ADIDAS PLANS TO SELL YEEZY PRODUCTS AND DONATE PROFITS TO CHARITY: Adidas has revealed that it plans to sell leftover Yeezy products from its former partnership with Kanye West and will donate the profits to charity. According to BusinessInsider, Adidas CEO Björn Gulden said in a statement,”What we are trying to do now over time is to sell some of this merchandise … burning the goods would not be a solution.”He also defended the brand's decision to work with Kanye, saying, “As difficult as he West was, he is perhaps the most creative mind in our industry.”
YOUNG THUG HOSPITALIZED: Young Thug was hospitalized yesterday (May 11th) after feeling sick before court proceedings were set to begin yesterday. According to 11 Alive, Thug's attorney Keith Adams said that the rapper “had some difficulty of a similar sort” recently in the Cobb County Jail — where he’s been held for nearly a year after being indicted in the YSL RICO case. Adams told Judge Ural Glanville, “I’m concerned about his well-being, his condition.” According to WSB-TV, Thug has since been releaed from the hospital.
DA BRAT APOLOGIZES FOR SPERM DONOR COMMENTS: During an appearance on The Tamron Hall Show, Da Brat apologized for recent comments she made about her search for a sperm donor. Brat revealed that her and her wife Jesseca “Judy” Harris-Dupart had difficulty trying to find a Black sperm donor, especially because of Judy’s genetic markers that make finding a match harder. After narrowing their search from “thousands of donors down to 224” down to “about one,” the couple shared they were not pleased with the Black donors available. During an episode of their reality TV show Brat Loves Judy, Brat said, “If you look like Jiminy Cricket — the one or two Black people I saw… that thing ain’t finna be looking like my child.” Brat clarified her statements, saying that she “didn’t think it would be offensive to anybody. I cracked jokes about almost everybody that I saw, that one just happened to make it in the show. I wasn’t trying to be mean or say anything negative about Black people.” She added, “We were looking for a
Black donor.We’re Black, we wanted a Black donor. So it was just misconstrued and taken way out of context. If I offended anybody, I do apologize.