Floyd Mayweather Jr. tops list of highest-paid athletes. No women made the list.
@stareagle, tweeting about Forbes’ 2018 list of the world’s highest-paid athletes, which was released Tuesday. For the first time since 2010, there are no women on the list. At the top of the list is Floyd Mayweather Jr., who competed in a boxing match against UFC star Conor McGregor last August, his only sporting event of the year. In 2017, Serena Williams ranked 51st as the only woman on the list.
Ellen DeGeneres accused of “poverty porn.”
@zimbabwewriter, criticizing this photo Ellen DeGeneres shared from her recent trip to Africa for the Ellen DeGeneres Wildlife Fund. This photo in particular was criticized by some as “poverty porn.”
Danny DeVito made a cardboard cutout of teen who took a cutout of him to her prom.
“I heard you took cardboard Danny to Prom. What a coincidence. He took cardboard Allison to Paddy’s.”
Rob McElhenney, an actor on “It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia,” in an Instagram post Tuesday about his co-star, Danny DeVito. Pennsylvania high school student Allison Closs took a cardboard cutout of DeVito to prom with her, so DeVito made a cutout of her as well.
Adorable photo of firefighter comforting child goes viral.
“Your time there was just what that baby needed. Great job showing love.”
A Facebook Commenter, writing a message of encouragement on a viral Facebook post from the Chattanooga, Tenn., fire department. Firefighter Chris Blazek responded to a car crash involving a pregnant mother and her three kids. Blazek comforted the youngest child, who fell asleep sweetly in his arms.
Variety slammed for nearly all-male panel.
@i_Lean, reacting after Variety magazine released the list of panelists for “A Night in the Writers’ Room,” an event on June 14. Between two panels with six speakers each, there was only one woman. In a tweet Tuesday, Variety apologized for the “egregious oversight,” and said it was working to rectify the mistake.