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England’s Marks & Spencer To Launch Lewis Hamilton Clothing Line For Boys, ‘Living The Dream’

lewis-hamilton-living-the-dream British retailer Marks & Spencer is launching a line of clothing for boys in collaboration with Formula One team Vodafone McLaren Mercedes and the reining F1 champion Lewis Hamilton. The motor racing-themed collection, called Living The Dream, will feature T-shirts, hoodies, sweatshirts and jackets with bold colors and graphics of racing motifs and branding of the team’s drivers Lewis Hamilton and Heikki Kovalainen. Living The Dream is set to launch September 19 in the UK, online and a selection of international stores.
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Lewis Hamilton Continues Downward Spiral In Malaysia Grand Prix After Lying In Melbourne

lewis_hamilton World Champion Formula One driver Lewis Hamilton placed seventh in Sunday's rain-drenched race in Malaysia continuing the downward spiral Hamilton set off when he lied to racing stewards at last week's races in Melbourne. The 24 year-old apologized to the racing community for lying to race stewards, pinning the blame on McLaren sporting director Dave Ryan. “I cannot tell you how sorry I am. I’m sorry to my team and my family for the embarrassment. It is a very, very embarrassing situation and it has taken a huge toll on me,” Hamilton said at a press conference on Friday in Malaysia and described the incident as "the worst thing" he's ever experienced in his life. Hamilton revealed he had been told by Ryan to tell race stewards he had not been ordered to let felllow racer Jarno Trulli overtake him in the closing laps in Melbourne. After racing officials discovered radio transmissions that proved Hamilton had in fact been told to let Trulli pass him causing the Italian racer to breach regulations. Hamilton was disqualified from the Melbourne race and received no points for the match.
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Lewis Hamilton To Be Immortalized As Wax Figure At Madame Tussauds

Madame Tussauds announced plans to honor Formula One world champion Lewis Hamilton with a wax figure. Hamilton will be immortalized at the London museum in a replica of his Vodafone McLaren Mercedes race suit and his distinctive yellow race helmet. "He has undoubtedly won a place in the nation's hearts for his determination and single-mindedness and a place at Madame Tussauds for an amazing track record - and he is still only 24," Liz Edwards, PR manager for Madame Tussaud said. "His name has been on our radar for some time and we'd already made our decision to include him before his championship-winning performance because of huge demand from our guests. The wax figure will take 6 months to complete and is expected to cost around $250,000.
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Lewis Hamilton Honored By Queen Of England With MBE Title

Lewis Hamilton has been named as a Member of the Order of the British Empire (MBE) allowing him entry into the British Order of Chivalry -one of the highest honors in England, and a few steps away from Knighthood. "It is a massive honour and incredible privilege for me to receive an MBE from Her Majesty the Queen," Hamilton said in a statement. The 23 year-old race car driver became the youngest Formula One champion last month when he clinched the Brazil Grand Prix in the final nail-biting moments and has also been named runner-up Sports Personality of the Year. "I am very fortunate to have been awarded for achieving my dream, it has required a lot of hard work and dedication, however it has been worth every single minute and I only hope that I can inspire young kids to do the same, whatever their dream may be." Hamilton received a personal note from the Queen congratulating him on the prestigious honor.
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Lewis Hamilton Victory Parade Cancelled

Formula One race car driver Lewis Hamilton has been jipped out of a victory parade by his McLaren team's home base town of Woking, England. Woking officials cancelled the parade citing the $160,000 cost of providing security for an event that "would undoubtedly attract thousands of people" due to Hamilton's popularity was too much to handle during these hard financial times. "Given the council's financial position and the national and global economic climate, Woking Borough Council is unable to fund an event that would enable members of the public to safely participate in the celebrations," a Woking town hall spokesman was quoted in the Daily Star. The last victory parade held in Woking was for former champion Mika Häkkinen in 1998.
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Pussycat’s Nicole Scherzinger Planning Hawaiian New Year’s With Lewis Hamilton

The Pussycat Doll's lead singer Nicole Scherzinger wants to bring her boyfriend champion Formula One race car driver Lewis Hamilton home to Hawaii for New Year's Eve. A friend of Scherzinger says, “Nicole is really excited about taking Lewis home to Hawaii. She’s thinking of hiring a private luxury yacht to celebrate his birthday with his friends and family.” The sexy 30 year-old singer has said of 23 year-old Hamilton "I definitely think he could be The One," and revealed at the most recent MTV Video Music Awards they are house hunting together. "We would love to have beautiful angel babies together one day," Scherzinger has said. "We would sing Don’t Cha to them in my belly." We hope when Scherzinger and Hamilton have those angel babies, they change the line "Don't cha wish your girlfriend was a freak like me?" to something more baby friendly.
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Lewis Hamilton, Will Smith, And Other Blindie Favorites Make PEOPLE Magazine’s Sexiest Man List

Australian hardbody Hugh Jackman has nabbed PEOPLE magazine's "Sexiest Man Alive" title while a bevy of diverse actors, athletes and musicians show up in some pretty sexy categories. Among PEOPLE magazine's Sexy men of color are Seven Pound's Will Smith and Mexican actor Gael Garcia Bernal in the "20 Sexy Superstars" category Rapper turned actor Bow Wow tops the sexy "21 Club," while Tyson Beckford shows up on the "Sexy Bearded Guys" list and former L.A. Law man and current star of Dirty Sexy Money Blair Underwood is crowned "Sexiest TV Veteran." Private Practice star Taye Diggs lands in the new category "Sexy Scents," which comes with a scratch and sniff feature on the page. On the international front, China-born concert pianist Lang Lang, British singer Seal and his compatriot Formula One race car driver Lewis Hamilton also make the Sexy list. The sexy surprises are U.S. Treasury Department's Neel Kashkari, and Olympian decathlete Bryan Clay.
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England’s Marks & Spencer To Launch Lewis Hamilton Clothing Line For Boys, ‘Living The Dream’

lewis-hamilton-living-the-dream British retailer Marks & Spencer is launching a line of clothing for boys in collaboration with Formula One team Vodafone McLaren Mercedes and the reining F1 champion Lewis Hamilton. The motor racing-themed collection, called Living The Dream, will feature T-shirts, hoodies, sweatshirts and jackets with bold colors and graphics of racing motifs and branding of the team’s drivers Lewis Hamilton and Heikki Kovalainen. Living The Dream is set to launch September 19 in the UK, online and a selection of international stores.
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Lewis Hamilton Continues Downward Spiral In Malaysia Grand Prix After Lying In Melbourne

lewis_hamilton World Champion Formula One driver Lewis Hamilton placed seventh in Sunday's rain-drenched race in Malaysia continuing the downward spiral Hamilton set off when he lied to racing stewards at last week's races in Melbourne. The 24 year-old apologized to the racing community for lying to race stewards, pinning the blame on McLaren sporting director Dave Ryan. “I cannot tell you how sorry I am. I’m sorry to my team and my family for the embarrassment. It is a very, very embarrassing situation and it has taken a huge toll on me,” Hamilton said at a press conference on Friday in Malaysia and described the incident as "the worst thing" he's ever experienced in his life. Hamilton revealed he had been told by Ryan to tell race stewards he had not been ordered to let felllow racer Jarno Trulli overtake him in the closing laps in Melbourne. After racing officials discovered radio transmissions that proved Hamilton had in fact been told to let Trulli pass him causing the Italian racer to breach regulations. Hamilton was disqualified from the Melbourne race and received no points for the match.
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Lewis Hamilton To Be Immortalized As Wax Figure At Madame Tussauds

Madame Tussauds announced plans to honor Formula One world champion Lewis Hamilton with a wax figure. Hamilton will be immortalized at the London museum in a replica of his Vodafone McLaren Mercedes race suit and his distinctive yellow race helmet. "He has undoubtedly won a place in the nation's hearts for his determination and single-mindedness and a place at Madame Tussauds for an amazing track record - and he is still only 24," Liz Edwards, PR manager for Madame Tussaud said. "His name has been on our radar for some time and we'd already made our decision to include him before his championship-winning performance because of huge demand from our guests. The wax figure will take 6 months to complete and is expected to cost around $250,000.
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Lewis Hamilton Honored By Queen Of England With MBE Title

Lewis Hamilton has been named as a Member of the Order of the British Empire (MBE) allowing him entry into the British Order of Chivalry -one of the highest honors in England, and a few steps away from Knighthood. "It is a massive honour and incredible privilege for me to receive an MBE from Her Majesty the Queen," Hamilton said in a statement. The 23 year-old race car driver became the youngest Formula One champion last month when he clinched the Brazil Grand Prix in the final nail-biting moments and has also been named runner-up Sports Personality of the Year. "I am very fortunate to have been awarded for achieving my dream, it has required a lot of hard work and dedication, however it has been worth every single minute and I only hope that I can inspire young kids to do the same, whatever their dream may be." Hamilton received a personal note from the Queen congratulating him on the prestigious honor.
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Lewis Hamilton Victory Parade Cancelled

Formula One race car driver Lewis Hamilton has been jipped out of a victory parade by his McLaren team's home base town of Woking, England. Woking officials cancelled the parade citing the $160,000 cost of providing security for an event that "would undoubtedly attract thousands of people" due to Hamilton's popularity was too much to handle during these hard financial times. "Given the council's financial position and the national and global economic climate, Woking Borough Council is unable to fund an event that would enable members of the public to safely participate in the celebrations," a Woking town hall spokesman was quoted in the Daily Star. The last victory parade held in Woking was for former champion Mika Häkkinen in 1998.
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Pussycat’s Nicole Scherzinger Planning Hawaiian New Year’s With Lewis Hamilton

The Pussycat Doll's lead singer Nicole Scherzinger wants to bring her boyfriend champion Formula One race car driver Lewis Hamilton home to Hawaii for New Year's Eve. A friend of Scherzinger says, “Nicole is really excited about taking Lewis home to Hawaii. She’s thinking of hiring a private luxury yacht to celebrate his birthday with his friends and family.” The sexy 30 year-old singer has said of 23 year-old Hamilton "I definitely think he could be The One," and revealed at the most recent MTV Video Music Awards they are house hunting together. "We would love to have beautiful angel babies together one day," Scherzinger has said. "We would sing Don’t Cha to them in my belly." We hope when Scherzinger and Hamilton have those angel babies, they change the line "Don't cha wish your girlfriend was a freak like me?" to something more baby friendly.
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Lewis Hamilton, Will Smith, And Other Blindie Favorites Make PEOPLE Magazine’s Sexiest Man List

Australian hardbody Hugh Jackman has nabbed PEOPLE magazine's "Sexiest Man Alive" title while a bevy of diverse actors, athletes and musicians show up in some pretty sexy categories. Among PEOPLE magazine's Sexy men of color are Seven Pound's Will Smith and Mexican actor Gael Garcia Bernal in the "20 Sexy Superstars" category Rapper turned actor Bow Wow tops the sexy "21 Club," while Tyson Beckford shows up on the "Sexy Bearded Guys" list and former L.A. Law man and current star of Dirty Sexy Money Blair Underwood is crowned "Sexiest TV Veteran." Private Practice star Taye Diggs lands in the new category "Sexy Scents," which comes with a scratch and sniff feature on the page. On the international front, China-born concert pianist Lang Lang, British singer Seal and his compatriot Formula One race car driver Lewis Hamilton also make the Sexy list. The sexy surprises are U.S. Treasury Department's Neel Kashkari, and Olympian decathlete Bryan Clay.
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