Photo tips: How to slay the red carpet like Serah Teshna

Serah Teshna, a Kenyan TV personality and actress is serving all kinds of A-List fashion on her social media. The Kenyan star has never disappointed when gracing the red carpet.

The actress has starred in projects like “Sue Na Jonnie” and the recent “Pieces Of Us”.

Take a look at her fashion sense;


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From Sharon Otieno to Ivy Wangechi: 2019, a difficult year for Kenyan women

This September marked the first anniversary of Sharon Otieno, who was seven months pregnant and was allegedly kidnapped, raped and then killed. Sharon was having an affair with Migori Governor Okoth Obado and was expecting his child.

Obado’s personal assistant Michael Oyamo was arrested for questioning in connection with the murder.

After five months in custody, he was released alongside Migori county clerk Caspal Obiero by Court of Appeal Judges William Ouko, Mohamed Warsame and Otieno Odeck on cash bail set at Sh1 million each.

The judges stated there were no compelling reasons to continue keeping Oyamo and Obiero in custody as they waited for Sharon and her baby’s murder trial.

The two had previously been denied bail by High Court Judge Jessie Lessit.

Obado, who is still Migori Governor, had been arrested but was released on a Sh5 million bond.

Despite the murder shocking the nation, on social media, Sharon’s death sparked victim-blaming and debate that shifted focus to transactional romantic relations between older men and younger women.

The nation has since witnessed an endless string of crimes of passion.

When Ivy Wangechi was hacked to death by her childhood friend Naftali Kinuthia, a popular local radio station ran a segment mocking her death.

Wangechi was killed while walking to her hostels from school a few days before her 25th birthday and a few months to her December graduation.
In June during Madaraka Day celebrations, Nairobi woman representative Esther Passaris walked out of the podium as Nairobi Governor Mike Sonko made a speech at Pumwani in protest at his remarks.

Responding to her concerns on why he does not respond to her calls, the governor said he was not her husband to answer her calls all the time. He claimed she wanted to create enmity between him and the women of Nairobi.

Later during an interview with Citizen TV, Sonko alleged Esther had been demanding money from him since she was elected in 2017.

He went on to add she had invited him to her hotel room. The interview was cut short after the governor declined to stop speaking ill of her.


Sonko was also engaged in a bitter social media spat with Suba North MP Millie Odhiambo, in which he attacked her over her childless condition.

The exchange was sparked by the governor’s remarks over the matrimonial life of the late Kibra MP Ken Okoth.

Sonko criticised the MP for saying he was wrong to have meddled in the late Okoth’s personal life, accusing her of having a ‘weird’ marital life and no moral authority to lecture him on matters of marriage.

He also accused her of hypocrisy for her actions supporting absentee fathers.

After Odhiambo accused Sonko of using Okoth’s memorial service to earn cheap publicity, he said she could not understand the pain of single mothers because she was childless.

“I am longing for the day you will open wide your legs to give birth to a child so that you experience the pain that the mothers I am defending go through,” Sonko posted on his Facebook page.

“You must respect those single mothers who struggle with their kids as men go missing.”

In August, Kwale woman representative Zuleikah Hassan was kicked out of Parliament for bringing her baby to work.

Hassan, 39, said she took her five-month-old baby girl Mwanabaraka to work after failing to get childcare, which would normally have meant she would have to stay at home.

The incident, which happened during World Breastfeeding Week, highlighted a lack of equal representation for women in Parliament.

It also highlighted a lack of workspaces that accommodate breastfeeding or child care needs for women.


The Constitution of Kenya (Amendment Bill), 2019, also known as the Gender Bill, has been to Parliament and failed due to low turnout. It would have facilitated the enactment of the two-thirds gender principle.

Last month, the Senate Legal Affairs and Justice Committee said the Gender Bill is retrogressive and infringes on the political rights of the public.

The Nandi Senator Samson Cherakey-led committee added that the impact of the current crop of women nominated to the two Houses is yet to be felt.

The remarks were made in its annual report tabled to Senate annually. It also added it will be needless to add more women to the two Houses of Parliament.

The committee argued that women have come of age and can compete in elective politics and win as the men do.

It based this on the fact that during the 2017 general election, three women senators and governors were elected.

The bill, which is the fifth one since the promulgation of the new constitution in 2010, is co-sponsored by Makueni Senator Mutula Kilonzo and his nominated counterpart Senator Haji Farhiya Ali.

It proposes to amend Article 97 of the Constitution to give effect to the two-thirds gender principle through the creation of special seats, which will ensure the gender principle is realised in Parliament.

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In October, a three-judge bench began hearing a case by Dr Tatu Kamau, who is seeking to have Female Genital Mutilation legalised in Kenya.

Kamau also wants the Anti-FGM board to be disbanded and the prohibition of FGM be declared unconstitutional.

She argues women have a right to choose whether they want to go through the process and prohibiting it infringes on their freedom of choice and also prevents them from practising their culture.

The doctor adds banning the practice is imposing Western culture on Kenyans, and that circumcision is different from mutilation. She said mutilation involves completely chopping off a body part.

Her case will be resume before Justice Lydia Achode, Margaret Muigai, and Kanyi Kimondo next Tuesday.

Despite Kenya having progressive laws and policies, a lack of implementation has seen women and girls continue to face discrimination.

According to Equality Measure 2030, the impact of legal and policy frameworks on the lives of girls and women, however, has been undermined by weak implementation and a lack of gender-responsive budgeting.

It adds that pervasive discrimination and cultural norms have influenced women’s land tenure and participation in labour markets, child, early and forced marriage, female genital mutilation, food security and nutrition, and access to finance and technology.

Many girls and women still lack access to basic services, and women remain under-represented in decision-making positions and political leadership.

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Male suspect holds his cassava in court session before female magistrate

A suspect shocked a female magistrate after he touched his manhood for at least two minutes while standing in the dock. It was not immediately established what pushed the suspect to do so but the magistrate decided he shouldn’t continue doing that in her courtroom.

The suspect, before prolonging his hand to the valley of mangoes and oranges, initially raised his hand for some seconds and quickly changed his tact and touched his ‘property’.

‘Wewe toa mkono hapo, unashika nini? [Hey, you! Get your hand off your groin. What are you touching?)’ the magistrate asked. 

The magistrate then told him to leave the dock immediately and go call his lawyer. This was after the suspect said he was in the dock to wait for an advocate, who was to represent him.

 ‘Where is your lawyer, toka hapo kwenda umuite. Enda, tafadhali,’ the magistrate said.

If remarks by an investigating officer at a Nairobi court are something to go by, then all men with female police officers should know that their wives are ‘well’ at their workplace.

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This after the officer told his colleague that a “female police officer is a male police officer’s property”.

At first, it wasn’t clear what the officer meant by the word property until he said ‘far wife’.

 ‘My wife is far but you know female officers are like my saviour bana, changamka,’ the officer joked.
 His colleagues broke into laughter that was cut short as soon as the magistrate entered the courtroom. 

A suspect clicked and attempted to quarrel with a Nairobi magistrate over a delayed case.

He asked why key witnesses have failed to appear and testify, thus delaying the matter in court.

The man who seemed composed told the magistrate that he cannot keep on coming to court daily and the small girl and his mother are at home “planning how to come to this court and kill me”.

‘Ongea tu vizuri tunakusikiliza, sema sasa?’ the magistrate said.

The magistrate gave a near date for his case to proceed.

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Congratulations! Kate Actress and hubby welcome baby girl

Actress Catherine Kamau aka Kate Actress has confirmed that she has indeed given birth. She shared a sneak peak of her delivery video on social media.

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The actress is married to film producer and director Phillip Karanja. This child is Catherine’s second-born as she had a son before she met Philip.

She recently revealed that she had gotten a baby girl in a pink-themed baby shower that was attended by her close friends like Neomi Ng’ang’a, Mine Kay, Kambua and many others.

From us is congratulations to the couple!

On 2nd anniversary, Kate Actress shares rarely seen wedding photos

Baba Diamond bonds with ex-wife’s boyfriend

Bonding photos of Diamond Platnum’s father Mzee Abdul Juma and Rally Jones went viral and got fans talking. Rally Jones is the man dating Mama Diamond, Mzee Abdul’s ex-wife.

The two were seen at Diamond sister’s wedding Queen Darleen as they laughed and celebrated together.

Well, Mzee Abdul has decided to bury the hatchet with Rally Jones and the mother of his son, Bi, Sandrah Sanura aka Mama Dangote

‘Queen Darleen is my child and also his child. I am happy. I believe the past is gone. I like him, he is cool and fresh. He is a father too. I thank him and may God continue to give him that faithful heart. We are raising our kids well, together with his partner Sanura,’ he said

Jones, on the other hand, took to social media to say;

‘Mimi na Mzee Abdul twawatakia ijumaa kareem ndugu zetu katika imani ‘

Mzee Abdul and Rally Jones
Mzee Abdul and Rally Jones

He defended his daughter Darleen after she was slammed for being married as a second wife

‘In Islam, you can marry as many as four wives.’

Queen Darleen and husband Isihaka
Queen Darleen and husband Isihaka

Diamond Platnumz’ sister Queen Darleen weds in surprise ceremony

Please take notes! Diamond, Tanasha reveals what attracts them to each other

Power couple Diamond and Tanasha have been together for a year now and have been blessed with a son called Naseeb Jnr. Well, the two have spoken about what keeps them together and makes their relationship fresh each day.

Diamond told Wasafi media the things he likes about Tanasha that have attracted him to her.

‘She doesn’t like drama. She doesn’ do things for the show. That’s why you’ve seen our relationship is not so much on social media. She is real, she doesn’t do things for people to see or humiliate others. She does things from the heart.’

From his words, it seems the secret is to keep your relationship off social media. Previously, he had had relationships with Zari Hassan, Hamisa Mobetto and Wema Sepetu and all those relationships were social media active.

Tanasha, on the other hand, says submission to Diamond has been the key to a good relationship

‘I like the fact that he is a hard worker. He inspires people and he has a clean heart. He is real and very honest. He will tell you something very straight up. He respects people. I apologize when I am wrong.  That’s what relationships are all about. Its about compromise, loving each other.’

Well, there you have, Diamond and Tanasha’s secrets to a beautiful relationship.

Diamond Platnumz with Tanasha

The reason Diamond Platnumz’s mother has moved in with Tanasha

Wedding bells! Diamond assures Tanasha of marriage in 2020

Diamond Platnumz has assured to marry Kenyan singer cum model Tanasha Donna come the year 2020. The singers say he has nothing left to do but to tie the knot with the mother of his son.

‘We should pray that next year to be my time to get married, Inshallah. All my siblings have already married and I don’t have a reason to keep on postponing. I have all the reasons to marry. I have a beautiful wife who has given me a good child. I eat and I have good friends,’ he told Wasafi media

Previously, Diamond had set February 14th 2019 to be the date he was going to marry the Radio hitmaker. The two postponed it to a later day this year to accommodate close family members like Tanasha’s parents who couldn’t have made it to the wedding on the said date.

‘The wedding was supposed to be on February the 14th but I told diamond that I can’t do it until my mom is here, and she can’t leave work at the moment.’

Late this year, the wedding couldn’t have happened as Tanasha was heavily pregnant with Diamond’s baby. She gave birth to a son called Naseeb Jnr.

Diamond Platnumz holding Tanasha
Diamond Platnumz holding Tanasha

When he was dating Zari, Diamond had also promised to marry her saying it would be the best wedding in East Africa.

But on Valentine’s day 2018, Zari dumped the singer in a long post that was accompanied by a black rose, symbolizing dead love.

‘Understand that this is very difficult for me to do. 
There have been multiple rumors some with evidence floating around in ALL SORTS of media in regards to Diamond’s constant cheating and sadly I have decided to end my relationship with Diamond, as my RESPECT, INTEGRITY, DIGNITY & WELL BEING cannot be compromised. 
We are separating as partners but not as parents. 
This doesn’t reduce me as a self-made individual, and as a caring mother, and the boss lady you have all come to know. 
I will continue to build as a mogul, i will inspire the world of women to become boss ladies too. 
I will teach my four sons to always respect women, and teach my daughter what self-respect means. 
Unlike many, I’ve been in the entertainment industry for 12 years, and through all my challenges I came out a victor because I am a winner, and so are all of you Zari supporters. 

Blacl Rose

Diamond Platnumz and Tanasha Donna still very much in love(video)

The fact that Zari dumped Diamond on Valentine’s day was the reason the singer wanted to revenge by marrying Tanasha on the same date.


East African celebrities school fans how to dress for the holidays

Most homes are painted red because its the Christmas season.

It might seem early but celebrities have already started showing their festive season closet to the fans.

Well, here are some fashion statements from celebrities this Christmas.

Anitah Fabiola 

anitah fabiola


nandy 1


Hamisa Mobetto


Neomi Ng’ang’a

neomi (1)

Bridget Achieng

bridget achieng

Anitah Fabiola


Sarah Hassan

sarah hassan

Tanasha Donna


Jacqueline Wolper

wolper (1)

Sheeba Karungi

sheebah (1)

Serah Teshna

serah teshna (1)



Wema Sepetu

wema sepetu

Betty Kyallo

betty kyallo

Catherine Kamau

kate actress

Zari, Tiffah and Nillan


Ivan Semwanga’s son with Zari mourns, ‘May the angels sing in the most joyous way’

Quincy, son to Zari Hassan and late Ivan Semwanga has wished his fallen dad a happy birthday.

Quincy shared a heartwarming message on his social media.

“Today is your birthday in heaven above. I am sending my blessings on the wings of a dove, not only for today but every day hereof, I think of you always. May the angels sing to you in the most joyous way. Happy birthday in heaven, my lovely sweetheart. I love you @ivandon 🙏”

Zari responded by writing, “We love him lots🙏”

Ivan and son Quincy
Ivan and son Quincy

Zari and Ivan were blessed with three sons before he died. The business tycoon died in 2017 after being in the ICU for 11 days at the Steve Biko, Pretoria hospital in South Africa.

Ivan, was known for his flamboyant lifestyle as people used to call him the rich gang president.

He was admitted to ICU after he suffered a heart attack. He owned multi-million dollar mansions, hotels and schools in South Africa.

His other children with Zari Hassan are Pinto and Raphael Junior.

Zari at Ivan's grave
Zari at Ivan’s grave

Zari pens message to her late husband Ivan on first death anniversary

Diamond Platnumz’s manager Sallam weds in private

Sallam, Diamond Platnumz’s manager tied the knot in a private ceremony, on Tuesday this week.

According to his fellow WCB manager Babu Tale, Sallam wedded a beautiful woman whom he has been dating for a while.

He revealed;

“Hongera ndugu yangu @sallam_sk kwa kubeba jiko kimya kimya unavyo penda Bata basi nilizani utafanya sherehe wiki nzima kama @queendarleen_ ila kinachonishangaza kuoa kimya kimya kama umeoa mchumba wa mtu😂😂😂”

(Congratulations my brother Sallam, you’ve secretly gotten a wife and the way you like to party, I thought you’d have a whole week of celebration like Queen Darleen but you shocked me when you tied the knot in private as if you’ve taken someone’s woman)

Mbosso, another WCB artiste confirmed.

“Mfumo wenu wa Kuoa Kimya Kimya Mnatuchanganya, Tualikane jamani” (Your system of secret weddings is confusing us, please invite us)

Sallam Diamond manager
Sallam Diamond manager

At the beginning of the years, Sallam’s colleague, Babu Tale had revealed that the celebrity manager was planning to walk down the aisle.

Sallam also manages Tanzanian rapper AY.

Here is the bride;

Sallam's wife
Sallam’s wife

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Exclusive: Nyashinski talks “Lift Me Up”, album and wedding ceremony

Nyashinski has released yet another hit titled “Lift Me Up.”

Talking about it exclusively to Maina on Classic 105, the singer revealed that this song produced by Cedo is a love ballad that was shot in South Africa.

“We did it a couple of months ago and we wanted to give guys something heading into the holiday season like a holiday gift before the new year.”

Adding “Well, the song is about a woman and its basically about love, about that person who lifts you up when you are down. Someone, whenever they come around you, you feel a presence that uplifts your spirit.  If you have that one person who always picks you up whenever you are feeling down, that song would remind you of them. We put a lot of creativity into it.”

Nyashinski is working on an album come 2020 but is yet to give more details about it.

“It is coming out next year. I’m working towards something quite big that’s why I’ve been silent for so long.”

The hitmaker describes this is a pure blessing “2019 has been full of blessings. I’m sure if anyone is following my life they’ve seen it. “

He made things official this year with his long-time girlfriend Zia Bett but he was reluctant in revealing to Maina details of the official ceremony on-air “I’m not gonna talk about that this morning,” he said.

Adding “I wanna thank all my fans for being there for me, even when I went and came back.”

Check out the video;


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‘I cried after two-year debt,’ says gospel singer Shusho

Tanzanian gospel singer Christina Shusho says she was in debt after purchasing land in different areas between 2016 and 2018.

Speaking on her new YouTube channel, Reli, she said she wanted to build a house.

“It was my dream to have a house, one with a swimming pool, in Mikocheni, Tanzania. The seller gave me a very expensive price. I told her I couldn’t (afford it), so she showed me another place. That house was being occupied by a pastor,” she said.

“I spoke to the pastor’s wife and she said they were ready to leave. We spoke to the sellers and the amount that I had in my bank was exactly what they really wanted. I came with the money the following day in cash. I gave them and they gave me their papers.”

Well, the ‘Nipe Macho’ hitmaker was now supposed to pay the pastor but in instalments.

“When the pastor saw that, he thought I had money. My life changed from there. What I had, I used to give it to the pastor for the house to finish my debt. The system of my life totally changed. The pastor was really stubborn and at the time, I was not picking his calls,” she said.

“I finished the payment and the pastor left. I wanted to rent the house out. That was in 2017. I looked for another plot and I purchased it. Between 2016 and 2018, I lived a life of paying debts. Debts of things that I didn’t know what I wanted to do with.”


In 2017, her brother died, and it was a very difficult time for her.

“He was pushing me. I found myself alone. I wanted to invest but I kept it a secret. It was a moment where I couldn’t go forward or behind. I wanted to sell the property but I thought who was going to buy in such an area? I felt like it was a shame,” she said.

From then, Shusho decided to pray about it.

“I remember crying because, for three years, it was a troubling experience. I couldn’t even contribute for weddings and people gave me names. They didn’t know my situation. I was getting money but I was in debt.”

She has since settled the debts and is back on track.

“When I finished the debts, my income tripled,” she said.

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‘I Am Tired Of This Marriage, How Can I Marry A Wife And Not Touch Her For 3 Weeks?’ Cries Distressed City Man

If you thought your marriage was bad just because she allows you to enjoy your conjugal rights once a month, you were wrong. At least thank God that she allows you to enjoy her cookie. Continue reading “‘I Am Tired Of This Marriage, How Can I Marry A Wife And Not Touch Her For 3 Weeks?’ Cries Distressed City Man”

Dear Husband. Read A RAW And Heartbreaking Letter Of A Frustrated Wife On Her One-Year Anniversary In A Loveless Marriage

Marriages are not a bed of fresh roses. The scent can be appealing and in a flash turn into a stink. One woman who is saddened by the way her marriage is going, has penned a heartbreaking letter to her husband pouring out her raw emotions.

Check it out.

Dear husband,
You are hurting me and you don’t feel bad about it, you just love to. You regret marrying me and just as you have said you made the biggest mistake marrying me. Its all good, I won’t lie, I am hurt and heart broken but guess I cant make you love me anymore. One day I will be strong to walk away from your life forever, one day I will look back at all these and smile. God knows how much I love you and want to be with you but you keep complaining and you are not ready to work things out. Just a day to our one year anniversary and you still have the mind to tell me you made the biggest mistake of your life marrying me. I have tried to make things work out, I forgave you when I saw your chat with a girl begging her to come meet you in a hotel you, I didn’t know asking ones spouse for sex is bad. You called me troublesome, sadist and repeatedly said ‘fvck you, to hell with you’. I wont hate you or curse you, I will only pray for you because you are the father of my child. If eventually we end things, I still want my child to see you as the best dad in the world. When I wake up tomorrow I pray not to remember its our anniversary. I wish you well in all you do.

‘Should I Give My Broke Fiance My Savings So That My Parents Can Accept Him?’ Engaged Gilrfriend Asks

Love makes us do crazy things.

A woman took to social media to ask for advice on how she can make her jobless fiance – who just proposed – to look more acceptable to her loaded parents.

She writes,

“Hello everyone
I just need to seek opinions before I make this choice .
I love my boyfriend till death ,we have been together for 5 years and he just proposed to me few days ago. My problem is that he is jobless and did not go to school,he just finished secondary school and has been learning a trade but the trade don’t always work out. He has served different people but they always refuse to settle him. I have been managing with him with with my little resource as a student. Am the only child and my parents provide everything for me. He is also the first son out of 8 children.Now that he has proposed I don’t know how to tell my parents he is jobless, I don’t know how to package him to be accepted by my parents . I have saved up to 700k, so am thinking of giving it to him to go see my parents and run the ceremony. My friends think am stupid but I love him so much because he is so caring and loving . He worships the ground I walk on,he carries me like an egg,I can’t just explain it but he is just a perfect man for any woman . Please family I need your advise on how to handle this . Am 25 years and in my final years so am ripe for married.”

One online user gave a very strongly worded piece of advice to the damsel.

He wrote, “Yeah, I think you are definitely stupid plus you have no idea what it means to love to the death. Give him the money to start up a business not to blow on a stupid ceremony No one cares for. If he succeeds in his new business then he’s a keeper if not, you got your answer right there.”

How can she be helped?

‘I seduced Ben Pol,’ says ex girlfriend

Before he started dating Kenyan entrepreneur Anerlisa Muigai, Tanzanian singer Ben Pol was dating a comedian from his country by the name Ebitoke.

Speaking to Wasafi Media on Tuesday, Ebitoke said she was the one who seduced Ben Pol.

“Men have a bad habit of making women think that you love them, yet it’s not the case,” she said.

“A man comes to me and shows me love like he loves and wants me and I’m like, ‘Thank you, God; you’ve brought me a man.’ And then I give you my heart but at the end of the day, we are not together.”]

The comedian is now pregnant with her new beau called Mlela, a Tanzanian actor.

Anerlisa and Ben Pol have been dating for a while now and recently shut down rumours that they have broken up.

‘My baby always tells me, once there is a created rumour about you, never address it, look at it a passing cloud. #Feelingtrulyblessed”

Anerlisa with Ben Pol
Anerlisa with Ben Pol

Early in the year, the two visited each other’s parents for introductions. They also shared a photo of Ben proposing to the Kenyan businesswoman but have never confirmed if indeed they were engaged.

Ben Pol proposing to Anerlisa
Ben Pol proposing to Anerlisa earlier this year

Pol is a father of one with his Tanzanian baby mama.

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Aaron Rimbui Bears His Souls On Post About His Scarred Hand

“Out of suffering have emerged the strongest souls; the most massive characters are seared with scars.”
― Kahlil Gibran

Kenyan popular Jazz pianist Aaron Rimbui has decided to share a piece of himself with his fans. This is a big step to make for any public figure. Aaron who is known by his street moniker “Crucial Key” due to his superb expertise on the piano has posted a photo of his scared hands.

He then captioned it, “These are my hands. They are scarred. A constant reminder of a terrible experience-a definitive moment. Pain, questions, sadness, anger….😔”

He added, “However I’ve chosen to see these scars as STARS. A constant reminder that I’m victorious through life’s most unpleasant, horrible experiences.”

He then encouraged anyone who might be in need of a lift up, “Be ENCOURAGED. You’ve got the victory. God always turns things around and He is GOOD!😃 Your turn-around is coming!”

Some of his fans responded to his candid post.

One wrote, “Your sound and passion encourage me.”

This was echoed by another who added, “I have been a pianist from the age of 11, classical i.e, but from the first time I heard your sound I was inspired, I didn’t see scars in u, I saw inspiration.”

Check out a photo of his hands.

Check out a photo of his hands.

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