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‘Those motherf*****s really did it’: Asian American celebs condemn SCOTUS overturning of Roe v. Wade

  • Several Asian American celebrities reacted to Friday’s historic Supreme Court overturning of Roe v. Wade, with some condemning it as “devastating” and “backwards.”
  • With the ruling, access to abortions is no longer considered a constitutional right, meaning the individual states now dictate reproductive healthcare.
  • Actors and athletes took to social media to express their contempt at the overturning of half a century’s precedent on reproductive rights.
  • In a back to back Instagram post, journalist Lisa Ling wrote that “guns have more rights than women in America,” also adding that it was “time to rise up.”
  • The news was expected by many considering a leaked draft of the decision was widely circulated previously in early May.

Several Asian American celebrities reacted to Friday’s historic Supreme Court overturning of Roe v. Wade, with some criticizing it as “devastating” and “backwards.”

With the ruling, access to abortions is no longer considered a constitutional right, meaning the individual states now dictate reproductive healthcare.

Olympic gold-medalist snowboarder Chloe Kim reveals plans for mental health break

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  • Two-time Olympic gold medalist Chloe Kim plans to take a full season off from competition to prioritize taking care of her mental health.
  • Kim still plans to compete, however, in the upcoming Milano Cortina 2026 Winter Olympics.

Two-time Olympic gold medalist Chloe Kim plans to take a full season off from competition to prioritize taking care of her mental health.

The snowboarding star revealed her plans in an interview with Cheddar News last week.

Olympic champion Chloe Kim joins ‘Fortnite’ Icon Series

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  • The skin character of two-time Olympic gold medal champion Chloe Kim can now be purchased on the free-to-play Battle Royale game “Fortnite.”
  • The snowboarder’s skin comes with four outfits, including snowsuits of different colors and a frozen take on her icon where she appears to be partly encased in ice.  
  • Developer Epic Games introduced Kim’s skin in Chapter 3: Season 2 of “Fortnite,” titled “Resistance.”
  • While the athlete admitted that she is not currently great at the game, she wants to start training “to become the best ‘Fortnite’ player in the world.”

The new skin character of the two-time Olympic gold medal champion Chloe Kim is now available for purchase on the free-to-play battle royale game “Fortnite.” 

The snowboarder’s skin comes with four outfits, including snowsuits of different colors and a frozen take on her icon where she appears to be partly encased in ice.  

‘I’m starving’: Chloe Kim asks reporters for snacks on her way to achieving Olympics gold medal history

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  • Chloe Kim, the back-to-back Olympic gold medal champion in the snowboard halfpipe, asked reporters for snacks after hunger set in during a post-event press conference.
  • “Also, if anybody has some snacks in their pockets, maybe?” she asked. “I’m starving. It’s lunch time.”
  • Members of the media immediately handed over snacks and asked if she wanted to eat right then.
  • “Thank you,” Kim said. “It’s not a hurry. I’ll eat this in a bit.”

The back-to-back Olympic gold medal champion in the snowboard halfpipe, Chloe Kim, announced she was hungry and asked reporters for snacks during a post-event press conference. 

“Also, if anybody has some snacks in their pockets, maybe?” she asked after answering a reporter’s question. “I’m starving. It’s lunch time.” 

Chloe Kim makes Olympic history as first woman to win second straight gold in halfpipe

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  • American athlete Chloe Kim successfully defended her Olympic gold medal on Thursday, becoming the first woman to win back-to-back gold in the snowboard halfpipe.
  • Despite having the “worst practice ever,” the 21-year-old scored a commanding 94 in her first run, which featured frontside 10 and cab 10 tricks.
  • Kim also made history during the 2018 Pyeongchang Winter Games as the youngest female to take home gold in Olympic snowboarding.

Chloe Kim clinched her second consecutive gold medal in the snowboard halfpipe on Thursday, becoming the first woman in Olympic history to do so.

Kim, who claimed that she had the “worst practice ever,” scored an untouchable 94 after a first run that featured a method air, frontside 1080 tail grab, cab 900, switch backside 540 and cab 1080.

‘I hated life’: Chloe Kim threw her gold medal in the trash while in a ‘dark place’ after Pyeongchang Olympics

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  • Chloe Kim, 21, revealed she “hated life” months after she rose to fame following her gold medal win at the 2018 Winter Games in Pyeongchang, South Korea.
  • “Everyone was like, ‘I just met her, and she’s such a b*tch.’ I’m not a b*tch. I just had the most exhausting two months of my life, and the minute I get home I’m getting hassled,” she told Time.

Korean American snowboarder Chloe Kim recently revealed what life was like after the 2018 Winter Games in Pyeongchang, South Korea, mentioning that she “hated life” and was never left alone following her success.

Speaking to Time, Kim, 21, admitted she had trouble coping with her newfound fame after becoming the youngest female athlete to win a gold medal in the halfpipe at the 2018 Winter Games.

Chloe Kim among at least 4 Asian American athletes to compete at 2022 Beijing Winter Olympics

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At least four Asian Americans have reportedly qualified to participate in the 2022 Beijing Winter Olympics in February, and three of them are representing Team USA, including Olympic gold medalist Chloe Kim.

The athletes: Team USA recently released some of the names of the athletes who have qualified for next year’s winter games, including short track speed skaters Eunice Lee and Andrew Heo and snowboarder Chloe Kim, NBC Sports reported.