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    Johnny Depp’s Former Business Management Reveal Star’s Spending Habits

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    Hollywood legend Johnny Depp has found himself in a bit of a predicament with his former management company lately and as a result, it has come to light that he is even shitter with money than me; a man who once purchased three pairs of trainers in a week instead of buying food.

    It makes me feel a bit better about myself to learn that someone as big a Johnny Depp is more of a financial dickhead than myself, in a sort of perverse, self-righteous kind of way.

    I mean, this guy has really been going to town. According to figures released by The Management Group in February, Depp was spending around $2 million (£1,541,000) a month.

    And that wasn’t just paying the gas bill and buying dog food either; that was furnishing 14 residencies and paying for Hunter S. Thompson’s ashes to be fired out of a cannon. It’s probably fair to call those ‘unnecessary luxuries’.

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    But now it turns out that Depp’s former business managers aren’t done revealing details of his lavish expenses, and have now disclosed even more heavy spending habits.

    According to the Hollywood Reporter, Depp spent $500,000 in storage rental for Hollywood trinkets, $17,000 in Prada luggage and handbags and $7,000 dollars on a luxury couch that was featured on the reality TV show Keeping Up With The Kardashians.

    “After terminating TMG in mid-March 2016, Depp continued to make the minimum payments on the CNB Visa card for a time, but then refused to pay anything further, forcing TMG to pay off the approximately $55,000 that was still owing on the CNB Visa card,” TMG attorney Michael Kump wrote in the complaint.

    “All charges on the CNB Visa card are undisputedly charges that were incurred on Depp’s behalf similar to, and/or including, the exemplar purchases discussed above. Depp knows all of these expenses were incurred by and/or on his behalf, but simply refuses to pay his debts.”

    It’s all part of a cross-complaint filed by TMG, who claim Depp’s outrageous spending is the reason for his shady financial circumstances of late.

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    However, Depp has long claimed that he has been the victim of “gross financial mismanagement”, and that his former business managers should have made more of an active effort to put a lid on his excessive spending.

    Despite having had his sofa feature in the Kardashians, Depp has previously slammed reality TV shows.

    “People get famous now for I-don’t-know-what,” Depp told Interview Magazine in 2014.

    “People have reality shows because they’re a Hollywood socialite, and these things become very successful and they generate a shotload of money for the company… It is like watching a fire. You can’t take your eyes off of it.”

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    Senator John McCain Has Been Diagnosed With Brain Cancer

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    A statement released by the Mayo Clinic has revealed that Senator John McCain was found to have a brain tumor. The 80-year-old veteran politician underwent a procedure to remove a blood clot above his eye and tissue pathology would show that a primary brain tumor was associated with the clot.

    According to the Mayo Clinic, McCain is doing “amazingly well” in his recovery and is evaluating his options.

    “On Friday, July 14, Sen. John McCain underwent a procedure to remove a blood clot from above his left eye at Mayo Clinic Hospital in Phoenix. Subsequent tissue pathology revealed that a primary brain tumor known as a glioblastoma was associated with the blood clot.

    “Scanning done since the procedure (a minimally invasive craniotomy with an eyebrow incision) shows that the tissue of concern was completely resected by imaging criteria.

    “The Senator and his family are reviewing further treatment options with his Mayo Clinic care team. Treatment options may include a combination of chemotherapy and radiation.

    “The Senator’s doctors say he is recovering from his surgery ‘amazingly well’ and his underlying health is excellent.”

    After the news broke, Meghan McCain shared a message on Twitter about her father’s health battle.

     

    The office for John McCain has noted that further consultations with the Mayo Clinic will be needed to determine when he can return to the Senate. CNN’s Dr. Sanjay Gupta provided some insight on the condition when discussing the breaking news on Anderson Cooper 360.

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    Parents Are Hilariously Recreating Beyonce’s Viral Motherhood Photos To Show How It Really Looks

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    As the whole world is now aware, Beyonce welcomed a new pair of twins into the world last month, and has set Instagram on fire with yet another flawless maternity photo. Nothing is ever as glamorous as it appears online, though, and a few real-life parents are proving it by staging down-to-earth photoshoots with their kids.

    It all started when Irish mom Sharon Kellaway, who also recently gave birth to twins, posted her best attempt at a recreation of Queen Bey’s latest portrait. The Internet loved her brutally honest spoof on the perfect, masterfully filtered scenes that routinely earn Beyonce and other celebrities millions of likes, and it inspired other parents to plunge forward with their own Carter Family mock-ups. It’s pretty much the best thing to happen since ordinary people posed for romance novel covers.

    Follow the entire hilarious story below, and let us know who did it better!

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    Beyonce is known for breaking Instagram with her glamorous maternity photos, which get millions of likes

    She recently gave birth to twins, Sir and Rumi, and celebrated it with yet another lavish photoshoot

    Some parents, however, decided to shoot more realistic versions of Bey’s portrait, and hilarity ensued

    Image credits: Sharon Kellaway

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    Serena Williams Hails Andy Murray After Shutting Down Sexist Reporter

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    Andy Murray heroically shut down a sexist remark from a journalist at a press conference this week, winning praise from fans… including tennis ace Serena Williams.

    At the press conference on Wednesday, following Murray’s defeat to American Sam Querry, he interrupted a journalist who appeared to ignore the achievements of female tennis players.

    “Andy, Sam is the first American player to reach the semi-final of a Slam since 2009…” the reporter began, before Murray replied: “Male player.”

     

    Williams alone has won 12 Grand Slams in that period. Her sister Venus, Coco Vandeweghe and Madison Keys – all American – have also reached Grand Slam semi-finals since 2009.

    Serena announced back in April she will miss the remainder of the season as she prepares to give birth to her first child in autumn.

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    Speaking to ESPN, she said:

    I don’t think there should be a woman player, and there shouldn’t be a female athlete, who isn’t completely supportive of Andy Murray.

    He has spoken up for women’s issues and women’s rights, especially in tennis, for forever. And he does it again, you know!

    That’s who he is and one thing we love about him.

    Serena won Wimbledon last year, which was one of 12 major titles secured in the period – and Venus reached the semis on Tuesday.

    But that wasn’t the first time Murray has called out sexism, during an interview after he won the men’s singles title at the Rio Olympics, John Inverdale said Murray was the ‘first person to win two tennis golds in the sport’.

    But Murray was forced to remind him Venus and Serena had ‘won about four each’.

    Well done, Andy!

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    Little Girl Has Cutest Wedding Speech Ever

    Take back anything nasty you’ve ever said about little kids at weddings — take it back right now!

    This little girl delivers the speech of a lifetime at a family wedding, and she’s not even drunk or hyped up on mashed bananas.

    Watch and feel ashamed of yourself for not being this smart at this age. 

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    Taiwan Surprises Passengers By Turning Subway Cars Into Different Sport Venues For Upcoming Universiade

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    Taipei City, the capital of Taiwan, is gearing up to host the 2017 Summer Universiade. To spread the hype, they gave the subway cars of their Mass Rapid Transit (MRT) system a makeover – by turning them into shockingly realistic simulations of sport venues.

    The decoration of each subway car was focused mainly on the floors, which now resemble swimming pools, soccer fields, race tracks, and basketball courts. It’s a project managed by EasyCard Corporation, which synchronizes public transportation throughout Taiwan, and the Tourism Bureau of Taiwan. You can find these decked out cars on the Songshan-Xindian (Green) line, a central MRT route.

    The Universiade is the second-largest international sporting event after the Olympics. Back in 2011, the International University Sports Federation voted overwhelmingly for Taipei to host the games, beating out Brasilia, the capital of Brazil. The Summer Universiade will run from August 19th to the 30th, and Taipei is expecting to see a huge boom in tourism during this time.

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    Here Are Your Nominees For The 2017 Emmy Awards

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    Game of Thrones has won more Emmys than any primetime television show ever — it broke Fraiser‘s record (38 to 37) last year by taking home Outstanding Drama Series — but HBO’s blockbuster won’t add to its total on September 17, when Los Angeles hosts the 69th Primetime Emmy Awards.

    For the first time in its history, Thrones isn’t eligible to win anything, due to air date technicalities and “hanging episodes” (it’s a rule that dates back to The Sopranos). That leaves room for a new drama, like The CrownWestworld, or The Handmaid’s Tale, to make a splash, or for an old favorite, like Better Call Saul or The Americans, to finally break through. The Drama Series race is just one of many interesting subplots among this year’s Emmy nominations, along with how many awards should Carrie Coon win. (All of them.)

    Here’s the complete list of nominees.

    Outstanding Drama Series

    House of Cards (Netflix)
    Better Call Saul (AMC)
    The Crown (Netflix)
    The Handmaid’s Tale (Hulu)
    This Is Us (NBC)
    Stranger Things (Netflix)
    Westworld (HBO)

    Outstanding Comedy Series

    Atlanta (FX)
    Black-ish (ABC)
    Master of None (Netflix)
    Modern Family (ABC)
    Silicon Valley (HBO)
    Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt (Netflix)
    Veep (HBO)

    Outstanding Limited Series

    Big Little Lies (HBO)
    Feud (FX)
    The Night Of (HBO)
    Fargo (FX)
    Genius (National Geographic)

    Outstanding TV Movie

    The Wizard of Lies (HBO)
    Black Mirror (Netflix)
    Dolly Parton’s Christmas of Many Colors: Circle of Love (NBC)
    The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks (HBO)
    Sherlock: The Lying Detective (PBS)

    Outstanding Variety Talk Series

    Last Week Tonight (HBO)
    Full Frontal with Samantha Bee (TBS)
    Jimmy Kimmel Live! (ABC)
    The Late Show with Stephen Colbert (CBS)
    The Late Late Show with James Corden (CBS)
    Real Time with Bill Maher (HBO)

    Outstanding Actress in a Drama Series

    Claire Foy (The Crown)
    Elisabeth Moss (The Handmaid’s Tale)
    Robin Wright (House of Cards)
    Evan Rachel Wood (Westworld)
    Viola Davis (How to Get Away with Murder)
    Keri Russell (The Americans)

    Outstanding Actor in a Drama Series

    Sterling K. Brown (This Is Us)
    Anthony Hopkins (Westworld)
    Bob Odenkirk (Better Call Saul)
    Matthew Rhys (The Americans)
    Liev Schreiber (Ray Donovan)
    Milo Ventimiglia (This Is Us)

    Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Drama Series

    Ann Dowd (The Handmaid’s Tale)
    Samira Wiley (The Handmaid’s Tale)
    Uzo Aduba (Orange Is the New Black)
    Millie Bobby Brown (Stranger Things)
    Chrissy Metz (This Is Us)
    Thandie Newton (Westworld)

    Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Drama Series

    John Lithgow (The Crown)
    Jonathan Banks (Better Call Saul)
    Mandy Patinkin (Homeland)
    Michael Kelly (House of Cards)
    David Harbour (Stranger Things)
    Ron Cephas Jones (This Is Us)
    Jeffrey Wright (Westworld)

    Outstanding Guest Actress in a Drama Series

    Cicely Tyson (How To Get Away With Murder)
    Laverne Cox (Orange is the New Black)
    Shannon Purser (Stranger Things)
    Alison Wright (The Americans)
    Ann Dowd (The Leftovers)
    Alexis Bledel (The Handmaid’s Tale)

    Outstanding Guest Actor in a Drama Series

    Ben Mendelsohn (Bloodline)
    BD Wong (Mr. Robot)
    Hank Azaria (Ray Donovan)
    Brian Tyree Henry (This Is Us)
    Gerald McRaney (This Is Us)
    Denis O’Hare (This Is Us)

    Outstanding Actress in a Comedy Series

    Ellie Kemper (Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt)
    Allison Janney (Mom)
    Julia Louis-Dreyfus (Veep)
    Tracee Ellis Ross (Black-ish)
    Lily Tomlin (Grace and Frankie)
    Jane Fonda (Grace and Frankie)

    Outstanding Actor in a Comedy Series

    Jeffrey Tambor (Transparent)
    Aziz Ansari (Master of None)
    Donald Glover (Atlanta)
    Anthony Anderson (Black-ish)
    William H. Macy (Shameless)
    Zach Galifianakis (Baskets)

    Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Comedy Series

    Kate McKinnon (Saturday Night Live)
    Vanessa Beyer (Saturday Night Live)
    Leslie Jones (Saturday Night Live)
    Anna Chlumsky (Veep)
    Judith Light (Transparent)
    Kathryn Hahn (Transparent)

    Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Comedy Series

    Alec Baldwin (Saturday Night Live)
    Louie Anderson (Baskets)
    Ty Burrell (Modern Family)
    Tituss Burgess (Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt)
    Tony Hale (Veep)
    Matt Walsh (Veep)

    Outstanding Guest Actress in a Comedy Series

    Wanda Sykes (Black-ish)
    Carrie Fisher (Catastrophe)
    Becky Ann Baker (Girls)
    Angela Bassett (Master of None)
    Kristen Wiig (Saturday Night Live)
    Melissa McCarthy (Saturday Night Live)

    Outstanding Guest Actor in a Comedy Series

    Riz Ahmed (Girls)
    Matthew Rhys (Girls)
    Dave Chappelle (Saturday Night Live)
    Lin-Manuel Miranda (Saturday Night Live)
    Tom Hanks (Saturday Night Live)
    Hugh Laurie (Veep)

    Outstanding Actress in a Limited Series or a Television Movie

    Nicole Kidman (Big Little Lies)
    Jessica Lange (Feud)
    Susan Sarandon (Feud)
    Reese Witherspoon (Big Little Lies)
    Carrie Coon (Fargo)
    Felicity Huffman (American Crime)

    Outstanding Actor in a Limited Series or a Television Movie

    Robert De Niro (The Wizard of Lies)
    Riz Ahmed (The Night Of)
    Ewan McGregor (Fargo)
    Geoffrey Rush (Genius)
    John Turturro (The Night Of)
    Benedict Cumberbatch (Sherlock: The Lying Detective)

    Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Limited Series or a Television Movie

    Regina King (American Crime)
    Shailene Woodley (Big Little Lies)
    Laura Dern (Big Little Lies)
    Judy Davis (Feud)
    Jackie Hoffman (Feud)
    Michelle Pfeiffer (The Wizard of Lies)

    Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Limited Series or a Television Movie

    Alexander Skarsgard (Big Little Lies)
    David Thewlis (Fargo)
    Alfred Molina (Feud)
    Stanley Tucci (Feud)
    Bill Camp (The Night Of)
    Michael K. Williams (The Night Of)

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    Jessica Biel Explains Why Her Marriage To Justin Timberlake Works

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    Look, I’m not Jessica Biel. I don’t know what it’s like to be married to Justin Timberlake. But, I can make a few assumptions.

    Assumption number one: Every time he leaves the house he goes, “Bye bye bye.”

    Assumption number two: On the last day of April and the first day of May, he hides and doesn’t come out or talk to anybody.

    Assumption number three: It’s pretty freaking awesome.

    All of that said, Biel is an acting force to be reckoned with in her own right, and is proud to have dodged the “troubled child-star” cliché that many of her peers fell into after getting their careers started at such a young age.

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    Breaking onto the small screen in the ’90s as Mary Camden on 7th Heaven, Biel told Marie Claire, 

    My Hollywood experience as a young person was never one of those True Hollywood Stories where I was left alone to my own devices with no parental supervision. There was always somebody with me.

    Supervision or no supervision, Biel’s life led her to Justin Timberlake.

    J.T. and Biel have been together for roughly 10 years, and have a 2-year-old son named Silas.

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    Biel let Marie Claire in on what the secret to a successful marriage is between two career-driven people.

    She said,

    We have similar values; we believe in loyalty, honesty. We like to have fun. We like a lot of the same things. Also, in the business, we’re all very career-oriented, and you have to be a little selfish… I understand that about my peers – about being focused and driven — and if you can find that and someone who shares the same values as you, it’s like: Score!

    Score, indeed.

    She continued to say that even in parenthood, she found out a lot about her own wants and needs.

    You think you’re a selfless person, and then you realize you’re not. These little people come around, and they require so much, and your schedule is really not your own, nor is it important anymore, and it’s very clear that it’s your life now revolving around this dude. I’m not that person who feels like, ‘Oh, my whole life changes for my kid,’ but it does.

    Whatever she and Timberlake are doing, it’s working. Biel is set to appear in a new USA series called The Sinner, premiering August 2.

    “It’s dark,” she says, “And it gets weird really fast.”

    We can’t wait!

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    Strangers Who’ve Kept Hilarious Tinder Conversation For 3 Years Go Viral, So Tinder Itself Decides To Step In

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    When 22-year-old Josh Avsec matched with 21-year-old Michelle Arendas on Tinder back in 2014, he did what most people would do in such a situation. He sent her a message. And then he waited. And waited. Until finally Michelle responded…two months later! “Hey sorry my phone died!” she wrote, and after a brief exchange, the two never spoke again. Then another two months later, Josh decided to write her back with his own tongue-in-cheek excuse. “Hey sorry was in the shower,” he wrote, which prompted Michelle to respond…another month later.

    And so their “relationship” has continued for the last three years, and the Ohio Kent State University seniors have never once met during that time, but since Josh recently shared a screenshot of their exchanges on Twitter, the internet has been rooting for them to meet up in person. Even Tinder couldn’t handle the suspense, which is why they’ve just offered to send the two of them on vacation together! “It’s time you got together IRL,” they tweeted. “You have 24 hrs to decide the city you want to have your first date in and we’ll send you there!” The couple have since decided on Hawaii (on the condition that they don’t take two years to pack their bags!), so follow Josh and Michelle on twitter to find out how it goes!

    Meet Josh…

    …and Michelle

    They both matched on Tinder in 2014 but they’ve still never met

    It all started with a simple ‘Hey Michelle,’ which took two months to get a reply (notice the other reply dates)

    Sometimes they wouldn’t reply to each other for up to 10 months!

    They’ve been messaging each other for three years now

    Josh recently posted the conversation online and it went incredibly viral

    Michele also thought it would be interesting to meet up but she didn’t want to break the joke

    Eventually Tinder couldn’t handle the suspense so they offered to arrange their very first date!

    Josh and Michelle decided on Hawaii

    And Tinder delivered

    Josh couldn’t be happier

    And neither could the internet

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    Gangnam Style Loses Crown As Most Watched YouTube Video Ever

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    Gangnam Style, the South Korean megahit brought to you by Psy in 2012, has been unseated as the most viewed video on YouTube, ending its five-year run at the top. 

    The song that spawned a thousand parodies has been viewed 2,894,530,818 times, versus 2,895,724,859 views for none other than Wiz Khalifa and Charlie Puth’s music video for See You Again.

    You can watch the track, which famously featured in the Fast and Furious franchise, in the video below:

    Considering it was estimated that 3.77 billion people used the internet in 2017, if each view of See You Again reflected one unique user, that would basically mean three quarters of the people online – myself, I admit, included – have watched that very video.

    That is pretty mind-blowing when you think about it. Presumably, its popularity has something to do with Paul Walker fans paying their respects to the late actor, to whom the track is dedicated.

    In the interests of supporting the newfound underdog, here’s the second-spot song courtesy of Psy:

    Luis Fonsi’s Despacito has already clocked up 2.483 billion views since it was uploaded in January, however, indicating there could be a battle of the bands.

    The single will need to beat Mark Ronson and Bruno Mars’ Uptown Funk which is fourth place at 2.55 billion views, and Justin Bieber’s Sorry offerings on the pop culture charts, which currently sits in bronze at 2.635 billion views.

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    19-year-old wins the lottery twice in 1 week

    Winning the lottery is a stroke of luck few have the privilege of experiencing even once in their lives. This 19-year-old just did it twice. In one week.

    California resident Rosa Dominguez was driving home from Arizona when she stopped at a gas station in Paso Roble, California where she bought a $5 Power 5 scratch off ticket.

    A few scratches later, Dominguez won $555,555 — the top prize for the ticket.

    Testing her luck, Dominguez decided winning the lotto once just wasn’t enough, so she bought a different $5 scratcher, this time from a local gas station in Greenfield. Again, she won the top prize — a cool $100,000 — on the ticket.

    Dominguez revealed to the California Lottery what she would like to buy with her lucky winnings.

    “She wants to go shopping and buy herself a new car,” the lottery representatives wrote on its website.

    How typical.

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    This 26-Year-Old Woman Is Changing The Way We Think About Beauty Standards

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    Sara Geurts was just 10 years old when she was diagnosed with a rare skin condition called Dermatosparaxis Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome (EDS), a connective tissue disorder that inhibits the body’s ability to produce collagen. As a consequence, Geurts has skin that wrinkles prematurely and makes her look way beyond her years, but as you can see from these stunning pictures, the model, now 26, is determined to show the world that she has nothing to be ashamed of.

    “My skin was my biggest insecurity,” she says in the video below. “But now I think it’s the most beautiful thing ever. Each imperfection you have is individual to you, and it tells a story about you and who you are, and the struggle and the journey that you have been on.”

    Originally from Minnesota, Geurts, who now lives in Los Angeles, is on a mission to change the way 26-year-old-model-wrinkles-skin-condition-dermatosparaxis-syndrome-sara-geurts-coverimagewe think about beauty standards. In 2015 she submitted her story to the Love Your Lines campaign, a project that praises women’s imperfections, and her most recent video, produced by Barcroft TV, has so far been viewed almost two million times.

    “You’re going to meet people who are intimidated by you,” she wrote on Instagram recently. “You’re different. People don’t know how to react or how to accept someone who doesn’t follow the crowd… They are not used to someone who doesn’t try to fit in — So instead of bolstering your uniqueness, they’ll try and make you feel like you’re weird or damaged. I’m here to offer some well earned advice : Screw them.”

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    “My skin was my biggest insecurity, but now I think it’s the most beautiful thing ever,” says Sara Geurts

    She has a rare skin condition called Dermatosparaxis Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome (EDS)

    EDS is a connective tissue disorder that inhibits the body’s ability to produce collagen

    As a consequence, Geurts has skin that wrinkles prematurely and makes her look older than she is

    But the model, now 26, is determined to show the world that she has nothing to be ashamed of

    She’s on a mission to change the way we think about beauty standards

    “Each imperfection you have is individual to you,” she says

    “It tells a story about you and who you are, and the struggle and the journey that you have been on”

    “You’re going to meet people who are intimidated by you”

    “You’re different. People don’t know how to react or how to accept someone who doesn’t follow the crowd”

    Sara was diagnosed with the condition when she was just 10 years old

    It wasn’t until she was 22 or 23 years old that she learned to embrace her wrinkles

    “[People will] try and make you feel…weird or damaged. I’m here to offer some well earned advice: Screw them”

    Watch the video below for more information: