Beyonce, Diana Ross, Kim Kardashian mourn

Celebrities and the world of fashion are mourning the loss of legendary French fashion designer Manfred Thierry Mugler, who died Sunday at age 73.

Mugler, known for his dramatic and avant garde designs, often dressed A-list stars including Beyoncé, Kim Kardashian and Cardi B.

Beyoncé, a frequent collaborator with Mugler, shared a tribute on her website: “Rest In peace Thierry Mugler,” read the top of her site, with a black and white photo of the designer. Below, Beyoncé featured a collage of looks designed by Mugler that she wore over the years, including looks from her 2009/2010 “I Am…” World Tour, for which Mugler served as costume designer and a creative adviser. 

Mugler was also responsible for Kim Kardashian’s memorable wet dress look from the 2019 Met Gala.

On Monday, Kardashian shared a series of photos with Mugler on Instagram as well as some of her wearing his designs.

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‘Ma Belle, My Beauty’ brings queer polyamory to the big screen

For her debut feature film, filmmaker Marion Hill, who uses she/her and they/them pronouns, always wanted to tell a story that felt truthful to her own experiences — one that, as she said in a recent interview, “would really dive into relationships and characters in a way that was fun and multicultural and that would just be sexy and fun to watch.”

Directed, written and produced by Hill, “Ma Belle, My Beauty” — which won the Audience Award in the NEXT category at the 2021 Sundance Film Festival and premieres in theaters Friday — follows Bertie (Idella Johnson) and Lane (Hannah Pepper), two formerly polyamorous lovers who reunite for the first time in years at the insistence of Bertie’s husband, Fred (Lucien Guignard).

Two years after Lane gratuitously disappeared from their lives in New Orleans, Bertie and Fred have gotten married and moved to Fred’s family home in the French

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The USA men have one shot left to avoid historic Olympic track ignominy [Video]

At this time last summer, Cole Hocker had yet to run a meaningful race in college, let alone on the Olympic stage.

A year later, the promising but inexperienced 20-year-old is the U.S. men’s track team’s last hope of avoiding ignominy.

An American man has won gold in an individual running event at least once at every Olympics in which the U.S. has participated. Since 1896, the only exception is the 1980 Moscow Games that the U.S. famously boycotted.

That streak is on life support in Tokyo with nine of 10 men’s individual running events already complete. The underachieving Americans have claimed four second-place finishes and a pair of third places so far in those races but have yet to produce a gold medalist.

Hocker’s presence in Saturday’s men’s 1,500 meters final offers the U.S. one last-gasp chance to preserve its gold-medal streak. The floppy-haired University of Oregon sophomore has

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Richardson woman in her 50s wins first beauty pageant

Sheree Koester signed up for tap dance lessons at the Huffhines Recreation Center in Richardson three years ago, hoping to have fun, increase her fitness level and meet new friends.

She did all of these things, and also went on to compete in and win her first-ever beauty pageant — in her 50s. Koester became the winner of 2021′s MS Senior World 50s pageant in January.

Part of Koester’s platform was talking about what she gained through the dance classes at Huffhines. The program helped her gain more poise and self-confidence, Koester said in a video report.

“It’s just a wonderful program. It benefits not only physical aspects, but mental aspects because we have to learn so much and remember things and it helps develop my core and my overall self-esteem,” she said.

Many others in the program look up to her, especially the younger students, Huffhines Dance Instructor

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