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Tiger Woods's Prescription Drug Addiction Lands Him In Rehab

On Memorial Day (May 29), Tiger Woods was arrested for a DUI. While most will assume a DUI is related to alcohol, Woods’s incident wasn’t. The Florida resident was found asleep in his Mercedes with the car still running and the brake lights on. ESPN reports that the professional golfer “failed multiple field-sobriety tests,” although he managed to blow a 0.00 breathalyzer upon being taken into custody. The 41-year-old athlete attested to the fact that his state, three weeks ago, was due to an “unexpected reaction to prescription medication.”

Taking to Twitter Tuesday evening (June 19), the 41-year-old admitted he is “currently receiving professional help to manage [his] medications and the ways that [he] deals with back pain and sleep disorder.”

While ESPN reveals the pro-golfer was taking Xanax, a local outlet admits that inflammatory drugs, Toriz and Voixx were listed, along with painkiller, Vicodin. It was also revealed that Delray Medical Center’s pharmacy director advises patients on Vicodin not to drive since it inhibits reflexes and consciousness.

The father of two underwent his fourth back surgery, the most recent was April 29 and according to his website, the athlete admitted that he hadn’t “felt this good in years.”

Mark Steinberg, Woods' agent confirms. “Tiger has been dealing with so much pain physically and that leads to insomnia and sleep issues. This has been going on for a long time.”

Steinberg continues to detail the PGA athlete’s back complications, “It’s such a complicated state, such a complicated situation. If you’re in that much pain for so many years. … Tiger has been trying to figure out how to live a life and actually have a life. He is where he is right now. I’m glad he is taking responsibility.” His agent also noted a never-ending cycle of having to “handle the pain” leading to a lack of sleep because of the pain.

Tiger Woods’s court appearance is set for August 9. He may be able to qualify for first-time DUI offender list. Under this program, Woods would be granted 12 months of probation, the dismissal of his DUI charge and then pleading to a lesser charge of reckless driving.

“I want to thank everyone for the amazing outpouring of support and understanding especially the fans and players on tour,” concludes Woods on his Twitter decree.

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Cardi B Wants People To Be Educated About 2020 Presidential Candidates

It was announced on Thursday (April 25) that Joe Biden would officially be throwing his hat into the ring for the 2020 Democratic Presidential nomination. He joins the likes of politicians such as Bernie Sanders, Kamala Harris, Elizabeth Warren and several others who are hoping to win the nomination next year.

Cardi B, who has been open in the past about her affinity for history and politics, is urging her fans to make sure they are educating themselves about the potential candidates and their policies.

"Post I love to see!" she wrote on Instagram in a caption accompanying a screenshot of all of the Democrats who have announced 2020 presidential bids. "These are the democratic nominees.I can’t front I only hurd and read on about six of them .Im going to research these names on my flight ! LETS START LEARNING AND ENCOURAGING VOTING NOW ! Not when is popular to do so and it’s only like four nominees left."

Earlier this year, Cardi spoke on the lengthy government shutdown and her thoughts on the underlying reason it was enacted.

"This sh*t is really f**kin' serious, bro," she stated in a viral Instagram video. "This sh*t is crazy. Like, our country is in a hellhole right now. All for a f**kin' wall."

 

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Post I love to see !These are the democratic nominees.I can’t front I only hurd and read on about six of them .Im going to research these names on my flight ! LETS START LEARNING AND ENCOURAGING VOTING NOW ! Not when is popular to do so and it’s only like four nominees left.

A post shared by MOSTHATEDCARDI (@iamcardib) on Apr 25, 2019 at 12:45pm PDT

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Joey Badass Launches New 'Badmind' Record Label

Joey Badass is making serious moves. The rapper announced the launch of his new record label, Badmind, on Thursday (April 25).

"Proud to announce the launch of my label #Badmind," Badass revealed on Twitter. "First single from my first artist drops tonight on all streaming platforms. Stay tuned for more."

Proud to announce the launch of my new label #Badmind. First single from my first artist drops tonight on all streaming platforms. Stay tuned for more.... #NAOQuelly

— BADMON (@joeyBADASS) April 25, 2019

The single Joey is referring to is NAO Quelly's "Mo Betta," which is now available to stream.

Badass is coming fresh off the release of "Left Hand," a Beast Coast collective single. The single boasts production from Tyler Dopps and Sam Wish and features guest verses from Badass, Flatbush Zombies’ Meechy Darko, Zombie Juice and Erick Arc Elliott, Nyck Caution, Kirk Knight and CJ Fly, and the Underachievers’ Issa Gold and AK The Savior.

"Left Hand" is the first studio release from the collective. The group appears on forthcoming tour and summer concert lineups including Rolling Loud Festival in Miami, Florida (May 12th), the Soundset Festival in St. Paul, Minnesota (May 26th) and Governors Ball in New York City (June 2nd). Beast Coast is also going on their Escape from New York Tour from July 23 until Aug. 25.

Listen to NAO Quelly's "Mo Betta," and check out the tour schedule for Beast Coast below.

 

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#BEASTCOST Escape from New York Tour! Pre-Sale starts tomorrow. Tickets available on Friday. @ beastcoastmusic.com

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Texas Administrator Suspended For Coloring In Black Student's Hair Design With Sharpie

A school administrator from Texas has been suspended from their position at Berry Miller Junior High in Pearland, after forcing a black student to color in a design shaved into his head with a permanent marker.

Per the New York Daily News, “The boy’s hairstyle featured the letter "M" on the left side of his head, which is a violation of the district’s dress code.” The school’s assistant principal told the boy at school the next day that he had three options: “notify his mother, face disciplinary action or cover it with a marker.”

A detailing of the incident was written by the boy’s mother, Angela Washington, on Facebook. Washington says she was never informed of the action taken against her son.

“On Wednesday at school the Assistant Principal at Berry Miller Jr High in Pearland ISD told him he was out of dress code with his designs and decided to color my baby design with a PERMANENT MARKER!” she wrote. She added accompanying photos, one of the day the incident occurred, and two more pictures from the day after. She notes that the black marker coloring is still in his head.

“The district said the administrator ‘mishandled’ the case and the actions do ‘not align with appropriate measures for dress code violations,’” the Daily News continues. “The assistant principal, who has not been named, was placed on administrative leave."

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