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Chris Brown: Neck Tattoo Draws Huge Media Backlash

Chris Brown’s new neck tattoo sent shockwaves through the entertainment community yesterday. Folks were outraged by the image of a battered woman being inked on his neck—of all places—and immediately thought it was a likeness of the 2009 image of ...
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Oprah Exclusive: Usher & Mom Grant Only Interview For “Next ...

Usher Raymond’s long and arduous custody battled with his ex-wife Tameka Foster ended on Aug. 24, when Superior Court Judge Bensonetta Tipton Lane granted the singer primary custody of his two sons, Raymond V, 4, and Naviyd, 3. The 33-year-old ...
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Hot Shots: “The Talk,” Usher, Kym Whitley, Cullen Jones, Shaun ...

CBS’s ensemble talk show “The Talk” kicked off its third season with “Makeup Free Monday.” The show’s co-hosts Julie Chen, Aisha Tyler, Sharon Osbourne, Sara Gilbert and Sheryl Underwood bravely went on live television without any makeup, eye lashes, hair ...
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Jennifer Hudson: Says She Has Forgiven Her Family Murderer

Oscar winner Jennifer Hudson sat down with Oprah Winfrey for a candid interview for “Next Chapter” on OWN. The 30-year-old entertainer discussed her various business ventures, but opened up in detail about her feelings regarding her former brother-in-law William Balfour, ...
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Randy Jackson: Closes Deal To Return As “American Idol” Judge

The game of musical chairs that has become the judges table on Fox’s “American Idol” continues to go on. News broke on Aug. 31 that original judge Randy Jackson would be moving from the judges table to a mentor role, ...
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Music Moves: Mehcad Brooks Readying Singing Debut

“Necessary Roughness” star Mehcad Brooks is following in the footsteps of actors like Jamie Foxx, Terrence Howard and Robert Downey Jr. and launching a music career. The 31-year-old actor is gearing up to make his music debut with a CD ...
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Alfonso Ribeiro: He’s Not Dead, He’s Yet Alive

“The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air” star Alfonso Ribeiro is the latest victim of the online death hoax. The 40-year-old actor was killed off over the weekend by a faux Facebook page claiming that he had died.  AlwaysAList.com was sent numerous ...
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Back For More: “Hollywood Exes” Gets Second Season

On the heals of her fiancé, former NFL star Michael Strahan becoming Kelly Ripa’s new co-host on “Live,” Nicole Murphy got word that VH1 has decided to renew her reality series “Hollywood Exes” for a second season. Murphy, the ex-wife ...
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Fraud Files: “Friday” Star Tiny Lister Facing 5 Years In ...

“Friday” star Tommy “Tiny” Lister, best known for his character of Deebo in the Ice Cube-produced film, has agreed to plead guilty in federal court for conspiring to commit mortgage fraud. The actor’s confessed crime led to $3.8 million in ...
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Oprah Winfrey: OWN Network To Turn Profit In 2013

There’s good news for Oprah Winfrey’s OWN Network. Despite being panned by the media for its less than stellar ratings, OWN will turn a profit by late 2012 according to executives at Discovery—OWN’s parent company. OWN (Oprah Winfrey Network) launched ...