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Plus, Dwayne Johnson's mother survives drunk driver accident, Lifetime's Aaliyah biopic makes headway in casting and Bobbi Kristina gives a sweet shout out for her mother's birthday.
Here’s what we’re talking about this morning:
During the all-William’s semifinal match at the Rogers Cup, Venus had her first victory over his sister Serena for the first time since 2009. While Serena, 32, ranked in the No. 1 position, Venus, 34, was sitting at 26th. “I think for both of us, what’s so unique about the situation is that we’re both very good players,” said Venus. “I think we both know when we walk out there, it’s not like you’re guaranteed a win. I think that’s what makes it challenging for both of us.” Venus’ victory ended Serena’s 14-match winning streak at the Rogers Cup. For the finals, Venus will go up against Agnieszka Radwanska, a player who has beat Venus in her last two matches. [HuffingtonPost]
The Rock’s mother and cousin were involved in a car accident via a drunk driver, late last week. The Hercules star posted the shocking picture of the aftermath on Instagram, informing fans that both of his family members did in fact survive. Johnson reminded everyone to “hug your own famliy that much tighter today.” [AccessHollywood]
The Lifetime biopic about Aaliyah has made some major headway. After casting Aaliyah (Alexandra Shipp), the Wendy William-executive produced biopic has decided on a title. Based on Christoper Farley’s book, “Aaliyah: More Than a Woman,” the biopic will be called Aaliyah: Princess of R&B. The film has also decided on a few more cast members. Missy Elliott and Timbaland will be played by Chattrisse Dolabaille and Izaak Smith, while a lot of Aaliyah’s friends and family members will star in the film. [HuffingtonPost]
To celebrate her mother’s would-be 51st birthday, Bobbi Kristina Brown sent her some love on social this weekend. Daughter of the late singer tweeted out a message for her mother, accompanied by a shot of a birthday cake. [HuffingtonPost]
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