The Blowdry Heard ‘Round The World…
MSN–Mayor Lori Lightfoot defended the Chicago Police Department’s ban on protesters being able to demonstrate on the block where she lives, telling reporters Thursday that she and her family at times require heightened security because of threats she receives daily.
Lightfoot refused to elaborate on the specific threats, but said she receives them daily against herself, her wife and her home. Comparisons to how the Police Department has protected previous mayors’ homes, such as Rahm Emanuel’s Ravenswood residence, are unfair because “this is a different time like no other,” Lightfoot told reporters.
There are other stories besides COVID-19 that the Media could cover…
CNN—Actress Jennifer Lawrence says she has a speech ready for the moment she meets President Donald Trump and “it ends with a martini to the face.”
In a wide-ranging interview with Oprah Winfrey for the Hollywood Reporter, Lawrence said she’s never met Trump, but that she’d like to meet him.
“I think so,” she said in the interview, published Wednesday. “I’ve got a pretty good speech. And it ends with a martini to the face. (Laughter.) I have something to say for all of them. I watch different characters on the news, and I’m like, ‘You just wait.'”
But Harvey “The Pig” Weinstein is just alright by you, Jennifer? Hmm?
The AP writes,
When the ball smashed into a photo of LeBron James’ face stuck above the hoop and dropped into the basket, the Hong Kong protesters cheered.
They also trampled on jerseys bearing his name and gathered in a semicircle to watch one burn.
James’ standing among basketball fans in Hong Kong took a hit because of comments the NBA star made about free speech. Fans gathered on courts amid Hong Kong’s high-rise buildings Tuesday to vent their anger.
For the WIN last week at the National Spelling Bee competition….
Moderator: Your word is HYPOCRISY. An example of a hypocrite is a person who says they care about the environment, but are constantly littering. Hypocrisy.
Contestant: Alright. HYPOCRISY. Hypocrisy. G-I-L-L-E-T-T-E. Gillette. Hypocrisy.
And the audience breaks out into cheers…