It's hard getting dressed when you wake up at 4am to do morning show. Some days are better than others. Here is what members of the Rise N Grind Morning Show threw on.
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Lamar Odom wants to fix his relationship with wife, Khloe, and the Kardashians but won't do so if his father isn't included. Lamar was invited to come to Thanksgiving dinner with the family but decided not to go because Kris Jenner wouldn't invite papa Joe. Joe made some ugly comments about Kris and the Kardashians for being responsible for his son's drug problems.
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Gucci Mane may have spend alot more time in addition to his 6 month sentence for gun possession. The feds are looking to charge Gucci for illegally possessing firearms This charge is following his Septermber incident with the police where he made some threats while having guns in his possession. Now prosecutors are looking to give him 20 years if found guilty.
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Its looking like Terence Howard may have tied the knot for the fourth time! The Best Man star was spotted rocking a very pricey piece of jewelry on his finger. Your reports are leaking that the oscar nominated actor has kept quiet about his marriage to a woman by the name of Miranda just months after rumors that he had beat one of his exes. He also brought his new lead lady to the Best Man: Holiday premiere.
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Dominique Scott has been arrested on forgery charges while working for a tutoring company. The reality star who appeared on TLC's “The Sisterhood” was arrested for giving false statements including documents with fake income amounts and a forged bank statement. She faces 25 years in prison if convicted along with fines of up to $400,000.
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Prince has been confirmed as the headliner for the 2014 Essence Music Festival. This will mark Prince's tenth anniversary performing for the festival dating back to 2004 .The 20th anniversary will be held for 3 days during Independence weekend from the July 4th-6th.
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Kanye West had his performance interrupted for a change! Yeezy walked off stage during his tour stop in Florida because of technical difficulties. West started going off at his tech crew and had them shut down the lights and music until they stopped their ish. He even called out one of his employees by name who he felt wasn't doing her part!
In other crazy Yeezy antics, the artist is paying $30,000 for his new fiancee's portrait. Kanye's new declaration of love will be done by the cousin of Andy Warhol.
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Happy birthday Jay Z who is 44 today and Tyra Banks who is 40.
Baracks Won't Let Sasha On Facebook- President Obama and first lady Michelle sat down with Barbara Walters on 20/20 for an interview where they discussed many things including their daughters’ access to Facbeook. They revealed that oldest daughter, 15 year old Malia, has limited access to the social media site and is in fact allowed to date. They didn’t reveal whether there’s anyone serious in her life.But 12 year old Sasha is not allowed to be on facebook. Mrs. Obama said, “I still am not a big believer in Facebook for young people ... particularly for them, because they're in the public eye. Some of it's stuff they don't need to see and be a part of ... So we try to protect them from too much of the public voice.”
Eminem’s Charity - Eminem and his organization, The Marshall Mathers Foundation, are doing their part for this year’s ‘Giving Tuesday’. The foundation announced that it will match all donations- up to $100K- made to ‘Wolverine Human Services’ in Detroit (a charity which helps young people who are dealing with substance abuse and treatment.) So far Em and the team have raised $11,000 and those who donate are eligible to win autographed prizes from Slim Shady himself.For more information and to donate visit Crowdrise.com/wolverinehs.
Food Strikes - About a year ago 58 cities saw their first major fast food strikes and on Thursday the movement will be refueling on a much larger scale.The Service Employees International Union is organizing the strikes with the goal of getting workers in fast food restaurants a $15 an hour wage and union access without threats/ retaliation.The strikes will take place in 100 cities across the United States and 100 more cities worldwide.The National Restaurant Association has responded to the strikes by arguing that raising the wage of restaurant workers to $15 (more than 2 times the national minimum wage rate) would decrease hiring dramatically.
Jay and Beyonce Go Vegan! - Going vegan is a lifestyle increasing in popularity and Jay Z and Beyonce may be joining the bandwagon. According Jay’s website the power couple are on a three week “spiritual and physical cleanse” where they plan to cut out meat and foods that come from animals and follow a plant based diet. Oh Man! Jay wrote yesterday “one day shy of my 44th birthday, I will embark on a 22 Day challenge to go completely vegan, or as I prefer to call it, plant based!” The number 22 was picked because his favorite trainer Marco Borges said that 22 is the magic number to make or break a habit and that it just so happens to be before Christmas. Jay also said, “I will post my progress…any professional vegans out there that have an great food spots please help out! Please…I don’t know what happens after Christmas. A semi-vegan, a full plant based diet? Or just a spiritual and physical challenge? We’ll see.” Damn Jay.. Your giving up chicken and cheese. I wouldn’t be able to!
Desean Jackson Does A Good Deed - Desean Jackson along with several of his teammates gave back to the community in a big way last night with their ‘Shop With A Jock’ event. They took 50 kids from Philly- 40 from social services and 10 others from needy families in the area- on a $100 shopping spree at the Walmart on South Columbus Blvd. About the event Jackson said, “Right now’s a crucial time for a lot of kids and families who are not able to go out and treat themselves to some goods, so I really just wanted to be a help to the local community.” Some of the other players involved wereMichael Vick, Kurt Coleman, John Dorenbos and rookie Zach Ertz. One of the lucky kids was so excited about the trip and said that his favorite part was shopping for his “Lego Teenate Mutant Ninja Turtle.” The store manager said that the event was a huge success and they look forward to hosting is again next year.
New Strain Of HIV - Swedish scientists have discovered a new strain of HIV- titled A3/02- which they believe, is a combination of two other strands and that progresses much faster than most previous variations of the virus. The researchers say that the strain evolves from HIV to full blown AIDS in about 5 years, which is almost 2.5 years faster than other strains. So far the strain seems to be confined in West Africa but scientists are worried about recombinants showing up all around the world, spreading and developing even further.
Sharkeisha Update - This is the girl that punched her ex friend in the face in a video that went viral. Well now there’s a song. Watch HERE.
Kanye Adidas Deal Confirmed - A few days ago Kanye West prematurely announced that he would be partnering with Adidas due to the royalty issues in his partnership with Nike. After letting it slip Kanye tried to cover his tracks by not saying whether anything was official or not.Well, yesterday Adidas confirmed the deal by releasing the following statement: “For 2014, we welcome to the adidas family one of the most influential cultural icons of this generation, Kanye West. Well known for breaking boundaries across music, film and design and partnering with our history in street wear culture and leading innovations in sport, we look forward to creating a new chapter.”Other artists who have teamed up with Adidas in the past include Snoop Doogy Dogg/ Dog/ Lion and Run DMC.
Fast and Furious Filming Halted -The death of actor Paul Walker has put a halt on the production of the 7th installment in the Fast and Furious series. The movie studio behind the film has decided to stop work while the investigation is underway. Dental records have been provided by both families and autopsies are underway to determine who was in fact driving the vehicle at the time of the crash. They are also still trying to determine what caused the crash – speeding or a fluid leak. Now they gotta decide how to proceed with the scenes he’s already shot and how to modify the movie. The movie was set to hit theaters in July 11th but Universal has not yet revealed how they plan to change that release schedule or how they will handle Walkers unfinished performance. In other related Wheel Of Fortune Episode that has ‘Fast And Furious’ as answer and people were upset.
MCW’s Fund - Cuse guy and Sixers rookie Michael Carter Williams will not be one of those new NBA players who blows through his money and ends up broke. Carter-Williams mother has made sure of this by putting the $4.5 million he is guaranteed through his new contract with the Sixers into a trust fund that he cannot touch for the next three years. That value could be as much as $10 million if the team decides to follow through with the last two seasons of the contract. While his money is locked away Williams will be living off of Nike and Panini trading cards endorsement deals. Smart guy. That’s that cuse education.
Katherine Jackson Is Not Done - She is planning on another lawsuit against AEG. This is all still related to Michael Jacksons 2009 death where Katherine says they should have investigated Conrad Murray before allowing him to give MJ drugs. Her lawyer said there was jury misconduct and there is new evidence in this case.
Penis Size By State - Condom seller Condomania ranked all 50 states based on the average size of the condoms bought in the state. #1 state North Dakota, #2 Phone Island, #South Dakota! What? New York is #9, New Jersey #14, Pennsylvania #20, Delaware #34 .. Damn!
Say it ain't so! Reports claim that it may be over for the R&B group, TGT. The group isn't feeling Tyrese or his new cocky attitude right now. Apparently, Tyrese has made a number of conceited comments including that he doesn't need Tank or Ginuwine to eat. Things are so bad that r&b singer, Joe, had to step in and take his spot during their tour.
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Looks like Momma Joyce's words of wisdom have finally sunk in. Kandi Burruss confirmed that her and her fiancee,Todd, would be definitely getting a prenup. This agreement could be following the drama that unfolded on last week's episode when Ms. Joyce accused Todd of being an opportunist and of not providing for his bride to be.
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