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Jul 30, 2019 0

Celebrity Interview: Rafi Anteby, The Man Behind the Gifting Lounge

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Cupid's Pulse Article: Celebrity Interview: Rafi Anteby, The Man Behind the Gifting Lounge
Rafi Anteby found solace in creativity and later joined a Chinese monastery in order to immerse himself in Taoism, healing, and meditation. Photo: Courtesy of Anderson Group Public Relations

Interview by Lori Bizzoco Written by Courtney Shapiro and Amanda Sanders

From hosting one-of-a-kind gifting suites for celebrities (e.g., Emmy’s, Oscars, Billboard Music Awards, BET Awards) to creating and promoting his iconic jewelry lineRafi Anteby’s Rolodex of clients reads like an award celebration itself (Rihanna, Beyonce, Jamie Foxx). But for Anteby, it is not as much about living the lavish lifestyle as it is about finding opportunities to raise awareness and funds for philanthropic causes around the world.

In our exclusive celebrity interview, we chat with Anteby on the inspiration behind his coveted gifting lounges, his spiritual and philanthropic journey and the meaning behind his jewelry line, Bullets4Peace.

Celebrity Interview with Rafi Anteby: Traveling Inspiration, Life Experiences and Future Endeavors

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May 27, 2019 0

Celebrity Interview: ‘Harry and Meghan: Becoming Royal’ Actor Noah Huntley Talks Career, Charity & Relationships

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Cupid's Pulse Article: Celebrity Interview: ‘Harry and Meghan: Becoming Royal’ Actor Noah Huntley Talks Career, Charity & Relationships
Noah Huntley. Photo: Guillermo Proano / PR Photos

Interview by Courtney Shapiro. Written by Courtney Shapiro

Notorious for his roles in dramas and fantastical films, including The Royals, The Chronicles of Narnia, and Snow White and the Huntsman, it is no surprise that London native Noah Huntley was cast in the new and exciting TV movie, Harry and Meghan: Becoming Royal. 

In our exclusive celebrity interview, we chat with Huntley about how his childhood helped shape his career path, what he really thinks about the Royals, as well as his charity work and the projects he’s excited to take on in the future.

Celebrity Interview with Noah Huntley: Early Career Path, Real Thoughts on the Royals, and Future Endeavors

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Apr 12, 2019 0

Movie Review: After

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By Courtney Shapiro

If you’re looking for a movie full of love, romance, and a mysterious love interest, then After should be on your list. Based on the best selling Wattpad novel, the film follows Tessa in her first semester of college. As a hard worker,and loyal girlfriend to her high school sweetheart, Tessa has large plans for her future. However, her small world is about to open up when she meets Hardin Scott, the dark rebel who will make her question herself and what she wants out of life. Check out our movie review on why you should see After.

In this movie review, After is the perfect combination of drama and romance for your next date night or girls night out.

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Mar 26, 2019 0

Celebrity Interview: Temptation Island’s Kaci Campbell Says She Deserves ‘A Lot Better’ Than Evan Smith After Heartbreak in Finale

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Cupid's Pulse Article: Celebrity Interview: Temptation Island’s Kaci Campbell Says She Deserves ‘A Lot Better’ Than Evan Smith After Heartbreak in Finale
Kaci Campbell. Photo: Twitter/@Kaci_Breanne

Interview by Lori Bizzoco. Written by Courtney Shapiro.

Kaci Campbell flew out to Hawaii with Evan Smith, her long-term, live-in boyfriend to join the cast of the exhilarating reality show, Temptation Island. The couple had been struggling with their relationship and not sure whether they should end it or move on. As we saw on tonight’s finale, Evan called it quits with Kaci leaving her for his new girlfriend, Morgan Lalor. We just spoke to Kaci and she says she is the happiest she’s ever been in her life.

In our exclusive celebrity interview we chat with Kaci about her and Evan’s promise to one another and game plan, her connection with Val Osipov, and what life looks like now that she is off the island.

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Mar 26, 2019 0

Celebrity Interview: Engaged! ‘Temptation Island’ Reality Star, Evan Smith Gushes Over Finding His ‘Soul Mate’ Morgan Lolar

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Cupid's Pulse Article: Celebrity Interview: Engaged! ‘Temptation Island’ Reality Star, Evan Smith Gushes Over Finding His ‘Soul Mate’ Morgan Lolar
Morgan Lolar and Evan Smith. Photo: Instagram/@evanchristiansmith & USA Network

Interview by Lori Bizzoco. Written by Courtney Shapiro

When we last spoke to Evan Smith, he had given us some insight into his time as a cast member on the first season of Temptation Island as well as his strong connection with Morgan Lolar, one of the singles on the show. What we couldn’t tell you then is that we spoke to both Evan and Morgan, and they spilled the beans to us about their surprise engagement!

Find out everything Evan couldn’t say and more in our follow-up celebrity interview below. We got the scoop from Evan on his life after the show, his proposal to Morgan, and what their future wedding and living plans look like.

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Mar 26, 2019 0

Celebrity Interview: She’s Engaged! Temptation Island Reality Star, Morgan Lolar Talks About Falling in Love with Evan Smith

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Cupid's Pulse Article: Celebrity Interview: She’s Engaged! Temptation Island Reality Star, Morgan Lolar Talks About Falling in Love with Evan Smith
Morgan Lolar. Photo: Instagram/@morganlolar

Interview by Lori Bizzoco. Written by Courtney Shapiro

When filming began for the rebooted reality sensation, Temptation Island, Morgan Lolar came to Hawaii as a single woman with no expectations of falling in love. But love hit her hard when she met Evan Smith, a man who came on the show confused about the status of his relationship with long-term girlfriend, Kaci Campbell. Now, Evan and Morgan are happily engaged and they couldn’t be more excited for their future together!

In our exclusive celebrity interview, we chat with Morgan about her initial connection with Evan, the scenes that didn’t make it on the show as well as why going on Temptation Island was the best decision she’s ever made.

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Mar 25, 2019 0

Celebrity Interview: Temptation Island Star, Evan Smith Says, “Ultimatums are Cruel When Dealing with Matters of the Heart.”

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Cupid's Pulse Article: Celebrity Interview: Temptation Island Star, Evan Smith Says, “Ultimatums are Cruel When Dealing with Matters of the Heart.”
Evan Smith, Kaci Campbell and Morgan Lolar from Temptation Island

Interview by Lori Bizzoco. Written by Courtney Shapiro

Evan Smith joined his longtime girlfriend Kaci Campbell along with three other couples and 24 eligible men and women on the first season of the rebooted reality show, Temptation Island, which began airing in JanuaryGoing into filming, Smith and Campbell, who had been together for 10 years total and five years exclusively, seemed to want different things out of their relationship, and they were hopeful that they would get answers to their questions during their time on the island.

In our exclusive celebrity interview, we talk with Evan about why ultimatums can be problematic, his connection with single cast member Morgan Lolar, and what life is like for him after Temptation Island.

Check out our celebrity interview with Temptation Island star, Evan Smith to hear more about life on the island, his relationship with Kaci and how hard he fell for single cast member, Morgan:

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Mar 19, 2019 0

Celebrity Interview: Southern Belle Kady Krambeer Shares Details About Temptation Island Experience

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Cupid's Pulse Article: Celebrity Interview: Southern Belle Kady Krambeer Shares Details About Temptation Island Experience
Kady Krambeer Photo: @kadycannon313/ Instagram

Interview by Lori Bizzoco. Written by Courtney Shapiro

Kady Krambeer, a model, an artist, and entrepreneur joined the cast of  ‘Temptation Island’ this season to see if her current relationship was end game or if there would be another tempting man in her future. Krambeer started the season off with long-term boyfriend John Thurmond, but as the show progressed, she realized he might not be the one.

In our exclusive celebrity interview, we chat with Krambeer about why she decided to be a part of a reality TV show, what it was like being on ‘Temptation Island’ as well as advice for other couples faced with the same challenge.

Check out our celebrity interview with Kady Krambeer to hear all about her time on Temptation Island, the latest reality sensation:

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Mar 8, 2019 0

Celebrity Interview: ‘Bachelor’ Alum Ben Higgins to Host “The Wedding Party”

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Interview by Lori Bizzoco. Written by Courtney Shapiro

Most people know reality television star Ben Higgins from The Bachelor, but this busy entrepreneur has also opened up Generous Coffee Co., which helps those in need, and Ash-Kara, a restaurant in Denver serving up Israeli and middle eastern cuisine. Next on the list, the self-confessed romantic is pairing up up with DiningOut Events to create a large, one of a kind wedding event called, The Wedding Party. If you are newly engaged this could be for you. The Wedding Party is looking for a dozen couples to experience the unique opportunity to have a ceremony and reception with all the fun and none of the headache.

In our exclusive celebrity interview, we chat with Higgins about the creation of the Wedding Party, his entrepreneurial endeavors as well as his current dating life and relationship advice.

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Mar 19, 2019 0

Parenting Advice: 5 Steps to More Effective Parenting

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Cupid's Pulse Article: Parenting Advice: 5 Steps to More Effective Parenting
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By Courtney Shapiro

Sometimes being a parent can get the best of you, it can be overwhelming, and you’re not sure if you’re truly doing what’s best for your kids. Don’t worry, you’re not alone, there is no perfect way to be a parent. Here are some parenting tips on how to be more effective with your children.

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Mar 19, 2019 0

Travel Destination: 5 Tips for Traveling to Iceland

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Cupid's Pulse Article: Travel Destination: 5 Tips for Traveling to Iceland
Iceland. Photo: Instagram/@theblonde_traveller

By Courtney Shapiro

The name may be deceiving, but Iceland is actually full of volcanoes, greenery, and hot springs. It’s the perfect place to get away and explore. Get ready to sight see and  make your travel destination in Iceland worthwhile by checking out our travel tips.

Here are five travel tips for your Iceland excursion:

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Mar 8, 2019 0

Movie Review: Captain Marvel

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By Courtney Shapiro

If you’re looking for a movie full of action, a strong female lead, and another cinematic trip into the famed Marvel Universe, then Captain Marvel is perfect for you. With a journey into a previously unseen part of the Marvel Cinematic Universe, this movie starring Brie Larson as Carol Danvers will be great for date night! Carol Danvers becomes one of the world’s most powerful heroes when Earth becomes wedged in the middle of a war between two alien races. The movie also features other Marvel celebrities, including Samuel L. Jackson and Jude Law. Check out our movie review on why you should see Captain Marvel.

Captain Marvel is a great action film for your next date night or time to spend with family!

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Feb 1, 2019 0

Fashion Trend: Gender-Neutral Clothes for Kids

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Cupid's Pulse Article: Fashion Trend: Gender-Neutral Clothes for Kids
Photo: Jeanette Kupfermann

By Courtney Shapiro

Fashion is constantly changing, and it’s only fair that the fashion world can keep up with people who are all shapes, sizes, and genders. In 2019, gender is demonstrated on a spectrum rather than something definitive. A fashion trend that largely appeals to people in 2019 is gender neutral clothing. Take a look at our fashion advice on how kids can make their wardrobe more enjoyable as well as showcasing their identities.

Check out our fashion tips on how to shop for gender neutral clothing for kids.

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Feb 20, 2019 0

Travel Tips: 5 Pointers for Traveling by Train in Europe

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Cupid's Pulse Article: Travel Tips: 5 Pointers for Traveling by Train in Europe
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By Courtney Shapiro

Traveling in a foreign place can be scary. If you don’t speak the language in the place you are exploring, getting from one place to another can be even more intimidating. Every country has their own transportation system, and a common method of getting back and forth in Europe is the train. Don’t get left behind at the station, and check out our travel advice for traveling by train.

Here are a few travel tips for using the train in Europe:

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Feb 22, 2019 0

Date Idea: Dance the Night Away

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Cupid's Pulse Article: Date Idea: Dance the Night Away
Couple dancing together. Photo: Creatista / Bigstock.com

By Courtney Shapiro and Sarah Batcheller

Sure, going to the movies and grabbing burgers is a relaxing and tasty date night…or it’s just plain boring. But don’t worry! Better nights are just around the corner. Prove to your sweetheart that you can go the extra mile for them by scheduling dance lessons this week. With this date idea, you get to shake and show off while fitting in your daily exercise. Plus, you get to be close and personal with your significant other. Take this relationship advice and go dancing with your partner.

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Jan 29, 2019 0

Food Trend: How to Utilize the Reject Food Left in Your Pantry

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Cupid's Pulse Article: Food Trend: How to Utilize the Reject Food Left in Your Pantry

By Courtney Shapiro

It can be difficult to decide what to do with all of the food that doesn’t really get used in your pantry. You don’t want to let it go to waste because you spent money on it, but you also aren’t really sure how to utilize the items. A helpful current food trend is finding ways to use the excess foods in your pantry so they don’t get thrown away. Take a look at our food advice on what you can do with the leftovers so your money doesn’t go to waste.

Check out how you can use all of the food in your pantry

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Jan 29, 2019 0

Parenting Advice: How to Decide What TV Shows & Movies to Allow Your Kids to Watch

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Cupid's Pulse Article: Parenting Advice: How to Decide What TV Shows & Movies to Allow Your Kids to Watch

By Courtney Shapiro

Giving your kids access to TV shows and movies can be daunting. You don’t want them to see or hear something that is inappropriate, but you can’t keep them guarded forever. It is important to understand that each parent has different opinions on what they will show their kids as well as when they show them. Don’t feel like a bad parent if you limit your child’s TV consumption. Some celebrity parents, like Victoria Beckham and husband David Beckham, are notoriously strict on their celebrity babies! Here is some parenting advice on how to decide what your kids can watch.

Check out our parenting advice on deciding what TV shows and movies you allow your kids to watch

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Jan 4, 2019 0

Celebrity News: Miley Cyrus & Liam Hemsworth Honeymoon in the Snow With His Family

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Cupid's Pulse Article: Celebrity News: Miley Cyrus & Liam Hemsworth Honeymoon in the Snow With His Family
Liam Hemsworth and Miley Cyrus. Photo: Instagram

By Courtney Shapiro

In celebrity news, Miley Cyrus and Liam Hemsworht celebrated their honeymoon a little differently. The pair was joined by family in a snowy location. The celebrity couple tied the knot recently after being on and off for nine years. Cyrus was happily sharing pictures from the honeymoon, and according to UsMagazine.com, one of the photos was captioned, “Same S—t, New Year.”

In celebrity news, this honeymoon is a family affair! What are some unique honeymoon varieties?

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Jan 3, 2019 0

Celebrity Baby News: Kim Kardashian & Kanye West Are Expecting Baby No. 4 via Surrogate

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Cupid's Pulse Article: Celebrity Baby News: Kim Kardashian & Kanye West Are Expecting Baby No. 4 via Surrogate
Kim Kardashian and North West in nursery. Photo: Facebook @KimKardashian

By Courtney Shapiro

In celebrity news, the Kardashian-West family is expanding once again, as the reality stars are expecting baby number four via a surrogate. The pair had successfully used a surrogate for their third child, and will be having a baby boy in early May. The celebrity couple currently has three children, North, Saint, and Chicago, and a source revealed to UsMagazine.com that the 38-year-old Kardashian “always wanted four kids.” The family will soon have two girls and two boys.

In celebrity baby news, Kim and Kanye are preparing for their fourth child, a baby boy. What are some ways to decide how many children to have?

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Jan 9, 2019 0

Beauty Advice: Spice Up Your Look With Glitter

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Cupid's Pulse Article: Beauty Advice: Spice Up Your Look With Glitter
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By Courtney Shapiro

Glitter can be intimidating! It has the power to completely amp and glam up your look, or it can come off looking cheap or tacky. When used correctly in a look, it can be pretty while also being subtle. Don’t let the product scare you; grab the right brushes as well as the right glitter and glue, and you’ll be all set. Cupid has some helpful beauty advice on how to spice up your makeup looks with glitter.

Here are three beauty tricks for using glitter in your look:

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Jan 2, 2019 0

Celebrity Couple News: Katie Holmes Kisses Jamie Foxx on Yacht in Miami

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Cupid's Pulse Article: Celebrity Couple News: Katie Holmes Kisses Jamie Foxx on Yacht in Miami
Katie Holmes and Jamie Foxx. Photo: Janet Mayer / PRPhotos.com; Pixplanete / PR Photos

By Courtney Shapiro

In celebrity news, Katie Holmes and Jamie Foxx were seen kissing on a yacht while on vacation in Miami. The pair have been more public recently, but this celebrity relationship has been going on since 2015. A source close to the couple told UsMagazine.com, “When Katie and Jamie are together, it works. It’s weird but it’s what works for them.” The couple makes time for each other even though Holmes lives in NYC with her daughter and Foxx is in L.A.

In celebrity couple news, Katie Holmes and Jamie Foxx are no longer hiding their relationship. How do you know when to debut your relationship in public?

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Dec 20, 2018 0

Celebrity News: Bethenny Frankel Credits Boyfriend for Saving Her Life After Hospitalization

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Cupid's Pulse Article: Celebrity News: Bethenny Frankel Credits Boyfriend for Saving Her Life After Hospitalization
Bethenny Frankkel. Photo: Instagram/@bethennyfrankel

By Courtney Shapiro

In celebrity news, Bethenny Frankel told fans that she almost died after a sever allergic reaction. According to UsMagazine.com, the Real Housewives star tweeted, “I have [a] rare fish allergy. Sun, I had soup, itched & was unconscious for 15 mins then [taken] to ER & ICU for 2 days w BP of 60/40.” Frankel also shared that her boyfriend Paul Bernon saved her life. The celebrity relationship has been going strong for the past couple of months.

In celebrity news, Bethenny Frankel says her boyfriend saved her life after having been hospitalized for an allergic reaction. What are some ways to show your appreciation for your partner?

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Dec 20, 2018 0

Celebrity Divorce: ‘Bachelor’ Star Nikki Ferrell and Husband Tyler Vanloo Split After 2 Years of Marriage

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Cupid's Pulse Article: Celebrity Divorce: ‘Bachelor’ Star Nikki Ferrell and Husband Tyler Vanloo Split After 2 Years of Marriage
Nikki Ferrell. Photo: Instagram/@nikki_ferrell

By Courtney Shapiro

In celebrity news, former Bachelor star Nikki Ferrell has split from her husband Tyler Vanloo after two years of marriage. A source told UsMagazine.com that the twosome are “done” and have been “on the rocks” since their wedding. The celebrity couple tied the knot in October of 2016 in front of family and friends. Ferrell has recently posted photos without her wedding ring.

This duo is calling it quits after only a couple years of marriage. What are some ways to work on your marriage before splitting?

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Jan 8, 2019 0

Parenting Tips: Keep Your Kids Safe Online

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Cupid's Pulse Article: Parenting Tips: Keep Your Kids Safe Online
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By Courtney Shapiro

Being online is almost unavoidable in 2018. There are several ways for kids to use the internet, which can include playing games, learning, and watching TV shows or videos. While these things can be fun for kids, there are also many things on the internet that aren’t appropriate or safe for children. Here are some parenting tips to keep kids safe while online.

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