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Women Slept With Dead Mother For Five Years

To Germany, where for five years a 55-year-old German woman has been sleeping beside her dead mother.

 The Local:

When the daughter wouldn’t open the door, he called the police. They and the fire service were able to get the door open and discovered the body inside in a double bed which the daughter had been sharing.

The daughter later admitted during questioning that her mother had died during March of 2009. She has been sent to a psychiatric institution.

An autopsy produced no evidence of foul play in the mother’s death.

You do kind of wonder if any harm has been done? It’s grim but, then, so is being institutionalised…

Posted: 20th, November 2014 | In: Strange But True | Comment | Comments RSS feed:RSS 2.0

Rupert Everett doesn’t like gay dads (nothing to do with awful Britpop group)

THERE may be something of a shitstorm coming Rupert Everett’s way as he’s declared that he “can’t think of anything worse than being brought up by two gay dads“.

Now, of course, Rupert is a gay man himself, so this confuses matters. People won’t know whether to call him a homophobe or simply, an insensitive twerp. Either way, for such a normally likeable man, these comments are going to stick in many-a-craw.

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Posted: 18th, September 2012 | In: Celebrities | Comment | Comments RSS feed:RSS 2.0