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May 22, 2012

The (Ree)lationship Guide: Is Trash the New Class?

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by Ree, “The (Ree)lationship Guide” I was a bit baffled by Vibe Magazine’s choice in placing reality “stars” on the front of its June/July cover and referring to them as “role models”. There is a trend in hip-hop in which women who were once looked upon as a disgrace to society are now exulted and sought after by some of the most powerful men in entertainment. Most of these women…

Rapper 2 Chainz Arrested at LaGuardia Airport

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According to TMZ reports: Kanye West’s rap prodigy 2 Chainz was arrested at LaGuardia Airport in New York today … after cops say he was packin’ brass knuckles in his carry-on bag … TMZ has learned. 2 Chainz — real name Tauheed Epps (who also goes by the name Tity Boi) — was entering the Delta terminal to fly to a show in North Carolina … when the TSA discovered…

‘Young Black Thugs Who Won’t Follow the Law Need to Be Put Down’ According To Louisiana School Psychologist

‘Young Black Thugs Who Won’t Follow the Law Need to Be Put Down’ According To Louisiana School Psychologist

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The Jefferson Parish School Board has been put on blast! The civil rights organization Southern Poverty Law Center filed a complaint alleging that the school system “sends a disproportionate number of black and disabled students to alternative schools to languish for months.” Now the group is targeting Jefferson Parish for employing a school psychologist who posted a disgusting racist azz Twitter rant: Traina, who believes George Zimmerman is “the real…

T.I. Lands A New Movie Role In ‘Identity Theft’

T.I. Lands A New Movie Role In ‘Identity Theft’

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T.I. has been cast to play in the Universal Pictures comedy Identity Theft. In the upcoming film, which also stars Jason Bateman and Melissa McCarthy, the rapper-turned actor will play a bounty hunter. T.I.’s character will have to hunt both Bateman’s character and McCarthy’s character. T.I. is an American rap artist and actor. He is also the founder and CEO of Grand Hustle Records. After his success in the rap…

John Travolta’s Second Accuser in Sex Scandal Identified

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John Travolta’s second accuser in the sex scandal has been revealed, and he’s a stocky African-American man named John Truesdale, identified in the complaint only as as John Doe #2. The fact that Truesdale’s identity had been revealed seemed to come as a shock to him. “I thought I was supposed to be anonymous,” said Truesdale. “I can’t talk about [the case]. I’m not allowed to give any comment.” Truesdale…

Former DC Mayor Marion Barry In Hospital

Former DC Mayor Marion Barry In Hospital

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D.C. Council member Marion Barry has been hospitalized in Las Vegas. Barry is part of a D.C. delegation attending RECon, an international shopping center convention, in Vegas. He was taken to Summerlin Hospital Medical Center. Sherwood briefly spoke with Barry Monday morning.  He said he was eating dinner at a hotel in Vegas when he felt pain in his leg. Barry’s Twitter account included a post on Sunday saying he…

Jennifer Hudson To Star In New Movie

Jennifer Hudson To Star In New Movie

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After the conviction of William Balfour, the man responsible for killing several members of her family, Jennifer Hudson is ready to go back to work.  Hudson has been cast for the film “Lullaby,” a dramatic comedy directed by Andrew Levitas.  This will be the first film ever directed by Levitas, so landing Hudson for the film was a huge success. The film is about a son and his estranged father….

Black Women ‘Jealous’ Of Plastic Surgery According To Wendy Williams

Black Women ‘Jealous’ Of Plastic Surgery According To Wendy Williams

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Who wouldn’t want to look like Wendy Williams?  SMH.  The woman who has even herself that she looks like a man says that black women are jealous and afraid when it comes to getting plastic surgery.  Williams herself has gone under the knife so many times that she could rename herself Filet Mignon.  She has had her breasts enlarged most notably, among other things. “If I said to that person,…

Can Rihanna’s Hairstyle Destroy Your Child’s Eyesight?

Can Rihanna’s Hairstyle Destroy Your Child’s Eyesight?

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A trendy hairstyle favoured by celebrities such as Justin Bieber, Rihanna  and Cassie could be damaging the eyesight of youngsters who copy them, an optometrist has claimed. He warned those with the heavy side fringes that fall to one side of the face could develop ‘lazy eye’. Amblyopia is more commonly known as lazy eye. The childhood condition means the sufferer can’t see as clearly out of one eye, so…

“Think Like A Man” Banned In France For Lack of Diversity

“Think Like A Man” Banned In France For Lack of Diversity

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Steve Harvey’s hit movie Think Like A Man has allegedly been banned in France because officials say the film is not diverse enough aka it’s too black. WTH! According to blogger Fabienne Flessel at the blog Global Voices: “Surprising as it may be, the answer lies in the fact that the film has an all-black cast. French cinema is often pointed at for not fairly displaying all components of the…

Ray J Hospitalized After Confrontation With Whitney Houston’s Family

Ray J Hospitalized After Confrontation With Whitney Houston’s Family

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Ray J was rushed to the hospital the morning after the Billboard Music Awardsl! We’re told Ray J was extremely upset after his confrontation with Whitney Houston’s family, specifically Pat Houston, during the awards ceremony. We toldya Pat and other family members wanted Ray J kicked out of the awards show especially after finding out he was seated next to them. On Monday morning, someone went into Ray J’s hotel…

Ray J Hospitalized After Confrontation with Whitney’s Family at the Billboard Awards

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Earlier this week, we told you about the nasty confrontation that Ray J had with the family of the late Whitney Houston.  The confrontation ended when Pat Houston was told that a physical altercation would likely end up on camera.  Houston was upset that Ray J had been seated near the family at the awards show. TMZ is reporting that shortly after the event was over, Ray J was hospitalized….

7 Dumb Things We Do In Relationships

7 Dumb Things We Do In Relationships

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As the tempatures rise, this seems to be the time of year where we enjoy the company of a significant other. There are walks to take, trips to embark on and long talks to have in the park. Unfortunately unless we learn better skills to manage our relationships it may start on a good note, but it always ends up the same way. Disappointment occurs when we do not have…

NYPD Sgt’s filthy tirade at Brooklyn men captured in disturbing cellphone video [VIDEO]

NYPD Sgt’s filthy tirade at Brooklyn men captured in disturbing cellphone video [VIDEO]

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A New York City police officer had some choice words for a group of men who crossed him – and the whole outburst was captured on video. The New York Post obtained footage that shows Sgt Lesly Charles using abusive language and threatening Brooklyn residents with his gun while they calmly profess their innocence. The Civilian Complaint Review Board is now looking at the footage to determine if Sgt Charles…