05062023-LSTC-01.qxd 6/4/2023 9:36 PM Page 1 c m y b TRIBUNE Natalie Portman battles to save marriage after husband ‘cheats with 25-yr-old’ Speaking up Taylor Swift during the Chicago stop of her Eras Tour took a moment to celebrate the LGBTQ+ community. She spoke out against America’s growing wave of antiLGBTQ legislation. IANS CHANDIGARH | MONDAY | 5 JUNE 2023 For a bettertomorrow Sheetal What is the use of a house if you haven’t got a tolerable planet to put it on? Henry David Thoreau A WORLD Trouble in paradise The Black Swan star Natalie Portman is battling to salvage her marriage which has been rocked by allegations that her husband, Benjamin Millepied, has cheated on her with a younger woman. The 41-yearold Oscar winning star has been married to 45-year-old dancer and choreographer Benjamin, who is French, since 2012. Together the couple shares two children, 11-year-old son Aleph, and sixyear-old daughter Amalia, who they have raised in both Paris and Los Angeles. However, the marriage between the Hollywood star and her dancer husband has been Natalie and rocked by reports he cheated Benjamin met on on her with 25-year-old clithe sets of Black Swan mate activist Camille Etienne. in early 2009, the film A source said, “They are trywhich landed Natalie ing to work things out. Ben is her Academy doing everything he can to get Natalie to forgive him. He loves Award. her and their family. She is incredibly private. Her biggest focus right now is protecting the kids.” Reports suggest their marriage has been on the rocks since November last year. While the release of her latest film at Cannes Film Festival sparked further speculation as many noted that Benjamin was nowhere to be seen on the red carpets while Natalie was out promoting the film. Photographs later emerged showing Benjamin and Natalie kissing in public while in Paris following the Cannes festival. — IANS PTI To preserve the health of our planet, celebs are finding solutions to plastic pollution & also other problems WASTE NOT, WANT NOT SNEHA NAMANANDI A clean atmosphere is what we need. And, the breath of fresh air that Covid brought along, courtesy the lockdown, has shown us how critical the situation is. I believe celebrities who practise good deeds like saving water, avoiding plastic and planting trees lead by the example for their fans to follow. I was not very old when I first learnt about global warming, but I was old enough to understand that it had long-term effects. So, my mother and I started planting trees on my birthday every year. I also make sure I don’t waste water. SIMARAN KAUR RISHINA KANDHARI AADESH CHAUDHARY ANIRUDDH DAVE SNEHA NAMANANDI NO MORE PLASTIC NIKHIL NANDA FINDING ALTERNATIVES ANIRUDDH DAVE It makes a significant impact on society when famous people demonstrate the simple lifestyle adjustments to promote a healthy environment. I found global warming to be a startling phenomenon, and after that I began observing and learning about climate changes. Everyone should do their part to protect the environment. When I leave my room, I turn off the lights and fans in order to save energy. I’ve a small garden at my home. My house is plastic-free. I prefer stainless steel and I only use utensils that are good for us and the environment. NO BOTTLED WATER SIMARAN KAUR When it comes to the environment, every single step helps. I am conscious of how I am impacting the environment. From conserving energy to carrying my steel bottle and lunch box, there’s so much to do when you are interested in saving the planet. For me, plastic is a huge no. I believe no one took global warming seriously. However, now that we are seeing climate changes such as longer and hotter summers and unpredictable rain, I believe it is imperative that we, the inhabitants of planet Earth, become conscious about environmental degradation. Personally, I believe that we can make lifestyle changes, like avoid unnecessary travel and use public transportation. Also, instead of buying bottled water, we can carry our bottle and refill them. NO MORE ORDERING FOOD KARISHMA RAJ SONI I’ve always tried to do my part to protect the environment, and I started by not wasting water. I also try my best to walk to a nearby restaurant and eat there instead of ordering food, which also increases plastic waste. JUTE IS IN AADESH CHAUDHARY I’ve reduced the use of plastic and ‘Will make you proud, PB’ Sunny enjoys ‘beach time’ in the Maldives Sunny Leone is having a fun time in the Maldives. On Sunday, she took to Instagram and shared a video in which she is seen striking poses amidst azure blue waters. She captioned the post, “Beach time!!” She raised the glam quotient with her hot look in a green bikini with oversized sunglasses as she flaunted light makeup look. In other pictures, Jism 2 ENVIRONMENT DAY ISTOCK REUTERS S we celebrate World Environment Day (WED) today, we ought to ask this question each day to safeguard the environment and thus the future of those inhabiting it. Initiated in 1972 by the United Nations during Stockholm Conference, WED was first held in 1973 on the theme, Only One Earth. It marks the 50th anniversary of this occasion and this year, the organisation has proposed to reflect upon the theme, ‘solutions to plastic pollution’. As celebrities are often seen as role models, we ask them what steps have they adopted in their daily lives to save the environment or reduce the usage of single use plastic. actor showcased how she was welcomed by the hotel staff. She wore a black and white printed co-ord set in the video which she captioned, “Such a nice welcome to @brenniakottefaru.” Recently, Sunny visited Cannes for the premiere of her film Kennedy at the prestigious film festival along with director Anurag Kashyap and actor Rahul Bhat. —ANI After making head turns with her beautiful outfits at the Cannes 2023 film festival and the IIFA 2023, actor Urvashi Rautela has now begun the preparations for her new film, a biopic on late actress Parveen Babi. Taking to Instagram, the Sanam Re actress shared a post which she captioned, “Bollywood Failed #ParveenBabi but I will make you proud #PB UR Om Namah Shivay. Trust the magic of new beginnings.” Parveen Babi passed away on January 20, 2005 in her flat in Mumbai. Along with Zeenat Aman, Parveen Babi helped change the image of the Indian film heroine. She was the first Bollywood star to appear on the front page of Time in July 1976. She was considered a fashion icon.—ANI URVASHI RAUTELA REUTERS KARISHMA RAJ SONI have begun utilising brass and copper bottles wherever I go. Simple things like turning off the lights and not wasting water have now become regular habits for me. I have made it a habit to carry jute bags while shopping. ECO-FRIENDLY ALTERNATIVES RISHINA KANDHARI The beauty of the movement is that you can make a difference by making little adjustments in your daily routine. I have stopped using plastic products. Plastic bags, straws and plates have been replaced with eco-friendly alternatives. Another concern that I am committed to is water preservation. I encourage everyone to save water. (Inputs by Rachael Rodrigues) He loves it! Elon Musk has been in the limelight for quite some time. Recently an AI-generated picture of the SpaceX owner has gone viral. The picture was created using Midjourney and showcased Elon Musk as an Indian groom, donning a golden sherwani and embracing the grandeur of a desi celebration. The AI-generated picture also depicted him dancing with wedding guests. Taking to Twitter, Musk wrote, “I Love It,” followed by Indian flag emoticons. ANI Keeping it simple Shahid Kapoor has revealed he only had “two spoons and one plate” when Mira Rajput moved in after they tied the knot back in 2015. The actor said, “When we got married, I had just shifted to a house. Mira came to that house and she complained a lot about it. She said you have only two spoons and one plate in this c m y b house. How do you even live? I said ‘I live alone, how do you want me to live’?” He further mentioned, “She said we don’t even have a set. What if guests come, how do you serve people? I said ‘I don’t know, we order out.’ So, now that we have a new house, we could make it the way she wanted it and she was happy. —IANS Shahid says he only had ‘two spoons, one plate’ when wife Mira moved in with him Elon Musk’s desilook in AI-generated pictures goes viral
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