Adele visits London firefighters
London’s fire department posted photos of Adele meeting with firefighters to offer support following a devastating fire in the borough that is believed to have killed 79 people.
It posted the pictures on Twitter on Tuesday, showing the singer posing with firefighters in front of their engine at the Chelsea fire station. Adele had a cup of tea with the firefighters Monday and thanked them for their efforts in battling the fire at the 24-story Grenfell Tower.
“She just turned up at the station and knocked on the window and said she has some cakes for us,” station manager Ben King said. “So we opened the door to her and then she took her sunglasses off and said: ‘Hi, I’m Adele.'”
Jolie urges better treatment of refugees
Actress and U.N. refugee agency special envoy Angelina Jolie says the way people treat refugees, the majority of them women and children, is a measure of humanity.
Jolie spoke Tuesday in Kenya to mark World Refugee Day. She spent time with more than a dozen girls who are refugees from conflicts in Burundi, South Sudan, Somalia and Congo.
Kenya is home to nearly 491,000 refugees from conflicts in neighboring countries.
Teller arrested for public drunkenness
Actor Miles Teller is out of jail after being arrested for public drunkenness.
San Diego Police officer Billy Hernandez says the 30-year-old actor was arrested Sunday morning after officers spotted him swaying and falling into the street.
Teller wrote on Twitter Monday that “there was no evidence to charge me with a crime,” but Hernandez says the actor was booked on suspicion of public intoxication, a misdemeanor.
Today’s birthdays: Actor Bernie Kopell is 84. Actor Monte Markham is 82. Actress Mariette Hartley is 77. Musician Ray Davies of The Kinks is 73. Actress Meredith Baxter is 70. Actor Michael Gross is 70. Drummer Joey Kramer of Aerosmith is 67. Guitarist Nils Lofgren is 66. Country singer Kathy Mattea is 58. Actress Carrie Preston is 50. Country singer Allison Moorer is 45. Actress Juliette Lewis is 44. Actor Chris Pratt is 38. Singer Kris Allen is 32.
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