News of the Day:
+ Calvin Harris took to Twitter to address the controversy over Taylor Swift’s involvement with his Rihanna collaboration, “This Is What You Came For.” The producer called out his ex for trying to undermine his success, continuing to feud with Katy Perry—which she responded to—and quickly moving on to a relationship with Tom Hiddleston. This breakup is far from over...
I wrote the music, produced the song, arranged it and cut the vocals though. And initially she wanted it kept secret, hence the pseudonym— Calvin Harris (@CalvinHarris) July 13, 2016
Hurtful to me at this point that her and her team would go so far out of their way to try and make ME look bad at this stage though— Calvin Harris (@CalvinHarris) July 13, 2016
I figure if you’re happy in your new relationship you should focus on that instead of trying to tear your ex bf down for something to do— Calvin Harris (@CalvinHarris) July 13, 2016
I know you’re off tour and you need someone new to try and bury like Katy ETC but I’m not that guy, sorry. I won’t allow it— Calvin Harris (@CalvinHarris) July 13, 2016
Please focus on the positive aspects of YOUR life because you’ve earned a great one— Calvin Harris (@CalvinHarris) July 13, 2016
God bless everyone have a beautiful day— Calvin Harris (@CalvinHarris) July 13, 2016
+ Calvin Klein model Ebonee Davis wrote a beautifully insightful and honest open letter to address the social stigmas against people of color in the fashion industry. Davis believes that if the fashion industry can be reformed, so can the world.
+ Beyoncé, Rihanna, Alicia Keys, and many other celebrities partnered with the We Are Here movement. Produced by Mic, “23 Ways You Could Be Killed If You Are Black in America” shows the celebrities narrating how black people can be killed in America.
+ As if the game hasn’t already gone too far, “Pokemon Go” trainers are now available for hire. A woman posted an ad on Craigslist offering her services to train your Pokemon, but it was too good to be true because it was a joke. Since then, Pokewalk launched, which will take your phone and catch ’em all for you, so you can focus on real life.
+ Hinds released a music video for “Warts,” a track off of their debut album, Leave Me Alone. The video showcases bright colors, unique perspectives, and pretty much goes in every direction except the one you thought.
Deal of the Day:
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Advice of the Day:
“I always want to stay focused on who I am, even as I’m discovering who I am. ” —Alicia Keys
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