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Game Of Thrones S8 E3 Is All You Needed And More

Spoilers Ahead: Don’t read if you still haven’t seen the latest episode of Game of Thrones and want to keep the mystery alive!

“What do we say to the God of Death?”

“Not Today!”

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Army of Winterfell

Damn right! The Battle Of Winterfell, the longest episode of the eight season of Game of Thrones is full of guts, bones, blood and finally, glory. ‘The Long Night’ is when the entire Westeros (of course except Cersei and her followers), go to war with the Army of the Dead. And boy, what a war it was.

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The War Begins

The third episode starts where the second left off, with everyone preparing themselves for the battle that is about to come. The entire army at Winterfell is waiting with baited breath for the Night King and his army to emerge from the winter darkness. However, before the dead arrive, Melisandre reaches the troops and lights up their swords to prepare them for the battle. The entire Dothraki clan, charged by the flaming swords, head into the darkness to fight the dead. But before anything could happen, the flames die out and few soldiers that were left ‘alive’ are seen running back. And then, ‘the long night’ finally begins.

The dead are relentless and the living fight as hard as they can. There is fire and dragon glass, crunching bones and spewing blood, bodies falling and bodies rising. And in the midst of all this, there is an epic fight between the dragons – a fight between ice and fire!

Fight of the Dragons
Fight of the Dragons

Dany and Jon, along with their dragons get blinded by a snowstorm, tussle with trees and then rise above clouds, waiting for the Night King and his dragon to arrive. On the other side, the troops fall back and Melisandre once again comes to their rescue by lighting the trenches. But does it stop the dead army? Only momentarily.

Swords light up!
Swords light up!

How do you really kill something that is already dead? The dead aren’t scared of dying and that’s why they don’t stop. The dead army finds its way inside the castle with skeletons climbing on top of other skeletons, eating and clawing their way through anything and everything living. The living, on the other hand, are tiring out and scrambling to fight for their lives. And then the dead giant enters, crunching and killing everything in vicinity including the fiesty Lyanna Mormont. But before the giant could crush her completely, she stabs his eye with a dragon glass blade. Way to go!

Also Read: Boss Makes GOT Prediction Sheet For Employees

Survivors in the Crypt
Survivors in the Crypt

Arya Stark becomes the warrior that she was training to be. Slashing, ripping and stabbing – she works her way around the dead. But when the size of the dead army chasing her keeps on increasing, Clegane and Beric Dondarrion, come and save her. In the process, Beric (the eye-patched guy who got multiple lives) finally dies. Arya and Clegane bump into Melisandre who reminds her of her destiny – “killing brown eyes, green eyes, blue eyes..”.

What do we say to the God of Death?
What do we say to the God of Death?

Outside the walls, Jon and Dany are going to great lengths to kill the Night King and his White Walker dragon. Jon’s dragon is finally able to bring the White Walker dragon down, but loses its life. With both Jon and the Night King down on the ground, and Dany still on the dragon, it seems like this is the end of the King. Dany looks at the Night King, smiles and says “Dracrys”.

Dracrys
Dracrys

The dragon aims his fire directly at the Night King but does he die? Uh-oh! He is unharmed. Jon hurries after the King in an attempt to kill him, but obviously that infuriates him. Turning around, he raises the entire body of dead (the entire Winterfell army) and turns them into White Walkers. Take that, Jon Snow.

The Night King survives
The Night King survives

Dany swoops in to save Jon and lights up the entire army of the dead so that Jon can head in and save Bran. Inside the castle, Theon and his troops are bravely defending Bran from the multiple skeletons finding their way to him. Jon rushes inside the castle, fighting the dead along the way. The dead have finally made their way inside the crypt, where Sansa, Tyrion and others were hiding safely.

Lyana Mormont becomes a White Walker
Lyana Mormont becomes a White Walker

Outside, the body count is rising and the White Walker dragon is searching for Jon. Ser Jorah is fighting to keep Dany alive and safe from the dead as her dragon took off with the dead clinging on to him for their lives (or not!).

Ser Jorah defends Dany
Ser Jorah defends Dany

The Night King finally reaches Bran as the only person left guarding him now is Theon. In a last attempt to save Bran, Theon charges at the Night King who nonchalantly, kills him.

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“You are a good man, Theon”

Just as the Night King is about to take his sword to kill Bran, and the White Walker dragon is about to kill Jon, and the army of the dead is becoming too much to bear for the living, Arya charges towards the Night King. He turns around and hold her by the neck. Arya drops her dagger from her raised hand, catches it in her other hand, and sticks it into the Night King. And that is how, the Night King and his army finally die.

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Arya Stark – Slayer of the Night King

Jon, Dany, Brienne, Jamie, Tyrion, Sansa, Bran and Arya live to see another day and fight another war. The dead fulfilled their prophecies and their duties – Jorah Mormont: saved his queen; Theon Greyjoy: saved Bran and got redemption; Lyanna Mormont: killed the giant and died like a hero; Melisandre: served the God of Light and showed Arya the way; Beric: saved Arya and fulfilled his destiny; Dolorous Ed: saved Samwell Tarly.

The trailer of the next episode promises to start another fight – the final fight. Who will win the final war? Who will sit on the Iron Throne? Is Dany or is Jon the rightful heir to the throne? We can only wait and watch.

Till then, keep saying ‘No’ to the ‘God of Death’.

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Jon Snow Finally Knows And We Can’t Keep Calm

Spoilers Galore: Reader discretion is advised!

Winter is finally here with the eighth season of Game of Thrones. Fans have been eagerly waiting for the last installment of this series, and boy, the first episode lived up to all that people were hoping for. Every scene from the episode brought something new, and we’re here to break it down for you. So, hold your dragons.. err, horses!

The Reunions

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Jon and Danaerys

The episode starts with a lot of reunions. Well, everyone is here at Winterfell – the Starks, the Lannisters, the Targareyns, and even the Tarly 😉 Jon Snow finally met Bran (it was pretty sweet), Sansa met Tyrion (a very smart encounter, especially with Sansa holding the upper hand), and Danaerys met Sansa (“Winterfell is yours, my grace”). But the best reunion of all was that of Jon and Arya – checking out each others’ swords with Arya downplaying how many she had killed with the Needle; and reminding Jon that family comes first.

Cersei And Her Sinister Plans

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Cersei Lannister

At the other end in King’s Landing, Cersei is delighted to learn that the Army of the Dead has broken down The Wall and are marching south. What’s more, she finally gave in to the persistent demands of Euron Greyjoy and slept with him who is insistent of putting a prince in her belly (P.S. she is already pregnant with Jamie’s child). Was it because she was missing Jamie? Or was just to keep him close and not abandon the last support she had? We’ll only know in future episodes. To make up for her disappointment in her brothers, Cersei puts a bounty on both her brothers’ heads. Yep, Jamie included. And how does she want them to be killed? With the same crossbow that Tyrion killed their father. Sweet poetic justice!

The Greyjoys

Side note: Yara Greyjoy is well and alive (while still in Euron’s captivity). But not for long. Theon, who finally found his own in the last season, comes on board and rescues Yara (also, gets a punch for abandoning her last season). All said and done, Yara was overjoyed and gave Theon her blessings when he decides to go north and fight for the Starks.

The Dragons Know

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The Dragons

At Winterfell, the dragons are scaring the shit out of everyone. The Mother of the Dragons on the other hand, isn’t getting the respect she wanted. The Lords who pledged their allegiance to Jon and declared him the King in the North are not very willing to accept a Targareyn queen. Sansa, who had been trying to keep her cellars full for the upcoming winter, doesn’t know how to feed an entire Unsullied army and the Dothraki. Also, “what do dragons even eat?” Apparently, anything they want! Danaerys is worried that her dragons aren’t eating enough. So, she takes Jon to meet them (why?!). It is a known fact that only the Targareyns can ride the dragons. How did Danaerys then not question Jon’s ability to climb on Rahegal’s back and ride him in the cold North?! Looks like even the dragons know!

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The Meeting With The Tarly

Danaerys meets Samwell Tarly, the man who cured Ser Jorah Mormont and wants to thank him. Unfortunately, the meeting ends when Sam realises his family is dead. Why? ‘coz they refused to bend the knee to the Queen. Hence, they were killed by dragon fire! Depressed and looking for an escape, Sam runs into Bran, who has been waiting for ‘a friend’. Last season, Sam and Bran figured out the true lineage of Jon Snow. Putting two and two together, they realised that Jon is actually the legitimate son of Lyna Stark and Rhaegar Targareyn. Bran now pushes Sam to tell his long-time friend Jon, his true destiny.

Jon Snow Knows

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Jon in the crypt

Sam is overjoyed to meet Jonin the crypt. However, their happiness is limited. Samwell informs Jon about the demise of his family and blames Danaerys for the same. While questioning whether she is the right choice for the throne, he tells Jon his true parentage. “You are the true king. Aegon Targareyn, sixth of the name, protector of the realm, and all of it.” Jon is almost furious. “My father was the most honourable man I knew. You are telling me that he lied to me?”. Samwell then explains that Ned Stark’s sister took an oath from him to always protect Jon. If King Robert had know that Jon was a Targareyn, he would have killed Jon, just like he intended to kill Dany. After hearing the truth, Jon is completely torn. Will he ascend the throne as the true King? Or will he let his feeling for Danaerys dictate the future of the Seven Kingdoms?

The Night King Signals

Tormund Giantsbane is alive! He, and a few others, including the Beric Dondarrion, find Lord Ned Umber (a child, at most) stuck to the wall with limbs surrounding him. He was left there by the Night King and had become a part of the Dead Army. His sudden shout was enough to wake people from the dead. Thankfully, he was burn by Beric and his fiery sword.

One More Thing…

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Jamie Lannister

The last scene of the show sees a cloaked man atop a horse, arriving in Winterfell. The big reveal? It’s Jamie Lannister. If you remember, he left Cersei in the last season, when he realised that she only promised her armies in the North to thwart of her enemies. She didn’t really intend to keep her word. While Jamie gets of the horse, who is the first person he sees in Winterfell? Bran Stark – the same boy whom he pushed off the tower and crippled for life.

There were a lot of reunions, some breakthroughs and a lot of groundwork laid for the upcoming episodes. Jon finally knows his true parentage, Danaerys knows that one of her dragons is now a part of the Dead Army, Jamie knows that Bran is alive and well, and well, Tyrion knows that Jon and Danaerys are sleeping together. What’s going to happen next? We’ll find out next week.

Till then, prepare for winter!

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Zac Efron As The Super Suave Ted Bundy Is Killing It

The Greatest Showman actor, Zac Efron doesn’t shy away from donning new looks. His clean-cut look was appreciated by fans who accepted him as easily when he rocked his moustache. His new look is a departure from his previous looks though. This time around, the man has something different and amazing to flaunt – his platinum blonde hair. Yes, he showed up in his new look at the Sundance Film Festival, and fans haven’t stopped talking about it since.

The occasion

Zac Efron was at the 2019 Sundance Film Festival in Park City, Utah for the premiere of the biopic Extremely Wicked, Shocking and Vile. He stars as notorious American killer Ted Bundy, who had raped and murdered at least 30 women in the ’70s. The story is told through the eyes of Elizabeth Kloepfer – his long-time girlfriend, played by Collins.

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Fans might remember that when the trailer of the movie was released not too long ago, there was a scene where you could see Efron taking off his shirt revealing his ahem ahem, oh-so-sculpted body. Concern was expressed about the casting, and whether such a ‘ripped’ and ‘attractive’ look would glorify the serial killer that Bundy was.

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The truth is, despite his heinous crimes, Bundy was considered charismatic and a man with good looks. Well this might well be the reason why his victims used to easily go along with his requests that eventually led to their deaths.

Zac’s loving it

The actor told E! News, “The most exciting thing for me was being able to sort of lend that Ted Bundy charisma to the part. I hope that’s what comes across the most.” He added:

People that watched the trial, that were with him in prison, on his defense team, anybody who knew him growing up, they never had bad things to say about the guy. Not a single person. And all the way to the very end of his trial when he was finally found guilty, a lot of people still didn’t believe it…it’s kinda crazy.

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Fans are quite impressed with the actor’s experiments with his looks. When asked about his newly dyed hair Efron had apparently said, “It’s just for life, bro.” Those who closely follow the actor on Instagram would know that he did give us a glimpse of his blonde hair in one of his recent posts. Hidden behind the perfectly placed beanie, it perhaps went unnoticed.

Hair-raising questions

Social media users did express grave concern; the reactions however were mixed.

As expected, fans can’t stop raving about his new look. While one user tweeted, “Zac Efron with blonde hair is a blessing.”

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Courtesy: Twitter/iLovedamie

Another wrote, “Sooo can we talk about Zac Efron’s new hair?” Fans are rooting for the new look and how. One went on to say, “Zac Efron bleached his hair and I’m 100% here for it.” As Elle rightly points out, this is not the first time that the actor has surprised us with his looks.

He has made lighter hair shades look good and had added blonde highlights to his natural browns while he was filming Baywatch. He had gone a step further to dye his ends platinum before returning to his brown roots. What followed next was his full beard look, which we must agree added to his boyish charm.

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The 31-year-old actor continues to wow us with his looks and acting prowess. While we do expect the movie to enjoy a good run and reviews, we are sure Efron will have something up his sleeve to surprise us again. What next, we wonder.

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Facebook’s Secret Plans To Interconnect Messenger, WhatsApp, & Instagram

If you haven’t been on social media lately and are feeling a little disconnected, do not worry. This could well be a thing of the past. Because despite being in the middle of a privacy scandal, Facebook is working on integrating WhatsApp, Messenger and Instagram. This move has been initiated to create a solid messaging experience for all.

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The three have been functioning as independent entities so far, more like competitors. But not anymore. As reported by the New York Times, major plans are underway to integrate them.

Facebook’s secret initiatives

Facebook has always been on a mission of bringing people together building communities, and fostering friendships. So it’s no surprise that it is taking a step further and is now planning to enable cross-messaging between Facebook Messenger, Instagram and WhatsApp as revealed by the NYT.

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Users will enjoy end-to-end encryption so that they can communicate with those not present on other Facebook platforms within the company’s ecosystem itself. Although Facebook has not specifically revealed the timeline for this, rumour mills have confirmed that it will definitely happen.

Also Read: Facebook’s new feature to help blind users

People are all for messaging these days, and social messaging has obviously become the norm, more common than calling itself. It therefore won’t be surprising at all to see people welcoming this kind of an initiative.

Competition with Apple & Google

Facebook is certainly hoping that people will hop on to this merged system as their primary mode of messaging leaving behind Google’s messaging services and Apple’s iMessage. At a time when competition is stiff and the growth is slow, Facebook’s chief executive Mark Zuckerberg is apparently hopeful that its billions of users will stay connected and engage within Facebook’s own ecosystem and move away from competitors like Google and Apple.

Facebook Founder & CEO, Mark Zuckerberg/ Courtesy: Cnet
Facebook Founder & CEO, Mark Zuckerberg/ Courtesy: Cnet

Would it help?

So how would this help us? Well, if you are on Messenger and want to contact someone who’s only on WhatsApp, the integration will allow you to contact this person regardless of whether they use Facebook Messenger or not. Although the plans are still in a very nascent stage, the integration is expected to happen by end of 2019 or in early 2020.

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There is no denying that some other super-app might emerge till then rendering the whole integration effort futile. And who knows, Facebook might just take over that one too. This will help position itself stronger into the game. The possibilities can be many, but what’s good for users is the fact that all apps will incorporate end-to-end encryption as ordered by Zuckerberg to ensure that messages are protected at all costs.

A statement released to CNBC by a company spokesperson on the condition of anonymity in this regard, states:

[Facebook wants to] build the best messaging experiences we can; and people want messaging to be fast, simple, reliable and private. We’re working on making more of our messaging products end-to-end encrypted and considering ways to make it easier to reach friends and family across networks.

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As always, only time will tell if this integration is as promising as it seems to be.

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Boss Makes ‘Game Of Thrones’ Prediction Sheet For Employees To Bet On

Game Of Thrones is finally around the corner! Yes, the whole world is excited about it. The final season is slated to release on 14th April this year. People are going to extremes to prove their knowledge and loyalty about one of the greatest TV shows ever. One genius boss decided to make a GOT prediction sheet for her employees to bet on.

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Come yearly festivities, most of the corporates devise interesting ways for employees to bond at the workplace. This innovative Game of Thrones betting game is literally, a game changer. Bye bye Bingo, ’cause GOT is here!

[SPOILERS] My boss made a GoT prediction sheet for all the fans at work. I feel like we are filling them out like people fill out their March madness brackets lol from r/gameofthrones

The Brain Behind The Game

Diane (the genius boss) was the mind behind the bet sheet. One of her employees disclosed how she had come up with the entire idea and execution by herself. Speaking of how the animal clinic employees love GOT, they said:

Diane is my boss and the one who made it. It was made for our animal clinic and she let me post it online because it was such a great idea.
Quite a few people at my job are big fans, and we plan on watching at least one episode as a group.

Max
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The Rulers of the North, Game of Thrones

The post went viral on Reddit with Max’s post receiving a whopping ninety five percent upvotes.

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Rules Of The Game

The game seems very simple and is like an entrance exam sheet. The prediction sheet has three columns titled – ‘Alive’, ‘Dead’ and ‘Becomes a White Walker?’. Participants need to invest $10 to enter the game. Each player has to predict whether the character stays alive, dead or turns into a ghastly white walker. Each correct answer is rewarded with one point. If a character is predicted to die, the participant has the choice to predict whether he/she also becomes a white walker. However, players will lose a point if they incorrectly guess the white walker status.

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My boss made a GOTprediction sheet for all the fans at work. I feel like we are filling them out like people fill out their March madness brackets.

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Game Of Thrones Season 8

Game of Thrones is one of the most watched TV series of all times. The season 7 ending left viewers wanting more and GOT fans are desperate for the new season to begin soon. HBO recently released teasers of the new season that features Daenerys Stormborn and Sansa Stark together leading to multiple conspiracy theories. The first trailer of the season showing John Snow and the Stark sisters in the crypt has also sent fans into a tizzy.

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Game of Thrones

HBO sure knows how to keep an audience hanging as does this super cool boss. Predicting Game of Thrones ending is definitely something that all fans are doing right now. What do you think your prediction list would look like? Let us know in the comments.


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Celebrities Who Look Like Other Celebrities. We Can’t Believe This

Most doppelganger myths are anything but heartwarming. Finding humans who look exactly like you is thankfully not a bad omen. It’s even more amusing when someone in the spotlight has someone looking just like them. Check-out these celebrities who have “twins” from other parents.

1. Thandie Newton and Zoe Saldana

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Thandie Newton & Zoe Saldana

If you ever come across these two in the same room, you can forgive yourself if you get their names mixed up. The two famous women have so much in common (they look like photocopies of each other), even Victoria Beckham fell prey to the confusion!

2. Mila Kunis and Sarah Hyland

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Mila Kunis & Sarah Hyland

Mila Kunis remained the undisputed ruler of the ‘Jackie-look’ ( quoting ‘The 70’s show’). Well, that was until Sarah Hyland came along. The modern family star, shares so much resemblance with Kunis, ranging from facial features to even body type! Seriously, Wassup nature?

3. Katy Perry and Zooey Deschanel

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Katy Perry & Zooey Deschanel

We’re really wondering if the two are long lost sisters. The picture speaks for itself here. Damn right!

4. Jada Pinkett-Smith and Zoe Saldana

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Jada Pinkett-Smith & Zoe Saldana

Zoe Saldana has another twin y’all. Honestly, they look so much alike, its difficult to comprehend how they aren’t related. Save for minor differences in skin tone and jawline, they look just the same!.

5. Liam Hemsworth and Karen Khachanov

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Liam Hemsworth & Karen Khachanov

A world with two Liam Hemsworths…yes , it’s a good time to be alive. Tennis pro Karen looks like Liams lost twin brother.

6. Will Arnett and Patrick Wilson

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Will Arnett & Patrick Wilson

The Insidous and Conjuring franchise star has found resemblance to Canadian-American actor Will Arnett. This would be a tough one to see through at parties, with or without the help of spectacles.

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7. Tom Hardy and Logan Marshall-Green

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Tom Hardy & Logan Marshall-Green

Once again, the women on the planet are probably thanking the heavens for two of these! Both strikingly handsome, and delightfully, they’re doppelgangers.

8. Julie Bowen and Elizabeth Banks

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Julie Bowen & Elizabeth Banks

Both actresses are seen in Modern Family.They’re not related though, on the show. Yet… Probably.

9. Henry Cavill and Matt Bomer

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Henry Cavill & Matt Bomer

Looks like nature likes to make repeat models of good genes. One is Superman, the other,, a television heartthrob. We’re liking where this is going.

10. Jennifer Lawrence and Bella Hadid

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Jennifer Lawrence & Bella Hadid

Is it makeup, genes or attitude? We’ll never know. Except for the fact that Jennifer Lawrence looks a helluva lot like Bella Hadid and vice versa.The two should be cast in a twinsies thriller, that would be good eh?.

11.Isla Fisher and Amy Adams

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Isla Fisher & Amy Adams

Save for the difference in eye color and demeanour, Amy and Isla are replicas of each other. Even Lady Gaga mistook Isla for Amy reportedly.

12.Natalie Portman and Keira Knightley

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Natalie Portman & Kiera Knightly

Natalie is one of the most loved actresses in Hollywood. Keira is a groundbreaking British actress whose claim to fame was her acting talent. Who would’ve thought the two resemble each other so much? A pleasant surprise in itself and something that’s delightfully amusing.

13. Margot Robbie and Jaime Pressly

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Margot Robbie & Jaime Pressly

Well well well, like one Harley Quinn wasn’t enough to set the world on fire. Jaime Pressly and Margot Robbie, seriously, y’all should be related some way or the other right?.

14.Bryce Dallas Howard and Jessica Chastain

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Bryce Dallas & Jessica Chastain

We are not sure if it’s a red-head thing or not, but these two look dreadfully alike. Jurrasic world star Bryce seems like Golden Globe Awar winner Jessica’s long lost sister.

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Suits Is Back With Its Brand New And Final Season

Suits, has now been renewed to its ninth season. The makers of Suits have also confirmed that this will be the final season. USA Network publicly announced past Wednesday, that the final 10-episode season production will begin later this year.

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Original Cast of Suits

Revamping the cast

Post the departure of original series stars, Meghan Markle and Patrick.J.Adams, the Suits cast went through a revamp. A USA Network representative had confirmed to TVLine that Season 8’s cast will feature, Katherine Heigl! The actress will play, Samantha Wheeler the new lawyer. Meanwhile, Amanda Schull; newly promoted senior partner in the series, has now been upgraded to a Suits regular.

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Suits cast

Also Read: You don’t want to miss these shows in 2019

The show’s creator, Aaron Korsh had released a pulic statement on the ending of Suits. Aaron was seen feeling all shades of every emotion in the spectrum as he recounted the madly engaging journey that Suits was for him.

Though I know it isn’t true, it seems like only yesterday [that] USA Network took a chance on an non-established writer’s very first hour long script. These days that’s a common thing, but 47 years ago when I first wrote the Untitled Korsh Project, nobody did it. Nobody except the people at USA and [Universal Cable Productions]. First and foremost I would like to thank Alex Sepiol and Dennis Kim, without whom Suits would never have gotten made.

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Suits’ Creator

He also continued to thank his family and everybody else who supported him in the journey. Last but not the least even Suits fans, without whom, he feels his writing would have remained likened to a stagnant pond rather than the drama-giant it is today.

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Coutesy: Getty Images / Aaron Korsh

I also cannot thank Bill McGoldrick, Jeff Wachtel, Bonnie Hammer, Chris McCumber, Ted Chervin, Dave Bartis, Gene Klein, Doug Liman, Dawn Olmstead and everyone at the network and studio enough for their dedication and support throughout the years. And to the exceptional writers, cast and crew — thank you for your passion and devotion, without which, Suits would be nothing.

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Don’t get sad, Pearson is around the corner

If you feel sad Suits is coming to an end, do not fret! The spin-off series, Pearson appears to be all set for airing. Based on the life of former lawyer on Suits Jessica Pearson, the series promises a riveting tale as Jessica steps into the very dirty world of politics.

And last but never least, to the fans who have stuck with the Suits family through thick and thin, through can-openers and flashbacks — thank you for always speaking your mind. Without you, I might start to think I’m getting the hang of this writing thing. And once that happens, nobody wins. I look forward to enraging and hopefully, sometimes delighting you with the final episodes. Finally, to my wife Kate and my children Cooper and Lucy. Thank you for enduring countless late nights and times away, for me to get to live my dream. I love you. Love, Aaron

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Gina Torres as Jessica Pearson
Gina Torres as Jessica Pearson

At least, we get to see a continuation of some sort. Its not goodbye yet folks. Guess all we can do is enjoy the show till it lasts.

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Sophie Turner Was Not Allowed To Wash Her Hair In GoT

Sansa Stark is currently breaking the internet. HBO’s clip showing the Lady of the North and The Mother Of Dragons, meet was one very viral ten second clip. Turns out, Sophie Turner, who plays Sansa on Game of Thrones did a great many things to fit into Sansa’s shoes. That includes, going without washing her hair for months at a time.

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Sansa Stark from Game Of Thrones

The Hair Nightmare

In a candid interview with Instyle, the Game of Thrones star shed light on how much she had to do to be ‘Sansa’. Speaking of which, most characters on GoT, save for Khaleesi and Cersei, showcased a greasy hairdo throughout. With a story set in the backdrop of the middle age, Sansa sported really greasy hair during her trials on Game of Thrones.

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Sansa Stark(Sophie Turner)

For the first few seasons I was allowed to wash my hair because I was an aristocratic young girl, but toward season five they started asking me to not wash my hair, and it was really disgusting.

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Relief finally…

Sophie was 13 years old when she first played the role of Sansa in Game of Thrones. Turner, 22 now, recollects her horrific hair routine for the role. A natural blonde by birth, Sophie had dyed her hair red to play Sansa. Not washing her hair, artificial snow getting stuck in it, and continually dying it red, had caused a lot of hairfall. Thankfully, she now gets to wash her hair whenever needed.

Also Read: George RR Martin teases GOT fans with some news

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Now I wear a wig, so I can wash my hair whenever I want, which is nice. But yes, for a couple of years I was living with pretty greasy hair.

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Turner’s going places!

Along with the immensely popular character of Sansa, Sophie has also played Jean Gray in X-Men: Apocalypse (2016) and Vida in The Thirteenth Tale (2013) . She has also made appearances in Barely Lethal and Another Me. The actress seems to be growing leaps and bounds in her career as of now. She is also the face of Wella Professionals.

Sophie Turner as Jean Grey
Jean Grey (Sophie Turner)

The biggest thing is WellaPlex. It’s a hair mask that you put on, leave in for 10 minutes, and then wash out. It repairs the bonds in your hair so that it doesn’t just feel strong and healthy, it actually is stronger and healthier afterward. I use it every week, because with the job I have, it’s a lot of dyeing, straightening, curling, and heat damage. I’ll put in on after showering, watch a bit of Keeping Up With the Kardashians, and then I go back and wash it off.

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Sophie’s life right now

In fact, Turner owes the replenishing and repairing of her hair condition to the good hair products she used. Currently, (thanks to the wig) Sophie sports, Icy Beige Blonde hair; a Koleston Perfect hair dye result. The dye is known to give lasting color and vibrancy.

Joe Jonas, Sophie Turner
(Top) Left-right : Joe Jonas, Sophie Turner (Bottom) left-right: Nick Jonas, Priyanka Chopra

The young actress is engaged to Camp Rock Disney star and pop-icon Joe Jonas. When asked about where she finds the most creative inspiration, Turner said that it would be New York. Meanwhile, let’s wait and watch out for the finale of GoT, everybody knows its going to be a good one!

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Aloha GOT Fans! Now Earn £35,000 Binge-Watching Game Of Thrones

So are you a Game of Thrones fan? Yes. Can you wait to have your favorite show to return on screens? Hell No! The excitement is just too much to contain, right? But what if you were told that you could make money by only watching it? Well, this could well be true if you were ready to take the Box Set Sabbatical by NOW TV. Are you game?

Playing catch-up

Picture this for a moment. You are one of those people who experience a major #FOMO when your peeps talk about their favorite shows. Even worse is the fact that you haven’t even started on any of those shows because you already have too much on your plate. And to top it all, you just don’t have the time for some wholesome TV entertainment.

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Well, you are not alone my friend. There have been instances where people have bunked office or done an all-nighter only to end up binge-watching their favorite shows.  

The binge-watching challenge

NOW TV has conducted surveys and this is what they found. Explains Emma Quartly, Marketing Director at NOW TV, “Our research found one in seven Brits spend their holiday catching up on telly. And 40 percent say TV helps them escape and relax. So in the depths of winter, we wanted to take duvet days to another level with the first ever TV streaming sabbatical.”

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So here’s the deal. You can binge watch all your favorites, including Game of Thrones, by taking an entire year out for the same. Apart from the promised £35K, which equals to a year’s pay, you will also get a smart stick and 12 months of NOW TV passes.

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Contest rules

Of course, it’s easier said than done. The entries should come through your social media account on Facebook, Instagram or Twitter, tagging @NOWTV and hashtagging #BoxSetSabbatical. You will be eligible to participate only after your entry is reviewed by a panel of judges. And that includes comedian Joel Dommett.

Joel also happens to be a self-confessed box set buff. The panel will choose candidates based on the applicant’s TV watching passion, creativity and experience. This is what Joel said while speaking about the competition:

For anyone who loves telly, this really is the most unbelievable gig. Sitting with my feet up watching my favorite shows and getting paid for the privilege is something I quite literally dream about.

Joel Dommett

NOW TV has already started accepting entries. The last date to enter the contest is 14th February 2019 i.e., Thursday midnight.

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This is a great opportunity to catch up on everything that’s happening in the world of Westeros and yet get paid for all that TV time. You are expected to apply with a photo or a video saying why you deserve to be part of this most extraordinary sabbatical.

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Too good to be true

The money will be divided into twelve monthly cheque payments that will be sent to the winner’s address every month. So you can be game on celebrating every day as duvet day and snuggle up watching Game of Thrones and other favorites. And all this while you’re on your way to the Iron Throne. Well, this is one opportunity you must simply not miss out on.

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Single Women In China Now To Get ‘Love’ Leaves

We’re surely living in a fast-paced world. This means a constant struggle of achieving a work-life balance, while keeping a tab on your health as well as your social life. This lifestyle can be intimidating at times. And those without a partner may not be able to even look for one, given the paucity of time. But not anymore!

Well, China may just be the place you would want to be if you were a single woman over 30 years of age. Two companies in China have taken an extraordinary step and may end up leading by example.

Date breaks

This is a country where single women in their late 20s and early 30s are considered as ‘leftover’ women or Sheng Nu. At such a time, two companies have taken a bold step of giving those over 30 a much-needed date leave. Ingrained social beliefs and a traditional mindset that women who are not married by a certain age are undesirable, are perhaps the reason behind them being looked upon as leftovers. However, there are women in other countries that simply place greater emphasis on their careers and choose them over marriage. Often times, they end up not marrying at all.

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Hangzhou Songcheng Performance and Hangzhou Songcheng Tourism Management are now giving single female employees over 30 in non-frontline roles, additional 8 days of leave. They have termed this as annual dating leave. The usual leave of 7 days is given to employees during the Lunar New Year for people to go home and bond with their family. But an extra 8 days just to find the perfect partner definitely comes as a refreshing initiative.

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Songcheng Performance
Songcheng Performance

Huang Lei, the Human Resources Manager of the company told online news outlet Zhejiang Online:

The ratio of men to women in our company is about the same. [But] women employees mostly work in internal functional departments and some are show performers. Some female staff have less contact with the outside world. Therefore, we hope to give more leave to female staff. To give them more time and opportunities to be in contact with the opposite sex.

Huang Lei, Human Resources Manager at Songcheng

Wake-up call

This move has come at a time when China has touched a historical turning point. For the first time since records have begun, deaths have outnumbered births. The 2018 statistics for the country suggest that there has been a drop of two million births. This is alarming as compared to the previous year taking the number of live births to 15.23 million.

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A couple relaxing outdoors

Although the one-child policy was abolished in 2015, the number of births still suggests that people have taken note of the fact that an ageing society and dwindling workforce could tarnish economic growth.

So after continued measures to control the population, the country is now exploring ways to increase fertility. Life expectancy has gone up and China expects a quarter of its population to be over 65 by 2040. This means that the situation could become grave unless there is a sizeable workforce to take care of the ageing demographics.

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A survey was conducted recently by LinkedIn China and L’Oreal China. This suggests that almost 80% of the women born after 1995 fell into the ‘economically independent’ category. On the other hand, the remaining 20% chose the ‘loving wife and mother’ option.

Recently, a school in Hangzhou had also come up with an ‘extra two days off each month’ initiative for single, stressed-out teachers. This certainly served as a move to uplift employee morale. The supposed ‘love leave’ was also much appreciated.

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