Ray Rice

Kerry Washington Steps Up for Abused Women; See Her PSA Video

Kerry Washington is stepping up on behalf of abused women in the wake of NFL footballer Ray Rice’s domestic abuse scandal, a role she's had for some time as part of the purple purse program. She’s filmed a public service announcement and is speaking out as part of the campaign. Washington, 37, is best known for her role as a seductress in the hit show “Scandal.”...

Rihanna, CBS Feud Turns Ugly: In Vindictive Move, Network Bans Her

Rihanna was pissed that CBS cut her performance from “Thursday Night Football” because of her link to a domestic violence incident and rightly so. But the network took an even more vindictive turn by banning her. Rihanna had taped an introductory performance for the game, but CBS decided at the last minute to cut it, because of the Ray Rice domestic violence incident. The network reportedly thought having Rihanna on the show did not set an “appropriate tone” because she, too, had been involved in an incident of domestic violence. ...

Kira Kazantsev Scores Again for New York in Miss America Pageant (pics!)

Kira Kazantsev, the reigning Miss New York, defied the odds and became the third contestant in a row from the Empire State to be crowned the new Miss America last night (Sept. 14) in Atlantic City. The event, broadcast live on ABC, ended with Kira’s crowning by last year’s Miss America, Nina Davuluri, who also is from New York. Miss Virginia, Courtney Paige Garrett, was first runner-up and will take over Miss America duties in the event Kazantsev is unable to fulfill them. ...
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