Bills' Vontae Davis Says He Realized 'Football Is Not for Me' Before Retiring During Halftime

Bills' Vontae Davis Says He Realized 'Football Is Not for Me' Before Retiring During Halftime

Vontae Davis knew that his team would not be amused when he retired at halftime of a Buffalo Bills game.

The former cornerback, 30, told ESPN’s The Undefeated that when the team chaplain and player development director talked to him about his sudden decision, “I didn’t expect them to understand.”

“Leaving was therapeutic,” he explained. “I left everything the league wanted me to be, playing for my teammates while injured, the gladiator mentality, it all just popped. And when it popped, I just wanted to leave it all behind … That experience was personal and not meant for anyone else to understand.”

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On Sunday, Davis ended his career after 10 seasons right in the middle of a game against the Los Angeles Chargers — which the Bills ultimately lost. He put on his street clothes and later left the stadium, according to Time.

Davis’ Sunday started ordinarily — he listened to music, did drills and recited a psalm. But when he began to play during the game, “I didn’t feel right,” he told The Undefeated. “I didn’t feel like myself.”

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On the bench, he had a revelation: “Football is not for me,” he explained. “In that moment, my intuition was telling me I don’t belong on that field anymore.”

His wife took the news in stride, according to The Undefeated. When Davis texted her, “Babe I’m done. I’m retiring,” she answered, “Ok, want me to meet you at the house.”

“The crazy thing is that people automatically assumed that something was wrong with me mentally,” Davis commented. He said that such an accusation could not be further from the truth: “I feel great. I haven’t felt like this in … well, in my whole life.”

The NFL tweeted out a statement from Davis on Sunday. “This isn’t how I pictured retiring from the NFL,” he said in the statement. “But today on the field, reality hit me and hard: I shouldn’t be out there anymore.”

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“I meant no disrespect to my teammates a

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Kardashian-Jenner Family's Former Makeup Artist Joyce Bonelli Gets Married

Kardashian-Jenner Family's Former Makeup Artist Joyce Bonelli Gets Married

The Kardashian-Jenner family’s longtime makeup artist Joyce Bonelli — whom they fired earlier this year — is now a married woman.

Bonelli shared a photo of herself kissing husband Ben Taverniti during her Malibu beachfront wedding ceremony and captioned the photo shot by photographer Lisa Boyle, “Mr & Mrs Taverniti.”

The makeup pro wore a strapless embroidered lace Berta gown with a sweetheart neckline and long veil, while her fashion designer husband went more casual in black jeans and a matching button-down shirt. Bonelli’s three sons (21-month-old twins Raz and Kal-El with Taverniti and 6-year-old son Zeplin from a previous relationship) served as the couple’s mini groomsmen wearing all white suits.

Since parting ways with Bonelli after their falling out, Kim Kardashian West, Kourtney Kardashian, Khloé Kardashian, Kendall Jenner, Kylie Jenner and Kris Jenner no longer follow the makeup artist on Instagram and did not congratulate Bonelli on her nuptials in the comments of her post.

Jessica Simpson, who’s been a client of Bonelli’s, did write in the comments, “Gorgeous!!! You deserve all the happiness in the world!!”

A source close to the KarJenners confirmed to PEOPLE in June that things actually turned sour late last year between Bonelli and the family. The makeup artist allegedly “tried to go around them on a deal so the Kardashians wouldn’t make money off of it. They caught on and Kim stopped following her, but Khloé and Joyce remained amicable” until they severed ties, too.

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“Joyce would conveniently fly out of town for big Kardashian parties so people wouldn’t catch on,” the source added. “And after Kim and her parted ways, she would upload pictures of Kim and call Kim her ‘twin.’ Joyce also claims she came up with the tagline for Kanye’s hit ‘that s— cray,’ which is a lie. The Kardashians were just over her lies and the trying to cheat them out of money was the cherry on top.”

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Since the news, Bonelli denied being fired by the family. “I’ve never been

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Kristen Bell Wants Her Daughters to 'Have Good, Healthy, Positive, Happy, Wild Sex' One Day

Kristen Bell Wants Her Daughters to 'Have Good, Healthy, Positive, Happy, Wild Sex' One Day

As their daughters grow up, Dax Shepard and Kristen Bell have had to field some tough questions.

On Monday’s WTF with Marc Maron podcast, the actress revealed how she and her husband talk to their girls Delta, 3½, and Lincoln, 5, about topics like death and sex — in fact, when it comes to the latter, Bell hopes all the best for her girls in the future and will be there to give them information when they ask for it.

“They’ve asked about sex before and Dax says, ‘Well, there’s a penis, there’s a vagina and there’s an ovum and there’s ejaculate,’ ” explained The Good Place star, 38. “And they’re like, ‘Can I have some juice?!’ They’re just off of it. They don’t care.”

She added about inevitably having the conversation again with Delta and Lincoln in the future, “That’s fine. Sex is wonderful. I want my kids to have sex. I want them to have good, healthy, positive, happy, wild sex.”

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The spouses’ dedication to honesty where their kids are concerned extends to most aspects of their life, and currently, that includes a difficult discussion about the circle of life.

“He’s dying of prostate cancer,” Bell told the host of Shepard’s stepfather (his biological father died five years ago). “But we’re prepared, as a family. It’s been years coming. … We have all sort of made peace with it, and we’ve talked to our kids about it. They know that Papa’s gonna die.”

“In fact, a couple days ago in the car, my oldest daughter said, ‘Will Delta and I be around when we bury Papa?’ And I said, ‘Yeah, you guys will. We’ll go up to Oregon and we have what’s called a funeral and there’s a casket and sometimes they open it and you’ll see Papa’s body and he won’t be in it.’ … We’re very honest with them.”

“And she said, ‘Okay, so we’ll be there when you bury him … do I need to bring my gardening stuff? I have a shovel. Where do we do it? The side of the house?’ ” Bell continued. “And it was so practical. I slammed on my brakes, I was laughing so hard.”


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Multiple People Dead or Wounded in Shooting at Rite Aid Distribution Center in Maryland

Multiple People Dead or Wounded in Shooting at Rite Aid Distribution Center in Maryland

Several people were killed and multiple others were wounded in a shooting Thursday morning at a Rite Aid distribution center in Perryman, Maryland, PEOPLE confirms.

Speaking to reporters later Thursday, Harford County Sheriff Jeffrey Gahler said the violence unfolded shortly after 9 a.m. and left “multiple wounded” and “multiple fatalities.”

The Associated Press reports that the workplace shooting killed three, though authorities have not confirmed the exact number of casualties.

Gahler said one person carried out the shooting with a handgun.

The suspected shooter is in custody and being treated for unspecified injuries at an area hospital, according to authorities.

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Gahler did not provide additional details about the shooting and declined to further identify the suspect.

The first calls to the Enterprise Business Park came in at 9:06 a.m., he said.

The business park also houses offices for Zenith Freight Lines, TruAire, the Clorox Company and Maines Paper and Food Service.

Agents from the FBI’s Baltimore office and special agents from the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives are also involved in the investigation.

Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan said he was “closely monitoring” the situation.

“Our prayers are with all those impacted, including our first responders,” he tweeted. “The State stands ready to offer any support.”

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6 Incredibly Easy Halloween Costumes You Can Pull Together from Your Closet

6 Incredibly Easy Halloween Costumes You Can Pull Together from Your Closet

Halloween has a way of creeping up quickly once October 1st hits, which means we’re usually scrambling to throw together a last-minute Halloween costume. But instead of combing through the leftover, not-so-cute costumes at Party City this year, we suggest using pieces from your closets to create your own genius DIY Halloween costumes.

From classic characters like Holly Golightly from Breakfast at Tiffany’s to Meghan Markle and other members of the royal family, we’ve rounded up five simple Halloween costumes that you can quickly throw together before your Halloween party.

Shoutout to all the lazy girls out there—this one’s for you!

Elastigirl from The Incredibles

If own a pair of black leggings and a red T-shirt, you can easily dress up as Elastigirl from the popular movie. Get crafty with your costume by ironing on an Incredibles logo. And if you’re a fan of the new Incredibles 2 movie, you might as well just buy this sparkly Incredibles logo tee ($16.99) from Spirit Halloween.

Buy It! Lauren Ralph Lauren Rib-Knit Cotton T-Shirt, $15.73 (orig. $39.50);; Incredibles Inspired Superhero Costume Logo Iron On, $2.90;; Halogen Faux Leather Leggings, $39.49 (orig. $79);; Sloane Seamed Patent Ankle Booties, $69 (orig. $79);

Wonder Woman

Gal Gadot has everyone wanting to be Wonder Woman—so there’s no doubt you’ll be seeing her character everywhere while you trick-or-treat. But rather than spend $50 on a costume everyone is wearing, channel your own version of Gadot with a red tube top, blue skater skirt, and metallic gold headband.

Buy It! Susana Monaco Strapless Tube Top, $75;; MBJ Women’s Basic Versatile Stretched Flared Skater Skirt, $14.89;; Metallic Gold Leather Calfskin Headband, $39.99;; Vince Camuto Bestan boots, $117.95 (orig. $198);

Eleven from Stranger Things

Stranger Things, the wildly popular Netflix series, introduced us to Eleven (hi, Millie Bobby Brown!), and also gave us inspiration for a super easy Halloween costume. Wear a light pink dress with a pair of tube socks and white high-top Converse—all things you likely already own.

Buy It! Bardot Cherie Long-Sleeve Embroidered Dress, $139

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