All The ‘Selling Sunset’ Drama You Need To Remember Before Season 2

The Oppenheim Group women are still selling luxe homes and stirring up drama in Selling Sunset Season 2, which picks up just a few months after the events of Season 1. For viewers, however, it’s been nearly a year since Chrishell, Maya, Mary, Christine, Heather, and Davina were last onscreen. So you may need a Selling Sunset Season 1 recap before pressing play.

The final episode, which aired in March 2019, began with a company pool party that blew open all the tensions and resentments that had been brewing throughout the season. On the business side of things, both the $40 million mansion and the $10 million home from the premiere episode were left without buyers. Here’s how each of the women’s storylines left off.

Chrishell Stause

Actor-turned-real-estate-agent Chrishell came in as a newcomer to The Oppenheim Group and had to learn the ropes of selling homes (and dealing with finicky buyers) from Maya. She immediately clashed with senior agents like Christine and Davina, who didn’t buy her rose-from-poverty backstory or her sweetheart persona, even calling her first big sell "beginner’s luck." This spilled out at a a company pool party in the final episode, where Davina and Christine repeatedly accused Chrishell of being "two-faced" because she’d gossiped about Mary’s relationship behind her back. It was an overblown fight, and after all attempts to calm Christine down failed, Chrishell walked out. She later shared an awkwardly forced hug with Christine at the behest of Jason and Brett; though Christine apologized at the billboard unveiling, it appeared that Chrishell had no intention of ever forgiving her.

Mary Fitzgerald

Though the most experienced seller at the brokerage, Mary’s Season 1 storyline was more personal than professional. She revealed that she was dating Romain, a French model 12 years her junior. They worked well despite the age difference and slight language barrier, but cracks started to show throughout the season. First Romain hinted that he felt like he was "missing out" by dating Mary, then he revealed that he didn’t want kids until five or 10 years into the future, which Mary saw as a huge problem at 38 years old. Nonetheless, Romain proposed to her, and Season 2 will cover their wedding plans and eventual walk down the aisle.

Maya Vander

Good-natured Maya was spotted politely turning down drinks in the premiere, and she finally revealed she was pregnant with her currently long-distance husband. Maya had a gender reveal cake brought into the finale pool party, and announced she was having a baby boy.

Christine Quinn

The source of most of the drama, Christine ended Season 1 on the outs with Chrishell and perhaps even the rest of the women after the pool party fiasco. (Getting too drunk and accusing a coworker of having dementia despite everyone trying to deescalate the situation tends to do that!) Christine also ran into another kind of work trouble: she fumbled her double-ended deal after failing to ensure her house would be unlocked for Heather’s client. The seller of the $10 million home unhappily reduced the price as a result, putting the pressure on Christine to get it sold.

Heather Young

Heather was head over heels for her Sweden-based hockey boyfriend in Season 1, but their relationship got in the way of her professional life. She just seemed pretty distracted all season, and near the end her client failed to show up to an important meeting with the $40 million home builder.

Davina Potratz

We never saw much of Davina except when she swanned in to make a mean comment, especially if it was about Chrishell. She shot back at Chrishell when she talked about the importance of charity work, and was also the one to instigate the "two-faced" comments at the pool party. Will we actual see Davina’s professional side going forward?

It would make sense for the women to get over their personal squabbles and work as a team in Season 2, but we all know in reality TV land that’s not likely to happen any time soon.

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Musk tweets he’s selling his ‘physical possessions’ & says Tesla stock ‘too high’ – The Sun

ELON Musk said today he is selling "almost all physical possessions" and that he will not own any houses as the coronavirus crisis continues to cripple the US economy.

"Tesla stock price is too high imo," he tweeted.

Musk today also demanded that people are given "their FREEDOM" as he tweeted the words to the US national anthem.

Musk railed against the COVID-19 stay-at-home orders on his company’s earnings call earlier this week, saying the orders are “forcibly imprisoning people in their homes against all their constitutional rights.”

“People should be outraged."

Tesla’s auto plant in Fremont, California, has been closed since March 23.

An order in the San Francisco Bay Area forced Tesla to close the plant to help prevent the virus’ spread, and it was extended until the end of May.

Public health experts say the orders have reduced the number of new coronavirus cases nationwide.

There have been more than one million confirmed cases of the coronavirus in the US.

More to follow…

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Drug dealers turn to selling facemasks on dark-web

Dark-web drug dealers turn to selling face masks and unregistered testing kits in bid to cash in on coronavirus pandemic

  • Drug dealers are selling 1,000 boxes of facemasks for £3,000 on dark web  
  • They are also selling drugs ‘for COVID-19’ which they warn are ‘very potent’
  • Illegal drug sales have gone down amid social distancing measures, officials say 
  • Learn more about how to help people impacted by COVID

Dark-web drug dealers have resorted to selling face masks and fake coronavirus testing kits amid the pandemic.

Account users that usually advertise illegal substances are now offering personal protective equipment (PPE), unverified antibody testing kits and medicines instead.

One is selling a box of 1,000 surgical face masks for just over £3,000, while another offers ‘very potent’ drugs that claim to treat COVID-19. 

The amount of illegal drugs being smuggled in to the UK has dropped in the face of international lockdown conditions, driving prices up, according to the National Crime Agency.  

An dark-web advert shows 1,000 boxes of surgical facemasks being sold for just over £3,000

One account user is selling unverified antibody testing kits for around £35 each 

Dealers are disguising themselves as key workers to try to avoid detection when out on the street, but many are operating online, experts from security firm Digital Shadows say.    

Threat research analyst Alex Guirakhoo said: ‘Cyber criminals who typically engage in the sale of illicit drugs have seen the opportunity to diversify their listings to include sales of face masks, hand sanitiser, and now even chloroquine on popular cyber criminal marketplaces like Empire.

‘For those vendors not involved in the sale of personal protective equipment (PPE), Covid-19-related terms have also been used to promote their drug sales.

‘Listings which include terms like ‘coronavirus sale!’ alongside heavy discounts are now common on all major cyber criminal forums and marketplaces.

Account users that usually advertise illegal substances are now offering personal protective equipment (PPE), unverified antibody testing kits and medicines instead. File image used 

One is selling a box of 1,000 surgical face masks for just over £3,000, while another offers ‘very potent’ drugs that claim to treat COVID-19 (pictured) 

Another account advertises facemasks with a fog face air valve 

‘This is likely an attempt to keep their businesses going and attract customers who have been financially impacted by the pandemic.

‘It is also realistically possible that cyber criminals are attempting to capitalise on customers impacted by shelter in place orders.

‘If people cannot physically meet their dealers, they may be more enticed to purchase drugs on the dark web.’

Digital Shadows analysts have seen users of Russian and English language forums pondering how to cash in, with one asking: ‘Who thinks what about this? How to get the maximum benefit from quarantine? It will not be forever.’

Earlier this week, the NCA warned that there had been £1.8 million of fraud linked to the pandemic.

It has shut down six domains since the outbreak of the virus to stop cyber attackers trying to steal personal data.

Investigators also took down a website trying to lure customers into buying non-existent PPE, and arrested two men on suspicion of illegally selling COVID-19 testing kits and making false claims about their efficacy.

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Are Mick and Linda selling The Queen Vic and leaving EastEnders?

Mick (Danny Dyer) and Linda Carter (Kellie Bright) have weathered a pretty rough patch recently on EastEnders, what with Linda finally coming to admit her alcohol problem.

For a long time, Linda denied that there was anything wrong, but Mick has been left very proud of his wife as she’s faced up to her issues with drink and begun going to Alcoholics Anonymous meetings.

However Linda turning over a new leaf has led to the couple making a huge decision about their future as landlord and lady…

Are Mick and Linda selling the Vic?

Mick has proven time and time again that he’ll do whatever it takes for Linda, and since she’s agreed to get help for her alcoholism, Mick has decided to sell the Vic so that Linda doesn’t have to live surrounded by her vice.

Even though Linda has had her reservations about the decision, Mick has been determined to help his wife through her recovery and is convinced that this is the way to do it.

In scenes tonight, their secret will get out to the wider population of Walford, which will make the whole thing feel rather final.

An estate agent has even valued the pub, and Mick has revealed these plans of theirs to Billy.

Could Mick and Linda really bring themselves to give up on their lifelong dream? And if so, could this mean the end of Mick and Linda’s time in Walford?

We’ve not heard any confirmation that Danny Dyer or Kellie Bright are leaving EastEnders, but this is soapland after all, and anything is possible…

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Walkers is now selling Nando’s and Pizza Express inspired crisps and you can buy them in Home Bargains – The Sun

WALKERS new range of flavours will be a hit with crisp fans.

They've released five new limited-edition flavours, inspired by some of the UK’s favourite restaurants, including Nando’s, PizzaExpress, YO!, Gourmet Burger Kitchen and Las Iguanas.

The flavours are based on the restaurants’ signature dishes, so there is YO!'s katsu curry, Nando’s PERi-PERi chicken, GBK's classic cheeseburger, the American Hot pizza from Pizza Express and the chilli con carne from Las Iguanas.

Customers can choose from a single-serve packet for 69p, a grab bag for 84p, a five-bag multi-pack for £1 and a 15-bag multi-pack for £2.50.

They will be available from now on at retailers nationwide, while stocks last.

The bags have already been spotted on sale in Home Bargains – as revealed by Instagrammer Kev's Snack Reviews, who shared pics of the bags on shelves yesterday.

Crisp fans were delighted, with one member of the public jokingly asking whether picking up a bag came under the government guidelines for an essential trip outside.

In 2018, Walkers released six new crisp flavours based on classic dishes from the last six decades.

To celebrate its 70th anniversary, they launched a new flavour for every decade the company has been around.

They included coronation chicken (1950s), roast lamb and mint (1960s), cheese fondue (1970s), chicken tikka masala (1980s), BBQ ribs (1990s) and sweet chilli (2000s).

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