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Police in New York have arrested a teen suspect in the schoolyard shooting that killed a mother of 12 and injured a fifth grader last week.
According to NBCNY, Andrew Lopez, 18, has been arrested. Sources said detectives tracked him based on a tip
Zurana Horton, 34, died of a gunshot wound to the chest on Friday just after school had let out for the day. A gunman standing on a rooftop across from P.S. 298 opened fire on a crowd of children and mothers standing outside.
Police said Horton tried to shield the schoolchildren from the gunfire when she was shot and killed. "This is the third child I’ve lost from gunshots. I’m really going to miss my daughter," said Horton's mother.
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The music video for Soul Diva Monica's current single, "Until It's Gone", premiered on BET's 106 & Park last night. The music video features actors Malinda Williams and Brian White as a couple whose lives are about to be forever altered when she discovers he's been cheating on her. Monica plays the brokenhearted bestie who tried to warn her.
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Webcomic artist Ryan Casey tackles the Hollywood elite with his comic strip parodies of the #Occupy Wall Street protests.
In his hilarious comic series, Casey shouts out the privileged, narcissistic, wealthy Hollywood elite, referring to them as the "asshole %" -- a pun on the top 1% of taxpayers who pay less taxes than the middle class.
His hit list includes Beyonce, Justin Bieber, Lady Gaga, Chaz Bono -- and our personal favorite: Anderson Cooper.
The only celebrities missing from his set are Oprah Winfrey, Ashton Kutcher, Sean Combs, Jay Z and Kanye West.
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Actor/comedian Eddie Murphy attended the world premiere of his action flick 'Tower Heist' in New York City last night. But it was the powerfully built tennis star Serena Williams who stole the red carpet. The Diva wore a black cashmere sweater over a leather skirt and platform heels. 'Tower Heist', starring Murphy and Ben Stiller, is in theaters everywhere Nov. 4. Also attending the premiere were Sean Combs, Nas, Donald Trump, Sarah Jessica Parker, actor Matthew Broderick, Ben Stiller, Tea Leoni, Tracy Morgan, Gabourey Sidibe and more.
Earlier in the day, Eddie Murphy and rapper Nas, left, stopped by the set of BET's "106 & Park" at the BET Studios to chat with the shows co-hosts Rocsi, and Terrence J. Terrence does not look a bit shook, does he?
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A Pinellas County court (in Florida) has released the names of the 12 jurors (plus 3 alternates) who acquitted child killer Casey Anthony of killing her 2-year-old daughter, Caylee, after a two-month trial in Orlando, Florida, in July.
In light of the public outrage, Judge Belvin Perry asked for a three month "cooling off" period before the names were made public. Many of the jurors expressed concern for their safety, and one woman quit her job out of fear. The jurors were sequestered until the controversial verdict was announced.
Anthony is now serving a one year probation at an undisclosed location in Florida for a check fraud charge.
According to Star Magazine, Oscar winner Jennifer Hudson has called off her engagement to wrestler David "Punk" Otunga. Who didn't see that one coming?
He loved her when she was thick but, due to her low self esteem, Jennifer couldn't love herself enough to lose weight in moderation, through dieting and exercise. Instead, she chose to lose weight drastically through gastric bypass surgery (allegedly), and now she's lost her man.
From Star Magazine:
After a three-year engagement, Jennifer Hudson has abandoned plans to walk down the aisle.
The American Idol alum, 30, and WWE star David Otunga - who have a 2-year-old son, David jr. - are on the outs, clashing over Jennifer's career obsession, commitment issues and reluctance to have more children.
"They were going to tie the knot in August in Jennifer's hometown of Chicago... but it's not going to happen," an insider reveals.
Tamar Braxton is the undisputed star of "The Braxtons: Family Matters" reality show. With her quirky antics and catchy phrases, Tamar has even managed to upstage her superstar sister, Toni Braxton.
Tamar is never timid when it comes to speaking her mind. And when it comes to readers trashing her family on gossip blogs, Tamar does not bite her tongue.
“Sometimes I agree that it’s a hot mess. And sometime I feel like some of the negative things are definitely unwarranted. It’s a little harsh, but this is the business. We didn’t start this reality show saying ‘We want to start a reality show to be famous.’ No. So at first it was really, really difficult for me to watch. [...] But now, we’re kind of more used to it and it’s just whatever. You can’t really please anyone but yourself and God.” Source
Please note: The Ustream session with Tamar's sisters, Trina and Towanda, originally schedule for Wednes, Oct. 26, is being rescheduled due to family obligations. We will let you know the new date soon.
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According to sports groupie extraordinaire, Jill, -- Lakers bench warmer, Matt Barnes, and "Basketball Wives: LA" star Gloria Govan have called it quits. The couple have two boys together.
Jill posted the following official statement from Barnes' publicist on her blog today:
Statement from Lakers Forward Matt Barnes:
I’d like to address the rumors surrounding mine and Gloria (Govan’s) relationship. We have reached the difficult decision of ending our relationship and will be going our separate ways at this time. We will work together to raise our sons and wish each other only the best.
That's sad to hear. Especially when little ones are involved.
"Basketball Wives: LA" airs Mondays at 8/7c on VH1.
Don't you just LOVE Dwyane Wade and Gabrielle Union together? Gabby always looks so lovely! But it bothers me when a man has terrible taste in fashion, and his girl allows him to leave the house looking crazy. You owe it to your man to always have his back despite what the stylist says.
According to Upscalehype.com:
NBA Star Dwyane Wade attend the 2011 Rodeo Drive Walk of Style Award Ceremony with his girlfriend actress Gabrielle Union wearing a dark gray suit with a matching scarf and a pair of Air Jordan 3 black/cement Sneakers. As for Gabrielle, she wore a Missoni dress.
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Beyonce Knowles, 30, was spotted entering that same office building in New York that she visits daily. We know her career is sort of on the downswing. So does she have a job?
Speaking of jobs, word has reached our ears that Beyonce's husband, Jay Z, gave Bey's bodyguard, Julius, a stern talking to the other day. The tongue lashing had something to do with the way he -- Julius -- performs his duties.
Actually, we thought Julius performed his duties a little too well. He's always hands on and getting in the way of the paparazzi. So what could be the problem?
Our source wouldn't be more specific because only a few people in that camp are privy to such confidential information. We'll update you if we hear more.
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The Scream Tour starring Mindless Behavior, OMG and Diggy Simmons rolled into Atlanta on Sunday, Oct. 23.
T.I.'s son, Domani, made his rap debut onstage under the stage handle, G-Money. The 10-year-old kicked his rhymes while his proud daddy looked on. Also on the bill was T.I.'s oldest daughter, Zonnique, 14, who is a member of the popular R&B group OMG Girlz (below).
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