Davos No Longer Hollywood East
Everywhere we go, it's Davos this and World Economic Forum that. It's like you can't even open a newspaper, read a blog, or strike up a conversation with the guy at the next urinal without it getting all Davos-y. Since we know it's on your mind, here are some headlines out of the big World Economic Forum:
• Better luck next year, Avril Lavigne: If you noticed a conspicuous absence of stars at Davos this year (remember Sharon Stone in 2005?), it's intentional. W.E.F. founder Klaus Schwab says, "We have given those people a chance to draw attention to certain issues. But those people have to be very careful not to go overboard."
- Johnny Depp's Longtime Pal, Legendary Rock N' Roll Guitarist Jeff Beck Dead At 78
- Prince Harry & Meghan Markle’s Tell-All Netflix Series Delayed To 2023 After Attacks On ‘The Crown’
- Dianne Feinstein Refuses To Retire Before Her Senate Term Ends In 2024 Despite Colleagues Arguing She Is 'Mentally Unfit To Serve'
• One down, 192 other countries to go: Pakistani Prime Minister Shaukat Aziz told Davosheads that Osama bin Laden is not in Pakistan.
• Ill communication: Azerbaijan President Ilham Aliyev totally kicked back with Microsoft's Bill Gates. Lest you think it all small talk, Bill Gates "expressed the company's readiness to invest in and be the number 1 partner for Azerbaijan," according to Azerbaijan state information agency AzerTaj, and more importantly Gates's "willingness to visit the country."