Venus Williams

Venus Williams was born on June 17th, 1980 in Lynwood, California.

Like Venus Williams younger sister Serena Williams was thought to play tennis by her parents Richard Williams and Oracene Price at young age.

as a kid Venus Williams played in the children's tennis circuits and turned pro at the young age of 14 on Oct 31st when she played in the bank of the west classic against Arantxa Sánchez Vicario. The young Venus Williams lost her first match, but she would soon show that she could play with the best of them when a year later she defeated Amy Frazier who at the time was one of the top 20 women tennis players.

in 97 Venus Williams played in her first US Open and when she started to become a bit of a household name.

Venus Williams has a magnificent career in tennis. with over 41 career titles in singles and over 13 titles for doubles and 3 Olympic gold medals.

With Venus Williams successful career and other women tennis players like her sister (Serena Williams) being such big name draws to the sport of tennis, Venus joined the protest lead by Billie Jean King, spoke up about the unfair practice of events such as the French Open and Wimbledon paying women players less then men in 2005.

that protest didn't work, but a year later Venus Williams wrote an article in the Times taking Wimbledon's policy of unequal pay to task and that seemed to have been the push need to get change past because (at the time British Prime Minister) Tony Blair supported Venus Williams' effort. Later in 2006 the Women's Tennis Association and UNESCO ask Venus Williams to lead the campaign for equal pay in the tennis world. The following year they got what they wanted when Wimbledon and French Open changed their policy and started to pay people equally regardless of gender.

in 2007 Venus Williams also graduated Cum Laude form the Art Institute of Fort Lauderdale with a degree in Fashion Design.

That year Venus Williams started her own clothing line EleVen which is sold at Steve and Barry's.

Venus Williams also the CEO of her own interior design firm called V Starr Interiors which has designed the set for the pbs show the Tavis Smiley show and in American bid for the 2012 games Venus' V Starr Interiors did the designs for the living space for the athletes.

currently Venus Williams is dating pro golfer Hank Kuehne.

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Aisha Tyler

Aisha Tyler comedienne, actress, writer, and director.

Aisha Tyler was born in San Francisco, California on Sept. 18th 1970.

When Aisha Tyler was in high school she would normally skip class to take improv classes.

But even with all her missed classes Aisha Tyler got into Dartmouth (she got a B.S in environmental policy) At Dartmouth Aisha Tyler join the co-ed frat Phi Zeta Mu (also known as The Tabard) and co-founded The Dartmouth Rockapellas, a female a cappella group.

Aisha Tyler stand-up comedy career started to kick up in the mid 90's, when she became well known enough to do tours and quit her day job in advertising.

around this time Aisha Tyler started to get into acting with a number of small roles in such shows and made for TV movies as Nash Bridges, Grand Avenue, and the Pretenders.

But it was in 2001 when Aisha Tyler became the host of the E! show Talk Soup when Aisha Tyler step onto the national stage. Aisha Tayler was also one of the shows writers.

in 2003, Aisha Tyler became the first (and only) recurring African-American actor on Friends.

Aisha Tyler has had roles on such shows as 24, Ghost Whisper, CSI, and the Boondocks. in 04 Aisha Tyler had done a pilot for a show that didn't air.

Aisha Tyler also acted in a number of films, such as Dancing in September, Santa Claus 2 & 3, Black Water Transit, Balls of Fury, Meet Market, and Never Die Alone.

in 2009 released her stand-up comedy special, Aisha Tyler is Lit: Live at the Fillmore

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the Chris Brown Rihanna LAPD police report

""Christopher B (Chris Brown) and Robyn F (Rihanna) have been involved in a dating relations for approx 1 and half year. On Sunday Feb 8 at 25 hours Brown was driving a vehicle with Robyn F as the front passenger on an unknown street in Los Angeles. Robin F picked Browns cellular phone and picked up a three-page text message from a woman Brown had had a previous relationship with.

"A verbal argument ensued and Brown pulled a vehicle over in an unknown street. Reach over Robyn F with his right hand and open the car door and attempted to force her out. Brown was unable to force Robyn F out of the vehicle because she was wearing a seat belt. When he could not force her to exit he took his right hand and shoved her head against the passenger window of the vehicle causing an approx 1 inch raised circular contusion.

"Robyn F turned to face Brown and punched her in the left eye with his right hand. He then drove away in the vehicle and continued to punch her in the face with his right hand while steering the vehicle with his left hand. The assault caused Robyn F's mouth to fill with blood and blood to splatter all over her clothing and the interior of the vehicle. Brown looked at Robyn F and stated "I am going to beat the shit out of you when we get home! You wait and see!?

"Robyn F picked her cellular phone and called her personal assistant Jennifer Rosales. Rosales did not answer the telephone but while her voice mail greeting was playing Robyn F pretended to talk to her and stated "I am on my way home. Make sure the cops are there when I get there? (this statement was made while greeting was playing and was not captured) after Robyn F faked the call, Brown and looked at her and stated, 'You just did the stupidest thing ever! Now I really am going to kill you.'

"Chris Brown resumed punching Robyn F and she interlocked her fingers behind her head and brought her elbows forward to protect her face. She then bent over at the waist placing her elbows and face near her lap and in attempt to protect her face and head from the barrage of punches being levied by Chris Brown. Brown continued to punch Robyn F on her left arm and hands, causing her to suffer a contusion on her left triceps that was approx 2 inches in diameter and numerous contusions on her left hand. Robyn F attempted to send another text message to other personal assistant Melissa Ford. Brown snatched the cellular telephone out of her hand and threw it out of the window to an unknown street. Brown continued driving and Robyn F observed his cellular phone in his lap. She picked up the cellular phone with her left hand, and before she could make a call, he placed her in a head lock with right hand and continued to drive the vehicle with his left hand.

"Chris Brown held Robyn F close to him and bit her on her left ear. She was able to feel the vehicle swerving from right to left as Brown sped away. He stopped the vehicle in front of [address] and Robyn F turned off the car removed the key from ignition and sat on it. Brown did not know what she did with the key and began punching her in the face and arms. Brown began applying pressure to Robyn F left and right carotid arteries causing her to be unable to breath. She began to lose consciousness. She reached up with her left hand and began to attempting to gauge his eyes in attempt to flee herself. Chris Brown bit her left ring and middle fingers and released her. While Brown continued to punch her she turned around a place her back to against the passenger door. She brought her knees to her chest and placed her feet against Brown's body and began pushing him away.

"Brown continued to punch her on legs and feet causing several contusions. Robyn F began screaming for help. And Chris Brown exited the vehicle and walked away. A resident in the neighbor heard Robyn F's plea for help and called 911, causing a police response. An investigation was conducted and Robyn F was issued a domestic violence protective order (EPO). Affiant conducted an interview with Melissa Ford who advised on Feb. 8 2009 at 2500 hours she received a phone call from Robin F from an unknown telephone number later identified as the telephone number of Officer Chavez. Robin F had advised Ford that she had been assaulted by Chris Brown. At approx at 1 am Chris Brown called Ford as nothing happened. Ford advised Brown that she had already talked to Robin F and was aware of what happened. Ford had advised brown that the neighbors had called police and that they were with Robyn F. Brown had asked Ford if robin F had provided police with his name. And ford advised him that she had. Brown hung up the telephone and did not call back.

"On Feb. 8, Brown turned himself in and was given a copy of the EPO and advised to not contact Robyn.

"On Feb. 17 Ford advised the affiant that she had received text messages from … a number that Ford recognized as belonging to Brown. In the text message Brown apologized for what he had done to Robin F. and advised Ford he was going to get help.""

National Domestic Violence Hotline 1-800-799-SAFE (7233) or TTY 1-800-787-3224

Abuse Victim Hotline 1-877-448-8678

Love Is Respect 1-866-331-9474 or 1-866-331-8453 for TTY

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