Have you ever wondered what it looks like when a firework explodes in your hand? Thanks to New York Giants DE Jason-Pierre Paul you have your answer. Paul revealed the results of Independence Day accident during an interview with press on Friday.
Jason Pierre-Paul's right hand revealed for the 1st time with no bandages pic.twitter.com/S3HB36ghsL
— Lee Harvey (@MusikFan4Life) October 30, 2015
The NFL star will wear some sort of contraption during his first game back this Sunday against the New Orleans Saint. Despite the injury, the defensive end says he’s ready to go. “I’m still Jason Pierre-Paul. I’m ready to play football,” he said during the locker room interview before recounting the moment he knew something went wrong. “I looked at my hand and my fiancee was going crazy but I stayed comfortable during the whole situation.”
#Giants DE Jason Pierre-Paul, asked if he’ll wear a special glove: “Of course it’s going to be a special glove. I’m missing an index finger”
— Ian Rapoport (@RapSheet) October 30, 2015
Netflix’s ‘Step Sisters’ Is ‘Bring It On’ … But Way More Woke!
Netflix is getting ready to “Bring It On” … in more ways than one. The streaming service’s new flick Step Sisters is reminiscent of the 90s dance film, but delves deeper into racial themes like cultural appropriation, tokenization and interracial dating.
In the film Megalyn Echikunwoke (Arrow) plays the president of a black sorority who is tasked with teaching one of the campus’ white sororities how to step for a charity competition. At first glimpse the film seems to be stepping into a can of worms — and had folks on Twitter up in arms, but the creators and cast told HipHollywood it isn’t about cultural appropriation but instead cultural exchange.
“There’s a strong political message, and there’s a lot of racial content,” said Nia Jervier. “But I think that the pill that may be difficult to swallow is dipped in honey, because it’s funny.”
What also helps is that producer/writers like Lena Waithe (Masters of None), Chuck Hayward (Dear White People) and Ben Cory Jones (Underground) are behind the project – so you know it’s woke.
“At the end of the day, Jamila the lead character in our minds she’s reaching over to show them a part of our culture. It doesn’t dilute our culture,” said Jones. ” And I love that we can take stepping and evolve that into issues of race and culture.”
Step Sisters begins streaming on Netflix January 20th.
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