Archive for: August 2019

Simone Biles’ Brother Tevin Biles-Thomas Arrested for Killing 3 People in New Year’s Eve Shooting

The brother of Olympic gymnasts Simone Biles has been arrested in connection to a triple murder in Ohio. Tevin Biles-Thomas was arrested at Fort Stewart in Georgia—where is on active duty in the army—on Thursday (Aug. 29) and charged with

Angels Pitcher Tyler Skaggs Died by Choking on Vomit After Overdosing on Fentanyl, Oxycodone & Alcohol

Los Angeles Angels pitcher Tyler Skaggs had a deadly combination of drugs, as well as alcohol, in his system when he was found dead in his Texas hotel room on July 1st. According to the results of Skaggs’ autopsy and

Alabama Man Who Served 36 Years of Life Sentence for Stealing $50 Granted Early Prison Release

An Alabama man sentenced to life in prison without parole for a $50 robbery has been granted an early release after spending the past 36 years behind bars. According to court docs, in 1979, when Alvin Kennard was just 18

Dallas Austin Reflects on the Time Monica Punched Brandy in the Face Before ’98 VMAs Performance: “Monica Was Very Ghetto”

It’s the beef that just won’t go away. The infamous Brandy and Monica feud has been ongoing for two decades with a few bright spots in between. And now, producer Dallas Austin is giving his take on the R&B diva

Queens Middle School Teacher Arrested for Buying and Trading Child Porn Through Venmo

A middle school teacher in Queens, New York was arrested for buying and trading child pornography via Venmo. Eric Paulino, 30, was arrested Tuesday (Aug. 27) after the FBI obtained a warrant to search his home and electronic devices. They

Jessi Combs, “Fastest Woman on Four Wheels,” Killed in Crash While Trying to Break Land-Speed Record

Jessi Combs, a professional racer and TV personality known for breaking land-speed records, died after a car crash Tuesday (Aug. 27) while attempting to go 500 mph to break a land-speed record. She was 36 years old. KTVZ reports that

Cardi B Reveals What She Went Through to Finish ‘Invasion of Privacy’ While Pregnant, Plus What Nipsey Hussle Told Her After Grammy Win

Cardi B is still riding on a high after winning a moonperson at the 2019 MTV Video Music Awards earlier this week. But as the accolades for her debut album, Invasion of Privacy, keep rolling in, she’s been reflecting on

Joe Finally Responds to 50 Cent Replacing Him With Trey Songz on “Power” Theme Song

For the past five seasons of Power, we’ve been hearing R&B crooner Joe sing the show’s famous theme song “Big Rich Town.” However, when Season 6 debuted over the weekend and fans heard “They say this is a big rich

“Old Town Road” Nominated for Country Music Award After Controversially Being Kicked Off Country Charts

Though Lil Nas X’s massive hit “Old Town Road” was kicked off the country charts earlier this year, the country music community is finally recognizing its country influence. The Old Town Road remix featuring Billy Ray Cyrus was just nominated

White TV Anchor Tearfully Apologizes After Comparing Black Co-Worker to Gorilla: “I Know It Was Wrong & I Am So Sorry”

An Oklahoma news anchor recently issued a tearful apology to her black coworker for comparing him to a gorilla on live television. The incident happened last Thursday (Aug. 22) live on the air on KOCO-TV. While introducing a gorilla named

Future Says He Bought His Girl a Fake Popeyes Chicken Sandwich & She Loved It Because “Perception is Everything”

Because Popeyes is sold out of their chicken sandwiches for the next month or so, Future had to get creative when trying to get one for his girlfriend. “Pulled up on bae with a chicken sandwich [from] a hood spot

Missy Elliott Runs Through Her Hits, Gets Her Roses and Basks in Her Greatness at the 2019 VMAs

If you consider yourself a fan of popular music or the music video art form in any way, then you simply must acknowledge the genius of Missy Elliott. The number of iconic, groundbreaking music videos she has under her belt

Normani Gives Us Black Cheerleader Goodness With Show-Stopping “Motivation” VMAs Performance

There are those who have the gift to spot the potential in rising stars. They can see the diamond in the rough that others see as unripe fruit. Take Jay-Z, for example, who saw a global superstar where others saw

K. Michelle Goes Off on Blac Chyna for Pursuing Music Career: Sucking D**k Didn’t Work, Now You Wanna Be a Singer?!

K. Michelle is never one to hold her tongue. Though she has tried to have a nicer approach over her past few seasons of Love & Hip-Hop, even choosing to go by her first name Kimberly, some people make her

Leslie Jones Abruptly Quits “SNL” Weeks Ahead of 45th Season Premiere to Further Her Career

In an unexpected move, Leslie Jones has reportedly decided to leave Saturday Night Live. Sources tell TMZ Jones decided not to return for the 45th season of SNL because of her growing career opportunities. The new season will premiere next

Serena Williams’ Husband Epically Trolls Maria Sharapova With D.A.R.E. Shirt During Hyped U.S. Open Match

For those of you who may still be wondering how Serena Williams and Alexis Ohanian ended up together, last night was a clear example of why they’re a perfect match. Let’s just say Ohanian goes HARD for his wife. While

Popeyes Says They’re COMPLETELY SOLD OUT of Their Popular Chicken Sandwiches, But They’ll BRB

If you haven’t been able to get your hands on one of those famous Popeyes chicken sandwiches, then we have some bad news for you. Popeyes says they are COMPLETELY SOLD OUT of their most popular menu item. Popeyes released

Richard Pryor’s Son Insinuates He Was Molested by Paul Mooney: “It Happened When I Was Young”

Richard Pryor’s son seemingly confirmed allegations that he was sexually violated—possibly raped—as a teenager by his late father’s colleague and friend, comedian Paul Mooney. A TMZ reporter caught up with Richard Pryor Jr. on a NYC street on Tuesday (Aug.

Judge Mathis Investigated for Criminal Assault After Allegedly Spitting in Valet’s Face

Judge Greg Mathis is reportedly the subject of a criminal investigation for assault after he allegedly spit in a valet’s face. According to TMZ, Mathis went all the off on a valet in a “profanity-laced schooling” at Flood’s Bar and

Mattel Releases Rosa Parks Barbie Doll As Part of Series Honoring Iconic Women

Rosa Parks is getting the Barbie treatment. Mattel has added the civil rights activists to its Barbie’s Inspiring Women series. The doll version of Parks will also include educational information about the historical figure so that young kids can learn

Keke Palmer Officially Becomes Permanent “Good Morning America” Co-Host on Her 26th Birthday

Actress Keke Palmer is celebrating her 26th birthday today (Aug. 26), and she just got the best gift ever. After serving as a guest co-host all summer long of Good Morning America‘s third hour Strahan & Sara, Palmer has officially

Future’s Alleged 6th Baby Mama Eliza Reign Files Paternity Suit, Requests Child Support

A Florida woman is so sure that Future is the father of her baby that she’s ready to take him to court. According to TMZ, Eliza Seraphin has filed legal documents in Broward County claiming the rapper is the father

19-Year-Old Pensacola Rapper Lil Dell on the Run from Police for Murder

An up and coming rapper out of Pensacola, Florida is wanted for murder and is on the run from police after he was involved in a fatal shooting a few months ago that claimed the life of an innocent young

Tommie Lee Says She’s NEVER Returning to Love & Hip-Hop Atlanta: “It Was Misery and Depression There”

Love & Hip-Hop Atlanta has lost one of its cast members for good. Tommie Lee confirms that she’s never returning to the popular reality show. Tommie took to social media over the weekend to let her followers know that she’s