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R. KELLY: Sexual Abuse Charges Dropped

R.Kelly will escape prosecution in Illinois on four sexual abuse indictments. State prosecutors will formally dismiss the charges today during a hearing in Chicago. He’s been convicted on federal charges stemming from many of the same victims. Attorney Kim Foxx said yesterday (quote) “Our office decided not to expend our limited resources and court time. R.Kelly is looking at the possibility of never walking out of prison again. We believe justice has been […]

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GRAMMYS: Beyonce Likely, Adele and Taylor Not

Less than a week before the Grammys, it remains a mystery if Beyonce will perform. She’s expected to attend Sunday's ceremony on CBS but negotiations were ongoing last weekend. Taylor Swift will not perform. Adele pledged to attend the Grammys, but her weekend residency in Las Vegas interferes with telecast rehearsals. Don’t count on Adele performing. Scheduled to take the stage are Harry Styles, Bad Bunny, Lizzo, and Sam Smith with Kim Petras. The Recording Academy did not invite any of the Best New Artist nominees to perform […]

todayJanuary 31, 2023

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MICHAEL JACKSON: Nepo Baby Cast for Biopic

Filming of the Michael Jackson bio-pic begins this year. After a "worldwide casting search," Jackson will be played by his 26-year-old nephew, Jaafar Jackson. This is Jaafar's first movie role. He's the definition of a Nepo Baby. Jaafar is one of six sons by Michael's older brother Jermaine Jackson. The film's director Antoine Fuqua shared a picture on Instagram of Jaafar rehearsing Jacko's iconic dance moves. Katherine Jackson said (quote) “Jaafar embodies my son. It’s so wonderful to see him […]

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BRITTNEY GRINER: Returning to WNBA

The WNBA basketball teams may start traveling like their NBA brothers -- on privately chartered flights. Brittney Griner is behind the potential policy change. WNBA league rules forbid teams from “cost prohibitive” private flights. However, Brittney is a security risk following her arrest and imprisonment in Russia. She’s not able to fly commercial. All-Star WNBA player Breanna Stewart offered to subsidize league-wide private travel. She tweeted, (quote) “I would contribute my NIL [name, image, and […]

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LIZZO, BAD BUNNY: Singing for Grammy

Bad Bunny, Lizzo and Sam Smith will strut their stuff at this year's Grammy Awards, which are set for February 5th. They'll take the stage behind host Trevor Noah, and they'll be joined by fellow chart-toppers Kim Petras and Steve Lacy. Producers promise more performers will be announced "soon," but this is unusually late in the game to start rolling out such announcements. All the promised performers have Grammy night nominations: Lizzo has five, Lacy has four, and Bad […]

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CHRIS BROWN SLAPPED WITH $4M IN TAXES … Maybe Another Yard Sale Can Foot The Bill?!?

Play video content EVERYTHING'S GOTTA GO Chris Brown was just hit with a whopping tax bill that totals $4,044,596.76 --  but never fear, the R&B artist might be able to cut into his debt if he ever decides to sell off his huge collection of designer and custom clothes Breezy posted a video that laid out his massive clothing collection on racks ... with the scene looking very much like a […]

todayJanuary 25, 2023 2

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DRAKE: N.Y. Giants Player Saves Concertgoer

Video taken of Drake performing at the Apollo shows the moment a concertgoer flew head-first over the balcony. Drake paused the concert for 15-minutes while security and EMS attended to the victim. A few stage lights were damaged as they tumbled over the balcony’s edge. Thankfully, they did not suffer major injuries. Thanks, in part, to the fact that they landed directly onto a New York Giants player. That NFL player -- possibly quarterback Daniel Jones or […]

todayJanuary 24, 2023 2

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OSCARS: Here Are the Nominations

Allison Williams and Riz Ahmed have just announced the nominees for the 95th Academy Awards. The show, hosted by Jimmy Kimmel, airs live on ABC on March 12th. Everything Everywhere All at Once leads the way with 11 nominations. All Quiet on the Western Front and The Banshees of Inisherin each received nine nominations. Elvis got eight nods, and The Fabelmans received seven.  Best Picture All Quiet On the Western Front Avatar: The Way of Water The Banshees of Inisherin Elvis Everything Everywhere All […]

todayJanuary 24, 2023 2

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BEYONCÉ: Dubai Details

Only 300 special guests were invited to Beyonce’s private performance in Dubai, Arab United Emirates. She was paid $24 million for an hour-long show at the grand opening of Dubai’s luxury hotel Atlantis The Royal. Beyonce confiscated phones at the door, yet Lizzo watched remotely via a pirated Instagram Live feed. And video from the show leaked. One clip showed Beyonce and 11-year-old Blue Ivy duetting on “Brown Skin Girl” from The Lion King soundtrack. Not one […]

todayJanuary 23, 2023 4

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FLO RIDA: Florida Jury Rules Energy Drink Must Pay $84 Million

A Florida jury has ruled that energy drink maker Celsius needs to pay Flo Rida $82 million. The jury awarded the whopping figure after determining that the company breached an endorsement deal. Flo helped the brand launch back in 2014, but tried to cheat him out of his cut of profits on a technicality. Wednesday, January 18, 2023 - 01:37 PM

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