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Ben Affleck, Matt Damon, & Their Kids Pay Respects at a Breonna Taylor Memorial in L.A.

Ben Affleck, Matt Damon, & Their Kids Pay Respects at a Breonna Taylor Memorial in L.A.

Ben Affleck and Matt Damon are joined by some of their kids while attending a memorial for the late Breonna Taylor on Friday afternoon (June 5) in downtown Los Angeles.

The longtime friends brought their kids to pay their respects on what would have been Breonna‘s 27th birthday. She was killed on March 13 when police entered her apartment unannounced and shot her eight times.

The officers were at the wrong address and looking for a suspect who had already been taken into custody. None of them have been fired or charged for Breonna‘s murder.

Before she was killed, Breonna was an award-winning EMT who had been working on the frontlines of COVID-19 and she had plans to become a nurse.

Ben, Matt, and the kids were clearly moved by Breonna‘s story and made sure to pay their respects in person. They all carried bouquets of flowers to place at the memorial.

Read what celebs are saying in their birthday messages for Breonna.

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Tinashe Opens Up About Her Experience at Black Lives Matter Protests

Tinashe Opens Up About Her Experience at Black Lives Matter Protests

Tinashe is opening up about what she experienced in being part of several Black Lives Matter protests over the past week.

The 27-year-old singer spoke with US Weekly, revealing that just speaking up on social media wasn’t enough for her and after the first day she attended a protest, she came back for more.

“I was just seeing everything that was happening, and posting on Instagram just didn’t feel like enough,” she shared. “I felt like, ‘What could I do to actually, physically put myself into this narrative?’ And so I went down, and that was the first day of protest. And ever since then, they’ve just gotten bigger and bigger and more unified. And it’s just really been amazing to see.”

Tinashe adds that personally, she hasn’t been seeing a lot of violence on her end.

“The environment that I felt that I was in while I was actually at the protest didn’t feel scary and it didn’t feel violent,” she says. “There were obviously moments where that really escalated. When the police would step in and use their unnecessary force, [but] that was really called out, which is amazing that we have the use of cellphones and we have all these ways to share that.”

“I think that that helped people really see that the protesters themselves weren’t the ones that were the agitators,” Tinashe said. “It was never a fear energy, it was never an energy of anger. It was always like, ‘We are here, we are one, we are brave, we’ll stand together.’”

This other musician has been on the frontlines of the protests and sharing their own experience. See what they shared here…

'Lady G' Is Trending Because of Allegations Seemingly Made About Lindsey Graham

'Lady G' Is Trending Because of Allegations Seemingly Made About Lindsey Graham

“Lady G” has been trending on Twitter all day, but it has nothing to do with Lady Gaga.

It all started after gay adult film star Sean Harding tweeted this: “There is a homophobic republican senator who is no better than Trump who keeps passing legislation that is damaging to the lgbt and minority communities. Every sex worker I know has been hired by this man. Wondering if enough of us spoke out if that could get him out of office?”

Harding followed up the tweet by saying, “I cannot do this alone. If you’d be willing to stand with me against LG please let me know.”

The only senator with the initials LG is South Carolina’s Lindsey Graham, a Republican senator who has been in office since 2003 and is known for supporting anti-gay policies. Twitter has also associated his name with the trend, as seen in the screencap.

“Lady G” is reportedly the nickname that the senator is known by among sex workers.

Graham has not commented on the allegationsand there has not yet been any evidence presented to back up the claims. You can read what people are saying on Twitter below.

Click inside to read what more stars are saying about Lady G… More Here! »

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Doja Cat Donates To Justice For Breonna Taylor Fund In Honor of Breonna's Birthday

Doja Cat Donates To Justice For Breonna Taylor Fund In Honor of Breonna's Birthday

Doja Cat has donated $100,000 to the fund set up to honor Breonna Taylor in celebration of what would have been her 27th birthday.

The 24-year-old musician shared the donation with her fans, and urged them to donate as well.

“I am donating $100,000 to Justice For Breonna Taylor Fund #BIRTHDAYFORBREONNA and I am inviting you all to honor and celebrate her with me by donating whatever you can and signing her petition – the link is in my bio,” Doja wrote on Instagram, with receipts from her two $50,000 donations.

She added, “I’m urging all my friends, family, fans, and colleagues to please donate whatever you can to her cause and to ALL the foundations that are helping us bring justice and demand change!”

“We are all in this together and together is the ONLY way to demand change for a better world.”

Celebrities and others have been sharing birthday messages for Breonna, and bringing attention to her senseless murder that happened back in March.

'Stranger Things' Star Joe Keery & Girlfriend Maika Monroe Attend Black Lives Matter Protest

'Stranger Things' Star Joe Keery & Girlfriend Maika Monroe Attend Black Lives Matter Protest

Joe Keery wears his mask with a yellow ball cap while participating in a protest in Los Angeles on Friday (June 5).

The 28-year-old Stranger Things star was joined by longtime girlfriend Maika Monroe as they supported the Black Lives Matter movement.

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Joe has been vocal on his social media page about supporting the Black communities as they fight racial injustice.

“This Doesn’t Go Away Once The Topic Isn’t ‘Trending’. please donate, anything helps,” he wrote, along with links to organizations that will use the money solely for Black communities.

Joe added in another tweet, “now more than ever we need to listen selflessly.”

Check out this list of black-owned businesses that you can support, right now and later, too.

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Nickelodeon Announces Large Donation To Black Lives Matter Movement Amid Protests

Nickelodeon Announces Large Donation To Black Lives Matter Movement Amid Protests

Nickelodeon is giving back big to the Black Lives Matter movement amid ongoing protests for racial equality.

The network announced tonight, June 5, that they’ll be donating $5 million to several organizations including the NAACP Legal Defense Fund, National Bail Out, Amnesty International and others in an effort to amplify black voices and communities.

“We’re committed to amplifying the voices of Black communities, we condemn system racism, and we honor George Floyd and other victims of racial injustice,” Nickelodeon’s statement reads.

Earlier this week, Nickelodeon defended itself after going dark for 8 minutes and 46 seconds to recognize George Floyd‘s murder.

“Unfortunately, some kids live in fear everyday,” the network responded to one parent who said the statement and commercial scared her own children.

Check out a full list of resources on how you can contribute and support Black Lives Matter here!

Vegas Casinos Are Reopening & Wayne Newton Showed Up in a Tuxedo + Face Mask

Vegas Casinos Are Reopening & Wayne Newton Showed Up in a Tuxedo + Face Mask

Wayne Newton poses for photos while wearing a face mask at the reopening of Caesars Palace on Thursday (June 4) in Las Vegas.

The resort and casino opened for the first time since being closed on March 17 due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Hotels and casinos in Vegas are opening back up as part of a phased reopening of the city.

Newton, 78, is one of the most well-known Vegas entertainers and he even has the nickname Mr. Las Vegas.

There are many restrictions right now for visitors of hotels and casinos. All guests must have their temperatures taken upon arrival and medical crews must be on site at all properties. Guests must be given access to COVID-19 testing and be able to wait for results on site.

Guests are strongly encouraged to wears masks and properties must make them available for guests. Most casinos have announced that employees must wear masks at all times.

Chairs are only being place at every other gaming machine and dealers at tables will offer players hand sanitizer between hands.

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