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Top of the Morning: Why Is Andi Eigenmann Limiting Social Media Posts About Ellie?Plus, actor Ian de Leon rescues a boy, Disney characters coming in Lego form, and more!
1. Andi Eigenmann lessens social media posts about daughter Ellie
On her Twitter account, actress and single mom Andi Eigenmann explained why she hasn't been posting so much about her daughter Ellie lately. The reason: "judgmental people." "It makes me sad to have to raise my child in this generation where social media is used for cowards to take out their insecurities on people like us who just want to make a living. Most especially my little Ellie who owes nothing to any of you. It's so simple," she tweeted. She said she doesn't want her daughter to be exposed to such negativity. She then went on to tweet ten tips simple steps for a Zen life. (pep.ph)
2. Ian de Leon rescues child hit by motorcycle
Actor Ian de Leon rushed 10-year-old Ethan to the emergency room after the child was hit by a speeding motorcycle. Mom of the boy, Kristine Madrigal Sarmiento, posted on her Facebook about the incident: "He was the only one who came to the rescue of a total stranger, while all the other people just passed by and looked at my bloody 10-year-old helpless son who was alone when the incident happened. Such an act of kindness should be emulated by everyone." Ian said that it was just a coincidence that he was in the area. "Kahit sino naman po ang nasa lugar ko, gagawin rin po ang nagawa ko," he said. (pep.ph)
3. Disney characters are going to be Lego-fiedADVERTISEMENT - CONTINUE READING BELOW
The Danish toy company announce on Tuesday that it will make Disney-themed line of minifigures. Characters that will be Lego-fied range from the classics (think The Little Mermaid and Aladdin) to newer characters from Toy Story and The Incredibles. Of course, Mickey and Minnie Mouse and Donald and Daisy Duck can't be left out. Other characters that will have its Lego mini-figure version are Peter Pan, Alice in Wonderland, Maleficent, Stitch, Captain Hook, Alice in Wonderland and more. The Disney Lego mini-figures will hit the shelves on May 1. (mashable.com)
4. Zika can't hurt future pregnancies
Amidst the Zika update and the neurological risks it poses to babies, health experts now have a general timeframe on how long one should wait before trying to conceive. According to the new released guideline by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), women who have had a Zika infection should wait at least eight weeks after the start of their symptoms before attempting to conceive. Since Zika can also be transmitted via sexual intercourse, men with Zika should wait six months after onset of symptoms before having unprotected sex. (time.com)
5. Unicorns were real?
Scientists have discovered evidence that supports the theory that the one-horned beautiful stallions of fantasy could have once walked the earth--except that thay are not as beautiful and ethereal as the Lisa Frank illustrations depicted. Researchers from Russia's Tomsk State University found a Siberian skull of a large animal with a single horn growing from its head in Kazakhstan, dated 29,000 years ago. Scientists have referred to them as "unicorns" because of their single horns, but these animals were originally thought to have gone extinct 350,000 years ago. The discovery of the fossils now seems to refute that. These Siberian unicorns look more like smaller mammoths (without the trunk). Think giant furry rhinos with a beastly horn. Um, maybe don't tell the kids. (eonline.com)ADVERTISEMENT - CONTINUE READING BELOW