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5 World’s celebrities who were adopted

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Giving birth to a child is one of the most beautiful
things on earth but in some cases when couples can’t actualise that,
they opt for adoption. It will surprise you to know that even some of the celebrities of our time weren’t raised by their biological parents.
We take a look at five celebrities who were adopted at a tender age and raised by their new parents.

1. Jamie Foxx

Jamie Foxx

Jamie Foxx
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The
famous musician and actor, Jamie Foxx was adopted at a very tender age.
His own form of adoption might be different because he was adopted by
his mother’s adoptive parents, Esther Marie and Mark Talley. Till date, it is reported that Jamie Foxx has had little contact with his birth parents, who were not part of his upbringing.

2. Joke Silva

Joke Silva

Joke Silva
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Joke Silva is the latest celebrity to reveal that she was adopted.
The gist which is still fresh in air revealed by the veteran Nollywood
actress at a conference recently held in Lagos state. She revealed that
she was not the biological child of Chief E.A Silva who was the then Babajiro of Lagos and his late wife, Dr Abimbola Silva, reputed to be Nigeria’s first female medical doctor.
 
“But
I got to know years later when I wanted to travel and was looking for
my passport where my mum kept it. Since she was not around, I opened the
box in her absence and I saw my adoption papers. I never discussed it
with my mum because I felt it was something that would hurt her, that
was why, it was kept secret from me,”
she revealed.

3. Nicole Richie

Nicole Richie Hair

Nicole Richie Hair

Nicole Richie was born in Berkeley, California. Her biological father, Peter Michael Escovedo, while biological mother is Karen Moss. When she was three years old, her biological parents agreed to let her move in with music legend, Lionel Richie
because they could not afford to provide for. Initially, Lionel Richie
became her guardian. She was legally adopted by Lionel Richie and his
wife when she turned nine.

4. Faith Hill

 

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The popular country music star was also raised by adopted parents. Faith Hill was born in Ridgeland, Mississippi, north of Jackson, Mississippi.  She was raised in the nearby town of Star, 20 miles outside of Jackson. Her adoptive parents, Edna and Ted Perry, who adopted her as an infant and raised her with their two biological sons in a devout Christian environment.

5. Jack Nicholson

Jack Nicholson

Jack Nicholson
(Telegraph)

Jack
Nicholson was adopted by his maternal grandmother as an infant.
However, he grew up believing she was his mother. His actual biological
mother, who gave birth to him as a teenager, was his sister. He did not
find out the truth until he was 37 years old and both his mother and
grandmother were already deceased.

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Ike Ani is a Freelance writer whose quest constantly is to relate happenings around the world to human daily living. He's also a song writer and singer, Acoustic Guitarist, and Teacher.

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L. A Prisoners Infect Themselves With Coronavirus To Get Early Release (VIDEO)

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A group of silly L.A area prison inmates were very eager to contract the dreaded coronavirus .

They attempted this because they believed that would trigger their ticket out of prison.

According to the L.A. County Sheriff Alex Villanueva who made the startling revelation Monday, said about twenty-four (24) inmates at the Pitchess Detention Center in Castaic attempted (and somewhat succeeded, apparently) to infect themselves way back in mid-April 2020.

The Sheriff revealed that their department saw an increase in spike in confirmed cases out of nowhere.

He said that when they investigated, they found a high number of inmates living in one block of the prison appeared to be deliberately trying to infect each other with COVID-19 any way they could from behind bars.

When Alex Villanueva played the surveillance footages he and his team combed through carefully , and it showed several inmates hanging out in a common area and passing around what Alex described as a hot cup of water, as well as one face mask they’d each put on all in hopes of getting sympathy from a judge to spring them from the facility and let them go home.

But it turns out, their little ploy worked but, only halfway.

Villanueva reported that 21 of the inmates (out of 50 in the block) caught the ‘Coronavirus.

“What they won’t catch is a break” said the Sheriff.

Watch the Video HERE

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COVID-19 LOCKDOWN: 12 Year Old Albino Girl Suffers Eye Problems After Hawking Veggies In Abuja (PHOTOS)

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A very sad Facebook post greeted Nigerians from Abuja showing a 12 year old Albino Girl Grace, who started developing sight problems after Hawking Veggies under the scorching sun in Abuja.

The Facebook post stated that the little girl was asked to hawk the veggies by her aunt whom she lives with.

Below are the Screenshots of the Facebook post:

This sad news has sparked an outrage by well meaning individuals who spoke against such cruelty and insensitivity of the said girl’s aunt.

what do you think of this? Drop your comments below.

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“Buhari is Made In London” – Reno Omokri Blasts Presidency On Nigerian Made Products

The Buhari administration has been known for enforcing the Nigerian people to patronize Nigerian made goods though without much strategy to make life easier while this transition to economic growth is enforced.

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The Buhari administration has been known for enforcing the Nigerian people to patronize Nigerian made goods though without much strategy to make life easier while this transition to economic growth is enforced. Many Nigerians have tagged it a harsh move that is insensitive and inhumane but moreso, Reno Omokri has singled out signals of hypocrisy in the President of Nigeria by outlining certain traits of family moves of the President that shows that he(Buhari) as the No.1 citizen has no regards for anything made in Nigeria but yet wants other Nigerians to embrace Nigerian made goods.

Reno Omokri ‘s tweet reads:

His kids schooled in England. His wife just returned from a 3 month UK stay. His daughter gave birth to his grandchild in Spain (made in Spain), yet
@MBuhari
, who is London, wants us to patronise made in Nigeria!

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