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    A 41-year-old Rahway woman was arrested for pretending to be armed while robbing a Linden bank earlier this week, authorities said. Quiana Nobles told the teller at Northfield Bank on N. Wood Avenue she had a gun and reached into her pocket pretending like she did, as she demanded cash around 8:30 a.m. Wednesday, May 18, Linden Police Capt. Christopher Guenther said. Nobles was stopped on W. Blancke Street by police with $3,800 in cash, Guenther said. Nobles was charged with first-degree armed robbery and possession of an imitation firearm. She was remanded to the Essex County Jail pending a scheduled appearance in Superior Court.
    PRANKS are supposed to be light-hearted fun. But this model decided to prank her boyfriend with a fake pregnancy test and it really didn't go to plan. 3The Brazilian model thought she was pulling a simple prankCredit: Jam Press Sabrina Low, from Brazil, had the perfect prank fully planned out. Her boyfriend was non the wiser what was about to happen when he turned up to an upscale restaurant for dinner that evening. After the couple's first course the dinner date took a strange turn when Sabrina pulled out a photo of a positive pregnancy test. She showed her beau the picture and exclaimed: "Congratulations daddy!" Read more like thisSTEALTH MODE How to watch Instagram Stories anonymously WITHOUT being seen Her boyfriend was less than thrilled and reacted completely different than the model had imagined. The prankster expected a big reaction, but thought he would quickly laugh it off. Instead, she was mortified when he immediately offered her almost £40k to terminate the pregnancy. Sabrina couldn't believe he was serious and quickly ended the budding romance of six-months. Most...
    KIM Kardashian has been accused of pretending she went to the Oscars with her latest Instagram post. Her sister Kourtney made Kardashian history on Sunday night when she became the first of the famous family to attend the A-list awards show. 4Kim Kardashian was accused of pretending she went to the Oscars by captioning her latest Instagram post, 'OSCARS 2022'Credit: Getty 4Kourtney was the first Kardashian to attend the event with her fiance Travis BarkerCredit: Getty And fans are now claiming that Kim tried to make it seem like she'd joined Kourtney at the prestigious event. The KUWTK alum, 41, shared a series of photos of her outfit on the red carpet and in her $60million home. She was mocked for her caption: "OSCARS 2022." One critic shared her post on Reddit and wrote: "Captioned as though she attended the actual Oscars." Read More on Kim KardashianUNDER WHERE? Kim goes PANTLESS as she poses in nude underwear after reuniting with KanyeHALL PASS Kim takes fans inside marble hallway of her $60M home & shows off Oscars dress Another added: "I guess Kourtney...
    An Uber driver has detailed how she got a ride request from the man she was dating and another woman, saying he didn't speak a word to her the entire time. Jen Worden, 25, from Pennsylvania, went viral on TikTok last week after she shared a video of herself re-enacting the moment she realized she had picked up her Hinge date while he was out with someone else.  'When you decide to stay in on a Friday, drive for Uber and your man gets in the backseat with another girl,' she wrote, insisting in the caption that 'this actually happened.'  Jen Worden, 25, from Pennsylvania, went viral on TikTok after she shared a video of herself re-enacting the moment she realized she had picked up her Hinge date with another woman  The video has been viewed more than 3.2 million times, and viewers were begging to know what happened after the awkward encounter The TikTok has been viewed more than 3.2 million times, and many commenters admitted they would have lost it if they were in her situation.  'I would...
    Kelly Turner, 42, reached a plea deal Wednesday and had her murder charges dropped in the 2017 killing of her seven-year-old daughter A Colorado mother accused of killing her daughter after withdrawing all medical care reached a plea deal Wednesday in exchange for having the murder charges dropped. Kelly Turner, 42, instead admitted to taking part in felony theft, felony charity fraud and child abuse negligently causing death, according to the district attorney's office of the 18th Judicial District.     She previously pleaded not guilty to the 2017 murder of her seven-year-old daughter Olivia Gant. A lawyer entered the plea on Turner's behalf during a virtual court hearing on December 15 from suburban Denver, Colorado. Back in 2019, Turner was indicted with two counts of first-degree murder - two years after her daughter's death - due to Colorado law, which adds another charge when someone in a position of trust kills a child under the age of 12. One doctor told investigators that Turner wanted to withdraw all medical care and artificial feeding for her daughter because her quality of life was...
    A man from Rugby, England has fallen victim to a scammer pretending to be a porn star. The scammer used the name and identity of Sasha Grey, who actually left the porn industry over a decade ago, to trick Paul Martin into believing she was ill. 4Sasha Grey's name and identity were used in a catfish schemeCredit: YouTube 4Paul Martin was catfished by a scammerCredit: Facebook/Paul Martin 4Grey left the porn industry in 2009Credit: YouTube Martin was and still is, according to reports, convinced that Grey is fighting for her life at UAB Hospital in Alabama. A medic reportedly sent Martin a message that read: “Send £1,700 or she will die.” However, Birmingham Live reports this is untrue. Martin, a warehouse worker, has reportedly been working extra to cover expenses for the trip, including the alleged life-saving medication that Grey needs. Most read in NewsGRIM FIND Reality TV star is found dead in New Jersey storage facilityDANGEROUS BLAZE 1,000 homes lost in Colorado wildfires as map shows devastationGONE TOO SOON Berkeley balcony collapse survivor dies aged 27 after having a...
    CHRISSY Teigen may want to rethink her next dinner party theme, after fans and followers berated her and and her rich friends for throwing a Squid Game affair. The Netflix hit series centers around a group of poor, desperate "contestants" who play twisted games and risk their lives in order to better themselves. 5Chrissy and husband John Legend dressed as characters from Squid GameCredit: Shay Mitchell/Instagram 5Party guests dressed in green jumpsuits reminiscent of those worn on the showCredit: Shay Mitchell/Instagram Chrissy's version was a lot more lighthearted, as she explained on Instagram: "What an absolutely epic night. My dream came true of watching my friends fight to the death! "Dunk tank, musical chairs, hide and seek followed by a very riveting final game of pin the tail on the donkey." The irony of Chrissy, 35, and her well-off friends playing kids games for glamorous prizes while the poorer Squid Game characters faced death was not lost on Instagram users. One person asked: "Why do rich people always miss the whole entire point?" Another stated: "I wish to be as...
    BRIAN Laundrie penned postcards pretending to be Gabby Petitio after she died, online sleuths have claimed. People following the case have pointed out that handwriting on postcards all allegedly sent by Gabby to members of Laundrie's sister Cassie's family appears to differ. 5Online sleuths believe Laundrie may have written postcards pretending to be GabbyCredit: 'Courtesy of Cassie Laundrie 5People have questioned how postcards with no postage on got to Laundrie's sister 5Cops are searching for Brian Laundrie following Gabby Petito's deathCredit: Universal News & Sport The cards are signed off from "Aunt Gabby", but online sleuths believe two may have actually been written by Laundrie himself following Gabby's death. This is because, they claim, the handwriting is different and two do not have postage on - leading to sleuths asking how they got to Laundrie's sister Cassie. In an interview with Good Morning America, said she hadn’t yet spoken to her brother Brian after he had returned alone to Florida in the couple’s van on September 1. On one postcard from Arches National Park, there are drawings of rocks allegedly...
    A German TV reporter has apologised after she was caught smearing herself in mud before filming a report in a flood-devastated town this week. Susanna Ohlen, 39, has been suspended amid claims she attempted to mislead viewers by suggesting she had lent a hand with the clean-up effort in Bad Munstereifel following heavy flooding that claimed at least 128 lives in Germany. In an Instagram post on Friday, Ohlen said she had helped out in previous days and was 'ashamed' to appear before aid workers with a clean body on the day of the live broadcast. 'After I had already privately helped out in the region on previous days, on that morning I was ashamed to appear on camera in front of the other aid workers with a clean upper body,' she wrote in German.  'So I unthinkingly smeared mud on my clothing. This should never have happened to me as a journalist. It happened to me as a person whose heart was touched by the suffering of all those affected.'          RTL.de had published an article titled 'Cleaning up after...
    The No. 3 House GOP leader and every member of her caucus opposed $350 billion in emergency aid for states and localities. Rep. Elise Stefanik (R-NY) has spent the last several days on Twitter pretending that she and every member of the House Republican Conference she chairs didn't vote against federal funding for law enforcement. "Democrats are the Party of Defunding the Police! Every voter in #NY21 and America knows it," she wrote on Thursday. "I see the local NY press is regurgitating the Dem national talking points that Ilhan Omar, AOC, and the Dems have a more pro-police record than me and other Republicans. Keep dreaming. Democrats are the defund the police party and every NYer (especially in #NY21) knows it," she said in another tweet. "The Biden Administration and their puppets in the mainstream media: 'The Socialist Squad is more pro-police than Elise Stefanik.' Literally every single local and state police organization in New York: 'We endorse Elise Stefanik.' #BackTheBlue," she said in a third. "Don't let the...
    Britney Spears explained why she pretended she was “okay” the last few years and her life was “perfect” when it was “definitely not.” “I just want to tell you guys a little secret,” the 39-year-old pop star explained in her post on Instagram Thursday. “I believe as people we all want the fairy tale life and by the way I’ve posted … my life seems to look and be pretty amazing … I think that’s what we all strive for!” (RELATED: Celebrities Speak Out In Defense Of Britney Spears Following Her Plea To End Conservatorship) “That was one of my mother’s best traits … no matter how shitty a day was when I was younger … for the sake of me and my siblings she always pretended like everything was ok,” she added. “I’m bringing this to peoples attention because I don’t want people to think my life is perfect because IT’S DEFINITELY NOT AT ALL.”   View this post on Instagram   A post shared by Britney Spears (@britneyspears) “And if you have read anything about me in the news...
    Britney Spears is apologizing for 'pretending like I've been ok the past two years' on social media in wake of her recent bombshell testimony, where she admitted to being 'traumatized' by the conditions of her ongoing conservatorship. 'I did it because of my pride and I was embarrassed to share what happened to me … but honestly who doesn't want to capture there Instagram in a fun light,' wrote the 39-year-old via Instagram on Thursday. Along with her own text, Spears included a photo of a child running through a field with the Albert Einstein quote: 'If you want your children to be intelligent, read them fairy tales. If you want them to be more intelligent, read them more fairy tales.' Finally free: Britney Spears is apologizing for 'pretending like I've been ok the past two years' on social media in wake of her recent bombshell testimony, where she admitted to being 'traumatized' by the conditions of her ongoing conservatorship; Britney pictured  Britney began Thursday's lengthy post by recalling how her mother Lynne would 'always [pretend] like everything was ok' for the...
    BRITNEY Spears apologized to fans for "pretending she's been ok." The 39-year-old broke her silence with an Instagram post following her conservatorship hearing with dad Jamie. 1Britney broke her silence following her court hearing Britney took to Instagram on Thursday to address her fans following her court appearance on Wednesday. Alongside a photo that shared a quote from Albert Einstein, the singer wrote: "I just want to tell you guys a little secret ????. “I believe as people we all want the fairy tale life and by the way I’ve posted … my life seems to look and be pretty amazing … I think that’s what we all strive for !!!” She continued: That was one of my mother’s best traits … no matter how sh**ty a day was when I was younger … for the sake of me and my siblings she always pretended like everything was ok. “I’m bringing this to peoples attention because I don’t want people to think my life is perfect because IT’S DEFINITELY NOT AT ALL … and if you have read anything about...
    CHLOE Ferry has quit social media with a cryptic message saying she's "tired of pretending she's OK". The Geordie Shore star, 25, ditched Instagram after opening up about her mental health on her Story last night. 4Chloe Ferry has quit social media after opening up about her mental healthCredit: instagram Chloe's account can still be viewed but she confirmed she will not be posting updates for some time. The brave star told her 3.7million followers: "As mentioned in my story's (sic) I'm taking a few days away from social media and my phone I really need this me time. "I haven't been feeling my normal lately and I'm sick of pretending I'm ok to please other people for once I'm putting myself first ..." Chloe enjoyed a bank holiday drink with friends on Sunday and told her fans yesterday: "That's me done with drinking for a while". 4Chloe often shares steamy selfies on her accountThe star shares a slew of sexy photos on Instagram and is proud of her progressCredit: Instagram The TV star previously opened up about her...
    LITTLE People Big World star Audrey Roloff has opened up about "backing out" of writing her third book. It comes after the 29-year-old was slammed for "profiting off" her marriage as social media users shamed her for pretending to be a marriage expert. 6Audrey has revealed she backed out of writing her third bookCredit: Instagram Audrey, who is married to Jeremy Roloff, 30, recently promoted her new book about relationships and marriage on Instagram. But the star has revealed she won't be writing a third title, despite fans anticipation and admitting they are ready to "preorder it". "When are you going to write that Always More book?" one follower had asked as part of a social media Q&A session. "I'm ready to preorder it." Mom-of-two Audrey responded: "You're probably not gonna like this response but I actually backed out of writing that book. 6The star took to Instagram to reveal the newsCredit: Instagram / @audreyroloff 6It comes after Audrey was slammed for "profiting" off her marriageCredit: Instagram "We were under contract for 3 books with our...
    A VISUALLY-IMPAIRED woman was repeatedly groped by sex pests pretending to help her as one gloated: "You can grab her, she can't see you." Angharad Paget-Jones, 27, says gropers left her "feeling scared" while she was out with her guide dog Tudor. 5Angharad Paget-Jones was out with her guide dog Tudor when she was groped by pervertsCredit: WNS 5Ms Paget-Jones is visually-impairedCredit: WNS The woman, from Port Talbot, South Wales, has revealed how sex attackers grabbed her while posing as Good Samaritans. Ms Paget-Jones says she has been grabbed in public "multiple times". In one incident she recalls hearing a group of boys saying "you could just grab her, she can't see you anyway" - which led her to divert into a nearby shop for safety. ONS figures from 2018 showed disabled women are twice as likely to experience sexual assault than non-disabled women. 'BETTER EDUCATION' Ms Paget-Jones is now calling for better education about how people with disabilities are targeted and better support for those who do report issues. She says: "Men have offered to guide me and they've...
    RACE-faker Rachel Dolezal has moaned that she can't get a job after pretending to be black. The infamous white woman complained to the Tamron Hall show about how she cannot find a job after six years. 4Dolezal moaned that she cannot get a jobCredit: Tamron Hall Show "I started with applying for all of the things I was qualified for and after interviews and getting turned down, I even applied to jobs that didn’t even require degrees, being a maid at a hotel, working at a casino," Dolezal said in the interview that aired on Monday. "I wasn't able to get any of those jobs either." Dolezal, 43, changed her name to Nkechi Amare Diallo and insists she is African American. She told Hall that employers did not tell her why she was rejected, but she believes it would be hard for them to look past the information attached to her name online. 4Dolezal, 43, changed her name to Nkechi Amare DialloCredit: Splash News Dolezal added that her "true story" is available in her book, but "I think that...
    Zendaya would use old wigs from red carpets to help her work out. Steven Ferdman/Getty Images Zendaya said that to motivate herself to work, she pretends to be a character who wants to work out. Zendaya told Stephen Colbert: "It's inspiring. Let me tell you, it's motivating. It got me outside." Zendaya said she dresses in wigs from old red carpets to get into character. Visit Insider's homepage for more stories. Zendaya said that she motivates herself to work out by dressing up in wigs from old red carpets and pretending to be a character who wants to work out. Zendaya was appearing on "The Late Show with Stephen Colbert" to promote her new Netflix movie "Malcolm & Marie," in which she stars with John David Washington. The actress told Colbert that while she was in lockdown, she wanted to ensure she was doing "more physical activity." "I was like, 'I need to start getting my blood pumping, I need to be outside more, I can't just stay inside and not do anything all day.'" Zendaya...
    A new mother has revealed that her husband cruelly pranked her by claiming he secretly did a DNA test on their baby and was leaving her because the child wasn't his. The 25-year-old Reddit user, who has since deleted her post, shared her shocking story on the platform's 'Am I the A**hole' forum, explaining that her 27-year-old husband has been into practical jokes since they met.  'He goes too far with his pranks and thinks it's funny. Some of his family members are like him. They either do it together or against each other,' she wrote. 'No harm in few laughs but their pranks aren't funny and tend to be hurtful to be honest.'  Practical joke? A new mom revealed on Reddit that her husband cruelly pranked her by claiming he had done a DNA test and learned their baby wasn't his (stock image)  The woman said he's crossed the line multiple times, recalling how he pretended that he forgot the keys to their house after their wedding.  On the night of their engagement party, he took her to...
    LORRAINE Kelly hit back at cynical critics who accuse her of pretending to "like everything" on her chat show - insisting that she's not being fake. The 61-year-old star decided to address the criticism that she gets from her ITV morning programme today after interviewing The Serpent's Ellie Bamber. 4Lorraine hit back at the critics The TV favourite wrapped up the chat by gushing about how much she loved the new BBC One crime drama - even saying she binged the whole series on iPlayer. After singing her praises, Lorraine explained: "Y'know what, lots of people say to me: 'You say you like everything!' "Well I'm not going to have somebody on if I don't like it, that would be rude… And silly!" She then cut to an ad break, and was her usual chirpy self when the show continued afterwards. 4She explained how she genuinely does like everything she promotes on the show The comments come one day after the presenter was left red-faced when viewers flocked to Twitter to point out her racy outfit. Lorraine thought that she...
    A Mississippi woman is facing a federal indictment for allegedly driving her 16-year-old relative under false pretenses to Texas and selling her for sex in exchange for $300. Madison Murphy, of Starkville, Mississippi, is being held on suspicion of child sex trafficking stemming from the incident that took place last summer. According to federal court records, Murphy had lured her underage relative to Texas by pretending she was taking her to a modeling job, then handed her over to a pimp who instructed her to perform sex acts on a male client. Madison Murphy is facing federal child sex trafficking charges  for allegedly luring her 16-year-old relative to North Richland Hills, Texas, for sex with a john (stock photo) After allegedly being threatened with violence if she told anyone about what happened, or refused to meet with additional johns for sex, the teen contacted the local police and was rescued from a motel room in suburban Fort Worth. Federal documents obtained by the Fort Worth Star-Telegram recount how Murphy placed ads online featuring photos taken from her young relative's...
    President Trump's son Donald Trump Jr. has commented on the recent scandal over Hilaria Baldwin's fake Spanish heritage that has emerged in recent days. 'Alec Baldwin should play Alec Baldwin when SNL parodies his wife pretending she's Spanish for the last few decades as opposed to the basic white girl from Mass that she actually is. It would be the first funny thing Saturday Night Live has produced in years,' wrote Don Jr on Wednesday evening. It was the second tweet of the evening by the president's son who had earlier tweeted: 'They're confused as to why anyone would spend decades lying about your place of birth and fake an accent...'  That first tweet by Don Jr came in response to a news article by the Daily Caller which stated 'Hilaria Baldwin Says People Are Just 'Confused' About Her Fake Accent, Spanish Heritage.' Donald Trump Jr. decided to tweet about the Hilaria Baldwin Spanish scandal on Wednesday The president's son said Alec Baldwin should play himself on Saturday Night Live if they should cover the scandal saying it would be...
    A Californian woman spent months pretending to be a fairy to bring joy to a four-year-old girl who was feeling lonely during quarantine. In April, while out on a walk through her Culver City neighborhood, Kelly Kenney stumbled upon a fairy garden created in the base of a tree by a local child named Eliana.  Kelly left a note for the girl, pretending to be a fairy that had made her home in the tree — and thus began a months-long friendship in which the pair exchanged letters, with Kelly even leaving little presents for Elianafrom time to time. Cute! A Californian woman spent months pretending to be a fairy to bring joy to a four-year-old girl who was feeling lonely during quarantine Garden: In April, while out on a walk through her Culver City neighborhood, Kelly Kenney stumbled upon a fairy garden created in the base of a tree Creative: A sign revealed that it was made by a four-year-old-girl named Eliana 'I saw a part of myself in Eliana's note...
    KRIS Jenner has turned the tables and pranked her daughter Kim Kardashian by alleging she will be entering rehab. Khloe Kardashian and Scott Disick had been running a months-long prank against Kris, with the pair leaving Kris under the impression she was getting black-out drunk and unable to remember doing things such as dumpster diving. 9Kris and Khloe were left giggling when Kim freaked out Kim and Kris' boyfriend Corey Gamble were both aware of the prank but after Khloe spilled the beans to Kris, the pair decided to work together to prank Kim. During the latest episode of Keeping Up With the Kardashians, Kris said: "What we could do, if we really want to get her, is call her in Paris and tell her I made a reservation in Palm Springs." As Kris then calls her daughter and explains she will be checking in to a rehab facility, Kim is talking over her mom to someone else, and Kris barks out: "I am telling you I am going to rehab, I have to go. "Kim, I blacked out and...
    A MUM was left in hysterics after her tired daughter, nine, wrote herself a sick note to skip school which said she felt “dissy” with a “high tempreture”.  Danielle Joyce said she saw the funny note in daugher Olivia's note, which she had found after she woke up.   2A mum shared the very funny sick note her daughter wrote for herself to try and get out of going to schoolCredit: Facebook The young girl’s sweet note said: “Hi mum, it’s Olivia. Just wanted to tell you there is no need to wake me up. “I am really tired. Pls say to the office ‘hi it’s Olivia’s mum, she has a high tempreture and she says she feels dissy and sick.’ “Please at least I can spend some time with you. I love you.  “Please just for me. P.s. your lovely daughter.” 2Olivia explained in her note she should have the day off due to feeling 'dissy'Credit: Facebook The mum uploaded a photo of the handwritten note to Facebook, and said: “This made me laugh this morning.  “You wouldnt think she...
    A professor at George Washington University who pretended that she was black resigned on Wednesday, the university confirmed. Jessica Krug, an associate professor of history and Africana studies, grew up as a white Jewish child in Kansas City. In later life, however, she assumed a series of different black identities, which she confessed to in a Medium blog post on September 3. On Wednesday the university confirmed she had resigned. 'Update regarding Jessica Krug: Dr. Krug has resigned her position, effective immediately,' GWU tweeted.  Dr Jessica Krug resigned from George Washington University, it was confirmed Wednesday The Washington DC-based university confirmed the news in a tweet on Wednesday evening 'Her classes for this semester will be taught by other faculty members, and students in those courses will receive additional information this week.'  M. Brian Blake, the provost of GWU, and Paul Wahlbeck, dean of GWU's Columbian College of Arts and Sciences, wrote an email to students and staff detailing their decision.   RELATED ARTICLES Previous 1 Next EXCLUSIVE: Race faker Jessica Krug hailed Bronx...
    A BLOKE who attempted to play a trick on his wife was left 'incredibly sad' after it backfired in a horrendous way. The man claims he had attempted make his wife think she was talking to American comedian Jason Mantzoukas online, but was horrified when the conversation turned sexual and she sent nude images. 9 A bloke was left 'sad' after his wife sent nudes to an account she thought was Jason MantzoukasCredit: Getty Images - Getty After internally battling what to do next, the man took his supposed romantic conundrum to Reddit, where it has since been shared on the Twitter page @relationship.txt. The claim has since gone viral, despite the fact the story is impossible to corroborate as the man posted his story anonymously. The story goes, the couple apparently had an innocent conversation about which celebrities they would sleep with as a "hall pass," in which the unnamed bloke said he would go for Beyonce. His 37-year-old wife confessed she had a long-term crush on the comedian, who she attended university with in Vermont. 9 The man...
    The white George Washington University professor who confessed to lying about being black was spotted for the first time since the bombshell controversy as family members revealed they were outraged by the news. According to her sister-in-law, Jessica Krug is 'white as snow white' and the family only discovered the masquerade after being contacted by the media.   Krug appeared downcast on Saturday night while returning to her East Harlem apartment building after a tumultuous week. Jessica Krug, a former African and Latin American studies professor at George Washington University, was spotted for the first time since the scandal broke  Krug (pictured) was fired from her position at George Washington University after she admitted to lying about her race throughout her entire career  RELATED ARTICLES Previous 1 Next Several boats sink and multiple are in 'distress' at Trump Boat Parade on Lake... Bob Baffert's Authentic defeats favorite Tiz the Law to WIN the 146th Kentucky... Share this article Share While dressed in a pink blouse, jeans and sunglasses, Krug kept a bag slung over...
    A professor of African and Latin American studies who portrayed herself as Black has now revealed she has been lying.Jessica A. Krug, an associate professor at George Washington University, has written extensively about Africa, Latin America, the diaspora and identity, all while claiming her own Black and Latina heritage. But in an article published on Medium.com on Thursday, Krug revealed the truth: She is White."To an escalating degree over my adult life, I have eschewed my lived experience as a white Jewish child in suburban Kansas City under various assumed identities within a Blackness that I had no right to claim: first North African Blackness, then US rooted Blackness, then Caribbean rooted Bronx Blackness," she wrote.Krug acknowledged in her post that she had no right to claim these identities, saying that "doing so is the very epitome of violence, of thievery and appropriation, of the myriad ways in which non-Black people continue to use and abuse Black identities and cultures."She apologized for what she calls her "continued appropriation of a Black Caribbean identity," saying she was wrong, unethical, immoral, anti-Black...
    Jessica Krug is an author, activist, and professor of African and Latin American studies, who has spoken and written in great personal detail about her black identity. In her bio she has described herself as an “unrepentant and unreformed child of the hood.” The only problem is that the hood was, apparently, a suburb in Missouri. And when she called herself African and black all those years, what she really meant to say is that she’s white and Jewish.  In a lengthy confession posted to Medium yesterday, titled “The Truth, and the Anti-Black Violence of My Lies,” Krug lays it all bare: To an escalating degree over my adult life, I have eschewed my lived experience as a white Jewish child in suburban Kansas City under various assumed identities within a Blackness that I had no right to claim: first North African Blackness, then US rooted Blackness, then Caribbean rooted Bronx Blackness. I have not only claimed these identities as my own when I had absolutely no right to do so — when doing so is the very epitome of...
    100 days of protests against police violence, racism in Portland OG for 3: Anunoby beats buzzer to lift Raptors over Celtics White Professor Admits She Has Been Pretending to Be Black: You Should Absolutely Cancel Me A white professor of African history at George Washington University has admitted to pretending to be Black throughout her adult life. © Provided by People Jessica Krug Jessica Krug, an associate professor at the Washington, D.C., university, outed herself in a Medium blog post on Thursday, said that "every move" she's made in her adult life "has been rooted in the napalm toxic soil of lies." "To an escalating degree over my adult life, I have eschewed my lived experience as a white Jewish child in suburban Kansas City under various assumed identities within a Blackness that I had no right to claim: first North African Blackness, then US rooted Blackness, then Caribbean rooted Bronx Blackness," Krug wrote in the Medium post. "I have not only claimed these identities as my own when I had absolutely no right to do so — when...
    A white historian who teaches at George Washington University confessed in a lengthy letter that she has been pretending to be Black for years. Hide Professor Jessica A. Krug, who cites Africa, African American History, and Imperialism and Colonialism as some of her fields of “expertise,” published the letter on her Medium blog Thursday.  Hide In “The Truth, and the Anti-Black Violence of My Lies,” Krug acknowledges her identity as a white Jewish person, adding that for most of her adult life, she has rejected her real identity.  She goes on to say that she claimed various types of Black identity—that she had “no right to claim”—over the course of her life: North African Blackness, U.S.-rooted Blackness, and Caribbean-rooted Bronx Blackness. Krug calls claiming these identities “the very epitome of violence, of thievery and appropriation, of the myriad ways in which non-Black people continue to use and abuse Black identities and cultures.” Hide “But I have formed intimate relationships with loving, compassionate people who have trusted and cared for me when I have deserved neither trust nor caring,” she goes...
    An African history associate professor at George Washington University who has publicly identified as black since she was a teenager has now admitted she is actually white.  Jessica Krug revealed on Thursday that she has lied about being black her entire career.  She made the revelations in a Medium post, saying she was a 'culture leech' and a 'coward'.   It is reminiscent of the scandal involving Rachel Dolezal - a former NAACP leader in Washington state who was exposed in 2015 as a white woman pretending to be black. 
    A federal grand jury has indicted a West Virginia couple on conspiracy charges after the husband allegedly pretended that his wife had fallen off a cliff and hid her in a closet so that she would not go to prison for a health care fraud scheme.    Julie Wheeler, 44, conspired with her husband, Rodney Wheeler, 48, and others to obstruct justice by lying that she had fallen from Grandview Park overlook, part of the New River Gorge National River, according to a federal indictment unsealed on Wednesday.  Rodney falsely reported her fall to the National Park Service on May 31, prompting an emergency 911 call and sparking a massive and costly search operation, according to court records. Rodney (left) and Julie Wheeler (right), from West Virginia, have been indicted on federal charges of conspiracy to obstruct justice in the wife's bogus disappearance. They pretended she fell off a cliff so she wouldn't go to prison for fraud  Authorities launched a large-scale search on May 31 after Rodney claimed his wife had fallen from Grandview Park overlook ...
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