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↳ 1997.02.18 | happy birthday to the love & light of my life ☀️

ive been thinking about this for the better part of a week and i think what gets me most about the White Woman’s Betrayal of 2016 is just how low the bar was set. like we weren’t asking them to vote for the black muslim radical socialist lesbian. the expecation was merely to vote for someone who looked exactly like them and had built a career looking out for the interests of white women. HRC has always gone hard as hell for white women. (by comparison, only relavtively recently did she start going hard for lgbt rights and stop being insidiously anti black) 

HRC is peak White Feminism and 53% of them couldn’t even manage that. 

Victor x Yuri: Finally finding happiness/ What their engagement means

What Yurio said about Victor is true … 

With this promise of marriage, he’s officially ended his skating career; he’s now dedicated his life to Yuri and has promised to stay by his side. And do you really think he’s going to make Yuri move to Russia with him no… he’s going to stay in Japan and Yurio knows this and that’s why he says.

What he’s really asking is “Are you really throwing your life away for this, to be with him why are you okay with this…” At the beginning everyone was expecting him to return to the ice after the Gran Prix Final, even he said so himself that he was taking a season off. But now it’s changed… He knows he’s basically given up his skating career to look after Yuri for the rest of his life, and is actually perfectly fine with that and even glad. And what Yurio can’t understand is why he’s so happy, he’s about to give up everything, his status and title. He couldn’t understand why…What did Yuri give that would make him throw everything away.

But what Yurio doesn’t know is that, even though he was successful and famous, is that Victor was never really happy. And I believe through skating he tried to achieve that but in the end it wasn’t enough and Victor felt empty. If you look at the way Victor was in the beginning his smiles seem rather forced fake so to say. And I don’t know why but there’s a certain sadness that he has to it. 

It’s especially evident when he swimming in the pool, when he’s saying been neglecting love and life for over twenty (and he’s 27 so that’s almost his entire life so that’s depressing). We don’t know Victors past and haven’t been shown it yet but with this context alone, we can say for sure that it wasn’t a happy one. He was an idol in Russia. He was always in a place where he had to keep that perfect image, and he wasn’t allowed to make mistakes and be normal.

But not with him, not with Yuri, he never had to be anything else, he just had to be Victor, and that’s all he ever needed to be with Yuri. That’s why he enjoyed every moment when he was in Japan, he could just be himself for once in his life, and was actually able to live it.  He was surrounded by people who we’re watching and judging him with everything he does, but with Yuri he wasn’t. He could fool around, be silly and relax. Yuri had given him a home, and a family. Just being in this environment where he could be loved and accepted was something entirely new to him. And more importantly Yuri had given him love.

Victor has never experienced, real love. I’ve made a theory about this fact before but this statement confirms it, he basically just said that Yuri’s love showed him a “brand new world”; he’s basically saying “he’s never been loved like this”  or that “it’s possible for to be genuinely loved like this” in a way saying the same thing Yuri said before that, this love has changed him!

Without a doubt in my mind Victor was planning to propose, after the Grand Prix Final. But only slipped on the ring now because Yuri brought and got a ring for him too, it was right to slip his on too, because he felt it was right. Either that or it was a pride thing and he didn’t want Yuri to beat him to the proposal so heck why not on the same day.

 Yuri, before he gave him the ring because when you look the bill only charged for one ring not too that evidence The bill only shows the price of one ring and the second reads on how he payed for it in credit card!

The face of pure shock that Victor had when Yuri was buying the ring, and this was because he was thinking the same thing as and brought the exact same ring

And the biggest clue was when Victor slipped on a ring on Yuri’s hand too, now why would Yuri be shocked that Victor would be if the rings he bought were suppose to be a pari!  

Aw he called Yuri a Sleeping Beauty!

Though I understand some of you are asking “But wait when did Victor purchase the ring”, simple it’s pretty much revealed at the beginning, remember Yuri was jet lagged all day this gave Victor the perfect opportunity to slip into town and buy the ring.  

Victor was ready to retire, after all this time he was finally able to find happiness with Yuri. This also explains why this happened, to be honest I wasn’t sure if Victor was mad in this scene but I was dead wrong Victor’s PISSED OFF! 

Though what stop’s Victor from snapping at Yurio is the fact that he isn’t aware of what he’s gone through and how much he means this actually means to that he’s found someone that truly love’s him and that he’s just a naive kid. That’s why Victor just leaves him with a glare saying “You know nothing…” 

But I also read his glare as this “Ho, ho, ho… you don’t know my Yuri”, saying that he’s going to leave it to the ice and let Yuri’s performance do the talking  to show him that he’s worth it, because Victor knows he is!

THE BOY BETTER WIN THIS CAUSE I WANNA SEE A WEDDING AT THE END OF THIS!

 THANK YOU STUDIO MAPPA FOR MAKING ALL THIS POSSIBLE!

I can’t wait to be at a point in my career where I can look back at this exact moment & think “idk why you were stressing about not being enough… you good fam”

Victor’s career

I was thinking a bit about the fact that Victor is five-time consecutive Grand Prix winner but like it is said that he was on the top since he was 16 so does it mean he’d won earlier but failed when he was 21 or that he started to win regularly when he was older (quite uncanny when you look at the average skaters age)? So how in my opinion his career looked?

Firstly, I’m sure that Victor started to win when he was 16, we know he won his first European Championships then so even if he wasn’t the best in the world yet he already was the best in Europe and in his age category (we also learn in ep 1 that he’s beaten world record in junior division year before so).

 And I think that we have even a more obvious proof here because it may be suggested in the 10 episode that Victor won the first Winter Olympics he was able to take part in. I can’t find the original post but someone noticed that when you look at one of the medals on Victor’s chest, the most exposed one:

It looks oddly similar to Torino 2006 medals:

Which would mean that Victor won his first Olympics being just 17 (and is obviously very proud of it). So he was already the best of best then. I’m also pretty sure that one of the medals with blue ribbon could be Vancouver 2010 medal and there’s really no reason why Victor shouldn’t win it if he was already the best (and I bet he’s Sochi champion too). And after Vancouver, he’s won every one of Gran Prix Finals that we know for sure. So what intrigues me is what was happening between 2006 and 2010 Olympics?

The first reason why Victor could not be able to win every competition before would be the fact that there were some older more experienced skaters which would be logical except that we never hear about anyone being even close to Victor’s league. Every skater from Chris to Yurio looked to Victor at some point. It’s like no one really remembers times before Victor, he was the legend when he was 16 already and we never see anyone who could be any threat or an inspiration for him. So I think that even if Victor lost some competitions then he was still considered the best and champion-to-be. 

And the only other possibility is that Victor could get injured at some point. This is just my headcanon now but I guess that he could get a really serious contusion when he was about 19/20 years old and he had to take a year off the ice to recover. I think it would make so much sense if that was the “dark moment” of his professional career, the one when he cut his hair and changed his style. And he would make his comeback right before Vancouver which would be a very nice similarity to Stephane Lambiel’s story (that wonderful skater that had his cameo in 12 ep) and I don’t know how much canon it will turn out (if will ever get any info about Victor’s past lol)  but I love this idea and I thought I could share it. 

Just you know, Victor starting to win everything and then suddenly he pushes himself too far and he don’t even know if he’ll be able to come back (poor Yuuri crying whole night because of his idol), getting depressed and cutting his hair but then working two times as hard as before and coming back just to surprise everyone and win his second Olympic gold. So much Victor style.

So this is it I just had this idea but I like it and maybe it will help someone with writing about Victor’s past idk. I’m just very curious who was winning when it wasn’t Victor himself I really hope will get to know more about Victor’s past next season!

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Playing hard to get when your crush asks if you want to take a photo with him is a surefire way to get him to pay attention to you.

Where’s your “papa” now?

So when YG reps said all 2ne1 members had renewed their contracts except Minzy they lied to us. Bom didn’t renew either.

When it was sworn up and down that 2ne1 would continue as three it was a lie.

When YG reps said 2ne1 would have a summer comeback they lied to us. But we knew. We knew the comeback wasn’t happening and it was said out of spite and to appease the fans. But we knew. Only the most naive and loyal truly waited for that comeback. Probably the same ones that call YG “Papa”.

When all the articles about CL’s American debut came out they described her as ‘the former leader of 2ne1′… the reporters were the only ones telling us the truth.

All this ‘2ne1 will continue as three’ charade was allowed to continue only because YG didn’t want hate and drama to affect BlackPink’s debut. Because he didn’t want to confirm that he threw out one group in order to start fresh with a new one.

The same tactic he’s using with Winner, a group he never wanted in the first place. 

He wanted the now members of Ikon to be Winner, and he wanted to probably keep Song Minho and Seunghoon and toss away the rest but his plan backfired majestically. Since then both Ikon and Winner have been punished: Ikon had to go through another survival show and Winner is constantly put on the back burner and not allowed to release new music.

Now Winner lost a member and we’re being told they’ll continue with the remaining members… just like we were told with 2ne1.

Where’s your “papa” now?

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Who needs footwork when you’re Hercule Poirot? ;)

The Musketeers cast is one of the best, most interesting looking casts I’ve  seen in ages. Because you’ve got Santiago Cabrera and Luke Pasqualino who are almost comically handsome against Tom Burke and Howard Charles. Now, they’re not bad looking, but they’re definitely not classically, Disney Prince handsome.  Howard Charles is rugged and has a killer smile, but Tom Burke looks like strategically shaved bear and I am NOT MAD ABOUT IT. 

Then you’ve got the women and almost all of them look completely different from each other (not a given, think about it), but are somehow equally gorgeous? 

Focussing so much energy into #RobinWilde and all my other projects this year. I really want 2017 to be for my career. I want to look back in December and think, ‘I worked my butt off and it paid off’. I want Darcy to have a Mother who knows the value of determination and time spent and good relationships. Here’s to being a boss!! 🎉 http://ift.tt/2j3fg0H

anonymous asked:

Do you think that before Flynn stole the mothership he tracked Lucy down at all? I'm sure he would have been curious about the mysterious professor who wrote his journal-from-the-future. So I can picture him finding her at her university and attending one of her lectures or something. What are your thoughts?

Oh, my god, Anon. My thoughts are I have had these EXACT THOUGHTS!

He DEFINITELY looked her up before the series starts! No doubt. None. Erase all doubt from your mind. We don’t know the degree of it. Maybe Flynn searched online for information about her. Maybe he read one of her books (a history book– not the sad, handwritten one). Maybe, yes, he even sat in the back of at least one lecture. We don’t know how far he went researching her (he’s an intelligence gathering special agent and this could actually be quite in depth– he has her tax returns), but we do know that Flynn looked Lucy up in the present day before setting his plan in motion.

And it all sounds like an interesting little possibility and fan theory, one more connection Flynn and Lucy have before even meeting face to face, but the logical part of our brain is still like, “Proof?”

How about the fact that, in the Pilot, he knew what she looked like? Yeah. Once you realize Flynn picked her out of a frantic crowd at night in front of an explosion, it hits you: “How did he know her face?” Lucy can write her entire life story in that journal. Flynn can know her mind as well as she knows herself. But unless Lucy included a photograph, he would not know her to see her. He’d pass her on the street. Conclusion: either through research or because he staked her out (attended one of her classes), Flynn was familiar with what Lucy looked like prior to meeting her in 1937.

Now, you can argue the above. You could say that one brief, mid-episode snippet is the real first time Flynn sees her. The part when he’s watching the three be arrested after he called in that tip on them.

BUT! he is very, very far away. And he’s not even the one looking through the binoculars when it happens. 

He certainly can’t make out her face. And would he really approach her later with his biggest identifier being that she had on a brown coat? Why would he WANT to leave it up to chance? Why would he risk not knowing what Lucy looks like before going into the past where he knows he’s going to run into her? I really don’t think he would.

Also (just mentioning) Flynn’s guy that Wyatt kills in the hangar knew who Lucy was, and I’m not sure what to make of it. Flynn did brief his men about her though. We know that. Because after realizing who she was (whether because Flynn passed around a picture of her or because he said she’d be the woman following them), the man said, “Flynn wants to talk to you.” So Flynn made certain his men knew who Lucy was and that, if found, she should be brought to him, presumably unharmed.

I really think it makes sense that Flynn looked her up beforehand. It makes more sense than him not doing it. Checking up on Lucy just fits Flynn’s character. Not only for curiosity’s sake, but because Flynn won’t be caught unaware again. After Rittenhouse and his family, Flynn researches, he double-checks. The man has become obsessively prepared. It’s like a compulsion he now has. He needs that sense of control so much he doesn’t even delegate unless he has to. He trusts no one. He does everything himself. He’s paranoid something will go wrong. So many episodes, he has to check the journal before allowing himself to act. Even in 1.12, he pulled it out and studied the drawing before approaching Emma’s cabin. He looks before he leaps, and you can’t tell me that doesn’t include investigating Lucy before thrusting them into the situation where they meet. He would want to know her first, familiarize himself a little better.

So yes, he looked her up before stealing the Mothership. Fight me.

It’s not that surprising that The Hangover star Zach Galifianakis would have an affinity for homeless people, since he has made a lucrative career out of looking homeless. Even then, the incredible extent to his generosity will kick your heart in the balls. Galifianakis met a 70-year-old woman named Elizabeth “Mimi” Haist in 1994, long before he adopted the filthy beard and extra pounds that made him an international superstar. She just happened to be volunteering at the laundromat in Santa Monica where he did his laundry, and the two became fast friends. She even taught him how to wash his clothes. However, Galifianakis stopped going to the laundromat after hitting it big in 2009, because when you’re famous, no one cares how you smell.

Two years later, Zach learned that Mimi had become homeless and had zero family around to help her. Instead of saying, “Huh, that’s sad,” and going back to snorting coke off of a prostitute’s buttocks, Galifianakis took immediate action. He found her an apartment, covered her utilities and rent, and introduced her to Renee Zellweger, who helped her furnish the place and get her groceries. Most people would have stopped there, but Galifianakis kept going.

7 Huge Acts Of Generosity By Celebrities You’d Least Expect

When we landed at this airport in Boise, from Portland, this lady from our plane came up from behind as we walked down the terminal. She approached me and said “Taylor, I just love your song [Tim McGraw] and want to wish you great things in you career.” I looked and her and said, “Well, THANK YOU! Who did you talk to?” I was convinced that one of them [her mom/label reps] had talked to the lady on the plane and told her about me and my song. The lady said “No one.” Then I said “Well, how did you know who I was?” The lady said “Because I listen to the radio and I watched your video”. This was the first time someone had actually known who I was. I just walked over and hugged her, and said, “You’re the first person who’s ever done that – thank you!” It was an amazing moment to remember, and I always will.
—  Taylor Swift talking about the first time someone knew who she was