Last month Rihanna shared a photo of a 7-year-old girl, named Ala’a Skyy, who happens to look a lot like the singer. Rihanna captioned the photo “Almost drop my phone. How?” The photo received over 7 million likes on Rihanna’s Instagram and brought Ala’a a ton of new followers.
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“This is a moment in history,” Rihanna, 31, said at a preview of the store in a white structure tuxedo dress. “It’s a big deal for me and my entire generation.”
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Rihanna is the latest artist to send Trump a cease and desist order for playing her song “Don’t Stop The Music” at a rally in Chattanooga.
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“Roc Nation is one of the most globally influential and impactful organizations in entertainment,” Goodell said. “The NFL and Roc Nation share a vision of inspiring meaningful social change across our country. We are thrilled to partner with Roc Nation and look forward to making a difference in our communities together.”
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Brown-Long was released on probation last week after getting clemency. Her case drew the attention of celebrities like Kim Kardashian West, Rihanna, Snoop Dogg and LeBron James, who lobbied on her behalf.
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Kim Kardashian West, Rihanna, Snoop Dogg and Lebron James had lobbied for Brown’s release, calling her a sex trafficking victim. She was granted clemency in January by outgoing Gov. Bill Haslam.
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Both shooters were white males. The Texas shooter was also reportedly anti-immigrant. The El Paso shooter reportedly drove hundreds of miles to El Paso from his hometown of Dallas.
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A source tells Page Six, “There’s a lot of heated discussion at the network about how to handle the Michael Jackson Video Vanguard Award this year, and it’s getting ugly. There’s talk about if they should change the name, or get rid of it altogether. [There’s also talk] about who would present it and who would accept it. It’s a mess.”
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“Mommy, I love you and I want to thank you for your love and understanding,” Blige said as her mom teared up in the audience.
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“In the music industry there’s still segregation,” said Knowles. “Programmers, especially at pop radio, have this imagery of what beauty looks like. … If you look back even at Whitney Houston, if you look at those photos, how they lightened her to make her look lighter-complexioned … Because there’s a perception and a colorism: the lighter that you are, the smarter and more economically (advantaged)… There’s a perception all around the world about color — even with black folks, there’s a perception.”
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