SUNISA LEE'S OLYMPIC WIN A TRIUMPH FOR AMERICA
Congratulations are in order for Sunisa Lee. Not only did she did she become an Olympic champion in the Tokyo Olympics by winning a gold medal in gymnastics, she also made history as the first Hmong American to do so.
The 18-year-old became the women’s all-around champ after Simone Biles’ exited the competition. She proved her skills in uneven bars with a score of 15.300 after choosing a routine with the highest degree of difficulty. She also scored a very strong 14.600 on the vault, and remained solid enough on the balance beam to edge into lead with a 13.833 score.
For the record, the Hmong are an ethnic group made of people primarily from Southeast Asia and areas in China who fought alongside the US in the Vietnam War. After losing most of their land in the war, many Hmong fled to Thailand as refugees. By the late ‘70s and ‘80s, around 90 percent of the refugee population had resettled in the US, where there are now 18 Hmong clans. the largest residing in Minneapolis-St. Paul where Sunisa is from.
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BRITNEY'S CONSERVATOR BACKS BOUNCING HER DAD
Britney Spears has even more people arguing for the removal of her father Jamie as her conservator.
In new court documents, Britney’s personal conservator Jodi Montgomery argues that it’s in the singer’s best interest to have Jamie removed and notes that even her medical doctors and therapists agree he needs to go.
Jodi agrees with Britney’s lawyer Mat Rosengart that CPA Jason Rubin should be appointed conservatorship in place of Jamie.
MCDONALD'S AND SAWEETIE TEAM UP FOR NEXT CELEBRITY MEL
Saweetie, who’s known to love food, is getting her very own meal at McDonald’s. The fast-food giant – who’s worked with Travis Scott, J Balvin, and BTS in the past – announced the collaboration yesterday.
The “Saweetie Meal” includes a Big Mac, four-piece Chicken McNuggets, medium fries, and a medium Sprite. You’ll also get Tangy BBQ sauce and “Saweetie ‘N Sour” sauce. Since she’s known for her crazy combos of food – remember the ranch dressing on spaghetti – Mickey D’s wants fans to remix the meal in any of four different ways – top the Big Mac with the fries, top the fries with Chicken McNuggets, make a Chicken McNuggets sandwich using Big Mac buns, or even make a fries sandwich between two Big Mac patties.
You can get your very own “Saweetie Meal” starting August 9th.
Source:New York Post