Bill Clinton News Archive
The tennis superstar has been letting the good times roll since her huge win, and she's had a little bit of help from some high profile celebs!
Serena posted a picture of herself with Ricky Martin, and she was even nice enough to let him hold her trophy!
And don't worry, she didn't forget about her sister! She also posted a picture of her sister Venus Williams hanging out with former President Bill Clinton, who just happens to be giving his signature thumbs up!!
Last but certainly not least, Serena had to snap a picture of her name being added to the locker room wall to commemorate her most recent victory! However, her name IS already on there 4 times, so it kind of feels like she's showing off at this point! LOLz!
It's been truly amazing to watch the Williams sistsers grow throughout their career and how quickly they both became dominant forces in womens tennis!
Congrats again Serena!
Ch-ch-check out more pics of her celebrations (below)!
[Image via Serena Williams.]
President Clinton can handle big white (sometimes yellow or pink) balls just like the best of them! LOLz!
Good Ol' Bill was spotted giving out his support at the 65th Anniversary Artists & Writers Celebrity Softball Game at Herrick Park in East Hampton — and he was all smiles for the event!
An awesome event for a good causes, the game was expected to raise $100,000 for eastern Long Island charities. The funniest part about it all, though, is that it's so lighthearted that a common theme is that people don't really keep track of the actual score!
The estimate is that the writers have won 28 games, and the artists have won 16 — with one tie!
Sounds like fun!
[Image via IZZY/WENN.]
We were THRILLED when Jason Collins became the first openly gay and active athlete on a major American sports team — it was such a powerful moment for both Jason and the LGBT community, and the outpouring of support has been astounding!
“I have known Jason Collins since he was Chelsea’s classmate and friend at Stanford. Jason’s announcement today is an important moment for professional sports and in the history of the LGBT community. It is also the straightforward statement of a good man who wants no more than what so many of us seek: to be able to be who we are; to do our work; to build families and to contribute to our communities. For so many members of the LGBT community, these simple goals remain elusive. I hope that everyone, particularly Jason’s colleagues in the NBA, the media and his many fans extend to him their support and the respect he has earned.”
Uh, that's right — a former President is giving you props for being yourself! Amazeballz!
Here are some other people giving Jason verbal high-fives for being a brave pioneer for himself and the LGBT community in professional sports:
This is just AH-MAYZING!
Richard Branson and Bill Clinton have joined forces to help launch the social initiative called Haiti Forest, and we're loving that these two men are out doing good!!
The initiative is geared toward helping solve social and environmental problems in Haiti by bringing productive, sustainable and socially responsible forests to the country.
On top of the support from the founder of Yunus Social Business and the founder of the Clinton Foundation, Haiti Forest also has support from the Government of Haiti.
Excited about helping the cause, Bill said:
Could you imagine a better buddy-cop movie than one with President Bill Clinton and Kobe Bryant? Though, we totally imagine it as Kobe being the no nonsense cop, while Bill is the all nonsense cop. LOLz!
Instead of crime, though, Bill and Kobe are in the business of helping those with severe and persistent mental illness find "Hope, Help, and Home" through the Step Up On Second charity gala. It was made possible by The Clinton Global Initiative in partnership with The Kobe & Vanessa Bryant Family Foundation.
In wake of the tragedy at Sandy Hook, many people in the nation are rethinking our gun laws.
Federal laws prohibit the sale of firearms to those declared mentally unfit by a court.
A while back, Bill Clinton, when he was President, wanted states to have to report mental health records (and those declared unfit) to the FBI.
The Supreme Court said that that shouldn't be mandatory, and that states can choose to report them if they want.
Most choose to not do the extra work, so only 12 states make up the majority of mental health records in the FBI database.
Congress’ General Accounting Office said: