Serena Williams appears to be getting ready to step off of professional tennis courts for good. The legendary athlete, who's won countless titles — including 23 Grand Slams — over a playing career that has spanned nearly three decades, suggested that she intends to retire after the upcoming U.S. Open in a Vogue essay published on Tuesday. Williams, 40, is currently playing in the Canadian Open, where she claimed her first singles victory in slightly more than a year earlier this week, and where she'll return to play another match on Wednesday. While continuing to face the world's top athletes in tournaments like Wimbledon and last year's French Open, Williams has also increasingly turned her attention to projects outside of tennis in recent years. In her new essay, she said that "evolving away from tennis" would give her an opportunity to prioritize other things. "I have never liked the word retirement. It doesn't feel like a modern word to me. I've been thinking of this as a … [Read more...] about Serena Williams hints at retirement, says she’s “evolving away from tennis”
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Legendary Motown songwriter and producer Lamont Dozier has died at the age of 81. The news was confirmed by his son, Lamont Dozier Jr, on Instagram. He was part of the songwriting trio, Holland, Dozier, Holland, who shared several number one records and won Grammy Awards. Dozier senior wrote songs for The Supremes, The Four Tops and The Isley Brothers, as well as Marvin Gaye and Martha and the Vandellas. Hits include Baby Love, Nowhere to Run, How Sweet It Is (to Be Love By You) and You Can't Hurry Love. Advertisement His son shared a picture of the two together, with the caption: "Rest in Heavenly Peace, Dad!" Along with Brian Holland, Dozier was the arranger and producer, while Eddie Holland focussed on lyrics and vocal production. The trio were key in shaping the Motown sound in the 1960s, as well as the sound for Detroit based label Motown Records between 1962 and 1967. Instagram Due to your consent preferences, you’re not able to view … [Read more...] about Legendary Motown songwriter Lamont Dozier has dies aged 81
If you've been following Sanaa Lathan on social media over the last few months, then you likely already know that the actor—who typically adorns a crown of long, flowing hair atop her head—suddenly, randomly, completely shaved her head. Well, now the Hollywood darling will give fans some insight on what caused that big chop when her upcoming feature film, Nappily Ever After , premieres on Netflix in September. The movie follows the life of a seemingly perfect working woman who decides to make some drastic changes following a life-altering moment, starting by taking a set of clippers to her luscious, signature locks. A scary feat no doubt, but Lathan's character will find herself on a journey of self-discovery that she's never quite experienced before and will appreciate like none other. Is there ever a better time for inward-looking and self-reflection rather than fall? Certainly not, especially when Netflix is egging viewers on with encouraging movies like Nappily Ever After . … [Read more...] about What’s coming to Netflix in September?
MIKE TYSON lost his famous pet tiger after the white Bengal tried to eat his neighbours' DOG. The boxing legend was convinced into buying the wild cat after coming out of prison in 1995 following a three-year stretch. Tyson is believed to have had three tigers in all, costing him over £50,000 each. But, according to his former boxing manager Shelly Finkel, he was forced to give them up after one fateful walk. Finkel, who SunSport spoke with in New York, recalled: “His house was between two houses in Vegas. “And on the right side, facing the street was a famous Vegas performer. And on the left side was a businessman who had some dogs. READ MORE IN BOXING KID GLOVES Tyson manager reveals star's secret visit to kids' cancer hospital & camera BAN OPEN GOAL It’s not too late to join the fun – ENTER your Dream Team before Sunday's games! “Mike decided to walk one of his Bengal tigers, he’s walking the … [Read more...] about Mike Tyson’s pet tiger tried to eat his neighbour’s DOG which caused boxing legend to lose his famous white Bengal