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Earl Simmons, better known as the legendary rapper DMX, has died at the age of 50 years old less than a week after he was rushed to the hospital for an OD that caused him to have a heart attack.

His family confirmed his passing via the following statement:

“We are deeply saddened to announce today that our loved one, DMX, birth name of Earl Simmons, passed away at 50 years old at White Plains Hospital with his family by his side after being placed on life support for the past few days. Earl was a warrior who fought till the very end.

“He loved his family with all of his heart and we cherish the times we spent with him. Earl’s music inspired countless fans across the world and his iconic legacy will live on forever. We appreciate all of the love and support during this incredibly difficult time. Please respect our privacy as we grieve the loss of our brother, father, uncle and the man the world knew as DMX. We will share information about his memorial service once details are finalized.”

The extremely sad news comes after TMZ reported yesterday that he hadn’t regained any brain function in the days since he was hospitalized.

Sources with direct knowledge tell TMZ, the battery of tests performed on X Wednesday showed no improvement in brain activity since he was rushed to the hospital after suffering the OD late Friday night.

As we reported, he had little brain function after being deprived of oxygen for nearly half an hour.

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DMX got his start in music back in the ’80s, performing with Ready Ron — while simultaneously serving time behind bars … until he finally dedicated himself to music full-time in the ’90s. He eventually got signed to Columbia Records’ Ruffhouse imprint, and appeared on records with Jay-Z, LL Cool J, Mase and even the rock band Sum 41.

It wasn’t until ’98 that he truly broke out, when he released his Ruff Ryders debut studio album “It’s Dark and Hell is Hot” to critical and mainstream acclaim … not to mention he added his new canine persona.

‘IDAHIH’ produced 4 singles, including the well-known “Get At Me Dog,” “How’s It Goin’ Down,” “Stop Being Greedy” … and the track that might perhaps his best known, the “Ruff Ryders’ Anthem,” which became to be the song everyone played to get hyped.

‘Ruff Ryders” has gone down in history as one of the greatest hip-hop songs ever, and it ended up making it on Billboard’s Hot 100 chart.

He followed up that success quickly with a 2nd album later the same year — “Flesh of My Flesh, Blood of My Blood” came out in December of ’98, and ended up hitting #1. At the time, he was the second rapper to release back-to-back albums in the same year … the first being Tupac.

At that point, DMX had cemented himself and his sound … abrasive, rough around the edges, but also catchy and great for parties and getting amped. His third album hit that last point home with his single “Party Up (Up in Here)” … another one of X’s notorious songs that helped him get major play on radio, in clubs and in movies.

Speaking of movies, X himself made his feature film debut in 2000’s “Romeo Must Die,” which starred Jet Li playing a version of Romeo opposite Aaliyah.

He went on to star in a number of memorable flicks after that as the 2000s rolled on — “Exit Wounds” and “Cradle 2 the Grave” come to mind … so do “Never Die Alone” and “Last Hour.” Safe to say, X was making a name for himself both in and out of music … but of course, he was fighting legal battles in the background at the same time.

Over the years, he got rung up on many charges — weapons, drugs, DUI and later tax evasion. He served time for some of those cases, but always continued his music career.

As he struggled with the law, X continued to crank out hits … including the memorable “X Gon’ Give It to Ya,” “Where the Hood At?” and “Lord Give Me a Sign” as well as “We in Here.”

He really seemed to turn his life around in 2019 after ending a 12-month sentence for tax evasion. DMX had long battled substance abuse and it was at this point that he did his last rehab stint.

Afterward, he was looking better than he had in years and made his return to the stage in December 2019 when he hit Hakkasan in Las Vegas, chatting it up and taking photos with fans before he hit the stage.

In another sign of just how beloved he was by fans and the industry … DMX, of all people, created a new Christmas classic in 2012 when he freestyled his own version of “Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer.” It had all the charm his audience had come to love about the man.

In July 2020, fans worldwide watched as legends DMX and Snoop Dogg faced off in a Verzuz battle with over 500,000 viewers on Instagram Live.

The rappers complemented each other as they spit some of their most iconic tracks, like when DMX hopped on and joined Snoop for ‘Ain’t No Fun.’ Snoop also got down with “Drop It Like It’s Hot” and “Gin and Juice” while DMX spit “Where My Dogs At” and his megahit-song “X Gon’ Give It To Ya,” which brought Snoop out of his seat.

The last time our cameras caught him out was in July 2019 … and DMX talked to us about the importance of being safe on movie sets when doing action scenes/stunts.

DMX is survived by his 15 children. The youngest was born in 2016 to his fiancee, Desiree Lindstrom.

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Prince Philip, Husband of Queen Elizabeth, Dead at 99

Prince Philip, the husband of Britain’s Queen Elizabeth II, has died. He was 99 years old.

via NBC News:

Philip spent 65 years supporting the queen, retiring from his public role in 2017 and staying largely out of the view since. In his active years, he helped set a new course for the monarchy under a young queen, championing Britain itself, as well as environmental causes, science and technology.

Philip’s relationship with the young Princess Elizabeth began as a story of young love.

“We behave as though we had belonged to each other for years,” Elizabeth wrote in a letter to her parents shortly after they married.

Over the years, the queen acknowledged Philip’s deep influence on her, calling him her “strength and stay” in a speech on their 50th wedding anniversary in 1997.

“I, and his whole family, and this and many other countries, owe him a debt greater than he would ever claim or we shall ever know,” she said at the time.

The intensely private prince will likely be remembered for his early efforts to help modernize the royal family’s image during a time of great change for Britain and the world, especially at the outset of Elizabeth’s reign in 1952. He also developed a reputation for the occasional brusque comment and crass, if not racist jokes.

“The queen inherited from her father a model of monarchy that was very hands off, old-fashioned and slightly invisible,” said Sarah Gristwood, a historian and the author of “Elizabeth: The Queen and the Crown.”

“It wasn’t equipped to deal with a new media age, and Prince Philip played a huge role in moving it forward then.”

Philip helped bring the royals to life on television rather than through radio reports. He was the first member of the royal family to do a televised interview and he presented a show on a royal tour of the Commonwealth. He is also said to have had a hand in televising the queen’s coronation in 1953 and in organizing a groundbreaking 1969 television documentary about the family.

“He helped create the model of the British royal family that has enabled it to continue forward into the 21st century,” Gristwood said. “We may have lost sight of that now, but I hope we’ll remember him for it.”

Despite being born into a royal family, Philip’s early childhood was not typically royal.


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Sharon Osbourne will reportedly receive a payout from CBS worth anywhere from $5 to $10 million after she was forced to quit The Talk amid allegations of her being racist to other co-hosts.

“Sharon is walking away with a $5 to $10 million minimum payout and was able to spin that it was her decision [to leave the show],” one source told Page Six.

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A different source said that, under her departure agreement, Osbourne is not only getting big bucks, but she is free to speak out.

“Sharon will talk when she is ready,” the source said. “She still wants to give her side of the story. She has been on that show for 11 years and knows all the secrets.”

CBS announced that Osbourne quit “The Talk” Friday.

The departure comes two weeks after she got into an on-air argument with her co-host Sheryl Underwood over Osbourne’s defense of pal Piers Morgan, who was forced off his own show in Britain for too strongly attacking Meghan Markle’s interview with Oprah Winfrey.

Page Six exclusively revealed last week that Osbourne had lawyered up, and was being represented by top entertainment attorney Jeremiah Reynolds — and that she “wasn’t going down without a fight … She knows where all the bodies are buried.”

The source Osbourne’s lawyers negotiated a soft statement about her departure from CBS that leaves the door open for her to continue her TV career at other networks.

“Sharon Osbourne has decided to leave ‘The Talk,’” the release from CBS read. “The events of the March 10 broadcast were upsetting to everyone involved, including the audience watching at home.”

Page Six exclusively reported that the internal investigation was kicked off when host Elaine Welteroth and her hairstylist complained about an allegedly “racially insensitive and hostile environment” on the show following the March 10 broadcast.

After the heated on-air debate, Osbourne tweeted a lengthy apology in which she said she does not “condone racism, misogyny or bullying.”

“I should have been more specific about that in my tweet,” she continued, referencing her original defense of Morgan online. “I will always support freedom of speech, but now I see how I unintentionally didn’t make that clear distinction.”

Then a bombshell report citing multiple sources, including former “The Talk” co-host Leah Remini, claimed Osbourne used racist slurs when talking about others on the show.

It was alleged that she referred to Julie Chen, who is Chinese American, as a “wonton” and “slanty eyes” and to former co-host Sara Gilbert, who is lesbian, as a “p—y licker.”

But Osbourne responded that the allegations were “crap, all crap.”

“Everyone’s got an opinion or a story like the wonton story. It’s like f–k off with your f–king wonton story. F–k off,” Osbourne said in an interview with the Daily Mail.

A spokesperson for Osbourne declined to comment on her departure from “The Talk,” and reps for CBS did not get back to us.

We guess it pays to be racist, smh…

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Barack Obama’s Grandmother Sarah Ogwel Onyango Obama Dies At Age 99

Former President Barack Obama’s grandmother Sarah Ogwel Onyango Obama has died at the age of 99.

Known as Mama Sarah, she passed away early Monday (Mar. 29) at a hospital in the city of Kisumu in western Kenya, her daughter Marsat Onyango told the Daily Nation newspaper.

A family spokesperson said that she’d been ill for a week, but did not die from COVID-19, as she had tested negative for the disease.

Mama Sarah rose to national fame in Kenya back in 2008 after Barack Obama was elected president of the United States.

Tourists were known to visit Kogelo, the village where she lived, and would often knock on her door.

She used her celebrity to promote her educational and philanthropic efforts, and established the Mama Sarah Obama Foundation, which provides food and education to orphans, France24 reported.

Mama Sarah was the third wife of Barack Obama’s paternal grandfather, Hussein Onyango Obama.

“The passing away of Mama Sarah is a big blow to our nation,” Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta said in a statement. “We’ve lost a strong, virtuous woman. A matriarch who held together the Obama family and was an icon of family values.”

"The passing away of Mama Sarah is a big blow to our nation??. We've lost a strong, virtuous woman. A matriarch who held together the Obama family and was an icon of family values," ~President Uhuru Kenyatta

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— State House Kenya (@StateHouseKenya) March 29, 2021

According to the family spokesperson, Mama Sarah will be buried on Tuesday (Mar. 30).

“We will miss her dearly,” Barack Obama said in a statement, “but we’ll celebrate with gratitude her long and remarkable life.”

My family and I are mourning the loss of our beloved grandmother, Sarah Ogwel Onyango Obama, affectionately known to many as “Mama Sarah” but known to us as “Dani” or Granny. We will miss her dearly, but we’ll celebrate with gratitude her long and remarkable life.

— Barack Obama (@BarackObama) March 29, 2021


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NLE Choppa Arrested in Florida on Burglary, Drug & Gun Charges

Rapper NLE Choppa was arrested in Broward County, Florida over the weekend and is facing multiple charges.

According to his arrest record, NLE (whose real name is: Bryson Lashun Potts) was taken into custody Sunday (Mar. 28) and has been charged with burglary, carrying a concealed firearm, possession of marijuana, and possession of Xanax.

Choppa’s online arrest record states that he’s currently being held in the Broward Couty Jail on a $2,100 bond.

Additional information about the rapper’s arrest is currently unavailable, but we’ll keep you updated as more information is released.

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Deshaun Watson Facing Three Lawsuits Accusing Him of Sexual Assault During Massages

Deshaun Watson is reportedly facing not just one, not just two, but THREE separate civil lawsuits from women accusing him of sexually assaulting them during massages.

Via Sports Illustrated:

After announcing the first lawsuit on Tuesday, Houston attorney Tony Buzbee posted on social media about a second suit on Wednesday and later that evening, Buzbee announced in a post that a third lawsuit—this one “the most egregious” to date—had been filed as well.

The first two lawsuits allege inappropriate conduct during massages on two different occasions by two different individuals, the first being a licensed massage therapist and the other being a masseuse with the goal of being a licensed massage therapist one day.

The second lawsuit says, “Watson’s behavior is part of a disturbing pattern of preying on vulnerable women.”

Buzbee declined to go into details about the third lawsuit, but addressed any perceptions that the suits had anything to do with gaining notoriety or financial gain.

“I’ve been doing this a long time. I don’t need ‘fame’…,” Buzbee wrote. “I’m not pursuing these cases for the money, and every woman who has filed thus far has only plead the minimum amount to invoke the court’s jurisdiction ($500). This isn’t about the money!!”

In the second filing, Watson allegedly booked the massage through Instagram, and flew the masseuse from Atlanta to Houston in August 2020. Prior to arrival, they discussed what he was looking for, and allegedly asked her to specifically focus on his “glutes and his groin area and asked if she was comfortable with working on those areas.”

The lawsuit states that she arrived at the hotel where the massage was to take place, but when she went to the room, the Texans quarterback was nude and allegedly refused to cover up with a towel despite multiple requests, stating that he “gets hot too easily.”

The filing says that Watson allegedly asked the woman to focus on the “inner part of his anus” and towards his “genitals.”

When the Texans quarterback flipped onto his back, the woman handed him a towel to cover up, which he refused. She became uncomfortable shortly after, and ended the massage, asking to leave.

“Watson grabbed her hand and started to rub her arm, pulling her towards him, saying ‘It is okay, it is okay.’ Plaintiff pulled away,” according to the lawsuit.

The filing also states that the masseuse only received half of her payment, but was “so disturbed” that she didn’t ask for the second half.

The first lawsuit was filed on Tuesday and appeared on the Harris County district clerk’s website Wednesday morning. The incident took place in March 2020, and the lawsuit says it was “apparent that Watson wanted the massage for only one reason—sex.”

“As she was trying to figure out how to extricate herself from the situation, Watson continued to aggressively attempt to steer the conversation to how Plaintiff was not rubbing him the way he wanted. Several times he specifically kept trying to direct her to his penis,” the lawsuit says. “At one point, he purposely exposed the tip of his penis from under the towel.”

The lawsuit claims the quarterback was “fully erect,” and he “moved his body so he could expose himself more.” It also alleges Watson “purposefully touched the Plaintiff’s hand” with the tip of his penis.

The Plaintiff, listed as “Jane Doe” in the case, quickly ended the session, and according to the lawsuit, Watson told her, “I know you have a career and reputation, and I know you would hate for someone to mess with yours, just like I don’t want anyone messing with mine.”

Buzbee, who represents the Plaintiffs in both cases, said on social media that four cases against Watson, but only two have been filed so far.

ESPN reported that the Texans issued a statement earlier on Wednesday.

“We became aware of a civil lawsuit involving Deshaun Watson through a social media post last night,” the team’s statement said. “This is the first time we heard of the matter, and we hope to learn more soon. We take accusations of this nature that involve anyone within the Houston Texans organization seriously. We will await further information before making any additional statements on this incident.”

Watson responded to the claims from Buzbee on social media Tuesday night, denying the allegations. Watson said Tuesday that he had not seen the complaint yet.

— Deshaun Watson (@deshaunwatson) March 17, 2021

We’re not saying we don’t believe these women, but the timing of these allegations is VERY interesting, to say the least…

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Kellen Winslow Jr. Victim Sues Former NFL Star for Sexually Harassing & Terrorizing Her at Gym

An elderly woman who accused Kellen Winslow Jr. of sexual misconduct is now suing the former NFL star, claiming that he sexually harassed and terrorized her with a number of disgusting acts at a gym back in 2019.

This comes just weeks after Winslow was sentenced to 14 years in prison for rapes and other sexual offenses against several women in Southern California.

TMZ reports:

The woman — who was 77 years old at the time of the incident — just filed the civil suit last month … laying out in graphic detail how she says Winslow terrorized her at ‘Crunch Carlsbad’ in Southern California.

The woman says on Feb. 13, 2019, she was working out when she noticed the former Cleveland Browns player masturbating near her.

She claims Winslow then approached her, “made lewd and offensive remarks,” and pointed “at his erect penis” and said, “Do you see this, do you like it.”

The woman says she ran off, found her husband inside the gym and left immediately.

But, less than 2 weeks later on Feb. 22, the woman says she encountered Winslow again inside of the fitness center’s Jacuzzi.

In her suit, the woman says Winslow got in the water, sat close to her, and rubbed her leg and arm without her consent.

She claims she ran off and notified fitness center employees … who she believes called law enforcement.

Winslow was eventually hit with a criminal charge of lewd conduct in public over the incident … and a jury found him guilty of the crime — as well as rape and other charges — at a trial in May 2019.

The woman is suing Winslow — who was just sentenced earlier this month to 14 years in prison over his crimes — for unspecified damages, claiming in the docs she’s “suffered and continues to suffer great pain of mind and body, shock, [and] emotional distress.”

14 years doesn’t even sound like enough time for this monster.


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Kanye West is Now the Wealthiest Black Man in American History With $6.6 Billion Net Worth

Kanye West is now reportedly worth $6.6 billion dollars, which makes him the wealthiest Black man in American history.

According to new reports, the 43-year-old rapper’s Yeezy sneaker and clothing company, which is valued between $3.2 billion and $4.7 billion, accounts for a large portion of his massive net worth.

Kanye’s Yeezy brand also has deals with Adidas and Gap, with the latter of which reportedly being worth as much as $970 million.

West currently has full ownership and creative control of the Yeezy brand by himself, and he previously signed a 10-year agreement last summer to design and sell clothes under the Yeezy Gap label.

Under the Gap deal, West will design items for men, women and kids. And while his arrangement with Gap excludes footwear, his contract with Adidas lasts until 2026.

A report from Bloomberg noted that Ye’s new Gap line is expected “to break $150 million in sales in its first full year in 2022.”

Kanye is reported to have $122 million in cash and stock, along with a music catalog that’s worth $110 million. The rapper also has $1.7 billion in other assets, including his estranged Kim Kardashian’s SKIMS business.

Back in April 2020, Kanye called out Forbes and accused the publication of listing his net worth incorrectly. At the time, Forbes reported that Ye’s net worth was $1.3 billion, but Kanye was very adamant he was worth more than $3 billion.

“It’s not a billion. It’s $3.3 billion since no one at Forbes knows how to count,” the rapper said in a text message to the magazine’s editor.

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Famous Dex Arrested for Gun Possession Days After Being Robbed at Gunpoint

Famous Dex seems to be having the worst week ever.

Just days after he was robbed at gunpoint, TMZ is reporting that the rapper was busted by police while carrying a loaded gun.

Police say the rapper was riding in the backseat of a car Tuesday night (Mar. 16) when LAPD pulled it over in North Hollywood for not having a rear license plate.

During the traffic stop, Dex allegedly tried to get out and walk away, but cops stopped him and continued to search the vehicle.

It’s unknown what sparked the investigation, but according to TMZ’s sources, a loaded pistol was discovered during the search, and he was arrested for carrying a concealed firearm—a felony charge.

Dex was booked on the charge and his bail was set at $35,000. He remained behind bars as of the time this article was published.

The news comes just days after reports emerged that the rapper was robbed at gunpoint last Wednesday (Mar. 10).

According to TMZ (via police sources), Dex said he got together with a friend in the San Fernando Valley area of L.A. who allowed him to borrow a $50K watch for a video shoot. Not long after the friend gave him the watch, Dex said he was followed by a group of people.

When Dex stopped his car, he said several men pulled guns on him, demanding that he hand over the expensive watch and the thousands of dollars of cash he had on him. As of now, there have been no arrests in his robbery case.

You gotta feel sorry for the guy, though. First, he gets robbed, so he carries a gun for protection, and then he gets arrested for carrying a gun to protect himself. A hell of a catch-22 if you ask us.

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Vanessa Bryant Names Cops Who Took & Shared Graphic Photos of Kobe, Gianna Helicopter Crash Site

Vanessa Bryant has released the names of the four Los Angeles County Sherriff’s deputies who allegedly took and shared unauthorized graphic photos of the devastating helicopter crash that killed her husband, daughter and seven other people.

In an Instagram post Wednesday (Mar. 17), Vanessa shared images of court documents from the lawsuit she filed against Los Angeles County, the sheriff’s department, the county fire department, and the four deputies in question.

The screenshots revealed the identities of the four deputies, as well as other disturbing allegations about what they did with the pictures of Kobe, Gianna, and the other passengers.

Mrs. Bryant posted several pictures of the case to Instagram, including the front page of the lawsuit, which listed the defendants’ full names.

Vanessa Bryant reveals the names of the police officers who took photos of the helicopter crash site that killed her husband, daughter and seven others.

— Pop Crave (@PopCrave) March 18, 2021

According to one particularly disturbing section of the complaint she shared, one deputy—officer Joey Cruz—not only bragged about having graphic photos of the crash site, but went as far as to show photos he personally took of the accident to a bartender at Baja California Bar and Grill just two days after the crash.

The bartender then allegedly approached another table of restaurant patrons and explained what had happened, which one customer described as “very, very disturbing,” so much so that it “bothered [him] that entire night, even [on] [his] drive home,” the court docs read.

Once he got home and while sitting in his driveway, that customer decided at that moment to file a formal complaint with the Sheriff’s Department via e-mail.

The customer wrote: “There was a deputy at Baja California Bar and Grill in Norwalk who was at the Kobe Bryant crash site showing pictures of his [i.e. Kobe Bryant’s] … body. He was working the day the helicopter went down and took pictures of the crash site and bodies. He is a young deputy, shaved head…”

In a later interview with Department investigators, the customer said he believed it was “very inappropriate for that deputy to be there at that environment, showing those pictures to other individuals,” and the situation “did not sit well with [him] at all.”

Bryant’s lawsuit also states that within 48 hours of the crash, photos of the incident were distributed to at least ten department employees. The suit also claims that one deputy had taken between 25 and 100 pictures of the crash scene on his personal cell phone.

According to the lawsuit, Sheriff Alex Villanueva allegedly brought the deputies who’d taken the photos into his office and told them that if they deleted the photos, they would not be punished. He also reportedly didn’t disclose the invasion of privacy to internal affairs, and no probe was launched until news of the existence of the photos were made public.

Kobe and his 13-year-old daughter Gianna, along with seven other people, were tragically killed on January 26th, 2020 when the helicopter they were flying in crashed into a Southern California hillside while en route to a girls basketball game tournament.

An investigation by The National Transportation Safety board blamed the pilot, Ara Zobayan, for the crash, saying that he disregarded his training, violated flight rules by flying into conditions where he couldn’t see, and failed to take alternative precautions that may have prevented the accident, such as slowing down and landing or converting to auto-pilot.

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Keyshia Cole Announces Retirement From Music: “I’m Not Lying…”

Keyshia Cole says she’s done with music.

The Grammy-nominated singer took to Twitter Wednesday (Mar. 17) to announce that she’s retiring, sharing the news while responding to tweets from fans.

“You winning right now Keyshia your new single is buzzing up the charts you should be top 20 next week! Stay focused u got this!!” one fan tweeted, to which she replied: “I’m retiring..”

I’m retiring..

— Keyshia Cole (@KeyshiaCole) March 17, 2021

Another fan tweeted: “I know you’re lying!!!!Keyshia it’s not your time to retire I need at least 3 more albums!!!”

Cole responded: “I’m not lying..”

I’m not lying..

— Keyshia Cole (@KeyshiaCole) March 17, 2021

That same fan tweeted in another post: “At this point @KeyshiaCole Twitter has to be hacked!!! Retiring from what???” and Keyshia replied: “Y’all always think I’m being hacked.”

She went on to explain that she’s not retiring right now, but it will come after she completes her contractual obligations.

“Come on now Keysh so we ain’t getting the album no more I’m about to cry,” one fan said, to which Keyshia responded: “No. I’m already contracted to do so, I wouldn’t do that to @BMG, myself, or my fans. But I’m gonna have to move at my pace with this one. #Album8”

No. I’m already contracted to do so, I wouldn’t do that to @BMG ,myself, or my fans. But I’m gonna have to move at my pace with this one. #Album8

— Keyshia Cole (@KeyshiaCole) March 17, 2021

In response to another fan’s tweet about what’s making her want to retire, Keyshia said: “My children.”

My children. ??

— Keyshia Cole (@KeyshiaCole) March 17, 2021

Cole’s announcement comes as a shock to many, especially right now when she’s generating so much buzz with the release of her “I Don’t Want to Be in Love” single and her appearing in a highly anticipated Verzuz battle alongside Ashanti earlier this year, in addition to her working on her eighth studio album, the follow-up to 2017’s 11:11 Reset.

Hopefully, she’ll change her mind once she sees all the love from her fans after she drops her eighth album, but we’ll just have to wait and see.

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WATCH: Tiffany Haddish Cries After Finding Out She Won a Grammy

Tiffany Haddish became very emotional after she found out she’d won a Grammy … and it all happened while she was live on set filming an episode of Kids Say the Darndest Things.

Via HuffPo:

The comedian shared an emotional video on Twitter late on Sunday, just hours after she was awarded the Grammy for Best Comedy Album for her work on “Black Mitzvah.”

In the video, Haddish is filming “Kids Say the Darndest Things with Tiffany Haddish” and hears in her earpiece from a producer that she’s won the Grammy she was nominated for. She stops talking to the kids briefly, and tearfully asks: “Y’all serious? I really won?”

“You know a Black woman hasn’t won in that category since 1986,” Haddish tells the kids, noting that Whoopi Goldberg was the last Black woman to win the award for “Whoopi Goldberg: Original Broadway Show Recording.”

One child says she did know that, because she learned it during Black History Month.

Haddish goes on to use her win and reaction as a teaching moment: “Can I tell you why I’m crying? It’s a lot of bumpy roads that you cross, right? And it’s a lot of times that you feel like, ‘Am I doing the right thing? Is this good enough? Am I good enough? Am I strong enough to do this job?'”

“And then you just have to believe in yourself as much as you can,” she goes on. “Against all odds, you just say, ‘You know what? I’m going to just put my best foot forward, and I’m going to give the world the best that I got.’ Right? Anything is possible.”

Tiff also talked about the emotional moment on Instagram, writing in a post:

This is How I found out I Won a Grammy! I was Working today for @kidssaythedarndestthings Airing very soon on @cbstv. The Producers decided to tell me I WON a Grammy while I was interviewing these two young ladies Lauren and Ava, that want to someday be president of the United States of America.

I was flooded with a such a [sense] of accomplishment and relief. I kinda didn’t know what to say. I just wanted to cry but I knew it would have confused the babies. So I decided to use that moment to teach and share my feelings. Thank you @recordingacademy for the honor. Thank you to everyone that made #blackmitzvah happen.

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  • "The World's a Little Blurry" is a new documentary that examines the life of pop star Billie Eilish.
  • You can stream the movie with an Apple TV Plus subscription starting February 26.
  • To celebrate the release, a live event will stream for free via Apple TV and YouTube on February 25.
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Before she rose to stardom, Billie Eilish began her career by releasing songs with her brother on the internet. Just a few short years later, she's become one of the music industry's biggest stars, and even took home the 2020 Grammy Award for Best New Artist. 

"The World's a Little Blurry," a new documentary airing on Apple TV Plus, will cover the musician's path to becoming a pop star. Fans will get a look at Eilish's family life and her preparation for her debut LP "When We All Fall Asleep, Where Do We Go?"

Leading up to the movie's premiere on Friday, fans can catch a live streaming event hosted by DJ Zane Lowe on February 25, complete with a performance and interview with Eilish. Here's how you can tune in to learn more about the life and career of Billie Eilish.

How to watch 'Billie Eilish: The World's a Little Blurry'

"Billie Eilish: The World's a Little Blurry" will debut on Apple TV Plus on February 26. Prior to the premiere, a live performance and interview will be streamed at 9 p.m. ET on February 25. You can watch the live event for free on Apple TV, Billie Eilish's YouTube channel, and Apple Music. All of the streaming services offer free versions of their respective apps for iOS, Android, and smart devices.

After the live event wraps up, the documentary will become available to Apple TV Plus subscribers to watch on demand.

How to sign up for Apple TV Plus

Apple TV Plus costs $5 a month, and new members can receive a free seven-day trial. The Apple TV Plus app is available on Apple devices, most smart TVs, Amazon Fire TV devices, Roku devices, Chromecast, Xbox, and Playstation. 

If you have recently bought a new iPhone or Macbook, or plan to buy a new Apple device, Apple is giving away one year of Apple TV Plus for free with qualified purchases. Aside from the new Billie Eilish documentary, Apple TV Plus features a growing selection of original programs, such as "The Morning Show," "Central Park," and "Beastie Boys Story." 

Students can save even more on Apple TV Plus if they sign up for an account with Apple Music. If you go to a college or university, you're able to score the music streaming service for $5 per month. In addition to Apple Music, Apple will toss in access to Apple TV Plus for free.

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Kim Kardashian Files for Divorce from Kanye West After Almost 7 Years of Marriage

The marriage between Kim Kardashian and Kanye West has officially reached its endpoint.

Kim Kardashian has filed for divorce from Kanye West after seven years of marriage, Page Six can confirm.

Kardashian’s well-known divorce lawyer Laura Wasser filed the papers on Friday.

Page Six exclusively revealed in January that Kardashian, 40, and West, 41, were headed for a split.

The couple had already been in the process of dealing with property settlements, and while West was photographed this week still wearing his wedding band, separate photos of Kardashian indicated that she had already started going without hers.

Kardashian has filed for joint legal and physical custody of the couple’s four children: daughters North, 7, Chicago, 3; and sons Saint, 5, and Psalm, who turns 2 in May.

Additionally, TMZ is reporting that Kanye has agreed to a joint custody arrangement and he and Kim are “committed to co-parenting together.”

There’s also an uncontested prenup in place and a property settlement agreement is about to be finalized.

The divorce documents currently do not list a date of separation.

Kim and Kanye got married back in May 2014 in an extravagant ceremony in Italy.

The final season of Keeping Up with the Kardashians premieres on March 18th, and we’re sure the divorce will be a major storyline.

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Conservative Radio Host Rush Limbaugh Dead at 70 After Battle With Lung Cancer

Conservative radio host Rush Limbaugh has died at the age of 70.

His death, which was announced on his program by his wife Kathryn Limbaugh, comes a little more than a year after he announced he was diagnosed with stage 4 lung cancer. Mrs. Limbaugh said her husband died at his home in Palm Beach, Florida.

Rush was the host of “The Rush Limbaugh Show” for over 30 years. At its peak, his show—which was first syndicated in 1988—reached an audience of more than 15 million listeners.

More via TMZ:

President Donald Trump awarded Rush the Presidential Medal of Freedom — the nation’s highest civilian honor — for his achievements in radio. Trump presented the award in an unprecedented move during the 2020 State of the Union address just days after Limbaugh revealed his cancer diagnosis.

Of course, Limbaugh’s success in radio did not come without a lot of controversies, as his views on race, LGBTQ+ issues, feminism, sexual consent and climate change — just to name a few — have been widely criticized … making him one of the most polarizing figures in America.

The same was true for Rush when he ventured to television, as evidenced by his very first appearance in 1990 as guest host for “The Pat Sajak Show.” As Limbaugh was discussing affirmative action, he got jeered by the audience … resulting in everyone being escorted out of the studio so he could finish the show solo.

Rush went on to host his own TV show from 1992-96, and during this time he was one of the most vocal critics of President Bill Clinton and influential figures of the “Republican Revolution,” in which the party regained control of Congress in 1994.

Years later, in 2003, Rush found himself in the middle of a new type of controversy — in the sports world — after joining ESPN as a football commentator. Limbaugh made incendiary comments about Eagles QB Donovan McNabb, claiming he was overrated due to the media being “very desirous that a black quarterback do well.” Rush resigned shortly afterward … but there were plenty more controversies to come.

Rush joined “The Breakfast Club” this past summer to discuss George Floyd’s death and the protests that followed, and he delivered more classic Rush takes … including saying he doesn’t believe white privilege exists.

Just months before that, in February 2020, Rush insisted COVID-19 was nothing to worry about, telling his audience … “I’m dead right on this. The coronavirus is the common cold, folks.” He claimed it was being weaponized to hurt Trump.

Among Limbaugh’s other accomplishments in radio include his induction into the National Radio Hall of Fame and the National Association of Broadcasters Hall of Fame … and his show being named the most listened-to in the U.S. in 2019.

Rush also wrote 7 books … his first 2 landing on The New York Times Best Seller list.

Limbaugh was married 4 times, the first 3 ending in divorce. He is survived by his current wife, Kathryn Rogers, who he wed in 2010.

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Nicki Minaj’s Dad Dead at 64, Killed in Hit-and-Run Accident

Nicki Minaj’s father, Robert Maraj, has died at the age of 64 after he was struck in a hit-and-run accident, TMZ reports.

Nassau County Police in New York said Maraj was walking on the road between Roslyn Rd. and Raff Ave. Friday evening around 6 p.m. ET when he was hit by a car.

Cops said the driver then fled the scene and witnesses were unable to get a description of the driver or the vehicle.

Maraj was taken to a hospital in critical condition and later died of his injuries.

The Homicide Squad is reportedly investigating the case and asking the public to help identify the person responsible for the hit-and-run.

Though Nicki hasn’t spoken on her dad’s death yet, a rep for the rapper confirmed the sad news but offered no further comment.

via Facebook uma tia de Nicki Minaj publicou que Robert Maraj (Pai de Nicki ) veio a Falecer , as informações ainda não foram confirmadas ! esperamos que Deus posso conforta o coração da Nicki e sua Família nesse momento ??

— Rick Maraj (@HomoMrs) February 14, 2021

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“Watch Me (Whip/Nae Nae)” Rapper Silento Arrested for Murder in Shooting Death of Cousin

Atlanta rapper Silento—best known for his hit song “Watch Me (Whip/Nae Nae),” along with the dance craze associated with it—was arrested in Dekalb County, Georgia on murder charges after being accused of shooting and killing his cousin.

The 23-year-old (whose real name is Ricky Lamar Hawk) was taken into police custody Monday (Feb. 1) and booked into the Dekalb County jail on one count of murder in the shooting death of 34-year-old Frederick Rooks, police said.

Authorities reportedly responded to a call about shots fired in the Panthersville area about two weeks ago (Jan. 21) around 3:30 a.m. and found Rooks dead in the middle of the street with multiple gunshot wounds. Police said they found at least eight bullet casings surrounding Rooks.

Ring camera footage from neighbors recorded several cars leaving the scene after the shooting, and investigators later connected the incident to Silento.

Investigators reportedly believe the shooting victim (Rooks) knew the residents of the house where his body was found after the shooting, but they’re still trying to put the pieces together regarding the incident.

“I think it is connected to this house,” DeKalb police Lt. Rod Bryant said at the time. “We’re still doing a little bit more investigation. The people in the house know him, but he really don’t live there, so we’re trying to see what’s going on.”

Initially, investigators had no information about the shooting suspect, “However, after a thorough investigation, DKPD detectives identified Hawk as Rooks’ cousin, and the person responsible for Rooks’ murder,” police spokeswoman Michaela Vincent said in a statement.

Vincent added that detectives are still working to determine a motive for the shooting.

Silento, who rose to fame as a teenage rap sensation back in 2015 thanks to his “Watch Me” video, which has been viewed nearly 2 billion times on YouTube, has been arrested multiple times in recent months, including two arrests within one week back in August 2019 on domestic violence and gun charges in California.

In late October, he was arrested for speeding on I-85 after police caught him driving more than 140 mph on I-85.

The police report stated that Silento told officers he was speeding because he was being followed. He said: “If there is like 10 cars following me, I can do 143 because I am not a regular person, and you could go look on your computer and it would tell you that.”

And just one month earlier, in September 2019, he was arrested for alleged domestic violence and assault with a deadly weapon in two separate incidents in Orange County and Los Angeles.

According to reports, Silento was taken into police custody after someone reported a domestic disturbance and he was booked and released on a charge of inflicting a corporal injury on a spouse or cohabitant.

The next day, he went to a random home with a hatchet and entered the strangers’ residence while looking for his girlfriend. Investigators said the homeowners and their children were at home at the time and were shaken by the intrusion, but unharmed.

Silento was arrested by LAPD officers about a block away from the home and later charged with two counts of assault with a deadly weapon.

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“Saved By The Bell” Star Dustin Diamond Dies From Cancer at 44 Years Old Just Weeks After Diagnosis

2021 isn’t starting off much better than 2020.

Saved By The Bell star Dustin Diamond, who played Screech on the show, died on Monday (Feb. 1) after fighting a tough battle with stage four lung cancer.

Diamond was diagnosed with lung cancer a few weeks ago after being hospitalized in Florida in January.

According to his rep, Diamond’s condition greatly declined last week and he was taken off breathing machines and subsequently placed into hospice care.

Diamond went through several rounds of chemotherapy, however, that did not help improve his condition.

His rep stated he died with his girlfriend by his side and did not suffer.

“He was diagnosed with this brutal, relentless form of malignant cancer only three weeks ago. In that time, it managed to spread rapidly throughout his system; the only mercy it exhibited was its sharp and swift execution,” the statement his rep released stated.

“Dustin did not suffer. He did not have to lie submerged in pain. For that, we are grateful.”

R.I.P. to another life taken way too soon.

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Legendary Actress Cicely Tyson Dies at 96

Cicely Tyson, the legendary actress whose career spanned more than seven decades and became known for her portrayal of strong Black women, has died at the age of 96.

According to the Associated Press, Tyson’s death was announced by her family (via her manager Larry Thompson) and no other details were immediately provided.

“With heavy heart, the family of Miss Cicely Tyson announces her peaceful transition this afternoon. At this time, please allow the family their privacy,” the statement issued through Thompson read.

Tyson started her career as a fashion model in NYC, appearing on covers of magazines such as Ebony, Jet, Harper’s Bazaar and Vogue.

Her acting career began with bit roles and she later gained fame in the early 1970’s when Black women were finally starting to get leading roles.

Aside from her Oscar nomination, Tyson won two Emmys for playing the 110-year-old former slave in the 1974 TV drama The Autobiography of Miss Jane Pittman.

Younger audiences know Cicely Tyson from films like The Help, Fried Green Tomatoes, Madea’s Family Reunion, and A Fall From Grace.

Ms. Tyson also did Broadway and won a Tony for Best Actress in a Play for her role in 2013’s “The Trip to Bountiful,” which made her the oldest recipient ever of a Best Actress Tony.

Back in the 1960’s, in the earlier days of her career, she starred in an off-Broadway play called “The Blacks” alongside other legends like Maya Angelou, James Earl Jones and Louis Gossett Jr.

She received a Presidential Medal of Freedom award in 2016 from then-President Barack Obama, who said: “Cicely made a conscious decision not just to say lines, but to speak out. Cicely’s convictions and grace have helped for us to see the dignity of every beautiful member of the American family—and she’s just gorgeous.”

Tyson’s memoir Just As I Am was published this week, and she’d just celebrated her 96th birthday last month.

May she Rest in Power.

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Kandy Korn Koated-in-Chief Donald Trump Pardons Lil Wayne, Kodak Black & More on Last Day in Office

Now-former President Donald Trump used the last hours of his time in the White House to issue presidential pardons and sentence commutations to nearly 150 people, including rappers Lil Wayne and Kodak Black.

The pardons came days after reports claimed that the rappers were among those the Kandy Korn Koated-in-Chief planned to pardon before the end of his presidential term.

Lil Wayne was facing up to 10 years in prison after pleading guilty in December to illegally possessing a firearm, while Kodak Black was sentenced to 46 months in federal prison after he was convicted of falsifying documents to purchase a firearm.

Kodak’s sentence has been commuted and Wayne—who would have faced sentencing on Jan. 28th—will not have to serve any time despite pleading guilty to his felony charge.

While the Hip-Hop community is celebrating the fact Kodak will be coming home soon, Assistant U.S. Attorney Bruce O. Brown wrote in his motion that the rapper (who legally changed his name in 2018 Bill Kapri) “has not presented ‘extraordinary and compelling reasons’ supporting his request for release.”

Brown continued: “Stated (for) correction: (Kodak) has not presented ANY reason supporting his request for release. He merely states he is not an evil person and promises to participate in community-based programs aimed at helping the ‘younger generation.’ That simply is inadequate pursuant to the statute.”

Others pardoned or had their sentences commuted by Trump on his last day in office were Steve Bannon (who pleaded not guilty to charges accusing him of defrauding donors in a fake “We Build the Wall” online fundraising campaign), Former Detroit Mayor Kwame Kilpatrick (convicted of federal charges including racketeering, extortion and filing false tax returns), Roc Nation CEO Desiree Perez (who was arrested in 1994 for drug possession and again in ’98 for grand larceny and possession of a firearm), Death Row Records co-founder Michael “Harry-O” Harris (who has served 30 years of a 25-year to life sentence for conspiracy to commit first-degree murder, and many more.

Trump issued a total of 73 pardons and 70 sentence commutations as prepared to leave office early Wednesday (Jan. 19).

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Black Female Doctor Bullied on Clubhouse by Tiffany Haddish & Others Hospitalized After Suicide Attempt

A black female doctor who was bullied by Tiffany Haddish and other “celebrities” on Clubhouse after she corrected their COVID misinformation has reportedly been hospitalized after she tried to commit suicide.

Her circle is asking for her privacy beyond letting people know what happened to her so I'm not trying to say much. You can research the names of the people mentioned and see the story for yourself. It's vile.

— Thick Cristal Connors (@nottredvelvet) January 14, 2021

According to a number of social media reports, Tiffany Haddish, Joe Budden, celebrity blogger Jason Lee, and Instagram activist Chaka Bars were harassing several Black doctors on Clubhouse Wednesday (Jan. 13), and even shared their personal information online.

Via Aceshowbiz:

Someone claimed that Chaka and other “ignorant celebs” attacked professional medics and started spreading conspiracy theory, saying that the government invented COVID-19 and social distancing so satellites could do facial recognition.

While there’s still no evidence to confirm what they said on the chat room, some people took to Twitter to blast the stars.

People also called for an action from the app, as one tweeted, “Hey @joinClubhouse – there is a room called ‘CH Bullying’ full of celebrities and conspiracy theorists who are plotting to dox several black doctors by sharing their social media accounts to several thousand people. Can you please step in? #CHBullying.”

“Chakabars, Tiffany Haddish, Jason Lee and other ‘celebrities’ are plotting in a clubhouse room to take down a young black woman doctor and they even said ‘ruin her life’. They are sharing her details in a group chat. How is this allowed @joinClubhouse? #chbullying,” another person similarly wrote.

Chakabars, Tiffany Haddish, Jason Lee and other “celebrities” are plotting in a clubhouse room to take down a young black woman doctor and they even said “ruin her life”. They are sharing her details in a group chat. How is this allowed @joinClubhouse ? #chbullying

— clubhouselurker (@clubhouselurker) January 14, 2021

When someone else tried to refute the claims, the user further insisted, “I have ears! Tiffany said she’s going to take this girl down and they said they’re sharing her details in a group chat. How is this fair? This is not another celebrity.”

Noting how dangerous the move was, one user said, “Chakabars is getting his 1 million followers to attack a Black woman because Black doctors got his account suspended for misinformation. This guy is a monster. It’s petrifying.”

Meanwhile, Tiffany responded to the allegations on her Twitter account. Refusing to call it a bullying, the “Girls Trip” actress wrote, “Now People on clubhouse saying I am bullying because I just told the truth.”

She went on saying, “There is a special place in Gods Kingdom for people that like to lie and make up stories on other people,” adding that, “Funny how some people can’t handle the truth!”

There is a special place in Gods Kingdom for people that like to lie and make up stories on other people.

— Tiffany Haddish (@TiffanyHaddish) January 14, 2021

Now People on clubhouse saying I am bullying because I just told the truth.

— Tiffany Haddish (@TiffanyHaddish) January 14, 2021

Funny how some people can’t handle the truth!

— Tiffany Haddish (@TiffanyHaddish) January 14, 2021

One of my friends is a Black woman physician being doxxed by Tiffany Haddish on Clubhouse. What we can't handle – and what is not AT ALL funny – is abuse of people already exhausted by the pandemic and racism having the added burden of coordinated attacks by celebrities.

— Esther Choo MD MPH (@choo_ek) January 14, 2021

This is just … wow.

Prayers up to the girl who was harassed and we’re hoping for a speedy recovery.

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“Insecure” to End After Upcoming 5th Season

After four critically acclaimed seasons on HBO, the upcoming fifth season of Insecure will be its last, as the show is set to end.

Deadline reports:

“Prentice and I are so grateful that HBO believed in our show from the beginning and kept faith in us to see our vision through the end,” co-creator and star Issa Rae told Deadline today of the Emmy nominated comedy she executive produces with Prentice Penny.

“We always planned to tell this story through five seasons, but we couldn’t have made it this far without the tremendous support of our audience. I feel blessed beyond measure to bring our characters’ stories to an end, on-screen at least.”

With all its scripts completed, the fifth and final season of Insecure is expected to go into production later this month.

Starring its lead cast of Rae, Yvonne Orji, Jay Ellis, Natasha Rothwell, Amanda Seales and Alexander Hodge, the show will return later this year, HBO says.

“Issa has turned insecurity into an iconic form of comedy,” the premium cabler’s Programming EVP Amy Gravitt declared in a statement Wednesday.

“The show is as incisive as it is heartfelt, and it has resonated strongly with its audience because of the deeply personal work that Issa, Prentice, Melina, the cast and the writers have put into it. This talented team has conceived a brilliant final season for Insecure and we look forward to having many more stories to tell with this singular group of collaborators.”

Insecure had a great run … but as the old saying goes: “All good things must come to an end.”

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YFN Lucci Wanted for Murder in Shooting Death of Atlanta Man

Rapper YFN Lucci is wanted on a number of charges, including murder, for his role in the shooting death of an Atlanta man last month.

According to reports, police were called on December 10th around 5:10 p.m. after a person was shot on the 900 block of Peeples St. in southwest Atlanta.

When officers arrived on the scene, they found 28-year-old James Adams laying in the street suffering from a gunshot wound to the head. He was rushed to Grady Hospital, where he died of his injuries.

A short time later, a second gunshot victim arrived at a nearby fire station via private vehicle with a gunshot wound to the abdomen.

The 32-year-old man survived his injuries, and while investigating, Atlanta Police Homicide Investigators later determined that the shootings were related.

As a result of the shootings (one of which was fatal), YFN Lucci—whose real name is Rayshawn Bennett—has been charged with felony murder, aggravated assault, participation in criminal street gang activity, and possession of a firearm during a commission of a felony.

While police are still looking for the 29-year-old rapper, two others allegedly involved in the crime—23-year-old Ra’von Boyd and 17-year-old Leroy Pitts—have already been arrested on similar charges in Miami.

A $5,000 reward is being offered for information leading to Lucci’s arrest. Anyone with information on his whereabouts has been asked to submit anonymous tips online at, call Crime stoppers at 404-577-TIPS (8477) or text 274637.

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Issa Hood Twin! NBA YoungBoy’s 6th Baby Mama Yaya Mayweather Gives Birth to His 7th Child Less Than 2 Months After 5th Baby Mama Gave Birth to 6th Child

Another day another child of rapper NBA YoungBoy entering the world … and this time, he’s the father of another set of “hood twins.”

Floyd Mayweather’s daughter Iyanna (aka Yaya) took to social media Saturday (Jan. 8) to announce to the world that she’d given birth to her baby with NBA YoungBoy.

The 20-year-old made the announcement via her Instagram stories with a photo of the baby boy’s foot and Queen Naija’s “Mama Hand” playing in the background. Yaya hasn’t revealed the child’s name or any details about the birth.

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Floyd Mayweather confirmed his daughter’s pregnancy during an interview with Hollywood Unlocked back in November.

“If that makes her happy, then we’re happy—me and her mother [Melissia Rene Brim] are happy,” Floyd said.

“What I try not to do is be in her personal business because once she’s no longer under my roof, then you know what? It’s between her and her better half.”

Yaya celebrated her pregnancy that same month with a huge baby shower, but YoungBoy wasn’t in attendance. Floyd said during the aforementioned interview that he and the 21-year-old rapper don’t have a good relationship.

“Well, my thing is this: it has to do with your upbringing,” Floyd said of YoungBoy’s behavior and comments towards him.

“It starts in the home first. What I’ve always taught my daughter is this: always be respectful when you’re going to anyone’s home. And whatever goes on in your home, don’t talk about it to the world. As far as NBA … I look at NBA YoungBoy as a child. I can’t get upset with a kid like that.”

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While this is Yaya’s first child, this is NBA YoungBoy’s seventh. He now has five sons (though one isn’t biologically his) and two daughters, including one (Kodi Capri) who was just born two months ago on Thanksgiving (Nov. 26, 2020).

The rapper has yet to comment on the birth of his two children born just two months apart … but then again, this is hardly new territory for him, considering the fact that he welcomed two children with two different women within the same week last summer.

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It’s About Damn Time: Donald Trump Permanently Banned From Twitter

Twitter announced Friday (Jan. 8) that they have “permanently suspended” President Donald Trump’s account days after a mob of his supporters stormed the U.S. Capitol and took over the building, leaving a trail of blood and destruction and claiming the lives of at least five people.

The popular social media platform said in a statement: “After close review of recent Tweets from the @realDonaldTrump account and the context around them we have permanently suspended the account due to the risk of further incitement of violence.”

After close review of recent Tweets from the @realDonaldTrump account and the context around them we have permanently suspended the account due to the risk of further incitement of violence.

— Twitter Safety (@TwitterSafety) January 8, 2021

Twitter went on to explain in great detail why they banned Trump’s account:

On January 8, 2021, President Donald J. Trump tweeted:

“The 75,000,000 great American Patriots who voted for me, AMERICA FIRST, and MAKE AMERICA GREAT AGAIN, will have a GIANT VOICE long into the future. They will not be disrespected or treated unfairly in any way, shape or form!!!”

Shortly thereafter, the President tweeted:

“To all of those who have asked, I will not be going to the Inauguration on January 20th.”

Due to the ongoing tensions in the United States, and an uptick in the global conversation in regards to the people who violently stormed the Capitol on January 6, 2021, these two Tweets must be read in the context of broader events in the country and the ways in which the President’s statements can be mobilized by different audiences, including to incite violence, as well as in the context of the pattern of behavior from this account in recent weeks.

After assessing the language in these Tweets against our Glorification of Violence policy, we have determined that these Tweets are in violation of the Glorification of Violence Policy and the user @realDonaldTrump should be immediately permanently suspended from the service.

We assessed the two Tweets referenced above under our Glorification of Violence policy, which aims to prevent the glorification of violence that could inspire others to replicate violent acts and determined that they were highly likely to encourage and inspire people to replicate the criminal acts that took place at the U.S. Capitol on January 6, 2021.

This determination is based on a number of factors, including:

President Trump’s statement that he will not be attending the Inauguration is being received by a number of his supporters as further confirmation that the election was not legitimate and is seen as him disavowing his previous claim made via two Tweets (1, 2) by his Deputy Chief of Staff, Dan Scavino, that there would be an “orderly transition” on January 20th.

The second Tweet may also serve as encouragement to those potentially considering violent acts that the Inauguration would be a “safe” target, as he will not be attending.

The use of the words “American Patriots” to describe some of his supporters is also being interpreted as support for those committing violent acts at the US Capitol.

The mention of his supporters having a “GIANT VOICE long into the future” and that “They will not be disrespected or treated unfairly in any way, shape or form!!!” is being interpreted as further indication that President Trump does not plan to facilitate an “orderly transition” and instead that he plans to continue to support, empower, and shield those who believe he won the election.

Plans for future armed protests have already begun proliferating on and off-Twitter, including a proposed secondary attack on the US Capitol and state capitol buildings on January 17, 2021.

As such, our determination is that the two Tweets above are likely to inspire others to replicate the violent acts that took place on January 6, 2021, and that there are multiple indicators that they are being received and understood as encouragement to do so.

The ban comes after Trump incited a riot Wednesday (Jan. 6) that saw pro-Trumpers breaking into the U.S. Capitol building in D.C. and disrupting Congress’ certification of Joe Biden as the President-elect.

Twitter had initially placed a 12-hour ban on Trump’s account due to “repeated and severe violations of our Civic Integrity policy” after he refused to stop posting lies about the election being stolen from him.

Twitter threatened at the time to permanently ban his account for continued violations of his rules, including those regarding civic integrity and violent threats.

Facebook on Thursday (Jan. 7), banned Trump indefinitely, saying that the ban would last at least through Inauguration Day.

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg said the risks “are simply too great” to allow Trump to keep using their platform after he incited “violent insurrection against a democratically elected government.”

People have been telling Facebook and Twitter for YEARS to get this man off their platforms, and it took a mob of Trumptards taking over the Capitol for them to finally listen.

Better late than never, we guess…

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DaBaby Arrested in Beverly Hills for Carrying Loaded Gun While Shopping on Rodeo Drive

DaBaby was arrested in Beverly Hills while shopping on Rodeo Drive after someone reported him and his crew for having weapons.

A video posted on The Shade Room shows the rapper in handcuffs on the sidewalk outside Dolce & Gabbana, and TMZ has the details of his arrest.

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As he and 3 other men were about to drive off, multiple cop cars surrounded their vehicle. Law enforcement sources tell us someone inside the store called to report DaBaby and his crew had weapons.

Baby and his friends were detained while officers searched the vehicle, and found one handgun.

We’re told the rapper was arrested for carrying a loaded firearm, a misdemeanor. Although cops initially detained everyone in the car, we’re told DaBaby is the only one getting booked.

Story developing…

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Dr. Dre Rushed to ICU After Suffering Brain Aneurysm

Dr. Dre has reportedly been rushed to Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles after suffering a brain aneurysm.

TMZ reports that Dre had the aneurysm Monday (Jan. 4) and was taken directly to the ICU, where he remained as of Tuesday evening.

Sources say the 55-year-old music mogul is “stable and lucid,” but doctors aren’t sure what caused the bleeding and they’re performing tests as we speak.

As you’re probably aware, Dre and his estranged wife are smack dab in the middle of a very contentious divorce, with Nicole requesting $2 million a month in temporary spousal support and $5 million for attorney fees.

But Dre doesn’t think he should have to pay anything since he’s already taking care of all of Nicole’s expenses. He also believes her attorney fees are outrageous considering the fact that her lawyers have only been working on the case for a few months and he’s already voluntarily paid her a million dollars.

Nicole also reportedly asked a judge to reject the prenup she signed back in 1996 because she says Dre ripped it up not long after they got married, which he strongly denies.

There’ll be a hearing for their divorce Wednesday in downtown in L.A., but Dre obviously won’t be able to attend.

News of Dre’s aneurysm comes after his estranged wife filed legal documents claiming that the hip-hop mogul has over $260 million in cash and Apple stocks and can well enough afford to cover her expenses and maintain the lifestyle she’s become accustomed to.

Story developing…

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“That ’70s Show” Actress Tanya Roberts’ Rep Says She’s Still Alive After Initially Saying She Died

Actress Tanya Roberts is still alive … despite an initial report saying she’d died.

It was previously reported that Roberts died Sunday (Jan. 3) at Cedars-Sinai hospital in Los Angeles after collapsing at her home while walking her dogs on Christmas Eve and was rushed to the hospital and placed on a ventilator.

Roberts is best known for her role as a “Bond Girl” and portraying the character Midge (Donna’s mom) on That ‘70s Show.

The actress’s rep, Mike Pingel, initially “confirmed” her death and even sent out a press release with details, but now that same rep is saying she never died in the first place.

Roberts’ husband Lance also released a statement to the media essentially confirming her death, saying: “As I held her in her last moments, she opened her eyes.”

Roberts’ rep later said that Lance told him he was at the hospital Sunday when he saw her eyes close, and for some reason, he said he thought she was dead he “left devastated,” as reported by TMZ.

Lance also reportedly told Pingel when he picked him up from the hospital that Roberts “died in my arms.”

For what it’s worth, Lance isn’t answering his phone to clarify why he thought his wife had died just because she closed her eyes, but here we are.

Pingel says he received a call just after 10 a.m. Monday morning (Jan. 4) saying that Tanya was still alive.

Her condition isn’t clear at the moment, but she’s definitely alive.

If you’re confused AF right now, don’t feel alone because we are too.

Story developing…

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