Ex-Soccer Star David Beckham Launches New Men’s Grooming Line

House 99 Is Reportedly Going To Be Beckham’s New Income Stream

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Ex-soccer star and fashion icon David Beckham just announced that he’s launched a men’s grooming line — would you use his products?

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David Beckham is diving head-first into a new income stream — men’s grooming. The guy with the haircut you rocked in 2002 announced this week that he wants to invite you to his grooming club. Or in his words, his ‘house’ (if that means I get a room in his mansion, I graciously accept the invitation).

Here’s what Beckham wrote about his new grooming line in partnership with L’Oréal Luxe called House 99 (via W Magazine).

“I’m so excited to finally share House 99 with everyone around the world! For me, grooming is not only about how you look, but how you feel. It’s about being comfortable, trying new things and shaping your next look. I created House 99 to give people the inspiration as well as the right products to experiment and feel completely at home doing so. House 99 is here to support men, to give them the tools they need to create whatever look they are going for. Welcome to the house.”

The line will include 13 hair, skin, beard, and tattoo products (what else would you expect from him?). Among the products will be stuff like facial moisturizers as well as hair and beard balms.

Of course, Beckham has been involved in fashion before — you can’t have missed his cologne commercials. But starting your own line is a whole different beast.

House 99 will be available in the U.S. starting on March 4th and will eventually be available in 19 countries.

And incase you’ve been wondering, the ’99’ in the grooming line’s name represents 1999, when he married a Spice Girl, had a kid and won three championships with Manchester United in a single year, a.k.a. a treble.

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The Oscar Nominations For 2018 Are Finally Here And We Have Our Favourites Figured!

The Time Has Finally Come

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It’s here! It’s finally here! The much-awaited Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences (Oscars!) nominations have come and we are can’t wait to know the results (Phew!).

 

Tiffany Haddish and Andy Serkis announced this year’s Oscar nominations. Also, Rosario Dawson, Gal Gadot, Salma Hayek, Michelle Rodriguez and Zoe Saldana, and our B-town desi girl, Priyanka Chopra announced the Category introductions (pre-recorded of course!)

Just a reminder! The 90th Academy Awards will air on March 4, 2018 on ABC, hosted by none other than Jimmy Kimmel.

Check out the nominations here.

1. Best Cinematography

  • Blade Runner 2049
  • Darkest Hour
  • Dunkirk
  • Mudbound
  • The Shape of Water

2. Best Picture

  • Call Me By Your Name
  • Darkest Hour
  • Dunkirk
  • Get Out
  • Lady Bird
  • Phantom Thread
  • The Post
  • The Shape of Water
  • Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri

3. Best Actress

  • Sally Hawkins, The Shape of Water
  • Frances McDormand, Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri
  • Margot Robbie, I, Tonya
  • Saoirse Ronan, Lady Bird
  • Meryl Streep, The Post

4. Best Director

  • Christopher Nolan, Dunkirk
  • Jordan Peele, Get Out
  • Greta Gerwig, Lady Bird
  • Paul Thomas Anderson, Phantom Thread
  • Guillermo del Toro, The Shape of Water

5. Best Actor

  • Timothée Chalamet, Call Me By Your Name
  • Daniel Day-Lewis, Phantom Thread
  • Daniel Kaluuya, Get Out
  • Gary Oldman, Darkest Hour
  • Denzel Washington, Roman J. Israel, Esq.

May the best win!

John Goehrke Gets Invited To The Super Bowl LII With Eugenie Bouchard, Again

Can Luck Get Any Better?

University of Missouri student John Goehrke, who famously won a date in a twitter bet with tennis player Genie Bouchard, has been invited to attend Super Bowl LII — with Bouchard in tow, of course.

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It’s a tale as old as time: random dude sends a tweet hoping to get the attention of a comely celebrity. The celebrity responds, and agrees to a harmless bet. The celebrity loses the said bet, and actually honours her offer to go on a date with the random dude — and then again later. It’s how your parents met, probably (jk!)

That’s the story of University of Missouri student John Goehrke, who bet tennis player Genie Bouchard that she should go on a date with him if the Atlanta Falcons managed to blow their 11-point lead in last year’s Super Bowl. We all know what happened, and Bouchard made good on the bet. They attended a Brooklyn Nets game, and then hung out again last month, sparking rumors of a genuine, budding romance.

Now, the pair will return to place where whatever this is started — the Super Bowl.

It started (again) on Twitter, where NFL Canada (a thing that exists, apparently) offered to send the two to Super Bowl LII in Minneapolis next month.

Get Jacked In 2018 With The Rock’s Insane Weekly Workout Plan

The Rock Works Out Only Five Days A Week

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The Rock does a super intense and grueling workout that is sure to get you jacked in 2018.

 

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Now that Christmas is finished and all that turkey and stuffing is finally digested (fingers-crossed!), plenty of us have made New Year’s resolutions to get a little thinner, more cut or, you know, super jacked. Whatever your resolution, your workout plan could certainly use a little help from The Rock.

It always baffles me how The Rock finds the time to be such a successful actor (just shy of being 2017’s highest grossing actor), businessman, presidential candidate (!?) and stay so freaking jacked. But thanks togreat training habits like a super early wakeup call, a good diet (with cheat meal pancakes) and some heavy lifting, The People’s Champ continues to be so ripped at 45-years-old.

The Rock’s trainer, Dave Rienzi, has been working with the former wrestler since 2011 and recently revealed what an average week at the gym looks like. Interestingly, despite being a committed gym rat, Rienzi tells The Rock to limit his workouts to just five days a week for 45-60 minutes.

So without further ado, here’s The Rock’s typical week at the gym, as perMen’s Health.

Monday – Back And Abs

For this workout, and for the majority of his other workouts, The Rock does one set of 12 reps, one set of 10 reps and a final set of 8 reps for each exercise, upping the weight for every set. He then rests for 90 seconds between sets.

Warm up

Internal and external rotations on cable machine. Two sets of 20 reps on each arm.

Workout

Back

– Pull-ups
– One arm dumbbell row
– Reverse grip pulldown
– Cable row
– Stiff arm pullover with rope
– Barbell shrugs

Abs

For both abs moves do 3 sets of 20 reps. Rest for 60 seconds between sets.

– Rope crunches
– Hyperextensions

Tuesday – Chest And Calves

Warm up

Internal and external rotations on cable machine. Two sets of 20 reps on each arm.

Chest

– Incline dumbbell press
– Flat dumbbell press
– Incline fly
– Cable crossover (3 x 20 reps, high to low)
– Cable crossover (3 x 20 reps, low to high)

Calves

Do 3 sets of 50 reps for each all three exercises.

– Standing calf raise
– Leg press calf raise
– Single leg standing calf raise with dumbbells

Wednesday – Legs And Abs

Warm up

Hip flexor stretches, leg swings and kicks, foam rolling and glute bridges.

Legs

Take 90 seconds rest between sets.

– Leg extension (3 x 20 reps)
– Leg press (3 x 50 reps)
– Single leg press (3 x 20 reps)
– Dumbbell lunges (3 x 20 reps)
– Lying leg curls (3 x 15 reps)
– Romanian deadlifts (3 x 12 reps)

(Related: MH’s toughest-ever leg-day sessions)

Abs

– Side plank (3 reps, hold for 60 seconds)

Thursday – Shoulders

Warm up

Internal and external rotations on cable machine. Two sets of 20 reps on each arm.

Workout

– Seated lateral raise (5 sets)
– Dumbbell shoulder press
– Side lateral raise superset
– Cable side lateral raise (no rest between sets)

Friday – Arms

Warm up

Internal and external rotations on cable machine. Two sets of 20 reps on each arm.

Workout

– Barbell curls
– Preacher curls
– Close grip cable curls
– V-bar pushdowns
– Single arm overhead triceps extension
– Rope pushdown superset with…
…Leaning rope extension

Weekend

Rest!

Why Do Some Women Like To Call Men ‘Daddy’ In Bed?

You Need To Know This!

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Searches for ‘daddy’ on adult sites appear to indicate that plenty of women are turned on by the term — but it doesn’t have anything to do with ‘daddy issues.’

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‘Daddy’ is hot right now (yep, I said it). Two popular XXX websites, XHamster and Pornhub, both indicate in year-end reports that searches for ‘daddy’ are high among women (via Maxim). So what’s up with that? Are women suddenly fantasizing about their fathers or older men?

Sexologist Dr. Nikki Goldstein from the podcast Sex & Life doesn’t think so. She told the New York Post searches for daddy have nothing to do with ‘daddy issues.’ Rather, they tend to be an “exciting fantasy.”

“[Daddy porn’s] got the key elements. Being taboo and having an authority figure in charge are very normalized triggers,” Goldstein said. “So you’ve got a taboo fantasy play that turns people on, plus you’ve also got the submission. Also, as the content is morally wrong and extreme, it feels naughty. Even if it is acting; so for some, it becomes sexy.”

XHamster is known particularly as a hardcore site, so it’s no surprise that people visiting it are looking for taboos or fetishes. A popular fetish that ties into the word ‘daddy’ is known as Daddy Dom / little girl (DDlg) and it involves men taking care of their ‘littles’ while the littles just act innocent, according to Broadly.

But what about outside of porn land and in real life? Has a woman ever called you ‘daddy’ and you thought – ‘who!?’

Sex therapist Vanessa Marin told Broadly, “Yes, ‘daddy’ can mean ‘father,’ but we also use the word to indicate when someone is the boss, in charge, a protector, or doing a good job. That’s usually the meaning women are going for in the bedroom. It’s a bit of a 70s porn cliche. I’ve never run across a woman who called her partner ‘daddy’ because she genuinely liked fantasizing that he was her father.”

Another sex therapist, Jacqueline Hellyer, told Whimn that ladies who like to use the word ‘daddy’ might be role playing and acting in a way that’s different from the way she tends to act outside the bedroom.

“Role plays – and in particular, power exchange role plays – are a very safe way for people with strong personalities to let go,” Hellyer said. “You often find that women who like to be ‘submissive’ in relationships – like the kind of women who’d call their partner ‘daddy’ in bed – are actually pretty high-powered in their day-to-day lives. Engaging in this roleplay is their way of letting go and giving in to vulnerability.”

So, no, calling you daddy doesn’t mean she’s thinking about her father or that she thinks you’re her sugar daddy. If she says it, just go with it and when things cool down, talk it out. She might even be turned on when you say ‘who’s your daddy?’ Or maybe not. Talk about it first; communication is never a bad call.