Soccer Star Is Victim Of Profiling At Jewelry Store

Feeling down about the economy? Upset that American seems to be slipping through the cracks? Well, now you can feel comfortable knowing that other civilized nations are equally racist: According to THE SUN (via the English soccer blog THE SPOILER), Everton star Victor Anichebe was the victim of outright racial profiling up the trendy English hamlet of Chesire at a high-end jewelry store, where police accused him of planning to rob it when he was just staring at a display case.

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(Does this man look like the kind of guy who would steal a Rolex?)

In fact, this is worst than just a simple profiling case, it looks more like British cops preying on a weakened victim. The 20-year-old Anichebe was hobbling on crutches after suffering a career-ending knee injury in recent weeks, and police still thought he was “casing out” the store for a future robbery.

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LeBron Vogue Cover Falls Flat On Newsstands

Remember when LeBron James appeared on the cover of VOGUE for the magazine’s April issue with Gisele Bundchen? There was a bit of a to-do over that particular shoot, with many observers complaining that the cover was less than flattering due to racial and “King Kong”-like imagery.

LeBron and Gisele on Vogue

Well, as the BOSTON HERALD tells us, apparently all the hubbub didn’t mean a thing for VOGUE’s sales of the April issue.

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