Kate Hudson believes aliens built pyramids

Kate Hudson
Updated 06 November 2017
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Kate Hudson believes aliens built pyramids

JEDDAH: Did aliens built Egypt’s pyramids? Actress Kate Hudson seems to think so.
Following the announcement of the discovery of a passenger plane-sized chamber in the Great Pyramid, Hudson posted news of the discovery on Instagram, writing: “Yup! They’re coming.......BACK! #PrettyFunBookTour #GonnaThrowAPartyForTheAliens”
The pyramids of Giza are said to be aligned with the most powerful stars in the night sky, and experts say the techniques required to build them were not developed until centuries after they were built. This had led alien theorists to believe that extraterrestrials had a hand in their creation.
Hudson’s light-hearted comment, which she linked to her book tour, led some Egyptian fans to invite her to their country.
“Visit Egypt, you have lots of fans,” said @nahla_darwish.
“u gotta come for a visit sometime just like Goldie Hawn and Kurt Russell, we had the pleasure (of) having them in Cairo,” wrote @mk_mohamedkarim.
Others criticized the 38-year-old actress for linking the pyramids with aliens.
@twgrandstaff wrote: “This discovery has nothing to do with an update on aliens. That chamber has been there since the pyramid was complete, they just discovered it with new technology.”
Scientists with the ScanPyramids project revealed on Thursday that the void discovered with subatomic particle scans was the first major structure found inside the pyramid since the 19th century.
It is thought to be at least 30 meters long and located above the “Grand Gallery” — a sloped corridor almost 50 meters long and nine meters high which links Khufu’s burial chamber at the pyramid’s center to a tunnel leading outside.
The pharaohs of ancient Egypt built these monumental tombs for themselves, complete with sarcophagus to hold their embalmed mummies, and stocked with everything they would require for the afterlife, including food, clothing and jewelry.


Two Arab hopefuls make it to the Miss Universe competition

Updated 8 min 26 sec ago
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Two Arab hopefuls make it to the Miss Universe competition

  • The competition will be held in Thailand on Dec. 16
  • Miss ­Lebanon and Miss Egypt are the only Arab contestants at the 67th edition of Miss Universe

DUBAI: Miss Lebanon and Miss Egypt are set to represent the Middle East at Dec. 16’s Miss Universe competition in Bangkok, Thailand.

Miss ­Lebanon, Maya Reaidy, and Miss Egypt, Nariman Khaled, are the only Arab contestants at the 67th edition of Miss Universe, which will see 93 contestants smile, wave, sashay and generally delight the crowd next week.

The show is set to be hosted by US comedian Steve Harvey, who in 2016 made international headlines in a hilarious, cringe-worthy slip-up where he announced the wrong winner.

Harvey will be joined — perhaps saved — on stage by US model Ashley Graham.

Reaidy is a pharmacy student at the Lebanese American University, while Khaled is studying business information systems in Egypt.