News Round Up

February 9, 2018

Deputy PM Barnaby Joyce is Expecting A Baby With Former Staffer

Deputy Prime Minister Barnaby Joyce is expecting a child with former staffer Vikki Campion. The Daily Telegraph reports Joyce, 50, and former media advisor Campion, 33, have moved in together in preparation for the birth of their first child, which is expected around April. The estranged wife of Barnaby Joyce says she and their four daughters are devastated by the news.

Kylie Jenner has Given Birth

After what seemed like endless months of speculation, Kylie Jenner gave birth to a baby girl on the 1st of February with rapper Travis Scott. She confirmed the news by posting on her Instagram page. According to her most recent Instagram post, her baby girl’s name is Stormi, keeping in tradition with the Kardashian/Jenner family’s fondness for quirky names.

Karl Stefanovic and Jasmine Yarbrough Flaunt Engagement Ring

Jasmine Yarbrough has shown off her massive engagement ring at her first formal appearance since confirming engagement to TV host Karl Stefanovic, 43. The 34-year-old Mara and Mine designer was at the Harper’s Bazaar 20th Birthday celebration proudly parading the $120,000 sparkler for all to see. Karl Stefanovic met Jasmine back in December 2016 after he split from his wife of 21 years, Cassandra Thorburn.

Gordon Ramsay Faces Backlash after Vegan Comment

He’s known for his outspoken ways, but Hell’s Kitchen star Gordon Ramsay is facing a fresh controversy after offending the world’s vegans with just one tweet. It began after a fan sent the celebrity chef a photo of their vegan lasagne on Twitter recently. In typical Ramsay style, the father-of-four responded, posting: “I’m a member of PETA! People eating tasty animals …” While many meat-loving followers found the tweet funny and responded with words of support and encouragement, the vegan community fought back.

Sexual Harassment Scandal with Former Melbourne Lord Mayor

The woman who claims that former Melbourne lord mayor Robert Doyle repeatedly grabbed her thigh has broken her silence over the sexual harassment scandal. City of Melbourne Councillor Cathy Oke became emotional while speaking about her and former colleague Tessa Sullivan’s claims against Mr Doyle at a highly-charged council meeting on Tuesday night.

“Whilst noting my deep frustration that without a conclusion I continue to feel disempowered to speak, nor have the ability to speak up for a colleague who was very brave … I do remain very supportive of the investigation,” an emotional Dr Oke said at Melbourne’s Town Hall.

The former mayor is facing another independent probe following allegations by a third woman that he touched her leg and made inappropriate comments at a 2016 Melbourne Health awards ceremony.