As you'll most certainly recall hearing within the past week and a half; LaVar Ball has been banned from showing face at the ESPN offices with immediate effect. The reason for ESPN's punitive action stems from a recorded segment in which, Molly Qerim, in her role as a moderator to the panel, tried to change the course of the discussion using the term "switch gears" - which LaVar Ball ultimately interpreted as a signal to make a sexually inappropriate joke of his choosing. Unfortunately, the remarks would come at the expense of undermining her credibility as a professional journalist.
Molly Qerim for her part appreciated the manner in which her employer's dealt with the lewd gesture, an opinion she shared in a brief conversation with a TMZ reporter. LaVar Ball has since done the same, addressing the issue in the public forum. During a recent Drew League outing in support of his youngest son LaMelo, LaVar was apprehended by an ad hoc reporter posing as a basketball enthusiastic. That alone didn't seem to deter LaVar, who then launched into a diatribe about the whole Molly Qerim, in the least apologetic manner imaginable.
"How am I going to be banned? I don’t work for them," opined Ball, when asked to share his thoughts on the matter. "I’m going to banned from ESPN? I got my own show."
"I don’t even have to respond to that on the fact that I meant no sexual intent on the fact that ‘switch gears’ means changing topics to me," he pleaded, after exonerating himself of any wrongdoing earlier in the conversation. "Her mind in the gutter if she thinking something else. Only time I hit on her is if she’s breaking into my house and I mistake her for the Boogeyman."
For what it's worth, from a journalist point-of-view, ESPN won't let LaVar's lewd behavior influence of his son Lonzo's pro career, now with the upstart New Orleans Pelicans following the multi-player trade that landed the Lakers perennial NBA All-Star Anthony Davis. On that note, LaVar's days as a part-time sports media pundit look to be numbered. ESPN is simply too WELL-respected for this incident to go unnoticed throughout the industry.
Tomi Lahren Calls On Twitter’s Feminists To Defend Against The Game’s Dog Walk Slander
The Game hit a nerve in Tomi Lahren's Right-leaning political armor.
Tomi Lahren is hoping to assemble a squadron of Twitter's elite to fight The Game's ill-seeded commentary. The rivalry actually took a couple of days in the past, when 21 Savage's mom got here out the woodwork to thank The Game for supporting her son throughout his nightmarish stint in an ICE detainment middle. And by supporting I do infer, bashing Tomi Lahren to bits, for standing in opposition to 21's deserving pleas to turn into a US citizen.
In the truest sense of the phrases "Trump Supporter," the Fox pundit continued her decry 21 Savage's good identify at her personal discretion - at which level, Lahren was nonetheless within the unsuitable, as The Game hadn't but pulled out the true hurtful language, the stability of which dominated the headlines this afternoon.
The Compton-born rapper used an unreasonable quantity of profane language in his subsequent assault of her "Mega Mind" persona. It's all documented right here.
The allusion to the animated movie wound up being the lightest insult he would muster, albeit a simple one to unpack, when you contemplate the feebleness of her "political savviness," and the false confidence with which she dispenses of it.
And with that mentioned, Tomi Lahren did hearth off a retort, however to not the diploma of vitriol. Instead, she Tweeted out no matter "Feminist" fellowship she will be able to lay declare to, within the wake of The Game's misogynistic language. While two wrongs do not make a proper, even on this occasion, one thing tells me Lahren's requires feminist assist will go unanswered, as a result of there's little connecting her to the roots of any neighborhood pushing for Women's Rights, and that is earlier than you contemplate allegiance to Fox News, Donald Trump, you identify it.
Cardi B Clashes With Right-Wing Pundit : "Leave Me Alone I Will Dog Walk You"
Cardi B wins her newest political conflict with Tomi Lahren in TKO style.
Cardi B has upped her political output in latest weeks. The BX rapper weighed in with the Government Shutdown that occurred when Congress failed to succeed in a compromise on employee's advantages. "Soo many individuals below my feedback speaking about I shouldn’t speak politics ,I don’t know what I’m speaking about , I’m dumb ! Well I do know a bit one thing one thing," Cardi wrote on Instagram as a response to her critics - those that query her credibility in assuming a political mantle.
Cardi B would finally witness her "Government Shutdown" rant remixed right into a hilarious banger of a music. But even at that, Cardi confirmed little signal of backing down from the symposium, as she continued her ranting properly into the night time (Saturday). Then following the issuance of an anti-Trump Tweet, Fox's right-wing pundit Tomi Lahren joined in, on the first signal of a rubber match. "Looks like @iamcardib is the newest genius political thoughts to endorse the Democrats," she mockingly Tweeted at Cardi - within the guise of an goal reporter.
Incidentally, Cardi B wasn't having any of it. "Leave me alone I'll canine stroll you," she affirmed, forcing Lahren to concede defeat, however not earlier than taking a parting shot as she signed out. "I’m certain you'll. Still doesn’t make your political rambling any much less moronic," Lahren wrote in closing.
But ultimately, Cardi would have the final chuckle all to herself - her longwinded tweet addressing each systematic racism and blind patriotism, standing taller than the remainder. All earlier than the graduation of Sunday mass, I would add.
DJ Paul Predicts Financial Apocalypse In America: 'We Need Assault Rifles'
DJ Paul is one the few notable hip hoppers on the controversial side the gun control debate, the side calling for the status quo. TMZ caught up him at LAX on Saturday, asking him to comment on the 'hot topic the day.' The interviewer started his questioning by referencing actual manifestations in Memphis, the rapper's home state.
DJ Paul recounted a recent visit to Ole Miss University in Mississippi, just South Tennessee. DJ Paul noticed several stickers around campus brandishing a slogan in support gun ownership, and tighter tighter stipulations. The slogan read: 'ban idiots not guns.' DJ Paul agreed with the slogan in principle, asserting that 'we' just needed to be stricter on the rules.
Things then took a turn, as DJ Paul dug deeper into his bag. He quoted a ten year old segment 20/20 in which a pundit some sort predicted an economic recession in 20 year's time. The recession theory was talked about as if it would be an all-time low for the confederacy. DJ Paul admits that he has based his beliefs on the pundit's prediction. In the event America is so poor (it) can't afford Homeland Security, he wants to own assault rifles with the purpose guarding his estate.
Common And Angela Rye Broke Up
Rapper Common and Political Pundit Angela Rye, are on paper, an intellectually compatible couple. That's probably why they linked up in the first place. But late, observers have noted that the couple have not been spotted together at important industry events.
First f, Angela Rye was notably absent from his side at the Oscars. She was also not in attendance during the Ayars Agency Toast to the Arts, an event hosted by Common. To make matters worse, Angela had been receiving death threats since the pair became an item in the summer, including an email threatening her drowning death. Never the less, the couple supported one another throughout the ordeal.
Angela Rye spoke with PageSix, to confirm their amicable split. Her statement does not air any possible grievances, and alludes to the pair remaining friends for the foreseeable future. She mentioned the following:
“We have and will always be friends. He is an amazing human being, and I’m a much better person because he’s a part my life. May we all keep loving and living.”
Common credits Angela Rye with provoking within him, a heightened sense political awareness. It's always encouraging to hear that a grown man has found new perspectives, especially a steadfast learner like Common, who has touted "conscious rap" for the better part a decade.