Jay-Z is baffled by the overwhelmingly negative response to his lucrative new deal with the National Football League to provide halftime entertainment and launch a social justice campaign. Friends say Jay-Z, 50, believed using the USA's biggest sports platform to advance a worthy cause - social injustice - would be well received by everyone. He was wrong.
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The federal government is investigating the controversial CIAC policy that allows male bodied athletes to compete with girls in high school sports. A law firm requested federal involvement after a flood of complaints about male-to-female transgenders dominating girls in high school track and field events across Connecticut.
A petition urging members of Equinox Fitness Centers to cancel their memberships is gaining momentum on Change.org. The controversy began when Equinox parent owner Stephen Ross announced he was planning a $100K/plate fundraiser for President Donald Trump's re-election campaign.
Tuesdays is a family tradition in LeBron James' home. "Taco Tuesday" is the day the NBA superstar sits down with his children to share a hearty lunch of tacos and veggies. LeBron usually posts a video of the tradition on his social media. But yesterday's video was not well received.
The Galveston Police Department has apologized after a photo showing a Galveston officer on horseback leading a handcuffed man by a rope went viral on Facebook. Donald Neely, 43, was arrested on Saturday, Aug. 3, and charged with criminal trespassing, ABC 13 reports.
Forever 21 came under fire after customers complained that they received diet bars packed in with their plus-size clothing orders.
President Donald Trump insists he doesn't have a racist bone in his body, but others say his "go back to Africa" tweets went too far this time.
Keke Palmer lashed out at white critics of Halle Bailey's unconventional casting in the upcoming live-action reboot of The Little Mermaid.
Nike is defending its controversial decision to cancel a new line of Air Max sneakers that featured American flag decals on the back. The sneakers were a limited 4th of July edition.
Once again, Black women are in their feelings over something Chris Brown said.
Brown sparked fury after he released a song, featuring Lil Wayne, Joyner Lucas, titled "Need a Stack", in which he vocalizes his preferences for women.
Kim Kardashian had a change of heart and will rename her Kimono Intimates line after a furious backlash from Asians who accused her of cultural misappropriation.