Monthly Archives: January 2013

Hadiya Pendleton was shot dead on Tuesday.  Pendleton, a student from King Prep High, where she was a sophomore, performed during the President Barack Obama’s inaugural program.  She was a volleyball player and a majorette.

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A day before her death, she tweeted:

“I’m tired.”

According to the police statement:

“Pendleton and a 16-year-old boy wounded in the attack were shot in a park near the school about 2:20 p.m., in the 4500 block of South Oakenwald Avenue”

The attacker quickly fled from the scene after getting into a car.

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“Those in the group were not cooperating with police, however, and investigators had no detailed descriptions yet of either the attacker or the vehicle in which he left. Central Area detectives were investigating, and they had no one in custody as of about 8:20 p.m.”

These gun violence incidents should be stopped and now is the time. Sadly, 4 years ago Hadiya along with Classmates created a ” Anti-Gang” video where she discussed the importance of why kids should say, “No” to gangs. Watch below!!!

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Celebs Got News Sends Our Condolences!

Snoop Dogg‘s “Reincarnated” will be released on March 15 to theaters.  This is a documentary movie which is an accompaniment of his latest album with the same title.  This film shows the rebirth of Snoop Lion as a reggae artist.  The executive producer of Reincarnated the album is Diplo and the Major Lazer production team.  Snoop said:

“Major Lazer and I had a special opportunity to focus on recording Reincarnated from top-to-bottom with no interruptions in Jamaica.”

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He continued:

“From my time spent with the people and in the streets, these songs are based on peace, love, and the struggle.”

‘Here Comes The King’ is a taste of what’s to come off that Reincarnated album and movie. It’s going to be an exciting 2013. Bless up.”

Below is the trailer of the film:

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And in news that will shock NO ONE at this point, pop singer Rihanna finally confirms in print what we all have been witnessing for the past few months. Under the headline ‘Crazy in Love’, the singer comments on her on-again, off-again, on-again, back and forth, topsy turvy relationship with R&B singer Chris Brown. Here’s what Rihanna had to say in the upcoming edition of Rolling Stone magazine:

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“I decided it was more important for me to be happy. I wasn’t going to let anybody’s opinion get in the way of that. Even if it’s a mistake, it’s my mistake. After being tormented for so many years, being angry and dark, I’d rather just live my truth and take the backlash. I can handle it.”

And remember about a year ago when the thing to do for a celebrity was to delete their Twitter account? Only to then activate it again, and then quit it again? Well, now it looks like Instagram is becoming the place to delete and deny. Fresh on the heels of Rihanna’s video, Chris Brown has now 86’ed his Instagram account. I guess there could be incriminating photos of him with Tran around. Or…?
He’ll be back!

It’s truly a big day for Michael Lohan.  First, his daughter, Lindsey has just evaded.  And second, his fiancée, Kate has just given birth to their son, named as Landon Major Lohan.

While Lindsay was fighting in the court, Kate Major delivered a baby boy at hospital in Florida. Landon weighs 7 lbs 5 oz with a height of 19 3/4 inches.

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Michael was with Kate during the entire event, in fact he is the one who cut the baby’s umbilical cord.  Everyone is doing great.

Congratulations Kate and Michael!

 

Kelly Clarkson is considered as the highest earner among the American Idol based on Forbes list.  The original American Idol Clarkson has just regained the top spot.  She replaces last year’s top earner, Carrie Underwood who is now in number two.

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Last year, Kelly placed fifth on the list with earnings of $2.5 million.  But today, she has already earned $8 million while Carrie is earning $5 million.  These enormous earnings can be attributed to her television performances on “The Voice” and “Duets”, the total sales of her fifth album Stronger, income from her Toyota commercial and the earnings from her tours.

Congratulations Kelly!

Sometimes, when you dream real big and concentrate with all your might…they just might come true. It’s hard to believe that little ‘Ashley’ from ‘The Fresh Prince of Bel Air’  is now in her thirties, but time sure does fly by when you’re in syndication.

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In The Huffington Post a few weeks ago, the actress and singer gushed over how much she loved rapper Drake and how she was smitten with him.

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Well, as it turns out, this is one rapper that reads The Huffington Post! Tatyana celebrated at the Supper Club in Los Angeles with a slew of friends. Guess who not only showed up, but with roses, a bottle of Ace of Spades, and a hug and kiss for Ali. Now that’s the right way to celebrate a birthday! When you get everything you asked for!

What will she wish for next year?!

Tyler Perry, the writer and actor who created the TV series, “House of Payne”, sold his home for $11.25 million.  The amazing house is located in Hollywood Hills.

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This magnificent contemporary house features a gym, four bedrooms, a sauna, a glass-floor catwalk, a nightclub/lounge, six bathrooms, four fireplaces, a disco ball and many more.  This 9,725-square-foot house has the best mountain views and city lights.

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Perry became popular in his role as Madea, who is an elderly woman.  He has done numerous works as an actor, producer and director.

This property was bought by Perry for $9.6 million back in 2006.  And now it looks like he will be packing up his things after it has been sold.

Perry made an income of about $1.65 million after selling the house.

Taraji P. Henson wants her son, Marcel Henson, to learn the value of searching for a job.  Marcel will be attending his first semester in college.  We can now see Marcel in the campaign ads of SquareBear clothing line.

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Taraji tweeted about her son and SquareBear by saying:

‘Be different! Get SQUARED UP!!! @mysquarebear I love everything about this brand….especially the model!’

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On the show ‘Late Night With Jimmy Fallon’, Taraji announced:

“Even though he is privileged, he doesn’t remember the bad times when we were eating Hamburger Helper (boxed food) and peanut butter and jelly, he remembers all the good times. I don’t want to raise this privileged kid, who’s out of touch, so I made him sit out the first semester and he has to get a job. He called his grandmother, he was like, ‘It’s hard out here, it’s hard to find a job.’ So I was like, ‘Yeah, I need you to know that.”

“I need him to see how real it is out here. It builds character. I told him, ‘College is like an investment. I’m investing my money in your future, and if I feel like you’re a bad investment, I’m taking my money back.”

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It seems that Marcel is in good hands in this great company.

Kris Jenner discusses Kim Kardashian’s pregnancy cravings during an interview, she says:

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“This is a lifelong dream,I used to visitKathie Lee 20 years ago and thought how lucky she was to have a talk show. I can’t believe this is really happening.”

The alluring grandmother continued:

“We could have a nursery on the set and I could babysit, What do you think of that, Kim?”

She also insists:

“Kim’s doing great”

“She’s craving Pizookies…it’s a giant cookie and I think it’s at BJs and I think it has ice cream on top, but right now it’s all about the Pizookies. Last night, she was craving artichokes, Chinese chicken salad—no onion and French fries.”

What an unusual craving?

 

 

Megan Fox recently announced that she wants to have more children.  She is now currently busy taking care of Noah, her 4 month old son.  She really hopes that she can provide him more siblings sooner.

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“I recognise the blessings when they come – like, I recognise I’m so lucky to work with Judd [Apatow] – but the ultimate satisfaction for me is being with my son.”

“I just want to give Noah as much of myself as I can. And I want to have more kids. That is where my heart is.”

Megan also confessed that it is her lifelong dream to have a baby and now she is struggling between motherhood and her commitments.

“All I wanted to do my whole, whole life was have a baby and, now, I’ve finally done it.”

“It’s very hard for me to do this stuff, because I feel like this isn’t my job any more. My job is to be with him.”

A few months ago, the media was reporting left and right that Ashley Judd’s appearance had changed drastically. Many pointed to plastic surgery, while Judd simply said she was sick. Well, whatever the case may be, she is looking better these days, just as news comes forward that the actress is divorcing her husband of 11 years, three-time Indianapolis 500 winner Dario Franchitti. The couple issued a statement to the press.

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“We have mutually decided to end our marriage,” the statement said. “We’ll always be family and continue to cherish our relationship based on the special love, integrity, and respect we have always enjoyed.”
It is expected to be an amicable split, and the two have no children between them.
In baby news, rapper Wiz Khalifa and his fiance Amber Rose are expecting their baby boy very soon, but the public will have to wait a while until they get the name of their bundle of joy.

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According to Amber, the name is normal but not often used.
Hmmm….

Rick Ross, the rapper, has recently hired 24 hour personal security in order to watch his back since the shooting incident that happened last Monday.

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He used armed bodyguards during his public appearances, concerts and other events.  But he wants to have a full-time protection from his personal security.

Last Monday morning, Ross was shot at when a car suddenly stopped beside his Rolls-Royce and started shooting.  Ross was not hurt by the shooting but his car rammed into an apartment building.

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The rapper had been receiving threats for his life but he was not alarmed by it not until recently.  Now he makes sure that he is safe all the time.

Is Ross being over protective?