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LA fashion show faces backlash for allegedly banning Filipino models

Makeup artists Cherry Ordoñez and Alan del Rosario said that the show’s producer Eric Rosete told them he did not want Filipinas on his runway.  (iStock) LA fashion week is facing backlash after one of its shows allegedly banned Filipina models. On Monday, fashion label For the Stars Fashion House denied backstage access to singer Kiana Valenciano alongside six models, reports “GMA News.” Makeup artists ...

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Students fight bag against school's do-rag ban: 'It's part of our culture that they're trying to take away'

Male students of color are protesting against a dress code policy that bans the wearing of do-rags and bandannas during school hours.  (iStock) Students at a Massachusetts charter school are challenging a new dress code policy that bans the wearing of do-rags and bandannas, calling the head covering a cultural choice. KIPP Academy Lynn Collegiate is facing backlash from male ...

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Walmart and Weight Watchers launch meal kits

The two powerhouses are throwing their names in the healthy meal prep kit ring.  (iStock) HelloFresh and Blue Apron have two new competitors in town: Walmart and Weight Watchers. The two brands recently announced their ventures into the meal kit business, but unlike many of the other options out there, these pre-prepped packages won’t be delivered to your door. “Customers are busier than ever and we ...

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Metallica announces whiskey brand launch

James Hetfield and Robert Trujillo of Metallica perform during the Rock in Rio Music Festival in Rio de Janeiro.  (Reuters) In 1998, Metallica released “Garage Inc.” featuring the hit song “Whiskey in the Jar.” Thirty years later, instead of singing about the spirit, they plan to produce it. The heavy metal band, which formed in 1981, is launching its own whiskey brand in ...

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McDonald’s flips logo upside down for International Women’s Day, but Twitter users aren’t lovin’ it

The fast-food chain is drawing mixed reactions for flipping its iconic logo upside down in honor of International Women’s Day, March 8.  (McDonald’s) McDonald’s has flipped its logo upside down in honor of International Women’s Day, March 8, but Twitter users are chastising the fast-food giant for not doing more. Mickey D’s turned its iconic golden arches into a “W” ...

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The first McDonald's menu ever is revealed

When the McDonald brothers set up shop in 1940, they produced a simple menu with only nine items.  (iStock) Long before the world first heard “I’m Lovin’ It” and the Golden Arches became one of the best-known logos in the world, McDonald’s was just a humble restaurant trying out a new concept called “fast food.” When the McDonald brothers set ...

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