America Won Its First Olympic Women’s Hockey Gold in Two Decades.
While we were all asleep last night, the U.S. women’s hockey team kicked Canada’s ass 3-2 at the Olympics. Their victory marks the end of “a bitter 20-year gold-medal drought,” as USA Today so aptly states. Even better: their win, which is also the greatest game in U.S. women’s hockey history, came on the 38th anniversary of the 1980 Miracle on Ice win against the Soviet Union in Lake Placid—the best game in U.S. men’s hockey history. Talk about full circle.
Rush Hour 4 Is Reportedly Happening.
“This is gonna be the rush of all rushes,” Chris Tucker told ESPN’s The Plug during a recent interview. “Jackie is ready and we want to do this so that people don’t ever forget it.” He also talks about Michael Jackson and Tupac, among other interesting things. Get into it by following the link in the tweet below.
Have You Heard the 2018 Version of Beyoncé’s “Sweet Dreams”?
Sasha Fierce back! A bit random, but at this point, Bey can do whatever the hell she wants. On Wednesday night, King Bey blessed iTunes and Tidal with a brand new version of her I Am… Sasha Fierce hit. It’s worth noting that this year marks a decade since the album dropped, so perhaps this remix is a sign of something special to come? Hop onto your streaming platform of choice to listen now.
Little Miss Flint Is Also Raising Money for Kids to See A Wrinkle in Time.
Shout out to Little Miss Flint for looking out for disadvantaged kids in her city. After raising $16,000 for the #BlackPantherChallenge, Mari Copeny’s got her eyes set on making magic happen again for the March 9 release of A Wrinkle in Time. Check out the GoFundMe for more information. And donate a lil somethin’! It’s a great cause.
Lupita Nyong’o Is Playing Trevor Noah’s Momma in a Forthcoming Film.
Born a Crime: Stories from a South African, Noah’s bestselling debut autobiography, is being adapted into a movie. And guess who’s playing his mother? Lupita Nyong’o. We. Can’t. Wait. “Noah is producing the project through his Ark Angel Productions alongside Norman Aladjem, Derek Van Pelt and Sanaz Yamin of Mainstay Entertainment, and Nyong’o,” writes Deadline. Read more here.
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