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May 26, 2012

Flavor Flav A Deadbeat Dad; Faces Prison Time For Not Paying Child Support

Flavor Flav A Deadbeat Dad; Faces Prison Time For Not Paying Child Support

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Flavor Flav is about to become a real public enemy for failing to pay child support. The clock-wearing rapper and former reality TV star — whose real name is William Jonathan Drayton Jr. — faces a 180-day jail sentence for failing to pay more than $111,186 to an Albany woman who gave birth to three of his seven children, the Daily News has learned. An Albany County magistrate recommended the…

Exonerated HS football star plans to sue California

Exonerated HS football star plans to sue California

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A former high school football standout who was wrongfully jailed wants California to pay for the time he spent behind bars. Brian Banks, 26, plans to file a claim against the state requesting money for his six years spent in prison, his attorney told the Los Angeles Times. According to his lawyers, Banks is entitled to $100 a day for every day he spent behind bars under state law. Read…

Black Workers File Charges Over Racial Discrimination At Siemens Plant

Black Workers File Charges Over Racial Discrimination At Siemens Plant

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Welder Solomon Daniels had just grabbed his work clothes from his locker at the Siemens plant near Trenton when, he said, he saw the noose out of the corner of his eye, swinging from the shower curtain rod. “I was more or less terrified,” said Daniels, 48, an African American man who lives in Burlington. Horrified by the noose, which evokes lynchings, Daniels looked twice to make sure, then called…

Beyonce Performs Emotional Whitney Houston Tribute During Revel Concert [VIDEO]

Beyonce Performs Emotional Whitney Houston Tribute During Revel Concert [VIDEO]

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Beyonce performed an emotional tribute to Whitney Houston last night at her Revel concert. The singer took to the stage on Friday to begin the first of four dates at the luxury Revel Resort & Casino in Atlantic City, New Jersey, her first performances since giving birth to daughter Blue Ivy in January. Towards the end of her gruelling two and a half hour set, Beyonce sung the intro verse…

Chris Brown Trying To Sell West Hollywood Penthouse

Chris Brown Trying To Sell West Hollywood Penthouse

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He’s only just had it a year, but it has now been confirmed that ‘Look At Me’ singer Chris Brown is putting his lavish West Hollywood condo on the market, news that his neighbours will no doubt be overjoyed to hear. Neighbours previously accused Brown of causing havoc whilst staying at the 3,000 square foot property, such as leaving his cars in disabled parking spaces, playing loud music, partying, and…

Jackson Mississippi school district sued for restraining troubled students with handcuffs

Jackson Mississippi school district sued for restraining troubled students with handcuffs

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The Jackson, Mississippi, school district has agreed to stop shackling students to fixed objects, after it was sued for handcuffing pupils to railings and poles at a school for troubled children, officials said on Friday. The Southern Poverty Law Center sued Jackson Public Schools in 2011 over its treatment of students at the district’s Capital City Alternative School. Students at that campus have been suspended or expelled from other schools….

Evelyn Becomes Reflective: Maybe She Shouldn’t Have Thrown that Bottle

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Evelyn Lozada is maturing…or something. In the newly leaked clip from the upcoming Basketball Wives reunion, Evelyn says she regrets throwing that bottle at cast member Kenya Bell’s head. Evelyn says she wants to set a better example. Here’s the clip: Meanwhile, she also apologized to Star Jones for comments made in a VIBE magazine article about her protest of her reality show (via Necole Bitchie): Jawn Murray: Glad to…

Chris Brown Accused of Offering Money In Order to get a Grammy

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R&B singer Chris Brown keeps catching L’s left and right this week. Chris Brown is being accused of bribing members of the Grammy production team to get a win. At this year’s Grammys, Brown walked away with his first trophy in the category of Best R&B Album. There are allegedly some email exchanges between Chris Brown and Ken Ehrlich and Neil Portnow. Ehrlich is a key force in putting together the Grammys telecast and Portnow is the…