In a video posted by TMZ, Timberlake is shown making his way through the mass of people when all of a sudden a hand reaches out and touches his mug. A visibly disturbed Timberlake looks back at the man and shouts "Why would you do that?" (Complex News)
U.S. Olympic Athlete Greeted with 'Zika' Chants & Boos in Rio
Even though the opening ceremonies for the 2016 Olympics won't go down until Friday, a few events have already started, because fitting everything into the two-and-a-half week duration of the games would be logistically impossible/f***ing bonkers. And because of the weird format, nobody would blame you if you were unaware that the U.S. (Complex News)
It has been a big year for Miami Heat star Chris Bosh! First a championship ring and now a new baby! The basketball pro and wife Adrienne welcomed their third child together on Monday, a daughter named Dylan Skye. Adrienne uploaded a pic of their new addition to Instagram and Chris tweeted his joy as well! The couple are already parents to a 1-year-old son named Jackson and a 5-year-old daughter named Trinity! Check out Chris and Adrienne's new baby here!
Left of Black host Mark Anthony Neal speaks to Professor Ruth Nicole Brown about her new book, "Hear Our Truths: The Creative Potential of Black Girlhood". Professor Brown is an assistant professor of Gender and Women's Studies, African Studies, and the Ethnography of the University Initiative at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.
Former Dallas Cowboy great and National Football League Hall of Famer Tony Dorsett says he's showing signs of 'chronic traumatic encephalopathy,' a condition caused by head trauma. Dorsett is the latest in a growing number of NFL players diagnosed with brain injuries.
The Root's David Swerdlick & Political Commentator Dinesh D'Souza Discuss 'Ghetto' Tweet on 'Malzberg Show'
Dinesh D’Souza tweeted about President Obama this week with the phrase “you can take the boy out of the ghetto.” This struck some as race-baiting trolling, and during a lively debate today, TheRoot.com editor David Swerdlick challenged D’Souza on the racial implications and attempted putdowns of the tweet.