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Drake And Chris Brown Sued For $16 Million Over Club Brawl

Posted By: Honey German · 8/17/2012 8:56:00 AM

 

 

No surprise here.  The fight between Drake and Chris Brown will most likely end up costing them a few MILLIONS.

The company which owns the W.i.P nightclub and its sister nightclub, Greenhouse where the artists violent altercation took place in June, is suing both artists for $16 million, reports Huffington Post.  The lawsuit claims that Drizzy and Breezy’s fight has not only ruined the reputation of the club, but it has derailed a $4 million deal to expand its brand.

The suit, filed in Manhattan Civil Supreme Court on Tuesday August 14, alleges that the two artists “shared a grudge against the other arising out of their romantic relationships with the same woman (that would be Rihanna)” When Brown and Drake “crossed paths,” they “began to fight violently with each other,” the suit says.

The lawsuit goes on to explain that both parties “arrived with his own small ...

Chad Johnson Arrested For Domestic Violence

Posted By: Honey German · 8/12/2012 11:28:00 AM

 

 

NFL star Chad Johnson was arrested Saturday night for domestic violence allegedly against his brand spanking new wife Evelyn Lozada.

Law enforcement sources tell TMZ that Chad allegedly head-butted the "Basketball Wives" star during an argument, and when cops arrived to the scene, Ev had lacerations on her forehead which landed her in the hospital for several hours.

According to our sources, the fight started when Ev found a receipt for condoms in the center of the couple's Maserati and confronted Chad about it.

A verbal argument ensued and at some point during the argument, Chad head-butted Ev.

According to reports, Chad who is reportedly still in custody until he sees a judge before he can be released, tells police that he butted heads with his wife by accident.

The couple was married last month after he proposed to his reality star wife back in November 2010 ...

50 Cent On Kim Kardashian: "One Man's Trash Is Another Man's Treasure"

Posted By: Honey German · 8/12/2012 11:24:00 AM

 



Talk about straight coming out yo face!!!! BLUNTLY.

50 Cent has hit Kanye West with the mother of all low blows by labeling his girlfriend Kim Kardashian just plain ol "TRASH"'.

When asked his opinion on KimYe during a recent interview with XXL Magazine 50 says: "'You know how it is? One man’s trash is another man’s treasure."

He also shared his thoughts on the Kanye's touching ode to Kim titled 'Perfect B****'.  "'I mean, if that man feel like she's perfect, then she’s perfect. He could mean it and you’ll end up singing the words to it because he’s Kanye" he says.

He also made sure to let folks know that there is no such a thing as the perfect woman saying:  "I’m not sure. The smartest guys I know have lost being a bad judge of character in that area."

I'm guessing these two won't be kissing ...

Nivea Ends Rihanna’s Endorsement Deal: “We Stand For Trust, Family & Reliability”

Posted By: Honey German · 8/9/2012 12:07:00 PM



Rihanna‘s endorsement deal with skincare brand Nivea has suddenly come to an abrupt end after Stefan Heidenreich, the new head of Nivea’s parent company Beiersdorf, decided Rihanna just doesn’t go well with their core values, and has dropped her as the face of the brand.

“The advert starring Rihanna was a no go,” he told the German media. “I do not understand how to bring the core brand of Nivea in conjunction with Rihanna. Nivea is a company which stands for trust, family and reliability.”

And we must admit that the singer who appeared in a series of advertisements for the brand in celebration of its 100th anniversary,  is really not the face of “trust, family and reliability” with all those crazy wild pics and tweets she stays posting.

Rihanna who we know has no problems with expressing her distaste for folks on twitter has already tweeted a photo of ...

Jay-Z & Beyonce Crowned World’s Highest Paid Couple

Posted By: Honey German · 8/8/2012 12:22:00 PM


Jay-Z and wife Beyonce Knowles have taken the #1 spot on Forbes magazine’s World’s Highest Paid Celebrity Couples list 2012.

The power couple who is estimated to have earned $78 million together in the financial year ending May 1, moved up from their second place in the 2011 list, taking over Tom Brady and Gisele Bundchen‘s top spot.

According to Forbes, Bey who earned a couple of millions more than her hubby in the last year, raked in $40 million from her sponsorship deals, sales of her ’4′ album and royalties from her back catalog.   And please take into account that this all went down while she took time off to have the couple’s first baby, daughter Blue Ivy.

And Hova didn’t far far behind from his superstar wife, the rapper made an estimated $38 million from his Watch the Throne album and tour with Kanye West, additional sales of ...

"Life is Good" Official Summer Hit

Posted By: Laura Stylez · 8/5/2012 4:43:00 PM

       

     Last month marked the release of the most highly anticipated album of 2012, Nas Life is Good. God's son better known as Nas sits by himself, with a pensive expression on his face. The unusual pensive expression however, was not the focal point of the album cover. Instead it was the infamous green wedding dress worn by ex wife Kelis'. "She took her stuff out the house and left her green wedding dress, and that was all she left." (Nas, 2012, Behind the Music) 

     We've all had moments that changed some aspect of our lives forever. Moments that are capable of impacting who we are for better or worse. Luckily for Nas, that was a moment that impacted his life for the better. With that being said, fans that perceived Nas creative visual to correspond with what they would hear, were definitely ...

Tameka Raymond Announces The Kile Glover Fund For Water Safety

Posted By: Honey German · 7/29/2012 11:04:00 AM


Tameka Raymond has announced plans to honor her late son Kile Glover by creating a fund to increase water safety for families.

After having left her son's funeral in Atlanta, Georcia, Usher's ex-wife revealed that she will not let her son's death go in vain and she plans to honor his legacy by helping other families be safe on the water via the  Kile Glover Fund.  The fund will  increase water safety- thru implementing laws, policies & education.

Tameka tweeted:

"I appreciate the hundreds, perhaps thousands of prayers. I'm so grateful to you guys. Kile was the most fun, creative, sweet, respectful boy.  Many have asked where to send flowers, but in Lieu of flowers, we ask that you make a contribution to the Kile Glover Fund @ Bank of America.  Our goal to to increase water safety- thru implementing laws, policies & education. Kiles passing will not be in ...

Katherine And TJ Jackson To Share Custody Of Michael’s Kids

Posted By: Honey German · 7/27/2012 11:15:00 AM


Katherine and TJ Jackson will be filing court documents Friday morning to share custody of Michael Jackson‘s three children, Prince, Paris and Blanket.

Katherine’s attorney, Perry Sanders, released the following statement:

“Later this morning, T J Jackson’s attorney, Charles Shultz, will be filing a petition for TJ to be appointed permanent guardian of Michael Jackson’s three children. The court ordered that this petition be filed pursuant to the temporary guardianship he granted TJ on Wednesday of this week.”However, after a very productive meeting yesterday, first  between Mrs. Jackson and me, and then joined by Prince Jackson, TJ Jackson and  Mr. Shultz, it was agreed by all that it is in the best interest of Mrs. Jackson and the children to file a modified joint pleading at the beginning of next week.

“With some changes, that pleading will essentially now legally reflect how Mrs. Jackson and TJ have often shared responsibilities ...

Jennifer Hudson’s Ex-Brother-In-Law Gets Three Life Sentences

Posted By: Honey German · 7/26/2012 11:20:00 AM


William Balfour was sentenced on Tuesday to three life sentences for the 2008 murders of Jennifer Hudson’s mother, brother and nephew.

“You have the heart of an arctic night,” Cook County Circuit Judge Charles Burns told Jennifer’s former brother-in-law during his sentencing in a Chicago courtroom.

An emotional Jennifer who was a witness at the trial, sat in court next to her sister, William’s former wife and the mother of his youngest victim, 7-year-old Julian King.

During a brief statement the 31-year-old who was convicted in May, William said about his son: “I loved him,” he said. “I still love him. I’m innocent, your honor.”

The which a judge later responded, “The fact that you can stand in court and tell us you love that child is an insult to all of us.”

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Juelz Santana & Kimbella Welcome A Baby Girl

Posted By: Honey German · 7/23/2012 12:34:00 PM

 

Congrats are in order!!!!

Dipset rapper Juelz Santana and his 'Love & Hip Hop' wifey Kimbella have welcomed a daughter into their family.

The baby girl which was born on Saturday at a New York hospital and who came in at 7lbs 3oz, is the second child for the couple who already has a son together.

Juelz took to Instagram to not only give us a shot of him holding his daughter at the hospital, but also to assure his newborn baby girl that she won't ever need a man for anything.

Juelz:

"They say the coolest "Players" an foulest "HeartBreakers" in the World. God gets us back he makes us have precious little "GIRLS"!! 7p 3oz 7/21/12  won't ever need no ni&&a for s#it cause DaDDY got U!!

Blessings on the new baby.  Now ya two try and keep that family together now.

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Usher’s Stepson Declared Brain Dead

Posted By: Honey German · 7/9/2012 12:32:00 PM

 


Usher‘s 11-year-old stepson Kile Glover was declared brain dead on Sunday night at an Atlanta Hospital.

The boy, who is the son of Usher’s estranged wife Tameka Foster, was struck by a jet ski Friday while he was inner tubing on Lake Lanier in Georgia.

He has been in critical condition at Children’s Healthcare at Egelston Hospital in Atlanta, where he had been air-lifted to, sources report that he has experienced no brain activity since he was admitted.

“He’s bad,” Tameka told RadarOnline about her son. Sources say that no decision had been made about whether or not to remove the boy from life support.

The devastated mother also posted on her Facebook page about her son’s accident:

“Kyle, You are strong.. You’ll be saved I know it. I love you my baby. I need all #Prayers for my son! thanks you everybody!”

TMZ reports that an investigation is ...

Frank Ocean Reveals His First Love Was A Man “I Feel Like A Free Man Now”

Posted By: Honey German · 7/4/2012 9:08:00 AM


Frank Ocean‘s debut album ‘Channel Orange’ received some great reviews earlier this week, some dared to compare him to the late great Michael Jackson.

But one thing has overshadowed the greatness of the album, his mention of bisexuality in three of his songs, which immediately prompted everyone to assume that Frank  was using his debut project to also come out of the closet as a gay man.

Now in order to clear things up and finally “free” himself, Frank took to his Tumblr on Tuesday night and posted a private letter which he wrote last year,  in which he breaks down his first same-sex relationship.

Frank:

“I met somebody. I was nineteen years old. He was too. We spent that summer and the summer after, together.  Everyday almost. And on the days we were together time would glide. Until it was time to sleep. Sleep I would often spend ...

Love & Hip Hop Atlanta Star Mimi: ‘I’m Moving On From Stevie J”

Posted By: Honey German · 7/3/2012 2:29:00 PM

 

One can only hope these are sincere words coming from this woman’s mouth.

I’m guessing that after having watched herself be disrespected and simply degraded on last night’s episode of Love & Hip Hop Atlanta, Mimi Faust announced that she’s finally moving on from her relationship with Stevie J.

On Monday night Mimi took to twitter to let her fans know that she is done with being cheated on, lied to and simply made of a fool out of by Stevie and his side piece Joseline.  In case you missed it, on Monday night’s episode Joseline revealed to Mimi that not only had she been sleeping with Stevie for months, but was in fact pregnant with his child.

Via a flurry of tweets Mimi goes on to say that she is in fact glad that she did the show because if she hadn’t, she would have been clueless as ...

Lauryn Hill Faces Three Years In Prison After Pleading Guilty To Tax Evasion

Posted By: Honey German · 7/2/2012 10:47:00 PM



Lauryn Hill took to her Tumblr a few weeks ago to explain that her anti-consumerism beliefs had kept her from paying her taxes for several years.

Lauryn says: “I abandoned greed, corruption, and compromise, never you, and never the artistic gifts and abilities that sustained me.” She said that she went “underground” to protect her family from the military industrial complex and the media, prompting more than a few raised eyebrows from readers of the rambling note.

Too bad for her paranoid reasoning was not a good enough excuse for the government who is now wanting the mother of  SIX to only pay thousands in fines but also serve prison time.

The singer has pled guilty to three counts of “intentionally and willingly” failing to file tax returns for the years between 2005 and 2007, where she earned $1.8 million.  According to TMZ she now faces THREE years in prison, ...

Amber Rose Subpoenaed To Testify Against Kim Kardashian In Divorce Proceedings

Posted By: Honey German · 6/25/2012 10:26:00 PM

 

 

Ohhhh my.  Guess it’s payback time for Kimmi!!!

Kris Humphries is all set to subpoena Kanye West‘s ex-girlfriend, Amber Rose.  For what? You may ask…………..well because she has previously stated that Kanye and Kim Kardashian had hooked up several years ago and not recently as Kim has been claiming.

According to RadarOnline Kris’ legal team “will absolutely be issuing a subpoena for Amber Rose to be deposed because she has very relevant information and could contradict Kim’s timeline about when she and Kanye West became romantically involved. Kris’ team hasn’t spoken to Amber yet, but they are hopeful that she will be a cooperative witness. If Kris’ lawyers determine she will be a hostile witness, they will still depose her because they just want to get to the truth,” a source close to the situation tells Radar.

In early 2012, Amber gave an interview to Star in which ...

Rihanna Refuses To Take A Break Begins Working On Seventh Album

Posted By: Honey German · 6/23/2012 10:20:00 PM



Rihanna is one unstoppable money making machine!!!

Since she first came on the scene in 2005 RiRi has released a brand new album nearly every single year and she is not slowing down now that she’s on TOP.

Although she has recently been struggling with constant exhaustion which comes as a side effect from wildly incredibly hectic schedule which she says often leaves her in tears, singer/actress has already begun working on her next album.

On Wednesday she was spotted in London, and has reportedly booked three studio days with British producers ahead of her headlining spot at Radio 1′s Hackney Weekend on June 24.  She’s lined up EDM DJs Nicky Romero and Burns (Marina And The Diamonds), as well as Eric Bellinger (Chris Brown), Sean Garrett (Usher) and Swedish House Mafia.

Along with her new album, she’ll be lending her voice in a new DreamWorks animated flick ...

Halle Berry Order To Pay $20,000 A Month In Child Support

Posted By: Honey German · 6/22/2012 10:13:00 PM

 

 

Baby Daddys of the world!! You have been vindicated. Happy now?

Halle Berry will be paying the father of her 4-year-old daughter Nahla a nice chunk of change.

After a court appearance earlier this week, Halle has been ordered to pay  Gabriel Aubry $20,000 a month child-support payments, reports TMZ.com.  This right there…….adds up to almost a quarter of a million dollars a year and he he doesn’t even have custody of the child!!

Since they split back in April 2010 the actress and the French-Canadian model,have been locked in a custody battle over Nahla.

Last year Halle told PEOPLE:

“Our issues were never about fighting for her. We both know a child needs both her parents. But what I want to say about it is sometimes, as a couple, you reach an impasse. We needed a court and a judge to help us work out some of ...

Kim Kardashian: “Yes, My Sex Tape Introduced Me To The World”

Posted By: Honey German · 6/18/2012 1:16:00 PM

 

 

Hope you’re all happy now!!!!  Yes we are.

Five years after her sex tape with ex-boyfriend Ray J was released, Kim Kardashian says she understands that this had a great impact on her career.

“Would you be where you are had there not been a sex tape?” Oprah asked Kimmi on Sunday’s Oprah’s Next Chapter.

“You know, I think that’s how I was definitely introduced to the world. It was a negative way, so I felt like I really had to work ten times harder to get people to see the real me” the 31-year-old reality star said of the sex tape, which she brokered a deal with Vivid Entertainment to distribute it.

She goes on to shut down that nasty little rumor  that she in fact was the one who released the tape, saying that she’s always been concerned about “humiliating the family”.  When it was released, ...

Rodney King Found Dead At Bottom Of Pool

Posted By: Honey German · 6/17/2012 1:12:00 PM

 

 

 

The man at the center of the Los Angeles riots, was found dead on Sunday morning.  Rodney King was 47-years-old.

Rialto, California Police Sgt. Paul Stella tells PEOPLE that Rodney’s fiance called police at 5:25 a.m. to say that she heard a splash only to come out of the couple’s home to find Rodney dead at the bottom of their pool.  She goes on to say that she jumped into the pool in an attempt to try to save him, but was unable to do so because she was not a strong swimmer.

Although police officers pulled him out of the water and administered CPR, they were unable to revive the ‘Celebrity Rehab’ star who was transported to a local hospital where he was pronounced dead at 6:11 a.m.

Detectives are now conducting a drowning investigation, but there hasn’t been an official ruling on cause of death.

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Brace Yo Self Drake!!! Chris Brown Lawyers Up And Meets With NYPD Detectives

Posted By: Honey German · 6/15/2012 1:20:00 PM

 

 

The Chris Brown-Drake fight drama is going to the next level!!! The criminal possible jail time type of level.

Just in case you have missed the drama: a brawl broke out at W.i.P. in New York City on Wednesday night between Breezy’s camp and Drizzy’s team, which resulted in Breezy and his bodyguard, Big Pat, being rushed to the hospital with gashes which required stitches.  Also injured was a 24-year-old Aussie tourist who had to get 16 stitches to her head after being struck by a glass bottle.

At this time Drake’s spokesperson has already gone on record to say:

“Drake did not participate in any wrongdoing of any kind last night at W.i.P. He was on his way out of the club when the altercation began. [Drake] did not engage in any activity which resulted in injury to person or damage to property.”

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