The world has lost a true fighter!
Boxer Rubin "Hurricane" Carter passed away at his home in Toronto on Sunday at 76 years old, after battling prostate cancer.
Carter spent nearly 20 years in jail after he was wrongfully convicted of murder in the 1960s, making him a prominent figure in the fight for racial inequalities. He was convicted twice for a triple homicide, despite the fact that no eyewitnesses identified him. In 1995, the case was overturned and he was free!
The boxer’s life was also made into a movie, The Hurricane, which gave Denzel Washington an Oscar nomination for his portrayal of Carter.
Our thoughts are with everyone who had the opportunity to know him!
Rubin's inspiration lives on!
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Anheuser-Busch, the company who makes Buweister, has asked Paramount to obscure their logo in the movie Flight!
The movie is mainly about Denzel Washington as a pilot who is accused of drinking before flying a commercial airplane.
In some scenes, Denzel is drinking and some of his drinks are Budweisers.
This caused Bud's VP to write a letter to the production company and distributor behind Flight saying that Anheuser-Busch had "no knowledge of the use or portrayal of Budweiser" in the film.
The Princeton Review (sitting firmly atop its high horse) has just announce the American college that has the worst campus food.
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Danny Glover had to handle hosting a New York gala, because Denzel fell ill just hours before he was supposed to go on.
Brooklyn Beckham is officially a teenager and celebrated his 13th birthday in style.
Not only was he sitting courtside with his pops when the Lakers beat the Miami Heat 93-83, but he was chillin' next to one of the biggest movie stars in the world — Denzel Washington!
The father and son duo seemed to really enjoy their time together. In between cheering for the home team and saying hello to other celebs passing by their seats in the Staples Center, they munched on cheesy nachos and shared lots of laughs.
David Beckham sure knows how to make his son feel like the most important kid in the world!
Check out more pics of the Beckham's doing a little birthday bonding over basketball below!
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The Lakers had a great start to the new season with a 112-110 win over the Houston Rockets.
But more importantly, there were a ton of celebrities there! Check out the gallery below!
On Sept. 10, almost every major network and cable channel will simultaneously broadcast the second annual Stand Up to Cancer telethon. The Stand Up to Cancer program is part of the Entertainment Industry Foundation, a nonprofit Hollywood-based group that supports programs addressing health, education and social issues.
It's going to be an amazing event that will promote awareness and assistance in finding a cure for those suffering.
Some huge stars are donating their time to the telethon. Some of the A-list names announced this morning were George Clooney, Denzel Washington, Renee Zellweger, Will Smith and Gwyneth Paltrow!
Make sure you tune in and do your part to help find a cure!