Author Archives: Wayne Hodges

Jay-Z & the NFL form ‘alliance’ for social activism and league-wide entertainment

Jay-Z & NFL teaming up. Blog King, Mass Appeal NEW YORK — Rap mogul Jay-Z, a huge apologist for Colin Kaepernick, is teaming up with the NFL on social activism and event planning because, according to league officials, his Roc Nation agency will “strengthen [the] community through music and the NFL’s Inspire Change Initiative.” The alliance was announced Tuesday. The ...

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Simone Biles made history in Kansas City during “U.S. Gymnastics Championships”

Simone made ‘history’ in KC.  Blog King, Mass Appeal KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Must be the barbecue. Simone “The GOAT” Biles rewrote the record books over the weekend during the U.S. Gymnastics Championships at Kansas City’s Sprint Center. On Friday, the 22-year-old wunderkind became the first gymnast in Olympic history to attempt and land a double-double dismount off a high ...

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Miley Cyrus and Liam Hemsworth ending marriage after eight adventurous months

Miley and Liam officially done?  Blog King, Mass Appeal LOS ANGELES — Damn, that was fast. After eight months of holy matrimony, Miley Cyrus and Liam Hemsworth are calling it quits and there’s zero chance of reconciliation. That’s because Miley has already found herself another… woman. The former Disney starlet was seen kissing Kaitlynn Carter the other day following a ...

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Wall street investor Jeffrey Epstein has committed suicide inside his prison cell

Epstein commits suicide in his cell.  Blog King, Mass Appeal NEW YORK — Jeffrey Epstein, the embattled financier accused of sex trafficking minors, committed suicide inside his jail cell. He was 66. Prison guards discovered his cadaver around 6:30 a.m. Saturday morning at the Metropolitan Correctional Center in Manhattan, New York. Epstein tried to kill himself a month ago, forcing ...

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Movie Review: Live-action ‘Dora’ doesn’t disappoint in Bobin’s “Lost City of Gold”

Live-action Dora delivers on-screen. Blog King, Mass Appeal HOLLYWOOD, Cali — Darn it Will Smith! Look what you’ve done. Thanks to you, we have a live-action cinematic trend that shows no signs of going out of style. First, there was Smith’s “Aladdin” remake. Then Jon Favreau’s “Lion King.” Now we have James Bobin’s “Dora and the Lost City of Gold,” ...

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‘Saturday Night Live’ comic Leslie Jones rebuffed President Trump on “Kimmel”

Leslie rebuffed President Trump. Blog King, Mass Appeal WASHINGTON, D.C. — “Saturday Night Live” humorist Leslie Jones has decided to perform her upcoming Netflix comedy special in Washington, D.C. because she believes the nation’s capitol provides the “best comic crowds” in the country. But, if it was left up to her, President Donald Trump wouldn’t be attending. The 51-year-old comedienne ...

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Tyrese Gibson slams “Hobbs & Shaw”

Hobbs & Shaw lands criticism. Blog King, Mass Appeal HOLLYWOOD — Tyrese Gibson continues to hate on “Fast & Furious” costar Dwayne Johnson. The 40-year-old actor tossed shade at Dwayne’s new movie — “Hobbs & Shaw” — after the spin-off engendered a measly $180 million last weekend in global box office sales — the franchise’s most diminutive output since “Tokyo ...

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