La La Anthony Files for Divorce
After nearly 11 years of marriage, La La Anthony has filed to end her marriage to Carmelo Anthony. According to People, the “Power” actress filed Thursday in New York, citing irreconcilable differences. The news comes after several years of apparent turbulence within the couple’s marriage.
Warner Bros. Acquires Dr. Dre-Produced Marvin Gaye Biopic
Dr. Dre’s Marvin Gaye biopic has found a home with Warner Bros., Variety reports. The film, which has been titled after Marvin’s 1971 album, What’s Going On?, will be directed by Allen Hughes and co-produced by Dr. Dre, Jimmy Lovine, and Andrew Lazar.
Naomi Osaka Withdraws From Wimbledon
Naomi Osaka will not be competing in this year’s Wimbledon tournament. Thursday, the 23-year-old tennis star’s agent Stuart Duguid confirmed her withdrawal. “Naomi won’t be playing Wimbledon this year. She is taking some personal time with friends and family,” Duguid said in a statement, according to CNN. “She will be ready for the Olympics and is excited to play in front of her home fans.”
More Than 80 Students, 5 Teachers Kidnapped in Nigeria
Gunmen infiltrated a school in northwest Nigeria Thursday, abducting more than 80 students and 5 teachers. According to CBS News, the kidnapping took place at Federal Government College in Kebbi State. A teacher at the school told Reuters that assailants shot a police officer before breaking into the campus and heading for classrooms. Security agencies tracked the suspects into a nearby forested area and are attempting to rescue the missing students and teachers.