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Billie Lourd Pays Tribute to Late Mother Carrie Fisher on Sixth Anniversary of her Death

  Billie Lourd wrote a tribute post to her late mother Carrie Fisher six years after Carrie’s death. In a Tuesday Instagram post, the Ticket to Paradise star acknowledged the six-year anniversary of her mother Carrie Fisher’s death. Captioning a photo of herself and her late mother together, Billie wrote, “It has been 6 years since my Momby died (feels like 2 but also like 705 at the same time?). And unlike most other years since she’s died, this year, these past two weeks have been some of the most joyful of my life.” Billie and her husband Austen Rydell welcomed their second child, Jackson, on 12 December. They also share two-year-old Kingston. “My mom is not here to meet either of them and isn’t here to experience any of the magic. Sometimes the magical moments can also be the hardest,” the actress shared in her post. “For anyone out there experiencing the reality of grief alongside the magic of life, I see you. You are not alone.” She advised anyone experiencing both “magical” and

Enes Kanter Calls Out Michael Jordan for Not Doing Enough for the Black Community

Ennes Kanter, the Boston Celtics player caught up with CNN’s Pamela Brown on Sunday, to talk about human rights issues, and his opinions on Nike—a brand he claims is profiting off of “concentration camps.” After Brown asked him why he continues to criticize the brand despite them claiming that it produces goods ethically, Kanter hit back.

Kanter said that “every time you put your shoes on, you put that T-shirt on your back, there is so much blood and sweat and oppression on those items, so please, think twice before you buy any of their stuff.”

Later in the interview, after calling LeBron James someone who “cares about his PR more than anything,” Kanter shared that he thinks Michael Jordan is complicit in not taking stances on certain issues. 

“Not many people are talking about Michael Jordan,” he said. “Michael Jordan hasn’t done anything, nothing, for the Black community in America besides just, you know, giving them money. I feel like we need to call out these athletes. At least LeBron James is going out there and being the voice of all those people who are oppressed in America.”

He continued, reiterating that he believes Jordan “has not done anything for the Black community because he cares too much about his shoe sales all over the world and America.”

Of course there have many examples of Jordan donating his time and money to his community, including recent donations to the NAACP and beyond. 

As for James, he recently dismissed Kanter’s criticism without getting into details about the issue at hand. “I don’t give too many people my energy. He’s definitely not someone I would give my energy to,” he said. “He’s trying to use my name to create an opportunity for himself. I definitely won’t comment too much on that. He’s always had a word or two to say in my direction, and as a man, if you’ve got an issue with somebody, you really come up to him. He had his opportunity tonight. I saw him in the hallway, and he walked right by me.”

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