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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We’d say they made the right decision naming him their global ambassador!
With the NBA Playoffs kicking off, the Toronto Raptors debuted a new commercial, narrated entirely by Drake.
The rapper put his actor hat on for the spot, where he declares that ‘We The North’ are much different than any of their competitors, and they totally Own It.
Now, whether they win any Trophies or not remains to be seen.
Ch-ch-check out the commercial (above) and tell us what you think!
There usually aren't any defenders in the game of golf but that wasn’t the case for European Tour player Pablo Larrazabal out on the green this week!
In the middle of the Malaysia Open’s second round, Larrazabal was suddenly swarmed by giant angry hornets!
The 30-year-old Spanish player tried to fight them off but there proved to be far too many of the stinging insects!
He finally ran to the lake along
We were stunned by the first images from Ireland Baldwin and Olympian Ryan Lochte’s Calvin Klein ad campaign, but that was just the beginning.
Since the first pics were released, more have trickled out, and they’re fabulous, in the seksiest of ways!
And Ben Stiller better look out because
It’s fantastic how much support this event already has this year!
The Boston Marathon bombing was incredibly heartbreaking, but that city has shown just how strong it is, making this event a very popular one!
The perfect way to stick it to the terrorists!
And this year, more famous faces are getting involved, like Donnie Wahlberg’s brother Jim Wahlberg, as well as his New Kids On The Block bandmates Joey McIntyre and Danny Woods! The Blue Bloods actor recently talked about why it’s so important for him to support his guys, saying:
The list of Nancy Grace’s enemies just got longer!
Earlier this week she found herself feuding with Seth Rogen and now it’s the entire WWE that she’s pissed off!
The HLN host covered the recent death of legendary wrestler Ultimate Warrior. But rather than a touching tribute to the athlete and entertainer, Grace insinuated it was drug use that killed Warrior!
On her show that evening was Diamond Dallas Page, who tried to convince Grace that she was barking up the wrong tree blaming