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Straight up, this is a bit of a buzzkill Disney.

UK alcohol awareness groups threw up a collective nope to this 'Frozen' inspired product line, with concern these bottles would encourage underage drinking.

Wouldn't that make more sense if the bottles had booze in them to begin with? These groups are grasping at straws here, and a strategic subsequent move here on the part of any alcohol distributor would be to make haste, and implement an actual 'Frozen' inspired line of champagne.

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We're not sure whether Jon Snow planned and practiced for this performance, or 'didna wanna do it.' There's no arguing over the fact this old lad would be the coolest grandpa at the next Christmas party.

People out there definitely loved Snow's moves.

At the worn and weathered age of 68, Snow might've happened upon his true talent in life.

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Hide yo kids, hide wives, hide yo husbands, and definitely hide yo grandmas. The only way we could make this very real life story of a reindeer running amok through the tea-soaked streets of a temporarily improper Nottingham, is if Arnold Shwarzznegger reprised his role from Jingle All The Way, to catch the runaway reindeer.

Somebody must've slipped something in Bjorn the reindeer's eggnog Sunday, because he went buckwild.

"I was putting some Christmas cards up in the window and just saw it come charging down the street," local resident Gemma Green told the Nottingham Post. "Then I saw a group of people following it.

"It was quite strange. It's like the scene from Arthur Christmas where Santa loses his reindeer. I thought I was seeing things at first." Maybe she was, but heck if that's a way to spur some Christmas spirit.

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10-year-old Amelia Poggenpoel reached out and touched Shia Labeouf's soul with the choirgirl pure voice of an angel.

Shia receives no shortage of grief, critical leers, and general public disapproval for his endless montage of hysterical press antics; and when the going gets rough, he gets tough, and dons a paper-bag.

The young Formby School of Dancing and Performing Arts student, Amelia Poggenpoel has her mother Tor to thank for her breakout vocalist performance. Tor told the ECHO: "I started talking about Amelia and how proud I am of her and how sometimes I don't feel that she's loved enough. I don't always have attention to give to her when I'm at work or if I'm tired. I got quite emotional talking about it and they then realized I was in the room with them. They took their headsets off and Shia started welling up. I told them that Amelia has an amazing voice, so he asked if she could sing for him."

From there Amelia was handed the floor, and under the fiery, intensified gaze of Shia Labeouf, she broke out in song with a cover of "Who's Loving You" by Jackson 5. LaBeouf overcome with a flood of emotion was brought to tears, and shortly after the performance's conclusion, went on to embrace Amelia.

The #TOUCHMYSOUL four-day live performance wrapped up a few days ago, after 2,000 people visited FACT in person to watch Shia take phone calls. Oh, also almost 300,000 people tuned in from a live webcam, so, that happened.

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National Health Services (NHS) worker Kara Florish took to Twitter to document receiving a body-image shaming business card on London's Underground.

The card, which states to be from a group called "Overweight Haters Ltd", reads "fat" in large letters on one side. The other side contains a paragraph with a description of the "organization".

Writer Sean Thomas Knox witnessed a similar, separate body-shaming card incident, and tweeted about it's authenticity.



British Transport Police on Twitter are asking anyone with any information to get in touch with them.



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The John Lewis department store Christmas advert is a tradition that almost everyone in the UK looks forward to.

This year's sentimental and beautiful ad was no different. Except one man in Virginia definitely wasn't looking forward to its release.

John Lewis, a computer science educator living in America, has the same name as the giant British department store. And every Christmas is a struggle in his Twitter mentions.

Even though it gets annoying every year, he takes it pretty well.

And who wouldn't? This seemingly random guy now has 12.5k followers.

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It's not easy to make Simon Cowell cry. The man has made a career judging singing shows with his harsh and blunt persona.

But one contestant on The X Factor UK did the unthinkable—he got Cowell to shed a tear at his beautiful rendition of Labrinth's Jealous.

Contestant Josh Daniel dedicated the song to his best friend who had recently died. And his passionate, emotional performance was just too much for the stone-hearted Cowell to take.

Let those tears flow, Simon. Just let it go.

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