Dementia – how often do you swear? The hidden symptoms of Alzheimer’s disease

Dementia is the name given to a group of symptoms linked to an ongoing decline in brain function. You could be at risk of the neurodegenerative condition if you suddenly start using bad language, it’s been revealed.

There are a number of different types of dementia, and the most common in the UK is Alzheimer’s disease.

Diagnosing the condition early could help to slow down the condition’s progress.

Making some small lifestyle changes could lower your chances of developing Alzheimer’s in later life.

One of the key warning signs of dementia is suddenly using bad language.

Any form of unusual behaviour could be an early indicator of dementia, warned Harvard Medical School.

Persistent swearing or using bad language could be a key sign of the neurodegenerative condition, particularly if you don’t usually swear.

It’s more likely to be a symptom of dementia if you’re showing a number of other Alzheimers-related symptoms, however.

If you’re concerned that your vocabulary may be linked to dementia, you should consider speaking to a doctor.

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“The signs of this form of dementia are different from those of normal age-related forgetfulness,” it said.

“Have you ever lost your house keys, or forgot where you parked the car? Relax. Occasional memory slips are natural.

“While you may be able to chalk off a few memory lapses to normal ageing, there are some common warning signs of Alzheimer’s disease.

“Wandering, becoming agitated, hiding things, wearing too few or too many clothes, becoming overly suspicious, engaging in unsafe behaviours, or using foul language, may be signs of Alzheimer’s disease, especially if a person hasn’t behaved that way earlier.”

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Meanwhile, you could also be at risk of the neurodegenerative condition if you find it difficult to complete everyday tasks, it added.

Struggling to navigate your car journey to a common destination is one of the earliest warning signs of Alzheimer’s disease.

Some patients also struggle to organise a shopping list, or remember the rules of their favourite game.

But, again, it’s completely normal to need extra help as we get older, and it doesn’t necessarily mean that you have dementia.

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There’s no certain way to prevent dementia from developing, but there are ways to lower your risk, said the NHS.

Eating a healthy, balanced diet should help to lower your chances of developing dementia.

It’s also important to do enough exercise. Everyone should aim to do at least 150 minutes of moderate-intensity activity every week.

There are around 850,000 people in the UK with dementia, and the condition affects one in every six people over 80 years old.

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Justin Hartley is dating former Young and the Restless co-star during nasty divorce from ex Chrishell Stause – The Sun

JUSTIN Hartley did not take long to move on from his wife Chrishell Stause and is now dating his former Young & The Restless co-star, Sofia Pernas.

The loved-up pair were spotted smooching outside the Southern California Orthopedic Institute where Sofia, 30, dropped her boyfriend off for a procedure.

She gave Justin, 43, a kiss goodbye and then returned a few hours later to pickup him up after a nurse pushed him out in a wheelchair, according to TMZ.

Justin filed for divorce in November last year citing irreconcilable differences and told the court he and Chriselle separated in July.

But his wife of two years denied that and said they separated on the date he filed for divorce, November 22.

Justin appeared on the Young and Restless as Adam Newman from 2014 to 2016 and Sofia joined the show in 2015, playing his girlfriend, Maria Sierras.



But to make matters more awkward, Chrishell also starred on the popular soap in 2016.

The actress turned reality star said she was "blindsided" by Justin filing for divorce.

Chrishell broke down in tears in a trailer for Selling Sunset, a real estate reality show.

She told her friend Mary Fitzgerald: “I’m just kind of in shock with it all.”

“He just blindsided you?" she was asked.

Chriselll nodded.

"It's just a lot all at once because everybody in the whole world knows," she said.

“I love him so much. This was my best friend. Who do I talk to now?”

The couple married in 2017, three years after they began dating.

Chrishell's co-worker on the show, Davina Potratz, was heard saying: “She knows why this happened.”

The 38-year-old Chrishell also revealed earlier this year that her mother has been diagnosed with cancer and has only a few months to live.

"I just found out today is #worldcancerday eerily on the same day I found out my mom has 1 to 2 months to live from the same lung cancer that took my dad on Easter," she wrote on Instagram.


 

 

"I can't make sense of what life is teaching me yet, but my heart is with every person fighting this horrible disease and every person that it robbed a loved one from."

The This Is Us star had previously been married to actress and singer Lindsay Korman from 2004 to 2012.

Justin Hartley has a 15-year-old daughter with Lindsay named Isabella.

Hartley brought Isabella to an awards show earlier this year after filing for divorce.

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Birth mom of killer who slaughtered adoptive parents as they slept says he is 'a monster' but she'll always love him

THE birth mom of a twisted killer who slaughtered his adoptive parents with a pocket knife as they slept has labeled him a "monster" but says she will always love her son.

Kaleb Taylor launched a frenzied attack on Charla and David Taylor, the couple who had raised him since he was a toddler, while they lay in bed sleeping in March 2018.


He pleaded guilty to the gruesome double murder and is currently serving a life sentence at Montana State Prison.

Kaleb’s biological mother Anje Duckels, 39, is now speaking for the first time about her relationship with her son, who calls her once a week from prison.

The mom-of-seven described herself as “the mother of a monster” but said she still loves him despite his horrific crimes.

In an exclusive interview, Anje told The Sun: “I don’t have it in my heart not to love him and I’m never going to not pick up the phone if he calls me.

“You don’t know what unconditional love is until it is tested like this.”

Anje, of Douglas, Arizona, compared Kaleb, 23, to notorious serial killers Ted Bundy and Jeffrey Dahmer.

“I didn’t understand how Ted Bundy’s mother cried for her son and Jeffrey Dahmer’s mother loved him, until it was my turn," she said.

“We are victims too. We are the mothers of monsters.”

Anje gave birth to Kaleb when she was 16-years-old and at first she planned on raising the baby herself.

But when Anje and Kaleb were placed into foster care by social services, she feared she would not be able to give her son the life he deserved.

“We ended up at a mother and baby home,” she said.

“I don’t believe a baby should be raised in daycare so I signed over my rights and put him up for adoption.”

Charla and David first took Kaleb into their home in Helena, Montana, as a foster child, when he was 15-months-old.

Anje was impressed with the care and attention the couple, who both worked in real estate, lavished upon the little boy.


They had been fostering at-risk children for three years with the intent to adopt a child and offer them a stable home.

“Kaleb was with them for six months as a foster child,” Anje said.

“He liked living with them, he had lots of space and toys and attention.

“I didn’t want to ruin that for him as I couldn’t give him the same thing.

“Charla was a real estate woman. She was very driven, very clean.

“They had the white picket fence going around their house – they had all the things that American society says you should have.”

When Kaleb was two, the Taylors officially adopted him.

Anje kept in touch with Kaleb and his adoptive parents by calling a couple of times a year, including on Kaleb’s birthday, and visiting once a year.

“The first time I became aware that something was wrong was when Kaleb was five,” she said.

“He asked me heavy questions about his dad.


"Kaleb was very angry that his biological father didn’t have an interest in getting to know him.”

Kaleb’s behavioral problems worsened throughout the years – but the Taylors never gave up on their wayward son.

“By the time he was 12, he had already been kicked out of school for selling pot," Anje said.

“After I visited, Charla said that he became violently angry. He suffered from the idea that we couldn’t be together.

“He liked attention the most, it’s his favorite thing. I think he probably had some mental health problems that were not addressed.

“At some point he changed from the kid who was selling drugs out of his bag at school to a guy who robbed his parents multiple times.”

Charla told Anje that Kaleb was taking heroin and in 2015 he was convicted of stealing items worth $15,000 from his adoptive parents.

Despite the theft, Charla and David stood by Kaleb and even paid for his lawyer.


Anje said: “She should have let him go to prison for that – it might have saved her life.

“But it never crossed my mind that he would attack her.”

But, in one of her last conversations with Anje, Charla warned her not to trust Kaleb.

“Periodically Charla would tell me that Kaleb was in trouble," she said.

“She said that he had robbed her of 15 grands worth of stuff from their home.

“We did not get along all the time but the last thing she said to me was: ‘I can’t trust him. He’s a master manipulator. He loves heroin more than he’ll ever love you.’

“Now she’s gone and I feel like those words are so powerful."

At his trial, Kaleb said that he had been threatened by a man with a gun over his drug debts, which is why he burgled his parents’ business on March 10, 2018.

A week later, he drove to the Taylors’ home with two friends, Journey Wienke, 24, and Kyle Hamm, 23, and slaughtered his parents with a knife and a piece of rebar.

The attack was so brutal that when police found the couple, David’s fingertips were missing.

Kaleb fled with his friends, stealing a computer and disturbing a jewelry box to make the grisly crime scene look like a burglary gone wrong.

Kaleb and his two friends went to a car wash where they cleaned the piece of rebar and stuffed the knife into a drain in the hope of destroying evidence.

Anje said she first heard about the killing on the news after a friend reached out to her on Facebook.

Not long after she received a call from an unrepentant Kaleb.

“He was jovial the entire time," she said.

“He talks about it so casually that it’s frightening. He’s a chilling person to speak to.”

Kaleb told the court that he could not remember the terrible double murder because he "blacked out" but admitted he got “high out of his mind” afterwards.

He pleaded guilty to two counts of deliberate homicide in July 2018 and his accomplices were also convicted of homicide.

Anje said she still struggles to understand why her son murdered the Taylors.

“The crazy part of it is that he will still tell you to this day that he loves them,” she said.

“But he took two people’s lives in a brutal, terrible way.”

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The Baker and the Beauty Boss on Renewal Odds: 'I'm Optimistic, But…'

Daniel and Noa’s romance on The Baker and the Beauty isn’t the only thing in limbo when it comes to the ABC dramedy: The show has yet to receive a pickup for a second season.

“We have Season 2 all mapped out, and we know the network is excited about it, which is good,” showrunner Dean Georgaris tells TVLine. “It just makes it all the more edge-of-your-seat, if you’re us, for the next month or whatever it is before they make their decision.”

Georgaris notes that “it’s a business,” but ABC has “been incredibly supportive. They believe in the show, and they understand what we’re trying to do, and my hope is that there’ll still be room for us. I’m optimistic, but you do never know,” especially given the current state of the world.

“Particularly in this environment with a pandemic and things shut down, there is no business as usual,” Georgaris adds. Referring to the Alphabet net’s recent renewal spree, which also included five cancellations, he continues, “I think ABC had shows that made sense across the board that they knew they had to bring back. They had shows that they love, but they knew they couldn’t [renew] for whatever reason. And then they’ve got us and For Life, which I think are two shows they really want to bring back, and the hope is that there’s a road map to do it.”

The Baker and the Beauty‘s two-hour (season?) finale airs this coming Monday at 9/8c on ABC.

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Blake Shelton and Gwen Stefani Don't Talk About Getting Engaged Anymore

Blake Shelton and Gwen Stefani’s romance has been front and center ever since they went public with it. Since then, people have been entranced by The Voice stars’ love for one another and eager to hear every detail about the relationship. For a while, it seemed that Shelton and Stefani were on the fast track to marriage. People were constantly speculating about it and Shelton and Stefani were pretty open about their relationship. Now, the two have stopped talking about marriage completely.

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The two lovebirds never hesitated to show their love for one another while they were on The Voice together which caused people to constantly wonder when they were heading down the aisle.

The marriage frenzy got worse when Stefani wore a show-stopping ring on her left hand to the 2019 People’s Choice Awards in November.

“It might be a real ring, a real diamond but it’s not a wedding ring. No, no,” she told E! News of the rock. “It actually doesn’t fit over the glove on this hand so I put it on this hand. But good, right?

But she promised to tell fans when she actually had some news.

“When I have something to say, I’ll say it,” she said.

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Why don’t Blake Shelton and Gwen Stefani talk about marriage?

As COVID-19 has taken over the news, Stefani and Shelton’s thoughts have moved on to things other than marriage.

“Blake and Gwen have been enjoying life in quarantine and have been dealing with it the best that anyone can,” a source told HollywoodLife. “They’ve been busy and Blake recently was knee-deep working on The Voice so that took a bunch of his time and other than that he and Gwen are just living day by day in Oklahoma figuring it all out to the best that they can and just having fun. It has been a wonderful time being a family and speaking of family, toward the end of 2019 they have had many conversations about engagement and marriage and when it would happen but those conversations have stopped completely since they are focusing their attention on everything else that is going on in their lives.”

This lack of conversation around the topic could mean a number of things.

“[Some] family and friends now are thinking that when it comes to getting engaged that it will actually not happen,” the source said. “While others think the lack of discussion means something is bound to happen soon.”

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On the one hand, the two could be a little marriage shy as they both have already been married. Shelton has been married twice and neither union worked out. But he reportedly is still ready to give it another try.

“Blake has been married twice and definitely wants to do it again, he has joked on many occasions that three is a charm and he’s made constant comments about their future but even with that lack of discussion as of late, friends and family would be OK with whatever happens because a ring and or piece of paper is not going to define them,” the source told the outlet. “Their relationship is solid and everyone looks at that as the main and important takeaway from it all.”

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Meet The Winner of 'RuPaul's Drag Race' Season 12 — Virtual Finale Recap

Three queens are battling for the crown, but only one will become “America’s Next Drag Superstar.” Will Gigi Goode, Jaida Essence Hall, or Crystal Methyd be victorious? Here’s our look into the final episode of RuPaul’s Drag Race season 12 and the winner of this reality competition series.

This article contains major spoilers from the season finale of RuPaul’s Drag Race. Read at your own risk, Squirrel Friends!

RuPaul premiered the finale of ‘Drag Race’ Season 12 on May 28

Although these queens might’ve been physically separated, the cast of RuPaul’s Drag Race season 12 reunited for a virtual finale, crowning the winner of this reality competition. After one-on-one interviews with RuPaul, the host explained that there would be five lip-sync performances throughout the course of the evening.

The first lipsync was a close-up version of RuPaul’s song, “Bring Back My Girls.” After that, each queen showcased their own self-produced musical numbers. Crystal Methyd did a kooky version of “I’m Like a Bird” by Nelly Furtado, dressed as both a mom bird and her baby.

Gigi Goode was next, and she performed a version of “Take On Me” by Aha!, inspired by the original music video for the song, complete with a costume change and quirky head movements. Jaida Essence Hall was the last to perform and she did a spirited version of “Get Up” by Ciara, filled with hair-flips. Then, RuPaul crowned the Miss Congeniality of season 12: Heidi N. Closet.

Jaida Essence Hall is the winner of Season 12 of ‘RuPaul’s Drag Race’

Although RuPaul initially shared that the Top Two would lip-sync for the crown, all three performers made it to the final lip-sync which would determine “America’s Next Drag Superstar.”

To make it fair, each of the Top Three had the same background and props. RuPaul’s song of choice? Destiny’s Child’s “Survivor.” There were shoe ru-veals and even a cape moment from the queens. However, after the lip-sync for the crown, Jaida Essence Hall became the winner of RuPaul’s Drag Race season 12.

Jaida Essence Hall proved her charisma, uniqueness, nerve, and talent throughout this season

For some fans, the winner of this season doesn’t exactly come as a surprise. Jaida Essence Hall has been the “essence of beauty” since the premiere, slaying her competition in the “Ball Ball” maxi challenge and proving to be a queen for the people during the “Frock the Vote” political debate.

“If you feel like today you want to be the Grinch, then, baby, be the Grinch. Drag is all about expression. Whatever I’m feeling, I just let it out in drag,” Hall said during an interview with Entertainment Weekly. “Clearly, I’m very much trade. I do live for the transformation. There’s something so sickening about the art. Drag is the embodiment of being who you want to be. “

“People would never expect me to be like this glamorous doll that loves beautiful things in a rich fantasy,” she continued. “I think I’m the one percent, even though I have no money to pay my rent at the end of this month. It’s not just [a physical] transformation of myself to Jaida, but an emotional shift when I get in drag. I stand up a little bit better, I feel more sexy. I move more snaky and slithery and slinky!”

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Dwyane Wade & Gabrielle Union’s Birthday Posts For Daughter Zaya Are So Full Of Love

The Wade-Union family wants everyone to know just how proud they are of their daughter, Zaya. To celebrate her 13th birthday on Friday, May 29, Dwyane Wade and Gabrielle Union shared birthday tributes to Zaya on Instagram, praising the teenager for being brave, kind, and living her truth. "I wanna take this moment to acknowledge you Zaya on your 13th birthday‼️" the former NBA star began his Instagram post, which accompanied a slideshow of photos of Wade and Zaya posing outside near their pool.

"I’ve woken up every day this week with low energy and not a lot of faith in people," he wrote. "But waking up and watching you smile, watching you walk in your truth and live your life your way is one of the greatest gifts I’ve been able to experience in my life." Wade also praised Zaya for "being the bravest person I know," by simply living her truth "in a world where the color of your skin is deemed a threat."

He continued, "I’m gonna stand by your side until there isn’t anymore standing left to do. I love you more than words can articulate. I hope you feel all of my love today and everyday of your life. You’re Bold, You’re courageous, You are Zaya." Wade ended his post by wishing the 13-year-old a "Happy Birthday" and adding, "We LOVE you!"

Union also took to Instagram to share a touching birthday message for her stepdaughter, joking that she "can’t believe" that Zaya is already 13. "Happy Birthday baby!!!" the actor wrote, alongside a photo of herself and Zaya wearing matching white outfits and smiling widely. "You are such an inspiration and motivation to get my butt up everyday and fight."

She continued, "When I’m weary, frustrated, full of rage, I see your face and your joy and you living your best life and I want that for all of us. I love you sooooo much kid!!" Union also encouraged Zaya to "enjoy this day and every day" and remember that she is "loved, protected, respected, admired and celebrated" by her loved ones.

Back in February, Wade revealed that Zaya had decided to "live my truth" and asked to be referred to with she/her pronouns during an appearance on The Ellen DeGeneres Show. "When a child comes home with anything, it’s our job as parents to listen to that … and that doesn’t change because sexuality is now involved in it." he said, adding that he was "proud" to be the parent of an LGBTQ+ child. "We’re just trying to figure out as much information as we can to make sure that we give our child the best opportunity to be her best self."

Shortly after the interview aired, both Wade and Union introduced the world to their daughter on social media, sharing a video of Zaya encouraging others to live authentically. "What’s the point of being on this Earth if you’re trying to be someone you’re not? It’s like you’re not even living as yourself?" she tells Wade in the clip. "I know it can get tough, definitely. But I think you just push through, and be the best you. … It’s worth it."

Describing Zaya as "compassionate, loving, [and] whip smart" in her Instagram post at the time, Union encouraged other parents to celebrate their children. "It’s Ok to listen to, love & respect your children exactly as they are," she wrote, and based on Zaya’s birthday celebrations, it seems like Union and Wade have continued to do just that.

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The Reported Details Of Colton Underwood & Cassie Randolph’s Breakup Are So Revealing

Colton Underwood and Cassie Randolph announced their breakup on Friday, May 29 on their Instagrams, making the decision to split after a year and a half of dating. The Bachelor couple got together after Season 23, and it seemed as though they were going to be going strong forever. Unfortunately, that wasn’t the case, and the reported details of Colton Underwood and Cassie Randolph’s breakup are revealing info that’ll leave you shook.

A source close to the couple told E! News about the pair’s relationship outside of the public eye. Remarking that the news of their split was "not surprising," the source said the pair was somewhat mismatched in their desires. While Underwood wanted to settle down, it seems that Randolph wasn’t at the place in her life. "In truth, the relationship had become more of a friendship than hot romance,” said the insider. "Cassie was just not as ready for the settled-down life Colton once right now and she tried to end it a few times." Elite Daily reached out to reps for both Randolph and Underwood for comment on the source’s claims, but did not receive a response by the time of publication.

Previously, Underwood revealed to People that he and Randolph went through a brief split in August 2019, but reconciled their relationship just a few days later. However, E!’s source claimed Randolph had tried to break things off for a while, and the quarantine is what finally solidified their breakup. The couple was self-isolating with Randolph’s family in California for several weeks, but on May 8, Underwood began posting photos of himself in Colorado, his home state. According to the source, Underwood realized that they were "probably better off as friends" but Randolph was the one to "initiate the conversation" about a month ago.

While Randolph’s initiation reportedly "upset" Underwood, the insider claimed it led the couple to a place of being "open and honest about what was going on" in their relationship. A second source added that the ex-couple wants to maintain a close relationship. "They really want to remain good friends and hope they can keep each other in their lives."

When Underwood first began posting Instagram photos of himself in Colorado, the breakup rumors started swirling. However, when Elite Daily reached out to Underwood’s rep, they said, "Everything is fine. Colton just hadn’t been with his family since the pandemic broke."

Randolph’s breakup post on Friday, May 29, began, "First off, I want to say this is one of the hardest things I have had to share as neither one of us is quite ready to talk about it yet." Randolph continued to explain that since their relationship is a public one, their silence was saying it all. "Colton and I have broken up," she wrote. "[We] have decided to remain a part of each other’s lives. With all that we have gone through, we have a special bond that will always be there. I love Colton very much and have an enormous amount of respect for him," said Randolph. "We have both learned and grown so much these past couple years, and will always have each other’s back."

Underwood’s statement echoed Randolph’s. "It’s been a crazy few months to say the least. Cass and I have been doing a lot of self-reflecting. Sometimes people are just meant to be friends — and that’s OK. We both have grown immensely and been through so much together — so this isn’t the end of our story, it’s the start of a whole new chapter for us."

Although the breakup is mutual, it seems it may have been Randolph who wanted to end things. At least it sounds like there are no hard feelings, and the two still want to remain friends.

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Theme Park Bits: Walt Disney World Reopening, Epic Universe Delayed, and More – /Film

In this edition of Theme Park Bits:

  • Major Orlando-area resorts are opening back up soon.
  • Disney CEO Bob Chapek shared scant details about enforcing new policies.
  • And more!

First, the good news. As you have no doubt already heard, Walt Disney World in Orlando has submitted a reopening proposal to the Orange County Task Force. Unlike Universal Studios Orlando and SeaWorld Orlando, both of which are planning to reopen in the next few days, Disney is taking its time: the Magic Kingdom and Disney’s Animal Kingdom will reopen on July 11, with Epcot and Disney’s Hollywood Studios reopening on July 15. Once you’re there, you’ll need to wear a mask at all times, socially distance everywhere, prepare for contactless dining orders, and more. This is unquestionably the most cautious theme-park plan so far, and thus, the smartest.

However. Let’s say you’re very excited to go to Disney World. (At this point, who wouldn’t be?) You and your family are happy to wear masks – it’s the safe and smart thing to do. Yet you may wonder: how will Disney enforce this rule, let alone others, once you’re inside the park. If you have little kids, you may be worried they’ll take a mask off at some point. Or, hell, you might take yours off if you get uncomfortable. The same day Disney announced their plans, CNN interviewed Disney CEO Bob Chapek and posed this very question to him. His answer was…a painful non-answer, with no clear sense aside from “We’re going to enforce the rule.” Yes, Bob, but…how? If the answer is, “If you take off a mask, you’re out, period, full stop,” then say that. The answers here may be too harsh for some people, but the rest of us need to know for sure before we drop a few thousand bucks on a family trip.

For now, at least, those of us closer to the West Coast will have to wait a bit longer. At this point, even though the Disney World reopening plan almost certainly promises the same kind of guidelines we can expect at Disneyland, there’s no timetable for reopening in Anaheim. California Governor Gavin Newsom did, earlier this week, say that theme parks like Disneyland fall into the Stage 3 group of businesses that can begin preparing to reopen. And Disneyland does celebrate its 65th anniversary on July 17. So it’s entirely possible that we’re about to hear of a certain reopening date very soon. (It’s also extremely possible that traveling to a theme park this summer, social distancing and limited capacity or not, is unwise. But…yeah.)

If you’ve been following news surrounding the coronavirus (which…you hopefully have), you are no doubt aware that many of the countries in Asia have found more success in suppressing the spread of the virus. Thus, as Shanghai Disneyland continues to operate in this new environment, other parks are preparing to do the same. In Osaka, Universal Studios Japan is now permitted to begin reopening, due to the state of emergency restrictions being lifted. And in Hong Kong Disneyland, Cast Members are reportedly going through a soft opening, which may lead to announcements of a hard reopening date for guests.

Of course, while there are plenty of good stories about these parks reopening for the public, the fact that we’ve all been cooped up for a few months means that some of the stories are a bit more disappointing in their frivolity. If you’re a Nintendo fan, you’re likely champing at the bit to attend the Epic Universe launch at Universal Studios Orlando. And while that park will open one day, its original slated arrival of 2023 has been pushed back: construction has paused on the park indefinitely. As a Universal executive notes, the Epic Universe is a “big capital swing”, so Universal needs to regroup first.

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Sadie Robertson Has Sweet Reaction to Her Grandpa Phil's New Daughter

This family dynasty just added one more to the family tree!

Earlier this week, Duck Dynasty star Phil Robertson recently found out that he fathered a child from a past affair, who is named Phyliss.

As fans of the famous family know, the patriarch and his longtime wife Kay Robertson are parents to four kids (who are all adults): Jep Robertson (42), Willie Robertson (48), Jase Robertson (50) and Alan Robertson (55).

Now, Phil has welcomed his adult daughter to his… well, dynasty! And the reality TV personality couldn’t be happier over the news.

“It’s a pretty cool explanation of redemption, reconciliation, love,” Phil shared in a video uploaded on his YouTube channel. “As it turns out, 45 years, you have a daughter that you don’t know about, and she has a father she doesn’t know about.”

He added, “45 years—that doesn’t sound like very long, but you say, that’s a while. So finally, after all those years, we come together.”

After learning about the family news, Phil’s granddaughter shared her excitement over her new family member.

“The bigger the better,” Sadie Robertson captioned her Instagram Story earlier this week, which has now been expired but captured by People.

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In her post, the 22-year-old star showed an image of her mother, Korie Robertson, and aunts posing with Phyliss on the beach. The group was all smiles as they gathered around each other.

Korie originally shared the snapshot to her Instagram feed with a heartwarming caption.

“We have a new sister! We found out not long ago that Phil has a daughter, and Willie and his brothers have a sister,” she wrote. “It was as much a surprise to all of us as it probably is to you, but life is full of surprises, and this one is especially sweet!”

Adding, “Our annual family beach pics were even crazier, and the Robertson men are now officially outnumbered so we’re feeling pretty good right about now, ha! Welcome to the fam, Phyllis; I promise it’s never boring.”

Additionally, Willie took to his Instagram page to share the news of his new sibling.

“So good finding my long lost sister. Can’t wait to share life with y’all’s family. Welcome to the nuttiest family around,” he expressed.

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Jessica Robertson also has sweet words to share over her new sister-in-law.

“Jep’s dream came true… he finally got a big sister and we are so excited that Phyllis is in our lives now,” she wrote. “The Robertson family is now bigger and better than ever.”

For this family, it’s the more the merrier!

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