Denise Nickerson in 2011. (AP file)Cast and crew from the 1971 film, "Willy Wonka & The Chocolate Factory," from left, Paris Themmen, who portrayed Mike Teevee, Denise Nickerson, who portrayed Violet Beauregarde, director Mel Stuart, Julie Cole, who portrayed Veruca Salt, and Rusty Goffe, who played the cart-wheeling Oompa-Loompa, pose at Jacques Torres Chocolates during an event promoting the 40th anniversary of the popular children's film and the Warner Home Video Ultimate Collector's Edition Blu-ray and DVD launch on Tuesday, Oct. 18, 2011 in New York. (AP Photo/StarPix, Marion Curtis) Denise Nickerson, who portrayed the bratty, gum-chewing bloated Violet Beauregarde in the popular 1971 movie “Willy Wonka & the Chocolate Factory,” has died. Nickerson was 62. On Wednesday night, her son Josh and his wife posted “She’s gone” on a Facebook page. Nickerson suffered a stroke in 2018 and on Monday she suffered a major medical emergency. Nickerson was … [Read more...] about Denise Nickerson, Violet in ‘Willy Wonka,’ dies at 62
From Peter Rabbit to Dennis the Menace, the costumes have been creative and incredible in equal measure. Take a look through our gallery to see some of the best ones. Photo sent in by Cassie Staniland jpimedia Buy a Photo Kadie dressed as Cruella from 101 Dalmations - Photo sent in by Kirsty Louise Ellis South jpimedia Buy a Photo From the book Demon Dentist by David Walliams - Photo sent in Sandra Gorner jpimedia Buy a Photo From the book Peter Pan by James Matthew Barrie - Photo sent in by Lee Newton jpimedia Buy a Photo View more Page 1 of 13 … [Read more...] about Harry Potter to Willy Wonka: 50 of the best World Book Day costumes in Sheffield
Wolfgang Puck encourages guests to make good use of the bar menu to sample lots of small bites in one visit to Spago. Anthony MairWolfgang Puck poses for a photo at Spago at Bellagio on May 20, 2018 in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Photo by Denise Truscello/Getty Images for MGM Resorts International)Buddy Valastro, left, visits with dinners at Buddy V's Ristorante at The Venetian during Vegas Uncork'd Friday, May 11, 2018. K.M. Cannon Las Vegas Review-Journal @KMCannonPhotoBuddy Valastro visits with, from left, Barbara and Mark Deering of Las Vegas, Traci and Greg Knoyle of Missoula, Mont. and Robert Murinchack of Las Vegas at Buddy V's Ristorante at The Venetian during Vegas Uncork'd Friday, May 11, 2018. K.M. Cannon Las Vegas Review-Journal @KMCannonPhotoSingers Brian Littrell, Kevin Richardson, A.J. McLean, Nick Carter and Howie Dorough of The Backstreet Boys attend the Sugar Factory grand opening at Fashion Show on Thursday, April 20, 2017, in Las Vegas. (Denise Truscello/WireImage) Next … [Read more...] about MAGIC 2019: Six places to find fashionable feasts
Published 12:00 am PST, Saturday, January 26, 2019 In this Jan. 21, 2019 photo, Brogan Paul poses at her home in Lakeland, Fla. Paul ,11, is a 4th grader at Resurrection Catholic School. She is a dancer, gymnast, cheerleader, model, actress, and she also has Down syndrome. (Ernst Peters/The Lakeland Ledger via AP) less In this Jan. 21, 2019 photo, Brogan Paul poses at her home in Lakeland, Fla. Paul ,11, is a 4th grader at Resurrection Catholic School. She is a dancer, gymnast, cheerleader, model, actress, and she also has ... more Photo: Ernst Peters, AP Photo: Ernst Peters, AP Image 1 of / 3 Caption Close Image 1 of 3 In this Jan. 21, 2019 photo, Brogan Paul poses at her home in Lakeland, Fla. Paul ,11, is a 4th grader at Resurrection Catholic School. She is a dancer, … [Read more...] about Girl models, is ‘proud self-advocate’ for Down syndrome
Viet Nam News by Paul Kennedy May 14 1988 started out as a really good day. The sun was shining, I was 15-years-old and on my way to Wembley Stadium to watch Liverpool win the FA Cup. The result was a no brainer. Liverpool, the crème de la crème of English football versus Wimbledon. The Crazy Gang. Liverpool was a team packed with talent. Barnes, Beardsley, Houghton and Hansen. Wimbledon was a team packed with thugs, Vinnie Jones, Andy Thorn, Dennis Wise and some other players no one had ever heard of. Liverpool would win. They had to win, they were the better team. They could not possible lose. They lost. By one goal to nil. My dream day turned into a nightmare. The train journey back north was solemn to say the least. But you know what? Thirty plus years later, this final will still be remembered as one of the greatest in FA Cup history. Not because of the game itself, that was awful, but because it reminded the world of the beauty of the FA Cup. Fast forward to … [Read more...] about Klopp flops in the FA Cup but does it really matter?