"You have to start romanticizing your life," TikToker Ashley Ward urges in her most popular video, her lo-fi voice resembling a protagonist in an indie coming-of-age movie. She warns: "You have to start thinking of yourself as the main character, because if you don't, life will continue to pass you by." Depending on who you ask, the video is symptomatic of the best, or worst features, of a state of mind known as main character syndrome. Viewed over three million times on TikTok and carrying the hashtag "main character," it shows her reclining slowly on a towel at the beach and putting on a pair of sunglasses as the world rushes on around her. There is no set definition of main character syndrome, and it's not a medical syndrome in the traditional sense. Broadly speaking, it describes people who act as if life is a movie and they are the central character. In this way it is comparable to narcissism, and can be detrimental to others who are seen as little more than extras. If … [Read more...] about Do You Have Main Character Syndrome?
LOS ANGELES (CBSLA) — With an increase of 20% in cases within the city of Los Angeles and 11 new deaths reported in Los Angeles County, Mayor Eric Garcetti Wednesday announced that all Angelenos should begin wearing non-medical face coverings while in public. “Some of the places with slower rates of spread from the Czech Republic to Taiwan and South Korea are reminders that tackling coronavirus depends on not spreading respiratory droplets,” Garcetti said. READ MORE: Martin Luther King Jr. Had Strong Relationship With LA During Civil Rights Movement Garcetti stressed that medical-grade face coverings — such as N95 and surgical masks — should not be worn by the general public or essential workers who are not in the medical field. Those non-medical workers and the general public should instead wear homemade or cloth face coverings that prevent the spread of respiratory droplets, though that does not mean people can begin ignoring social distancing guidelines. “To be clear, … [Read more...] about Garcetti: Angelenos Should Wear Face Coverings In Public, Manufacturers Gear Up Production For Essential Workers
(CNN) If US boxing promoter Don King came to define the art of braggadocio in promoting a world title fight, then Briton Eddie Hearn has taken the art of bravado and showmanship to a whole new level in the age of social media. The subject of viral memes, champion of big-money fights and winner of record-breaking contracts, Hearn has amassed over two million followers across his social media platforms, while he's also the inspiration for the parody fan account, which has over 360,000 followers. It's almost as if the Essex-born boxing promoter is more interesting and compelling than the fighters he promotes. 'We want people talking' "The razzmatazz is important," Hearn tells CNN Sport's Don Riddell ahead of this weekend's super-middleweight title unification fight between Billy Joe Saunders and Canelo Álvarez. "We want people talking." Read More Set to house over 70,000 spectators at the AT&T stadium in Texas, Hearn is excited … [Read more...] about Eddie Hearn: ‘The razzmatazz is important,’ says boxing promoter
close Video Fox News Flash top headlines for May 6 Fox News Flash top headlines are here. Check out what's clicking on Foxnews.com. A shocking video from Portland , Oregon, posted on social media shows armed people clashing in broad daylight on Wednesday. At least one person was hospitalized after the incident for reasons that were not specified, the Portland Police Bureau said in a statement posted on the city’s website. The person was not identified. The 28-second video, posted by Durham Operations, shows a group – with most members dressed in black and several wielding rifles – yelling at the driver of a red vehicle. "Put your f---ing gun down!" a voice is heard shouting. Others are heard shouting as well. WARNING: PROFANITY AND GRAPHIC CONTENT Later, the video shows the driver in the street, confronting the group, and being tackled after he pulls an object from his rear pants pocket and points it at others. GREG … [Read more...] about Portland driver confronted by armed group in broad daylight, shocking video shows
EXCLUSIVE : The life and death of Don Simpson , the producer behind American Gigolo, Flashdance, Beverly Hills Cop, and Top Gun , is the subject of a new podcast series from iHeartRadio. Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri actor Malaya Rivera Drew will host 24-episode series The Don , which will be exec produced by recent Academy Award winner Will McCormack and Snatch producer David Harris Kline. The series will investigate the bizarre circumstances surrounding Don’s fatal overdose and chronicles the sordid cast of drug dealers, Hollywood madams and crooked doctors who may have been complicit in his death. The first six episodes of the will launch on May 11. The anthology podcast will begin with Simpson’s early days fighting to break into the film industry through his rise as a blockbuster producer into the dark days after the failure of Days of Thunder and his struggles with drugs and alcohol. Related Story iHeartRadio & Double Elvis … [Read more...] about The Rise & Fall Of Producer Don Simpson Explored In 24-Part Podcast Series ‘The Don’ From iHeartRadio