One person took to Twitter to tell Simone Biles, "Baby ... Your hair... You need some black friends," and since posting, the tweet has gone viral.
While traveling in Tennessee with her husband a few years back, Megan Orr Burnside saw a scene at a gas station that made her uneasy, to say the least: a mother violently struggling to get her son, who appeared to be about 10, into the car. Not liking the looks of the situation, Megan reported the incident to the police. In a post to Facebook, Megan admitted to completely blaming the mom at first for whatever was going on and detailed just how much she regrets making that call now that a few years have gone by: He was screaming and she was so angry and frustrated. We watched her get him in the car and there was a lot of physical fighting in the car. It looked like she was hitting him as well,
Utah athletic director Chris Hill opened his front door and was greeted by his wife, Kathy, bubbling over with excitement. “Red alert,” she screamed. “Urban’s coming! Urban’s coming!” Hill was only mildly surprised by the news, having interview Urban Meyer for the Utes’ coaching vacancy earlier in the day at the Denver Airport. The meeting went well, so well that Hill hoped Meyer would fly to Salt Lake City to meet the board of trustees and finalize the deal. Meyer pushed back. He wanted to attend an event in New York City, delaying his campus visit by several days and lending uncertainty to the process. Hill flew home and was mulling options for Saturday night with his family when he opened
President Donald Trump posted a highly suggestive tweet Tuesday morning aimed at New York Senator Kirsten Gillibrand that many say amounts to sexual harassment.
A North Carolina woman will not serve prison time after pleading guilty to involuntary manslaughter in the death of her 3-year-old son, who froze to death on the front porch of their home after she “passed out” on drugs. Jamie Lyn Basinger, 24, of Morganton, received a suspended sentence of 19 to 32 months with 3 years of supervised probation after pleading guilty in connection to the death of Landyn Melton in March, the Charlotte Observer reports. A judge on Monday also ordered Basinger, who spent eight months in jail after being charged in April, to comply with all conditions of a substance abuse assessment, perform 72 hours of community service and adhere to all orders from the Department of Social Services regarding her other child, according to the newspaper. Prosecutors said Basinger’s usage of methamphetamine two days before the child’s death, as well as smoking marijuana the night before, led to the boy’s death.
Dec.12 -- The NFL Network, ESPN and Bill Simmons’ The Ringer have suspended five on-air commentators and a senior executive after allegations of sexual harassment by a former co-worker. Bloomberg's Jordyn Holman reports on "Bloomberg Markets."
As 2017 winds down, we can’t help but think of the celebrities who defied this dumpster fire of a year to shine brightly, give mightily, bring us hope, and make us love them all the more. To celebrate Hanukkah, here are the eight celebs (or groups of celebs) who lit up this year, giving us hope for a bigger and better 2018!