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Dwyane Wade ‘Appreciated’ Mike Tyson for Going At Boosie Over His Transphobic Comments / WATCH

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*While appearing on the syndicated news show “Central Ave,” Dwyane Wade shared how he felt after seeing Mike Tyson come to his defense after rapper Boosie made offensive comments about his transgender daughter.

As we previously reported, back in October, the boxing star pressed Boosie real hard over the transphobic public comments he made about D-Wade’s 13-year-old child Zaya. Tyson didn’t hold back at all and even questioned Boosie if the hateful comments stemmed from his own insecurities with his sexuality and gender identity!

During Wade’s interview, the 38-year-old athlete told host Julissa Bermudez: “I actually talked to Mike about that early in the pandemic. We had a conversation. I appreciated from a standpoint of, you know, Mike is someone who has never tried to be perfect. He is someone who has learned from this journey of life.” Wade added, “For him to be able to drop that nugget on the world, to me, it was great to hear him say that.” The former NBA star went on to note that “everyone has their own path” to accepting things.

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Burt’s Bees Issues Apology for Advert That Features Black Family WITHOUT Father / LOOK

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*#BurtsBees has found itself at the center of cancel culture after a Twitter user collected some of the images from the company’s website, and one family stuck out like a sore thumb. The now viral collage features photos of families from BurtsBees.com and the company is apologizing for perpetuating the stereotype that black fathers are not present for their families.

In the apology, the company states that it was not their intention to “promote harmful stereotypes” and admits they used the photo despite some family members being unavailable to attend the photoshoot. The company says it was forced to reschedule the shoots due to the pandemic, which conflicted with the Black father’s schedule. The mother, however, still chose to participate with their two daughters.

“We are deeply sorry for the hurt this image has caused,” the statement reads. “We recognize the importance of portraying families in a way that doesn’t promote harmful stereotypes. Our choice to use the photo when part of the family was not available for a rescheduled photo-shoot was wrong.”

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Totally Expected and Totally Deplorable: Trump Pardons Totally Guilty Mike Flynn

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*According to the Associated Press, Donald Trump has pardoned his disgraced former national security adviser Michael Flynn — a move he previously said he would make before he leaves office.

As previously reported, Flynn admitted to lying to the FBI about his contact with the former Russian ambassador to the US and became a cooperating witness in Robert Mueller’s investigation into Russian interference in the 2016 election and the Trump campaign’s links with Moscow, The Guardian notes. As a result, Flynn was the only White House official to be charged in Mueller’s investigation.

Trump took to Twitter this Wednesday to share the news, saying: “It is my Great Honor to announce that General Michael T. Flynn has been granted a Full Pardon. Congratulations to @GenFlynn and his wonderful family, I know you will now have a truly fantastic Thanksgiving!”

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Tiffany ‘New York’ Pollard Has Announced Her Engagement / WATCH

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*Well, if you haven’t heard, Tiffany “New York” Pollard is  no longer available … as a single lady. She’s now engaged.

We learned the news from the self-proclaimed ‘HBIC’ during the “I Love New York Reunited” reunion special, which aired on VH1 Monday night.

After connecting with some of the memorable contenders from her dating show, “I Love New York” — including season one winner, Patrick “Tango” Hunter, and season two winner, George “Tailor-Made” Weisgerber — and taking a stroll down memory lane, Pollard shared that being on the show taught her a lot about herself and her love language.

“Doing this experience has taught me my love language,” said Pollard. “It has brought me full circle as a woman. To find love the way I did, I stopped looking for it and it literally found me. I’m engaged. It’s just 21 days old.”

Only problem is we still don’t know who Pollard’s husband-to-be is, but she did say this to say about the mystery man:

“He’s an amazing man. He’s a big part of my life,” she said. “I did [keep it a secret],” Pollard said in response to host Vivica Fox joking that she kept the big news “under wraps” for the entire reunion show. “It feels so right,” she went on before flashing her ring. “It’s big. It’s bold. I picked it out.”

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