Policewoman rakes in over £1,500 an hour as a Mariah Carey lookalike
An ex-military policewoman is fulfilling her ‘Fantasy’ and raking in over£1,500 an hour for impersonating her idol Mariah Carey – after more than 4,000fans subscribed to her YouTube channel to see her lip-sync to the diva’s hits.Now Jessie Castro, 39, of Orlando, Florida, USA – who has appeared in adocumentary and on US talk shows after her lookalike videos went viral – ispreparing for a full-on festive season, when she will come into her own lip-syncing to the singer’s Yuletide classic, All I Want For Christmas Is You.
Andwith multi-Grammy award winning Mariah turning 50 this year, launching a newbook this month and releasing an album in October, mum-of-one Jessie isanticipating a lucrative few months ahead – even though her performing work isjust a ‘side hustle’ to her current job as a college administrator at FullSail University in Winter Park, Florida.
She said: ““I can’t say there’s anaverage amount I make each year because I can go for months without doinggigs, but it must be in excess of $20,000 (£15,640) annually, if I do a gigevery three months and two a week at Christmas.” It was after a video callwith the world number one Madonna impersonator, Chris America, following alookalike convention in 2015 that Jessie, who has a son, Arian, 12 – havingnoticed a surge in people saying she looked like Mariah after her album,Butterfly, went multi-platinum in 1997 – started to develop her career.
Shesaid: “I had met Chris America over video call and she became kind of a mentorto me.
The trailer for Mariah Carey's upcoming Apple TV+ special, "Mariah Carey's Magical Christmas Special," debuted Friday. According to CNN actress Tiffany Haddish narrates the special, which premieres December 4. Ariana Grande, Jennifer Hudson and Snoop Dogg are among the celebrities who also make guest appearances in the show. It will feature lots of cheerful musical numbers in festive winter settings.
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Actor Madhuri Dixit has been posting cooking videos on her YouTube channel. In a new video, Madhuri takes fans through the steps of making kanda poha. In the video, the actor is joined by her husband, Dr Shriram Nene. Madhuri shared a teaser of the cooking video on her Instagram handle. The video begins with Shriram struggling after eating a whole chilli. Speaking in Marathi, Shriram said kanda poha was his grandmother's favourite. On the other hand, Madhuri said her mother's aunt would make the best kanda poha. Last month, Madhuri celebrated 21 years of togetherness with Shriram. Sharing photos on Instagram, Madhuri wished Shriram a happy anniversary. Shriram shared a throwback photo to wish Madhuri on their anniversary. During the lockdown around May, Madhuri made her debut as a singer. The 53-year-old Bollywood diva released her first single titled Candle. The song gave a message of hope amid the bleakness of Covid-19 pandemic.
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A real life "British Tarzan" who swapped the jungle for dense Cotswoldwoodland told how he spent a year building a "Stone Age house" in the forestusing Neanderthal-style tools and materials. Business management student LuisWilliamson, 20, who created his dwelling using reclaimed wood, clay and mud -costing him nothing - was inspired by YouTube videos of a man who usedprimitive techniques to build a home in the Australian bush.
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Every week, Rudy Giuliani posts a video to YouTube as part of his series, 'Rudy Giuliani's Common Sense.' There, the former New York City mayor and personal lawyer to President Donald Trump discusses political issues. Business Insider reports Friday's episode was a strange, 17-minute affair in which Giuliani pounded his desk making unsubstantiated claims about voter fraud.
Add Drake to the list of people disappointed The Weeknd was shut out of this year's Grammy nominations. The rapper took to social media to complain about it, according to reports at CNN. This is despite the commercial and critical success of The Weeknd's "After Hours" album. Many industry observers considered his single, "Blinding Lights," a frontrunner for song of the year. The Weeknd did not receive any Grammy nods despite the success and praise it received.
The Irish Government has announced a move to Level 3 of coronavirusrestrictions from next month – paving the way for a widespread reopening ofthe country before Christmas. Taoiseach Micheal Martin addressed the nation onFriday evening, announcing the reopening of all retail, places of worship,hairdressers, cinemas, libraries and museums from December 1.
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Communities Secretary Robert Jenrick has said that some areas in England could "de-escalate" from their current tier before Christmas, following a "meaningful review" on December 16. Report by Patelr. Like us on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/itn and follow us on Twitter at http://twitter.com/itn