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Top of the Morning: Aiko Wants Another Baby with JomariAiko Melendez becomes vocal about her wish, chef Jamie Oliver criticized for "child abuse"
1. Aiko Melendez wants another baby with Jomari Yllana
Aiko Melendez is vocal about wanting to eventually have another baby with ex-husband Jomari Yllana. Jomari is the father of Aiko’s firstborn Andrei, 14. The actress, who also has a daughter with her second husband, chef Martin Jickain, is turning 39 next month. She told interviewers, “Sabi ko, Dada sana pag-40 ko ay magkaroon pa ako ng isa pang anak. Ayaw ko naman magkaroon ng anak sa iba na naman. Gusto ko kung sakali 40 years old at single ka at single ako, bakit hindi natin subukan na tayo na lang.” She denied, however, that they back in each other’s arms. (abs-cbnnews.com)
2. Chef Jamie Oliver under fire for discipline style
Celebrity chef Jamie Oliver gave his 12-year-old daughter Peppy punishment for being disrespectful by rubbing an extremely hot pepper variety, the Scotch bonnet, onto her apple slices. He says he does this because “it’s not very popular beating kids anymore, it’s not very fashionable, and you are not allowed to do it… you need a few options.” Bernie Geary, Victoria State’s commissioner for children and young people, has cried foul and said that what Oliver did was child abuse. You agree? (buzzfeed.com)
3. Giant Lego Christmas Tree put upADVERTISEMENT - CONTINUE READING BELOW
The 10-meter tall Christmas tree all made out of Lego bricks is definitely the place to be for a selfie this year if you’re in Pitt Street Mall, Sidney, Australia. The tree took five people, 1,200 hours, and half a million bricks to make. Australian Lego Certified Professional, Ryan “The Brockman” McNaught, one of 13 Lego certified professionals in the world and the only one in the Southern Hemisphere, built the impressive tree. (mashable.com)
4. U.S. restaurants now required to put calorie info on their menus
The U.S. Food and Drug Adminsitration (FDA) is now requiring chain restaurants and large vending machine operators to disclose calorie counts on menus. This is so that people are aware of the risks of obesity, brought about by eating fatty, sugary foods. Other nutritional information such as fat, cholesterol, sugars, and protein should also be made available to the consumers. Would you like a similar law here in our country? (huffingtonpost.com)
5. The Park has re-opened
The first trailer of the new dino-park movie entitled Jurassic World is out —- and boy, it doesn’t fall short on delivering the chills. Chris Pratt (Guardians of the Galaxy) and Bryce Dallas Howard (The Help) lead the evacuation when a new dinosaur, we assume, wreaks havoc in the park. Jot this down on the family calendar now: Jurassic World hits theaters on June 12th next year. (io9.com)ADVERTISEMENT - CONTINUE READING BELOW