Mike Tyson announces second comeback fight
Mike Tyson’s second comeback fight is just a few months away. The professional boxer is scheduled to hit the ring on May 29 at the Hard Rock Stadium in Miami. He announced the news during a recent episode of his “Hot-Boxin with Mike Tyson” podcast, but failed to let fans know who he will be up against in the forthcoming matchup.
Captain who said spa shootings suspect had “bad day” removed from case
A Cherokee County Sheriff’s Office spokesman has been removed from the deadly spa cases after he said the alleged shooter was having a “bad day” following his shooting spree that left eight people dead — many of whom were Asian women. On Wednesday (March 17), Captain Jay Baker seemingly made excuses for Atlanta shooting suspect Robert Aaron Long’s violent behavior. “He was pretty much fed up and kind of at the end of his rope, and yesterday was a really bad day for him and this is what he did,” Baker said. After receiving backlash for his comments, social media users found old an post where the captain allegedly promoted racism and anti-Asian hate by sharing an image of xenophobic t-shirts. Baker’s future at the Sheriff’s Office is uncertain, although the sheriff’s department issued a statement saying they don’t believe the captain was trying to be disrespectful to the victims.
Social media believes Blue Ivy wore The Notorious B.I.G.’s crown in Grammys pic
Blue Ivy became a Grammy winner when Beyoncé’s visual for “Brown Skin Girl” snatched the award for Best Music Video. The victory marked her first-ever Grammy win and cemented her name in Grammys history as the second youngest person to take home one of the highly-desired trophies. Since Blue wasn’t present at the actual ceremony, her mother, Queen Bey, congratulated her while accepting the award for Best R&B Performance. She later shared a few photos of her nine-year-old celebrating her first Grammy win. In the photos, Blue is captured sporting a crown that many presume to be the one The Notorious B.I.G. wore in the “King of New York” photo taken during the final photoshoot before his death.
Coachella reportedly pushed back to April 2022
The Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival will reportedly make a return in April 2022. Two knowledgeable industry sources told Variety the news, adding the ensuing Stagecoach Festival will be pushed back as well. The COVID-19 health crisis has been cited as a reason for the delay in addition to the “daunting” task of booking acts who aren’t touring. Originally scheduled in April 2020 — a month after the world was on lockdown — Coachella was postponed to October. As the date approached, festival showrunners pushed the date back to April 2021.
Rick Ross & JetDoc To Provide Free Doctor Visits For Georgians
Rick Ross and JetDoc have teamed up to provide affordable healthcare for Georgia residents. JetDoc is a Black-owned urgent care app that connects patients to doctors and nurses for virtual appointments. According to co-founder Tommy Duncan, the partnership with Ross will also offer over a million dollars in free doctor visits as part of their “Give the Gift of Health” campaign. “We truly believe healthcare is a lifestyle, so we spent the past year breaking down every possible barrier to provide our users immediate access to a diverse network of doctors, dentists, ob-gyns, and more,” Duncan said in a statement. “With a free doctor visit, we hope our mission to ‘Give the Gift of Health’ will be contagious, so we look forward to serving our communities across the state.”
Waka Flocka Admits To Losing Millions Of Dollars During The COVID-19 Pandemic
People around the world were hit hard by the COVID-19 pandemic. A countless number of jobs were lost and many businesses were closed. The entertainment industry essentially shut down for months. Waka Flocka Flame talked about the financial hardships he faced as coronavirus took over the planet. On an episode of Waka & Tammy: What The Flocka, the rapper explained to his mother how COVID hurt his bottom line. “I ain’t do no shows in like three months… I’m broke,” Waka told Deb Antney. “If you don’t make money, technically, you don’t got money… I lost millions… I go back to zero every year, and this year is not looking good.”
Jamie Foxx Returns To TV For Netflix's "Dad Stop Embarrassing Me!"
Dad Stop Embarrassing Me! marks Jamie Foxx's return to television, and the eight-episode Netflix sitcom is reportedly inspired by his real-life relationship with his daughter, Corinne Foxx. The plot of Dad Stop Embarrassing Me! focuses on Jamie Foxx's character Brian Dixon, a successful business owner who unexpectedly becomes a full-time father to his teenage daughter Sasha and has to ditch his bachelor lifestyle to build a loving new home for his daughter. Check it out on Netflix on April 14.
Wiz Khalifa May Be A Contestant On "The Masked Singer
Following yesterday's episode, fans of The Masked Singer are almost certain that one of the contestants, simply known as Chameleon, is none other than Wiz Khalifa. In last night's episode, the second group of contestants competed, singing songs such as "Barracuda" by Heart, "TiK ToK" by Kesha, and "Ride wit Me" by Nelly. Chameleon performed the latter song well and remained in the running, so the character's identity wasn't officially revealed, but fans are still convinced that the Taylor Gang artist is posing as the tall, colorful reptile.