Beyonce received a private island from Jay-Z

The happy owner of a tropical paradise in the Florida Keys is the singer Beyoncé, who received the island as a gift from her husband Jay-Z. The gift was made for the 29th birthday of the star.

According to reports, Jay-Z prepared the surprise long before and he was up to date with all the details of the transaction before he buys the little paradise for his wife.

The island is 12.5 acres and about 2.5 miles offshore and it can be accessed only by helicopter or by yacht.

Lady Gaga had an eccentric whip with diamonds present for Beyonce’s birthday

Gaga has spent several thousand of euros on Beyonce gift who had just turned 29 years old, while she sang “Happy Birthday.”

“Gaga wanted to give her something special. The whip was made out of hundreds of diamonds and leather,” the source told the Sun. “When Beyoncé received it she squealed with excitement. The dressing room was decorated with balloons and banners.”

Beyonce got her gift while she was backstage during a concert of her husband, rapper Jay-Z, in Detroit.

The rapper also made an effort to surprise Beyonce behind the scenes decorating the cabin with balloons and ordering champagne.

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Happy Birthday Nelson Mandela

“He will eat the cake with his family (…) will be quiet day for him,” said Grace Machel for BBC, the wife of Nelson Mandela. She also said that the former South African president is doing very well.

In front of the residence of former South African head of state (1994-1999), dozens of people gathered early this morning, trying to see the “Madiba”, as South Africans call him, with great affection.

Besides his family, 100 young people from the villages where he grew up, Qunu and Mvezo, were invited to the anniversary of Nelson Mandela, who said on many occasions how much he had missed his children during the 27 years prison. They all sang the traditional “Happy Birthday” and then returned to their villages.

Today, the entire world celebrates the first Nelson Mandela International Day, after the UN decided in November 2009, paying tribute to each year, on July 18, the efforts of the South African militant for peace and freedom.

From a rally held in Madrid to a charity football tournament for Peace held in Darfur, many events are set to honor the leader of the anti-apartheid movement.

In South Africa, celebrities and civilians devote 67 minutes of their time – as a tribute to the number of years that Nelson Mandela took on the fight for equality – to provide various community work: renovating an orphanage, planting trees, donating school furniture and clothing and organizing reading sessions for children.

To celebrate this event, 30 individuals started in Johannesburg a motorcycle journey to arrive in Cape Town after six days, stopping on the way to participate in various community projects.

Actor Morgan Freeman, who played the Mandela film “Invictus”, directed by Clint Eastwood is one of those personalities, even though he himself will lead a motorcycle. This morning, Morgan Freeman participated in planning an AIDS medical center in town Khayelitsha, near Cape Town.

At Mvezo, native village of Nelson Mandela, the current South African President, Jacob Zuma, will perform various volunteer activities for 67 minutes, and will deliver a speech during the afternoon, in front of over 5,000 people.

Katy Perry sent her fiance, Russell Brand, into space

The singer paid for the ticket 100,000 pounds (144,000 dollars) and organized a surprise party for her boyfriend in Los Angeles, where attended relatives and friends of the couple.

Katy Perry wore during the birthday an astronaut suit and decorated the cake with the British flag.

The aircraft were Russell Brand will pick up will climb to an altitude of 15,000 feet, after which the vehicle’s propulsion engines will push up the upper limit of the atmosphere, where the passengers will experience various activities performed in the absence of gravity.

Reese Witherspoon spent her birthday with beau Jim Toth

The newly couple was smiling, holding hands and sporting baseball caps and sunglasses when they were spotted on Saturday at a farmer’s market in Ojai, which is in Ventura County, near Santa Barbara.

The actress, whose actual birthday is today, has been linked to Toth, 39, since early February. She and Jake Gyllenhaal quietly split in December.

The quiet weekend was in contrast to the Oscar winner’s 33rd birthday, when she was feted with a surprise birthday party at the Los Angeles premiere of Monsters vs. Aliens.

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