Archive for November 2008

Celebs Out & About

By now you know that Jermaine Dupri couldn’t make it to Pure Atlanta last night because he was in Dubai with Janet Jackson for the Grand Opening of the world’s most expensive hotel, the $1.5 billion dollar Atlantis on the man-made Palm Jumeirah island. I know you’ve all seen pictures of it. According to JustJared,…

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Remy Ma Accuses Judge of Making Mistakes in Shooting Trial

Rapper Remy Ma wants to be out of jail by Christmas. So after exhausting all appeals while serving her 8-year prison sentence, she’s now accusing the judge who presided over her trial of making mistakes. Remy, real name Reminisce Smith, 26, was sentenced in May on charges of assault with a deadly weapon, weapon possession…

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Is That You, Bey?

Beyonce, aka Sasha Fierce never fails to amuse us! Sasha stripped down to her boots, gloves and camel hump wig for this provocative, yet comical promo shot. I wonder who told her to pose like that? She looks like a naked midget with really long legs. I guess desperate times call for desperate measures! Thanks…

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‘Atlanta Housewives’ Highest Rated in ‘Real Housewives’ Franchise History

As predicted, the final episode of the “Real Housewives of Atlanta” series was the highest rated in ‘Real Housewives’ franchise history in all demographics, according to Nielsen Media Research. Tuesday night’s episode posted a 2.02 household coverage rating, garnering 1.68 million adults 18-49 and 2.21 million total viewers, up 51 percent among adults 18-49 (vs.…

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Video: Fists fly at toddler’s funeral

A brawl involving more than 100 people broke out during a funeral for a one-year-old baby boy in Wisconsin. An argument between the family members and mourners of Christopher Thomas Jr. over who was responsible for the child’s death, escalated into a wild melee on Wednesday with mourners throwing chairs and knocking over flower arrangements.…

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Video: Palin Pardons one turkey while another is slaughtered behind her

Alaska governor Sarah Palin can’t catch a break. Palin visited a turkey farm in Anchorage, Alaska yesterday to pardon a turkey in time for Thanksgiving. Following the pardoning, Palin was interviewed by a news crew while a farm worker behind Palin was busy slaughtering another turkey. Well, it is a turkey farm and that’s what…

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Rihanna Explains Her New Tattoo

The story behind Rihanna’s new tat is a burning issue for some Rihanna fans. Rihanna Daily has the scoop: “It’s tribal,” she said at the charity’s annual Snowflake Lighting Ceremony in New York’s Grand Army Plaza. “It represents strength and love.” Rihanna also revealed that she got the exotic-looking tat while in New Zealand for…

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Celebs Out & About: Maxwell!

R&B crooner Maxwell found himself surrounded by a bevy of chocolate beauties when he attended his after party at Club 1223 in Washington D.C. following his concert on Tuesday, November 18th. Photos courtesy of GetinDC.com. Thanks to loyal reader Yinka for the pics!

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NFL Star’s Father Beat into a Coma By Houston Police

According to family members, the father of Green Bay Packers wide receiver Donald Driver was beaten by Houston, Texas, police officers as they arrested him for outstanding traffic warrants. A family member who was with Marvin Driver Jr. when officers arrested him, say police took him behind a gas station. As they beat him and…

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Celebs Out & About

Rihanna is everywhere these days (especially now that Beyonce’s double album has dropped). Last night she hosted the launch of Gucci’s Tattoo Heart Collection to Benefit UNICEF at Gucci’s 5th Avenue store in NYC. Rihanna wore a smart red Gucci tunic dress with Gucci boots. And on the same evening, Rihanna attended UNICEF’s 2008 Snowflake…

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