Oprah’s OWN Network Staffer Sues for Pregnancy Discrimination and Sexual Harassment
An employee of the Oprah Winfrey Network sued the company on Wednesday, claiming that she was subject to routine sexual harassment and discrimination after becoming pregnant.
The plaintiff, Rebecca Taylor, alleged that her female boss engaged in sexual talk during staff meetings. On one occasion, Taylor said her boss talked about how children who are breastfed become obsessed with breasts. In the conversation, Taylor said the boss tried to demonstrate a child’s behavior by simulating the squeezing of Taylor’s breasts, leaving her feeling humiliated.
Andrew Caldwell Loses in Case with Kordell Stewart and Allegations They Were in a Relationship
Last year, famous viral video star Andrew Caldwell made headlines when he claimed that he had a same-sex romance with former “Real Housewives of Atlanta” star Kordell Stewart. Not surprisingly, Stewart, who has long been plagued by gay rumors, denied the claims and filed a lawsuit against Caldwell over the allegations. Now, more than a year later, a judge has finally ruled on the lawsuit and ruled in favor of Stewart.
Bobby Kristina’s Boyfriend Nick Gordon Ordered to Pay $36 Million in her Death Case
Bobby Brown says his daughter, Bobbi Kristina, had unlimited earning potential before her boyfriend helped take her life … and a judge put a very high dollar amount on those prospects.
Nick Gordon was ordered to fork over $36 million to Bobbi’s estate Thursday after he was earlier found liable for her death.
Here’s a partial list:
— Conversion (stealing funds/assets) at $1.5 mil with punitive damages of $250k
— Assault and battery/medical damages at $1.3 mil, plus $4.2 mil because Gordon was under the influence of drugs and alcohol
Israel Houghton and New Wife Adrienne Bailon Wedding
Legendary Journalist Gwen Ifill Dies at Age 61, Funeral Held on Friday, Nov. 18th
Community Reflections on Friday Nov. 18, Celebration of Life Saturday Nov. 19
Trailblazing journalist Gwen Ifill will be remembered at a pair of events this weekend at Metropolitan A.M.E. Church, 1518 M St. NW, Washington, DC 20005.
Ifill, a Metropolitan member since 1989, passed away Monday at 61. She was the co-anchor and managing editor of the PBS NewsHour and moderator of WashingtonWeek with Gwen Ifill, the longest-running primetime news and public affairs program on television. A lifelong AME, she is the sister of Presiding Elder Rev. Earle Ifill, president of the Connectional Presiding Elder’s Council, and Presiding Elder of the Atlanta East District-Atlanta North Georgia Conference of the AME Church’s Sixth Episcopal District.
Singer Patti LaBelle Will Host Show with Stars Like 50 Cent, Kirk Franklin and Erica Campbell
Patti Labelle is cooking up some good stuff with her celebrity friends in upcoming shows.
In the new six-episode series, “Patti LaBelle’s Place,” she opens the kitchen doors to viewers for an up-close and endlessly entertaining look at her cooking talents.
Packed with special guests including:
“Patti LaBelle’s Place” premieres with two back-to-back episodes on Saturday, December 3rd at 11am ET/8am PT on the Cooking Channel.
“Patti Labelle’s Sweet Potato Pies” Featured on New Walmart Commercial for the Holidays
Well, we have to admit. We never did get to try Patti Labelle’s famous sweet potato pie last year because we could never get one from stores in our neighborhood. We were bummed out because of it but got over it. Now, we have to admit we had a chance to finally pick up her pie a few weeks ago while shopping in Walmart. It’s was good, we have to say!! Kinda sweet though. Make sure to read the label and don’t eat up the pie all at once. That may be hard to not do!!
“Birth of a Nation” Director Nate Parker Faces New Sexual Misconduct Allegations
The “Birth of a Nation” director is facing yet ANOTHER sexual misconduct allegation from his collegiate wrestling days at Penn State University reports TMZ.
According to the latest allegation found in the New York Times. A female student trainer claims in 2000, while Nate was on the wrestling team and awaiting trial on a rape allegation, he allegedly exposed himself to her while she gave him a back treatment. The trainer then claimed Nate told her he wanted to show her something, and then pulled his pants down exposing the top half of his genitals.