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Hot Shots: Boris Kodjoe, Mario, Futura, 112, Todrick Hall, “Welcome ...

Spirit brand Hennessy held an exclusive brunch at Smith Commons in Washington, DC to showcase their Limited Edition Hennessy V.S bottle designed by graffiti artist, Futura. The street-art legend, who has shown his collection alongside Keith Haring and Jean-Michel Basquiat, ...
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Deals Done: “American Idol” Finalizes Judges

After a lot of speculation and several switch-a-roos, “American Idol” finalized the deals of their new judges at the eleventh hour and the new team was in place for their first audition stop in New York City on Sunday. Joining ...
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Michael Winans Jr: Singer Charged In Multimillion Dollar Ponzi Scheme

Michael Winans Jr., a member of the legendary Winans gospel family, has been charged with fraud after authorities uncovered a scam involving more than $8 million and bogus oil bonds. Winans Jr. is planning to plead guilty to the charges, ...
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It’s A Boy: Le’Andria Johnson Has Her Baby

Season three “Sunday Best” winner Le’Andria Johnson has given birth to her fourth child. Johnson’s newest addition, son Caelington Forrest, weighed 6lbs and 14 ounces at birth. “It’s a healthy baby boy,” said the 29-year-old vocal powerhouse. “Thanks for your prayers ...
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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 ...