Yesterday was the end of the road for many unlucky NFL rookies who were cut from their NFL team’s roster. One football player who survived the first round of cuts is openly gay Michael Sam, the Southeastern Conference defensive player of the year who hoped to ensure his spot on a NFL team by announcing his homosexuality before the draft.
Most good decent people have a moral line they will not cross. That line was crossed on BET’s 106 & Park yesterday when guest host Karrueche Tran (Chris Brown’s on-again, off-again concubine) disrespected Beyonce and Jay Z’s daughter, Blue Ivy. Karrueche mentioned Blue Ivy’s unkempt hair days in a skit which didn’t go over well with the BET audience or Black Twitter, the monolithic, influential collective of opinionated black users on Twitter.com.
Barney’s NY has agreed to pay $525,000 in fees and penalties for racially profiling two Barney’s customers.
The settlement was reached after a nine-month investigation by the New York state attorney general’s office.
Reality TV personality Bethenny Frankel‘s fans reacted negatively to her innocently posing in her daughter’s pajamas. Frankel posted the photo on her Instagram account to supposedly show her fans how fit she was. But the move backfired when her followers criticized her for promoting anorexia.
Fast food giant Burger King is showing its support for Gay Pride by repackaging its signature Whopper sandwich in rainbow colored wrappers that reads “We are all the same inside.”
The $4.29 gay-friendly ‘Proud Whopper’ sandwich is being offered at one San Francisco area Burger King franchise on Market Street through Thursday.
The first ever black lesbian student-president of an expensive New Jersey prep school was forced to resign after she posted a series of offensive social media photos online mocking her white classmates.
Dean of Students Nancy Thomas accepted Maya Peterson’s resignation. She told the Lawrenceville student paper that Peterson”s comments were “not fitting of a student leader.”
LA Clippers star Chris Paul was spotted at LAX airport with his wife, Jada Paul, and their kids, Camryn Paul and Christopher Paul. Paul and his family were spotted hours after news broke on Thursday that a deal had been made to sell the Clippers to the highest bidder for a whopping $2 billion. Paul was among the Clippers players who vowed to give up their million-dollar paychecks next season if Donald Sterling did not sell the team.
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