R&B Diva Mary J. Blige Divorces Husband Kendu Issacs of 13 Years
UPDATE: Mary J. Blige’s rep released a statement about the divorce to Us Weekly on Thursday, July 28. “Ms. Blige is saddened to say it is true that she has filed for divorce, saying sometimes things don’t work how we hoped they would… but there is a divine plan and a reason for everything,” the statement read. “Mary will continue writing and working on her album, which is due out later this year, along with her world tour. She thanks and appreciates her fans for their support and love through this very difficult emotional time.”
Defamed Gospel Artist James Fortune Finally Steps Up to The Plate as an Abuser
In an exclusive interview with CBN News, the singer is opening opening up for the first time about what unfolded in his home in 2014, and what’s followed in the last nearly two years of his life.
Fortune is a preacher’s kid from Houston, Texas. He has recorded seven albums, earned two Grammy nominations, and performed for packed crowds around the world.
“This was something that was difficult for me,” Fortune shared.
Shonda Rhimes Responds to Petition to Fire Jessie Williams’ BET Speech
We will call them “Caucasian people”, whom have started a petition to remove the actor from Grey’s Anatomy.
The petition is titled, “Sign the petition to fire Jesse Williams from Grey’s Anatomy for racist rant,” and was created by “Erin Smith,” which is mostly likely a fictitious name.
Why are they watching BET anyway? I’m just saying.
The petition states:
Ashley Madison Facing FTC Probe After Scandal Broke Last Year
The parent company of infidelity dating site Ashley Madison, hit by a devastating hack last year, is now the target of a U.S. Federal Trade Commission investigation, the new executives seeking to revive its credibility told Reuters.
The breach, which exposed the personal details of millions who signed up for the site with the slogan “Life is short. Have an affair,” cost Avid Life Media more than a quarter of its revenue, Chief Executive Rob Segal and President James Millership revealed in an interview, the first by any senior executive since the incident.
Actor Michael Jace Found Guilty for Shooting Wife in the Home in Front of the Children
A court in Los Angeles has found The Shield actor Michael Jace guilty of murdering his wife.
He shot April Jace, 40, in the back and then twice in the legs at their family home in May 2014, while the couple’s young children were present.
One Woman Drops Case Against Bill Cosby WHAT? WHY?
Kristina Ruehli’s lawyer told The Associated Press on Friday that her client had decided not to pursue the case because the legal landscape has changed since she first filed suit in November. Cosby now faces criminal prosecution in Pennsylvania and similar civil actions are in play in Massachusetts and elsewhere by dozens of other accusers.
“Ms. Ruehli is 72 and her husband just celebrated his 79th birthday,” Megan Deluhery, Ruehli’s lawyer, said. “She will watch the pending cases proceed in solidarity with other survivors, those known and unknown, while returning her focus, if she can, on her daily life and trying to put behind her all the pain this ordeal has caused her.”
Aretha Franklin Performs Prince’s “Purple Rain” at White House Jazz Event [VIDEO]
A great performance from the one and only Aretha Franklin and here is what she said on the day:
“Last week we lost a legend, an icon. The son of a Jazz pianist, whose music inspired a new generation of artists to create without boundaries,” Hancock said to those in attendance. “Courageous, playful, wise, brilliant, and a feast for the eyes and ears, Prince epitomized the word music. And tonight, we celebrate his incredible virtuosity and pay tribute to his legacy that spans every musical genre.”
When it comes to Bill Cosby career, I think we all will agree that he did pretty well for himself (except the rape allegations). We couldn’t help but notice the similarities between Steve Harvey and Bill Cosby. We know we aren’t the only ones, but it’s obvious that Steve Harvey is doing just about the same thing as Bill Cosby once did when he was much younger. In a conversation with someone, Comedian Steve Harvey discussed his list of mentors, naming Cosby as one. Harvey also stated that Cosby is going through tough times, but he still served as a sense of inspiration for those who came after him. To be exact, this is what Harvey said,”…