The Hornets’ teal & purple jerseys started the biggest sports fashion trend of the ’90s | Threads

The Hornets' teal & purple jerseys started the biggest sports fashion trend of the '90s | Threads

The best uniform designs influence contemporary teams and inspire nostalgia years later. The Charlotte Hornets accomplished both in the early 1990s, when they tabbed fashion designer Alexander Julian to create their new look. This is the story of how his bold colors and vertical stripes – not to mention pleated shorts – changed the sports fashion game. #NBA #Sports

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Army to award Purple Hearts to 39 soldiers injured in Iran missile attack following CBS News repo…

The Army will award the Purple Heart to 39 soldiers injured when Iran struck their airbase in Iraq with ballistic missiles. This comes after a CBS News investigation revealed the soldiers were denied the honor and the medical benefits that come with it, despite appearing to qualify. Catherine Herridge reports.

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Army Awards Purple Hearts To Soldiers Whose Injuries Were Minimized By Donald Trump

Rachel Maddow updates the story of injured American soldiers being shut out of applying for Purple Hearts despite being injured in an Iranian missile attack while Donald Trump denigrated their injuries, with new reporting that the Army has agreed to award Purple Hearts to 39 of those soldiers. 
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39 U.S. soldiers to receive Purple Hearts following CBS News investigation

A CBS News investigation found at least 39 U.S. soldiers injured in an Iran missile strike on an Iraq military base last year were denied the Purple Heart and the benefits associated with the award. The Army reversed its decision and notified the soldiers on Wednesday. CBS News senior investigative correspondent Catherine Herridge joins CBSN’s Lana Zak with more details on her reporting.

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Apollonia on Prince, Purple Rain, Rick James, Vanity, JFK Jr., Dave Chappelle (Full Interview)

Famed entertainer Apollonia came through for her first-ever VladTV interview, where she detailed getting into acting and appearing on big network TV shows and then being in various music videos. From there, Apollonia spoke about working on Prince’s “Purple Rain” movie and feeling like she was rich after being paid $3,000- and she admits she hasn’t received many royalties from the film. Speaking more about Prince, Apollonia stated that they never had a romantic relationship, and she added that the late entertainer treated her like a mother. Apollonia went on to speak about her music career and trying to reconnect with Prince over the years, which you can hear more about in the full interview above.

Apollonia on ‘Purple Rain’ Movie Being a Hit, Soundtrack Selling 25M Albums, Winning Oscar (Part 6)

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In this clip, Appollonia spoke about the reception to "Purple Rain," with publications comparing it to "Citizen Kane" and The Beatles’ "Hard Days Night" movie. Appollonia also spoke about the movie being a box office hit with $70 million made, and Appollonia added that she predicted that Prince would win an Oscar for best score. To hear more, including Appollonia speaking about a studio wanting John Travolta to replace Prince in the film, hit the above clip.

Apollonia: Prince Tapped My Phone & Hired Private Investigator During ‘Purple Rain’ Filming (Part 5)

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In this clip, Apollonia spoke about going from being a hobby singer as an actor to performing “Sex Shooter,” a song written by Prince in “Purple Rain.” She explained that she felt honored and still can’t believe that she got the opportunity. Apollonia then revealed that a lot of the scenes in “Purple Rain” were improvised, including Prince hitting Morris Day with his motorcycle, which she said made her laugh. When asked about dating Prince, Apollonia said that he never was romantically interested, and she felt that he was putting her on a pedestal. Apollonia then revealed that Prince had her phones tapped and had her followed to make sure she wasn’t partying or hanging out with bad people.

Apollonia on Prince Crying When She Almost Died While Filming ‘Purple Rain’ (Part 4)

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In this clip, Apollonia speaks about her famous "Purple Rain" scene where she has to purify herself in the waters of Lake Minnetonka. Apollonia revealed that she nearly died filming the scene because the lake was about to freeze over, and after doing the scene several times, she began to get hypothermia. After speaking about pulling through with the help of Prince trying to warm her up, Apollonia spoke about other scenes, including Morris Day hitting Prince with a motorcycle and Prince slapping her. Apollonia then revealed that the film wasn’t accepted by white America due to her and Prince playing interracial love interests. To hear more, including Apollonia speaking about Prince having her followed by detectives and having her phone tapped, hit the above clip.

Apollonia Only Made $30K from ‘Purple Rain,’ Receives “Very Little” Royalties (Part 3)

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In this clip, Apollonia discussed how she landed her role in ‘Purple Rain.’ She talked about finding an announcement for auditions in a local magazine for actors and smashing the audition. When Apollonia eventually met Prince, however, she was taken aback by how shy and "delicate" he was. But when it came to the financial side, Apollonia revealed that she only made $30K for the entire film and receives "very little" royalties.