BUCHAREST, ROMANIA, DEC. 25 — Nicolae Ceausescu, 71, and his wife, Elena, 72, reportedly executed today after a secret trial found them guilty of “grave crimes,” ruled Romania with an iron grip for 24 years and created a cult of personality unmatched in Eastern Europe since the days of Soviet dictator Joseph Stalin. They were found guilty of the deaths of thousands of protesters and of trying to spirit $1 billion in public funds out of the country, Bucharest Radio reported. They were captured Saturday while trying to flee abroad. Before Ceausescu was shouted down at a Bucharest rally he orchestrated Thursday — his last public appearance — his hold on power was so firm that he could carry out a foreign policy independent of the Soviet Union and the other East bloc countries. Just a month ago, he was overwhelmingly reaffirmed as supreme leader by an obedient Communist Party
Drama! Kylie Jenner has responded to the backlash she received after asking fans to donate money to a makeup artist’s GoFundMe page, who many believed was a close friend of the Keeping Up With the Kardashians star.
For context, Samuel Rauda, who has worked with Bebe Rexa, Bella Thorne and Erika Jayne, was injured in a car accident accident on March 14. As a result, he’s raked up quite a bit of medical expenses, with his GoFundMe page setting a goal of $120,000.
Jenner took to her Instagram Stories on March 18 to ask her followers to donate and many fans quickly shared their disapproval with the 23-year-old billionare, calling out that the Kylie Cosmetics founder not only has the funds to pay off the GoFundMe entirely herself, but should pay off the bill if Rauda is a “friend.”
After receiving such