The Associated Press has uncovered the not-so shocking news that decades ago Melania Trump was paid for a number modeling jobs while in the US before she had “legal permission” to do so.
According to the AP’s handywork and after endless hours scouring accounting ledgers, contracts and related documents from 20 YEARS AGO – The AP has revealed, Mrs. Trump earned $20,056 during the seven weeks she worked as a model while she was waiting on her work visa. Big whoop.
FROM THE AP STORY: “The details of Mrs. Trump’s early paid modeling work in the U.S. emerged in the final days of a bitter presidential campaign in which her husband, Donald Trump, has taken a hard line on immigration laws and those who violate them. Trump has proposed broader use of the government’s E-verify system allowing employers to check whether job applicants are authorized to work. Continue reading
A woman who was tasked with singing the national anthem and took a knee during her performance Friday night at AmericanAirlines Arena has been revealed as an employee of the Miami Heat.
The singer, identified as Denasia Lawrence, knelt during her performance and then proceeded to open her jacket revealing a “Black Lives Matter” t-shirt.
In an entry on her Facebook page, Lawrence, who also works as a social worker, later commented, “When I took the opportunity to sing the national anthem at the Heat game, it was bigger than me. Right now, we’re seeing a war on Black & Brown bodies— we’re being unjustly killed and overly criminalized. Continue reading
Brothers, Derren Sorrells and Darwin Sorrells, have been arrested and charged with the murder of NBA star’s Dwayne Wade cousin, Nykea Aldridge.
Aldridge was shot dead while she walked with her newborn. She was pushing a baby stroller.
Tragedy has struck the family of NBA star, Dwyane Wade, after his 32-year-old cousin, Nykea Aldridge, was killed in the South Side area of Chicago. Friday afternoon Aldridge was caught in the crossfire of a shootout between at least three gunmen. Continue reading
Tragedy has struck the family of NBA star, Dwyane Wade, after his 32-year-old cousin, Nykea Aldridge, was killed in the South Side area of Chicago. Friday afternoon Aldridge was caught in the crossfire of a shootout between at least three gunmen. She was reportedly pushing a baby stroller when she was shot and killed. Police say, a person of interest was taken into custody.
Wade, along with fellow NBA elite players, Chris Paul, Carmelo Anthony, and LeBron James, have all been outspoken proponents for gun control legislation. The baller delivered the Democratic message at the ESPYs earlier this summer calling for stricter gun control legislation.
Now, that same violence he’s been decrying has struck his own family. According to ESPN.com, Wade’s 32-year-old cousin, Nykea Aldridge, was killed in the South Side area of Chicago on Friday afternoon as she was caught in the crossfire of a shootout between at least three gunmen. Continue reading
A police investigation has recommended to prosecutors to file charges against former NBA star, Dennis Rodman, over his involvement in an alleged hit-and-run accident.
Rodman, aka, “The Worm,” has not yet been cited or arrested, but the CHP has recommended the Orange County District Attorney’s office charge him with felony hit-and-run and driving the wrong way on the 5 freeway.
The potential charges stem from a 12:30 a.m. July 20 Santa Ana crash in which a black BMW sedan traveled south in the carpool lane on the 5 freeway. Continue reading
Following Stephen Curry’s tantrum in the final minutes of the Golden State Warriors’ loss to the Cleveland Cavaliers in game 6 Thursday night, the NBA star’s wife, Ayesha Curry, took to Twitter to say she feels the NBA is rigged.
“”I’ve lost all respect sorry this is absolutely rigged for money… Or ratings in not sure which. I won’t be silent. Just saw it live sry.” Ayesha later deleted the controversial tweet.
Stephen Curry, the two-time MVP, received his sixth foul for grabbing LeBron James in the fourth quarter. Continue reading
Golden State Warriors star center, Andrew Bogut, was carried off court after suffering what appeared to be a serious knee injury during the third quarter of Game 5 on Monday.
Bogut was in the process of blocking a J.R. Smith layup when the two players collided. Smith struck Bogut’s left knee forcing an awkward landing.
Bogut, reeling in pain, lay on court clutching his knee as play continued. Mercifully, the play was finally blown dead as Warriors personnel rushed to attend to the center. Continue reading
At 37, Kobe Bryant will take the floor Wednesday at the Staples Center in Los Angeles, California, for his swan song as an NBA player. The dynasty player managed to play his entire career with the Los Angeles Lakers, winning five championships in the process.
The Lakers game featuring Kobe’s final game is against the Utah Jazz and pops off 10:30 p.m. ET. The game will be available on TV TWC SN / TWC D, ESPN 2 and on radio 710 AM ESPN / 1330 AM ESPN DEPORTES.
After his final road game Monday, Bryant described how much it has meant to have the career he’s had in a Lakers’ uniform.
R&B singer and GF of NBA star Kyrie Irving, Kehlani, was placed on a 5150, psychiatric hold after EMS concluded she posed a threat to herself.
A medical team was dispatched to the singer’s Hollywood home and determined she needed to be transported to the hospital for further mental evaluation.
We’ve learned … paramedics responded to a medical emergency at Kehlani’s home at 1:45 PM on Monday — and when they arrived we’re told “she wanted to harm herself.” Continue reading
TMZ is reporting that someone called police shortly before tip off at a Lakers vs Clippers game to inform them terrorists were in the crowd with bombs and guns and their mission was to kill in the name of Jihad.
TMZ claims they obtained an LAPD search warrant chronicling a chilling phone call received by an LAPD officer at 7:29 PM on January 29, 2016. According to the warrant, a “robotic voice” stated the following: “Several people in the crowd seated strategically have explosives strapped to their chest and explosives in their shoes.”
The voice went on to say, “Some of them are also strapped with Glock 18, have guns and will shoot any patron that may come in their path. Continue reading