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Even as a Lakers fan I think this is very extreme and unnecessary.


TORONTO, ONTARIO - MAY 30: Kawhi Leonard #2 of the Toronto Raptors warms up before Game One of the 2019 NBA Finals against the Golden State Warriors at Scotiabank Arena on May 30, 2019 in Toronto, Canada. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and or using this photograph, User is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement. (Gregory Shamus/Getty Images)

@jawnnutty, joking about L.A. coffee chain Alfred Coffee banning NBA forwards Kawhi Leonard and Paul George after they signed with the Clippers, not the Lakers, over the holiday. Many noted that Leonard, known for his awkwardness, probably wouldn’t care. Others said the chain’s (possibly joking) ban made no sense, since both the Clippers and Lakers are based in L.A.

Here we have another institution policing a black woman’s body.

@daydreamer3, defending Tisha Rowe after American Airlines allegedly threatened to remove her from a June 30 flight to Miami. Rowe, who was wearing a strapless romper, was told by a flight attendant that her outfit was “too revealing” and was asked to put a blanket around her waist to return to her seat.

For the record, I would like to reiterate that Bernie Marcus stepped down from Home Depot in 2002, which was 17 years ago. But go off, I guess.


ATLANTA - NOVEMBER 19: Home Depot co-founder Bernie Marcus speaks prior to a ribbon cutting ceremony at the Georgia Aquarium November 19, 2005 in Atlanta, Goergia. The Georgia Aquarium, the world'd largest by gallons, 8 million plus, and by the number of fish, 100,000 plus, opens to the public November 23, 2005. Funding for the Georgia Aquarium was made possible by a 200 million dollar gift from Home Depot co-founder Bernie Marcus and his wife Billi through the Marcus Foundation. (Barry Williams/Getty Images)

@robbystarbuck, reacting to the outrage around Home Depot co-founder Bernie Marcus saying he would donate to President Trump’s reelection campaign. Though Marcus’ interview with The Atlanta Journal-Constitution primarily focused on his charitable efforts — he has donated an estimated $2 billion in his life — his side comment on Trump sparked talk of a boycott, though Marcus retired as chairman in 2002.

Here’s to Alcremie’s innocence, we hardly knew ye.

@JessicaClarkey, tweeting about the long-running series’ newest addition, cream Pokémon Alcremie. It was revealed Monday to immediate controversy. Many said Alcremie’s description (it produces whipped cream that “hardens [upon] impact”) was weirdly sexual. Others felt an urge to eat Alcremie, with @lizzylynngarcia joking, “Is it gluten-free?”