In an open letter on Facebook posted Monday, the 71-year-old rock star calls the protest at the Standing Rock Indian Reservation “an awakening.” He says demonstrators are “standing strong in the face of outrageous, unnecessary and violent aggression.” He says law enforcement agencies and the National Guard are “seemingly acting to protect the interests of the Dakota Access Pipeline profiteers” with taxpayer money.
The founder of the T.J. Martell Foundation died at his home in Madison on Sunday. The foundation did not release the cause of death Monday.
Fan video shows West making the comments on stage at a concert in San Jose, California, on Thursday night. The announcement was mostly met with boos from the crowd. West told fans that “sometimes you might have to not get your way in order to really understand what to do in the future to be able to get your way.”
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“That was the weirdest thing really. … The building is still there — it’s not a building that’s been knocked down or anything, it’s right around the corner from where I actually live now,” Jagger said. “It’s very redolent of the space … and it smells like it and feels like it.
“My father passed away peacefully at his home in Los Angeles,” Adam Cohen said in a statement Thursday. “He was writing up until his last moments with his unique brand of humor.”
“Photography became this incredible companion,” John said. “It went hand in hand with my sobriety, which was also fresh and a release. I was like a kid in a candy store.”
“Knockout” is a fist-pumping, ground-pounding anthem to aggression, built around the bass line from Billy Idol’s “White Wedding.” ”Rollercoaster” is the kind of song with a chorus so catchy you’ll swear you’ve known it for years the first time you hear it.
The Beyonce-Dixie Chicks performance plenty of attention and rave reviews, and had many gushing. Reese Witherspoon tweeted, “Loving this!” during the performance.