Long story short, word on the curb is 74 year-old courtry star, Dolly Parton told 60 Minutes Austrailia that she wouldn’t mind covering another issue of Playboy Magazine. Are you hear for it? Ask your dad! I’ll wait…
Anyway, there’s news that Nelly might be showing love to my round-bottom sistahs with the return of Apple Bottoms! What ever happened to them anyway? I need something to wear with my boots with the fuuuurrrrr!!!!
Chris Rock is single again! He cheated on his wife with an actress, who he dated for like 4 years and they broke up. I guess his 18 year marriage to his ex wife was enough long-term for him. He just didn’t want to settle down but she did so…that’s it.
Finally, Nicki Minaj‘s husband, Kenneth Petty, is now a registered sex offender. He forgot to call the NY parole people or something and moved to LA. Yeah, that’s a no-no, bruh. If you’re on parole, whereever you go, especially if you’re a sex offender, you have to give your next state a heads up. Nicki’s people said she’s good so that’s it on that story!
This week, LaShawn, Gerri and Ki Ki are joined by Youth Development Specialist for Gwen’s Girls of Pittsburgh, Ericka Johnson.
Ericka chimed in on various topics like breaking the girl code, black people and the Coronavirus, being married and miserable (Kenya Moore) and the man who was ungrateful when his girlfriend bought him property for his birthday.
Plus, we discuss what awesome things Gwen’s Girls does for young girls of color in the community.
Long story short, word on the curb is the legendary hip hop group, Public Enemy decided their hypeman Flava Flav shouted his last shout in the name of PE! This allegedly happened over a dispute Flav had with Senator Bernie Sanders who apparently used a “likeness” in an advertisement or some form of invite for an upcoming campaign event without his permission.
According to reports, the group’s leader, Chuck D felt the cease-and-desist, filed by Flava Flav wasn’t the last straw! He’s apparently had enough of Flav’s antics and decided the group no longer needed his services. It’s been how many years since Public Enemy and Flava Flav’s been a thing? His severance package should be nice! (keyword: should be) Click here for more!
Media Mogul, Oprah Winfrey and legendary “Material Girl”Madonnaboth took a big fall on stage (in front of people) over the weekend. Oprah’s doing fine but somebody might want to check on Madonna!
Finally, after 25 years you’d think an icon like Judge Judy would want to hang up her laced-collar’d robe to trade it in for a drink with an umbrella and retire, right? NOPE! The 77-year old judge won’t be retiring her gavel just yet. Reports are she’s giving up her seat behind the bence after 25 years because she’s not happy with the higher ups at CBS.
Although this will be the last season of Judge Judy, this won’t be the last we’ll see her honor. Looks like, Aunt Judy has another show in the works and is currenlty shopping other networks. After 25 years, I’m sure she got used to collecting those checks! According to CNN.com, “In 2018, Forbes named her the year’s highest-paid TV host after she sold the rights to her show’s extensive library to CBS for an estimated $100 million in 2017.” Click here for more.
Long story short, word on the curb is Harvey’s going to jail! The center of the #MeTooMovement, disgraced movie producer, Harvey Weinstein was found guilty on 2 of the 5 counts of sexual assault and rape (something like that, but either way it goes, he’s going to prison).
Former Empire star, Jussie Smollet pleades not guilty (again) for the 6 new charges against him claiming he lied to police and disturbed the peace (didn’t mean for that to rhyme).
Today, we said farewell to a few known pioneers in sports, aeronautics and business.
Laker Nation finally said goodbye to Kobe Bryant and his daughter Gianna in a public memorial service. Performances by Beyonce, Alicia Keys, Christina Milian soothed the audience of fans, friends, players and family; including his wife, Vanessa. The ceremony was extremely painful to watch but nothing compared to what they’re feeling right now.
NASA Mathmatician, and the real inspiration behind the movie “Hidden Figures”, Katherine Johnson died at the age of 101.
We also said goodbye to fashion model and restauranteur, B. Smith who passed away after losing her battle with early onset Alzheimers.
Long story short, word on the curb is, there’s newn music (sorta) coming soon for Prince fans to enjoy. Both The Rainbow Children and One Nite Alone will be re-issued and available April 17th. Click here for the full story.
Actress Lauren London says she’s not dating music mogul Sean “Diddy” Combs after rumors surfaced when Diddy posted a throwback picture of the two. London says (on social media) that she’s still healing from the loss of her late boyfriend, Nipsey Hussle and people should allow her that time and keep her name out your mouth! She said what she said! Click here for the deets
Long story short, word on the curb is the Whitney Houston hologram made it’s television debut over seas and the feedback wasn’t so positive. Many feel “Nippy’s” legacy should be at peace like the singer who passed away in 2012. Her sister in-law and former manager, Pat Houston said Whitney would have approved of the new approach to continue her legacy.
More developements on slain rapper, Pop Smoke are coming out that the 20 year-old up and coming rapper was not the victim of a home invasion but was the intended target. TMZ reported Wednesday morning, Smoke was residing in a rented home in the Hollywood Hills where 4 gunman fired shots that ultimately killed the rapper. It was previously reported that this was an apparant home invasion but according to the LAPD and cameras on the property, the gunmen weren’t seen carrying any belongings from the property. Click here for more.
Long story short, word on the curb is three people were injured at a Valentine’s Night shooting reported at the Old Lady Gang restaurant in Atlanta. No suspects were named at this time, but an official statement was made by RHOA star, Kandi Burruss who is part owner of the establishment along with her husband, Todd Tucker. Click here for the full story.
Rick James‘ estate is being sued for damages from a 1979 sexual assault claimed by a victim that says the late singer assaulted her at a group home. The woman said in a statement that James “…pinned her down and raped her when she went to her room, her lawsuit claims” (PageSix.com) Click the link for more on this story.
Dame Dash wants his coins! He’s suing his ex-wife, fashionista Rachael Roy for funds he claims she’s hiding from him. According to reports, Dash claims Roy worked out some kind of back door magic to hide money from a fashion line fraud. According to TMZ, Far as Dame can tell, the alleged shell game with his money started in 2014 when a royalty payment of $175,000 was withheld. He claims that happened again in 2015 with a $200,000 check. Click here for the rest of the story.
Long story short, word on the curb is there are rumors that James Brown was possibly murdered according to a close friend or acquaintance who claims they have a bin filled with evidence. The phathologist declared the Godfather Of Soul’s death was from a heart attack and fluid in his lungs. Investigators are looking in to these recent claims. Click here for the full story.
The public memorial service arrangements have been announced and it’s a pretty extensive and contolled itinerary. If you want tickets, you’ll have to wait until the family, close friends, NBA teams, owners, players, season ticket holders get theirs first. If you don’t have a ticket, authorities are asking fans to stay home and watch the service on TV. Click here for more.
Former NFL quarterback Colin Kaepernick is in the process of writing his own memoir and will be addressing all the questions we’ve been asking since the first kneel (see what I did there?).
And finally, it looks like conspiracy therorists have caught the ears of a few producers and directors because there will be ANOTHER documentary about Tupac Shakur and how they think he’s still alive.
Snoop Dogg got checked (or maybe reminded) by his mama that you can’t threaten a woman (a black woman, especially) on a public platform out of emotion. Snoop formally apologized to CBS anchor, Gayle King for his rant and threats last week after Gayle received backlash for an interview with WNBA star, Lisa Leslie about the late Kobe Bryant and the past sexual assault allegations.
Snoop said he had a change of heart thanks to his mother and apologized for his hurtful words. Word on the curb is, Auntie Gayle accepted his apology.
You know you pissed some people off when you can’t even get a job with the XFL! Colin Kaepernick tells the media he still wants to play football. This year, after his failed attempt to win the hearts of coaches and owners of the NFL with a private tryout that went terribly wrong, there were reports the former SF 49er quarterback was denied consideration from the XFL. Word is, the owners just can’t afford him. It’s reported Kaep’s salary demands were to “exorbitant”. Do you believe them? Click here for the full
Grammy Award winner, Toni Braxton hints on social media that she might have some new music on the way. Adding a subtle caption “wait for it” giving fans hope that she’s on her way to releasing new music for 2020! Will you wait for it? Click here for the full story.
Jussie Smollett was recently indicted on six counts of false reporting and disorderly conduct. This incident happened in early 2019 where the former Empire star claims two men jumped him and tied a noose around his neck shouting racial and gay slurs. The charges were dropped and everything faded to black until recent when a special prosecuter determined “reasonable grounds” gives this some gas to move forward. I think Chicago authorities are (or were) embarrassed for falling for the banana in the tail pipe and want Jussie to pay for it! But I’ll wait. Click here for more.
NBA star, Kobe Bryant and his 13 year old daughter, Gianna were finally laid to rest in a private ceremony in Los Angelos earlier this week. Fans will have a chance to say their goodbyes in a public memorial service February 24th at the Staples Center. The additional lives lost in the tragic helicopter crash will have memorial services in the weeks to come. Click here for more.
More on Romeo (Miller or Lil Romeo to the OGs) who’s reported to have allegedly quit the reality show “Growing Up Hip Hop”. No word from his camp but rumors circulate that Romeo hasn’t been seen in the show for several episodes reportedly to spend more time “doing him”, tending to his businesses and to his girlfriend.
And finally, actress Gabrielle Union is seeking revenge in a recent lawsuit against former AGT co-judge and executive producer, Simon Cowell for endangering her life (he was smoking on set during breaks) during her time there. In my opinion (which nobody asked), she could be reaching with this one, but I’ma let her be great!