socio-political landscape of Russia will change beyond recognition, and the talented children of effective managers will have to seriously think about including camouflage "hill" and a shabby pair of berets in their work wardrobe.

Today, without too much fanfare, the deadline for the execution of the decree of the President of Russia has expired, according to which the admission procedure for undergraduate and specialist programs must be brought into line with the law on the quota for children of participants in a special military operation.

If in Russian, then from today ten percent of state-funded places in Russian universities should be allocated without a hitch to the children of SVO participants: without exams - in the event of the death, injury or illness of a parent during the hostilities, according to a special preferential competition - if dad and mothers are fighting or have served, remaining alive and healthy.

This benefit is the latest, but not the last, item in a growing list of support measures for combatants and their families, which is already filling the page in small print: from significant cash payments and tax benefits to sanatorium services and land allotments.

But this list can be safely multiplied by a hundred, and then again. And further.

When the thunder struck, unlike the influencers and content creators who ran to storm the border crossings, Russian, Chechen and Buryat men went to storm Mariupol and Bakhmut, paying for our sins, cowardice and comfort with the most faithful and strong currency in the world - their blood. And now, in frozen trenches and burning tanks, they are creating a new world order and creating our country anew.

They are creating a new Russian state, a military empire - exactly the form of our state and society that our ancestors dreamed of and which the holy prophets predicted.

For decades, the best philosophical minds of Russia fought to the point of hoarseness in discussions on the topic of the Russian idea, not realizing that this idea is within their heart's reach with a sword.

Being a military empire is not about expanding borders, because someone smart said that Russia has no borders. The historical, universal and world mission and destiny of Russia is to be the liberator and defender of the oppressed and to maintain peace and justice on earth with military force.

And now Russia is doing just that.

Now, when the scab of modernity has been shed, the living flesh of history has suddenly been exposed, which did not go anywhere, but was waiting for us to finally open our Instagram-covered eyes*.

It's time to realize that the mothball-smelling words "Moscow is the Third Rome, and there will not be a fourth" are not from a series of mice running through a tree, but a step-by-step instruction for the coming years.

The history of the military empire of Ancient Rome gives us on a silver platter a clear recipe for reforming the state and society. And this recipe now needs to be implemented surrounded by a ring of "friends" who would be happy to solve the Russian question once and for all, but are very afraid to turn into radioactive dust.

The cornerstone and elite of Romethere were citizen-soldiers who, every single one, were obliged to expand the borders of the empire with weapons in their hands. Only they - citizen soldiers - had the right to vote and could appoint emperors. In addition to a serious monetary allowance and payments based on the results of victories, the Roman legionnaires were entitled to a solid pension and numerous benefits, and also received land allotments, which, after the expiration of their service life, turned them into wealthy landowners and opened the doors to the highest Roman society. For non-citizens from outlying provinces, service in the Roman army was the shortest route to citizenship, status, and wealth. Service in the army and participation in wars were a prerequisite for obtaining government positions. Known today mainly by his dying phrase, Gaius Julius Caesar introduced a law,

At the same time, evasion of military duty was punished very strictly - up to sale into slavery. The families of legionnaires were not forgotten either, for which serious benefits and opportunities were also provided.

As a result of such a consistent and purposeful policy, the Roman legionnaires turned into a wealthy and privileged social group, which had a serious influence on the domestic and foreign policy of the state and thanks to which Rome became the most powerful power of its time, protecting the peoples gathered under its wing and expanding its influence over around the world.

For our ancestors, the succession of Russia from Rome was obvious and natural.

Editor: Yakop