Michelle Obama Sheds Light with New Podcast
Michelle Obama has always served as an inspiration for so many around the globe. The former first lady has announced a new podcast titled The Light Podcast, which will be available on Audible. The podcast is produced via Michelle and Barack Obama’s Higher Ground company, which aims to uplift stories and voices that “bend the arc.” Within the announcement also came the unveiling of a few prominent guest speakers, including Oprah Winfrey, Tyler Perry, and Gayle King.
Zaya Wade Makes Runway Debut with Miu Miu
At just 15 years old, Zaya Wade is making her mark. Wade took the runway as part of Miu Miu’s Fall 2023 show at Paris Fashion Week. The walk marked Wade’s fashion debut. Dwyane Wade and Gabrielle Union watched on, with D Wade sharing a video afterwards with the caption, “I’m not crying, you’re crying.”
Daniel Jones Secures The Bag
Danny Dimes just turned into Danny Dollars. Quarterback Daniel Jones and the New York Giants came to an agreement on a deal worth $160 million over four years, making him the seventh-highest-paid QB in the NFL by average annual value ($40m). The Giants selected Jones sixth overall in 2019. The wily QB led the team to its first postseason since 2016. With the move, the Giants are also expected to designate the franchise tag to running back Saquon Barkley.
Sam Dunn has all the details on how many dimes, exactly, Danny got paid.
Michaela Jaé Rodriguez Tapped for HRC Honor
From Pose to Loot, Michaela Jaé Rodriguez has made an indelible mark on Hollywood breathing life into characters and paving the way for trans actors. Nowthe Human Rights Campaign will honor the 31-year-old will be honored by HRC Visibility Award in a ceremony scheduled for later this month in Los Angeles. Upon the announcement, Rodriguez said, “I am overjoyed and truly honored to receive the HRC Visibility Award. I try my best to be an example when it comes to LGBTQAI rights and human rights across the board. So, to be recognized by an incredible organization that tirelessly works day in and day out for the queer community, is truly meaningful and humbling.”
NBA Ratings Get Back On Track
‘Tis the season for good hoops. With March Madness arriving and the NBA playoff push coming down to the wire, fans are locked in. Now, the numbers are showing such. The Lakers win over the Warriors on Sunday generated the largest non-Christmas regular season viewership since Feb 2019, Additionally, this past weekend’s Knicks-Celtics double OT thriller averaged 2.146 million viewers, which is the most-watched NBA game on ESPN this season.
Metro Boomin Links with Shamrock Capital for $70M Catalog Sale
Metro Boomin has put in his time. After years of serving as a producer and songwriter for the likes of Travis Scott, Future, Don Toliver and more, he struck solo gold with his recent release. Now, the HEROES AND VILLAINS artist is cashing in, selling a portion of his existing publishing catalog to Shamrock Capital for roughly $70 million, per Billboard. Some of his biggest collaboration hits include “Bad and Boujee” with Migos, “Mask Off” with Future, and “Congratulations” with Post Malone.
Michael Jordan Remains Sports’ Richest Athlete
Many often debate who the real G.O.A.T. is across the board in each individual sport, but Michael Jordan has earned that title both on and off the court. According to Sportico, Jordan is the highest-paid athlete of all-time with an estimated $3.3 billion in earnings since he entered the league in 1984. Following him is Tiger Woods ($2.5B), Arnold Palmer ($1.7B), Jack Nicklaus ($1.63B), and Cristiano Ronaldo ($1.58B).