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Issa Rae ‘SNL’ monologue: ‘Insecure’ star talks hosting despite ‘nothing going on’

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Issa Rae hosted “Saturday Night Live” for the first time this week, a month after her show “Insecure” earned a wealth of Emmy nominations. During her opening monologue, the multi-hyphenate immediately threw the audience off by quipping that she was the first Black person to host the NBC sketch comedy series, adding, “Y’all believed it for a second.”

Rae explained that she was originally slated to host “SNL” before the pandemic shut everything down back in March, at a time when she had the fourth season of “Insecure” about to premiere in addition to two new films, “The Photograph” and “The Lovebirds.”

Fast-forward to Rae finally hosting “SNL” in October and the actress admitted she has “nothing going on” outside of building puzzles. She went on to note that “Insecure” started airing on HBO right before the 2016 election, and soon felt “really awkward for my life to be going so good.” The star stated that she felt like a freshman in high school.

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She has since perfected the Hollywood mode of greeting people at parties, with a very vague, “Oh my god, hey!” When the other person doesn’t quite remember who she is, she would tease, “Excuse me, I’m Mary J. Blige, racist!” Rae now feels like a senior and admitted that hosting “SNL” is “my prom.” She ended the monologue on a high note, extending the prom metaphor by saying she was “ready to go all the way.”

In the summer, Rae earned three Emmy nominations: two for producing and starring in “Insecure” and another for producing “A Black Lady Sketch Show.” Justin Bieber was the night’s musical guest.

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Radhika Apte reveals real reason why she got married

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Radhika Apte needs no introduction to Kollywood fans after her appearance as Superstar Rajinikanth’s wife in ‘Kabali’ directed by Pa Ranjith.  The intense actress impressed with her performance of a meek girl to a mother of a grown-up and especially her reunion scene with Rajini took the audience on an emotional ride.

Radhika is happily married to her British boyfriend Benedict Taylor who is a singer and she shuttles between Mumbai and London to balance her personal and professional life.

Radhika Apte in her most recent interaction with Vikranth Massey on social media from London has admitted that she does not believe in the institution of marriage.  When asked why she got married the talented performer replied that it is easier for married people to get a British visa and that’s why she and her man opted for it in 2012.

Radhika is currently chilling with Taylor in their London home during the lockdown and will soon start filming her next English film ‘Noor Inayat Khan’ in which she plays a spy based on a true story.

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Jacqueline Fernandez shares picture of her being in ‘happy place’

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Actor Jacqueline Fernandez is working on a secret project where she found herself in a ‘happy place’. Taking it to Instagram on Sunday, the 35-year-old actor shared a picture dressed up like a traffic police officer as she is seen laughing her heart out.

“How was everyone’s Sunday?? Fun project coming up soon! #myhappyplace,” wrote Fernandez along with a picture where she is also seen holding a coffee mug. The ‘Kick’ actor also shared a few Instagram stories of her getting ready for the upcoming project.

Recently, the actor extended gratitude to her fans after the number of Instagram followers hit the 46 million mark.

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Why an ‘active’ approach to risk modelling is key to navigating markets today

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Whether investors are aiming for a cautious approach or a riskier investment profile with the potential for higher returns, Architas’ Blended Fund range is designed to match a range of investor risk appetites. And like many asset managers, Architas predominantly uses two approaches to define asset allocation within the five risk bands used in the Blended Range – strategic and tactical.

Whilst risk model provider EValue’s quantitative approach to asset allocation takes into account the long-term performance of different asset classes and the likely future performance given current valuations, along with long-term measures of volatility and correlations with other asset classes. Yet as with most systems of its kinds, EValue focuses on the long term; it is unable to analyse short-term market movements and fluctuations. So whilst it would have seen that in Q1 2020 markets fell by a record percentage before rebounding, it will not be able to factor in the cost of the coronavirus and lockdown and its impact on markets. Similarly, it is not able to consider ongoing Brexit woes, geo-political trade wars or the outcome of the US election in 2020.

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