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Have no fear, Kendall Jenner is here … with a can of Pepsi … to solve police brutality and injustices against minorities. Yea…

That is essentially the message folks are walking away with after seeing Pepsi’s new “Live For Now Moments Anthem.” In the two-and-a-half-minute spot, set to the song “Lion” by Skip Marley, people can be seen coming together to march for peace? Equality? Soda? We actually don’t know. But, what we do know is that at the end of the ad Jenner saves the day by handing a cop a can of pop. The crowd of protesters erupt with excitement and now all of our Black men can feel safe again*.

Just take a look.

Not only are people upset over the tone deaf commercial, but the stolen imagery is making many folks just plain sick. KJ handing the cop a carbonated beverage should not, in any way, be compared to Ieshia Evans standing in front of officers in riot gear, protesting the countless unarmed Black men and women murdered by police, but it seems that’s what Pepsi has done.

Jenner has yet to speak on the controversy, but her comment section is in shambles.

Here’s how Pepsi describes the ad:

A short film about the moments when we decide to let go, choose to act, follow our passion and nothing holds us back. Capturing the spirit and actions of those people that jump in to every moment and featuring multiple lives, stories and emotional connections that show passion, joy, unbound and uninhibited moments. No matter the occasion, big or small, these are the moments that make us feel alive.

Even after intense scrutiny, the soda giant doubled down on their approval of the ad by saying, “This is a global ad that reflects people from different walks of life coming together in a spirit of harmony, and we think that’s an important message to convey.” And that, of course, led to #BoycottPepsi.

What are your thoughts?

* Denotes sarcasm.


Finally! Taraji P. Henson Confirms Relationship With NFL Baller Kelvin Hayden



Taraji is finally letting the world know what it already knew – she’s in a relationship with NFL cornerback Kelvin Hayden. Henson dished the (cold) tea while on Essence’s Yes, Girl! podcast saying that the reason she kept it a secret was because she’s a private person.

“I’m not the type to blast my personal business. But, you know, I think that’s important for people to know. I’m happy. I’m very very happy. I just am,” the “Empire” actress shared.

Rumors first circulated in December 2015 about Henson and 34-year-old Hayden, who played for the Chicago Bears and the Indianapolis Colts, after photos surfaced of the pair holding hands in Miami. Though Hayden has appeared on her Instagram feed, the Golden Globe winner never confirmed the intimate details until now.

“You know, we’ve been together for two years. No one would really know that because I don’t really blast my info like that. But I’m very happy,” she said.

Taraji girl we could tell. The Hidden Figures actress even broke out singing, “Finally! It has happened to me,”—quoting the CeCe Peniston‘s song “Finally.”

Henson also revealed the couple will be celebrating the holidays together with the new puppy Hayden gifted her with as an early Christmas present.

“Big #KBall with Lil squirt #KBall watching daddy brush his teeth! 😩😂😂😂,” she wrote, teasing a photo of her boo and new pup.

And speaking of Christmas, in case you missed it Taraji hosted her “White Hot Holidays” special on Fox Wednesday night. Peep the clips of Henson having some fun with her celebrity guests including Method Man, DJ Khaled, Neicy Nash, Salt-N-Pepa and The Ying Yang Twins.

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