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Jordin Sparks says she battled with anxiety after having her baby

Jordin Sparks has been on top the world these days. The 29-year-old “No Air” singer just celebrated another wedding anniversary with her husband Dana Isaiah, and she’s loving being a mom to her 14-month ...

Added July 18, 2019

Dwight Howard addresses rumors of affair with man who claims otherwise; denies he’s gay

NBA player Dwight Howard is finally speaking out about those gay rumors instigated by a man who claimed to be his ex-lover along with explosive allegations of an alleged affair filled with violence, threats ...

Added July 18, 2019

Irv Gotti doesn’t blame Ja Rule for Fyre Festival scandal: “It was crazy”

Irv Gotti is best known for his time at the helm of MURDER INC. when Ja Rule and Ashanti ruled the charts. Now, as the creator and executive producer of TALES, he still has his hand in the music scene ...

Added July 18, 2019

Spike Lee’s ‘She’s Gotta Have It’ canceled by Netflix

Spike Lee’s She’s Gotta Have It series has been canceled by Netflix after its second season. —Prosecutors seek prison terms for Charlottesville attackers— Lee however hasn’t had enough of his 1986 feature ...

Added July 18, 2019

Kim Kardashian calls on Trump to help A$AP Rocky get out of a Swedish jail

Kim Kardashian is on the job lobbying for the release of A$AP Rocky from a seedy Swedish jail, and word is, she’s contacted Trump’s team to help her out. —Congressman, celebs push for A$AP Rocky’s release ...

Added July 18, 2019

Steph Curry defends wife Ayesha after social media trolls attack her ‘Milly Rock’ dance video celebrating restaurant opening

Ayesha Curry’s fun attempt at hitting the ‘Milly Rock’ dance to celebrate the opening of her fourth restaurant, cause social media trolls to come for her. —Ayesha Curry struggled with racial identity after ...

Added July 18, 2019

Janet, Chris Brown, Future, 50 Cent to perform at Saudi concert

Janet Jackson, Chris Brown, 50 Cent, Future and Tyga have been added to the lineup for the Jeddah World Fest, the concert in Saudi Arabia that Nicki Minaj pulled out of because of human rights concerns ...

Added July 18, 2019

‘POSE’ star Billy Porter: “Conservatives are human beings too”

Billy Porter just made history as the first openly gay actor to be nominated for an Emmy for Outstanding Lead Actor in a Drama Series. Billy Porter makes history with Emmy nod for ‘Pose’: ‘The sky is the ...

Added July 18, 2019

Janet, Chris Brown, Future, 50 Cent to perform at Saudi concert Cardi B pulled out of over human rights concerns

Janet Jackson, Chris Brown, 50 Cent, Future and Tyga have been added to the lineup for the Jeddah World Fest, the concert in Saudi Arabia that Nicki Minaj pulled out of because of human rights concerns ...

Added July 18, 2019

Prosecutors seek prison terms for Charlottesville attackers

Hatred for Jews, blacks and feminists motivated three members of a white supremacist group to attack counterprotesters at a rally for far-right extremists in Virginia, federal prosecutors argue in seeking ...

Added July 18, 2019

Sen. Kamala Harris says Trump should be scared to debate her

On the latest podcast episode of Jemele Hill is Unbothered, Sen. Kamala Harris (D-CA) pulled no punches about her passions and her politics. The post Sen. Kamala Harris says Trump should be scared to debate ...

Added July 18, 2019

Arizona woman represents herself in court, wins $1MIL in racial and gender discrimination suit

A federal judge has awarded a former Arizona Senate staffer a million dollars in damages after a jury agreed that she was the victim of racial and sex discrimination. The post Arizona woman represents ...

Added July 17, 2019

CNN Panel of GOP Women says ‘The Squad,’ not Trump, is racist

While many people have slammed President Donald Trump for his racially incendiary comments against four nonwhite Congresswomen dubbed “The Squad,” this week CNN assembled a group of Republican women who ...

Added July 17, 2019

WATCH: Cardi B, J-Lo, Lizzo, and Keke Palmer sizzle in ‘Hustlers’ trailer

The first official trailer for Hustlers is out and in it, Cardi B, Jennifer Lopez, Lizzo, and Keke Palmer are showing off some serious skills. The ladies will star as strippers who decide to pad their ...

Added July 17, 2019

Cardi B’s nails steal the show in new Reebok commercial

Rapper Cardi B has been on a winning streak the last couple of years, and now the platinum selling rapper is showing off her acting chops in a trippy new commercial for Reebok. According to Page Six, in ...

Added July 17, 2019

‘POSE’ star Billy Porter: “Conservatives are human being too”

Billy Porter just made history as the first openly gay actor to be nominated for and Emmy for Outstanding Lead Actor in a Drama Series. Billy Porter makes history with Emmy nod for ‘Pose’: ‘The sky is ...

Added July 17, 2019

WATCH: Idris Elba dances with Taylor Swift in new BTS clip of ‘Cats: The Movie’

Idris Elba may not be the next James Bond but this holiday season he will be sharpening his claws in the role of “Macavity” in the big screen version of Andrew Lloyd Webber’s Broadway classic Cats. According ...

Added July 17, 2019

Joseline Hernandez battles Stevie J for more child support amid custody battle

It looks like Joseline Hernandez and Stevie J are still battling it out in court over custody of their daughter, Bonnie Bella. The former Love & Hip Hop Atlanta stars are embroiled in a legal battle ...

Added July 17, 2019

‘Space Jam 2’ gets new director and adds Don Cheadle to cast

Space Jam 2 is getting a new director and adding a new cast member to the mix, with Malcolm D. Lee replacing Terence Nance and Don Cheadle joining LeBron James. LeBron James confirms Space Jam 2 set to ...

Added July 17, 2019

FaceApp challenge draws Drake, Lebron James, other celebs despite Russian security breach concerns

Watching celebs like Drake and Kevin Hart take part in viral internet challenges is all fun and games until you find out you may have just given Russian hackers access to your phone by following suit ...

Added July 17, 2019

Beto O’Rourke appeals to Black voters after learning his ancestors once owned slaves

Presidential hopeful Beto O'Rourke explains how he feels after discovering he and his wife Amy's are descended from families who once owned slaves. The post Beto O’Rourke appeals to Black voters after ...

Added July 17, 2019

Ben Carson defends, dances around Trump’s ‘Go back to your country’ comment on Fox News

President Trump has all but poured gasoline on a racial brush fire over the past several days, and now Housing and Urban Development Secretary Ben Carson is being asked to answer on his boss’s behalf ...

Added July 17, 2019

Black NYC businesswoman seeks to unseat Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez in 2020

New York Congresswoman Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez has undoubtedly been making waves since her historic election during the 2018 midterms. Now several people, including an African American entrepreneur, have ...

Added July 17, 2019

GOP lawmaker trolls us all by declaring: ‘I’m a person of color. I’m white.’

Rep. Mike Kelly calls himself a person of color after coming to the defense of President Trump for racist tweets attacking four Congresswomen of color. The post GOP lawmaker trolls us all by declaring ...

Added July 17, 2019

Air Force major held after evidence tampering charged with killing his wife

After a monthslong search for a young mother who went missing in February only to have her remains discovered last week, her husband, an Air Force major, was charged in her murder. Andreen McDonald, 29 ...

Added July 17, 2019