Caitlyn Jenner energetically Tweeted “What the hellfire am I going to wear?” when it was declared that the reality star was to be regarded next month’s ESPY’s with the Arthur Ashe Award for Courage.
Caitlyn is the new female character of previous Olympic gold-medal winner Bruce Jenner, which was uncovered Monday
Anyway, now some are crying foul over ESPN’s choice to pick Jenner, 65, rather than Mount St. Joseph ball player Lauren Hill, who boldly fought Brain Cancer while remaining on the college Team. The 19-year-old lost her battle against Cancer on April 10.
A few fans took to twitter to vent their dissatisfaction.
Lauren Hill deserves the ESPY award for courage, and it should not even be a discussion. What an absolute embarrassment. #LaurenHillESPY
— Josh (@WizardofBozBus) June 3, 2015
#LaurenHillESPY Elective surgery isn’t courage or bravery. Fighting brain cancer with grace and dignity at 19 is. Lauren is most deserving.
— Kristin (@KristinHunteman) June 3, 2015
However, Hill wasn’t the main ignored hopeful individuals were made about. Iraq veteran Noah Galloway, who lost the greater part of an arm and leg battling, yet contends in extreme games and almost won this current season’s “Dancing with the Stars,” likewise had several tweets from fans perturbed over Jenner’s decision.
ESPN would just say to FOX411 of their choice making process that “numerous individuals are examined consistently,” and that “there is no such thing as a runner-up.” They likewise gave a composed proclamation which said Jenner was picked “to help make headway a helpful dialog about advancement and acknowledgement.”
Mount St. Joseph College ladies’ b-ball mentor Dan Benjamin told FOX411 his vote unquestionably would have been for Lauren.
“I can represent the voyage I went ahead with Lauren. I can’t address anybody else’s. Obviously, I need Lauren to get the honor,” Benjamin said.
Be that as it may, recompense or no grant, Mentor Benjamin is centered around carrying on Hill’s central goal.
“In Lauren’s words, in the event that we can get closer to unraveling growth, that would be the best grant,” he said. “We’re one-sided here. We need to concentrate on Lauren’s central goal to raise cash and discover a cure for DIPG (Diffuse Inborn Pontine Glioma) through the philanthropy she bolstered TheCureStartsNow.org.”
Concerning the individuals who are furious about ESPN’s decision, Benjamin takes it in step.
“The best piece of our nation is the right to speak freely,” he said. “It’s more imperative to keep up her central goal.”
The Cure Begins Now establishment agreed: “THIS is the best honor that we could provide for #LaurenHill. Today her most essential legacy proceeds with the $4.5 million in new disease examination gift demands we have gotten for the current week alone (we have $2.7m to spend). For that, we trust that individuals keep on sending gifts to her tribute support so we can proceed with her main goal to help other youngsters doing combating tumor. This far surpasses any plaque or title that could be given to her.
— The Cure Starts Now (@CureStartsNow) June 3, 2015
Blade Runner Star Rutger Hauer Has Died Aged 75
Hollywood star Rutger Hauer has died aged 75.
The actor was best known for playing Roy Batty in the 1982 movie Blade Runner and also Sin City, Batman Begins and TV show True Blood.
His agent Steve Kenis confirmed Hauer died on Friday following a short illness. His funeral was held on Wednesday.
Tributes have begun pouring in for the star, with Oscar-winning director Guillermo del Toro tweeting to say: “RIP the great Rutger Hauer: an intense, deep, genuine and magnetic actor that brought truth, power and beauty to his films.”
KISS musician Gene Simmons wrote: “Sad to hear Rutger Hauer has passed away. He was always a gentleman, kind and compassionate. Sending our condolences and prayers to his family, friends and fans.”
Hauer was born in Breukelen in the Netherlands and did stints in both the merchant navy and army before he became an actor.
He got his big break in 1969, when he became the lead in TV series Floris.
Away from acting, Hauer launched The Rutger Hauer Starfish Foundation, which aimed to raise awareness of HIV and AIDS, especially within children and pregnant women.
Issuing a statement following his death, the foundation said: “The Rutger Hauer Starfish Association announces with infinite sadness that after a very short illness, on Friday, July 19, 2019, Rutger passed away peacefully at his Dutch home.
“He leaves his beloved wife Ineke, after they have been together for fifty years.
“We at Starfish will always cherish the many unforgettable memories we have of Rutger and his dedication to the Rutger Hauer Starfish Association.
“One of Rutger’s last wishes was that Starfish should continue its charity activity and its fight against the AIDS disease, and with Ineke’s precious help, involvement and direction we will follow Rutger’s wish and will do our best to carry on Rutger’s inestimable legacy.”
Freeform defends Halle Bailey’s casting as Ariel in “The Little Mermaid”!
Just in case you haven’t heard, Halle Bailey is the new Ariel, in an upcoming “The Little Mermaid” movie! She has been receiving messages from fans and other celebrities, congratulating her for landing the role!
Amongst those who congratulated her is Halle Berry, in a tweet she posted, “In case you needed a reminder… Halles get it DONE. Congratulations @chloexhalle on this amazing opportunity, we can’t wait to see what you!” She also added that she was “thrilled” for the 19 year old. However, not everyone was happy about Disney’s decision to cast a black woman for this role.
Some critics went as far as petitioning Disney to recast for this role, and titled their petition #NotMyAriel! They suggested that Halle should be replaced by a white woman with red hair, who would resemble the Ariel that they know from the 1989 animated version of The Little Mermaid. Now Freeform, Disney’s cable network, has decided to issue an open letter in response to this.
The letter read, “Yes. The original author of The Little Mermaid was Danish. Ariel…is a mermaid. She lives in an underwater kingdom in international waters and can legit swim wherever she wants (even though that often upsets King Triton, absolute zaddy). But for the sake of argument, let’s say that Ariel, too, is Danish”.
Freeform also added that, “Danish mermaids can be black because Danish *people* can be black. Ariel can sneak up to the surface at any time with her pals Scuttle and the *ahem* Jamaican crab Sebastian (sorry, Flounder!) and keep that bronze base tight. Black Danish people, and this mer-folk, can also *genetically* (!!!) have red hair”! Freeform then went on to remind the critics that Ariel and the story, is only fictional!
Beyoncé is the New Nala! The Lion King Fans Are Not so Impressed!
Are you as much of a fan of both Beyonce and The Lion King as I am? I mean, Beyonce could sing the phone book and I would still think she sounds angelic! And as an African, I am bound to love The Lion King!
If you are at least a fan of either, Beyonce or The Lion King, I’m sure you already know that Beyonce stars as Nala in the latest Lion King movie. Now its trailer is already out, and it is set to hit the cinemas soon! There are also beautiful photos of the “Lion King” cast all over the internet. Have I already told you just how beautiful the photos are? If you would like to see them, check them out here!
Now the problem is that some Twitter users are not so happy with “Queen Bey” as Nala! Honestly, I personally wouldn’t find fault in anything that Beyonce does, but clearly, not everyone shares the same sentiments as myself! One critic claimed that Beyonce is being “too Beyonce”, I don’t even know what that means.
The critic tweeted, “It’s like something is off here, maybe the lions look too real for voice-overs. And I know Nala is Beyonce but it sounds very Beyonce. It’s so distracting…”! Another also posted, “Okay I’m going to be brave and say this but I don’t think I like Beyonce as Nala. I wish she had just done the soundtrack but her voice doesn’t suit Nala. Hope I’m wrong…”!
Another Twitter user suggested that Queen Bey should have tried to change her voice to suit the character, saying her voice is “too distinct for this. It doesn’t even sound like she attempted to change the sound of her voice for the character”.
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