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In 1983, Diane Downs shot her three children, killing one and severely injuring the others, she showed up for her trial pregnant. Now, nearly 40 years later, that child, Becky Babcock, is on a journey to explore her connection with her mother's violent past. Listen to Happy Face presents to face on the I Heart radio app, Apple podcasts or wherever you find your favorite shows. Angeliki and Charlamagne, the dead, is up to the club is all right.
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Good morning Angela.
Yea, good morning Sandy. Charlamagne the guy. Peace to the planet. Guess what day it is. Guess what day it is.
I and good morning Toronto.
We really need something in this intro to reflect that we're first ballot radio Hall of fame. Damn it. OK, there needs to be a A thing in our intro from now on. That's how we, that's how we should be presented at all times.
Yeah. You know, a lot of my friends sent me things to my house yesterday, which was exciting, set out to earn as he sent me flowers. My friend from high school, Heidi, she sent me about a class and everybody was just sending stuff to me yesterday, which I thought was really nice. I appreciate that for everybody who was saying congratulations, my daughter. OK, well, my daughter and I have a doorbell. So people kept banging on the door.
And let me shout out to our brother, our friend, somebody that I look at in the industry as somebody that calls on me to check up on me.
I know if you check up on you guys, but today is Fat Joe's birthday.
Happy birthday, Joe Brooks. Go shout to Joey Crack.
Today is Joey's birthday. Happy birthday, Fat Joe.
And we talk about the industry and people in the industry. And Joe is one of those people that call and check up on me, make sure the family is good, make sure I'm good just to say hello, a good person.
So I just want to say happy birthday to Brother Fejo. There we go. A vivid dream last night. Anything good last night I actually had to I do this. HBO Docs live about the Yusef Hawkins documentary Storm over Brooklyn. So shattered, so unique. She has her HBO Docs club. So I joined her on that just to talk about Yusef Hawkins. That's a he was killed. He was only 16 years old for going to a white neighborhood.
He was actually just looking to go buy a used car, but they thought he was dating a white girl from the neighborhood. So they ended up surrounding him about thirty white kids with bats.
And then someone shot the mercy. Lord have mercy.
This was, by the way, a few months after the Central Park five in 1989. Right. Right, right. Wow. All right. Well, Charlamagne, what? Boy, close your eyes and shut up. I want to tell you guys I'm naked right now. I rolled out of bed.
Oh, is that why you're not a revolt right now? That's why I'm that's why I'm not a revolt right now. I didn't turn the cameras on because I sexual a sexual harassment. I rolled out of bed and I was either I was naked. So I said, man, I said, I can't turn on the cameras right now. So I'm just gonna have to just, you know, the next break just just put on a shirt or something.
So you didn't have a religion or anything. I woke up thirty seconds ago.
There was no time to grab my grandma as is turned on the mike, rock and roll.
I feel like you need to hit us right now. This is this is like this is not right. This is just not right.
You can't just turn on the microphone bottlenecked for millions of people and tell everybody you're naked. No, I'm not Ramos.
Who wears with this.
That is going to be a good day because it was actually a better show than usual. He did say that is going to be a great day, guys.
I take that terrible story. I'm sure you would want to take you back, take you back to your room, take it back to your room, then let's talk to show, please. Oh, yeah.
Have this morning we got a special guest joining us, lovely ladies, Jemele Hill and Carrie Champion.
They will be sure they'll be joining us this morning. We have a new show tonight, new show that premieres tonight on Vice called Stick to Sports. Mm hmm. Mm hmm. And we got front page news coming up. What we talk about.
Well, let's talk about night two at the Democratic National Convention. Boring. All right.
We'll get into that next. I'm getting some clothes, the movies, The Breakfast Club. Good morning.
Good morning, everybody. Is D.J. Envy, Angela Ye shall I mean, the guy we are, the Breakfast Club is getting some front page news where we start.
Yeah, well, it was the second night of the Democratic National Convention yesterday. It started off with a seventeen person keynote speech. So we saw, I guess, a roll call. And you saw different people having things to say about Joe Biden's nomination. Now, one of the highlights was Joe Biden's wife, Joe Biden, speaking. She is an educator, a long time educator, and she closed the night with a speech from a Delaware high school classroom.
Here's what she said.
I fell in love with a man and two little boys standing in the wreckage of unthinkable loss, mourning a wife and mother, a daughter. And sister, I never imagined at the age of twenty six, I would be asking myself, how do you make a broken family hole? We found that love holds a family together. It allows us to become more than ourselves together. And though it can't protect us from the sorrows of life, it gives us refuge.
How do you make a broken family hole the same way you make a nation whole?
All right, another person whose book was Alexander Cassio Cortez, he still seems like she's endorsing Bernie Sanders in a time when millions of people in the United States are looking for deep, systemic solutions to our crisis of mass evictions, unemployment and lack of health care. And out of a love for all people, I hereby second the nomination of Senator Bernard Sanders of Vermont for president of the United States of America.
You know, that's part of the process, though, I guess a procedure. They do it all conventions. Every candidate for president who brings delegates to the convention is required to be formally nominated. But it's just confusing because it's confusing because Alysse has such a big voice. And if you don't know that, you know, it's not it's not good promo and marketing for Joe Biden. But she's she's still voting for Biden. She just was formally nominating, you know, the person she endorsed originally.
I guess that's part of procedure. But I would just like the DNC last night. I couldn't take it. Democrats need to rebrand. They keep suppressing their young stars like Stacey Abrams. Stacey Abrams got a couple of minutes and you'll see got like 90 seconds. Like the Dems just come off as old. And I love Celebration by Kool in the game, but God damn, can they upgrade that win win win by D.J. Catholic Jesus Christ.
I mean, it just you got an old candidate for president. Old songs like Celebration playing, they just come off. It's like really, really, really, really old. And they really do suppress their stars, young stars who I wouldn't even say are next because they got now to me. All right.
Now, you know, Donald Trump is talking about this huge part and he was going to be doing today and he was at an event that was highlighting the one hundredth anniversary of women's right to vote.
And he decided he wanted to pardon Susan B. Anthony and will be signing a full and complete pardon for the Susan B. Anthony. She was never fired. And you know that she was a. You know, but people would tell you that Susan B. Anthony wouldn't want to be pardoned because with the women's suffrage movement and what she was actually what she was actually convicted of was voting. And so they call it the Susan B. Anthony Act, getting the right to vote as a woman and then saying she wouldn't want a presidential pardon because she didn't do anything wrong and she actually was proud of her conviction as a kid.
I used to collect the Susan B. Anthony coins, the Susan B. Anthony list. I don't know if you collect them, but I right to collect them as a kid used to try to find them and collect them.
And I used to I still have I still have, I think hundreds of them just to want to know what's the point of being pardoned when you date.
Guy didn't make any sense to me. I mean, basically that often I've seen him do that. But what's the point with the point of being partner when you did? Why do I care? I'm just I want to know why I was the what's the. I don't know. Why is that a thing? I don't care about being partner when I'm dead, but whatever.
She didn't even want to get up and she didn't even want them to post bail. When she got arrested for casting a legal vote, she wanted to use that incarceration to actually move the fight to the Supreme Court more quickly. And she actually got annoyed when her lawyer posted bail on her defense.
Oh, yeah. Pardon the pardon.
Decided to call if you want to impress me. All right, that is your front page news. All right, thank you, Miss Yee. Now get it off your chest. Eight hundred five eight five one two five one. If you're upset, you need to vent. Hit us up right now. Eight hundred five eight five one two five one is the Breakfast Club. Good morning.
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I wouldn't do that song. And he fired me, which was perfectly fine. I didn't want to go down. The guy with Big Aretha Franklin disco record will delve into left field pop music phenomena like the monster mash and even who let the dogs out, a guy barking and singing about dogs. I thought, this has got to be a joke. We'll take you back in time and straight through today's charts to tackle Pop's top songs and most sensational scandal filled stories.
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I woke up and I'm in Virginia right now, but I want to be in this one. And you have to tell you, a million that I'm from Baghdad has been living in Philly for like 15 years.
Oh, you don't listen.
I forget source basis. What's happening? How are you doing? I'm blessed. Black and highly favored, sir. That's good. That's good. I wanted to call up and first say congratulations to you guys and your Hall of Fame inductee. Thank you, Jeff. Thank you. You're definitely welcome. I also want to make sure I shout out, you know, the other people that, you know, you guys have allowed me to come around you guys, which is like a testament to just how you guys listen to and stuff.
And that is note also the people that help you guys want everything behind the scenes that are out there that Taylor set up the dance hall at the ATF, set up the drama, and they shout out to everybody that helps you guys behind the scenes also, man. But, oh, you guys are awesome. And it's should transformative. Yeah, you're doing it with this tribe.
And we really did just meet you from talking on the radio. Yes. And I'm the first person you guys ever done that to be allowed to come to the station and just be around your yard tomorrow. Hmm. Thanks. Thank you.
Travel and I had a conversation about sleeping, obviously be a way to the top, but have you ever stipulated the top right mind? You would be accused of it. And I've never reached the top. But what was your bottom?
The only reason people got people to see that was where I'm allowed to come around because I've even slept soundly or because I slept with him shortly.
No, it's true. We know it's true to stop the truck, but I will never tell. That's why we haven't ever done that drive.
I'll never tell my tribe you're not my type. You know, I didn't really know what you didn't know it was your game.
You know, that tribe maybe drama and the fact that you're gay is exactly why you're not my type by a lot.
That's why that's why I love you real kinky.
You know, on his radio. You real kinky.
That's how you I went to college and ain't got no common sense. He's gay.
He's not my type him or anything. So she's like, I don't she doesn't know what's going on.
Hello. Good morning, everybody. Hi, my name is Carol. Hey, Carol. Hey, I'm not I don't usually call in, but I was I happened to be listening yesterday and I heard a comment that was made by one of the gentleman who said that he was bothered by being pushed to vote because sometimes there are not people in there who are need to be voted upon. And I felt like that was completely out of line because and if you don't mind, because you are exercising your God given right is the reason we vote and we vote because we have a God given right.
And people had lost their lives and their livelihoods because they fought to get us to vote. And so when someone says, I'm not going to vote because I don't like the people in there, I think that that is ignorance. And so nobody said that.
I don't think anybody said they weren't going to vote. Yeah, well, I don't know what what I said was what I said was they need to stop putting the burden on black and brown voters to come out and vote and start putting the burden on themselves to give black and brown voters something to come out and vote for.
But there shouldn't be anybody to see if somebody is running for an office, then we should vote and tell them, no, no, no, no, no, no.
That's not how votes work. Votes a quid pro quo votes to give and take. Politicians give us something. They make policy commitments to us and we decide based on our interests, who we want to go out and vote for. You just don't show up.
Do just because, well, people should be part of the process, too. You should be telling these politicians and people running for office what it is that you once what your demands are and be involved in that as well. Sometimes you have to let people know this is what's important to me. Yeah.
And on the flip side, politicians should know what we need and know what we want. And they should be making policy commitments to us based off our needs.
Right. And so that's where our voice comes in as well. But to stay home and not vote for the people who are in there, somebody is going to get in there. So if there's stuff that you don't like, we fight. But that, of course. But the exercising of the right is what this inflation is. It has to be. And if you knew and I'm an old lady, so if you knew. All the lives that would have were gone because people thought when they said we couldn't vote and we didn't have a right to go to the polls and now we have a right and we're staying home and we're using different reasons for not doing that because of who was there.
That's not going to change anything. So I agree with that. So it's not going to change who gets in there because we don't exercise. It's doing it. It's vote and it's going to the polls. It wasn't because this is news, but it's more important. It's also it's very important for politicians to put something on the table to receive those votes. And it's also not a God given right either. All praise is due to God, but folks fought for our right to vote and die by our right to vote.
Nobody gave us that.
Thank you, Mama. 805 a five one two five one. If you need to vent, hit us up. Right now is the Breakfast Club. Good morning.
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Who's this to me? Good morning. Good morning, Charlamagne.
Good morning, Angela King. What's up, bro? Yo, man, I just wanted to get off my chest, man. My manager don't know what the hell is he doing, man. I drive them. I keep giving these nasty truck drivers my truck when I'm going on vacation. Man, it's filthy. Oh, but, you know, just to spread some positivity, man, I'm trying to get out of working for somebody else right now.
So I got my product, Golden Globe product. We met personally, made it for black and brown skinned people with a hair and a facial product. I said we had to send you some because you always don't envy about his hairstyle.
Man, I'm proud of you. King. What did it do to your hair?
Helped it grow up your beer so fast. Cure cradle cap with you kid. OK, my friends used for that and I wouldn't mind it for a bit.
I'm letting the beard grow. Yeah man. And the big brother email or something. Man and address. I said something worrying.
I want you to say something to my man Chieko being too Chieko being a as a former member of the bald head society. But he decided to get cornrows now so he's going to need some hair products too. OK, ok.
Yeah I'll make sure I didn't come over to man and they can check out some of my music too. Apple Music or anywhere. Stimuluses s. I am hito season man.
I like you you know. You know I like you because you are dealing with your reality by being a truck driver, but you're also still continuing to pursue your dreams. And that's, that's what life is all about.
Yeah. That's all I'm trying to do. Man is trying to, you know, figure it out.
You know, I sound like you got to figure it out, brother. Just keep pushing. Keep God. First day humble. Keep working. Hello. Who's this.
It was notable envious. Melo Melo was Brother Vendola. Amazing thing because it gets you the MVP saying hi this little Hall of Fame out.
Thank you baby. Thank you King.
Consistency for say now solid. Yes sir. I hope you have. You don't get a day ready because there was a man I believe he's the radio host for the Charlotte Hornets. He. Oh I saw him. Yeah.
He's going to put Denver Nuggets and he put Denver. Denver, yeah.
Denver Edwards for hey, come on now. And then he tried to say it was auto. Correct. Auto correct. Don't do that unless you literally typed that word every day. I would know. I typed that word every day.
I try let me try to do it on my phone real quick. I tried. He didn't do it. I try. I tried it and I tried it like three times. I tried to give him the benefit of the doubt. It did not work. This man is Dargis UNcancel and he said he must spell it with a you two you must spell it and Yuga and not.
I thought that's ridiculous. I'm serious. I think he might because I don't see how you got that because then I wouldn't translate it and you wouldn't turn to that.
What I mean unless if you take every day you type it every day. If you play it and you sit there and I know I type that word every day, type it every day, I type it every day and I still can't get it, nor do I get it all the time.
I try to tape it, I try to find his grandma, just put a couple of suns on him, like, shut up because he gave me take it now I will say when I when I type in and Yuga what comes up for me is Nugget's negs. In parentheses, we're not helping his case at all at the end of the day, he's not. Yeah, yeah, I agree. All right, thank you. Great game last night to get it off your chest.
Eight hundred five eight five one two five one. If you need to vent, you can hit us up at any time. Now, we got Rumsen in a way.
Yes. And Tim Norman, the star of Welcome to Sweetie Pies. He's been charged, arrested on federal charges. He's being held and that is for conspiring and alleged murder for hire plot in the death of his own nephew. We'll give you the details. All right. We'll get into that next. Keep it like this. The Breakfast Club.
Good morning. The Breakfast Club. It was May 19th, 1983, in Springfield, Oregon, in the middle of an otherwise peaceful, cool spring night, a car arrived at McKensie Willamette Hospital. Diane Downs and her three children had been shot, Cheryl's seven was dead and Danny, three, and Kristy, eight, had life threatening injuries a year later.
Diane herself was found guilty for the shootings in the 80s.
This was a shocking headline story of Fatal Attraction.
Authorities believed Diane's infatuation with a married man who said he had no interest in being a father to anyone's children was the possible motive behind her shooting her three kids. One year later, at her trial, she was pregnant. That child was Becky Babcock. Four years, Becky, has tried to come to terms with who her mother is. But one mystery has haunted her. Who is her biological father? She's what I call a jackpot match.
Did you find Becky's biological father?
Join me as we search for the answer and explore Becky's and her mother's past on this season of Happy Face to Face. Listen on the I Heart radio app, Apple podcast, or wherever you find your favorite shows. Morning, everybody, is D.J. Envy, Angela Ye shall I mean the guy we are, the Breakfast Club. Let's get to the room is let's talk Tim him it's.
She's feeling the heat, this is the room where reporter Angela Yeo on the Breakfast Club. All right.
Well, Tim Norman, he was on welcome to Sweetie Pies, you know, with his mom, the rest of his family.
And he did what is welcome to Sweetie Pies. I seen it. I heard the name, but I don't know what show that is.
I'm pretty sure you never watched it. OK. She yes. She's an entrepreneur. She owns these stores like bakeries. OK, so, yeah, he actually used to date Jennifer from Basketball Wives also.
That was her boyfriend for a while. And they had a pretty bad breakup where she said that he was stalking her and that he was crazy and that he also was stalking he had stalked another woman from St. Louis and, you know, he was calling her bitter and all of those things.
And turns out that allegedly what they are saying now is that he and a woman named Tarika Ellis, who was an exotic dancer, actually conspired to commit a murder for hire in exchange for money. And it was on his own 18 year old nephew, Andre Montgomery. Now, according to federal authorities, he secured a four hundred and fifty thousand dollar life insurance policy back in 2014. He was the sole beneficiary of this life insurance policy. And reportedly before the days leading up to Angie Montgomery's murder, Tarika told him that she was coming to St.
Louis. And the day before the murder, Tim Norman flew to St. Louis from L.A. and on the following day, they communicated using burner phones and, you know, they learned his location. And then after learning Andrew Montgomery's location, she placed a call to Norman later. And that evening, Andrew Montgomery was shot and killed and her phone location allegedly placed her in the area of the murder at the time of the shooting.
You know, that's why I scare you. Whenever people get life insurance policies on folks like if you're not my family are real close family, like my wife and kids don't get no damn life insurance policy on me, man. How are you and how do you how are you comfortable even spending that blood money you putting on buying houses and land. You going purchased all the while plotting on my life going on twenty and twenty sixteen. He contacted the life insurance company to collect on the life insurance policy that he had gotten on his own nephew.
Tamika Ellis was also charged by complaints with conspiracy to use interstate commerce facilities and that commission of murder for hire.
Shouldn't it be harder for folks to just open up life insurance policies on? You know, it's not.
And, you know, you don't even have to know that someone opened up a life insurance policy on you.
I thought you had to know me, too. I thought the person that that might die had to sign off.
Yeah, I know. I do. I thought you could get one like I heard that you can get one on somebody if they're one of your employees. You can remember they got to sign off.
When I was on to Desert Storm to do my album on Sony in the contract, it was a life insurance policy. And that's the the first thing you made me take out and my mom made me take out. It was like, no, because if you die, they get over me. And I was like, hell no. A lot of labor.
Put that in the fine print. Do you how do you sneak that in on you? I don't know. No better.
Jeez, I wonder why would he sign that and be OK with a life insurance policy on him?
I mean, he was eighteen, so who knows? I would think it it's weird.
Yeah, I would like. All right, you got me you up telling you to do something that maybe to your benefit you don't know.
It's easy to be honest. I feel like it's so obvious to you. Take out a life insurance policy on someone you're the sole beneficiary and then that person gets killed.
And then next thing you know, you're trying to it just feels like that's beyond sick. I agree. All right.
Now, Kilani has moved Trillanes from her song. We all know that this happened and she talked about why she did that. She was actually discussing the fact that she's not just co-workers with Meghan. This Dalyan, they don't just have an industry friendship. Here's what she had to say. The things that I stand for and the things that I pushed so hard to, you know, hold space for as someone with a large platform, as someone that people look up to as some as a woman that makes other women feel safe and empowered.
People were asking me, you know, like, are you going to keep somebody honest who doesn't necessarily make us feel safe or empowered as a woman? And not only was that, but like this is you know, the situation was involving someone that I'm extremely close to. So I just felt like on some level, absolutely.
I'm changing up the record that making this Dalyan Trillanes thing is really going to go down as a great hip hop mystery.
We never going to really, truly find out what happened that night in that car, which is all kinds of theories that are going around and people weighing in on it.
But no one really knows.
I'm actually like really shocked and surprised that in this era of social media, where it's just such an age of transparency and everybody's putting everything online all the time, that nobody spoke out on that situation in the heat of the moment or even afterwards.
And I think we haven't really heard a peep from Tory Lane since this happened. It vanished.
Yeah, I actually went to go check to see if his pages were still. Up the other day, I haven't even seen a startling sighting, not a McDonald's. It was wonderful to see him at McDonald's. He was, I think, in Miami, in McDonald's.
Don't don't you got to get his tribe to pay? No, no, no, no. You got to keep his hair up. Tell us, envy what you got to fake online. How often do you got to get a meeting?
I don't have a fake online, sir, but I don't know.
I don't know what the maintenance is. Hmm. All right.
MC Lyte has filed for divorce after being married for three years. So she said irreconcilable differences is the reason that they have decided to file for divorce. They actually met on Match.com and they got married in August of 2017 and Montego Bay.
That's horrible. Divorce is never fun after only three years. Jesus Christ.
Like you said, it's a pandemic, though. We don't know what was going on. It's a tough time for couples. It's tough. All right. All right. Netflix is testing out this shuffle play feature that will help pick what you watch. I guess it's kind of like when you do your music and you put it on shuffle. But I will say this. When Netflix recommends things to me based on my history of what I watched, it's never really on point.
I look at the stars. How many stars a movie or a flick has. See if I'm a watch it or not.
I'm not watching on Netflix. Right. Nothing on Netflix right now. But I do wish that I could watch a Lovecraft country on Netflix. Lovecraft country comes on HBO, but after the first episode, I would absolutely binge that whole series if it was available. That's the beauty of Netflix, the binge watch and capabilities.
I started watching this movie that Jamie Fox is in Project Power on Netflix.
I heard about that. I'm a I'm a watch that this weekend. I heard about that. I got to go see that, too.
All right. Well, I'm Angela Yee, and that is your rooma report. All right.
Thank you, Miss Ye. Now, when we come back, we are front page news. What are we talking about?
Yes, we are going to be talking about a former Trump official who is saying that if Trump wins the presidency, you can expect that he'll align himself with all kinds of dictators.
All right. We'll get into that next. Keep it locked is the Breakfast Club. Good morning.
How do you deejay N.V. Angeles? Charlamagne, the guy we are, the Breakfast Club, is getting some front page news.
We start new.
Well, let's start with a former senior Trump administration official who is now endorsing Joe Biden. Miles Teller is his name. And here's what he had to say.
President wanted to exploit the Department of Homeland Security for his own political purposes and to fuel his own agenda. The California wildfires told FEMA to cut off the money because he was so rageful that people in the state of California didn't support him and that politically it wasn't a base for the policies at the border. He said he wanted to go further and have a deliberate policy of ripping children away from their parents to show those parents that they shouldn't come to the border in the first place.
Well, sounds like a terrible person. Here's more of what Marsteller had to say. A lot of the time the things he wanted to do not only were impossible, but in many cases illegal. He didn't want us to tell them it was illegal anymore because he knew that there were and these were his words. He knew that he had magical authorities. People who are still serving in this administration have said to me, just wait until the second term.
It'll be no holds barred. It'll be shocking. We'll do what we want.
Yeah, I didn't know. I didn't know presidents had that much power until Donald Trump. I'm not going to lie to you. There seems to be no checks, no balances. Makes you mad at all other presidents who you thought were going to do stuff for you can do it, even exercise. They didn't flex their magic powers. All right. Trump definitely waves his one when he wants to.
Well, there's a whole group I was telling you about this yesterday, Republican voters against Trump. So he did that video for them. And Donald Trump responded. Of course, he said all of a sudden he's bad mouthing reason. Is the Democrats or somebody got to him and said, how would you like to speak or whatever? He's a lowlife. Anybody that does that is a lowlife to me. And it's a shame he's going to wave his magic wand and make him disappear.
Mm hmm. All right, now let's talk about a police officer who actually got fired for defending George Floyd. One particular officer, Officer Williams, posted a video on his account where he spoke about the murder of George Floyd. Listen to this.
I'm disgusted with the things that happened in Minneapolis. Purifying blank. Things could have went way different at the end of the day. Let's talk facts, guys on the ground. He's laying on his stomach. He have handcuffs on. Is four of y'all one of him? Four of y'all. One of him who has control of the situation as an officer. You are a first responder, right? So if in the midst of you trying to gain compliance, someone is hurt, you have to render aid.
So somebody saying, I can't breathe, I can't breathe, I can't breathe. You don't think to yourself and say, oh, my gosh, this guy can't breathe, he might die. Let me render aid. Well, once the Greensboro Police Department got a hold of this, they decided to fire him. Here's what Officer Williams had to say.
Being transparent for the last two months. My job put me on administrative leave to do an investigation into my tick tock.
After this investigation was done, which I found out today, I was relieved of my duties from that certain job is very hard that have all police are good debate when things like this happen to a good police officer speaks out against the crime some officers are committing and he gets fired for that. Like what kind of messaging is that? Sending cases like his carry on in Buffalo that's got like that's that's that makes zero sense to me.
How did you say not? What did he say he did wrong? He didn't say, go get the police or I hate the police. He just said, hey, I think they handled this wrong like he was supposed to do. We we are asking for police officers that see something wrong to say something. He says something and he gets fired.
That restores faith in the community and police, that improves relations between the community and the police because we actually see and hear from police officers who say, now, that wasn't right, that wasn't correct. I want the good police officers to speak out against bad policing.
Well, he has a terrible family. His family said to go find me. They're seeking legal representation. So he's trying to raise funds to cover any cost that the future may bring. So so far, they've raised almost twenty eight thousand dollars of their fifty thousand dollar goal.
And I bet you he wasn't on the force long enough to get his pension right. So you'll probably end up in the same situation as carry on in Buffalo, because what she was like a year away from her pension did everything relatively young. So I don't think he did. I'm just assuming that's a long enough. So we should have them on the show. What's his name? His name is Jacqui Williams. He's 32 years old. Yeah.
Jacqui, tell Jacqui Williams how ladders we need to have him on Breakfast Club. Absolutely have, John. We need to have Jacqui on Breakfast Club, see what we can do for them. See what we can do is go find me. We're kind of good at that kind of stuff. You know, some somebody tell Jacqui Williams. Jacqui Williams. You said you. Mm hmm. Jacqui Williams. Get at us. I don't know. Hit me.
Actually, the God. God invitingly. How did they get in touch with us? Do we have any way out of here? They could take out the other leaders right there.
And it's a damn. We also had Breakfast Club and Gmail dot dotcom that you could hit them. There you go.
That they sent us a bill that would get you over to that person or Alabama Gmail dot com. The email easier could all be check them out. The Breakfast Club AM at Gmail dot com. We'll get it.
I check my Instagram so you can. Yeah, definitely hit us up and we'll figure it out.
There you go. We're going. We're going. We're going. We're going to help that brother out. He deserves. Absolutely. All right. All right, front page news, front page news, thank you. Now, when we come back, Jemele Hill and Carrie Champion will be joining us and we'll kick it with them when we come back. So don't move.
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Yeah. So, Jamal, is it ironic that you have this show now? Stick to sports with Carrie. And just three years ago, you were tweeting out about how Donald Trump is a white supremacist and he supported by white supremacists. It was an issue then. But now look at where we are.
Well, the title of the show is more ironic than anything. And I think Carrie put it best is that this is really kind of a middle finger to a lot of the people and not only try to silence athletes who wanted to use their voice and their platform to bring awareness to various issues from Colin Kaepernick to LeBron James, but also to us. I mean, we were pretty high profile people at ESPN. You guys, obviously, I'm familiar with what I went through.
Kerry went through similar struggles, especially internally at ESPN. So this is to all those people who try to, you know, just silence black people, period. This is like your whole stick to sports campaign didn't work. And now we're at a point where sticking to sports is not even optional. And so it just goes to show you that despite sometimes a lot of backlash, maybe see controversies or what have you, that ultimately the side of right will prevail, even if it's a slow climb to, you know, to that to to things being prevailed on that.
And so, like so for us, this is really just kind of a, you know, a big business.
Don't you think somebody at ESPN owes you an apology, though, because they literally didn't want you to talk about issues revolving around social justice? And that's pretty much all they talk about now.
But I mean, I got the best apology.
There is this call a check because I so it just seems very hypocritical at ESPN because, you know, I'll be seeing them now, like maybe having having a good sister, Angela Rye, on ESPN.
And I'm like, wow, yeah, I know that. And one day I was like, wow, that better is this? Wow. I just think that's right. I think that's very hypocritical of ESPN personally. Oh yeah. I mean a hypocrite. Yeah.
I mean, it's look, it's it's an uncomfortable time for a lot of these companies. It's not just ESPN. They have had reckonings that have happened inside the building. You know, there was a lot of you know, we both still have friends at ESPN and there's been a lot of conversations inside the building about, you know, they need to be much like many of the others in corporate media and just corporations, period, before they need to.
You know, putting out these little previous statements is one thing. But like, can you address what's happening inside of your building? Can you address the fact that you have a very low number of, you know, black decision makers in key positions? That's the stuff that they have to deal with. So before you put out any statements and put out any special deal with that part of your business, and I think ESPN is just in a in a long line of people having to pay that or doing that.
Yeah. That are doing that and having to face that internal reckoning.
Look at, you know, some people say, you know, hey, I get politics all day long. And what I want to watch sports. I just want to watch sports. And then you give some people to say, no, I want politics to be part of sports because it all matters. How do you play that line to decide how far you go when you're talking about politics and sports?
I think that our our show sports is a little bit of everything. I just you know what? I hate that I hate the idea, the premise that sports and politics do not integrate because they do. They intersect and they've been affected since the beginning of time. I think it's unfortunate that we've lied to America. Our people have believed the lie. More importantly, that the two don't intersect. People who they think the politics only want to hear about it when it's not favorable and whatever they believe.
So if Colin Kaepernick with me for cancer, we wouldn't even be here today. I just want you to be a conversation to LeBron, because LeBron is very aware of the fact that they just want him to be a player. Why? What he's like? Because I am arguably the greatest the biggest athlete qualifier. And that's a whole nother debate. I'm going to make sure that I put my name in this conversation.
I love LeBron activism, but do you think that he's even more intentional about his activism because he knows that's what separates him from MJ? You know, he knows he'll probably never catch me on the court. That's such a harder question.
Question. That is that is a hater. But there was no hate in that question at all.
And you know me. You're asking it. You should be asking it in the inverse. Is Michael Jordan being more intentionally socially aware? Because when we ever we saw that player debate about who's better than LeBron or Jordan, one of the things people. He's bringing up is well, maybe he isn't as equal to Michael Jordan as a player, but he's a better humanitarian and my two cents is that I think as Michael Jordan understanding through LeBron that this is something that he's got to rectify when it comes to his perception, because that's the most negative thing people say about Michael Jordan.
Yes. Well, Jamal, talk about this encounter that you had with Michael Jordan and expand on that, the role of Michael Jordan.
What he's got to carry this is a few years ago and NBA All-Star Weekend in Toronto. And, you know, we snuck into this party. I mean, I don't know if you remember this. The person was pretty sure that we snuck in because we did that whole Draymond. No, I think it was Paul. George.
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To say it like that's how you do it, right? I said, like that's going to be like, OK, so you already know when you women you it's much easier for you to do.
They like. All right, whatever. So we go to the VIP, the AP, where I think Drake was deejaying and everybody's in news like Chris Paul and Russell Westbrook would be Wade and, you know, all the people and all of us. And Jordan was in there.
And so he stopped Carrie because he recognized her. But mind you, all night long at that time, it wasn't cool to be friends with people, media, Jamal, about his and hers. And I was on her take. And you have to realize, I had just say a lot of the players didn't like what people were saying, had to say they didn't like his and hers because it was all about opinion. So you have to understand, no one was really talking to us in that party.
So, Jamal, pick up the story from there because of my background.
I'm from Detroit. I grew up a really big Pistons fans. And there are certain things that Detroiters would never let go. No one on that list is Isaiah not being on the dream team.
Oh, Lord, absolutely. I was like I just, you know, he's talking he's saying all this great basketball star. I'm talking about how there was any player in the league that he would pay to. Seems Russell Westbrook. And, you know, we're just having a basketball conversation. And I was like, you know it for all of Detroit, for the three one three. I got to ask this question. I was like, why did you hold?
I was like, why did you keep Isaiah off the night? I just straight up asked if I was I knew that was wrong. He should have been on the team and. Yeah, and he just looked at me dead in my face and he was like, nobody wanted. I sailed.
Itty bitty people didn't know why he had nothing to do with it.
Well, you know, that's I was about to say he said they can make me the bad guy, but nobody wanted him on that team. That's what he said. And I was just BioServe, really. You just don't hurt my feelings.
Right in is beautiful. Do you feel about Carrie? Because Carrie said nobody likes Isaiah Thomas. I know the Kerry is OK for Kerry to be wrong.
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I want to ask you a question just off topic for a second. We were talking about Kamala Harris and how they talk about, oh, you know, they bring it up. She slept with this person and that's how she got here as women in this industry, because we were all talking about this as a topic, how you get accused of things just because people are jealous, you got into a position and people just throw anything out there. So has that happened to you ladies in your career where people have accused you of things just because you're in the position that you're in?
Yes. And Angela, you can't relate to this. I don't believe that it's fair because here's the low hanging fruit. If you are somewhat attractive, if you interview somebody, you get an exclusive with them. It's never about your resume and what you've been able to do. When I first got to ESPN, I use this as an example. And I had always experiences my entire career. But when I first got to a point, Jamal, I don't know if you guys know this, Jamal was supposed to get the host job or back with the street thought and we were both up for it.
So the way society likes appeared to me to black women against one another. And you think there can only be one, but you don't fool with other black women like you grow up thinking that which is simple. And thank God I didn't have that mentality. But when I got the job and she didn't, I hear all this stuff about what I did to get the job. And and that's why she didn't get it and why she didn't, you know, all this nonsense.
So Jay had reached out to me and sent me an email. And when I didn't respond, she thought I was in for whatever it was because I did not like she said, I'm not tech savvy.
I didn't know how to work on our own back. But she went out of her way to to make sure that this narrative that two black women could live in the same space. You guys know what they did to Kamala. And and I liken it to that, like, why were they all these black women who were who could have been VP candidate? They're comparing them like she's this that one that they didn't know, the white woman. That was unfair.
And we buy into that as black folks buy into the narrative that there could only be one. And that is not true. We all believe and and I and I thank her because that was my thought process, I think, for not not doing that. But we finally get together and have dinner. And I remember thinking, I'm going in here to grow up. I'm going to be a friend. She's going to be so jealous, she won't be ABC.
And the and I was right about all of those when they got over that a little bit in the last year.
And it was and I didn't want to be bothered, but I I'm fine.
Well, they tell you your version of O.J. So what had happened was, is that the idea come on too strong from this regard? I was never jealous. I was very excited that Carrie got this job because, you know, you guys know what a big show first take is. And to put a black woman, you know, in the middle of two big personalities at the time of Skip Bayless is Stephen A. Smith. That's a huge opportunity for a woman in this business, a black woman in this business.
So to me, that was the women. However, what I did make the mistake of is that I had six years of equity at ESPN, six years of time. So I've seen a lot of things. And so sometimes especially you start a new job, you need to let people experience things on their own. And then if they want to bring you into what they're experiencing, then that's cool. I just told her from the jump because I had heard the way they talked about this particular job.
And what was said behind closed doors was that, look, they are intent on having somebody who's seen and not heard. So you need to be careful about that. And I was just letting her know what the pockets of racism were like. I just gave her the whole full rundown, which, again, she's just starting this job. She didn't need to hear all that, you know, like, I didn't need to. I felt like in some ways, looking back on it, I was her moment by telling her all the traps that she had to look out for.
I should have maybe gave her giving her some of, but not like all of it.
Everything she said was right. None of it was wrong. It wasn't the timing. The order was correct. And whenever we found ourselves in moments, I found myself in the moment where I was completely feeling disrespected. She would she would, you know, jump a line of fire up a couple of tweets or have my back and whatever way, but always so to the point that, you know what, those guys sitting on the desk, Zemo, until she went right, got mad at her.
I was like, why are you taking this focus on me since. Yeah, you can have my back.
He used to text you to say that he emailed or he gave her to email to tell her why she was defended. Another black woman. Yeah, it happened because when a lot of times when things happened on that disk is like you wind up taking the taking the fall for for no reason at all. No reason whatsoever. And this was during when Stephen A. Smith got into trouble. For what? He said about domestic violence, and the thing I tweeted was that I felt like part of the reason some of those conversations on first date exploded into controversy is because they didn't give Carrie enough of a voice.
And here you are talking about domestic violence. And, you know, with Carrie not being empowered to add to the conversation, it made it harsher than it was. And so I expressed that like maybe I wouldn't be in this situation. If the woman is on the desk, you actually empowered her to use her voice to speak in situations like this. And so, I mean, look, it's only two people. I'm not saying who it is.
I mean, it doesn't really put me.
So, you know, he was on a two page email, went off on Twitter. Essentially, he made her and she and he traded on them.
But, yeah, he claimed credit because I'll say this to be I'm just being fair about the situation is like when I first started doing, you know, for sake, it was called pizza beer. And, you know, it was somebody who is opinion about this business and industry. I really respect it. I mean, he did take me under his wing in a lot of ways and taught me about television because that's not something that I was really familiar with coming from a print background.
So we had a very good relationship. And so when I did that, when I spoke up on Kerry's behalf, you know, about that situation, he was put out. And so he sent me a very long email saying he felt betrayed and he was awesome. I made you type of thing. And, you know, we have never we haven't talked since, but that's when our friendship really came into play like she was at my back, no matter what behind scenes to hear.
And they're all that mean. All that did was speak volumes to how she respected me. And as a result, I think people started to see that we were really friends and they weren't doing the comparison. Think back to when she gets in trouble. Everybody, everybody sing the praises for years that are back level. Everybody here, homey, nobody was publicly, not nobody. There were a handful of people, but all those people who loved them and talked about how great and mighty she was.
I learned I'm tweeting. I'm saying whatever I like to say. Right. I'm hurt, like hurt. I'm calling her at 5:00 a.m. I'm like, oh, how are you doing? Like, you know, I'm bothered, but probably upset.
And I'm like, this is the craziest thing is like when I had to control my colleagues when, like, they were just like this way. And then when it's all said and done, if they had to do it over again, I guarantee they would defend her. They would have her back because she was ahead of her time and she was on the right side.
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Shelby Hey Jim, I wonder, how would you handle an email like the one you got from Skip Bayless? Now come out publicly, like what would you do now in their mouth, angry? Like it would be? I mean, this is the first time I've ever been talked about that like most people don't even know that I happen and this is not me airing it out is just like the truth of what it was. Is that it? You know, now I probably pick up the phone and it probably would be a lot of cuss words involved and oh, would they be.
Oh, this is one comment that I'm in. Yeah. And my you know, my thing with him was that, you know, I feel like that's where our relationship was, is that you could have called me like and we could have had that conversation face to face. And, you know, be honest, that is just the entitlement of thinking that he was just like, oh, slow down. Like, I'm grateful for how you show me the ropes and grateful that I was able to be on a show like first date to expand my profile.
And so it's a really, you know, kind of raise the awareness of who I was. I mean, it was all a part of a a concoction of things that led to me getting the show with Mike, his and hers. But, you know, like let's not you know, let's just calm down on the patriarchy real fast. You don't have granite being at ESPN.
Of course, when you're dealing with somebody else's profile, you have to be careful with how you check people because it's a lot of people. And then I had another situation that I say I mean, for my books, I you know, I want to I want to bring it out in the Breakfast Club.
No, I have to get Baylis on the show to address it, like with how we would he would never do it. But I do it because I would say that the same way that she speaks in favor of, if I will say this is an incredibly complicated as most people who are successful in any industry, they are that's very generous and loving and caring. And there's a lot of them that's very competitive and people and sometimes sometimes those things get mixed up.
I don't know why I don't want to get a look.
Come on, brandnew, what do you think stick to sports would do for women in sports and black women in journalism in general?
You know, honestly, I mean, I think the beauty of us having this show, I mean, of course, people need to see that as possible. But secondly, I think the way we're doing it is really important to point out is that we're executive producers on this show. This is about this show is truly built around us. So one piece of it is to get on TV. And as you guys know, another piece of it is to own a portion of what you're doing.
And so that ownership component is key because Kerry and I both suffering from a little bit of PTSD from our in a and we were in a situation where, you know, working for such a huge platform is that you have very little ownership of what you do. And we both reached this point in our careers where we want to work with people and not necessarily for people. So this is a true collaboration.
And, you know, not only that is that if certain things, especially now in this time in our country, you know, we have a black woman who is the vice presidential nominee. Black women are the most educated group in the country, the only racial ethnic group that owns more businesses than their male counterparts in that racial ethnic group. So this is a time where a lot of black women are seizing their power. And I hope through us that they can see that they don't have to wait for somebody to acknowledge and they don't have to wait for somebody to, quote unquote, give them an opportunity.
It's the time to seize your power where you are.
Came up with the petty name, stick to school students and that flu jab at ESPN. It was not a jab at ESPN. But like, you know, it's funny because I we we had fun when the original version was dropped that had that we were doing the show together. We had a game in there that was just kind of came up with just to fit into the press release. But see the stories. We're going to be a segment in the show, regardless of what it was name.
And then the more that is circulated around the company of bias, the more the and I talked about it, the more we talked about it with our production. I was like, oh, I think that's the name of the show. So we just kind of arrived at it.
From that standpoint, I feel like this would be my favorite show to watch. So I'm excited about that. I'm telling you, you know, it's not a sports show. I mean, we are we are delving into a lot of different areas now. Granted, it is probably sports and they're still messing around that that you can break off. To us, so, right, yeah, I mean, we're going to talk about pop culture, politics, news, especially with an election coming up and we have a lot to discuss there.
One of the reasons we had Bush on the show is that we didn't talk much about sports. We talk to her about like what she's trying to accomplish in her story. I mean, even with LeBron, the majority of that conversation was not about sports. When we do touch on sports, it will be from a ten thousand foot. You are talking about those messy intersections of race, gender, politics, culture in that particular way.
I heard you did an interview with myself and I gave Jason Whitlock and say Steeles, who slow down saying, I don't know, I call it professional ether.
We all know we gave no like we we went out of our we have gone out of our way, actually, to not acknowledge other people when they come back. And that is that should be considered grace and mercy.
You know, I think there is there was there is a professional level of respect that I gave to basically any black woman in this business who gets every point because I know how hard it is to do that. What I don't like is that when I see some of those same women who in front of everybody else, they're presenting this picture of solidarity behind closed doors and doing working against them to undermine the progress of other women. And so I that's what I take issue with.
Like Kerry said, this is not about anybody's politics with these two people in particular. It's about the character of who they are that I think we all question. There's a reason why they have a certain reputation in this business. That's all I got to say. There you go.
Dangerous for you, though, Jamal, because we saw I saw you got into a situation yesterday, two people who run up on you to like Trump supporters. No, I have never had that.
And this is where and I'm glad you asked that question, because this is where I remind people who might think about it, is that my husband is a legal gun owner.
And I'm going to decide if you want to. I'm also from Detroit and I wasn't always easy. And so you can get all the smoke that you asked for. OK, but I've never had that.
Thankfully, I tell charities all the time. But I'm so proud of you because it took a lot of time to walk away from ESPN. Like there's so many people who will not walk away from the mighty ESPN. They think ESPN is their whole existence. Just to be also for you two to step off the ball so you can walk on water is to be applauded because folks be scared to step away. And it's said that you both know your power, and I respect that a lot.
Well, thank you. You can train and read my book real quick. Before we leave, I just want to congratulate you. Hall of Famer is such an honor to be in the presence of radio elite radio royalty. Yeah. I mean, it's understated what you guys have done for the culture and just in general, to have the longevity in the success, like just all the kudos to you guys, because it's a tremendous honor that most of us never get to say thank you.
Adulation so high.
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Listen, this just in. All the guys got the rumor report. Guys, guys, it's a rumor report, the Breakfast Club, but little. We sat down and did an interview with Elliott Wilson.
And Ellie Wilson is titles chief content officer, by the way, also friends of the Breakfast Club.
And he did right in about Gericke dress.
He always was just knocked out from the door when he was introduced to me. And I was like, OK, I was just kidding. Well, let me hear it again. And who else is on the hook? Right. That's him, too. You know, when I saw him and I saw him all the way from Canada to Canada, he was also on a TV show where he was going to say a few people from Nebraska. Yeah, he got a lot going for, you know, and I was like online and for him to even choose me as an option.
Well, Drake was in the comments and he said this man believed in me after so many never called again. I just didn't see it to begin with. Most selfless artists ever, never held any of us back, always pushed us forward every single night. And people faces 20 K packed into an arena. And he had a whole set of his show dedicated to introducing us for years, all praise and credit due to the goats.
I mean, very honorable.
And if you're if you're being objective and you know, you're ranking when you have to rank Wayne very high because of the people that he presented to the game, like Drake, like Nicki Minaj, like Tiger, because I don't think you are a real superstar unless you make other superstars. And Wayne definitely is the actual toy factory.
I right. And since we're talking about Drake, Tiffany had has had a Drake story as. Well, and she talked about canceling a dinner date with Drake. Well, he canceled and here's what she said happened as she sat down with Lonell for a black TV.
I did a video and then he was like, I'm gonna take you to dinner. I'm going take you to dinner because I want to go on right now. He's like, I want to know who bit Beyonce and my mama. Keep on asking me who did it, who did he know? Like, I was like, I'm definitely not going to tell you until you feed me. And then it was funny because we were supposed to go out, but then he's like, I got a family emergency.
And it was around the same time when the whole stuff with the baby came out his baby. And and listen, everything happens for a reason.
And now she's in love. She's with come in. Maybe if she were to win, I would break him out of block that blessing from happening. Who knows? All right. And let's talk about some more positivity. Tracee Ellis Ross is diarrhea. Spin Off is going to be a Comedy Central. Are they taking the character Jody Landin from the token Black Girl on Zarya to the star of her own show now? So that's the spin off that's going to be happening.
I mean, for that.
Also, Snoop Dogg, Sierra and Young may have gotten radio shows that Apple Music, so congratulations to them. Hmm.
Wonder why Apple Radio isn't just calling that podcast? I guess because they play music as well. Yeah. In between. Yeah, yeah, yeah. Yeah. So OK. Yeah. That's why I was I was sitting there wondering yesterday, I'm like, OK, they're announcing all of these shows why they just don't call them podcast. I guess they are actual radio shows because they're playing music. So they play music.
Yep. All right. And Will Smith and Kevin Hart are going to be starring in a Planes, Trains and Automobiles remake. That film was released originally in nineteen eighty seven starring Steve Martin and John Candy. By the way, I love that movie. The Irish Sea Planes, Trains and Automobiles.
I did remember. I've heard about it.
I did, but I don't remember. So the point of that story was it was two people. Steve Martin was a businessman. John Candy was like this annoying person that he met as they were trying to make it home to Chicago in time for Thanksgiving. But there's all kinds of issues with the flight. So they end up, you know, not being able to take a flight and having to take a train and they keep running into each other. And John Candy is super annoying, but then you find out his family situation and so on and so forth.
So if you haven't seen it, you should watch the original. But I think that'll be really dope. It Will Smith and Kevin Hart together. Both of them are from Philly. So I can see that really being an amazing movie. And it's fun but fun together to one of those tear-jerker isn't the way it is the first time they worked together. I will be watching your hand like that, Hoosen.
Oh, there's actually you know what? There's a part in the movie with Steve Martin is doing that. You got to see the movie to see why.
But I get jerko. And then you did that and I was like, this is not lip service. I don't know Jesus Christ.
But the part of the movie that said you want me to tell, you know. Yeah, I know. I know the movie pretty much forty years. Yeah. It's an old movie, but I mean it's going to be different with the remake. But there's a part of the movie where Steve Martin just goes off on John Candy and he's he's like pulling out a string on his chest and telling John Candy he's like a doll that won't shut up, you know, how you pull the string.
And so he's doing that in the movie. And then it just gets kind of sad because and John Candy explains like, you know, he's got all kinds of personal issues and it's kind of sad and it's around the holidays. So I imagine you don't have a family and it's the holidays. So, yeah, I got to see it. I don't know. I guess it was you didn't see it, so I don't remember it.
I don't remember it. It was just a reaction.
But yes, I'm excited for the two of them to work together. And Kevin Hart said, I've been patiently waiting for the right project to team up with my brother with we found it and are developing it together with our teams. This would be huge for us and the City of Brotherly Love, a.k.a. Philadelphia. Let's go shopping of Philly.
Philly, what was the movie with?
I can't remember. I think it was trading places. That's when the guy was homeless and the guy was rich and he traded places with that. Trading places, yes. Eddie Murphy. Yes. Eddie Murphy. Mm hmm. What made you just bring that up?
For some reason, when I think of trains, planes, I just thought of that movie.
I don't know why, but I'm I don't know any place. It is also a black and white thing. You got to think it was a black guy, B, the rich guy in charge in trade places with the white guy.
And you got a guy homeless. Yeah.
That had nothing to do with this because I just thought I thought that was the movie. I just remember the two homeless guys are like Latimore. We rich now. I don't it was a homeless guy. What was a movie with two homeless guys.
And it was like I was coming to America, you idiot. I make a mixing of my movies, man.
Jesus Christ, I need you to go back and do a crash course. And I can't remember the movies. I mean, I can't remember. All right. I'm Angeliki, and that's your room report.
All right. Thank you, miss. You shot man. Who are you giving a donkey to?
We need this guy named John Fox to come to the front of the congregation. Same word with him, wasn't it, John? Fuck. Are you sure? What if. OK, OK.
Yes, we need him to come to the front of the congregation. We like to have a word with him. All right.
We'll give it to John Fox. When we come back is the Breakfast Club. Good morning.
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It's time for don't give me everything I need, you don't want to hear this again again, please tell him I have become Donkey of the Day, The Breakfast Club bitch redundancy talk here today for Wednesday, August 19th goes to Charlotte Hornets radio broadcaster John Fokine.
Mr Fox has been suspended indefinitely after he sent a tweet about the Denver Nuggets Monday's win over the Utah Jazz. Now, before we get into that, how many people hate auto, correct? Auto, correct. And that other feature on the smartphone when they type out the statement before you do? I don't have what it I hate it. OK, you're not a mind reader phone. I know you a smartphone, but don't be a smart ass and attempt to finish all my sentences, OK?
You have to be talking to someone and they finish all your sentences before you do. I hate it. Nothing worse than when you want to, you know, send a simple statement but end up having to send three text because auto correct gets it wrong.
Monday night I'm texting my homie Tesla figural, dropping bombs with Tesla for girl texting.
Tell us about the DNC convention and what Michelle Obama's speech was going to be about.
So I text back. They said she's going on. What I meant to text was they said she's going in. But I typed on. And when I went to go correct the on and takes in, I text I it's very frustrating. Now you feel like you got to explain what you meant. So I type nothing, not holding anything back. OK, I also hate when you send something and your phone auto correct to something that don't even make no sense.
I was texting my home girls Dolly and Ashley the other day, dropping Dolly and Ashley.
And I'm like to take this what white people do to us. And I typed this what shirt people do to us. If you so smart Mr. Phone, what the hell is a smart person? Then I typed, I type this, don't I typed this. Don't got shot to do with anything. I didn't mean to type shot I the type sugar honey iced.
The moral of the story is auto correct is the devil. In the case of John folkie auto correct is a white devil. Let's go to the Charlotte Observer to see what happened on Monday afternoon.
Charlotte Hornets radio announcer John Fox pulled out his phone and made two errors in rapid succession to keystrokes. Fox said in our interview Tuesday. That's all it took to change what would have been a forgettable tweet into what he calls a horrible mistake. Those two keystrokes got Fox suspended indefinitely by the Hornets on Tuesday and have put his job in jeopardy. Fox said he meant to write. Shotmaking in this jazz Nuggets game is awesome. Murray and Mitchell going back and forth.
What a game. Instead, he wrote exactly that. Except instead of the word nuggets, he typed the plural form of the N-word.
John Folkie, whose last name I'm sure has auto corrected to a word that will get us fined. Three hundred and twenty five thousand dollars on the radio tweeted out, Shotmaking in this jazz and word game is awesome. Brian Mitchell going back and forth. What a game. Now, that's not going to go over well with anyone, but it's definitely not going to go over well in the league where seventy four point four percent of the players are black. Crazy part is the Denver N-word, plural.
Got a nice ring to it. Now, John apologized. He tweeted earlier today, I made a horrific error while attempting to tweet about the Utah game. I don't know how I mistyped. I had no intention of ever using that word. I take full responsibility for my actions. I have been sick to my stomach about it ever since. I'm truly sorry that happened and I apologize to those I offended. I appreciate the apology. I appreciate the apology, John.
Well, and I am by no means am I making excuses for a white man using the N-word. But let me play white devil's advocate for a minute. I can take full responsibility for my actions. We always should, but I can't take full responsibility for the actions of my smartphone. I just can't. I know they say that your smartphone only auto corrects the words you use a lot, but I don't know if that's true. I'm also trying to figure out how do you get the N-word out of Nugget's?
It's not like Nugget's is spelled Nigg is and Yugi and you are both vowels, but I don't think that's how smartphones phones work. OK, it's certain teams I can see making that mistake. For example, I can see that Chicago Bulls auto correct to Chicago Bulls. That makes sense to me. I can see the Utah Jazz Auto correcting to let's say that Utah is. That makes sense to me.
Brooklyn Nets tough could easily, easily be the Brooklyn.
But I don't see how you get the N-word out of nuggets. OK, by the way, can you imagine if your phone sent out a tweet that said to shotmaking and this first game is awesome? I can see drumrolls posting something like that. What if Chicago was playing Brooklyn?
I can see envy letting out a tweet that said this Bulls versus game is awesome. Sounds pretty on Brand. I guess you have to take full responsibility for your phone because it's your phone. But I just want to know, when he found out he was suspended indefinitely, he accidentally tweeted. His last name, several times before he realized he was going for the word that gets us fined three hundred and seventy five thousand dollars on the radio, in fact, if that didn't happen, he's lying about this whole thing.
That's how we can figure out if he should be suspended indefinitely. How many times have you went to type the F word after finding out you were suspended indefinitely and your last name folkie popped up? OK, if that didn't happen, you are a liar, John, who doesn't deserve to be a radio announcer for the Charlotte Hornets. Please give John folkie the sweet sounds of Charlotte, North Carolina's own Hamilton.
Oh, no, you don't about that. Doggie day, yeehaw.
Now, when we come back, 800 585, one, two, five one, it's time for ask your 800 585 one one five one. If you need relationship advice or any type of advice, you could hit me. Right now is the Breakfast Club. Good morning.
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Relationship advice. Personal advice. Just a really fast call up now for aski bread. Morning everybody. Is D.J. Envy.
Angela Ye shall I mean the guy we are the Breakfast Club.
It's time for Ask Ye.
This is the day with something I which of course if hebra d man I'm calling because I'm in love with two women but my children, my dad being here for 17 years and it was kind of weird last tonight and I'll be a co worker and fell in love with her. I told my kid's mother about it because I love her all. But just like every time I see her, I just like kind of fall back in love with her. And I don't want to hurt either one of them hard.
You know, you don't need to be with either one of them right now.
I mean, where are you?
Where are you living? Are you still living with your children's mother who you've been with for 17 years?
Well, actually, she lives at my place, but I'm not, you know.
OK, you moved out. Yeah. How many kids do you have? I have three. All right.
And do you think about what your kids might be feeling as they see your their mother struggling and having to go through this with you?
Oh, yeah, I think about that. It does bother me a lot, you know, but it's like I'm not happy, you know, saying it's like I'm not she's not there mentally and physically. Really.
Well, you know, well, of course she's not there mentally and physically with you right now. You told her you're in love with someone else, but it was way before that. That's what made me her off because I was sick that, you know, I done like I did everything to make our home happy and stuff. And I wasn't receiving in return. So I just got caught up and fell in love with somebody.
Well, a couple of things here I want to say, because it sounds like this is a very selfish situation. If every time you see your children's mother, you've told her you're in love with somebody else, you want to move on, but then you can't fall back in love with her when you see her. It's really not fair to her for you to be leading her on this way.
Do you want her do you want her to be happy and move on with somebody? Because if you know that's not who you want to be with, you can't keep on going back and forth. That's confusing for the kids. That's confusing and not fair to her if you care about her at all.
So you're correct about that. And I did. I was at the point no one was gonna let her go and be with somebody else. And that didn't bother me at all. And that's when I felt like I was ready to move on. But since then, it's like she's been doing it. I me being honest in confession about what I was doing when she started doing everything to win me back and I started falling for but deep down inside, I'm still like six months later you're going to be back doing the same stuff.
And I yeah. Broke up a friendship with somebody because I'm trying to keep a family and get right.
Well, I think if you're just staying with her because you want to keep the family together but you're not in love and you know you're going to hurt her again, then don't put her through that again. You know, you've moved out. She has the place. You said you're in love with somebody else. You said she's just trying real hard to win you back. But it's really not fair to her if, you know, deep down that's not what it is.
I said so I think it's the selfless thing to do is to not just thrive off of this attention that she's giving you because you know what it's about. It's a you know, she doesn't want you to be with anyone else. She still has feelings for you, but it doesn't really seem like you have them back for her. Now, if you decide that, I think what you need to do is not be in a relationship with anybody until you figure out how you can work on yourself.
Don't confuse things you shouldn't be unless you know, you want to be with her. You're going to give it your all and give it all your effort. And you two are going to work on this together and go to therapy and repair your relationship and understand the time and effort that's going to take. If you're willing to do those things, then I feel like you have to cut the other woman off, of course, and work on that solely.
You owe her that much if that's what you want to do now in your heart, you know that's not what you plan to do. Then don't put her through this anymore. Be honest with yourself.
I got you. I respect that. All right.
I appreciate and and listen and keep the lines of communication with our open. Be honest. With her to, you know, don't tell her what you think she wants to hear, right? I mean, I'm sure I'm straightforward. I'll be liars who are not like that. One of the women love me for being honest. You know, it's me is the first time I've been in this type of situation. So I was like kind of just confused.
All right. All right.
Well, as long as you're open and honest with everybody and yourself and I think you got to follow that shirt. All right. All right. Ask ye 855 one two five one.
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Good morning. Real well. Which is some real advice with Angeliki. It's aski. Morning everybody. Is D.J. N.V..
Angela Ye shall I mean the guy we are the Breakfast Club in the middle of ask ye.
Hello. Who's this. Hello Chaz. What's up bro. Hey. Yeah I was trying to get up with you guys for like the last week. I wanted to see if you could give me your personal recommendation or how much more so. Oh ok.
OK. Well before you get started, what is your rapper name like. VLCC I think that cash.
Where are you from. Black Cash. Orlando. I'm not from Orlando. I'm working out here right now.
OK, so let's hear it and see what we think I. Let's get the boys watch much on bench press, on the press, and then press us so hard to leave an impression on my professor gave me tied up with my father when my time card is rough but are tough to ignore in these times. See, the problem is the speed like light did it in the morning. And I told them, I said, this is all the rhythm and I'm pulling them here just in case I don't get it.
Says because him tipping Corradini picked me for season two. Don't know if that's true. I'm just hoping this give me a boost to my prep. Do not track a Metrobus because you miss all the ones that you never take to the spot. Are you one surgical wait a minute. Boring sand and just representin. And they've been planning this all week. Strategic as high end. Oh, OK, yeah, man, I mean, you call it a nothing special, you know what I'm saying?
I mean I mean, that was nothing special. I mean, but I'm just one person's opinion. I didn't hear nothing to make me be like, yo, you need to pursue your rap career. But, you know, if we in between, you know, we working, you know, we hate the house.
I mean, I just spit something not like maybe we need maybe we need to hear with a beat under it.
When people say that, bro, that's not good enough. I appreciate that. He actually apologized maybe. But a year ago and I had no social media. No, no. And actually right now I'm on my last I'm recording this because I wanted to document my process. So I get what you're saying and I appreciate your feedback, but I got I got a lot of firewomen. All right. Well, good luck, brother.
I appreciate it, man. All right, man. Listen, he just wanted a platform, so we gave it to him this morning. There you go.
Ask E eight hundred five eight five one two five one. If you need relationship advice or any type of advice, call ye right. Now, I know you. We got rumors on the way. Yes.
And let's talk about some rappers who are super cool with each other and they talk about their early days and getting STDs together from sisters.
Wow. All right. We'll get into that next. Keep it locked. This The Breakfast Club. Good morning. The Breakfast Club.
Morning, everybody, is D.J. Envy, Angela Ye shall I mean the guy we are the Breakfast Club. All right, let's get to roomers. Let's talk spectacular.
This is the rumor report with Angela. Breakfast Club, listen up. Yeah, well, congratulations to Spectacular, his company advisor is on the Entrepreneur 360 list for the best privately owned companies in America. It's the second year in a row that he's made that list and they are saying that his enterprise is worth seventy four point eight million dollars right now in 2012.
I love that man. I brother dropping the coolest close.
It's actually your laugh at him and Pretty Ricky, if you want to talk about him getting that bread.
Yes. He's always trying to teach other people how to do it as well.
So he does. He absolutely does. All right, now Turkey talks about some things that happened in the early cash money days, and he was on the off the porch show and he talked about him and Lil Wayne being so tight. They were the two youngest members of the hat boys. They did everything together. One thing that they did together was get crabs from sisters in Houston. Here's what he said.
We got clear from the two sisters from Houston and we just got on a tour bus and itches so bad. We went to the Rite Aid, Walgreens in Boston. Nice. And now we got to the hotel, scrub our part. You feel amanat all the time. Our brother Crab was literally on their mom told them that. So I like that. So we had to cut the out and go out the gate and I'll be the mom at the time one time.
And I came to my baby momma.
Crabs is a SDD that's a sexually throwback to these crabs is like the pay phone of STDs bruh. Like that's my problem because I'm like our crabs and steady.
But I guess they are because I was at a disease is is something that's like in your bloodstream and crabs is like sexually transmitted.
Well I guess you're actually a throwback to these man crabs is the two way page of STDs. Beat me now on one of goddamnit crabs.
That's so old school that is imagine. I can't even imagine what it looks, what it's like to look down and see things crawling on you. And, you know, one of my friends, Laura, used to say, if a guy shaves off all his hair, that means he has crabs. I'm like, no, it doesn't mean escaping. Could just be a goodness gracious God.
We should think that way about women who get waxed. I don't even make the logic. Makes no sense.
Lorio All right. Now, Yvonne Orji had to do a sit down interview with Molly from Insecure. Now you know how I feel about Molly. When Yvonne already was on the Breakfast Club, I had to let her know about her character.
I thought I would try to Molly. I was like, you know what? I understood you being mad because you did some really messed up things in your friendship that you can say to you it's not my fault that he's his name.
Is Issa on a secure. OK, really.
I just don't think the appropriate time to ambush somebody about your financial problems is right after a major event that they just pulled up.
Why are you acting like you're talking to Molly? Relax, Maya. We've got to go out, like, do something that I was I'm nervous right now.
However, I do like Yvonne Orji. And so here is what her interview with Molly sounded like.
I like the haircut. Yeah. No, I did. I actually have to cut my hair or because of, you know, because we were having a hard time differentiating between me, you and I was like, what's next is that it was very extreme, but I felt like it was necessary. Wow. I didn't I didn't realize that you had to do so much to differentiate yourself for me. Can you just talk about how you feel about Molly?
Because they were hate me, hate you. I was like, wow, black Twitter is activated. You know, they had black Twitter. Is that is that a group? Is that like Black Panther also? You weren't checking the Twitter account. They can miss me with all that. Hey, OK.
She has to differentiate herself and cut off her hair. People were tagging me like it was my fault. I'm not the only person that couldn't stand Molly this last season of insecure. So, you know, but that just means you're doing a great job when people can't stand your character and affiliated with you.
Am I right now, if you slap Molly, does Yvonne Orgeat fight for Molly and vice versa?
Yvonne probably turns back into Yvonne. If you slap Molly like with the.
But we would never do that. All right. Kevin Hart did an interview with Deadline and a lot of things that he talked about. You know, he talked about cancer culture and he talked about being friends and supporting Ellen DeGeneres and Nick Cannon still, even though they're in the midst of this whole cancer culture. Now, according to Kevin Hart, he said, when you talk about our state of today, we're becoming comfortable with giving this cancer idea and culture the level of attention that we are.
We're letting people control and dictate the start and finish of people's lives. And if we are in a time of finding any type of solution to the fight of equality and change, which seems to be a global fight now, a global fight, the people being treated fairly change, understanding, accepting the past, but preparing for a better future. That means that we can't be in a position where we're contradicting ourselves. So he goes on to talk about his support for Nick and Ellen.
He said, well, I don't lose sight of the definition of friendship. And in our business, it's one thing that people don't really hold on to. There's a lot of relationships that are fake and there are some that are real. In my case, the ones that are real are the ones that I'm always going to be adamant about speaking on behalf of. I know the people that both of them are. And knowing the people, all I can say is my experiences with those people.
That's not to take away from what other people are saying that they have had and that they have done is just to highlight what I'm saying I know and what I can speak on behalf of.
I mean, there has to be some sort of redemption culture, right? Especially for people who just stay stupid. Things are in the case of Ellen is because she's labeled mean, right, that's nothing that you shouldn't be able to come back from. I would. I would think.
Yeah. I mean, let's see what happens. You know, I think now you have this behavior that's been called out and what are you going to do moving forward?
And he's right about the friend thing, too, because just because if somebody is your friend, they don't stop being your friend, because this because social media and the Internet is against him for the moment. That's not how that works. So people know you know, I have a lot of loyalty.
Some people feel like there's no friends in this business. And it's a business and it is what it is.
But I'm sure we all have friends in this industry, but we also have business associates as well that we don't consider friends, but we still do business with them.
And I don't know about Kevin Hart and Ellen, but I mean, Ellen did come to his defense when he needed a bullet fired Kevin Hart. And he can. And you'll often Kevin Hart used to be on wiling out way back in the day before Kevin Hart was Kevin Hart, you know what I'm saying? So Nick Cannon was the guy that was on putting somebody like Kevin on. So they've known each other for at least at least 20 years at least.
I think sometimes people also don't look at celebrities as real people with feelings also. And they just are in. And you forget like this is a human being. And, you know, Kevin Hart said in times like this, I know how awesome, how dark it gets. I know how lonely it gets because I know that these are times when people just turn their back on you. So for the ones that you love that are close to your heart, you just want them to have some support when it seems that there's none out there.
And they don't they don't look at celebrities as human beings, but also they don't understand that, you know, these are real relationships like these are people that you've known for 15, you know, 18 years. It just so happens that a lot of these people are on to come up now. So what you see is the celebrity. You see the finished product, but you didn't see that whole process of people, you know, growing together and evolving together.
So it's just like you think it's just some industry friend stuff. But now they've known each other for a long time.
And one last thing I got to remind you to make sure that you are registered to vote. All right.
We know how important the vote is. As a matter of fact, I'm going to talk about storm over Brooklyn again. The Yusef Hawkins story by Spike Lee is in that movie. And in that movie, he's talking about how important it is to get out and vote. That's how we actually got our first black mayor in New York. And I think our only black mayor, David Dinkins. Ed Katz was in there. He was running for a fourth term.
And Spike Lee was like, make sure you vote. That's what we can do. Get out there and vote. And David Dinkins did end up winning. And so make sure you're registered. And Levi's is teaming up with Rock the Vote to help get as many people as possible registered and ready to vote this fall. All you have to do is text Levi's to seven eight eight six eight three. That's how you can get registered and find out key dates and voting.
How tos from Rock the Vote. All right.
Well, I'm Angela Yee, and that is your room report. All right.
Thank you, Missy. Revolt shouting You guys will see you tomorrow. Everybody else. The People's Choice mixes up next. Shout to my brother, Fat Joe. Today is Fat Joe's birthday. Let's start the mix off with Fat Joe. Today, Joey Krak turns 50. So let's do a combo for Fat Joe.
Joe directed Mr. Brown to be a good morning deejay envy Angela Charlamagne, the guy we are the Breakfast Club.
Now, we got a shout out to Jemele Hill and Carrie Champion for joining us this morning.
That's right. So you watched Stick to Sports tonight, 10:00 p.m. on Vice. I love Carrie and Jamal, Carrie, my partner. And it's just interesting that they walked away from, you know, ESPN because a lot of people can't leave a situation like that. ESPN supposed to be like the creme de la creme or the mother ship. You know, once you get the ESPN, you've made it. So you say to yourself, you know what, I want to be in little more about growing this situation.
That really does show a different type of belief in yourself. And you see that both being rewarded for it. So salutatorian Jamal. All right, well, yeah, congratulations to them. Check out this show tonight, what time is it? The morning at 10:00 or by 10:00.
And, you know, I once again, I got a reminder to make sure you are registered to vote. You can text Levi's to seven eight eight six eight three to get registered. You can find out whatever key dates you need to know. You can find out all the voting, how tos from Rock the Vote. And Levi's is teaming up with them. They want to get as many people as possible registered and ready to vote this fall. And your vote is so important.
So make sure you do not neglect your vote. All right. All right.
When we come back, we got the positive note. Don't Move is the Breakfast Club. Good morning. Good morning, everybody. Is D.J. Envy, Angela Charlamagne, the guy we are the Breakfast Club.
Now, Charlamagne, you've got a positive note. I do. It's simple. Outgrowing people around you is OK. If you're not losing friends, then you're probably not growing up, Fredricka.
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