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Why is Nicki Minaj sending money to India

Last updated on: May 28, 2017 10:13 IST
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American rapper model Nicki Minaj has been sending money to an Indian village for two years now.

And she is happy the money has been put to good use.

She shared a video on Instagram where a man is installing a hand pump in the village and wrote: 'This is the kind of thing that makes me feel the most proud.'

'The money I've sent to this village in India for the last couple years (via my Pastor Lydia Sloley), has gotten them a Computer Center, a Tailoring Institute, a Reading Program and 2 WATER WELLS.'

'We complain about the most ridiculous little things when some ppl don't even have clean water.'

'Blessings to India. Our work is far from done. I'll tell you guys more about my charity work in the near future in case you'd like to be a part of it. Love.'

Thank you Nicki for your kind gesture.


Neelam Gill debuts at Cannes

Neelam Gill at Cannes

IMAGE: Neelam Gill at Cannes
Photograph: Pascal Le Segretain/Getty Images

When the world media was busy following Deepika, Aishwarya and Sonam at the film festival, Brit model Neelam Gill made a quiet entry on the red carpet.

Gill whose grandparents are from India, made her debut in a daring sequinned Balmain dress with a thigh high slit.

Sharing her excitement on Instagram, she wrote: 'The dress of my dreams - thank you so much @olivier_rousteing & @balmain for designing this!'

Gill posed alongside models Bianca Balti, Doutzen Kroes and Irina Shayk who were the faces of L'Oreal this year.


Kendall's bikini tribute at Cannes

Kendall and Kourtney

IMAGE: Kourtney and Kendall flaunt their bikinis
Photograph: Kind courtesy Kendall Jenner/Instagram

Kendall Jenner is in Cannes and is making the most of her time at the film festival.

She recently posted a picture of her chilling in a bikini on a yatch along with Kourtney Kardashian

Jenner was wearing a turquoise, sequined triangle bikini, while Kardashian posed in a pink one, which reminded of the scene from the 2001 film Legally Blonde.

In Legally Blonde, Reese Witherspoon wore a darker pink shade of bikini.

Jenner, who was six yrs old when the movie released, captioned the photo: Legally Blonde vibes.

This is not the first time Jenner has shared her fashion inspiration from Hollywood.

In an interview to W, she had expressed how her Kendall+Kylie collection featured cat-eye sunglasses inspired by The Matrix.


Miami Fashion week to kick off on May 31

Miami Fashion Week

IMAGE: Miami Fashion Week will focus on resort wear this year.
Photograph: Frazer Harrison/Getty Images

The much awaited Miami Fashion Week will kick off Wednesday, May 31, at the Saks Fifth Avenue in Brickell City Centre.

With its focus being resort wear, the fashion week will be held across venues until June 4.

Revealing how the event has changed over twenty years, Miami Fashion Week CEO Julio Iranzo said, ‘We've shifted programming and are positioning Miami as the only runway event in the world that exclusively shows resort collections.'

Eight new designers will be making their debut this year and there will be a lot of exciting new workshops and interactive sessions.

On June 2, Antonio Banderas will host a charity gala supporting Miami Children's Health Foundation, the tickets for which are priced between $1,000 and $10,000.

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