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Lenyon Whitaker

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Lenyon.Whitaker@metro.us

Kendrick Lamar and TDE buy out three theaters so kids can see 'Black Panther' for free

Kendrick Lamar and his record label wanted kids to see Black Panther over the weekend,  so he rented three movie theaters so kids in Los Angles could see the blockbuster film for free. Kendrick Lamar and his record label Top Dawg Entertainment (TDE) hosted a free screening of Marvel’s...

Tuesday, February 20, 2018, 5:05 PM

U.S. Olympic ice dancers lose chance at medal after heartbreaking fall

U.S. Ice dancing team Madison Chock and Evan Bates will not earn a medal at the 2018 Winter Olympics after they suffered a heartbreaking fall during their routine. The duo was performing to John Lennon’s “Imagine” during the ice dancing finals on Monday before falling down in the...

Tuesday, February 20, 2018, 1:15 PM

Olympic snowboarder Shaun White apologizes for referring to sexual misconduct lawsuit as 'gossip'

Olympic snowboarder Shaun White apologized for dismissing sexual allegations made against him by calling it “gossip” during a press conference after winning this third gold medal during the 2018 Winter Olympics. The three-time Olympic gold medalist said he’s a “changed...

Wednesday, February 14, 2018, 1:27 PM

This ice skating routine was too hot for the Olympics, but you can watch it here (VIDEO)

Canadian figure skaters Tessa Virtue and Scott Moir were asked to tone down their routine after one of their moves were considered too risque for the 2018 Winter Olympics. Although their ice dance routine isn’t really considered “not safe for work” in any way, the ice dancers...

Tuesday, February 13, 2018, 4:58 PM

'He was f---ing pissed:' One of last remaining original staffers has fallenout of Trump's good graces

White House Chief of Staff John Kelly may be under fire after he allegedly did not tell President Trump about the abuse allegations against White House Staff Secretary Rob Porter.  White House Staff  Secretary Rob Porter resigned last Wednesday because of allegations of physical abuse by...

Tuesday, February 13, 2018, 1:19 PM

Omarosa warns America of Mike Pence, says he's worse than Trump

Former White House aide Omarosa Manigault Newman went after Vice President Mike Pence during a recent clip of Celebrity Big Brother in which she told her houseguests about how Pence is scarier than President Trump. "Can I just say this? As bad as y’all think Trump is, you would be...

Tuesday, February 13, 2018, 1:16 PM

What is Team OAR at 2018 Winter Olympics?

If you’re asking yourself what is Team OAR? during the Winter Olympics, or you're wondering what country is OAR when you saw athletes dressed in grey during the opening ceremony, you're not alone.   What is OAR in the Olympics? The term OAR in the Winter Olympics refers to...

Monday, February 12, 2018, 1:43 PM

Shirtless Pita Taufatofua returns to Olympics oiled up and ready to go

The 2018 Winter Olympics kicks off today and the shirtless Tongan flag bearer who wowed the world at the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio makes his return. Pita Taufatofua, the famous Tongan flag bearer and Olympic athlete represented his country Tonga during the 2018 Winter Games the same way he did...

Friday, February 9, 2018, 1:14 PM

VIDEO: Trump has hair disaster while boarding Air Force One

A gust of wind is responsible for a Donald Trump hair video that has everyone talking. Last week, as President Trump boarded Air Force One, a blast of wind whipped his hair back and forth, revealing his scalp. And as soon as the Donald Trump hair clip hit social media, it quickly became an image...

Thursday, February 8, 2018, 4:49 PM

Donald Trump Jr. might have the worst ideas for Valentine's Day gifts

Donald Trump Jr. has some Valentine’s Day gift ideas for anyone trying to get their sweetie something on February 14. The president’s eldest son took it upon himself to offer gift ideas for Valentine’s Day by sharing a link to the Trump Store. Donald Trump Jr. tweeted a photo of...

Thursday, February 8, 2018, 1:06 PM

Did Melania snub Trump's hand holding attempt again? Twitter sure thinks so

A new video appearing to show Melania Trump avoiding President Trump’s hand again is creating buzz on social media and adding to the running list of awkward moments the couple have shared together.  On Monday, President Trump and first lady Melania Trump left the White...

Wednesday, February 7, 2018, 4:58 PM

Eagles Super Bowl victory parade: How to watch online, live stream info

On Thursday the Eagles victory parade will march through Philadelphia and celebrate the first Super Bowl win in franchise history.  An estimated three million people are expected to pack Center City to celebrate the Eagles Super Bowl LII win and catch a glimpse of their favorite Eagles...

Wednesday, February 7, 2018, 12:32 PM

Lawmakers urge Procter & Gamble to change look of Tide Pods

Lawmakers are trying to pass a state law that would require Procter & Gamble to change the look of Tide Pods to make them look less appealing to children. State Senator Brad Hoylman and New York State Assemblymember Aravella Simotas sent a letter to Procter & Gamble CEO David Taylor on...

Tuesday, February 6, 2018, 10:18 PM

New Oxford study shows right-wing groups share more fake news content on social media

President Trump constantly criticizes media outlets for publishing fake news, but according to a new study from the University of Oxford,  extreme right-wing conservatives share more fake news stories across social media channels. The research comes from the University of Oxford’s...

Tuesday, February 6, 2018, 2:58 PM

VIDEO: Ambitious Eagles fan eats horse poop during Super Bowl celebration

A video showing an ecstatic Eagles fan eating horse manure during an Eagles Super Bowl victory celebration has gone viral. As soon as the Philadelphia Eagles defeated the New England Patriots 41 to 33 to win Super Bowl LII, thousands of fans took to Broad Street to celebrate their first...

Monday, February 5, 2018, 3:49 PM

Several Eagles players plan to skip White House visit

Some players have announced they will not participate in the Philadelphia Eagles White House visit ceremony in April. The Philadelphia Eagles defeated the New England Patriots 41 to 33 in Super Bowl XLL to bring the first NFL back to Philly 1960, but don’t expect all the players to attend...

Monday, February 5, 2018, 12:44 PM

Did Punxsutawney Phil see his shadow on Groundhog Day?

Did Phil see his shadow?  Every Groundhog Day, Punxsutawney Phil, the famous groundhog who many believe has the uncanny ability to predict the weather, makes his way from is burrow located on Gobbler’s Knob in Punxsutawney, Pennsylvania,  which is about 80 miles northeast of...

Friday, February 2, 2018, 11:17 AM

President Trump will not participate in Super Bowl LII interview

President Trump reportedly will not participate in an interview before Super Bowl LII this weekend. "He is not doing a Super Bowl interview," a White House official, who requested to remain anonymous, told CNN on Wednesday. President Trump also turned down an interview request by...

Thursday, February 1, 2018, 6:37 PM

Here's when you can enjoy each flavor at City Bakery's Hot Chocolate Festival 2018

If you love delicious winter beverages, you know City Bakery hot chocolate what to get when you catch a craving for a warm chocolate drink. The City Bakery is about to kick-off its 26th annual hot chocolate festival beginning February 1. That’s right, for the entire month of February, you...

Wednesday, January 31, 2018, 6:15 PM

New Monopoly game is for people who like cheating

Hasbro is releasing a special game for all you Monopoly cheaters out there. The popular toy company has announced they will release a special Monopoly Cheaters Edition this year. The Monopoly Cheaters Edition was created for anyone who has ever stolen some money from the Monopoly “bank,...

Wednesday, January 31, 2018, 1:58 PM