Back in 2019, then-candidate Biden vowed to make Saudi Arabia and Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman a “pariah” after the murder of Washignton Post journalist Jamal Khashoggi. Upon now-President Biden’s arrival in the country on his first Presidential trip to the Middle East, the first exchange between the two leaders was a fist-bump. Hagar Chemali, former spokesperson for the U.S. Mission to the United Nations, explains why this trip did not meet U.S. expectations. “You have to put yourself in the shoes of Middle Eastern leaders,” says Chemali. A photo with the U.S. President “weighs heavily” on public perception of their power. “We don’t yield that leverage strongly enough when it comes to the Middle East,” says Chemali, “and that can seep into other issues.”
- The Root
Another day, another Karen. A video has been circulating social media of a white woman calling the police to report a Black man for standing outside his house, according to The Seattle Times. Yes, just standing. The woman accused the man of being a burglar but insisted race had “nothing to do” with her choice to profile him.
- The Daily Beast
Mario Anzuoni/ReutersAlec Baldwin and Rosanna Arquette are among a number of celebrities who have been slammed for sending thoughts and prayers to Anne Heche after the A-lister’s high-speed crash into a Mar Vista house while allegedly drunk.Baldwin took to Instagram on Saturday to send “my best wishes and all my love” to Heche, who is reportedly in stable condition in a hospital after suffering severe burns in the incident. According to a statement from the Los Angeles Fire Department, it took 5
- Country Living
Actress Halle Berry, 54, showed off her toned back and legs in a new swimsuit photo. The actress is known for her hardcore workouts and following a keto diet.
They have a 13-year age difference.
Pete Davidson wore a T-shirt with a cryptic message a day after announcing his split from Kim Kardashian
The former "SNL" star was photographed while filming on location in Cairns, Australia, where he appeared to make an interesting fashion statement.
Olympic gymnastics champ Suni Lee flipped head-over-heels as she threw the first pitch at the Minnesota Twins and Toronto Blue Jays game.
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Over the weekend, celebrity couple Kim Kardashian and Pete Davidson broke up—some unfortunate news for lovers of reality television. But all of Black Twitter couldn’t help but think about Kanye West living his best life.
- Access Hollywood
Ashton Kutcher Reveals Autoimmune Disorder Left Him Unable To See, Hear or Walk: ‘Lucky To Be Alive’ (EXCLUSIVE)
Ashton Kutcher is opening up for the first time about a medical disorder that left him without the ability to hear, see or walk.