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Unless you have been under a rock then you have heard the story of Cyntoia Brown a sixteen year old girl who was found guilty of murder after she shot and killed the man who used her as a sex slave. Cyntoia was given a sixty year sentence and will not be eligible for parole for fifty-one years! Cyntoia’s story has gone viral prompting celebrities like Snoop Dogg, TI, and even Kim Kardashian to step in and help save her from this harrowing sentence.

Kim Kardashian, in particular, offered to have her personal lawyer look into Cyntoia’s case–and she did just that by enlisting Johnnie Cochran’s “Dream Team!”

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Her attorney Shawn Holley tells @Blast that she asked her “to help her find a way to help these women. We have already contacted Alice Johnson and her team of lawyers who are now actively trying to find ways to facilitate her release.” You may recognize Holley as she was apart of Johnnie Cochran’s legal team that represented OJ Simpson back in the day.

Holley has also been working on Alice Johnson’s case. She’s a 62-year old woman who is currently serving 21 years of a life sentence for a non-violent drug crime.

If anyone can defend these women it’s Holley.

We are definitely praying for Cyntoia and are really thankful that Kim Kardashian and other celebrities have taken it to heart to help her. This gross dispersion of justice is just that–GROSS! We cannot help but think if Cyntoia had been White her sentence would not have been one at all–not even a crime–they would have looked at her like some survivor and heroine.

We guess Kim is a lot more cognizant of social issues nowadays, being that she is the mother of three (her third child with Kanye West is on the way via surrogate) Black children. Either way, good looking Mrs. Kardashian-West, you may just earn your own honorary Black Card and a permanent invite to the cookout!

 

 

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“Unique Sexual Assault Playbook?” Bill Cosby Loses Appeal to Overturn His Conviction

It is a dark day for Bill Cosby as his appeal to overturn his conviction of sexual assault has been denied. The comedian, actor, and philanthropist may very well spend the last days of his life incarcerated.

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It is a dark day for Bill Cosby as his appeal to overturn his conviction of sexual assault has been denied. The comedian, actor, and philanthropist may very well spend the last days of his life incarcerated.

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According to new legal docs … Cosby’s claims about unfair testimony in the Andrea Constand case were ruled invalid. Cosby felt the testimony from 5 other women was bogus because their allegations were more than 15 years old, and too different from Constand’s allegations.

The appellate court ruled the testimony from the women was warranted because it established Cosby’s “unique sexual assault playbook” … and spells out exactly what it was.

According to the docs … Cosby would target women substantially younger than him, invite them to hang out, get them to trust him because of his celebrity status, ply them with intoxicants and then sexually assault them while they were not fully conscious.

The appellate court ruled the trial court in Cosby’s case did nothing wrong, and the testimony established the disgraced comedian’s predictable pattern of behavior.

The court also rejected additional arguments by Cosby, including his long-held stance that he had a deal with the D.A. not to prosecute him.

We really hate all of this is happening. However, sexual assault is never okay and no one should be above the law when it comes to something this sickening, especially. We love what Bill Cosby once represented and meant to an entire generation and the lives he has affected in positive ways, but it does not dismiss any heinous acts he committed.

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Kenya Moore (@KenyaMoore) Becomes The Ambassador Of Baby Quest Grants, Helping Families Have Their Own Miracle Babies!

They say to whom much is given, more is expected in return. In this case of miracle babies, “The Real Housewives of Atlanta’s” Kenya Moore, received her own with her daughter, Brooklyn Daly. Earlier this year, however, she and her husband, Marc Daly, detailed on Tamron Hall’s talk show the struggles they endured to become pregnant.

Kenya’s transparency on the issue of fertility struggles has landed her a new gig as the Ambassador of “Baby Quest Grants,” where she will be helping families have their own miracle babies like she did!

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They say to whom much is given, more is expected in return. In this case of miracle babies, “The Real Housewives of Atlanta’s” Kenya Moore, received her own with her daughter, Brooklyn Daly. Earlier this year, however, she and her husband, Marc Daly, detailed on Tamron Hall’s talk show the struggles they endured to become pregnant.

Kenya’s transparency on the issue of fertility struggles has landed her a new gig as the Ambassador of “Baby Quest Grants,” where she will be helping families have their own miracle babies like she did!

via Celebrity Insider

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Kenya Moore, Marc Daly, & their daughter, Brooklyn

Kenya Moore said a while ago that she wants to help families have babies if they struggle with infertility. She’s doing something in this direction, and she became the ambassador for Baby Quest Grants.

She just shared a post on her social media account in which she’s telling her fans and followers how they can help as well. Check it out below.

‘@babyquestgrants is the miracle a lot of families need to have their miracle babies. Not everyone can afford to pay $10,000 to $100,000 for IVF, surrogates, egg harvesting, etc. As an ambassador, I’m personally sponsoring a family hopefully two—-God willing. Please help me help other families,’ Kenya began the caption of her post.

‘Bottom line it costs A LOT of money to battle infertility, and health insurance in America doesn’t pay for assisted reproduction. Please help today. This is a non-profit any amount will help. #givingtuesday #babyquestgrants #ivf #miraclebaby Go to @babyquestgrants now to donate.’ Kenya captioned her post.

We are really glad to see Kenya lending her platform for a great cause. Infertility is an issue that effects millions of couples around the world, and most people cannot afford their own miracle babies. Being a parent is one of life’s greatest joys, this is a really good look on you Kenya!

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Controversy Begins! Robert Pattinson says “Batman’s NOT A Superhero!”

It has been a few months now since Warner Bros. Pictures announced former “Twilight” star, Robert Pattinson, would assume the role of Bruce Wayne/Batman in the upcoming Matt Reeves’ “The Batman” film which will showcase the early years of the Caped Crusader.

Although Batman is largely considered a superhero, Pattinson refutes the title in the traditional sense saying, “Batman’s not a superhero.”

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It has been a few months now since Warner Bros. Pictures announced former “Twilight” star, Robert Pattinson, would assume the role of Bruce Wayne/Batman in the upcoming Matt Reeves’ “The Batman” film which will showcase the early years of the Caped Crusader.

Although Batman is largely considered a superhero, Pattinson refutes the title in the traditional sense saying, “Batman’s not a superhero.”

via Complex

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In a Today interview shared Sunday, the star of this year’s The Lighthouse was asked about taking on the role in the upcoming 2021 Matt Reeves film. When host Willie Geist used the word “superhero” to describe the beloved DC character, Pattinson was quick to politely correct that characterization.

“Batman’s not a superhero,” he said, laughing. “It’s weird. I always balk at it. I’m like, it doesn’t count. You need to have, like, magical powers to be a superhero.”

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Batman and Green Arrow

It is fair to say Batman is not “super” in the sense of having powers, however his training, skills, genius level intellect, and arsenal have made him a powerful rival and sometimes adversary of incredibly powerful superheroes like Superman and Wonder Woman. Saying Batman is not a superhero negates the nigh superhuman abilities of superheroes like Iron Man, Black Widow, Captain America, Green Arrow, Hawkeye, Nightwing, the Batman Family, and Green Hornet.

What do you all think? Do you consider The Dark Knight a superhero or no? Sound off in the comments section below!

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