I'm getting emails from T.I. and Tameka fans who say the happy couple got married today in a secret ceremony in Miami Beach.

One loyal reader even sent this marriage license as proof.

A marriage license is a record of marriage, meaning T.I. and Tiny turned in their paperwork and blood test and signed their license in front of a clerk. They're married in the eyes of the law.

But the "official" lavish wedding is tomorrow in Miami Beach when they say their vows. Half of Atlanta went down to Miami for the wedding tomorrow. I'm sure all of those people didn't squeeze into a courthouse to witness T.I. and Tiny exchange their vows today, lol.

Congrats to the happy couple on their wedding day tomorrow!

Thanks to loyal reader Peachezz for the link!


According to WMC-TV in Memphis, a woman was taken in for questioning today in the continuing investigation into the Lorenzen Wright murder case.

Wright, 34, was found shot to death in a wooded area in Southeast Memphis on Wednesday (July 28). His mother reported him missing on July 22.

Around 1 p.m. today, homicide detectives arrived at the home of Herb Wright, Lorenzen's father.

Wright, who has been in a wheelchair since gunfire severed his spinal chord in 1983, came outside to greet officers. After a brief conversation, Wright let the officers into his home. The patrolman went in first, followed by the two investigators.

A few moments later, a woman's screams could be heard coming from inside the home. The tone was tearful, and blood curdling.

Within minutes, the investigators emerged. With them was a woman - a relative of Wright's, we're told - wearing a purple top and black pants. Read more...

The woman was not handcuffed when she was placed in the back of a patrol car and driven to police headquarters for questioning.

Also Friday, police examined surveillance video from businesses around a barbershop where Wright was reportedly last seen.

According to Wright's barber, he last saw Wright on Monday afternoon (July 19) when he sat in his chair for a hair cut. But a 911 call from Wright's cell phone to Germantown PD indicates he was killed in the early morning hours of Monday, while the barber shop was still closed.

Source: WLBT


Why does everyone keep saying T.I. and Tiny aren't getting married this weekend when half of Atlanta are already in Miami and the other half will be leaving for Miami today? By the way, the above pic was taken a few weeks ago.

Apparently, an overeager US Weekly staffer hit publish on a story that was set to go online when (and if) Alicia Keys finally gets married to her producer boyfriend.

The story went live today and was quickly yanked down by an editor before Alicia's publicist, Swizz Beatz, had time to send out a press release disputing the report. Of course, US Weekly regrets the error.

While making my rounds of the right wing blogs this morning, I spotted this headline (or a variation of it) on at least 3 of the blogs. As I watched the accompanying video, I was a little surprised to see that the victim was black. After all, this video is headline news on conservative right wing blogs which normally don't show much concern for poor projects dwellers.

It didn't take long for me to see why the video was making news on conservative blogs. About a minute into the video, the woman's brother, Antoine, appears to give a stern warning to the intruder, who got away when Antoine confronted him in his sister's bedroom.

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Expect sexy Dania Ramirez to come out of the closet any day now. Dania, who's currently lensing her action flick 'Premium Rush' in Chelsea, NY, told Maxim magazine that she is not married. Dania is tired of hearing rumors that she's married to director Jesse Terrero. She says they split up a while ago: "You shouldn't believe everything you hear on the internet. He was a great guy (who) I was with for a while, and I'm not (now)."


Teh ghey rapper Drake was spotted checking his text messages at Vancouver's International Airport yesterday. Drake caught a departing flight after performing a sold-out show in Vancouver, Canada. Drake benefits from the fact that he's a native Canadian. His entire Young Money crew, including Lil Wayne and Nicki Minaj, are banned for life from performing there.

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Kim Kardashian, left, and her solemn bestie, LaLa Vazquez were spotted leaving Katsuya restaurant in LA yesterday. What's LaLa got to be solemn about? Didn't she just marry her longtime sperm donor, Carmelo Anthony, so bloggers can stop referring to her as his baby mama?


Singer and actress Solange Knowles attended the Bowery Ballroom yesterday in NYC. Word is she's in the studio working on a new album. I actually like Solange's music and I can't wait to hear it. I see she's still wearing her afro wig. My guess is she's hoping that in time we'll forget it's a wig. But we have long memories. We won't forget.


New York Jets linebacker Jason Taylor was trailed by a television crew as he and his family went out for a walk in their NYC neighborhood yesterday. With Jason is his wife Katina and their three children Isaiah, left, Zoey, center, and Mason. I checked with Wikipedia and all 3 of Jason's kids are his biological. Still, something is not right about this picture... can we say DNA test.

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More details are emerging in the mysterious death of former Atlanta Hawks player Lorenzen Wright.

According to online reports, Wright's body was found "riddled with bullets" in a wooded area in Southeast Memphis Wednesday afternoon. According to 730 Fox Sports in Memphis, the 34-year-old was shot at least a dozen times and possibly as many as 18 times.

The street near where Wright was found was often used as a shortcut to his mother's house not far from FedEx's world headquarters. His mother reported him missing on July 22.

Wright's friends questioned why police didn't do more to investigate a 911 call from Wright's cell phone in the early morning hours of July 19, when he was last seen alive. They wonder if police dropped the ball.

All week long police said they had no indication of foul play in Wright's disappearance. So when did police become aware of the 911 call with sounds of multiple gunshots in the background?

The Commercial Appeal newspaper, which first reported the call, said a dispatcher in the suburb of Germantown heard a garbled male voice say an expletive and then at least 10 gunshots. The call went dead and no one answered when the dispatcher called back, the newspaper reported.

Collierville spokesman Mark Heuberger said he couldn't comment on whether his department knew about the call. Family spokeswoman Camelle Logan, Wright's cousin, declined comment. [link]

In the hours before his death, a woman dropped Wright off at a Memphis restaurant. Later that day he turned up unannounced at his ex-wife's home where he checked on his six children. Wright had plans to drive his kids to an Atlanta suburb on July 19.

The 6-foot-11 Wright spent two years as a star center at Memphis before entering the NBA draft as a top 10 draft pick in 1996.

Like most young gifted athletes, Wright was lured into a professional basketball career by the promise of big money, expensive clothes, cars and women. In his 13 years with the NBA, Wright played for five NBA teams, including the Memphis Grizzlies, Atlanta Hawks and the Cleveland Cavaliers.

According to the AJC: "the Memphis Commercial Appeal reported his custom-built 17-room home in Eads, Tenn., was repossessed in May for $1.3 million, and that his Atlanta house was repossessed in January for $1.1 million."

Although he never lived up to the billing of a top 10 pick, Wright carved out a niche that enabled him to make over $55 million dollars over his NBA career, and he never hesitated to give back to his hometown.

During his first of three NBA stints in Atlanta, Wright, Penny Hardaway and two other Memphis-area NBA players (Todd Day and Elliot Perry) furnished $10,000 to Travis Butler, a 9-year-old boy who lived with his mother's corpse for a month out of fear he would be put in foster care if anyone found out she was dead.

"To end his career and his life like this here in some woods, that's not good," friend Stan McKinley said. "You don't do a dog like this. It's just a really sad day for the city as a whole." [link]

Soulja Boy rocked his $2,500 white leather Louis Stewart Jet Pack to his 21st Live Pay Per View Birthday Bash at The Highlands club in the Hollywood & Highland Center last night in Hollywood, California.


The Jet Pack is the newest edition to the Louis Stewart Collection and is available for custom order in a variety of colors and skins.

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And who knew that foine actor Khalil Kain was rapper Maino's brother?

According to loyal reader Roger Moore from the UK, he follows both Khalil and an actor named Merwin Mondesir (pictured above left) on Facebook. Roger told me in an email that Merwin put Khalil on full blast on Facebook.

Let's get this part out of the way first: yes, Merwin is out and proud. Some of you may know him as 'Dre' the bartender on the cancelled Noah's Arc, cable TV's first series with an all-gay cast.

Are you sitting down? Apparently, that foine azz Khalil is teh ghey. I know how you ladies feel about Khalil and I sympathize with you.

Read all the drama after the break!

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It probably wasn't a good idea for this Cleveland couple to wear their LeBron James Miami Heat jerseys to a Yankees game in Cleveland last night. When they showed up at the stadium in their Heat attire, a mob formed and the couple were quickly escorted out of the ballpark by police before any violence ensued.

Update:

My bad. After reviewing the tape I see that the guy's gilfriend was wearing a Cleveland Indians jersey, not a Miami Heat jersey like her boyfriend.

Yes, this is still a free country where you can wear a jersey expressing your favorite team, but common sense should have prevailed. They should have known that LeBron is still a sensitive subject inside the Cleveland city limits.

U.S. president Barack Obama appeared on 'The View' and promptly stirred up a hornet's nest of controversy when he referred to blacks as "a sort of mongrel people."

For those who aren't familiar with the term: a mongrel is a type of dog that is considered undesirable among breeders because its breed can not easily be determined.

It is highly insulting to refer to human beings as mongrels.

President Obama waded into the national race debate in an unlikely setting and with an unusual choice of words: telling daytime talk show hosts that African-Americans are “sort of a mongrel people.”

The president appeared on ABC’s morning talk show “The View” Thursday, where he talked about the forced resignation of Agriculture Department official Shirley Sherrod, his experience with race and his roots.

When asked about his background, which includes a black father and white mother, Obama said of African-Americans: "We are sort of a mongrel people."

"I mean we're all kinds of mixed up," Obama said. "That's actually true of white people as well, but we just know more about it." Read More...


Rihanna's teh ghey "eyelash designer" Ja’Maal Buster uploaded this Twitpic of himself and his client RiRi modeling one his creations on the set of a Doritos commercial. And here we thought Rihanna's career was slowly fading. Photo: Rihanna Daily


Rapper 50 Cent was among the celebs attending the "Twelve" premiere at the Landmark Sunshine Theatre in New York City last night. Fiddy attended the event with a brown skin shawty.

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In a conversation with a CNN reporter last week, I talked about certain celebrity geniuses who reached a pinnacle of their careers that most artists never attain.

But instead of being remembered for their contributions to their art, these stars are remembered for the way they flamed out.

Kanye West is one such musical genius slash narcissist who will be remembered for the way his career went up in a ball of flames.

The NY Times' Artsbeat blog reports that Kanye's new music video for his lame track "Power" invites us into the dark, twisted fantasies of his mind "teeming with debauchery, degradation and the ominous specter of death."

Sounds good so far, right?

In a coming video for his single “Power” that was created by the artist Marco Brambilla, Mr. West is seen standing imposingly with a heavy chain around his neck. As Mr. West raps the camera slowly zooms out in one continuous, unedited take to reveal him in a classical structure, surrounded by female attendants who are partly or entirely nude; some kneel before him on all fours, others wear devil horns and still others are suspended upside down from the ceiling. The Sword of Damocles hangs precariously over Mr. West’s head, and behind him an unseen executioner is preparing to strike him with a blade. (ArtsBeat was allowed to watch a portion of this video but was not permitted to post it.) Read More...

The video will be posted on Kanye's blog next week.


Singer Christina Milian was spotted shopping with her baby wearing questionable attire. Someone should explain to Christina that you dress like a hooker to catch a man but you dress like a lady to keep him.


Men love hookers and strippers but they don't want to marry one. Am I wrong? As you know, baby Violet's daddy is singer/songwriter The Dream, who served Christina with divorce papers at her bedside while she was in labor. There's a special kind of hail reserved for a man like that.

Anyway, Christina has moved on with her life -- which I'm told no longer includes men. There's a rumor going around that Christina is getting it in with a certain hunky tennis player who can easily body The Dream. I don't know if this rumor is true so I won't say any names.

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Troubled actress Lindsay Lohan received lots of goodies at the California jail where she is incarcerated yesterday. The candy man delivered gobs of snacks such as Hersey's chocolate bars, Skittles, M&M's, Fritos, Sprite, Dr. Pepper, Coke and Pepsi, directly to Lindsay's cell at the Lynnwood Jail in Los Angeles, CA.

I didn't know that a single inmate could order all that junk at one time?

Family members of other inmates at the jail have complained bitterly about all the special treatment LiLo is receiving while she serves two weeks of a 3 month sentence. One woman whose daughter is locked up in the same facility says every time LiLo moves the entire prison is placed on lock down.

This kind of flies in the face of the warden's promise that Lindsay isn't receiving special treatment while she's incarcerated.


Lindsay also received a special delivery of a different kind yesterday. Several packages and boxes from Amazon.com were delivered directly to Lindsay at the Lynnwood Jail. What amazes me is the fact that the delivery guy showed Lindsay's personal mail to the mob of paparazzi gathered outside the prison. Isn't that illegal? I hope the poor guy doesn't get fired.

According to CNN, There have been "credible sightings" recently of a California woman who vanished nearly a year ago after being released from a sheriff's station, authorities said Wednesday.

Las Vegas police say Mitrice Richardson, who would be 25 now, might be alive and working in Las Vegas as a call girl. They plan to hold a news conference today to ask the public's help in locating her.

"There's been some credible sightings," Steve Whitmore, spokesman for the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Office, told CNN. "We want to let her know if she is listening that she is not in trouble and will not be subject to arrest. We just want her to know that it is ok to contact authorities and family, and to let us know that she is alive."

An acquaintance told police he observed Richardson at a casino, and he approached her after observing her for 3 hours. He said she looked at him as if she didn't recognize him and then ran off with some woman.

Latice Sutton, Richardson's mother, told CNN she doesn't consider the sighting credible. "I don't discount that he (the acquaintance) may have seen someone who he believed was Mitrice," Sutton said, "but I don't believe he is absolutely certain it was Mitrice."

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Sean "Puffy" Combs has taken over VIBE as editor for the day. Actually, Sean "Puffy" Combs is handling the day-to-day operations for VIBE.com online -- not the magazine.

Sean got a little testy when editor Jermaine Hall asked him about his interview on Nightline with Martin Bashir.

What happened during the Martin Bashir interview on Nightline?
There were times in the interview when I had to give him an ultimatum. The questions weren’t being handled the right way. In hindsight, when I saw him I shouldn’t had done the interview because I know the style of interview that he does . . . The whole thing about giving a Maybach to my son, that’s really like a racist question. You don’t ask White people what they buy their kids. And they buy ‘em Porsches and convertible Bentleys and it ain’t no question. It’s really a racist question and put things back in perspective with money and the way that people still look at you. And I’m not saying that consciously he’s a racist. But he probably don’t even realize that he would not ask Steve Jobs that. He would be like Steve Jobs has that money and that’s the gift his kid is supposed to get.


Why is Cassie on the cover?


3 of the biggest narcissists on Twitter: Oprah, Ashton Kutcher and Puff Daddy, are moving over to make room for one more.

Yes, Kanye West has joined the social networking microblogging site Twitter.com. Here is his first tweet.

Maybe it's because I was bored, but I finally watched one of the videos taken at Facebook headquarters yesterday where troubled music producer Kanye West spit lyrics to 4 of his tracks off his upcoming album.

Like a typical narcissist, Kanye jumped on top of a table in a conference room surrounded by rosy cheeked 20-something techies, who probably hoped he would fall and really give them something to talk about.

Imagine you're at your job in the Silicone Valley counting the zeros in your paycheck. When all of a sudden this black guy who you've never heard of before, jumps up on a table and starts hollering,

"My chain heavy,
yeah, yeah, my chain heavy
My chain heavy
my chain too heavy
my chain heavy
my chain too heavy.

Well, you get the picture. :yawn:

You can watch the video below, but there's really nothing to see here.

How can I start this? Let me see. I got it! Here it goes. Last week on the Star & Buc Wild show, Star interviewed Natalie Nunn of the "Bad Girls Club" and comedian, Young Jack Thriller. During the interview Natalie Nunn brings up the topic of comedian Lil Duval. Young Jack Thriller blurts out that he used to write for Lil Duval while Natalie Nunn suggests that Lil Duval is getting it in with T.I.!!!!! You heard right! Natalie Nunn suggests that Lil Duval is getting it in with T.I. Read more...

You know I can't post anything on my blog without people getting extra sensitive. So let me say For the record that I don't believe a word of this. But loyal readers are hitting me up asking about the rumors. So I repeat: I don't believe a word of it!

R&B crooner Usher and convicted woman beater chris brown bonded while in Jamaica over the weekend. They say brown was so happy to get attention from a celebrity since most celebs have been avoiding him -- unless there's a camera present, of course.

According to Reggae Sumfest organiser Johnny Gourzong, Usher and brown partied until dawn after the concert. The two even awoke the next morning and laid down a track together at a studio in Montego Bay on Saturday and Sunday.

"You know, there are some international acts who are just so difficult to host. They want to leave the island as soon as the show ends; well ...not Usher. He stayed on and he has had a great time in Jamaica. He likes ox-tail and jerk chicken and he was just enjoying the island."

According to Gourzong, Usher and headline act for International Night I, US singer Chris Brown, recorded a song together at a studio in Montego Bay last Saturday and on Sunday, Usher and his friends partied the night away at Pier One in the second city.

"He said he wanted to go somewhere local and we took him to Pier One where he danced up a storm," Gourzong said, sounding delighted. Read More...


Ever since pop icon Michael Jackson died of heart and respiratory failure last year, a number of opportunists, con artists and just plain weirdos have piled out of the woodwork laying a claim to his fortune.

According to TMZ, the latest nut job to surface is a woman named Mocienne Petit Jackson, who claims she was conceived by Michael while he was still a minor. Normally I wouldn't waste any computer pixels on this type of nonsense, but her claims were at least partially legitimized by a California judge who gave the go ahead for a DNA test to confirm the paternity!

I can see why the judge would order a DNA test: < SARCASM>doesn't Mocienne bare a striking resemblance to Michael?< /SARCASM>

U.S. president Barack Obama's already abysmal approval numbers have hit a new low.

According to Rasmussen Reports:

The Rasmussen Reports daily Presidential Tracking Poll for Tuesday shows that 25% of the nation's voters Strongly Approve of the way that Barack Obama is performing his role as president. Forty-five percent (45%) Strongly Disapprove, giving Obama a Presidential Approval Index rating of -20 (see trends).

The Presidential Approval Index is calculated by subtracting the number who Strongly Disapprove from the number who Strongly Approve. It is updated daily at 9:30 a.m.

Overall, 44% of voters say they at least somewhat approve of the president's performance. Fifty-six percent (56%) disapprove.

In a desperate bid to win back some of his lost Kool aid drinkers, Obama will begin running for reelection now rather than wait until later. As of this week, Obama is now back on the campaign trail. One of his first stops will be the set of 'The View' on Thursday where he is in friendly territory.

Expect a lot of kissing up and glad-handing from the mostly partisan co-hosts. There will also be pitchers of free flowing Kool Aid for the audience. Okay, I made up that last part.

I hear the Boy Scouts of America aren't happy that Obama basically dissed them in favor of the ladies on 'The View'. Obama is the honorary president of the Boy Scouts of America. But he plans to skip the historic Boy Scout Jamboree marking the Scouts' 100th anniversary tomorrow in DC.

Both of my brothers were proud members of the Boy Scouts -- and I'm sure that many of Obama's supporters are former Boy Scouts too. But narcissists like Obama usually don't care about such things as honor and integrity or cute photo ops with the scouts.

Even so, 'The View' guarantees Obama will reach a larger audience than the Boy Scouts Jamboree. And right now, a larger audience is what he needs more than ever.

This video doesn't contain images of nudity, violence, hood rat beat downs or Kat Stacks, so you probably won't watch it. And those of you who say I never post positive things on my blog will probably ignore this post like you do all my other positive posts.

But I'm posting this anyway in the hopes that at least one parent or teacher will watch it and use the message to empower their youth.

Loyal reader Jarrett Mathis writes:

Dear Sandra Rose,

My name is Jarrett Mathis and I am a recent graduate of Dartmouth College. I am a Government Major. Also, I am a big fan of your blog!

Over the last 5 years, I have worked diligently to craft an interactive workshop that will help to empower black youth and reduce violence in the inner-city. I decided to create a workshop in order to get young people to think seriously about the importance of respect for self and others. I recently transformed this workshop into a documentary, which you can view on my website www.EmpoweringOurselvesNow.com.

I am a young brother who cares deeply about the black community. I think this website/film can have a very positive impact in our community. But, I do not have money for advertising. I would really appreciate it if you could post this information on your blog.

Thank you for your consideration!

All the Best,
Jarrett

According to Miss Xpose, disgraced singer and convicted woman beater chris brown joined R&B crooner Usher onstage at the Sumfest in Jamaica. Brown, who can't get any love in the U.S. is forced to travel out of the country if he wants to perform.


Both narcissists seemed more than happy to see each other as they embraced ecstatically onstage. They both look dirty and grimy like they were rolling in the mud together. These pics are begging for a different kind of caption, but my readers are getting wary of me pointing out the obvious. So I'll let you have at it.

More ghey sht after the break...

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My apologies for the slow posts today. There's a lot going on that I can't mention on the blog right now. Hopefully it will all be over soon.

Leggy singer Christina Milian was spotted heading out for a girls dinner with tennis star Serena Williams at upscale restaurant Madeo in Beverly Hills last night. The duo were all smiles and Christina's ring is finally off! She's one hawt mama ad The Dream is a big fool!


Tennis superstar Serena was wearing a cast on her right foot following surgery. I want to say something about this pic so bad because it is literally begging for a caption. But I know my readers are getting wary of me stating the obvious. So I'll let you do it.

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Why would anyone -- drunk or sober -- throw beer and ice at a man holding his small child? Are thugs that damn disrespectful?

According to Chopitupmag.com, slight mayhem ensued when outraged rapper The Game leaped into an audience looking for the nut who doused his son with a cup of beer and ice at a recent concert:

Not everybody was showing California love for The Game and his two small sons when the West Coast rapper appeared on stage with some of his label mates and crew. The Game had just shared a heartwarming commentary on his love for the city, when Young Jeezy’s Lose My Mind-which The Game called his favorite joint-began to play, when a cup of beer and ice flew from the audience-and dashed The Game and his small son, who was in his arms!

“Hey yo, whoever just threw that fucking cup and beer on my kids, you about to get fucked up, and I’m about to get sued for it”, The Game announced after stopping the music. His goons then jumped into the crowd and The Game implored the crowd to point out the offender. Slight mayhem ensues as panicked people who are pointed out realize something bad is gonna happen-but aren’t sure exactly what.

Photo: SP