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Pretty Ricky’s Spectacular Blue Smith Arrested for Punching Disney World Employee After COVID-19 Joke

Spectacular Blue Smith of the group Pretty Ricky was arrested Monday (Nov. 30) after he allegedly assaulted a Walt Disney World employee who asked him to stop joking about COVID-19. Orange County police said the 35-year-old was in line for a ride at the resort’s Animal Kingdom theme park Monday night when he walked past a Disney World employee, pretended to sneeze and said “coronavirus.” The employee told Smith that he didn’t think his joke was funny, to which the rapper allegedly responded: “I ...
Tags: Celebs, Crime, Celebrity Arrests, Mugshots, Hip Hop, Pop Culture, Jazz, Walt Disney World, Orange County, Smith, Animal Kingdom, Disney World, Orlando Florida, Ricky, Mugshot Madness, Pretty Ricky

Ready Player Two Attempts, But Fails, to Reach the Next Level

Sequels are hard; any fan of pop culture can tell you that. A sequel can’t just match the success of the original, it has to expand on and deepen it. Recontextualize the whole thing in new and exciting ways. Very few sequels achieve this and no one would know that better than fans of, or characters in, Ernest Cline’s …Read more...
Tags: Books, Science, Pop Culture, Lgbtq, Nostalgia, Ready Player One, Ernest Cline, Representation, Ready Player Two

“Umbrella Academy” Star Ellen Page Comes Out As Transgender, Will Now Be Called Elliot

The actor formerly known as Ellen Page has come out as transgender and revealed that they will now be going by the name Elliot Page. Page made the big announcement via social media, noting that they’ll be using he/they pronouns from now on. “I feel lucky to be writing this. To be here. To have arrived at this place in my life,” the 33-year-old wrote. “I feel overwhelming gratitude for the incredible people who have supported me along this journey. I can’t begin to express how remarkable it feels...
Tags: Celebs, Netflix, Transgender, Pop Culture, Jazz, Ellen Page, Page, Elliot, Trans Men, Elliot Page, Emma Portner, Star Ellen Page, Elliot Page Page, Juno Page, Umbrella Academy Star Ellen Page Comes

NBA YoungBoy Welcomes Sixth Child With Fifth Baby Mama Drea Symone

NBA YoungBoy is officially a daddy again … for the sixth time! The 21-year-old rapper has reportedly welcomed his sixth child with a woman named Drea Symone, who, according to reports, gave birth to the child—a baby girl—over the Thanksgiving holiday. Symone (who is YoungBoy’s fifth baby mama) shared a photo of the newborn baby’s hand on her Instagram page along with a touching caption revealing the baby girl’s name, Kodi Capri. “November 26th 2020, on Thanksgiving Day, I was given a 7.5lb reaso...
Tags: Celebs, Hip Hop, Nba, Pop Culture, Jazz, Floyd Mayweather, Floyd, Yaya, Celebrity Babies, Celebrity Kids, NBA YoungBoy, Youngboy, Hollywood Unlocked, Kentrell Gaulden, Drea Symone, Fifth Baby Mama Drea Symone

These shirts remind us that it’s almost as if…there’s no war on Christmas at all. Weird.

I had to laugh when I caught wind of Kayla Pekkala’s wonderful holiday gift collection on Tiny Werewolves — the highlight of which are the mugs, hats, tees and sweatshirts, all lovingly adorned with a classic Christmas sweater pattern. Oh, and the words, The War on Christmas is Not Real. Accurate. Related: Funny 2020 ornaments that celebrate a […]
Tags: Fashion, Holidays, Shopping, Christmas, Coffee Mugs, Humor, Pop Culture, Holiday Gift Ideas, Gifts For Women, Gifts For Men, Holiday Picks, Gifts For Teens + Tweens, Kayla Pekkala

We found the very best Schitt’s Creek gifts for all the fans on your holiday gift list

Well of course we had to share our favorite Schitt’s Creek gifts this year! After all, you might realize that one of favorite holiday gift recommendations each year are the up-to-the-minute pop-culture gifts, like Fleabag gifts in 2019, 90’s TV pop culture gifts for every millennial and X-er missing the good old days, and this year, our […]
Tags: Holiday Shopping, Television, Shopping, Holiday Gift Guide, Pop Culture, Calendars, Holiday Gift Ideas, Creek, Schitt, Gifts For Geeks, Entertainment + Media, Holiday Picks, Gifts For New Parents, Gifts For Teens + Tweens

Funny 2020 ornaments that celebrate a weird year, from Dr. Fauci to Savage, toilet paper to Schitt’s Creek.

While we often share our favorite funny Christmas ornaments, we just had to share our favorite 2020 ornaments, specifically. I mean this country can’t agree on much lately (sigh) but I think we can all agree, that it’s been one crazy year. In the alleged words of GW Bush in 2017, “That was some weird […]
Tags: Shopping, Christmas, Humor, Pop Culture, Ornaments, Holiday Decorations, Savage, Holiday Gift Ideas, Bush, Creek, Fauci, Schitt, Holiday Picks, Christmas Ornaments + Decorations, Covid-19-and-quarantine

15+ inspired gift ideas for the most devoted The Crown fans

I know I’m not alone when I say I’m obsessed with The Crown. And I would happily take any The Crown gift this Christmas, because escaping to 80s London, if only through my screen, has been a very nice retreat from our home these days. (Even if we all have strong…feelings about what’s his name, […]
Tags: London, Shopping, Entertainment, Christmas, History, Holiday Gift Guide, Pop Culture, Handmade, Holiday Gift Ideas, Gifts For Women, Food Gifts, Holiday Picks, Gift Ideas For Moms, Christmas Ornaments + Decorations

Quincy Hosts Safe, Socially Distanced Party with Shaggy & Patoranking in “Aye Yo” (Remix) Video

Quincy has teamed up with reggaeton legend Shaggy and Africa’s Patoranking for the remix of his dancehall hit song “Aye Yo” The music video sees the trio playing it s safe and adhering to today’s social distancing standards by coordinating and hosting a “digital” party via live streaming from various locations around the world. Though Quincy is in the United States, Shaggy is in Jamaica, and Patoranking is in Nigeria, they’re not letting a global pandemic stop them from being able to party toget...
Tags: Videos, Music, Music Videos, Nigeria, Africa, Hip Hop, Pop Culture, Jazz, Jamaica, Quincy, Quincy Brown, Shaggy, Special Anti Robbery Squad, Patoranking, Quincy Hosts Safe Socially Distanced Party, United States Shaggy

Jeremih Taken Off Ventilator & Transferred Out of ICU After COVID-19 Health Scare

Jeremih is on the road to recovery after contracting COVID-19. The R&B singer’s family says he’s out of the ICU and has been transferred to a regular hospital room. “Jeremih has been transferred out of ICU,” his family said in a statement. “He will spend the rest of his recovery time in a regular hospital room. The true healing begins. Thank you all for your continued prayers and wishes.” The news comes after the 33-year-old’s agent revealed Thursday (Nov. 19) that he’d been taken off the ventil...
Tags: Celebs, Instagram, Jeremih, Chicago, Pop Culture, Jazz, Jesus, 50 Cent, Good News, Toni Braxton, Sean Don, Coronavirus, COVID-19, Sean Toni Braxton

Summer Walker Confirms Pregnancy With London on Da Track’s Baby (PHOTOS)

Summer Walker is pregnant with her first child. The 24-year-old singer-songwriter took to Instagram Friday (Nov. 20) to confirm speculation that she’s pregnant with her boyfriend London on Da Track’s baby. In the post, she’s clearly rocking a growing baby bump, which she cradles with her hand, and she captioned the post with a bunch of angel emojis. View this post on Instagram A post shared by Summ...
Tags: Celebs, London, Instagram, Hip Hop, Pop Culture, Jazz, Baby Bump, Walker, Celebrity Pregnancies, London On Da Track, Summer Walker

Boosie Badazz Did Have Surgery on His Leg After Being Shot, But It Was NOT Amputated

While Boosie Badazz did go under the knife after getting shot in the leg, contrary to reports, surgeons did NOT remove his foot (or his leg), and he’s already home from the hospital recovering. TMZ reports: Our sources say Boosie had a procedure to remove bullet fragments, and he had some screws put in to make sure his foot properly heals. Boosie has diabetes, which led to speculation about potential amputation, but we’re told the only medical decisions in relation to his diabetes had to do with...
Tags: Celebs, Hip Hop, Pop Culture, Rumors, Jazz, Dallas, Boosie Badazz, Rumor Control, Boosie

Bobby Brown Jr’s Family Says He Died After Experiencing Flu-Like Symptoms

The family of Bobby Brown Jr. says he wasn’t feeling well in the days leading up to his death and he was experiencing flu-like symptoms. As was previously reported, Bobby Brown’s son was found dead Wednesday (Nov. 18) in his Los Angeles-area home, and police said they believed there was no foul play involved. Family sources say while the 28-year-old was experiencing flu-like symptoms, he did NOT have COVID-19. The news adds up because shortly after his passing, one of Bobby Jr’s friend’s leaked ...
Tags: Celebs, Los Angeles, Pop Culture, Jazz, Bobby Brown, Brown, Bobby Jr, Celebrity Kids, Bobby Sr, Bobby Brown Jr

Missy Elliott Sends Bride $1,300 to Purchase Her Dream Wedding Dress

Missy Elliott made one fan’s wedding dream come true by covering the cost of a wedding dress she’d set her sights on. TMZ reports: Ireanna Bradshaw’s getting married in March, but she and her fiance, Roderick Purdie, are also trying to move into their own place while planning the wedding, and long story short … the costs were pilling up. Ireanna shared that she found her dream dress — a beautiful floral plus-size style from David’s Bridal for $1,300 — but didn’t think she’d be able to afford it ...
Tags: Celebs, David, Hip Hop, Pop Culture, Jazz, Missy Elliott, Missy, Celebs Doing Good, Ireanna Bradshaw, Roderick Purdie, Ireanna, Missy Missy Elliott

Boosie Badazz Still in the Hospital After Dallas Shooting, Leg Could Be Amputated (Report)

Boosie Badazz is reportedly still in the hospital days after he was shot in Dallas, and we’re hearing that he’s suffering from major complications … so much so that he could possibly lose the leg he was shot in. As was previously reported, Boosie was paying his respects to slain Dallas rapper Mo3—who was a friend and collaborator of his—when he was shot in the city on Saturday (Nov. 14). Police said Boosie and his crew were driving in a sprinter van near a strip mall called Big T’s Plaza at the ...
Tags: Celebs, Hip Hop, Pop Culture, Jazz, Dallas, Boosie Badazz, Boosie, GOTC, Dallas City Hall We

Holly Robinson Peete Says Donald Trump Called Her the N-Word on “Celebrity Apprentice”

Holly Robinson Peete recently took a trip down memory lane and recalled a moment in which she claims President Donald Trump called her the n-word while on the set of his Celebrity Apprentice reality show. Peete, who competed on The Celebrity Apprentice 3 (Season 9) in 2009, made the not-so-shocking claim during an interview on The Karen Hunter Show on SiriusXM. She explained that she went on the show after being asked by producer Mark Burnett to help raise money for her charity. Peete said prior...
Tags: TV, Celebs, Pop Culture, Jazz, Racist, Donald Trump, Trump, Donald, Mark Burnett, Omarosa, Holly, Bret Michaels, BURNETT, Celebrity Apprentice, HRP, Holly Robinson Peete

Bobby Brown’s 28-Year-Old Son Bobby Jr. Found Dead at His Home in Los Angeles

Bobby Brown has experienced the loss of yet another child, as his son Bobby Brown Jr. has died. According to TMZ, via a close family source, Bobby Jr. was found dead Wednesday (Nov. 18) in his home in the Los Angeles area. He was 28 years old. Bobby Jr. was the half-brother of Bobbi Kristina, Bobby Brown’s daughter with Whitney Houston, who passed away back in 2015 just six months after she was found unresponsive in a bathtub. The coroner later determined that Bobbi Kristina had drowned in the t...
Tags: Celebs, California, Los Angeles, Pop Culture, Jazz, Whitney Houston, Bobby Brown, Bobbi Kristina, Bobby, Bobby Jr, R.I.P, Celebrity Kids, Kim Ward, Bobby Brown Jr, Bobby Jr Found Dead, Bobbi Kristina Bobby Brown

Quarantining your Elf on the Shelf. Is anything more holiday 2020 than this?

Am I a fan of Elf of the Shelf? Not particularly. But I know lots of you are — including members of our own team. So when I saw this handmade quarantine bag for Elf on the Shelf on Etsy, well… come on. Join me in celebrating the ingenuity. And laughing. Remember laughing? Created by […]
Tags: Holidays, Shopping, Etsy, Christmas, Humor, Pop Culture, Handmade, Holiday Decorations, Holiday Gift Ideas, Holiday Activities, Holiday Picks, Christmas Ornaments + Decorations, Covid-19-and-quarantine

Boosie Badazz Shot in the Leg in Dallas Just Days After Mo3 Killing

Boosie Badazz was treated at a Dallas hospital for a gunshot wound Saturday (Nov. 14) … just days after Dallas rapper Mo3 was shot and killed on a highway in the same city. TMZ reports: Law enforcement sources tell TMZ … Boosie was shot at in Dallas Saturday, after rolling through town in what we’re told was a sprinter van near a strip mall called Big T’s Plaza. Earlier in the day, he stopped by another venue to pay his respects to recently murdered Dallas rapper Mo3 — who was a friend and colla...
Tags: Celebs, Shooting, Guns, Hip Hop, Pop Culture, Jazz, Dallas, Gun Violence, Boosie Badazz, Boosie

Will Smith Reunites With “Fresh Prince” Cast, Including O.G. Aunt Viv, in Reunion Show Trailer

It’s the reunion we ALL have been waiting for. Will Smith released the trailer for the highly anticipated Fresh Prince of Bel-Air reunion this morning, and it’s everything and then some! The reunion special—which will debut next Thursday (Nov. 19) on HBO Max—brings the Banks family back together 30 years after the sitcom’s debut. “These are the people who made me the man I am today,” Smith wrote in an Instagram post Friday (Nov. 13). “And I couldn’t let this day go by without marking the occasio...
Tags: Videos, Hbo, TV, Celebs, Entertainment, Hip Hop, Pop Culture, Jazz, Will Smith, Smith, Janet Hubert, Hubert, Bel Air, Viv, James Avery Uncle Phil, NBC Smith

King Von’s Sister Blasts Atlanta Mortician Who Allegedly Leaked Rapper’s Autopsy Photos: “WE NEED HIM FIRED NOW!”

King Von’s sister Kayla B has called out the mortician who allegedly took photos of the slain rapper following his autopsy and is believed to have helped the images spread online, sparking outrage all over social media. On top of that, Kayla says that the man should be fired for his actions, but claims he’s being protected by his employer. King Von, whose real name was Dayvon Daquan Bennett, was shot outside an Atlanta nightclub just after 3 a.m. last Friday (Nov. 6). Investigators believe the s...
Tags: Celebs, Hollywood, Instagram, Atlanta, Chicago, Hip Hop, Pop Culture, Jazz, Curry, Rondo, Hartsfield Jackson Atlanta International Airport, SMH, Kayla, Fif, Grady Memorial Hospital, Hustle Gang

Megan Thee Stallion Announces Debut Album “Good News” Will Be Released on November 20th

2020 has been a rough year for everybody, and Megan Thee Stallion says it’s time for some “Good News!” The Houston rapper—whose 2020 was especially rough—has just unveiled the cover art, title and release date for her highly anticipated debut album Good News. “Through such a rough year I felt like we could all use a lil good news,” Meg wrote on Twitter alongside the album’s cover art, which shows her inside of a glass box holding up a newspaper surrounded by news headlines. “My official album ‘G...
Tags: Music, Celebs, Beyonce, Albums, Hip Hop, Pop Culture, Jazz, Houston, Meg, Don, Megan, Cardi, Megan Thee Stallion, Good News Megan

The Weekend to Headline 2021 Super Bowl Halftime Show in Tampa Bay

The Weekend has been announced as the headliner for the Super Bowl LV (55) Halftime show! The announcement came Thursday afternoon (Nov. 12) via the New York Times. “We all grow up watching the world’s biggest acts playing the Super Bowl, and one can only dream of being in that position,” The Weeknd (real name: Abel Tesfaye) said in a statement. “I’m humbled, honored, and ecstatic to be the center of that infamous stage this year.” performing on the iconic stage. see you 02/07/21 @pepsi #pepsih...
Tags: Music, Florida, Celebs, Jay Z, Football, Sports, NFL, Katy Perry, New York Times, Pop Culture, Jennifer Lopez, Jazz, Madonna, Shakira, Rolling Stone, Justin Timberlake

Dallas Rapper Mo3 Dead at 28 After Getting Shot in the Head, Video Appears to Show Him Lifeless on Highway

Dallas rapper Mo3 has died after he was shot in the back of the head while running away from the gunman on a highway in his hometown. He was 28 years old. According to TMZ, Mo3 was driving on I-35 in Dallas when he was shot. He was then rushed to the hospital, where he was pronounced dead. Our sources say the fatal shooting went down like this … the gunman and Mo3 were both traveling northbound on I-35 when the trigger man got out of his car and approached Mo3’s. The rapper got out of his car an...
Tags: Videos, Celebs, Hip Hop, Pop Culture, Jazz, Dallas, Trending, Boosie Badazz, Dallas Fort Worth, Melvin Noble, Mo3, Dee Dawg

Dallas Rapper Mo3 Dead at 28 After Getting Shot in the Head, Video Shows Him Lifeless on Highway

Dallas rapper Mo3 has died after he was shot in the back of the head while running away from the gunman on a highway in his hometown. He was 28 years old. According to TMZ, Mo3 was driving on I-35 in Dallas when he was shot. He was then rushed to the hospital, where he was pronounced dead. Our sources say the fatal shooting went down like this … the gunman and Mo3 were both traveling northbound on I-35 when the trigger man got out of his car and approached Mo3’s. The rapper got out of his car an...
Tags: Videos, Celebs, Hip Hop, Pop Culture, Jazz, Dallas, Trending, Boosie Badazz, Dallas Fort Worth, Melvin Noble, Mo3, Dee Dawg

New Video Shows King Von Punching Quando Rondo Before Fatal Shooting

New footage has surfaced showing another angle of the moments leading up to the fatal shooting between King Von and Quando Rondo’s crews outside an Atlanta nightclub early Friday morning (Nov. 6). This video shows King Von exiting a vehicle with a large group of people behind him. He then walks up to Quando Rondo and punches him in the face, and continues a barrage of punches before the footage ends. View this post on Instagram ...
Tags: Videos, Celebs, Fights, Shooting, Guns, Atlanta, Hip Hop, Pop Culture, Jazz, Gun Violence, Leeks, Trending, Quando Rondo, King Von, Timothy Leeks, Rondo King Von

Lucille Bridges, Mother of Civil Rights Activist Ruby Bridges, Dies at 86

Lucille Bridges, who made history in 1960 by walking with her then-6-year-old daughter Ruby Bridges into an all-white public elementary school in New Orleans, has died at the age of 86. Ruby Bridges, who is now 66 years old, announced the sad news of her mom’s passing on Instagram Tuesday evening (Nov. 10). “Today our country lost a hero,” Bridges shared. “Brave, progressive, a champion for change. She helped alter the course of so many lives by setting me out on my path as a six year old little...
Tags: News, Activism, Mississippi, Bridges, Civil Rights, Pop Culture, New Orleans, Mother, Jazz, Ruby, Naacp, Civil rights movement, Kamala Harris, Norman Rockwell, Ny Post, Elementary School

50 Cent Calls Out T.I. Over Alleged King Von Shooting Comments: “They Will Kill You For What You Just Said”

T.I. found himself on the receiving end of some serious backlash over comments he made following King Von’s murder in Atlanta. In an Instagram post Monday (Nov. 9), Tip addressed recent killings that have happened in his hometown. “Atlanta is a beautiful progressive city filled with Black excellence. We uplift each other & win together. Stop coming here to kill each other. That sh*t is played out,” he wrote. He added in the post’s caption: “Handle YOUR beefs in YOUR city. Thx in advance.” https:...
Tags: Celebs, Instagram, Atlanta, Chicago, Hip Hop, Pop Culture, Jazz, 50 Cent, Trending, Kayla, Fif, T.i, Quando Rondo, King Von, Kayla 50 Cent

King Von Autopsy Photos Allegedly Leaked by Quando Rondo’s Crew

Social media users are outraged after someone leaked graphic photos of slain rapper King Von’s body laying on an autopsy table. King Von (real name: Dayvon Bennett) was shot and killed last Friday (Nov. 6) in a shootout between his crew and that of rival rapper Quando Rondo outside an Atlanta nightclub. PREVIOUSLY: Chicago Rapper King Von Dead at 26 After Being Shot Outside Atlanta Nightclub The 26-year-old Chicago rapper died while in surgery at Grady Memorial Hospital. The photos were likely...
Tags: Facebook, Wtf, Celebs, Atlanta, Chicago, Hip Hop, Reddit, Pop Culture, Jazz, Rae, PPL, Grady Memorial Hospital, Really, Grady Hospital, Katie Got Bandz, Ken Grieve

Timothy Leeks (Allegedly Quando Rondo’s Brother) Arrested & Charged With King Von’s Murder

A man believed to be the person who shot and killed Chicago rapper King Von in Atlanta early Friday morning (Nov. 7) has been arrested. According to the Atlanta Journal-Constitution, 22-year-old Timothy Leeks was taken into custody charged with felony murder Saturday after the Atlanta Police Department secured warrants. There are unconfirmed reports that Leeks is the brother of rapper Quando Rondo, though that information hasn’t been verified. It is true, however, that Quando Rondo and Leeks at ...
Tags: Murder, Crime, Shooting, Guns, Mugshots, Atlanta, Georgia, Chicago, Hip Hop, Pop Culture, Jazz, Apd, Gun Violence, Lil Durk, Georgia Bureau of Investigation, Bennett