Million Dollar Sneakers, Bon Jovi, & Levar’s Thought: The Dish
All that's Hollywood and celebrity...it's The Dish for Tuesday, April 27, 2021. Here's the latest.
A pair of prototype Nikes worn by Kanye West at the Grammy Awards in 2008 for his performances has shattered the record for highest price fetched for sneakers. Sotheby's said the "Grammy Worn" Nike Air Yeezy 1 sold for $1.8 million to a private buyer. Check out all the details here.
Bon Jovi is ready to rock their first drive-in concert! The band is joining forces with Encore Live for their 2021 Encore Drive-In Nights series. The show will be May 22 at 300 drive-in theaters across the globe. Get details and ticket information here.
Levar Burton is sharing his thoughts on cancel culture. On a recent appearance on The View, Burton supported the discontinued printing of some Dr. Suess books. In his comments he said,
"That man, Theodor Geisel, is responsible for generations of wholesome, healthy, wonderful, creative content for children of all ages. So, I think we need to put things in perspective," Burton said.
But, he continued, "In terms of cancel culture, I think it’s misnamed. That’s a misnomer. I think we have a consequence culture, and that consequences are finally encompassing everybody in the society, whereas they haven’t been ever in this country."
You can read more about the story here.
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