Archive for: April 2019

Kyler Murray Makes History as First Athlete to Be a First Round Draft Pick in the NFL & MLB

It’s not easy making sports history, and it usually doesn’t happen until athletes are well into their careers. But for Kyler Murray, he’s already making history right out of the gate! The Oklahoma Sooners quarterback was selected No. 1 overall

NY Giants Draft Pick Corey Ballentine Injured in Shooting, Friend & Former Teammate Killed

On Saturday afternoon (Apr. 27), Corey Ballentine was selected by the New York Giants in the sixth round of the 2019 NFL Draft—a major accomplishment for a player from a Division II school in Topeka, Kansas. Early the next morning,

#TheMarathonContinues: Nipsey Hussle Fans Come Together to Restore Vandalized Mural in Connecticut

A teen girl went viral on social media over the weekend after she defaced a Nipsey Hussle mural in Hartford, Connecticut, and people were understandably pissed about the blatant disrespect. But less than 24 hours later, Nipsey fans came together

John Singleton Not Expected to Recover From Stroke, Family & Friends Told to Say Their Goodbyes

John Singleton’s family and friends have reportedly been informed that the legendary filmmaker is not expected to recover after suffering a stroke while hospitalized earlier this month. There have been conflicting reports about Singleton’s condition, with his mother and daughter

Alabama Man Arrested After Viral Video Shows Shootout at Highland Village Apartments in Montgomery

Police in Montgomery, Alabama arrested a man in connection with a shooting that happened Saturday night (Apr. 27) at an apartment complex and was shown in a video that went viral on Facebook. According to the Alabama News Network, 20-year-old

One Person Dead, Six Injured in Mass Shooting Near Baltimore Church

Seven people were shot Sunday (Apr. 28) near a church in Baltimore, Maryland. The shooting occurred around 5:30 p.m. Sunday evening on the same block as the Perkins Square Baptist Church. Police said one of the seven people shot died,

The Best, Funniest & Saddest ‘Game of Thrones’ Jokes & Memes From “The Long Night” Episode

So, yeah. Winter is here, and so are spoilers!! If you haven’t seen the latest episode of “Game of Thrones” yet (Season 8, Episode 3: “The Long Night”), you might want to high tail it up out of this here

John Singleton is NOT Dead, Rep Says Legendary Director “Remains on Life Support”

John Singleton is still alive, but in a coma and nonresponsive. A representative for director gave a medical update on Monday morning (Apr. 29) following reports Singleton had died. Via TMZ: John’s publicist tells us the famed director is alive

“Boyz N the Hood” Actor Jessie Lawrence Ferguson Dead at 76

Jessie Lawrence Ferguson, the actor who played the dirty cop in “Boyz n the Hood,” has died at the age of 76. TMZ reports: Jessie’s son, Jace, tells us … he died Friday night at their home in Palmdale, California.

WATCH: Offset’s Emotional Reunion With His Father After 23 Years Apart

Offset is a father of four, however, his relationship with his own father hasn’t always been the best. That changed recently when he reunited with his father after 23 years. The Migos rapper shared a video of the emotional father-son

California Synagogue Shooting Leaves 1 Dead, 3 Injured; 19-Year-Old Suspect Taken Into Custody

A shooting at a Southern California synagogue Saturday (Apr. 27) left at least one person dead and several others injuries, police said. The incident, believed to be a hate crime, took place at the Chabad Poway synagogue around 11:30 a.m. local

Idris Elba Marries Model Sabrina Dhowre in Secret Wedding Ceremony in Morocco (PHOTOS)

Sorry ladies, but Idris Elba is officially off the market. The award-winning actor and part-time DJ married model Sabrina Dhowre in a secret ceremony Friday (Apr. 26) in Morocco. The “Luther” star and his bride were all smiles in a

Too Far? Chris Rock Slammed for “Cheap” & “Tasteless” Joke About Whitney Houston Smoking Crack

Chris Rock pissed a lot of people off on social media today after he made a joke about Whitney Houston’s alleged drug abuse. Rock took to Instagram Saturday (Apr. 27) and shared a meme featuring Houston wearing sunglasses and looking

R. Kelly Says He Lost His Sexual Abuse Case Because He Can’t Read & He Wants a Retrial

R. Kelly took an L in court this week, and he’s asking the judge to dismiss the case because he can’t read and therefore did not understand what was going on when he was served in jail. According to court

Donald Trump Calls Jussie Smollett a “3rd Rate Actor,” Says His Case Was a “Disgrace to Our Nation”

Donald Trump lashed out at “Empire” star Jussie Smollett at a rally Saturday (Apr. 27), calling him a “third-rate actor” and saying his legal trouble—in which he allegedly lied about Trump supporters attacking him in a hate crime—was a “disgrace

Porsha Williams Has No Interest in Repairing Friendship With NeNe Leakes After “Closet-Gate” Fiasco

First, it was Kim Zolciak, then Cynthia Bailey, and now it seems Porsha Williams’ friendship with NeNe Leakes is over. The Real Housewives of Atlanta star says she doesn’t think the bond she shared with Leakes being repaired anytime soon.

Houston Principal Implements Controversial Dress Code for Parents That May Be Targeted at Black Women

A Houston high school principal is facing national backlash after implementing a dress code for parents which some say is discriminatory and targets black moms. Earlier this month, parents of James Madison High School were sent a letter that banned

#BlackGirlMagic: New Orleans Teen Accepted Into 115 Colleges & Awarded Over $3.7 Million in Scholarships

One New Orleans teen certainly has a bright future ahead of her after being accepted into 115 colleges and awarded more than $3.7 million in scholarships. Antoinette Love, a senior at International High School of New Orleans with a 3.7

XXXTentacion’s Mom is Trying to Stop His Baby Mama From Obtaining His DNA for a Paternity Test

XXXTentacion’s baby mama Jenesis Sanchez is trying to establish paternity for her son, and the late rapper’s mother is trying her best to stop it. Cleopatra Bernard, XXX’s mother, reportedly went to court this week and demanded that a petition

Police Called to Wendy Williams’ House (AGAIN!) After Fight With Estranged Husband

Police are becoming a regular presence at Wendy Williams’ New Jersey home. We’re learning cops were called to the talk show host’s home just a few days ago due to a disagreement with her estranged husband, Kevin Hunter. Police arrived

John Singleton’s Daughter Says Her Grandma is Up to No Good, Plus He’s NOT in a Coma & is Getting Better Every Day

John Singleton’s daughter is disputing her grandmother’s claims that the legendary filmmaker is in a coma after suffering a stroke last week and she also wants her petition to be named his temporary conservator to be denied. Cleopatra Singleton recently filed

Kendall Jenner Jokes About How She Plans to Remain the Only Kardashian-Jenner Without Kids

The Kardashian-Jenner clan is forever expanding, but there’s one sibling who’s taking a hilarious precaution to ensure she’s not the next one to sire an heir. Kris Jenner and the five KarJenner sisters gathered for Travis Scott’s birthday and posed

Rick Fox Leaves His Own Esports Company After Racist Shareholder Called Him the N-Word

Rick Fox is leaving his own company because of a racist! According to an email obtained by Dexerto, Fox intends to leave Echo Fox, an esports organization he owns, because a shareholder of the company has repeatedly used the N-word

Man Badly Beaten Outside Movie Theater After Shouting “Avengers: Endgame” Spoilers to Fans Waiting in Line

A man was reportedly left bloodied after getting badly beaten outside a movie theater after he loudly revealed the surprise ending to “Avengers: Endgame.” According to reports, the incident happened outside a cinema in Causeway Bay, Hong Kong. A photo