Make no mistake about it, cosplaying isn’t only for the young! Take it from this 70-year-old woman who has been rocking the cosplay scene in Singapore with her awesome costumes.
Shirley Chua, also known as ‘Aunty Shirley’ by local cosplay enthusiasts, is definitely proving that age is just a number as she has fully immersed himself in the hobby. People likewise couldn’t help but take notice not only because of her age but also because of her impressive craftsmanship. After all, she makes most of her costumes.
Shirley Chua, 70, discovered the world of cosplay through Skyy, her son.
She used to sew costumes for him and attended events with him. She later enjoyed it and in 2011, she told Skyy:
“Mama would like to cosplay.”
Understandably, her son was initially hesitant about the idea since cosplaying is usually considered a “young people activity”. He, however, eventually expressed support for his mom and helped him find good characters to cosplay.
Fast forward to the present, Shirley has since cosplayed popular characters such as:
Red Queen (Alice in Wonderland)
Rita Repulsa (Mighty Morphin Power Rangers)
Wonder Woman (Justice League)
Now Shirley has become an inspiration for many in the cosplay community.
In a Vulcan Post interview, she shared:
“When I first joined, there were some older cosplayers who wanted to give up but when they saw this aunty cosplaying, I guess they felt more confident.”
“All the children welcome me, which is why I am very happy,” said the former crane driver about her experience.
“I love cosplay because it makes people brave,” says Shirley.
So far, she has made a lot of friends in the community – and she now has thousands of followers on her own Facebook page.
Of course, exercise is also important to stay in shape!
“Now, I lift weights. I do deadlifts, squats and even the overhead press,” shared Shirley.
Go check out Aunty Shirley Chua’s official Facebook page here.
KFC Offers $11,000 If You Name Your Baby After Colonel Sanders
What’s in a name? Is it worth risking it for $11,000 worth of college fund?
The selection of names have always been a long and tedious process. Most expecting parents take months and tons of suggestions before they even decide on a shortlist of possible names for their babies. This year, KFC is making the selection process just a little bit tougher.
To commemorate the 128th birthday of KFC's famed founder, Colonel Sanders, the fast-food chain is spearheading a naming contest. The stunt is launched after the fried chicken company noted that the name of their esteemed patriarch only ranked 3,257 in the list of common baby names.The last time it cracked the top 1,000 names for American baby boys was about 70 years ago. Even in 1918 — the year that produced the most Harlands — only 155 of them were born.
In exchange for bumping up Colonel Sanders' name on the list of common baby names in the US, Kentucky Fried Chicken (KFC) decided to honor him with a stunt which they called, 'Name Your Baby Harland' contest.
Riot Ensues On Plane After Woman Performs Lap Dance for Male Passengers
She also exposed her body parts and did cartwheels on the aisle!
Ever seen a mass brawl during a flight? It may sound unusual but that’s exactly what happened just recently as riot ensued among Easyjet passengers, all because of a drunk woman who began giving lap dances for different guys on the plane.
The aircraft was bound to Ibiza, Spain when the heavily-intoxicated suddenly burst into an impromptu lap dance performance for several men in the flight. According to a witness, she even flashed her breast and did “cartwheels in the aisle.”
The incident happened during a flight from Luton to Ibiza.
Parents Who Don’t Whoop Their Kids Will Suffer Like This Mom
Are parents to blame for rearing entitled children?
All parents want the best for their children. They try to pamper them and give them the comforts of life that they did not experience. Sometimes, parents compromise and provide unnecessary rewards. They unconsciously let their children run the show.
No parent ever wants to raise spoiled brats, but due to overindulging and lack of authority, we realize too late that we have raised disrespectful and entitled children.
American families are having a crisis of authority.