You remember country singer Taylor Swift don't you? The girl who destroyed rapper kanye West's career when he came for her mic on the VMAs last month?

Kanye's life (and career) has never been the same -- and Taylor is now a household name.

Well, the entire Internet is buzzing after Taylor and her boyfriend, Twilight hunk Taylor Lautner, were snapped leaving the Beverly Hills Wilshire hotel after spending the night together last night.

This may not mean much to you, but trust me, it's big news. Taylor has that "satisfied after glow" look on her face. The same look that Rihanna used to have the morning after coupling with convicted felon Chris Brown.

The two appeared very shy when we snapped them walking through the lobby, but our photographers on the scene tell X17online exclusively, "These two weren't going to any great length to hide the fact that they were spending the night together! They could have been a lot sneakier if they wanted to, and we spotted them leaving early this morning." Read more...

I hope Taylor Lautner's fans can handle this news without slitting their wrists.

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If you are considering becoming a blogger, please prepare yourself to get emails like this one from readers who don't agree with your point of view.

Loyal reader Treecee writes:

I am very confused by your outright attacks on black women when you recently displayed yourself to be very petty and childlike when addressing your issues with miss Necole B_____ [pictured above during her stripper days]. What makes me even more upset is you have the incredulous nerve to generalize that all black women are as petty and cruel as you are yet claim to be above.

It even seems as though you are being sarcastic in speaking about the YBF blogger. The sad thing about the whole situation is you will never see where I am coming from because you seem to be full of so much hate and set in your hateful ways however, its that same sarcastic and hateful demeanor that gives you an edge over your competitors and have readers coming back for more of your point of views including myself.

But I was dreadfully turned off at the way you handle the situation with another successful black woman and then to my utter surprise you claim to find women who do the same pathetic. I am sure u can see the irony no matter how much pride u seem to have.

And I know what you are going to say, if I don't like it I can read a next blog right? Well at the end of the day you are funny and I just thought I will share my thoughts but it is not that I dislike you.


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Besides Michael, Marlon was always my favorite Jackson 5 brother because they were closer to my age until Randy joined the group, then he was closer to my age.

Marlon Jackson, 52, visited attorney Daniel R. "Meach" Meachum in his Atlanta office last week.

Mr. Meachum has more than 20 years of experience in complex litigation, premises liability, products liability, and entertainment and sports law. He received a bachelor’s degree in political science from North Carolina Central University and completed law school at Howard University.

He's a good looking man too. I wonder if he's married? You can hit him up on his Twitter page and find out.

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Last week Barack Obama declared the H1N1 virus a national emergency giving hospitals more leeway to act quickly in meeting the needs of patients with the swine flu. The declaration eases federal restrictions on processing paperwork such as asking less questions on Medicare/Medicaid forms in an effort to speed up treatment.

The emergency declaration is in response to the "many millions" of widespread cases of swine flu across America. Though many of the cases have been mild, and only 1,000 H1N1 deaths have been confirmed in the U.S., including 100 children.

The Centers for Disease Control recommends children below the age of 18 be vaccinated against the H1N1 virus.

Yet the White House says the First daughters will not be vaccinated against the swine flu due to "their risk," which I assume to mean the Obamas feel that Sasha and Malia are not at risk to contract swine flu.

Could that be because there have been far greater illnesses and deaths caused by the regular flu this year? Not to mention, HIV/AIDS will kill more people this year than the H1N1 virus.

All of which leads conspiracy theorists to ponder why Obama called this national emergency when there kind of isn't one.

Is this an attempt to divert attention away from Obama's other problems such as Afghanistan, health care and the tripling national deficit? Or is it, as others argue, an attempt to circumvent the Bill of Rights, to rob us of our right to be safe from government search and seizure?

As you know, under a national emergency, police have the power to enter any home or office without a search warrant. It also gives the government power to force vaccinations on the entire population -- and the power to arrest you if you don't take the shot.

Since the swine flu was declared a pandemic last Spring, there have only been 5000 deaths reported worldwide. AIDS killed 2 million people worldwide in 2007 alone.

Over the weekend, blogger Miss Jia posted this pic of Your Beyonce Fanclub's Natasha and then went in on her. I didn't know those two had beef?

You know as black women we can't support each other unless there's something in it for us. We are the only race that continuously tears each other down out of jealousy, envy, or whatever. Sometimes we don't even need a reason. Some of us are just pathetic like that.

Personally, I see nothing wrong with Miss Natasha. But some immature juveniles on twitter roasted her anyway. I think Natasha's weave is on point -- one of the best I've ever seen. And her doggy is so precious! Not to mention that she has one of the better Beyonce fan sites on the Internets!'s Kemi is the latest blogger to be harassed by Usher's baby mama, Tameka Foster.

At least that psycho didn't leave threats on Kemi's voice mail. If Trampeka's attorney is reading this, you should really have a heart to heart talk with your client because she is out-of-control and she's going to mess with the wrong one someday.

Kemi writes:

What the hell, I got home and this person really did their homework as my number is listed in info. I am a public person. Tameka went to my sites, got my real name and called 411 and she called my home and at 11am this morning I ran to the computer and fielded an e-mail to Tiny's publicist and Tiny's cell and facebook. Wouldn't you think that it's her story and want it her way? That is how I practice Journalism.

My kid 8-year-old son KJ now listened to the messages while we were out and ran to me that there is a message from a woman that said "This is Tameka Foster, Usher's wife and I read what you wrote about me, FUCK you!"

This is very shocking and uncalled for as I am the one that has always written good things about Tameka. What didn't she like? I report from the wires and I also commented on Ryan Cameron's interview with her. Good things as in supporting her. She really owes me an apology. I am going to change this to an MP3 and put it out there. Anyone that wants it can request it. I am really shocked that some of us Journos are fair and this is what we get. Pls advise me what to do. Should I air this message? I would like to speak to her if anyone knows her. I wanna know why she is mad at me. These are the only stories I have done of her in the last 12 months. Always supported her....

Photo: Derek Blanks

After the break is a screengrab of direct messages sent by Trampeka to another of my loyal readers on Trampeka can't seem to keep my name out of her mouth for someone who doesn't even know me.

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Over the weekend, I was on the phone with an industry friend of mine who was listening to music. Chris Brown's song "Crawl" came on and I let it slip that I liked the song before I even realized it was him.

So despite the fact that he has a lukewarm song out right now, I still think he's a woman beater and I hope his careers fails.

Loyal reader Wire Blahnik shares my sentiments:

How could most of the people on here, mainly females, have such immature and bad judgment. Chris brown is an abuser.
It was not the first time he hit Rhianna (for whatever reason) and it will not be the last time he puts his hands on a women in a negative way. There is no excuse for the way this 210 pd 6ft man beat down and just about choked unconscious this 135 pd woman. There is no excuse for holding her in a head lock and repeatingly punching her in the face.

There is no excuse for biting her. There is no excuse! You young ladies need to take this issue a lot more seriously. What do you think the next step would be? Murder? By intent or not sh*t happens. Chris brown is not remorseful talking about I’m human and make mistakes. NO! WHEN IT COMES TO BEATING DOWN A WOMAN FOR 15 MINS. THATS NO MISTAKE. His career is in danger and that is the ONLY reason why he’s fronting like he’s remorseful. If this beat down wasn’t made public believe me when I tell you, Chris beatem down Brown would have gone on as if nothing happened. This is his norm. This is what he knows. I have no pitty for this boy or his nose diving career. He need his azz beat on!

Get a clue black community. Its not about how cute he is or how slick he can dance. You’re out jet-sking a week after you beat down your girlfriend. Hitting up the club right after court. Man FAIL CHRIS! FAIL! And I pray you get the help you and your mother need because after witnessing her on Larry King, she could use some as well.

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My girl over at Project Scoop found this pic of Ciara and T-Boz together at... well, I'll let Scoop Lady tell it:

I usually don't indulge in the negro blogs nonsense as they post anything in their email to fill up time. But a recent post on "one of them" about how Ciara disrespected TLC at the Justin concert comes to mind when I see this pic.... AT THE VERY CONCERT. Not to mention Tboz twiting about how UNTRUE that story was. SMDH Read More...