B. Simone has transformed into somewhat of a controversial person in the past few weeks. Her comments about the protesters caused a storm on Twitter. Last week, she made comments about how she can't date someone with a 9 to 5 job, only CEOs end entrepreneurs. This led to a whole Twitter spat with many clowning B. Simone for working a regular job before publishing her book. This week, it's her book that's at the center of controversy after allegations were made that parts of it were plagiarized.
Meek Mill quickly came to her defense on Twitter earlier today when he slammed the criticism by minimizing her actions. "B Simone canceled because she finessed a book and made her way from the bottom lol," he tweeted. "what major companies y’all cancel for ripping our culture off? finding ways to display hate towards our own when they start doing good is showing amongst us a lot!"
The plagiarism claims stem from claims that she copy and pasted worksheets from Pinterest accounts for Baby Girl Manifest The Life You Want without actually getting the permission to use them. But even as many pointed out the differences between finessing and plagiarizing, Meek attempted to shift the conversation towards rappers lying on their records.
"N***as rap about selling drugs and a life they didn’t live is that not finessing their own tho? A Louie shirt a stack ... a Chanel 5500$ I don’t even think they donate to blacks they number one in our culture ... Im just getting confused what we standing for collectively," he replied. Adding, "give me ya point why a girl from where we come from should be canceled because she finnesed a lil bit.. I really wanna know how people really think?"
Meek's tweetstorm continued but not without the TL reminding him exactly why he started beefing with Drake.
Twitter Trolls Donald Trump On 74th Birthday By Preaching #AllBirthdaysMatter
Twitter users are showing Donald Trump just how ridiculous #AllLivesMatter sounds by getting #AllBirthdaysMatter to trend on his 74th birthday.
Today is Donald Trump's 74th birthday, but rather than celebrate, many Twitter users are instead taking today to make the point that ALL birthdays matter, to prove to him—and every All Lives Matter believer—just how stupid that saying is. The hashtag #AllBirthdaysMatter began trending on Sunday (June 14th) in response to the POTUS turning 74, in an effort to steer the attention away from his birthday festivities by focusing on every person's birthday, the same way the All Lives Matter crowd does to the Black Lives Matter movement.
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Most of the tweets that include the hashtag are in some way condemning Trump for the abhorred (although, unsurprising) way he's handled the aftermath of George Floyd's murder and the resurgence of the BLM movement in the public consciousness. Others decided to shine the spotlight on Barack Obama instead, some even declaring June 14th to be Obama Day. Many users simply took the opportunity to amplify and honour the lives of the many Black people who have been killed at the hands of police.
Spike Lee Apologizes For Recent Comments Regarding Woody Allen
Spike Lee apologizes for his recent comments regarding Woody Allen.
Filmmaker Spike Lee has apologized for comments that surfaced, Saturday, regarding Woody Allen.
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"I Deeply Apologize. My Words Were WRONG," Lee wrote on Twitter. "I Do Not And Will Not Tolerate Sexual Harassment, Assault Or Violence. Such Treatment Causes Real Damage That Can't Be Minimized. -Truly, Spike Lee."
While promoting his newest Netflix Film, Da 5 Bloods, with Michael Riedel and Len Berman on 710 WOR’s In The Morning, Lee spoke about the controversy surrounding Woody Allen: "I’d just like to say Woody Allen is a great, great filmmaker and this cancel thing is not just Woody," he said. "When we look back on it we are going to see that—short of killing someone—you can’t just erase someone like they never existed. Woody is a friend of mine...and I know he’s going through it right now."
Allen was accused of molesting his adopted daughter, Dylan Farrow, when she was 7 years old. Allen's most recent film, A Rainy Day in New York, was dropped from distribution by the studio and many of the cast donated their earnings to charity.
Spike Lee's Da 5 Bloods is streaming on Netflix now. The film follows four African American Vietnam war veterans.
Megan Thee Stallion Encourages Higher Education: "We Need GOOD People"
Megan Thee Stallion encouraged her followers to pursue higher education so that they could help change the system.
She has a No. 1 charting song with Beyoncé and has quickly become a woman in the rap game who is a force to be reckoned with, but Megan Thee Stallion isn't letting a little fame and fortune deter her from her higher education goals. The Houston native has had quite a year as she's celebrated the release of a new project and collaborated with some of the hottest artists in the game as she also mourned the death of her mother. While she does bring in a bit of controversy from naysayers, the rapper is determined to be a motivational voice for young people looking to pursue their dreams.
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Aside from being a sought after artist, Megan Thee Stallion is also finishing up her college degree. She's actively pursuing her bachelor's degree in health administration from Texas Southern University, recently sharing that she hopes to not only open a care facility for people in need, but she wants to employ her classmates, as well.
On Friday, the 25-year-old dropped off a bit of advice for the masses, which seems to be inspired by the times we're living in. "Although school is not for everyone do not let people discourage you from pursuing a higher education," she tweeted. "We need the upcoming generation with better mindsets to become our next lawyers, judges, doctors, etc. We need GOOD people with real morals and values in high places." Check out her tweet below.
Tekashi 6ix9ine Mocks Meek Mill & YG After Getting Akon On "Locked Up 2"
Meek Mill and YG have been on Tekshi 6ix9ine for some time. If they had their ways, no other rappers would work with the notorious snitch.
They're not having their ways. Not only is Akon working with 6ix9ine, but the 47-year old gave Tekashi his classic track "Locked Up" to redo.
6ix9ine used that development to troll YG and Meek.