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    A Mormon couple from Utah insists they are happily married — even though she is straight and he is gay. Skyler Sorensen, 25, and his wife Amanda, also 25, are in a 'mixed-orientation' relationship, but Skyler says that his sexual attraction to men isn't really a big deal, and it's not even the greatest struggle in their marriage.   'We have our struggles of course, like every marriage, but me being gay hasn’t been … the biggest issue in our marriage. It’s been communication, normal marriage things,' he told the New York Post. Unique: Skyler Sorensen, 25, and his wife Amanda, also 25, are in a 'mixed-orientation' relationship, but Skyler says that his sexual attraction to men isn't really a big deal...
    Splash Mountain at Disney World and Disneyland will be revamped into a "Princess and the Frog" attraction. The concept art for the new ride is on the right versus the attraction in Disney World. Kirsten Acuna/Insider, Disney Parks Disney World and Disneyland's Splash Mountain log-flume ride will be rethemed into a "Princess and the Frog" attraction. The change was announced after a viral online petition asked Disney to rethink the ride's original inspiration from "Song of the South." Disney Parks said the renovations have been planned since last year. It's not the only attraction at the parks to get revamped. A lot of these refurbishments have been done in recent years to incorporate newer Marvel, Lucasfilm, and Disney...
    U.S. Cases Rise 1.3%; Florida to Speed Up Testing: Virus Update What Stores Are Open on Halloween 2020? WWE Superstar The Big Show Knows Hes an Attraction at This Point, and Hes Fine With That wwe-draft-big-show WWE Superstar The Big Show — real name Paul Wight — is back in (XXXL, no longer XXXXXXL) tights tonight, when the pro-wrestling giant will attempt to avoid being the latest legend RKO-ed by "The Legend Killer" Randy Orton. Wight, who has his own Netflix family sitcom "The Big Show Show," spoke with TheWrap ahead of Monday's "Raw" showdown. Our conversation covered his acting, but started with talk about the 48-year-old's play-fighting future. For starters, we asked Big Show (who is now a...
    The Animal League Defense Fund (ALDF) announced that the Tiger Truck Stop in Grosse Tete, Louisiana has finally stopped exhibiting animals and tore down the stop’s cages. Tiger Truck Stop was the home of Tony the Tiger for almost 17 years. ALDF filed multiple lawsuits to help protect the animals by asking for the stop to close. The owner of the truck stop, Michael Sandlin used politics to avoid the big cat ban in Louisiana, which allowed him to keep tigers for many years in the shop.  He kept Tony the Tiger, an endangered Siberian-Bengal tiger, from the time Tony was 6 months until his death at 17 in 2017. Sandlin also held a camel, red kangaroo and coatis in the...
    Disney will modify the “Splash Mountain” attractions of its American parks, which evoke the racist past of the United States, to put them in the colors of its first black princess, Tiana, he announced Thursday. Very popular attraction of Disneyland (California) and Disney World (Florida), “Splash Moutain” consists of an aquatic course in a dummy trunk ending in a big fall in water. The current theme of “Splash Mountain” is taken from a very controversial Disney film, “Melody of the South”. As soon as it was released in 1946, it had attracted numerous critics who accused it of disseminating racist clichés and painting in an idyllic light the slave plantations of the old South of the United States. For...
    Disney has announced it will ditch Splash Mountain's 'racist' theme based off the controversial 1946 film Song of the South and will reimagine it after Princess and the Frog, the franchise's first black royal.  Splash Mountain came under harsh criticism for being based off the film which includes racist portrayals and a petition racked up over 21,000 signatures urging Disney to reimagine the theme of the fan-favorite log-flume ride.   Song of the South has been slammed for its problematic potrayal of the post-Civil War South and for purporting racist stereotypes and glossing over slavery.  While the movie isn't mentioned on the ride, its characters Brer Rabbit and Brer Fox are featured along with the movie's famed song, 'Zip-a-dee-doo-dah'.  'We're thrilled to share Splash...
    Disney has announced that it will turn its Splash Mountain log-flume rides at Disney World and Disneyland into "Princess and the Frog"-themed attractions. Though Disney has not yet announced when the new version of the rides will open to parkgoers, the theme-park giant said it's been planning these renovations since last year.  The change was announced shortly after an online petition was created in the hopes of encouraging Disney to ditch music and characters from "Song of the South" that are present throughout the ride. The 1946 film has been widely criticized for its racist plot and imagery, and has not been made available to stream on Disney Plus. Visit Insider's homepage for more stories. Disney has announced...
    The Splash Mountain attraction in the domestic Disney Parks is about to get an overhaul, and it’s going to be completely “reimagined.” On Thursday afternoon, Disney announced that the ride in both Disneyland Park and Magic Kingdom would receive a new theme based on The Princess & The Frog. According to the Disney Parks Blog, both Disneyland and Walt Disney World will change up their longtime attraction. Based on the old Song of the South movie and following the antics of Brer Rabbit, Splash Mountain takes guests on a watery ride down into the briar patch. The new attraction will pick up after the final kiss of Tiana and Naveen in the Disney animated feature film. Guests will ride along...
    SNUGGLED up on the sofa with a glass of wine in one hand and a slice of pizza in the other - Stacey Solomon and Joe Swash seem just like any other ordinary couple. Except of course for the fact that millions of us are tuning in to watch them watch TV. During their appearance on Celebrity Gogglebox, Stacey and Joe have welcomed us into their cosy Essex home - and it's been nothing short of hilarious. 6Stacey Solomon and Joe Swash are appearing on season two of Celebrity Gogglebox The couple - who welcomed son Rex last year - have had us in hysterics as they bicker over everything from their favourite member of Take That to sharing snacks....
    DEAR ABBY: My friend “Lauren” and her husband separated for a few months last summer. During the separation, she had a short fling with my friend “Zack,” whom she met at my house. Lauren decided to continue her marriage and, obviously, chose to stop seeing Zack. A few months ago, Zack came to a party I threw. Lauren wasn’t able to make it. Everyone had a few margaritas, and as the night ended, I found myself having sex with Zack for the first time since our friendship began 10 or so years ago. It was so great, and we decided to do it again. I wasn’t sure I should tell Lauren, even though she’s a married woman, because I was...
    Invoice Cosby has gained the proper to attraction his 2018 sexual assault conviction. The Pennsylvania Supreme Court docket has agreed to evaluate two points of the case that Cosby is difficult — the decide’s determination to permit prosecutors to name 5 different accusers and to introduce proof that he’d given ladies quaaludes up to now. The 82-year-old is at present serving a three- to 10-year sentence after a jury discovered him responsible of drugging and sexually assaulting Andrea Constand in 2004 throughout a second trial. The jury in his first trial in 2017 deadlocked. The Pennsylvania Supreme Court docket will even look at a previous settlement Cosby had with a former prosecutor that Cosby would by no means face...
    Zee5 has launched the trailer of their next – Abhay 2. And the star of the trailer appears within the first few seconds itself – Ram Kapoor. Yes, you read the correct name. Ram Kapoor comes across as the super-smart villain in Abhay 2 and Kunal Kemmu, as Inspector Abhay Pratap Singh of Special Task Force, is tasked with breaking Ram’s character’s mystery and why he committed some heinous crimes. Kunal Kemmu Shares a Beautiful Picture With His ‘Personal Little Sunshine’ Inaaya Naumi Kemmu Ahead of Father’s Day 2020 (View Post). The show, unlike season 1, seems like it will revolve around only Ram Kapoor being the central antagonist, while Abhay (Kunal) tries to crack open the mystery behind some...
    GATLINBURG, Tenn. (AP) — A visitor attempting to slide across a suspension bridge that hangs 140 feet (43 meters) over a valley in Tennessee cracked a glass panel in the structure’s middle section, according to park officials. The pedestrian bridge located near the Smoky Mountains in Gatlinburg was temporarily closed for repairs Monday after the action left “noticeable cracks” in the top layer of a 5-foot-wide (1.5-meter-wide) piece of glass, officials with SkyLift Park said in a statement. The guest was attempting a “baseball-style slide” when they chipped the panel with a metal object on their clothes, despite posted rules that ask visitors not to run, jump or bounce on the attraction as a safety precaution, representatives said. Officials added...