Archive for: February 2020

New York Rapper Pop Smoke Shot & Killed in Apparent Home Invasion Robbery in Hollywood

Pop Smoke, an up and coming rapper out of New York, was murdered Wednesday morning (Feb. 19) in an apparent home invasion robbery at a house he was renting in Hollywood Hills, California. The Los Angeles Police Department said a

Model Slick Woods Suffers Another Severe Seizure That Left Her Face Swollen As She Battles Cancer

Model Slick Woods is still struggling with health complications stemming from her cancer diagnosis. In an Instagram post of Tuesday (Feb. 18), Woods shared with her fans that she had suffered yet another seizure. The seizure must have been severe

Boosie Goes Off on Dwyane Wade for Supporting 12-Year-Old Transgender Daughter: “You’ve Gone Too F**king Far, Don’t Cut His D**k Off!”

Boosie Badazz wants the world to know that he is NOT here for Dwyane Wade’s public support of his transgender daughter. Wade made headlines last week when he spoke out in support of his 12-year-old transgender daughter Zaya on Ellen.

Genuine or Shady? Loni Love Gives Tamar Braxton a Special Shout-Out While Celebrating The Real’s 1,000th Episode

One of daytime’s biggest gambles has proven they are here to say. The Real celebrated its 1,000th show, an important milestone for any daytime program. On Monday (Feb. 17), Loni Love, Tamera Mowry, Adrienne Bailon, Jeannie Mai and newest co-host

“Good Times” Star Ja’net Dubois Died Unexpectedly in Her Sleep, Family Says

Ja’net DuBois, the actress who played Willona Woods on the classic sitcom Good Times, was found dead in her home Tuesday (Feb. 18). She was 74 years old. DuBois’ family told TMZ she died unexpectedly in her sleep overnight at

Black Man Arrested After Forcing White Woman to Watch “Roots” to Show Her How Racist She Is

An Iowa man did the absolute most in an extreme attempt to call out a white woman’s racism during this Black History Month. Robert Noye of Cedar Rapids was arrested on Monday (Feb. 17) for allegedly holding a woman hostage

Indianapolis Woman Allegedly Shot & Killed in Traffic After Blackmailing & Exposing Down Low Gay Men on Social Media

An Indianapolis woman was allegedly shot and killed for exposing a man she knew as being gay on social media. The victim, who went by the name Jane TheMayor Waughfield on Facebook, was involved in a car crash Tuesday morning

12-Year-Old Beaten, Tortured to Death by Grandparents & Teen Uncle Who Recorded Repeated Abuse on Their Phones

Three relatives have been charged in the death of a 12-year-old boy who police believe was brutally tortured and abused for at the least the past several months. James Hurley, 12, was found dead in his grandparents’ living room on

Disney’s Queen of Katwe Star Nikita Pearl Waligwa Dies at 15 of Brain Tumor

Nikita Pearl Waligwa, a young actress who starred in Disney’s Queen of Katwe—a film about a chess prodigy from a Ugandan slum—has died at the age of 15 from a brain tumor. According to Ugandan media reports (via UK’s Mirror),

Guy Takes Girlfriend of 2+ Years to See “The Photograph” on Valentine’s Day Then Dumps Her Right Afterwards

Valentine’s Day is supposed to be a day about love and showing your significant other how much you appreciate them, but one man used that day as an opportunity to give his girlfriend one last date before ending their relationship.

Jennifer Hudson & Common Perform Emotional Kobe Bryant Tributes at 2020 NBA All-Star Game

Chicago natives Jennifer Hudson and Common opened up the 2020 NBA All-Star Game in Chicago on Sunday (Feb. 16) with emotional tributes to basketball legend Kobe Bryant. Before tipoff, Hudson took to the stage on the court to sing a

Chaka Khan Roasted on Twitter Over Her National Anthem Performance at the 2020 NBA All-Star Game

Let’s just go on ahead and get this out of the way. Chaka Khan is a legend. That fact cannot be disputed. However, in the age of social media, even legends are impervious to the scrutiny that comes from Twitter.

“Divorce Court” Couple Goes Viral After Revealing Fight Over Cardi B & Nicki Minaj Beef Caused Their Separation

The lines are drawn so deep between Nicki Minaj and Cardi B stans that the beef is even causing marriages to break up. A couple is going viral this week after their appearance on Divorce Court and their unexpected reason

Kodak Black Professes His Love for Zendaya From Jail With Valentine’s Day Poem

With Valentine’s Day season in full swing, people all across the country are searching for love, but few are doing it quite as publicly as rapper Kodak Black, who apparently has it bad for actress/singer Zendaya. Rather than sliding into

Woman Meets Man on Dating App and is Forced to Be His Getaway Driver When He Robs Bank on Their First Date

Even with all the online dating apps (or perhaps, because of the many online dating apps) finding true love in the age of the internet can be difficult. Just take it from a 40-year-old Massachusetts woman, Shelby Sampson, who thought

Charles Barkley Says Kobe Bryant’s NBA Career & Rape Case Are Both Part of His Legacy: “He Had a Flaw That We All Know About”

Following the tragic death of Kobe Bryant that shocked the sports world and the world at large, most people honored his storied legacy in the way they best saw fit. Murals of the legendary NBA athlete quickly went up across

Three People Shot at Kandi Burruss’ Old Lady Gang Restaurant in Atlanta on Valentine’s Day

Police are investigating a shooting that injured three people at Kandi Burruss’ Old Lady Gang restaurant in East Point, Georgia. East Point police said that a male suspect walked into Old Lady Gang Restaurant at 3650 Marketplace Boulevard on Friday

Shocking Video Shows College Linebacker Body-Slamming Cop During Arrest

On Monday, February 10th, 2020, 19-year-old Michael Harris was arrested on a felony charge of assault after he body-slammed a police officer responding to a call at a Grove City, Ohio business. The woman who made the call stated that

Body of Missing 6-Year-Old South Carolina Girl Faye Swetlik Found After 3-Day Search

Three days after being reported as missing, the body of 6-year-old Faye Marie Swetlik was found on Thursday afternoon (Feb. 13) in the same Cayce, South Carolina neighborhood she disappeared from. “It is with extremely heavy hearts we’re announcing we

Dwyane Wade Says His 12-Year-Old Zaya is Transgender, Offers Unconditional Support: “I Looked At Her & Said You Are a Leader”

Dwyane Wade and Gabrielle Union continue to be shining examples of what unconditional love, supportive parenting, and allyship looks like. During an appearance on Ellen today (Feb. 11) to promote his upcoming ESPN documentary, Wade proudly shared that his 12-year

Jussie Smollett Indicted on 6 NEW Charges for Lying to Police Over Alleged Staged Attack, Faces Up to 3 Years in Jail

Over one year after he claimed he was attacked and the victim of a hate crime, Jussie Smollett is now facing new charges for allegedly staging the incident. The former Empire actor was just indicted on six charges for disorderly

NeNe Leakes Frustrated with Bravo After Being Cut from 4th “Real Housewives of Atlanta” Episode This Season (Report)

NeNe Leakes was noticeably missing from the most recent episode of The Real Housewives of Atlanta … again. And she’s furious about it. Radar Online reports that the lone RHOA original cast member has been docked $240,000 during the show’s

Heidi Klum Talks About Backlash She Received Defending AGT Amid Gabrielle Union Drama: “I Was Called a White Woman”

Terry Crews is not the only member of the America’s Got Talent crew facing backlash for not standing in solidarity with Gabrielle Union. Heidi Klum says she also received criticism after defending AGT amid Union’s claims of racism, sexism, and

Oprah Gets Emotional Over Best Friend Gayle King’s Kobe Bryant Interview Controversy, Says King is Receiving Death Threats

Media mogul Oprah is no stranger to scrutiny and controversy, but it’s admittedly hard to see her best friend be attacked and dragged on social media. Oprah got emotional today (Feb. 7) during an appearance on Today with Hoda &