Megyn Kelly believes the United States Women's National Soccer Team "hates" America. Her proof? The majority of them didn't sing the "Star Spangled Banner" prior to a recent World Cup game. "I really do believe their version of what a feminist is, what it means to be an empowered woman, at least as an American woman, means you need to hate your country. It means to go out on the national stage and embarrass yourself and your country by not singing the national anthem," the conservative said on "The Megyn Kelly Show."
"For several of them, not even holding their hands over their hearts when the national anthem played, that was a bridge too far. They couldn't be bothered to actually place their hand on their heart as the national anthem played, as they stood out there representing you and me and the country and our military and people who have given their lives for the country that they represent," she continued.
The former Fox News host pinned much of the blame on outspoken star Megan Rapinoe, who has represented the U.S. in four World Cups and two Olympic Games. Megan, who's widely considered one of the greatest soccer stars of all time, has often voiced support for LGBTQ rights, pay equity and the Black Lives Matter movement. "This [team behavior] is clearly, I think, a result of her influence, and it's disgusting," Megyn said. "What an incredible opportunity to stand out there, representing the United States of America in World Cup soccer, and you can't be shamed into at least feigning a touch of patriotism… We're disgusting, I guess, when it comes to human rights. This is what people like Rapinoe have said in the past. So we can't be saluted in any way."
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Britney Spears' much-anticipated memoir, "The Woman In Me," was delayed by four months after legal teams for two of her exes got involved. The Sun reports that lawyers for Justin Timberlake and Collin Farrell threatened to sue if the "Toxic" singer didn't remove certain passages from the book. "Lawyers demanded to see her book in advance and were adamant that some of the revelations were removed," a source said. "There are still plenty of gobsmacking tales but Justin and Colin were conscious about what could be said about them. The legal process meant the publication was held up by four months as discussions went back and forth about what could be included. But that has finally now been settled and her autobiography is all ready to go."
'Serious' health issue
Tori Kelly was rushed to the hospital after fainting during a dinner in downtown Los Angeles. TMZ reported that the singer's heart started beating incredibly fast while out at dinner with friends last weekend. She then passed out "for a while." Rather than calling for an ambulance (which would have likely taken the "Should've Been Us" singer to an area hospital,) friends put Tori in a car and drove her to Cedars-Sinai, one of the country's top hospitals. Once there, the two-time Grammy winner was put in the intensive care unit, where doctors discovered clots in her legs and her lungs. There was concern that clots could be found around her heart, too. TMZ reported that Tori was "in and out of consciousness during her hospitalization" and the situation was "really serious."
On July 27, the singer shared a major update, writing on Instagram that she was "feeling stronger now and hopeful but unfortunately there are still some things to uncover."
Kylie Richards claims that a paparazzi photo of herself out and about without a wedding ring shouldn't be taken as evidence that she and her long-term husband, Mauricio Umansky, are divorcing. The "Real Housewives of Beverly Hills" star said she was lifting weights just before a paparazzo snapped the headline-making pic. "[That] will bend the ring, ruin the ring — and it hurts! I take the ring off when I'm lifting weights," she said. "That sparked a lot of stuff that wasn't even true." She didn't pass on wearing the ring because she and her hubby are "having a hard time," she insisted during a July 24 Amazon Live.
In early July, the reality TV stars publicly addressed rumors that they'd separated after 27 years of marriage: "We all felt better after we [discussed it] because so many people were speculating and making up stories, and it was just getting out of control," she said.
LeBron James' eldest son, Bronny James, was rushed to a hospital on Monday, July 24, after suffering cardiac arrest during a basketball workout at the University of Southern California. A family spokesperson confirmed the news, claiming Bronny — who's one of the top basketball recruits in the country — was initially taken to the ICU: "Yesterday while practicing Bronny James suffered a cardiac arrest. Medical staff was able to treat Bronny and take him to the hospital. He is now in stable condition and no longer in ICU," the rep said. "LeBron and [his wife] Savannah wish to publicly send their deepest thanks and appreciation to the USC medical and athletic staff for their incredible work and dedication to the safety of their athletes." TMZ reported that the 18-year-old athlete was unconscious and rushed by ambulance to the hospital.
As the incident made headlines, Buffalo Bills safety Damar Hamlin tweeted, "Here for you guys just like you have been for me my entire process." Back in January, Damar collapsed on the field during an NFL game.
Déjà vu details
Raven-Symoné believes that, like her character on "That's So Raven," she has unexplained psychic abilities. On Sunday's episode of "The Best Podcast Ever with Raven and Miranda," the actress said, "I do have moments where I really will just stare and I will see a scene that is happening to me or that is going to happen to me in another dimension and I'm like, 'Yo, this is weird.'" She added, "There will be a time when I'm walking and I'll trip over nothing."
The Disney Channel alum said she can't predict the future, but she does have moments of déjà vu. "The way we connect is through our trauma. Meditation just allowed my spirit guides to help me and even to this day that can happen," she said.
The "Cheetah Girls" star got into the topic while speaking with Keke Palmer. "I believe in psychics," Raven said. "I believe actually humans have the ability in their brain to tap into energy fields that allow for truth to connect when you know how to translate it correctly."