SIMONE BILES OUT OF GYMNASTIC TEAM FINALS … Over Mental Health Issue

7:25 AM PT — Biles just gave a tearful explanation for her withdrawal from the competition … saying it was NOT injury related — she’s been struggling with mental health issues. “Just my pride is hurt a little bit,” Biles told reporters. “After the performance that I did, I didn’t want to go into the other events so I thought I would take a step back,” she added. Biles says she’s been seeing a therapist to help battle her “demons” … and is going to use Wednesday as a “mental health…

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Sha’Carri Richardson Stars In Beats by Dre’s ‘Live Your Truth’ Ad Scored & Edited By Kanye West

Beats by Dre releases a new ad during Game 6 of the NBA Finals featuring Sha’Carri Richardson, which was also edited and scored by Kanye West. Source: BeatsByDre / BeatsByDre Sha’Carri Richardson is the fastest women in the United States and while she was expected to dominate at the Tokyo Olympics, a failed drug test for marijuana has put a roadblock in those plans. Sha’Carri has kept her head high, responded responsibility, and now, she is already back to work. The moment it was announced she would not be competing in Tokyo, all eyes turned…

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Joe Biden on Sha’Carri Richardson’s Suspension: “The Rules Are The Rules”

Sha’Carri Richardson has been in headlines after it was revealed that the world’s fastest woman tested positive for marijuana. The positive test ultimately resulted in her being disqualified from competing in the 100-meter race at the Tokyo Olympics. Since then, Richardson has spoken her piece on the matter, noting she used marijuana following receiving the news of her biological mother passing right after her historic race via a reporter. Many have chimed in with their thoughts on Richardson’s suspension, with Nike showing support for her. Now, President Joe Biden has given…

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Sha’Carri Richardson Says She Turned to Marijuana Following Mom’s Death

  Update 07/02/2021 11:03am: Previously, it was noted that the fastest woman in the world—Sha’Carri Richardson, tested positive for marijuana and could miss the 100m sprint at the 2021 Tokyo Olympics. Following the revelation, Richardson tweeted, “I am human.” Now, Sha’Carri has spoken with ‘The Today Show,’ taking responsibility for marijuana. The Olympic-bound runner said, “I want to take responsibility for my actions, I know what I did. I know what I’m supposed to do, [what] I’m allowed not to do and I still made that decision.” From there, Richardson…

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Gwen Berry on Anthem Controversy: I Never Said I Hated America

  Gwen Berry recently sat down for an interview with the Black News Channel on Tuesday (June 29), where she addressed the controversy surrounding her turning her back on the American flag as the national anthem played during the Olympic trials for track and field, where she came in third for hammer throwing. Gwen stated, “I never said that I didn’t want to go to the Olympic Games, that’s why I competed and got third and made the team. I never said that I hated the country. I never said that. All…

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