Ronda Rousey is making history: the UFC announced they’re inducting her as their first female Hall of Famer in a ceremony this July 5 in Las Vegas. “There would be no women in UFC without Ronda Rousey,” UFC President Dana White said in the statement.
After announcing in March 2018 that his company, Outlier Society, will adopt an "inclusion rider," WarnerMedia has officially teamed up with Michael B. Jordan to improve diversity in film, starting with his new movie, 'Just Mercy.' "I applaud them for taking this enormous step forward,” Jordan said.
Evan Rachel Wood shared her harrowing domestic violence experiences a decade ago with the House Judiciary Committee to secure a bill of rights for sexual assault survivors. “I felt like I left my body, and I was too afraid to run," the ‘Westworld' actress said.
Actress Hilary Duff came to fame as the title character on the Disney Channel series 'Lizzie McGuire' and her debut pop record, 'Metamorphosis,' went triple-platinum. Beginning in 2015, she landed a starring role in the hit show 'Younger.'
Kendrick Lamar makes a special appearance as a homeless man in “Power,” which stars and is also executive produced by 50 Cent. Last month Lamar was invited to join the Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences’ music branch for his work on the Black Panther soundtrack.
Nike is facing backlash after featuring Colin Kaepernick as the face of their "Just Do It" campaign. "Believe in something. Even if it means sacrificing everything,” the ad states. In 2017, the former quarterback filed a grievance against NFL owners for collusion and began protesting the National Anthem by kneeling.
Elizabeth Smart is urging officials to reevaluate the impending early release of her kidnapper, Wanda Barzee. "I know the depth of her depravity," Smart said. “So do I believe that she is dangerous? Yes, but not just to me. I believe that she is a danger and a threat to any vulnerable person in our community.”
Soccer great Lionel Messi and his Argentine teammates are in danger of getting bounced from the World Cup in the group stage following a 3-0 loss to Croatia. Argentina finished runner-up in 2014, with its captain named the tournament's top player.