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Who Is The Oslo Plaza Woman (& What Happened)

Who is the woman featured in “Death in Oslo,” the second episode of Unsolved Mysteries Volume 2? We discuss the case evidence, including updates.

Who is the woman featured in “Death in Oslo,” the second episode of Unsolved Mysteries Volume 2? On May 31, 1995, a young female checked into the Oslo Plaza Hotel in Norway and was found dead three days later. Investigators ruled the death as a suicide; however, the case evidence implies that the unidentified woman was likely murdered. Unsolved Mysteries Volume 2 released in October 2020 on Netflix.

Directed by Unsolved Mysteries veteran Robert M. Wise, “Death in Oslo” features various interviews with journalist Lars Christian Wegner. In 1996, the Verdens Gang features writer began investigating the mysterious Oslo Plaza woman, whose body was buried in an unmarked grave one year after her death. Wegner eventually learned that the deceased was given a room at

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Jeffree Star’s Latest Promo Pics Feature a Woman of Color in a Mouse Trap and Twitter Isn’t Happy

Photo credit: Rodin Eckenroth - Getty Images
Photo credit: Rodin Eckenroth – Getty Images

From Seventeen

  • Jeffree Star’s promotional pics for his new Velvet Trap Lipsticks feature a woman of color in a mouse trap and Twitter is NOT happy about it.

  • Many pointed out that Jeffree has a history of calling Black women “rats.”

It’s just another day and a new scandal for Jeffree Star. After major backlash around his Cremated Palette and drama with ex-Andre Marhold, Twitter is calling Jeffree out for what fans think is subtle racism.

On his YouTube channel, Jeffree announced the launch of his new lipstick formula called Velvet Trap, addressing viewers while sitting in the middle of a giant bear trap. Promotional images for the new line continue the theme, depicting models trapped in giant mouse and bear traps.

After Jeffree Star Cosmetics shared the photos, commenters began voicing their displeasure that a woman of color was shown

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Wall Street shatters a glass ceiling as Jane Fraser is announced as Citigroup’s new CEO, becoming the first woman to lead a major US bank

Jane Fraser, president of Citigroup, was announced as the firm's new CEO effective February 2021. <p class="copyright">Erin Scott/Reuters</p>
Jane Fraser, president of Citigroup, was announced as the firm’s new CEO effective February 2021.
  • Citigroup said Thursday that its CEO, Michael Corbat, is retiring effective February 2021. His departure will conclude a 37-year run with the firm.

  • Corbat, 60, will be replaced by Jane Fraser, 53, currently the firm’s president and CEO of its consumer banking division.

  • Fraser’s elevation to CEO of Citigroup marks the first time a woman has been appointed head of a major US bank — a watershed moment for women in finance.

  • Fraser had widely been seen as a potential successor to Corbat after she was promoted to president of the bank last fall. But the timing of the latest announcement caught some analysts off guard.

  • Visit Business Insider’s homepage for more stories.

Wall Street just shattered a glass ceiling.

On Thursday, Citigroup announced that its CEO of eight years, Michael Corbat,

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Jeff Bezos’ ex-wife MacKenzie Scott is the world’s richest woman

Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos and his now ex-wife MacKenzie Bezos poses as they arrive at the headquarters of publisher Axel-Springer where he will receive the Axel Springer Award 2018 on April 24, 2018 in Berlin. <p class="copyright">ORG CARSTENSEN/dpa/AFP via Getty Images</p>
Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos and his now ex-wife MacKenzie Bezos poses as they arrive at the headquarters of publisher Axel-Springer where he will receive the Axel Springer Award 2018 on April 24, 2018 in Berlin.

Mackenzie Scott is the richest woman in the world with a net worth of $68 billion, according to Bloomberg’s Billionaire index.

Scott is a philanthropist and the ex-wife of Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos, the world’s richest man. Her new status comes as she surpassed Françoise Bettencourt Meyers, an heiress to L’Oreal who controls 33% of the world’s largest cosmetics maker and counts a net worth of $66.8 billion, according to Bloomberg.

Bezos and Scott divorced in 2019, and as a result, Scott gained millions of shares of Amazon worth an estimated $38 billion.

In a July blog post, Scott said she donated $1.7 billion of her wealth

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The Woman Behind TikTok’s Favorite Cartoon Makeup Transformations

Chances are pretty high that you’ve seen self-taught makeup artist Annie Thomas while scrolling through your “For You” page on TikTok. Since the beginning of last year, Thomas has accumulated over a million followers for her ability to make beloved cartoon characters — from Shrek to Miss Piggy to Edna Mode — come to life through makeup.

Thomas’s rise to fame began with a cosplay look that went viral. “I originally started my Instagram to practice special effects makeup [after] being inspired by FaceOff on SYFY, but I randomly decided to do a cosplay of the character Cynthia from Rugrats,” Thomas tells Allure. “That post tripled my following at the time, so I switched my focus to mainly cartoons and cosplays.” It helped that mega-popular YouTube makeup artist Nikkie de Jager shared Thomas’s page on Snapchat. Since then, Thomas has posted hundreds of cartoon-inspired looks across social media,

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Woman apologizes after backlash from confronting ‘BLM’ homeowner

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The CEO of a cosmetics company issued an apology Sunday after a video was widely shared online showing her and her husband confronting a man and threatening to call police because he stenciled “Black Lives Matter” in chalk on his San Francisco property.

The video, which has been retweeted 155,000 times, has sparked accusations of racism and led a cosmetics distributor to cut ties with Lisa Alexander, founder and CEO of LaFace Skincare.

“There are not enough words to describe how truly sorry I am for being disrespectful to him last Tuesday when I made the decision to question him about what he was doing in front of his home,” Alexander said in a statement. “I should have minded my own business.”

The video, which first appeared Tuesday on the Facebook page of James Juanillo, shows a couple asking him whether he lives in the house

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