Most of you have seen the touching commercial featuring former Boston Celtics guard Ray Allen and his wife Shannon Allen discussing their son Walker's type 1 diabetes.

According to Black Celeb Kids, Ray Allen delayed his decision to sign with the NBA champs Miami Heat until he was confident with the medical care his son would receive in Miami.

His son's care was a huge part of the decision on whether to sign with Miami. Even before the deal got done, plans were already being put in place to make sure Walker Allen would have all the support he would need in South Florida.

"We're saying goodbye to a lot of people that we grew up to know and love in our community, in the organization," Allen said. "Everything changes. You are sad about that. But it doesn't keep those people from still being close to our heart or still being friends." Source

Ray and his wife have four children together. Watch the Allens' commercial after the break!

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Attention seeker Kanye West was suddenly camera-shy as he and bestie Kim Kardashian entered a gym in Los Angeles on Thursday. Kanye tried to hide his face from being photographed, as he and Kim left the gym after an afternoon workout. There's no word on why Kanye is suddenly so shy.
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    According to the Drudgereport.com, there is a surprise name near the top of GOP presidential candidate Mitt Romney's short list of running mate's for vice president: Former Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice!

    The timing of the announcement is now set for 'coming weeks', according to Drudgereport.com.

    This news comes amid reports that Romney mocked the majority black NAACP audience so they would boo him and he would gain sympathy from his base.

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    Coming out was the best thing Frank Ocean could have done for his unremarkable career. Ocean, a member of the eclectic Odd Future collective, announced his homosexuality in a dramatic posting on his Tumblr page last week -- just in time for the release of his album Channel Orange.

    According to industry estimates, 'Orange' is on pace to sell 125-135k in its first week based on retail pre-orders. The estimates far exceeds the 40-50k units that were originally predicted.

    Ocean is on pace to sell more albums next week than troubled singer Chris Brown whose heavily promoted studio album Fortune undersold all industry expectations.

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    The blogosphere continues to poke fun at the painfully image-conscious Kardashian women. Yesterday a photoshopped image of Kanye West and Kim Kardashian (as the Klumps) went viral on the internet. The same prankster behind that photo is likely responsible for this age-proggression image of the Kardashian sisters: Kourtney, Khloe, and Kim -- as they might look when menopause kicks in in about 10 years.


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  • The Joe Paterno backlash continues: TMZ.com reports NIKE is changing the name on its Joe Paterno Child Care Center in the wake of news that the famed Penn State coach covered up allegations of child abuse against one of his coaches.

    Nike President Mark Parker said in a statement, "With the findings released today, I have decided to change the name of our child care center at our World Headquarters."

    Former NFL great Warren Sapp added his voice to the protests, suggesting that the university remove the statue honoring Paterno from the campus.

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    Congrats to Baylor women's basketball star Brittney Griner who took home the Best Female Athlete of the Year trophy during the 2012 ESPY Awards at Nokia Theatre in LA on Wednesday. The 6-8 center was also named the AP Player of the Year and the Most Outstanding Player of the Final Four, among her many accolades.

    Griner led Baylor to the NCAA Division I Women's Basketball Championship in April. The Texas native wears a men's 17 or 18 shoe size. And in case you're wondering, the answer is yes.

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    Last month the Supreme court voted 5-4 to let stand a key provision in President Obama's controversial healthcare legislation.

    In short, ObamaCare will force low-income Americans to pay for the healthcare of others.

    Today comes word that the House Agriculture Committee approved massive cuts in the final version of the 2012 farm bill, effectively taking food out of the mouths of poor babes.

    The new cuts means that "between two and three million Americans will lose access to food stamps and roughly 280,000 children will drop out of their automatic enrollment in the free lunch program at school."

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    It didn't take long for troubled singer Rihanna to tumble off the wagon. Just a day after attending her beloved grandmother's funeral in Barbados, the 24-year-old Bajan was spotted smoking weed and drinking alcohol with friends.

    Dressed in a pink bikini, and make-up free, RiRi was seen smoking a massive rolled up ganja as her childhood friends laughed nearby. Rihanna put her friends up in villas at a private posh resort on the West coast of Barbados. She reportedly rented the villas for $6,300 per night each.

    Rihanna is still in mourning for her dear "Gran Gran Dolly", but friends say this is no way for the superstar to express her grief.

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