Crystal Gross, Author at Baller Alert

Crystal Gross

Crystal joined BallerAlert in 2020 to renew her passion for writing. She is a Kentucky native who now lives in the heart of Atlanta. She enjoys reading, politics, traveling, and of course writing.

‘Grownish’ Star Yara Shahidi Graduates from Harvard

Yara Shahidi

Yara Shahidi is an official Harvard graduate. Before finishing her last courses to earn her degree, she counted down the days on Instagram. “Yara (noun): a Harvard graduate,” the 22-year-old wrote when she shared a pair of graduation photos that were taken by Paul Mardy. https://www.instagram.com/p/CeDC4hxA3-s/ A Vogue article published …

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Oreo and Ritz Team Up for a Cookie-Cracker Sandwich Combo

Oreo and Ritz Team Up for a Cookie-Cracker Sandwich Combo

Oreo and Ritz‘s new snack is definitely made for those who can’t decide if they want something salty or sweet. The two Mondelez companies teamed up to collab on a new snack. The new snack merges both of their signature treats, Oreo cookies, and Ritz crackers, it’s been dubbed Ritz …

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Walmart Pulls Plug on Juneteenth Ice Cream Following Backlash

Walmart Pulls Plug on Juneteenth Ice Cream Following Backlash

Walmart has decided to pull its Juneteenth ice cream flavor after receiving widespread backlash. Walmart’s in-house Great Value brand stocked shelves with the ice cream, which was swirled red velvet and cheesecake flavored but what the giant retailer thought was a good idea, was actually an epic fail. Social media went …

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Jada Pinkett Smith Says the “Biggest Wound” That Comes Out in Her Relationships is Lack of Protection [Video]

Jada Pinkett Smith Says the "Biggest Wound" That Comes Out in Her Relationships is Lack of Protection

In a preview of this week’s episode of Red Table Talk, Jada Pinkett Smith said the “biggest wound” that comes out most in her personal relationships is a lack of protection. Jada and her co-hosts Willow Smith and Adrienne “Gammy” Banfield-Norris sat down with Mother Hunger author Kelly McDaniel to discuss mother-daughter dynamics. “My …

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3 Women Leaving Long Island Sweet 16 Party Killed by Drunk Driver

3 Women Leaving Long Island Sweet 16 Party Killed by Drunk Driver

Long Island authorities confirmed the death of three women they say died after their car was hit by an alleged drunk driver. The trio was leaving a sweet 16 party. Dante Lennon, 22, was behind the wheel of a Mercedes-Benz sedan when he allegedly T-boned a Lincoln Town Car that was carrying a ride-hail driver …

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The U.S. Receives 78,000 Pounds of Infant Formula

Baby Formula Being Flown into US From Nestle in Europe

About damn time! A military plane delivered enough specialty infant formula that will be used for more than half a million baby bottles to Indianapolis on Sunday. It is the first of several flights that are expected to arrive from Europe and help relieve the formula shortage the country experienced …

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