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Simone Biles Already Won

Simone Biles pulled out of the Olympic Gymnastics finals for her mental health

When you think of Team USA at the 2020 Tokyo Olympics, you think of Simone Biles.

Biles is indisputably the greatest gymnast of all time. She is the most decorated American gymnast of all time with four Olympic gold medals and 19 World Championship gold medals under her belt, as well as four other international gold medals and an additional nine silver and bronze medals.

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Did the Tampa Police Department Even Watch "Minority Report"?

The New Tampa PD initiative is startlingly similar to the dystopian film.

Turns out we're in the "Minority Report" timeline!

So what was it all for?

Why did we all have to squint through the dimly lit cinematography of Minority Report, watching Tom Cruise get his eyes gouged out and being forced to root for a cop, if we, as a society, weren't going to learn the one lesson it was trying to teach us: that you can't predict crime.

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Issa Rae Got Married Secretly, and We’re Obsessed With It

Secret wedding in the South of France wearing a custom Vera Wang gown? We expect nothing less from Issa Rae

Queen of minding her business

A royal wedding took place this weekend.

Sure, there was the wedding of Lady Kitty Spencer, Princess Diana's cousin, to billionaire fashion oligarch Michael Lewis. And sure, photos of her Rome wedding and Dolce & Gabbanna dress are going viral — and though she is an ambassador for D&G, going with the brand was an … interesting choice given the frequent claims of racism against its founders — but that is not the elaborate affair which matters to us.

No, our eyes are, as always, on Issa Rae.

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CULTURE

Thank God for Lil Nas X

His new video "Industry Baby" promises he's not going anywhere any time soon

It's here! It's queer! Not the Kanye album — that seems to be in the wind — but something better: the new Lil Nas X song.

After a masterful promotional rollout which had fans thinking Lil Nas X could be going to jail for his Satan Shoes collaboration with Brooklyn creative brand, MSCHF — an agent of chaos whose MO matches their name.

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We'll Watch Michaela Coel in Anything

We couldn't have dreamed up a better combination than "Black Panther" and Michaela Coel.

Michaela Coel at the Black Panther premiere ... foreshadowing?

As if we weren't already waiting at the edge of our seats for the Black Panther sequel, Black Panther: Wakanda Forever, the news that Michaela Coel has been cast has just sparked a new wave of excitement.

The British actress is acclaimed for her diverse array of talents, from writing and directing to showrunning and producing and, of course, acting. She has shown off her comedic chops in her hit series, Chewing Gum, as well as her talents for drama in the incredible, heartbreakingly revelatory I May Destroy You and has made forays into the sci-fi and fantasy genres with projects like Black Earth Rising and Black Mirror.

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This Haunts Me: Did Kanye West Shit His Pants at the Met Gala?

The search term "Kanye Met Jeans" lives in my mind rent free

Much to think about

I've never really thought too hard about Kanye West's outfits at the Met Gala — most men's outfits don't impress me enough to stay in the forefront of my mind.

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