Justin Bieber’s breath of fresh air

imgres-2Over 35-million Twitter followers of Justin Bieber went into a panic when the Biebs lost his breath on stage and had to be rushed off stage in London.

Ironically, the breathing problem occurred at a concert  London’s “O2” Arena. Spokesperson Melissa Victor told reporters the Canadian singer took a 20-minute rest before returning to the stage to finish the show. The BBC reported that “The 19-year-old star was performing the third out of four nights at the venue. Earlier this week he was criticized for keeping fans waiting after coming on stage late for Monday’s performance.

“Ms Victor said after the concert: “[Justin’s] heading to the doctor now. He fainted and took a 20-minute reprieve and was given oxygen.”In a video posted by a fan on YouTube, Bieber’s manager Scooter Braun was seen on stage during the show giving the audience an explanation as to why the show had come to a temporary halt. He told fans: “Justin got very light of breath, the whole show he’s been complaining. He’s backstage with the EMTs [emergency medical team] and the doctor. Continue reading “Justin Bieber’s breath of fresh air”

Sobering talks at the United Nations

Who knew about all of the drinking at the United Nations?

It seems that cocktails have been key ingredients in helping a lot of those diplomatic negotiations get done. imgres-1But now it seems to party is winding down, as the New York Times reported today:

“When the United Nations began renovating its Manhattan headquarters in 2009, one of the first casualties of the construction was the storied Delegate’s Lounge, where for decades the delicate work of diplomacy was aided by a good stiff drink. The loss of the bar led to protest from diplomats and their staffs, and a temporary outpost was soon established.That bar is also now gone, but the thirst for liquor at the United Nations is apparently still strong. Continue reading “Sobering talks at the United Nations”