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Columbia records is already declaring Beyonce's new highly anticipated album as a 'monumental' success without it even being close to dropping. The chief of the record label, Rob Stringer, says that once Beyonce makes moves to push the album then they will be in 'great shape.
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Looks like theres no hope for a happy reunion between Karrine 'Supahead' Stephens and Lil Wayne. Karrine leaked out some texts of the fall out and even showed an emotional side for the love she once felt. But now it looks like its all clearly dead and gone. In the text she responds, " You're an icon but you act like a newbie and I can't be associated. It's like you don't know your worth I can't be on this sinking ship."
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Earlier in the week Fantasia's boo/baby dad Antwaun Cook decided to come back to his wife Paula Cook, whom he first separated with after creeping with the singer. Well now Antwaun is just throwing salt in the wound. Antwaun posted a photo on Instagram bragging about reuniting with his estranged wife and that she was there from day one.
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Oh Mylanta. Pictures of Floyd Mayweather in light blue Tommy Hilfiger boxers, showing off a bulge was leaked on TheDirty.com and the leaker threw shade at his "man size" saying "I'm hoping you post this and maybe Floyd will stop sexting me pictures of his three inch penis. You ain't packing honey."
Last week a parody site reported that Kanye West compared himself to Nelson Mandela in one of his infamous rants.Kanye West has denied reports that he compared himself to Nelson Mandela.
Lamar Odom struck a plea deal in his DUI case and has been sentenced to three years probation. According to TMZ, in addition to probation, Lamar must complete an alcohol education class by June 9th and has been ordered to pay $1,814 in fines and fees.Since he refused to take a blood alcohol test, Lamar's license will be suspended for a year.
I toldya Tina Knowles is reportedly dating actor Richard Lawson. The two were all booed up at the Angel Ball in New York City back in October. Sources say Bey is worried about Tina’s new romance with actor Richard Lawson due to his Scientology beliefs. Mama Tina can hold her own, so Beyonce should fall back.
Schools Close In Preperation For Snow - All Schools District Of Philly Schools are closed. Take our poll below. Are you happy about the school closings?
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The Game Gets Mandela Tat - The Game went beyond social media tributes to pay his respects to the late Nelson Mandela. Yesterday he shared, via Instagram, the portrait of Mandela that he got tattooed on his side. The caption read “The finished ‘Nelson Mandela lookin out of the prison bars by @NikkoHurtado done on my side. 7 hour sitting…. Few more hours to tie in the tats around it & we solid. #NelsonMandela #RIP #Legend #Leader #Freedom #Peace #Equality #Tattoos #SouthAfrica.”
Woman Fired From BP For Ethnic Clothing - A former executive at BP has allegedly been fired for her “ethnic style”. Melphine Evans is suing the oil company because she says she was let go for her braided hair and ethnic clothing. The 24 page lawsuit confirms that Evans is seeking damages for race and gender discrimination, harassment, retaliation, and wrongful termination. She claims that some of the comments made towards her included “You intimidate and make your colleagues uncomfortable by wearing ethnic clothing and ethnic hairstyles (Dashikis, twists, braids/cornrows)”; “If you insist on wearing ethnic clothing/hairstyles-you should only do so during 'culture day,' black history month or special diversity events/days”; and “If you are going to wear ethnic clothing, you should alert people in advance that you will be wearing something ethnic ...” Current BP execs say that evans was an employee for 10 years and was fired because she didn’t get along with her colleagues and was a “bully” with “overly aggressive behavior.” Evans challenges these claims saying that her yearly review stated “Melphine is a people person. She engages her entire organization and is sincere in her desire to ensure all are valued and heard.” Despite this the BP execs say that all of their employees are treated fairly and that they do not discuss personnel issues publicly.
Zimmermans GF Wants Assault Charges Dropped - After the recent incident between George Zimmerman and his estranged girlfriend where he was accused of assaulting her, pointing a gun at her, smashing a coffee table and pushing her out the house- the couple wants to reunite. Zimmerman has filed an affidavit with the court requesting that the terms of his bond be revised so that he can have contact with Samantha Scheibe. In the filing Scheibe is quoted as saying “I am not afraid of George in any manner and I want to be with him.” Scheibe also wants all of the battery and assault charges dropped. Zimmerman’s lawyer said “I'm hoping that the prosecutors will take a good hard look at this and take the target off of George's back and drop the charges.” The hearing is scheduled for the near future.
Melo Is SMS Brand Manager - 50 Cent’s headphone and accessory brand SMS Audio has announced that six time NBA All star Carmelo Anthony will now be a partner/ investor/ advisor with the company and part of his role includes him serving as a brand ambassador. About the partnership Anthony said, “50 Cent approaches SMS Audio the same way I do each of my games – with focus and passion. SMS Audio produces and markets high caliber products, delivering a sound unlike anything I have heard – I look forward to representing such an innovative global brand.” In addition to Anthony, Timbaland is also a celebrity partner.
Viagra Might Helps With Cramps - A new study suggests that Viagra may not only be beneficial to men. It’s been found that the main ingredient in Viagra, sildenafil citrate, may help women in alleviating severe menstrual cramps. One gynecologist involved said, “It seems counterintuitive, but what sildenafil citrate does is dilate blood vessels. It leads to an erection in men, but in women, we think it can be an effective treatment for acute menstrual pain.” This was tested with a group of women between the ages of 18 and 25- some were given the sildenafil citrate and others were given a placebo. The woman in the citrate group reported severe pain relief. The researchers confirm that more analysis needs to be done.
Man Leaves 4 Month Old In Car While He Goes To Strip Club - 21 year old Andrew Sosa has been arrested for leaving his four month old daughter alone in a car while he went to a Florida strip club. The police report says that the infant was covered in vomit and was dehydrated when she was discovered. A witnessed flagged down a police officer who smashed the car window and got the baby to safety. Sosa has been charged with child neglect and is being held on $100,000 bond. Authorities claim the baby was left alone for more than 3 hours but Sosa and his brother insist that the baby was alone for only an hour and a half and that she has “bounced back great.” His brother also calls him a “great father”.
Man Wakes Up Alone Locked In Airplane - Tom Wagner was on his way from Louisiana to California to see his sister on Friday when he woke up to find that the plane he was on was empty, dark and the door was locked. He was shocked and called his girlfriend who he told to call the airlines. Apparently there was a layover between flights and Wagner decided to take a nap. Unfortunately, employees missed the deep sleeper on their walk through- he didn’t wake up when the plane landed. About 30 minutes later the door was unlocked and employees were startled and asked him what he was doing there. The flight was being operated by a United partner- Expressjet who made this statement “ExpressJet is investigating to determine how this occurred. We sincerely apologize for the inconvenience this caused for the passenger.” Wagner was put into a hotel for the night and flown out to California the next day- Expressjet gave him a $250 voucher for his next flight.
Sharkeisha Arrested - According to reports Texas authorities have arrested the infamous Sharkeisha for the assault on 17 year old ShaMichael Manuel that was caught on video and went viral. She has allegedly been charged with a misdemeanor and is being held in a juvenile detention center. The victims mother said, “I am thankful to everyone for prayers and phone calls I hope the charge might be upgraded to a felony. I pray for her mom as well as the child [Sharkeisha] herself. Glory to God because I know he has given my baby a story to tell about bullying.” Another teen involved may be arrested for luring Manuel to the scene of the fight.
Jay Z Scores Major Deal For Cano - Robinson Cano went into the off season looking for a $300 million deal but the Yankees were steadfast on keeping their offer below 10 years and $200 million. Well, Cano’s agent Jay Z got him a deal with the Seattle Mariners for 10 year and $240 million. This is the third largest contract in baseball history and analysts say this is an amazing deal. Well not so amazing to everyone. People are already burning his jersey. There’s video on you-tube and the description reads “Have fun in Seattle you disloyal greedy a-hole.”
Ja Rule would like to make one thing very clear: He did not leave his wife for his male prison cellmate.This rather hilarious rumor cropped up last week after a parody blog titled "Cream Bmp Daily" quoted Mrs. Ja Rule, Aisha Atkins, as saying of her husband:“He wrote all them love songs and still don’t know how to treat a @#$%^. We spent ten-plus years building our marriage but it only took him two to decide he’d rather suck a $#%^ than be with his wife."