Archive for: August 2018

Beyoncé Fan Who Rushed Stage at Concert in Atlanta Says JAY-Z “Can’t Fight” & “Been Sneak Dissin”

26-year-old Anthony Charles Thomas Maxwell was identified as the crazed “fan” who made the bold decision to literally go “Apesh*t” and rush the stage at Beyoncé and JAY-Z’s concert in Atlanta last weekend. As The Carters were leaving the stage

Aretha Franklin Had an Outfit Change for Final Public Viewing

Aretha Franklin wouldn’t be caught dead wearing the same outfit two days in a row. Literally. The Queen of Soul had two public viewings over a two-day period at the Charles H. Wright Museum of African American History of her

“Shameless” Actress Emmy Rossum Says She’s Leaving the Show After Season 9

Fans of the hit Showtime series Shameless will see one less Gallagher next year when Season 10 arrives. In a lengthy, emotional Facebook post on Thursday (Aug. 30), Emmy Rossum, the actress who plays Fiona Gallagher, a star character of

Aretha Franklin Open Casket Photo Goes Viral, Family Wanted “Respectful Photo” to Share With Fans Who Couldn’t Attend Viewing

Hundreds and hundreds of fans lined up to pay their respects to the late Aretha Franklin Tuesday (Aug. 28) as she lay in repose at the Charles H. Wright Museum of African Museum of African American History in Detroit, Michigan.

Jamel Myles: Quick Facts About 9-Year-Old Boy Who Killed Himself After Being Bullied for Coming Out as Gay to Classmates

A 9-year-old boy died by suicide after he was bulled just days after he came out as gay to his classmates. Jamel Myles had just started fourth grade at Joe Shoemaker School in Colorado when he died the night of

Mugshot Madness: Anthony Charles Thomas Maxwell, Man Who Rushed Stage at Beyoncé & JAY-Z Concert, Arrested & Charged With Battery

Beyoncé and JAY-Z had a bit of a scare over the weekend when a man rushed the stage during their “On The Run II” concert in Atlanta. As The Carters were leaving the stage following the first of two sold-out

David Katz: Fast Facts About Angry Gamer Who Killed 2, Wounded 9 at Madden Tournament in Jacksonville, Florida

While dozens of gamers were attending a Madden NFL 19 video game tournament in Jacksonville, Florida on Sunday (Aug. 26) a gunman opened fire, killing two people and wounding nine others. That lone gunman has been identified as 24-year-old David

Lisa Benson Cooper: Fast Facts About Black Reporter Fired for Sharing Article About White Women Using Their Tears As Weapons

Lisa Benson Cooper—a black, award-winning broadcast journalist in Kansas City, Missouri—was fired after 14 years with the same company after she shared an article to her personal Facebook page that offended her white co-workers. The article, titled “How White Women

Watch Beyoncé Almost Fall Down the Stairs During Nashville Concert (Keyword: ALMOST)

We already know Beyoncé is pretty “Flawless” when it comes to her stage presence, but she really proved that the other night during a concert in Nashville, Tennessee. While performing her “On The Run II” tour concert with husband JAY-Z

Nick Young Arrested in Los Angeles (VIDEO)

NBA star Nick Young (aka Swaggy P) was arrested in the Hollywood area of Los Angeles late Friday night (Aug. 24) following an incident with police during a traffic stop. According to TMZ, the former Golden State Warriors player was

Senator John McCain Dies From Brain Cancer at 81

Senator John McCain, the 2008 GOP presidential nominee who was driven by a code of honor that defined and haunted him, has died, the Washington Post reports. He was 81 years old. Just yesterday, the Arizona Senator’s family announced that

Bow Wow Says His Son Died Earlier This Year: “I Lost My Son, I’m in So Much Pain Bro!”

Summer 2018 hasn’t been very kind to Bow Wow, and unfortunately for him, it seems like things haven’t gotten much better. Not even a month ago, he went on a highly publicized Twitter rant, in which he went off on

Robin Leach, Host of “Lifestyles of the Rich and Famous,” Dead at 76

Robin Leach, famed TV host and celebrity columnist, has died at the age of 76. The journalist, who rose to fame in the 1980’s as host of “Lifestyles of the Rich and Famous,” died Thursday night (Aug. 23) at a

Lisa Fleming From “My 600-lb Life” Dead at 50, Cause of Death Not Related to Weight

Arleasher “Lisa” Fleming, a woman who once weighed over 700 pounds and was featured on TLC’s “My 600-lb Life,” has died at 50 years old. Deadline reports Fleming died at her home in Texas Thursday (Aug. 24) of unknown causes.

Woman Accuses 40-Year-Old Boyfriend of Sleeping With Her Teenage Daughter

What would you do if you found out your 40-year-old boyfriend and your teenage daughter were (allegedly) going behind your back and having sex with each other? One woman from Selma, Alabama says she found herself in that position recently,

XXXTentacion’s Alleged Killer Reportedly Begging Judge to Let Him Out of Jail

One of the men allegedly involved in the murder of XXXTentacion wants to be allowed to post bail so that he can take care of his pregnant fiancée. All four of the suspects in XXXTentacion’s murder case have been apprehended

Man Shot During Argument Over Who Should Play Aretha Franklin in Her Biopic

Police say an argument over who should star as Aretha Franklin in a movie about her life led to a shooting at a barbershop in Suffolk, Virginia. According to WTRK-TV, last Thursday (Aug. 16), two men—44-year-old Michael Hatton and 47-year-old

XXXTentacion’s Mother Reveals His Unborn Child Is a Boy

XXXTentacion’s mother has revealed the gender of the rapper’s unborn child, and “It’s a boy!” XXX’s mother, Cleopatra Bernard, has been keeping his fans in the loop when it comes to anything related to him, and shortly after his death,

Beyoncé & JAY-Z Honored With Key to City of Columbia, SC Ahead of “OTR II” Concert

Moments before Beyoncé and JAY-Z hit the stage at Williams-Brice Stadium in Columbia, South Carolina Tuesday night (Aug. 21) for their “On The Run II Tour” concert, the couple was presented with a gift from the city’s mayor. Recognizing the couple

Sky From “Black Ink Crew” Shares Photos With Both of Her Sons on Instagram

On last season’s “Black Ink Crew,” we all watched as Sky attempted to reconnect with her two sons Des and Genesis after giving them up for adoption years ago when they were little boys. While her relationship with her youngest

Annie Are You OK? Taraji P. Henson Compares Herself to Michael Jackson in Hilarious Makeup Selfie

When Taraji P. Henson shared a post-makeup selfie on Instagram on Wednesday (Aug. 22), fans (like me) immediately noticed something was “different.” She looked like Michael Jackson! I’m not sure if it was the hair, the makeup, the lighting, her

Lamar Odom Recalls Having 12 Strokes & 6 Heart Attacks While in Coma After 2015 Drug Overdose

Lamar Odom says it was a “miracle” he survived his infamous 2015 drug overdose. Why? Because he nearly died after he had 12 strokes and six heart attacks while he was in a coma that lasted nearly a week. Odom

Are Beyoncé and JAY-Z (aka The Carters) Performing at the 2018 MTV VMAs Tonight?

Tonight is the 2018 MTV Video Music Awards, and there are a number of performers who have already been confirmed to take the stage. But a certain due has neither confirmed nor denied whether they will be in attendance and

Fox News Apologizes for Using Patti Labelle Photo to Honor Aretha Franklin

Fox News was forced to issue an apology after the network mistakenly showed an image of Patti LaBelle during a segment that was supposed to honor the life of Aretha Franklin, who died Thursday (Aug. 16) at the age of