Here’s a crux of top entertainment and celebrity stories from July 31 in one shot.
OPRAH WINFREY HONOURS BREONNA TAYLOR
American talk show host Oprah Winfrey gives up her cover for the first time ever to honour Breonna Taylor. Taylor was killed on March 13, 2020, as a result of police brutality. She was fatally shot by Louisville Metro Police Department officers who barged into her home at midnight.
And, when her boyfriend reached out for his weapon in their defence, the cops pierced five bullets inside Breonna’s body. Meanwhile, just one of the three officers accused has been dismissed from their service. In the powerful message, Oprah writes, ‘What I know for sure: We can’t be silent.’
TIM ALLEN RESPONDS TO OWN DEATH RUMOURS
The 67-year-old comedian and Zoom actor Tim Allen responded to himself trending on Twitter.
“Imagine my surprise when I woke up this morning to a beautiful day in Michigan only to find out I’m dead?! How did it happen? Can anyone tell me? I’m DYING to know.. #DeadManWalking”
The entire thread started off as a joke but sooner fans’ responses began pouring in. Meanwhile, the tweet has received 1.1K comments and retweets with 18.2K likes.
BRAXTON’S FIRST SOCIAL MEDIA POST AFTER A SUICIDE ATTEMPT
The ‘Love and War’ singer Tamar Braxton opened up about her path to healing after a suicide attempt on July 16. The 43-year-old singer spoke out nearly two weeks after being hospitalized for what she now confirms was a suicide attempt.
In an Instagram post, Braxton wrote, “It was only God’s grace and his mercy on my attempt to end my pain and my life that I am here to utilize my voice.”
“Mental illness is real,” she added.