Lindsay Lohan says coming to KSA for all-female film

Lindsay Lohan
Updated 06 February 2018
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Lindsay Lohan says coming to KSA for all-female film

JEDDAH: Lindsay Lohan will begin filming an all-female movie in Saudi Arabia this April.
This was revealed in a profile interview of the “Mean Girls” actress with magazine on Monday.
“To do an all-female project [in Saudi Arabia] is a milestone,” she said.
“Everything happens for a reason. I would have never expected to do a movie at this time that I have such a say in, and coming out of Shadi, Riyadh, and Abu Dhabi. I feel lucky.”
Last month, Lohan first revealed plans to shoot “Frame” in the Kingdom on American talk show “The Wendy Williams Show.”
She said the movie will follow the story of an American photographer who leaves her husband in the US to move to Riyadh. The character becomes immersed in Saudi culture and is taken in by a group of women who introduce her to their lives.
“She starts to understand the culture and how the women there are,” Lohan told Williams. “Like fencing is a big thing there, so there are a lot of fencing courses and horseback riding ... the women take her in to understand why they cover and why they do these things.”
In December, Lohan, who now calls Dubai home, tweeted out an article about the cinema and stadium reforms in Saudi Arabia, saying, “Please support this incredible #movement … I look forward to being a part of this with the movie #FRAMETHEMOVIE.”
The 31-year-old actress also told W magazine about her new projects, including a beauty line that includes a cream lipstick-blush duo, a clothing line that’s “closer to haute couture,” a new Mykonos location of her Lohan Nightclub in Athens, Greece, and an appearance in the upcoming season of the British sitcom “Sick Note.”


Rubbish-collecting crows a star attraction at French theme park

Updated 16 August 2018
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Rubbish-collecting crows a star attraction at French theme park

  • The birds have been picking up litter on the site that features shows and rides themed around different periods of history
  • The black rooks were chosen for their intelligence and have been trained to take small items of litter to a special wooden box

PUY-DU-FOU, France: Visitors to a theme park in western France this week have a new attraction to enjoy: six crows that have been specially trained to pick up cigarette ends and rubbish.
The birds have been in action since Monday at the Puy du Fou park, picking up litter on the site that features shows and rides themed around different periods of history.
The black rooks, a member of the crow family, were chosen for their intelligence and have been trained to take small items of litter to a special wooden box in exchange for a tasty nugget of bird food for each deposit.
There have been some instances of cheating, however, with some of the crows attempting to steal rubbish from others to win the rewards.
“It’s ecological, it’s practical and it’s fun to see,” Swiss tourist Dorothee Haefliger told AFP.
The managers of the park say the experiment is designed to make visitors more aware about litter.
“We can see litter here on the car park and the crows are picking it up,” Christophe Gaborit, who is in charge of falconry at the park, told AFP.
He stood holding the wooden box and dispensing the bird food for each piece of collected rubbish.
“That’s not normal. It’s up to us, humans, to take care of it. That’s the ultimate message,” he added.
He said that he had always loved rooks, adding that they are under-appreciated birds.
“People see it differently, so that makes me happy,” he said. “We’ve changed its image and that’s really interesting.”