Entertainment Omar Sy: Ridiculed in front of a great American star, he has not forgotten!
Ilhan Omar seeks sanctions reform in her new foreign affairs leadership role
As Rep. Ilhan Omar, D-Minn. seeks to become a major voice on U.S. foreign policy, she is looking to make sanctions one of her hallmark issues. Earlier this month, Omar, one of the members of “the Squad,” was named vice chair of the House Foreign Affairs Subcommittee on Africa, providing her with a platform to oversee legislation on foreign military deployments, aid and diplomatic policy. On Feb. 11, the same day her position on the subcommittee was announced, Omar joined a group of Democrats who sent a letter advocating President Joe Biden and his administration to broaden their review of existing sanctions on foreign governments.
Guest of Jimmy Fallon's show on NBC, Omar Sy returned to a filming adventure that marked him, especially since he was playing alongside Tom Hanks!
Omar Sy has come a long way since his revelation to the "After Sales Service" alongside his sidekick Fred Testot. Crowned with overwhelming recognition thanks to his role in "Intouchables" which was hailed around the world, Omar Sy then went to export across the Atlantic in 2012 with his whole family to try his luck in Hollywood. A risk-taking which paid off since it was illustrated in particular in some big American blockbusters, like " Jurassic World" or " Inferno".
Ilhan Omar 'Worried About Democratic Backsliding', Suggests Removing 'Racist' Electoral College
Omar said the Electoral College and the Senate filibuster have racist origins and continued consequences on contemporary politics.Omar made these comments in the opening minutes of a Thursday evening virtual town hall where she addressed constituents through a Facebook and Twitter livestream.
A success which is worth to him from now on to be invited in the famous emission of Jimmy Fallon on the NBC, "The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon". The comediancame to promote the Netflix series "Lupine", of which he is the headliner. And on this occasion, the native of Trappes Omar Sy returned to the day he covered himself with shame in front of a great American star during a shoot. " We were making a movie in Italy, Ron Howard's Inferno. It was my first day on set, I was very nervous, and I had to drag Tom Hanks in a boat, he was doing the stunt himself. I was like, 'Keep calm, be careful, don't hurt him', because who wants to be the guy who hurts Tom Hanks? He's an international treasure. " he remembered.
Alas, the little tension inherent in being at the side of such a star distracted him somewhat. " I was focused, we shot the scene, it went very well, no problem. I was really relieved. And then I took a step back, and I fell into the water. It was tough, it was my first day of shooting! " he related. Thereafter, he could not escape the taunts of Tom Hanks who kindly chambered him: "Fortunately, Tom Hanks is really nice and very funny, he made jokes about it all day, he said: 'Remember there is water in Venice!' "he recalled.
Florida basketball: Mike White reveals if Omar Payne will play vs. Oral Roberts .
After sitting out Florida basketball's Round of 64 win vs. Virginia Tech, Mike White is non-committal to whether he'll play Omar Payne. Omar Payne took a seat on the bench for Florida's opening game in the NCAA Tournament after he was ejected in the SEC Tournament game vs. Tennesse e for elbowing John Fulkerson. The NCAA and SEC didn't suspend Payne for his actions that left Fulkerson with facial fractures and kept him out of the Vols NCAA Tournament game against Oregon State, a loss that ended their season. But Florida basketball coach Mike White took matters into his own hands and suspended him vs. Virginia Tech.