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Mark Cuban is "disgusted" by the images of well-dressed Congress members attending the White House Christmas party on Thursday.
Cuban was upset by images of Congress members attending the White House Christmas party in designer ballgowns and tuxedos, while millions of Americans are homeless, starving and unemployed.
The "Shark Tank" star was irate when he saw TMZ's video of tuxedoed lawmakers Steve King, Jim Jordan, Doug Lamborn and others entering the White House on Thursday night.
Many frustrated Americans note that politicians used a virus as a political weapon to destroy small businesses while Congress members party on the American taxpayers' dime.
"I mean, it's shameful, it's stomach turning," said Cuban. "Look, no one's against someone celebrating Christmas and the holidays -- more power to them. But the timing, the circumstances, you know, do your job ...get stimulus to the people -- we need it desperately!"
Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell on Friday rejected a $900 billion Covid-19 aid relief package that would have sent at least $600 to Americans whose unemployment benefits will run out on Dec. 26.
"Right now people are hungry. We have food lines in Dallas miles long," said Cuban, who added that his foundation and the Dallas Mavericks gave 10,000 meals away.
Cuban called on politicians to put aside their selfish differences and approve a stimulus package for Americans who put them in office.
Porsha Williams and her mom, Diane, posed for a photo during a family Christmas party in Atlanta. The heavily pregnant reality TV star captioned the Instagram image, "Mommy Dearest."
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On Sunday, Sandrarose.com erroneously stated reality TV star Phaedra Parks, right, attended the 2018 Mayor's Masked Ball on Saturday. She was actually at home preparing for her annual Phaedra Park's Holiday Girlfriend Gathering on Sunday.
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Actress, fashion mogul and philanthropist La La Anthony hosted a “Winter Wonderland” Christmas charity event for 250 young girls enrolled in the non-profit Girls Inc of NYC, on Thursday, December 21st, at The Gauchos Gym in The Bronx.
La La partnered with Brand Jordan and Apple who donated sneakers, sports gear and electronic devices to the girls.
“I’m blessed to be in a position to use my time and resources to make a difference in young people’s lives," she said. "Not everyone can call their friends at Brand Jordan and Apple and ask for product to donate." She continues “It always feels good to give during the holiday season, but I think it’s even more important to GIVE BACK to those who are not only less fortunate but who are working hard and deserve it, than the young women of Girls Inc of NYC.”
La La’s celebrity guests including her Starz Power co-stars Joseph Sikora & Michael Rainey Jr.; hip-hop stars A-Boogie, Lil Yachty, 6ix9ine, Dave East, Young M.A, Maino, and Jim Jones surprised a packed house with special performances.
DJ Clue provided music, while Eat Clean Bro, DJ Envy’s top pop soda & BCakeNY donated food and refreshments. There were a few other surprise guests who joined her including new Def Jam girl group Riplay and Atlantic recording artist Rico Nasty.
Representatives from Mayor Bill de Blasio and Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr's office presented La La with certificates of recognition, while NY Senator Gustavo Rivera who represents the Bronx attended the exclusive event.
"Don't let anybody tell you what you can't do; you can do anything. I love you guys! Happy New Year!" La La said in a video uploaded to her Instagram.com account.
Photos by Sharief Ziyadat
Prince Harry and Meghan Markle were spotted among the well-heeled guests arriving at Buckingham Palace to attend Queen Elizabeth's annual Christmas lunch in London on Wednesday.
Meghan's attendance breaks with royal tradition as she becomes the first unmarried girlfriend of a prince to dine with the Queen at her Christmas lunch.
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Monica Brown hosted the Contemporary Essentials' holiday party at 3 Sheets Restaurant in Atlanta on Thursday. Contemporary Essentials is an interior design firm based in Atlanta.
Photo by Prince Williams/ATLPics.net
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