Every spring, the town of Stara Zagora in central Bulgaria hosts a controversial bride market where young virgins are paraded in front of suitors who bid on them. The market is the biggest annual get-together for Bulgaria’s 18,000-strong Kalaidzhi Roma clan.
The clan is a subgroup of the Roma people who face constant prejudice and exclusion across Europe. Unable to live off their ancient coppersmith heritage, the constantly sensationalised bride markets are one of the last surviving Kalaidzhi traditions.
To find out why these medieval-sounding markets exist in modern Europe, and how Kalaidzhi girls feel about being sold off, Broadly correspondent Milène Larsson travels to the village of Orizovo to spend time with a family with two daughters as they’re preparing for the annual bride market. Watch the full VICE episode below.
Steve Harvey thrilled this weekend at the NFL Honors. He took the stage once again as their host and came with opinions.
One of the biggest being his ideas for diversity. Steve let his lightbulb shine as he offered the entire league his colorful advice.
Watch Steve Harvey’s opening monologue from the 9th annual NFL Honors. Watch the full video below.
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Roddy Richh has been enjoying his success. This after landing a number one album and hit single.
Richh recently received his first Grammy award this past Sunday night. He won the Grammy for his collaboration “Racks In The Middle” with the late Nipsey Hussle.
Richh stopped by Jimmy Fallon this week to continue the wave by performing “The Box: live. Watch the full video below.
Basketball legend Kobe Bryant passed recently. However, his life, career and legacy won’t be forgotten.
Bryant played his entire NBA career for the Los Angeles Lakers. Recently, the team returned to action with amazing pregame tributes to the fallen legend.
One tribute was a performance of “See You Again” by Wiz Khalifa and Charlie Puth. Watch the full performance below.
Brittany Renner is a fitness model, entrepreneur and future media maven. As a former collegiate athlete, Renner used her gym experiences to develop a budding fitness conglomerate.
While fitness is a lifestyle, being an Author is a passion for Renner. As she often uses her Instagram platform to talk to her followers about her life experiences.
Renner recently joined YouTube to continue the growth process with her fans. Watch her latest video below.
Jimmy Kimmel is back with a fan favorite just in time for the Super Bowl! Mean tweets are loved by many as your celebrity favorites read horrible messages about themselves.
Football fans are a passionate bunch, and from time to time we put that passion on display. With that said, it’s time once again for an all-new, all-NFL edition of #MeanTweets.
This episode features Tom Brady, Patrick Mahomes, Travis Kelce, Corey Clement, Joey Bosa, Devin Funchess, Sony Michel, Todd Gurley, Jay Ajayi, Clay Matthews, Jared Goff, Michael Irvin & Terry Bradshaw. Watch the full video below.