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The manhunt for former Austin sheriff’s detective Stephen Broderick ended with his arrest on Monday morning.

He was arrested without incident after motorists spotted a suspicious man walking along a highway at 7:30 a.m.

As he was placed in handcuffs, police removed a loaded handgun from his waistband.

Broderick, 41, was wanted in the shooting deaths of his ex-wife, Amanda Broderick, their adopted teenage daughter, Alyssa, and the girl’s boyfriend, Willie Simmons III, 18.

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Travis County court records shows Amanda Broderick, 34, filed for a restraining order in June 2020 after her daughter, Alyssa, 17, accused her father of touching her inappropriately.

Alyssa said Broderick had raped her repeatedly in the past. The protective order was approved by a judge about three weeks after Amanda first accused Broderick of raping Alyssa.

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In her application, Amanda (pictured) said she was “afraid he will try to hurt me and my children.” She said Broderick was “SWAT trained” and “If he wanted to hurt someone, he would know how.”

In June 2020, three days after the alleged rape, U.S. Marshals arrested Broderick. He was booked into the Travis County Jail, where he spent 16 days before posting a bail of $50,000.

The former Travis County sheriff’s detective was placed on administrative leave. He later lost his job.

A judge ordered him to wear a GPS ankle monitor and he was prohibited from possessing firearms, according to an arrest affidavit obtained by KXAN News.

Broderick was prohibited from contacting or going within 200 yards of the teenager.

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In court documents, Alyssa said she was afraid that “a protective order will be just a piece of paper” to her father.

In November, a judge ordered the ankle monitor to be removed. Broderick’s lawyer argued that his client wore the GPS monitor for nearly 150 days with no violations.

On Sunday, Broderick arranged a meeting with Amanda for a scheduled visit with the couple’s minor son. Broderick rammed his car into Amanda’s vehicle at an apartment complex in northwest Austin.

Broderick fired multiple shots, killing all three victims, before fleeing the scene on foot, police said in a statement.

Responding officers found the three victims with gunshot wounds lying near the two vehicles. They were pronounced dead at the scene.

The couple’s minor son was not injured. A witness removed the boy from the scene and turned him over to Austin police officers.
 

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SWV will use Michael Jackson Sample During Verzuz Despite ‘Potential Backlash’

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Sisters With Voices, aka SWV say they plan to use their famous Michael Jackson sample during an upcoming Verzuz lipsync battle with Xscape.

Tamara “Taj” Johnson (left) and Leanne “Lelee” Lyons (center) joined “TMZ Live” on Thursday and were asked if SWV will play their hit, “Right Here (Human Nature Remix),” when the R&B group battles Xscape on Saturday.

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TMZ suggested there would be “potential backlash” from the “cancel culture” if SWV played the song during the Verzuz.

Taj and Lelee see no issue with playing the sample. They say they didn’t even pay Michael for the sample of his 1983 hit, “Human Nature,” and they wouldn’t be successful if not for Michael.

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The ladies say it’s not their job to judge Michael by canceling his music.

SWV fans agree. One Twitter user wrote:

“The people with this alleged “potential backlash” won’t even be tuned into the Verzuz so this will be a non issue.”

Another user tweeted: “If they DIDN’T use the MJ sample there would be an even bigger blacklash!!!!”

And a third wrote: “People still trying to create anti MJ controversy in 2021?”
 

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Floyd Mayweather Jr and Jake Paul Brawl at press conference

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Floyd Mayweather Jr and YouTube star Jake Paul got into a heated exchange at the press conference for Floyd’s upcoming boxing match with Logan Paul.

The 44-year-old champion boxer is annoyed since boxing fans say his fight with 26-year-old Logan is fake.

If you recall, Logan’s brother, Jake, 24, knocked out former NBA player Nate Robinson last year.

In a video posted on Thursday, Floyd suggested a boxing match between himself and Jake.

Jake tells him, “Don’t be calling [event promoter] Al Haymon. Let’s make it happen.”

“I’m my own boss,” FLoyd replies angrily.

Then Jake snatched Floyd’s cap off his head and shouted “Got your cap!” before fleeing with Floyd in hot pursuit.

Chaos ensued as Floyd’s security chased after them and separated the two combatants.

Question: Do you think the upcoming fight between Floyd and Logan Paul is fake?

Be warned: the video contains excessive profanity — mostly by Floyd who never got his cap back.
 

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Law Roach Named “Top Stylist of the Year” by The Hollywood Reporter

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Law Roach was named “Top Stylist of the Year” by The Hollywood Reporter magazine.

The 42-year-old designer graces the cover of The Hollywood Reporter issue that spotlights the 12 tastemakers who made the most impact during the pandemic.

Law shares the cover with his longtime client, model and singer Zendaya (left) and model Anya Taylor-Joy (right).

He wears Louis Vuitton and Harry Winston accessorized with boots by Christian Louboutin. Model and singer Zendaya is wearing Valentino and Bulgari with Christian Louboutin pumps. And Anya wears a Dior frock and Louboutins.

Law is best known for creating stylish looks for everyone from Zendaya and Lady Gaga to Viola Davis and Ciara Wilson.

Business boomed for the gender-bending stylist despite the lockdowns.

“I run a global, multimillion-dollar business. I did really well, even in COVID,” he said. “So that part of it is great, you know. As a person, I just want to do the things that I’m doing now and figure out more ways to help other people.”

Law shared images from the THR cover shoot on Instagram. He captioned the gallery:

“Thank You @hollywoodreporter for naming me STYLIST OF THE YEAR….. thank you to my @zendaya and @anyataylorjoy for making this cover so special. And thank you to all my clients for trusting me with something so important as your image!!!! I’m truly grateful.”

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