Laura Benanti Star Files Fresh off of her vanilla ice cream-sweet run in She Loves Me, Laura Benanti is rocking the late night circuit. Back in March, the Tony winner showed off her uncanny Melania Trump impersonation; in real-life, the wife of Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump has recently become the caught up in some controversy. Following her Republican National Convention speech on July 18, Mrs. Trump has been accused of plagiarizing bits from First Lady Michelle Obama’s appearance at the 2008 Democratic National Convention. As a result, Melania Trump a.k.a. Broadway fave Benanti took the podium on The Late Show with Stephen Colbert to address the critics. “I learned honesty during my humble upbringing…in West Philadelphia born and raised,” she joked, clearly quoting the famous Fresh Prince of Bel-Air theme song, among a slew of famous sayings. Benanti’s certainly got our vote! Watch the full parody below. View Comments Laura Benanti
NORTHWOOD — It’s a week in jail for an Albert Lea man who pleaded guilty to a drug charge after a traffic stop in Worth County. The Worth County Sheriff’s Department conducted a traffic stop on the night of July 24th at the intersection of Highway 105 and Mallard Avenue west of Northwood. A search of the vehicle allegedly found marijuana, methamphetamine, drug pipes and a large knife located on the driver. 55-year-old Rodney Anderson was charged with two counts of possession of a controlled substance, carrying weapons and possession of drug paraphernalia. As part of a plea agreement with prosecutors, Anderson pleaded guilty last week to one count of possession of methamphetamine with the other charges being dismissed. District Judge Gregg Rosenbladt sentenced Anderson to seven days in jail with credit for time served as well as a $315 fine.
The PSNI have appealed for information after a man was shot in a paramilitary style attack in Derry.The attack happened in Lisfannon Park in the Bogside area at 9:35 pm last night.The 33-year-old victim sustained serious injuries to the legs and abdomen, but his injuries are not believed to be life-threatening. It is believed that four masked men were involved in carrying out the attack.Investigating officer Detective Sergeant Phelan said: “The victim was taken to hospital with wounds to his legs and abdomen. His injuries though serious, are not believed to be life threatening at this time.“We believe four masked men were involved in this brutal and horrific attack and we would ask for the community’s help in identifying those individuals.“Anyone with information can contact detectives on 101 quoting reference number 1346 08/08/17. Alternatively, the Crimestoppers charity can be contacted anonymously on 0800 555 111.” PSNI issue appeal after “brutal and horrific” paramilitary style shooting in Derry was last modified: August 9th, 2017 by Elaine McCalligShare this:Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Reddit (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pocket (Opens in new window)Click to share on Telegram (Opens in new window)Click to share on WhatsApp (Opens in new window)Click to share on Skype (Opens in new window)Click to print (Opens in new window) Tags:DerryPSNIshooting