R&B singer Keyshia Cole took her son, Daniel "Stinky" Gibson Jr., to watch his daddy, Boobie play against the Minnesota Timberwolves.

The Cleveland Cavaliers lost the game 98-97 in Cleveland. Keyshia tweeted throughout the game, and was disappointed when the Cavs coach benched her man.

Keyshia's album, Calling All Hearts, debuted last week with 128k in first week sales.


This Christmas, it wasn't the thought that counted, it was the diamonds!

Pop star Rihanna reportedly gave her best friend Melissa a sparkly diamond ring for Christmas!

Judging from these pics taken last night at the 'Models & Bottles' party at the Ship Inn Club in Barbados, it's obvious that Melissa is thrilled to have Rihanna back in her life! Rihanna is spending the Christmas holidays in Barbados with her family and friends.


The besties dressed alike and rarely left each other's side as the crowd sang along with every song on Rihanna's LOUD album.

"They're not lesbian lovers," said my source via phone. "They have the same kind of relationship as Gayle [King] and Oprah."

Yesterday, US Weekly magazine confirmed the split between Rihanna and Dodgers star Matt Kemp.

Word is that the insecure baseball star felt threatened by the close bond between the two women. As you know, Rihanna and Mel frequently shared beds hotel rooms while on the road -- and Matt wasn't having that.


Eventually, Rihanna got tired of Matt's whining and she sent Melissa back home to their native Barbados.

Many of Rihanna's fans wondered what happened to the ever-present Mel who was a staple in paparazzi pics with RiRi. Friends say Rihanna missed Melissa terribly while she traveled on tour with the moody Kemp.

Though Mel was out of the picture temporarily, she still received a weekly stipend from Rihanna as her personal assistant. Meanwhile, RiRi hired another personal assistant to travel with her and Matt.

Photos: Splash News Online

The hapless LA Lakers (21-10) continue to spiral out of control after being routed by the San Antonio Spurs 97-82 last night.

Fingers immediately began pointing at conceited Lakers star guard Kobe Bryant who fired up 27 desperation shots at the basket. Center Pau Gasol, who only made nine field goal attempts during the game, couldn't hold his tongue any longer.

"We didn't play a smart game, put it that way," Gasol said. " ... We have to recognize what's going on and understand what our strengths are against certain opponents, and try to exploit them."

"It can't be an individual effort from nobody," Gasol added. "It has to be altogether on a string, like a family." Source

Socialite Meagan Good, 29, partied with friends at Trousdale nightclub in West Hollywood last night.

Socialite Kim Kardashian looked very ordinary while wearing a pair of dark grey Uggs boots with a matching Hermès bag in Los Angeles yesterday. “OMG u guys have no idea what I’m doing today! You are gonna DIE!!!!" she tweeted on her Twitter page. The 30-year-old reality TV star was on her way to a studio to meet with her producer, The Dream. Kim and The Dream are working hard on her debut studio album, which is as yet untitled.

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Just a few days after U.S. President Barack Obama placed a phone call to Philadelphia Eagles' owner Jeffrey Lurie praising Michael Vick, the Eagles suffered a stunning loss to the Minnesota Vikings.

Rookie 3rd string quarterback Joe Webb led the Minnesota Vikings to a shocking 24-14 upset win over the hapless Eagles who were still soaring high after that come-from-behind win over the New York Giants last week.

In the first Tuesday night NFL game since 1946, Eagles quarterback Michael Vick fell flat on his face as he was sacked six times by the Vikings' marauding defense.

Subbing for the injured Brett Favre, Webb threw for 195 yards and ran for a touchdown against the Eagles (10-5).

Vick threw for 263 yards and ran for two touchdowns last night, but it wasn't enough as the Vikings (6-9) rolled over him.

Vikings RB Adrian Peterson ran for 118 yards and a TD as the Vikings snapped the Eagles' three-game winning streak.

Next up for the Eagles is the Dallas Cowboys on Sunday, Jan. 2. If Obama calls again, maybe Lurie shouldn't answer the phone.

She's tried every other man that crosses her path (including yours), but now TLC's Chilli has lowered her standards a bit.

In the 2nd season of her fake dating show, What Chilli Wants, Chilli will put another round of star-crossed men through their paces to see which one has what it takes to win her heart.

The show is purely for entertainment purposes. But in real life, Chilli tells Popeater that she wants a religious man with a high sperm count.

After an unsuccessful attempt to find her dream man, TLC singer Chilli is back for a second season of her hit VH1 reality show, 'What Chilli Wants.' But this time around, she's ditching the blind dates, noting she keeps her 13-year-old son Tron in her mind as she searches for Mr. Right.

"I can't imagine bringing someone around my son who is not an extraordinary man. He already has an active father [ex-husband Dallas Austin], so whoever is going to be my husband has to be a good figure for my son and add to our family," she tells PopEater.

But with her biological clock ticking, Chilli admits she's hoping to find a man soon because she wants more children. "I'm straight up and told all the guys this season I wanted kids. It probably made some of them nervous, but it shouldn't. I just need to know if we're on the same page or not because I want more kids," she adds.

Rap newcomer Nicki Minaj covers the new issue of KING magazine dressed like -- what else? -- a high maintenance stripper.

Inside the covers, Nicki muses about making the transition to the silver screen -- "You know, like how Jada Pinkett Smith did in Jason’s Lyric."

Bwahaha! Keep dreaming, Nicki. You probably don't have the skills to act your way out of a paper bag. Can you even read?

KING: What would be your dream role?

Nicki Minaj: I’d like to play someone in a Tim Burton movie, where I get dressed up and painted and crazy.

You kind of do that now.

Then I want to be able to do some action stuff, like Angelina Jolie.

Like in Salt?

Yes! And then I’d like to just play a regular girl who, you know, is facing the world. Something really sentimental and organic, that girls all around the world can identify with. You know, how Jada Pinkett Smith did in Jason’s Lyric.

Singer Keri Hilson attended the AKOO 2011 Calendar model search event held in NYC yesterday. 12 winners will be given $1000 cash and will appear in the 2011 AKOO calendar. It's not clear if Keri Hilson herself will model something sexy in the calendar. We'll let you know if she does.

Hiphopwired had all the deets:

T.I.'s AKOO Clothing Brand kicked off its 1st annual calendar model search last week in NYC.
The event, co-sponsored by VIBE magazine, brought out Keri Hilson who performed a quick set before jumping on the AKOO custom bike decked out by MOTO Insanity out of upstate New York.

The bike will be making its rounds to events before finally being auctioned off to a lucky winner.

The AKOO calendar model search generated almost 150 model entries within the first day. Voting for your favorite calendar hopeful has begun as of December 24th and winning ladies will join the AKOO team as brand ambassadors while enjoying the many gifts and opportunities that will be coming their way.

When gold digging goes horribly wrong:

According to the current issue of the National Enquirer, Eddie Murphy's ex-wife, Nicole Murphy, has already blown through her $15 million divorce settlement, and is now broke.

Unfortunately, Nicole neglected to read Kim Porter's Gold Digger's Manual from front to back. Had she read the manual she would know to stack her chips carefully, and to never give her heart to a man like Michael Strahan, who has less money than she does.

The former Nicole Mitchell met Murphy in 1988. Their 12-year marriage ended in a bitter divorce in 2006. They have 5 children together.

Eddie Murphy’s ex wife Nicole has blown her massive $15 million divorce settlement in just four years - and now she’s millions of dollars in debt.

What’s more, the IRS has slapped her with five tax liens totally $846,630, and she has put her opulent mansion up for sale.

When Nicole divorced Eddie in 2006 after 13 years of marriage, she chose to take a one-time payout from the comedian of $15 million, instead of monthly alimony. But in a shockingly short span of time, she’s managed to lose all of it.

“Nicole made some bad investments with the fortune she got from Eddie, and now she is in serious financial straits,” said a friend of the 42-year-old stunner.

Court records show that the IRS slapped Nicole with two liens for back taxes in November totaling $214,688.

That huge bill was on top of outstanding judgments against her for nearly $600,000 by a legal firm and another $60,000 demand for payment by a landscaping company. She also owes $5 million on her Los Angeles-area home.

“Nicole is overwhelmed by the mountain of debt she has piled up,” added the source. Nicole, who has five children with Eddie, invested in an Internet jewelry business, but the venture quickly failed and Nicole lost most of her money.”

According to experts, the three indicators of a psychopathic child are bedwetting, cruelty to animals and firestarting.

According to the father of Philadelphia Eagles star quarterback, Michael Vick, his son showed a passion for abusing animals at an early age.

Now that Vick has led the Eagles to an impressive 10-4 record, everyone -- including the president of the United States -- has forgotten about the victims of this psychopath.

The Internet is buzzing about a phone call that Obama placed to Eagles owner Jeffrey Lurie praising him for giving the ex-convict a second chance.

Did Obama also place a phone call to the homes of those caring individuals who took in 47 of Vick's surviving victims, giving them a second chance?

I'm not surprised that Obama -- a narcissist -- is quick to jump on the Vick bandwagon. Everyone loves a winner -- even if that winner is a sociopath who took pleasure in electrocuting, hanging and drowning dogs who didn't live up to his expectations.

If you care about animals like I do, please read the LA Times' touching story about Mel, one of Vick's surviving victims who still suffers from the abuse he endured at the hands of Michael Vick.

Mel (pictured above left) is one of the unfortunate dogs who didn't measure up to Vick's brutal standards. Vick beat Mel daily to toughen him up. But Mel failed to display that killer instinct in the ring. As a result, he was mauled nearly to death by the other dogs.

Instead of nursing the injured Mel back to health, Vick threw the terrified animal back into the ring with ferocious dogs to be used as bait -- a sort of sparring partner for the tougher dogs. Mel was sometimes even muzzled so he wouldn't fight back.

While Michael Vick was screaming toward the sky, a black pit bull named Mel was standing quietly by a door.

On this night, like many other nights, Mel was waiting for his owners to take him outside, but he couldn't alert them with a bark. He doesn't bark. He won't bark. The bark has been beaten out of him.

While Michael Vick was running for glory, Mel was cowering toward a wall.

Every time the 4-year-old dog meets a stranger, he goes into convulsions. He staggers back into a wall for protection. He lowers his face and tries to hide. New faces are not new friends, but old terrors.

While Michael Vick was officially outracing his past Monday night, one of the dogs he abused cannot.

"Some people wonder, are we ever going to let Michael Vick get beyond all this?" said Richard Hunter, who owns Mel. "I tell them, let's let Mel decide that. When he stops shaking, maybe then we can talk."

The bodies of five Haitian teenagers were found Monday in a Florida motel room by a housemaid who peeked in a window.

The bodies were lying on and around a bed at the El Presidente Motel in Hialeah, Florida just North of Miami near the Miami International airport.

Police say the teens, who rented the $62-a-night room on Sunday to celebrate a friend's birthday, died from carbon monoxide poisoning after they left a car running in the garage directly beneath their room. The car was still running when police arrived.

"The room is sealed shut like it was an aircraft," one of the victims' friends, Junior Reeds, 26, told the Miami Herald. "This is a hotel room. You got to have vents. A minor incident could cause a big tragedy."

The dead boys are identified as Evans Charles, 19, Jonas Antenor, 18, Peterson Nazon, 17, and Jean Pierre Ferdinand, 16. They came from the neighboring Little Haiti cultural enclave in Miami.

No drugs or alcohol were found in the room.

Carl Zogby, a spokesman for police in Hialeah, Florida, said the deaths: "seems like this is a tragic accident."

The boys borrowed a Kia from a friend to make the short trip to the motel. About an hour before they arived, the engine was jump started by another friend, identified in the Miami Herald as Maxon Ofea, 18.

Ofea, who grew up with the five dead teenagers, said they had left the car running in the single-car garage under the room because they were afraid it wouldn't start again.

A door at the base of a staircase leading up to the room from the garage was propped open, allowing deadly odorless gas to seep into the room.

Peterson Nazon's mother, who arrived from Little Haiti, couldn't contain her grief at the scene: "They killed my son, they killed my son," she cried in Creole.

She told the Miami Herald she had been phoning the room all morning. "Nobody answered," she said.

Little Haiti was established in Miami in the 1980s by Haitian immigrants who arrived by boat after fleeing famine, poverty and persecution in Haiti.

Ironically, Hialeah is where Cuban immigrants settled after fleeing communism in Cuba in the 80s.