THE Chapmans have been named Britain's most influential family, with a combined social media following of 21 million people. But who are Sam, Nic, Jim and John Chapman, how did they become famous and what happened to their abusive father? This is what you need to know. Who are the Chapman family? Two sisters and two twin brothers: Sam, Nic, Jim and John are a famous influencer family who all have successful vlogs and social media pages. The foursome, plus Nic's vlogger husband Ian Haste, have been named the UK's most influential family. They dominate the world of beauty, fitness, food and fashion as a family and have a combined following of over 21 million. How old are they? The eldest of the four siblings is Sam, 41, has two children, Olivia and Lilly and a boyfriend named Ryan. Nic, 38, is married to Ian and has two children with him, Harry and Edie. Jim and John are twin brothers aged 31. Jim is married to fellow YouTube star Tanya Burr. How did the Chapmans become famous? … [Read more...] about Who are the Chapman family, why are they famous and what happened to their abusive father?
ALBANY, N.Y. -- The man who killed John Lennon told a parole board he feels "more and more shame" every year for gunning down the former Beatle outside his Manhattan apartment in 1980.denied his release that month. New York prison officials released a transcript of the hearing on Thursday. "I was too far in," Chapman told the board. "I do remember having the thought of, 'Hey, you have got the album now. Look at this, he signed it, just go home.' But there was no way I was just going to go home." "I secured those bullets to make sure he would be dead," he said. "It was immediately after the crime that I was concerned that he did not suffer." "You admittedly carefully planned and executed the murder of a world-famous person for no reason other than to gain notoriety," the three-member panel wrote in a decision obtained by CBS News. "While no one person's life is any more valuable than another's life, the fact that you chose someone who was not only a world renown person and beloved by … [Read more...] about John Lennon’s killer says he didn’t want ex-Beatle to “suffer”
The man who gunned down John Lennon in 1980 says he feels "more and more shame" every year for his crime. Mark David Chapman told a parole board in August about his remorse during his 10th unsuccessful attempt to win release. A transcript of the hearing was released Thursday by New York prison officials. The now 63-year-old Chapman was sentenced to 20 years to life in the Wende Correctional Facility in New York. He shot and killed the former Beatle outside his Manhattan apartment on Dec. 8, 1980. Chapman told parole board members that Lennon was "incredible" to him earlier that day when he autographed an album. Chapman says he thinks about that every day. Top Tri-State News Photos The state Board of Parole denied Chapman's release in August. Get the latest from NBC 4 New York anywhere, anytime Download the App Available for IOS and Android Follow NBC New YorkTwitter, Instagram, Facebook Copyright Associated Press / NBC New York … [Read more...] about John Lennon’s Killer Says He Feels More Shame Every Year For His Crime
By John Shea Updated 10:14 am PDT, Monday, October 29, 2018 OAKLAND, CA - AUGUST 05: A ball is hit softly towards Oakland Athletics third baseman Matt Chapman (26) during the regular season baseball game between the Oakland Athletics and the Detroit Tigers on August 5,2018 at Oakland-Alameda County Coliseum in Oakland,CA (Photo by Samuel Stringer/Icon Sportswire via Getty Images) less OAKLAND, CA - AUGUST 05: A ball is hit softly towards Oakland Athletics third baseman Matt Chapman (26) during the regular season baseball game between the Oakland Athletics and the Detroit Tigers on August ... more Photo: Icon Sportswire / Icon Sportswire Via Getty Images San Francisco Giants' Gregor Blanco, left, slides safely back into first as Oakland Athletics first baseman Matt Olson takes the pickup throw during the sixth inning of a Major League Baseball game, Sunday, March 25, 2018 in Oakland, Calif. less San … [Read more...] about A’s Chapman, Olson win defensive awards
STEPHEN R. GROVES, Associated Press Updated 12:56 pm PDT, Friday, September 7, 2018 PHOTOS: Give peace a stampThe commemorative stamp features a photo of John Lennon taken in 1974 on the roof of his Manhattan apartment building. >>>See 12 facts you should know about The Beatles founder ... less PHOTOS: Give peace a stamp The commemorative stamp features a photo of John Lennon taken in 1974 on the roof of his Manhattan apartment building. >>>See 12 facts you should know about The Beatles ... more Photo: U.S. Postal Service Early yearsJohn Winston Lennon was born on October 9, 1940 in Liverpool, in the middle of the war. His father, a merchant seaman, was at sea. He endured a rough childhood after his parents split and his mother was incapable of raising him. He was brought up by an aunt and uncle. His mother, Julia, was struck by a car and died when John was 17. less Early years John … [Read more...] about John Lennon celebrated with release of commemorative stamp