Russell Wilson should speak at commencements more often. He delivered a speech to graduates yesterday at Wisconsin, and spoke about why he left North Carolina State…the main reason being his coach. Wilson said the coach at NC State told him he’d never play in the NFL, there was no chance, he was too small, and he should just give it up because he had no shot. So Wilson left and went to Wisconsin where he guided them to a Rose Bowl appearance. Seattle then picked him on the third round…and the rest is history.
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Two of The Walking Dead‘s lead actors came to the aid of the victims of a car crash near the show’s set in Georgia this week. Norman Reedus and Steven Yune were riding motorcycles together when they came upon a collision. While the victims’ injuries were minor, the two actors hung around until paramedics arrived.
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Nashville may not be over just yet. Though ABC has canceled the show, its producers are trying to save Nashville by taking it to another network. Other shows that have been saved after cancellation include The Mindy Project, which was picked up by Hulu after it was cancelled by FOX. While Hulu currently has the rights to air old episodes of Nashville, AXS TV owns the off-network cable rights to the series and could be another contender.
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A Los Angeles TV station is under fire after asking its meteorologist reporter to cover up in the middle of her morning weather forecast this weekend. The now-viral footage of the incident shows her being handed a sweater by her co-anchor & while she was a little confused as to why , the anchor said “We’re getting a lot of emails.” And it’s true, they were. Some people thought the dress looked like she’d been out partying. But it didn’t take long for the hashtag #SweaterGate to start trending on Twitter and many accused the station of sexism and body shaming her on live TV.
A pair of tourists were ticketed at Yellowstone National Park after they put a bison calf into their car because they thought it was cold. They were seriously worried that the calf was freezing and dying, but rangers told them the remove the bison from their car but they didn’t care. They sincerely thought they were doing a service and helping that calf by trying to save it from the cold. Rangers ticketed the father-son tourists, then followed them back to where they picked up the calf, and released it back.
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