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Actually, Mike Pence, Climate Change Has Nothing To Do With A ‘Liberal’ Agenda

Vice President Mike Pence appeared on ?Fox & Friends? Friday to tout President Donald Trump?s decision to leave the Paris Agreement combatting climate change, and painted the issue as one of partisan politics. 

?For some reason or another, this issue of climate change has emerged as a paramount issue for the left in this country and around the world,? Pence said. ?It?s long been a goal of the liberal left in this country to advance a climate change agenda.? 

Pence?s remarks entirely ignore the consensus among climate scientists that humans have significantly contributed to global warming. And in framing the issue as one of right versus left, he also brushes aside the potentially catastrophic effects of climate change, including food shortages, floods, fires and irreparable damage to wildlife.

He?s also disregarding that some of his fellow Republicans have also urged action on what he describes as the ?climate change agenda.? 

Pence?s comments, of course, echo a familiar refrain from the right. Many conservatives have attempted to paint climate change as a partisan issue promoted only by the left, or simply punt on the issue by pleading ignorance. But the reality is that it?s not just Democrats who are concerned about global warming.

Recent polls also show that many Republican voters ? including those who sided with Trump in the 2016 election ? believe man-made climate change is real and is something to be concerned about. A HuffPost You/Gov poll earlier this year found that 61 percent of Americans supported staying in the Paris Agreement, including 31 percent of Trump voters surveyed. A Morning Consult/Politico poll conducted in April found that most Americans are concerned about climate change, including 50 percent of Republicans. And a March Gallup poll found that 68 percent of Americans believe humans are causing global warming. 

There have also been efforts on the right to make climate change action a priority for the GOP. Nineteen House Republicans signed on to the Republican Climate Resolution calling for congressional action on global warming, and many of those same members have joined a bipartisan caucus focused on climate issues. Bob Inglis, a former GOP congressman from South Carolina, formed RepublicEn, a conservative climate advocacy group. And as Reuters reported, college Republicans at campuses across the U.S. are increasingly in favor of actively combatting global warming, suggesting a generational shift looming for the party.

And, contrary to Pence?s comments, there are plenty of moderate and right-leaning politicians who have publicly warned of the dangers of rising global temperatures.

Here are just some prominent figures on the right who have acknowledged that climate change is a real and pressing threat to humanity, and are advocating for action: 

2012 GOP presidential nominee Mitt Romney

Secretary of State Rex Tillerson

Trump?s secretary of state has previously expressed support for the Paris Agreement, and reportedly lobbied Trump to stay in the deal.

After Trump?s announcement, he said he hopes the U.S. will reduce greenhouse gas emissions despite leaving the accord.

?I don?t think we?re going to change our ongoing efforts to reduce those emissions in the future either, so hopefully, people can keep it in perspective,? he said. 

Energy Secretary Rick Perry

Perry, the former Republican governor of Texas and GOP presidential candidate, also supported staying in the agreement. He advocated for ?renegotiating? the U.S.?s commitment rather than fully withdrawing.  

Perry, however, expressed support for Trump?s decision following the announcement.

Former California Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger (R)

?One man cannot destroy our progress, one man can?t stop our clean energy revolution, one man can?t go back in time. Only I can do that,? Schwarzenegger said in a video on ATTN following Trump?s announcement, referencing his role in the ?Terminator? films. ?Like all the great movements in human history, our clean future starts with a grassroots movement in our communities, our cities and our state.?

Sen. Susan Collins (R-Maine)

Rep. Carlos Curbelo (R-Fla.)

Rep. Ileana Ros-Lehtinen (R-Fla.)

Rep. Pat Meehan (R-Pa.)

?The Paris Agreement isn?t perfect. But by abandoning it, America is relinquishing that seat at the table. It calls into question our commitment to protecting and preserving the environment. And it forfeits our ability to drive countries like China and India to reduce their carbon footprint and compete on a level playing field. Ultimately, this disappointing decision diminishes America?s leadership role on the world stage.?

Former GOP congressman and founder of RepublicEn Bob Inglis

Rep. Elise Stefanik (R-N.Y.) 

?United States innovation and business leadership have been key drivers to lowering our carbon emissions over the last 20 years, and we should continue to have an influential seat at the table as the rest of the world addresses these issues. Withdrawing from the Paris Agreement is misguided, and harms the ongoing effort to fight climate change while also isolating us from our allies.?

Sen. Lisa Murkowski (R-Alaska)

Murkowski addressed Trump?s decision on Thursday, KTOO reported:

?My hope is that with the president?s decision to go this route it does not mean that we fall back as a nation on our efforts to address and mitigate on the impact that we see from a warming climate,? she said. ?Because we see it here in this state and it is real and I think we?ve got an obligation to help address it.? 

Sen. Lamar Alexander (R-Tenn.)

Alexander is one of few Senate Republicans who has acknowledged the existence of man-made climate change.

According to the Times Free Press, Alexander said in a statement Friday that while he doesn?t think withdrawal from the Paris Agreement is catastrophic for climate progress, he believes the ?most important thing the United States can do to solve our energy and climate challenge is to double funding for basic energy research.?

Vermont Gov. Phil Scott (R) 

?The President?s decision to withdraw from the Paris Climate Agreement is disappointing and concerning, particularly given the widespread and non-partisan support from business and political leaders for remaining in the Agreement.? 

Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-S.C.)

Although Graham expressed support for the decision to leave the Paris accord, he has previously acknowledged the gravity of climate change.

?I have come to conclude that greenhouse gases and carbon pollution is not a good thing,? Graham said in 2010. ?Whatever political push back I get, I?m willing to accept because I know what I?m trying to do makes sense to me. ? I am convinced that reason, logic and good business sense, and good environmental policy, will trump the status quo.?

ExxonMobil chief Darren Woods

Woods, who has donated to GOP campaigns, wrote a personal letter to Trump last month urging him to stay in the agreement. As the Financial Times reports:

Mr Woods argues that staying in the accord will mean the US keeps ?a seat at the negotiating table to ensure a level playing field? for all energy sources, and can argue for ?the most cost-effective greenhouse gas reduction options? and support for innovation

Dow Chemical CEO Andrew Liveris

Liveris, whose company gave $1 million to Trump?s inauguration, was the ?driving force behind a letter from 30 major company executives backing the deal,? Bloomberg reported Wednesday.

Walmart president and CEO Doug McMillon

The frequent GOP donor also urged Trump to uphold the U.S.?s commitment to the international pact. 

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Mom’s Raw Photos Shows What Life With 6 Kids Looks Like

When Korbi Ashton goes out in public with her six children, she tends to get a lot of interesting comments from strangers.

?So much so that my twin sister, Jakobi, gave me a shirt for Christmas that reads, ?Yes, they are all mine,?? she told HuffPost.

The Washington state photographer is mom to 11-year-old Beck, 9-year-old Paisley, 5-year-old Penelope, 3-year-old Remington, 2-year-old Violet and 3-month-old Jorgen. To show others what life with six kids really looks like, Ashton put together a series of photos offering a glimpse into her daily experiences. 

?I love to photograph our everyday lives and record the day-to-day things that we do,? she explained. ?I look back at all the photos of them I have taken over the years like the most emotional time capsule. You always hear ?it goes by so fast.? And it is so very true!?

The mom said she?s taken so many cute photos of her children that she actually ran out of wall space to hang them and purchased a large TV to use as a digital picture frame. 

All six of her kids have very different personalities, Ashton told HuffPost. ?Just when I think that I have it all figured out the next one throws me for a loop and I start all over again. I am learning right along with them this thing called parenting and life.?

As her children grow up, the photographer and her husband want to teach them to be happy and successful, however they define that. ?I also want to instill in them a desire to live right down the road from me when they grow up,? she joked. 

Ultimately, Ashton wants people who see her photo series to know that having six kids is ?a fun roller coaster ride.?

?I swear I was more overwhelmed with my first than I am with my sixth,? she said. ?I don?t know if I have relaxed or I?ve just learned to embrace the chaos.?

Additionally, she hopes the images make people recall their own special day-to-day moments: ?The sometime mundane small and simple things may get brushed aside, but are really so very important in the fabric of our lives.?

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All These Newscasters Just Can’t Believe It’s June Already

Newscasters across the country appear to be having an extremely tough time believing that we?re now in June.

On Thursday, Jimmy Kimmel demonstrated their collective astonishment at entering the sixth month of the year via a montage of them saying pretty much the same phrase.

?June is something that happens almost every year,? Kimmel said. ?But for some reason this year it caught a lot people by surprise.?

Check out the full segment above.

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16 Utterly Brilliant Responses To A ‘Send Nudes’ Text

Sorry, but if you text ?send nudes? completely out of the blue, you deserve to be mocked ? trolled, even. 

Below, 16 women who gave the Internet a masterclass in how to respond to a request for nude pics. Well done, ladies, well done. 

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Instagram’s Latest Colorful Move For LGBTQ People Is A Must-See

Instagram is kicking Pride month off with a colorful new initiative that aims to encourage support for queer people around the world.

On Wednesday, the app transformed the all-pink, oft-photographed facade of Paul Smith?s Los Angeles store into the first of its five ?rainbow walls.? The wall was unveiled by Mayor Eric Garcetti at an evening ceremony that was attended by Instagram influencers Justin BlakeRaymond Braun and Jacob Tobia, along with other members of the city?s LGBTQ community. 

The walls, which will also debut in London, Madrid, Nashville and Cleveland later in June, will each be emblazoned with the #KindComments hashtag so that visitors can use the photo-sharing app to find a ?community of support? nearby, according to Instagram?s Chief Operating Officer Marne Levine.  

The company?s mission, Levine said, is ?to strengthen relationships through shared experiences,? and the ?rainbow wall? initiative is one of many similar efforts that aim to do just that. ?Every day we see members of our community coming to Instagram to share their passions and experiences,? she told HuffPost. ?We are extremely proud of our whole community, but we?re especially excited about the way people are using Instagram to spread kindness and compassion for one another.?

#kindcomments thank you Instagram and the city of LA for having me this was so cool #Pride #LGBT

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Levine said she was personally moved by Blake, Tobia and other Instagram users who?ve found unique ways to share coming out stories and other personal experiences on the app. 

?We?ve seen how images create empathy, bring people closer and promote understanding,? she said. ?For Pride, we hope the rainbow walls become physical structures that inspire kind comments and support for Pride, but equally create an opportunity for people to come together on Instagram to support the LGBTQ community.?  

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GOP Congressman Looks Down On Protesters From Roof, Becomes Instant Meme

A GOP congressman became an instant meme after taking to the roof of his district office to photograph protesters on the street below.

Social media users drew instant comparisons between Rep. Darrell Issa (R-Calif.) and Michael Scott, the bungling boss from ?The Office,? following Tuesday?s bizarre incident at his office in Vista.

There were conflicting reports as to why Issa decided to go up on the roof in the first place. The lawmaker himself said he?d ?spent the morning talking with constituents gathered outside the office? before going up ?to take a quick pic.?

His opponents, however, alleged that he scurried up onto the roof because he was ?too afraid? to speak with the protesters below.

Constituents have been holding weekly rallies to voice concerns over President Donald Trump?s immigration and health care policies, according to NBC San Diego. Here?s a sampling of the best responses so far:

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As Trump’s Aides Touted His Alliance-Building, European Leaders Mocked And Disparaged Him

BRUSSELS ? Donald Trump?s first trip abroad as president showed ?how quickly and decisively? he ?is acting to strengthen alliances,? White House press secretary Sean Spicer said Tuesday.

But if Trump strengthened America?s alliances in Europe, no one told America?s European allies. Instead, in remarks ranging from cautionary to disparaging, European heads of state have described a churlish, impulsive American leader whose actions have alienated them and threaten to upend the U.S.-led post-World War II international order.

Interacting with Trump showed German Prime Minister Angela Merkel ?that we Europeans truly have to take our fate into our own hands,? she said Sunday. Newly elected French President Emmanuel Macron?s noticeably tense and lengthy handshake with Trump was a deliberate effort to ?show that we won?t make little concessions, even symbolic ones,? he told a French outlet in an interview published Sunday. And as Spicer boasted of the president?s successful alliance-building, a picture of European leaders openly mocking the U.S. president was making its way around Twitter. In a photograph that quickly went viral, the prime ministers of Denmark, Norway, Finland, Sweden and Iceland gathered around a soccer ball in a pose that bore an obvious resemblance to a recent picture of Trump and the heads of Egypt and Saudi Arabia placing their hands on a glowing orb to symbolize counterterrorism cooperation.

Disagreements between Washington and its allies across the Atlantic are not unprecedented, and Spicer spun Merkel?s statement as a positive development, suggesting it fulfilled Trump?s long-stated goal of getting European countries to take greater ownership of their security.

But even at historic low points ? the U.S. invasion of Iraq in 2003, and the 2013 revelation that the U.S. spied on Merkel ? tensions centered around policy disagreements. The rhetoric now, said Spencer Boyer, a former national intelligence officer for Europe, is ?about whether or not Europe can depend on the U.S. as a partner.?

That?s a different sort of problem, says Sheri Berman, a professor at Barnard College. ?The fewer allies that we have that we can call upon reflexively, the more difficult world politics is,? she said. ?If the Europeans pull together and choose not to cooperate with us on a variety of things ? Iran, the Middle East, international economics ? that makes it harder to get anything done.?

There could be an element of domestic political calculation at play for leaders in Europe. Macron recently prevailed in French elections in which Trump openly rooted for his opponent. And elections are approaching in Germany, where even Merkel?s main rival criticized Trump?s treatment of the chancellor. At the same time, it is a risky move for a head of state to criticize the president of the United States ? and Merkel is notoriously measured in her public remarks.  

?For her, this is the equivalent of running around screaming with her hair on fire,? Berman said of Merkel. ?She does not blurt things out, she does not make extreme statements, she does not say things that veer from past statements easily.?

For [Merkel], this is the equivalent of running around screaming with her hair on fire … She does not blurt things out, she does not make extreme statements, she does not say things that veer from past statements easily.?
Sheri Berman, professor at Barnard College

European allies have worried since the night of Trump?s election what it would mean for their decades-long relationship with the U.S., given Trump?s campaign rhetoric about cutting back on defense support to allies unless they pay more for protection. During the transition and in the early weeks of the new administration, Trump?s top aides worked to defuse some of the tension by assuring their foreign counterparts that U.S. policy was not going to change much, if at all. Defense Secretary James Mattis has jokingly referred to himself as the ?Secretary of Reassurance? in meetings with NATO allies.

For foreign leaders who hoped Trump?s policies as president wouldn?t match his campaign rhetoric, his comments during his trip to Europe came as a disappointment. When they gathered at NATO headquarters in Brussels on Thursday, European leaders expected Trump to reaffirm the idea of collective security ? and maybe even say some kind words about the new memorial to commemorate the victims of the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks. Instead, Trump scolded them for not spending enough money on defense and thereby taking advantage of American taxpayers.

?Twenty-three of the 28 member nations are still not paying what they should be paying and what they?re supposed to be paying for their defense,? Trump said Thursday. ?This is not fair to the people and taxpayers of the United States. And many of these nations owe massive amounts of money from past years.? 

Trump made no mention of Article 5 of NATO?s charter, the principle that an attack on one member is an attack on all. (Spicer later said that Trump?s commitment to the NATO charter was implicit and that it was ?a bit silly? to expect him to state it outright.)

Trump?s next stop did not go much better. In Taormina, Italy, at the G-7 summit of the world?s leading democratically run economic powers, Trump quickly found himself in conflict with the other six. Canada, Great Britain, France, Germany, Japan and Italy all wanted Trump to honor a 2015 global agreement to cut carbon dioxide emissions to combat climate change. Trump declined, saying he would decide later. At the same time, Trump picked a fight with Germany over its trade policy that Trump argued gave German manufacturers an unfair advantage in selling cars in the U.S. (Germany has no specific trade agreement with the United States, and instead follows the same protocols as any other European Union country.)

?The trip was unfortunately a failure by any objective standard,? Boyer said. It ?left European allies rattled? and contributed to the emerging ?image of the U.S. as an unreliable and unpredictable partner,? Boyer continued.

For now, the Trump administration might believe that Europeans needed to be rattled into taking responsibility for their own defense, even if it compromises their relationship with the U.S. Trump?s foreign policy is predicated on the idea that NATO members need America more than American needs them. But presidents often find that they need allies in times of crisis. The heart of the NATO charter is Article 5, the collective defense provision. But it was never used during the Cold War. It was only invoked for the first time 16 years ago ? on September 12, 2001.

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‘The Bachelorette’ Season 13, Episode 2: ‘Here To Make Friends’ Podcast

One brainy beauty with a thousand-watt smile. Thirty-one strong-jawed suitors. It?s the 13th season of ?The Bachelorette,? featuring Dallas attorney Rachel Lindsay?s journey to love.

This week, Rachel hosted Mila Kunis, Ashton Kutcher and Kareem Abdul-Jabbar; Copper the dog was treated to a big day out; and one bachelor was sent home in ignominy after an ex-girlfriend turned up to air some grievances. On the podcast, Claire Fallon, Emma Gray, and guest Kevin Nguyen discuss the etiquette of ghosting, dog pool parties, and being husband material:

Do people love ?The Bachelor,? ?The Bachelorette? and ?Bachelor in Paradise,? or do they love to hate these shows? It?s unclear. But here at ?Here to Make Friends,? we both love and love to hate them ? and we love to snarkily dissect each episode in vivid detail. Podcast edited by Nick Offenberg.

Follow Claire Fallon and Emma Gray on Twitter. 

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The Black Church Matters To Black Lives

The tragedy of the loss of black lives to violent crime ebbs and flows into the nation?s consciousness.

The national media may pay attention to the murder of a celebrity?s relative, such as Dwayne Wade?s cousin being caught in a crossfire while pushing a stroller down the street. Just as a particularly tragic event, such as a toddler being killed by a stray bullet, may also merit extended coverage.

But that news cycle quickly gives way to other outrages, and the ongoing costs of violence in disadvantaged communities in cities such as Chicago recedes from view.

Yet one social institution remained in those neighborhoods when businesses, the middle class, and predominantly white religious communities fled. And that institution is making a significant difference, according to new research.

The black church.

A new study analyzing data from 733 U.S. counties revealed that homicide, robbery, burglary and larceny rates all decreased the more people in the county were active in black Protestant churches.

And where it can do the most good, the black church is doing the most good, the study found.

The protective effect of black Protestant adherence on violence and property crime was higher in areas with conditions such as low education and high rates of poverty and unemployment that are predictors of high crime rates.

Some may question whether the black church still matters, study researchers Casey Harris of the University of Arkansas and Jeffery Ulmer of Pennsylvania State University stated in The Sociological Quarterly.

?Our study suggests that lamenting the decline of the black church is premature,? they wrote. ?Not only does the black church still appear to matter, but it seems especially relevant in the most disadvantaged underclass communities featured prominently in public discourse.?

Faith matters

Harris and Ulmer said their study is the first of its kind to take a comprehensive look at the effect the black Protestant church has on crime rates across large numbers of black communities throughout the U.S.

They analyzed study data from the 2010 Religious Congregations and Membership Study, and county-level crime data from 2009 to 2011. The 733 counties studied encompass 80 percent of the black population and more than 75 percent of the black violent crime arrests in the United States.

The key findings include:

? Counties where black Protestant adherence was more pervasive had lower rates of all forms of crime. After controlling for other key differences across communities, homicides declined by about 2 percent for every 1 percentage point increase in the population of Black Protestant adherents. Robbery, burglary, and larceny declined by about 3 percent.

? The effect was unique to the black church. ?Indeed, our findings suggest not only that black Protestantism matters in black communities, but that other religious groups have few, if any, comparable effects,? the researchers said.

? The protective, negative effect of the black church on both violence and property crime was even stronger in communities with greater degrees of poverty, unemployment, female-headed households and educational disadvantage.

?Not only does black Protestant adherence protect against crime (particularly black crime), it also blunts the deleterious, violence-fostering effect of concentrated poverty,? the researchers noted.

Social bonds

The study methodology did not allow enable researchers to cite specific reasons for the relation between reduced crime and black Protestantism.

But Harris and Ulmer noted the findings were consistent with past research showing the impact the black church can have on the larger social environment of communities.

Several studies and surveys have shown black Americans retain remarkably strong levels of religious beliefs and practices. And that spiritual core is having an impact on community life in areas from health to economic empowerment.

Some recent studies also build on past research in revealing how this special faith continues to be associated with positive outcomes for black Americans amid the realities of discrimination and economic, political and social inequality.

As a crime stopper, faith may be particularly effective in building social ties and support, setting moral norms and investing communities with a sense of meaning and purpose that can reduce cynicism, Harris and Ulmer noted.

What did appear clear in their research is that the black church matters to black lives.

And particularly in inner-city neighborhoods struggling with poverty, crime and unemployment.

Ulmer said the black church might be ?one of the best community institutions? for addressing social problems such as violent crime in the black community.

If the black church moved out of disadvantaged areas, he said, ?things might really go downhill. That community might feel abandoned.?

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Usain Bolt Confirms That Unbelievable Rumor About Chicken McNuggets

Usain Bolt is the fastest man alive. Coincidentally, he also gives the world?s fastest toast. 

HuffPost recently spoke with the Olympian about his Champagne habits, as part of his new role as CEO ? chief entertainment officer ? for G.H. Mumm.

He regaled us with the best tips for Champagne showers, confirmed one of the greatest fast food legends about him and told us about racing a (cheating) Prince Harry. Read below for the highlights of the interview.

HuffPost: Do you have any good toasts that you like to give?

Usain Bolt: One toast that I give out that my friends always remember and laugh about ? ?Just shut up and drink.? [Laughs]. That?s my toast, most of the time for my friend group. It?s something that I always do: ?Shut up and drink!?

What?s the best thing to do with Champagne besides drink it?

I think everybody lives for a Champagne shower. I think that?s one of the biggest things that people enjoy when you?re celebrating. The first time that I actually got to do a big one was in Melbourne when I was at the Nitro Athletics track meet. My team won and after that we sprayed Champagne. I think it was the most fun as an athlete I?ve ever had. 

I?ve never done a champagne shower before. What?s it like and what are some tips?

You have to do it. Spraying people with Champagne when they?re running around is a really good feeling. Sneak up on them ? that?s the key thing ? don?t let them see you coming.

Do you ever get hangovers?
No ? not right now. When I was younger.

Do you have any hangover cures?

Just eat as much food as possible. That?s what somebody told me to help soak up that alcohol, so when I was younger that?s what I usually did. As soon as you wake up, just keep having food and drinking water.

G.H. Mumm is all about the motto ?dare, win, celebrate.? What?s the best dare you ever done?

One time me and my friends we went to a villa. I remember it was at night and we couldn?t see the water over a dock ? the owners built [a dock] out into the water and we couldn?t see the water. And my friends yelled, ?Yo, I dare you to jump head first into the water.? And I was like, ?Ah!!? because there was no light out there you couldn?t see anything. We were kinda drinking so? [laughs].

Did you get anything for doing that?

Naw, it was just men so we were just ?Uh ? if you don?t do it….? I was like, ?Alright alright alright.? I don?t think they would build a dock into stones, you know what I mean? That was the only thing that I had to go on.

Do you have a certain meal you eat after winning gold?

As long as it?s fast food, I?m fine. I think that?s the only time I get [it], because most of the time it?s always late [when we finish] so we always stop at a fast food place.

Is it true at the Beijing Olympics you ate around 1,000 chicken nuggets?

I ate a lot. I don?t know how much I had, but it was a lot. A thousand is probably right. If I think about it, it?s probably a thousand.

You?ve raced against Prince Harry. Who is your fave celebrity that?s challenged you to a race?

Micky Rourke. I?ll never forget, it was so funny. I was actually in London, I was coming out of the club. He was in the club and he saw me and was like, ?Ahhh Aren?t you the fastest man ever?? And I said, ?Yeah? and he said, ?Let?s go. We have to race.? He took his shoes off and we raced in the streets. It was pretty funny and cool.

What was it like racing against Prince Harry?

He cheated [laughs], but it was pretty fun ? he?s really laid back and he was pretty fun to just hang out with. And I remember when he came to Jamaica he had a horse that they called ?Usain Colt.? And then when I saw him a year after he was like, ?Ah [the horse] was a bust, he was no good.?

Your retirement is coming up, so what are you looking forward to doing the most?

Doing nothing.

What about trying out for a soccer team

I?m definitely gonna try out, we?ll see what happens. But just looking forward to doing nothing, absolutely.

This interview has been edited and condensed for clarity. 

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